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== Co-operative Collaboration ==
== Co-operative Collaboration ==
[[Collaboration]] between Co-operative Technologists.
[[Collaboration]] between Co-operative Technologists so far has included:
Outlandish and Tableflip
Outlandish and Glowbox
==Wortley Hall 2016 ==
==Wortley Hall 2016 ==

Revision as of 18:03, 2 December 2016

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Co-operative Technologists

This wiki site was set up at our founding event, 14th - 17th November 2016 at Wortley Hall, our working Name is "Co-operative Technologists", which is sometimes shortened to "CoTech", we have an open tech-coops email list with open archives, a Slack channel (ask for an invite), a Loomio group (ask for an invite) and a Google calendar.

To create an account on this wiki ask an existing admin to create an account for you by using the create account page (the account creation page only works for wiki admins).

Please add notes, Photos etc from Wortley Hall 2016 to the list of pages from the event below.

Tech Coops Wiki

To add a co-operative to this wiki first add a link to the #Co-ops section below, save your changes and then click the link you just created and add the details below to your page:

  • Name
  • Location
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • Main contact person
  • Website
  • Social media links
  • Main business (e.g. Web development, Design, Marketing)
  • Main clients
  • Skills, business skills and tech skills
  • Members (perhaps with links to LinkedIn profiles etc)
  • Products
  • Sector (e.g. public sector, third sector/charities, commercial)
  • Ethical considerations/restrictions
  • Specific expertise (e.g. NodeJS, Print)
  • Interests
  • Spare space? For example office space that another co-op can use
  • Interested in placements and / or people swaps?
  • Anything else you think is relevant (e.g. logo, photos of individuals)


Following is a list of all the UK tech co-operatives we could find:

If you add to the above list please also add the co-op to the MediaWiki:Sidebar page so that it also appears in the left hand sidebar.

*Not co-ops, but worth their weight in fair trade gold.

Co-operative Collaboration

Collaboration between Co-operative Technologists so far has included:

Outlandish and Tableflip

Outlandish and Glowbox

Wortley Hall 2016

The founding event of The Cooperative Technologists was held on 14th - 17th November 2016 at Wortley Hall (also a co-op) and was attended by 55 co-operators from 18 co-ops.

The TODO list from the November 2016 Wortley Hall retreat has been posted to the tech-coops list, when notes of sessions are ready to be copied from the HackPad please use the links below to create the pages and add the [[Category:Wortley Hall 2016]] string to each page.

Articles and Tweets

Articles about the event:

Tweets about the event:


Tuesday 15th November 2016

Notes from the sessions held on Tuesday at Wortley Hall.

Skills Share (am)

Skills Share (pm)

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Notes from the sessions held on Wednesday at Wortley Hall.

Defining Co-operative Technologists: "Four Functions of the Network"

  • Collaboration: sharing, referring and outsourcing work
  • CoBudgeting: pooling our surplus and creating visibility of how we spend it
  • Skill Sharing: mutual support between coops
  • Outreach: supporting startups, outreach and engagement

Defining Co-operative Technologists: other stuff


See the following page for a list of all the categories:

To add a page to a category, add this to a page:


Getting started

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