With vision, ingenuity, passion and a riff on a country music song, North Park has transformed itself through a program they call All Kinds of Kinds.
A great idea may fuel conversations or inform dreams. But the innovation requires disciple and action. Watch Sketchy Andy set the world record highline.
By Chief Technology Officer, Andrew Tait, Decision Mechanics Limited Not one, but two, interesting posts from the blog Jury.me this week. One is about focusing on the user. Too many apps are developed from a technical perspective — the latest frameworks, user interface widgets, etc. Great software products come from standing in your users’ shoes […]
Newly hired superintendent Lesli Myers wanted to kick off her tenure at the Brockport City School District with a new vision, mission, core beliefs, targets, strategies and priorities — and she wanted to do it in two sessions over four days. So she contacted Prism Decision Systems. “This strategic planning process could not have occurred […]
Whenever I need to recharge, I revisit Edward DeBono’s seminal Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step.
Imagine presenting directly from your iPad® while connected to your personal wireless network. You walk freely about the room, even sit among your audience. Using the iPad®’s elegant user interface, you deliver your presentation effortlessly — and spontaneously as need be — moving among web pages, software applications or presentation slides. Liberated from the tyranny of the host’s unsecured wireless network, you have no fear of firewall surprises, slow loading web pages or security risks. Sound intriguing? Read on for simple step-by-step instructions at https://prismdecision.com/presenting-wirelessly-from-your-ipad
Has the era of the super teacher arrived? Will the role of the traditional teacher be turned upside down? Are we on the cusp of a massive disruption to the standard educational model? Are we witnessing an educational tsunami? Two emerging disruptive technologies — free massive open online courses (MOOCs) and interactive, “flipped” classrooms — suggest that the answer to each of these questions is a resounding, Yes. Read on at https://prismdecision.com/two-innovations-that-will-disrupt-education-as-we-know-it
Prism’s web site is now responsive. Responsive web design allows your website to automatically render regardless of the device the user is using: PC, tablet or smartphone. Mobile browsing is expected to outpace desktop-based access within three to five years. Responsive web design is a single innovation that will allow you to manage current and emerging innovations in mobile browsing. Effortless for you. Elegant for your users.
Around the world, governments are opening access to public data sets and allowing the public to find, download and use machine-readable data sets generated by the government. These initiatives spur innovation and creativity, increase government accountability and transparency, reduce waste and fraud, and improve our quality of life. Yet New York State lags miserably. This open letter to Andrew Cuomo exhorts the Governor to give the public free access to machine readable New York State government data in non-proprietary formats, to convert that data into open linked standards to allow it to be easily connected to other data, and to encourage broad, innovative use of the data by providing the appropriate tools and incentives.
Reduce your stress! Discover three strategies to help you face life’s challenges with a creative worldview. See differently, tame your fear and build social networks based on familiarity and reputation. Learn to navigate life’s quick waters with greater dexterity and joy at https://prismdecision.com/become-more-creative-in-three-steps