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[wbs] response to 'Survey of W3C Community and Business Groups'

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Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2012 00:54:01 +0000
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The following answers have been successfully submitted to 'Survey of W3C
Community and Business Groups' (public) for Silvia Pfeiffer.



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Overall Experience
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Please rate your overall experience according to the following aspects:

 * Your overall experience with Community Groups and Business Groups.: [ 4
++++ ] 
 * Have you found the Community Groups and Business Groups documentation
adequate (FAQ, policy summaries, etc.)?: [ 4 ++++ ] 

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 





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Work Flow
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Questions 4 through 9 focus on work flow.




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Discovery
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Did you find it easy to discover groups of interest to you?


 * ( ) Yes
 * (x) No

If not, why? (or any other comments): 
I don't really know actually - whenever I was searching for interesting
ones, I might have found them. But I am not sure I noticed them all.

Might be worth having a subscription to a list that announces new groups.




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Group Type Comparison
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If you have experience in both Working Group and Community or Business
Group, what advantages do you see for Working Groups? for Community or
Business Groups?

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 





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Decision-making
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How is your Community or Business Group organized to make decisions? Have
you reached decisions on challenging problems? We'd love to hear your
successes or obstacles you've faced.
Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 
Discussions on mailing list have been successful.
The editor of our CG has not been as cooperative in including all the
results into the main document. We are still working that out.




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Ensuring Progress
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Are you satisfied with how the Community or Business Group makes progress?
What would enable you to make better progress?

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 
Progress has been slow, but probably adequate.




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Transition to Working Group
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Do you expect to advance Community or Business Group deliverables to a W3C
Working Group? Please use the comment field for any information about the
transition (time frame, perceived obstacles or challenges).


 * ( ) Yes
 * ( ) No
 * (x) In discussion but not decided
 * ( ) No idea

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 





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Process, Patent and Copyright Policy, Contribution Agreements
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Do you have any suggestions for changes to the
Community Groups and Business Groups process,
Contributor Agreement, or
Final Specification Agreement that would facilitate participation?
Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 





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Overall User Interface
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Please rate the usability of the following aspects:

 * The home page of your Community or Business Group: [ 4 ++++ ] 
 * Other parts of the Community and Business Group Web site.: [ 4 ++++ ] 

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 





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User Accounts
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Please rate the usability of any of the following actions you carried out.

 * Requesting an account (if you did so just for Community Groups and
Business Groups): [ 5 +++++ (highest) ] 
 * Updating your affiliation in your account (if you were asked to do so):
[ 2 ++ ] 

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 





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Joining a Group
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Please, select the case that applies to you and comment on your experience
joining a group (via the click-through form).


 * (x) I joined as a W3C Member employee, my request was processed by my
organization's Advisory Committee Representative
 * ( ) I joined as a non-W3C Member employee, after getting my
organization's patent and copyright commitment
 * ( ) I joined as an individual, unaffiliated with any organization

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 
I would have liked to join as an individual, but any joining requires me to
use the one registered account.




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Creating a Group
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If you created a group, rate the usability of the following aspects:

 * Clarity of the process for proposing a group: [ 5 +++++ (highest) ] 
 * Clarity of the process by which people express support for a group: [ 4
++++ ] 

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 





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Group Operations
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Rate the usability of any of the following operations you have carried out.

 * Choosing a chair (via checkboxes on the participants page): [ 3 +++ ] 
 * Publishing a draft specification (available to Chairs only): [ No
opinion ] 
 * Publishing a final specification (available to Chairs only): [ No
opinion ] 
 * Making a final specification commitment (through the click-through
form): [ No opinion ] 

Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 
Haven't done half of these yet.




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Suggestion Box
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What can we do to improve the experience of participating in a Community
Group or Business Group, tools you would find useful, or changes to enable
you to work more effectively?
Feedback: 





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Testimonial
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To help W3C spread the word about Community and Business Groups, we invite
you to provide a 1-paragraph testimonial about your Community Group or
Business Group experience that you authorize us to publicize. This is
purely optional.
Comments (or a URI pointing to your comments): 



These answers were last modified on 7 September 2012 at 00:52:41 U.T.C.
by Silvia Pfeiffer

Answers to this questionnaire can be set and changed at
https://www.w3.org/2002/09/wbs/1/2012CGBGsurvey/ until 2012-09-30.

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