[Linux-aus] Inflection Point - A Strategic Plan for Linux Australia

Nathan Bailey nate at polynate.net
Mon Jan 4 10:25:28 AEDT 2016

Excellent effort Kathy. Your experience and considered and balanced views
are well-reflected in this document.

LA elections attract many voters; can we get that same group of committed
people to contribute to this doc?

On 4 January 2016 at 08:25, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>

> Hi Kathy,
> I just read your strategic plan document. It's very well thought through
> and reflects a lot of challenges that have been brought up repeatedly over
> the years. Your proposed steps forward make a lot of sense. In many
> respects, it's about maturing the organisation and giving it more ability
> to make an impact in the Australian context. I'm in support of making it
> happen and would hope you can stay around to help see it through. It's a
> good plan and it needs a good execution.
> Best Regards,
> Silvia.
> On 3 Jan 2016 3:12 PM, "Kathy Reid" <kathy at kathyreid.id.au> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> As Joshua and Christopher have noted, nominations and election to Council
>> for 2016 are now underway. The time is right to consider what sort of
>> organisation Linux Australia wants to be, and what its priorities should be
>> as we head towards 2020.
>> To this end, I've put together the below document to start a conversation
>> - hopefully a fruitful one  - about what the community would like Linux
>> Australia as an organisation to be working towards. It outlines our
>> strategic environment and outlines a number of responses, then prioritises
>> actions required to realise those responses. The Council has seen the
>> document, and I'd like to thank Joshua Hesketh for taking the time to add
>> comments and thoughts to get the conversation started.
>> You may not agree with the analysis or actions outlined in the document -
>> which is great - it means you have an opinion and can contribute to
>> refining and shaping Linux Australia's strategy by sharing your thoughts,
>> opinions and alternative viewpoints and recommended actions.
>> Everyone with the link is able to comment on the document.
>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WFeIm-TWVJX-u3gIM9K-hy-91-WFRrs4VVeDDIXCIQo/edit?usp=sharing
>> My intention is that this document - 'Inflection Point' -  will spur a
>> conversation and debate within the community. It will then be Council's
>> decision whether they choose to accept and/or adopt the recommended actions
>> in this document.
>> Please understand this is not a 'pitch' or similar for a nomination to
>> Council - I'm undecided about whether to stand next year due to other life
>> commitments in 2016.
>> As always, your feedback and comments are warmly welcomed.
>> Kind regards,
>> Kathy
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