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

Felix Delattre felix.delattre at hotosm.org
Thu Oct 27 19:48:18 UTC 2016


Exactly, this is what this is about! The two examples on the website so
far are from Mexico and Nicaragua. And I hope we can have more showcases
on how individuals, local communities and organizations from all over
the world are using OpenStreetMap data for concrete ideas, activities
and products.

On 27/10/16 21:38, john whelan wrote:
> Perhaps there is a perception thing that needs addressing.  We don't
> all live in the US for a start.
>
> To me there are two parts to HOT mapping, the first is to drop some
> basic mapping in from imagery.  The second is to develop capacity in
> the local community for OpenStreetMap mapping.  Perhaps we should be
> highlighting more local community involvement which means giving a
> slot or two in the high priority to local mapping groups rather than
> dumping a thousand area=yes squiggles in the map and running off.
>
> Yes I'm grumpy today and my fingers are tired from adding lots of tags.
>
> Cheerio John
>
> On 27 October 2016 at 15:24, Tyler Radford <tyler.radford at hotosm.org
> <mailto:tyler.radford at hotosm.org>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Milo, we're looking to showcase good work that has had a
>     demonstrated positive impact from across our community (whether
>     HOT staff, voting member, community member/local OSM community
>     leader, etc.). We took the same approach for our annual report --
>     some of the projects featured were volunteer-run and not funded by
>     HOT (see for example Zambia https://hotosm.org/annual_report
>     <https://hotosm.org/annual_report> )
>
>     So feel free to add ideas! As Felix mentioned, the key is
>     humanitarian or socio-economic development impact using map data
>     in line with our mission.
>
>     Best
>     Tyler
>
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>     On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 2:56 PM, Milo van der Linden
>     <milo at dogodigi.net <mailto:milo at dogodigi.net>> wrote:
>
>         It makes sense although I am a bit hesitant about HOT Inc.
>         deciding when and how to 'allow' the use of the name HOT,
>         wouldn't that be a community matter? Or should those that
>         believe an organizational structure is an unnecessary addition
>         to HOT leave or 'fork'?
>
>         And if so, are any forks in place today? Groups of
>         (unorganized) people that act like a hottie but do not
>         necessarily support the idea of a HOT Inc?
>
>         Kind regards,
>
>         Milo
>
>         2016-10-27 20:47 GMT+02:00 Felix Delattre
>         <felix.delattre at hotosm.org <mailto:felix.delattre at hotosm.org>>:
>
>             Generally, everything counts!! But as this is for the
>             website of HOT Inc., I would say the case
>             studies/showcases should at least somehow be connected to
>             any initiatives or activations from HOT Inc. The text can
>             then explain briefly the connection.
>
>             Let's take the example of Managua. The public transport
>             map there has been done by the local community without any
>             help from HOT Inc. nor any activation. However HOT Inc.
>             helped then by giving it's name and organizational
>             structure in the crowd-funding campaign and that is why
>             there has been a connection, which is explained in the
>             text:
>             https://hotosm.org/showcase/2016/first_central_american_transit_map
>             <https://hotosm.org/showcase/2016/first_central_american_transit_map>
>
>             Does this makes sense?
>
>             Cheers,
>             Felix
>
>
>             On 27/10/16 20:39, Milo van der Linden wrote:
>>             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
>>             <mailto: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
>>>>                 <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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