Agenda for 5th Plenary Session

02 Mar 2015

Hi everyone,
You are receiving this message either because you signed on to the case statement for the RDA Repository Platforms for Research Data working group [1], or because you signed up for the group via the RDA website [2]. As you may know, the group is currently undergoing TAB review, and we have a breakout session scheduled for 11:30am on Monday, March 9 at the 5th Plenary in San Diego [3]. Please join this session to learn about the current status of the group and our work plan and timeline for proceeding once the group has been officially established. Here is an agenda for the session:
11:30 - 12:00: Summary and Introductions
- Introduce co-chairs
- Report current group status
- Call for volunteer to take notes
- Call for co-chair from scientific data/repository background
- Brief introductions
12:00 - 12:15: Group Logistics
- Platform for document collaboration
- Editor(s) of document when it gets closer to publishing
- Monthly virtual meetings of group members
- Timeline for the work to be undertaken
12:15 - 12:25: Reviewing Relevant Work
- Work within RDA
- Need volunteers to interact with relevant RDA groups
- Work outside the RDA
- Need volunteers to review and summarize
12:25 - 12:40: Use Case Methodology
- Consensus on a use case format
- How/where will we gather use cases?
12:40 - 12:55: Functional Requirements
- How to relate use cases to functional requirements
12:55 - 13:00: Wrap-up and Next Steps
- How to join the group
- First virtual meeting
- Next in-person meeting
Here is the draft timeline that we plan to discuss; it is broken down over 18 months.
Months 1-3:
- Review relevant work within RDA
- Review relevant work outside RDA
- Create guideline for use case formating
- Define how use cases will be related to functional requirements
- Identify sources and criteria for use cases
Months 4-6:
- Gather and format use cases according to guidelines
Months 7-10:
- Define functional requirements based on use case analysis
- Relate use cases to functional requirements
Months 11-12:
- Create draft report
Months 13-14:
- Publish draft report and circulate for feedback
Months 15-16:
- Edit report based on feedback
Months 17-18:
- Publish and distribute final report
Feedback is welcome. We hope to see many of you at the session next week!
David Wilcox
Fedora Product Manager
Skype Name: david.wilcox82