Author Archives: David F. Flanders

About David F. Flanders

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/contactus/staff/davidfflanders

An Audience with the Prime Minister and Britain’s Digital Future aka BBDF

London, King’s Cross, The Hub. Friday last I (David F. Flanders) received an email from Her Majesty’s Office of the Public Sector inviting me to attend an event at 7.30am on a Monday morning (ugh – a lovely morning though) called “Building Britain’s Digital Future” event. I thought it would have something to do with … Read more

Creating A Unique Tag Your Project: for Blogs, Microblogs and other Distributed Web Content

Recently we’ve been recommending that more projects use a “unique tag” as their project identifier.  This is primarily because we are seeing more projects effectively use blogs, twitter, flickr, code.google and several other distributed Web tools as their primary project tools (the JISCRI projects posted 500+ posts in six months)**.  Aside: Make sure to see … Read more

CALL ANNOUNCEMENT: Exposing Digital Content for Education and Research

PLEASE WATCH THIS SPACE (subscribe to the feed for this blog) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE “EXPOSING DIGITAL CONTENT FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH” (aka Linkeddata) CALL. London, University of London Student Union.  Today at the #Linkeddata #London meetup JISC announced that a Call will be issued in March requesting bids for projects to make content … Read more

Part 2 of 2: Evaluation of the ‘Deposit Tool Show and Tell’ (Features and Flows of Deposit)

NOTE TO READER: JISC IS CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF DRAFTING A CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO FURTHER EMBED DEPOSIT TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS INTO THE AUTHORS DAY-TO-DAY WORKBENCH. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO ONE OF JISC’S MANY FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FEEDS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS CALL. PLEASE ALSO SEE PART 1 OF 2 WHICH PROVIDES A REPORT ON … Read more

Part 1 of 2: Report on #DepoST (Deposit Tool Show & Tell) Meeting 2009-12-10

NOTE TO READER: JISC IS CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF DRAFTING A CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO FURTHER EMBED DEPOSIT TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS INTO THE AUTHORS DAY-TO-DAY WORKBENCH. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO ONE OF JISC’S MANY FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT FEEDS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS CALL. PLEASE SEE PART 2 OF 2 ON THE EVALUATION (FEATURES AND FLOWS) … Read more

Developer Happiness Days Winners Announced…Soon!

As many of you will know from the longtail of developer happiness days (tag: dev8D), the shortlist for the developer decathlon has now been announced. Potential winners of the Five Thousand Pound Grand Prize (or even the two-thousand pound runner up prize) include: (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER): “List8D” prototype by Team Bsmmmm “Lazy Lecturer” prototype … Read more