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UKRISS Phase 2: focus on modelling

Following the recent publication of the Feasibility Study from phase 1 of the UKRISS project, we are pleased to announce that JISC have approved the funding for Phase 2 of the project. We previously provided JISC with 3 options for … Continue reading

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UKRISS Feasibility Study Released

You can download the final Feasibility Study here Throughout the first phase of this project we have conducted a feasibility and scoping study for the reporting of research information at a national level based on CERIF, with the objective of … Continue reading

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Technology Review

As a more detailed part of the landscape review we took some of the most prevalent and likely relevant technology in the research information sector and carried out a more detailed study on it. As part of this process, we … Continue reading

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Capturing Motivations for Better Research Information Management

Following on from last week’s blog, a little more about who we interviewed and what we asked them about regarding their motivations for improved research information management. The interview demographics represent a range of individuals and organisations who are involved … Continue reading

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Project news from the summer

Things were all quiet on the blog over the summer, mostly because we had our heads down working on our requirements capture, analysis and clustering. Over the coming weeks we’ll have some more detailed posts about all these tasks, as … Continue reading

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ARMA Conference Poster

The UKRISS Project poster was accepted for the ARMA Conference 2012 that took place in Southampton on the 12-13 June. The conference was very well attended with over 400 delegates both from the UK and from abroad. The poster was … Continue reading

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Research Ethics

A substantial part of the project is the initial requirements gathering through interviews with a broad spectrum of stakeholders. Following JISC guidelines and academic best practice, the project team regarded that all interviews should be structured within an ethical framework. … Continue reading

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Functional and Non-Functional requirements

During the requirements gathering phase of the project, we’ll be categorising the requirements we generate against a set of broad areas. This will make it easy to locate requirements for particular aspects and to ensure that we are suitably covering … Continue reading

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Project Team Meeting, BL, 22 June 2012

This is a summary of the discussions at the Project Team Meeting at the British Library on 22nd June. Requirements Gathering The progress of requirements gathering interviews is: Most of the Steering Group members have now been interviewed or had … Continue reading

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euroCRIS and UKRISS

euroCRIS is a not for profit organisation charged by the European Commission with maintaining, developing and promoting CERIF (Common European Research Information Format) an EU Recommendation to member states. euroCRIS has members in 41 countries. CERIF is a national standard … Continue reading

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