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01 Jul 2014

Easing the trauma of telecons

Teleconferences or web conferences are always difficult. This video humorously illustrates the issues 
Nonetheless, they are a necessary evil in trying to make a global organisation of enthusiasts work together. RDA currently provides three teleconferencing tools: GoTo Meeting, Flash Meeting, and Big Blue Button. All have their pros and cons.

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27 Jun 2014

Who puts the "Single" into SSO?

Like standards, SSO systems are a case where two is one too many. I know several groups currently working on federated ID for European researchers. I hope there will be communication between them during Summer 2014. Without it, there is a real risk that European researchers will need several "single" sign on ids. 

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