Apriori Implementation Team - Minutes
February 1, 1996 (1:30 - 3:30)

Attending: Mike Kearney, Katie McGee, Mike Dettinger, Emily Corse, Tony 
Olejnik, Lila Shapiro, Kristin Nelson

Handouts:
- Meeting Agenda
- Team charge document (draft) titled "Pilot: Link dispersed help 
  desks across campus"
- Apriori Product Overview

Meeting Summary:
- Team Introductions
- Meeting time rescheduled to Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30
- Review of team rules & responsibilities
- History of Apriori project & Restructuring Computing at Penn
- Reading assignments and site form instructions

Issues:
- Where to post meeting minutes

ToDo:   
- Katie will create a team mailing list apteam@sas
- Team will read the draft team charge titled "Pilot: Link 
  dispersed help desks across campus"
- Katie will arrange for a copy of Apriori Site Questionnaire for each 
  team member
- Team will complete Apriori Site Questionnaire
- Team will read Apriori Product Overview document

Meeting Details:

- Team Introductions from team members

- Meeting Schedule - Regular meetings will be Thursdays from 9:30 - 11:30 
  in HRE 215 (unless otherwise noted)

- Meeting Schedule for the next week is:
    Tuesday, Feb 6, 1:30 -3:30 - regular meeting to discuss Princeton visit
    Thursday, Feb 8  - Princeton site visit (details TBD)
    Thursday, Feb 15 - regular 9:30 - 11:30 meetings begin

- We agreed on the following team roles & responsibilities:
  Facilitation - Mike K. & Katie M. rotate responsibility (others welcome 
    to facilitate as well)
  Minutes - Rotating alphabetically among team members (Kristin N. start, 
    next meeting - Feb 6 - Tony O.) 
    Minutes to be distributed to team by Monday at 10 am
  Agenda - Prepared each Monday by Mike K. & Katie M. and distributed to 
    the team by Wed.
    Proposed agenda items will be sent to apteam@sas list
  Meeting Summary - Provided by meeting leader at the conclusion of each 
    meeting

- We discussed and agreed on the following meeting & team rules:
  * All team members are considered equally important
  * If you don't understand something, ask
  * Keep comments succinct. If another team member is over-elaborating, 
    politely let them know
  * If an assignment will not be complete, notify the team prior to the 
    meeting time
  * Silence implies consent - If you disagree, speak up
  * Meetings will start and end on time
  * Make positive statements about the team and project
  * Everything is public unless otherwise stated
  * Notify the team of vacations or other commitments
  * Listen to what's happening outside the ISC & SAS to bring information 
    back to the team

- Mike K. provided a historic overview of the ISC help desk consolidation 
  and the selection of Apriori

- Lila has successfully installed Apriori on an RS6000 (shared with PennBack)

- Katie provided an overview of restructuring computing at Penn

- We briefly discussed the team charge of the Apriori Implementation 
  Project as one of a number of pilot projects stemming from the Restructuring 
  Computing at Penn project.  We should consider a restructured 
  computing environment during the implementation.  We will review the 
  draft document of the charge for the next meeting.


Minutes recorded by Kristin Nelson.  Please notify of any changes.