A new workshop shows how data science can be for decision-makers too


Data Science Education CEOs data science decision makers education founders Strategy WorkshopWhen we think of data science, we rarely think beyond those people with the technical ability, knowledge, training, and qualifications necessary for the job.

Sesame Workshop releases new resources to help families talk to kids about race

Mashable VR

Sesame Workshop, the educational nonprofit behind the children's TV show Sesame Street , is making it easier to talk about race and racism with kids. More about Social Good , Racism , Sesame Workshop , Social Good , and Activism. Social Good Racism Sesame Workshop Activism


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Big Data Integration Workshop on Dec 2 in Vienna, VA


This workshop is for real developers only. Big Data Integration Workshop. If you are working with a big data environment or just starting to work on your big data strategy, this workshop is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience with Pentaho design patterns in big data. The Pentaho Big Data Integration Workshop will teach you how to use Pentaho to implement three common big data uses with Cloudera, MongoDB and Vertica. It will sell out soon.

Go deep at Transform 2020: Workshops on automation, explainable AI, chatbot building, and design thinking

Venture Beast

Four day-long workshops on different AI topics provide in-depth learning, meaningful insights and action items necessary to grow and scale your business.

Data & Analytics Maturity Model Workshop Series

Speaker: Dave Mariani, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, AtScale; Bob Kelly, Director of Education and Enablement, AtScale

Check out this new instructor-led training workshop series to help advance your organization's data & analytics maturity. It includes on-demand video modules and a free assessment tool for prescriptive guidance on how to further improve your capabilities.

Three Great Cyber Threat Intelligence Companies Combine To Offer Threat Hunting Workshop


This is why it was great to see three of the greats in the field working together to host a workshop on threat […]. There are many great firms providing cyber threat intelligence capabilities (including data and analytical tools). But one thing is clear, no one tool covers all the needs. It really takes an ecosystem. CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats News

Weta Workshop unveils $1,500 Lara Croft figure


As reported by VGC, the model, titled Lara Croft The Lost Valley, has seen pre-production prototype images and a video released this week ahead of pre-orders opening on May 3.

5-6 May 2014 Global Supply Chain Risk Assessment: A joint MORS/SARMA Workshop


Please join us for a two day workshop Global Supply Chain Risk Assessment on Monday and Tuesday 5 & 6 May 2014. The workshop will engage the communities surrounding these problems and include the DoD Acquisition, Intelligence, and Homeland Security Communities as well as those interested in risk analytics applied to securing US infrastructure from attack, whether kinetic or cyber.

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Terraria receives support for Steam Workshop mods over 10 years after launch


The patch doesn't include any other improvements or content additions of note (aside bugfixes), so it's safe to assume the game's Workshop implementation has occupied most of the developers' time lately The support launched alongside Terraria's latest patch today: version 1.4.2.

Networking & Outreach Workshop - CIO Musings

CIO Musings

Networking & Outreach Workshop. The Greater Richmond Technology Council, in partnership with First Market Bank, Interbake Foods and Mondial Assistance will host a Networking & Outreach Workshop (TechN.O.W.) CIO Musings - Life as a Public Sector CIO. A blog about things that interest me as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) working for a local government. Primarily focused on technology, leadership and some of my recreational pursuits. Follow me on twitter at @BarryCondrey Enjoy!

Choose Your Own Adventure: Data Center World Workshops

Data Center Knowledge

Which workshops would you like to see at the next Data Center World? Cast your vote now. Read More. Data Center World

Free 5 Feb Workshop Explores Using Sharepoint to Bridge the Gap Between Policy and Technology


DataPoint Solutions is hosting a free workshop to address these challenges in the form of four briefings, outlining how processes can be automated and streamlined by leveraging SharePoint and mission-critical systems to help capture organizational knowledge, automate processes, and ensure compliance with policies. By Charles Hall.

2014 Trusted Cyber Collaboration Workshop: 24-26 Sep in Crystal City VA


TSCP’s Trusted Cyber Collaboration Workshop is an opportunity for professional information sharing focused on secure collaboration among industry partners and their supply chain members, mitigating the risks of information security breaches, and accelerating secure information sharing while reducing overall program costs. By Bob Gourley. If you are or have been involved in enterprise grade cyber security you know the importance of collaboration among trusted teams of professionals.

Future of Crowdsourcing workshop at Crowdsourcing Summit in Cologne

Trends in the Living Networks

On April 28, immediately after my keynote at TheNextWeb conference in Amsterdam, I will travel to Cologne to run a workshop on the Future of Crowdsourcing. I’ve made a short video to introduce some of what we’ll be covering in the Future of Crowdsourcing workshop. Go to the event website for more details on the workshop. Below is an excerpt from the workshop description : This highly interactive and participatory workshop will explore the future of crowdsourcing.

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Trusted Cyber Collaboration Workshop: A gathering of the leaders in secure collaboration and cyber security 24-26 Sep in DC


The 2014 Trusted Cyber Collaboration Workshop is being held 24-26 Sep in DC. TSCP is proud to present the Trusted Cyber Collaboration Workshop, an opportunity for professional information sharing, and a vendor exhibition. By Bob Gourley. This gathering, facilitated by the Transglobal Secure Collaboration Participation (TSCP) pulls together leaders in real secure information exchange, including information exchange across and between enterprises. More from: [link].

Valve announces $1 million art contest for Counter-Strike weapon skins

Venture Beast

Valve is using this promotion to encourage support for Steam Workshop. GamesBeat category-/Games/Computer & Video Games Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Steam Steam Workshop Valve SoftwareCounter-Strike is getting an art contest that is worth $1 million.

What Big Tech and Big Tobacco research funding have in common

Venture Beast

Attendees of the Resistance AI workshop at NeurIPS say that by funding research, Big Tech is following the same playbook as Big Tobacco. Read More.

8 crowd insights from 8 crowdsourcing workshops

Trends in the Living Networks

Over the last two weeks I have delivered 8 keynotes or workshops on crowdsourcing across Western Europe. Future of Crowdsourcing Workshop in Cologne. In this interactive workshop following the Crowdsourcing Summit in Cologne, I asked the participants to select four topics related to crowdsourcing they wanted to examine in detail. We were fortunate to have Charles Armstrong at the workshop as an expert panelist, sharing his experience in equity crowdfunding in the UK.

For Java Developers: Sign up for two hour Enterprise Ehcache workshop in DC 7 Nov


This two hour workshop is a great way to accelerate your own technical understanding of this topic and that in return can help your agency better accomplish its mission. Choose from two workshop sessions: Morning: 9:00am–11:00am or Afternoon: 1:00pm–3:00pm. By Bob Gourley If you are going to be in DC 7 Nov and are a technologist that fields solutions into federal agencies here is a great opportunity to dive into the in-memory capabilities of Enterprise Ehcache.

Slides for Crowdsourcing for Marketing Workshop in New York

Trends in the Living Networks

Today I ran a Crowdsourcing for Marketing for Enterprise & Agencies workshop in New York as part of the global Crowdsourcing Week series of events. Little of the richness of the workshop and discussion is shown in the slides, but some of the frameworks might be of use to those who did not attend the workshop. Here are the slides for today’s workshop. Crowdsourcing for Marketing Workshop – New York from Ross Dawsn.

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An invitation to Sydney (and global) crowdsourcing workshops

Trends in the Living Networks

Sydney will be the site of the launch of a global series of crowdsourcing workshops over coming months in Sydney, Amsterdam, Cologne, London, Paris, Brussels, New York, San Francisco and other cities. I am very excited about the workshops, the material we’ll cover, and what we’ll learn during the workshops to help create the forthcoming Second Edition of Getting Results From Crowds. Below is the announcement of the Sydney workshops. I hope you can make it!

Sega’s The Creative Assembly unveils Total War: Warhammer III

Venture Beast

Sega Europe said that its studio The Creative Assembly will launch Total War: Warhammer III in 2021 in partnership with Games Workshop. Read More.

Looking for crowdsourcing workshop/ event partners: Europe, North America, Asia

Trends in the Living Networks

However for some issues and some people, a high-impact workshop or participatory event can be a more direct way of learning new ways to do things. As such I am planning a series of participatory workshops around the world that will build on the content of Getting Results From Crowds. We are looking for event partners around the world who are interested in working with us bring these workshops to their local communities.

Workshop content: Creating results using social media – the HR perspective

Trends in the Living Networks

I will be MC for the conference day, and will also run a half-day workshop on Creating Results Using Social Media on the following day. I thought I would share the visual content we will be using during the workshop. Workshop: Creating Results With Social Media in HR. The workshop will be highly participatory, with through the session the attendees creating a framework for a social media strategy and how it will be implemented for their own organization.

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Watch a Rare Warhammer Model Become the Most Expensive in the World

GizModo VR

Grabbing yourself a viable force of Games Workshop’s tabletop miniatures—whether it’s in Age of Sigmar ’s fantasy or 40K ’s far future flavors —can cost hundreds and hundreds of dollars, even before all the kit to build, paint, carry, and play with it.…


Leverage Forrester’s Business Strategy Workshops To Accelerate Digital Transformation

Forrester's Customer Insights

Watch the video below to learn how Forrester is leveraging design thinking in our business strategy workshops to help executives unlock customer value. Looking for help with rethinking your current business model? Accelerate your own digital transformation by booking an inquiry or by checking out my research here. corporate strategy digital business digital transformation ebusiness strategy

Slides for Crowdsourcing for Media and Content workshop in New York

Trends in the Living Networks

Last Friday in New York, shortly before Sandy shook things up, I ran a Crowdsourcing for Media and Content workshop as part of the Crowdsourcing Week global series of events. The intent of the workshop was to dig into the many ways in which crowdsourcing can be applied in creating media and content, and how to do so most effectively. Below I have shared the slides used in the workshop. Crowdsourcing for Media and Content: NYC Workshop from Ross Dawsn.

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Workshop slides: Creating the Future of Professional Services

Trends in the Living Networks

I am about to hop on a plane to Hawaii, where I will be running the ‘keynote workshop’ on Creating the Future of Professional Services for global accounting network DFK International’s annual North America conference on Maui. As usual I will share my slides, mainly for workshop participants, since the slides are not intended to be used as a stand-alone, but also for anyone else who happens to find value in them.

The Influential CIO Workshop

Lundberg Media

Here’s an excerpt from my Persuasive Communication and Influence workshop. Read my article based on this workshop here. Influence: the act or power of producing an effect without apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command. For most CIOs and their teams, this is the only way to get things done. Do you need to increase […].

Returning to Tabletop Has Re-Stoked My Love of Physical Games

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Presentation from iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association

Trends in the Living Networks

The iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association Future Forum was a big success. Here are the slides from opening presentation, as promised: iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association Future Forum View more presentations from rossdawson. In a large room laid out for 120 there was just standing room by the time it started, with great content and a highly engaged audience.

Warhammer+ Is Already the Best Streaming Service, Because None of the Other Pluses Come With a Free Orc

GizModo VR

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Crowdsourcing workshops in NYC: Crowds for marketing and Crowds for media and content

Trends in the Living Networks

Later that week, as part of the Crowdsourcing Week venture, I will be running two crowdsourcing workshops in New York City : Crowdsourcing for Marketing in Enterprise & Agencies. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ Ross Dawson, internationally recognized authority on crowdsourcing, will be leading workshops on crowdsourcing on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26 in New York City. The two New York workshops will be held at the Interactive Advertising Bureau at 116 27th St.

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Competition! Win free pass to Sydney workshops on how to grow your business using crowdsourcing

Trends in the Living Networks

We are kicking off our global series of crowdsourcing workshops on Monday 16 April in Sydney , with a morning workshop on Getting Results From Crowds and an afternoon workshop on Crowd Business Models. In the following weeks I will be running crowdsourcing workshops in Cologne , London , Paris , Brussels , and New York , followed later in the year by San Francisco and other leading cities.

NIST To Hold 2nd Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop

Cloud Musings

NIST To Hold 2nd Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop. On November 4-5, 2010, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will hold their second Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop. Workshop goals include: Public Announcement and initiation of the strategy to develop a Cloud Computing Roadmap. NIST To Hold 2nd Cloud Computing Forum & Workshop. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

Grow your business faster! Crowdsourcing and Crowd Business Models workshops in Sydney

Trends in the Living Networks

Following the launch and fantastic response to Getting Results From Crowds we will be running a series of workshops around the world on creating value using crowds and crowdsourcing. The first ones will be in Sydney on April 16, followed by a number to be announced shortly in Europe and the US (see our call for crowdsourcing workshop partners ). See the event page for full details on the workshops. For the Sydney session we are running two complementary half-day workshops.

Inspiring crazy loyalty: A leadership workshop

ComputerWorld IT Management

Chris Laping, author and former Red Robin CIO, discusses the challenges of being a change agent and in leading the charge through digital business transformation. He offers practical advice to help CIOs enable the right conditions to coach their workers and inspire behaviors that will activate successful change throughout their organizations

Warhammer+ Is Worth It for Fans, and That's All It Needs to Be

GizModo VR

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Warhammer Quest Returns, and More of the Latest Gaming News

GizModo VR

This time, Games Workshop returns to Warhammer Quest , an April Fool’s that’s actually worth checking out, and a visit to the world of nuclear-irradiated Americana with the arrival of the Fallout RPG.


Amazon Just Made a $250 Video Chat Device for Kids

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This Week's Toy News Is Monstrously Big, Monstrously Alien, and a Little Marvelous

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle , io9's regular roundup of the latest toy and merchandise around the internet. This week, Lego goes queer and festive, McFarlane brings some alien oddities to its Warhammer line, and your next phone upgrade might just be a pretty sweet Pokémon Pokédex. Check it out!

This Week's Toy News Features Visitors from Several Galaxies Far, Far Away

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Avatar Heads to RPGs, Lord of the Rings Goes There and Back Again, and More Gaming News

GizModo VR

This week, everything changes when the fire nation rolls for initiative, Magic: The Gathering celebrates Black History Month, and Games Workshop figures out another way to ease you into the worlds of Warhammer.