David Walker


David Walker is an independent consultant specializing in information technology strategy for higher education. He has been the Campus IT Architect at UC Davis, the Director of Advanced Technology at UC's Office of the President, the Director of Technologies for the California Digital Library, the Director of Telecommunications at UC San Diego, and managed the creation of UC Irvine's campus network and World Wide Web services. He has led numerous initiatives in higher education, such as the UCTrust identity federation, UC's IT Architecture Group, and the Cloud Computing Task Force.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • 7 Things You Should Know About Federated Identity
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports
    • Contributor

    Federation is a service provided by a third party that enables participating organizations to leverage home organizations' digital identities to access partner resources by implementing a common standard for technical interoperation

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