Plone Case Studies
Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) gets a Plone based website maintained by in-house staff and without vendor lock-in.
The primary goal was a system that could scale to serve Oxfam America's growing organization and donor base for years to come. When the tsunami crisis occurred, the system was put to the test.
Reflab has developed for Medecins Sans Frontieres, the Governance reform process (GRP) site to involve the whole movement to contribute to the discussion.
The Logistic Cluster is an inter-agency service whose mission is to coordinate the logistics capabilities of humanitarian organizations in large-scale operations or in complex emergencies.
OneWorld South Asia (OWSA), the south Asian centre of OneWorld International Foundation, works to facilitate human rights and sustainable development in the region by leveraging a range of media and Information Communication Technologies (ICTs). For its IT projects, this international NGO, rely intensively on Plone, an open source Content Management System (CMS) and Zope an open source application server.
Oxfam International, an international confederation of non-governmental organisations (NGO) that are working to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice, opt for the free and powerful Plone CMS. Zea was awarded the contract to develop Oxfam new CMS. The project, in which 6 Zea members were involved, resulted in large contributions to Plone including Linguaplone, Versioning, Kupu and Multisite.
Prior to migrating to Plone SOS Children had a desire to develop numerous topic centred sub-sites but lacked a mechanism to maintain them. This case study tells the story of how implementing a solution based on Plone plus Lineage has allowed SOS Children to significantly boost its web presence whilst preserving the success of its main site and accelerating the growth in its online donations.
Based in Hong Kong, Global Hand, the "humanitarian eBay" uses Plone to map donations to NGOs. Global Hand is an NGO acting as a broker matching donations and needs to support NGO’s in their fight against poverty and disasters. It also provides branded Web sites for the United Nations Joint Logistics Center (UNJLC), the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Rotary International. All these services are based on the open source softwares Plone and Zope. This article investigates Global Hand experience and criteria to select these technologies.