[Owasp-board] Hamburg Meeting

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Mon Aug 12 19:26:29 UTC 2013


You have a 30 minute slot, perhaps reduce your talk to 20 min and leave
10 min for Q/A? Or perhaps START with Q/A?

Aloha,
Jim

> Ok - For the record - I am fine with doing the talk, but I also think we
> need to make sure there is an open community time at the conference for
> input to the board/community discussion.  Can we get that on the schedule
> and publish for whoever is interested?  We could have this instead of the
> presentation or in addition to... I am open.
> 
> Sarah
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 12:22 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
>> +1 Eoin
>>
>>>  The welcome address should cover this and be done with it.
>>> Lets let Sarah so her bit and leave it at that.
>>> My €100000000000
>>>
>>> Eoin Keary
>>> Owasp Global Board
>>> +353 87 977 2988
>>>
>>>
>>> On 12 Aug 2013, at 17:46, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Agree 100% with what Tom said here.  Board talks are boring and forcing
>> people to sit through a Board Keynote when they could be listening to some
>> industry luminary is just plain mean.  Carve out one session and if people
>> want to hear the Board talk about where we are and where we are going, then
>> they will attend.  No offense, but my guess is that it will be a nearly
>> empty room.  Not because people don't care about OWASP, but rather, because
>> people are there to be educated on threats and defenses, not on the state
>> of the non-profit.  If you do a good job of being open from the beginning,
>> then everything you say in these sessions will just be repetitive anyway.
>>  My $0.02.
>>>>
>>>> ~josh
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 10:55 AM, Tom Brennan - OWASP <tomb at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>>>> 2 cents -- I concur that  2013 Q1 and Q2 by unified agreement and vote
>> radically adjusted the operation of OWASP Foundation globally. This move
>> has allowed us to move away from operational day-to-day tasks FINALLY!
>> Further, at each of the (4) annual AppSec events for the community to learn
>> about the progress, metrics and updates that are going on we do not need a
>> "board keynote" session rather a session on the schedule that is attended
>> by those that want to understand "where we are… where we are going" and
>> where we need additional firepower.  If a energized member of the board
>> member is in attendance fantastic; the more energy the better!
>>>>>
>>>>> To the point raised if the OWASP Board should hold "private meetings"
>> I encourage everyone to review as best practice;
>>>>>
>>>>> - Should the board hold executive sessions
>>>>>
>> http://www.blueavocado.org/content/should-board-hold-executive-sessions
>>>>>
>>>>> -Ten Myths About Nonprofit Board
>>>>> http://www.blueavocado.org/node/663
>>>>>
>>>>> For all of you that are traveling to Germany, safe travels,  I look
>> forward to seeing everyone via video conference.  The meeting may actually
>> be very quick considering there is no agenda posted @
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Board_Meetings -- Note that there
>> are many open items from 2013 past meetings that the face-to-face should
>> address as the adhoc agenda
>>>>>
>>>>> Semper Fi,
>>>>>
>>>>> Tom Brennan CISSP, C|EH
>>>>> International Board of Directors
>>>>> OWASP Foundation
>>>>> (e) tomb at owasp.org
>>>>> (t) 973-202-0122
>>>>> (w) www.owasp.org
>>>>>
>>>>> Don't miss AppSecUSA 2013 Summit / Conference in Time Square NYC, Nov
>> 18th-21st details: http://www.appsecusa.org
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> P.S. - The OWASP Mascot "WASPY" was a BIG HIT raising visibility in
>> addition to our energized staff and volunteers in attendance for the
>> mission hope he makes an appearance at OWASP Germany!
>>>>>
>>>>> <WASPY.png>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Aug 12, 2013, at 11:26 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Yep, I suggest that Sarah and staff give the talk on statistics. I
>> suggest only one speaker (for the most part) since the time slot is brief.
>> This talk as it stands today is about operations.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If we were going to do a "board talk" we should not be talking about
>> operations since it's no longer our wheelhouse. Board should be talking
>> about vision, which we are still evolving.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> So perhaps change "board talk" to "staff talk" for Germany and
>> beyond. I think it's good to continue de-focusing on the board and focus
>> more in terms of putting our staff "up front".
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Also, Seba was talking about the closed board meeting, not the board
>> talk. I think we are mixing topics here Eoin.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Jim Manico
>>>>>> @Manicode
>>>>>> (808) 652-3805
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Aug 12, 2013, at 11:12 AM, Owasp <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> +1
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> (Says he who gets little response to any email or suggestion)....
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Again,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sarah to present OWASP preso. Maybe with Kate if she's there?
>>>>>>> It's not a board address anymore, rather an executive debrief..
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Eoin Keary
>>>>>>> Owasp Global Board
>>>>>>> +353 87 977 2988
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 12 Aug 2013, at 16:06, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I assume the room is only big enough for us.
>>>>>>>> Can't we simply open up the conference call to everybody who is
>> interested in participating?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> regards
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Seba
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 4:55 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> I'm not happy with closed meetings for our open organization. I
>> suggest we have a private section (first few hours) where we can discuss
>> personnel and other issues that require privacy, and open up the rest.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>> Jim Manico
>>>>>>>> @Manicode
>>>>>>>> (808) 652-3805
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Aug 12, 2013, at 2:48 AM, Michael Coates <
>> michael.coates at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> This will be the rare closed meeting. We will however publish the
>> agenda and results of our discussion.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> In addition we will hold an open board discussion session later in
>> the week for anyone that would like to chat.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> -Michael
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> Michael Coates | OWASP | @_mwc
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 10:21 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Is the OWASP board meeting at OWASP Germany an open meeting that
>> other
>>>>>>>>> members of our community may attend?
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> Jim Manico
>>>>>>>>> @Manicode
>>>>>>>>> (808) 652-3805
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