LFX Project Control Center (PCC) provides many features to help you more efficiently manage your projects. A number of these features require proper project set up before they can be leveraged. Committees is one of the key project configurations required to access additional features in PCC.
These features and benefits include:
Enabling automation of meeting and mailing list management
Establishing a central view to better manage key project groups and stakeholders
Ensuring proper attribution and data affiliation to support the accuracy of reports in Organization and Individual Dashboard.
In this recipe we will walk you through:
How to access project control center
Where to locate the Committees screen
Configuring your committees
Once you’re done with this you can move on to other LFX Project Control Center goodness!
Let’s get started…
To access Project Control Center you need to have a Linux Foundation Community Profile If you do not have one, you can create one here, on the LFX Homepage:
Note: You will get the access_denied message if you are accessing the link for the first time.
Click the Request Access link to provide your contact details to the support team.
The support team will verify the account and will authorize the associated SSO account.
This is necessary to manage the limited beta and ensure only authorized project administrators can edit project configurations
On the default Projects page of PCC, you should see a list of all projects, you will not be able to edit any data on a project your LFID (Community Profile) is not affiliated with.
Click on My Projects in the main view and select your project, or use the search box on the left-hand navigation to locate your project:
Now select your project.
Under the Project->Setup menu, click on Committees
You will be directed to the Setup / Committees page. Next click on the +Add Committee button to begin creating your new committee.
On the Create Committee page, add/update committee details. Click Save when done:
Be sure to select the proper committee type.
Now click save.
Now that you have created your committee, you will be directed to the Add Committee Members page.
Fill in the member’s details:
When adding a new Member to a Voting Committee you will see additional fields.
It is important to add members for proper attribution and data affiliation to support the accuracy of reports in the Organization and Individual Dashboards.
Proceed to repeat the above steps for all of your committees and members.
It is important to configure project Governance committees and any committee associated with critical mailing lists.
Now that you have the committees established you can gain the benefits of:
Automation from meeting and mailing list management
A central view to better manage key project groups and stakeholders
Proper attribution and data affiliation to support the accuracy of reports in Organization and Individual Dashboard
In our subsequent recipes, we will cover the set-up of Meeting Management and Mailing lists.
Here’s a video diving deeper into configuring your committees in LFX Project Control Center:
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