OpenStack Summit April 2013 Survey Results

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OpenStack Summit April 2013 Survey Results

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June 24, 2013
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  1. 1 of 10 OpenStack Summit April 2013 - Portland 1.

    Which of the following best describes your role in the OpenStack community? Response Percent Response Count Active Technical Contributor (or "ATC", meaning you contributed to Folsom or Grizzly see https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Governance/Foundation/TechnicalCommittee for definition) 34.1% User, operator or administrator of an OpenStack cloud 28.9% A technical person not (yet) contributing to OpenStack 32.8% Non-technical role (product management, business development, marketing, etc.) 22.4% Evaluating OpenStack technology as a prospective user 10.4% Other (please specify) answered question skipped question
  2. 2 of 10 2. What were your goals at the

    OpenStack Summit? Please choose all that apply or elaborate. Response Percent Response Count Participate in Design Summit with other Active Technical Contributors (ATCs) to determine the Havana roadmap 50.8% 199 Learn from product and business-level presentations and panels 64.8% 254 Attend workshops for hands-on experience with the software 33.7% 132 Meetings and networking with potential customers and partners 56.1% 220 Other (please specify) 14 answered question 392 skipped question 3
  3. 3 of 10 3. How did you like the Summit

    length and format (four days of parallel Design Summit sessions, presentations, panels and workshops)? Please choose all that apply. Response Percent Response Count The format and length were good. Let's do it again. 53.5% 208 I would rather reduce the duration of the entire event to three days with more parallel content. 10.0% 39 I would rather the Design Summit, presentations and panels not run completely in parallel, with some tracks starting earlier or running longer than others. 20.6% 80 I would rather have a scaled back version of the Design Summit broken out as a completely separate event, held on a different week. 15.9% 62 Additional Feedback 40 answered question 389 skipped question 6
  4. 4 of 10 4. Please rate the event on the

    following criteria (1 to 4) and provide additional comments to help us improve: Poor (1) Fair (2) Good (3) Excellent (4) N/A Rating Average Rating Count Overall 0.5% (2) 2.7% (10) 48.8% (183) 47.7% (179) 0.3% (1) 3.44 375 Location (City) 0.8% (3) 7.7% (30) 27.8% (109) 63.3% (248) 0.5% (2) 3.54 392 Hotel Options 2.8% (11) 13.9% (54) 42.2% (164) 32.1% (125) 9.0% (35) 3.14 389 Venue (Convention Center) 1.0% (4) 11.6% (45) 40.1% (156) 47.0% (183) 0.3% (1) 3.34 389 Network 31.5% (122) 30.2% (117) 26.6% (103) 10.1% (39) 1.6% (6) 2.15 387 Session rooms (size, acoustics, equipment) 27.1% (106) 30.7% (120) 30.4% (119) 11.0% (43) 0.8% (3) 2.26 391 Directional information (signs, schedule) 3.1% (12) 17.7% (69) 49.6% (193) 29.0% (113) 0.5% (2) 3.05 389 Food & snacks 5.6% (22) 24.7% (97) 44.9% (176) 24.2% (95) 0.5% (2) 2.88 392 Registration process 3.1% (12) 10.0% (39) 31.5% (123) 55.0% (215) 0.5% (2) 3.39 391 Additional Comments 161 answered question 392 skipped question 3
  5. 5 of 10 5. Do you plan to come to

    the next OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong, November 5-8, 2013? Response Percent Response Count Yes 37.5% 147 No 21.7% 85 Maybe 40.8% 160 Comments 84 answered question 392 skipped question 3
  6. 6 of 10 6. Please rate the following sessions at

    the Summit (1 - 4): Poor (1) Fair (2) Good (3) Great (4) Did Not Attend Rating Average Rating Count Keynote Presentations 0.3% (1) 9.6% (36) 42.7% (160) 37.1% (139) 10.4% (39) 3.30 375 Design Summit Sessions 0.3% (1) 6.7% (25) 40.1% (150) 26.7% (100) 26.2% (98) 3.26 374 Breakout Sessions (Presentations & Panels) 0.8% (3) 5.9% (22) 56.0% (209) 22.0% (82) 15.3% (57) 3.17 373 Workshops 1.3% (5) 7.0% (26) 27.3% (102) 12.1% (45) 52.3% (195) 3.05 373 Unconference 0.8% (3) 4.9% (18) 21.7% (80) 6.8% (25) 65.9% (243) 3.01 369 Lightning Talks 1.4% (5) 8.2% (30) 24.8% (91) 6.8% (25) 58.9% (216) 2.90 367 Expo Hall 2.4% (9) 14.2% (53) 53.5% (200) 24.1% (90) 5.9% (22) 3.05 374 Evening Events 1.6% (6) 12.5% (47) 34.7% (130) 28.3% (106) 22.9% (86) 3.16 375 Comments 61 answered question 377 skipped question 18
  7. 7 of 10 7. How would you improve the content?

    Please choose all applicable. Response Percent Response Count More technical content 65.4% 212 More business/ecosystem content 32.7% 106 More case studies 44.4% 144 More panel discussions 11.4% 37 More workshops 23.8% 77 More sessions/tracks/choices overall 20.4% 66 Less sessions, more focus overall 14.8% 48 Comments 57 answered question 324 skipped question 71 8. Please tell us about your favorite speakers, sessions and tracks. Response Count 128 answered question 128 skipped question 267
  8. 8 of 10 9. Did you participate in the Design

    Summit working sessions for ATCs planning the Havana release? Response Percent Response Count Yes 45.1% 173 No 54.9% 211 answered question 384 skipped question 11
  9. 9 of 10 10. Please rate how you felt the

    Design Summit sessions were managed on average: Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree N/A Rating Average Rating Count The Design summit sessions were focused and productive 0.6% (1) 9.1% (15) 63.6% (105) 26.1% (43) 0.6% (1) 3.16 165 I liked having the Design Summit area curtained off from the rest of the event 1.8% (3) 6.6% (11) 34.9% (58) 53.6% (89) 3.0% (5) 3.45 166 The sessions felt less crowded than San Diego 10.2% (17) 27.1% (45) 19.3% (32) 4.8% (8) 38.6% (64) 2.30 166 I felt welcomed, included, and encouraged to speak for myself 0.6% (1) 7.3% (12) 59.8% (98) 28.0% (46) 4.3% (7) 3.20 164 The people who needed to participate in each session were able to do so 1.2% (2) 10.8% (18) 69.3% (115) 17.5% (29) 1.2% (2) 3.04 166 Session leaders did a good job driving and moderating discussions 0.6% (1) 14.5% (24) 61.8% (102) 22.4% (37) 0.6% (1) 3.07 165 It would be helpful to have an additional session moderator to stay focused 3.7% (6) 30.9% (50) 38.9% (63) 17.3% (28) 9.3% (15) 2.77 162 I would be interested and able to travel to a mid-cyle developers meeting 5.0% (8) 24.2% (39) 37.9% (61) 22.4% (36) 10.6% (17) 2.87 161 Comments 35 answered question 166 skipped question 229
  10. 10 of 10 11. What did you find most valuable

    about the Summit? Response Count 214 answered question 214 skipped question 181 12. What is the biggest area of improvement you see for the next Summit? Response Count 203 answered question 203 skipped question 192