Presentation on theme: "Deliverable 8.8.6 the establishment of a new European Wagn centre."— Presentation transcript:
Deliverable 8.8.6 the establishment of a new European Wagn centre
The new organisation NameWagn e.V. (the Wagn Association) JurisdictionBürgerliches Gesetzbuch (Civil Code of Germany) Legal ClassificationEingetragener Verein (registered association) Current Statusarticles of incorporation submitted; under review HeadquartersBerlin, Germany Initial Staff Ethan McCutchen, Executive Director Philipp Kühl, Senior Software Engineer
Similar organisations AssociationPurpose The Drupal Association“dedicated to helping the open-source Drupal CMS project flourish. We help the Drupal community with funding, infrastructure, education, promotion, distribution and online collaboration at Drupal.org” The Wikimedia Foundation“encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free, multilingual, educational content, and to providing the full content of these wiki-based projects to the public free of charge” The Wordpress Foundation“to ensure free access, in perpetuity, to the software projects we support.” “to educate the public about WordPress and related open source software.”
Wagn in 10 years 20,000,000+ downloads 800,000+ active installations 150,000+ developers and “wagneers” (administrators) 10,000+ public “mods” (modules) 500+ “packs” (distributions) 200+ independent service providers worldwide 1 thriving Wikirate.org 1 thriving Wikirate.org
Wagn e.V.’s mission to support the development, distribution, and adoption of the free and open-source Wagn platform, to cultivate a productive community of Wagn experts, and to facilitate Wagn’s application to projects advancing transparency
Wagn e.V.’s early priorities support development of Wikirate.org as a flagship Wagn site. includes enhancing: multilingual support, scalability, web API, mods API, mobile support, etc. (see WP2) promote Wagn’s 2.0 release support creation and sharing of Wagn mods grow Wagn.org into an accessible, active community hub develop transparent community governance mechanisms cultivate a network of providers of Wagn services site-building, design, development, deployment, support, 3 rd party integration, knowledge management, e-commerce, infrastructure planning, database consulting, etc.