OpenTEAM is structured into four distinct working groups.
- The Field Methods Working Group aims to bridge science with the available tools to create a versioned and flexible, tiered approach to field methods protocols that will support the needs of farmers/ranchers, researchers and markets.
- The Hub and Network Working Group brings together representatives of participating OpenTEAM Hubs will serve as a primary testing ground for the OpenTEAM platform, and their experience and feedback will inform OpenTEAM’s user interface design and calibration of the tools that are part of the OpenTEAM platform. Hubs are a center for a representative group of fa... and Network farms and ranches with the researchers, developers and companies involved in OpenTEAM in order to facilitate communication across these communities of practice and ensure that Hub and Network members have access to the information and technical resources they need regarding their participation in OpenTEAM.
- The Human-centered design is a design and management framework that develops solutions to problems by involving the human perspective in all steps of the problem-solving process. Human-centered design builds upon participatory action research by moving beyond participants' involvemen... Working Group focuses on creating internal and external social feedback and design processes for the OpenTEAM community.
- The Technology Working Group identifies opportunities for co-development, prioritizes them into work packages, and builds the necessary elements to support the Interoperability is a characteristic of a product or system whose interfaces are completely understood to work with other products or systems, at present or in the future, in implementation or access, and without any restrictions. While the term was initially defined for informat... of various technological tools within the OpenTEAM community.
Last Update: July 15, 2020