Let's Predict the Future: Making the Case (D2)

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Slides for a workshop session on "Let us Predict the Future!" given by Brian Kelly, Cetis, UK at the SAOIM 2014 conference in Pretoria on 3 June 2014. See http://ukwebfocus.wordpress.com/events/ saoim-2014-lets-predict-the-future-workshop/


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Let’s Predict the Future!:

Let’s Predict the Future! A half-day workshop at the SAOIM 2014 conference held on Tuesday 3 June 2014 facilitated by Brian Kelly, Cetis Slides available under a Creative Commons (CC-BY licence ) 1 D2 : Predicting the Future: Making The Case (Group Exercise)

Important to You – But What Are The Next Steps?:

Important to You – But What Are The Next Steps? You have identified technologies / technology-related areas which you feel will be important in your area of work. Next steps: Identify the implications of the technologies Assess the associated risks Make a case to senior management for further related work 2

A Planning Template (1):

A Planning Template (1) From the Hyperlinked Library MOOC Planning template used in assignment 2: Goals/Objectives for the technology Action Brief Statement : Convince ______ that by _______ they will ________ which will ________ because _______. Mission, Guidelines & Policy Funding considerations Evaluation … 3 Acknowledgements to Michael Stephens and Kyle Jones

A Planning Template (2):

A Planning Template (2) The Need to Explicitly Address Risks From “ Risks and Opportunities Framework for Exploiting the Social Web ” by Kelly & Oppenheim : Summarise risks Summary risks of not adopting technology Summarise strategies for minimising (or accepting) risks Document biases and prejudices Evidence base 4

Group Exercise:

Group Exercise You have an opportunity make a case to a senior management need which has funding to explore innovative technologies. In your groups: Select one of the technologies identified previously Prepare a case for funding based on the templates Give a presentation of < 5 minutes Note only one submission can be funded! 5 Example of use of this methodology available on post on “ Assignment 2: Emerging Technology Planning ” on Hyperlinked Library MOOC


Questions Any questions? 6

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