Diciannove società cooperativa was established in 2005 as as an ICT cooperative company, it focuses on support for organizations active in social issues, and it operates mainly in Northern Italy, providing solutions to health and social departments in 3 regional Health Dept and to the National Ministry of Education. Diciannove counts 9 associated members and a wide network of collaborators. Both members and collaborators of Diciannove has a huge experience in intervention within the social and educational field, with adults as well with youngsters, in various different issues such as intercultural integration, social inclusion, work-life balance, application of ICT tools to health, education and social policies. The management of projects both at local, regional and European level is part of the core business as well, together with collaborations for educational and training centres to provide course in development and management of European projects.
Diciannove’s vision is to match the need of innovative ICT solutions with free and open source software and social purposes. Diciannove recently developed in various social, consulting and management activities. All consulting and management services are certified ISO 9001:2008. Diciannove is also certified by Family Audit, the Italian standard certification for work-life balance in management and services provisions. Diciannove’s mission is to provide, using mainly free software, a dynamic and flexible approach to ICT and social needs, highly customized web solutions, dynamic applications, e-learning, guaranteed data security, very high quality standards.In order to assure the reach of client’s goal, Diciannove provides the training for personnel intended to use the tools; providing also legal advice with a focus on privacy and information technology.
Diciannove developed a close collaboration with different consultants such as psychologists, anthropologists and social workers that enrich its activities by bringing their specialised expertise in project management, EU funding opportunities, group leading, supervision. Diciannove works with social co-operatives and NGOs on a regular basis and is experienced in the development and management of multinational projects on a wide variety of issues related to educational praxis, training on ICT and social matters, care-work and social interventions. Diciannove’s developers are experienced in software design, development, localization and deploy. The company is also a hosting provider and manages its own virtual Linux-based infrastructure.