Yearly Archives: 2011

Unlocking Creative Potential – A Neuroscience Approach

Sandy Cormack, a personal and organizational consultant, continues with his installments of Unlocking Creative Potential. He uses a neuroscience-based approach to team building, leadership development, creativity and innovation, change management, and business strategy development. As my regular readers know, I am a big fan of looking at various ways learning takes place, when and how… Read more »

Merry Christmas

In the spirit of the season, I’d like to share some observations about well wishes at this time of the year. I have an eclectic collection of friends; they observe a variety of different religions. Years ago when Happy Holidays crept into use, I asked each person if they are offended or feel uncomfortable in… Read more »

Oregon broadband expansion faces more hurdles

Oregon is facing more hurdles in its broadband expansion. Clackamas County, won a $7.8 million grant for its broadband expansion project designed to bring anchor institutions in the area online. However, because due to franchise fees, one of the larger city centers in the area may not be included in the network. Clackamas County has… Read more »

IT Vendors: Beware the Overselling of K-12 Virtual Education

Deltek Sr. Manager Chris Dixon reports. A recent Associated Press story on K-12 distance learning perfectly captures all the perils IT vendors face in the overselling of virtual learning. IT vendors should recognize that the potential total number of students who can be enrolled in K-12 online programs is limitless. However, the real gains from… Read more »