We discussed how to generate a project plan - or at least a series of intermediate milestones that we can track. In the absence of any other suggestions, Richard will put together a bottoms-up WBS and Gantt chart from existing information, which can then be reviewed by the group. Since h/w and s/w development are largely decoupled, the software group can use a different approach if they prefer (e.g. Pivotal Tracker). We should start on this process next week..
Risks / Concerns / Other Items
We discussed that VEGAS and GUPPI have different packet formats. Consensus was that there is only a thin interface to the NET task, and it can take care of that.
Do we need to ask for Wolfgang's time to tune the lustre file system? John reported that Wolfgang has already done a test, and the work required is minimal.
Development of pulsar mode managers can proceed independently of HPC code normalization