[HOT] Showcases - What has been done with HOT's effort

Milo van der Linden milo at dogodigi.net
Thu Oct 27 18:39:50 UTC 2016


I assume the things one did without the support of HOT Inc. do not count?

2016-10-27 17:11 GMT+02:00 Felix Delattre <felix.delattre at hotosm.org>:

> Hi Paul,
>
> great, that you are going to write a case study!
>
> Yes, in the communications working group I've mentioned this some months
> ago, and I've heard a couple of times that people wanted to outreach to the
> partners to write such a case study. Until now there hasn't been any input,
> yet. And that's the reason why I'm asking on this list for more help to get
> good stories on results made using OSM data improved through HOT's
> initiatives.
>
> Please help out if you have been doing or you are in contact with anybody
> who has created a cool product/result!
>
> BTW, if it would be because of me, I'd make it a (not too tight)
> condition, that people who use the data for the good, share their success
> story with us :)
>
> Thanks,
> Felix
>
>
>
> On 26/10/16 18:28, Paul Uithol wrote:
>
> Hi Felix,
>
> Great initiative! It's a question I often get, and thus information I have
> been looking for at times. Will try to write up a convincing case study for
> MapUganda and Ramani Huria shortly. You probably had a look at the
> Press/Recognition folder on the drive already (there's an article from the
> Canadian Armed Forces on Nepal there, Guardian one on MM)? And we could
> request some of our partners to write up a case study? I know some of them
> have amazing case studies of OSM data interacting with their field ops (you
> may already have set this in motion as well ;)
>
> best,
> Paul
>
> On 26-10-2016 17:33, Felix Delattre wrote:
>
> Dear HOT-community,
>
> It is important to show the *outcomes* HOT has leveraged. This helps us
> for the inspiration of people and organizations about the possibilities of
> Open Data for humanitarian activities and also for our fund-raising efforts.
>
> We usually communicate results as news on the website, such as statistics
> of activations (how many mappers participated, how much data was collected,
> what extend was mapped, how many people effected, ...) and this is good!
>
> But we also want to show *tangible outcomes*, to answer the questions,
> what this data has been used for. Especially our partners, or communities
> that used the collected open data to produce impacts and products based on
> the data. Therefore I've created a showcases section on the website:
> https://hotosm.org/showcases
>
> Unfortunately there aren't a lot of good examples, yet, and I'd like to
> invite everybody who has a story to share to contribute to this effort.
> Once we have good content there I'll link the showcases to be visible on
> the website's general pages.
>
> If you have an account on the website (which you should have as a HOT
> member) you can add a new showcase by visiting this link:
> https://hotosm.org/node/add/showcase
> In case you don't have the permissions to do so, or you don't have an
> account but want to contribute with a showcase, please write me in private.
>
> Please try to make it short, visual (pictures!) and convincing.
>
> Thank you!
> Best,
> Felix
>
>
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