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JISC’s Greening ICT Programme Rob Bristow Programme Manager – Green ICT JISC’s Green ICT  Programme
The Programme <ul><li>Key objectives for the programme </li></ul><ul><li>Greening the sector - attitudinal and behaviour c...
The story so far <ul><li>Suste-IT Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Year long look at Green ICT in HE and FE </li></ul></ul><u...
Innovation Work <ul><li>Research & Exploration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing the knowledge base </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tec...
Research & Exploration <ul><li>Cloud computing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with colleges through 157 Group </li></ul></ul><...
Technical Innovation <ul><li>Powering down super-computers (Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Rationalising file storage (Cardiff)...
Estates Engagement <ul><li>Aim is to build capacity in Estates for working with innovation and to foster links with IT </l...
Institutional Transformation <ul><li>Procurement and Scope 3 Emissions (De Montfort) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting a handl...
Community Engagement <ul><li>Embedding and uptake </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the EAUC to help institutions benchmark thei...
<ul><li>http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/greeningict.aspx  - JISC’s Greening ICT Programme </li></ul><ul><li>http...
<ul><li>Rob Bristow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programme Manager (Green ICT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></...
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  1. 1. JISC’s Greening ICT Programme Rob Bristow Programme Manager – Green ICT JISC’s Green ICT Programme
  2. 2. The Programme <ul><li>Key objectives for the programme </li></ul><ul><li>Greening the sector - attitudinal and behaviour change embedded across the sector </li></ul><ul><li>New sustainable procurement paradigms </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability seen as key driver and yardstick for sector activities </li></ul><ul><li>Harnessing of sector research activities </li></ul><ul><li>Intended outputs from this programme </li></ul><ul><li>Substantive body of knowledge illuminating areas of uncertainty in respect to Green ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Exemplar projects providing leadership and best practice example </li></ul><ul><li>Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction of sector carbon footprint and associated energy costs </li></ul><ul><li>Increased capacity and expertise across the sector in sustainable ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Improved reputation of sector and UK as leaders in this area </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction in waste generated by ICT use </li></ul>
  3. 3. The story so far <ul><li>Suste-IT Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Year long look at Green ICT in HE and FE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report, briefing papers, case studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Carbon, Energy and Environmental Issues in Higher Education - Current Regulations and Schemes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Servers for Efficient and Flexible IT Infrastructure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Responsible Energy Costs in Higher and Further Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carbon Footprinting Tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin/Thick Client tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.goodcampus.org/files/index.php?siteID= </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Innovation Work <ul><li>Research & Exploration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing the knowledge base </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical Innovation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Joining things up, getting developers engaged in Green ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Estates led strand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building capacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects led by Estates Directors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Institutional Transformation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-thinking the campus and the curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community engagement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Working with EAUC & London Higher </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Research & Exploration <ul><li>Cloud computing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with colleges through 157 Group </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video-conferencing and events (The Welsh Video Network, HEEPI and Bristol) </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific computing and energy usage in labs (HEEPI) </li></ul><ul><li>How to engage users in owning the problem (De Montfort and Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Pledging systems (Pembrokeshire College) </li></ul><ul><li>How sustainable is thin-client (really)? (Leeds Met) </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring where the energy goes in the server room (Leeds Met) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Technical Innovation <ul><li>Powering down super-computers (Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Rationalising file storage (Cardiff) </li></ul><ul><li>System to share high-end kit both with and across institutions (Loughborough) </li></ul><ul><li>Print substitution via e-Readers (Edgehill) </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets to display energy usage (De Montfort) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open-source PC Powerdown solution (Aberystwyth) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo-voltaic-cells to power evaporative coolers in a data-centre (Worcester College) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Estates Engagement <ul><li>Aim is to build capacity in Estates for working with innovation and to foster links with IT </li></ul><ul><li>Tackling laboratory energy use (Bradford) </li></ul><ul><li>Heat and light by timetable (Leeds Met) </li></ul><ul><li>Tackling heating and cooling overshoots </li></ul><ul><li>Further work to improve the legacy data-centre (Imperial College) </li></ul><ul><li>Photo-voltaic-cells to power evaporative coolers in a data-centre (Worcester College) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Institutional Transformation <ul><li>Procurement and Scope 3 Emissions (De Montfort) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting a handle on the rest of the carbon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good links with procurement, estates, and IT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Understanding the environmental implications of different modes of curriculum delivery (Open University) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does it matter? What might be the best way forward? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Energy use and students (Coventry) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to engage with this rapidly changing constituency </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academic events and travel (Bristol) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding the place that travel has in academic life </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Community Engagement <ul><li>Embedding and uptake </li></ul><ul><li>Work with the EAUC to help institutions benchmark their ICT carbon footprint and develop action plans </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach beyond the innovation projects </li></ul><ul><li>Similar work with London HEIs run by London Higher </li></ul><ul><li>Links to other parts of JISC’s Organisational Support agenda </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Management of ICT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible Service Delivery and Enterprise Architectures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud computing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metrics and self-assessment frameworks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Efficient , Effective and Environmentally Sustainable Institutions </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/greeningict.aspx - JISC’s Greening ICT Programme </li></ul><ul><li>http://re.jrc.ec.europa.eu/energyefficiency/html/standby_initiative_data_centers.htm - EU C of C </li></ul><ul><li>http://greenict.jiscinvolve.org / - JISC’s Green ICT Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Good Campus Site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home of Suste-IT outputs and much more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>#greeningict - Tag in use on Twitter et al </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Rob Bristow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programme Manager (Green ICT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>+44 (0) 7825 823 282 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter: robbristow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog: http://greenict.jiscinvolve.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mailing list: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up at: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/SUSTAINABLE-ICT </li></ul></ul></ul>

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