Pitching BOINC to a computing center?

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Message 7291 - Posted: 6 Jan 2007, 23:25:28 UTC

Does anyone out there have a good Powerpoint show or other form of "sales pitch" to give to the decision makers behind a computing center/network in order to convince them to run BOINC during off-hours? I think that some of the distributed computing projects out there would really appeal to a science lab I work with, but the administrative types in charge could use a little convincing. Nothing gets a bureaucrat wet like a sexy Powerpoint show!

If someone has had success pitching to a business or university department, please share your tips with me.
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Message 7324 - Posted: 8 Jan 2007, 10:12:50 UTC - in response to Message 7291.  
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I should not, but i do it anyway..... World Community Grid at www.WCGrid.org has partnerships with larger crunchers and potential crunchers and provides 'sales pitch' support. They run multiple projects simultaneous, all life science, like Fighting AIDS, Defeat Cancer, Cure Muscular Dystrophy and more.

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Message 7330 - Posted: 8 Jan 2007, 14:47:19 UTC

There is a current thread at Rosetta where the person is looking to write a proposal to run BOINC at their school.

It might be of some help to you.
Kathryn :o)
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