Discover and share good practice for smarter working universities

Janet products and services

Janet provides advice, services and brokerage for networking, cloud, collaboration and connectivity.

Model letter of agreement – equipment loans

Model letter of agreement for equipment loans between institutions, developed jointly by Cambridge University and the Association of University Practitioners.

Sharing IT services and the law – Jisc Legal

Includes contractual implications, sharing personal data, ownership and Freedom of Information.

The Keepers Registry

information about the archiving arrangements for electronic journals.

HERBi shared services tool goes live

A web-based tool that allows higher education institutions to explore the quantitative and qualitative costs and benefits of sharing services is now live. Project manager Simon Perks tells us more about how HERBi can help you.

G-Cloud

Procurement programme and online catalogue of government approved cloud computing commodity and support services.

AUDE updates its toolkit for sustainable estates

An updated version of the Model of Estates Costs has been published by AUDE, which feeds into its toolkit providing guidance for a sustainable estate. The toolkit, which is backed by a number of higher education funders, was put together to improve the tools available to institutions for the management of space in the sector.
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ESISS: sharing information security expertise

Universities reap the benefits when information security expertise is shared ‘by the sector for the sector’, reports Dr Andrew Rothwell of Loughborough University’s Centre for Global Sourcing and Services. He talks to Matthew Cook, Ian Griffiths and Peter Darby about the Education Shared Information Security Service (ESISS) as a shared service.

Financial X-ray

Helps cost IT services in research and education institutions.

University of London Computer Centre

Services include hosted Moodle VLE, business systems, infrastructure services and digital preservation.