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Open Athens Workshops Wrap Up Feb Mar 2009


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Open Athens Workshops Wrap Up Feb Mar 2009

  1. 1. Workshop Wrap-up Q&A <ul><li>OpenAthens for UK HE/FE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focusing on value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing Investments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging with Institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wrap Up </li></ul><ul><ul><li>and final questions </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Where have we got to with OpenAthens? <ul><li>OpenAthens for UK HE/FE – unique subscription covers all components of the OpenAthens framework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple to budget, annual fees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to implement & manage, flexible technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes maintenance, support and development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adopted by the majority of UK federation members </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where do we want to get to? <ul><li>For institutions – Continue to increase value and reduce risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep costs predictable and low </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future-proofing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For IT and Library Administrators – Increase capability and reduce workload </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase usability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Configuration and management in IT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resource entitlement and ad-hoc users in Library </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More functionality </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Where do we want to get to? <ul><li>Close engagement with HE/FE IT and Library needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>External – collaboration and resource access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal – identity, entitlement management and provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Please let us know on the feedback form </li></ul><ul><li>if you are interested in participating in </li></ul><ul><li>development advisory groups </li></ul><ul><li>or pre-release programmes </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wrap Up – Final Q&A <ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>and please don’t forget to tell us what you think about the event! </li></ul></ul>