[OCC] Meeting Schedules and other gems from the board call today

Justin Clarke justin.clarke at owasp.org
Mon May 14 21:03:36 UTC 2012

We probably would benefit from at least a monthly meeting - if only to keep us all on target. Plus - book done! I can finally resurface and get more involved again!

Best regards


On 14 May 2012, at 22:00, Kate Hartmann wrote:

> Jim, for a year or so, the connections committee has been more than
> adequate. The blog is awesome, the podcasts are amazing, now you are
> watching linked in and then, there is the mysterious (my own ignorance here)
> twitter feed.   I'm challenging you to identify opportunities to take it to
> the next level.  There is a benefit to getting real-time feedback on some
> very important initiatives that impact what does or probably should fall
> within the Connections committee scope.  Also, since I've sat on quite a
> number of committee calls (all committees included here) I can't tell you
> how the energy of a well-run meeting can inspire participation.  
> Just a few items on the docket that probably fall within the committee scope
> are:
> Marketing - we have agreed that we need it, this should be a committee
> driven initiative, otherwise, it's tasked to staff and lacks community input
> or participation
> Social Media - linkedin, twitter, blog, feed - I know these are managed by
> you, Jim, but considering we are looking at expanding our outreach, is there
> any statistics or other opportunities to connect OWASP with some other
> groups?
> Newsletter - as an individual tasked with this, I have not been very
> successful.  I would love to see the committee, by design, be the drivers
> for this
> Communication - is the same message being communicated across all channels?
> Yes, probably in line with the marketing initiative.
> I would suggest giving meetings a try for a few months and see what happens.
> Maybe it will be a fail and maybe great and wondrous things will arise!  At
> least we can say we tried - notice I put in the "we" cause I'm here to help
> set it all up.
> Kate Hartmann
> Operations Director
> 301-275-9403
> www.owasp.org 
> Skype:  Kate.hartmann1
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Manico [mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org] 
> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 4:34 PM
> To: Kate Hartmann; owasp-connections-committee
> Subject: Re: Meeting Schedules and other gems from the board call today
> Kate,
> Out committee does not really meet officially, we are basically a working
> group trying to keep various social media and other properties up to date.
> But we do have an email list and it's trivial for someone to contact us
> - or heck, participate.
> Connections committee, do we need more meetings?
> - Jim
> --
> Jim Manico
> Connections Committee Chair
> Cheatsheet Series Product Manager
> OWASP Podcast Producer/Host
> jim at owasp.org
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