|OSM Draft Goals for 2013|
|Written by Paul Orwig|
|Thursday, 13 December 2012 00:00|
During the joint leadership summit meeting in San Jose, California on November 15, 2012, one item that members of Joomla's Production Leadership Team (PLT), Community Leadership Team (CLT) and Open Source Matters (OSM) agreed on was to try and finalize their 2013 team level goals by December 31, 2012.
OSM's draft goals for 2013 are published below. Our next step in the goal setting process is to invite feedback from the community. Please share your questions and comments in this forum thread about OSM's 2013 draft goals.
Beginning December 21, 2012, OSM board members will begin finalizing these 2013 goals, taking into account feedback from the community.
Improve communications through simplifying and targeting communications channels for external as well as internal audiences, and facilitate volunteer involvement.
The main goal is to get the Joomla Certification Program launched during 2013. The Joomla certification program will go beyond training by providing a documented measurement of knowledge, so that Joomla professionals can compete under equal conditions world wide.
Trademark, Licence and Legal
Trademark Review Process
The main goal remains to complete the Trademark review process so that our Trademark rules are easy to understand and to follow, and also simpler to administer. The following steps need to be completed to achieve this:
The next items in full or in part depends on this first point to be completed:
Licensing and internal Trademark requests
The goal is to have clear guidelines, and clear communication channels, so that any Licensing or Trademark concern or question can be addressed before it becomes an issue, and that we get speedy replies to those type of question. The following steps will help reach this goal:
Legal, Agreements and Contracts
The goal is to keep within our conservative budget spending for legal matters. Such spending could be increased on short notice in case of an urgent legal matter, and by approval of the board.
Form a standing working group that will produce a set of governance improvement recommendations intended for review and consideration by the project's leadership.