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Teaching, learning, and research in higher education are becoming increasingly collaborative. The Big Ten Academic Alliance Chief Information Officers are pioneering technology that makes the Big Ten Academic Alliance the best and easiest place to collaborate in higher education.  This environment includes an interconnected high speed fiber network, online resources and applications that are securely and easily shared across the Big Ten Academic Alliance, and a trusted place to explore leading-edge technologies which advance the academic and research missions of our universities.

Areas of Emphasis

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OmniPoP
Sharing Infrastructure for Speed and Savings.
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Collaborative Security Assessment Platform
Assessing the security risk of third-party software
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IT Accessibility
Big Ten Academic Alliance CIOs have charged the IT Accessibility Group with work in various areas.
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Identity and Access Management
Enabling shared research and furthering academic collaboration.