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Ramya Ragupathy

StaffProduct Manager


Ramya Ragupathy comes with a rich background in both technical development and product strategy within the OpenStreetMap (OSM) ecosystem. Starting as a backend developer, she played a pivotal role in shaping HOT’s in-house software solutions and led the development of the Galaxy range of products, aimed at generating multiple OpenStreetMap Data Outputs. Currently, as the Product Manager for Tasking Manager, she spearheads the product vision, strategy, and roadmap for the tool, driving innovation and user-centric design.

With over a decade of involvement in the OpenStreetMap community, Ramya has been an active open-source contributor since 2008. Her dedication to creating diverse and inclusive data-for-good communities is evident in her work, where she fosters collaboration and champions accessibility in mapping initiatives. Beyond her professional commitments, Ramya finds joy in crafting fun maps, documenting her journeys through GPS tracks, and engaging in discussions about languages and movie trivia.


Tasking Manager: Insights from the NET Promoter Score Survey

Tasking Manager stands as a key solution in the realm of collaborative mapping, empowering users to contribute to meaningful projects on OpenStreetMap. As part of our commitment to continuous improvement of the tool, we conducted a Net Promoter Score (NPS) survey at the end of December 2023 to delve into the sentiments and experiences of our Tasking Manager users. The invaluable feedback, received from 59 users globally, has opened a window into user satisfaction, areas of strength, and opportunities for enhancement.

13 February, 2024

HOT Tasking Manager - Welcome to NAXA

We are very excited to announce that we will be working with NAXA, who will provide software development support for the evolution of the HOT Tasking Manager.

10 October, 2023

Join us this summer for GSoC and Outreachy internships

We, at the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team are excited to announce our this year's internship programmes around Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreachy.

5 March, 2020

Communicating Operational Status of HOT Tools

Sharing up to date information about the current status and operation of all our tools through a simple status dashboard.

13 September, 2019

Open Imagery for Humanitarian Mapping

Analysis of imagery source use within the Tasking Manager

19 September, 2018

Website Update: Interactive Maps

A round up of recent major pushes to the website through Outreachy.

14 September, 2018

Website Update: Powering our maps with data

An update on how we are integrating data and visulisations across the site.

29 June, 2018

Launching the Tech HOT Spot!

Welcome to our first blog post! We will be using this space to share stories from HOT Tech Team’s world and talk about ways in which our team plays a strong role in HOT's mission.

1 July, 2020

Project Contributions

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