Category: Collaboration

  • The Year Ahead–2016

    Happy New Year! What’s on tap for 2016? Continue consulting to organizations–especially libraries–that are motivated to transform themselves through leadership, strategy, and innovative organizational design. Integrate a lifelong commitment to community service through service learning advocacy. Explore the possibility of bridging polarized relationships that are obstacles to transformative change. I am excited about the publication […]

  • Structural Obstacles to Effective Digital Preservation Practice

    Last week, I had the privilege of attending iPRES 2012 in Toronto. The conference was replete with case studies and research reports detailing the state of the digital preservation field. A number of presentations provided strong evidence for progress in web archiving and frameworks for understanding data curation, as well as development of tools and […]

  • Consulting Services that Meet Client Needs

    Last week, at a conference, a colleague asked me, “What differentiates your services from those that other consultants offer?” It didn’t take me long to respond. I pride myself on tailoring services to meet client needs rather than leading with a particular technical solution. Like the organization development consultants I studied in my dissertation research, […]