[Owasp-board] Member Nation Portal

Seba seba at owasp.org
Thu Dec 5 05:11:32 UTC 2013


Kate showed me this in New York, and it seems a really good fit for owasp.
I fully support this proposal.

On 04 Dec 2013 22:00, "Sarah Baso" <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:

> Board members -
> This came up briefly on Monday's budget call, but I wanted to provide some
> additional operational details on the portal that the staff would like to
> transition to in 2014.
> Details are available here:
> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/document/d/1yDTFCdmmZN3t732sqHTOFHMhQrXgUC46YbgDhGROcXM/edit
> Additionally -  here is a short video demo put together by another
> organization about the portal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7s5j-i9BUU
> Info about Member Nation by Fonteva:
> http://www.fonteva.com/products/membernation/
> *Operational Notes:*
>    - The transition to Member Nation is MUCH MORE than a new system for
>    membership and event registration, it is a community management platform
>    that will give us tools to assist with volunteer management and recognition
>    and a place for dynamic update of project and chapter related data so we
>    can gather metrics and run reports.  It will also be a one stop shop for
>    community members to manage all their information membership, event,
>    chapters, projects, volunteer and other ways they interact with OWASP.
>    - The critical points are that in order to implement as smooth a
>    transition as possible, we would like to have a 3 month roll out plan
>    (starting no later than January 1) to be completed by end of Q1 when our 2
>    year contract with cvent expires.  Additionally, I know there were some
>    points of frustration and lack of communication in the move from Regonline
>    to Cvent a couple year ago, so the more time we have to plan and work on
>    the roll out plan, the better.
>    - The OWASP Staff will manage the set up of events and other
>    administration of the portal - and will receive training as part of our set
>    up costs. The portal does support various access controls and "roles" for
>    members of the community (i.e. chapter leader, project leader, event
>    planner).
> *Financial*
> There will be a one time set up cost of $45,689 and an ongoing annual
> portal user fee of $13,500 - so a total of $59,189 for the first year.
> This $13,5000 will significantly reduce our annual costs for other
> registration and membership systems (estimated at $24856). And enable us
> to dramatically decrease our fees over the next several years.
> Please let me know any additional questions you have.
> Regards,
> Sarah Baso
> --
> Executive Director
> OWASP Foundation
> sarah.baso at owasp.org
> +1.312.869.2779
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