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Action Items

 #AssignedDescriptionDate IdentifiedDue DateDate CompletedStatus


Area of InterestDetails
LexEVSThe 6.4 API has been deployed to QA. Testing starting now.
Report Writer

Met with the operations team and editors about the Report Writer UI.  Received some good feedback and are working on the changes.

Term Browser 

Provided a release candidate tag for the Term Browser 2.9 release to the QA team.
Term Suggestion Application
Provided a release candidate tag for the Term Suggestion 2.4.1 release to the QA team.
NCIm BrowserCreated a new tag for QA (2016-08-16.1-v2.7,  v2.7-Beta.1).
Triple Store Prototype

SPARQL server evaluation support.

  • Developed examples of cURL client command for supporting the stress testing on QA.
  • Developed sample federated queries based on the GO_Annotation property in the NCI Thesaurus.
  • Assessed the cURL client for accessing data from SPARQL servers.
Biomarkers Support

Assessed performance of the name search with a restriction on biomarker related terms (e.g., EGFR Gene and EGFR NP_005219.2:p.L858R).

Neoplasm Core

NCI Neoplasm Core package development.

  • Renamed Neoplasm_Core_Hierarchy output files.
  • Fixed a duplicate HTML title and header issue in two Core Hierarchy plus output files.
  • Fixed a content statement in the Neoplasm_Core_Mappings_NCIm_Terms output file.

JIRA Issues

Issue NumberDescriptionStatus

Relationships and View All tabs fail to render for concepts returned by mapping search.

  • Schedule Changes


#DescriptionDue DateResourcesNotesRisksMitigation
  •  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

 #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. 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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