[ESIP-all] BESSIG Meeting, "Evaluating the Readiness of Scientific Software, " Mon, 2/22, 4:30, Alfalfa's Boulder

Anne Wilson Anne.Wilson at lasp.colorado.edu
Tue Feb 16 13:03:54 EST 2016


If you will be in Boulder next week, please consider joining the February meeting of the Boulder Earth and Space Science Informatics Group (BESSIG) next Monday.   Soren Scott of the Ronin Institute will lead a brainstorming session on "Evaluating the Readiness of Scientific Software, Starting in the BESSIG Community".  This effort dovetails with the ESIP AIST TRL Evaluation project, which aims to determine independent criteria for evaluating the technical readiness of a project, including its software.  Possible discussion topics include:

  *   What are basic software practices that every project should use? What additional practices are applicable to higher readiness or maturity levels?
  *   Is software maturity the same as software readiness? What would a good science/research code linter look like? (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8503559/what-is-linting.) How do these practices align with generally accepted good code practices? How do you measure progress?
  *   What matters to you in software evaluation and what kind feedback from such a process would help you?

A full abstract plus a pointer to some Technology Evaluation Resources are available at our web site: https://lasp.colorado.edu/galaxy/display/BESSIG/BESSIG+Meeting%2C+Mon%2C+Feb+22%2C+Alfalfa's+Boulder%2C+4%3A30+-+6%3A00.

Note that this month we are meeting in the Community Room at Alfalfa's in Boulder, 1651 Broadway. Please see the web site for details regarding parking and food.

Hope to see you there!


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