Making groups work
There is a growing consensus that enabling groups, and networks of groups, to work together, is essential to delivering exponentialRead more.
The gathering #SWARM
This excellent animated video came out in 2010 in response to the failed 2009 Copenhagen Summit. It advocates a networkRead more.
An internet revolution of democracy
In his paper on ‘Democracy and E-Democracy – A discussion of the possibility of supplanting traditional representative democracy with e-democracy’,Read more.
Mutual credit – an alternative to the extractive economy
One of our key projects at The Open Co-op is The Open Credit Network, which evolved out of OPEN 2018Read more.
Paul Mason joins the OPEN 2019 Gathering
The Open Co-op is proud to announce Paul Mason will be attending at OPEN 2019. Paul wrote the important andRead more.
Defining a shared purpose for the progressive movement
*In this article I use the term ‘progressive movement’ to mean all the people and organisations that are working, orRead more.
The Key Themes of Collaboration
Having re-watched the webinar on Catalysing Collaboration at Scale I wondered if it might be possible to identify some ofRead more.
Video: Catalysing collaboration at scale
The video below is a recording of a webinar exploring how to catalyse collaboration at scale. This first even ofRead more.
Defining the DNA of collaboration
As a species, human beings are barely more intelligent than kindergarten kids. We revel at our place at the topRead more.
OPEN 2018 podcast – When communities of practice meet the collaborative economy
Below is a recording of a session from the OPEN 2018 conference about “When communities of practice meet the collaborativeRead more.
OPEN 2018 podcast – The BIG Questions: Tech, Power and Society
Below is a recording of a session from the OPEN 2018 conference on “The BIG Questions: Tech, Power and Society”Read more.
OPEN 2018 – Review
What happened at OPEN 2018? Connections Aside from all the presentations on the Main stage, theRead more.
OPEN 2018 Videos – Main Hall sessions
OPEN 2018 – Welcome and reflections from day 1 Oliver Sylvester-Bradley provides an explanation of platform co-ops and a fewRead more.
OPEN 2018 – Questions
Here’s the list of questions that were asked via Slido at OPEN 2018 on the Main Stage… a lot ofRead more.
OPEN 2018 Videos – Workshop Space sessions
DAY 1 The workshop space at OPEN 2018 featured a range of session covering many different projects and approaches toRead more.
OPEN 2018 Videos – Open Space sessions
DAY 1 The Open Space sessions at OPEN 2018 were a chance for attendees to put forward their own discussionRead more.
OPEN 2018 – Preview
OPEN 2018 is not just about showcasing platform co-ops. It’s about the ownership revolution and forging a path to aRead more.