OpenWetWare:Steering committee/Meeting - June 2006

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**T-shirts ;) (for new labs, SC participants, people whose work has been highlighted) - [[Jason Kelly]]
**T-shirts ;) (for new labs, SC participants, people whose work has been highlighted) - [[Jason Kelly]]
**[[OpenWetWare:Software/Analytics|Google Analytics]] - [[Ilya Sytchev]]
**[[OpenWetWare:Software/Analytics|Google Analytics]] - [[Ilya Sytchev]]
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==Action List! ;)==
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''These are specific goals to be presented on at the next steering committee meeting.''   
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*Contact [http://plosone.org PLoS One] folks about seminar series. ([[Sri Kosuri|Sri]])
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*Make a template for new users, should be integrated into the [[OpenWetWare:Getting started|getting started pages]] . ([[User:Yeem|Mike]])
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*Make a page better explaining "namespaces", and include it in the [[OpenWetWare:Getting started|getting started pages]]. ([[Jenny Nguyen|Jenny]], [[Kathleen McGinness|Kathleen]])
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*Look into putting [[Eric Patridge|Eric's]] journal abbreviations on OWW. (([[Eric Patridge]], [[Austin Che]])
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*Starting a group that will determine how to encourage “good” protocol submission / aggregation.  Plenty of discussion needed here, but need to get the ball rolling.  ([[Jenny Nguyen|Jenny]])
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*Contact [[Jason Kelly|Jason]] if you want to be involved in the Board of Directors for OWW - will entail increased (legal) responsibility. (Everyone)
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==Discussions==
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''These are new discussion topics brought up during the meeting, that will be continued on the wiki.  Each heading links to a discussion on the topic.''
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*[[OpenWetWare:Community development/Advertising]]
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**Google Adwords was suggested by [[Jason Kelly|Jason]], with the concern that we might not have the infrastructure to deal with a significant uptick in new users.
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*[[OpenWetWare:Community development/New user experience]]
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**What should the new user experience look like?  Should we have a “welcoming committee”?
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*[[OpenWetWare:Software/Site analytics]]
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**This would provide more information for making decisions about site organization.  Could be a feature we provide to labs, as well as something we use ourselves to help for re-organizing pages (e.g., the main page).  It also may raise privacy concerns, or be an unnecessary technical addition to the site back-end.  Discussion needed to resolve this.
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*[[OpenWetWare:Information management/Article naming conventions]]
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**The current plan is to
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**[[Tom Knight|Tom]] also suggested that the issue could be technically solved by making page moving easier (specifically, getting links on OWW to be remapped to the new page)
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*[[OpenWetWare:Software/iHOP]] and [[OpenWetWare:Software/BRENDA]]
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**How to integrate with OWW?  ([[Eric Patridge|Eric]], maybe you can kick off these discussions.)
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==Notes==
==Notes==
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*'''[[User:Jennyn|Jennyn]] 14:47, 15 June 2006 (EDT)''': We should consider doing a collection of T-shirts like [http://www.cafepress.com/hlounge H-Lounge] (ringtone start-up from MIT). That way, we can do Sri's awesome idea of the "[My Favorite Protocol]" shirt, and maybe put "openwetware.org" on the back or something. I'd love to get involved in this, also, by the way. [[Image:Smiley.gif]] I think the graphics that we have are cool, but more would be awesome!
*'''[[User:Jennyn|Jennyn]] 14:47, 15 June 2006 (EDT)''': We should consider doing a collection of T-shirts like [http://www.cafepress.com/hlounge H-Lounge] (ringtone start-up from MIT). That way, we can do Sri's awesome idea of the "[My Favorite Protocol]" shirt, and maybe put "openwetware.org" on the back or something. I'd love to get involved in this, also, by the way. [[Image:Smiley.gif]] I think the graphics that we have are cool, but more would be awesome!

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Time/Location

  • Time : 12-1pm EST, 6/15/06
  • Room : 32-262 (Stata center)

To Conference Call:

Audiobridge Phone No.: 617-452-5190

To participate in the meeting, call the above number at 12pm EST. You should be connected in to the conference call. Apologies that this requires you to call in, but this is how the audiobridge system works at MIT.

Agenda

Action List! ;)

These are specific goals to be presented on at the next steering committee meeting.

  • Contact PLoS One folks about seminar series. (Sri)
  • Make a template for new users, should be integrated into the getting started pages . (Mike)
  • Make a page better explaining "namespaces", and include it in the getting started pages. (Jenny, Kathleen)
  • Look into putting Eric's journal abbreviations on OWW. ((Eric Patridge, Austin Che)
  • Starting a group that will determine how to encourage “good” protocol submission / aggregation. Plenty of discussion needed here, but need to get the ball rolling. (Jenny)
  • Contact Jason if you want to be involved in the Board of Directors for OWW - will entail increased (legal) responsibility. (Everyone)


Discussions

These are new discussion topics brought up during the meeting, that will be continued on the wiki. Each heading links to a discussion on the topic.


Notes

  • Jennyn 14:47, 15 June 2006 (EDT): We should consider doing a collection of T-shirts like H-Lounge (ringtone start-up from MIT). That way, we can do Sri's awesome idea of the "[My Favorite Protocol]" shirt, and maybe put "openwetware.org" on the back or something. I'd love to get involved in this, also, by the way. Image:Smiley.gif I think the graphics that we have are cool, but more would be awesome!
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