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Thinkubating - Or How Local Government Came To Love Plone

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    • Thinkubating Or How Local Government Came To Love Plone
    • The Problem
      • Approached To Setup a Collaborative Environment
      • Needed to be Easy To Use
      • And Yet Needed To Be Secure
      • Needed To Be Available Anywhere There Was An Internet Connection
      • Needed To Support Indexing of a variety of documents
    • A Solution Presents
      • Started Hunting For An Open Source Solution
      • Had Been Helping With iosn.net (Plone Based Site)
      • Plone Had A User Friendly Front End
      • Plone Had Granular Security Settings
      • Plones Third Party Products Allowed For Document Indexing and Support
      • Bingo
    • First Council Plone Project
      • Tablelands Way Experience(tm)
      • Five Councils:
        • Oberon Council (Lead Council)
        • Goulburn Mulwaree
        • Upper Lachlan
        • Lithgow City
        • Mid-Western
      • Other Organisations – Tourism Orgs, Advisors and So On
    • This
    • Was Used To Build This http://www.tablelandsway.com.au
    • PloneGov
      • US/European Project
      • Develop Plone and Plone Products Specifically For The Government Sector
      • Number of Councils/Government Bodies Participating
      • No Australian Government Participation
      • Not For Want Of Trying However
    • Temwick Tuskers
      • Every Year Councils Take Part In The Management challenge
      • Last Year Randwick Council Teamed Up With Temorah Council
      • Distance Was An Issue In Training
      • Needed A Platform For Sharing Information And Training
    • Tuskers Win
    • Winning Help
      • Extranet Allowed For Phone Based Training Sessions In A Way That Email Couldn't
      • When Face To Face Meetings Happened They Were All Up To Speed
      • Geography Was No Longer an Inhibitor
    • Oooh Shiny
      • Impressed With Ease Of Use
      • Started Looking For Other Uses
      • Community Collaboration
      • Inter Council Collaboration
      • Actively Sought Involvement with PloneGov
    • kensotraffic.com.au
      • Kensington Traffic Issues
      • Community Wanted More Input and Consultation
      • Council Decided To Create kensotraffic.com.au
      • Document Library
      • Council/Community Interaction
    • Every Document Since 1998
    • Document Previews
    • Community Benefits
      • Community members can comment on any document
      • The Community has a central location to find all the relevant documents
      • Council Has Another Avenue For Talking To The Community
      • The Problem Can Be Owned By Everyone
    • PloneGov Aus Style
      • There Is An Opportunity To Build A PloneGov Style Project In Australia
      • The Use Of Plone Within Government Is Growing
      • A Guided And Stable Project Can Only Help Local Governments Build A Real Collaboration Platform
      • PloneGov Is OOOG Compliant
    • Thinkubator The Next
      • Hosted Plone Without The ZMI
      • Building a Prettier Management Panel
      • Fixing Date/Time Issues (grumble)
      • Integrating New Collaboration Services
      • Doing It All With Open Source Technologies
      • Fun!
    • Final Notes
      • Visit The Tablelands Way Experience, They Built it Using Open Source
      • Plone Is A Powerful CMS, So Long As You Use It Properly
      • There Is An Opportunity To Build A Solid Collaboration Platform For Government
      • Python Is Wierd