Author Archives: caro11ne

From Prospect to Alumnus

‘From prospect to alumnus’ is one of four key co-design challenges agreed by the Jisc Board 2014-15. Through this area of work Jisc aims to help institutions use all the information they have about students to provide a joined-up digital student experience from pre-application to employment for the 21st century. Organisational information about students is … Read more

Getting engaged with stories

A lively group of public engagement professionals joined Jisc Netskills trainer, Chris Thomson, and I to discover how digital storytelling could add a new dimension to their activities. Holdups due to the London tube strike meant a bit of a delayed start, but Chris soon had the room buzzing with excitement about their new exercise … Read more

Partnerships for Progress!

The synthesis for the Jisc Access to Resources and Open Innovation (OIA2R) initiative is now published. Dip in to find case studies from the projects outlining what they did, why they did it, and how you could also set up collaborative partnerships to bring agility to your institution to better thrive in a competitive environment. OIA2R … Read more

Making use of Open Innovation practices and principles

Nigel Spencer (British Library) kicked off this event last week with a couple of quotes, summing up what is and why do open innovation (OI): “OI is about bridging internal and external resources and acting on those opportunities” (Stefan Lingaard, 15inno.com) “…because not all the smart people work for you” (Bill Joy, Sun Microsytems) Brian … Read more