Archive for December, 2009

The 10 do’s and don’ts of website development

December 23, 2009

To date I haven’t really used this blog to link to other articles as I wanted to use it mainly for new ideas (plus the fact that James Robertson does a better job at pulling together articles and resources than I ever could).

 However I am going to make an exception for Eric Reiss’s  article ‘The 10 do’s and don’ts of website development’. Much of what Eric says is totally applicable to intranets too so it’s well worth a read.

I have to admit that I have always had a soft spot for Eric since attending the previous two Euro IA conferences where Eric’s company, Fatdux, contributed to the free beer the night before the conferences opened with Eric himself enthusiastically hosting the events. Somehow the conference itself seemed a little anti-climactic after that!

Planned serendipity for innovation in the workplace

December 3, 2009

Lightbulbs_Faith_GobleIn reply to a comment on one of my posts regarding knowledge activities I used the phrase ‘planned serendipity’ to describe how, in my opinion, the conditions could be created in which seredipitous ideas stand more of a chance of being generated. In this context serendipity = innovation.

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