By Luca Marzo on 2017-01-12 14:13 in Certification Operations Team

The Joomla! Certification Operations Team (COT) meets every Thursday at 1:00 PM GMT. This meeting was held on January 12, 2017 on Glip.


Team members

In attendance: Luca Marzo, Patrick Jungbluth, Oscar Ortiz, Todd Woodward, Pablo Pantoja, Richard van Tilborg, Arjen Schrijvers.

Absents: Chris Keen, Hector Mansilla

Discussion Outline

  • Luca is completing the evaluation of new applications as Joomla! Learning Partner.

  • Oscar is dealing with the applications as Regional Coordinator.

  • COT will organise an introduction meeting for the Regional Coordinators.

  • COT removed inactive team members and re-arranged responsibilities and tasks according to the new structure.

  • Luca suggested to improve the efficiency of the COT workflow management, nominating different responsible members to deal with different kind of applications.

  • Oscar will serve as Joomla! User Group Relations Manager within COT.

  • Pablo will serve as JoomlaDays Relations Manager within COT.

  • Patrick will serve as Regional Coordinators Relations Manager within COT.

  • Todd will serve as Support Manager within COT

  • Luca will create a room on Glip for sessions organisers (JUGs/JoomlaDays) like the one for JLPs.

  • All these tasks are needed in order to create a “Partner Network” and deploy properly the exam all over the World.

  • Team decided to implement a policy for pending applications and tickets that will be rejected/closed after 15 days without answers by the submitter.

  • Certification Website has been highly improved thanks to a “cross JCP teams task force” together with the help of Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall.

  • Certification Team will look shortly for a copywriter to help with contents for Marketing and Operations purposes. If you’re interested in such position, please write an email to

  • Upcoming exam sessions:


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

Meeting ends after 75 minutes.