NODE 12-Mar-2009

summary for meet Thursday 12-Mar-2002, 8:30p IRC

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Agenda

  1. 1. Clarity on “mission” and “vision
    • = High-level goal, and Milestones
    • = Core group
  2. 2. Meeting schedule – what is ESP?
    • = Open floor – random inputs
  3. 3. To do lists – action plan person!!
  4. 4. Electric start for would be future coders
  5. 5. Some idea of “sub projects”
    • a) some are activities
    • b) some guided development

(1) Mission / Vision

  1. 1. Build Newcastle as an ITC hub around open source
  2. 2. Foster Open source development in Newcastle
  3. 3. Attract OPEN SOURCE events like Linux conf, OSDC, international conferences, wiki-s conference, etc.
  4. 4. Build skills with Open Source
    1. a) Developer and Development skills
    2. b) Application installation, supoort and deployment (use it, or lose it).
    3. c) Informed folk of good practice(s).
  5. 5. Build FOS business skills (including …)
    1. a) Use of FOS in businesses
    2. b) Understanding of, and what, your business client needs
    3. c) Support open development businesses and open business models.
    4. (d) Contact with services and info to help media and marketing.
    5. (e) etc.
  6. 6. Build event and conference organising skills
    1. a) Gather and share information on organising events
    2. b) Offer events or workshops as group 'learning experiences'
    3. c) Build cookbook (knowledge base) of recipes
    4. d) etc.

(2) Meetings

  • * Next meeting: Thursday …. 26-Mar-2009, 20:30p :-)
  • * Fortnightly meetings to get things moving on Thursdays via IRC at 8:30pm
  • * Open input
    • = Workshops and activities to encourage development
    • = How to reach coders and encourage ITC in Newcastle (offer some future to kids and older people)
    • = Engaging other groups, organisations and institutions
    • = FOSS as viable business and viable for commercial service delivery

(3) Actions

  1. 1. NODE Mission … Will (see this page)
  2. 2. Roadmap … Mark
  3. 3. Contact OSD Club … Will
  4. 4. 2009 OSDC Attendance … Organise NODE 'delegation' … is this you
  5. 5. Developer skills workshop … Bruce
  6. 6. Outreach … Mark / Uni, grad students, and schools

(4) Electric Starter

This includes activities to get people started with developing stuff, the range is wide of course and open to submission. The initial model comes from “How can I learn Python?”

The idea for an electric starter rather than a kick-start or a push-start to help people get some early successes with pet projects. This module could be very interesting.

  • * watch this space

(5) Sub projects

  • Newcastle delegation ot the 2009 OSDC
  • Milestones and Roadmap (needs to be kept up to date)
  • Outreach and collaborations
  • Conferences:
    1. 1. Local Open Source promotion or workshop (ideas??)
    2. 2. Bid for Open Source Developer's Conference
    3. 3. Bid for Aust Linux conference
  • Kernel group … coordination source and blame sink

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