News & Blog Posts
Working Group Recommends Steps to Improve Attribute Release
Brad Christ unveils a list of draft recommendations on how to increase participation in the Research and Scholarship Entity Category, assembled by the Attributes for Collaboration and Federation Working Group through an extensive data gathering process. The group will reconvene to review feedback/incorporate changes before releasing the final report and recommendations at this fall's Internet2 Technology Exchange.
Campus Success Program Pays Big Dividends at UMBC
Jack Suess shares an important perspective on why UMBC jumped at the opportunity to participate as both an investor and participant in the Campus Success Program (CSP), and how UMBC is using the program to fundamentally rethink how they do identity management.
Campuses Addressing Provisioning, Grouper Deployment, and Banner Onboarding Working Groups Update
Check this post to find a summary of updates from the several working groups formed by the 10 collaborating schools in the Campus Success Program (CSP). The schools are working together to adopt one or more components of the TIER (Trust and Identity in Education and Research) identity management platform (InCommon, Shibboleth, COmanage, Grouper, midPoint, and others).
Blog Posts Demonstrate Work of the Campus Success Program Schools
The latest batch of blog posts from Campus Success Program schools include experiences with deploying the containerized version of Grouper and Shibboleth.
InCommon Baseline Expectations in Effect: What You Can Expect Now
Wondering what you can expect now that the InCommon Baseline Expectations for Trust in Federation are officially in effect? Here's a summary of the communications, guidance and assistance available to your organization as you implement the new Baseline Expectations.
Streamlining Service Provider Onboarding: Criteria, Interactive Guidance, and More!
Becoming an InCommon federation Service Provider can be an intimidating process depending on your level of experience, with up to a dozen or more steps to follow before you can become a full InCommon federation operational participant. Read about the simplification and centralization of resources developed by the Streamlining Service Provider Onboarding Working Group.
Federation Manager Redesigned for Ease of Use; Support for Baseline Expectations
Nick Roy provides a recent snapshot of the continuing work to improve the InCommon Federation Manager, including recent changes to support the Baseline Expectations program. You'll find information on every stage of the effort, past, present and future.
InCommon Certificate Service Survey Summary
Here are key takeaways as well as a full results summary of the InCommon Certificate Service annual survey. This critical feedback will be used to drive the service in the directions that matter most to subscribers as they're rolled into the forthcoming 2018-19 work plan.
Featured InCommon Partners
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