See also About Tiki Teams. The list is split between technical (developers, sysadmins, etc.) and non technical (power users, translators, writers, etc.) and as you can see, there are more non-technical teams, so plenty of opportunities for you to get involved even if you are not a techie!
- Tiki Admin Group
- Non-Technical teams
- Technical Teams
The Tiki Admin Group is responsible for governance, overall coordination and all the rest including whatever that might fall between the cracks .
i18n Team is everything related to language strings, translations and localizations (l10n) and increase the number of languages in Tiki.
The Wishlist Triage Team reviews patches, bug reports and feature requests and prioritizes and categorizes them. They just triage but don't fix. They identify potential contributors and encourage them to go beyond bug reporting. Team leaders: luciash d' being ?♂️ and Roberto Kirschbaum
The Configuration Profiles Team is responsible to produce a great first impression and useful out-of-the box solutions for site admins. Maintaining profiles for use cases, a coherent admin panel, and sensible defaults.
The Documentation Team has the challenge of maintaining documentation for what Tiki does, hundreds of features, over 1000 pages, and a new release every 6 months!
The Analytics Team is responsible for everything to do with stats, big data, etc. both in Tiki the software and Tiki as a community.
The Video Authoring Team involves everything to do with videos in Tiki, e.g. interviews, how-to instructional videos, etc..
The Consulting Ecosystem Team is all about fostering healthy growth of the network of companies that conduct business using/around Tiki, which includes increasing the number of full-time Tiki consultants and making it easier for potential Tiki users to find the right consultants / service providers in the Tiki community to meet their needs.
The Dogfood Team ensures that all *.tiki.org sites are configured and working well, according to the software engineering principle of "Eating your own dog food". Team leaders: luciash d' being ?♂️ and Roberto Kirschbaum
The Branding Team involves market analysis, brand management and providing community tools for a coherent and efficient message.
The Communications Team is responsible primarily for our external message (press releases, newsletters, social media, etc.)
We spun off Branding Team from Communications Team as a separate team. There is also an overlap with the Community Building Team. And more recently, a Dogfood Team was added. The following table provides some insight on the differences.
|Publishing official News about Tiki||Communications Team|
|Our official presence on Twitter, Facebook, etc.||Communications Team|
|Generally promoting Tiki on social media||Community Building|
|Posting articles about Tiki on your own blog/site||Community Building|
|For people to have a good impression when they visit||Branding|
|For people to understand what we do||Branding|
|Developing a style guide for visual and textual communication||Branding|
|To have lots of traffic and good SEO||Communications Team can coordinate but everyone can help|
|Answering people's queries on *.tiki.org (content)||Community Building Team|
|Making sure *.tiki.org is optimally configured (config)||Dogfood Team|
The Release Team is about managing the process to achieve timely releases of Tiki, and coordinating throughout the community as almost all Teams should participate actively to each release. A balance needs to be maintained: "Don't rush, yet don't slow down". See all the Contributions of each Team to the release process.
The Security Team is a trusted group. This team is responsible to review security reports and to proceed to a pro-active audit at each major release. Security Team members are added by vote by the Admins following recommendations of current members.
The Performance Team is interested in high-performance and high availability of Tiki. Tiki should not cause performance bottlenecks on shared hosting, should have options to allow it to be used in highly scalable clustered environments, and high-availability configurations.
The UX and Themes Team is responsible to make Tiki look good and be enjoyable to use for visitors and content creators, and coordinates theme development.
The Continuous Integration Team focuses on all automation aspects to catch bugs early and to keep the quality high (unit tests, etc.)
- Lists of members of all Teams
- Advisory Board
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