The workshop requires:
Internet access is required if you use this site to run your workshop (it is possible to download the software onto a local computer and run it without Internet access, however, that is much more complicated).
We've written a sample introduction that can be used to help explain to your group how the workshop works. We have a introduction specific for our USSF 2010 workshop as well - available as a template for using this software to come up with a statement of technology principles for an organizing project.
Next - configure your workshop.