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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: […]

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Our speaker, Kevin Wilde, did us all a great favor as he concluded this year’s Learning Leadership Summit. He built in time for us to reflect on our thinking from the day and make an action plan for executing once we got back to our normal routines. But ask yourself, are you being true to […]

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Our November 8 Fredrickson Intersect meeting featured volunteer speaker Nancy Hoffman of the Minnesota Historical Society. Nancy reviewed with us the advantages and challenges of making available the data owned primarily by public-sector organizations. When given visibility and straightforward access, these volumes and volumes of data can be reused in ways that may make a […]