Platform Architectural Considerations

Initial Sketching

Image of a technical mapping of the pieces of the platform coop as informed by use cases.

An initial sketch of the technical pieces of the labour platform was created using coffee filters and strips of paper. Each filter represents a piece of the platform and they are loosely grouped into functional areas. These are:

Use Cases

Several use cases were considered when performing initial sketching of the labour platform. Note that a person may be part of many cooperatives, for example a beauty worker may use a delivery service to get required supplies to a client's home.

Delivery Service

Service involves getting a package from a location and delivering it to another location.

Home Care Service

Service involves going to a client's home and providing various types of care including bathing, administering medication and assisting with simple physio related exercises.

Home Beauty Service

Service involves going to a client's home and providing various beauty services including hair cuts, hair styling and makeup application.

House Cleaning Service

Service involves going to a client's home and performing various house keeping tasks including vacuuming, cleaning bathrooms and disposing of garbage.

Accommodation Service

Service involves providing a space for a client to stay.