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CHAOSS Weekly (Sept 14 – 18, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (Sept 14-18, 2020)

2 New Initiatives Released!

This was a very busy week for the CHAOSS team! This week we released 2 brand new initiatives: our D&I Badging Program and our Community Health Reports. Congratulations to all who were involved in making these happen! If you would like to help us spread the word, you can tweet these, or share them on LinkedIn or any other social media places you happen to be:

Thanks for helping us spread our good news! 🎉🙌

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CHAOSS Weekly (Sept 7 – 11, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (Sept 7-11, 2020)

New Metrics Video Released

In case you missed it, we released a video for anyone who wants a quick summary of the new metrics and changes with our latest August 2020 release. You can watch on Youtube, or right here: We are considering producing more videos like these, so if there’s anything you think would be a great topic for a video, let us know!

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CHAOSS Weekly (Aug 31- Sept 4, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (Aug 31 - Sept 4, 2020)

Meeting Cancellations – Labor Day Meetings and D&I

Quick point of note if you were planning to attend the Monday App Ecosystem Working Group, the Monday Web Content, or the Wednesday D&I Working Group meetings. These have all been canceled for this week, so if you show up, you’ll be talking to yourself. 🙂

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CHAOSS Weekly (Aug 17-21, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (Aug 17-21, 2020)

Welcome Jaskirat and Xiaoya to GSoD!

We are thrilled to have Jaskirat Singh and Xiaoya Xia officially joining CHAOSS under this year’s Google Season of Docs! Jaskirat will be working on the CHAOSS Community Handbook, and Xiaoya will be working with the D&I Badging Program, building out the documentation for applicants, reviewers, and moderators. GSoD runs until December 6 and we can’t wait to see the improvements and changes that they implement over the next few months!

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CHAOSS Weekly (Aug 10-14, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (Aug 10-14, 2020)

Volunteers Needed for D&I Badging Phase 2 

Maybe you’ve always wanted to be an event organizer, but thought “nah, that’s a lot of work.” (You’re not wrong, it is a lot of work). The good news is now you can have all the glory that comes with being an event organizer without any of the actual work! Our D&I Badging Program is searching for volunteers to submit, review, and moderate mock events for Phase 2 of their pilot testing. Check the post and reach out if you have a few extra minutes to spare for this excellent cause.

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CHAOSS Weekly (Aug 3-7, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (Aug 3-7, 2020)

CHAOSScast Episode 12: How Social Marketing Interfaces with Community with Michelle Dalton

This week we spent time with Michelle Dalton to speak about community management, communication, and how the world of digital marketing and building relationships can inform and affect open source community management. This was an excellent podcast and we are so happy to host Michelle this week! Please have a listen: https://podcast.chaoss.community/12 Read More

CHAOSS Weekly (July 27-31, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (July 27-31, 2020)

Late is the hour in which this newsletter chooses to appear! (Apologies for the delay, friends. Let’s see what’s been happening in the CHAOSSsphere.)

CHAOSScast Episode 11: Diversity and Inclusion with the Fabulous Emma Irwin

Creating diverse and inclusive communities is something Emma Irwin has spent years working on at Mozilla. We are so grateful to have a chance to chat with her this week. We discussed our D&I Badging program, avoiding common community health metrics mistakes, and Emma’s journey in the D&I space. Emma has so much expertise and advice to offer; you will not want to miss this episode! https://podcast.chaoss.community/11

OpenStack’s Open Infrastructure Summit CfP Open for 2 More Days

Our friends at OpenStack wanted to let us know that their Call for Papers for the 2020 Open Infrastructure Summit is open until August 5. If you are thinking of submitting something, you still have a little time. This event will be virtual, so you don’t even need to pack your luggage or even put on shoes to attend. All the info you need to submit is right here: https://cfp.openstack.org/ Good luck!

Google Summer of Code and Outreachy Student Highlights

We are so proud of the hard work coming from our GSOC and Outreachy students! Here are just a few highlights from 2 of our students, and we will continue to highlight different students’ work in our weekly newsletter. They’re all doing a fantastic job! Read more on their blogs below:

Upcoming Meetings

All meetings are in US Central Time (UTC-5) and are held at unomaha.zoom.us/j/720431288. We’d love for you to join!

Monday, August 3
11:00am  CHAOSS Web-Content Meeting
Tuesday, August 4
11:00am  CHAOSS Weekly Sync (Special Monthly edition)
Wednesday, August 5
10:00am  Diversity & Inclusion Working Group Meeting
Thursday, August 6
9:00am  CHAOSS Augur Meeting
10:00am  Common Metrics Working Group Meeting

Meetings (Open to All)

All meetings at: unomaha.zoom.us/j/720431288

Calendar at: https://chaoss.community/chaoss-calendar/

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CHAOSS Weekly (July 20-24, 2020)

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Weekly Newsletter (July 20-24, 2020)

Managing Risk and Opportunities in Open Source on CHAOSScast Episode 10

This week we were incredibly honored to have Frank Nagle (Harvard Business School) and Dr. David Wheeler (Linux Foundation) as guests on CHAOSScast. Along with our panelists Kate Stewart, Georg Link, and Sean Goggins, they talked about open source risk management, Software Configuration Management systems, open source licenses and dependencies, and of course, the metrics involved. You’ll certainly feel smarter after listening to this episode.  https://podcast.chaoss.community/10.

Next Week is the Final Week for Metrics Candidate Reviews

If you haven’t had a chance to review the metrics that are up for release with the August release, you still have time! The deadline for reviewing potential metrics has been extended to July 31, so although your time is running out, you do still have a few days left. If you have a chance to add your input to the issues, it would be incredibly helpful and welcomed. You can see all the metrics up for review here: https://chaoss.community/metrics/

Google Summer of Code and Outreachy Student Highlights

We are so proud of the hard work coming from our GSOC and Outreachy students! Here are just a few highlights from 2 of our students, and we will continue to highlight different students’ work in our weekly newsletter. They’re all doing a fantastic job! Read more on their blogs below:

Upcoming Meetings

All meetings are in US Central Time (UTC-5) and are held at unomaha.zoom.us/j/720431288. We’d love for you to join!

Monday, July 27
12:00pm  CHAOSS App Ecosystem WG
Tuesday, July 28
9:00am  Risk Working Group Meeting
10:00am  CHAOSS Grimoire Lab Meeting
11:00am  CHAOSS Weekly Sync
Wednesday, July 29
8:00am  Asia – Pacific CHAOSS Community Call
9:00am  Evolution Working Group Meeting
10:00am  Diversity & Inclusion Working Group Meeting
Thursday, July 30
9:00am  CHAOSS Augur Meeting
10:00am  Value Working Group Meeting

Meetings (Open to All)

All meetings at: unomaha.zoom.us/j/720431288

Calendar at: https://chaoss.community/chaoss-calendar/

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CHAOSS Weekly (July 13-17, 2020)

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Matt Broberg and Venia Logan Talk Vanity Metrics On CHAOSScast

CHAOSScast #9 features two of our podcast organizers: Matt Broberg and Venia Logan. They chat extensively about the concept of “vanity metrics” and determining how we can distinguish them from helpful metrics based on social science. They also touch on issues like community management strategy, GDPR, and the curious case of what happens when the wrong behaviors end up being the ones that are incentivized. https://podcast.chaoss.community/9. 

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