CDLINFO News: Behind the Scenes

Sustainability

September 27, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Have you done any sustainability planning? While it’s true that a number of granting agencies now include requirements for this kind of planning, what’s really the driving force for many … More

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Which way forward?

September 15, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Does your organization do 5 or 10 year plans? What about 15-year plans? I sat in a meeting recently with someone who was asking for this kind of forward thinking: … More

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Making connections

September 13, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

The other morning, I rather crankily tweeted, “I’m trying to write about barriers to adoption, thinking about technology + new business practices. Not that pleasant of a way to start … More

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Just one more thing…

September 7, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I suspect that we don’t often link projects and perfection in our minds. Projects–even well-run projects–are human affairs with ups and downs, ins and outs. The art of project management … More

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Persistence

August 30, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),EZID,Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Since March, I’ve had the opportunity of working with the UC3 team at CDL.  I joined part time, you might say, as the project manager for the EZID/DataCite project. (I … More

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The heart of a sprinter

August 23, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Your project timeline has just been cut, significantly. Let’s say it’s for a reason you understand. Does any part of you get excited? If so, you are one lucky project … More

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Listening: a competitive advantage

August 16, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I was on a conference call recently when a question came up as to how a service offered by a consortium of libraries and research institutions might compete with a … More

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Privacy matters

August 10, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

The [http://www.handheldlibrarian.org/program-2] conference held July 28 & 29 touched on privacy issues repeatedly, as might be expected for a conference dealing with topics such as geolocation and “augmented reality.” … More

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Update on the DataCite Metadata Working Group

August 2, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

It’s about time for a check-in on my experiences with the DataCite Metadata Working Group. I introduced this intrepid band a couple of months ago when we met face-to-face in … More

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Bug tracking

July 26, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I’m managing a project that recently launched an early limited release, and one of our next tasks was to select a bug tracking tool. It would help us manage tasks … More

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