Complex issues collective knowledge elicitation
The Open Space Cafe© Social Technology merge the “Open Space Technology” and “The World Café” methodologies in order to capture collective knowledge by Concept Mapping. It allows to address complex issues in organizational and community processes, with excellent results in terms of effectiveness, speed, integration and development of knowledge and groups in practice.
Faced to a complex issue, Open Space Café© significantly capture Social Knowledge, in order to evaluate and understand to develop it. At same time it promotes the integration of participants through an entertaining, constructive and creative knowledge experience.
Open Space Café© in a deeply and orally way* facilitates the exchange and transfer of knowledge of numerous people, where each participant is free to address one of the knowledge issues, through expertise, experience, curiosity or other preference.
* The oral expression is the most effective way of learning and knowledge transfer between human beings.
Useful in Social Knowledge Management, Communities of Practice, Strategic Planning, Organizational Climate, Marketing, Customer Service, Resiliency, integration of Stakeholders, Development of communities (municipalities, communes), Peace, Coexistence and other issues.
- By opening to numerous groups, speed, depth and impact of the experience, Open Space Café© is high profitability; the deliverable includes digital CmapTools™ files, Images and memories of the social experience.
- The methodology was developed in 2013 by Eng. Freddy Trujillo MBA, with the collaboration of Juanita Brown PhD. -USA.