Tag Archives: Change

Set the World on Fire – Innovating Libraries

This is am much delayed posting of a keynote I delivered at the Colorado Association of Libraries conference in Keystone last October. The theme of the conference was Ready, Set, Go! Innovating Colorado Libraries. Set the World on Fire, keynote, Colorado Association of Libraries from Bobbi Newman References Rogers, E. M. (2003).  Diffusion of Innovations, New York: Free Press.

Publishing is the New Literacy

In a recent piece at egdge.org Clay Shirky talks about the changes brought about by the internet and relates them to historical  events. To make a historical analogy with the last major increase in the written word, you could earn a living in 1500 simply by knowing how to read and write. The spread of those […]

Top Ten Links Week 21

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 5/21/2010 thru 5/27/2010. Ok I’ll confess right off the bat, I cheated, there are 12 links this week.  I just couldn’t cut them down. A couple of these deserve their own blog post so shame on me for not giving them the […]

Top Ten Links Week 17

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 4/23/2010 thru 4/29/2010 1.Facebook’s Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline – a must read. You know privacy settings on Facebook have been changing but just seeing the time line will put it in perspective. 2. CIOs say IT should not block socianetworking sites […]

Checklist for Preventing Innovation – What Would You Add?

Watch the video, you really need to see the examples. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=10175915&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 My Anti-Creativity Checklist from Youngme Moon on Vimeo. From the Video Play it Safe. Know your limitations. Remind yourself it’s just a job. Show you’re the smartest guy in the room. Be the tough guy. Respect history. Stop the madness before it can start. […]

The End of Publishing As We Know It

Be sure to watch the whole thing! This video was prepared by the UK branch of Dorling Kindersley Books. Originally meant solely for a DK sales conference, the video was such a hit internally that it is now being shared externally. found via LISnews

Want Innovation? Get Out of the Way

We hear a lot about innovation and change these days. Everyone is talking about it, every is doing it, or at least trying to. There’s a problem though, change and innovation require more than lip service. Declaring that you are innovative does not make it so. You know what I’m talking about, someone reads an […]


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