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Meeting ID: 4569610770
- The June report is out. It was a huge month for us. Congratulations to everyone on our continued success.
- @laura wants to know who did all this. No one is sure.
- We celebrate anyway.
New logo and brand
- We have a new logo and brand, and they are awesome!
- We reviewed new brand standards.
- @Bryan will ensure that our new branded fonts are linked in the. They are openly licensed and anyone can download and use.
- @Bryan will request an ambassador-specific logo for community use.
Guide to Distributed Teamwork
- The Open Organization Guide to Distributed Teamwork is now in “preview” and looking great.
- @Bryan and @laura review progress-to-date.
- @laura coordinated a writing sprint and it was super fun. We want to do it again.
Social media evolution
- Social media evolution: We’re now live in our new home on Twitter,
- @jenkelchner would like to spin up and manage a LinkedIn instance for us. She’s opened a discussion about it and is seeking feedback.
Evolving the OpenOrg Community series
- @laura reports that the series is going well and we’re working on the next part.
- Anyone can contribute to the article draft.
@bcotton raised the issue of discontinuing use of
openorg-listemail list and centralizing all project communications on Discourse. We weren’t able to discuss this at the July meeting but will return to it.
- @ronmcfarl is working on a three-part series on globalization and open organization principles throughout history. It’s roughly 8,000 words long at the moment.
@laura and @Bryan have been noodling on a new website and site architecture for
theopenorganization.org, which is under heavy renovation. @Bryan suggests this new site should be a priority in July. @ronmcfarl would like that, too. @laura offers to host a sprint to stand up a new home page in July. She’s has kicked it off. Want to help? Please do.
- Office hours: The website sprint will constitute this month’s office hour. @jenkelchner will consider hosting August’s office hour.
- @jonasrosland shares, a favorite writing tool, vale. It allows you to parse text you’ve written to uncover grammatical issues, poor word choice, non-inclusive language, and more. It’s extensible. Just watch out for weasel words.
- We share other tools we use for similar work, like proselint, Hemingway, and Grammarly