Steven Abram: “How you can bring people along with your awesomeness.” [The two organizers of SLA’s year-long Future Ready 365 project talk about how they did it.]
Cindy Romaine: Technology: how does it work and how do I get it implemented? Social and financial and other implications.
Adopt an attitude of being more flexible, adaptable, and confident.
Post a day at web site.
Logistics: people, process, tools, posts
Malcolm Gladwell (from his book): mavens, connectors, salespeople
Meryl Cole: thought they could just send an e-mail asking for posts.
Use cloud stuff to do everything: Google Docs to track everything.
Personal communication works better to encourage people to write a post.
Cindy: Very good reading because it’s honest and sincere.
Guy Kawasaki says finding knowlege locked away in databases is where research librarians still hold the key.
Juliane Schneider: “Data fusion” is what tech services needs to add to its repertoire.
Promotion: Info outlook, targeting specific units within SLA, presentations to groups (you never know who will show up)
define higher purpose (focus on purpose, not methods)
set goals and ojectives (coordinated action)
get budget and resources
build a tribe
lather, rinse, repeat