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How to Join
Contact Jamie Thomas for more information on how to join the call.
- OSCON- Wyclif
- May 8-11
- 2 members of OpenMRS community attended
- Great venue/location
- Noticed a lower attendance compared to prior events
- Takeaways for OpenMRS
- Great developer turnout, but there is a great value in having technical implementers present (e.g. lots to learn about cloud services and hosting, performance turning of DBs, servers and other components)
- Structured conference style
- Met with a google GSoC rep and members from other GSoC mentoring orgs to share ideas and experiences
- Global Goods Submission done https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14wMiMvP7ZYl5_AKwSr8h27743_Z89r4Bnlj20cGL0VA/edit#gid=864082976
- PATH is currently compiling information sent from last week to send to Tim Wood at Gates
- Tech Update-- Burke/Darius
- No major update
- Bahmni Update- Darius ( if there is one)
- Next steps:
- BOD needs to discuss idea (2nd week of June)
- Jan to post followup/final post to community
- OpenMRS for open source disaster response platform- Terry, Jonathan, Burke (deferred)
- proposed involvement from Roger Maduro
- will participate in presentation at the VA
- in very early stages of discussion
- Discussion: Pathway to Improved Terminology Management for the OpenMRS Community - Jonathan Payne
- What does it mean for OCL/CIEL to provide a viable, reliable service to OpenMRS? What is free, what are services?
- Need a more reliable/sustainable way to manage the content (e.g. move away from "manage in OpenMRS 1.6, and do lots of exports/upgrades")
- Jon's question for the group: What does OpenMRS community want, as far as:
- professional services
- Next steps:
- review google doc and engage on talk thread
- Update on Summit Locations- OMRS17 - Christine
- Posted on Talk this week asking who is interested in hosting, gave a deadline of June 15 (for the full application submitted)
- No responses so far
- Will reach out directly to people who expressed interest to Paul at OMRS16
- (mentioned by Paul) => Christine to reach out to these 4
- Kenya:Onesmus Kamau (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Steve Wanyee.
- Uganda: Eddie Mukoyo
- Malawi: Maganizo Monawe (email@example.com).
- Tanzania: Mturi Elias (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Nigeria? - Jan/Darius to follow up?
- Haiti => Jan to follow up with Craig A from ITECH / Mike, Mark, and Ellen from PIH?
- Ghana (has applied and selected (but cancelled late stage) in the past)
- Proposed idea to actively recruit and add previously interested countries to the list
- Reach out to them and 'coach' and encourage them to 'apply'
- To do:
- Include application in talk post
- Jeff to develop marketing package for website and social
- Publicize post in other ways
- Christine will reach out to paul's countries mentioned
- Jan/Darius will reach out to Nigeria and Haiti
- Followup on next week's call!
- partnerships / service providers / andela
- Jan & Darius met with Andela team:
- they are very happy about working with OpenMRS. We are "extremely responsive and very organized". Ha!
- current project will be sunsetting in the next 5-6? weeks
- they have used the model introduced with us with other groups
- want to start up a new contract, proposing:
- 4 developers per month (each would stay for 3 months, so 12 devs in the steady state)
- doesn't have to be an independent project (like Cohort Builder) but can be working on core priorities
- they also want to do marketing of their capabilities to OpenMRS implementers/consumers
- Jan: let's use this to kick-start the service provider program
- discuss in depth in next week's leadership call
- Operational Plan 2017-- please update your spread sheet and indicate any potential pitfalls
- Bring up all talk threads about the Leadership Call
- All discussion among the Leadership team can be found via https://talk.openmrs.org/c/community/leadership
- Report on Fundraising Efforts @Andy
- OMRS17 Locations
- Operational Plan Update
- Budget/Expenses/ first Thursday
- Partnerships- third Thursday
- Infrastructure Update (Quarterly - Jun, Sep, Dec)
- Diversity Council
- Ongoing Quarterly metric review of specific areas
- who is contributing code
- volunteer contributions
- go through some of the numbers--and gather them before the TH and review them
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