2013-04-11 Leadership Call


11 April 2012

How To Join

Contact Jamie Thomas for more information on how to join the call.


  • Paul's Role Overview
  • Future operational Plans

Meeting Minute

View at notes.openmrs.org


  • Jamie Thomas
  • Michael Downey
  • Paul Biondich
  • Burke Mamlin
  • Darius Jazayeri
  • Chris Seebregts
  • Hamish Fraser


  • Michael Seaton
  • Andy Kanter


  • AOB
    • Nepal looking at OpenMRS Reference Application in hospitals
    • Need full time PM/BA on the collaboartive aspect
  • Executive Director Role - Paul
    • Will be putting this on hold until next week or whenever we have most of the group
  • Future Operational Plan
    • Support Roles
      • Document Support Role
      • Application Development Lead
      • Release Manager
    • Want to talk about this again when there is more people on the call
    • Paul gave board a broad layout of a plan for the short term future
      • Support
        • For instance giving support the person leading up infrastructure team/Michael
          • Michael looking at some grants and projects that can help to support us, be innovationve, and the science of community management
        • Certain strategies for surges where community needs support i.e. supporting Darius to get Reference Application out the door
      • Implementers Meeting Costs
        • want to be able to bank some of those dollars to work against
        • Chris suggests seeking core funding as well so that we make sure we are not risking our infrastructure
      • Infrastructure
        • Dynamic could be that OMRS helps to match make and help to facilitate activites
          • i.e. Nepal looking to implement in hospitals in Nepal spoke to IRD and TW today
          • They are in need of a robust Reference Application
        • Donations through OpenMRS
        • Fund Raising
  • Reference Application - Darius
      • first sprint of work realized that the operational plan needs work
        • up front work we need to pull OMRS info from Mirebalais without breaking it
        • in short term want to incorporate core devs/OMRS team into Mirebalais team to create an effective working process
        • End of June need OMRS Reference Application process team as PIH steps away and continues Mirebalais work
        • Paul believes that volunteers should be deferred to OMRS/Chris Power so he can give them guidance on projects
  • Next week 
    • Executive Director Role