IT Working Group

Projects

Project Status Lead Outstanding
Try Caving Website Review Chris Hunter
BCA Website Maintain David Cooke
National Cave Index Proposal David Cooke
BCA IT Security Policy Writing first draft David Cooke A volunteer
BCA Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy Writing first draft David Cooke A volunteer
BCA Online Email & Contact System Done. Ongoing Enhancements David Cooke
BCA Online Publications Proposal ?
BCA Membership System Ongoing Enhancements David Gibson
Training Administration Databases Upgrade Proposal David Cooke
Online Accounts System Research Paul Ibberson
Data Protection Policy & Registration Done. Review required David Cooke
Backup Procedures Done. Review required David Cooke

National Cave Index

  • Status: Proposal
  • Synopsis: To provide an online index to the various cave registries and cave information websites.
  • Outcomes:
    • A unique national id code for each site.
    • A website that links cave related website and provides a searchable index to allow the user to easily traverse those websites cave by cave.
  • Personnel: David Cooke (lead, programmer), Regional Registry Reps. (implementation)
  • Methodology:
    • Develop website using cakePHP rapid development system with a MySQL database hosted on the BCA Webserver.
    • Liaise with the dataset owners to support the project and provide data.
  • Resources: BCA Webhosting, Voluntary effort.
  • Costs: £0
  • Outstanding:

BCA IT Security Policy

  • Status: Writing first draft.
  • Synopsis: To develop an IT security policy for BCA
  • Outcomes: An IT security policy. Trained personnel.
  • Personnel: David Cooke (lead)
  • Methodology: Research. Consultation. Finalise Policy. Implement policy by training personnel.
  • Resources: Voluntary effort.
  • Costs: £0
  • Outstanding: Volunteer to develop initial policy.
  • Status: Accepted – writing first draft.
  • Synopsis: To develop Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy for BCA
  • Outcomes: A Copyright and Intellectual Property Policy. Clear assignment of rights to BCA where appropriate..
  • Personnel: David Cooke (lead)
  • Methodology: Research. Consultation. Finalise Policy. Implement policy.
  • Resources: Voluntary effort.
  • Costs: £0
  • Outstanding: Volunteer to develop initial policy.

BCA Online Email & Contact System

BCA Online Publications

BCA Membership System

Training Administration Databases Upgrade

Online Accounts System

Data Protection Policy & Registration

Backup Procedures