Category Archives: Teams

My NSF CAREER proposal

For those who are interested, here is my NSF CAREER proposal that I submitted on July 21, 2013 to the Human-Centered Computing (HCC) program in the Directorate for Computers & Information Science & Engineering (CISE). Briefly, my proposal is to advance our … Continue reading

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“Everybody” Improves Whole Systems

I am always looking out for simple models that illuminate more effective ways of acting, especially when they relate to teams and organizations since these are the units of work in today’s world. Thus, I was pleased when I came … Continue reading

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Beauty in Work

Every once in a while, I find something beautiful related to my interest in great teams. Here are 2 recent examples. Yesterday, I was revisiting the Liberating Structures website and took a pause to enjoy the beautiful and authentic images … Continue reading

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BootCamp Artwork

Want to create great products together? Want to be more innovative or creative? Do artwork. With your team. This past weekend I had the honor and privilege of hosting and being part of the UW Bothell Innovation and Creativity BootCamp, … Continue reading

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Liberating Structures

I attended a fascinating session yesterday: Feet on the Ground, Shooting for the Moon, Design Thinking, Positive Deviance & Liberating Structures in Action by Keith McCandless, Mary Katica & Molly Angel. I was impressed. Liberating Structures feels very powerful, inclusive … Continue reading

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More on whiteboards in class

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how whiteboards rock in the class I’m teaching on Analysis and Design. Things have progressed since then. The first step started from a conversation in the “vista” portion of our hallway where … Continue reading

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