Welcome to EUL Tech-Know-How

This site is intended to help foster communication and information exchange between the software and system engineers of Emory University Libraries, as well as anyone interested in tech throughout the library.  Please note:  Anyone with an Emory account can Login to the site but to be able to post content you will need to be authorized by the site admins.

We're still working out how we'll use this site actually but my recommendations are as follows.

Iteration Report April 8 - 19 2013

Next Iteration:
Battle of Atlanta (Jay)
Voyages (Hoang,  Alex)
FindngAids (Rebecca)
Belfast (Rebecca)
Ares Migration(Alex)

As time permits
SolrUpgrade
OpenEmory Bugs and Enhancements

 

Notes:

  • Having good user stories and test data results in quick and effective progress.

Iteration Planning April 22 - May 3

Battle of Atlanta
No one to report
 
Belfast Group
 No one to report

Georgia Lynchings
 No one to report

Finding Aids
No one to report

Open Emory
Working on bug fixes and enhancements as time permits.
Waiting for go-ahead on moving Git Repo to EUL-Library ownership and changing license

Voyages
Making progress on public facing static pages.

Iteration Report March 25 - April 5 2013

Next Iteration:Belfast(Rebecca - Dev)
Battle of Atlanta (Jay - Dev)
Voyages (Hoang -Dev,  Alex -  Support)
FindngAids (Rebecca  - Planing & Dev)
Belfast (Rebecca - Dev)
Ares Migration(Alex Planing & Dev)

As time permits
SolrUpgrade
OpenEmory Bugs and Enhancements

 

Notes:

Iteration Planning April 8 - April 19 2013

Battle of Atlanta
No one to report
Next Iteration:  Dev
 
Belfast Group
No one to report
Next Iteration:  Dev

Georgia Lynchings
No one to report
Next Iteration:  Hold

Finding Aids
No one to report
Next Iteration: Dev

Open Emory
Some bug fixes have been made this iteration but not deployed yet.

Iteration Report March 11 - 22 2013

Storypoints by Project:

Belfast Accepted: 1

FindingAids Delivered: 4

OpenEmory Accepted: 6

Voyages: Accepted: 5 Delivered: 3  Finished: 3

 

What Worked:

  •       Using good software frameworks (Django) makes development fast and more interesting so we can focus on the unique aspects of the sites rather than re-implement the common parts.

What Didn't Work:

Iteration Planning March 25 - April 5 2013

Battle of Atlanta
Functionality has been identified but stores need to be written and  put into tracker.
More work might need to identified for backend work.

Next Iteration:  Dev
 
Belfast Group
Melanie helped test documentation for installation
Beta release of NameDroper pluginis complete
Still need to test last two python scripts
Next step is to make the changes to the FindingAids site, some user stories have been written for this.

Next Iteration:  Dev

Iteration Report Feb 25 - March 8 2013

Storypoints by Project:

OpenEmroy Accepted: 7

FindingAids Finished: 3

Belfast Accepted: 7

Voyages Finished: 3 Devivered: 3

Battle Of Atlanta Finished 2

 

What Worked:

  •     Conversations at standup have recently lead to  collaboration with Beck Center software.

What Didn't Work:

Iteration Planning March 4 - March 15 2013

Battle of Atlanta
KB has been responsive in answering questions.
Jay is now working on the correct branch of code
Writing new user stories for additional features
Jay has published a "Dev" version to review changes

Next Iteration:  Dev
 
Belfast Group
Created last bit of user stories for 0.2 beta release
Tested and Accepted remaining stories
Oxygen plugin is just about ready for 0.2 release - except for documentation

Iteration Report Feb 11-22 2013

Storypoints by Project:

OPenEmory Finished: 5 Accepted: 8

BellFast Accepted: 9

Batle Of Atlanat Finished: 6

 

 

What Worked:

  •      It is easier to tell our process is working well when we have well defined stories with points.
  •     Architecture of the Disc server(AWS) was such that it made disaster recovery less painful.

What Didn't Work: