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Area of InterestDetails

The firewall exception for LexEVS 6.4.1 API and CTS2 has been has been approved and is now in place.

Report Writer

Continued work on the triple store report writer.

Term Browser 

Having an issue with the value sets on the stage tier which is causing value set searches to fail. It appears to be an issue with the value set load.  More details in the ticket below.

Produced a program for finding the Gene Product concepts pointed from Gene concepts through the Gene_Product_Encoded_By_Gene role relationship.

Performed trouble-shooting on a home page displaying problem related to the metadata element, vocabulary_sort_category. The Operations team subsequently fixed the data issue.

Verified that the failing advanced search by source code function can be fixed using Mayo’s patch release, lexbig.jar (version  

Term Suggestion Application
Deployment to Stage has been completed.  Will deploy to Prod once the Term Browser is deployed to Prod
NCIm Browser

Waiting for the LexEVS patch release before deploying to the stage tier.


Triple Store Prototype


Biomarkers Support


Neoplasm Core

Continuing work on the prototype based on the meeting with EVS Program Manager.

Other Support 

JIRA Issues

Issue NumberDescriptionStatus

Value Sets: When selecting just FDA Value Sets and searching for term "red", result set also returns NDFRT terms.

Performed trouble shooting on the reported issue and observed that the corresponding value set definitions files show that the value set has both FDA and NDFRT listed as the sources. The Operations team confirmed that this is not an error. The QA team subsequently closed the JIRA item.

NCIM-233Section 508 scan Sep 2016.

Explored possible solution through CSS changes.

  • Schedule Changes


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  •  Planned Activities

Area of InterestDetails
Term Browser 2.9 ReleaseContinue development of the 2.9 Term Browser release.
  • Risks, Issues, Dependencies

  • Risks

Opened DateDue DateDescriptionLikelihood (H, M, L)ImpactAssignedStatusMitigation Strategy
 09/10/2015  H H AppScan are taking long periods of time to complete.  For Term browser, the minimum has been 5 days.We are working on both the code base and configuration of the scan to try to improve performance.  We are also looking at open source code scanners that could possibly be used ahead of the AppScan to at least limit the number appscans required.
  • Issues

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 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. The Agile practices migration have been put on hold for now.
 09/10/2014Getting the environment in place for the Mayo trip to NCI.Need to get each of the environment (DEV,QA,Stage) in place before the Mayo trip on September 22nd.  We are currently one week behind.  The impact is that the Mayo developer will be onsite to work on the deployments and the tiers will not be in place. Currently we only have the DEV environment setup for the LexEVS API>
  • Dependencies

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