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Open Gov West 2011

Last week I was in Portland, OR for the first time.  I flew out there to participate in Open Gov West 2011 organized by Sarah Schacht and the Knowledge As Power team.  I was going to participate in a panel and meet … Continue reading

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The Elephant of Change

I’m sure you know the joke where a number of blind men are placed in front of an elephant and all asked to describe what the object is.  They all provide various descriptions based on where on the elephant they … Continue reading

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The Intersection

I’ve been thinking a lot about innovation.  What is it?  How does it happen?  And how do you implement a culture of innovation in your organization?  This thinking lead me to read the book The Medici Effect by Frans Johansson.  … Continue reading

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