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R&D (Leaders: Judy Smith, Peggy Yetter)

This stream identifies relevant new and emerging Web standards, technologies, and techniques and incorporates them into the Penn Web.

Status key:

S = at Start
EM(date) = estimated milestone
M(date) = milestone reached
EC(date) = estimated completion
C(date) = task completed
Priority Key:

A = high importance or urgency
B = moderate importance or urgency
C = lower importance or urgency
(tasks listed in priority sequence)
Priority Task Accountable Status
ADevelop improved, comprehensive search function/strategy/engine. PY-JS EM(11/22/96)
A Establish a set of CGI programs for Web providers, to reduce redundant effort and make it easier for them to develop interactive transactions. PY-JS EM(1/97)
AEvaluate enhanced media types and configure for use on server. PY-JM EM(12/96)
BExplore page-level authentication (e-sig, certificates,etc.) to strengthen certification of official info. PY-DM EM(12/96)
BTrack/evaluate Microsoft Explorer for role at Penn. PY-JS S
BDevelop strategy, process, standards for DBs on Penn Web. RC M(TBD)
BWork out maintenance and innovation procedures for interactive Campus Map. PY-JS S
BDevelop and implement trigger mechanism for calendar events to send e-mail to special interest mailing lists. PY-JS S
CExplore methods to deliver customized/dynamic Web views. PY-JS S


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