[Owasp-board] OWASP Projects: Program Models

Samantha Groves samantha.groves at owasp.org
Sat May 3 00:48:21 UTC 2014


Hello Leaders,

Correction. The link is here:
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/ProjectProgramModels

Thank you,

Samantha



On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 5:35 PM, Samantha Groves
<samantha.groves at owasp.org>wrote:

> Hello Leaders,
>
> After many discussions over the current OWASP Project Program model, the
> Board of Directors have agreed to change the direction of OWASP Projects.
> We would like to give the community an opportunity to voice their opinion,
> and help us decide how to move projects forward.
>
> We want leaders to comment and debate various project program models to
> help us better serve you, the OWASP community.
>
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/ProjectProgramModels<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/ProjectSponsorship>
>
>
> *More Information*
>
> The OWASP Projects Program is one of our most visible endeavors. We have
> over 200 project leaders and even more contributors spread across all of
> the projects in our inventory. It was determined, after a long discussion,
> that the current program model requires too many resources to manage
> efficiently and effectively. After debating over different approaches, we
> decided to consolidate 3 main ideas and structure them into models to get
> the conversation started. Of course, each of these models have their own
> positives and negatives.
>
> For OWASP to scale and grow we need to pick an approach and document it.
> This way the community can communicate their proposed direction for
> projects, and everyone will be able to understand what the focus is for
> OWASP Projects once a consensus has been reached.
>
> *Action for the Community*
>
> We would like the OWASP community to cast a vote for the model they
> believe is best for OWASP. Before we vote on the issue, we also want our
> community to help identify considerations for each model. What are the
> positives and negatives? Is there another approach that we should consider?
> Is there something we are not considering?
>
> The 3 models are listed here in the wiki:
>
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/ProjectProgramModels<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/ProjectSponsorship>
>
> Please update and add additional considerations. Please don't remove
> existing text. Instead use the comment section at the bottom to explain
> areas you may disagree with.
>
>
> Thank you, OWASP Community!
>
> Samantha Groves
>
>
> --
>
> *Samantha Groves, MBA*
>
> *OWASP Projects Manager*
>
>
> The OWASP Foundation
>
> Phoenix, USA
>
> Email: samantha.groves at owasp.org
>
> Skype: samanthahz
>
>
> OWASP Global Projects<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Project>
>
> Book a Meeting with Me <http://goo.gl/mZXdZ>
>
> OWASP Contact US Form <http://owasp4.owasp.org/contactus.html>
>
> New Project Application Form <http://www.tfaforms.com/263506>
>
>
>
>


-- 

*Samantha Groves, MBA*

*OWASP Projects Manager*


The OWASP Foundation

Phoenix, USA

Email: samantha.groves at owasp.org

Skype: samanthahz


OWASP Global Projects<https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Project>

Book a Meeting with Me <http://goo.gl/mZXdZ>

OWASP Contact US Form <http://owasp4.owasp.org/contactus.html>

New Project Application Form <http://www.tfaforms.com/263506>
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