[OSGeo-Discuss] prepare questionnaire for our members, about osgeo mission, goals review, ...

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Thu Sep 18 15:56:41 PDT 2014

I didn't actually test conference events specifically, and it's only a
correlation (not causation). But it would be easy to if there's a good
list somewhere of events by country (might have to be by region
analysis). And of course as I mentioned in the talk testing local
chapter activity too.


On 09/18/2014 03:44 PM, Jody Garnett wrote:
> Kind of wish people were thee for Alex's talk on OsGeo live metrics. We don't need to guess on the value of of local events - Alex has the numbers to show why local conferences are amazing - they motivate more downloads. 
> I also had a talk on OSGeo as a software foundation - thanks to those who attended.
> These meta-talks were tricky to schedule in a conference where the value comes from using software.
>> On Sep 18, 2014, at 2:24 PM, Jachym Cepicky <jachym.cepicky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> great mails after FOSS4G. I wish, we had chance to talk about stuff
>> openly face2face on FOSS4G, but there was no timeslot, nor members
>> (not so many).
>> If you agree, I (any help welcomed) volunteer for creating
>> questionnaire (using google forms) with questions to our charter
>> members. The results should be:
>> * review of OSGeo goals as described on [1]
>> * feedback from local chapters, why they need OSGeo
>> * feedback from projects, future projects - why did they want to be
>> osgeo project, why do they still want to remain osgeo project, why
>> there are not so many new osgeo projects
>> * feedback from members: why are you member, what are you expecting from osgeo
>> * ... others ...
>> Someone else might put it into mail in more structured way.
>> Any agreement? Co-volunteer? Good idea? Absolutely bad idea?
>> Jachym
>> [1] http://www.osgeo.org/content/foundation/about.html
>> -- 
>> Jachym Cepicky
>> e-mail: jachym.cepicky gmail com
>> URL: http://les-ejk.cz
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