A Collection of Voices: We Are Open Co-op Day: September 2017 Edition

On the first day of September in the Year of Our Lord 2017, the We Are Open Co-op joined together in a celebration of piety towards intellect. Wait…what am I doing here? I’ve been reading Shakespeare and watching Braveheart. Ignore that voice, I was trying too hard. The We Are Open Co-op finally got together […]

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A Collection of Voices: We Are Open Co-op Day: September 2017 Edition

How to handle criticism of your open project

originally posted on Opensource.com Remaining empathetic when people criticize your project can be difficult. Here’s how my team did it recently. Over the course of the past year, the project I’m working on has been using open organizational principles as the cornerstone of the work. It’s the first attempt at using open methodologies inside of […]

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How to handle criticism of your open project

The Badge Wiki barn raising gave us a frame…

Originally posted on the We Are Open Co-op blog On July 26, 2017, an amazing community of more than 35 people came together to participate in our first Barn Raising session for Badge Wiki. If you want to skip straight to what we managed to create, head to the etherpad for the session, or check […]

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The Badge Wiki barn raising gave us a frame…

Greenpeace is a colourful organisation

One of the challenges for the future look and feel of Greenpeace websites is the need for a new colour story. As a global organisation, Greenpeace needs a strategy around colour that moves away from the classic, standard colour palette to a more global set of colours which more accurately reflects the organisation today. Historical […]

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Greenpeace is a colourful organisation

Designing the Planet 4 style tile: An Open Call for Creatives

In the redesign of the new greenpeace.org, we’ve been exploring a variety of ways that allow people to contribute to what we’re building, an engagement platform which will drive people to action and, in the long term, lead the way towards greater change in online activism. We want people to be passionate and take ownership […]

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Designing the Planet 4 style tile: An Open Call for Creatives

Planet 4 Design Brief: Refining the Concept

Over the past month, the Planet 4 Design team focused on the refinement of the initial Concept, taking both qualitative and quantitative feedback to prioritize, contextualize and identify which design direction and features should be included in the first product release. The result of this piece of work is the Refined Concept Deck, which, beside […]

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Planet 4 Design Brief: Refining the Concept