[Owasp-board] Discussion - Strategic Goals for 2013

Seba seba at owasp.org
Thu Apr 25 07:04:12 UTC 2013


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On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 2:27 AM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>wrote:

> Board,
>
> Are there any further comments on the 2013 Key Focus Areas? This item is
> specifically blocking our new Executive Director's planning for 2013. I'd
> like to resolve this ASAP.
>
>
> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/document/d/1EAbDdWADLzoJ8tEDMlZuA-x1HqsxGRHOHeDnzFXZu10/edit
>
> Proposal for 2013
>
>
>    -
>
>    Build the OWASP Platform (Same as 2012) - Define the processes,
>    resources, and tools to enable volunteers to quickly join and contribute to
>    OWASP in the areas of projects, chapters, education, conferences and
>    connections
>
>
>    -
>
>    Expand Communication Channels (Same as 2012) - Establish effective
>    communication channels into developer groups, universities, and industry
>    groups
>
>
>    -
>
>    Contributor Recognition Program *(NEW in 2013) *- Build a recognition
>    program that identifies and acknowledges individual contribution to OWASP
>    across the various volunteer areas (Global Initiatives, Wiki Contributions,
>    Chapter Attendance, Conference Attendance, Speaking on behalf of OWASP
>    anywhere, Project Activity, etc)
>    -
>
>    Financial Stability (Same as 2012) -  Further build out a stable
>    financial foundation and create new sources of income for the organisation
>    to achieve the goals of 2013 and future years.
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> Michael Coates | OWASP | @_mwc
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 1:43 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>wrote:
>
>> Interesting data to consider. From my perspective, a bit overly formal
>> for our needs, but I'm happy to be convinced otherwise.
>>
>> -Michael
>>
>>
>> --
>> Michael Coates | OWASP | @_mwc
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Attached is a template that can be utilized to centralize the
>>> information and assist with prioritization
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org
>>> > wrote:
>>>
>>>> Board,
>>>>
>>>> In 2012 we formalized strategic goals for OWASP. These items served as
>>>> a direction and rallying point for many of our operational items.
>>>>
>>>> While these goals may still hold true, we should formally evaluate and
>>>> vote to reconfirm each year. Although it is now April, I'd like to push
>>>> that point.
>>>>
>>>> Here are the items from 2012
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>    -
>>>>
>>>>    Build the OWASP Platform - Define the processes, resources, and
>>>>    tools to enable volunteers to quickly join and contribute to OWASP in the
>>>>    areas of projects, chapters, education, conferences and connections
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>    -
>>>>
>>>>    Expand Communication Channels - Establish effective communication
>>>>    channels into developer groups, universities, and industry groups
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>    -
>>>>
>>>>    Grow the OWASP Community - Build and grow the OWASP community
>>>>    throughout the world by focusing on the quality of projects, chapters,
>>>>    conferences, and social technologies
>>>>    -
>>>>
>>>>    Financial Stability -  Further build out a stable financial
>>>>    foundation and create new sources of income for the organisation to achieve
>>>>    the goals of 2012 and future years.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> For 2013 I'd like to make sure we still limit the strategic goals to 4.
>>>>
>>>> From my perspective I think this year we should place a focus on
>>>> recognizing the contributors. There are many ways to do this, but I'd like
>>>> to see systems built that can scale and provide recognition for the
>>>> volunteer efforts of the community. This includes items like a badge
>>>> program or something like "o-points", automated recognition of our top
>>>> volunteers in global initiatives and wiki edits, some sort of featured
>>>> OWASP'er of the week on the front page of OWASP or in the connector, and so
>>>> on.
>>>>
>>>> I believe that this should be a strategic focus for 2013. The impact of
>>>> this change will be a clear recognition system for individuals that get
>>>> involved in OWASP. They can help change the world and be quickly
>>>> acknowledged for their efforts.
>>>>
>>>> Sticking to a limit of 4 strategic goals I'd initially argue this
>>>> strategic goal would replace "Grow the OWASP community". I like the other 3
>>>> but would love to hear opinions from the rest of the board.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Michael Coates | OWASP | @_mwc
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>
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