[Owasp-board] Wiki RFQ

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Sun Jan 17 14:38:56 UTC 2016


That is the spirit and the purpose of the investment is improve the
workflow efficiency,  metrics and upgrade the professionalism

The results include a better website tool ofor the purposes of
communicating our mission and serving the community for all participants



On Saturday, January 16, 2016, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Tom
>
> Good points. If that indeed is the focus then we should likely update the
> rfp with similar info. I read and commented on the rfp but didn't get the
> impression of a primary focus on Salesforce at all. We should make that
> clear in the rfp.
>
> On Saturday, January 16, 2016, Tom Brennan - OWASP <tomb at owasp.org
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','tomb at owasp.org');>> wrote:
>
>> Lets all be sure to all focus the goals of the investment effort;
>>
>> 1) business workflow analysis of staff processes documentation and
>> automation with improvements to core Salesforce system the runs the
>> backoffice and community services to the visitor/consumer of data/project
>> user/project leader, chapter member, chapter leader etc.
>>
>> The goal is to increase efficiency of processes with technology systems
>> deployed (do more with less) identify gaps and processes that can be
>> documented, streamlined and potentially automated with NGO.
>>
>> Step #1 is have a 3rd party business process expert with NGO engaged.
>>
>> Adding, incorporating gamification of volunteer activities including
>> those connected to GoogleDocs / MediaWiki etc..etc.. is in scope.  Key job
>> functions as it pertains to interfacing with volunteers and core business
>> is analyzed from chapters to projects. This will happen with a 3rd party
>> business analyst who has worked on non-profits with proven experince with
>> organizations and growth stages as OWASP and has a focus on NGO (
>> http://www.salesforce.org/introducing-ngo-connect/ )
>>
>> Resulting data will be then proposed for adjustments to the existing
>> deployed tool NGO that has been in place since 2009 with limited
>> customization and this will be merged with the results of the Mediawiki
>> upgrade/update/refresh/refine plan
>>
>> 2) WIKI
>> simpler navigation, simple content, wiki updates, clean up, streamlining
>> etc. is associated task and part of the project but with independant work
>> streams.
>>
>> ** HISTORY HERE when it stalled the last time
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/RFO_Web_Design
>>
>> In summary we need the business analyst to drive the technical change as
>> a 3rd party and is a strategic goal for 2016.
>>
>> Have a great weekend.
>>
>> Tom Brennan
>> Global Board of Directors / NYC/NJ Metro Chapter Leader
>> (d) 973-506-9304
>>
>> OWASP Foundation | www.owasp.org
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 10:55 AM, Noreen Whysel <noreen.whysel at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I wonder if the RFQ process shouldn't prevent the wiki editing team from
>>> going after low hanging fruit like broken links and the like. Thoughts?
>>>
>>> Also just so you know, I am attending Wikimedia Day at NYU today and can
>>> ask around for experience since its the same platform. I'll be at Bsides
>>> NYC later today as well.
>>>
>>> Noreen Whysel
>>> Community Manager
>>> OWASP Foundation
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Folks,
>>>>
>>>> There are conflicting efforts with the wiki revamp initiative, and
>>>> since I am not operations I will put an end to my wiki update efforts and
>>>> let Noreen and Tom drive.
>>>>
>>>> If you would like suggestions moving forward, just ask. I have a lot of
>>>> experience with wiki work.
>>>>
>>>> Aloha,
>>>> Jim
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 1/15/16 11:36 AM, Noreen Whysel wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I talked with Tom B last night at the NYC meetup last night about the
>>>> status of the wiki RFQ.
>>>>
>>>> We have a document here with some comments:
>>>>
>>>> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/document/d/1Jigb9CnvXl5FhtZULp9fQjDT5y_bN3vgAjBxpmGJN7c
>>>>
>>>> All should take a look and comment/approve/reject suggestions. The
>>>> timeline included Letter of Intent deadline of January 28, with a proposal
>>>> deadline of Feb 15, so we should either get this out very soon or update
>>>> the timeline.
>>>>
>>>> Next step would be to publish it and send out an open call. How best to
>>>> publish the RFQ? I could use the traditional channels, blog post, social
>>>> media, community and leaders mailing lists. Any other streams?
>>>>
>>>> I'm splitting my time tomorrow between Bsides NYC and the Wikimedia Day
>>>> at NYU and will see if I can find any wiki programmers.
>>>>
>>>> Noreen Whysel
>>>> Community Manager
>>>> OWASP Foundation
>>>>
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