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Break-Out Group 5


Questions we have regarding how these directions interrelate?

Do these directions include your interests and concerns?

Workshop Two: Discussion Notes
October 16, 2008

Group 5

John Pylus, Oxford IT
Ruth Kirkham, Oxford IT
Carole Ann Fabian, ARTStore
Tom Laughner, Smith IT
Noah Wittman, Berkeley IT
Janie Vanpee, Smith College
Sandiway Fong, University of Arizona

Sandiway: Bamboo could help develop standards
Ruth: We could identify existing standards
Quinn: Some scholars express concern about normalization.
John: We would love to have standards. We're happy to work with any standard, so long as it allows us to do what we want to do.
Sandiway: Standards evolve, not fixed in stone. You are always updating your browser for example.
Tom: We had conversation about seven direction: 3, 4, 5, 6 Core Directions. The others are secondary.
Tom: All of 3,4,5,and 6 could fit under services framework.
Sandiway: Moving beyond silos: Bamboo should be a place where people can get information about existing projects, dialogue among it and humanities scholars.
Ruth: Trying to engage with faculty a challenge.
Carole: We've asked scholars how they related to community. Scholars relate to their colleagues at other universities.
Sandiway: loss of and credit for intellectual property, concerns barrier to broader sharing often leads to silo work.
Tom: Having worked at institutions of different sizes. Faculty don't want to leave their buildings. physical architecture is often a barrier.
John: We've found small scale collaboration. handful of people working together.
Sandiway: Issues of trust.
Carole: Youth are naturally sharing more, until they get pulled into the tenure review process and become more protective.
Sandiway: Concerns about hacking reliable and secure cms.
Quinn: incentives for participation: We had idea that creation of a community, or broadly used technology could/should gather data that could be folded into a tenure review process.

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