16-17 September, London

Please complete the training event evaluation survey. We value your feedback as it will help us to improve our future training courses. The survey will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. All responses will be kept confidential. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact rebecca@openplanetsfoundation.org. The survey will close on 1 October. Thank you.

* 1. Name (optional)

* 3. What is your job role? (E.g. librarian, digital archivist, software developer, researcher)

* 4. Please rate the following aspects of event organisation (Where 1 is 'poor', and 5 is 'excellent')

  n/a 1 2 3 4 5
Speakers and facilitators
Content of the sessions
Structure and pacing
Venue and catering
Organisation and logistics
Administration and communication
Event dinner

* 5. Please rate your response to the following statements ( Where 1 is ‘strongly disagree’ and 5 is 'strongly agree’)

  1 2 3 4 5
The event met my expectations
There was a good balance of presentations, demonstrations, practical exercises and discussion
I found the event useful / relevant to my work / organisation
I would attend another similar event

* 6. Please rate the following sessions (Where 1 is 'poor' and 5 is 'excellent')

  n/a 1 2 3 4 5
Day 1: Building Scalable Environments (Rainer)
Use case - Migrating TIFF to JPEG 2000 at the British Library (Peter)
Migration & QA How ImageMagick and Jpylyzer are run on a single TIFF to JPEG 2000 (Carl)
Building workflows (Sven)
How to share your workflow (Donal)
Day 2: Introduction to preservation at scale (Sven)
Building Scalable Environments with Hadoop (Rainer)
Hadoop and map reduce practical exercises (Sven)
Matchbox demonstration and presentation (Roman)
Integrating Taverna and Hadoop (Rainer)

* 7. The intended learning outcomes of the course are listed below. To what extent to do think they were achieved? (1 = this was not covered at all, 3 = this was covered satisfactorily within the given timescale, 5 = this was well covered and I feel confident in this area)

  1 2 3 4 5
1. Understand scalable platforms and evaluate the situations in which such environments are required.
2. Apply knowledge of existing tools to solve migration and quality control problems.
3. Combine and modify tool chains in order to create automated workflows for migration and quality control.
4. Implement best practice for discovering and sharing workflows for use and re-use.
5. Make use of a scalable environment and apply a number of workflows to automatically perform migration and quality assurance checks on a large number of objects.
6. Identify a number of potential problems when working in a scalable environment and propose solutions.
7. Understand the potential to use scalable platforms in digital preservation and synthesise new opportunities within your own environments.

* 8. What did you think were the strong points of the training course?

* 9. What did you think were the weak points of the training course?

* 10. Any other comments?