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Tuesday, October 23 • 12:20 - 13:00
Migrating a Community: Why & How We Moved from a Mailing List to a Forum - Greg Sutcliffe, Red Hat

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Communities live or die by their level of interaction - without discussion and collaboration, open source software cannot be (easily) created. Without a place to get support, users will move on to other tools and projects. The ability to communicate is key.

Last year, it became evident that the Foreman community needed to make changes in this area. In this talk, we'll go into why we felt it necessary to make change, how we went about it, the results nearly a year later, and the lessons we learned along the way.


Gregory Sutcliffe

Community Manager, Red Hat
Greg has been the community manager of the Foreman project for 4 years, at Red Hat for 6 years, and involved with Foreman for over 7 years. He's been a public speaker for many years, at conferences like FOSDEM, CfgMgmtCamp, DevConf, as well as local meetups, on wide ranging topics... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:20 - 13:00 BST
Cromdale Hall B, Level -2