Category Archives: Project Management

Summary of recent work

Summary of activity since the last Steering Group meeting: Clarification and further ongoing work on evaluation The evaluation of software created using the Rapid Prototyping development method is necessarily incremental and the acceptance of the tools themselves is a significant … Continue reading

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Introducing… Pat

Following on from Guy’s post bidding farewell to Karsten, it seems only right that I should introduce myself as I join the Develop project team.  It is always a bit strange to be joining a project which is nearing completion, … Continue reading

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Farewell to Karsten

I’m just started to consolidate materials to catch up on blog posts and thought I’d take the opportunity to post a quick project farewell to Karsten Lundqvist. Karsten left the DEVELOP project to take up a post as full-time Teaching … Continue reading

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Student Record System and VLE – Interoperability

A couple of days ago, we had a very productive meeting with Rachel Crabtree from the Student Record System (RISIS) and Helena Bampton (the VLE Administrator) regarding the improvement of the interoperability of our VLE and student record system to support PDP … Continue reading

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Core Team meetings on 10, 19 and 25 Jan 2011

We have been very busy with DEVELOP this January, presenting at Durham Blackboard Users Coneference, working on the scope of the widgets, finalising ASSET widget for Bb v.8 and liaising with pilots. We are working on producing short documents to … Continue reading

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Technical Stakeholders Meeting, 25 Nov 10

On 25 Nov, we had our first meeting with the technical stakeholders group. I opened the meeting with an introduction to the project and its ams and objectives. Then Karsten gave a report on the technical approaches that we have … Continue reading

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DEVELOP System requirements meeting

I’ll have a meeting with ITS tomorrow regarding the server requirements for the DEVELOP project. Both for this blog server and for the Dropbox server.

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e-Portfolios: HEAR Update

Today Guy and I met with Julia Phelps and Sarah Morey to talk about HEAR and how this will influence the e-Portfolio developments within DEVELOP. Sarah has recently been to a sector meeting and, in general, it seems that the … Continue reading

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Invitation to Pilot

In order to keep track of who has agreed to pilot what for the project I have set up a wiki within our Blackboard system. (It can be found in the Organisation “DEVELOP” under the link “Pilots’ Wiki”, though only … Continue reading

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Core Team meeting, 8 Nov 2010

Guy, Karsten and myself met yeaterday to talk about the developments within the project so far and to monitor progress: Our blog and website are now live although I am still tweaking the site. Our issue is that we have … Continue reading

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