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Innovation And Development - Mel Mc Intyre


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Innovation And Development - Mel Mc Intyre

  1. 1. HISI 2011 Innovation and Development Nov 2011 Mel McIntyre
  2. 2. Key message Open Source Software,Open Standards, Open Commons, Open Data all fueling a culture of collaboration, sharing, and reuse making it easier to join up health data and 'potentially' making it more attractive and supportive for staff to engage and innovate
  3. 3. Open Source . . .another year <ul><li>Many countries taking positions on standards </li></ul><ul><li>Policies re Open Source Software but not the marquee deployment references </li></ul><ul><li>Open Data seems to have more community 'energy' </li></ul><ul><li>Technology communities still thriving . . .Ruby, Python, Drupal, . . . </li></ul><ul><li>Linux, Apache, PhP Apps, infrastructure . . .very broad adoption </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tools, frameworks, methods <ul><li>Agile becoming a common development methodology . . . scrums, sprints, unconference, open spaces, lightening talks, Skunkworks . . . less paper, more code </li></ul><ul><li>Javascript . . . tools like Jquery, Sencha, </li></ul><ul><li>HTML5 – Android/iPhone – SVG, Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Web Developer (EWD) - web application delvelopment technology and Ajax framework for GTM Mumps </li></ul>
  5. 6. Some Applications
  6. 11. OpenApp Client OpenLayers Client Applications Thick Client Google Earth NASA Worldwind ArcGIS, Mapinfo, QGis Data Feeds GeoRSS Google WFS (Web Feature Service) Feature Selection WMS (Web Map Service) Tile Cache CSW (Catalogue Server) Server Application Portal Services Selection, Analysis Visualisation Zope, Python Mapserver Other Support Libraries Reportlab GD GDAL Mapnik Virtualisation - XEN Linux Debian, Suse Certificate Services OpenSSL Directory Services OpenLDAP Security Monitor Ossec Monitoring – Alerts Nagios System Statistics Cacti Web Statistics AWStats Infrastructure Calculations & Analysis R Spatial R Statistics GRASS PostgreSQL PostGIS Spatial Database Event & Support Data File System Rasters Vectors PostgreSQL Metadata Alternatively: Oracle, MySQL MS Optional Components
  7. 12. WMS WFS
  8. 16. OpenApp Services <ul><li>Experience in Healthcare – Health Atlas and others </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise in Open Source – Python, Linux et al </li></ul><ul><li>Technical partner for VistA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Code management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration model and API </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Hospital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Client side development </li></ul></ul>
  9. 17. Mel McIntyre <ul><li>Non executive director of OpenForum Europe since 2005 and founder and chair of an OFE partner in Ireland – participates in GOSCON (US), ZeaPartners, OpenIreland, OpenNI, Connected Health </li></ul><ul><li>Founder and Managing Director of OpenApp, a software development and support company since 2002 focusing of OSS solutions in business, health and education sectors </li></ul><ul><li>18 years at Amdahl Corporation in test, engineering, quality roles, 3 years at Silicon Valley start-up Rise Technology in microprocessor development – also Mobilink Telecom and DMR Consulting </li></ul>