What is Book Sprints for ICT Research?

A Book Sprint is a collaborative process that brings together a group of six to twelve people to produce a book in five days or less. Participants work intensively under the guidance of a facilitator to create high quality materials.

This methodology was invented by Adam Hyde as he was seeking an efficient way to remedy a deficit of good free documentation about free software.

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About the BS4ICTRSRCH Project

FLOSS Manuals was invited to apply for FET's FP7 stream as our methodology was seen as having valuable potential to support FET projects, and specifically the aims of the FET coordination actions. Our application was successful and our action runs from July 2013 to June 2014.

We are working with existing FET projects and coordination actions to help achieve their documentation aims.

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  • Project results, reports and resources

    The Book Sprints for ICT Research project has been completed successfully. Over the one-year period five books sprints were organised in collaboration with the partner projects (FP7-ICT/FET-Open): UrbanIxD, FoCAS, CSNII, CAPS2020. They resulted in the production of five books, four…Read more ›Read more