By Luca Marzo on 2015-10-08 00:00 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operation Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 2:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on October 8th, 2015 on Glip.

Team members

Presents: Patrick Jungbluth, Andre Dreier, Sam Suresh, Luca Marzo, Hector Mansilla, Arjen Schrijvers, Pablo Pantoja, Deb Cinkus

Absents: Anja Hage, Pamir Masharul Tasbeeh, Chris Keen.

Discussion Outline

This is the second team report we publish on the volunteers portal.

  • Patrick reported that the web server for Certification system will be activated during the next weekend. Sam will receive an admin account for that.

  • Hector shared with the team the result of his comparative research about the ticket system to be used for the Certification program helpdesk.

  • and the certification exam platform will be hosted on two different servers to improve security.

  • Team will use SSL Certificates for the servers.

  • Team has to investigate about the server management and SSL certificates.

  • Team shared opinions and experiences with the different ticket management systems.

  • Team will ask JUG Team for an opinion about their ticket system.

  • Website will go online when the JLP application form will be completed; Patrick, Luca and Pablo will work on it during next weekend.

  • Team discussed about the JLP application form’s fields in order to ask JLP candidates all the needed informations.

  • JoomlaDays Organizers will use a different and simple form to apply for an exam session. Certification Operation Team will send National/Regional Coordinator or a JLP member to proctor exam.

  • Regional Coordinators will help during the JUG application as exam organizers.

  • JUGs and JLPs need to go through a deep validation and contract process before approved to conduct exams.Team should check periodically.

  • Team will use a ToDo List to improve the task completion efficiency.

Meeting ends after 80 minutes.