Middleware Team Completes Functional Specs for Organizational Database

Middleware has completed the functional specifications for the Organizational Database, which will provide a department-based hierarchical repository for the campus for a variety of systems, from a variety of sources. Initial applications for this data include InfoEd (a newly purchased system in early stages of implementation), the Faculty Directory Web application (a Middleware product currently in test mode), and Signet, the authority management system. Middleware expects to complete Phase I of the Organizational Database to support InfoEd, Signet, and the Faculty Directory during Winter 2005.