News from the University Data Management Council

Required update to Acceptable Use Agreement

October 3, 2017

Recently, the University Data Management Council reaffirmed an interest in requiring a periodic re-assent to our acceptable use agreements, and sought approval for a CAS interrupt requiring users to re-assent on a two year basis. This was approved and implementation is expected in the first half of 2018. Read more »

Software and Services Selection Process

October 3, 2017

UITS is collaborating with the Office of Procurement Services to conduct expedited reviews for new software and cloud services requests from units. This Software and Services Selection Process (SSSP), ensures that existing IU software and services are fully leveraged whenever possible, that threats to IU data are minimized, and that the unit understands all resulting costs and risk choices before the desired solution is purchased. For Forms and additional information: Read more »

New Data Stewards and Rotating Members of UDMC

June 6, 2017

Announcement of 3 new Data Stewards and 2 rotating members of University Data Management Council (UDMC). Read more »

Storage of Institutional Data Documents at IU Warehouse

April 13, 2017

IU Warehouse is no longer considered a secure site for storage of Institutional Information classified as Critical, Restricted or University Internal. Read more »

CDS Approved an Updated Institutional Data Standards Checklist

October 21, 2016

The CDS reaffirmed the requirement for system owners of new services and platforms to complete the Institutional Data Standards checklist for any services/platforms hosting critical data. Data Stewards may also require completion of this checklist for systems hosting restricted data. It is recommended that system owners conduct an optional self-assessment for services hosting only public and university-internal data. Read more »