This wiki space contains archival documentation of Project Bamboo, April 2008 - March 2013.
Phase One (Oct 2010 - Sep 2012):
Project Bamboo is building applications and shared infrastructure for humanities research. Project Bamboo is now in its first, 18-month phase of technology development. By Spring 2012 we will deliver three things. First, research environments for humanities scholars. Second, behind the scenes infrastructure allowing librarians and technologists to better support humanities scholarship across institutions. And third, a blueprint for the next phase of the Bamboo Technology Project, focusing on the evolution of shared applications for humanities corpora curation and exploration.
For more information about Project Bamboo, visit www.projectbamboo.org.
January 2011 we had a partner meeting in which we defined Phase 1 (October 2010-March 2012) success for the Bamboo Technology Project. Over the course of the following weeks, the definition was refined. The following statement is the result of this work.
Success Definition for BTP Phase 1
We have delivered a useful end-to-end experience in which humanities scholars can do real work using our research environments connected to collections, tools, and services. We are ready to release research environments – and shared infrastructure to connect them to external collections and tools – into production operation during Phase 2 of the Bamboo Technology Project.
Additional characteristics of Phase 1 success include:
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