Category Archives: Participatory Design

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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Putting children not schedules at the centre of systems development

Trainers identify common case management situations with potential confusion regarding recording requirements and supervisory notifications for approval. April-15-14 Trainers Question: ” When recording a departure, does this need to be done through both a contact log (type – approved departure) … Continue reading

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NIEM videos introduce benefits of standardizing data exchange

https://www.niem.gov/about/what-is-niem/Pages/what-is-niem.aspx. Two videos, each less than 3 minutes long, provide a top level view to the benefits of standardized data exchange. I really like their emphasis on building the exchanges from multiple community sources and assisting stakeholders in understanding each … Continue reading

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Requirements Gathering Techniques

To: sigia-l@asis.org Subject: [Sigia-l] Interesting & Effective Requirements Gathering Techniques? “I’m looking for interesting techniques for the requirements gathering of internal applications… specifically ones that involve levels of participatory design (our users are in-house and will participate as cross functional … Continue reading

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John Seeley Brown interview on learning

http://audio.edtechlive.com/JSB.mp3 Interview with former PARC director John Seeley Brown.

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Listservs, sharing and spamming

Posted to CSOCWORK Listservs pre-date web sites, blogs, wikis and other online content sources by many years. Together with newsgroups, they contain the early record of the internet conversation. One might even argue that the ratio of useful content to … Continue reading

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Designing data

This came via Ziya Oz of the SIGIA-L list. It will inspire anyone who wants to connect data to understanding. http://www.ted.com/tedtalks/tedtalksplayer.cfm?key=hans_rosling

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