OSM Foundation Management Team meeting

18th February 2014, 20:00 - 20:30 GMT

AGENDA & MINUTES

- Draft -

Participants

Present:   Dermot McNally, Michael Collinson, Henk Hoff, Matt Amos

Unavailable:

Apologies:

Agenda and Minutes

Minutes of previous meetings

Jan 21

Proposed: Dermot

Seconded:  Henk

Accepted

Nov 19

Proposed:  Dermot

Seconded:  Michael

Accepted

Open Action Items

20130423-01        Harry Interviews need turning into blog(s). Invitation has been send out to Paul.

        [Pending]

20130723-03        Mike (and Paul) to do expand on DMCA document and blocking text (mostly [done,  need to add text on publishing requests before asking board to formally endorse]

20131217-07           Henk ping Nick Black re OSMF use of telconf and up-to-date dial-in list (Montreal no longer working) (Done but no response yet)

20140121-08           Gerhard Look at what OSGeo does re corporate sponsors/members

20140121-09           Dermot will “interview” GeoFabrik as to why they became a member.

Highlights Current Status Working Groups

CWG:

DWG:

EWG:

LCWG:

LWG:

OWG:

SotM:

SWG:

Why should a company want to join OSMF?

Dermot reported Geofabrik insight:

Frederik Ramm generously shared in useful detail the thinking that led Geofabrik to become OSMF’s first corporate member. The consistent theme throughout the points made is “ask not what OSM can do for you, but what you can do for OSM”. Some key points from Frederik’s contribution:

We discussed and added a few caveats to Mike’s release draft.  Mike will add the above section and forward to the board as an ideas document.  

This is the final document:
https://docs.google.com/a/osmfoundation.org/document/d/16mLObd1eBIOlgLlgcM77Tzfpds2bzDHiNSXU56Ch1gI/edit 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/16mLObd1eBIOlgLlgcM77Tzfpds2bzDHiNSXU56Ch1gI/pub  (publicly viewable version)

AOB

There will be meeting re potential Strategic Working Group in early March to see if momentum can be got going.

Next meeting

March 18 march 18 2014, 20:00 GMT/UK, 21:00 CET (Note North America switches to summer time 9th March, Europe remains on winter time until  30th March)

Meeting End

Meeting ended at 20:30 GMT