Open edX Working Groups

These are working groups that have formed to collaborate on specific Open edX topics, covering product, engineering, marketing and collaboration.  

See Working Group Guidelines and Definition for how to start and manage a working group. 

See our public Open edX Working Group calendar which contains the schedule of our recurring Working Group meetings (calendar ID to open in specific app)

See also: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/3309863258

Active Working Groups

Group Name

Description

Contact Information

Group Name

Description

Contact Information

Build-Test-Release Working Group (BTR)

This working group is chartered with the direction and ownership of the Open edX community releases. Its goals are to create and maintain Open edX releases for use by the global community.

Wiki: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/1022099494

Project Board: https://github.com/orgs/openedx/projects/28

Slack: #wg-build-test-release

Calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/embed?src=c_v86shrnegshsqgp4fj2k94u7bc@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York

Discourse: https://discuss.openedx.org/c/working-groups/build-test-release/30

Frontend Working Group

The Frontend Working Group is responsible for stewardship of the frontend of the Open edX platform.  The working group exists as a technical advisory board, curators of our frontend strategic roadmap, and to empower the community to execute on our shared challenges and opportunities.

Wiki: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/3090056949

Project Board: https://github.com/openedx/frontend-wg/projects/1

Slack: #frontend-working-group

Calendar: Every week on Thursdays, alternating between 11:00 and 15:00 UTC. More details in the https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=c_v86shrnegshsqgp4fj2k94u7bc%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America%2FNew_York

Marketing Working Group

The Marketing Working Group is comprised of various Open edX Marketplace providers, who collaborate on increasing global visibility and marketshare for the Open edX platform.

Slack: https://openedx.slack.com/archives/CTF05VCG7

Calendar: pending

Translations Working Group

The Translations Working Group consists of various community members to assist with submitting, coordinating, and reviewing translations in Transifex, in an effort to enhance our overall localization strategy vis a vis a centralized collaboration approach.

Wiki: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/3157524644

Slack: https://openedx.slack.com/archives/C037XDB9KN1

Project Board:

Calendar: pending

Data Working Group

The data working group is focused on building a set of community supported interfaces for supporting analytical capabilities related to the Open edX platform.

Slack: #wg-data

Discourse: https://discuss.openedx.org/c/working-groups/data/34

Calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/r?cid=Y192ODZzaHJuZWdzaHNxZ3A0Zmoyazk0dTdiY0Bncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t

Deprecation Working Group (DEPR)

We work to remove old, outdated parts of the Open edX codebase in order to improve code cleanliness, readability, and extensibility.

Wiki: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/825983190

Project Board: https://github.com/orgs/openedx/projects/9 (New, gonna move here from Jira)

Slack: #wg-depr-slash-n-burn

Meeting notes: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/3290824766

Meeting Calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0?cid=Y18wMmIxaG1qZW82YzFtMHZuNGd0NXV2bWhpOEBncm91cC5jYWxlbmRhci5nb29nbGUuY29t

Product Working Group

Coming soon

Slack: #wg-product

Meeting notes: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/3448864815

Meeting Calendar: Biweekly on Tuesdays, starting 21 June 2022: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/embed?src=c_v86shrnegshsqgp4fj2k94u7bc@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York

Developer Experience Working Group

Coming Soon

Slack: #wg-developer-experience

Meeting notes: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/COMM/pages/3582754851

Meeting calendar: Coming soon

Project board: Coming soon

Discourse: Coming soon