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Aspiration Welcomes Matt Garcia as Social Source Commons Community Manager

Matt Garcia joins Aspiration as Community Manager for our Social Source Commons platform. Matt will maintain the SSC blog, engage users to learn how we can enhance the system to better serve their needs, and oversee community outreach for the project, working with the rest of the team to make SSC a more valuable resource […]

Mapping Nonprofit Project Management Tools

Aspiration and Idealware co-organized the first-ever Managing Nonprofit Technology Projects gathering in New York on January 10th and 11th, 2008. We created an SSC toolbox containing all the project management tools which participants mapped out and tagged using state-of-the art sticky-note technology at the event. You can also see notes from all the sessions on […]

SSC Surpasses 1900 Tools!

Thanks to great contributions by community members, the SSC tool count marches upward and onward! We’ve gotten great additions recently from a number of SSC users, including: Rolf, who created a toolbox called Thunderbird as RSS Reader, detailing the collection of plugins and tools he uses to manage his RSS feeds; Lena, who added CopyWrite […]

Social Source Commons Podcast on NetSquared

Britt Bravo recently interviewed Aspiration’s Allen Gunn about Social Source Commons, and posted the discussion as a podcast on the NetSquared site. Thanks Britt!

New Features and New Mischief!

We just rolled a new version of SSC live this weekend, and wanted to tell you about new features and new mischief… We have added several features to better support Community Toolboxes: The most new important capability is that Community Toolboxes now may be edited collaboratively, should you choose to allow it. When you create […]

Welcome to the new Social Source Commons!

We are proud to announce the release of a brand new Social Source Commons! There are three core components to the upgrade: User Interface Redesign: Based on the great feedback we’ve received from many of you, we’ve overhauled the look and feel of SSC. We’ve worked to make the new site familiar to existing users, […]

Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeere’s Tim!

If you’ve used Social Source Commons at all over the past 6 months, you’re likely familiar with the prodigious work of Tim Wescott, our SSC product manager. Tim has helped drive a five-fold growth in our database of tools since his arrival, and has supported our community of users while helping to lead the redesign […]

Please Tell Us What You Think!

If you haven’t already filled out our user survey, please take a few minutes to tell us how to make SSC more valuable to you!

What We’re Hearing from Our Excellent SSC Beta Testers

Thanks to all you amazing Beta Testers who are putting SSC through its paces and telling us how we can make the platform more valuable in your work, and easier to use. We really appreciate the feedback, and encourage everyone to keep it coming. We hear you, and we’re integrating new features and key fixes […]

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