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Better Beginnings, Better Futures Position Paper

After 25 years, BBBF has published an impressive position paper  BBBF Position Paper-Nov2015final. My contribution to this long term research project was setting up communications, reporting and accounting systems in the original 12 community locations.  Eight of these continue to operate. … Continue reading

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CITM696 – Last time

For the past ten years,  been teaching CITM696 (and its’ predecessors) at the Ted Rogers Business School of Ryerson University. The course looks at Accounting Information Systems from a systems perspective. It is a requirement for Accounting students planning to … Continue reading

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Participatory Design in professional practice

Was invited back to UofT Faculty of Information Studies to present cases using participatory design.  I chose to discuss the Ontario Health Promotion Resource System, the Canadian Health Network, and my current responsibilities with the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto. … Continue reading

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CITM 613 Teaching slide

The Fall semester of 2010 is likely my last teaching Information Architecture at Ryerson University.  It has been challenging to adjust content and incorporating new technologies and visual presentations during a rapidly evolving time. One personal observation over the years … Continue reading

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Ontario Health Health Network online

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Teaching many to many relationships

Found that understanding and implementing a many to many relationship in a database were among the most difficult expectations of my students. The attached handout from a Dec 2001 article MS Office Pro helped considerably. Article download

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Weighted decision making tool

Decision making is often difficult. Sole responsibilities and preferences can cloud choices. In a group setting, the problem is complicated by multiple, sometimes conflicting, preferences, egos and hidden agendas. The attached spreadsheet applies weighted averaging to work through those preferences … Continue reading

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Healthy Living Peel – a community corner site

The recently launched Healthy Living Peel site, an initiative of Peel Region Public Health, is based on the Community Corner platform. It includes blogs, discussion groups, photo gallery, and document storage and search capabilities. Requirements document download

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Applying the online to service and sustainability

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White Plains Community That Cares – survey results

ITScooperative contracted to deliver: Modification of an open-source MS Access database, AYS2000, done by Duane Hookum, to administer the community capacity/needs assessment. Modifications include form for respondent entry. Conversion of questions to fit application processing capabilities. Testing of input and … Continue reading

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