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In response to Forumer's plans to provide mobile access and upgrade its server infrastructure...
It all sounds very progressive and well-considered. I look forward to the finished implementation.
The only problem I've had with the migration is that, apparently, there was never any thought given to a back-up plan.
What I mean is that during this period, neither Forumer nor Yuku support was accessible. This should NEVER be the case. Prior to restructuring, an emergency contact provision should have been provided and advertised. It's when we users are thrust into veritable limbo that panic sets in and credibility questioned. I serve as admin on one of the Forumer boards and have some experience with data reorganization so was never really that concerned even with the extended outage (been there myself, stuff happens), but my membership community was truly in panic mode. I had no answers for them or access to ferret them out. Granted, it sounds overly-dramatic, but these social venues have become extremely influential in the lives of the participants. Status updates are helpful but there is no replacement for some sort of direct 100%-assured contact with the service provider and if the link to the update status goes dead... well, can you recognize the pitfall? It should be obvious.
So, just think about it. Negative response can be easily avoided with a more all-encompassing emergency/back-up plan that stays in touch with its subjects.
Thanks for your indulgence. Have a great day!