[HOT] Disaster Mapping Program Overall - nearly complete

Milo van der Linden milo at dogodigi.net
Fri Aug 21 20:55:17 UTC 2015


Great work and despite the typo's very readable and of high quality!

I cannot wait to have a chance to grow as volunteer as I am eager to get
even more involved in HOT.

Kind regards,

Milo (milovanderlinden aka Miblon)
On Aug 21, 2015 10:36 PM, "Russell Deffner" <russell.deffner at hotosm.org>
wrote:

> Hi John, comments in-line…
>
>
>
> Comment we are dealing with volunteers "This course is required training
> for" is a little heavy handed.  Perhaps before taking this role on we
> request that you complete the following course or something a little softer.
>
> You're after their cooperation after all.
>
> Sure, thanks for the suggestion – yes, lots of rewording will happen over
> the next month.
>
> Expectations, well
>
> An overall status of the mapping progress
> needs to be maintained. This can be
> achieved with a table on the wikipage. As
> news fades from the headlines, it may be
> necessary to make clear and direct asks of
> the community or for assistance mapping
> within specific Tasking Manager projects
>
> yes but what is our success rate in completing and archiving projects say
> within twelve months?  I don't honestly think we have the resources to do
> this.
>
> I’ll give you my ‘standard’ response when it comes to successful Tasking
> Manager projects – it is much higher when there is a ‘champion’ making
> clear asks, hence why we need to train people to understand that it isn’t
> about bothering people by sending too many emails – it’s about having a
> comprehensive plan to actually take an Activation from start to finish.
>
> Thanks,
>
> =Russ
>
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