[community] FW: Community

George Zamfir george at georgezamfir.com
Tue Nov 6 15:33:16 UTC 2018


It is entirely up to you folks. I don’t know the context or motivation for
the Slack question. And I can’t disagree with John either. I’m here to help
but it’s entirely your call here.
On Mon, Nov 5, 2018 at 9:17 PM John Willis <pickupwillis at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am unsure if I understand this discussion, can someone please help me?
>
> All I see is Firsoosh asking about slack. Why are you asking this? Is the
> existing list serve not serving its function for you?
>
> I often hear from new members how valuable the listserv is, and I too find
> it extremely valuable. It is working well in my view, but I don’t know if
> others are not getting what they need.
>
> I am a member of a number of slack communities. It’s a great tool,
> especially for project teams working together. What is not so great is that
> it functions best when there are no other options for the members to
> communicate – generally it is recommended that email channels be restricted
> or shut down when a slack community is created, otherwise it is just
> another optional channel and it tends to fragment the community. If the
> listserv is not doing its job, maybe it needs to be shut down, but I am
> very doubtful of that especially as it is such an easy tool for many people
> who do not have very much Teknowledge or desire to set up a new account I
> need a new app or platform.  For better or worse, email his most people’s
> platform.
>
> Having said that, obviously has an inclusive design community, we cannot
> be satisfied with most people getting what they wanted Dash everyone must
> be able to participate!
>
> But please fill me in, I’m interested in preserving what we have but also
> meeting everyone’s needs.
>
>
>
> John D. Willis
> Design & innovation in Public Services
>
>
> > On Nov 5, 2018, at 13:56, George Zamfir <george at georgezamfir.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi IDRC Community!
> >
> > Pina reached out to me if I can help with setting up a Slack team for
> > you. I can certainly do that though it would be best to do it with the
> > person who will be administering it going forward (invite members,
> install
> > apps / integrations, etc.). I'm looking forward to hearing from you!
> >
> >
> > All the best --
> > George Zamfir
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 11:21 AM Pina D'Intino <pina.dintino at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi George, hope all is well. Do you think you can help them out?
> >>
> >> Pina D'Intino, MDes, PMP, CPACC
> >> Business Transformation, Accessibility Strategist and Consultant
> >> Tel: 416.948.3348
> >> E-mail: pina.dintino at gmail.com
> >> www.linkedin.com/in/pinadintino
> >>
> >> Also seek me out at:
> >> www.Aequumglobalaccess.com or
> >> www.cadilaconsultinginc.com
> >>
> >>  "_It is possible.  Accessibility makes  good business sense.
> >> A member of the International Association of  Accessibility
> Professionals
> >> (IAAP).
> >>> www.accessibilityassociation.org
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: community [mailto:community-bounces at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca] On
> >>> Behalf Of Geordie Graham
> >>> Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2018 8:41 AM
> >>> To: Firdosh Alia
> >>> Cc: community at lists.idrc.ocadu.ca
> >>> Subject: Re: [community] Community
> >>>
> >>> Is there? If not, that would be a great idea. Since the migration of
> the
> >>> OCAD Student emails to Office 365 I can no longer log into this email
> >>> account. Instead I have to rely on a 4 year old smartphone that was
> >>> already logged on.
> >>>
> >>> What do other people think?
> >>>
> >>> Best,
> >>>
> >>> Geordie
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> On Sat, Nov 3, 2018, 11:56 PM Firdosh Alia <aliafrd8 at gmail.com wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Is there any slack community to discuss?
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