[FAmSCo] Budget situation after Q3

Ruth Suehle rsuehle at redhat.com
Sat Jan 4 11:14:31 UTC 2014


Right now I'm getting on a plane to Australia, but if you can identify where you think the biggest discrepancies are, I'll look into it.

----- Original Message -----
> Jiri,
> 
> My point is the same as yours, I'm afraid that next year budget get
> smaller because they do not have the proper numbers.
> 
> El vie, 03-01-2014 a las 18:49 +0100, Jiri Eischmann escribió:
> > OK,
> > let's not fight over whose numbers are correct. As long as Red Hat
> > reports back smaller numbers than what we have spent I'm not overly
> > concerned. I just wanted to make sure that there isn't much money left
> > and we're not going to be told next year that we haven't spent what we
> > planned.
> > 
> > I could easily order more swag if there is money left to spend, but
> > right now I would just need more for FOSDEM. I think that the original
> > budget $2500 would work, so we need additional $1250.
> > 
> > Plus I purchased a ticket to FOSSASIA for gnokii which was ~$940 because
> > it was approved by the regional community. I know APAC has some money
> > left. But if they can't cover it, it's an additional expense, too.
> > 
> > Jiri
> > 
> > Alejandro Pérez píše v Čt 02. 01. 2014 v 14:47 -0500:
> > > Ruth,
> > > 
> > > Happy New year, I look over you report and it do not match latam at all,
> > > Latam report is match with Neville (Latam Card Holder) so I do not
> > > understand why is the big difference.
> > > 
> > > I can go crazy and spend more but we are working with the constrains of
> > > what we count as spend.
> > > 
> > > Q4 we will be getting media for Brazil that will be around 1500 dls,
> > > plus the release parties.
> > > 
> > > I hope at the end of the year a report can match some how or is more
> > > close to the what we spend.
> > > 
> > > Thanks
> > > 
> > > El jue, 02-01-2014 a las 13:08 -0500, Ruth Suehle escribió:
> > > > > What I don't understand are the differences between quarterly totals
> > > > > and
> > > > > sums of regional expenses.
> > > > 
> > > > Because it takes an inordinate amount of time to do this in addition to
> > > > the multiple other Red Hat ways I have to track it all, I listed the
> > > > things you have control over. The difference is things like recurring
> > > > AWS fees that are wildly variable but not exactly controllable.
> > > > They've been four-digits lately, so that accounts for most of it
> > > > alone.
> > > > 
> > > > > So we would definitely appreciate if you let us know if there are any
> > > > > funds above what we projected to spend in Q4.
> > > > 
> > > > Let me know what you need to spend, and so far we've been pretty
> > > > successful in finding a bit extra here and there.
> > > > 
> > > > > (btw I still don't find the numbers provided by RH financials
> > > > > reliable.
> > > > 
> > > > I list everything I spent or reimbursed and things that are on
> > > > community credit card reports. That's all I know to do. Open to
> > > > suggestion. But don't freak out over small differences. It all gets
> > > > taken care of. AFAIK, nobody's ever gotten in trouble for
> > > > overspending. It's usually that it doesn't all get spent. If you think
> > > > you're getting too close, just let me know.
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