By Luca Marzo on 2016-08-04 13:05 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on August, 4th, 2016 on Glip.

Team members

In attendance: Luca Marzo, Andre Dreier, Arjen Schrijvers, Pablo Pantoja.

Absents: Chris Keen, Deb Cinkus, Johan Van der Velde, Sam Suresh, Patrick Jungbluth, Richard van Tilborg, Hector Mansilla, Todd Woodward.

Discussion Outline

  • Luca reported news from Steering Meeting.

  • Certification Team completed successfully the second Pilot Test. The Joomla! Exam Platform works well. Platform Team will work to improve the Certified Users Directory.

  • Platform Team onboarded a Developer as new member and he will work on the Certified Users Directory.

  • Exam Team reviewed a couple of questions to improve the quality of the test.

  • Operations Team provided OSM contracts for JUGs and JoomlaDays organizers.

  • Contracts should be approved by OSM’s Board of Directors.

  • Luca refactored both application forms for JUGs and JoomlaDays and asked Richard to change the website in order to publish new forms.

  • The “Host Exams” page on Certification Website will be improved.

  • Luca developed also new forms for screen and process applications as JUGs and JoomlaDays, to improve efficiency of the evaluation processes within COT.

  • Next steps: RC application form will be refactored and a new form to screen such kind of applications will be developed.

  • If contracts will be ready, we plan to approve an exam session at JoomlaDay Malaysia on mid-August.

  • All pending/incomplete applications as Joomla! Learning Partner will be rejected next days and people will be invited to re-submit the application using the new form.


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

Meeting ends after 60 minutes.