You don’t organise online live Twitter discussions almost every month for ten years without learning something about how to run a small group of volunteers effectively.  Since practical know-how and experience are hard-won and often harder still to come by, …

Lessons learned: reflections on 10 years of community building Read more »

Update – 14 October Just when we thought everyone had access to this textbook, the supplier has messed up the login process. It is best if you set up the VPN to work off-campus (outside of halls).  Wherever you are …

Taking up the Slack (Essentials of Operations Management, 2nd ed.) Read more »

This week, we are pleased to present something a little different – a post offered to us by David Mizne from the award winning 15Five blog on methods for working continually towards continuous performance management… continuously.  I’m pretty sure there …

Moving towards continuous performance management Read more »

The Faculty Librarian for Technology has characteristically uncovered the least technologically sophisticated way of keeping track of everything you need to do, using a notepad and pen.  The method is called “Bullet journalling”.  Combining a simple calendar with monthly task …

Faster than a speeding journal: return of the handwritten tasklist Read more »