Overview of NYU's Academic-Led Sakai 3 Development Process


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Overview of NYU's Academic-Led Sakai 3 Development Process

  1. 1. Overview of NYU’s Academic-Led Sakai 3 Development Process David Ackerman, Lucy Appert, Bob Squillace, Zach Thomas New York University June 16, 2010
  2. 2. SAWG: Our Origins and Processes <ul><li>In the beginning . . . </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  3. 3. Sakai/ALEX Working Group Members <ul><li>Liberal Studies Program </li></ul><ul><li>Gallatin School of Individualized Study </li></ul><ul><li>College of Nursing </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty of Arts and Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>NYU-Abu Dhabi </li></ul><ul><li>NYU ITS </li></ul><ul><li>NYU Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Wagner Graduate School of Public Service </li></ul><ul><li>NYU Medical School </li></ul><ul><li>Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  4. 4. NYU: We Call it “Silo (yo)U” 11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  5. 5. And Then We Became the GNU . . . NYU: Global Network University Multiple Global Sites Multiple Programs One Network
  6. 6. Common Needs <ul><li>Network that transcends silos </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio from Admission to Alumnus </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Mentoring for Students & Pedagogically Sound Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of services </li></ul>
  7. 7. SAWG Guiding Principles GUIDE  Shape and guide academic community members in a non- authoritative style COMMUNITY  Enable NYU's academic sub-communities to easily connect and collaborate unrestricted by technical or geographic boundaries ACCESS  Provide ubiquitous access to personal and shared content (e.g., media, data sets, library collections, etc.) AUTONOMY  Provide NYU community members responsible personal autonomy to creatively create, manage and share content EAI  Develop IT system following enterprise application integration principles, and the University's policies and best practices UXP  Adhere to software development usability and client service best practices to encourage and support community adoption ISYNTH  Support the personal synthesis of the complex and enormous quantities of content/data/media created or used by an individual
  8. 8. Many Voices, One Development Path SAWG Sakai 3 Interest Group SIG School, Department, Program Faculty & Student Focus Groups Discussion, Evangelism Coffee, Pizza Final Decisions, Financial Support
  9. 9. Subcommittees <ul><li>Work done by SAWG reps from academic units, minimizing the loss in translation </li></ul><ul><li>Ad hoc, formed after outlines of the project/focus area have been defined by the SAWG as a whole </li></ul>
  10. 10. SAWG Governance Model
  11. 11. NYU’s Sakai 3 Development <ul><li>Getting Down to Business . . . </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  12. 12. Sakai 3 Pilot to Production Service <ul><li>Onward . . . </li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010
  13. 13. User Access to Multiple Repositories
  14. 14. “ External” Groups Management
  15. 15. Sociable
  16. 16. An Academic Cloud
  17. 17. The Most Important Element . . . <ul><li>$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ </li></ul><ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ </li></ul>
  18. 18. Roadmap <ul><li>July 15 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tagged release with Cambridge of basic networking and project sites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fall 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Networking Site Templates and Permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Streaming Service Integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SSO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Redundancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio Enhancements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategic Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grouper pilot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sociable tagging tool selection and UX </li></ul></ul>