Daily Archives: January 19, 2010

Board Thoughts: Thinking About an Umbrella Organization

This is the first in a series of posts where I contemplate Sakai Strategic stuff – after all I am a Sakai Board member for the next few years. I think that it is incumbent on board members to gather input from the community and share ideas being discussed at the board level (subject to privacy needs) with the community.
This is a message I wrote back in December during a discussion on the management list of whether Sakai should become part of an umbrella organization or become an umbrella organization itself – all brainstorming stuff – no real plans here – just thinking strategically.
December 14, 2009
I think that it is an oversimplification to assume that we need some number of umbrella organizations similar to the list Brad includes in his blog post:
– Teaching and Research: Sakai
– Administrative Systems: Kuali
– Infrastructure: JASIG
– Scholarly Repositories/Libraries: ??