2015-11-05 Leadership Call

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  1. feedback from the camp
  2. update on governance document
  3. update on due outs for the five goals--who/ when/ review and expectation

Meeting Minute

View at notes.openmrs.org

  • Jamie Thomas
  • Paul Biondich
  • Pascal Brandt
  • Bill Lober
  • Chris Seebregts
  • Saptarshi Pukayastha
  • Maurya Kummamuru
  • Darius Jazayeri
  • Jan Flowers
  • Terry Cullen
  • Burke Mamlin
  • Jonathan Teich
Apologies: Andy Kanter (conflict), Michael Downey (vaca)
  • feedback from the camp
  • Michael will be sending out a survey about the camp after he returns from vacation
  • Any burning thoughts now? No
  • want to be drive by goals and tasks going forward (listed below), agreed to process, and assigned people to those.
  • update on due outs for the five goals--who/ when/ review and expectation
  • Objective #1 OpenMRS Platform - Burke, Andy, Kaweesi, Darius, Maurya, Jan
  • Burke plans to post to goals and tasks on Talk today 
  • Are we posting on current state or based on future? Feedback was to post based on current state and then with specific resources we would be abe to do this.
  • Need anything from us? Have strawman just need to post today. So not at this time.
  • Objective #2: Reference App Goals and Task Planning http://bit.ly/20xik2G - Jonathan, Burke, Kaweesi, Andy, Jan, Bill, Maurya
  • Objective #3: Distributions Goals and Tasks Planning http://bit.ly/20xisPM - Jan, Darius, Burke, Andy, Pascal
  • Had a call last night and looked at objective and created goals out of that. 
  • Going to ignore resourcing at this time and just focus on what we think should happen then come back to resourcing.
  • Need anything from us? Not right now. Plan to meet twice a week until we get this done.
  • PB - Would you like Paul to reach out to OpenSRP & OpenHMIS since they are thinking about distributions so they can weign in? Between now and Summit it would be good to get outside feedback.
  • Objective #4 - Saptarshi, Maurya, Suranga
  • Saptarshi will write Talk post today and then gather the group
  • GSoC application has gone it and will know something in the next week
  • Group to think about 10 by 10 AMIA course – for education options
  • Set up a time on Friday to meet and anyone is welcome to join.
  • Objective #6: Organizational Development Goals and Tasks Planning http://bit.ly/20xiDKY - Terry, Andy, Suranga
  • Suranga and Terry will meet this afternoon. The other objectives feed into this objective.
  • Partnerships will feed into this objective. 
  • Terry will talk to Hamish at AMIA about operational metrics 
  • Paul wants to take on the responsibility to get this document across the finish line
  • Want to talk specifically around decision making for this group, Management Committee 
  • Community has grown alot and but leadership has not changed with it.
  • Is Management Committee a good name? Community Empowerment?
  • BL - Think there is some external connotations. Worried about mirroring business titles.
  • PB - Do we want to make it a group inside leadership or additional ppl can particpate?
  • Paul will apply the thought of 1. the leadership has a place in which they will convene 2. management committee will be a "sub-group" that are in charge of other tasks - they need to be seperated in the governance doc
  • getting on management group could be a volunteer 
  • need to show roles and responsibilites in management vs. leadership
  • AOB
  • Invitations to the Summit - Terry
  • TODO from Camp
  • are posted on the wiki - ??
  • Have Michael give a presentation or share communication tools
Next weeks topics: (any other suggestions)
  • LG transparency of leadership calls and interactions
  • Relook at mission/vision/ values (updated 2010)