One Text Negotiations and Collaboration Platform in Sri Lanka

A video demonstration of the One Text negotiations and collaboration platform designed and developed by InfoShare ( using Groove Virtual Office 3.0. I was a lead designer of this suite of tools.


  1. ICT for Disaster Management: Thoughts on the APDIP e-primer by Chanuka Wattegama « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - December 23, 2007

    […] pg. 29, Chanuka points to Groove Virtual Office, a programme that InfoShare used extensively for peace and negotiations support operations within […]

  2. Thoughts on the launch of InSTEDD « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - January 22, 2008

    […] the Deluge : InfoShare’s Response to the Tsunami for paper on this work) and from our use of Groove Virtual Office in the One Text initiative in Sri Lanka.  Subsequent and frequent email conversations with them on shared interests in using technology to […]

  3. Whipped cream and data backups « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - May 21, 2008

    […] InfoShare designed the OneText peace negotiations support platform, Groove Virtual Office and its peer to peer architecture meant that data loss was kept at a […]

  4. Machine translation for peacebuilding and conflict transformation? « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - March 9, 2010

    […] of the art peace negotiations platform based on Groove Virtual Office, a video of which can be seen here. Plugging in machine translation powered by Groove, for example, can be a powerful way to […]

  5. Learning from failure: FAILfare « ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) - March 25, 2010

    […] easy to talk about failure. Whenever I mention the groundbreaking technology adaptation behind the OneText initiative I helped design in Sri Lanka to support the peace process, I also noted that the peace process was a dismal failure and resulted in even more brutal war. […]

  6. The future of technology in peacebuilding (by Sanjana Hattotuwa) | Build Peace - May 16, 2016

    […] From even before my Masters thesis in 2004 and related research based on my technical input around a real world high-level conflict negotiations process, I submitted that ICTs would invariably change the praxis and theories of conflict mitigation and […]

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