More than 3 years into the project, it's a good time to reflect on our procurement strategy for the Cancer Genome Collaboratory, with a focus on the Storage infrastructure.
Agile is at the heart of project management methodologies within our software engineering team. While trying our best to follow the Agile principles, we frequently adjust tools, workflows, methodologies in an effort to deliver better software, more efficiently. Understanding the team’s velocity in this evolving context is key to assess remaining effort and guesstimate completion dates.
OICR being a research institute, a portion of the team, in particular those of us more on the science side, is used to Academic Publishing and its related conventions such as Academic Authorship. It was not long before we were asked for supporting multiple authors in a blog post.
The team has been contributing to a Whitepaper on OpenStack for Scientific Research. It went live today.
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