Living in the real world

As a social experiment (and because i had to reset my phone) i decided not to put any social networking applications on it. I see people everyday, walking around so engrossed on the little world in their hand that they forget that there is a real world with real walking talking people in, all around …

Youth and the internet

Youth and  the internet We all hear the parents of gifted youth excitedly telling everyone who will listen how their marvelous child already knows how to use the family Ipad,  born in to the technology age their parents are amazed that their toddlers know more than they,  isn’t it wonderful, talented children already ahead of …

Documents suck, information is cool

(With respects to Aarawak for messing with  their tag line) I’ve been thinking recently about the role of documents in an organisations process,  and the slowly dawning realisation that they are increasingly irrelevant, barriers to information sharing, and possibly damaging to all that come near them. Ok that may be a little strong, but let …

Users, visitors and audience types

In a recent discussion / interview with a member of the Eduserv research group (previously known as (Eduserv foundation) which focused on a study soon to be proposed into CSM and HEI, I was asked to define the ‘user requirements’ for content management system project. Users.., what are ‘users’ when discussing CMS requirements, and are …