Planning the software engineering tools for OpenMinTeD

testing_tools_selectionI’m Angus, and I lead the “Platform Integration, Testing and Deployment” workpackage for OpneMinTeD – or WP7 as it is affectionately known in Project-Speak. Our task in WP7 is to take the services that have been designed and created in OpenMinTeD, and to deliver these as a whole, so that they can be deployed as a running system. But what tools are needed for this?

Search mission on researchers’ needs for TDM: The Social Sciences Community

HumanitiesFor the envisaged creation of an open infrastructure for text and data mining, it is one of the essential first steps to identify our target users that will eventually make use of the tools and services provided. We need to get to know the needs, benefits, challenges and barriers of text mining in each community. To this end, several use cases have been identified, which fall under 4 thematic areas of interest to the project.

Towards efficient sharing and discovery of foodborne diseases information

foodmorneA high level meeting on Open Data in Agriculture took place on 28 September 2015 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The participants of the event represented organisations like the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO), Land Portal Foundation, Wageningen UR, Open Data Institute (ODI) and Institute of Development Studies, UK (IDS).