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The Dice Project

Operational Meeting

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 in WB-G.14

Toby Blake, Lindsey Brown, Neil Brown, Chris Cooke, Carol Dow, Ian Durkacz, Stephen Quinney, Iain Rae, Gordon Reid, George Ross (convener and minutes), Alastair Scobie
  1. Minutes of the last meeting
  2. Actions and blog articles

    Actions discussed:

    Actions added or revived:

    Actions deferred:

    Actions completed:

    Blog articles suggested:

    Blog articles completed:

  3. Report from Computing Executive Group

    1. College encryption policy
      • (There was some discussion here, some later in the meeting, and some subsequently in the chatroom. For clarity it has been "minuted" here.)
      • New kit should now be being encrypted as it arrives. Alison has a CEG action to document this process. There should also be a user-facing note added somewhere.
      • We should have some advice for those travelling with encrypted kit. This may not be straightforward.
      • Is there really a commitment to support home machines??
      • IS's documentation appears to be incorrect or incomplete as regards Windows and BitLocker.
      • Our own "Campus" documentation is a bit confusing in places. (That's partly because this whole area is confusing!)
      • Further comments welcome!
      • There should be a blog article in due course.
      • Alastair will be collating all this...
  4. Reports from Units

  5. Topics for discussion

  6. Items for the Computing Systems blog

    (None suggested)

  7. AOCB

    We should start thinking about arrangements for this year's Christmas Lunch (or whatever). Suggestions welcome.

  8. Next meeting

    The next meeting will be on 14th October 2015 at 10:00 in Wilkie G.14. Alison will convene.

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