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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 19 Sep 22

Igalia is a worker-owned, employee-run cooperative consultancy focused on open source software and services. We recently sat down with co-founder Xavier Castaño to discuss their journey, their organizational model and their collective strategy setting processes. Since inception, 20 years ago in 2001, the team has grown to over 120 open source developers delivering a range of services and contributions to open source technology projects. As an organization Igalia has been evolving built on values of worker ownership, social responsibility and commitment to free and open source software. Igalia started in Galicia and has become established as a leader and strong

Igalia is a worker-owned, employee-run cooperative consultancy focused on open source software and services. We recently sat down with co-founder Xavier Castaño to discuss their journey, their organizational model and their collective strategy setting processes. Since inception, 20 years ago in 2001, the team has grown to over 120 open source developers delivering a range of services and contributions to


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 22

With the latest release of Loomio you can define your own templates and workflows, then make them available for others in your organization to use. This is one of the most significant feature releases we’ve made in a long while, and we’re excited to see what people will do with this new functionality. Proposals are now fully customizable. We’ve introduced two new poll types: Sense check is a simple way to get feedback on a decision before things get finalized. Opt-in is a way to ask people to volunteer or participate. You can create custom poll types with the terminology

With the latest release of Loomio you can define your own templates and workflows, then make them available for others in your organization to use. This is one of the most significant feature releases we’ve made in a long while, and we’re excited to see what people will do with this new functionality. Proposals are now fully customizable. We’ve introduced


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 May 22

Does your organization run on Slack, Discord, Microsoft Teams, Mattermost or Matrix? Loomio now integrates directly via a chatbot! We all know the challenge of trying to have prioritized discussions and make decisions in the wrong forums. Loomio now makes it seamless to connect your online boardroom and decision making, to the hallways and watercooler where the chat happens. This integration makes it much easier for you to keep everyone included as important decisions get made, regardless of their preferred discussion platforms. Check out the guide on how to set it up for your group. You might know that we’ve

Does your organization run on Slack, Discord, Microsoft Teams, Mattermost or Matrix? Loomio now integrates directly via a chatbot! We all know the challenge of trying to have prioritized discussions and make decisions in the wrong forums. Loomio now makes it seamless to connect your online boardroom and decision making, to the hallways and watercooler where the chat happens. This


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 22

Making decisions collaboratively is fundamental for any DAO looking to maximize the potential of its participants. Let’s look at why this is so important and how to do it well. Decision making is now for everyone. Organizations designing for decentralization give everyone more opportunity to engage in and contribute to decision-making and decision-making processes. Innovating on decision making means innovating deeply on organizational culture and values. It means addressing control, transparency and power structures both hidden and explicit. Without the right structure, support and processes this can get messy and dysfunctional, quickly. New processes to build. To ensure participation is

Making decisions collaboratively is fundamental for any DAO looking to maximize the potential of its participants. Let’s look at why this is so important and how to do it well. Decision making is now for everyone. Organizations designing for decentralization give everyone more opportunity to engage in and contribute to decision-making and decision-making processes. Innovating on decision making means innovating


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 22

It’s been some months now since COVID-19 has completely changed the way we work, engage, and interact. And while it hasn’t been easy, it is really inspiring to see the way Loomio groups are adapting to these trying circumstances and continuing to create impact. Our friends from the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI), a nonprofit quantifying each country’s human rights performance, has been able to continue their important work by using Loomio to connect their global network of experts, volunteers, and academics. “As a globally distributed team, we’ve always communicated digitally, but lockdown still prompted us to try out new

It’s been some months now since COVID-19 has completely changed the way we work, engage, and interact. And while it hasn’t been easy, it is really inspiring to see the way Loomio groups are adapting to these trying circumstances and continuing to create impact. Our friends from the Human Rights Measurement Initiative (HRMI), a nonprofit quantifying each country’s human rights


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 22

Case study | Partago is a Belgium-based car-sharing citizen cooperative enterprise that offers only 100% electric cars. Their mission is to free up space in neighborhoods, reduce carbon emissions and toxic traffic fumes, and make a big dent in the fight against climate change. Here’s how they are using Loomio to bring their mission to reality. Joachim has never owned a car. In his hometown of Ghent, Belgium, it is easy to bike or hop on a bus to most everywhere he needs to go. If he needs a car, he uses a shared car. But when his neighborhood community

Case study | Partago is a Belgium-based car-sharing citizen cooperative enterprise that offers only 100% electric cars. Their mission is to free up space in neighborhoods, reduce carbon emissions and toxic traffic fumes, and make a big dent in the fight against climate change. Here’s how they are using Loomio to bring their mission to reality. Joachim has never owned


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 22

Case Study | The Refugee Buddy Project Hastings, Rother & Weladen (TRBP) is celebrating universal humanity by welcoming and supporting newly arriving refugees to their UK town and using Loomio to organize their rapidly growing group. When Rossana Leal fled Chile in the 1970s, her mum told her they were “headed for a land where giant men wear skirts”. Soon after, they arrived as refugees in Scotland to a chorus of bagpipers wearing kilts. This warm reception was hugely impactful for the family who had just endured years of fear and uncertainty amongst political unrest. Now, years later, Rossana works

Case Study | The Refugee Buddy Project Hastings, Rother & Weladen (TRBP) is celebrating universal humanity by welcoming and supporting newly arriving refugees to their UK town and using Loomio to organize their rapidly growing group. When Rossana Leal fled Chile in the 1970s, her mum told her they were “headed for a land where giant men wear skirts”. Soon


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 22

Case Study | Loomio enabled the Green Party of West Australia’s wide-reaching membership to congregate, collaborate, and agree on policies quickly and efficiently together. The 2019 federal election in Australia was one Kim Smith will never forget. She was up at two in the morning, putting up signs around polling booths and spent the next 24 hours in a flurry of campaign management tasks for the Green Party’s candidate. When the news came a month later that Jordon Steele-John had won the senate seat, Kim says it was one of her proudest moments with the Greens. “When you have a

Case Study | Loomio enabled the Green Party of West Australia’s wide-reaching membership to congregate, collaborate, and agree on policies quickly and efficiently together. The 2019 federal election in Australia was one Kim Smith will never forget. She was up at two in the morning, putting up signs around polling booths and spent the next 24 hours in a flurry


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 22

This is our biggest Loomio release since 2.0. This time we’ve focused on new features – not just speed and behind the scenes. Let’s get right into it: What’s new in 2.5? Invite-only threads: Imagine Loomio without groups. Discuss and decide with an adhoc group of people; no need to start a group or send out memberships before you begin. Works with existing Loomio users or anyone with an email address. Work In Progress mode: More often than not, you need to draft a proposal, get feedback, and improve it before it’s ready for a vote. Show people what you’re

This is our biggest Loomio release since 2.0. This time we’ve focused on new features – not just speed and behind the scenes. Let’s get right into it: What’s new in 2.5? Invite-only threads: Imagine Loomio without groups. Discuss and decide with an adhoc group of people; no need to start a group or send out memberships before you begin.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 30 Mar 22

Keeping everyone up-to-date on the decisions happening in your organization can be tough and especially when you are working remotely. The good news? We have just released a big upgrade to make this easier. Our new Webhooks feature enables integration between Loomio and other tools your team uses. It can send notifications through almost any chat platform including Slack, Microsoft Teams, Mattermost and more. It’s not limited to chat, either, anything that supports ‘incoming webhooks’ can receive real-time updates about activity in Loomio that is important to you. To get started, have a look at our setup guides for some

Keeping everyone up-to-date on the decisions happening in your organization can be tough and especially when you are working remotely. The good news? We have just released a big upgrade to make this easier. Our new Webhooks feature enables integration between Loomio and other tools your team uses. It can send notifications through almost any chat platform including Slack, Microsoft


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