Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

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 […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

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: […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

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 […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

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 […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

Thanks again to Jed Becher, Web Coordinator at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, for putting together the presentation for our August 9 Intersect meeting. Also, thanks to Rachel Dobbs, FredComm’s own analytics guru, for chiming in on how the Webtrends tool works in comparison with Google Analytics. So many of us are curious about […]

Jess Elmquist presents at Fredrickson Learning's Learning Leadership Summit

I was in China a week ago (for work and play) and I came across a statue that immediately caught my attention. It was of a woman with three heads and four arms. I took a picture in front of it and sent it to a group of professional pals, saying . . . I […]