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Scope & Objectives

Explore the crossover between the roles of project and service management, including:  

  • Overlapping roles of service manager, product owner, 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 
  • Applying agile practices

Meeting Times & Communication Channels

Regular Meeting Times
2nd Thursday of the month, 1pm EST

Meetings Notes: 

March 9th, 2017

April 13th, 2017 

May 11th, 2017 - cancelled due to low attendance!  

June 8th, 2017

Connection Details:

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1.) Dial:
+1 734 763 1841 
(US or Canada only)
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2.) Enter the Meeting ID: 990285483
3.) Enter the Passcode: 8955


Communication Channel:
Hydra mailing list (Hydra-community)


  • 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 13, 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. 


Nabeela Jaffer and  Amy Neeser (co-chairs), University of Michigan

Jon Cameron, Indiana University

Ellen Ramsey, University of Virginia

James R. Griffin III, Lafayette College Libraries

Leah Vanderjagt, University of Alberta 

Gabriela A. Montoya, UC San Diego

Sherry Lake, University of Virginia

Sally Rumsey, University of Oxford

Shannon Davis, Washington University in St. Louis

Sheila Rabun, International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Consortium (

Trisha Wilson, Emory University

Chris Diaz, Northwestern University

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  1. +1 for first agenda topic.

  2. Thanks for picking this up Nabeela Jaffer and Amy Neeser - I might not be able to attend every meeting but I will when I can. 

    1. No worries about not attending every month. Glad to have you on board!