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Ask yourself – “ is there a real difference…..with eHealth”

Can you tell the difference between a Picasso painting and a similar one by an anonymous painter? Graham Gault, General Manager, eHealth NHS Dumfries and Galloway,  writes about the difference that digital technology will make in Dumfries & Galloway, especially

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Posted in communicating, data, digital technology, hardware, health, health services, software, wifi, working practices, workplace

If it matters, it’s in.

Hello bloggers, it’s me Kate Bentham, sitting in the Weekly Blog Club hot seat for week 36. It’s been a while since I hosted, I almost forgot what to do. But it’s been good; it’s helped me get into a

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Open data, apps and maps

A really interesting blog post this week by Mark Braggins on the use of open data to help create apps and useful maps. Mark is blogging on the Hampshire Hub blog about the work him and colleagues are doing around

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Posted in apps, copyright, data, digital technology, ideas/innovation, intellectual property, law, local government, maps, open data, public sector, social media, working practices

Time travel, rock stars and chilli peppers

Not so many posts for Week 34, but it was the week after the bank holiday and some of the regulars are busy travelling or getting back into the routine after travelling. And less posts mean that you have time

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Bouncing, a nun, squeezing pips, and more!

I have tried an audio summary (for the first time) of the Week 30 posts. Apologies for the rather stilted, self-conscious delivery! Bouncing, a nun, squeezing pips, and more! Thanks very much to Louise Brown for helping me by doing

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5 Reasons Why Posters are a Great Knowledge Exchange Method

This week Chris Bolton shares with us his thoughts on posters, and why they shouldn’t be under estimated or over looked when it comes to not only convaying information to a wider audience but also to engage with staff. 5 Reasons

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Posted in Business, communicating, conferences, data, ideas/innovation, internal communications, public relations, working practices

A PTLLS microteach on copyright for the classroom

This week Louise Brown shares with us a session she planned and delivered as part of her ongoing PTLLS. This microteach session focused on licencing and copyright. Louise shares the activities she prepared and reflects back on how the session

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Posted in communicating, copyright, data, education, intellectual property, law, learning, teaching, training, working practices

Knowledge Hub: Good CoP or Bad CoP?

The Local Government Association (LGA) plans to close down the Knowledge Hub in order to save money. Mark Braggins explains what the Knowledge Hub is, what it was supposed to be, and the discussion about saving it. Knowledge Hub: Good

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20 things from BlueLightCamp13

Catherine Howe takes the Dan Slee approach to unconference blogging in her general post about BlueLightCamp13. She writes about 20 things –  grouped into 3 thank yous, 6 research questions, 6 points relating to the question ‘what is the future of social

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In the thick of it as the times are a-changing

Thank you very much to Kate Bentham for looking after Weekly Blog Club for two weeks and to Louise Brown for looking after it for a week. It was good to get a break from it and to free up

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