Transcript of "In Perpetual Beta at the Kreitzberg Library"
In Perpetual Beta at the Kreitzberg Library Meredith Farkas Norwich University
Organization 2.0 <ul><li>Agile, creative, empowering, transparent, fearless, user-focused culture </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid change and innovation are the rule, not the exception </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous improvement cycle based on a culture of assessment </li></ul><ul><li>All staff are encouraged to be change leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Learning culture </li></ul>
Good Ideas can Come from Anyone and Anywhere http://www.flickr.com/photos/araswami/2288837024/
No “pay your dues” mentality http://www.flickr.com/photos/dvids/4190418101/
Empower staff, anyone can be a leader http://www.flickr.com/photos/bootbearwdc/14132585/
Give staff time to learn, think and be creative
Positions and duties change in response to the changing environment http://www.flickr.com/photos/latitudes/66424863/
Creativity in thinking about how tech can solve problems http://www.flickr.com/photos/korosirego/4334120075/
Develop a Risk-Tolerant Culture http://www.flickr.com/photos/tollaksen/967960/
Don’t feel limited by current staff skills http://www.flickr.com/photos/lchifi/248972392/
Elevator pitch vs. weeks of meetings http://www.flickr.com/photos/danielmorrison/419368629/
Call it a pilot http://www.flickr.com/photos/popcorncx/4166148822/
Be agile - Drop services that no longer provide value http://www.flickr.com/photos/38485387@N02/3580728177/
Plan for the continued use and maintenance of tech http://flickr.com/photos/stshores24/488419188
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