web: www.omii.ac.uk email: email@example.com Background OGSA-DAI started as a distributed project o IBM Hursley o Oracle o Edinburgh o Newcastle o Manchester o … Set infrastructure to establish collaborative environment o Incremental build up
web: www.omii.ac.uk email: firstname.lastname@example.org The essentials Code Repository o We used CVS Closed but now opening up http://cvs.ogsadai.org.uk Web site o Hard to do well o Link to the outside world http://www.ogsadai.org.uk Branding o What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; …
web: www.omii.ac.uk email: email@example.com Essentials II Communications o Face-to-face meetings Folks got to put names to faces o Access Grid (AG) meetings Worked when AG worked … o Telcons Mainly for management … or when AG did not work … o Mailing lists Internal – between members External – communicate with a user base Archives (searchable) Important!!
web: www.omii.ac.uk email: firstname.lastname@example.org Things that worked well IRC (Internet Relay Chat) – chat room o Have our own (closed) server o Really helped to build team espirit de corps o Forum for technical discussions o Keeping server logs really useful Messaging (MSN/Skype/AIM/GoogleTalk/…) o Mostly point to point Meeting Scheduler o Doodl, Meet-o-matic Wiki (we used twiki) o Mainly acted as a document repository o Organic growth o Hard to find things
web: www.omii.ac.uk email: email@example.com Things that did not work so well Bugzilla o Started off as a bug tracker o Became all things to all men o Lost effectiveness and got deprecated o Do support through the user mailing list
web: www.omii.ac.uk email: firstname.lastname@example.org Things we are playing with now TRAC o Issue tracking/wiki/ Blog o Effective way of disseminating to community
web: www.omii.ac.uk email: email@example.com Other things weve not tried … Forums Guestbooks Documentation annotators Surveys
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