October 20, 2011
As readers of this blog will know, I quite like experimenting with a number of services to record, represent and re-present various activities. One tool I have been revisiting over the past few months is memolane. When I first looked at this service I thought it had potential for projects and also as a [...]
August 30, 2011
Like many others I'm becoming increasingly interested in the many ways we can now start to surface and visualise connections on social networks. I've written about some aspects social connections and measurement of networks before.
My primary interest in this area just now is more at the CETIS ISC (innovation support centre) level, and to [...]
August 15, 2011
Martin Hawksey has been doing a bit of playing around with JISC project data lately and has now created a spreadsheet of the top "socially favoured" JISC funded projects.
As a large part of my job involves supporting and amplifying the work of JISC programmes, I'm also always looking for ways to keep in touch [...]
May 20, 2011
This week we had one of our quite rare all of CETIS staff meetings. During the discussions over the two days, communication and how to be smarter, better at sharing what we do amongst ourselves was a recurring theme. If you keep up with the CETIS news feed you'll probably realise that we [...]
November 17, 2010
Another year, another CETIS conference. Monday and Tuesday this week saw around 140 delegates join us at the National College for Leadership of Schools and Childrens' Services Conference Centre in Nottingham for the 2010 CETIS Conference "Never Waste a Good Crisis - Innovation & Technology in Institutions."
Over the past few years, the backchannel conversations via [...]
June 18, 2009
I've just watched Clay Shirky's recent talk on ted.com on "how twitter can change history". Although the content of the talk is very topical there are added nuances this week in particular with the explosion of community driven social media interactions around the Iranian election.
One of the key premises of the presentation it that [...]