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Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

Have an Idea to Improve Access to Information in Your Community? The Knight News Challenges Wants to Fund It #knc

11.18.2010 · Posted in Funding

You invent it, they fund it. Simple as that. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is running a grant competition called the News Challenge.  The News Challenge awards up to $5 million for innovative projects that use technology to transform the way communities send, receive and make use of news and information. Applicants ...

Pivot Points For Change: Libraries And Librarians

03.04.2010 · Posted in Change

The fabulous Buffy Hamilton gave her Pivot Points of Change presentation at my library's Staff Day last week.  The points were inspired by post from Seth Godin in which he states changing everything is too difficult. Buffy applied this to libraries and librarians for the 9 pivot points of change.  This is a slightly modified version of  her ...

Top Ten Links Week 8

02.28.2010 · Posted in Links, Read This

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 2/19/2010 thru 2/25/2010 1. RT @VenessaMiemis: 16 free ebooks about social media via @fredzimny. Just look at this list of titles and authors : Building a Social Media Team, Amber Naslund, ContentCory Doctorow Customer Service, The Art of Listening and Engagement Through Social Media, Brian ...

Want Innovation? Get Out of the Way

02.10.2010 · Posted in Change, Innovation

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 ...