Networked Decision Making is fun Web-based group decision making software to complement meetings and voting. There are many situations in which groups need to make decisions. Existing methods are inefficient, synchronous, and often overly influenced by politics, egos, and hierarchy. Hence the need for a new method without these limitations. Networked Decision Making is developed on the web2py platform and is fully compatible with Google App Engine and most SQL platforms.
Livespaces is an operating system for building advanced meeting spaces. It provides a distributed software infrastructure built on the Elvin messaging service (the Livespace Bus) for coordinating software and devices across any number of computers in a meeting space, and user-facing applications for controlling a smart meeting room and collaborating with other participants. It also supports federation with remote Livespaces to facilitate collaboration between distributed teams.
grindr is a set of various utilities to enhance Web productivity. It provides tools to interact with Web sites, RSS feeds, and instant messaging. Munchr is a simple RSS parser which can collect data from restricted Web sites, and this data is routed to nbox. nbox is a small GUI display for all collected information. Posting information is done by feedr, which takes a set of parameters and values and submits it to the appropriate Web service. gaskr provides a GUI to prepare data for feedr. Initial configuration for gaskr is prepared by bildr, which can log onto sites and scrape all form data from HTML content.
RDVz is a Web application for setting conveniences for meeting appointments between several persons. RDVz uses a poll system: each invited user votes for one of the dates suggested by the meeting organizer. The poll organizer chooses possible dates, creates the poll, and sends the poll's URL to the participants. The organizer can export poll results in a CSV file. Anonymous access, MySQL, LDAP, and SSO (CAS) authentication methods are available.
Method Support is a system for quickly producing process support Web sites. It simplifies the process by requiring the administrator to just provide a "schema" file describing the forms and the workflow that define the process. The administrator can then generate the entire site by running a single command line. Method Support is a program for supporting procedures by defining online forms, equivalent to a set of paper forms. The emphasis of this approach is to make it easy to set up forms and to modify the forms over time.
Kolab is a groupware system that provides a comprehensive and flexible solution for workgroups. Email, contacts, and group calendars can be managed via the Web, Windows/Outlook, and Linux/KDE. It supports offline synchronization and full seamless support of mixed client environments because the Kolab-XML storage format is fully open and avoids MAPI/TNEF.