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Posts from 2011

Step 3.05: Overwhelmed

On November 28 I posted about our efforts to get more volunteers into Mozilla IT. A lot has happened in the background since and I want to let you know what’s happening (and why it’s taking so long!). O. M. G. The response and interest has been overwhelming. I listed five different positions volunteers could… Read more

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Step 1.01: Mozilla IT @ MozCamp

We are just about two weeks away from MozCamp Europe (Nov 12-13) and three from MozCamp Asia (Nov 18-20)! As I talked about in Step 1, we want to figure out how we can leverage our resources and expertise to support the entire Mozilla Community and build a better, stronger Mozilla.  At each MozCamp we’ll… Read more

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Step 2: Air Mozilla Reboot

Continuing the conversation I started a few weeks ago and Step 1, I want to focus on one of the most powerful tools we have to engage the Mozilla Community and facilitate participation. What is Air Mozilla? Air Mozilla is different things to different people. The original wireless network at the 1981 Landings office The… Read more

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Step 1: Community IT

“Help me… help you. Help me, help you. ” ~ Jerry Maguire Last week I blogged about our efforts to be radical and pivot. The first area we’re focusing on is what I’ve started calling Community IT. Mozilla’s IT/Infrastructure & Ops team is very adept at supporting the large and complex environment needed to support… Read more

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My job, after 5.558 years

I’ve been at Mozilla for 5.558 years (or 2001 days but who keeps count?). Over that time I’ve seen my role within Mozilla change from a network engineer on a team of three to helping orchestrate a team of 38. While my role and job title has surely changed, I don’t think my job actually… Read more

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My Army of Awesome

Three years ago we were a team of 7 if I remember right. Today it’s a team of 38 spanning 6 different groups & 6 different time zones. They are doing things I wasn’t even imagining we’d be doing three years ago. They are, in many respects, the smartest group of people I have ever… Read more

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