Collaboration

VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Governance in collaborative projects

OPEN 2020 was run using an open source video tool, managed by a new platform co-op, meet.coop. But how should this co-op, and other collaborative projects, be stewarded and governed to best effect? Following on from the first session on The tools of collaboration this second session addresses governance and stewarding in a collaborative, commons …

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VIDEO: OPEN 2020 – Coordination in decentralised networks

There are hundreds of thousands of groups and communities working on building a new economy, but no centralised control or coordination system – after all, that’s the whole point of a decentralised network, there shouldn’t be any central ‘nodes’! But because our projects are decentralised it’s often hard to find other people and organisations working …

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OPEN 2020 Webinar – Digital Life Collective

In this second intro webinar of OPEN 2020 – Christina Bowen, Joachim Stroh and Graham Mitchell introduce the Digital Life Collective. Digital Life Collective members research, develop, fund and support Tech We Trust technologies that prioritize autonomy, privacy and dignity. They are a cooperative, member funded, member owned and member controlled. The International Co-operative Alliance …

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Introducing The Democracy Collaborative – Q&A with Sarah McKinley

I see a real need for “scaled connectivity” to advance our work as part of a viable ecosystem. In the run up to OPEN 2020 in London in June, we interviewed Sarah, Mckinley, Director for European Programs for The Democracy Collaborative and the European Representative for the Next System Project. OSB: What is The Democracy …

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Making groups work

There is a growing consensus that enabling groups, and networks of groups, to work together, is essential to delivering exponential impact in collaboration and solving humanities multiple challenges. The Magical Number Seven, ideas about committees, decision making, teams and productivity all suggest that small groups are the most effective… whilst Hagel suggests that “achieving the …

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