[Owasp-board] Communication with Operations Team

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Thu Jan 24 17:00:34 UTC 2013

Hey Peeps,

One task the "secetery" has to do is take minutes of meetings....shuffle
paper etc.

I will happily let Sarah/Kate do this as I hate doing that admin. They are
currently doin this anyways.
To be honest I don't want this role. Tom can have it back. Jim do you want

Id rather focus on Board decisions, Strategy, Attending meetings, Reboot,
coming up with ideas and the code review guide.

Weekly signoff can be difficult as some of us travel etc.
Bi-weekly is more do-able.


On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 4:25 AM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>wrote:

> Board,
> We have a limited number of operations staff who are doing a variety of
> great things and working ridiculously hard. In addition to their limited
> bandwidth we have an added challenge of all being remote from each other.
> I'd like to ask two requests from our board:
> 1. Read the information that the operation team creates. This includes the
> director's reports created for each board meeting and the weekly digest
> reports.  The goal of these documents are succinct and clear communication.
> 2. We, as a a board, should figure out a relatively streamlined method of
> communication with our operations team. Some people like phone calls,
> others want face to face, some like emails, some like reports - if we do
> them all, then our operations team will spend a huge amount of time
> repeating the same information in different forms. Let's not waste that
> time and instead let them use the time to achieve more great work.
> The idea we discussed during last month's board call was to leverage the
> weekly digest reports within google docs. Let's give that a fair chance. We
> didn't get much response last week.
> Again, the overall goal is efficiency and good communication. We need to
> do our part.
> --
> Michael Coates | OWASP | @_mwc
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