collaboration

A community of practice is more than a website

A community of practice is more than a website
A community of practice (CoP) is, according to cognitive anthropologists Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger , a group of people who share an interest, a...Read more

How the Emergency Alert System has already been tested--and could be improved

You've probably heard by now that today at 2 p.m., there will be the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System, which allows the president...Read more

The importance of collaboration in higher education

The importance of collaboration in higher education
One of the biggest concerns students have when it comes to online education is losing the experience of interacting with their peers and professors...Read more

Live from CapitolCamp2011

Live from CapitolCamp2011
The third-annual Capitol Camp is an unconference held in Albany, New York (the State Capitol). The past two years of camp have also included a '...Read more

Changing government culture the open source way

Changing government culture the open source way
Can an entrenched bureaucracy, encumbered by a rigid culture and public records compliance adapt open source ways to collaborate more effectively? Is...Read more

BlueJ: From closed to open, an interview with Ian Utting

BlueJ: From closed to open, an interview with Ian Utting
If you've learned Java in the past 10 years, there's a good chance you've encountered BlueJ or its younger sibling, Greenfoot . Originally developed...Read more

Call for images: Collaboration challenge

Call for images: Collaboration challenge
At opensource.com, we take pride in providing compelling, creative-commons images for the content published by our community. Most of the images you...Read more

Dialing the right mix: open source principles and collaboration

Dialing the right mix: open source principles and collaboration
This should come as no surprise: Open source principles are great guidelines for conducting successful collaboration sessions. What wasn’t as obvious...Read more