September 26 2017

Call Information

  • 09:00 PDT - Seattle
  • 12:00 EDT - New York, DC
  • 18:00 CAT - Zambia
  • 19:00 EAT - Tanzania

  • Webex Link: LINK
  • Meeting Number198 977 185
  • Host Key626254
  • Audio Connection +1-415-655-0001 

Last Meeting NotesSeptember 12 2017



Lead (Time)


Software Development Update

  • RoadmapLiving Product Roadmap
    • Upcoming changes to include new timelines for vaccines and gap analysis (still under discussion)
  • Past sprint reportsSprints 21-Present (v3.0.1 - 3.2.0+, March- 201
  • Current sprintBacklog Grooming Sprint 35
  • Upcoming sprintBacklog Grooming Sprint 36
  • Overall updates and topics under discussion:
    • Moved forward with batch approval design (no feedback)
    • Accelerating the vaccine work by adding back more devs from the Malawi project (starting in October)
    • Spin up a team to start building out reports for vaccines
      • How to align on reporting? One idea, could we find a way to meet in person to have an in-depth conversation around reporting and strategy to build out an open-source solution.

Mary Jo Kochendorfer (Deactivated) ( minutes)

3.2.1 will be released after the next sprint. Will include performance improvements.

Need to schedule a meeting to discuss the balancing of:

  • Performance
  • New features 

In the OpenLMIS roadmap. Frequent releases require What information would be needed for the product committee to make decisions and come up with a strategy?


Nick Reid (Deactivated) and RailsGirls

Nikita Gupta (Unlicensed) or pro95 (Unlicensed), could you insert the link to your presentation here?

SMS Service

  • need to integrate with OpenLMIS template service

Cordova Application

  • spinning up the web application on a mobile device

Mobile UI

For a mobile device, what workflows would we want to change?

Next Steps:

  • How to build a better understanding of usage needs
  • How do we define our mobile strategy?
    • support client application integrations vs improving our web application to support mobile (via cordova)
    • Working with 3rd party applications to support mobile workflows (ie OpenSRP & ect)

OpenLMIS Comms Strategy

Tenly Snow (Deactivated)

Gap Analysis Update

  • Priorities are in (sheet), will circulate the suggested roadmap via email (prior to governance committee)

Mary Jo Kochendorfer (Deactivated) (5 minutes)

Questions on upcoming work/features:

View Requisitions page enhancements: OLMIS-2700 - Getting issue details... STATUS

  • What are the primary use cases for this page?
  • Are users interested in viewing historical requisitions?
  • Are there any comments on the filters and sorts?

Sam Im (Deactivated) (10 min)

Long-term Roadmap

Thoughts? What's missing? 

  • Some of the items are overlapping but trying to find a way to demonstrate the longer term goals within features, performance, standards and integrations.  

Member updates? Upcoming travel or opportunities?

10 minutes

Upcoming conferences:

  • TechNet in Portugal (Oct)

  • 10th Global Health Supply Chain Summit, Dates: Nov 15-17 (Accra)

  • Global Digital Health Form in DC (Dec)

  • Vidya from the VillageReach




Video: OpenLMIS Product Committee Meeting-20170926 1559-1.arf (download the WebEx video player here)


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