A case study by Zea Partners based on content kindly provided by One-Northwest, April 2009.
ONE/Northwest is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, Washington, USA, that helps environmental NGOs use technology to become more effective at engaging people and decision-makers in environmental protection. Founded in 1995, ONE/Northwest has worked with over 800 organizations, providing a broad range of services from small office technology infrastructure to website, email and database development and has played a critical role in helping the regional environmental movement make the leap to the internet age.
ONE/Northwest has been an enthusiastic user of open-source software solutions since its inception. "Open source platforms have allowed us to build powerful, high-quality, reliable services and projects at very reasonable costs," said Program Manager Jon Stahl.