January 12-14, 2011 Agenda Day 1 Morning IT Governance (Jim Phelps, UWisc, Bernie G., UMinnesota) No way to gain efficiencies w/o governance and alignment Selection…
This CSG was being hosted by UC San Diego.
Collaborative Platforms (slides)
Ken Klingenstein of Internet2 spoke first with a round up of the I2 development in the middleware space
Chad Kainz (UofChicago): A view of Bamboo
Michael Gettes (MIT) gave a brief history of the COmanage project and the current status.
Chris Hubing (PSU) spoke on the
Bruce Vincent (Stanford) - I gave some examples of social networking application being leveraged by Researchers, Professors and supporting business processes as well. I then went into some of the technical aspects, adoption and promising aspects of Opensocial. This discussion generated a great deal of interest and motivated a few different institutions wanted to work with Stanford in investigating Opensocial.
Note: Originally, I had 15 min.s for this talk but was asked at the last minute to extend to nearly an hour...not worth explaining why.
Indiana University hosted the Common Solutions Group this Spring. The principle theme this time was, ostensibly, Cloud Computing. While there are some notible exceptions, there was a general skeptisim among peer institutions in CSG that the Cloud is more than hype. To the extent that there was traction on the topic, it was mostly around one or another peer institution providing service to other EDUs for a given service.