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InCommon Academy Expands Software Training and Workshops

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The InCommon Academy introduces an expanded training program this fall with workshops covering four key open source software components: Shibboleth, Grouper, COmanage, and midPoint.

Timeline of Fall Training ScheduleEach of these interactive workshops lead you through installing and configuring one of the components, featuring the InCommon Trusted Access Platform containerized versions of the software. You don’t need to have Docker experience to attend the workshops. Registration is open for all four of these classes.

Attendees will receive hands-on training, with limited class sizes to provide individualized attention. Here is this fall’s schedule:

Shibboleth Workshop – October 22-23 – Denver, CO – Shibboleth is the single sign-on federating software. The two-day session focuses on installing and configuring the packed software and includes information about using DevOps to modernize your environment.

Grouper School – November 12-13 – Philadelphia, PA – Grouper is the enterprise access management software that offers management of groups, roles, and permissions. The two-day workshop focuses on core Grouper features.

COmanage Class – November 14-15 – Philadelphia, PA – COmanage is an identity registry with flexible enrollment and lifecycle management capabilities. The two-day class covers deploying and configuring COmanage, as well as how to model your organization or collaboration for best results.

midPoint Basics – December 3-5 – Virtual – midPoint is a general purpose IdM and governance system noted for its ability to synchronize and reconcile among systems of record and identity sources. The three-day virtual class will cover installation and configuration, as well as tips on configuring resources and creating organizational structures.

Curriculum details and registration is available for all of these classes, with early-bird rates through September 20.

For those interested in a broader approach, the Collaboration Success Program (CSP) is accepting applications. CSP participants engage in training workshops in preparing to work together to solve an IAM challenge. As part of the program, participants will develop a roadmap and have access to experts such as identity architects and seasoned implementation practitioners to jump start their solutions. See CSP web page for details and for a form to indicate your interest.