Preparing For The Future: Introduction day 2

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Slides on "Introduction, day 2" for a workshop session on "Preparing For The Future" at the ELAG 2014 conference in Bath on 11-12 June 2014. For further information see


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Preparing for the Future!:

Preparing for the Future! A workshop at the ELAG 2014 conference on 11-12 June 2014 facilitated by Brian Kelly, Cetis , University of Bolton, UK Slides available under a Creative Commons licence (CC-BY) Introduction, day 2 1

About The Facilitator:

About The Facilitator Brian Kelly: Innovation Advocate at Cetis , University of Bolton, UK Worked at UKOLN , University of Bath as UK Web Focus for 16+ years Web technology adviser to higher education & cultural heritage sectors 2

Draft Timetable:

Draft Timetable Time Title 14.00 A: Introduction 14.15 B: Predicting the Future: the Need and the Risks 14.30 C: Let’s Predict the Future 15.30 Finish 14.00 Introduction 14.10 D: Agile Thinking 14.30 E: Prepare for the Unexpected: Scenario Planning For Libraries 15.20 F: Conclusions and Reflections 15.30 Finish Subject to changes! 3 Day 1 Day 2


Review We have highlighted: Limitations of futurology Need for predicting developments within organisation / sector Importance of gathering evidence Benefits of open approaches in reviewing evidence-gathering and sense-making approaches Key developments of interest to you 4 Tomorrow: how do we go about making a case for investigating / deploying the developments we have identified


Questions Any questions? 5

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