DOCS - Communication Matrix Plan

Nelson Marques 07721 at
Mon Mar 1 17:24:38 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 10:19 -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> Hi Nelson,
> This is good stuff.  Is it possible we can put the actual content on
> the wiki rather than linking to a document?

If course you can :) This is just one of several documents I have to
compile from my notes.

Feel free to change it, insert it.


> I like to think of what we do in Marketing as akin to what goes on in
> Engineering, with our "code" being the processes, documents, and
> deliverables that are Marketing's output.  When we have all those
> things on the wiki, people in the marketing community can make patches
> (to keep up with the "code" metaphor); when the document is living in
> your public folder on fedorapeople, there is no way for people to make
> patches, other than to take your document, and essentially fork their
> own version (WOW! this metaphor is really going places now), and then
> it becomes a question of "which is the right document, which is the
> most recent, which ones has community feedback," etc.   And like a
> piece of code sitting on an engineer's box, unless someone knows it is
> there, it will sit - untested, unused, etc., unless someone happened
> to read the specific message on the mailing list about the piece of
> code.
> I realize that wiki formatting is obviously not as professional
> looking as a polished document, like the one you posted.  (And
> probably also, in many case, not much fun to translate from document
> to wiki formatting - let the list know, I can certainly help out with
> some conversion if needed.)  It would be great to at least have the
> content in wiki format, and then maybe link to the uploaded version of
> the document - and by all means, feel free to upload it directly to
> the wiki rather than your home document - maybe we can make it a
> quarterly process or once-per-cycle process to go through, check the
> revision logs on the wiki, or maybe there is a way to automatically
> insert wiki code into a pre-made template (???? this would be
> awesome!).
> I'm not trying to say anything about anyone here, of course - but
> contributors come, and go, for various reasons; it is possible that 2
> years from now, we may all be on different paths, and there may be an
> entirely different Fedora Marketeering family. The beauty of the wiki
> is your work will be in the code tree, so to speak, and live on; I
> don't think anyone wants to see your excellent work go unused simply
> because nobody knows about it :)
> Food for thought! (Someone hit me if this sounds stupid, by the way;
> this is just what I believe.  We should, when we can, practice the
> same principles that we are promoting!)
> -Robyn
> PS. If you'd like, it would be great to also have some information on
> the wiki about how we can use what you're working on, when it is
> applicable, at what point in the cycle we should be referring to the
> information / updating the information / etc. It doesn't have to be
> complete, even a framework for people to start working from would be
> great; it just helps to have it there so that new Marketeers know what
> information is out there, and how they can use it, so they can jump in
> and start helping without a lot of pain. :)
> On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Nelson Marques <07721 at> wrote:
> >
> >  Hi all,
> >
> >  I'm attaching a sketch for a communication plan matrix. This is to be
> > available on on marketing/docs folder.
> >
> >  The docs being uploaded there are basically a compilation of some notes
> > I have from classes and might cover lots of subjects, like:
> >
> >  - Communication Management;
> >  - Product Management;
> >  - Marketing Management;
> >  - Culture and Market Ideology;
> >  - Market Studies;
> >  - Behavior Psychology;
> >  - Corporate Communication;
> >
> >  Which are some of the areas of my scholar training.
> >
> >  The document in attachment is just a small Communication Matrix Plan,
> > nothing too fancy and should point the general guidelines of a
> > communication plan.
> >
> >  People are free to edit, suggest and point things out (help on the
> > grammar if possible and orthographic errors). I will take it as final
> > once it's been debated and upload it to the space specified above.
> >
> >  This is to be the first of many small docs I'm planning to release
> > there.
> >
> >  Thanks all,
> >  nelson.
> >
> >  PS: I've pulled out that template with some artwork. If there is an
> > official template already, feel free to point it out.
> >
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