|UPDATE: The NISO Virtual Conference originally scheduled for 10/21 has been canceled. A webinar in the NISO Change Management Webinar Series is being held instead. (9/9/2020)|
12:00 - 4:00 | Wednesday, October 21, 2020
How might community-owned infrastructure be successfully managed in the 21st century information environment? Infrastructure -- whether speaking of highways or information platforms -- is inevitably costly to build and maintain. It entails financial planning and long-term technical support. What represents the minimum viable product, and what does it take to engineer the reality? What might be the opportunities for public/private partnerships? Who finds the funding? Is there a plan for sustainability? The question is not whether there are successful examples of community-owned platforms, but whether those examples will be sustained over the long-term.
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