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  • 1. Alfresco Community Jeff Potts Chief Community Officer
  • 2. Alfresco Community MissionTo increase the value of the Alfrescocommunity for all stakeholders andmake it the leading example for all othercommercial open source companies tofollow.
  • 3. Increase the size of the pie
  • 4. Increase the size of the slice
  • 5. Lots of different slices
  • 6. Our Community is our Innovation Engine
  • 7. My Objectives for the Community: 3 E’sEngage. Enable. Expose.
  • 8. Engage
  • 9. Spain Respondents Only
  • 10. Spain Respondents Only
  • 11. Engage community members•  Increase community participation o  Quality and frequency•  Increase Alfresco-related community code contributions•  Provide a mechanism for direct product feedback from community
  • 12. Enable
  • 13. Spain Respondents Only
  • 14. Spain Respondents Only
  • 15. Spain Respondents Only
  • 16. Spain Respondents Only
  • 17. Enable the community•  Make it easier for the community to make code contributions•  Make it easier for end-users to find & install community-contributed extensions from within the product•  Make it easier for newcomers to get started with Alfresco
  • 18. Expose
  • 19. Small things matter
  • 20. 11 ways to contribute to the Community•  Create/respond to a •  Participate in a topic in the forums roundtable or•  Use Alfresco Jira to committee raise an issue or •  Conduct a webinar contribute a patch •  Attend an event•  Edit the Alfresco wiki •  Give a talk at an event•  Post an Alfresco- •  Publish a screencast/ related status on a video social site •  Contribute to/start an•  Write a blog post or open source project article
  • 21. What motivates the community?
  • 22. Peace, love, & open source reasons•  You want to be part of something bigger; a movement, a revolution•  You want to collaborate with others•  You want to be recognized amongst your peers•  You dislike _________ (Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, proprietary, all of the above)•  You like to code or write or create•  You want to be part of a community; sense of belonging
  • 23. Self-interested reasons•  You want to pick up new skills so you can earn more money•  You want to lower the cost of maintenance of your code/ customizations/extensions•  You want to build brand/name recognition•  You recognize that a healthy ecosystem means more projects/ revenue for you
  • 24. Expose the greatness•  Promote individuals making exceptional contributions to the community•  Promote community contributions•  Alfresco Community Everywhere
  • 25. Objectives Recap•  Engage community members, regardless of skill set or relationship to Alfresco, to participate more deeply•  Enable the community with tools, resources, and product enhancements that leverage community contributions•  Expose the greatness already existing in the community, both community projects and individuals
  • 26. What to Expect in 2011 (1 of 2)•  Annual Community Survey•  Alfresco support for locally-driven meetups/hack-a-thons worldwide•  Alfresco DevCon 2011•  Catalog of Alfresco add-ons with ratings, comments, ACCP•  Forum points contest•  Contributor of the Month/Year
  • 27. What to Expect in 2011 (2 of 2)•  Community Advisory Board•  More examples of Share customization•  Alfresco.org tweaks
  • 28. Upcoming events•  Tech Talk Live: Share Extras o  6 July, 17:00 CET o  First Wednesday of every month•  Dashlet Challenge starts 29 June•  Alfresco meetups in Spain o  http://www.meetup.com/alfresco o  http://wiki.alfresco.com/wiki/Local_Communities o  Any volunteers???•  DevCon Europe 2011 in November
  • 29. Email: jpotts@alfresco.comTwitter: @jeffpotts01Blog: http://ecmarchitect.com