From Bram Luyten, @mire, a DuraSpace Registered Service Provider
Last week's DSpace User Group Meeting took place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kansas City (MO). 25 enthusiastic participants were welcomed by Valorie Hollister, the Duraspace Director of Community Programs.
Under the motto "Collaboration as the new competition", Duraspace is taking a big step forward in terms of their business model and technologies. Both the Registered Service Provider Program and the Sponsorship Program have been successful in attracting funds to sustain the organization. By 2014, 32% of the required funds should be generated by the provision of novel services.
For the full report: https://atmire.com/website/?q=content/sparc-2012-dspace-user-group