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Project Benefits by Stage

Open Mainframe Project hosted projects can leverage the world-class Linux Foundation staff to help drive further awareness and support of their projects. Project needs tend to be different based upon the project’s maturity, and the Open Mainframe Project aims to ensure that the benefits are tailored to those needs appropriate for its maturity.

Open Mainframe Project is always open to feedback on the benefits provided feel free to file an issue to share any feedback.

Project Benefits matrix

Benefits Sandbox Incubation Active Working Group
Marketing and Communications
Inclusion in OMP Landscape ( https://l.openmainframeproject.org ) Included Included Included Included
Logo Design N/A Included Included Included
Project swag available in OMP Store ( https://store.openaminframeproject.org ) N/A Stickers Stickers, T-shirt, other items by request N/A
Public Messaging Listed in TAC repo only Listed second First listing / Top billing Listed with other working groups
Landing Page on OMP Website N/A Included Included Included
Events - Demo Space in OMP booth N/A Booth demo space as available Highest priority booth demo space. Booth demo space as available
Project Lifecycle Announcements N/A

Tweet on announcement day. No social card.

Blog or part of a larger Press Release

Tweet on announcement day, including social card

Press Release announcement

Blog Post (project to include the content)

An embargoed pitch of the Press Release and top features to the media. Requests for interviews go to the project team.

Tweet on announcement day. No social card.

Blog or part of a larger Press Release

Technical Release Amplification - Minor Release N/A Tweet on announcement day

Tweet on announcement day

Blog post announcement on openmainframeproject.org either written by OMP PR with assistance by the project, re-posting of project’s own blog post, or a blog post written exclusively for openmainframeproject.org by the project team

Tweet on announcement day
Technical Release Amplification - Major Release N/A Tweet on announcement day

Press Release inclusion (combined with other news items e.g. new Members)

Tweet on announcement day

Press Release inclusion (combined with other news items e.g. new Members)

Blog post announcement on openmainframeproject.org either written by OMP PR with assistance by the project, re-posting of project’s own blog post, or a blog post written exclusively for openmainframeproject.org by the project team

Embargoed or day-of pitch of the release and top features to the media as relevant. Requests for interviews go to the project team for interviews

Project Webinar, up to a max of 2 per year (specific to the Technical Release)

Tweet on announcement day

Press Release inclusion (combined with other news items e.g. new Members)

Project Overview Webinars N/A N/A Quarterly Case-by-case
Blogs Guest Blog if requested Quarterly Monthly Quarterly
IT and CI/CD
Communications channels (Slack, Mailing Lists, Forums Included Included Included Included
CI Environment Included Included Included N/A
SonarCloud Included Included Included N/A
LF Release Engineering N/A Self support Full support N/A
Governance/Practices/Strategy
New Project Onboarding support Self-service Included If accepted at Active Stage Included
Best Practices Tools and Guidance Self-service Included Included Included
License scanning Prior to Incubation proposal Initial scan and quarterly scans Scans for significant code contributions and quarterly scans N/A
Ongoing project support N/A N/A Active TSC support N/A
Check-in/strategy calls N/A Yearly At least twice yearly Yearly
Ability to meet and present to Governing Board and Marketing Committee N/A To Governing Board, after acceptance into incubation At least yearly to Governing Board and as needed to the Marketing Committee To Governing Board, after acceptance into incubation
Budget
Project Specific requests for the upcoming year N/A Case-by-case Project Specific budget line item consideration Case-by-case
Meetups N/A Up to $250/meetup Up to $250/meetup Up to $250/meetup
Training and Ecosystem
Access to Mentorship Program Included Included Included Included
EdX Introductory Course N/A Case-by-case $10,000 for edX course Case-by-case
Conformance Program N/A N/A Included N/A