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Week Ahead: Sam Smith

Sam Smith - October 14, 2013 in Design, People, Updates

Availability: Mon -  Fri

This week:

  • Open Data Index
  • Follow the Money
  • Promo materials

Last week:

  • Linkedup video
  • Promo materials

 

Week Ahead: Sam Smith

Sam Smith - September 30, 2013 in Design, People, Updates

Availability: Mon AM, Wed -  Fri

This week:

  • Linkedup video

Last week:

  • Linkedup printed materials
  • Linkedup video

 

Week Ahead: Sam Smith

Sam Smith - September 9, 2013 in Design, People, Updates

Availability: Mon -  Fri

This week:

  • Linkedup printed materials
  • Census website

Last week:

  • OpenTrials website
  • OKF printed materials
  • Census website
  • Linkedup printed materials

 

Week Ahead: Zara Rahman

Zara Rahman - September 2, 2013 in People, Updates

Availability: Monday-Thursday, 9-6pm CEST, from Berlin. Last week: Monday-Friday 9-6pm CEST from Berlin. 

Last Week

  • Following up with Ambassadors who have been submitting their workplans, bios and photos as per our request, including creating a FAQ for Ambassadors
  • Website sprint – worked with Stefan to create a new map on okfn.org/local with a topic filter – now can see which countries are working on which topics. Data behind this still being updated
  • OKCon Comms:
    • Created a community OKCon video trailer with clips of community members who will be attending
    • Had a meeting with Sourcefabric re: using their Liveblog feature to live blog OKCon
    • Chatted with Elaine re: next steps on comms
  • Attended the launch of the Garment Industries Transparency Initiative and spoke to Mohammed Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize Winner) about OKF
  • Chatted to Tom Johnson, new Ambassador in Oregon, US.
  • Finished review of Round 6 Ambassadors – to be inducted.

This Week

  • Induction of Round 6 Ambassadors and members of the Prospects Community
  • Sending round Codes of Conduct for Local Initiatives
  • Beginning Round 7 review with Review Committee
  • Updating the website with information on International Council
  • OKCon comms with Elaine, Neal and Theo
  • Collating information for a community resources section on /local page
  • Streamlining communications documents between Local Groups team
  • Following up on setup of liveblog for OKCon

Week Ahead: Sam Smith

Sam Smith - August 26, 2013 in Design, People, Updates

Availability: Mon -  Fri

This week:

  • Linkedup printed materials
  • Open Trials website

 

Week Ahead: Zara Rahman

Zara Rahman - August 19, 2013 in People, Updates

Availability this week: Monday to Friday 9am-6pm CEST, except for Thursday afternoon. Last week, Monday-Wednesday. 

Last Week

  • Prepared workplan form and examples ready to send out to the community 
  • Final edits on Codes of Conduct for Ambassadors and Local Initiatives, now also ready to send out
  • Catch up with Elaine, Katelyn, Milena, Neal, Naomi, Christian
  • Review of Round 6 Ambassadors

This Week

  • Follow up actions from Review Committee comments on Round 6 Ambassadors – organising Skype calls with applicants 
  • Sending out Workplan forms to local coordinators
  • Brainstorming/action on producing an OKCon trailer with the help of our trusty community!
  • Sending out Codes of Conduct to Local Coordinators
  • Brainstorming on digital communications for OKCon (running with Neal)
  • Carrying on with standardising Welcome Pack for City/State Ambassadors
  • Catch ups with:
    • Kersti Wissenbach re: Open Development Camp
    • Bea, Elaine and Neal re: digital comms for OKCon
    • Round 6 Ambassador applicants
    • Milena and Anders re: data expedition
    • Christian re: Local Groups, general

Week Ahead: Sam Smith

Sam Smith - August 19, 2013 in Design, People, Updates

Availability: Mon -  Fri

This week:

  • Linkedup printed materials
  • DM2E website
  • Open Trials website

Week Ahead: Zara Rahman

Zara Rahman - August 12, 2013 in People, Updates

Availability this week: Monday – Wednesday from Berlin, 9-6 CEST. Thurs- Friday = holiday. 

Last Week

  • Finished writing MoUs and Code of Conduct for Local Groups network and got feedback from the community
  • Chaired August’s International Council call - see link for agenda/minutes
  • Follow up on International Council – lots of great suggestions from the community, now to turn it into action!
  • Sent Round 6 of Ambassador applicants to the Review Committee to begin review
  • Working with OKF Australia to launch City/State Ambassador scheme- began preparing Welcome Pack for them
  • Catch ups with Christian, Neal – organised an approximate geographical split between us for community

This Week

  • Sending out Code of Conduct to current and new Ambassadors  
  • Preparation for Local Group profiles to be hosted on okfn.org – allowing for clearer picture from okfn.org/local of what the groups are doing and who is behind the groups
  • Continuing with review of Ambassador applicants Round 6
  • Organising Google Drive folders for Community/International Council
  • Preparing a workplan template and examples for Ambassadors / new Local Initiatives
  • Gathering Community Resources – general – in preparation to put them online in one place
  • Actions from International Council call – setting up email aliases for each Local Groups info@ to provide clear communication channel to Local Groups
  • Preparing Welcome Pack for City/State Ambassadors – adapted from Country Ambassadors Welcome Pack
  • Catch ups with Neal, Christian, Naomi, Elaine

Week Ahead: Sam Smith

Sam Smith - August 12, 2013 in Design, People, Updates

Availability: Mon -  Fri

This week:

  • OKCon poster
  • Linkedup printed materials
  • Linkedup website
  • Open Trials website

 

Week ahead: Zara Rahman

Zara Rahman - August 6, 2013 in People, Updates

Last Week

  • Lots of Local Groups strategising with Neal, especially with regards to ‘big countries’ 
  • Prepared first drafts of new Codes of Conduct for incoming Ambassadors and Local Initiatives
  • Preparing documents for this week’s International Council call
  • Coordinated the addition of a new section to our monthly newsletter – Upcoming events in our Community
  • Continued brainstorming over Ambassador scheme restructuring
  • Admin to add Local Chapter representatives to the OKF Central Advisory Board 

This Week

  • Continuing to prepare a new set of MoU’s for the community (will be opened to comments from the International council before being finalised) 
  • International Council call this Wednesday
  • Catching up with Christian and Neal following Christian’s holiday
  • Working on review of new Ambassadors (this has been held up while restructuring of the scheme was happening)
  • Planning OKF marketing leaflet with Elaine
  • Planning with community: (examples only, not exhaustive list!)
    • OKF Ecuador to partner with DAL Ecuador 2013 – how best to support
    • OKF Morocco launching later this month
    • OKF Argentina organising hack day in September