• COLUMN TWO  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
    [Collaboration] Heads up: the 2017 Intranet & Digital Workplace Awards open soon!
    Social, collaboration and communication. It’s going to be an action-packed next few months here at Step Two! While we put the finishing touches to our Intranets2017 conference, we’ll also be shortly announcing that the 2017 Intranet & Digital Workplace Awards will be open for entries. Business, mobile and frontline solutions.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
    [Collaboration] digital literacy for the arts
    If any artists are interested in collaborating on such a project, please contact me. Last week I attended the Arts in a Digital World Summit in Montréal. The event launched the four-year funding program of $88.5 Given the complexity of the challenge, using a probe-sense-respond approach only makes sense. This is something I can help with.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017
    [Collaboration] Learning Design Insights
    We also talked about the benefits of collaboration, and knowing your audience. It varied, but it seemed like there was some of that, there was also a fair bit of both collaboration at least at certain points, and some iterative testing. As context, this is a group that meets in the evening maybe once or every other month or so.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
    [Collaboration] What We Know About Making Enterprise Social Networks Successful Today
    Early makers of enterprise social networks such as Jive, Newsgator, and Socialtext blazed the trail initially, making it possible for workers to engage in truly open and self-organizing collaboration by adapting the social networking model that had worked so well in the consumer world to the enterprise. Gore (10,000 employees, $3.2B
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Collaboration] Welcome to Balsam, our new Sydney consultant
    She has a tremendous energy, and a superb focus on the people side of intranets and collaborative tools. Intranets are starting to really thrive, particularly in the context of the wider digital workplace. Step Two is therefore happily busy, and you’ll see us grow in size throughout 2017.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Collaboration] mastery and models
    Sharing includes exchanging resources, ideas, and experiences with our networks as well as collaborating with our colleagues. Notice on the model the use of two related terms: cooperation and collaboration. Collaboration is working together for a common purpose. Personal Knowledge Mastery. Mental Models. Shared Vision.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Collaboration] The change is here
    And here I mean more self-directed and collaborative learning conducted not formally, but facilitated. Important technologies are for communicating and collaborating, as well as tools to search and find resources. I’ve argued that things are happening faster, and that organizations are going to have to become more agile.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017
    [Collaboration] #ACRL Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy Webinars
    They are on: March 3 2017 ( Crossing Paths: An Introduction to the Intersections ); April 4 2017 ( Creating Learning Experiences at the Intersections of Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy ) and May 5 2017 ( Talking Points: Strategies for Building Collaborative Partnerships at the Intersections ). events webinars
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017
    [Collaboration] Revisiting the Ecosystem
    We also use courses, whether individual or collaborative, to develop people (particularly when they’re novices). Then we develop our ability to execute and the continue to learn through communicating and collaborating. I’ve tried to represent and share my thinking via diagrams (including here , here , and here ).
  • COLUMN TWO  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017
    [Collaboration] Your workshop choices at #Intranets2017
    James Robertson’s Workshop C (in the afternoon) tackles planning collaboration and social projects head-on, using a hands-on methodology that will keep everyone buzzing. Where are you headed on the journey from an intranet to a digital workplace ? Deep-dive workshops! Workshop prices. AU$750 + GST. AU$600 + GST. AU$420 + GST.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
    [Collaboration] New articles: Pedagogical practice; Coordination; Curriculum support; Student learning
    Donald Maclean, University of the Highlands and Islands - Embedding information literacy through critical skills, collaboration and a new curriculum. Adam Edwards, Middlesex University - Is it possible to teach and learn collaborative skills while still having fun? SCONUL Focus issue 68 (2017) has been published.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017
    [Collaboration] Another model for support
    What happens, importantly, is that by working collaboratively, we learn together. I was thinking about today’s post , wherein I was talking about a couple of packages that might help organizations move forward. I was reflecting back on some previous posts about engagement models, and was reminded of a more recent one. design strategy
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Collaboration] Digital Labs
    Digital Labs is a 5 page article including readings, links and examples of "digital labs" (which are spaces with tech tools of various kinds, to support teaching, learning, collaboration etc.) There is a new Tips and Trends article from the ACRL Instruction Section, Instructional Technologies Committee. Julian, S. and McPherson, P. 2017).
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Collaboration] Meet our international speakers at #Intranets2017
    Our international lineup features speakers who are changing the shape of collaboration, networking, UX, design, technical platforms, SharePoint, content management and all things digital. Thomas is a subject matter expert in social collaboration and gamification, based in the USA. Thomas Hsu – Accenture (USA).
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
    [Collaboration] the arts in perpetual beta
    seed collaborations within the arts community, and with other sectors. Next month I will be facilitating a workshop at The Arts in a Digital World Summit , hosted in Montreal by the Canada Council for the Arts. Among other things, the summit will be a chance to share knowledge, mobilize – and possibly even incubate projects.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017
    [Collaboration] one person at a time
    I have more faith that thousands of cooperating individuals, with all their inherent complexity, can create better structures than a group collaborating under the direction of a positional leader. Are networks the new companies ? Can our markets shift from capitalism to cooperativism ? Can our institutions become networks? In real time.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017
    [Collaboration] Handbook for information literacy teaching
    also address emerging issues around the sustainability of IL teaching, such as achieving economies of scale through means such as collaborative teaching and moving some of our provision, such as library induction, into online formats. link] Photo by Sheila Webber: frosted, Sheffield, February 2017.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2017
    [Collaboration] Intranets2017 is open for registrations!
    James Robertson is running a highly-interactive half-day workshop on planning collaboration and social projects , using the “pathway to social” methodology. Intranets2017 is in its seventh year, and it continues to power on as the biggest intranet conference in the southern hemisphere , running in Sydney on 31 May-2 June 2017.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
    [Collaboration] Silo APIs?
    Communication and collaboration is key! I was in a conversation with my colleague Charles Jennings about organizational innovation, and one of the topics that arose was that of barriers to successful organizational function. And I think the problem is bigger. Now, separation of functions can be useful. In fact, that’s not atypical.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
    [Collaboration] Cognitive Business
    And the fact that innovation is social, and an outcome of slow percolation, influences more than facilitating communication and collaboration. One of my mantras is that organizations need to align better with how we think, work, and learn. But it occurs to me that it really goes farther. And it’s worth being explicit about this.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
    [Collaboration] How to Avoid UX Burnout
    That moment of breaking open the pens to fill up dry erase boards with ideas and collaborate with our fellow creatives brings an energy and spark to the work that we do. Use the power of collaboration to gain outside perspectives and new insights. As I watched the app go live in across the various app stores I felt exhausted. Steal.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
    [Collaboration] Mobile Lesson
    It’s about aligning with us, supporting our needs to communicate and collaborate. I’m preparing my keynote for a mobile conference, and it’s caused an interesting reflection. My mlearning books came out in 2011, and subsequently I’ve written on the revolution. What does this mean? Are you mobilizing? mobile strateg
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2017
    [Collaboration] New articles: Infiltrating faculty; ADDIE model; Health sciences; Threshold concepts of Writing Studies; and more
    academic sector assessment Collaboration discipline - health IL frameworks infomation literacy Pedagogy research USAThe latest issue (vol 10 no 2) of the open-access journal Communications in Information Literacy has been published. It contains the following articles, plus book reviews and an editorial celebrating 10 years of CIL.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017
    [Collaboration] Holding to our values during difficult times
    I would also add to that list that we should support and collaborate with organizations that share our support for individual civil liberties, freedom of the press, and equal access to information. I write a lot in my American Libraries column about library values, particularly those around access and privacy. I get it. Constitution.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017
    [Collaboration] innovation in perpetual beta
    This is what we hope to find in our collaborative work teams in order to get things done. The perpetual beta working model tries to show how work and learning are related as we negotiate various types of networks to get new ideas, test them out, and innovate how we work. Our social networks can help us increase our awareness of new ideas.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
    [Collaboration] 2016 wasn’t all bad
    The Pacific NW is full of amazing and collaborative librarians and I feel proud to be a part of this community. As I alluded to in my last post , this year was a difficult one for me personally that ended up turning out for the better. I have never felt more at home in a job and more challenged in fun and exciting ways. Taking up archery.
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] 4 Great Ways to Conduct Peer Assists: Transferring Knowledge Effectively
    Collaboratively the two groups develop these criteria, gaining additional insight as they talk through each point. About three o’clock Helen says she would like to excuse herself and her team to give the Assist team a chance to talk through the response they want to make. The site is located in deep water in the North Sea. Mars Inc.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] Employee Experience
    collaborate. One of the recent trends has been about ‘customer experience’, focusing the organization on a consistent and coherent customer experience from first exposure through to ongoing product or service use. And this is a ‘good thing’! However, I want to suggest that just as important is the employee experience.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016
    [Collaboration] Open-access preprint book: Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines
    Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines. Collaborating to Advance Programmatic Information Literacy. academic sector assessment Collaboration Information Literacy Pedagogy research USAThere is a pre-print open access version of: D'Angelo, B., Jamieson, S., Maid, B. and Walker, J. Eds) (2016).
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016
    [Collaboration] Improving design processes
    A second thing was that there was a bit of a ‘waterfall model’, and instead I suggest having collaboration at critical points along the way. In this case, they have moved to more collaboration at an important juncture point, with more roles involved to be more innovative on the possibilities. Are you ready? design strateg
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] New issue of Information Research: theory; doctoral students; autism spectrum disorders; engineers; makerspaces
    As promised, here is information about the ISIC (Information Seeking In Context) conference supplement to the latest issue of the open access peer reviewed journal Information Research (vol. Papers include: - T.D. Wilson, A general theory of human information behaviour - Hester W.J.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016
    [Collaboration] friday’s factual finds
    ” —@ImSporticus “Most metrics ignore: Collaboration, Relationship-building, Capacity-building, Knowledge. Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Purposeful play. Play equals trust. A space where we can take risks.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp Media is the Message: Critical Use of Video in the Digital Age #WLIC2017
    Driven by digital network technologies, we increasingly use new approaches, tools and media types to collaborate and share information. This session will take place during the World Library and Information (IFLA) Conference in Wroclaw, Poland, between 19-25 August 2017. The conference paper should be presented in English. cfp events
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [Collaboration] Learning Strategy Issues
    One presentation was on collaborating to produce an elearning course on sleeping better, with the presenter’s firm demonstrating expertise in elearning, while the other firm had the subject matter expertise on sleep health. The other thing that I was involved in at Online Educa in Berlin was a session on The Flexible Worker.
  • LEVERAGING ORGANIZATIONAL KNOWLEDGE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016
    [Collaboration] How Bruno Kahne's "12 Deaf-Tips" relate to online communication
    The deaf teams always beating the hearing ones at the same tasks requiring good collaboration. He sent it to some of his deaf collaborators and they confirmed that these adaptations do relate to the way they communicate online. An online collaboration environment is also very well suited for using the story telling technique.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2016
    [Collaboration] How can libraries better serve refugees and asylum seekers? #libraries4refugees
    The input will be incorporated into a thought paper, that will be used to provide background for the 2-day collaborative learning space/meeting" Questions to projectwelcome01@gmail.com Photo by Sheila Webber: Sheffield, November 2016. UK time). events webinars
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016
    [Collaboration] Using Online Community for Digital Transformation
    Both of these activities are best realized using today’s modern digital communications and collaboration tools designed for very high scale, leverage, and asynchronicity: Online communities and enterprise social networks. Driving successful change in a large organization has always been one of the most difficult activities in business.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
    [Collaboration] Recent articles: nursing; IL job ads; credit class; paper activity
    Mapping Information Literacy and Written Communication Outcomes in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum: A Case Study in Librarian-Faculty Collaboration. Selected from journals of 3 ACRL chapters: Sproles, C. and Detmering, R. 2016). Working Information Literacy: The Instruction Librarian Specialty in Job Advertisements, 1973-2013. Deal, E.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016
    [Collaboration] Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation
    In thinking about the Coherent Organization , the original proposal from my colleague Harold Jarche was that were two key attitudes: collaboration and cooperation. And I find myself talking about collaboration and communication. So, Harold argues that there are two key ways of working, collaborating and cooperating.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2016
    [Collaboration] working out loud in perpetual beta
    Share a purpose Make a connection Make a contribution Share your progress Share a need Celebrate, Help Plan next steps These seven components can help make work teams more effective as they collaborate to achieve some purpose. Read more » ConnectedEnterprise PKMastery Work
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [Collaboration] One day to go for the Intranets2017 call for speakers: be inspired by two of this year’s presenters!
    Information executives Major Barry Byrne, Chief Information and Knowledge Management Officer at the Irish Defence Forces, and Rita Zonius, Head of Internal Digital Communication at ANZ, get together to discuss the ways in which successful organisations create a collaborative mindset. Knowledge has no rank. View the full article.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016
    [Collaboration] Measuring Culture Change
    Another indirect but more targeted measure might be the amount of collaboration happening (e.g. the use of collaboration tools) or even activity in social networks. Someone recently asked how you would go about measuring culture change, and I thought it’s an interesting question. What direct measures might there be?
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2016
    [Collaboration] Blog>> KM Practitioner Interview Series: Arief Amron
    We started a KM Practitioner Collaboration Session, where we hosted an introductory workshop on Knowledge Mapping. This will be in collaboration with our Data Management Department, who are working on knowledge discovery of capital markets data in the internet as well as internal, SC content. The main challenge is in moving forward.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016
    [Collaboration] Digital Wiggle Room « Simon Terry
    … Employees will often push back on new digital practices like collaboration, design thinking, agile and experimentation. Many of the key practices and approaches that enable the transformation of organisation receive pushback from managers initially because they don’t fit into a traditional management mindset of task efficiency.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] a new business ideology
    Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc., They must support collaboration, communication, synthesis, pattern recognition, and creative tension, all within a trusting environment in order to be effective.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
    [Collaboration] Four Questions to Protect Yourself from Bad Meetings
    Corporate Conversations Current Newsletter Leadership Leading Change Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations bad meetings business business meetings collaboration David Grady leadership lousy meetings meeting invitations meeting leadership meeting productivity meetings The Future of WorkWhat is the Agenda?
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
    [Collaboration] A New Look at Wikimedia, the World's Largest OER #OAweek
    He will be "considering whether Wikimedia has a role in Open Education and can be used in ways not previously considered - part repository, part VLE, part academic publishing and collaboration. This week is Open Access week and on 26 October 2016 (12.30-13.30 Is there an opportunity here to move more into Wikimedia? civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=271
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016
    [Collaboration] find your lumps
    ” As an individual practitioner, who sometimes collaborates with small teams of consultants, I have learned that all I have to sell is myself. I am a ‘strawberry jam’ consultant. My consulting has lumps that cannot be spread too thin. My work cannot be infinitely diluted, like grape jelly can be spread.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2016
    [Collaboration] In Digital Transformation, Culture Change Goes Hand in Hand with Tech Change
    By far, the most significant challenge is getting the organization to collaborate across functions and silos , given disparate priorities, timelines, and lack of mutual familiarity. I’ve spent a lot of time in the last few years identifying the best approaches for that urgent enterprise topic of our time, digital transformation.
  • INFORMATION WANTS TO BE FREE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016
    [Collaboration] Is the Framework Elitist? Is ACRL?
    Bombaro might call that elitist (because at most libraries collaborating with faculty is really hard to do), but I call it reality. Many of you who read my blog already know that I came to librarianship from social work, where I was a child and family psychotherapist. But let’s get to the meat of it. Threshold concepts cannot be taught.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016
    [Collaboration] Making Your Meetings Better: The Business Case for a Fix
    Current Newsletter Innovation Leadership Leading Change Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work business collaboration leadership leadership training making meetings better meeting leadership meetings productivity ROI teams training training and developmentLet’s consider a hypothetical example.
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] Vital Trends in Digital Experience and Transformation in 2016
    Major new additions to the list include digital assistants/bots/chatbots , blockchain , omnichannel , workplace app integration , and collaborative EMRs, along with significant tweaks in a variety of the existing trends. It’s what separates the digital native from those who are just beginning the journey. The list goes on.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016
    [Collaboration] Critical information literacy unconference #ecil2016
    Another librarian used a “jigsaw” approach, with different groups of students being asked to research different aspects or different topics, and then having to collaborate to build up the whole picture. These notes are ones that I took at the time (for technical reasons I didn't liveblog them absolutely at once).
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016
    [Collaboration] Dreamforce 16: Live Blogging the Benioff Keynote #df16
    ” Talking about Salesforce Quip will make people collaborate better on spreadsheets, word documents, and put conversational. The annual main keynote session here at Dreamforce in San Francisco starts today at 1pm ET in Moscone Center. The Largest Technology Event in North America. million installs, 751 partners, and over 20,000 workers.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016
    [Collaboration] Recent articles: Faculty librarian collaboration; political science students; IB of students with visual impairment
    Fong, Minglu Wang, Krista White, Roberta Tipton - A Pragmatic and Flexible Approach to Information Literacy: Findings from a Three-Year Study of Faculty-Librarian Collaboration. academic libraries academic sector academics Collaboration discipline - politics Information Behaviour Information Literacy librarians research writing
  • CONVERSATION MATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016
    [Collaboration] Please! No more Icebreakers: 5 Ways to Get a Group Connected Without Icebreakers
    Collaborative Intelligence: Using teams to solve hard problems , (San Francisco, Barrett-Koehler, 2011). We’ve all be subjected to, “Two truths and a lie” or “What would you be if you were an animal?” Yes, a real toaster! When the toast goes down the people in the circle take turns, saying something about themselves. Yuk! . Estimate 90 min).
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016
    [Collaboration] The Business Case for Making Your Meetings Matter (Part Three)
    Current Newsletter Leadership Leading Change Making Meetings Matter Newsletter Archive People and Organizations The Future of Work Work Design business collaboration conversations future futureofwork leadership Management meeting leadership meetings productivity teams Work Design CollaborativeReducing Costs. Conduct shorter meetings.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016
    [Collaboration] Latest articles: Information Research: children's information behaviour/ practice; cancer information seeking; student collaboration
    Articles in the latest issue of the open access peer-reviewed journal Information Research (volume 21 number 3) include: - Anna Hampson Lundh: Subject positions of children in information behaviour research - Sanghee Oh, Yan Zhang and Min Sook Park: Cancer information seeking in social question and answer services.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2016
    [Collaboration] working in perpetual beta
    We need to design our workplace structures and systems so that open collaboration can help each and every worker make critical decisions. Working in Perpetual Beta is the latest volume in the perpetual beta series. It began with Seeking Perpetual Beta , a synthesis of 10 years of blogging. This is not a recipe book. Table of Contents. Media.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2016
    [Collaboration] 5 Leadership Attitudes From Flat Organizations
    Pound of Obscure automattic Business collaboration connected company flat organizations holacracy management wirearchyFirst of all, flat organizations aren’t strictly flat. In order to grow, allow communication to flow, and projects to move forward, certain principles start to emerge. Source: 5 Leadership Attitudes From Flat Organizations.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
    [Collaboration] How to learn and learn-to-learn
    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 ;). In your working life, how have you learnt effectively from experience, please provide an example if possible? meta-learnin
  • 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. I decided to work and learn out loud and post my responses here. SocialLearnin
  • 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. I’m presuming here that the “Why?” Improving Meeting Outcomes.
  • 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. 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. These collaborative relationships are where the work gets done and where the formal hierarchical decisions are shaped, influenced or frustrated.” – the-wirearchy-makes-your-hierarchy-work/. “A Democracy Wirearchy
  • 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 presenceA meaningful 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
    I 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. We need to learn when and how to collaborate. The post Collaborating when it matters appeared first on Learnlets. He had a voice, instead of being told what to do. 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. We need to learn when and how to collaborate. A dear friend and colleague just wrote about his recent (and urgent) chemo and surgery. He had a voice, instead of being told what to do.
  • 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
    My mentors in that exciting time were Richard Nolan and Chuck Gibson, both former Harvard Business School professors who had collaborated to write the now-classic Harvard Business Review article “ Managing the Four Stages of EDP Growth ” (January, 1974). [“EDP” Stage 2 : Rapid (and often uncontrollable) growth. Stage 2: Rapid Growth.
  • 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. Now, true collaboration is powerful. 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 researchThe latest issue (volume 42, no. Bryan - How Do Students Get Help with Research Assignments? A 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.
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