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-OpenRSA ​Exploration+# Exploration
  
 [Back to RSA networks and engagement](netengage) [Back to RSA networks and engagement](netengage)
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 The OpenRSA initiative was started in 2007 to support new developments planned for the 250-year-old The OpenRSA initiative was started in 2007 to support new developments planned for the 250-year-old
 [RSA](http://​www.thersa.org/​) - the Royal Society for the [RSA](http://​www.thersa.org/​) - the Royal Society for the
-encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. OpenRSA was particularly +encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. ​ 
-active autumn 07- spring 08 around the launch of RSA Networks.+ 
 +OpenRSA was particularly active autumn 07- spring 08 around the launch of RSA Networks.
  
 [Original statement here](initial_openrsa) [Original statement here](initial_openrsa)
 +
 The ideas below were developed in May 2012, since when the idea of The ideas below were developed in May 2012, since when the idea of
 relaunching OpenRSA has been put on hold. David Wilcox relaunching OpenRSA has been put on hold. David Wilcox
-An open exploration 
  
-Update: the latest discussion on exploring RSA networks development is + 
-[on the RSAFellowship site here](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20140901161337/​http://​rsafellowship.com/​group/​digitalengagement/​forum) (archive link).+---- 
 + 
 +### An open exploration 
 + 
 +**Update: the latest discussion on exploring RSA networks development is 
 +[on the RSAFellowship site here](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20140901161337/​http://​rsafellowship.com/​group/​digitalengagement/​forum) (archive link).**
  
 The following proposal may change during our planning and set-up phase - The following proposal may change during our planning and set-up phase -
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 over six months, starting in June 2012, around the theme: over six months, starting in June 2012, around the theme:
  
-How can RSA Fellows contribute to the organisation’s mission - and benefit from the +//How can RSA Fellows contribute to the organisation’s mission - and benefit from the experience in ways that suit their needs as well?//
-experience in ways that suit their needs as well?+
  
 The exploration will be conducted partly online, and also through The exploration will be conducted partly online, and also through
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 [More here](about) on the background to OpenRSA, and why the time seems right.  ​ [More here](about) on the background to OpenRSA, and why the time seems right.  ​
 In particular, [the recent fellowship survey](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20131003191624/​http://​www.thersa.org/​fellowship/​news/​results-of-fellowship-survey) (archive link) and [download](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20131002212033/​http://​www.thersa.org/​__data/​assets/​pdf_file/​0006/​605364/​2012-05-21-Fellowship-Survey-Report-for-Newsletter-linking-3.pdf) (archive link) In particular, [the recent fellowship survey](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20131003191624/​http://​www.thersa.org/​fellowship/​news/​results-of-fellowship-survey) (archive link) and [download](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20131002212033/​http://​www.thersa.org/​__data/​assets/​pdf_file/​0006/​605364/​2012-05-21-Fellowship-Survey-Report-for-Newsletter-linking-3.pdf) (archive link)
-led to recommendations including: clearer and more tailored paths to engagement for Fellows and improved online +led to recommendations including: ​ 
-offering increased visibility of the RSA’s activities and realisation of its mission, ​more + 
-specific offerings for younger Fellows, facilitation for those who are willing to contribute to projects including funding +  * clearer and more tailored paths to engagement for Fellows and improved online offering ​ 
-and to leave legacies to the RSA.+  * increased visibility of the RSA’s activities and realisation of its mission,  
 +  * more specific offerings for younger Fellows, ​ 
 +  * facilitation for those who are willing to contribute to projects including funding and to leave legacies to the RSA. 
  
 The survey is being analysed in more detail, and there will be staff-led The survey is being analysed in more detail, and there will be staff-led
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 The OpenRSA exploration will only succeed if it engages the interest of a The OpenRSA exploration will only succeed if it engages the interest of a
 range of Fellows, and so we are starting with [a series of talking points](talking_points) to begin some conversations.  ​ range of Fellows, and so we are starting with [a series of talking points](talking_points) to begin some conversations.  ​
-The first of these turns the theme of the exploration around to focus on the personal: ​  +The first of these turns the theme of the exploration around to focus on the personal: 
-How can being a Fellow of the RSA help me achieve more for myself and others? ​  + 
-What changes would offer greater benefits to me and then to others?+How can being a Fellow of the RSA help me achieve more for myself and others? 
 +What changes would offer greater benefits to me and then to others?
  
 We are starting with these personal questions because one of the benefits We are starting with these personal questions because one of the benefits
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 interests, and one of the strongest groups is for social entrepreneurs. interests, and one of the strongest groups is for social entrepreneurs.
  
-For that reason we have to evolve some collaborative purpose from the many interests and +For that reason we have to evolve some collaborative purpose from the many interests and motivations of Fellows. One touchstone for success could be how far we can re-engage Fellows who have left or dis-engaged,​ and how we can help
-motivations of Fellows. One touchstone for success could be how far we +
-can re-engage Fellows who have left or dis-engaged,​ and how we can help+
 recuit more Fellows. We need to feel confident to answer the questions recuit more Fellows. We need to feel confident to answer the questions
 from our friends: from our friends:
  
-Why should I apply to join the RSA? +  * Why should I apply to join the RSA? 
-What does “FRSA” offer beyond the free events and activities run by the RSA - and beyond +  ​* ​What does “FRSA” offer beyond the free events and activities run by the RSA - and beyond what I can get from my Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin connections?​ 
-  ​what I can get from my Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin connections?​ +  ​* ​How might “FRSA” help me develop a project or other activities?
-How might “FRSA” help me develop a project or other activities?+
  
 ### The exploration process ### The exploration process
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 ### Set up phase ### Set up phase
  
-Liaise with RSA staff and any relevant Fellowship groups, and recruit a core group. +  * Liaise with RSA staff and any relevant Fellowship groups, and recruit a core group. 
-Start our blog at OpenRSA.org,​ and report our activities there and on +  ​* ​Start our blog at OpenRSA.org,​ and report our activities there and on 
-[RSAFellowship.com](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20140625090559/​http://​rsafellowship.com/​) and the Linkedin Group. +  ​* ​[RSAFellowship.com](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20140625090559/​http://​rsafellowship.com/​) and the Linkedin Group. 
-Develop some questions and answers about Fellowship to supplement [guidance already on offer](rsa_fellowship) +  ​* ​Develop some questions and answers about Fellowship to supplement [guidance already on offer](rsa_fellowship) Dr Bob Rollins [has made a start here](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20140723115922/​http://​rsafellowship.com/​profiles/​blogs/​how-might-new-fellows-be-better-supported-when-they-first-join) 
-Dr Bob Rollins [has made a start here](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20140723115922/​http://​rsafellowship.com/​profiles/​blogs/​how-might-new-fellows-be-better-supported-when-they-first-join) ​  +  ​* ​Report on any network development in prospect, on the blog 
-Report on any network development in prospect, on the blog+
  
 ### Developing workshop issues and ideas ### Developing workshop issues and ideas
  
-Crowdsource some talking points - +  * Crowdsource some talking points - 
-[starters here](talking_points) - and initial ideas to +  ​* ​[starters here](talking_points) - and initial ideas to 
-address the issues (the reason for the Talking Points - rather than +  ​* ​address the issues (the reason for the Talking Points - rather than 
-jumping straight to ideas - is that the issues are highly complex, and +  ​* ​jumping straight to ideas - is that the issues are highly complex, and 
-we need to get some shared understanding of them.) ​  +  ​* ​we need to get some shared understanding of them.) 
-Plan workshops based on the talking points and ideas+  ​* ​Plan workshops based on the talking points and ideas 
  
 ### At the workshop ### At the workshop
  
-Provide an update on the RSA context, from the above work +  * Provide an update on the RSA context, from the above work 
-Use the talking points and initial ideas to generate and prioritise more ideas. +  ​* ​Use the talking points and initial ideas to generate and prioritise more ideas. 
-Sort the ideas into those that can be taken forward by Fellows on their own; those that can be achieve +  ​* ​Sort the ideas into those that can be taken forward by Fellows on their own; those that can be achieve 
-collaboratively with staff; and those that can only by done by staff and +  ​* ​collaboratively with staff; and those that can only by done by staff and 
-Board (thanks to the [Social Spaces Skills Game](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20131231032544/​http://​www.collaborate.so/​games/​) - archive link - for this categorisation) +  ​* ​Board (thanks to the [Social Spaces Skills Game](https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20131231032544/​http://​www.collaborate.so/​games/​) - archive link - for this categorisation) 
-Form groups around some Fellow-led ideas+  ​* ​Form groups around some Fellow-led ideas 
  
 ### After the workshop ### After the workshop
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