Strategy and Approach

The primary goal of Elements is to deliver our IT services to users directly, reducing the number of steps users need to take.  To accomplish this goal, our design methodology must be nimble, and our architecture must be sustainable.  Our design strategy brings forth some of the best practices in the IT industry to accomplish this:

  • Software as a Service
  • Service-Oriented Architecture (RESTful)
  • Agile development methodology
  • DevOps
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Integration
  • Single Sign-on with Shibboleth

As we put together our new services, we want to get feedbacks and suggestions from the University community.  We try to participate in various channels to get the words out: