I notice an overlap between this group and the work of ICANN Labs. this group should request a list of projects that have been submitted or are on the wish list of ICANN Labs
I have noticed that ICANN is not contracting by publishing any RFP any more. I understand from raising this in the BA meeting that ICANN is contracting a purchasing manager. Ms Beth Noveck commented that research indicated that traditional purchasing stifled inovation and there were 21 Century aproches to this. This is an area to explore.
Using Liquid Democracy principles to deal with the problems in getting things done in the current ICANN structure.
Academics have been fooling around with this for years. Heck, our very own Bret Faucett set up an "ICANN Island" in Second Life almost 10 years ago. It wasn't good/stable enough back then. But maybe it's time to try again. Here's a cool product that might be a way to do that http://www.oculusvr.com/ But even a better version of Second Life would be a game changer for people who will never be able to afford to travel ...more »
A useful tool which can easily be implemented would be an App that would explain the Acronyms used by the ICANN community. At the moment there are three places where you can look ICANN acronyms up and these are: the Andalucia.com website, gnso.icann.org and icann.org. My suggestion would be to create an application available on both Android and IOS, that would put together the three previously mentioned databases. ...more »