1. Oxford University Computing Services five-year plan: 2007-2011

1.1. Overview

This document presents the five-year plan for Oxford University Computing Services (OUCS). It takes the approach of directly discussing the objectives raised in the University's Corporate Plan 2005-6 to 2009-10, indicating targets identified by OUCS to meet these strategic objectives.

The plan is divided into sections presenting a review of last year's OUCS five-year plan, and then a section-by-section analysis of the key strategies outlined in the University's Corporate Plan.

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Notes
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Supplement I to the Gazette, 136 (September, 2005).

2.

References in bold point to sections and paragraphs in the Corporate Plan.

6.

Specifically mentioned in §102.

8.

Shibboleth is an authentication/authorisation service system that will replace the ATHENS username and password system in 07-08.

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http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/

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http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/nsms/

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http://www.aspire.ox.ac.uk

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It is also important to cross-refer this section with other key areas in this five-year plan, notably our strategies to facilitate research (section 6), and teaching and learning (section 7).

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Further details of some of the expenditure plans are also contained in Appendix A: OUCS 5-Year Plan: Major Capital Investments.