Category Archives: OPC

Reflections on policy, organizations and people during technological change

I’m still amazed how everyone at the then OPC gave us the motivation, space and patience to adapt and apply rapidly changing technology to growing a people network. Data and connections are now part of almost everything. In my view, … Continue reading

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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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Service Tracking Application – Documentation Release

Work on this application for the Ontario Health Promotion Resources System started in 2002. Quite the challenge to capture and report the activities and resources of such a diverse membership. From chronic health to social determinants and from personal to social … Continue reading

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A socio-technical information infrastructure for health promotion in Ontario

The goal of this infrastructure development initiative is to combine the efficiency of a market perspective with the comprehensive, collaborative and broad perspective of health promotion organizations and public initiatives in Ontario in order to effect healthy change. In order … Continue reading

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Hazards of early DB release

HOW DO WE HANDLE A PARTICIPANT WHO WITHDRAWS FROM THE CONFERENCE? Obviously, when someone withdraws we want to make sure that they do not appear as attendees at workshops, meals or in the participant directory. To take someone out go … Continue reading

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Report on system examination and training session

This summarizes my initial review of your information system and provides some suggestions for further development and training. The specifications as initially submitted have been met with the exception of minor items now in progress. The primary program administrative workstation is equipped … Continue reading

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Regional Report on Entries in OPC Databases

Dates Covered : Entire Databases to 04/27/90 POSTAL REGION            NEWSPROG MAILLIST REQUEST Eastern Ontario (K)                    135              1336        … Continue reading

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