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Action Items

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Area of InterestDetails
LexEVSWe are currently setting up the development environment with 6.4 remote API.  So far everything works except for one mapping bug.
Report Writer


Term Browser 

Continued work on the Value Set Tree.

Term Suggestion Application

NCIm BrowserPutting together scope and schedule.  Only have a couple of items in scope so far.  Mainly the move to 6.4 API but also looking at removing some data fields from the details pages that has been deemed not useful by the EVS group.
Triple Store PrototypeContinuing work on the new Report Writer using triplestore.  The development team met with the operations team earlier in the week and we believe have a path to proceed in.

JIRA Issues

Issue NumberDescriptionStatus

Generate reports without the UI.

Exploring methodologies for programmatically converting Open Office XML-based XLSX format (post 2007) to proprietary binary XLS format (created up until 2003). The current report writer only supports the XLS format.

NCITERM-634Collapsing value set tree nodes as default.

Implemented the feature request.

Started with the integration testing.

NCITERM-710Migrate to LexEVS 6.4.

Tested various loaders.

    • OBO Loader (Gene Ontology)
    • OWL Loader (NCI Thesaurus)
    • RRF Loader for NCIm  (sample NCIm, version 200902)
    • UMLS RRF Batch Loader for with SAB (Mesh Subject Headings, SAMPLEWMETA)
    • XML Loader (GO-to-NCIt-Mapping)


Tested mapping search and found that the following issue previously assigned a Resolved status has resurfaced in v6.4.

  • [LEXEVS-957] Mapping iterators do not work on distributed.
  • The Mayo team verified that the issue has never been fixed.
  • Schedule Changes


#DescriptionDue DateResourcesNotesRisksMitigation
  •  Planned Activities

Area of InterestDetails
Term Browser 2.9 ReleaseStart 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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