April, 2017

NEW ARTICLE: Realizing the Benefits of True Globalization

Partnering Resources

By Aussiegall on flickr. Many organizations say they’re global. Few achieve the benefits of globalization. Bayer CropScience (BCS) experienced this conundrum several years ago.

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March for Science NL: Sharing the”signs of the times”

Making CommunitySense

Yesterday was a momentous day in the history of science. Never before did so many scientists and science supporters take to the streets in such huge numbers across the globe. Mass demonstrations took place in over 600 events , from the North Pole to the Antarctic. This went way beyond just anger about budget cuts and petty research politics.

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Lessons learnt from the design of a blended learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

Over the past year I have worked with Proteion , a health organization in the south of the Netherlands. They have 3500 employees and a large part of their work is care for people with dementia.

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Painting of Live Oak City Park Number 3

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" x 12" oil painting of a Live Oak in City Park, New Orleans completed on site.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

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GDPR

Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Happy birthday, CommunitySense!

Making CommunitySense

10 years ago to this day, I took the plunge. On April 1, 2007, I walked into the Tilburg Chamber of Commerce, and registered my very own company, CommunitySense. From the application form: “CommunitySense is a research consultancy company in the field of community informatics.

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Blog>> Knowledge Audits in Practice - Report on Global Survey

Green Chameleon

Let me thank the 150 respondents from all over who generously responded to my survey on knowledge audit perceptions and experiences. Some very useful insights from the responses, which I summarise below. The detailed report can be found in the attached pdf. Many of you expressed willingness to be contacted – I will be working on the interview plan over the coming weeks.Thanks again for all your help! Main Insights: 1.

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Painting of Persimmons New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of persimmons in New Orleans.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos. I have three photo albums covering my art.

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The myth of managed culture change

Chris Corrigan

For a long time I have known that the idea that culture change can be managed is a myth. A culture is emergent and is the result of millions of interactions, behaviours, artifacts and stories that people build up over time. It is unpredictable and results in surprise.

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Smart Women

How to Save the World

image CC0 from pexels.com. I guess it had to happen someday soon. Wasn’t nothing to hold them down. They would rise from among us like a big balloon. Take the sky, and forsake the ground… Hold them up, hold them up. Never do let them fall. Pray to the dust and the rust and the ruin.

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Happy birthday, CommunitySense!

Making CommunitySense

10 years ago to this day, I took the plunge. On April 1, 2007, I walked into the Tilburg Chamber of Commerce, and registered my very own company, CommunitySense. From the application form: “CommunitySense is a research consultancy company in the field of community informatics.

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Painting of Abalone Shell New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" x 12" acrylic painting of an Abalone shell in New Orleans. It was painted from life as a demonstration in a class I am teaching at the Community Commitment Education Center (Leonidas and Spruce).

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Painting of Coffee at a Parisian Cafe.

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" x 30" acrylic painting of coffee at a Parisian cafe. It is painted from a photo I took in Paris in 2008. I have done works from this photo six times now and always enjoy doing another version. This one was done for a friend by request. 

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Painting of Mardi Gras 2017

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting from Mardi Gars 2017 in New Orleans.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos. I have three photo albums covering my art.

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Painting of a North American B25 Mitchell New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a North American B 25 Mitchell. This one is hanging at the World War Two   Museum in New Orleans. It is the fourth in a four part series on planes found there. 

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Painting of Purple Orchids New Orleans

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of orchids in New Orleans.    Waiting of Purpl. The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

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March for Science NL: Sharing the”signs of the times”

Making CommunitySense

Yesterday was a momentous day in the history of science. Never before did so many scientists and science supporters take to the streets in such huge numbers across the globe. Mass demonstrations took place in over 600 events , from the North Pole to the Antarctic. This went way beyond just anger about budget cuts and petty research politics.

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Why you should come to learn about Open Space on June 1-2 in Vancouver

Chris Corrigan

Register for this year’s Open Space Technology learning workshop, June 1-2 in Vancouver. Early bird rates still available! I first stumbled across Open Space Technology in 1995 at a large conference of the International Association of Public Participation in Whistler.

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Several Short Sentences About the Welsh Language

How to Save the World

This information is based solely on somewhat unsubstantiated internet research and as such may not be entirely true, but it is certainly interesting.

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The literacy of messiness for philanthropy

Chris Corrigan

A couple of years ago I wrote a post that was critical of the way in which the Representative for Children in Youth in British Columbia drove practice changes among social workers.

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Teaching frameworks for practitioners

Chris Corrigan

Reflecting these days on some two day courses I have coming up, including one on complexity and social change , one on invitation practice and one on Open Space. Each of these courses is workshop to introduce people to a practice or a set of practices, as opposed to techniques and skills.

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Nutrition Facts

How to Save the World

Image CC0 from Pixabay. I ‘ve recently spent a fair bit of time reviewing the vast number of reviews of clinical research done on the connection between nutrition and health, that have been reported on Michael Greger’s nutritionfacts.org site.

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Full Circle Associates

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Full Circle Associates

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Full Circle Associates

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The Shaman

How to Save the World

this is a work of fiction. S o I went to a shaman, asking for guidance about liberation and enlightenment. And she told me that she couldn’t help me find enlightenment, but she could possibly help me to see what was not enlightenment. I thought that might be a start.

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Privilege, beauty and evaluation

Chris Corrigan

I’ve been for a beautiful walk this morning in the warm mist of a spring day in the highlands near Victoria. It was quiet but for the cacophony of bird song, and everything was wet with mist and dew.