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Thoughts and Lessons from an African Open-Source Project
Post-Implementation
The following questions provide background on you and your organization:
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Name
 
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Email address
 
 
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Organization
 
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URL for your Ushahidi deployment
 
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In which field of work are you implementing Ushahidi?
Human Rights 
Environment 
Health 
Media 
Elections 
Crisis Response 
Other (please explain) 
 
The following questions relate to the impact of your Ushahidi deployment:
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What were your goals for implementing Ushahidi?
 
 
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Did your campaign have a specific timeframe or is it ongoing?
Ongoing 
Specific timeframe (Please give dates / duration) 
Other (please explain) 
 
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Did you achieve the desired result or outcome?
 
 
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Please share anecdotes of successes and achievements as well as examples of obstacles and challenges.
 
The following questions pertain to the quantity and quality of the data you received:
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Total number of incident reports received?
(If possible, please provide a breakdown by web, email, SMS, and twitter reports)
 
Please provide the following data from your google analytics summary, piwik or sitecounter stats.
If you have questions on how to activate analytics, please email us: feedback at Ushahidi dot com.
 
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Total pageviews, Average pageviews per session, Total hits, Average length (time) per session.
 
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How would you rate the quality of data you received?
1 = excellent; 7 = poor
 
 
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Please share any additional comments / details about the data you received.
Were reports actionable? Number of verified reports?
 
The following questions pertain to your methodology and strategy:
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Which methods of data collection did you use? (check all that apply)
SMS 
Email 
Web 
Twitter 
Other (please explain) 
 
 
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Which collection modes were most useful? Why? Any obstacles?
How does Ushahidi compare to other means of data collection?
 
*16.Did you use Ushahidi to collect 'crowdsourced' information?
Did you gather information from trained volunteers / professional reporters?
(Please add any specific details / additional comments)
Crowdsourced information 
Volunteer / professional reporters 
Both 
Other (please explain) 
 
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Did people make use of the 'credibility' function and/or the additional discussion form?
(Interactive functions available on published reports)
Credibility rating used on many reports 
Credibility rating used on a few reports 
Additional comments posted on many reports 
Additional comments posted on a few reports 
No, neither was used 
Other (please explain) 
 
 
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Any quantifiable effect of credibility ratings and additional comments?
ie, did participants add to data and increase it's validity?
 
 19.What financial, human, technical and/or other resources did you have available for your Ushahidi deployment?
ie, budget, paid staff, dedicated volunteers, in-kind donations, etc
 
The following questions provide general feedback.
Please share your suggestions and help us improve the Ushahidi tool for future deployments!
 
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Did you enounter any difficulties using the tool?
Please share bug reports, problems with the software, etc.
 
 
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Any postive surprises, new insights or unanticipated outcomes?
 
 
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What tips or advice would you give to current / future deployers?
(practical considerations / lessons learned)
 
 
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Did you use any of the following resources that Ushahidi makes available to deployers?
(check all that apply)
Developer Wiki 
Support Forums 
Community Resources 
Ushahidi 101 Workshop 
Developer Meetup 
Skype Channel for Deployers 
Help Desk 
Consultation with Ushahidi staff 
Consultation with Ushahidi volunteer 
Consultation with Ushahidi deployment partner 
None of the above 
Other (please explain) 
 
 
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Did you find the resources available from Ushahidi helpful?
(Wiki, Forums, HelpDesk, Community Resources, etc)
 
 
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Other feedback you would like to share with the Ushahidi team?
(Comments, Suggestions, Feature Requests, etc)
 
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