WebFWD at UUM #MozillaCampusTour2011Presentation Transcript
MOZILLA MY CAMPUS TOUR #1 2012 Harinder Singh @lightyoruichi – WebFWDWebFWD.org Scout
Mozilla Foundation Non-profit organization that supports and promotes Openness Innovation Public participation on the Internet. Not only we build browser, but we also move forward through software by providing Grants – mozilla.org/grants Projects – mozilla.org/projects Drumbeat – drumbeat.org
Why build products? To fix a problem that people face on a daily basis Simplifiedbrowsing Buffer against bad customer service Email overload Make the world a less suckier place Improve the world we’re living in Reinvent the wheel If you think you can provide a service where you might do it in a better way, why not?
Problems and Solutions
Mozillas Open Innovation Program WebFWD ("Web Forward") is Mozillas Open Innovation program. We support Open Source projects which extend the Web — providing participants with mentorship from industry experts, access to the Mozilla global network, as well as infrastructure and other world-class resources. WebFWD gives us a chance to help builders and entrepreneurs worldwide to create open solutions that push the Web forward, empowering users with choice and control of their online lives.
Components Aligns with The Mozilla Manifesto Technologies that are oriented towards the social and mobile Web Committed entrepreneurs who are looking on getting their projects to the end users. Creating products on the open web, using open source as their development methodology and deliver social good
I Heart Code
The Program A minimum six-month engagement with Mozilla WebFWD Access to our worldwide network of Mozillians, experts, mentors, partners and scouts Infrastructure support including hosting, project management & design tools, and professional services e.g. legal counsel, etc. Coaching and ongoing feedback through mentorship and live participation at our weekly LearnFWD webinars Participation in key WebFWD events such as Summits, Hack Days and other local events, for deeper engagement with Mozilla and the WebFWD community
The Team Pascal Finette Pascal Finette is Director of Mozillas Open Innovation Group, where he works with the wider community inventing the future of the Web Diane Bisgeier Diane Bisgeier is Program Manager for WebFWD, helping Pascal to build the program through partnerships, curriculum development and process improvements, supporting the teams, and build it out through promotions, marketing, events and general shenanigans.
What is Makeweekend?• A two and a half day programme where you can learn to rapidly build prototypes of solutions to problems they have identified• Well be bringing in industry mentors to guide and assist the participants to make their projects better• well be giving out prizes: 1. The State Innovation Award, where the winning team will be coming down to KL to attend the Anugerah C1PTA, meet with other state innovation winner 2. Best Prototype Award 3. Peoples Choice Award
When can I be awesome? Dates: 24th – 26th May, 2012 Venue: Dewan Serbaguna, Bangunan PKP Baru Cost: FREE! http://weekend.my/register