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InCommon Metadata Signing and the Pandemic

April 15, 2020 By Nicholas Roy Everyone in the InCommon Participant community has been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic. One of the best things about this community is how it responds to shared challenges, divides up the problem space, and offers solutions rapidly.  A recent example is quickly changing the way we sign and…

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InCommon Moving Metadata Signing Online

April 1, 2020 As with most organizations, InCommon has adjusted its operations to ensure continuity of critical infrastructure as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have accelerated the timing for a planned change in the way we sign metadata. Currently, two people need to physically be in our Ann Arbor office each day to…

International Science Community Seeks Help from InCommon Participants

March 26, 2020 If your institution runs an InCommon Identity Provider, the international science community needs your help in connecting your researchers and scientists to collaborations that are rapidly forming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. How can you help them? Make it easier for your researchers, scientists, faculty, and staff to join a collaboration…