Category Archives: Project Management

Technical objectives and deliverables

Lucy Bell Introduction The SKOS HASSET project had several technical objectives and deliverables: to create SKOS-HASSET by applying RDF to an existing, well-respected and well-used thesaurus (HASSET) to bring HASSET and ELSST into a single framework at database level to … Continue reading

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2012 review, and a look forward to 2013

As the year draws to an end, it feels right and proper to reflect on what we have achieved so far in the SKOS-HASSET project. The project began in June and, since then, it has done the following: Communicated with … Continue reading

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Licensing for SKOS-HASSET: WP4 deliverable – the SKOS-HASSET Licence Recommendation Report

1.0 Background The Archive maintains two thesauri: the first, the Humanities and Social Science Electronic Thesaurus (HASSET), is owned entirely by the University of Essex and contains subject terms covering all the social science disciplines; the second, the European Language … Continue reading

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Language and Computation Day 2012, University of Essex

Lucy Bell and Mahmoud El-Haj, members of the SKOS-HASSET project team, recently presented the work of the project at the University of Essex’s 2012 Language and Computation Day (held on 4 October 2012).  The University’s Language and Computation Group is … Continue reading

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Risks and budget

This blog will contain our analysis of any risks we think we might encounter and the budget we have available. Risk analysis Risk Probability Severity Risk score Financial 1 5 5 Legal 2 5 10 Staff retention 2 5 10 … Continue reading

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Timeline and work packages

We’d like to share, in a bit more detail, the contents of the #SKOS-HASSET work packages and how these are going to be achieved in the time available.  As ever, any comments or questions will be welcomed. Timeline and work packages … Continue reading

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Aims, objectives, deliverables and critical success factors

The #SKOS-HASSET project has been up and running now for 7 weeks.  In those 7 weeks we have started work on the majority of the work packages – and have made some good progress.  Future blog posts will describe what … Continue reading

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