As the end of the 2022 Fellowship Program was fast approaching, 2022 fellows were given an opportunity (through the OpenMRS Fellowship Symposium) to showcase their work, and share their journey, experiences, and lessons learned. The semi-formal symposium was hosted on 15 November 2022. Six fellows presented at the symposium: Hadijah Kyampeire (Development Fellow), Joshua Nsereko
The OpenMRS Community is committed to being user-driven and has long held community-driven Design Forums. Questions around how we engage users and integrate design into our community processes have periodically surfaced in the community. An entire unconferencing session was dedicated to UI/UX Design Process + Human Centered Design at the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers Meeting. We’ve
On Wednesday, 13th July 2022, we hosted a fellowship all hands to listen to fellows’ learnings and experiences. All hands are the semi-formal gathering of fellows, mentors, and the OpenMRS board, which is hosted in the interval every two months featuring the presentation from fellows and their mentors. The idea behind all hands was; To
Several years ago, the OpenMRS Community faced a serious challenge: several senior developers were moving on to new adventures in their careers. While the community had a large pool of new talent starting out, the number of experienced OpenMRS developers working on community priorities who could pick up the baton of departing senior developers were
Every two years, the OpenMRS Community holds elections for a Community Representative to serve on the OpenMRS Board of Directors. In late 2021, our community nominated six amazing people for the 2022-2024 term. Four of them chose to run. In January, 285 active OpenMRS community members cast their votes. Their top choice? Gibril Gomez of
The Quality Assurance team has come a long way since its inception in 2019 and the most amazing thing is that we are still growing. In 2021, the QA team experienced tremendous growth and diversification in its work. The team no longer just handles the Reference Application UI tests and comprises at most 4 people.
It’s already a tradition. Every year, when December approaches, a special moment of time occurs. A time of sharing and inspiring. A time of knowledge and ideas. A time of the community. The 2021 OpenMRS Implementers’ Virtual Conference was held on Zoom and lasted for 4 days, from 29th November to 2nd December. During this