CDLINFO News: innovation

CDL seeks developer for international preservation registry project (UDFR)

February 11, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3)  |  Author: 

Are you a developer who is passionate about digital curation, linked open data, and open-source projects? Would you like to work on a project which contributes to the international … More

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Get Inspired By 3 Of Our Favorite Blogs

November 24, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Curious about where we get our ideas for Your Life@Work? Sometimes our post will arise from a skill we already have and want to share; sometimes it’s from a wish to … More

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Meeting Notes: Better Results with Half the Work

October 20, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Is it your turn to take notes at an upcoming meeting? Give yourself and everyone else a break with a simple, cut-to-the chase method: record only what’s essential and ignore the … 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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More Visuals: Picture Your Strategic Plan

September 8, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Your team has a strategic plan. Now how do you make sure it’s front of mind (and easy to comprehend) for the people implementing it? Creating a one-page infographic chart … More

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How to Develop Your Career without Breaking the Bank

August 25, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Building your career means continually learning new skills and enhancing the ones you already have. It’s an investment of your time and energy. In tough economic times you may not … 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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Making Change Happen: Smart Team Building

August 4, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Leaders are told that bringing people together as a “team” is the ultimate means to achieve peak performance. So we feverishly plan team events, team brainstorming, team retreats, team training, … More

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Going Beyond Pie Charts: More Ways to Use Visuals

July 28, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

“Love pie. Hate pie-charts” is a playful quote from a talented data designer featured below. It captures the we-can-do-better attitude of the individuals and organizations leading the charge for clear … More

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How Meetings Steal Your Productivity (and 6 Ways to Get it Back)

July 21, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you sometimes amazed at how little of substance you accomplish in a day? Yes, you went to six meetings today and checked them off your to-do list, but it’s … More

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