2018-09-10 Project Management Meeting


Discussion items

Project Activities Spreadsheet

GCI@suthagar23 & @Reuben Varghese
  • GCI 2018 planning
  • Suthagar is drafting application
  • Co-admins are being decided (this week... early this week!)
  • Application due 17 September
  • Need to repeat call for GCI mentors (could use Twitter)
  • Burke Mamlin will make sure admins have access to prior applications and admins are decided in next 24-48 hours

Internships: Andela

Sync 2.0 (SolDevelo, Jembi)

Jakub Slawinski

  • Daniel Futerman will ask folks leading from Jembi side to reach out to Cynthia Antwi to give her a point of contact on Jembi side for Sync work.
  • Cynthia Antwi to follow up with Jembi in the call on the 18th regarding this activity.
OpenMRS Reference Application 2.9
OpenMRS Platform 2.2
  • September 2018 release date (estimate 2-3 weeks of work left on remaining tickets)
  • Can see where things stand on the Technical Roadmap
  • Platform tickets will be done tentatively by next week (20 Sept) so Platform release can proceed
Technical Road Map Process
  • Having discussions on how to (re)define a roadmap process that will work better for the community.
    • Has spoken with Paladium
    • Talking to AMPATH this week
    • Planning to post invite on Global Health mailing list
  • Planning on getting input prior to Scrum of Scrums on 11 September.
  • Cynthia is leading effort in defining the process and is reaching out to various parties to get their input.
  • Cynthia putting a call out for volunteer business analysts this week
  • Having fun trying to reach people during the holidays (wink)
  • Goal is to have a draft document by 31 August
  • Will plan to get Doodle poll for Scrum of Scrums date out this week

  • Scrum of Scrums - scheduled for Thursday, 13 September (announcement)
  • Last couple weeks of todos
    • Cynthia to work with Dan on developing plan/process on how to transition work from GSoC into community development
    • Relook at the 'technical needs' that may need core technical support 
Next week

Action items

  •  follow up on GCI to ensure that we submit the application by September 17
  • propose reinvention of the 'release process'