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Implementation Support

Collaboration success program

For community, by community.

Join the Collaboration Success Program (CSP) and make quick work on your implementation, knowing others are there to help. This subscription-based offering features:

Focus! A peer-driven intensive, short-term engagement to get up and running with one or more IdM components of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform including the InCommon Federation

DevOps! Learn about how this approach can ease your software management woes.

Help! Participants from other organizations and software and identity experts at your disposal.

Learn! Leave the program with a project and advanced training completed.


Need a reason to join? Here are a few of our favorites:

  • accelerate local adoption of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform components to provide the community with guidance more quickly
  • assist campuses in the successful deployment of Trusted Access Platform packaged components to address one or more campus need(s),
  • provide lessons learned about the local challenges and solutions
  • develop deployment guidance and advice for later adopters in the form of presentations, project reports, and locally produced InCommon-related artifacts
  • inform InCommon about issues encountered in production implementation
  • provide data for next steps regarding adoption support, technology development and the feature set.


Curious what you’ll get out of the program? You can expect to: 

  • receive targeted education and training
  • get direct access to subject-matter experts and program alumni
  • receive facilitated peer engagement with fellow adopters
  • leverage dedicated program staff to keep project plans in motion while removing blockers
  • complete 300 level component training courses
  • implement components of the InCommon Trusted Access Platform

Program roadmap


  • August 13 – 15: Learn about potential solutions at BaseCAMP
  • August 19: Be on the lookout for the call for proposals
  • September 13: Submit your organizations proposal
  • October 1: InCommon will announce new program participants
  • October: Collaborate with CSP staff, alumni, and subject matter experts to develop and finalize project plans
  • November – December: Participate in training sessions on relevant components (COmanage, Grouper, midPoint, Shibboleth).


  • January: Attend a program kick-off session with your CSP cohort and SMEs
  • January – March: Implement your project plans with support from SMEs, InCommon staff, and program alumni
  • April: Document lessons learned to share with peers and share your experience through blogs, a case study and at community events


*Schedule is subject to change.

Program Alumni

Collaboration Success Partners – Class of 2020: A perfect vision

Any organization that is part of InCommon is eligible for participation.

Interested? Let us know.