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Get Canal Ice Conditions on a Map on Your Phone

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_82" align="alignright" width="256" caption="Screen capture of the redesigned Canal Ice Conditions mobile web app"][/caption] We have created a mobile app to make it easier to access Rideau Canal Skateway Ice Condition information from the NCC website. This winter's weather in Ottawa has not be consistently cold, and the conditions on the canal can ...

A homework-inspired tip for building knowledge management portals

Friday, April 4th, 2008

I'm reading Alfie Kohn's book called The Homework Myth. It triggers to me to think that many corporate knowledge management portals fails because it evolves into a type of mandatory "homework" for the participants. Kohn suggests that "... homework... should be designed to promote two things: high-quality learning and the ...