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'Information in context': Co-designing workplace structures and systems for organisational learning


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Proceedings of the Information Seeking in Context Conference (ISIC 2010), University of Murcia, Spain, 28 September - 2 October, pp. 311 - 321. Full paper available at:

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'Information in context': Co-designing workplace structures and systems for organisational learning

  1. 1. ‘Information in context’: co-designing workplace structures and systems for organisational learning<br />Dr Mary M Somerville | ZaanaHoward<br />ithink we can all relate by emdot<br />
  2. 2. Context<br />Auraria Library<br />University of Colorado<br />Denver<br />DSC_4965 by aurarialib<br />
  3. 3. Result<br />Co-design of structures and systems for <br />organisationaland informed learning<br />l_system.png by sansumbrella<br />
  4. 4. Synchronous process:<br />Shared Leadership<br />Appreciative inquiry<br />Participatory co-design<br />Red arrows – synchronous smoke switch on! by GJC1<br />
  5. 5. Shared leadership<br /><3 by Guilhermeboechat<br />
  6. 6. Shared Leadership Team serve as <br />thought leaders, boundary spanners, <br />culture shapers across the organisation<br />Cobija: Corporativa al atardecer – Flickr meeting at Tusk by Voj<br />
  7. 7. Appreciative inquiry<br />A conversation between black and white – IMG_6626 ed + crbwby greekadman<br />
  8. 8. Engages, validates & <br />empowers the individual <br />for the benefit of the whole<br />Looks at the <br />“best of what is” & <br />“what could be”<br />stand alone by Darwin Bell<br />
  9. 9. Participatory co-design<br />Gemini and Scorpio 5th Annual Valentine’s Day Party: Audience Participation by LarimdaME<br />
  10. 10. What is theidealisedworkplace?<br />Saint Luke’s 4 by Peter Guthrie<br />
  11. 11. GraphHeart by aurarialib<br />
  12. 12. GraphFlow by aurarialib<br />
  13. 13. GraphFlowrby aurarialib<br />
  14. 14. GraphUmber by aurarialib<br />
  15. 15. GrapCircle by aurarialib<br />
  16. 16. Discovery<br />Selection of channels <br />based on information needs<br />discovery v2 by concretecandy<br />
  17. 17. Initiatives<br />Wiki based intranet system<br />Technology for real time minutes taking<br />Regular ‘brown bag’ lunches<br />LightArt Kijkduin by HaagsUitburo<br />
  18. 18. Outcome<br />Enables an agile<br />environment for iterative<br />co-design of organisation futures<br />MapaRamblaSantJordi. 1a parte. ZONA VI by La Fundicio<br />
  19. 19. Outcome<br />Fosters collaborative culture of<br />social learning and advances<br />organisational learning<br />scatter the sun by ecstaticist<br />
  20. 20. Outcome<br />Advanced inquiry<br />and questioning<br />One thing puzzles me by Piulet<br />
  21. 21. Outcome<br />Moving from <br />local to global<br />Globe by _fLeMmA_<br />
  22. 22. Summation<br />Participatory innovation <br />of information + <br />knowledge processes = <br />organisational culture <br />of collaborative ‘working <br />together’ <br />Anstract lights 8134 by atomicShed<br />
  23. 23. thankyou<br />questions?<br />Mary M Somerville<br /><br />The Question by Corey Templeton<br />