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Action Items

 #AssignedDescriptionDate IdentifiedDue DateDate CompletedStatus
 Mayo/JasonWe have run into multiple issues where the performance on the DEV tier has be a problem due to Mayo not being able to replicate the slow points due to the drastic difference in DEV resources.  We discuss this with the systems team and they requested us to put in a DRT ticket that provides the specs to match the Mayo DEV server.08/30/13 7/16/2014A new development server has been procured and is currently being setup.  This AI will be closed.


Area of InterestDetails
LexEVS 6.2

The DEV server appears to be working now.  We will be putting in a ticket for an AppScan.

The CTS2 and URI Resolver containers have been created.  Still waiting for the AHP setup.  Jacob will check with the CM team to get a status.

QA server is in place and the systems team is working on the containers.  Should be setup by Sept 10th.

Stage server is available and should be setup by Sept 17th.

Making preparations for Mayo's trip to NCI.  The trip is now scheduled for September 22nd. 

Report WriterWe are looking at the LOE for moving Report Writer to the new tech stack (Tomcat, JAVA 1.7).
Term Browser 
Continued work of the 2.6 release items.
The containers are still being worked on for the new development environment.  The container has been created but we are waiting on the AntHillPro setup.
We will be putting in an appscan request once the deployment is completed.

Tested lexevsapi 6.2 service at

Provided support to the Operations team to trouble-shoot the broken view-in-hierarchy link on Zebrafish, version June_12_2014. The underlying issue is that Zebrafish contains multiple namespaces.

Meta Download Validation App
Deployment to production has been completed. We may need to revert to the old site because permission to update the CBIIT website have been taken away.
Term Suggestion Form

The containers are still being worked on for the new development environment.

NCIm Browser

The containers are still being worked on for the new development environment.
Created a new tag for QA: 2014-07-23.1-v2.5.

JIRA Issues

Issue NumberDescriptionStatus
NCITERM-601OWL2 annotation features.

Reviewed OWL-2 owl:Axiom notation for representing annotations of  annotation property or object-valued property owned by an owl Class.

Explored the bubble tooltip approach for implementing the feature request.

Waiting for the final results of the OWL 2 requirement discussion between Mayo and user group.

NCITERM-620HGNC View Graph link no longer works.

Performed trouble shooting on the failing HGNC visualization widget on the Data-QA tier.

Evaluated the metadata approach for implementing the feature request.

EVSREPORT-87JAVA 1.7 Upgrade.Implemented
EVSREPORT-89Migrate Apache POI to poi-3.10.


Schedule Changes


#DescriptionDue DateResourcesNotesRisksMitigation

 Planned Activities

Area of InterestDetails
Term Browser 2.6 ReleaseContinue design activities for new feature requests
NCIm Browser 2.5 Release

Deployment to the DEV tier.

Term Browser 2.5 ReleaseDeployment to the DEV tier.
Term Form 2.4 ReleaseDeployment to the DEV tier.

Risks, Issues, Dependencies


Opened DateDue DateDescriptionLikelihood (H, M, L)ImpactAssignedStatusMitigation Strategy
 04/10/14 Deployments have been taking long periods of time. There is a lot of overhead getting through the itersH H Speaking with members of the QA team to find ways to streamline the testing/deployment processFinding ways to better integrate the development and QA team. Spoke to EVS Tools TPM requesting the correct communication channels.


 #Opened DateDescriptionImpactAssignedStatus
 7/17/2014Deployment of software, even small upgrades, have been a lengthy process.This especially affects smaller releases in which there are security or bug fixes. Looking to implement more agile practices.  Met with Suzette Johnson from NG to get an overview the Agile Framework to see where is can apply to EVS.


Opened DateDescriptionAssigned
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