Thursday, July 2, 2009

July Issue of OSBR Available

The July issue of the OSBR is now available in PDF and HTML formats. The editorial theme this month is Collaboration and the authors include:

Joseph Wilson, co-founder of the Treehouse Group, explains how successful adaptation to market conditions comes from collaboration across traditionally demarcated fields of study.

Stephen Huddart, Vice President of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, and Anil Patel, Executive Director of the Framework Foundation, propose the concept of Applied Collaboration Studios for the social sector.

Peter Deitz and Christine Egger from Social Actions describe how this organization applies open source principles to its products and processes.

Evan Andrews, an analyst at Sylvatica, discusses open analysis methods, software, and data that can be used to help companies become greener.

Norm Friesen, Canada Research Chair in E-Learning Practices at Thompson Rivers University, describes recent developments in the adaptation of open education resources.

Chris Tyler from Seneca College outlines Seneca's approach to sustainably involving students in open source communities in a course setting.

Andy Adler, Canada Research Chair in biomedical engineering at Carleton University, John C. Nash, retired Professor of Management in the Telfer School at the University of Ottawa, and Sylvie Noël, research scientist for the Communications Research Centre of Canada, introduce the TellTable open source system designed to allow single-user software applications to be managed in a collaborative manner.

The editorial theme for the upcoming August issue is Tech Entrepreneurship and the Guest Editor is David Hudson from Lead to Win. Submissions for this issue are due by July 20--contact the Editor is you are interested in a submission.

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