[Owasp-board] Fwd: Summit Points System

Seba seba at owasp.org
Tue Jan 4 07:38:48 UTC 2011


Suggestion:
I you link the users with the wiki account you can also add the number of
wiki edits / pages?

--Seba

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 11:02 PM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

> FYI, details about the points system
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>
> Date: 3 January 2011 21:48
> Subject: Re: Summit Points System
> To: Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org>
> Cc: Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org>, Ralph Durkee <ralph.durkee at owasp.org>,
> Neil Matatall <neil at owasp.org>, Richard Greenberg <
> richard.greenberg at owasp.org>, owasp-summit-2011 at lists.owasp.org
>
>
> Hi Mark, the points are mapped from variables that are included in each
> attendee's page data, which is the one used (and linked) at
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Template:Summit_2011_Attendee#Confirmed_Summit_Attendees:_Seeking_Funds.2FSponsorship(to start, I only used the leaders on that list since that was a smaller
> number, and is the one we need to map ASAP so that we can allocate the
> existing Summit Travel funds).
>
> To edit/update an leader's data, just go to respective page (i.e. click the
> edit links by each name). Here are a couple examples
>
>    - Ralph
>    http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=Summit_2011_Attendee/Attendee026&action=edit
>    - Cecil
>    http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=Summit_2011_Attendee/Attendee034&action=edit
>    - Juan
>    http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=Summit_2011_Attendee/Attendee044&action=edit
>
> In each of these templates, you will see the following fields which
> hopefully should be self explanatory (first example shows Ralph's data):
>
> |-
> | Project Leadership (less than 6 months old) =
> | Project Leadership (more than 6 months old) =
> | Release Leadership (less than 6 months old) =
> | Release Leadership (more than 6 months old) =
> | Project Contribution  (less than 6 months old) =
> | Project Contribution  (more than 6 months old) =
> | Release Contribution (less than 6 months old) =
> | Release Contribution (more than 6 months old) =
> | Committee Membership = Conferences
> | Chapter Co-Leadership = Rochester
> | Conference Co-Leadership =
>
>
> At the moment (and for the first pass presented at the Board meeting
> today), I basically assigned 1 point per item (including multiple points if
> a leader had more than one value in one variable, lets say for example a
> leader that was involved in the organization of more than one conference)
>
> As another example here are Juan's mappings:
>
> |-
> | Project Leadership (less than 6 months old) =
> | Project Leadership (more than 6 months old) =  Classic ASP Security
> Project, Spanish, Internationalization
> | Release Leadership (less than 6 months old) =
> | Release Leadership (more than 6 months old) = Classic ASP Security
> Project,  Spanish, Internationalization
> | Project Contribution  (less than 6 months old) =
> | Project Contribution  (more than 6 months old) =
> | Release Contribution (less than 6 months old) =
> | Release Contribution (more than 6 months old) = Top 2007 Spanish
> Translation, Testing Guide Translation, Code Review Translation
> | Committee Membership =
> | Chapter Co-Leadership =
> | Conference Co-Leadership = OWASP Day Mexico 2010
>
>
> From the data above, you should be able to see how Juan had 10 points
> (which is the value shown at
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011_Attendee/Stats)
>
> The idea/model is that each leader should maintain their own data, and the
> OWASP's community should be able to keep an eye of any abuses (I don't
> expect that many leaders will abuse this system since that (when detected)
> would seriously damage his/her reputation)
>
> So yes Mark, please update this as much as you can (i.e. where you are
> aware of what your committee members have been involved in)
>
> The plan is to send an email to all owasp leaders in that list ASAP (i.e.
> tomorrow) so that they can update their pages and we can have a final
> (first-pass) ranking by Friday (this will allow the top n leaders (n still
> to be defined) to start booking their flights asap)
>
> The data in http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011_Attendee/Stats is
> all based on the information stored in those MediaWiki templates.
>
> To actually create that Page, I wrote a number of O2<http://o2platform.com>scripts that (using a dynamic C# Parser) is able to transform that template
> data into strongly-typed C# classes (which are then used to calculate the
> points and create the page (I'm happy to provide more details if you are
> interested in the technology behind this).
>
> The practical effect of this, is that you will not see real-time updates
> in http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011_Attendee/Stats (I will
> be maintaining that page (which is basically just a case of running an O2
> script that loads the data and creates/publishes the Stats page (this script
> is now part of O2))
>
> Mark, this is a first working PoC of the Points systems we have been
> talking about, so lets work on this first model and then finalize it by the
> end of the Summit (for example I really would like to experiment with the
> weights of each category so that we can get a ranking system that is a good
> reflection of our community's efforts (we also need to map this data for all
> our owasp-leaders)). And if you feel that a 'points category' is missing,
> now is the time to ask for it (it is quite easy to add them)
>
> Once we have a good model/mapping in place, (and if relevant) we should
> look at other technological solutions to implement the final workflow.
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
>
>
> On 3 January 2011 19:22, Mark Bristow <mark.bristow at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Dinis,
>>
>> I was looking at the board call agenda and this page:
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011_Attendee/Stats and was
>> wondering what the process was for assigning points, and how we can get my
>> committee members updated to reflect their participation.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Mark
>>
>> --
>> Mark Bristow
>> (703) 596-5175
>> mark.bristow at owasp.org
>>
>> OWASP Global Conferences Committee Chair - http://is.gd/5MTvF
>> OWASP DC Chapter Co-Chair - http://is.gd/5MTwu
>> AppSec DC Organizer - https://www.appsecdc.org
>>
>>
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