Nominate the Cloud Foundry Community for Awards! Deadline 9/15

By: | September 5, 2018
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Continuing the tradition of the Cloud Foundry Community Awards started at Cloud Foundry Summit North America (Boston) in April 2018, we are seeking nominations of individuals or teams that y’all would like to recognize, celebrate, and appreciate for their contributions.

The following are the award categories for Summit EU in Basel in October:

Stealth-Ops

  • What is it?
    • This award is given to a community member or a team that gets stuff done without expecting a thank-you as a response. This work might get high visibility or it may be something that needs to be done to ensure other project work or release work can carry on smoothly.
  • What are the criteria?
    • Participation via technical and/or non-technical contributions in the last twelve months, including but not limited to:
      • Clearing up pipeline to get release candidate ready
      • Ensuring documentation is ready and current before an update gets pushed live
      • Coordinating with all the teams involved in the release
      • Responding to questions diligently and in a timely fashion on Slack or StackOverflow
      • Bug tracking and updating
      • Responding, approving, and merging pull requests in a timely fashion
      • Etc.
  • How are nominations sought?
    • Community members send nominations to the Cloud Foundry Foundation by September 15, 2018. A list of top nominees will be shared with the Cloud Foundry community for voting.
  • Who makes the final decision?
    • Community, by voting.
  • What happens when there’s a tie?
    • The award will be shared.

Helping Hands

  • What is it?
    • This award is for the most helpful community member or team that has helped peers or a Cloud Foundry project in a way that was unexpected of them.  
  • What are the criteria?
    • Contributed in a material way to a Cloud Foundry project, including but not limited to:
      • Architectural progress
      • Code and documentation help
      • Project leadership
      • Use case development
  • How are nominations sought?
    • Community members send nominations to the Cloud Foundry Foundation by September 15, 2018. A list of top nominees will be shared with the Cloud Foundry community for voting.
  • Who makes the final decision?
    • Community, by voting.
  • What happens when there’s a tie?
    • The award will be shared.

Cloud Foundry Foundation Awards – Coolest User Story

This award recognizes an end user that uses Cloud Foundry in its digital strategy in a way that makes a positive impact on the industry or the community.

  • How is the recipient selected?
    • Nominations can be sent by end user members and end users.
  • Who makes the final decision?
    • Votes from Cloud Foundry Foundation and User Advisory Council

Put your community hat on and nominate your peers today!  Nominations close September 15,2018!

Questions?  Reach me via email (spodila@cloudfoundry.org) or Cloud Foundry slack (@swarna) or twitter (@skpodila)

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Swarna is the Senior Director of Community at the Cloud Foundry Foundation, where she focuses on enriching the Cloud Foundry community.
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