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Team 6 Requirements

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This section is a compilation of the requirements from ICA

 

Marked in yellow = yet to be implemented on the site

 

i. General

  • Pre-conference requirements = Post conference requirements
  • Live conference requirements  = pre-/post-conference requirements + additional features
  • Structure for youth conference à identical to structure for themes
  • We do not have to worry about synchronicity for the alpha version

 

ii. User Profiles

The site will require authentication in order to view any of the pre- and live conference information update content on the site. Post-conference, information will be available to the public The site will be visible in its entirety to anyone.

  • The following role groups should exist in the site:
    • Conference Administrators
    • Theme Administrators
    • Speakers
    • Participants

 

  • Conference Administrators should be able to:
    • Create/Remove Conference Administrator accounts
    • CRUD control of General Site elements and all Theme Sites

 

  • Theme Administrators should be able to:
    • Approve pending “speaker” account registrations on the site
    • CRUD control of theme site elements
    • Delegate permissions of theme site elements to speakers

 

  • Speakers should be able to:
    • perform all functionality of an attendee
    • have CRUD controls of theme elements at Theme Administrator’s discretion

 

  • Participants should be able to:
    • register for an account on the website
    • register for  subscribe to particular themes
    • add/modify their personal and profile information
    • log in with their account
    • log out from their account
    • CRUD control of discussion board posts and other theme-specific information as applicable

 

 

 

iii. Pre- and post-conference requirements

  • High level pre- and post-conference requirements
    • Data-conferencing required (that is synchronous and asynchronous structured text discussions)
    • Audio support for periodic scheduled synchronous meetings
    • Perhaps video support for periodic scheduled synchronous meetings (what I understood from Monday’s class we can disregard this)
    • Conditions that helps building community
      • User identification
      • Social media sharing (that would be like, share, etc.?)

 

  • Information required to appear on the General Conference site
    • Blog functionality on home page
      • Conference Administrators can post entries
      • Participants, Theme Administrators can read posts
      • Comments/Replies to Posts
        • Participants Registered participants and Theme Administrators can post comments/replies
        • Participants and Theme Administrators can flag comments/replies as inappropriate
        • Conference Administrators can review flagged comments and delete them
      • Ability to share blog entries via social networks --> shared general link instead of post Checked on this and it does share the post (MS)
      • Ability to subscribe to comments/blog posts --> must verify subscription, should we include instructions on this?
      • Ability to ‘like’ comments/blog posts

 

    • Email or comment field specifically for feedback from participants I thought that's what Contact Us is for? (MS) Yes it was added after this comment
    • Contact information to speakers and ICA representatives Does someone have this? (MS)done
    • Events calendar done. also did a latest events to show on each page (MS)
      • Should cover pre/live/post
      • Task assignment with due date capabilities (not sure what this is?)
      • Event scheduling and RSVP (not sure what this is?)
    • Discussion Board
      • Participants Registered participants and Theme Administrators should be able to:
        • Create new threads and reply to existing threads
        • Flag posts as inappropriate
      • Conference Administrators should be able to
        • Create new threads and reply to existing threads
        • Remove flagged or inappropriate posts

 

  • Information required to appear on Theme Sites
    • All Themes
      • Blog
        • Theme Administrators can post entries
        • All participants can read posts
        • Comments/Replies to Posts
          • Registered Participants and Theme Administrators can post comments/replies
          • Registered Participants and Theme Administrators can flag comments/replies as inappropriate
          • Theme Administrators can review flagged comments and delete them
        • Ability to share blog entries via social networks
      • Discussion Boards
        • Visible to all participants
        • Participants registered for the theme site should be able to:
          • Create new threads and reply to existing threads
          • Flag posts as inappropriate
        • Theme Administrators should be able to
          • Create new threads and reply to existing threads
          • Remove flagged or inappropriate posts

 

  • Specific Theme Requirements
    • Audio support for quarterly synchronous meetings
      • Required for
        • Promoting Peace Building and Good Governance
      • Possibly video support (not required)
      • Possibly use third-party solution and post recordings to site
    • Document Repository
      • Required for
        • Promoting Peace Building and Good Governance
        • Community Development
        • Reshaping Education
      • Two repositories – public and private
        • Public repository is visible to all participants
        • Private repository is visible to participants who have registered for theme
      • Support for multiple file formats (text, video, etc.)
      • Each document will have a comments section
      • Participants should be able to:
        • View documents
        • Upload documents
        • Comment on documents
        • Flag comments
      • Theme Administrators should be able to:
        • View documents
        • Upload documents
        • Publish uploaded documents
        • Comment on documents
        • Remove flagged comments
    • Document co-creation
      • Required for
        • Community Development
        • Reshaping Education
      • Simultaneous editing
      • Revision history and auditing
      • Possible tools
        • Google Docs
        • Wiki

 

iv. Live Conference Requirements

  • Theme activities VS activities involving everybody (live-conference)
    • Activities involving all participants
      • Opening evening welcoming speech
        • Will be  recorded and streamed
        • No recording for any other evening events required
      • Keynote speech
        • Should be recorded and streamed (one each morning = three in total)
    • Theme activities
      • Breakout sessions
        • Real-time text conferencing required
        • Want to support real-time audio if we can provide something to a reasonable price
        • No real-time video for theme breakouts!
      • Off site events (trips, sightseeing, etc.)
        • No formal recording required

 

 

v. About Audio and Video Streaming

  • Online streaming consists of:
    • Video streaming
    • Audio streaming
  • Instructions on how to use the streaming function will be:
    • Sent out with registration
    • AND available to read on the site
  • ·      Keynote speeches
    • Available asynchronous (independent of weather synchronous videos will be available or not)
    • Synchronous if possible (do not have to worry about this for alpha version)
    • Selected (to be defined) participants will be able to stream video and audio into the conference in real time – probably panel participants/subject matter experts.
  • ·      Theme breakouts
    • Virtual participants will have the opportunity to post question and interject during live  Q+A sessions trough a char/ message board
    • No video recording
    • From a content standpoint, participants must be able to follow a them – Themes must have near real time updates 
    • Real-time audio if we can provide something to a reasonable price
  • If we recommend a synchronous streaming solution for beta version
    • Video conferencing should support 10 participants
    • VoIP conferencing should support 20 participants
  • Suggestions
    • Video stream: ted.com/talk (Danny’s recommendation)
    • Audio stream: ??

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