Posts Tagged: free

Data Visualization – What is it? Why is it Important?

At the Web Managers Conference last year there was a session called “How to tell Great Stories with your Data” – about why raw data isn’t enough and how to display information so it makes sense to people. It received a very high rating by attendees and we were asked (by many) to do aRead… Read more »

World Paper Free Day – October 28 2010

I posted an event on here a while ago about the AIIM World Paper Free Day that the Industry Association, AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) are organizing. I wanted to draw your attention to some of the events going on worldwide, and ask if any of you are interested in getting involved andRead… Read more »

US-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Boon to California

California exporters, their employees, and supporting businesses will benefit from a Free Trade Agreement between the US and South Korea in 3 ways: 1) Intellectual Property Protection: Software, music, film, videos and publications that originate in California will be better protected than ever before from piracy, through more stringent regulations once this FTA is passedRead… Read more »

USAF social media Incident Response chart

I spent Thursday and Friday at Free State Social, a social media conference sponsored by the World Company in Lawrence, Kansas. I was the only government participant. I learned a number of interesting things, but the EUREKA! moment for me as a government practitioner was provided by Jeremiah Owyang, whose presentation included this social-media responseRead… Read more »

GOSCON and Free Drupal Webinars

November 5th is GOSCON the Government Open Source Conference, and I’ll be there. In fact, I’m planning to volunteer a little of my time at the Drupal Booth, so stop by and say hello. Heck, you can even ask me about the site. I promise, I will answer you. I’m also planning to headRead… Read more »

Buy America? Bye, American Jobs

Here’s the ultimate irony, one with dramatic consequences to US families: a federal policy to stimulate our flagging economy that actually puts more of our jobs at risk. “Buy American” provisions found within this year’s $788 billion stimulus spending package expose US workers in several manufacturing sectors to job loss. It’s that the stipulations ofRead… Read more »

Introduction to Virtural Worlds Workshop – Free

The Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Co-Laboratory is hosting an introduction to virtual worlds workshop for the Technology Sig of the Metro DC Chapter of ASTD on Wednesday September 23rd at the ADL Co-Laboratory Hub, 1901 N Beauregard Street, Alexandria VA 22311. We are opening this workshop to individuals and groups beyond ASTD. If you orRead… Read more »