Society of Information Technology Management

Socitm is the professional association for ICT managers working in and for the public sector. I was invited to speak at today’s regional meeting in Guildford. The agenda: 09:30     Coffee and registration10:00     Welcome and introduction (Nick Roberts, Chair Socitm South Region)10:05     Visual Communications, Saving time, Saving Money and “Saving the earth”, is it too good […]

Society for IT Management – sneaking the message in through the back door

I’ve been invited to speak to a regional meeting of the Society for IT Management on Friday. Without being confrontational, here are some issues on which I might challenge them: What is your attitude to social networking (including blogging, the use of Facebook within the company, etc)? I plan to share the background to the […]

What do you do again? My Serious Virtual Worlds presentation

A number of people have asked me recently “what is it you do again?”. When I tell my friends and family that I’m giving a presentation at some conference or another, they very rarely have any idea of what I mean. So, if you’ve always wondered what sort of nonsense I’ll stand up on stage […]

Eduserv Foundation Symposium

I was in London yesterday for The Eduserv Foundation Symposium 2007. The symposium was run in the Congress Center in London, but also being streamed into Second Life. In fact, in 3 different sims: the Virtual Congress Centre on Eduserv Island (controlled access), the auditorium on Cybrary City, and the outdoor teaching space on NMC’s […]

Web 2.0 and Virtual Worlds presentation

I gave my usual presentation at the end of the conference yesterday, which sets virtual worlds in the context of Web 2.0. Here’s a the short version of what I tend to try to cover. I start with a brief introduction to Web 2.0. Since this particular conference was already saturated with people summarising Web […]