A community member needs to automate updates to system information so that updated information about one or more components can become available without human action.
User Importance Summary:
The public research computing environment should be open and extensible: a "community infrastructure." In order to use and participate in this environment, community members (researchers, application developers, service providers, campus IT administrators) must be able to access and update details about the system’s design, implementation status, and the driving user needs.
Target Communities and Sizes:
Service providers - 10 < N < 100
Software providers - 100 < N < 1,000