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Open Mainframe Project TAC Meeting - May 26, 2022

Date/Time

Meeting held monthly on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month unless otherwise stated. Agenda to be posted at https://github.com/openmainframeproject/tac/issues?q=is%3Aopen+is%3Aissue+label%3A%22meeting%22

Timezone Date/Time
America/Los_Angeles Thu 26-May-2022 10:00 (10:00 AM)
America/Denver Thu 26-May-2022 11:00 (11:00 AM)
America/Chicago Thu 26-May-2022 12:00 (12:00 PM)
America/New_York Thu 26-May-2022 13:00 (01:00 PM)
Europe/London Thu 26-May-2022 18:00 (06:00 PM)
Europe/Amsterdam Thu 26-May-2022 19:00 (07:00 PM)
Asia/Shanghai Fri 27-May-2022 01:00 (01:00 AM)
Asia/Tokyo Fri 27-May-2022 02:00 (02:00 AM)

Or in your local time:

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Conference call details

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Meeting Recording

A recording of the meeting and the transcript are both available at the link below.

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Attendance

Voting member rollcall:

  • Phil Tully, ADP ( Platinum Member )
  • Gregory MacKinnon, Broadcom ( Platinum Member )
  • Joe Bostian, IBM ( Platinum Member )
  • Giancarlo Frix, Rocket Software ( Platinum Member )
  • Mark Post, SUSE ( Platinum Member )
  • James Caffrey, IBM ( ADE )
  • Sudharsana Srinivasan, IBM ( COBOL Programming Course )
  • Kip Twitchell ( GenevaERS )
  • Bob Dahlberg, VCU ( Mentorship )
  • Sean Grady, Rocket Software ( Zowe )

Quorum Achieved.

Other Attendees

Agenda

Extracted from meeting-agenda labelled issues and pull requests from openmainframeproject/tac prior to the meeting.

  • z/VM Community Tools annual review - 5/26 #355
  • Open Mainframe Education annual review - 5/26 #354
  • Open Mainframe Project Service Desk #343
  • Reminders on Open Mainframe Summit #338
  • Review upcoming annual reviews ( list at https://tac.openmainframeproject.org/process/review_cycle.html)
  • Project updates ( list at https://tac.openmainframeproject.org/#projects-and-working-groups )

Notes

  • Open Mainframe Education Annual Review- Mr. Dahlberg presented a review on behalf of Lauren Valenti. He noted they met and presented in a March meeting and had about 50 attendees. They will also be at an August meeting and the OMP Summit. They have submitted a blog and continue to work towards gaining participation. They have a mentee selected for the Summer Mentorship session.

    The Open Mainframe Education Project team built a process of how to contribute and have been working with various groups..

    Mr. Mertic asked about some of their deliverables.

  • Project updates ( list at https://tac.openmainframeproject.org/#projects-and-working-groups )
    • Ms. Joseph provided an update on Software Discovery Tool project and said most of their time has been on reviewing the more than 70 applications received for their mentorship program.
    • Mentorships- most applicants ever, more than 450 and most diversified. Four from Africa, six from Asia. Ms. Joseph also noted the quality of applicants was very high.
  • Project updates ( list at https://tac.openmainframeproject.org/#projects-and-working-groups )
    • Ms. Joseph provided an update on the** Software Discovery Tool Project** and said most of their time has been on reviewing the more than 70 applications received for their mentorship program.
    • Mentorships- most applicants ever, more than 450 and most diversified. Four from Africa, six from Asia. Ms. Joseph als o noted the quality of applicants was very high.