Spoiler Alert: communication is key.
I’m putting together an abstract with a couple of fellow #DevRel liaisons on how we managed to pass (and drop!) responsibility of an open source community. We’ll submit to a couple of upcoming conferences over the next year and see what happens.
Cause you never know until you try.
We’ll talk about the exact tips and tricks we used to get the knowledge WRITTEN DOWN. What’s one thing we learned from each other. What’s one thing we totally dropped the ball on – D’OH!
And a bunch of other brilliant things.
To My Fellow Collaborators,
I’m excited to live with you. And laugh with you.
To cry with you.
Continue reading “How To Pass The Torch Without Dropping All The Balls”
Okay, so I’m back at work one hundred percent which means a couple of next steps are happening within the next six to twelve months.
It’s time to apply to CFPs again.
A few in particular are kickass / relevant / on my radar / wouldn’t it be super keen to do / omgomgomg.
But, here’s my question.
Do you want to see the process?
How to choose a conference? How to write up an abstract? How to ask for feedback?
My super sekret method for WAITING FOR A RESPONSE?!?
My lucky tat?
Continue reading “So Then What’s Next?”
On the one hand, yes, of course I CODE, therefore, I must be all digital all the time, right?
But, no, I love my moleskine everything – okay, just an agenda and a notebook.
I love the feel of WRITING notes with a pen and paper and then referring to those notes on pages. And flipping through a calendar to look at upcoming appointments.
Now, pause for a second, I also LOVE writing morning pages on 750words.com and nowhere else will do.
So am I digital or analog?
Continue reading “Are You Digital Or Analog?”
Yesterday I took a day off and that’s just fine cause #whynot but today I was back on. And not only was I back on, but it was Father’s Day today and so a couple of weeks ago I picked out a present “from the twins” and went shopping with PROS.alpha and today *GASP* let him sleep in as late as he liked.
Which was eight.
Cause we’re used to getting up at six or five or four.
Makes you want to have a couple of kids of your own, doesn’t it just.
Continue reading “Do I Hear TWO?!?”
Grab your spoons, people, the first milestone of OpenStack Rocky has come and gone which can mean only one thing!
RDO Test Days!
RDO is a community of people using and deploying OpenStack on CentOS, Fedora, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. At each OpenStack development cycle milestone, the RDO community holds test days to invite people to install, deploy and configure a cloud using RDO and report feedback. This helps us find issues in packaging, documentation, installation and more but also, where appropriate, to collaborate with the upstream OpenStack projects to file and resolve bugs found throughout the event.
In order to participate, though, people needed to:
- Have hardware available to install and deploy on
- Be reasonably knowledgeable / familiar with OpenStack
- Have the time to go through an end-to-end installation, test it and provide feedback
SAY NO MORE! In an attempt to eliminate these barriers, we’re continuing the experiment started last year by providing a ready to use cloud environment. This cloud will be deployed with the help of Kolla: https://github.com/openstack/kolla and Kolla-Ansible: https://github.com/openstack/kolla-ansible which will install a containerized OpenStack cloud with the help of Ansible and Docker.
Continue reading “Rocky Road Ice Cream, People, The Best Ice Cream Obviously”