[Portfolio] Updates after yesterday's call - homework, too

Noah Botimer botimer at umich.edu
Tue Jul 21 17:34:00 PDT 2009

I suppose it would also be helpful to include the call-in information in
case there are folks unfamiliar with our weekly routine. We have our calls
on Monday mornings, 11:00 AM Eastern time, using the Indiana phone bridge.

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On Tue, 21 Jul 2009 13:16:18 -0400, Noah Botimer <botimer at umich.edu> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> On yesterday's conference call a few items came up that it makes  
> sense to send around...
> 1. CRIM has provided a rather complete feature summary of the Matrix  
> functionality they have proposed [1].
> 2. Indiana has provided summaries of the Forms UI and Roster  
> Synchronization changes proposed [2] [3].
> 3. Janice has updated the "Portfolio-related vignettes" page with  
> rough notes from the Friday session in Boston. [4]
> 4. We did not discuss the Reporting Strategies work. The base  
> Confluence page is created and listed on the agenda [5].
> We would like everyone to take a look at these items for discussion  
> next week. I believe Lynn will present the IU changes. After we talk  
> through the CRIM proposal, we can ask them to join for more specific  
> discussion.
> On another note, there has been ongoing discussion since the  
> conference about moving forward with the broader functional  
> visioning, community cohesion, and product management processes.  
> There is interest in using our processes and materials as models. We  
> may have some other folks join the call next week to discuss this some.
> Josh Baron is heading up some of this work with others around the  
> community and just posted a message with more details (titled "new  
> initiative discussion"). I believe it makes sense for us to enter  
> this phase with open minds and a willingness to adapt our process  
> some to better integrate. Again, I think this is a positive  
> recognition of how we have faced the challenges of working on common  
> functionality over time and across institutions and thank everyone  
> for their hard work and persistence.
> Thanks,
> -Noah
> [1] http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/x/cYBpAQ
> [2] http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/x/bwDNAw
> [3] http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/x/TYD-Ag
> [4] http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/x/kAAR
> [5] http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/x/F4LWAw

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