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Operational Meeting

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 in WB-G.12

Present:
Ross Armstrong, Toby Blake, Lindsey Brown, Neil Brown, Roger Burroughes, Chris Cooke, Carol Dow, Alison Downie, Ian Durkacz, Graham Dutton, Mohammed Javaid, Jennifer Oxley, Gordon Reid, George Ross (convener and minutes), Alastair Scobie, Craig Strachan
  1. Minutes of the last meeting

    These were accepted as a reasonable account of the last meeting.

  2. Actions and blog articles

    Actions discussed:

    Actions added or revived:

    Blog articles suggested:

  3. Report from Computing Executive Group

    Thanks to Neil for collating the Appleton Tower room layout and furniture requirements.

    Alastair and Johanna had met with Gavin McLachlan (CIO). Salient points:

    Alastair hadn't heard anything more about the review of functional accounts that he mentioned last time. He and Toby will follow this up with Angus and/or Abdul.

  4. Reports from Units

  5. Topics for discussion

  6. Items for the Computing Systems blog

    Mail relay changes (Neil).

  7. AOCB

    Roger wondered whether we had a "cybersecurity policy", following a discussion with MikeF. The general consensus was that we had several specific documents detailing procedures for what we should do, and descriptions of what we have done in the past, but that our current technical-documentation "system" doesn't bring these together in any simple form. See, for example:

    There are also the results of the "security week" deliberations, which Alastair is writing up.

  8. Next meeting

    The next meeting will be on Wednesday 8th March at 10:00, in IF-4.31, chaired by Alison.


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