By Luca Marzo on 2016-07-21 13:14 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on July 21th, 2016 on Glip.

Team members

In attendance: Luca Marzo, Andre Dreier, Richard van Tilborg.

Absents: Patrick Jungbluth, Chris Keen, Deb Cinkus, Johan Van der Velde, Hector Mansilla, Sam Suresh,  Arjen Schrijvers, Pablo Pantoja, Todd Woodward.

Discussion Outline

  • Luca reported news from Steering Meeting.

  • During last Steering Meeting, Luca, Richard and Sam tried the Exam Platform and the process for Joomla! Learning Partners.

  • Some team member have troubles with their Joomla! Community Accounts after the activation of 2 Factor Authentication. Luca will contact Ruth to help them.

  • Team discussed about the contract for Joomla! User Groups and JoomlaDays.

  • Punishment for violations of the contract will be discussed during the next Steering Team meeting.

  • Exam Sessions at JUGs/JoomlaDays will be Supervised by trusted community volunteers, approved by Certification Operations Team.

  • Team is working on a document with Rules/Process for JUGs/JDays.

  • The whole Certification Team is currently involved in the Pilot Test.

  • Patrick will step down from the Team Leader position. During the next weekly meeting, Team will have a vote for the new TL.


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

Meeting ends after 60 minutes.

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