[Osmf-talk] Surveys (was: Gender in OSM/OSMF)

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 13:48:51 UTC 2017

At Stats Canada it was normal to run a base monthly or some other time
period survey and accept supplementary questions.  It's a matter of
organisation to work out the core questions and then invite supplementary

Cheerio John

On 6 December 2017 at 07:54, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 06.12.2017 13:37, joost schouppe wrote:
> > One last note is that it would be good if we could coordinate more on
> > surveys. There are many similar things going on. One of the reactions to
> > our OSM-science initiative [1] was exactly this. I was a bit hesitant at
> > first, but I'm starting to feel an osm-science mailing list might be
> > useful (or a different medium might be good or better). Then there could
> > be one place to send survey plans to, and look for ways in which surveys
> > can empower each other instead of duplicating each other in parts.
> This sounds like a good idea. I'm not a scientist myself but I have
> witnessed that scientists are often reluctant to get too involved,
> preferring to study from afar. While a forum like that could offer
> knowledge or practical help to scientists studying OSM, I'd also hope
> that the scientists could in return help us to learn more about our own
> community. There's much more to designing a survey than clicking around
> for an hour on survey monkey ;)
> I'm sure the OSMF would happily host (or pay for the use of) a survey
> platform that could then be used for such endeavours.
> Bye
> Frederik
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