Author Archives: IM4WARD


I am a strategic information management specialist that brings together knowledge from diversified fields to deliver value driven solutions to meet client's business objectives.

KMWorld 2011 Conference Notes

I was fortunate enough to attend KMWorld2011 in Washington D.C. this. The line up of speakers was impressive and from all over the world. Here is a brief summary of my take-aways from the conference. 1. The same challenges are … Continue reading

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On November 22, 2011 at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa, there is going to be a very interesting conference taking place called PS Engage 2011.  As it says on the homepage “PS Engage is about weaving together … Continue reading

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference – Boston 2011: Resource Materials

I have a confession to make – I was not at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston last month -I monitored it from my desktop.  And while I wish I had been there, and am building it into my conference … Continue reading

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Enterprise 2.0 and Compliance Environments – Are they mutually exclusive?

If you’ve been following my twitter stream @IM4WARD you will know that I’ve been following the Enterprise2.0 Conference in Boston very closely.  A good summary of the sessions is provided by Bill Ives and by Cecil Dijoux among many others … Continue reading

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Information Architecture in an Multi-Cultural World

In a my March 5 Post on Search and Information Architecture I discussed the issue of culture on designing websites and information architecture.  Over the last few months I’ve been researching this topic more and had an opportunity to interact … Continue reading

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The Usefulness – Uselessness of Directions

My family and I have recently returned from a three week trip through England, France and Wales. It was the plane, train, car, bus and metro experience that meant we spent a lot of time navigating. The metro and systems … Continue reading

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Search and Information Architecture

A colleague sent me a link to a very good on-line lecture by Peter Morville that was sponsored by Library and Archives Canada.  Peter has written a number of books about search patterns and information architecture;  all very good reading … Continue reading

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