Reposting a bit from Doc Searls about the upcoming VRM working in Boston. Hope to see folks there! -cfc
As with earlier VRM workshops, it’s a free unconference, organized on the open space model.
Participants choose the topics, move those topics forward in open
discussion, and share progress with the whole group at the end of each
For those of you not familiar with VRM, the letters stand for Vendor
Relationship Management, and it’s about the tools that developers and
friends are creating to provide individuals with tools of independence
form organizations that wish to control them — and better means for
engaging with those organizations. In other words, it’s about blowing
up silos and walled gardens, and creating a better system: one in which
individuals are the collection centers for their own data, and the ones
controlling what gets done with that data.