collaboration

Protect choice and freedom in technology by choosing open source solutions

open innovation
I remember first meeting Jeffrey A. "Jam" McGuire in person at DrupalCon Denver. We talked about communities, music, and shared ways to show why open...Read more

Make Magazine editors demonstrate 21st century collaboration

Work in public
Collaboration is changing. Gone are the days of excuses for not collaborating, like "we work better in person," or "we're in different time zones."...Read more

Does your organization have a process for collaboration?

left and right brain
Most businesses today know that utilizing collaboration tools increases the liklihood success for a project, and for the organization as a whole...Read more

Which collaboration tool is most widely adapted in your organization?

left and right brain
Most businesses today know that utilizing collaboration tools increases the liklihood success for a project, and for the organization as a whole. When people work together, brain power is multiplied; not only does more work tend to get done, but better work. The loner mentality—whether it's applied to how we think about office space , meetings , or project management —just doesn't measure up.Read more

Six ways to improve meetings using open source principles

intelligent swarming
The path to collaboration is usually paved with the best intentions. We all know too well that this can happen when a meeting is called. A bad one...Read more

The new software hygiene: Declare a license or risk losing participation

desire path
I had the privilege of working with David Tilbrook almost 25 years ago. He was the first person with whom I ever worked that clearly articulated...Read more

Beth Noveck predicts two phases of open government in TED Talk

A new dawn
I recently watched a new TED Talk by the first and former White House Deputy CTO Beth Noveck, delivered in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is really the...Read more

Can citizens use open source to create legislation?

two-way street sign
In recent weeks we've seen a number of projects in the area of collaborative legislation that operate similarly to open source software. Today, you...Read more