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The Dice Project

Operational Meeting

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 22nd August 2018 in IF-4.31

Richard Bell, Toby Blake, Neil Brown, Alex Burford, Chris Cooke, Adam Kirylczuk, Mohammed Javaid, Jennifer Oxley, Stephen Quinney, Iain Rae, Gordon Reid, Alastair Scobie, Craig Strachan (convener and minutes)
  1. Minutes of the last meeting

    These were approved.

  2. Actions and blog articles

    Actions discussed:

  3. Report from Computing Executive Group

    1. Bayes
    2. Office 365 migration
    3. Verbal Report from CCPAG
      • Work is beginning on the migration to Drupal 8. Input and assistance from Schools may well be solicited and there is also the possibility of secondment to IS.
      • IS are looking at Elastic for log capture and consolidation. The free version has some issues so they will probably purchase the paid for version.
      • A document on Web Strategy has been published.
      • Informatics is still pushing for Ad-Hoc recording to be a part of the new lecture recording system.
      • All new MDT machines should be Windows 10 from now on.
      • There's a new Select PC model. We're hoping to borrow one for testing.
      • There's a procurement process under way for a new Cloud Printing backend
      • IS are proposing introducing a network maintenance window between 7am and 9am on Tuesday mornings.
  4. Reports from Units

  5. Topics for discussion


  6. Items for the Computing Systems blog
  7. AOCB

  8. Next meeting

    The next meeting will be on Wednesday 12th September in a venue as yet to be determined, at 10:00.

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