• CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Collaboration] How to learn and learn-to-learn
    And I would ask them along the way. I’ve also learned from collaborative assignments, working and learning together. I was asked by a colleague to answer some questions for a project on how to learn.  I naturally decided to answer in a blog post ;). However, I looked at their rationale, and realized I’d made specific mistakes.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
    [Collaboration] The Business Case for Making Your Meetings Matter
    Corporate Conversations Current Newsletter Leadership Leading Change Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work Work Design business collaboration collaborative conversations conversations leadership meeting costs meeting leadership meeting outcomes meetings organizational meetings productivity ROI teams
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp #LOEX2017 breakout sessions
    There is a call for proposals for breakout sessions at the 45th annual LOEX (US Information Literacy) conference, which will be held in Lexington, USA, on 11-13 May 2017. The theme is: Growing Stronger Together: Diversity and Community in Information Literacy. Proposals for 50-minute long presentations or interactive workshops can be made.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] carpe diem
    The many conversations I had with Jay over the years, as well as several consulting projects and a few collaborative ventures, taught me more that what I could have learned from an MBA. Arun Pradhan recently asked about my own experiences of learning and working. decided to work and learn out loud and post my responses here. SocialLearning
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] Collaborative Modelling in AR (and VR)
    And one that I thought was intriguing was co-creating, in particular collaboratively creating models that were explanatory and predictive. And, we know that collaboration is more powerful than solo ideation.  So, a real opportunity is to collaborate to create models. They might even collaborate on doing that.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
    [Collaboration] workplace of the future
    Clark Quinn , in collaboration with Learnnovators , has created a free and open course on the workplace of the future. The course is dedicated to our late colleague, Jay Cross, founder of the Internet Time Alliance. Each of us provided input and references for the course. Image: Workplace of the Future. Image: Workplace of the Future.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Collaboration] Back to Basics: Making Your Meetings More Effective
    I’ve been studying and writing about organizational meetings for years. But I haven’t spent enough time discussing why making meetings matter is so important. In other words, what is the business case for changing the way you design and lead meetings? It really is that simple. Improving Meeting Outcomes. Was the meeting efficient ?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp #WILU2017
    This may include topics such as partnerships and collaborations, peer learning, active learning, assessment, advisory groups, workload issues, and reflective practice. Deadline for proposals is November 4, 2016. WILU will take place May 23 – 25 2017, at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. cfp events
  • COLUMN TWO  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
    [Collaboration] How you can deliver a great digital workplace with a team of one (presentation)
    One of the best ways of defining a strategy is using the five purposes of intranets , covering: content, communication, culture, collaboration and activity. London poured on the heat this week, for my second trip to Europe this year. My talk was on how to deliver a great digital workplace, even when teams are small, and resources are tight.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] Recent articles: Socio-Cognitive Relevance of Information Literacy; Barriers to instruction in Pakistan; Low achieving students
    Collaboration. Some recent articles from various sources: - This first one is actually a poster presented at the IFLA conference in August: Kaufmann, K. F. 2016) Socio-Cognitive Relevance of Information Literacy: The impact on student academic work. Poster presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Community. link] - Chung, J.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] hierarchy shift
    The real engine of value in your organisation is the interactions and collaborations in and through the hierarchy. “it is a battle between those for whom hierarchy and authority reign supreme and those who believe diverse, distributed and democratic approaches are best.” – the-war-between-authority-and-democracy-happening-now/.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] Winners announced for the 2016 Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards!
    LV= (UK): A highly innovative social intranet and related collaboration tools and apps, all developed in-house using open source technology. This is the must-have report for intranet, digital workplace and collaboration teams, and it offers exceptional value. Key themes to emerge this year are: Digital workplaces fix the business.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] Seeking a Modern Foundation for the Digital Workplace
    Some of the likely items to consider are these: Are mobile, cloud-based productivity and collaboration apps the center of the next-generation digital workplace ? It’s just a very important way of looking at better ways to conduct our work through collaboration and engagement. What does it look like? Additional Reading.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] Eight Ways to Make Your Meetings Matter
    Corporate Conversations Current Newsletter Leadership Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work business collaboration conversations corporate conversations dialogue Future of Work Agenda leadership listening Management meetings presencemeaningful conversation changes you in important ways.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
    [Collaboration] What in the World is “Social Physics” – and Why Should You care?
    Over the just-completed three-day weekend celebrating Labor Day here in the United States I started reading Social Physics: How Social Networks Can Make Us Smarter , by Alex Pentland , Toshiba professor at MIT and a co-creator of the MIT Media Lab. In 2012 , Forbes Magazine named Pentland one of the seven most powerful data scientists in the world.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
    [Collaboration] Choose your own professional involvement adventure
    love my service at the state level — the librarians in Oregon are so positive and passionate and have such an ethic of sharing and collaboration. Last month, I had lunch with two friends who are also in academia. We talked a lot about professional ambitions and “extracurricular” professional involvement. Find your tribe.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp CCLI 2017: New Directions in Library Instruction and Scholarly Communications
    These major shifts offer ripe territory for collaborative innovation at the crossroads. There is a call for papers for The California Conference on Library Instruction (CCLI) 2017: New Directions in Library Instruction and Scholarly Communications , which will be held in San Francisco, USA, on May 5 2017. More information at https://goo.gl/bIR8ih.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
    [Collaboration] imagining open collaboration
    The type of knowledge we need to make critical decisions is often emergent, in that it emerges over time through what my colleague Clark Quinn calls ‘open collaboration’ “This is what decision-making looks like when it matters and it’s new: open collaboration … The details are not trivial, they’re  critical.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
    [Collaboration] 3M Unveils New Minnesota Innovation Hub
    3M has announced the opening of its new 3M Design Center in Minnesota which will serve as a central hub for the 3M design team, and is designed to boost spontaneous collaboration and creativity through its flexible layout and interactivity
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
    [Collaboration] Collaborating when it matters
    Collaboration was critical. This is what decision-making looks like when it matters and it’s new: open collaboration. Whether life-threatening or not, and even with the power of data, we’re going to be facing increasingly challenging decisions.  We need to learn when and how to collaborate. social strategy
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016
    [Collaboration] Collaborating when it matters
    Collaboration was critical. This is what decision-making looks like when it matters and it’s new: open collaboration. Whether life-threatening or not, and even with the power of data, we’re going to be facing increasingly challenging decisions.  We need to learn when and how to collaborate. social strategy
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016
    [Collaboration] Don’t Wait Any Longer to Make Every Meeting Matter
    Corporate Conversations Current Newsletter Leadership Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work business collaboration collaborative leadership conversatons corporate conversations Future of Work Agenda futureofwork leadership training Management meeting leadership meetings productivity training
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] The Single Most Important Way to Build a Collaborative Culture
    Last week’s article/blog post, “ Why Collaborative Leadership is Central to the Future of Work ,” generated more attention and commentary than I have experienced in some time. Steven told me several directly relevant and highly compelling stories about his experiences with collaborative cultures that I want to pass on.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
    [Collaboration] Meaningful and meta
    Ideally, of course, they’re engaging with other learners, commenting on their thinking (so they internalize critiquing as part of their own self-improvement skill set) and even collaborating (as they’ll have to). Over the weekend, one of my colleagues posted a rant about MOOCs and critical thinking. Even with hand-shot videos.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
    [Collaboration] Meaningful and meta
    Ideally, of course, they’re engaging with other learners, commenting on their thinking (so they internalize critiquing as part of their own self-improvement skill set) and even collaborating (as they’ll have to). Over the weekend, one of my colleagues posted a rant about MOOCs and critical thinking. Even with hand-shot videos.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016
    [Collaboration] a network perspective
    The three overlapping circles of the network learning model – social networks, communities of practice, work teams – have been described by Patti Anklam as three network types – connectivity, alignment, productivity. It puts too much power in the hands of individuals and blocks human networks from realizing their potential.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016
    [Collaboration] 10 Practical Tips for Increasing the Impact of Your Research Insights
    Doing so can effectively portray the researcher as a facilitator of collaboration rather than someone who provides heavy-handed mandates for the team. This article presents 10 tips I have learned over the course of my career to help UX researchers increase the impact of their research insights in applied settings. Serve ‘ready to bake’ bread.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2016
    [Collaboration] Why Collaborative Leadership is Central to the Future of Work
    On the one hand, we often seem to depend more on email and text messages today than on real-time personal conversations, whether they are face-to-face or by telephone (or Skype, or any of the many other online collaborative technologies that we now use on a daily basis). Why is this important? Now, it’s just the opposite.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016
    [Collaboration] Libraries contribution to a sustainable future supporting people experiencing homelessness #WLIC2016
    This example shows the importance of collaboration within the community. She noted the various stereotypes of the homeless persons, and the facts that few people chose to be homeless and when they become homeless their rights may be violated. They are drawing up guidelines for libraries in supporting the homeless.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016
    [Collaboration] Supporting development and access through literacy #WLIC2016
    The latter is a collaborative approach to adult literacy and family history. It is a family literacy programme, using established networks of libraries, coommunity health etc. to work with families at risk. It is a joint initiative with WA Corrective Services and prison-based services. It is annual and the last one was the 13th book bash.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] LILi: Lifelong Information Literacy 2016 Conference presentations
    Strengthening the pipeline from high school to college with College-K12 collaborations - Allison Carr, Tricia Lantzy, Torie Quinonez, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) - What Would it Look Like if Students Taught the One-Shot? academic sector Information Literacy
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp C.A.L.L.: Conference About Libraries & Literacy
    They invite presentations on: successful collaborations which help develop information literacy skills in learners; innovative programmes or initiatives which promote information literacy; defining information literacy in a digital age. There is a call for papers for the C.A.L.L.: The deadline for proposals is October 17, 2016. events
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
    [Collaboration] implementing a triple operating system
    Here members can work collaboratively on experiments and side projects that may not fit in with their paid work. This is informed collaboration, between self-governing individuals who have agreed upon temporary hierarchies in order to get work done. A triple operating system aligns work and learning and has a network perspective.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
    [Collaboration] implementing network learning
    While getting work done collaboratively will continue to be of importance in all organizations, it will not be enough. In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. More importantly, a safe place is needed to connect these new ideas to the work to be done. Experience.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2016
    [Collaboration] Understanding the Four Critical Stages of Technology Growth
    Last week (“ Ignore the Sigmoid Curve as Your Peril ”) I described the Sigmoid curve, also known as the technology assimilation curve and the “S-curve.”. That was a time of dramatic growth and change as almost everyone was investing heavily in mainframe computer systems and new software applications. Stage 1:  Learning and Experimentation.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016
    [Collaboration] Being clear on collaboration
    Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. And I think distributed collaboration is one of the most powerful options we have for accelerating our innovation.  So in each case I did some investigation. And this isn’t bad, but it’s not full collaboration.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2016
    [Collaboration] Control and Community are Oil and Water « Simon Terry
    Pound of Obscure c2 collaboration community community management community manager control expectations social businessThere is a great expectation gap between what organisations expect of community managers and the real role of fostering and developing purposeful mutual relationships. Like oil and water, control and community don’t mix.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016
    [Collaboration] Recent articles: evaluations; assignments; information-seeking; faculty status; learning analytics
    academic libraries academic sector assessment Collaboration evaluation infomation literacy Information Behaviour Pedagogy researchBryan - How Do Students Get Help with Research Assignments? Longitudinal Performance Assessment of Undergraduate Business Students' Information Literacy by Ilana R.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016
    [Collaboration] IFLA papers: literacy
    Collaboration. Collaboration. Collaboration. Collaboration. Collaboration. Collaboration. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. and KENNEDY, Sarah E.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] Email is A Problem, But Meetings Are the Collaboration Issue. « Simon Terry
    Source: Email is A Problem, But Meetings Are the Collaboration Issue. Pound of Obscure collaboration email future of work management meetings performance measurement stress wasteSimon Terry.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] Driving Impactful Conversations about the Workplace
    Corporate Conversations In The Press Leadership Leading Change Making Meetings Matter People and Organizations Strategic Planning The Future of Work business business strategy collaboration conversations corporate conversations leadership leading meetings meeting design meetings meetings that matter workplace meetings
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Collaboration] Presentations: employers; inclusion; Teentech
    Presentations from the recent CILIP conference are online and they include the following: - DeVIL: Determining the value of information literacy for employers by Stéphane Goldstein and Andrew Whitworth - Developing digital literacy skills in professional and academic staff by Jennifer Wilson and Laurence Morris.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
    [Collaboration] principles and models for the network era
    The Triple Operating System model supports both collaborative and cooperative behaviours. It shows that it is necessary to connect all three in order to ensure a diversity of ideas and perspectives, as well as safe places to test these, in order to support increasingly complex collaborative work tasks. The End of the Market Era.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] Group KM
    In order to collaborate, more structure is necessary, as well as agreed-upon rules for sharing knowledge. PKMastery is an essential discipline, especially for knowledge artisans. However, practising PKMastery is not going to get work done. PKM is primarily a framework to facilitate learning in networks through cooperation. PKMastery Work
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016
    [Collaboration] impact of the network era
    “But municipal goods and services are not ‘commons,’ and a rental vehicle from a company-owed fleet is not ‘collaborative.’ Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. call these Friday’s Finds. “[Hierarchy] Uber rides on a brutal hierarchy. Lesson 3.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016
    [Collaboration] Taking Charge of Tomorrow: Searching for the Future
    How many times have you completed a strategic planning exercise, or a visioning effort, with high energy, high hopes, and exuberant optimism that the effort will finally – finally! produce meaningful change, only to see everything evaporate in the face of organizational resistance and/or apathy? It’s not an easy task! Engage the Whole System.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016
    [Collaboration] tensions of modern learning
    In order to develop emergent and novel practices, people need to collaborate and cooperate as they work on understanding the changing environment and technologies. Clark Quinn , my Internet Time Alliance colleague, has presented a quick view of old and new ways to address organizational learning engineering. Image: Clark Quinn. Would B.J.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016
    [Collaboration] Second-hand UX
    Collaborative mode for VR headsets where multiple people share the same vision? Something that I feel is overlooked by a lot of product designers is the second-hand experience of their product. That is to say, above and beyond the target user, who is affected by the product—and most importantly—what is their experience? The big question.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016
    [Collaboration] Take Charge of Your Future: Join the Talking About Tomorrow Program
    “Creating a positive future begins in human conversation. The simplest and most powerful investment any member of a community or an organization may make in renewal is to begin talking with other people as though the answers mattered.” – William Greider. It’s called Talking About Tomorrow. Please consider joining. We learn from each other.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Collaboration] Ambiguity Denial Syndrome?
    We need them working out loud , communicating and collaborating, to get the best. I was talking with a colleague at an event one of the past weeks, and I noted down the concept of ambiguity denial syndrome. And I’m retrospectively making up what we were talking about, but it’s an interesting idea to me. So, are you ready?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Collaboration] Google-map of information literacy pages on university websites
    However, increasingly, there are prestigious universities who are taking on the challenge of this training and therefore, by working collaborative, benchmarking and sharing strategies and learning objects will be a guide for most Ibero-American universities develops this training.". and Pinto, M. 2013).
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016
    [Collaboration] Taking Charge of Tomorrow: Build a Knowledge Funnel
    Prahalad pointed out many years ago (in Competing for the Future ) that the typical executive team spends less than 3% of its time thinking and talking collaboratively about the future and how it might affect their organization. We all imagine what the future will be like, or what we want it to be like. That’s the very nature of existence.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
    [Collaboration] Shared understanding – two stories
    Ounce of Perception Autism collaboration KM Knowledge Management midwest gaming classic rock climbing shared understanding team workHere are a couple of stories I’d like to share on the concept of shared understanding. Even when you think you do. You know the way home, right? ”  A little background may be in order. The point?
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
    [Collaboration] WebDAV and MediaWiki
    stands for “Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning” It is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol which allows users to collaboratively edit and manage files on remote web servers. A few weeks back at EMWCon 2016 , Angelika Müller from Hallo Welt! will add them in tomorrow.) . For those not familiar, WebDAV.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
    [Collaboration] July 1st deadline for research applications
    The UK's CILIP Information Literacy Group provides funds of up to £10,000 for high quality research through an annual bursary scheme. The IL Group seeks "proposals that have the potential for high impact beyond HE and librarianship. Awards
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016
    [Collaboration] What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?
    Collaborative documents are a really valuable tool here so you’re not sending around email (though I’m doing that with one team right now, but it’s only back forth, not coordinating between multiple people, at least on my end!). I woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Maybe OneNote?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] ideas in perpetual beta
    In networks, and a networked society, cooperation is more important than collaboration. Collaboration is working together for a common objective, usually directed through a hierarchy. I was discussing my work with a friend and was asked what were the main themes I talked about when I was on the stage. Nobody has the answers. Key Post
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] Making Meetings Matter: Leading from Anywhere
    Corporate Conversations Current Newsletter Leadership Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work Work Design Bob Leek business collaboration conversations corporate conversations effective meetings James Ware leadership leading meetings meeting facilitation meetings participant leadership Steven Beary
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016
    [Collaboration] Creating relevant intranets in complex and global organisations (Presentation)
    Collaboration & social: connecting staff with each other, and helping them to work together better. New Orleans is a lovely (and hot!) location for a conference, making it a particular pleasure to present at the IABC World Conference 2016. This is doubly the case in large, complex and global organisations.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016
    [Collaboration] Who We Are Most Likely to Collaborate With?
    While many organizations are attempting to do away with status and hierarchy entirely, a new study reminds us of its important and often rather subtle influence
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016
    [Collaboration] Recent articles: Information landscape of refugees; Collaborative inquiry; Politicians use of Twitter; Health literacy; Understanding
    The latest issue of the Journal of Information Science (vol. academic sector discipline - health Information Behaviour Information Literacy Information Society research schools sector
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016
    [Collaboration] More Evidence Online Community is Central to the Future of Work
    Analysis Online Community Peer Production Social Business Social Collaboration Strategy The EnterpriseWithin the last month, two new industry reports have been released that shed important new light on how we’re going to be organizing and operating our organizations in the coming years. The value of social in the back office.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016
    [Collaboration] More Evidence Online Community is Central to the Future of Work
    Analysis Online Community Peer Production Social Business Social Collaboration Strategy The EnterpriseWithin the last month, two new industry reports have been released that shed important new light on how we’re going to be organizing and operating our organizations in the coming years. The value of social in the back office.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016
    [Collaboration] Reports from #ckviii day 2: Focusing on students: Librarians and writing tutors working together; Lisa Hinchliffe's keynote
    So they have been experimenting with running various development sessions jointly with a librarian and an academic writing tutor, for example a plagiarism seminar and a 2 hour workshop where they attempt to collaboratively write an essay with a students to model the research and writing process.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Collaboration] Reports from #ckviii day 2: Partners in information literacy: The research mentor program at UNH
    Pam writes: " Partners in information literacy: The research mentor program at UNH : Ann Donahue, Kim Donovan , and Carolyn Gamtso , University of New Hampshire, Manchester, United States of America (presenting authors) "The Research mentor programme began in 2002 and is a collaboration between the library and the Centre for Academic Enrichment.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016
    [Collaboration] Report from #ckviii day 1!
    It seems that these collaborations are key to embedding IL in students' learning experiences and in making IL an integral part of curricula. My colleague Pam McKinney is supplying me with reports and pictures from the Creating Knowledge conference in Reykjavik. academic sector ckviii IL frameworks Information Literacy research
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016
    [Collaboration] Making Meetings Matter: Distributed Leadership
    That said, meetings leaders (indeed, all leaders) can certainly say and do things that communicate whether they are more interested in being “in control” or in establishing a collaborative context with widely shared. Last week I offered ten tips for making a meeting flow smoothly (“ 10 Tips for Leading Meetings That Matter ”). Thank you Bob!
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
    [Collaboration] Thinking in bits (not atoms)
    The proposal can be collaboratively developed and reviewed and when ready can be exported into the end format that you need. During the conversation, Lex brought up examples of documents with their content locked up as binary files compared to wiki pages with the text readily available and accessible. So here you go. The same with video.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016
    [Collaboration] #QQML2016 : Collaboration and information literacy in Portuguese school libraries
    Ana Novo presented on Collaboration and information literacy in Portuguese school libraries. Novo said that collaboration with teachers was important, but the teachers had more of an individualistic culture (my class, my pupils.). A final day of liveblogging from the QQML conference.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016
    [Collaboration] EMWCon 2016 – some notes (day 2)
    Collaboration and cooperation, more is needed among consultants in EMW space. Technical Collaboration – WMF. Chris Koerner providing some insight into the technical collaboration team at WikiMedia Foundation. Live-blogging (kind 0f) again, day 2. Also, livestream. Contracting with the GPL. Lightning Talk. Pound of Obscur
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016
    [Collaboration] #QQML2016 : Teaching Media Literacy, Did we Forget Literacy
    Multiliteracy is part of a "culture path" designed in collaboration with local schools. At the QQML conference. Leena Pylkkö (whose coauthor was Pauli Pylkkö) talked on Teaching Media Literacy, Did we Forget Literacy. She is at Turku City Library (Finland) and she was talking about their multiliteracy initiative. qqml2016
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016
    [Collaboration] Rethinking work
    Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft, imagines what might be possible if more organisations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology & encouraged an open, collaborative & flexible working culture. Pound of Obscure future of work remote rethinking work Rework rsa video
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016
    [Collaboration] #QQML2016 : Designing Services for a Federated University - and some Shakespeare
    Jackie Marfleet , Senate House Librarian, University of London (the venue for conference) talked about Collaboration and Co-operation: Designing Services for a Federated University. Another talk from the QQML conference, where I am today. Primarily it serves researchers (rather than undergraduate students). academic libraries qqml2016 UK
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] Two weeks until the Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards close
    Social, collaboration and communication  (initiatives which showcase social networking, collaboration and internal communications). Have you got a potentially award-winning intranet or digital workplace? If the answer is yes then you should be entering our 2016 Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards! Enter now!
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] A richer suite of support
    Obviously, you can be doing communication in courses as well, and reflecting and collaborating at the practitioner stage as well, these are continua, not boxes as portrayed here. While it’s easy to talk about how we need to support the transition from novice to expert, it might help to be a little more detailed. Can you?
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Collaboration] 10 Tips for Leading Meetings That Matter
    Corporate Conversations Current Newsletter Leadership Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work business collaboration conversations futureofwork groups individual differences leadership listening meetingsDo you want your meetings to matter? Of course you do. And that includes you! Suspend judgment.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Collaboration] “We made up these rules, and we can change them”
    In this way, citizens can freely cooperate and from time to time, as required, collaborate to get things done. Now is the time for a serious rethinking of how we organize in our society: from businesses, to schools, and as communities. We need to base all of our organizations on the principle of temporary, negotiated hierarchies.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016
    [Collaboration] Recent articles: discovery search; music; research methods courses; screencasting; flipping
    2016) A Collaborative Approach to Integrating Information and Academic Literacy into the Curricula of Research Methods Courses. The latest issue (volume 42, no. 3) of The Journal of Academic Librarianship (priced publication) includes: - Blakesley, E. 2016) Cognitive Bias and the Discovery Layer. and Valenti, A. and Ishimura, Y. et al.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
    [Collaboration] Special Offer: Download a free copy of my book today
    Corporate Conversations Current Newsletter Leadership Leading Change Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work Work Design business collaboration conversations corporate conversations engagement future futureofwork leadership meetings organizational change productivity teams trendsiBooks: [link].
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2016
    [Collaboration] Moving forward
    I’ve argued before that there’s a pretty clear path forward for organizations. The necessity to become agile means that the old ‘command and control’ approach won’t cut it any longer. What’s required is tapping into the ability of people to work together. Certain elements are required. social strategy
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [Collaboration] What the judges of the Intranet & Digital Workplace Awards would love to see
    entries which reinvent social collaboration (in a good way). intranets that truly bring together content and collaboration. The 2016 Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards are now open for entries , with a closing date of June 10.   We’re always intrigued and excited to see the submissions we’re going to receive.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2016
    [Collaboration] Meet the judges for the 2016 Intranet and Digital Workplace awards
    Susan Hanley is a consultant specialising in the design, development and implementation of successful collaboration and knowledge management solutions. Immediately prior to establishing her own consulting practice, Sue led the Portals, Collaboration, and Content Management practice for Dell Professional Services. Entering the Awards.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016
    [Collaboration] Is This Meeting Necessary?
    Meetings are the way people share ideas, learn from each, collaborate to produce new knowledge, solve problems, and make decisions. There is no question that the future of work is centered around meetings. That’s why I am on a crusade to make every meeting matter. With apologies to Gertrude Stein, a meeting is not a meeting is not a meeting.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016
    [Collaboration] New articles: visial literacy; research questions; library/publisher relationship; pedagogy
    Stop, Collaborate & Listen: How the Librarian/Publisher Relationship Can Facilitate the Development of the Information Literacy Curriculum. Collaborative librarianship , 8(1). - Beaudoin, J. 2016). Describing Images: A Case Study of Visual Literacy among Library and Information Science Students. and Sieck, S. 2016). and Walter, S.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] The Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards are now open for entries!
    Social, collaboration and communication  (initiatives which showcase social networking, collaboration and internal communications). We accept entries which relate to intranets, enterprise social networks, collaboration platforms, mobile apps, learning environments, HR platforms, standalone applications and other relevant channels.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] Making Every Meeting Matter: The First Step
    collaborative leader still has to lead: careful preparation enables you to define your meeting’s purpose and desired outcomes. The first step in making your meetings and other conversations matter is to be more intentional about them. So let’s focus on formal meetings. What information will you share during the meeting? Participants. Process.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] Redefining Leadership for the Digital Age
    As the economy moves from mass production to mass collaboration we must build a new leadership mindset – one that recognizes, respects, and values the insights and experiences of every meeting participant. Register  at this link , and even if you can’t attend live, and I’ll send you a free recording of the one-hour program.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] The varying conceptions of information literacy across an International Middle School community: Seminar
    The seminar also serves to provide a platform for participants to explore the implications of these findings for professional practice in the Library and Information profession, curriculum development, professional development for staff and faculty, home school collaboration around IL learning and organisational learning. events
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016
    [Collaboration] complexity in the workplace
    Collaboration is working together for a common objective, usually directed through someone in authority. In my post on complexity and learning, I said that work in networks requires different skills than in hierarchies. Coordination is making sure things get done effectively and efficiently. Most organizations do this well.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [Collaboration] Making Open Innovation Work
    Open innovation, or collaborative innovation, is certainly a hot topic. Reports reveal that approximately 80% of organizations are engaged in some form of open innovation
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [Collaboration] Redefining Leadership for the Digital Age
    As the economy moves from mass production to mass collaboration we must build a new leadership mindset – one that recognizes, respects, and values the insights and experiences of every meeting participant. Are you ready to become a smart meeting leader? Webinar ID: 146-058-459. How long has it been since you led a meeting like that?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2016
    [Collaboration] 3 articles: public libraries and IL in Kenya; Faculty perceptions in Spain; IL for distance learning
    Information Literacy in the Changing Landscape of Distance Learning: The Collaborative Design of a Flexible, Digital, Asynchronous Course. Available at: [link] (open access) "This paper offers a case study of the collaborative development of an information literacy course for students enrolled in an online, proprietary college. 2016).
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016
    [Collaboration] Webcast: Cultivating Consistency in an Instruction Program without Much Authority
    Learn how to build ID capacity in your library and how to leverage those skills to improve library instruction and collaboration." 3. ACRL Instruction Section’s Management & Leadership Committee has announced a programme of online discussions. 1. Photo by Sheila Webber: white cherry, April 2016. events webinars
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] How Chatbots and Artificial Intelligence Are Evolving the Digital/Social Experience
    In short, I believe smart chatbots will revolutionize digital/social engagement by adding a much needed automation and support of communication, knowledge management, and collaboration. How Chatbots Will Impact Online Community.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] How Chatbots and Artificial Intelligence Are Evolving the Digital/Social Experience
    In short, I believe smart chatbots will revolutionize digital/social engagement by adding a much needed automation and support of communication, knowledge management, and collaboration. How Chatbots Will Impact Online Community.
  • KNOW NETWORK NEWS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] Fostering a Creative Workplace Culture
    Rigid systems and processes, hierarchies, inflexible policies and linear modes of thinking are slowly being phased out to welcome flat organizations, space for innovation, and a focus on collaboration through creative thinking
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp 3rd Annual LILi Conference: “What Would it Look Like If…?”
    While this is certainly a genuine concern, what if those barriers were removed and the only things required for success were a bit of ingenuity, motivation, and collaboration? The topic is What Would it Look Like If…? That’s right…just imagine! The deadline is may 1 2016. cfp events
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2016
    [Collaboration] Orchestrating Powerful Conversations: Asking Questions
    If you accept the idea that a meeting leader’s role is to orchestrate the conversation, or to sense and guide, then pay very close attention to what every participant is saying, and what emotions they are expressing. But listen for understanding , not to judge or evaluate what is being said. Each type has its place in conversations.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016
    [Collaboration] Countdown to launch of the 2016 Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards
    We accept entries which relate to intranets, digital workplaces, enterprise social networks, collaboration platforms, mobile apps, learning environments, HR platforms, standalone applications and other staff-facing solutions. The awards uncover remarkable solutions that deliver business value, and then share them with the wider community.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016
    [Collaboration] A complex look at task assignments
    And I’ll be the first to acknowledge that it’s complex, as the diagram represents, but let me tease it apart for you and see if it makes sense. I’m trying to integrate meaningful tasks, meta-learning, and collaboration. No claim that it’s there yet, by the way. There could even be a model presentation.
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