By Luca Marzo on 2016-03-10 13:51 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operation Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on March 10th, 2016 on Glip.

Team members

Presents: Patrick Jungbluth, Luca Marzo, Todd Woodward, Arjen Schrijvers, Pablo Pantoja, Richard Van Tilborg.

Absents: Chris Keen, Hector Mansilla, Deb Cinkus, Johan Van der Velde, Andre Dreier.

Discussion Outline

  • Patrick reported news from the Steering Meeting.

  • Arjen reported an update from the Exam Team: only 40 questions to go.

  • Platform Team is currently working on the Certified Users Directory

  • Patrick received a free copy of Maqma Helpdesk. It will be used as helpdesk/support system for the certification website.

  • Luca will setup the helpdesk system on the certification website.

  • Victor Drover (OSM) reported that 0% VAT will be applied on Exam price.

  • Exam Platform will use PayPal as standard payment system at the moment. Stripe and other offline payment methods will be added later.

  • Luca will train new member Todd. He’s going to handle JUGs/JDays applications.

  • Luca shared with team the “Rules for Exam Proctors” document created with Richard.

  • Richard is working with Elisa and Mike (Joomla! Marketing Team) and Sarah Watz to resolve the badges’ issue

  • Team is going under a deep reorganization following the proposal from Patrick and Luca, each team member will have a role and assigned tasks. Roles will be updated on the Volunteers Portal group page.


All of these meeting notes are not final and cannot be used as reference.

Meeting ends after 45 minutes.