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20. Oktober 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Agile Working: Promoting Innovation and Open Science with Scrum

Agile Working: Promoting Innovation and Open Science with Scrum

Projects that are completed too late, where costs get out of hand or which have been allowed to spiral beyond the users’ control: these are just a few examples of nightmare scenarios in project management. Digitalisation, changing values and a dynamic environment render it both possible and necessary to deal with new, agile forms of work. How about using agility in projects to push the implementation of innovation and Open Science? One way to do this is to apply the Scrum project management approach, an overview of which we provide here.

The post Agile Working: Promoting Innovation and Open Science with Scrum first appeared on ZBW MediaTalk.

21. Juli 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Libraries and online events, part 3: How online workshops encourage new ideas and collaboration

Libraries and online events, part 3: How online workshops encourage new ideas and collaboration

It isn’t just conferences, trade fairs and other events for substantive dialogue that can be held online. Workshops, which strongly hinge on collaborative aspects and joint idea or content creation, can also be very nicely implemented digitally. In this article, we will describe how this is possible. When planning an online workshop, you should also consider the general points described in part 1 of our series, “Libraries and online events: How to plan a successful event”. Please also keep in mind the tips from part 2, “Libraries and online events: How to conduct successful conferences and meetings”. Introduction round In […]

14. Juli 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Libraries and online events, part 2: How to conduct successful conferences and meetings

Libraries and online events, part 2: How to conduct successful conferences and meetings

In the first part of our series on online events, ‘How to plan a successful event’, we took a look at general aspects that should be considered when planning an event. In the following, we have collected some ideas on how conferences, meetings and other events can be well executed online. Talks and other forms of input Listening to long talks live online can be very tiring – and can make an event very long altogether. Therefore, a good alternative is to make content asynchronously available in advance. This allows participants to use it in a way that fits their […]

7. Juli 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Libraries and online events, part 1: How to plan a successful event

Libraries and online events, part 1: How to plan a successful event

Online events have many advantages to offer. This is not only the case in the time of COVID-19. With good planning, these advantages can be used systematically. In a three-part series, we will explain what you need to pay attention to in this respect and which formats and tools could be of interest. The first part deals with the general aspects which must be taken into account during the planning process.

18. Juni 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Tips and best practices: How libraries digitise their learning opportunities

Tips and best practices: How libraries digitise their learning opportunities

Even if libraries are gradually reopening, it is still worthwhile to accelerate the further digitisation of their services. More digital services will enable libraries to promote openness more convincingly and to prepare for possible new closures of their local services. But how can training and other library services be offered online in a meaningful manner? We have put together some tips.

2. Juni 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Tool Collections: Choose the Right Tools for Digital Collaboration and Learning

Tool Collections: Choose the Right Tools for Digital Collaboration and Learning

Tools for remote working and distance learning are currently in high demand. But which platforms are suitable and meet my requirements? How can I find an alternative if I am not allowed to use a particular software, for example, for data protection reasons? We present some tool collections which might be helpful for selecting new tools.

24. März 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Horizon Report 2020: AI, XR and OER Begin to Catch on in Higher Education

Horizon Report 2020: AI, XR and OER Begin to Catch on in Higher Education

The recently released new Horizon Report on Teaching and Learning covers again emerging technologies and practices interesting in the context of libraries and Open Science. Open Educational Resources are among the selected subjects and thus play a prominent role.

4. März 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Openness Profile: Was Bibliotheken aus dem Zwischenbericht mitnehmen könnten

Openness Profile: Was Bibliotheken aus dem Zwischenbericht mitnehmen könnten

Der kürzlich veröffentlichte Zwischenbericht zum Openness Profile gibt einen Einblick in die aktuelle Open-Science-Praxis und die dabei immer noch wahrgenommenen Barrieren. Wir werfen einen Blick auf die Handlungsfelder, die für Bibliotheken wichtig sein könnten.

4. März 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Openness Profile Interim Report: What Libraries Could Take Away

Openness Profile Interim Report: What Libraries Could Take Away

The recently published interim report on the Openness Profile sheds a light on current open research practice and the still perceived barriers. We take a look on the fields of actions that might be important for libraries.

28. Januar 2020
von Birgit Fingerle
Kommentare deaktiviert für Open Science Maturity: Universities in Finland in the leading position

Open Science Maturity: Universities in Finland in the leading position

Finland has already achieved considerable milestones in fostering an open science culture on a national level. A recently published evaluation highlights best practices in Finland, barriers and ideas to remove them.