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Mozilla IT & Growing Community

Last week Lukas blogged about her thoughts on David Eave’s community lifecyle audit. I jokingly told her that I felt she called me out. Until we require Directors to create annual and quarterly goals that include measurable goals around volunteer growth, retention, participation, and effectiveness we will only see people (like myself) trying to do… Read more

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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 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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Buenos Aires

Musica cerca de Av. Corrientes y Av. 9 de Julio. Last week, for eight days, I was able to step outside my normal role managing Operations and wear an entirely different hat. I had an amazing opportunity to interact with the vibrant Mozilla and Open Source community; I got to interact with those who I… Read more

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