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 with backend administrator access to the team’s websites will now need to be secure their logins via 2FA Jaz asked each of the team leaders to reach out to anyone within their teams whose activity...

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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 standing for another term as Programs DC and encouraged everyone to reach to anyone that they know who might be interested in one of the roles in this election cycle. Meetings - the team leaders were...

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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 year. The teams reviewed the quarterly report and have confirmed that Jaz has accurately written about their progress. The report will now be sent to Luca for publishing. JCP  The...

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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 board  JCP  Wilco & Jaz are rebuilding the certified user directory in a simple component, by using most of the core features. During the next team meeting, the team will review the status...

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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 accordingly. Jaz explained that next year’s budget will be affected by the Coronavirus crisis and asked all teams to submit their budget requests for 2020-2021 as soon as possible.  Jaz...

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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 due team member availability during the current crisis. The team has still been working together and have completed an status update to be posted on VJO shortly. Due to COVID-19 all exams have...

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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 welcomed Davide Messia as the new team leader of VET and shared history of the team and explained some responsibilities about his new role. Short review about the Forum for the Future event and...

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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 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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