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ESO's User Portal: lessons learned
Author(s): A. M. Chavan; L. E. Tacconi-Garman; M. Peron; F. Sogni; D. Dorigo; P. Nass; N. Fourniol; D. Sforna; K. Haggouchi; M. Dolensky
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Paper Abstract

ESO introduced a User Portal for its scientific services in November 2007. Registered users have a central entry point for the Observatory's offerings, the extent of which depends on the users' roles - see [1]. The project faced and overcame a number of challenging hurdles between inception and deployment, and ESO learned a number of useful lessons along the way. The most significant challenges were not only technical in nature; organization and coordination issues took a significant toll as well. We also indicate the project's roadmap for the future.

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Date Published: 12 July 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7016, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II, 701610 (12 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789348
Show Author Affiliations
A. M. Chavan, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
L. E. Tacconi-Garman, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
M. Peron, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
F. Sogni, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
D. Dorigo, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
P. Nass, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
N. Fourniol, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
D. Sforna, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
K. Haggouchi, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
M. Dolensky, European Southern Observatory (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7016:
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II
Roger J. Brissenden; David R. Silva, Editor(s)

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