VRooM Leadership Workshop

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  • Date: Nov 1, 2009
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM with informal dinner thereafter
  • Location: Cerado, Pacific Business Center, 2225 E. Bayshore Rd., Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA 94303 (Note: take the Embarcadero Road EAST exit off Highway 101.)


  1. Project updates (let's front-load ones in the UK, for timing reasons)
    1. MyDex
    2. The Mine! Project
    3. MINT
    4. ListenLog project status
    5. EmanciPay
    6. SwitchBook
    7. Scanaroo
    8. WomensWork
  2. Discussion of sectors/verticals/topic areas that we can organize events around. A few (not in order, despite numerical):
    1. Research & research topics [project status]
      1. Testable hypotheses
      2. Leveraging Berkman geek crew involvement
      3. Coordinating with commercial and noncommercial work going on, or planned
    2. VRM and Open Source; coordinating with commercial work
    3. VRM and mobile (e.g. with smart phones)
    4. Self-tracking and personal informatics (shall we call it STPI?)
      1. Existing work going on with STPI, and helping out or looping them into what we're doing
      2. ListenLog, Media Logging, Music Logging
      3. EmanciPay
    5. GRM (government or governance RM)
    6. HCRM (health care RM)
  3. Canonical description of VRM (especially for fixing our Wikipedia entry) Thought: split VRM and ProjectVRM? (Might be involved with Organization, below)
  4. Weeding the ProjectVRM wiki
  5. VRM Marketing Committee work (especially on the ProjectVRM website
  6. Pre-setting discussion topics for IIW (note: Doc will be at IIW only on Tuesday and Wednesday)
  7. Organization
  8. Other