[DeTomaso] Old Website and Old Email Forum
nathan.giles at ex3.com
Wed Mar 16 19:48:13 EDT 2016
Change is good!
> On Mar 16, 2016, at 16:39, Michael Shortt <michaelsavga at gmail.com> wrote:
> As some of you have experienced, we tested the new website today.
> while much of it worked great ( the public accessible sections) , some,
> if not most of the backend features did not work
> as planned.
> The only way to tell was to do it and see what happened, now we know.
> The right people are now involved and working to correct the issues.
> There will be hard changes, the old forum archives will be available
> only by a link to the old records.
> the new forum is not done the same and the old information can not be
> moved over.
> The capabilities of the new forum will make it worth the change, if for
> no other reason than
> security which was once again violated this month and had shut down 1/3
> - 1/2 of the list.
> I have spent two months asking for volunteers to help with the
> transition, nobody stepped up,
> now suddenly we seem to have a plethora of IT experts, where have you
> We still need help to learn the new system and I'd love to involve more
> and assign them specific pages within the site to manage, this would
> certainly be a better way
> of doing it and reduce the work load on just a couple of people to do
> To those who have complained, thanks for helping us find areas than
> needed help.
> If you complained and are not a POCA dues paying members in your own
> name, A thanks
> to you as well, it's always great to know who you are.
> Lots of people are working hard as volunteers on your behalf, ZERO
> tolerance will be givenA
> to those trying to be rude and counterproductive to the success of this
> club, we simply do not need you.
> Far too many A BOD members and others have sweated, toiled, and worked
> hard for years.
> POCA has existed for over 35 years always put up with nastiness, Some
> leaders and workers have justA
> shut down and just not communicated with the membership at all because
> frankly, doing nothing is a lot calmer. A
> Let me cheerfully inform everyone that our attitude is to put the club
> to be customer service freindly and to make the POCA experience great
> for everybody,
> Rome wasn't built in a day, I doubt any Pantera was completed in a day
> and I know these improvements will come
> more slowly than we want.A I also know that once they are released,
> massaged and worked on, it will be a far better
> website experience.
> If that isn't good enough for some of you, renewal is always a choice.
> We have new members coming in monthly who seem
> to have a good attitude and who want to see us progress into a brighter
> Michael Shortt
> Michael L. Shortt
> Savannah, Georgia
> michael at michaelshortt.com
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