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August 2019

Summary of Activities

  • Coordinating with new coops to start co-design process (Suara and Equal Care)
  • Continue to coordinate co-design efforts with CoRise, SEWA, and Cataki
  • Continue with wireframing of learning commons
  • Creation of taxonomies for the learning commons
  • Second round of community co-design chats to gather feedback on the wireframe prototype for the learning commons
  • Sent out survey to gather feedback for the Platform Co-op Consortium website

July 2019

Summary of Activities

  • Website launch
  • Sketching and wireframing of the learning commons
  • First round of community co-design chats with members of the platform co-op community, to seek input on input and ideas for the learning commons
  • Continue to coordinate co-design efforts with CoRise, SEWA, and Cataki

June 2019

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May 2019

Summary of Activities

  • Website development continues for the initial release
  • Learning commons
    • Planned the UX strategy for the Learning Commons
    • Conducted a horizon scan of other learning platforms for the Learning Commons
  •  Co-design
    • Continued planning co-design sessions with partners, and developing specific activities to do for the embedded co-design efforts

April 2019

Summary of Activities

  • CMS selection
  • Refinement of website designs
    • Completed the UX and UI of the pages
  • Start of website implementation based on initial scope
  • Connecting with project partners about co-design process
    • Submitted Research Ethics Board proposal for approval
    • Developing co-design activities
    • Initial collaborative meetings with project partners

March 2019

Summary of Activities

  • Website work
    • Created visual design for the pages across the website
    • Created style guide for website UI system
  • working on Research Ethics Board proposal for co-design with partner

February 2019

Summary of Activities

  • Start of embedded co-design with partner co-ops
  • Website work:
    • Refinement and iteration of wireframes and information architecture
    • Created copy deck to collaborate on content across the team
    • Communicated and met with logo designer to align on visual design efforts
    • Start on the visual design system

January 2019

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December 2018

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November 2018

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October 2018

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September 2018

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August 2018

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  • First of regular series of checkin meetings
    • Established mailing list as best internal communication method, combined with wiki for open information sharing
    • Discussed re-design of existing site (platform.coop) as next step, with a soft launch (re-worked navigation and new look) on October 15
  • Michelle and Dana met with Namya from SEWA to plan upcoming on-site co-design meetings
    • on-going conversation to share co-design ideas and plan best approach
    • SEWA needs a basic site to share information - need a simple and cheap hosting solution
  • The full team met with Mundano from Cataki, Brazil to discuss design and development requirements Mapping out the for the Catadores (recycling collectors)
  • Gathering partner co-ops needs/requirements, mapping these out to identify commonalities (and differences)
  • Continuing research on existing co-ops and platforms
  • First mockup sketches of platform.coop re-design

July 2018

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