Author: Jens Alexander Ewald

Notes on working in the / Unlearning Open

The post will reflect on different aspects from open leadership training over tools and ways of working open, concrete action and impact on the own way of working, and how I relate my current research to the learning.

The Internet Health at Mozilla phase of the OpenDoTT project started with a training in Open Leadership [1]. I enjoyed the course getting to know a structure and strategy that helps to start open projects and support community engagement early on. The course is a good resource to get going and make projects actionable. But is it similarly suited for the kind of research I am in? Overall the Open Leadership Training material, our discussions, and the significant turn of open as a paradigm to justice has resulted for me in realising that un-learning open is the most interesting outcome.

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