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1) Test Data Repository
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* Reviewed proposal developed by Steve Moore
 
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:* '''Action Item: Chris Carr''' to work on consent language for publication of test data
 
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2) Gazelle Status
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* Discussed proposal for restructuring management of Gazelle project presented by Charles Parisot
 
* Discussed proposal for restructuring management of Gazelle project presented by Charles Parisot
 
:* Currently development of Gazelle is a joint project led by the Connectathon Managers, Eric Poiseau/INRIA and Steve Moore/MIR
 
:* Currently development of Gazelle is a joint project led by the Connectathon Managers, Eric Poiseau/INRIA and Steve Moore/MIR
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:* Priority milestones to win epSOS/NIST contracts need to be determined (and expressed in clear messaging) and firm target dates established
 
:* Priority milestones to win epSOS/NIST contracts need to be determined (and expressed in clear messaging) and firm target dates established
 
:* Key Milestone: When will Gazelle package be ready to ship to testing managers who want to use it to run their own External Validation Services
 
:* Key Milestone: When will Gazelle package be ready to ship to testing managers who want to use it to run their own External Validation Services
:* '''Action Item: Eric and Steve''' to send documentation of project components, resources allocated to each and current development status by Nov. 18
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:* '''Action Item: Eric and Steve''' to send documentation of project components, resources allocated to each and current development status by '''Nov. 18'''
:* '''Action Item: Sponsors''' to assess current resource allocation and consider dedicating specific resources to Connectathon Management and Tools Development
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:* '''Action Item: Sponsors''' to assess current resource allocation and consider dedicating specific resources to Connectathon Management and Tools Development by '''Nov. 23'''
  
 
3) Connectathon Mgr Training
 
3) Connectathon Mgr Training

Latest revision as of 11:55, 9 November 2009

Attendees

  • Chris Carr
  • Didi Davis
  • Geert Claeys
  • Bruce Curran
  • Cor Loef
  • Joan McMillen
  • Steve Moore
  • Charles Parisot
  • Eric Poiseau
  • Lisa Spellman

Minutes

1) Test Data Repository

  • Reviewed proposal developed by Steve Moore
  • Create consent form and Wiki page for Vendors willing to share their data sets publicly
  • Gazelle has "Objects" feature that allows testing participants to upload test data sets and makes them visible to participants testing complementary roles
  • Eric's team will continue to develop this feature; it will be part of testing at IHE Europe Connectathon in April 2010
  • Consider implementing consent form for publication of test data on public "repository" page in 2011
  • Action Item: Chris Carr to work on consent language for publication of test data

2) Gazelle Status and Project Management

  • Discussed proposal for restructuring management of Gazelle project presented by Charles Parisot
  • Currently development of Gazelle is a joint project led by the Connectathon Managers, Eric Poiseau/INRIA and Steve Moore/MIR
  • Connectathon testing has been successful, but absorbs labor resources of Connectathon Manangers, leaving relatively little for tools development
  • Demand for testing services is emerging in a number of national projects worldwide
  • Some may have financial resources to dedicate to tools development
  • epSOS - IHE Europe working to become testing contractor for EU projects
  • NIST - has funding for US ARRA testing and will issue RFP in early 2010
  • Various "Projectathons" for deployment activities
  • Focused virtual Connectathons with smaller scope and number of participants
  • Funding would come with additional requirements and shared control
  • Need to be prepared to respond to requests for services
  • Currently the lead organizations are constrained in being able to mobilize labor resources to the problem
  • Financing and resources devoted to Gazelle are not sufficiently well documented or widely understood
  • Priority milestones to win epSOS/NIST contracts need to be determined (and expressed in clear messaging) and firm target dates established
  • Key Milestone: When will Gazelle package be ready to ship to testing managers who want to use it to run their own External Validation Services
  • Action Item: Eric and Steve to send documentation of project components, resources allocated to each and current development status by Nov. 18
  • Action Item: Sponsors to assess current resource allocation and consider dedicating specific resources to Connectathon Management and Tools Development by Nov. 23

3) Connectathon Mgr Training

  • Proposed date/location: June 8-10/Oak Brook
  • Faculty, curriculum, logistics
  • Targeted promotion

4) Product Registry

5) Other Issues?


Testing and Tools Committee