CDLINFO News: Strategic & Project Planning

UC Libraries Announce Open Access Publishing Fund Pilot

January 31, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Strategic & Project Planning,Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

By Joanne Miller, Senior Analyst, Strategic and Project Planning The UC Libraries are pleased to announce new campus-based open access fund pilots to support UC faculty members who wish to … More

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A line from here to there

February 15, 2011  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

What is the most direct route to from start to finish? This morning I walked to BART behind a guy who veered right and left on the sidewalk as he … More

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DataCite Metadata Scheme is published

January 24, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

The DataCite Metadata Scheme has been finalized and is now available here. After many months and a lot of very early morning conference calls with my European colleagues, I am … More

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Now, Dashboard! Now, Dancer!

December 6, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Are you using a dashboard to assess your organization’s performance? At CDL, we decided to give this approach a try. This time last year, I was beginning the necessary background … More

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A time for thanks

November 22, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

This is a good time to pause for a moment and take stock, to reflect on what we have, where we are, and to say thanks. There is always plenty … More

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Go Giants! Persist!

November 15, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Hundreds of thousands of Giants fans crowded the streets of downtown San Francisco to welcome their conquering heroes home, many having waited a lifetime for the pleasure. Orange and black … More

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Reducing the Cost of Change

November 1, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Two of the authors of the Agile Manifesto, Jim Highsmith and Alistair Cockburn, have said here that the strategy behind Agile methods “is to reduce the cost of change.” To … More

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Leaping over tall buildings

October 18, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Can a project manager be a hero? Should she or he be one? These questions came up at a meeting here. Some felt that bringing certain projects to successful conclusion … More

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Earthquake weather

October 11, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

It’s a beautiful, warm October day here in the Bay Area. And yet, I have to admit, that warm autumn days can sometimes give me a slight sense of foreboding, … More

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Repeating patterns

October 4, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Using patterns as the basis for creativity is common in the world of design.  It seemed counter-intuitive to me until I read Designing Social Interfaces, a book that calls itself … More

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