MCommunity Directory

        www-sig
      June 11, 2009
What We’ll Cover Today
• A quick preview of the new directory.
• Changes in modifying your entry, privacy options, and
  m...
The MCommunity Directory Will

• Be available via the web.
• Have privacy options and data-management rules that are
  dif...
Searching for People
• Searching the MCommunity Directory will be much like
  searching the U-M Online Directory.



• Onl...
Preview: Person Entry




                        5
Preview: Group Entry (Info.)




                               6
Preview: Group Entry (Members)




                                 7
Your Entry: What You Can Change Where
In the MCommunity Directory, you will not be able to
change information that comes f...
Preview:
 Changing
   Your
Contact Info




               9
Some Changes in Privacy Options
• Your home address will be hidden unless you publish it
  (the opposite of the U-M Online...
Minimum Public Info for Students
•   Name(s)
•   Uniqname
•   E-mail address (“uniqname@umich.edu”)
•   Title (“Student”)
...
Student Privacy Options
• FERPA
  Submit a Non-Disclosure of Information request to the
  Registrar’s Office to have all d...
Minimum Public Info for Faculty/Staff
•   Name(s)
•   Uniqname
•   E-mail address (“uniqname@umich.edu”)
•   Title (long/w...
Faculty/Staff Privacy Options
• Use general departmental address and phone.
  Request this from your department’s HR repre...
Step-by-Step Group Creation




                              15
Simplified Group Settings




                            16
How People Get Into MCommunity
• Students. When they matriculate.
• Faculty/Staff. During the hiring process.
• Sponsored ...
How People Get Out of MCommunity
• Students. Remain in by transitioning to alumni.
• Faculty/Staff. Removed, after a grace...
LDAP Access

• MCommunity uses Novell eDir software and is not
  LDAP-accessible.
• Access will be provided via an MCommun...
Architecture of MCommunity LDAP Tree




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What Will You Need from MCommunity?
•   How will this affect your web sites?
•   Do you search the directory from your web...
Questions?

• itcs.umich.edu/mcommunity

• MCommunity Leads (mcommunity.leads@umich.edu)




                             ...
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www-sig June 2009 Presentation - M-Community Project

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Presentation at June 2009 www-sig meeting. Slides available for download here: http://www.itcs.umich.edu/mcommunity/presentations/

The speaker displayed the following 2 diagrams, between 57:30 and about 1:00:24 in this recording.

M-Community Year 1 Architecture diagram http://www.itcs.umich.edu/mcommunity/architecture/MCommArchYr1.pdf

M-Community Year 2 Architecture Diagram
http://www.itcs.umich.edu/mcommunity/architecture/MCommArchYr2.pdf

The speaker navigaged to the M-Community website (http://www.itcs.umich.edu/mcommunity/) from about 1:03:51 to the end of the presentation.

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www-sig June 2009 Presentation - M-Community Project

  1. 1. MCommunity Directory www-sig June 11, 2009
  2. 2. What We’ll Cover Today • A quick preview of the new directory. • Changes in modifying your entry, privacy options, and minimum public information about you. • Simplified group creation and management. • How people get into and out of MCommunity. • LDAP access to MCommunity. • What do you need to make the transition go smoothly? 2
  3. 3. The MCommunity Directory Will • Be available via the web. • Have privacy options and data-management rules that are different from those in the U-M Online Directory. • Eventually replace the U-M Online Directory. • Be LDAP-accessible via an MCommunity LDAP Tree. 3
  4. 4. Searching for People • Searching the MCommunity Directory will be much like searching the U-M Online Directory. • Only those currently affiliated with U-M will be in the directory. (The U-M Online Directory includes people with former affiliations.) • All those currently affiliated will have entries, including all living alumni. 4
  5. 5. Preview: Person Entry 5
  6. 6. Preview: Group Entry (Info.) 6
  7. 7. Preview: Group Entry (Members) 7
  8. 8. Your Entry: What You Can Change Where In the MCommunity Directory, you will not be able to change information that comes from an official U-M source. You'll need to change it at the source. • M-Pathways (Wolverine Access) • Dearborn Banner System • Flint Banner System • Development Alumni Constituent (DAC) • MCommunity Sponsor System The Prevent Batch Updates option will no longer be available. 8
  9. 9. Preview: Changing Your Contact Info 9
  10. 10. Some Changes in Privacy Options • Your home address will be hidden unless you publish it (the opposite of the U-M Online Directory). • You can choose to make contact information you enter visible to everyone or just to logged-in users. • Employees can’t hide work-related contact information. • The Private option will no longer be available. 10
  11. 11. Minimum Public Info for Students • Name(s) • Uniqname • E-mail address (“uniqname@umich.edu”) • Title (“Student”) • Affiliation (school/college name) • Campus 11
  12. 12. Student Privacy Options • FERPA Submit a Non-Disclosure of Information request to the Registrar’s Office to have all directory information except for uniqname withheld. 12
  13. 13. Minimum Public Info for Faculty/Staff • Name(s) • Uniqname • E-mail address (“uniqname@umich.edu”) • Title (long/working title) • Affiliation (department name(s)) • Business phone • Business address • Campus 13
  14. 14. Faculty/Staff Privacy Options • Use general departmental address and phone. Request this from your department’s HR representative. • Personal safety request. You can request that all information except uniqname be withheld from the directory. Work with your department’s HR representative to do this. Request must be approved by the Director of HR. 14
  15. 15. Step-by-Step Group Creation 15
  16. 16. Simplified Group Settings 16
  17. 17. How People Get Into MCommunity • Students. When they matriculate. • Faculty/Staff. During the hiring process. • Sponsored people. When a department sponsors them. • Alumni. From data supplied by the Office of University Development. 17
  18. 18. How People Get Out of MCommunity • Students. Remain in by transitioning to alumni. • Faculty/Staff. Removed, after a grace period, when appointment is terminated. Retirees and emeritus faculty remain in the directory until their death. • Sponsored people. Removed when all sponsorships expire. • Alumni. At death. 18
  19. 19. LDAP Access • MCommunity uses Novell eDir software and is not LDAP-accessible. • Access will be provided via an MCommunity LDAP Tree, a replica of the actual directory. • Schema will be mostly the same as for the U-M Online Directory. 19
  20. 20. Architecture of MCommunity LDAP Tree 20
  21. 21. What Will You Need from MCommunity? • How will this affect your web sites? • Do you search the directory from your web sites? • Do you rely on LDAP access for your web applications? • What do you need from the MCommunity Team to make the transition from the U-M Online Directory to the MCommunity Directory go well? 21
  22. 22. Questions? • itcs.umich.edu/mcommunity • MCommunity Leads (mcommunity.leads@umich.edu) 22

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