[Owasp-leaders] Last call for budget items

Gary Robinson gary.robinson at owasp.org
Fri Feb 3 20:11:42 UTC 2017


>>I'll be at APPSEC EU, maybe we can organize a session to discuss this and
 start looking at the process regarding volunteers

FYI at appsec eu we have 6 rooms booked 5pm-9pm Mon-Fri for these sessions
(comes with the venue), just let me know what you need.  Goes for everyone.

Gary

On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 5:30 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:

> >>What Kate and the staff would love help with is feedback on the what and
> how for the volunteer portal - What info should it contain?  How should it
> function?  How will it connect volunteers to leaders? ...  The nuts and
> bolts of getting this done are provided by the AMS upgrade, the details of
> how we implement a Volunteer portal are where assistance is wanted.  Again,
> Kate is doing the AMS upgrade and most familiar with what it offers.
>
> Thx for your update.
> I think the best way volunteers can contribute is to help define a process
> and requirements that can be implemented within this portal
>
> I'll be at APPSEC EU, maybe we can organize a session to discuss this and
>  start looking at the process regarding volunteers
>
> Cheers
>
> Johanna
>
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 5:19 PM, Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Johanna,
>>
>> Was re-reading this thread and wanted to clarify this a bit.
>>
>> The volunteer portal functionality is part of the new features provided
>> by the AMS (Association Management System) that OWASP is upgrading /
>> purchased a license for.  It leverages our existing Salesforce data on the
>> OWASP community especially Project and Chapter leaders.
>>
>> So, the basic functionality of the volunteer portal - call it a framework
>> though not technically correct - will be in place after the AMS is upgraded
>> late Q1 to early Q2.  I defer to Kate for the exact dates she worked out
>> with the provider.
>>
>> Kate worked with Tom Pappas on getting that purchase into the very early
>> drafts of the budget as our license expired in January so that part is
>> done.  Hence no _new_ budget item is needed for the volunteer portal,
>>
>> What Kate and the staff would love help with is feedback on the what and
>> how for the volunteer portal - What info should it contain?  How should it
>> function?  How will it connect volunteers to leaders? ...  The nuts and
>> bolts of getting this done are provided by the AMS upgrade, the details of
>> how we implement a Volunteer portal are where assistance is wanted.  Again,
>> Kate is doing the AMS upgrade and most familiar with what it offers.
>>
>> FYI: I also put in budget items tangentially related to this as it will
>> leverage some of the new AMS functionality to help projects.  Both items
>> obviously are dependent on the AMS upgrade.
>>
>> HTH
>>
>> --
>> -- Matt Tesauro
>> OWASP AppSec Pipeline Lead
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_AppSec_Pipeline
>> OWASP WTE Project Lead
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>> http://AppSecLive.org <http://appseclive.org/> - Community and Download
>> site
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 2:29 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
>> johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All
>>>
>>> Is there a budget for the volunteer portal?
>>>
>>> Also I will be submitting a budget for Projects Bounties & other
>>> activities related to Projects
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Johanna
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 2:11 PM, Tiffany Long <tiffany.long at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Laura,
>>>> I am responding so you have my contact info should you wish to reach
>>>> out to me.
>>>> Best,
>>>> Tiffany
>>>>
>>>> Tiffany Long
>>>> Community Manager
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 7:02 AM, Andrew van der Stock <
>>>> vanderaj at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Laura,
>>>>>
>>>>> The simple answer is both "yes" and "no". If you want to run an "OWASP
>>>>> Day", like Julian Berton did at OWASP Melbourne last year, I'm sure that
>>>>> Tiffany here can assist with pointers and so on. We offer well planned
>>>>> events an opportunity to obtain funding on a case by case basis, which
>>>>> Tiffany can take you through the process and funding limits. Generally, to
>>>>> make sure you get lots of attendees, we recommend a minimum of 3 months
>>>>> lead time on this type of event, with 6+ months being ideal so you can get
>>>>> the best trainers, organise the best rates with event spaces, etc, etc.
>>>>>
>>>>> As training can be immensely profitable, we are generally happy to
>>>>> help provide funding to book a space and catering, as long as this is
>>>>> re-invested back in the local chapter once expenses have been paid. We use
>>>>> a 90/10 split for these types of events, where 90% of the profits go
>>>>> straight back to the chapter. 10% covers our staff and logistics costs.
>>>>>
>>>>> If it becomes more of a serious regional conference or similar, like
>>>>> AppSec Cali or AppSec Africa, then it's best to talk to Laura Grau. The
>>>>> lead time for these events is usually 9-12 months.
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks,
>>>>> Andrew
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 1:50 AM, Laura Bigram <laura.bigram at owasp.org>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Andrew
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am the chapter leader for trinidad and Tobago.  Ive been thinking
>>>>>> of hosting all day training event with various speakers in 2017.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> However this is way out of the reach of tt funds allocation.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there a limit to how much funds can be approved for the budget
>>>>>> items?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> LB
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Jan 25, 2017 09:22, "Andrew van der Stock" <vanderaj at owasp.org>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi there
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It's the last call for any budget items. I've put out a general call
>>>>>> for budget items since the September board meeting, and met with many
>>>>>> different folks at AppSec USA, so if you have something that you'd like
>>>>>> OWASP to do and that needs funds, it's crunch time.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am preparing the final budget in preparation for its approval in
>>>>>> our February 8 board meeting, so please if you have big ticket items that
>>>>>> can't be funded from your chapter or project that are one of our strategic
>>>>>> goals, the sooner you can get it in the the more likely you will be able to
>>>>>> do it in 2017.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>> Andrew
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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