collaboration

If collaboration is so great, why is it so difficult?
Collaboration is effective. Human survival depends on it, and great human achievements stand in testament. But anyone who has sat on a committee, organized a community, or led an open source software community knows it can be very difficult.
3 comments Posted 4 Oct 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
If collaboration is so great, why is it so difficult?
Collaboration is effective. Human survival depends on it, and great human achievements stand in testament. But anyone who has sat on a committee, organized a community, or led an open source software community knows it can be very difficult.
3 comments Posted 4 Oct 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
How to build an open data initiative for your city
Montréal Ouvert is a citizens’ initiative to obtain a formal open data policy for the city of Montréal, Canada. Launched by four Montrealers in August 2010 to mobilize public and political support for the adoption of an open data policy for the city of Montreal, it has had considerable success.... Read more
0 comments Posted 23 Sep 2011 by Montréal Ouvert Feed
Two Formula 1 McLarens
In a rare but interesting example of pharma's willingness to look outside its own industry for innovation, GlaxoSmithKline is teaming with Formula 1's McLaren Group in effort to learn from the cutting-edge technology of motor racing.
1 comment Posted 21 Sep 2011 by Lori Mehen (Red Hat) Feed
SPARKcon: Organizing creative thinkers with open source
How do you celebrate the creativity of your community without falling into a rigid planning process? You open source it. By tapping into individuals' passions, their willingness to collaborate, and creating a culture of transparency, you can light a spark that will inspire unpredictable--yet... Read more
1 comment Posted 12 Sep 2011 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
What would it look like if the rapidly-evolving social world of Web 2.0 collided with the sterile and static corporate Intranet? What would happen if information flowed from the outside in, instead of inside out?
1 comment Posted 9 Sep 2011 by Julian Birkinshaw Feed
How to build a sustainable nonprofit the open source way
Building a broadly impactful and long-lasting nonprofit is no easy task. In addition to formulating a long-term mission, establishing community recognition, and developing ties to other organizations, traditional nonprofits must also secure regular sources of external funding. The cycle of worry... Read more
9 comments Posted 7 Sep 2011 by Mel Jonas Feed
Over the past two weeks, I've been reading the book Power and Love by Adam Kahane (thanks to Eugene Eric Kim for the recommendation).
3 comments Posted 30 Aug 2011 by Chris Grams Feed
Clay Shirky, known for his books Cognitive Surplus and Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
3 comments Posted 19 Aug 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Collaboration in education, the open source way
Geographically, The FOSSBox at Rochester Institute of Technology and The SU Student Sandbox at Syracuse University are separated by less than one hundred miles. These universities represent the western and eastern epicenters of central New York. FOSS@RIT, center of gravity for all things free and... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Aug 2011 by Remy DeCausemaker (Red Hat) Feed

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