Community Technology Cooperative
One of the key things that makes Openflows different from many other free software/open source consulting groups is that we have no investors. We built the company based on labor and the needs of our clients. At the end of the day, our decisions are based not on what is in the best interests of shareholders, but on the commitments and relationships we have with the companies and organizations we work with.
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The following documentation is the result of work Openflows did for Phillycam (http://www.phillycam.org), we’d like to thank Phillycam for explicitly requesting that the end result of the work be publicly posted documentation for others in a similar position to use. Pantheon is a popular host for Drupal websites but while there are many tutorials availalbe […]
Openflows has been working with the Haitian Education Leadership Project [HELPR] since 2013. HELP is an incredible organization who, in the words of the New York Times, aims to nurture an elite corps of change-makers to build up the country. Part of our process has been creating a massive, integrated Drupal and CiviCRM database to […]
Managing physical and digital files, metadata-gathering, and enabling complex internal or public searches of cultural production, ephemera, archives and/or born-digital assets are issues faced by many organizations: large, small, funded, volunteer… At Openflows, we build digital catalogs and archives regularly and want to share some of the specific strategies we use at the outset of a […]
HOW MANY ROOMS IN YOUR NEW HOUSE? A metaphor that might help you is: a website with no CRM, only one kind of admin user, and a non-customized theme is a manufactured house. There are a very few options, you select them up front, and no further input is needed. When you build with us, […]
CUNY’s Professional Staff Congress [PSC] is the union that represents more than 25,000 faculty and staff at the City University of New York (CUNY) and the CUNY Research Foundation. It is dedicated to advancing the professional lives of its members, enhancing their terms and conditions of employment. The union negotiates, administers and enforces collective bargaining […]
From 2014-2015, we worked with researchers and ditgital conservationists at the Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University to create a digital collection management system for the archeological research on The Hunley. Using CollectiveAccess, we imported over 90,000 records into a more modern metadata schema and created custom interfaces into which the researchers could capture […]
Portland Community Media (PCM) is a nonprofit, public benefit organization dedicated to promoting local, non-commercial media developed and produced in the community, by the community and for the community since 1981. For PCM, Openflows is implementing a Drupal and CiviCRM-based solution to their needs for show producers to be able to schedule times to create […]
Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), a New York City public access cable television service, chose Openflows to develop a system to manage their training classes, track A/V equipment loans, schedule shows on their four 24-hour cable channels, and interface with their automation software. Through working together we’ve also developed systems that allow show producers to create […]
ArtSpan is a community arts support organization based in the San Francisco Bay area who run the annual SF Open Studios. “We support emerging and established artists who contribute to San Francisco’s inimitable creative energy.” Until recently they run a Drupal 6 site and CiviCRM with a complex interface and custom code between the two. We […]