The project has been running for two years and a proof of concept has been demonstrated. A review and consolidation of requirements and software design is underway and advanced development will soon begin.
The software will be developed according to an evolutionary model with overlapping lifecycle phases and incremental releases. The operational system is due for release to the public in September 2010.
|Jan-Jun 2007||Preliminary Design and Development Phase|
|Jul 2007||Preliminary Design Review|
|Jul-Nov 2007||Preliminary Implementation|
|Dec 2007-Aug 2008||Core Development and Alpha Testing|
|Sep 2008-Mar 2009||Consolidation of requirements and software design|
|Dec 2008-Nov 2009||Advanced Development and Beta Testing|
|Dec 2009||Critical Design Review|
|Jan-Mar 2010||Preparation for Network Deployment|
|Apr 2010||First software release (to limited user group)|
|Apr-Jul 2010||Enhanced Development and Testing|
|Aug 2010||Second software release (under public license)|
|Sep 2010 on||Operational network and ongoing open source development|