[Chaoss-Board] CHAOSS Goals 2020

Matt Germonprez germonprez at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 20:44:19 UTC 2020


Thanks Mike,

That would be great. I'd love to have that call so I could bring that info
to the board meeting.

Matt


On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 1:37 PM Michael Dolan <mdolan at linuxfoundation.org>
wrote:

> I'd suggest including Steve Winslow from my team who has done this for
> other communities lead that conversation. We've done quite a few of these
> but each has some nuance around what they use as the basis for
> certification. I would be happy to have a call with those interested and
> have Steve walk through the approach we've used for other projects.
>
> ---
> Mike Dolan
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> The Linux Foundation
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> mdolan at linuxfoundation.org
> ---
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 11:24 AM Georg Link <linkgeorg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Michael,
>>
>> It would be great to build on existing best practices. Is this something
>> you could provide the Board with for consideration and discussion?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Georg
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 1:21 PM Michael Dolan <mdolan at linuxfoundation.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I haven't talked to Georg about this at all, but I was also thinking
>>> about point 2 and that it would be helpful to have this. We have templates
>>> that can be used to quickly build this program if that is something CHAOSS
>>> would like to pursue.
>>>
>>> ---
>>> Mike Dolan
>>> VP of Strategic Programs
>>> The Linux Foundation
>>> Office: +1.330.460.3250   Cell: +1.440.552.5322
>>> mdolan at linuxfoundation.org
>>> ---
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 10:53 AM Matt Germonprez <germonprez at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks Georg!
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 10:52 AM Georg Link <linkgeorg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Matt and CHAOSS Board Members,
>>>>>
>>>>> My goal is to advance the conversation and implement what we decide
>>>>> for the following topics and ideas:
>>>>> 1) CHAOSS metrics release cadence and dissemination
>>>>> 2) Certifying software to be CHAOSS metrics compliant
>>>>> 3) How to share use cases and success stories of metrics in practice
>>>>> 4) Strategy for CHAOSScon
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Here are my thoughts on each topic:
>>>>>
>>>>> == 1) CHAOSS metrics release cadence and dissemination ==
>>>>> I am very happy with the two releases we produced. Releasing metrics
>>>>> is a lot of administrative overhead. CHAOSScon NA and EU are too close
>>>>> together now. Sean G. proposed moving to a rolling release. Another
>>>>> proposal could be to release yearly. A tangental topic is how we can
>>>>> improve the dissemination of metrics and make them more accessible.
>>>>>
>>>>> == 2) Certifying software to be CHAOSS metrics compliant ==
>>>>> We started discussing this but didn’t have a metric release before.
>>>>> CHAOSS is becoming a well-respected and well-known brand in the open source
>>>>> ecosystem. It would be great to have a program for software implementations
>>>>> to be able to claim compliance with our metric definitions. This
>>>>> standardization could ensure that people trust in our metrics and give
>>>>> software implementations a “badge of honor”. This should be open to
>>>>> projects outside of CHAOSS, such as Apache Kibble.
>>>>>
>>>>> == 3) How to share use cases and success stories of metrics in
>>>>> practice ==
>>>>> Metrics and their application are highly context-sensitive. We cannot
>>>>> capture that richness in metric definitions. I currently like a two-part
>>>>> strategy to collect and share stories of metrics in practice. 1) A
>>>>> 3-question survey (email-interview) to be sent to select folks. The answers
>>>>> can be published as short blog posts. 2) A podcast of in-depth
>>>>> conversations with a panel of CHAOSS members and guests who share their
>>>>> stories. Interesting cases could be identified from prepared with the
>>>>> surveys. Both formats are for different audiences but have great synergy
>>>>> effects.
>>>>>
>>>>> == 4) Strategy for CHAOSScon ==
>>>>> Demand for tickets to CHAOSScon exceeded our capacity last week. Do we
>>>>> want to grow the event or keep at the size we have now? We have
>>>>> experimented with different formats from mostly-workshops to all-talks;
>>>>> 1-track vs. 2-tracks. I think it is time that we deliberately define a
>>>>> format for CHAOSScon and strive towards a reliable experience.
>>>>>
>>>>> Best,
>>>>> Georg
>>>>>
>>>>> On Feb 2, 2020, at 9:30 AM, Matt Germonprez <germonprez at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi CHAOSS Board Members,
>>>>>
>>>>> As a small primer for the board meeting in March, it would be great if
>>>>> you could give me a 1 or 2 goals you are hoping the CHAOSS project can
>>>>> achieve in 2020. You can send them directly to me or to the list. I'd love
>>>>> to get your input.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Matt
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
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>>>>> Information Systems
>>>>> College of Information Science & Technology
>>>>> University of Nebraska Omaha
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>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Georg Link
>>>>> (he/him)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Georg Link, PhD
>> (he/him)
>>
>

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