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 https://volunteers.joomla.org/teams/volunteer-engagement-team/reports/1156-forum-for-the-future-re-engage-re-ignite-stream-re Short review about the Forum for the Future event and progress on the proposals. Certifications: Testing of...

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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 objectives   Certifications:   Monthly team meeting due to take place 4th December. Testing of the new exam platform is still ongoing. 1 exam took place in the past month (Spain), with another taking place in mid...

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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 team. Brief discussion around planning for department meeting / team sprints. Certifications: Monthly team meeting took place on 2nd October, although not all members could attend. 3 exams took place in...

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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 sprints. Certifications: Monthly team meeting due to take place on 2nd October. The JCP is migrating and updating the Exam platform but are also improving the Certification platform by...

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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 weeks. Certifications: Development on Shika and the question management and translation component is going well overall. The team is currently facing a showstopper bug and hopes overcome it shortly and continue with...

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Programs Department Meeting - 6th August 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-08-08 12:54 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: All teams were reminded to think of anyone who may want to be nominated for a position in the upcoming elections. Certifications: Development on Shika and the question management and translation component is going well overall. The team has faced a number of bugs recently but hopes to have these resolved shortly. Work is continuing on optimising and simplyfing the Certifications website. Volunteer...

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Programs Department Meeting - July 2nd, 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-07-07 15:53 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: All teams were asked to check that the Volunteer Portal is up to date in time for the upcoming elections. Teams were reminded to publish minutes from their monthly team meetings. Certifications: New exam pricing has been approved by the board. The Did You Know social media campaign is performing well. Development on Shika and the question management and translation component is going well. Plans are being...

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Programs Department Meeting - 4th June 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-06-06 14:21 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coodinator: Jaz introduced a couple of tools to help with the organisation and streamlining of monthly meetings of the respective teams. The team leads were asked if they have any matters for the board to discuss. The budget requests are still being reviewed by the board. Certifications Team: Testing of the new exam platform is going well, and will continue during the JCP sprint this weekend. A report on the sprint will...

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Programs Department Meeting - 7th May 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-05-09 14:39 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coordinator: Jaz thanked everyone for submitting their budget plans and agreed to update both teams further when the budget has been reviewed by the board. Both teams were asked to prepare their plans, goals and needs for the next year. It was confirmed that all teams will now hold regular monthly meetings. Certifications: A sprint will be held in June to work on open projects including the websites and testing the latest...

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Programs Department Meeting 26th March 2019

By Jaz Parkyn on 2019-04-04 22:30 in Programs

Participants: Jaz Parkyn, Chris Keen, Vikas Pisal Department Coordinator: A new team leader, Vikas Pisal, has been elected to the Volunteer Engagement Team. The department wishes him well and is looking forward to hearing about the team’s future plans. Jaz asked all team leaders to make arrangements to hold monthly team meetings to help all members of the team keep up to date with recent events and to keep operations running smoothly. It was agreed to hold monthly departmental...

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