[OpenStack Foundation] agenda topic request for next board meeting

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Thu Sep 4 12:43:56 UTC 2014

On 09/03/2014 06:47 AM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> There has been some discussion of the mid-cycle events among the TC and
> PTLs too. Can you share the feedback you've received?

We definitely need to stay well connected on this topic.

The most productive outcome from the public discussions I've seen was
the realization that the increased push for mid-cycle meet-ups is making
it increasingly clear that the design summit is no longer fully
achieving its intended purpose (getting alignment around the release).
If the mid-cycles were more focused on specific work and not strategic
alignment, it wouldn't be as critical that everyone is able to attend.

There's a thread on Thierry's proposal for an evolutionary change to the
design summit to address some of this here:


and note that the thread crossed into September, as well:


Russell Bryant

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