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The Biggest Umbrella

The Biggest Umbrella

At some level, we have to draw lines. It’s a just-hatched industry: across these fields, we are struggling with meaning, with expectations, with authority. We are trying to apply standards. We are trying to get our footing. But the key to blurring lines is to know where the lines are to begin with.Continue Reading

This is what conferences are made of.

This is what conferences are made of.

I’ve returned from IA Summit 2013, and, yes, the speakers were moving, the panels were engaging, the whole event was great. But it was the people that made it such a worthy conference. I didn’t emerge with brilliant new tools for doing my job (though some people did, and that is awesome). But it did give me something that’s been rare during much of my career: a sense of connection. Continue Reading