Program Management

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The Engineering project and program management team works on Firefox as well as Platform. Project and program managers are connectors and facilitators who focus on issues that span organizational teams.

This wiki page lists the initiatives and goals of the program management team. It allows for a place to exchange process ideas and summarize meetings.

About Project and Program Management

Depending on the project, project and program managers may be responsible for one or more of the following:

  • project inception (investigation) and planning
  • goal and priority setting
  • expectation management
  • schedule
  • scope management
  • resource management
  • inter-team collaboration and negotiation

Furthermore, project and program managers frequently assist in:

  • running effective meetings
  • communicating project status

Team

Find us on irc channel #pm for keeping in touch and collaboration.

Name E-mail IRC Focus Programs and Projects
Jennifer Chaulk jchaulk at mozilla dot com jchaulk Firefox for iOS
Shell Escalante shell@mozilla.com shell
Thomas Huelbert thuelbert at mozilla dot com thuelbert Metrics data pipeline
Erin Lancaster elancaster at mozilla dot com elancaster
Sheila Mooney smooney at mozilla dot com smooney
Marco Mucci mmucci at mozilla dot com marcom
Chris Peterson cpeterson at mozilla dot com cpeterson
Cory Price ckprice at mozilla dot com ckprice

Programs

Active

Bugzilla Anthropology

PM Martin Best

A deep dive into Mozilla's development practices via interviews and data mining Bugzilla.

CrashKill

PM Sheila Mooney

Killing top crashes in Firefox browsers.

Firefox Desktop

PM Marco Mucci

Firefox Desktop Web Browser.

Firefox OS

PM Dietrich Ayala, Michael Treese, Candice Serran

Mozilla's Web based mobile phone.

Firefox Marketplace

PM Caitlin Galimidi, Lindsay Saunders, Maris Fogels

Providing web content across platforms

HTML5 Games

EPM Erin Lancaster

A program to enable modern gaming on the HTML5 platform.

Firefox for Android

EPM Jenn Chaulk

Mobile Firefox.

Mobile Web Compatibility

PM Lawrence Mandel

Opening up the mobile Web to all browsers via best practices and standards based approaches.

Snappy

PM Lawrence Mandel

Improving the responsiveness of the Firefox desktop browser.

Telemetry

PM Lawrence Mandel

Collecting real world Firefox instance data to facilitate development decisions.

Mozilla Metrics

PM Caitlin Galimidi

Providing dashboards and analytics to our product line owners and product decision makers

Proposals

  • Quality
    • Performance + Responsiveness
    • Stability
    • Security
  • Paper cuts

Archive

Quarterly Goals

2015 Q1 Goals Q2 Goals Q3 Goals Q4 Goals
2014 Q1 Goals Q2 Goals Q3 Goals Q4 Goals
2013 Q1 Goals Q2 Goals Q3 Goals Q4 Goals
2012 Q1 Goals Q2 Goals Q3 Goals Q4 Goals
2011 Q2 Goals Q3 Goals Q4 Goals

Useful Links

Communication

Communication Type Mechanism Audience
Chat/IRC #pm all
Weekly sync Mondays, 9:00 AM PT
  • Dial-in: conference# 98585
    • People with Mozilla phones or softphones please dial x92 Conf# 98585
    • US/Toll-free: +1 800 707 2533, (pin 369) Conf# 98585 (max 48 users at any time)
    • US/California/Mountain View: +1 650 903 0800, x92 Conf# 98585
    • US/California/San Francisco: +1 415 762 5700, x92 Conf# 98585
    • US/Oregon/Portland: +1 971 544 8000, x92 Conf# 98585
    • CA/British Columbia/Vancouver: +1 778 785 1540, x92 Conf# 98585
    • CA/Ontario/Toronto: +1 416 848 3114, x92 Conf# 98585
    • UK/London: +44 (0)207 855 3000, x92 Conf# 98585
    • FR/Paris: +33 1 44 79 34 80, x92 Conf# 98585
    • sip:conf98585@mozilla.com or, for some clients, sip:conf98585@anonsip.scl3.mozilla.com (may not work for all rooms)
    • Gmail Chat (requires Flash and the Google Talk plugin): paste +1 650 903 0800 into the Gmail Chat box that doesn't look like it accepts phone numbers
    • SkypeOut is free if you use the 800 number
  • Vidyo: ProgramManagement
  • IRC: #pm
Program Managers
Meeting summaries this wiki all

Minutes and Progress Reports

2014

Get Involved!

Want to get involved in Firefox program/project management? Visit the Mozilla Stewards page and the Engineering Program Management role description page to get a sense of what's involved. And get in touch - via irc channel #pm or the dev-planning mailing list.

References