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Minutes from each meeting are available here.


Meeting 16 (final):

  • Date/Time: Monday 15 Dec 2014 - 15:00 CET (2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Review of previous meeting minutes and update on open actions
    • Final demo of e-GRANT development
      • Mainly due to technical issues during the last call; just so it is clear for everyone involved (especially those without a certificate)
    • Clean up any open actions
    • Update on final pay-for-use report progress for delivery by the 19th.
    • AOB
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 15:

  • Date/Time: Monday 1 Dec 2014 - 14:00 CET (2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Review of previous meeting minutes and update on open actions
    • Demo of e-GRANT development
    • Progress check on final actions
    • Define timelines for closing activities and producing final outputs.
    • AOB
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 14:


Meeting 13:

  • Date/Time: Friday 31 Oct 2014 - 11:00 CET (2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Review of previous meeting minutes and update on open actions
    • Overview of the joint call with the EGI Marketplace
    • Demo from e-GRANT regarding pay-for-use technical implementation
    • Finalizing the technical request from Engineering
    • Define remaining open issues to be actioned
    • AOB
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 12 (joint call with EGI Marketplace):

  • Date/Time: Wednesday 15 Oct at 15:00 (CEST) (max 2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Summarize discussions held at the Big Data Workshop
      • Notes from all sessions were produced "live" during each, which can be found at the following Google Doc should anyone be interested or weren't able to attend
      • Slides are also online at: Pay-for-Use Session; EGI Marketplace Session
    • Review the EGI Marketplace conceptual model
      • Prepared by Dean prior to the call (slides available on the DocDB)
    • Understand how the individual tools fit
      • Individual tool owners/developers will then prepare how they fit in this concept model regarding technical capabilities, requirements and missing aspects.
    • Feed in pay-for-use requirements
      • Activities have reached the technical implementation phase and we need to minimize duplication of effort and ensure that the EGI marketplace is a natural evolution of the pay-for-use prototype through concrete input.
    • Formalize plans moving forward
      • Create a short-term plan based on available efforts across various activities of the final months of EGI-InSPIRE for understanding the level of a prototype possible (or Beta service/product), which was already planned for the pay-for-use
      • How this could be brought together (e.g. combine mailing lists)
      • Where effort lies within EGI-Engage to then map activities and PMs to a common goal
      • Identify gaps and match to other funding streams/efforts that could support an eventual full scale marketplace.


Meeting 11:

  • Date/Time: Wednesday 3 Sept 2014 - 10:00 CEST (max 2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Review Open actions
    • Discuss EGI-InSPIRE EC review feedback/comments
      • Nothing specific within report
    • P4U session at the EGI Big Data Workshop
    • Pricing schemes
    • Tool development/integration
      • Report on plans
    • Agreements
      • Which should we start with for a first draft?
        • Internal agreement for providers? Customer SLA?
        • Still missing a contract template
    • Resource Center non-technical progress
      • Report on internal discussions or plans for obtaining feedback with regards
    • Use Cases/New Members
      • CSC: Confirmed, added to mailing list - update on providing pricing info
      • Charity Engine: Call held with CEO Mark Andrews, update of discussions and follow-up
        • Principally desktop computing - revenue sharing model (1/3 provider, 1/3 charity, 1/3 company)
      • Arctur: Slovenian SME, selling capacity, etc. (https://www.arctur.si/eng)
        • Interesting here as they offer Alice ununsed available resources for free, so should already be close from a technical perspective, interested in joining the "marketplace" - so may join the PoC for providing input and understanding future feasibility - mostly in becoming a provider visible to the end user
      • DIRAC: On hold, unless there are any ideas
    • AOB


Meeting 10:

  • Date/Time: Friday 25 July 2014 - 10:00 CEST (max 2hrs)
  • Agenda:


Meeting 9:

  • Date/Time: Thursday 19 June 2014 - 10:00 CEST (max 2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Review open actions
    • Pay-for-Use PoC Report
      • Group feedback, discussion and confirmation of content delivery
    • Potential P4U contact through the EGI FedCloud
      • Discussion on general strategy for handling this and future ones
    • Storage update and publishing info
    • AOB


Meeting 8:

  • Date/Time: Thursday 5 June 2014 - 10:00 CEST (max 2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Review open actions
    • Discuss any developments from EGI CF'14
      • Comments and questions from pay-for-use session; feedback from notes circulated via the mailing list
      • Other sessions or conversations of relevance
    • Technical developments
      • Overview of meeting with e-GRANT held on Tuesday 27 May - SH
      • Update regarding tool development roadmap - DS
      • Plans for GOCDB/AcctPortal - JG
    • Closing Phase 1
      • Finalize open issues
      • Agree on highlights for EC review (not a standalone presentation)
        • Key messages for slide production
        • Strategy Report (Google Doc) to be created as support document/referenceable material. Input required
      • Plans for starting Phase 2
    • AOB
    • Date and Time of next call - TBD
      • Depends on travel schedule and review preparations - a doodle will probably have to be circulated.


Meeting 7:

  • Date/Time: Friday 9 May 2014 - 14:00 CEST (2hrs)
  • Agenda:
    • Review of previous meeting minutes and update on open actions
    • EGI Cloud sites in Helix Nebula Marketplace - Update on ongoing work
    • Technical development updates
      • Proposal for storage units/time (JG)
      • Changes to or information required for GOCDB or AcctPortal - if applicable (JG/ID/AS)
      • Tool Development Roadmap (DS) - Progress and related information for the PoC
    • Strategy Doc
      • Review revised user stories
      • Confirm section allocation and content support
    • EGI CF'14
      • Suggestions for discussion part of the pay-for-use session
      • FitSM training interest
    • AOB
    • Confirm next call: Date and Time - will probably be at the CF?
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 6:

  • Date/Time: Thurs 24 Apr 2014 - 10:00 CET
  • Agenda:
    • Review of previous meeting minutes and update on open actions
    • Catch-up on progress
    • Finalize the EGI CF'14 P4U session agenda
    • Update on meetings held (e.g. ESA; e-GRANT; JRA1)
    • Section allocation and content support
    • AOB
    • Confirm next call: Date and Time
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 5:

  • Date/Time: Fri 28 Mar 2014 - 10:00 CET
  • Agenda:
    • Review of previous meeting minutes and update on open actions
    • Update on pricing/accounting information provided by RCs
    • GOCDB/Acct Portal updates and requirements
    • Refine Business Scenario to solve (Google doc)
    • Assign sections for contribution
    • EGI CF'14 - Business development and pay per use Session Organisation
    • AOB
    • Confirm next call: Date and Time (after proposal submission deadline?)
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 4:

  • Date/Time: Fri 14 Mar 2014 - 10:00 CET
  • Agenda:
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 3:

  • Date/Time: Fri 28 Feb 2014 - 10:00 CET
  • Agenda:
    • Review of previous meeting minutes and update on open actions
    • Discussion on User Stories
    • Developing workplans around individual topics
    • Confirm next call: Date and Time
    • AOB
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list


Meeting 2:


Meeting 1:

  • Date/Time: Thurs 23 Jan 2014 - 12:00 CET
  • Agenda:
    • Understand the rationale and scope of activities
    • Outline group communication: wikipage; mailing list; initially semi-monthly calls of approx 1hr via WebEx (better to fix same time same day)
    • Refine objectives
    • Discuss milestones, draft workplan and responsibilities
    • Define a target for presentation at the EGI-InSPIRE EC Review
    • Agree on final output
  • Call-in Details: WebEx conference system details circulated via mailing list