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How to create sustainable growth

How to create sustainable growth

A presentation where I start with a question; Is Community + Open Source = Sustainable Growth?

Through the presentation, I work to show how and why the answer is Yes. Enjoy.

Osioke Itseuwa

February 25, 2023

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  1. Community + Open Source = Sustainable Growth? A presentation by

    Osioke Itseuwa, Community Product and Growth Consultant
  2. Who is Osioke • Avid explorer and lifelong learner •

    Amateur gamer and street photographer • I believe community and open source are the next best thing since sliced bread, and so I have been doing them both since 2010 • Left full-time work to build cooperatives like pavilion.tech and coopcreds.com to better understand how communities and open source are changing the way we live and work • Also building platforms like growthclinic.xyz and communitystaples.com to better share and show my learnings and experiences • osioke.com works too ;)
  3. Community is a group or gathering of people with or

    around shared interests, cultures or purpose.
  4. Examples of sustained growth Uninfluenced biological ecosystems from https://www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/ecosystem, we

    see that an ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit. … Thus, an ecosystem science definition entails an ecological community consisting of different populations of organisms that live together in a particular habitat.
  5. Ecosystems are cyclical; loops. Everything in the community contributes or

    gives freely and that allows every other thing to exist and grow. See more in the images that follow. Images source: https://www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/ecosystem
  6. Stories • The man who had dinner in heaven and

    hell: Using long forks to eat shows the difference between heaven and hell • The community supermarket: An entrepreneur closed a supermarket and the community restarted it • A day in the life of an open source project's community: Yomi joined asking simple questions and later he is answering complex questions