Category Archives: Presentation

The Crowded Boardroom: When the long tail collides with hierarchy – a true story.

This not a random picture, it is how I envision the government. Each ship is a department or agency. The ships have commanders with considerable authority. Communication at a distance is very bad, (they did it with flags). Groups of … Continue reading

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Hold your breath, it’s going to go deep.

December 2013 Update: The full paper is now available on the Articles page.  June 24, 2013 Update: Our paper submissions are complete, now I have to do is write the paper entitled: THE CROWDED BOARDROOM — WHEN THE LONG TAIL … Continue reading

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PS Engage Resources

This post is to document all the resources produced as part of PS Engage 2011 and 2012 Photos and Tapestries Tweet stream without re-tweets Check out the Nexalogy interactive hashtag summary Download the PDF summary Copies of the presentations on … Continue reading

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Canadian Public Health Conference: Papers & Keynote Presentation

Last week (June 2011), I had the great pleasure of being part of the Canadian Public Health Association conference in Montreal. I attended the three days, participated in two panels, met a lot of great people and generally learned a … Continue reading

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Why do we collaborate?

As part of a presentation I am preparing for a public health  forum exploring enabling technologies, I have created a slide that I think summarizes why people collaborate. It was a bit of epiphany when it came to me so … Continue reading

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What makes a community manager?

Original post: I am working on a slide describing the high level attributes of  an ideal community manager and am wondering what is missing. Any thoughts? Revisions: July 5, 2010 After collecting some comments and some discussion at the first … Continue reading

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Thom Talks #1

This is my presentation from the March 16, 2010, CapCHI meeting. CapCHI is a Computer-Human Interaction group, based in Ottawa. This is the first time I have told the GCPEDIA story outside of Government.

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