OWASP Operating Plan 2021 - Status

Operating Plan 2021 - Status

Approved by the Board September 22, 2021

OWASP Foundation and OWASP Member Services

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Survive COVID temporary restrictions Medium Done  
Survive Review Virtual Inc Marketing contracts High Done  
Survive Committee reform High Done  
Survive GAAP recognition of membership Medium Done  
Survive Qualified advice procedures Medium Done  
Survive Review accounts receivable Medium Done  
Survive Review, de-duplicate, and promote shared services Medium Done  
Survive Review EU entity Medium Done  
Survive Improve international payments Medium Done  
Survive Review and revamp OWASP Connector Low Done  
Survive Close all open job positions Low Done  
Survive Implement 30 day payment terms Low Done  
Thrive Revitalize “news” and site content Medium In progress BAU
Survive Community Social Media Managers and Content Creators Medium In pilot Q1 2021
Thrive Crowdsource funding Medium In pilot Q1 2021
Survive Contract review Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Simplify payment mechanisms Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Create BCP plan High In progress Q1 2021
Survive Policy Review Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Finance Reform High In progress Q1 2021
Thrive OWASP Merchandise Program Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Review Virtual contracts Medium In progress Q2 2021
Survive Awards and Scholarship Policy Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Survive New mission statement Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Focus on mission Ask Board to continue audit committee Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Thrive OWASP Online Books Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Focus on mission Write a grants handbook Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Focus on mission Create a grants form Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Survive Implement Google AdWords marketing Low Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Content Marketing Plan Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Review, reform, and implement marketing strategy Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Thrive Revitalize the OWASP Pins project to get new designs for merchandise Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Thrive OWASP Rewards program Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Thrive OWASP Trademark licensing program Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Thrive Develop an OWASP Mobile app Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Survive Travel Reform and appoint a travel agency Low Backlog Q4 2021
Thrive Distrubute existing stickers & pins Medium Backlog Q4 2021
Thrive Donate a car funding program Medium Backlog Q4 2021
Thrive Bequests funding program Medium Backlog Q4 2021

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Members

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Survive Move memberships to Copper CRM High Done  
Survive Regional pricing for all membership types Medium Done  
Survive Reform Lifetime Honorary membership Medium Done  
Survive Complementary membership for active leaders Low Done  
Survive Quarterly Membership Drives Medium In progress BAU
Survive Full automation of all membership self service Medium In progress Q2 2021
Focus on mission Member Handbook Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Leader Handbook Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Periodic billing plan for lifetime members Low Backlog Q3 2021
Survive Monthly email only membership program Low Backlog Q4 2021

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Chapters

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Focus on Mission Recharter Chapter committee Medium Done  
Focus on Mission Automate chapter announcement Medium Done  
Focus on Mission Establish COVID era activity requirements Medium Done  
Focus on mission Reactivate inactive chapters High In progress Q1 2021
Focus on Mission Monthly update to slides by Chapter Committee Medium In progress Q4 2021
Focus on Mission Formalize chapter expenses with chapter committee Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Focus on Mission Establish a speaker’s bureau Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Focus on Mission Formalize chapter activity metrics with chapter committee Low Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Re-write chapter Handbook Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Formalize regional chapters Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on Mission Formalize student chapters & membership Medium Backlog Q3 2021

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Projects and Technology

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Focus on Mission Establish Project committee High Done  
Survive Automate most BAU functions Medium In progress Q2 2021
Focus on mission Promote Project Activity Medium In Progress Q4 2021
Focus on mission Get project promotions moving again Medium In progress Q4 2021
Focus on mission Update Project Handbook Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Thrive Establish a vulnerabilty management / bug bounty platform Medium Backlog Q4 2021

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Committees

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Focus on Mission WIA to become WIA, Diversity and Inclusion committee Medium Done  
Focus on mission Recruit more Compliance Committee members High In progress Q1 2021
Focus on mission Re-charter Compliance Committee Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Focus on mission Privacy respecting policy review output, including anonymous submissions Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Compliance Commitee Handbook Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Privacy respecting archive of prior Compliance Committee outcomes Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Focus on mission Outreach Handbook Medium Backlog Q4 2021
Focus on mission Overall Committee Handbook Medium Backlog Q4 2021

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Education

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Focus on Mission Establish Education committee High Done  
Focus on mission Secure Flag Member Benefit Medium Done  
Focus on mission Create OWASP Learning Platform Member Benefit Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Create OWASP Education Portal Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Create an Education Projects Handbook Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on mission Create OWASP Research & Papers Portal Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Thrive Industry certification program Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Thrive Trainer certification program Medium Backlog Q4 2021

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Events

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Survive Event Sponsorship Prepayment Plan Medium Done  
Survive Devolve authority to Event Director Medium Done  
Survive Approve Global AppSec Australia High Done  
Survive Virtual events & Training approvals in 2021 High Done  
Survive Event strategy Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Event calendar Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Move physical events to 2022 Critical In progress Q1 2021
Survive Create partnership event MOU Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Regional event finance reform Medium In progress Q1 2021
Survive Review virtual trainer splits Medium Backlog Q1 2021
Focus on Mission Establish Event committee High Backlog Q1 2021
Survive Events in a box (Events Handbook) High Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Improve transparency of CFP/CFT process, including panel appointments Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Develop Regional event rate card for Foundation services Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Recognize regional event orgs as OWASP leaders and access to leader shared services Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Survive COVID Return to Physical Events Plan Medium Backlog Q3 2021
Survive Develop Regional X model Medium Backlog Q4 2021

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Corporate Support

Section Description Priority Status Due Date
Survive Review Corporate Membership Tiers Medium Done  
Survive Implement Regional Corporate Membership Pricing Medium Done  
Survive Implement Startup Corporate Membership Pricing Medium Done  
Survive Implement monthly Corporate Membership billing Medium Done  
Survive Restore Corporate Membership vote Medium Done  
Survive Implement Startup Corporate Membership Pricing Medium Done  
Survive Reform donations (such as Open Collective) Medium In pilot Q1 2021
Survive Design and execute a fundraising program Critical In progress Q2 2021
Survive Quarterly Corporate Membership Drives High In progress BAU
Survive Quarterly Corporate Membership Town Halls Medium Backlog Q4 2021
Focus on Mission Establish Corporate Advisory Committee High Backlog Q1 2021
Survive Implement a partnerships program Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Focus on Mission Create a Corporate Member Handbook Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Implement a bartering policy Medium Backlog Q2 2021
Survive Board Community Connections Medium Backlog Q3 2021

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