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Technology July 10, 2020 Scott Woods

Get an introduction to IAM from Internet2 (you can bring your cat)

Now more than ever, university IT departments need to eliminate waste and manual labor, and replace these areas with automation. Identity services are a great place to focus on, because they cut across all parts of the university. There’s a rare opportunity coming up the week after next: Internet2 is hosting their BaseCAMP introductory workshop online for the first time. This is an IAM (Identity and Access Management) workshop that’s geared toward beginners. It’s perfect for technical staff who are new to identity, but it’s also perfect for the managers of those staff. 


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Administration July 20, 2019 Scott Woods

An introduction to maintenance costs for custom software

Building custom software is expensive. It generally involves at least several months of design and development effort, combined with extensive planning and input gathering throughout the organization. Most organizations aren't prepared for the actual cost of custom software since they don't take maintenance costs into consideration. Now add headaches, setbacks, and shrinking budgets. Don't worry, it gets worse. Let's dive into a key distinction of custom software development: software maintenance costs vs. software development costs.

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