Tag Archive: Open source

Dec 02

The Oncology Models Forum

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My previous post highlighted how the imaging community is leveraging NCIP Hub’s capabilities to run its image analysis needs and to collaborate on tool development.  This post discusses how the NCI plans to use NCIP Hub to address the need for robust, reliable translational use of mouse and human-in-mouse models. The NCI established the Mouse …

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May 12

NCIP Hub: A Platform for Scientific Collaboration, Resource Sharing, and Education

One of the major goals of the NCIP is to help facilitate open innovation and scientific collaboration in the cancer research and informatics community.  To that end, we have undertaken several projects, two of which were the focus of previous NCIP blog posts:  The Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilot, an initiative to democratize access to and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://ncip.nci.nih.gov/blog/ncip-hub-platform-scientific-collaboration-resource-sharing-education/

Aug 28

Reducing Friction: An Update on the NCIP Open Development Initiative

I was fortunate enough to attend the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) this summer and heard a wonderful talk by Cameron Neylon on “The Role of Open Source and Open Thinking.”  In his talk, he presented a clever equation for calculating the probability of helping someone through an open source project: P (of helping someone) …

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Feb 20

NCIP’s Open-Development Strategy Enables Community-Driven Cancer Informatics Software Development

m4s0n501 The NCIP is committed to advancing cancer research through improving biomedical informatics, and we believe that active participation by the broad community is the most effective way to accomplish this. To that end, we have made significant advances in our plan to engage the biomedical-research, informatics, and developer communities by lowering the barrier to …

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Jul 26

Getting There from Here: Four Considerations for Transitioning to Open Development

 “So what do we do? Anything.  Something. So long as we just don’t sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.”  Lee Iacocca I came across Iacocca’s statement late last week, and it struck me as an …

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