Experience a Thinkathon

Take a mere sliver of an idea, and ask it questions. Put on different glasses and look at it again. Hire us for a Thinkathon, and we'll jumpstart your project.

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We facilitate thinking in a bunch of different ways.

build Workshops

Most of us have been facilitating workshops since we were born. Some even before. They're highly participatory, and democratic.

extension Think-a-thons

We take a visually facilitated group approach to chewing through a knotty challenge. This particularly suits new projects and ideas.

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device_hub Strategy

How are we going to do this!? What a great question to ask. We'll guide you through answering it, trusting the knowledge in the room.

palette Design Jams

We'll take an issue and build a prototype to test with a handful of customers. All in one week. Yep, you heard me right - one week.

In terms of articulating concepts, we're a dab hand.

record_voice_over Speaking

Our members are accomplished speakers. Shows, Conferences, CPD days - you name it. Lasers and walk-on theme songs are of course optional, but if your conference has lasers, you should call us.

art_track Curating

We make the venerable Badge News, the Badge Wiki, Thought Shrapnel, Freshly Brewed Thoughts, Visual Thinkery and a number of publications on Medium. We're great at pulling things together, or, in high English, curation.

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brush Creating

The We Are Open Co-op is filled with creativity. We do branding and visuals, we do wireframes and illustrations. We make jam out of aloe vera. We're creative, so we make all kinds of things both digitally and in the physical reality.

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create Writing

We put words on the page. We write articles and blogposts for our audiences, ourselves and our clients. We also write novels, weeknotes, non-fiction books, academic papers, neighborhood watch guidelines, treaties and functional specs.

And expertise? Well, we are our members...

lock_open Open

We are experts in open source practices and principles. We're experts in open culture and open systems. We can help you open everything.

loyalty Co-ops

Curious about alternative economies? We are proud to be members of a movement that is over 150 years old, and we're proud members of the CoTech Co-operative too.

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important_devices Edtech

With the first Open Badges whitepaper, the first thesis on web literacy, a doctoral thesis on digital literacies, expertise in privacy and identity ? members of the We Are Open Co-op are well known for their work in educational technology.

all_inclusive Community

Building global communities in a digital environment can be a complicated endeavor. We know a multitude of strategies for kicking off a community and to help keep it healthy. We're experienced with defining audiences and using data insights to build and tell great stories.