Tag Archive for user engagement

Mostly Wins in the Community Call

I switched the technology for the February 2nd Story Community call and that was kind of a fail. We’ll be switching back to the IT Support-sanctioned Life-size Cloud. This time we tried Zoom, which is cool, but turns proprietary after 30 minutes. Our lively group got kicked out of the room mid-call, which was annoying. Also I forgot to hit the… Read more →

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How to run a Community Call

I originally wrote this article for Opensource.com Open organizations explicitly invite participation from external communities, because these organizations know their products and programs are world class only if they include a variety of perspectives at all phases of development. Liaising with and assisting those communities is critical. And community calls are my favorite method for interacting with stakeholders both inside… Read more →

A Billion Acts Proposal

I think visually, so I like to make maps and models and stuff to help me think through complicated ideas. Before the break I decided to make a brief presentation to help explain an interactive concept for/with Greenpeace. I wanted to play a little with animation, and stumbled upon HTML5Maker. I started building, ignoring past experience with WYSIWYGs. It’s a… Read more →

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On Being Fearless

I wear my punk rock, bad ass, have jumped out of a plane and befriended homeless crack heads for an evening of drunken debauchery on my sleeve. Oh yes, my exploits and psychotic adventures are well documented and I am, all the people say, “hard core”. Except that I have to remind myself because I probably, might not believe that.… Read more →