It is great to see more and more people joining beWelcome and great to see more people getting involved with the running and development of the site. Currently the active team of developers seem to be EU centred and work mostly happens during the European day on weekends and evenings during the week. How can we encourage the formation of teams around the globe so that work on the site can be more or less continuous basis, when needed.
One topic that i see in many places on BW, is the idea that BW isn't just about hospex. I think thats natural and look past the day when BW is running extremely well, with a great nearly perfect website and all the teams and resources it requires to run well, to a time when we can look at other things to be. The be part of the name is great for this, as it can be stuck onto the front of anything, be Hitchhiker, beArtistic, beCooking, beLearning. The energy that we put into organising our energies and achieving our objectives on BW will help us achieve much more afterwards. I am sure that with a much more intercontinental approach BV and BW will accelerate the activity in development, membership and use.
As BW grows other member services will need to be available 24/7, functions like safty cant afford to be asleep on the job. Is there anyone or any group that is active in the day to day organisation and coordination of member services teams?
One team that i think is missing at the moment is New Member Welcome, dose this team exist and how many new members is it reaching?