[Change #4] Ubuntu GNOME Community and Sub-Teams

Alfredo Hernández aldomann.designs at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 11:40:07 UTC 2014


Transparency policies for the win! I think it's very important to know what
are our exact tasks as members of this community and knowing what our
fellow members are up to.

Cheers,
Alfredo
On 26 Nov 2014 08:50, "Ali/amjjawad" <amjjawad at gnome.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> May I have your attention, please?
>
> Starting this cycle, I have created this list:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGNOME/GettingInvolved/TeamStructure
>
> This list explains the current structure of our team.
>
> Also, there is another important page:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGNOME/GettingInvolved/Roles
>
> Was created this cycle too.
>
> When I joined Ubuntu GNOME in July 2013, I joined to take care of the QA
> side only. I ended after a month or so the team leader of 5 Sub-Teams and
> many tasks. From that time until now, I'm house keeping 5 different
> Sub-Teams. My private chat with Tim was in short stated: I will take care
> of these Sub-Teams until someone steps in and take over.
>
> This cycle, a lot has happened. It seems, finally, I can reduce the tasks
> I have in hands and focus on less areas. Also, it is time for others to
> step in and shine. It is time for this Community to work as a team and show
> more commitment.
>
> This was in mind for sometime now. I did not wish to announce or do
> anything until I find the right person. Luckily, I found more than one :)
>
> Areas I would like to remain with:
>
>    1. Brainstorming
>    2. QA
>    3. Wiki & Docs, unless I find my replacement.
>
> Areas I would like to hand over:
>
>    1. HR
>    2. Marketing and Communications
>    3. Social Media Channels
>
>
> Just for the record, Tim is the Technical Manager of this project. I am
> the Community Manager or the Non-Technical, although QA is not really a
> community but rather technical.
>
> So, it is time to expand the Leaders Board of Ubuntu GNOME.
>
> Now, before someone may say that why so many titles, etc?
>
> To keep it simple and short, these titles does not mean at all that he/she
> with a title is a superman/superwoman and others are nothing but beginners.
> That is totally wrong. It just means that X with a title or a specific role
> is doing this and that. It is a way to know who is what and who is where,
> that is all.
>
> Luckily, other areas like Translations will get a driver/team-leader :D
>
> I'm sure this cycle will be extraordinary and unique.
>
> Oh, and before I forget, each Sub-Team MUST have an Acting Team Leader to
> help and step in when a Team Leader is away.
>
> http://ubuntugnome.org/acting-team-leader/
>
> Why I am brothering you with these details?
>
> Because we, FLOSS people, must be 100% clear, direct, honest and open with
> anyone. I believe, to build a good relation with everyone within a
> community or a project, people involved must communicate together. That's
> the aim behind this email.
>
> Thank you!
>
> P.S.
>
> Wait for some announcements soon ;)
>
> --
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> Ali/amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad>
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