Category Archives: jif08

Forum: e-Framework

JISC-funded projects produce a great deal of valuable outputs, in terms of software, data formats, formal models and other more informal guides and reports. But how can those outputs be made more visible, and disseminated more widely, and how can their context be captured to ensure their sensible reuse?  The international e-Framework is intended to … Read more

Session 3: Bridging the gap

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session3c.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here Session 3 of the student experience theme was called Bridging the Gap. The intent was to stimulate discussion and thinking following up from the previous sessions about dissonances between students and institutional expectations. The panel members are project leaders on initiatives that have talked … Read more

Session 3: Technical and infrastructure issues

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session3b.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here This session took the form of a brainstorm, with some of the main discussions tackling issues arising from the sheer variety ‘data’ (from raw to processed/workflows/protocols and between disciplines, methodologies, techniques). We asked why are we keeping it? Do we share now for reuse, … Read more

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: JISC and sustainability

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session2d.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here Richard McKenna’s reflections post-discussion: “What is clear from the discussion which involved JISC projects, services and other national agencies is that sustainability is not just about the economic business model. “Successful sustainability of innovation itself needs to address: the problem of accessing the knowledge … Read more

Session 2: Opposing approaches attract

Audio from the session [audio:http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/avfiles/events/2008/07/session2a.mp3] To downlod the MP3 click here Opposing approaches attract Dave de Roure (MyExperiment) University of Southampton, Mercedes Arguello Casteleiro (eius), University of Salford The ‘opposing approaches attract’ session looked at two different, but not completely opposing, ways to find out how people use e-infrastructures and how this information can be … 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