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27
May.
2020

Academy Software

Training, Support, and Expert Help Through the Collaboration Success Program

May 27, 2020 InCommon will offer the third Collaboration Success Program (CSP) cohort starting later this summer. A June 3, 2020, webinar will provide a quick overview of the program and the experiences of two organizations that are just completing the 2020 CSP. Through the CSP, organizations solve common challenges…

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27
May.
2020

IAM Webinars Academy

Hiring for Identity and Access Management

May 27, 2020 How do we hire for Identity and Access Management? The work requires a wide and diverse skill set and the qualified people already have jobs. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought new IAM and budget challenges to higher education, so existing employees are being asked to retrain…

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15
May.
2020

Federation Community

Academic Collaboration Continues to Grow

May 13, 2020 Educational and research organizations continue to improve their support for collaborations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since a March 26 call to action, 35 institutions have joined more than 160 InCommon campuses and other organizations to help their faculty, staff, and students work together.  You can see…

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11
May.
2020

Federation

Data Management Made Easier: InCommon Releases Federation Manager 5

May 11, 2020 A major new release of the InCommon Federation Manager sports a new and friendly interface, streamlining the process for adding and editing information. Site administrators use the Federation Manager to manage their organization’s information, which is then used for communication with other InCommon participants.   Version 5.0 of…

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11
May.
2020

eduroam

eduroam Helps Provide Critical Connectivity During COVID-19

May 11, 2020 The nationwide shuttering of schools and businesses and stay-at-home orders have made network connectivity more important than ever to educational institutions, particularly those with staff and student populations who are underserved by existing broadband solutions or might also be economically disadvantaged.  Securely enabling these students, faculty, and…

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04
May.
2020

eduroam Community

How are YOU using eduroam?

IAM Online – Special Edition Monday, May 18, 20202 pm ET | 1 pm CT | Noon MT | 11 am PT Wi-Fi access has become critical for universities all over the world. Many research and education organizations have turned to eduroam – the global roaming WiFi service –…

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30
Apr.
2020

Federation Community

Open Discussion Slated for New Baseline Expectations

April 30, 2020 The InCommon Community Trust and Assurance Board (CTAB) has scheduled an open office hour to discuss the proposed new Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation. The session will take place Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1 pm ET (Noon CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT). Zoom…

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29
Apr.
2020

IAM Webinars Academy Community Federation

May 13 IAM Online – Simplfying Access to Scholarly Content

April 29, 2020 Making things simpler for students, faculty, staff, and researchers has become even more important over the last several weeks. But “simplifying” can mean different things to people in different roles on campus. And it may mean something different for the publishers of scholarly content, too. A group…

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23
Apr.
2020

BaseCAMP Academy Federation Software

Registration Open for Virtual BaseCAMP 2020

April 23, 2020 Registration has opened for the Virtual BaseCAMP 2020, a five half-day workshop providing an introduction to identity and access management, the InCommon Federation, and the InCommon Trusted Access Platform suite of software and services. The BaseCAMP website includes the detailed program and registration details.

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15
Apr.
2020

Academy Software

All InCommon Training Virtual for 2020

In light of the current circumstances related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, InCommon has moved all training online for the balance of 2020 to best support community members who are largely working from their homes.  Classes will still feature the same great faculty who will facilitate a mix of lecture,…

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