CDF Community Awards

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Starting this year, 2021, the Continuous Delivery Foundation will be giving awards to recognize all the work that makes this community and the progress of Continuous Delivery possible.

2021 Awards

CDF Awards

  • Top CDF Ambassador
  • Top CDF Contributor
  • Top CDF End User

GitOps Awards

  • Top GitOps Evangelist
  • Top GitOps End User

Jenkins Awards

  • Most Valuable Jenkins Contributor
  • Jenkins Security MVP
  • Most Valuable Jenkins Advocate

Selection Process

CDF Awards

The Top CDF End User award winner will be selected by the CDF’s Governing Board.

The Top CDF Ambassador and Top CDF Contributor award winners will be nominated and voted for by the CDF Community.

The nomination process will take place on GitHub to make the process open. If you don’t have a GitHub account, you can send us the nomination by email and we will post it there on your behalf.

GitOps Awards

The Top GitOps End User award winner will be selected by the CDF’s Governing Board & End User Council.

The Top GitOps Evangelist award winner will be nominated and voted for by the CDF and Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Community.

The nomination process will take place on GitHub to make the process open. If you don’t have a GitHub account, you can send us the nomination by email and we will post it there on your behalf.

Jenkins Awards

This year, all three Jenkins Award winners will be nominated and voted for by the CDF and Jenkins community. The 2020 winners were announced at DevOps World, but this year they will be announced at cdCon 2021.

The nomination process will take place on GitHub to make the process open. If you don’t have a GitHub account, you can send us the nomination by email and we will post it there on your behalf.

Timeline 2021 Awards

  • Nominations open: April 8, 2021
  • Nominations close: May 14, 2021
  • Voting opens: May 15, 2021
  • Voting closes: May 31, 2021
  • Winners announced at cdCon: June 23-24, 2021

Award Look

The CDF award is a Klein bottle—a shape with no “inside” and “outside,” just one continuous surface—the perfect way to highlight the continuous mindset we embody here at the CD.Foundation. Here’s what the awards will look like this year!