PC: May 21 2019

Call Information

  • 08:00 PDT - Seattle
  • 11:00 EDT - New York, DC
  • 17:00 CAT - Zambia/Malawi (UTC+2)
  • 18:00 EAT - Tanzania/Kenya (UTC+3)

Last Meeting NotesPC: May 7 2019



Lead (Time)

Notes and Updates

Software Development Update

RoadmapLiving Product Roadmap 

Current sprintBacklog Grooming Sprint 123

Upcoming sprint


  • 3.6 starting the release process on April 11 (Sprint 123)
  • What to see what is in which release, check this out.

Team statshttps://openlmis.atlassian.net/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=12504

Velocity: Context: Includes all four teams.  Team performance is impacted by manual testing, regression testing began in Sprint 105, released 3.4 in Sprint 106, released 3.5 in Sprint 113, Holidays impacted 114 and 115.

Wesley Brown (5 min)

Version 3.6 Release Update

Some unexpected issues cropped up during our final testing and we had to delay the release. However, the release is now expected to be pushed out tomorrow.

Critical blocker bugs have been resolved

Version 3.7 Update

See below.

"Mind the Parrot" working as one sprint team

Country-Specific Slack ChannelsWesley Brown (5 min)

Would a Portuguese-Language Slack channel be helpful for the Angola/Mozambique team? Yes! We created one: portuguese_moz_ang. This will be disseminated to others by Dercio and the rest of the Moz team

If others have channels that they want created on Slack or Discourse for country or language specific dialogue, just let the steward team know

Webinar RecapRebecca Alban (Unlicensed) (5 min)

+170 registrants, 75-80 attended live. Active Q&A with several specific questions (ran out of time to address and are following up). Overall positive feedback continues to come in. Wes was excellent and additional demo videos overall were great (Ona, JSI, BAO). 

Several inquiries wondering how to work with OpenLMIS. (Thank you for your great work organizing, Rebecca Alban (Unlicensed).)

If you have other ideas for webinars, let Rebecca Alban (Unlicensed) know at any time!!

Angola Feature Request

Sebastian Brudziński (5 min)

View requisition screen. No way to filter by status (e.g., just initiated requisitions). Can easily enter in Angola UI, but feel it can be good for core. 

Make decision in next committee meeting. All, please contribute to https://forum.openlmis.org/t/allow-for-requisitions-to-be-filtered-by-their-status/5113

3.7 Feature Priorities

Wesley Brown (15 min)

Potential 3.7 Feature and Priorities: 3.7 Scope Planning

Visit in MZ and possibly for Angola, (AO-40) "allow for offline reporting," when pulled a report online, would be able to view again offline. Further investigating requirements... 

Site visits for recent pilot, visibility for facilities within provincial sites. Volume of data requires a good deal of filtering and results in data quality challenges. Filtering sites to only see relevant up and down-stream facilities (within stock management). 

? Improvements to notifications? More focused on user uptake than system-wide notifications. Future follow-up from Malawi? 

Administrative Messages increase priority (Medium) due to small effort? 

Investigate Program Data Collection for a limited set of use cases, programs (e.g., ARVs and vaccines)? Getting requests from implementations? Key barrier for implementations with Gavi. (Medium)  

All, continue conversation via Discourse (https://forum.openlmis.org

Product Committee SurveyWesley Brown (15 min)

Survey Results: https://www.surveymonkey.com/stories/SM-JWHTPRBL/

Join discourse via https://forum.openlmis.org 

Consensus on timing of calls for implementation partners (earlier for Africa). Wes appreciates it (smile). Doodle-like poll... Nice way to re-engage. 

Next PC meeting: Topic ideas??

Implementation Feedback, Feature Priorities

Additional Requests and Information:


Wesley BrownJosh ZamorRebecca Alban (Unlicensed)Simon Dean (Unlicensed)Sam Im (Deactivated)Sebastian BrudzińskiBrian Taliesin, others (please add your names)



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