Category Archives: Web 2.0

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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Library 2.0

I am delighted to be able to agree to  run a morning session at the May 6, 2011 meeting of the Eastern Canada Chapter of the Special Libraries Association.  The session consists of two parts: Part 1 – 90 minutes … Continue reading

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Licence to innovate

This slide has proven to be popular with clients so I thought I would share it in case you need to sell Web 2.0 or innovation inside the Government of Canada. One client made a small license size version, maybe … Continue reading

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Framework for the Virtual Government Network

Update Here is a video of me talking about the VGN at the PS Engage conference. ————— Original post with a link to the paper.  ————— The following material comes from a paper I recently finished as part of my studies. I … 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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A friend of a friend of a friend

I was part of an interesting information chain the other day and wanted to share it. No surprise to those of you that know me, I was walking the dogs and received an email on my phone from a colleague … Continue reading

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Thom’s Top Ten #g2e 2010 edition

Back in May I wrote about attending Gov 2.0 Expo, in that post I promised to share some of what I learned. In short, it was an intense three days, lots of great presentations, and more importantly dozens of interesting … Continue reading

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