Author Archives: Sam Jordison

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Session 3: Who’s identity: starter for ten

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session3e.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here A frenetic and energetic ‘goldfish bowl’ debate touching on key issues of access management and identity. Starting off as a discussion of the benefits of OpenID systems compared to university imposed identities, the debate moved around the challenges presented by Facebook, identity theft, permanent … Read more

Session 2: Disruptive technologies disrupt progress?

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session2e.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here A fast and furious debate about whether, how and when to adapt disruptive technologies and if they are indeed useful. The motion under discussion is: This house believes that the use of disruptive technologies serves to hinder institutional progression. The chair is Craig Wentworth … Read more

Session 1: Web 2.0, IPR and You

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session1e.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here IPR has long been a back-shelf issue. That’s to say, many people don’t want to engage with it because it’s seen as complex and can have worrying implications. It’s an issue that should be prioritised but it’s tempting to take the ostrich approach… The … Read more

Forum: Web 2.0

This interactive Discussion Forum took place at 12.30 on Day 1 and was chaired by Lawrie Phipps. The main topics of discussion related to the potential disruptions that Web 2.0 technology can cause and the real positives they bring in and finished with a general call for ‘netiquette’ guidelines. Read more