Research 09.05.13 Minutes

Attending:

Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Annette Valenta, Clyde Wheeler, Barbara Di Eugenio, Jacqueline Berger, Andy Boyd, Bob Sandusky, Jan Verschelde, Chang-Ming Hsieh Allen Randall, Karen Dunn Lopez, Jay Dean, Henrik Aratyn, David Ibrahim, Barbara Corpus, Bill Hendrickson

  • Introduction
    • New members were introduced to the group
    • Committee still needs to select a Chair Elect
  • High Performance Computing (HPC)
    • Despite small delays in setup, imminent delivery was discussed
    • Establishment of executive committee & technical oversight committee was discussed
    • Discussion of advertising campaign to alert campus once cluster is running
  • Institutional Stewardship of Data (ISD)
    • Data Management/Data Curation (DM/DC)
      • Discussion on role of ISD, explanation of the group charter
      • Group is addressing a specific work plan for the campus
      • Discussion of early draft
      • Issues with data on campus were discussed
    • Data Management and Security
      • Template is completed
      • Next step of disseminating data security plan was discussed
    • Regulations and Mandates
      • Goal of group was reaffirmed
      • Discussion on different methods of transferring information
      • Document with relevant information was discussed
      • Next steps for executing plan were explored
    • University Policy
      • It was suggested that this group address education and University Legal
      • This group will focus on internal university policy (i.e. handling data in specific situations surrounding data ownership)
  • New Business
    • IT Strategic Plan
      • Discussion of exploring final draft to provide direction
      • Discussion of imminent meeting with Provost and Chancellor to ensure correct direction, prioritization of tasks, and implementation
    • Replacing UICollaboratory
      • Consideration of replacing this with something more comprehensive
      • Demos were viewed and considered
      • Discussion of new user requirements
      • Discussion of developing RFP and creating a list of user needs