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Dear all,
Here is my preferred prioritisation:
I agree with Andrew on those as being the most important, and to be fixed
as “Priority 0”:
• Fixing the mailing list issues
• Accessibility
For the other items, I also agree with Andrew, i.e.
1. Search functionality (as per the comments in the notes)
2. Structured system behind the Web site, including better metadata
3. Improving organic groups or providing guidance on linking to external
4. Better introductions for different users (chairs, regular members):
walkthroughs (videos), FAQ, glossary, etc.
5. Enriched user profiles offering notifications and customised
communication features
I’m also hoping that most, if not all, of the low-hanging fruit will be
As for the “Improving organic groups OR providing guidance on linking to
external content” item, I went back to the recording, and that was a
comment that several groups don’t use the RDA infrastructure, and some of
them don’t even provide access to the group’s working documents to the
members of the group, let alone make their documents public or accessible
via the RDA Web site. We could therefore spend a lot of time and effort to
improve the organic groups so that the groups potentially come back to the
RDA infrastructure – or we could instead give this a low priority, but
stress to these groups that they need to link to their content from the RDA
Web site, and make sure people can access their documents, so that their
work is open and transparent.
Best wishes,