One Identity to Rule them All: New Open Source, Higher Ed, Identity Match Engine

A session at Open Apereo 2013 Conference (Jasig & Sakai)

Tuesday 4th June, 2013

10:00am to 10:45am (PST)

Most universities deal with multiple systems of record for identities - HR, student systems, alumni systems, etc. Many campuses have developed home-grown identity match tools to reconcile the same identity from more than one system of record. Higher Education has yet to produce a generic, community source identity match engine that can be used at multiple institutions. Such a generic ID match engine is one goal of the CIFER project, and UC Berkeley has made considerable investment in this goal. This presentation will describe the ID Match engine, the CIFER ID Match API, integration between the ID Match Engine and Open Registry, and administrative interfaces for resolving fuzzy matches. The goal is to submit this project as an Apereo incubation project during calendar year 2013, and hopefully recruit additional campuses to support the migration of this ID Match engine to a community project.

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Dedra Chamberlin

IAM Strategist

Dedra develops and oversees Identity and Access Management strategy at UC Berkeley and UCSF. Chair of University of California Identity Federation, UC Trust. Member of Strat/Org committee for the Community Identity Framework for Education and Research (CIFER), a joint venture of Apereo, Kuali, and Internet 2.

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Venu Alla

IAM Engineer

Venu Alla is an IAM engineer with many years experience, at Sun, Aegis, and at UC Berkeley. He has served as the lead developer for the new ID Match Engine.

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  • Andrew Petro
  • Bill Thompson
  • Dedra Chamberlin
  • Dmitriy Kopylenko
  • Udaya Ghattamaneni
  • Jim Helwig
  • Konstantin Makarov
  • Martin Smith
  • Mike Grady
  • Misagh Moayyed
  • Mitch
  • Nagai Takayuki
  • Patty Gertz
  • John A. Lewis
  • Qu
  • Bob Walters
  • Ray Walker
  • Seth Theriault
  • Venu Alla

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Time 10:00am10:45am PST

Date Tue 4th June 2013


Topaz, The Westin San Diego

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