Amp’d Conference 2.0

Over the last few months I’ve spent alot of time thinking (and reading ….) about this whole ‘amplified conference’ idea – and especially in the last few weeks its been something of an oasis of web 2.0 fun in a desert of mundane web 1.0 activity! Both Brian Kelly and Andy Powell (sometime together) have…… Continue reading Amp’d Conference 2.0

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Brave New World? Not really…

Its becoming increasingly apparent to me that I have been living and, more importantly, working in some kind of bubble for the last couple of years.  The great leaps forward in the web that I saw happening around me were actually an illusion and they had failed to take hold in the wider public conciousness…… Continue reading Brave New World? Not really…

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More eGov ramblings..

No sooner had I finished mulling over the implications of the Power of Information report I wrote about earlier in the week when I came across another eGov/Web 2.0 article – this time from Richard MacManus at the Read/WriteWeb blog (based on a couple of Gartner reports). In this case it is very much a…… Continue reading More eGov ramblings..

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Secondment..

As of the 22ndOctober I will be leaving JISC for six months while I undertake a secondment for HEFCE managing the HE content on the governments Directgov portal.  It promises to an interesting and challenging assignment.  I’ll be working with members of HEFCE, DIUS, the Directgov team and HERO on the project and the aim…… Continue reading Secondment..

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