Category Archives: dev8d

Glimpse into the Future of Repositories: videos now available!

DevCSI Challenge @ Open Repositories 2011 http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/dev-challenge-or11/ As usual the standard of the entrants were very high and the solutions were diverse.  There was also high energy and an infectious buzz in the room during the presentations!  See videos at http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk/blog/2011/07/29/or11-developer-challenge-videos/ JISC Prize: First: “Repository as a Service (RaaS).  Stuart Lewis, Kim Shepherd, Adam Field, … Read more

Part 1 of 2: Report on #DepoST (Deposit Tool Show & Tell) Meeting 2009-12-10

NOTE TO READER: JISC IS CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF DRAFTING A CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO FURTHER EMBED DEPOSIT TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS INTO THE AUTHORS DAY-TO-DAY WORKBENCH. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO ONE OF JISC’S MANY FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FEEDS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS CALL. PLEASE SEE PART 2 OF 2 ON THE EVALUATION (FEATURES AND FLOWS) … Read more

A community support project for higher education developers coming soon…..

In February of this year JISC put on an event called dev8D aimed at software developers throughout Higher Education and in other relevant sectors. This event was very full and productive, the main strand of the event focused on developers working with end users to come up with ideas for technology to solve user problems or answer … Read more

jiscri – The results

We have been notifying and sending out grant letters to bidders to the JISC Rapid Innovation call, also known as  jiscri, this week and are now able to release some information about the call. We got 94 bids for the call and have ended up funding 33 projects at a cost of £1.1m. Originally we had … Read more

A couple of resources to support jiscri bidders

Since JISC are not planning a briefing day for the 03/09 Rapid Innovations Grants call, we have provided a couple of resources to support the call documentation. The first is a high level overview of the reasoning behind the rapid innovation approach and what we hope it will achieve: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTaSxTU2-hk[/youtube] The presentation used in this … Read more