[openstack-dev] [openstack-ansible] Implement rotations for meetings handling

Andy McCrae andy.mccrae at gmail.com
Thu May 3 08:13:59 UTC 2018

> Now that we are all part-time, I'd like to toy with a new idea,
> proposed in the past by Jesse, to rotate the duties with people who
> are involved in OSA, or want to get involved more (it's not restricted
> to core developers!).
> One of the first duties to be handled this way could be the weekly meeting.
> Handling the meeting is not that hard, it just takes time to prepare,
> and to facilitate.
> I think everyone should step into this, not only core developers, but
> core developers are now expected to run the meetings when their turn
> comes.
> What are the actions to take:
>     - Prepare the triage. Generate the list of the bugs for the week.
>     - Ping people with the triage links around 1h before the weekly
> meeting. It would give them time to get prepared for meeting,
> eventually updating the agenda, and read the current bugs
>     - Ping people at the beginning of the meeting
>     - Chair the meeting: The structure of the meeting is now always
> the same, a recap of the week, and handling the bug triage.
>     - After the meeting we would ask who is volunteer to run next
> meeting, and if none, a meeting char will be selected amongst core
> contributors at random.
> Thank you for your understanding.
> Jean-Philippe Evrard (evrardjp)

I will gladly pick up my well-used meeting chair hat.
It's a great idea, I think it would help make our meetings more productive.
Once you've been chair you have a different view of how the meetings work.

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