[Evangelism] Re: Plone statistics

Tim Knapp duffyd at kokorice.org
Tue Oct 21 02:26:18 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 22:07 -0400, Nate Aune wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 9:57 PM, T. Kim Nguyen <nguyen at uwosh.edu> wrote:
> >
> > On Oct 20, 2008, at 6:38 PM, Nate Aune wrote:
> >
> >> Jon Stahl (cc'ed) has used Surveymonkey.com in the past to conduct
> >> surveys, mostly around the Plone conference 2006 in Seattle. I've also
> >> used this service and found it to be quite good. We could come up with
> >> some different surveys to gather statistics about things we would like
> >> to know about the Plone community. Maybe we could offer a prize to one
> >> lucky survey responder, and get sponsors to give something away to
> >> encourage people to fill out the survey. For example, Packt Publishing
> >> could donate a Plone book.
> >
> > Is there a reason why we wouldn't try to use Plone Survey instead of some
> > crummy PHP app? ;-)  UW Oshkosh has been using Plone Survey successfully for
> > some time now.  Dog food, etc.
> I'm all for eating one's own dogfood if it is the best tool for the
> job. I haven't looked at PloneSurvey for awhile so I'm not sure how it
> stacks up to Surveymonkey.com. I don't really care which tool we use
> as long as we can get relevant data out of it for analysis purposes.

+1 on Surveymonkey. I think we need a shared hosted service that we can
all get access to. Not a Plone site that we have to manage ourselves.

I've also had this conversation with Roberto already and we came to the
same consensus.


> Nate

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