Discovery Implementation 2015

April 23, 2015

  • Timeline
  • Discovery Report
  • Project Charter
  • Team Members
  • Hydra Project
  • New infrastructure and tools
  • New processes
  • Current status

Timeline

  • June 2013: Primo Cancellation
  • October 2013: Discovery Report approved by SLT
  • December 2013: Project Charter approved
  • March 2014: GitHub repository created
  • March 2014 - Present: Software development
  • ??: Beta Launch
  • ??: Full Launch

Discovery Report

  • Environmental Scan
  • Evaluation of Discovery Systems
  • Recommendation of Blacklight
  • Approved by SLT

Project Charter

  • Defined scope
  • Defined team and reporting structures
  • Identified broad milestones and timelines
  • Specified communications plan
  • Identified risks
  • Signed off by WAT Co-chairs, Sandra Shores, and myself

Team Members

  • Sam Popowich, Discovery Systems Librarian
  • Neil MacGregor, Operations / Systems Administration
  • Natasha Nunn, Web Programmer / Designer

Hydra Project (DAMS)

  • Shares infrastructure with Blacklight
  • Opportunity to share skill, knowledge, work with DI

New Infrastructure and Tools

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Automation: Ansible
  • Continuous Integration: Jenkins, Travis
  • Collaboration: GitHub, Vagrant
  • SolrCloud
  • HAProxy

New Processes and Workflows

  • Agile / DevOps
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Usability / User experience testing

Current Status

Projected beta site launch:

Next Week?

Thank You

Questions?