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The 3rd Annual Higher Ed Social Media Summit

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (eastern) Originating from the 2011 Penn State Web Conference HashTag  #hesms Come join me for the 3rd annual Higher Education Social Media Summit where we will be discussing the challenges and opportunities of utilizing social media in higher education. The format will be much different than […]

Altimeter and the Value of Open Research

Altimeter and the Value of Open Research

One of the many things that has been fundamentally changed by the Internet is how we treat information.  I grew up in an era when information represented power. Those who had information had power and withholding information was a key to maintaining power. There was a natural tendency to hoard information and not freely share […]

The #MBTeamS Poster Project

The #MBTeamS Poster Project

As anyone who follows me on Twitter knows, last week I participated in the MBTweetRace as a member of #MBTeamS. (If you are not familiar with the MBTweetRace, read this post from Andrew Careaga.) With Todd Sanders (@tsand) and John Pederson (@ijohnpederson) at the wheel, the higher ed web community stepped up big time.  The […]

Who Owns Social Media?

As social media matures, campuses are now moving beyond the hobbyist stage to thinking about social media as a strategic asset.  The days of the social media playground are over. Social media is now squarely on the radar of senior administrators who are looking for a more formal approach and the conversation about who should […]

Follow You Will You Follow Me

I was at dinner last week with a friend of mine before the Sarah Mclachlan concert and the conversation turned to Twitter.  He asked me how many followers I had and much to his surprise I told him I didn’t know, that it didn’t really matter to me.  My twitter clients (primarily TweetDeck) don’t readily […]

Aarhus 2010 – A Recap of the J.Boye Conference

Aarhus 2010 – A Recap of the J.Boye Conference

Last week I was in Aarhus Denmark for the J Boye Conference and it was everything I expected and more. For me this conference is a perfect compliment to the conferences I attend that focus  exclusively on higher education. Here are my highlights and key takeaways: Eric Karjaluoto gave the keynote on day one on […]