[Owasp-board] Communication with Operations Team

Seba seba at owasp.org
Thu Jan 24 18:07:57 UTC 2013


Eoin,

to my understanding you don't have to take these minutes yourself, you just
need to make sure it gets done: i.e. "the board secretary "manages" meeting
minutes, ...."

https://www.owasp.org/images/a/ae/2012ByLawsFINAL.pdf

if you don't want the role, let's discuss

--seba


On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 6:00 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:

>
> 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
> it?
>
> 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.
>
> -ek
>
>
>
>
>
> 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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