[Marketing] Sanity check from the incubation list
cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 12:56:02 PDT 2012
I think the most valuable Marketing pipeline OSGeo currently offers is
the OSGeo-Live DVD, which includes an "OSGeo" icon, an "OSGeo - Project
in Incubation" icon, or no icon depending on the level of incubation for
This only partially addresses your marketing concerns, but I don't think
we should be changing things.
On 22/09/12 18:37, Jody Garnett wrote:
> I am considering mixing things up with the incubation committee (on
> Monday's meeting). As such I would like to have a quick sanity check
> with the Marketting committee .... as I am sorry to say the idea
> involves asking for your help!
> We have had a number of really good project waiting (sometimes years)
> for a volunteer to mentor them. I am thinking of introducing a couple
> new stages to incubation, in order to allow the OSGeo Foundation to
> foster these projects despite the limited capabilities of the
> incubation committees.
> What this means for Marketting?
> It means that there would be more projects (yay!) who would need help
> filling out the "Project Status" information section of incubation.
> This project status information is in part collected for the
> Marketting committee, so the website and marketing materials can be
> filled in correctly.
> Q1: If we had more projects in the mix could we send them to this
> email list for help filling in this "status" information used to
> establishing their web presence at OSGeo?
> Q2: Would like to promote these projects as part of the wider OSGeo
> marketing effort?
> I will leave this committee to think about ... and if you wish I can
> attend the next Marketing meeting. Personally I would hold off until a
> project has completed its provenance review (so we are sure they are
> responsibility distributing code and won't get us into trouble).
> Indeed if that was policy it would go a long way towards motivating
> the completion of that step.
> Jody Garnett
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> Marketing at lists.osgeo.org
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