Planning and executing a Sprint that actually helps move an Open Source Project forward


Lots of people want to help with an open source project. People have heard that sprints can help with that. But what makes a sprint effectively accomplish moving a project forward?

We will discuss this in general, using getting Drupal 8 released as an example

  • Background: Drupal 8 release plans
  • Examples of successful sprints: Ghent, New Jersey
  • Planning the sprint
  • What should happen at the sprint
  • D8 Accelerate Program

View slides online.

Session Track

Core Conversations

Experience Level


Drupal Version

When & Where

Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 - 10:45 to 11:45
518 - Trellon