• 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.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp Library 2.016: Library as Classroom #library2016
    Libraries of all kinds serve as formal and informal creative classrooms, supporting learners by employing emerging strategies in learning and engagement" It will be held in Blackboard Collaborate. The founding partner of the Library 2.0 online conferences is the School of Information at San Jose State University. events webinars
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Collaboration] Four Questions to Ask About All Those Meetings
    I’ve said it many times:  meetings are the very heart of the future of work. Meetings are the way knowledge workers learn, communicate, problem-solve, create, share ideas, influence others, and inspire. They are the way work gets done in a world overwhelmed with information. But how effective are the meetings you participate in, or lead?
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
    [Collaboration] L&D Value
    If they went further, and were also facilitating the ability for the organization to continually innovate – fostering communication and collaboration via tools, practices, and culture – they’d be key to getting people to provide their best. ” Are these ideas incommensurate?  Or is there a reconciliation? Together.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
    [Collaboration] Award-winning digital workplace case studies and screenshots
    Acting as both an aggregator of key HR data and the point of entry into different systems, the dashboard covers pay and benefits, holiday, performance management and even collaboration. Browse through the case studies below, and grab what you need with just a few clicks. Evolving the digital workplace. Meeting the needs of employees.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016
    [Collaboration] Socially Acceptable
    collaborating to develop a shared response. I was talking with my ITA colleagues, and we were discussing the state of awareness of social learning. And we were somewhat concerned that at least from some evidence, there’re some misconceptions around about social learning. So I thought I’d take another shot at it. social strategy
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016
    [Collaboration] What Do Meetings Have to Do with The Future of Work?
    The essence of that mind shift has to be the recognition that in this age of networked knowledge, leadership has to evolve from telling and directing to collaborating and listening. I was recently interviewed about Making Meetings Matte r by Dr. Jac Fitz-Enz (“ Interviewing Jim Ware ”). Many of us complain about how useless most of them are.
  • KNOWLEDGE JOLT WITH JACK  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] Focus on the processes, not the tools
    This comes up nicely in an article from Davide "Folletto" Casali,  The Three Speeds of Collaboration: Tool Selection and Culture Fit : Choosing the right tool is a weird thing to do, because it’s at the same time the most important choice and the least important choice you can do. This shouldn't be a surprise. The idea still make sense.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016
    [Collaboration] Using #wikipedia article writing for assessments and exercises in law, biology and more
    2016) Using Wikipedia to Teach Audience, Genre and Collaboration. Employing Wikipedia for good not evil: innovative approaches to collaborative writing assessment. A few articles on this theme: Firstly a short article in a university newsletter Byatnal, A. 2016, March 22). Cornell takes big red pen to Wikipedia life sciences content.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016
    [Collaboration] LILAC IL winners
    This project is a collaboration of UK and Burmese universities, run by Yin from the University of Manchester." Information Literacy award winners were announced at the LILAC conference on Tuesday. The runner-up was Elizabeth Hutchinson (Head of Schools Library Service, Guille-Alles Library, St Peter Port). Awards
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] Digital workplace highlights at Intranets2016
    Intranets2016 will also be covering other key digital workplace topics, including collaboration and social tools, the role of cloud technologies, and taking an agile approach to development. A wave of change is rolling through organisations, and it’s long overdue. Andy Zimmerman:  Building a mobile channel for employees. Learn more.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] sense-making with social media
    Not using social media to connect, contribute, and collaborate is like sitting in a closed office all day. “Tweeting during a conference helps me consolidate my thoughts and capture key insights. Facebook helps me share resources. LinkedIn is a useful professional tool. Generation. Elaboration. Retrieval. Spaced practice. Imagery.
  • BOXES AND ARROWS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] Method Mondays: Never stop learning
    Creating Breakthrough Product Through Collaborative Play , Addison-Wesley 2007, 56-61. A day in the life. Benjamin Franklin once said: “Tell me and I forget; teach me and I may remember; involve me and I learn.”. In this article, I would like to share the five methods with you that work best for us—they’re worth trying! According to Robert B.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] In the loop
    This all too common expression is – or should be – the bane of anyone trying to implement, or just use, a community approach of working out loud for collaboration and communication. Ounce of Perception collaboration community web 2.0 “Keep me in the loop.”. What it really means is…. If they do take you up on it, they may never join in.
  • THEORIA CUM PRAXI  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] In the loop
    This all too common expression is – or should be – the bane of anyone trying to implement, or just use, a community approach of working out loud for collaboration and communication. Ounce of Perception collaboration community web 2.0 “Keep me in the loop.”. What it really means is…. If they do take you up on it, they may never join in.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016
    [Collaboration] Making Meetings Matter: An Overview
    developed the P4+ model to show you how smart leaders orchestrate powerful collaborative conversations. Together we can enhance organizational efficiency, improve collaboration, and make all our meetings both productive and popular. Are you frustrated by all the unfocused, boring meetings you have to sit through? But don’t stop there.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016
    [Collaboration] social learning for complex work
    This requires cooperation and collaboration between people to understand the complexity. “Carnegie Mellon’s Robert E. Kelley … says the percentage of the knowledge you need to memorize to do your job is shrinking rapidly: 1986: 75%. 1997: 15-20%. 2006: 8-10% estimated. What you find when you look something up is probably current.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016
    [Collaboration] David Coleman Reviews “Making Meetings Matter”
    David Coleman , the founder and executive director of Collaborative Strategies, Inc. , has just published a highly complimentary review of Making Meetings Matter on CMSWire. Here is a brief excerpt: Collaboration and telecommunications company  Fuze  correlated data that shows “15 percent of an organization’s time is spent in meeting.”
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016
    [Collaboration] The Seven Dimensions of a Powerful Conversation
    Join me for an hour of conversation about meetings and collaborative conversations on Wednesday, March 16, at 3 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Special Note: You are invited to a special (and free) book launch party celebrating the publication of Making Meetings Matter. Today let’s dig a little deeper into the underlying factors they identified.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016
    [Collaboration] the future of human work
    There is no shortage of tools to help us make collaborate and communicate, and the list keeps growing. People can never be better at computing than computers. We cannot become more efficient than machines. All we can do is be more curious, more creative, more empathetic. Service delivery will gradually improve as machines take it over.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
    [Collaboration] cfp 3rd Annual LILi Conference
    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 3rd Annual LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) Conference will be held on August 8 2016 at Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California, USA. cfp events
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
    [Collaboration] #openeducationwk webinar on OER Libguides
    The session can be accessed through the following Collaborate link: [link] * That's what it says on the SUNY webinar website. SUNY (State University of New York) Centre for Online Teaching Excellence is hosting free webinars this week for Open Education Week. Photo by Sheila Webber: daffodils and dead leaves, March 2016. events webinars
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016
    [Collaboration] Building Collaborations for Library Instruction
    The theme is Building Collaborations for Library Instruction. "We want to hear from you! We envision a few quick presentations and small and whole-group discussion." To sign up go to: https://junior2349.wufoo.com/forms/building-collaborations-for-library-instruction/ Photo by Sheila Webber: Daffodils, March 2016. events
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016
    [Collaboration] temporary, negotiated hierarchies
    willing cooperation = lessening the emphasis on teamwork and collaboration and encouraging wider cooperation. 4. Initially published on Medium.com, the following is based on several previous blog posts. Post-Job Economy. That period is almost over, as witnessed by 54 million self-employed Americans. We are entering a post-job economy.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
    [Collaboration] A Debate is not a Discussion, and a Discussion is not a Dialogue
    With all the presidential candidate debates filling up the airwaves recently, it’s time to think about what makes for a good conversation. Regrettably, we are not seeing any significant examples of memorable conversations in the so-called “public discourse.” meaningful conversation changes you in important ways. What have I missed?
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016
    [Collaboration] strategic transformation of workplace learning
    Informal learning is learning without instruction and is personally directed or done in collaboration with others. Is your learning and development team able to transform so it can support complex work, help people be more creative, and adapt to the changing nature of the digital workplace? “Strategic Transformation. 20%: Exposure.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016
    [Collaboration] Assessment in Action: special issue
    academic libraries academic sector Collaboration evaluation Information Literacy Students USAThe latest issue of open-access journal College and Research Libraries (volume 77, issue 2, 2016 [link] ) features reports from the Assessment in Action project. The articles include: - Veronica Arellano Douglas and Celia E.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016
    [Collaboration] network management update
    willing cooperation” = lessening the emphasis on teamwork and collaboration and encouraging wider cooperation. 4. You cannot manage a network. As networks become the dominant organizational form, the way we think about management has to change, as well as the way those in positions of authority try to influence others. Management
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
    [Collaboration] Communicators share their experiences at Intranets2016
    The theme this month at Step Two is internal communications in all its forms, including top-down intranet news, bottom-up feedback, and peer-to-peer collaboration. With a diversity of channels and technologies on offer, this is an ideal time to strengthen communication and staff engagement. Andrew Harrington, Raine & Horne.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [Collaboration] Five Reasons There are so Many Bad Meetings
    [Note: This article is a brief excerpt from Chapter Two of my new book, Making Meetings Matter: How Smart Leaders Orchestrate Powerful Conversations in the Digital Age (link is to the book’s page on Amazon.com).]. Even though that is a wide range, I am confident that there at least four billion meetings a year here in the U.S.!
  • CLARK QUINN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2016
    [Collaboration] Beyond Consulting
    This is what I do!  I find it really rewarding to work with folks and collaboratively generating great outcomes, and I’m looking for more opportunities ways to assist. I was at a retreat this weekend, consorting with colleagues. And I paid attention to his recommendations. You know what you want done, and you hire someone to do it.
  • CLARK QUINN  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Collaboration] Litmos Guest Blog Series
    Collaboration. As I did with Learnnovators , with Litmos I’ve also done a series of posts , in this case a year’s worth. So, we have presentations on: Blending learning. Performance Support. mLearning: Part 1 and Part 2. Advanced Instructional Design. Games and Gamification. Measurement. Reviewing Design Processes.
  • JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
    [Collaboration] The NewCo-BigCo Shift or, These Nine Things Will Change Business Forever
    Cities offer access to capital, education, regulatory frameworks, and a collaborative density of human curiosity and connections. The post The NewCo-BigCo Shift or, These Nine Things Will Change Business Forever appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. cross posted from NewCo ). Technology used to be a specialized field.
  • FUTURE OF WORK  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2016
    [Collaboration] Making YOUR Meetings Matter
    Permit me a bit of shameless self-promotion. My new book, Making Meetings Matter: How Smart Leaders Orchestrate Powerful Conversations in the Digital Age , just became available on Amazon.com , and I am in a giddy celebratory mode. In fact, I just got my very first copy of the paperback edition (I ordered it from Amazon on Friday). Ruth Ross.
  • INFORMATION LITERACY WEBLOG  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016
    [Collaboration] Journal of Academic Librarianship latest: virtual librarian; students as co-designers; IDEA model; social media evaluation
    Students as Co-designers of a Virtual Learning Commons: Results of a Collaborative Action Research Study. - Leeder, C. and Shah, C. 2016). Measuring the Effect of Virtual Librarian Intervention on Student Online Search. The Journal of Academic Librarianship , 2(1), 2-7 - Santos, I., Ali, N. and Hill, A. 2016). and Fourie, I. 2016). 2016).
  • DION HINCHCLIFFE'S WEB 2.0 BLOG  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
    [Collaboration] Dear IT Department, Why Community Management Matters
    It’s one of the curiosities of enterprise technology: Despite collaboration and engagement being an exclusively human activity — even when augmented and improved by digital tools — it’s the IT department that most often gets put in charge of rolling out said tools and then operating them long term.
  • COLUMN TWO  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2016
    [Collaboration] See James in Europe: March 14-24 (London, Utrecht, Geneva & beyond)
    Since that time, the intranet space has continued to evolve, and modern sites now incorporate collaboration and social tools, business processes, dashboards, plus much more. advanced topics, such as meeting global & local needs, incorporating collaboration and personalisation. homepages that delight.
  • HAROLD JARCHE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2016
    [Collaboration] we don’t need better leaders
    We need organizations and structures that let all people cooperate and collaborate. “Why is everyone so hung up on Leaders, Leadership and Leadership courses – it’s what gets us into a mess. Think banking, politics, sport…” – Donald Clark. If all you have is a hammer, then every problem looks like a nail. Leadership
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