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Scope & Objectives

  • Overlapping roles of service manager, product owner, repo and project manager

  • Interest in learning more about agile in order to better work in teams and collaborate

  • Recommendations about roles and methodologies

  • Moving from project management to sustaining services

  • Bridging gaps between developers and non-developers

  • Align the local efforts with the community

  • Provide a support network and sounding board for repo-managers to ask questions and to share implementation details.

  • Share locally implemented features, customizations, and workflows outside vanilla product(s).

  • Provide collective input on the Hyrax roadmap and feature development, providing use cases, proposals, and providing real-time input on implementation of features.

Proposed deliverables/working sub groups

  • Create a testing/bug reporting network to ensure Hyrax releases are stable and ready for production.

  • Create and maintain Hyrax Documentation geared toward repo-managers and end-users

  • Figure out process/workflow for providing input and use cases from repo-managers for Hyrax

Meeting Times & Communication Channels

Regular Meeting Times
4th Wednesday of the month, 1pm EST

Connection Details:

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1.) Dial:
+1 734 763 1841 
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3.) Enter the Passcode: 8955

Communication Channel

Samvera mailing list (Samvera-community)

Slack Channel: #repo-managers


Have an idea for a meeting topic? Please add to the Repo Managers Meeting Topic Parking Lot

  • July 26, 2017 
  • June 8, 2017
    • Agenda : 
      • Update on Hydra Governance WG;  Working with  repository managers   Leah Vanderjagt
      • add topic....
  • May 11, 2017 (note: cancelled due to low attendance!)  
    • Is defining roles and responsibilities with tools like RACI matrix useful for the project teams?
    • add topic ....
  • April 13th, 2017 
    • share project management tools such as JIRA, Kanban, Waffle Board, and more. Come prepared to share and learn. 
  • March 9th, 2017
    • possible agenda topic: managing the service while keeping development in sync with the community. 


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