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group participation -- Re: [agenda] eGov IG call, 15 April 2009, 13:00Z (9:00EST, 14:00GMT, 15:00CET)

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 16:58:35 +0200
Cc: John Sheridan <John.Sheridan@nationalarchives.gov.uk>, Kevin Novak <kevinnovak@aia.org>, "Albrant, Jeremiah CIV SPAWAR SSC PAC, 56340" <jeremiah.albrant@navy.mil>
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To: eGov IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Hi Jeremiah, all,

Thanks for sending the intro messages. This is really helpful. Please,  
keep them coming.

We are seeing increasing interest on this Group's work specially in  
the last weeks. This means that several new people have been  
subscribed to the mailing list and some have joined the group  
"officially". Thanks for your interest.

I need to highlight a small piece of the agenda I sent:
|Who can participate:
|  http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/participation

In summary, everybody is welcome to become an "official" Group  
participant but they have to follow the "Invited Expert" process as  
described there. Only the "official" participants can participate in  
Group calls, become authors of the document and have their say on the  
decisions this Group has to take.

As Members of the Group already know, I'm lowering every barrier I can  
to participate but process-wise at W3C there are things that must be  
done and good reasons for them to be done. Sorry for the trouble. Ping  
me if you need more info.

Finally, although exciting to see so many new people joining us (thank  
you again!) this Group is only chartered until May 31. One of our main  
goals for the upcoming weeks is also to develop the new charter and  
see where we want this group to go next. I encourage you all to think  
seriously about it, submit ideas and take the chance to "officially"  
join the Group. Charter needs to be consistent with our findings and  
use cases, with needs of the participants and finally has to be  
approved by the W3C Membership.

Bottom line: exciting work ahead! :)

-- Jose

Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>    W3C/CTIC
eGovernment Lead                  http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/

El 14/04/2009, a las 16:43, Albrant, Jeremiah CIV SPAWAR SSC PAC,  
56340 escribió:
> I'll join in with my introduction...
> I'm very new to W3C and look forward to participating in this group.  
> I have been working on a project for the Navy for the last 6 years  
> called NESI. We write governance for software activities within the  
> Navy PEO C4I and Air Force ESC & SMC. Our approach to governance is  
> different from the usual Instruction/Memo/Policy paradigm used in  
> the Federal government in that we have developed a model for  
> capturing governing statements, their rationale, and evaluation  
> criteria in a way that is actionable and easy to interpret. The past  
> three years I have worked with the OMG on various special interest  
> groups and task forces to help to standardize this model and  
> contribute to other emerging standards important to the Navy. You  
> probably won't catch me on the conference calls very often, 0600 is  
> a difficult time for me to make.
> Jeremiah Albrant
> jeremiah.albrant@navy.mil
> ________________________________
> From: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org on behalf of Jose M. Alonso
> Sent: Tue 4/14/2009 6:07 AM
> To: eGov IG
> Cc: John Sheridan; Kevin Novak
> Subject: [agenda] eGov IG call, 15 April 2009, 13:00Z (9:00EST,  
> 14:00GMT, 15:00CET)
> Agenda, eGov IG call, 15 April 2009, 13:00Z
> -------------------------------------------
> 1. Scribe, agenda adjustments
>    + Jose not able to scribe yet
>    + need a volunteer or chairs to go through list
>       http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/Scribe_List
> 2. Any new Members around? Intros.
> 3. What's going on out there?
>    + OASIS/The World Bank Workshop (Kevin to speak)
>       http://go.worldbank.org/ZCBGZ1FTK0
>       http://events.oasis-open.org/home/egov-dc-workshop/2009/about
>    + what else?
> 4. Group Note Issues and pending actions
>     http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/track/actions/open
>     http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/track/issues/open
>     + text for empty sections?
> 5. Uses Cases, 2nd Charter and way forward
>    + design patterns?
>    + what are people working on at the moment?
>    + where the Group should go next?
> 6. Next Call: proposed April 29, 13:00Z
>    + focus on resolving issues
> How to participate:
>    http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/Teleconferences
> Who can participate:
>    http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/participation
Received on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 14:59:31 UTC

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