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Joining the ict@innovation Web Communities of African FOSS Expertise

The communities of ict@innovation are designed to keep its members in touch with each others, display their FOSS expertise and exchange information on current developments and projects the area of FOSS in Africa and the ict@innovation programme.

The General ict@innovation Community of African FOSS expertise
 

--> Do you want to be part of a growing community with an interest of Free and Open Source Software in Africa...
--> Do you want to get updates, news and be part of the overall ict@innovation community ...

Over 1200 persons and organizations have already registered on ict@innovation to share knowledge and link up with each other. All of them share an interest in Free and Open Source Software in Africa. To further link up, you are invited to join the ict@innovation Web Community of African FOSS expertise
---> Join now: register by creating a new account/profile <---
Becoming a member of the General ict@innovation Community of African FOSS expertise is simple. All you have to do is create a profile. All As a member of the ict@innovation web community of African FOSS experts you can:

  • Use your profile to advertise your FOSS skills and interests.
  • Blog about FOSS in Africa and share relevant news and views.
  • Post events of interest to the community
  • Use the forums and Wikis for discussions and online working processes
  • Send invitations to your friends so they can register on the website as well. Please note: You must be logged in to invite others!

Please check our "Website Guidelines for Registered Users" with step-by-step guides on how to blog, to create groups, etc.
 
Also become member of the specialized communitis of ict@innovation such as the alumni community
The following overview guides you through  the range of specialized communities such as the FOSS Business Training community, the Linux Amin Certification Training community, or the ict@innovation ToT alumni community on the Alumni Portal Germany of GIZ 

 
 

ict@innovation ToT alumni community on the Alumni Portal Germany of GIZ

... if you want to get to know other experts trained by GIZ, DAAD and others
... if you want to know more about world-wide events and training-initiatives
... if you are interested in job offers from your region, tips and information about the German language as well as interesting news and a “Topic of the month”
... if you want to learn more about Germany...

... and if you have taken part in a training-of-trainer course organized by GIZ/FOSSFA
 
(or if you are a participant, partners and friends of the ict@innovation )

.... then make sure to   join the ict@innovation alumni group, and follow this link
  
 
 

General ict@innovation community

--> If you want to be part of a growing community with an interest of Free and Open Source Software in Africa...
--> If you want to get updates, news and be part of the overall ict@innovation community ...

... and you are willing to share your experiences with the community

... then register on the portal by creating a new account/profile 

"FBT community": FOSS Business Training community of ict@innovation

... if you want to take part in a community of African experts on business models with free and open source software and related trainings

... and you are willing to share your experiences with the community

... then make sure to join the community mailinglist here: http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/mailing-lists
 
You are also cordially invited to engage in the steering of the FBT trainers community. Please check the "FBT Self Governance Group - growing the ict@innovation community around African FOSS Business Models Trainings" at http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/wiki/public-wiki/advanced-training-material-african-foss-business-models/fbt-way-forward
 

 Linux Amin Certification Training group of ict@innovation

... if you want to discuss Linux Admin certification in Africa.
... If you are interested in Linux system administration or FOSS certification in Africa in general
... if you want to get access to a pool of expertise on LPI in Africa

... and you are willing to share your experiences with the community

Then, please subscribe to the mailing list here: http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/mailing-lists
Also check the group on the ict@innovation portal here: http://www.ict-innovation.fossfa.net/og/linux-admin-trainers   
 

ict@innovation community on Linkedin and Twitter

... if you want to stay in touch with ict@innovation through established social media platforms

... and you are registered on Linkedin and or twitter

Then please join the ict@innovation Linkedin Group at  http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=3081735 and follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/ictinnovation

African FOSS directory hosted by ict@innovation

... if you want to market yourself or your company in the area  of FOSS in Africa,

... and you can offer credible services to the market, then ...

Join the
African FOSS directory hosted by ict@innovation (in preparation)

Community of FOSSFA members

... if you want to become engaged with FOSSFA to serve as leader and champion advocating FOSS for African development
...if you want to get access to a wide network of FOSS advocates and FOSS experts
... if you want to become a successful activist through principled leadership and high ethical standards demonstrated through openness, respect and netiquette

... and you fulfil all membership application criteria ...

Then make sure to to become a FOSSFA member, please fill the FOSSFA Membership Application. For more info, see http://fossfa.net/node/38

Staying Informed
It’s easy to stay informed about ict@innovation news and developments. You can:

  • Read our blog and receive all blog posts and other Website updates by Email or RSS feed! You can find RSS icons to subscribe to feeds at the bottom of the sections that offer subscriptions. You can manage your email subscriptions as a registered user under "My account" >"Subscriptions".
  • Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter or read older editions in our newsletter archive 
  • Subscribe to our mailingslists and use this space to stay up to date, discuss and share news with FOSS experts

Do you have news on FOSS in Africa? Go ahead and share it with the ict@innovation community – via the blog, mailinglist, forums or email us!