When they say that the internet is a great leveler, this may be what they mean. Check out this podcast on the hurricane coverage.
How do search committees view candidates who blog? See what one search committee member discovered about candidates in this article from the The Chronicle of Higher Education.
See how IDEO presents their work on RoomWizard and note the teams that were involved in its development.
This case study of the use of RoomWizard at British Petroleum touches on some of the problems we have been discussing in regard to our own room booking process.
The demo for the Steelcase RoomWizard is worth a look because it steps through the room reservation process. It also shows how rooms can be released or reserved at the last minute.
Check out the press release on an integrated solution to room scheduling the combines web software with lcd panels at the entrance to each room to allow people to book and release rooms on the fly. This solution might allow our "squatters" to use the room booking system in a way that is more integrated with their patterns of behavior.
This article on dedicated team rooms has some implications for the collaboration support services that we are considering as part of the redesign of the room booking system. It also have implications for space for our own collaboration. Notice the links to other resources as well.
My copy of The Art of Innovation has finally arrived, and I have begun reading it. I will be blogging as I finish each chapter. I will add the notes on the latest chapter to this original posting and change the title to indicate how many chapters are included...
Here are a few papers on innovation that seem particularly relevant to our ongoing discussion:
What Innovation Is: How Companies Develop Operating Systems for Innovation - This is a solid overview of some contemporary approaches to institutionalizing innovation. It includes a discussion fo IDEO and a more formal method called TRIZ that is worth learning more about as we move forward.
The Science of Invention - This is a popula...
It is now clear that Scott Adams is somehow monitoring our edLab meetings. See for yourself.