CREDIL - Implementing technical innovations via the Co-make strategy.

"Make or buy?" is the usual question for organizations (sponsors) thinking of implementing technical innovations in how they operate. CREDIL -- Center for Research and Experimental Development in Informatics Libre -- offers another choice. CREDIL provides a clearing-house to bring together those wanting informatics solutions with "makers" who know how to deploy and modify free/libre software and ideas to co-make innovative products and services.

The value proposition: by building on an existing, huge base of well-tested software and ideas, sponsors pay only for the development -- chiefly modifications to known technology -- needed to achieve their goals, and they can contract for part-time services of several makers in proportion to needs using CREDIL. The free/libre pool of contributors is repaid via the submission of developed materials back to the pool. These materials are the tools to create the products and services the sponsor uses to generate revenue.

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CREDIL eats amazing dog food
Added by Michael Richardson about 15 hours ago

CREDIL: Lunch-and-Learn: Exploring a legacy code base
Our next Lunch-and-Learn topic at CREDIL will be on "how to explore a legacy code base", to be presented by Jason and Mouse on Thursday, January 19th, 2016 at noon.
Added by Miranda Gray 18 days ago

CREDIL: Lunch-and-Learn: Qubes OS
The next Lunch-and-Learn on Thursday, May 19th, will be on "Quebes OS" to be presented by Antonio Misaka
Added by Samir Hussain 9 months ago

CREDIL: Lunch-and-Learn: Git interactive rebase
The next Lunch-and-Learn on Thursday, April 21st, will be on "Git interactive rebase" to be presented by Richard Guy Briggs
Added by Samir Hussain 10 months ago

CREDIL: Lunch-and-Learn: Proportional voting systems
The next Lunch-and-Learn on Thursday, November 19th, will be on "Proportional voting systems" to be presented by Julien Lamarche
Added by Samir Hussain about 1 year ago

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