Ole Project - Oct. 1, 2008 Webcast


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The First public webcast about the Ole Project <http://oleproject.org> by various members of the Ole Project community.

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  • Ole Project - Oct. 1, 2008 Webcast

    1. 1. Open Library Environment Project Update October 1, 2008
    2. 2. Webcast Tech Details <ul><li>Send questions and comments via chat window. Answers during Q&A. </li></ul><ul><li>Audio available via phone conferencing: http://oleproject.org/2008/09/27/how-to-join-the-oct-1-ole-project-webcast/ </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll put up URL’s for the documents we discuss. (Open docs in a separate window.) </li></ul><ul><li>Recording of the webcast will be available shortly after the event. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Today’s Agenda <ul><li>Project overview </li></ul><ul><li>Project assumptions and scope </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to participate </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A –project participants </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing discussion after the webcast via project listserv and website </li></ul>
    4. 4. Project overview - Rationale <ul><li>Current ILS products are inadequate. </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor consolidation constrains choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Growing need for library systems to interact with other enterprise systems </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries need to control their own destinies. </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed rationale in the proposal document: oleproject.org > Overview > Full Project Description http:// oleproject.org /overview/full-project-description/ </li></ul>
    5. 5. Project Starting Point <ul><li>Diverse group of libraries submitted a proposal to convene the library community in planning a new library environment built on Service Oriented Architecture and using open-source software – April 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provided funding for the design project. – June 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Initial group of libraries: oleproject.org > Project Participants http:// oleproject.org /participants/ </li></ul>
    6. 6. Milestones and timeline <ul><li>Plan is to complete the design document by July 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>oleproject.org> overview> Project Timeline http:// oleproject.org /overview/project-timeline/ </li></ul>
    7. 7. Project assumptions and scope <ul><li>Scope document is still a work in progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Community involvement critical for shaping future versions of the document. </li></ul><ul><li>Current version of scope document maintained at: oleproject.org> Overview > Project Scope http:// oleproject.org /overview/project-scope/ </li></ul>
    8. 8. Project assumptions and scope <ul><li>Vision: Flexible, adaptable, and community-developed software framework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To improve the ILS, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OLE Framework supports core business </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Transforms processes to power new services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strives to reach enterprise level interoperability </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Project assumptions and scope <ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports a wide range of resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Built, owned, governed by the library community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed using SOA, implemented with Web Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapt and integrate with other enterprise systems </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Project assumptions and scope <ul><li>Project Scope </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture and Data Models </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration and Interoperability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Governance and Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discovery and User Experience </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Opportunities for participation <ul><li>Must be a community-owned & directed project </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking participants in planning and for follow-on build project proposal </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of events, opportunities to participate oleproject.org> Events http://oleproject.org/events/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing communication via website and listserv oleproject.org> Get Involved http://oleproject.org/get-involved/ </li></ul><ul><li>Or, contact: John Little [email_address] </li></ul>
    12. 12. Q & A <ul><li>Questions? Comments? </li></ul><ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>John Little [email_address] </li></ul>