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  •  Set up appointment with Marketing team to devise Name and Logo

    Set up chat channel named #{project-name} (see HOWTO Create a Chat Channel)


    Set up mailing list named {project-name} (see HOWTO Create a Mailing List and HOWTO Add Moderator and/or Owner to Mailing List)


    Set up Jira project

  •  Set up Wiki space using project space (To be created in the meantime use the Sample Project Page as the home page in a blank space). Name the space projectname all lower case. Label the page with project-home so that it shows up on the main page and project page automatically
    •  Configure the sidebar on the space and remove the "Pages", "Blog", and "Space Shortcuts" sections by clicking on the `-` sign next to them until they appear as a `+` sign. Then save the changes.
    •  Edit the space permissions to provide View rights (and only view rights) to anonymous users.
  •  Add the Wiki space to the "Projects" menu (see HOWTO Modify Top-Level Menu)
  •  Work with the project maintainers to determine how source control will be handled and what repositories are needed
  •  Set up Github or Gerrit repositories by filing a helpdesk ticket (
  •  Make sure DCO is turned on
  •  Make sure Maintainers sign off on NEVER TURNING OFF DCO
  •  License Scan
  •  DCO Scan
  •  Is a security audit needed?
  •  Create an event on the TSC calendar for the first quarterly update (see example). We normally skip at least one quarter before requiring them to do their first update. That gives them time to get things up and running
  •  Create an event on the new working group's calendar to remind the subscribers that their TSC update is due (see example)
  •  Work with the marketing team to develop a project-specific webpage (see example)
  •  Work with the creative services team to create a project-specific logo (file Jira ticket similar to this example, minimum two weeks in advance)
  •  Work with to create a blog post (minimum two weeks in advance)
  •  Work with on web assets:
    •  Banner for homepage and greenhouse graphic tagline (if applicable)
    •  Short description for Hyperledger projects landing page /projects
    •  Extended description for dedicated project page
    •  All currently available getting started resource pointers for the project page, i.e., Wiki, Github, WG, Chat, mailing list, video playlists 
  •  Send out welcome email to the maintainers
  •  Add to FAQ page
  •  Add to Video Checklist