Sakai 3: An Overview<br />Michael Korcuska<br />Executive Director<br />Sakai Foundation<br />
Sakai History<br />Collaboration and Learning Environment <br />Started in 2004 <br />Michigan, Indiana, Stanford, MIT (an...
Defining Sakai: Community<br />200+ PRODUCTION/PILOT DEPLOYMENTS: From 200 to 200,000 users<br />
Sakai 3: Why?<br />Changing expectations<br />Google docs/apps, Social Networking, Web 2.0<br />Success of project sites =...
What?<br />Photos by Hobvias Sudoneighm, Massimo Valiani, and Mathieu Plourde<br />Functionality & User Experience<br />Te...
Content Organization, Searching & Tagging<br />Sakai 3 Themes<br />6<br />Learning Space Construction<br />Breaking the Si...
Workflow & Architecture<br />7<br />5<br />Kernel<br />Tool<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Tool<br />Tool<br />Service<br /...
Resists intuitive workflows
Contributes to inconsistent user experience</li></li></ul><li>Workflow & Architecture<br />8<br />Kernel<br />Workflow<br ...
UX oversight is more complicated
Workflows built across services
Encourages presentation & service separation</li></ul>Workflow<br />
Academic Networking<br />Academic Networking<br />People are important, but “friends” aren’t enough<br />Related content i...
The unSakai<br />10<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Service<br />Service<br />iGoogle<br />Facebook<br />Kernel<br />Service...
Sakai 3 Functional Architecture<br />Public<br />Users<br />Groups<br />Collaboration Spaces<br />Personal Spaces<br />PLE...
User Research<br />
Prototyping<br />
Sakai 3 Technology Goals<br />Scalability<br />Millions of users<br />Developer Productivity<br />Faster builds<br />UX & ...
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  1. 1. Sakai 3: An Overview<br />Michael Korcuska<br />Executive Director<br />Sakai Foundation<br />
  2. 2. Sakai History<br />Collaboration and Learning Environment <br />Started in 2004 <br />Michigan, Indiana, Stanford, MIT (and Berkeley)<br />Mellon Foundation Grant<br />2.6 current release<br />
  3. 3. Defining Sakai: Community<br />200+ PRODUCTION/PILOT DEPLOYMENTS: From 200 to 200,000 users<br />
  4. 4. Sakai 3: Why?<br />Changing expectations<br />Google docs/apps, Social Networking, Web 2.0<br />Success of project sites = Sakai beyond courses<br />Years of hard-won knowledge<br />New technologies<br />Standards-based, open source projects<br />JCR (Jackrabbit)<br />Open Social (Shindig)<br />Client-side programming<br />JavaScript/AJAX<br />Fluid Project<br />4<br />
  5. 5. What?<br />Photos by Hobvias Sudoneighm, Massimo Valiani, and Mathieu Plourde<br />Functionality & User Experience<br />Technology and Developer Experience<br />Community Practices and Culture<br />
  6. 6. Content Organization, Searching & Tagging<br />Sakai 3 Themes<br />6<br />Learning Space Construction<br />Breaking the Site Boundary<br />Customizable Workflows (No Tool Silos)<br />Academic Networking<br />The unSakai<br />Open Teaching<br />
  7. 7. Workflow & Architecture<br />7<br />5<br />Kernel<br />Tool<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Tool<br />Tool<br />Service<br />Service<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Service<br />Tool<br />Tool<br />Service<br />Tool<br /><ul><li>Facilitates independent tool development
  8. 8. Resists intuitive workflows
  9. 9. Contributes to inconsistent user experience</li></li></ul><li>Workflow & Architecture<br />8<br />Kernel<br />Workflow<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Workflow<br />Workflow<br />Service<br />Service<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Service<br />Workflow<br />Workflow<br />Service<br /><ul><li>Services need to respond to more customers
  10. 10. UX oversight is more complicated
  11. 11. Workflows built across services
  12. 12. Encourages presentation & service separation</li></ul>Workflow<br />
  13. 13. Academic Networking<br />Academic Networking<br />People are important, but “friends” aren’t enough<br />Related content is also relevant, but not the whole story<br />Activity based <br />Who has taken the same classes?<br />Who is reading the same articles? Participating in similar discussions?<br />9<br />3<br />Content<br />People<br />
  14. 14. The unSakai<br />10<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Service<br />Service<br />iGoogle<br />Facebook<br />Kernel<br />Service<br />Service<br />Service<br />Documented data feeds allow Sakai to appear anywhere<br />Mobile Apps<br />Windows/Mac Widgets<br />
  15. 15. Sakai 3 Functional Architecture<br />Public<br />Users<br />Groups<br />Collaboration Spaces<br />Personal Spaces<br />PLE<br />Learning<br />Research<br />Project<br />Portfolio<br />Profile<br />Meaningful Arrangements<br />Dynamic, Collaborative Pages<br />Dashboards<br />Defined & Custom Workflows<br />Fundamental Capabilities<br />Wiki-like Content Editing<br />Page Templates<br />Interactive Widgets<br />Unified Content Repository<br />Authored Pages<br />Uploaded Files<br />Contextual Content<br />Media/Streaming<br />
  16. 16. User Research<br />
  17. 17. Prototyping<br />
  18. 18. Sakai 3 Technology Goals<br />Scalability<br />Millions of users<br />Developer Productivity<br />Faster builds<br />UX & back-end development separated<br />Code Quality & Maintenance<br />Reliance on other open source efforts<br />Increase unit testing<br />Easier to install/build<br />To improve initial experience for new developers<br />14<br />Photo by Luiz Castro<br />
  19. 19. Tech Architecture<br />
  20. 20. Integration<br />
  21. 21. Resource Usage<br />
  22. 22. Timelines<br />18<br />2009<br />2010<br />2011<br />2012<br />2013<br />Sakai 2.5<br />Sakai 2.6<br />Sakai 2.7<br />Hybrid<br />Mode<br />Sakai 3.0<br />Official Releases<br />Previews<br />Sakai 2.8?<br />

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