[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp_project_leader_list] 2014 Operational Goals for OWASP Projects

Samantha Groves samantha.groves at owasp.org
Mon Jan 6 17:20:14 UTC 2014


Excellent suggestions, Seba. I will add those in.


On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 1:45 AM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi Samantha,
>
> looks great!
>
> Extra activities & focus areas I recommend:
> 1) Identify & promote cross-project collaboration to move clusters of
> projects forward, with e.g. work groups that work on a certain domain.
> 2) Start a task force of people with spare cycles that can help projects
> that need extra man-power of are falling behing in delivery of new releases
> (especially the flag ship projects)
> 3) Ask project leaders to create & give project related training or
> contribute to the OWASP trainings.
>
> regards
>
> Seba
>
> On Saturday, January 4, 2014, Samantha Groves wrote:
>
>> Hello Leaders,
>>
>>
>> I wanted to take a bit of time to share the operational goals I have for
>> OWASP Projects in 2014. These particular goals have been put together based
>> on Leader requests, and the need to continue work on other operational
>> tasks from the previous year. They will be the goals and milestones I will
>> focus on completing for the remainder of the year.
>>
>>
>> I am posting these here to give all of our OWASP Project Leaders an
>> opportunity to review and comment. I would like to know if you think these
>> are the right items we should be focusing on at the foundation level. Is
>> this what you want to see from OWASP Projects in 2014? If so, great! If
>> not, what would you like me to focus on? Now is your chance to let me know.
>> It is up to you, and what your needs are. Please either post a comment
>> here, or e-mail me directly at Samantha.Groves at owasp.org.
>>
>>
>> Thank you, Leaders.
>>
>> --------------------------------------
>>
>>
>> *Primary Goal: *Continue to evolve the OWASP Projects Infrastructure by
>> developing operational systems that facilitate Leader participation and
>> innovation.
>>
>>
>> *Subgoal 1: *Continue to work on the operational projects platform with
>> the aim of developing it to be more self sufficient for Leaders.
>>
>>
>> - Recruit a Projects Support Intern.
>>
>> - Bring all of the project repositories into Ohloh.
>>
>> - Continue to develop the Project Portal for Leaders.
>>
>> - Monitor and update the Project Page with relevant information on a
>> weekly basis.
>>
>> - Continue to produce weekly and quarterly information reports.
>>
>> - Organize a monthly webinar about an OWASP Project.
>>
>> - Produce more substantial software security/projects articles for our
>> quarterly Connector.
>>
>> - Migrate all of the Project wiki pages to the new template
>>
>> - Facilitate project page compliance with new Sponsorship Guidelines.
>>
>> - Facilitate project product compliance with new Sponsorship Guidelines
>>
>> - Develop marketing and communications pieces that promote: Benefits of
>> Having an OWASP Project; How to start a project; Project Lifecycle; and
>> Review Process.
>>
>> - Have one Project Leader meeting a month.
>>
>> - Facilitate OWASP contributions to the Apple Developer Program.
>>
>>
>> *Subgoal 2: *Bring more Project Leaders together in 2014.
>>
>>
>> - Work towards getting at least 2 projects represented at every Global
>> AppSec Conference in 2014.
>>
>> - Plan a Project Summit Event in 2014
>>
>> - Work on developing Project Leader Workshop module that can be given
>> when I am not present.
>>
>>
>>
>> *Subgoal 3: *Solidify the Projects Review Process.
>>
>>
>> - Develop a pragmatic method of doing project reviews.
>>
>> - Test the review process developed at the 2013 Summit
>>
>> - Finish reviewing the projects that have specifically asked for review.
>>
>> - Review the Flagship Projects.
>>
>> - Review the Lab Projects.
>>
>> - Review the Incubator Projects.
>>
>> - Report on the findings and outcomes.
>>
>> - Document the system so it can be reproduced. (This will probably be a
>> long document/set of instructions and lessons learned).
>>
>>
>> *Subgoal 4: *Design a more sustainable revenue stream using the
>> Project’s IP.
>>
>>
>> - In depth market research to determine niche opportunities.
>>
>> - Come up with at least 4 different potential opportunities based on
>> research.
>>
>> - Develop an implementation plan.
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> *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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