Subject RE: VO challenges - article
From "Jones, Mark B" <Mark.B.Jones@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date Tue, 27 Oct 2015 17:06:31 +0000

> The problem is that the reward is something that (primarily faculty and
> graduate students) get if their institution takes the (perceived, 
> incorrectly I
> think) 'risk.'  The perceived 'risk,' in the US, in the case of R&S, seems 
> to be
> based on some combination of fear and extreme risk aversion on the part of 
> IT
> departments and possibly registrars, although I suspect many IT departments
> never get as far as having a conversation with the registrars.
[Mark] I don't think 'perceived risk' is the issue here.  There are no users 
here asking for this and so it is not on anyone's to-do list.  I think it 
would be an easy sell if it were a priority for someone not in IT.

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