[Owasp-board] Wiki Cleanup

Josh Sokol josh.sokol at owasp.org
Mon Nov 30 23:16:06 UTC 2015


No need to include me, but I like Paul's idea of managing it like a project
with shorter-term goals and deliverables and fixed costs.  Outside of that,
sounds good to me.

~josh

On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 3:39 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> > For your proposal, Can we structure this into two 90-day 'phases' so we
> can compate some fixed costs with some fixed outcomes/deliverables?
>
> Absolutely. I already CC'ed you, Noreen and Tom (part of why he ran) into
> this conversation with Elger. If anyone else wants in let me know.
>
> Aloha,
> Jim
>
>
> On 11/30/15 6:50 PM, Paul Ritchie wrote:
>
> Hi Jim, thanks for taking the initiative with an active leadership role to
> help get some of this addressed asap.
>
> I'm in favor of moving forward in bite-sized chunks with tangible results.
>
> For your proposal, Can we structure this into two 90-day 'phases' so we
> can compate some fixed costs with some fixed outcomes/deliverables?
>
> Then at end of each 90 day period we can determine prioritize what was
> accomplished and what is next to do?
>
> In other words, what would we have 'Elger' address in first 90 days as top
> priority and at what cost.?
>
> Paul
>
> Best Regards, Paul Ritchie
> OWASP Executive Director
> paul.ritchie at owasp.org
>
>
> On Sun, Nov 29, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Board and others,
>>
>> Recently a wiki media and security expert -  Elger Jonker - approached me
>> with a desire to help the OWASP foundation reorganize the wiki and help
>> ensure future edits are done in a categorized and sensible way. Elger
>> provided a report on his initial analysis of the wiki and here is a summary.
>>
>> Currently, there are 8979 URLs on the OWASP wiki. This is a very large
>> wiki. If we spend 10 minutes on each URL it would take ~1500 hours to just
>> review each page, not to mention the need to tag, re-categorize or more.
>>
>> The wiki is broke up into three major categories.
>>
>> 1) Organizational / Community: conferences, chapters, events, meetings,
>> notes, OWASP board, procedures, names of people
>> 2) Knowledge: Attacks, vulnerabilities, testing, vulnerabilities,
>> business impacts
>> 3) Projects: Tools and content that overlap with knowledge resources
>>
>> They rate is estimated about 40%, 30%, 30%. Not all pages are that easy
>> to identify.
>>
>> Here is a full list of pages that make up all of the wiki.
>>
>>
>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13FqA7OoFNLFebXTxV7xYtwzDO2bR5A_NaNj6jbmoZ8U/edit#gid=397931366&vpid=A8948
>>
>> I'd like to hire Elger to serve as a technical consultant to assist me in
>> a deeper effort to re-organize and clean up the current wiki.
>>
>> In general, I am happy to take lead on the wiki and website redesign
>> project. I would like to complete my promise to the community before my
>> board tenure ends on December 31, 2016.  One of the final goals is to
>> enable editorial controls on the wiki for a more formal review process
>> around appsec content. I am happy to serve as one of the chief editors of
>> the wiki after my board tenure is over or until someone is hired to take on
>> this duty.
>>
>> Aloha,
>>
>> --
>> Jim Manico
>> Global Board Member
>> OWASP Foundation
>> https://www.owasp.org
>>
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