|author||Eddie Arrage <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2018-01-23 16:39:55 -0800|
|committer||Dan Xu <email@example.com>||2018-02-01 02:56:31 +0000|
diff --git a/docs/testing/user/certificationworkflow/ApplicationForm.rst b/docs/testing/user/certificationworkflow/ApplicationForm.rst
index 247167d..aac9a46 100644
@@ -2,8 +2,6 @@
.. (c) OPNFV, Intel Corporation and others.
OPNFV Verified Program Application Form
diff --git a/docs/testing/user/certificationworkflow/index.rst b/docs/testing/user/certificationworkflow/index.rst
index 3634621..e027360 100644
@@ -4,28 +4,28 @@
-OPNFV Verified Program certification workflow
+OPNFV Verified Program Workflow
-This document provides guidance for testers on how to obtain OPNFV compliance
-certification. The OPNFV Verified Program (OVP) is administered by
-the OPNFV Compliance and Certification (C&C) committee.
+This document provides guidance for prospective participants on how to obtain 'OPNFV Verified'
+status. The OPNFV Verified Program (OVP) is administered by the OPNFV Compliance and Certification
For further information about the workflow and general inquiries about the
program, please check out the `OVP web portal`_, or contact
the C&C committee by email address firstname.lastname@example.org. This email address should be used
for all communication with the OVP.
-Step 1: Applying
+Step 1: Participation Form Submission
-A tester should start the process by completing an application.
-The application form can found on the `OVP web portal`_ and the following
-information should be provided:
+A participant should start the process by submitting an online participation form. The participation
+form can found on the `OVP web portal`_ or directly at `OVP participation form`_ and the
+following information must be provided:
- Organization name
- Organization website (if public)
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ information should be provided:
- Product categories, choose one: (i) software and hardware (ii) software
and third party hardware (please specify)
- Primary contact name, business email, postal address and phone number
- Only the primary email address should be used for
+ Only the primary contact email address should be used for
official communication with OPNFV OVP.
- User ID for OVP web portal
The OVP web portal supports the Linux Foundation user ID in the current release.
@@ -45,16 +45,15 @@ information should be provided:
- If the test is to be conducted by a third-party lab, please specify
name and contact information of the third-party lab, including email, address and
+- OVP software version for compliance verification
+- Testing date
-Please email the completed application using the primary contact email
-account in order to establish identity.
-Once the application information is received and in order, an email response will be
-sent to the primary contact with confirmation and information to proceed.
+Once the participation form information is received and in order, an email response will be
+sent to the primary contact with confirmation and information to proceed. The primary contact
+specified in the participation form will be entered into OVP web portal back-end by the program
+administrator and will be permitted to submit results for review on behalf of their organization.
-No fee has been established at this time for OVP applications. Recommend
-we skip fee for the initial release of OVP.]
+There is no fee at this time for participation in the OVP.
Step 2: Testing
@@ -65,55 +64,61 @@ The following documents guide testers to prepare the test environment and run te
-A unique Test ID is generated by the Dovetail tool for each test run. Please take a note
-of this ID for future reference.
+A unique Test ID is generated by the Dovetail tool for each test run and can only be
+submitted to the OVP web portal once.
Step 3: Submitting Test Results
-Testers can upload the test results to the `OVP web portal`_.
-By default, the results are visible only to the tester who uploaded the data.
+Users/testers other than the primary contact may use the OVP web portal as a resource to upload,
+evaluate and share results in a private manner. Testers can upload the test results to the
+`OVP web portal`_. By default, the results are visible only to the tester who uploaded the data.
Testers can self-review the test results through the portal until they are ready to ask
-for OVP review. They may also update with or add new test results as needed.
+for OVP review. They may also add new test results as needed.
-Once the tester is satisfied with the test result, the tester grants access to the test result
-for OVP review via the portal. The test result is identified by the unique Test ID.
+Once the tester is satisfied with the test result, the primary contact grants access to the test
+result for OVP review using a 'submit for review' operation via the portal. The test result is
+identified by the unique Test ID and becomes visible to a review group comprised of OPNFV
-When a test result is made visible to the reviewers, the web portal will notify
-email@example.com and Cc the primary contact email that a review request has been made and reference
-the Test ID. This will alert the C&C Committee to start the OVP review process.
+When a test result is made visible to the reviewers, the program administrator will ask for
+volunteers from the review group using the firstname.lastname@example.org email and CC the primary contact
+email that a review request has been made. The program administrator will supply the Test ID
+and owner field (primary contact user ID) to the reviewers to identify the results.
Step 4: OVP Review
-Upon receiving the email notification and the Test ID, the C&C Committee conducts a
-peer based review of the test result. Persons employed by the same organization that submitted
-the test results or by affiliated organizations will not be part of the reviewers.
+Upon receiving the email request from the program administrator, the review group conducts a
+peer based review of the test result using reviewer guidelines published per OVP release.
+Persons employed by the same organization that submitted the test results or by affiliated
+organizations will not be part of the reviewers.
-The primary contact may be asked via email for any missing information or
-clarification of the application. The reviewers will make a determination and recommend
-compliance or non-compliance to
-the C&C Committee. Normally, the outcome of the review should be communicated
-to the tester within 10 business days after all required information is in order.
+The primary contact may be asked via email for any missing information or clarification of the
+test results. The reviewers will make a determination and recommend compliance or non-compliance
+to the C&C Committee. A positive review requires a minimum of two approvals from two distinct
+organizations without any negative reviews. The program administrator sends an email to OVP/C&C
+emails announcing a positive review. A one week limit is given for issues to be raised. If no
+issue is raised, the C&C Committee approves the result and the program administrator sends an
+email to OVP/C&C emails stating the result is approved.
-If an application is denied, an appeal can be made to the C&C Committee.
+Normally, the outcome of the review should be communicated to the primary contact within 10
+business days after all required information is in order.
-Step 5: Grant of Use of Logo
+If a test result is denied, an appeal can be made to the C&C Committee for arbitration.
-If an application is approved, further information will be communicated to the tester
-on the guidelines of using OPNFV OVP logos and the status of compliance for promotional purposes.
+Step 5: Grant of Use of Program Marks
+If an application is approved, further information will be communicated to the primary contact
+on the guidelines of using OVP Program Marks (including OVP logo) and the status of compliance
+for promotional purposes.
.. _`OVP web portal`: https://verified.opnfv.org
+.. _`OVP participation form`: https://na3.docusign.net/Member/PowerFormSigning.aspx?PowerFormId=e03e78d7-c32e-47d3-8292-350b747a0105