Open Space in the high tech sector

A recent gathering of programmers who blend various applications in California used Open Space Technology for their MashUp Camp. The resulting story, published on, is a great overview of how Open Space Technology works in the high tech and social software sectors, and shows how spontaneous Open Space sessions can be blended with pre-existing presentations.

Following on the recent story of Open Space at the RecentChangesCamp for wiki users, it is clear that OST is filling the need for social networking conference organizers who are looking for “unconferencing” formats whioch mimic the way social networks work online.