Why Community Organisations need Community Tech

Strengthening Community Organisations

It has become fashionable in digital transformation circles to disparage small-scale products and services, but it makes sense that the needs of community businesses might not be met by bigger scale B2B software. Many of the features community businesses need include things that are “non-standard” in the business world, including member voting, collaborative decision-making, and volunteer management.

“Building Community Power through Community-Owned Infrastructure”

The starting point for our research was the pioneering and defining work being done by the Community Tech Collective in the US, including Community Tech NY and the Detroit Community Technology Project.



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Rachel Coldicutt

Rachel Coldicutt


Exploring careful innovation, community tech and networked care. Day job: @carefultrouble .