This department’s primary objective is to assist and facilitate the efforts of the various programs established for the community. The teams have been merged into the Outreach Department https://volunteers.joomla.org/departments/outreach

Joomler Position Date Started Date Ended
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/patrick-jackson.jpg Patrick Jackson Australia Department Member Feb 2021 Feb 2022
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/48e3_Chris_Keen.png Chris Keen Netherlands Assistant to the Department Coordinator Mar 2020 Feb 2022
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/61a3_FAFD6B11-81ED-42BB-94EC-AC51DA36F81D.jpeg Jaz Parkyn United Kingdom Department Coordinator Feb 2019 Oct 2021
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/7286_davide-messia.jpg Davide Messia Italy Department Member Mar 2020 Feb 2021
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/48e3_Chris_Keen.png Chris Keen Netherlands Department Member Mar 2020 Mar 2020
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/7021_yves-hoppe.jpg Yves Hoppe Germany Assistant to the Department Coordinator Dec 2018 Mar 2019
Private Profile 3aaed27d Department Coordinator Sep 2018 Feb 2019
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/7021_yves-hoppe.jpg Yves Hoppe Germany Department Coordinator Mar 2017 Sep 2018
https://identity.joomla.org/images/profiles/5cbf_luca-marzo.png Luca Marzo Italy Department Coordinator Feb 2017 Mar 2017

Programs Department Meeting - 5th October 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-10-05 20:23 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest Dept: Semi-annual meeting is upcoming, please review the agenda and add any questions you may have. To review ahead of the meeting: A lighter structure of Open Source Matters, Inc. JCP: Update JVP report for...

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Programs Department Meeting - 7th September 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-09-23 17:43 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest JCP - Chris The JCP team did not hold a formal meeting in August due to holidays. We did hold a couple of informal meetings and worked on the QMS etc. The next JCP team meeting will be held on September 15th. The QMS...

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Programs Department Meeting - 3rd August 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-08-16 13:22 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest Minutes: Dept  - Jaz Jaz asked all teams to ensure that all team meeting minutes are published on JVP JCP - Chris The team's main focus will be on J!4 exams. QMS will be updated to J!4. We hope to...

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Programs Department Meeting - 6th July 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-07-13 17:33 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest, Todd Woodward Apologies: Shirielle Williams Minutes: Dept  Jaz shared an update on the budget requests that were approved for the new fiscal year. After two and half years of holding the Programs DC position,...

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Programs Department Meeting - 1st June 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-06-18 08:32 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest, Todd Woodward Apologies: Shirielle Williams Minutes: The budget discussion was the main focus of this meeting. Dept  The department members reviewed all of the budget requests and discussed the measureable...

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Programs Department Meeting - 11th May 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-06-18 08:22 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest, Todd Woodward, Shirielle Williams Apologies:  Minutes: Dept  Jaz shared the working document for the upcoming fiscal year's budget and asked all of the teams to prepare their budget requests before 1st...

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Programs Department Meeting - 6th April 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-04-19 11:30 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest, Todd Woodward, Shirielle Williams Apologies:  Minutes:   Dept  Reviewed the meeting time to check that it is held at a time that is suitable for all department members following the summer/winter...

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Programs Department Meeting - 2nd March 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-03-10 12:18 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest, Todd Woodward,  Apologies: Shirielle Williams Minutes: Dept  Jaz informed Todd that the board has written a response to the Educational Outreach Working Group’s questions and that the document has been...

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Programs Department Meeting - 2nd February 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-02-15 20:22 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Shirielle Williams, Davide Messia, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest,  Apologies: Todd Woodward, Andrea Gentil,    Minutes:   Dept  Jaz reminded everyone to vote in the upcoming OSM...

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Programs Department Meeting - 5th January 2021

By Jaz Parkyn on 2021-01-06 19:47 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Shirielle Williams, Davide Messia, Todd Woodward, Patrick Jackson, Wilco Alsemgeest  Apologies: Andrea Gentil Minutes:   Dept  Jaz spoke about the upcoming elections, and reminded attendees to reach out to anyone that they know who...

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Programs Department Meeting - 1st December 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-12-15 19:52 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Davide Messia, Andrea Gentil, Shirielle Williams, Wilco Alsemgeest Apologies:  Todd Woodward Minutes Dept  Jaz asked each of the teams to work on a list of goals that they would like to achieve in 2021. Deadline set as 10th December, to...

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Programs Department Meeting - 3rd November 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-11-04 20:29 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Todd Woodward, Davide Messia,  Apologies:  Andrea Gentil, Shirielle Williams Invited Guest: Wilco Alsemgeest Minutes Dept  Jaz asked each of the team leaders to ensure that missing minutes are published as soon as possible on the...

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Programs Department Meeting - 13th October 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-10-18 19:01 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Todd Woodward, Andrea Gentil Apologies:  Davide Messia Minutes Dept  Jaz reminded everyone to post the minutes from their meetings on the Volunteer Portal and to reach out to anyone who hasn’t attended any meetings within the past few...

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Programs Department Meeting - 1st September 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-09-09 08:18 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Todd Woodward, Andrea Gentil, Davide Messia Apologies:  None Dept  Jaz reminded all team leaders to ensure that everyone has updated their consent on the Identity Portal. Wilco provided an update from the webmasters team - all users...

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Programs Department Meeting - 4th August 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-08-17 19:12 in Programs

Joomla Programs Department Meeting  4th August, 2020 at 17:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Wilco Alsemgeest, Todd Woodward Apologies:  Andrea Gentil, Davide Messia Minutes Dept  Elections - Jaz informed the department members that she will be...

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Programs Department Meeting - 7th July 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-07-08 08:38 in Programs

Joomla Programs Department Meeting 7th July, 2020 at 17:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Davide Messia, Chris Keen, Andrea Gentil, Todd WoddwardApologies: Wilco Alsemgeest Minutes Dept  Jaz informed the teams of their approved budget requests for the new financial...

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Programs Department Meeting - 2nd June 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-06-03 16:17 in Programs

Joomla Programs Department Meeting June 2nd, 2020 at 17:00:00  UTC Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Wilco Alsemgeest, Davide Messia, Chris Keen, Andrea Gentil Dept  The department reviewed and completed the budget requests for 2020/2021 to be presented to the...

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Programs Department Meeting - 12th May 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-05-15 18:58 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Davide Messia, Wilco Alsemgeest Apologies: Chris Keen, Andrea Gentil DC: Membership forms have now been completed for VET and JCP, Educational Outreach is outstanding. Once complete, the Volunteer Portal, Glip Chat and Google Groups memberships will be updated...

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Programs Department Meeting - 7th April 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-04-14 14:49 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen Apologies: Davide Messia DC: Jaz informed the team leaders that the board will soon be starting the planning stages of preparing next year's budget and asked them to start collating any requests. JCP: The JCP team did not hold its monthly team meeting...

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Programs Department Meeting - 25th February 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-02-26 18:25 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal, Davide Messia (invited guest) Department Coodinator: Meeting brought forward by one week so that a department meeting will take place during the VET team lead handover. Usual schedule of the first Tuesday of each month will then resume. Jaz...

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Programs Department Meeting - 4th February 2020

By Jaz Parkyn on 2020-02-10 17:54 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen Absent: Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz suggested to continue with the meeting, even though Vikas could not be present. FftF Re-Engage and Re-Ignite report published on VJO, with blog post coming soon on CJO...

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Programs Department Meeting - 3rd December 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-12-10 16:40 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen Absent: Vikas Pisal   Department Coodinator:   Jaz suggested to continue with the meeting, even though Vikas could not be contacted. Short discussion about the Forum for the Future event and its...

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Programs Department Meeting - 5th November 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-11-12 16:45 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz thanked everyone for their support and assistance with restructuring the VET team. The team still needs a representative from the Operations and Legal/Finance departments to complete the new vision for the...

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Programs Department Meeting - 1st October 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-10-02 12:32 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz asked if everyone could find a little time to take part in the upcoming Pizza, Bugs & Fun event, and to encourage their team members to do the same. Brief discussion around planning for department meeting / team...

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Programs Department Meeting - 3rd September 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-09-05 14:00 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz thanked everyone for their votes in the election, and is looking forward to serving another term. Options about holding a department sprint were discussed and will be reviewed within the coming...

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Certification Ambassadors and Trusted Supervisors

By Luca Marzo on 2019-06-08 16:00 in Certification Ambassadors

Over the years, several people helped the Joomla Certification Team to run exam sessions in many regions and Countries across the globe, organizing, supporting and supervising exam sessions from Europe to Africa, from USA to Australia. Since 2017, the Certification Team invited a few Community...

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2018 09 13 - COMT Report

By Andrea Gentil on 2018-09-13 12:55 in Certification Operations & Marketing Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations & Marketing Team (COMT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on September 13,  2018  on Glip. Team members In attendance:  Luca Marzo, Andrea Gentil Discussion Outline: Review of pending tasks Review JUG process...

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JCP Sprint @ JAB and before - May 2018 (Cologne, Germany)

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2018-05-16 17:10 in Certification Exam & Platform Team

Thank you; First of all, we would like to thank Claudia Weber-Lenck for all the work she did during the last four years as member of the Certification Team. We wish you all the luck for the future endeavours. Volunteers: The Certification team is always looking for volunteers in all levels...

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2018 03 08 - COMT Report

By Andrea Gentil on 2018-03-08 18:54 in Certification Operations & Marketing Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations & Marketing Team (COMT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on March 08,  2018  on Glip. Team members In attendance:  Luca Marzo, Jan van Kuijk, Oscar Ortiz, Todd Woodward, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall, Andrea...

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2018 02 22 - COMT Report

By Andrea Gentil on 2018-02-22 15:24 in Certification Operations & Marketing Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations & Marketing Team (COMT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on February 22, 2018  on Glip. Team members In attendance:  Luca Marzo, Jan van Kuijk, Oscar Ortiz, Todd Woodward, Andrea Gentil Status of Tasks: Review JUG...

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Team Meeting - February 14, 2018

By Wilco Alsemgeest on 2018-02-14 21:10 in Certification Exam & Platform Team

Participants: Wilco Alsemgeest, Chris Keen, Jeroen Moolenschot, Claudia Weber-Lenck We received a lot of responses on the JCP Newsletters looking for translators.Everybody who responded will receive a mail response. Created a question review component to be able to replace QMS when we start...

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JCP sprint report - February 2018 (Essen, Germany)

By Chris Keen on 2018-02-10 14:01 in Certification Exam & Platform Team

The Joomla! Certification Eaxm and Platform Team held a ‘sprint’ in Essen, Germany preceding and during the Joomla!Camp on 2nd, 3rd and 4th of February 2018 Those present were: Wilco Alsemgeest; Jeroen Moolenschot, Yves Hoppe; Chris Keen During the sprint the team worked on the following: Exam...

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2018 01 25 - COMT Report

By Andrea Gentil on 2018-01-25 16:12 in Certification Operations & Marketing Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations & Marketing Team (COMT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on January 25, 2018  on Glip. Team membersIn attendance:  Adamzy Lee, Luca Marzo, Oscar Ortiz, Andrea Gentil Status of Tasks : Team will start the...

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Team Meeting - 13.12.2017

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-12-13 20:41 in Certification Exam & Platform Team

 Participants: Chris Keen, Jeroen Moolenschot, Claudia Weber-Lenck  QMS : Chris showed the frontend view for the English language reviewer - Discussion Developer QMS system will be established Certification Exam Language Coordinators and Translators should have the administrator...

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2017 12 07 - COMT Report

By Andrea Gentil on 2017-12-07 13:45 in Certification Operations & Marketing Team

In attendance:  Adamzy Lee, Luca Marzo, Pablo Pantoja, Andrea Gentil   Discussion Outline: Status of Tasks : Status of JLP Directory:  All entries created, next work on style and integration with ticket system. Todd completed “Update the JLP Interview”, waiting for...

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COT - Meeting Notes - November 30, 2017

By Andrea Gentil on 2017-11-30 15:42 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on November 30, 2017 on Glip.   Team members In attendance: Pablo Pantoja, Chris Keen, Andrea Gentil Absent: Todd Woodward, Oscar Ortiz, Hector Mansilla, Nicky Veitch, Richard van...

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Team Meeting - 29.11.2017

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-11-29 20:27 in Certification Exam & Platform Team

Participants: Wilco Alsemgeest, Chris Keen, Jeroen Moolenschot, Claudia Weber-Lenck 1.Establishing the new team Welcome Meetings will start in future at 20:00 with the whole team and seperates if its necessary in exam and platform groups 2. QMS current state of development: ACL is...

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COT - Meeting Notes - August 31, 2017

By Andrea Gentil on 2017-08-31 12:40 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on August 31, 2017, on Glip. Team members In attendance:  Luca Marzo, Arjen Schrijvers, Oscar Ortiz, Todd Woodward, Pablo Pantoja, Andrea Gentil, Absent: Chris Keen, Hector Mansilla,...

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COT - Meeting Notes - August 24, 2017

By Andrea Gentil on 2017-08-24 13:03 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on August 24, 2017, on Glip. Team members In attendance:  Luca Marzo, Oscar Ortiz, Todd Woodward, Pablo Pantoja, Andrea Gentil, Absent:  Chris Keen, Hector Mansilla, Richard van...

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Certification Exam Team Meeting: 26-july-2017

By Chris Keen on 2017-07-28 11:55 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen (TL), Wilco Alsemgeest Apologies: Claudia Weber-Lenck (on vacation) ; Rick Spaan (unavailable on Wednesday evenings) Absent: None This is the first meeting in the last few weeks due to vacations and illness. We reviewed the first version of the Question Management...

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Certification Exam Team Meeting: 21-jun-2017

By Chris Keen on 2017-06-21 20:12 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen (TL), Claudia Weber-Lenck (ATL) Apologies: Wilco Alsemgeest (on vacation) ; Rick Spaan (unavailable on Wednesday evenings) Absent: None We reviewed the first version of the Question Management System (QMS) and prepared feedback. We will continue reviewing the system...

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Joomla! Certification Platform Team Meeting (21 June 2017)

By Sam Suresh on 2017-06-21 12:54 in Certification Platform Team

Joomla! Certification Platform Team Meeting (21 June 2017)   The Joomla! Certification Steering Team meeting was held via Glip   In attendance: Sam Suresh, Chris Keen, Michael Snoeren, Nicky Veitch Absent:  Subodh Mahant, Oscar Ortiz Apologies:...

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COT - Meeting Notes - April 06, 2017

By Luca Marzo on 2017-04-06 12:26 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on April 06, 2017 on Glip.   Team members In attendance: Luca Marzo, Oscar Ortiz, Patrick Jungbluth, Todd Woodward, Arjen Schrijvers. Absents: Chris Keen, Hector Mansilla, Richard...

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Certification Exam Team Meeting 2017-03-29

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-03-29 19:18 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen, Wilco Alsemgeest, Claudia Weber-Lenck Absent: Rick Spaan, Stefanie Thielmann Some exam preparation for the Joomla Day Netherlands

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Call for Volunteers - Certification Operations Team

By Luca Marzo on 2017-03-26 10:43 in Certification Operations Team

The Certification Operations Team is responsible to create, maintain and follow the workflow and the processes for the Operations of the Joomla! Certification Program. In order to improve the efficiency and the effectiveness of the process management, COT needs a new Joomla! extension to handle...

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Certification Platform Team Meeting 22 March 2017

By Sam Suresh on 2017-03-22 13:49 in Certification Platform Team

In attendance: Sam Suresh, Michael Snoeren, Oscar Ortiz Absence: Chris Keen Important security release fixed by patching. Further upgrades neccessary to keep source code up to date. An issue created and team to work on this weekend.There is a bug identified in Supervisor Dashboard and need to be...

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Certification Exam Team Meeting 2017-03-15

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-03-15 20:22 in Certification Exam Team

Stefanie talked about some points of the steering team.We will check the questions from the Florida exam.We discussed about the future structure / divide of work of our team.

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Certification Exam Team Meeting 2017-03-08

By Claudia Weber-Lenck on 2017-03-08 19:59 in Certification Exam Team

Participants: Chris Keen, Stefanie Thielmann, Wilco Alsemgeest, Claudia Weber-Lenck Absent: Rick Spaan Today we discussed how to get new team members. There a 12 candidates on the volunteers list, but no one who has passed the administrator exam. Chris will contact all per email and ask the...

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COT - Meeting Notes - March 02, 2017

By Luca Marzo on 2017-03-02 14:26 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on March 02, 2017 on Glip.   Team members In attendance: Luca Marzo, Oscar Ortiz, Richard van Tilborg, Pablo Pantoja, Patrick Jungbluth, Todd Woodward. Absents: Chris Keen, Hector...

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Joomla! Certification Platform Team Report 2 March 2017

By Sam Suresh on 2017-03-01 23:54 in Certification Platform Team

Attendees: Sam Suresh, Michael Snoeren, Chris KeenAbsent: Oscar OrtizMeeting notes published to the community:    Sam to review best approach to sell exams in different languages, to different groups (JLP, JUGS, JDays) and in different prices (Big Mac Index). Current process require...

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