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  • The Future of the OCA, The Odoo Community Association June the 4th, 2014
  • SPEAKERS ● Maxime Chambreuil, Savoir-faire Linux ● Joël Grand-Guillaume, Camptocamp
  • AGENDA ● History ● OCA Mission ● Why OCA ? ● How ? ● Delegate Assembly ● Midterm planning ● Next year planning
  • HISTORY ● OCA created in 2013 ● Founder team: ○ Luc Maurer, Camptocamp ○ Joël Grand-Guillaume, Camptocamp ○ Sébastien Beau, Akretion ○ Nhomar Hernandez, Vauxoo ○ Maxime Chambreuil, Savoir-faire Linux ○ Stefan Rijnhart, Therp ○ Éric Caudal, Elico Corp
  • OCA Mission ● Help and promote the collaborative development of Odoo ● Encourage the development of Odoo and its features while coordinating and organizing the collaborative work on the software ● Assist the community while defending its interests and the sustainability of its developments ● Promote the use of the Odoo solution ● Facilitate synergies, collaborations and fund raising efforts ● Actively collaborate on the definition of the roadmaps of new versions of the tool and their implementation.
  • Why OCA ? ● Increase quality of community modules ● Improve visibility of projects and modules ● Ensure long term support of modules ● Reduce similar/redundant development ● Provide a partner-independant legal entity to protect intellectual properties ● Provide a unified voice to discuss with Odoo SA ● Provide resources for OCA’s projects (infrastructure, funding, legal support)
  • How ? ● 110 Members ○ Register at ● 59 Delegate Members ○ Selected by the current Delegate Members (founders) among the members ○ Additional new seats every year ● 9 Board Members ○ 7 founder members ○ 2 new board members ○ Elected by charter members for 1 year at the Delegate Assembly
  • DELEGATE ASSEMBLY ● Tomorrow June 5th @ 17:50, same room ● Open to everyone ● Agenda ○ Introduction ○ Approval of the budget ○ Results of 2 Board members election ○ Election of auditor ○ Next steps ○ Open Discussion until 19:00
  • Midterm planning ● Provide a better quality ○ Split contributions within 3 levels: ■ Commnuity levels ■ Incubator for candidate modules ■ OCA Module Certified (docs, PEP8, migrations insurance for the future) ○ Bring clear rules that define a OCA certified module ● Improve Odoo collaboration ○ Be involved in the next release devs ○ Communicate roadmap ● Better docs and processes ○ Share knowledge between contributors ○ Define clear processes (suggest idea, collaborate on devs, …) ● Setup project teams / leaders and provide objectives
  • Next year planning ● Migration of the Community work from Launchpad to Github ○ Migrate projects and teams ○ Provide a continuous integration server ● Operations ○ Adoption of processes and rules to accept or reject projects and maintainers ● Code Sprints ○ Topic to be defined ● Collaboration with Odoo on the next 9.0 version ○ Finance the collaboration ○ Provide reviews at early stage of developments
  • Stay tuned ● @OdooCommunity on Twitter ●
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