Innovation

Austin’s Journalism Hackathon

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The UT School of Journalism and the Statesman are hosting a Journalism Hackathon on Thursday, March 12 at the Austin American Statesman. Their goal is to foster opportunities for students and professionals to work together. From their site “Don’t let the term “Hackathon” scare you. This doesn’t have to be a technical thing, though it certainly can be. Think of ...

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Hackathon Against Cancer : SXSW Style

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As someone who worked at the American Cancer Society for 9 years I’m really behind this cause. There are 14 million Americans and 32.5 million people worldwide living with cancer. These patients and survivors of cancer, as well as their caregivers, face a myriad of challenges beyond directly battling the disease. The practical and psychosocial impacts of battling the disease ...

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New look and a new lease on life!

Speaking at TEDx in Houston, TX

Okay. Maybe it’s not that dramatic. But I am working hard to breathe life back into this blog. You’ll notice we have a brand new spanking design, a new header, and lot’s of new concentrated content. From this moment on this blog is going to be about harnessing innovative ideas from your employees, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding topics, and overall digital ...

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Greenlights Interim ED Program

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Saw this today from our friends at Greenlights and thought it was a pretty smart idea. It’s a pretty innovative solution to a common problem. From their site: “What do you do when it’s time to find a new ED? Board members are suddenly asking each other: Should we promote internally, start a national search, find an interim, or have ...

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