WeeklyUpdates/2015-11-23

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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 Mozilla Friends of Mozilla

Upcoming Events

This Week

Monday, 23 November

Tuesday, 24 November

6pm UK / 5pm UTC / 10am PT

  • Topic: "Privacy for Normal People"

Mozilla cares deeply about user control. But designing products that protect users is not always obvious. Sometimes products give the illusion of control and security while in reality offer little or none - a practice security expert Bruce Schneier calls "security theatre." On the web, icons or other elements of design may assure users while not accurately reflecting the true status of the users' privacy. Ultimately this risks eroding user trust.

Our speaker, an experienced product designer, will share findings of work she did in financial services to help us better design our products to accurately reflect a users' status and options on the web, building increased confidence and trust.

  • Speaker:

Kat Matfield is a digital product and service designer. She's worked with start-ups and large corporates to help make innovative new digital services or improve existing ones. In 2014, she spent most of the year researching and designing a new privacy product targeted at normal internet users. She's fascinated by all the areas of life in which people believe strange things and behave irrationally – and there's few better examples of this than privacy.

  • Host: James Graham

Wednesday, 25 November

Thursday, 26 November

  • How to Web Nov 26th + 27th in Bucharest Romania
    • How to Web is one of the most important innovation and technology conference in South Eastern Europe. It brings together 1000+ innovators, startup founders, product managers, devs, online marketers, and community leaders from all around.
    • John Bernard as keynote speaker. Mozillians Flaki, Gabriel, GMarty will be at the Gadgets booth to demo games and webVR.

Friday, 27 November

Saturday, 28 November

Sunday, 29 November

Next Week

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - December Brantina @ Mozilla MV + AirMozilla

Optimizing for Uncertainty: Deciding and Moving Quickly The web is increasingly complex and dynamic. In the natural realm, 'complex adaptive systems’ allow for flux and change in tumultuous environments. Our December speaker will draw on these models to illustrate how modern organizations can decide and move quickly.

Mike will share how leading tech and product organizations are not simply adapting to increased change, but innovating and thriving in these dynamic environments by:

    • operating around networks vs hierarchies
    • distributing authority
    • processing information effectively
    • embracing structured and facilitated methods for collecting feedback and gaining consent on group action.
  • Speaker: Mike Arauz is a Founding Member and Acting President at August, a New York based consulting firm that builds high-performing teams for the world’s most meaningful missions. Previously, Mike was a Partner at Undercurrent, where he worked with leaders of global companies to transform how their organizations work and thrive in the 21st century, including GE, Pearson, and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Mike is also a co-author of the Responsive.org manifesto and a leading contributor to the global self-management and future of work movement.

Reminder: these events are open. Please invite your colleagues live or to the stream!

Project Status Updates (voice updates)

Firefox and Cloud Services

Speaker Location:

Firefox OS

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CTO Update

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Content Services

Speaker Location:

Foundation Fundraising

Andrea Wood, remote: Introducing the Foundation's end-of-year fundraising campaign. Learn more at fundraising.mozilla.org.

Webmaker

Speaker Location:

Mozilla Communities

Speaker Location:

Speakers

The limit is 3 minutes per topic. It's like a lightning talk, but don't feel that you have to have slides in order to make a presentation. If you plan on showing a video, you need to contact the Air Mozilla team before the day of the meeting or you will be deferred to the next week. The meeting is streamed in a 4:3 format in order to allow for split screen. If your slides are 16:9 "widescreen" format, please indicate in the "Sharing" column below.

Presenter Title Topic Location Sharing Media More Details
Who Are You? What Do You Do? What are you going to talk about? Where are you presenting from? (Moz Space, your house, space) Will you be sharing your screen? (yes/no, 4:3 or 16:9) Links to slides or images you want displayed on screen Link to where audience can find out more information
Amy Tsay Add-ons community manager e10s office hours MV No http://atsay.github.io/e10s_office_hours/ https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2015/11/23/test-your-add-ons-for-multi-process-firefox-compatibility/

Welcome!

Let's say hello to some new Mozillians! If you are not able to join the meeting live, you can add a link to a short video introducing yourself.

Introducing New Volunteers

New Volunteer Introduced by Speaker location New Volunteer location Will be working on
Who is the new volunteer? Who will be introducing that person? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be contributing from? What will the new person be working on?

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? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?
Raegan MacDonald Chris Riley San Francisco Remote (Brussels) Public Policy in the EU
Heather West Chris Riley San Francisco Remote (Washington, DC) Public Policy in the Americas
Chris Hartjes Stuart Philp Toronto Office Toronto Office Senior QA Engineer

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? Where is the introducer? Where will the new person be working from? What will the new person be working on?

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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

Cloud Services

Messaging

Mobile

IT

Release Engineering

QA

Test Execution

Web QA

QA Community

Engineering Productivity (Automation & Tools)

Security

Engagement

PR

Events

Social Support