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What a great turnout for our last Intersect meeting of 2013! We had more than 70 people there to hear from our panel about the strides that State agencies have made in making information accessible. Our panel discussion was led by Jay Wyant, Chief Information Accessibility Officer at MN.IT Services, Central. Other panel members were: […]

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Many thanks to the 100+ learning leaders who attended the 2013 Learning Leadership Summit last week. This year’s Summit featured human behaviorist, author, and speaker Nick Tasler and his topic Think Strategically & Act Decisively was a hit with the learning leaders in attendance. Developing the learning leader as a business professional is one of […]

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Editor’s Note: The seventh-annual Learning Leadership Summit on July 18, will feature bestselling author and speaker Nick Tasler presenting Think Strategically & Act Decisively. Nick has kindly agreed to get the conversation started with a few pre-Summit blog entries about his new work. My new book Why Quitters Win is based on what I call […]

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At the May 8 Intersect meeting, we had a meaningful, informative, and sometimes humorous discussion about Content Management System (CMS) selection and implementation. Members from three organizations shared their experiences: Donna Mork of Stearns County Laura Winge and Christoper Sprung of MN DEED Megan Ryan and Kristi Tramp of the MN Housing Finance Agency In […]

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At the November 13 Intersect meeting, more than 60 of us (a record!) gathered to talk about website and intranet content strategy. There are many challenges and intricacies around getting a content strategy in place, but in the long run it sure can make the day-to-day work of IT and communications staff easier. Plus there […]

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At the August 14 Intersect meeting about 50 of us got together to continue the discussion about using social media on public-sector websites. It can be a challenge to set up and maintain, but in many ways is definitely worth the effort. We had three members facilitate our discussion, each from a slightly different perspective: […]