A098 On Online Tools for Adaptive Leadership

Resolved, That the 80th General Convention direct the Executive Council to oversee the evaluation of current and development of new collaborative online tools that can facilitate the work of interim bodies committed to leading adaptive change in the Episcopal Church; and be it further

Resolved, That the chair and vice-chair of Executive Council, in consultation with the Executive Council Joint Standing Committee on Governance and Operations, appoint a task force of experienced churchwide leaders to evaluate Microsoft Teams and make recommendations about the range of communication and collaboration tools needed to support adaptive change work, including tools that will facilitate real-time collaboration, be responsive on mobile devices, and entirely replace the current Extranet platform; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention Office be directed to collaborate with the task force in their evaluation and recommendations for such tools in time for use by the 81st General Convention; and be it further

Resolved, That $250,000 be budgeted for the subscription, development and implementation of these tools.