Making Sense of Sensemaking

Dr. Brenda Dervin presented a lecture and workshop at University of Toronto’s KMDI, kicking off the Making Sense Of series led by professor Peter Pennefather, KMDI outreach director. Peter and I hosted Brenda as befitting this first session in a series of workshops on “how we make sense” in several different domains. What’s new is . . . → Read More: Making Sense of Sensemaking

Making Sense of Sensemaking with Dr. Brenda Dervin

Sense-making in Collaborative Practice: Can Media Design Support Sensemaking in Professional Practice Collaboration and Decision Making? This conversational workshop is designed as a “dialogue” between a panel of 5 question-askers and Dr. Brenda Dervin.

The framing for the conversation has been developed by the panelists. Through a series of questions and answers, Dr. Dervin will . . . → Read More: Making Sense of Sensemaking with Dr. Brenda Dervin

iPad & Next-Gen Tablets: A Clinical Viewpoint

Simple shifts in user interface technology and interaction style can make a huge difference in long term for IT, web applications, and software design. The GUI has been in constant use in consumer software since the 1980’s Mac, with early 90’s Windows 3.0 mainstreaming the GUI. While numerous interaction designers have foretold the death of . . . → Read More: iPad & Next-Gen Tablets: A Clinical Viewpoint

A Chat with Our Professor of Health Design

Appearing on the DiabetesMine community site, I’ve been asked to participate as a juror on their diabetes innovation contest. Here’s why:

Peter Jones may have a common name, but he’s a rare animal. He’s one of the few academic design experts focusing specifically on the user experience in healthcare. And we are delighted to welcome . . . → Read More: A Chat with Our Professor of Health Design