WeeklyUpdates/2013-04-01

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All-hands Status Meeting Agenda

Items in this section will be shared during the live all-hand status meeting.

Friends of the Tree Friends of the Tree

Lisa Gray and Shannon Clayton for an outstanding job of managing the move of two existing offices in Paris into the splendiferous new Mozilla Space on Boulevard Montmartre. (...and they did it without even being able to speak French).

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 01 April

Tuesday, 02 April

Wednesday, 03 April

Thursday, 04 April

  • Grow Mozilla discussion at 10 AM pacific -- a forum for discussing community building at Mozilla

Friday, 05 April

Saturday, 06 April

Sunday, 07 April

Next Week

Product Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox Desktop

Speaker Location: Toronto (johnath)

  • Release week! Tho' your hands in the air
    • \o\
    • /o/
    • \o\
    • /o/
  • FF20 means per-window private browsing, new download manager, developer toolbox. Tell a friend!

Firefox Mobile

Speaker Location: Toronto (johnath)

  • Release week! Everybody dance!
    •  :D-<
    •  :D|-<
    •  :D/-<
  • FF20 means private browsing tabs, homescreen customization, and broader ARMv6 reach. Tell a friend!


Thunderbird

Speaker Location:

Older Branch Work

Speaker Location:

Webmaker

Speaker Location: Brett Gaylor will present a short Lightening Talk later on this call

  • This week's Webmaker update:

Identity

Speaker Location:

Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox OS

Speaker Location:

Grow Mozilla

Speaker Location:

60 Seconds with Mozilla IT

Speaker Location: mrz in SF

  • First of two firewall upgrades wrapped up on Saturday
    • was intrusive but gets us to a version that won't require disruptions for future OS upgrades
  • Sponsored first open source monitoring conference ~ http://monitorama.com/
    • Laura Thompson & monitoring at (rolf) scale using crash-stats.mozilla.com as an example of the challenges of monitoring a complex distributed system at high scale, and how developers, IT/Operations, and QA can successfully work together to constantly improve things in a devops fashion.

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per speaker. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation.

Title Name Topic Media More Details
Mozilla Founder and Chief of People Mitchell Baker and Debbie Cohen Mozilla Summit 2013 No media / slides https://wiki.mozilla.org/Summit2013 https://blog.lizardwrangler.com/2013/03/31/mozilla-summit/

https://blog.mozilla.org/community/2013/03/28/mozilla-summit-2013-the-word-is-out/

Sr. Director, Mozilla Webmaker Brett Gaylor Webmaker.org evolution for 2013 summer campaign https://dl.dropbox.com/u/7968133/webmaker_evolutionv4.pdf
Product manager, community tools William Reynolds You can now have a public Mozillians profile Blog post with details Edit your profile and mark the fields you want as public.
Manager Hacking Mike Morgan, aka morgamic Building a manager community at Mozilla, why it's important. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Manager_Hacking
NetPolicy Alex Fowler Invite participation in Mozilla's Internet policy activities. https://wiki.mozilla.org/Netpolicy

Introducing New Hires

New Hire Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new hire? Who will be introducing that person? From which office will that introduction be transmitted? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?
Gijsbert Kruibosch Justin Dolske Mountain View Netherlands Software Engineer
Daniel Minor Clint Talbert Mountain View Canada Software Tools Developer, Mobile Platform
Christiane Ruetten Yvan Boily Mountain View Berlin Mobile Application Malware Specialist
Marc Schifer Bob Moss Mountain View Mountain View Senior Browser QA Manager

Introducing New Interns

New Intern Introduced by Speaker location New Hire location Will be working on
Who is the new intern? Who will be introducing that person? From which office will that introduction be transmitted? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

Roundtable

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Notes and non-voice status updates that aren't part of the live meeting go here.

Status Updates By Team (*non-voice* updates)

Firefox

Platform

Services

Messaging

Mobile

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

WebQA

  • Helped ship Input rewrite to production: https://input.mozilla.org
  • Just helped ship about:healthreport (Firefox Health Report)

QA Community

Automation & Tools

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Creative Team

Community Marketing

Support

Metrics

Evangelism

Labs

Apps

Developer Tools

Add-ons

Webdev

  • Shipped a brand new rewritten-from-the-ground-up version of Input (https://input.mozilla.org/) on March 27th. We had a full three minutes where all feedback on Input was happy.

L10n

People Team

WebFWD

Foundation Updates