From January to March 2014, the EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance Project held a series of four Stakeholder Assembly Workshops, during which key EarthCube community groups were brought together to communicate, collaborate, and coordinate about how they might achieve their own goals as well as aligning those goals with EarthCube. These Assembly workshops also had the goal to solicit clear guidance on the governance of EarthCube as part of the development of an overarching draft charter, by-laws, and terms of reference to be presented to the EarthCube community during the EarthCube All-Hands Meeting in June 2014.
Each Assembly Workshop, and the workshop series as a whole, provided the EarthCube Test Governance Team with invaluable guidance on governance topics including coordination, collaboration, community building, messaging, and the project timeline/organization itself. The first workshop led to a significant ‘pivot’ in thinking of EarthCube ‘governing’ the community to instead EarthCube providing an array of services to the community through an EarthCube ‘commons’ similar in structure to Collective Impact Model (Ka
In addition, some of the most concrete outcomes of the Assembly Workshops were the bottom-up formation of 17 working groups, each with associated milestones, deliverables and champions. These groups represent actionable next steps for each stakeholder community to achieve mutual goals moving forward with staff support from EarthCube Governance project’s Operations Center. nia & Kramer, 2011). Our task now is determining now …. We realize that there will
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These results were taken forward to inform discussion at the All-Hands Meeting
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