Developer Challenge Show and Tell

Jul 12, 2012 by

After two days of coding, reflecting and cogitating, entrants to the DevCSI Open Repositories 2012 Developer Challenge presented their final pitches in front of our panel of judges and an enthusiastic audience yesterday evening.

Watch the session in full…


This video is also available on Vimeo.

The session was also expertly live blogged by Nicola Osborne.


We had a record number of entries this year – 29 in total! Of these, 19 were refined throughout the event and went on to be pitched at the final session.
Splinter by Matt R Taylor

MATS: Mobile Audio Transcription and Submission by Keith Gilbertson and Linda Newman

Dusting Off The Mothballs by Joonas Kesäniemi and Kevin Van de Velde

Inter Repository Text by Tomasz Rosiek, Łukasz Wasilewski, Wojciech Sylwestrzak, Jakub Jurkiewicz

Repository Based Version Control, Asger Askov Blekinge

Data Engine by Patrick McSweeney

Cross-Repository Mobile Application by Petr Knoth*

Getting Academics Closer to Repositories by Mark MacGillivray and Richard Jones

Repository Ram-Raid by Ben O’Steen

How To Stop An Echo Fading by Les Carr

Redundancy at the File and Network Level to Protect Data by Jimmy Tang

Fedora Object Locking by Asger Askov Blekinge

Shield by Graham Trigg

Machine and User-Friendly “Policy-fying” by Jose Martin

Linking CRISes to Research Discovery by Steffen Godskesen, Rikke Willer and Christian Tonsberg

Repository Analytics by Petr Knoth*

Visualising Repositories in the Real World by Julie Allison and Ben O’Steen

A Thing of Dreams: A Time Machine by Dave Tarrant

Is this research readable? by Cameron Neylon and Ben O’Steen
* = Not included in video footage at speaker’s request
A big thank you to all of those who entered the challenge this year, and to those who helped the developers to refine their ideas throughout the event.

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