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Agenda June 22, 2017
Town Hall Meeting- tentatively scheduled for June 28 at 1 PM EDT
coordinator - jeff may be able to do this if need be
Global Goods Update- Terry
- no current update
Terry to reach out for potential inclusion in the next round
Operational Plan second quarter-- please update your information ( second URL)
what is at risk
how can we help you?
Web update-- Jeff
Card Sort Study:
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Already sent to Infrastructure, Developers, and Implementers
Results of study:
Most people aren't using the site on a daily basis
input from 'outside' perspective
Bahmni Update- Dar
- asked for response to the proposed governance
requesting funding from PATH ( seeking funding)
response to BoD concerns
Talk update needed
structure some of the discussion around explicit risk/benefits (rewards)
what does OpenMRS get from this? what is the benefit and the value add to OpenMRS and the OpenMRS community?
what do we exist for? What are we trying to do? what does OpenMRS have that is unique or a value add?
does retaining control matter
who do we want to be/ what is our path forward
potential for more engagement in OpenMRS eco-system ( awareness/ facilitate/direct impact)
does the relationship with Bahmni bring an opportunity for additional development/ awareness within the OpenMRS community overall?
opportunity that co-exists because of this proposal ( darius role and potential for impact on OpenMRS community)
positions OpenMRS to have larger impact- as we engage in a larger open collaboration ( Bahmni coalition)
political and community collaboration impact - one of our goals is to enable collaboration and this may provide an expedited pathway to this
larger product lines-- may be more difficult to show value of the collaboration
Bahmni as a ditribution provided 'on top' functionality
how does this help OpenMRS have more options for integration into a larger suite
supports additional distributions with value added to the portfolio
make sure that it is easy to understand our engagement-- be able to answer the Why we did this
clear understanding of the relationship between OpenMRS and this engagement
- deferred time due to July
( and lots of people indicating that they cant attend); rescheduled for
Proposed Agenda Item
How much focus should we be giving Distributions? Should we continue to encourage more of them, bring them together to share code, etc?
Update on Summit - OMRS17 - Christine
Official applications subitted through form (
- strong application
- pending info on visa policy and airport transfers
- strong application
OMRS16 After Action Review
METS is willing to help advise us this year
"Planning an OpenMRS Conference"
reach out to other countries from a partnership perspective for future opportunities ( Haiti/ Central America/ Uganda/Ghana)
Funding for Infrastructure- Burke ( on wards);
deferred until Burke back from wards
should we take OpenMRS money to fund this ( how much are we talking about?)
how much do we need
how do we fund it
potential for 'internships'- Jeff/Terry
is there a need/a way to do this?
We encourage them to post to the Job Board if they're post school.
Some people request opportunities for non-dev roles, how would we mobilize them?
Diversity Council- languishing
Balance Sheet -
tech and OS community/OS sustainment for projects
part of the UN Foundation
Big grant to disrupt current ICT international development
Michael is community lead ( under Jeff Wishney)
impact of more partnerships
shared resources/ shared services
may be most interested in earlier role in getting OS projects
Report on Fundraising Efforts @Andy
Operational Plan Update
Budget/Expenses/ first Thursday
Partnerships- third Thursday
Infrastructure Update (Quarterly - Jun, Sep, Dec)
Ongoing Quarterly metric review of specific areas
who is contributing code
go through some of the numbers--and gather them before the TH and review them
Parking Lot Follow Up items
Follow up re:
Pathway to Improved Terminology Management for the OpenMRS Community - Jonathan Payne ( update) - deferred
review google doc and engage on talk thread