[Owasp-leaders] OWASP OCMS

Bev Corwin bev.corwin at owasp.org
Mon May 1 18:09:02 UTC 2017


By the way, Do you know we will have an ED? Any updates on that? Best
wishes, Bev

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 2:05 PM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org> wrote:

> Thanks Kate, What is the process for getting an "event" into OCMS? Is it
> simple, or does it require burdensome hoops to jump through? Also, is this
> requirement part of the bylaws and was it adopted / voted on by the
> community? Or was it handed down by staff and/or board? Just curious since
> it sounds like something that should be in bylaws, not just chapter
> handbook. Also, it is equally enforced, for example, are *all* chapters
> subjected to enforcement of this requirement, or only certain chapters?
> Also, If it cannot be universally enforced, shouldn't it be abandoned? Best
> wishes, Bev
>
> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 12:04 PM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> I'm sorry if I wasn't clear in my initial comment.
>>
>> The concept was created and implemented by the Global Conference
>> committee in 2009.  The first "platform" was designed by a volunteer.  It
>> was built on an external system using code that could not be managed by
>> staff.  This volunteer disengaged (got married, had children, more
>> challenging career, etc) and was no longer available to manage the platform.
>>
>> We created OCMS v2.0 using the tools that we have and integrated it into
>> other operational activities.  Now there are workflows that help staff keep
>> track of and support the hundreds of events that occur globally.
>>
>> Kate
>>
>>
>> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 11:58 AM, Evin Hernandez <evin.hernandez at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> But doesn't this contradict the previous statement about it not being
>>> supported since people were no longer engaged ?
>>>
>>> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 11:55 AM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> OCMS is a tool to track and facilitate events.  The tool itself
>>>> wouldn't prevent a local chapter from charging on a meetup site for
>>>> attendees.
>>>>
>>>> According to the Chapter Leader Handbook, all chapter meetings are to
>>>> be free and open (Chapter 2)  https://www.owasp.org/index.p
>>>> hp/Category:Chapter_Handbook
>>>>
>>>> If a chapter is having an event that is charging a fee, then it's no
>>>> longer a chapter meeting, but is an event and should be entered into OCMS.
>>>>
>>>> Kate
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:Chapter_Handbook
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 11:43 AM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Kate, Why would the OCMS try to stop a local chapter from
>>>>> charging on a meetup site for attendees? Best wishes, Bev
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 11:36 AM, Kate Hartmann <
>>>>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> The OWASP Conference Management System or "OCMS" was a system that
>>>>>> was created by and implemented by the Legacy Global Conference Committee in
>>>>>> 2009.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The intention was to capture all of the amazing event activities that
>>>>>> our community was participating in so that the Foundation could celebrate
>>>>>> and support local activities.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It was initially set up as a stand alone system written by a
>>>>>> volunteer.  When that individual was no longer engaged with OWASP, and the
>>>>>> code could no longer be maintained, the process was moved to work within
>>>>>> our other back office functionality.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Kate Hartmann
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 11:25 AM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Dear OWASP Leaders,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Does anyone know what the "OCMS" is? Was this recently created, or
>>>>>>> is it a new thing? Did OWASP membership vote to approve this, or was it
>>>>>>> only a board action? Or staff action? Please advise. Thank you and best
>>>>>>> wishes.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sincerely,
>>>>>>> Bev
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Kate Hartmann
>>>>>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>>>>>> +1 301-275-9403 <(301)%20275-9403>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Kate Hartmann
>>>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>>>> +1 301-275-9403 <(301)%20275-9403>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Thank You
>>>
>>> Evin Hernandez
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>>
>> Kate Hartmann
>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>> +1 301-275-9403 <(301)%20275-9403>
>>
>>
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