Staff Meeting Notes 2010

December 17, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • Created plan to use GitHub for university template framework.  Meeting pushed to January.
    • Sent code for dining iPad app to wingswept
    • Aerial bug fixes / push to staging / training for ClassTech
    • Content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Standing committee upgrades and bug fixes.  Pushed to production.
    • Planning activities for office move
  • Next Week
    • Continue communication about Google Calendar stuff – waiting on NextGen team (meets today)
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial – Hopefully plan production deployment
    • Bug fixes for mobile.ncsu.edu – Plan for launch in January
    • Standing Committees final feature
    • Continue planning for office move
    • Christmas Break
    • Request resources for phpTEK – Everette
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution (info for mobile committee meeting) – Everette
    • Mid-year performance appraisals – Everette
    • Classmate planning and contract negotiation – Everette

December 9, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Worked on content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Moved Aerial to staging for classtech eval
    • Web Developers Meetup
    • Standing Committees updates
    • Met with Nick on Google Calendar stuff
    • Met with dining on future of mobile sub-app
    • Part-time performance reviews for Daniel and Scott
    • Contacted wingswept about transfer of dining iPad app (Out of office until Dec. 13th)
    • Work with Google auditing API to work for Nick (Google Support Toolkit)
    • Mobile Initiatives Committee Meeting
  • Next Week
    • Continue communication about Google Calendar stuff – waiting on NextGen team
    • Work on a plan for assisting univ. comm. in distributing university template framework
    • Transfer iPad dining app to wingswept
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution (info for mobile committee meeting) – Everette
    • Classmate planning and contract negotiation – Everette
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial – Hopefully plan production deployment
    • Finalize content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Mid-year performance appraisals – Everette
    • Standing Committees final edits – Hopefully plan production deployment
    • Request resources for phpTEK – Everette

December 2, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Review comps for MBA iOS app
    • Worked on content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial
    • Classmate planning and contract negotiation
    • FANG project follow up (No further action required)
    • Find person to speak for the December web developers meetup
    • Crosswalk upgrade
    • Cyclone testing
    • Classmate OTF upgrades (in repo)
    • Cyclone OTF upgrades (in repo)
    • Standing Committees OTF upgrades (in repo)
    • Submitted talk to phpTEK – (The last authentication system you’ll ever write by Jason Austin)
  • Next Week
    • WebDev meetup
    • Google Calendar stuff
    • Transfer iPad dining app to wingswept
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution (info for mobile committee meeting)
    • Classmate planning and contract negotiation
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Review comps for MBA iOS app
    • Worked on content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Mid-year performance appraisals – Everette
    • Part-timer performance review – Jason and Garrison
    • Classmate work
    • Standing Committees work
    • Request resources for phpTEK – Everette

November 25, 2010

  • Thanksgiving break

November 18, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • All CAUSE, all the time
    • OT Framework testing
  • Next Week
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Transfer iPad dining app to wingswept
    • Review comps for MBA iOS app
    • Finalize content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial
    • Google Calendar stuff
    • Classmate planning and contract negotiation
    • FANG project follow up
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution (info for mobile committee meeting)
    • Find person to speak for the December web developers meetup

November 11, 2010

  • At UNC CAUSE all week

November 4, 2010

  • UNC CAUSE planning
  • BillboardCE work

October 28, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Deploy BillboardCE to staging for UNC CAUSE testing
    • Depolyed Aerial to staging again
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • UNC CAUSE ALL THE TIME!
    • Got in touch with Dave V. about Semester Data API.  SOAP service setup.  Postponed testing until after UNC CAUSE
    • Follow up with Alvin S. in dining – OKed transfer to wingswept
  • Next Week
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Transfer iPad dining app to wingswept
    • UNC CAUSE Presentation on Mobile, Opening welcome message, closing message, Social Media panel questions
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Review comps for MBA iOS app
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial
    • All UNC CAUSE all the time!
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

October 21, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Depolyed Aerial to staging again
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Deployed crosswalk to production
    • Pinged Gregg K. about mobile accessibility
    • Sponsors coordination for UNC CAUSE
    • General UNC CAUSE stuff
    • Ping Dave V. to get semester data api stuff together – Prioritized to separate project
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api. – Prioritized to separate project
  • Next Week
    • Prep BillboardCE for UNC CAUSE with Nick and Everette
    • Finalize quickstart guide and speaker guide for UNC CAUSE
    • Finalize speaker dinner RSVP list
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Review comps for MBA iOS app
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial
    • Follow up with Alvin S. in dining
    • All UNC CAUSE all the time!
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

October 14, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Depolyed Aerial to staging again
    • UNC CAUSE speaker dinner and schedule changes
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Worked on content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Mobile initiatives committee – Reviewed MBA app, Accessibility, WordPress Template approval
  • Next Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Deploy crosswalk to production
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Ping Gregg K. about mobile accessibility
    • Review comps for MBA iOS app
    • Ping Dave V. to get semester data api stuff together
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial
    • Follow up with Alvin S. in dining
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

October 8, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Depolyed Aerial to staging
    • Confirmed comps for mobile.ncsu.edu.  DELTA working on WP template
    • UNC CAUSE schedule changes
    • Crosswalk bug and feature requests
    • OT Framework bug fixing
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Coordinated with Nick about Google Address stuff
    • Worked on content for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Campus Web Developer Meetup
    • Pushed new OT Framework Version
  • Next Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Deploy crosswalk to production
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Ping Dave V. to get semester data api stuff together
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Mobile committee meeting
    • Classtech evaluation of Aerial
    • Web-comm meeting
    • Reach out to wingswept and see about the 500 calorie meal in dining xml feed
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

September 30, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Finalized Aerial changes per Classtech’s feedback
    • Confirm comps for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Started content creation for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • UNC CAUSE speaker resources published
    • UNC CAUSE schedule changes
    • Crosswalk bug and feature requests
    • Fixed cyclone cron job bug
    • Fixed crosswalk remedy queue bug
    • OT Framework bug fixing
    • OT Framework unit testing
  • Next Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Deploy Aerial to staging
    • Deploy crosswalk to production
    • OT Framework unit testing
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Waiting on Dave V. to get semester data api stuff together
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Coordinate with Nick about Google Address stuff
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

September 23, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Setup test environment for OT framework
    • Work on Aerial
    • Deliver dining iPad app to Lauren at WingSwept for deployment upon approval from Dining
    • Follow up with Dave V. regarding exam dates and other requested dates currently not in known tables in SiS
    • Worked with Scott D. in DELTA on the wireframes for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Added UNC Cause talks to joind.in
    • Scheduled Web Developers meetup for October
    • Fixed bugs in OT Framework
    • Fixed bugs in Crosswalk
    • Started OT Framework unit testing
    • Previewed the new MyPack Portal
    • Identity and access management meeting
  • Next Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Finalize Aerial changes per Classtech’s feedback
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

September 16, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Publish CAUSE schedule
    • Contact seeds for CAUSE Uncon
    • Schedule part-timer
    • Train part-timer
    • Work on final Aerial beta changes
  • Next Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Emergency response RSS grok
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Setup test environment for OT framework
    • Finalize Aerial changes per Classtech’s feedback
    • Deliver dining iPad app to Lauren at WingSwept for deployment upon approval from Dining
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Follow up with Dave V. regarding exam dates and other requested dates currently not in known tables in SiS
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

September 9, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • UNC CAUSE schedule finalized
    • BillboardCE work
    • Make changes to copyright processing in Cyclone
    • Make Aerial changes per Classtech’s feedback
    • Mobile initiatives committee meeting
    • Web developer meetup
    • Completed part-timer hiring process
    • Released new twitter.ncsu.edu code  with fixes for Windows
  • Next Week
    • BillboardCE work
    • Publish CAUSE schedule
    • Contact seeds for CAUSE Uncon
    • Create internet web page for Uncon “schedule”
    • Schedule part-timer
    • Train part-timer
    • Setup test environment for OT framework
    • Finalize Aerial changes per Classtech’s feedback
    • Deliver dining iPad app to Lauren at WingSwept for deployment upon approval from Dining
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Follow up with Dave V. regarding exam dates and other requested dates currently not in known tables in SiS
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
  • Ongoing
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

September 2, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • Made final changes to NCSU Dining iPad app
    • Migrated old Aerial database to new staging database
    • Finalized and pushed Aerial to staging
    • BillboardCE work
    • Worked with DELTA on getting their iPhone app signed for distribution
    • Continued part-timer hiring process
    • Sent notifications to all CAUSE proposal submitters
    • Didn’t accept campus police project
  • Next Week
    • UNC CAUSE session planning
    • BillboardCE work
    • Make changes to copyright processing
    • Make Aerial changes per Classtech’s feedback
    • Deliver dining iPad app to Lauren at WingSwept for deployment upon approval from Dining
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Follow up with Dave V. regarding exam dates and other requested dates currently not in known tables in SiS
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Waiting on follow up from Claude R. about FANG
    • Work with Security and Compliance on volume.itunes.apple.com
    • iOS4 pre-release development distribution

August 26, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • UNC CAUSE Stuff
    • Selected program for CAUSE
    • Aerial work
    • Worked on scheduling the final social media panel
    • Created KML File for OnCampus building data
    • Continued part-timer interview process
    • Setup web developers meetup for next week
  • Next Week
    • Migrate existing live data for Aerial into staging database
    • Finalize dining iPad web app and deliver to Lauren at WingSwept for deployment
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Follow up with Dave V. regarding exam dates and other requested dates currently not in known tables in SiS
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Finalize Aerial beta and push to staging
    • Send notifications to all CAUSE proposal submitters
    • Follow up with 3rd member of CAUSE social media panel
    • Follow up with Claude R. about FANG
    • Follow up with Jack M. about Campus Police project

August 19, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • Released beta version of dining iPad webapp
    • Released version 2.0 of dining API to production
    • Completed export script for Aerial
    • Completed interviews for part-time job
    • Sent final call for proposal notice for CAUSE
    • Reviewed CAUSE proposals
    • Signed and reviewed DELTA’s WolfMatch project for distribution
    • Worked on Aerial
    • Provided move-in support
    • Setup Timekeeper units/zones for Aerial
    • Webdevelopers Ning site work
  • Next Week
    • Finalize dining iPad web app and deliver to Lauren at WingSwept for deployment
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Follow up with Dave V. regarding exam dates and other requested dates currently not in known tables in SiS
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • More evaluations of UNC CAUSE proposals
    • Work on scheduling final social media panel for UNC CAUSE
    • Finish Aerial Room Check and Help Desk interface and move to staging for testing with Classtech
    • Migrate existing live data for Aerial into staging database
    • Follow up with Claude R. about FANG
    • Follow up with Jack M. about Campus Police project
    • Follow up with interviewees and start hiring process

August 12, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • Garrison went on vacation
    • Aerial Work:  Remedy calls, UI improvements
    • Got access to the SiS classroom data and worked on a query to do the export
    • Sent and got signed SLA for dining iPad web app
    • Finished initial prototype of dining iPad web app and presented to Keith S.
    • Met with Dave V. about semester calendar data.  Got initial data structure details and a plan to move forward using stored procedures in Oracle.
    • Installed new twitter.ncsu.edu code into production and built new download package
    • Did CCA reset for Fall 2010 semester
    • Installed mobile.ncsu.edu wordpress theme
    • Light configuration of mobile.ncsu.edu wordpress install
    • Met with mobile initiatives committee to talk about wordpress site and other mobile projects
    • Posted PT job on Craigslist.  So far, no good responses.
    • Evaluated UNC CAUSE proposals as they come in.
    • Helped Greg R. work on the Classtech building maps
    • Received request for feature enhancement of copyright processing script:  Fix date resolution issue and send all LDAP data to maxient on Student infraction.
    • Fixed a bug in the production Aerial version
  • Next Week
    • Create the export script in Aerial to pull classroom data into local Aerial DBs
    • Test dining iPad web app on Monday with live dining hall data
    • Finalize dining iPad web app and deliver to Lauren at WingSwept for deployment
    • Work on infrastructure for semester data api.
    • Follow up with Dave V. regarding exam dates and other requested dates currently not in known tables in SiS
    • Work on content and layout for mobile.ncsu.edu
    • Do interviews (2 currently) for part time help
    • Send final notice of the end of call for proposals TODAY for UNC CAUSE
    • More evaluations of UNC CAUSE proposals
    • Work on scheduling final social media panel for UNC CAUSE
    • Finish Aerial Room Check and Help Desk interface and move to staging for testing with Classtech
    • Migrate existing live data for Aerial into staging database
    • Provide ongoing support for Cylone and Crosswalk as students move back on campus and classes start
    • Talk with Ron B. about scheduling related to timeKeeper and Aerial’s new interface.
    • Prep DELTA’s WolfMatch game for app store distribution
    • Follow up with Claude R. about FANG
    • Follow up with Jack M. about Campus Police project
    • Webdevelopers Ning site work

August 5, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • Work on Aerial (Help Desk interface), Room check module completed
    • Jason prepare for Web Developers meetup presentation
    • UNC CAUSE trip to Wilmington
    • iPad dining web app planning and new API development
    • Continued search for part-time student employee
    • UNC CAUSE proposal evaluations
    • Changed mobile.ncsu.edu to be its own site
    • Setup the mobile initiatives mailing list
    • Fixed a few of the Crosswalk bugs
  • Upcoming Week
    • Garrison on vacation
    • Continue Aerial work
    • Follow up with Jack F. on access to classroom data in AdAstra/SIS
    • Write and send Keith S. the SLA for the Dining iPad web app
    • Work on dining iPad web app
    • Follow up with Dave V. about Google Calendar data feed
    • Release twitter.ncsu.edu code to production
    • Do the CCA migration for Fall semester rollover
    • Install mobile.ncsu.edu WordPress theme
    • Post part-time job listing to Craigslist
    • UNC CAUSE proposal evaluations

July, 29, 2010

  • Previous Week
    • Aerial progress.  Finished alpha version of first release and moving into beta phase.
    • Released new version of Crosswalk with multiple bug fixes and new features.  In production for client.
    • UNC CAUSE planning.
    • Planning for iPad dining app (working on finalizing cost and terms with client)
    • Released version 2.6.0 of OT Framework.  The production version of Crosswalk is up-to-date with this version of OT Framework.  Aerial is already at version 2.6.0.
    • Small repair to Standing Committee application
    • Submitted part-time student job description to e-Pack, CSC Job Boards, and NCSU Web Dev Ning
  • Upcoming Week
    • Finalize Aerial beta which includes Room Check modules and Help Desk module.
    • Jason preparing presentation for Web Developers Meetup on How to be an RSS Ninja (Thursday, August 5, 2010)
    • Site visit to Wilmington for UNC CAUSE
    • iPad dining app work
    • Proposed PHP 5 upgrade for FANG project (Claude R.)
    • Proposed public safety cross-reference project (Jack M.)
    • Part-time student employee search started
    • Possible Cyclone work for beginning-of-year rollover