Toronto Workers Co-op offline.systems Process Meeting (Part 2)

đź—“ Calendar
đź“‘ Retreat Planning Board

Time: 14 Sep 2018 4:30 pm EST
Location: https://appear.in/offline
Attending: ansuz, benhylau, dcwalk, garry, elon??

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Agenda

  1. Protocol Labs RFP drafting retrospective
  2. Open work model
  3. Document policies
  4. Project management tools
  5. Review potential actionable items from last meeting
  6. Budget
  7. November in-person meeting plans

Notes

Protocol Labs RFP drafting retrospective

Ben was taking notes in another place in the doc :(

Open work model

Document policies

Project management tools

November meeting plans

Budget

Review potential Actionable items

Recall..

  • establish shared calendar
  • establish shared email
  • crm/spreadsheet of contacts
  • top-level coordination tool
  • establish how we plan to be self-sustainable (financially)
    • keep this in mind for our future grant processes
    • service business? (we act as contractors)
    • diversify income sources (Rob and Udit) in the future

Actionable items

  • dawn: set up a poll to arrive at a Generally Available Time so we know when to schedule things
  • ansuz: set up a google docs shared folder
  • ansuz: make a git repository with a (possibly self-hosted) upstream
  • ansuz: set up a mailing list?
    • mailing list with cryptography.dog
    • get emails from the offline.networks proposal
  • ben: loop Rob and Udit into the planning process for coop meeting
    • project board?
    • shouldn’t live only in Meeting notes!
    • d: let’s start planning now (I can share old docs)
      • b: can’t foresee people being available now because we planned to start in November
      • d: if we can’t plan now, we shouldn’t schedule now.
      • give people time to be successful –d
  • ben: plan another meeting for next week?
    • to catch up on status of actionable items
  • future: Talk about our plan for what we do if we don’t get the grant
    • this informs how much time we ought to allocate towards coop activity before we know the status of the grant
  • create a policy for a coop reading networks
  • name the organization
    • buy a domain?