Technology Committee Meeting - October 30th, 2021
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In person & online via Google Meet.
Saturday, October 30 · 1:30 – 2:30pm
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Some points of discussion
Attendance: John C, Dave V, Chris H, Drew K, Ryan A, Chris D, Paul V
- Discourse installation has had existing mailing list threads imported.
- "Staged" users have been created from existing posts.
- Overview of settings.
- Biggest hurdle now is how to efficiently migrate users from Google Groups in a "grandma-friendly" way
- Identify features and capabilities that must be in whatever we move to.
- If it is paid, how much and in what method?
- Where would the data be hosted?
- How easy would an exit strategy be?
- Consider the longevity of the product, both past and future
- How trustworthy is the vendor, if it's not open source
- API (for door controller, etc)
- Import member list
- Payment management
- Member self service
Less important, but good
- Custom attributes
- Single sign on capability
- Discourse: Determine whether incremental thread import is possible
- Intweb: Fill out functional requirements for member and financial data
- Intweb: Feature matrix from software we've already identified to prioritize further scrutiny