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 All videos from 2011 and 2012 events Download the PDF summary Blog posts about the conferences Copies of the presentations … 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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