Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Lean Machine

Much has been written about ‘Lean‘, and what a ‘lean’ organisation looks like. ‘Lean’ quite simply means creating more value with fewer resources. A popular misconception is that ‘lean’ only applies to manufacturing industries, but in fact it can be … Continue reading

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Thriving as a 21st Century Information Professional

I will be addressing the Network for Information and Knowledge Exchange (NetIKX) members at their meeting on Wednesday 29th September about the challenges and opportunities facing information professionals in today’s information rich, time poor environment. To some extent this is … Continue reading

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The Knowledge Hub and Linked Data in Local Government

This is a presentation I did for the International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO-UK) for their conference on 14th September 2010 on the topic “The Future of Knowledge Organization on the Web”. The presentation covers the issues faced by users … Continue reading

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Bookmarks for September 11th through September 16th

These are my links for September 11th through September 16th: Google to unveil social networking feature – latimes.com – Probably not news to many people, but clearly Google ramping up the expectations for their much-heralded new social network venture. No … Continue reading

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Bookmarks for September 9th through September 11th

These are my links for September 9th through September 11th: Local Spending Data Guidance | data.gov.uk – This guidance has been produced by the Local Public Data Panel, and builds on the draft guidance published in June this year by … Continue reading

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Bookmarks for September 5th through September 8th

These are my links for September 5th through September 8th: Calendar of the Future – If the 21st century is the age of social media and the social web, then the calendar is still firmly rooted in 20th century technology. … Continue reading

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Bookmarks for September 3rd through September 4th

These are my links for September 3rd through September 4th: The State of Linked Data in 2010 – A good summary and explanation of open and linked data. A reminder too that not all linked data is open, and not … Continue reading

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Bookmarks for August 30th through September 2nd

These are my links for August 30th through September 2nd: Facebook and Twitter meet iTunes in Ping – Apple takes further strides to integrate iTunes with social networks. I'm wondering where this leaves services such as Last.fm and Blip.fm? 10 … Continue reading

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