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Projects

Ubuntu-In-Not-For-Profits

Overview

Ubuntu-In-Not-for-Profits aims to promote Ubuntu and FLOSS software to Not-for-Profit, Social and Community based organisations.

Australian case studies can be found here - AustralianTeam/Projects/NotForProfitDocumentation

Project Objectives

  • To show Not-for-Profit organisations how Ubuntu can help them to spend less on their IT infrustructure.
  • Demonstrate the social inclusiveness of Ubuntu and Free, Libre and Open Source Software.
  • Investigate the potential of the social opportunities presented by Ubuntu.

Project Activities

  • [FINISHED] Representation at 'Connecting Up '06 - Adelaide, May 1-2'
    • Give-a-way Ubuntu CDROM's
    • Promote Dapper Drake
    • Promote 'Software Freedom Day'
    This event was run, and 100 Ubuntu CD's were given out over the 2 day event, which was attended by almost 300 people involved in ICT strategy planning, or day-to-day ICT activities, from the Not-for-profit sector. The good news is that over half of the people who visited the booth are already using Open Office.
  • [ON-GOING] Collect case studies of groups using Ubuntu. See: AustralianTeam/Projects/NotForProfitDocumentation This information is be the core of the promotional material for Ubuntu to these groups in Australia.

Contact Details

Contact PaulSchulz for more information.

Ubuntu-In-Schools

Overview

To promote the features, and benefits of Ubuntu to Australian schools.

Project Objectives

  • To show schools in Australia what Ubuntu can do for their IT infrastructure.
  • To showcase features such as:
    • unbeatable uptime,
    • responsive services,
    • free as in price,
    • freedom as in contracts (unlike the lock-in contracts that Microsoft offers many schools), and
    • free as in libre.
  • To demonstrate the power of the LTSP.

Resources

Ubuntu-In-Homes

Overview

To let home users know of Ubuntu's ease of use, security, and stability.

Project Objectives

  • TBD

Ubuntu-In-Business

Overview

Ubuntu-In-Business is a focus group aimed at devising marketing strategies for Australian businesses and discussing business-related issues for using Ubuntu.

Project Objectives

  • To conduct business-focused demonstrations of Ubuntu and its applications.

Resources

Ubuntu Media Publications

  • Pschultz has something he wrote to the papers
  • [AustralianTeam/Letter_to_APC Letter to APC] asking to put Ubuntu on Cover DVD - This resulted in the better part of a page on Ben Duivestyn and the Ubuntu Australia LoCo - See apc September 2006 (currently published)

Other

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