Tom Smyth (@tomsmyth)
Sassafras Tech Collective
What contributions (e.g., issue triage, tech support, documentation, bug fixes) have you made to the ODK community?
- lots of spec work on new Collect features,
- some visual design,
- UX review of various Collect features,
- 1 year of regular TSC meeting attendance,
- some spec review for Briefcase.
How do you believe your contributions have benefited ODK?
Perhaps most by improving the Collect user experience in various ways.
What do you believe the top priorities for ODK are?
For Collect: Continuing to improve UX and modernizing the app; major code refactoring and mitigation of tech debt; adding other new features as needed by the community.
For ODK as a whole: coming up with a project onboarding policy; bringing Central to maturity.
How will you help the ODK community accomplish those priorities?
TSC membership, contract work via the Carter Center and directly with Nafundi.
How many hours a week can you commit to participating on the TSC?
What other mobile data collection projects, social good projects, or open source projects are you involved with?
Please share any links to public resources (e.g., resume, blog, Github) that help support your application.