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As of June 2012, the former OSIdM4HE Initiative is now known as the CIFER Project (yes, much easier to pronounce, we think so too). CIFER stands for Community Identity Framework for Education and Research.


Provisioning and Integration Team : Architectural principles and goals of provisioning services were developed, and a report on relationships with existing projects and industry standards has been produced.  The subteam continues to work on fleshing out a proposed project.

Access Management Team : The subteam looked at the existing widely-used open-source access management products in HE, KIM and Grouper, and has recommended approaches for integration and future development.