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SWOT Analysis: Reviewed May 11, 2015 Status: Updated SWOT and Goals


Strengths

  • People want guidance on implementation and conformance
  • We have qualified team members
  • We have experience with all the product lines
  • We have real-hands-on experience in both implementation and testing

Weaknesses

  • Limited resources to support domain work groups conformance initiatives
  • Lack of awareness in other groups
  • Low feedback on open work items
  • Inconsistent attendance on bi-weekly telephone conference calls resulting in low interest

Opportunities

  • Define and operationalize the role of a conformance facilitators (approach Project Services, through Project Scope Statements)
  • CGIT = central group to collect information from real projects
  • Enhance guidance for v2.x
  • Creating guidance for v2.x and V3
    • Example of conformance profile for V3
  • Vocabulary conformance guidance
  • FHIR
  • ARB & Product Line Task Force looking for consistent approach to conformance and testing

Threats

  • Duplication of efforts and inconsistent strategy in domain projects
  • Lack of awareness of other groups (working on conformance specifications without notice)
    • Other committees do "their work" without any notification
    • Other committees do work, that should be done by CGIT

Goals

  • Create conformance alignment across all product lines (including terminology)
  • Provide consistent common guidance and in-depth guidance for projects
  • Create an FAQ for implementers (website)
  • Get more people involved in the CGIT
  • Engage with other work groups that are creating conformance guidance
  • Clarify with TSC about our mission and responsibilities
  • Establish a role for Conformance Facilitator
  • Assign conformance facilitator role to qualified individuals