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e-Framework newsletter March 2009

Last modified 11 Mar, 2009
Published 11 Mar, 2009
The March 2009 issue of the e-Framework for Research and Education initiative newsletter is now available. This issue contains lots of updates as well as the very readable "Managers' Compact Guide to SOA".

Newsletter contents:

News from the Initiative

  • A managers’ compact guide to SOA
  • Review of Oracle Academic Enterprise Solutions white paper
  • e-Framework as platform for strategic exchange

e-Framework Technical Review

  • Service genre descriptions provided for managing collections
  • Simple and searchable collection maintenance SUM descriptions published
  • Community experience reflected in Service Genre Registry update
  • SURF to review e-Framework model

Partners’ Updates

  • SURF Enterprise Architecture activities continue
  • Dutch universities exchange course information
  • New Zealand launches the Schools Managed Learning Environment (MLE) Initiative
  • Learner identity management moves forward in Australia
  • Shared services resources available as JISC infoKit
  • Making UK educational institutions more agile through flexible service delivery
  • Fundamental questions about Persistent Identifiers answered by Australian project

Tools and Resources

  • Open Library Environment project publishes draft reference model

Events Update

  • Enterprise Architecture in Higher Education Symposium
  • IDEA 2008 - Enabling Technology: Forging a Digital Future

Forthcoming Events

  • JISC workshop on Flexible Service Delivery
  • International repositories workshop
  • A day in the life of a digital learning resource - from access to reuse
  • JISC e-Framework Surgery
  • Enterprise Architectures session at the JISC Conference 2009
  • Open Group Conference - London 2009

Get Involved

To keep up-to-date with e-Framework activities visit the e-Framework community wiki.

To share your own experiences and let us know the topics that you would like us to explore, email Bas Cordewener:

The full newsletter is available from the e-Framework site


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