The Future Is Here: It's Just Not Evenly Distributed

Here's a capture of my talk yesterday on practical cloud computing for the Loughborough Students Union Computer Society (LSUCS): ...

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A Post-PC Manifesto

A Post-PC Manifesto

In the last couple of weeks I have lectured this year's intake of Computer Science undergrad and postgrad students at Loughborough on Cl...

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ALT-C 2011: Cloud Learning with Google Apps

ALT-C 2011: Cloud Learning with Google Apps

In this post I'll pull together the key themes that emerged in our "Cloud Learning with Google Apps" workshop at the ALT-C...

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Bouquets and Brickbats: Stakeholder Happiness and IT Strategy

Bouquets and Brickbats: Stakeholder Happiness and IT Strategy

In this blog post I'll return to our project to "field test" the JISC Strategic ICT Toolkit , with a round up of results and r...

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My #iwmw11 Takeaway

My #iwmw11 Takeaway

I thought it would be interesting and fun to make my plenary session at IWMW11 a bit more interactive than simply me standing up and waff...

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Embedding Web 2.0 (#iwmw11)

Embedding Web 2.0 (#iwmw11)

I'll be talking at the Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW 2011) this week about institutional attitudes to "Web 2.0&quo...

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Exploring IT Strategy at Loughborough

Exploring IT Strategy at Loughborough

"Institutional maturity" for Loughborough's IT Strategy I've blogged in the past about a little project on IT Strategy...

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Critique of the JISC Self-Analysis Framework for CRM

Critique of the JISC Self-Analysis Framework for CRM

This post summarises some work that I have been doing to follow up PIPaL , our recent JISC project looking into Customer Relationship Manag...

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Back to the Future - Resource Discovery, Revisited

Back to the Future - Resource Discovery, Revisited

This post is prompted by recent Twitter discussions involving some of my co-conspirators from the 1990s, back when I was a digital libraries...

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Loughborough Shortlisted for Times Higher Award

Loughborough Shortlisted for Times Higher Award

I'm delighted to be able to report that IT Services at Loughborough University has been shortlisted for the 2011 Times Higher Leadership...

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Value Stream Mapping the Google Apps Transition

Value Stream Mapping the Google Apps Transition

This is a follow-up to my talk at the UCISA 2011 management conference about the Google Apps experience at Loughborough University. For ...

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JISC Strategic ICT Toolkit field test

In this post I'll pick up on and amplify a few of the themes from the talk that Parmjit Dhugga and I did about the JISC Strategic ICT To...

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UK HE Mail Filtering and Archiving Survey

UK HE Mail Filtering and Archiving Survey

In January 2011 I surveyed IT Directors in FE and HE on their approach to email ļ¬ltering (scanning for spam, viruses etc) and archiving. The...

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Amplifying the Google Apps User Group - #guug11

Amplifying the Google Apps User Group - #guug11

Last summer I blogged about amplified events and using this blog for engagement, which is a topic I returned to for the recent Web 2.0 guid...

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