Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddySprints = CommunicationTRANSLATIONStatement: “I am taking out all portal_skins and anyone who objects can suck it”Discussion: ... ... ... ... rabble rabble ... ... <chair thrown/> ... ... rabble rabble ...Result: Reasonable integrator upgrade analysis tools, a fuq’n’FAQ, identiﬁcation ofmigration strategy and capacity to update before major release
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyMotivation for Old Farts“I read on plone.orgabout the latest sprint atan old castle outsideVienna in Austria. Whatamazes me is the effortthese guys put in. Some35 people from all overthe world participated inthe 5 day sprint all attheir own cost. No onegets paid except thosefew lucky whosecompany encouragetheir employees tospend some OpenSource time.”~peterbeAverage length of participationof currently active developers is2 Years4 out of 5of the top 100 Plone corecontributors are twice asactive this year thanhistorical average. That’s118%more commits in 2013Impact of a developer give start date
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyMaximize Newbie ImpactSprints don’t justhelp us ﬁnd newcontributors, theyalso encouragelong termparticipation andresponsibility!Commits from new users by date of ﬁrstcommit. Grey bars highlight major sprints.76%of users who startedcontributing in 2012contribute signiﬁcantly morethis year than last year
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddySprint Makeup95%5%Other Developers5%95%HAVE NEED
What’s Missing Still?Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyMarketing(Less complaining, more doing folks)Plone 5SecurityPlone.org!! PLONE.COM !!(once and for all for real this time lets finish this crap)What’s Missing Still?
It’s in Our BloodNever doubtthat a smallgroup ofthoughtful,committedcitizens canchange theworld.Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHow Do I Get Involved?ParticipateSend yourself, and more importantly,people that work for youDonateMost of us run a budget surplus atthe expense of a time deficitHostShare culture and wifi and absorbthe good vibes that soon follow
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHosting a SprintTopic LocationFundingMarketPeopleCore DevelopmentMarketingi18nAccessibilityCommunity StrategyTestingInfrastructurePLIPsPerformanceMarketingDocumentationInstallersThe world is your oyster!SPRINT!Follow-up
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHosting a SprintTopic LocationFundingMarketPeopleCost to arrive & stayIntrigue of locationFree resources?WiﬁAlcohol restrictions?Signiﬁcant others?Local happeningsSPRINT!Follow-up
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHosting a SprintTopic LocationFundingMarketPeopleStart with dream teamSend invites to expertsLocal participantsNewbiesSprint Leader(s)SPRINT!Follow-up
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHosting a SprintTopic LocationFundingMarketPeopleCompany SponsoredSprinter pocketsTime off/vacationChip insPlone FoundationStrategic (L): $3KStrategic (S): $1.5KMeet-ups: $300What we have left3 Large Strategic3 Small Strategic14 “pizza funds”SPRINT!Follow-up
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHosting a SprintTopic LocationFundingMarketPeoplePost to all the placesDevelopers/Users listsplone.org eventLocal collegesOther Plone companiesTwitter RT campaignRecruit on IRCPersonally inviteSPRINT!Follow-up
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHosting a SprintTopic LocationFundingMarketPeopleStructure of a dayIntro to topicsCheckinsReport outWiﬁ, CoffeeFood, evening plansSPRINT!Follow-up
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyHelp Plone happenExplore new regionsPair up new talent w/ExpertsRaise money to support thesprints to support the peoplewho...GOTO 1Role of the PF BoardPlone 5For real thistime! I swear!
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyGetting People Involved
Plone Symposium Midwest 2013 * @eleddyDonate NowGOAL: raise $20K USD in 2013to continue to aggressively fund sprints in 2014RecommendedMinimum DonationsIndividuals: $10/monthCorporations: $50/monthProvider: Sponsor!COMMIT NOW!Tweet @plone with thehashtag #donate and Iwill come find youITS THAT EASY!!Or go to http://plone.org/foundation/foundation-donations for more info!
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