DATA & SOFTWARE AT YOUR
FINGERTIPS:
NSF'S EARTHCUBE, END-USERS, AND
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
EarthCube Test Enterprise
Gover...
WORKSHOP GOALS
Seek guidance on a community-based
plan to further cyberinfrastructure in the
geosciences
Assess needs, vis...
NSF VISION AND GOALS
Eva Zanzerkia
EarthCube Program Manager
NSF
EARTHCUBE TEST ENTERPRISE GOVERNANCE PROJECT
An agile approach to
design a system that
catalyzes the field and
works for t...
Stakeholders
(Assembly) –
governance
ideas, testing
Integrate
stakeholder
concepts -
crowdsource
Synthesize
and
recommend
...
WHAT IS EARTHCUBE
“GOVERNANCE?”
Not imposition of unwanted
command and control
Resistance is
futile!
Governance is finding
solutions to specific
problems, fostering
trust, reconciling
interests, and
coordinating
communities...
OPPORTUNITIES IN SHAPING
EARTHCUBE
EarthCube governance is a blank canvas
We are looking to you
to paint the future
EarthCube Commons
Supporting a voice
for the community
Industry & FOSS:
Instrumentation,
Software, and
Technology
Developers
Data
Facilities &
Users
Professional
Societies
IT/CS...
Industry & FOSS:
Instrumentation,
Software, and
Technology
Developers
Data
Facilities &
Users
Professional
Societies
IT/CS...
DATA FACILITIES
 Intended Outcomes
 End-User Workshop
 Assembly Workshop
 Actual Outcomes
 Definition of Facilities i...
EARTHCUBE PORTFOLIO
Intended Outcomes
Facilitate a
Collaborative
Environment for EC
Funded Projects
Actual Outcomes
Se...
IT/FOSS
 Intended Outcomes
 Learning how EC can
build upon “Connectors”
successes (i.e. FOSS
Community)
 Actual Outcome...
STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT (YEAR 1): CROWDSOURCING
New website
www.earthcube.org
EARTHCUBE.ORG
The “Informational Site” Portal
The
Workspace
Earthcube.org
The “Workspace”
A CALL FOR YOUR INVOLVEMENT
• Community workshops: Jan – March 2014
• All Hands Meeting, June 24-26, 2014, Washington, DC
...
ASSEMBLY ADVISORY
COUNCIL SUMMIT
 April 16-18, 2014
 Tucson, AZ
 Lodge on the Desert
 Participants: Champions from the...
EARTHCUBE COMMONS
Resolving the social, cultural, and
organizational challenges to building
infrastructure
EVALUATORS ROLES
Workshop facilitation
Meeting observation and periodic
interventions (some built into the agenda and
some...
FORMATIVE EVALUATION
Testing and analyzing process and
solutions
Stakeholder alignment
DEVELOPMENTAL
EVALUATION
“learn as you go”
Real-time feedback
Ongoing interaction between project staff,
evaluators, and p...
3/18/2014 25
Hopes & Fears
Exploring EarthCube
Grand Challenges in
the Geosciences
EarthCube
Introduction
TBD
Day 1
Outcom...
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Introductory slides at the EarthCube End-Users & Professional Societies Workshop by Lee Allison, Arizona Geological Survey.

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EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance Introduction at the End-Users & Professional Societies Workshop

  1. 1. DATA & SOFTWARE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: NSF'S EARTHCUBE, END-USERS, AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance Workshop Washinton, DC March 18-20, 2014
  2. 2. WORKSHOP GOALS Seek guidance on a community-based plan to further cyberinfrastructure in the geosciences Assess needs, visions, opportunities, and challenges to the EarthCube builders for the end-users and for professional societies Identify ways the EarthCube Commons can support these communities
  3. 3. NSF VISION AND GOALS Eva Zanzerkia EarthCube Program Manager NSF
  4. 4. EARTHCUBE TEST ENTERPRISE GOVERNANCE PROJECT An agile approach to design a system that catalyzes the field and works for the community How do we link your tools, standards, and skills to create EarthCube?
  5. 5. Stakeholders (Assembly) – governance ideas, testing Integrate stakeholder concepts - crowdsource Synthesize and recommend to NSF Establish Organizational Demo Facilitate convergence on system design, data standards Evaluate results: basis for long term organization Governance timeline – Year 2 Organizational timeline – Year 1 Demo phase Governance charter NSF solicitation?
  6. 6. WHAT IS EARTHCUBE “GOVERNANCE?” Not imposition of unwanted command and control Resistance is futile!
  7. 7. Governance is finding solutions to specific problems, fostering trust, reconciling interests, and coordinating communities. Providing a ‘backbone’ to help build community
  8. 8. OPPORTUNITIES IN SHAPING EARTHCUBE
  9. 9. EarthCube governance is a blank canvas We are looking to you to paint the future
  10. 10. EarthCube Commons Supporting a voice for the community
  11. 11. Industry & FOSS: Instrumentation, Software, and Technology Developers Data Facilities & Users Professional Societies IT/CS/ Information Scientists End-User Communities & Workshop Participants EarthCube Awards Assembly Advisory Council Research Science Communities STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT (YEAR 1): EARTHCUBE ASSEMBLY
  12. 12. Industry & FOSS: Instrumentation, Software, and Technology Developers Data Facilities & Users Professional Societies IT/CS/ Information Scientists End-User Communities & Workshop Participants EarthCube Awards Research Science Communities STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT (YEAR 1): EARTHCUBE ASSEMBLY . . . Assembly Advisory Council
  13. 13. DATA FACILITIES  Intended Outcomes  End-User Workshop  Assembly Workshop  Actual Outcomes  Definition of Facilities in EC Context  Challenges for Facilities  Consensus Topics/Visions of Success  Draft Charter for the Council for Data Facilities  Rapid Prototyping WG; Data Citation and Management WG  The Pivot
  14. 14. EARTHCUBE PORTFOLIO Intended Outcomes Facilitate a Collaborative Environment for EC Funded Projects Actual Outcomes Set of Guidelines for Collaboration
  15. 15. IT/FOSS  Intended Outcomes  Learning how EC can build upon “Connectors” successes (i.e. FOSS Community)  Actual Outcomes  4 WGs: brokering, cloud services,…  Proposal forTechnical Advisory Council for EC
  16. 16. STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT (YEAR 1): CROWDSOURCING
  17. 17. New website www.earthcube.org
  18. 18. EARTHCUBE.ORG The “Informational Site” Portal The Workspace Earthcube.org The “Workspace”
  19. 19. A CALL FOR YOUR INVOLVEMENT • Community workshops: Jan – March 2014 • All Hands Meeting, June 24-26, 2014, Washington, DC • Crowdsourcing: • Strategic Pathways exercises • Input & feedback on community models • Social Media – Twitter, Facebook • www.earthcube.org
  20. 20. ASSEMBLY ADVISORY COUNCIL SUMMIT  April 16-18, 2014  Tucson, AZ  Lodge on the Desert  Participants: Champions from the Assembly Workshops  Purpose: Craft the EarthCube Demonstration Charter
  21. 21. EARTHCUBE COMMONS Resolving the social, cultural, and organizational challenges to building infrastructure
  22. 22. EVALUATORS ROLES Workshop facilitation Meeting observation and periodic interventions (some built into the agenda and some in “real time” to respond to emergent dynamics) to ask questions that will generate reflection and learning on governance Targeted facilitation support for the chartering of the new forums after the workshop
  23. 23. FORMATIVE EVALUATION Testing and analyzing process and solutions Stakeholder alignment
  24. 24. DEVELOPMENTAL EVALUATION “learn as you go” Real-time feedback Ongoing interaction between project staff, evaluators, and participants (‘strategic learning’)
  25. 25. 3/18/2014 25 Hopes & Fears Exploring EarthCube Grand Challenges in the Geosciences EarthCube Introduction TBD Day 1 Outcome: Understanding of each other’s work and EarthCube (including hopes/fears) Day 2 Day 3 Outcome: Ideas for how and why to engage with each other and EarthCube and input into EarthCube Commons Overall Outcome: Determine how short-term, intermediate, and long- term goals align with the goals of EarthCube Identify potential areas of collaboration and create a plan of action Provide input into a the approach for the EarthCube “commons” Exploring EarthCube Awards Taking the Role of Systems Architects Taking the Role of Systems Architects TBD

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