See the detail of each contributors contribution
Years ago, as an administrator, I used to be able to see each person's indexing and arbitrating (now reviewing) statistics by month. This allowed me to create awards that bishop's would hand out during the business portion of sacrament meeting to individuals who had attained certain levels such as indexing 10,000 records or 50,000 records, etc. Apparently that reporting ability has been eliminated. Maybe there is a good reason, but it sure was nice to be able to recognize these people, encourage others and draw attention to the indexing effort. I would love to see that report available again.
"The purpose of the change is to protect the privacy of people who do not wish to have information about their indexing efforts shared with others."
“Like partaking of the sacrament, attending meetings, reading the scriptures, and saying personal prayers, doing family history and temple work should be a regular part of our personal worship.” – Elder Allan F. Packer, The Book, October 2014, General Conference.0
Paul W ✭✭✭✭✭
Whilst not a Church member, I fully agree as to why this facility appears to have been dropped. Fortunately, someone has realised we all have our personal limitations and priorities. For example, some users (LDS or not) might work full-time and others have more time on their hands through being retired. Also (taking me as an example), some might find indexing to be a difficult exercise, so prefer to spend their time adding (maybe thousands of) new names to Family Tree.
We all have different circumstances, so surely no one should be judged (or rewarded) by using statistical data, which doesn't necessarily reflect true efforts?1