Open source board game

Net-Map Toolbox

I would love to develop a similar approach with my colleagues who use Net-Map and adopt and adapt the rules in the field according to their needs, make it a process map, bundle or differentiate actors, invent new symbols for bottlenecks and future links, combine it with timelines, try out different ways of combining the knowledge of more than one interviewee etc.

Sueetie -.NET Open Source Online Community Development

Nancy White

My Vermont buddie, Dave Burke , was tantalizing me last September with the kit of open tools he was blending into a community platform. Sueetie: The Future in.NET Open Source Online Community Development - Home Page. I also enjoyed the Manifesto: Sueetie is a movement that promotes the creation of online communities using.NET Open Source software. Sueetie developers write original code or leverage code from Open Source resources.

No 10 petition urges open sourcing council software

Social Reporter

However, over on the No 10 petition site Adrian Short invites us help make sure that it may be possible to make those judgements in future, and spread the benefits of investment: We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to ask the Communities Secretary to require that all software produced by councils under the Timely Information to Citizens project be released under an open source licence.

Activity Streams, Socialism, & the Future of Open Source

Online Community Strategy

I saw an earlier version of Chris Messina’s activity streams presentation at SxSWi. Activity as context for social content is pretty interesting. via Posted via web from Social Architect

Sueetie: The Future in.NET Open Source Online Community Development - Home Page


A suite of open source applications. Tags: open_source technology_stewardship online_community

Lockheed Martin Launches Open-Source Social Networking Project - Application Development from eWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Lockheed Martin, the nations largest defense contractor, has launched a new open-source project for enterprise social networking called Eureka Streams. Our framework is written in Java and is based onopen source projects such as GWT, Hibernate, Spring, and Lucene, to name a few."

Social Networking Goes Open Source With Insoshi

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Broadband Mechanics has always emphasized the openness of its PeopleAggregator platform, and even Ning , the most publicized DIY social networking company, will give you the underlying code if you request it. It’s not even the first Ruby on Rails project to go open source. reply Peter Armstrong - April 29th, 2008 at 7:49 pm PDT “…insists that the code he released under an MIT License in July 2007 should be considered the first RoR open source code.&#

Creating the Future

Hildy Gottlieb

We are all creating the future, with everything we do. Tags: Transparency / Open Source Words Matter So much of the discussion of yesterday’s Name Change blog post happened in the comments, that I’m making this a separate post. If you haven’t read those comments, please do so here. The conversation truly took my breath away.

Creating the Future – Update!

Hildy Gottlieb

We are pretty excited about the simplicity, the sense of action, and the connection to the thing that matters most – creating the future of our world! Which brings us to the future that is coming up fast: Friday is our deadline for the campaign to purchase the domain names Because the most exciting thing about this campaign is not the name change itself (which we are pretty excited about) but our experiment in open, transparent decision-making.

The Future and a Fortune Cookie

Hildy Gottlieb

Imagine the future we are all about to create together!! Tags: Transparency / Open Source What a ride we’ve been on!

Creating the Future: Domain Campaign

Hildy Gottlieb

We are Creating the Future. Tags: Transparency / Open Source Just a quick update for those who have been helping us raise money to purchase the domain names We have almost doubled last week’s total – a huge leap forward! After some last-minute giving via Facebook and Twitter, the total in the Domain Campaign fund is (drumroll please…). 3,000 exactly!

Creating the Future: Update (and a Story)

Hildy Gottlieb

The Future We Are Creating. As most readers here know, the Community-Driven Institute is choosing to be its own experiment this year, addressing the question, “Can an organization make all its decisions openly, transparently, publicly?” With several months of dialogue and input from hundreds of blog comments, tweets, Facebook notes, emails and one-on-one conversations, we are changing the Institute’s name to Creating the Future. What a future we are about to create!!!

Ad-Supported Open-Source Community Blogging Becomes Reality: OpenServing Is Here - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Ad-Supported Open-Source Community Blogging Becomes Reality: OpenServing Is Here Social media defined the last year of developments across the web , with social bookmarking , news , networks and community blogging rising into the ascendant. So is open content writing.

Fully Transparent Fundraising – The Plan and the Budget

Hildy Gottlieb

As we announced last week, we will be doing our year-end fundraising appeal entirely openly – sharing with you our strategy, our budget, our goals, our target audiences – everything! We spent a good deal of last summer re-looking at the Global Impact Plan for Creating the Future.

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Scholarship Stone Soup

Hildy Gottlieb

If we are creating the future with everything we do, and if that means we can create the future we want, then it is simple logic – community benefit organizations can create dramatic improvement to the quality of life in our communities.

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Future of Search?

Portals and KM

In the future, he said, search will be done for us. I tried to find more on Google but only found references to his views on cloud computing and open source. Here is an i nteresting bit from Liz Ruskin , contributing editor of SmartBrief on Leadership taken from a panel on Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles.

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Recruiting OUR Board!

Hildy Gottlieb

It’s time for us to do one of the most exciting things I can think of – recruit the founding board for Creating the Future! Must embrace open-source / transparently engaged decision-making.

5 Last-Minute Fundraising Tips

Hildy Gottlieb

Our open, transparent year-end appeal is happening! Note: The video was intended to be seen on YouTube, where the following text is what the arrow is pointing to at the end: Help create the future of your community – and our world! link] Creating the Future shows you how.

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Does Email Fundraising Really Raise Money?

Hildy Gottlieb

And since then, we’ve proven we could raise money through social media, as we did to purchase the domain names for Creating the Future earlier this year. So that’s our plan – to share every step of this campaign, to share openly what works and what doesn’t.

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2010 WOW List!

Hildy Gottlieb

Those of you who have been following our work have a sense that this year totally kicked butt at Creating the Future. Our vision at Creating the Future is a healthy, vibrant, resilient, peaceful, humane world. Building "Creating the Future" Nonprofit Planning Transparency / Open Sourc

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Exciting & New & Filled with Potential (And Yes, A Little Scary…)

Hildy Gottlieb

When we set our goals at the beginning of 2010, we had thought we could sustain the early phases of Creating the Future’s development through our consulting work. What we found, though, is that Creating the Future is taking flight more quickly than we dreamed possible.

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Fundraising True Confessions

Hildy Gottlieb

In December of last year, we made the last minute decision to do a year-end fundraising campaign for the very new organization that is Creating the Future. And if so, how is that congruent with the mandates/mindset of The Pollyanna Principles and Creating the Future?&#.

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New Program – What do you think?

Hildy Gottlieb

We’ve had an idea for a program at Creating the Future, and in following our own advice, we don’t want to launch anything until we get all the possible insights we can. And again, these topics and a ton more would all be addressed through the Creating the Future lens.

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What Do You Wish Your Board Would Learn?

Hildy Gottlieb

Boards / Governance Building "Creating the Future" Capacity Building Transparency / Open SourceWe’re excited to be launching a new program in the next few weeks – a program that readers here, and colleagues at Facebook and LinkedIn all said would be a huge help.

Having Fun Building Organizational Infrastructure (Really!)

Hildy Gottlieb

It’s official: Creating the Future is building its infrastructure and becoming a real live organization! On the one side, we have always believed in our hearts that the Community Benefit Sector holds the keys to creating a healthy, vibrant future for our world.

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Deciding Who Qualifies

Hildy Gottlieb

And by “we” I mean all of us together: We raised $4,055 to help changemakers learn what it really takes to create the future of our world! This will be huge for the Creating the Future courses, where changemakers actually learn to move beyond problem-solving.). We did it!

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Fundraising Decisions and Transparent Engagement

Hildy Gottlieb

As I noted in yesterday’s post, Dimitri’s and my decision to immediately begin running Creating the Future full time means we need to start fundraising, and fast! (Truth is we probably needed to start fundraising months ago, but starting now will just have to do…).

Payroll – and a New Blog

Hildy Gottlieb

The first is a series of blogs at Creating the Future , to replace this one. After 4 years of being the sole voice representing Creating the Future’s work, I will now be just one among many voices, writing at several blogs. The Future of This Blog.

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New Program – Flash Classes: What do you think?

Hildy Gottlieb

We’ve had an idea for a program at Creating the Future, and in following our own advice, we don’t want to launch anything until we get all the possible insights we can. And again, these topics and a ton more would all be addressed through the Creating the Future lens.

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Analysis and Learning: When “Failure” is Success

Hildy Gottlieb

The first-ever, last-minute, Creating the Future year-end appeal is now officially over. Creating the Future is at the very beginning of building itself as an organization. But there is also a learning here that is bigger than just our effort at Creating the Future.

Green Chameleon » Social Software Guides

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Social Software Guides Max Kiesler has published an extremely useful list of 40 downloadable open source social software applications (thanks Maish ).

3 Lessons in Changing the Way We See Things

Hildy Gottlieb

That has been the thread in all the lessons we learned from Creating the Future’s first ever Change-the-World Scholarship Campaign. Walking the talk of those values really is “being the future we want to create” – right now! Transparency / Open Source

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Building a Program by Engaging Community

Hildy Gottlieb

As we reverse engineered our vision for the future we want to create, we found more and more clarity about the work we will be doing to achieve that vision. Its working title is “Intro to Consulting that Creates the Future.&#. 1) We committed to make all major decisions openly.

What (If Anything) Stops You from Operating Transparently?

Hildy Gottlieb

There have already been several broad areas where we have openly engaged. - Our name change to Creating the Future. Board recruitment criteria for Creating the Future. - What questions would you want answered before you would feel comfortable being more open?

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Google: Already Putting SOPA into Action

Hildy Gottlieb

Two weeks ago, Google “disabled” all service to the account Creating the Future has there. Creating a storage area for all the Google documents used by the various teams at Creating the Future. Transparency / Open Source

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc. Findability future_technology gaming geotagging Gov 2.0

Lessons in Transparency

Hildy Gottlieb

We would transparently engage discussion about all major decisions, modeling what it looks like to move those decisions from “behind closed doors” to “out in the open.”. Tags: Transparency / Open Source

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Organising Knowledge » Before Your Very Eyes

Green Chameleon

Because, shock horror dismay, they believe this sort of stuff should be open source. Their latest assault on the Iron Mountain of Knowledge Control is to replace the proprietary and wildly anachronistic Dewey Decimal Classification with an Open Shelves Classification scheme. … By Gauri Welcome on board, Edgar, hope to see you at future meetings as well… By Antonella Nice recap, Edgar.

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The Future of Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

OStatic Home Blog Software Questions Members About OStatic Question Application GigaOM WebWorkerDaily NewTeeVee Earth2Tech OStatic jkOnTheRun TheAppleBlog Jobs Send Feedback Sign in to OStatic Join ); The Future of Collaborative Networks by Guest Editor - Jun.

Goals for 2010 and Beyond

Hildy Gottlieb

For example, what does it mean to build open, transparent, engaged governance? Over the next several years then, we will be exploring all our organizational infrastructure choices and actions openly, here on the blog and elsewhere.

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Conflict of Interest & Transparency

Hildy Gottlieb

To accomplish Creating the Future’s mission, the board must be a place for diversity of thought, brilliant exploration, and honest reflection about the assumptions that guide both the organization’s work and the sector’s work overall.

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Practicing Engagement Right Here Now

Hildy Gottlieb

First, last night we sent out Creating the Future’s monthly e-newsletter. The second reason has to do with the way we have been building Creating the Future – making all our decisions by engaging transparently with everyone who might be affected by those decisions.

Name Change: The Final Decision Needs Your Wisdom

Hildy Gottlieb

The Name: “Creating the Future”. Of the six principles, it is the critical one around which all the rest revolve: “We are creating the future with each and every action we take.”. The web is THE portal to what is now CDI and will be Creating the Future.

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