Promo/Old/Tasks

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The goal of this page is to have a list of tasks and associated names(!) and dates to track what we still have to do and where we are.

The name next to a taks can either mean the person to do it or to coordinate it - either way, he/she is responsible ;-)

The page starts with a list of topics which still have to be added to the task list. Some of these have a list of tasks somewhere already, others have to be discussed. A few are of more strategic level, others are very practical.

Once a task is done, put it at the top & mark it as done. In time we'll clean them up. Feel free to pick up tasks which have no associated name (but announce/discuss on promo, you might get pointers there as well).


Topics to discuss & turn into plans

  • The Mean and Lean Release Machine (TBD)
  • improve kdeslides & guide ppl talking about KDE
  • get more donations and support
  • involve companies by setting up a 'advisory board' like institute (in progress tnx to board!)
  • connect to local communities
  • setup a kde users/enthusiasts planet (userplanet.kde.org)

Current list of tasks

Revive Commit Digest
Task Target date Assigned to Status
Set up way of working on feature guide  ? Danny Our friend is busy...
Set up new team to help Danny  ?  ?  ?
New DIGEST keyword in commits - talk to dirk/dfaure/toma  ?  ?  ?
Recruit new contributors
Task Target date Assigned to Status
Revive forum Klassrooms (recruit tutors)  ?  Ingo Malchow  First Klassroom courses in progress
Write junior jobs walkthrough articles  ?  ?  ?
Fix get involved website &nbsp Stuart Jarvis, Troy Done
Create junior jobs digest monthly dot article? Justin Need to review what jobs are posted and then pick some things to highlight and discuss. 
Promote bugsquad  ?  ?  ?
Advertise developer profiles to lower barrier of entry  ?  ?  ?
Dot blurb at bottom of relevant articles (what's this?Stu)  ?  ?  ?
Akademy Marketing
Task Target date Assigned to Status
Make list of required announcements  ? Jos  ?
Dot articles on confirmed talks  ? Jos  ?
Call for sponsors, plus article  ? Claudia   Done, Article published on dot.kde.org
Make list of writers (inc local press - ask Sanna) and send out emails to raise awareness  ? Claudia  ?
Make a press pack  ? Jos, Stuart Jarvis Done for Akademy. Can be made better;?
Contact local press  ? Tampere ground team In progress
https://promo.notes.kde.jefferai.org/4 check link for more planning...
Rebranding tasks
Task Target date Assigned to Status
Boilerplate text for distros (to replace "FooLinux comes with KDE X.x, which includes the desktop shell and a suite of applications like X, Y, and Z")  ? Nathan Done, to be reviewed
Make sure the distros are aware of the rebranding and have seen the boilerplate page (progress monitored on this page)  ? Troy Done for many distros at Akademy
Define logos for the workspaces (splash screen etc - also needed for Platform and Applications? Later  ?  ?
Determine the "built on KDE Platform" type texts by vote on kde-apps.org January - start vote asap Stuart Jarvis Done
Make some nice "Powered by KDE" type badges/banners for 3rd party developers  ? Stuart Jarvis Done
Update wikipedia pages by 4.4 (sooner better) Stuart Jarvis Markus S has done some great edits, I just made tidied a few bits too. It's not too bad now, but some more love would be great
Boothbox
Task Target date Assigned to Status
Design Booth Team T-shirts  ?  ?  ?
Write a Booth Work Guide (should be IN boothbox)  ?  ?  ?
Develop/get demo/example hard- and software/content  ?  ?  ?
Set up smaller boothboxes  ?  ?  ?
Set up the big boothbox  ?  ?  ?

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