Community Wiki Support Meeting 22 May 2012

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MeetingPlace ID: 3232; Join the meeting; Dial-in number: 877-453-7266  9:00 am. Mountain time on Tuesdays

  • You can join up to 10 minutes early. If you try to join the meeting at any other time, you will get an error that the meeting doesn't exist.
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Purpose of the meeting

Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.

Meeting Agenda

Introduce new members

Kudos go to ...

  • Lee Drew for sharing his knowledge with us and his constant help

Updates and follow up

Maintenance report - Sandra

  • Most categories are almost at zero.  Unresolved issues will take some time.  
  • Orphan pages - a lot are duplicates that needed to be deleted
  • To be determined  - may have several that need to be deleted, also.


Rootstech - there is a call for papers.  Do we have anyone who would be willing to present this year?

  • Hands-on presentations would work well for Wiki
  • Janell will see what might be planned, already

Improve the Wiki

Wiki Evaluation:

  • Questions have been asked about the Home Page and why we are making changes.
  • We understand the difficulties, but others may not.
  • How do we make a case for improving the navigation and entryway to the Wiki?
  • Should we put together a survey and send it to people who have contributed to the Wiki, or know about the Wiki?
  • Questions:
  • What would make you want to come back to work on the Wiki?
  • What problems did you encounter?
  • Navigation problems - what was helpful/problems?
  • Focus and expand on research needs to be emphasized, as reasons to use the Wiki
  • Advertising is a key to getting people into the Wiki and contributing

Wiki Project