[Owasp-board] Wiki Cleanup

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Mon Nov 30 23:17:41 UTC 2015


Yup, I'm with Paul on this is well. We need to map expenditures with 
deliverables to make sure this cost is really going to help the 
foundation. This is ongoing and I'll report back to the board before 
spending any money on this.

Aloha,
Jim


On 12/1/15 1:16 AM, Josh Sokol wrote:
> 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 
> <mailto: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 <mailto:paul.ritchie at owasp.org>
>>
>>
>>     On Sun, Nov 29, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Jim Manico
>>     <jim.manico at owasp.org <mailto: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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