Engelbart on Improving Improvement DEI | Jan 14, 2018 | Jim Spohrer From guest author Jim Spohrer - Doug Engelbart is most well-known for inventing the mouse, and as an internet pioneer. However, Doug’s vision for improving improvement to better tackle complex, urgent problems is to many his most significant contribution. [Continue Reading]
DEI | Nov 2, 2017 | Karen Risa Robbins From guest contributor Karen Risa Robbins - key insights from Doug Engelbart's visionary strategy for bootstrapping transformation in business and social enterprises. [Continue Reading]
The true promise of Interactive Computing: Leveraging our Collective IQ
Apr 14, 2016 | Christina Engelbart
What is this promise? In Doug's mind it was always about humans interacting with each other and with their knowledge in dynamic knowledge ecosystems, facilitated by a suite of interactive tools and processes. This is the gateway to augmenting human intellect, boosting Collective IQ, enhancing human effectiveness, and Bootstrapping Brilliance in business and society.
Bootstrapping Brilliance in Education DEI | Feb 22, 2016 | Christina Engelbart Here are some links to accompany my 'lightening talk' at last weekend's Ed Foo Camp, an invitation-only unconference on Education Innovation sponsored by O'Reilly, Google, Sesame Street and MacMillan Learning. [Continue Reading]
Going ‘Lean’ is strategic for any organization DEI | Dec 17, 2015 | Christina Engelbart DEI Executive Director Christina Engelbart attended Lean Startup Conference 2015 to (1) learn how to apply it, (2) in community, and (3) see how it plays with Bootstrapping Brilliance. Here’s how you can learn more about Lean strategy.
Esther Dyson’s ‘Way to Wellville’ Challenge a game changer DEI | Dec 7, 2015 | Christina Engelbart Here’s an exciting fresh approach to transforming the health of our communities. “The Way to Wellville, a national challenge among five communities over five years to make significant, visible and lasting improvement in five measures of health and economic vitality. In the end, we’ll map new paths for entire communities to make changes that result in healthier people and places.” [Continue Reading]
Internet Society showcases Engelbart's Legacy in Action DEI | May 8, 2015 | Christina Engelbart One year after inducting Doug Engelbart to the Internet Hall of Fame, the Internet Society ran a profile piece showcasing his lasting legacy, in particular how one professor – Dr. Gardner Campbell, Vice Provost for Learning Innovation and Student Success at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) – is putting his vision to practice. “Doug Engelbart’s greatest breakthrough may be to change how we think, how we learn and innovate, and how we collaborate.”
Toward Boosting Our Collective IQ: A Knowledge-Centric Approach
Published in customers.com | Mar 10, 2011 | Doug Engelbart and Christina Engelbart
“In the early 1990s, Doug Engelbart, renowned innovator, described the basic components of a dynamic knowledge ecosystem, and the knowledge bases that are constantly evolving from within these ecosystems, as a wake-up call for IT professionals as well as business users. His call to action is even more viable and pressing today as the scope and method of interaction and collaboration become increasingly distributed, networked, cross-functional, cross-disciplinary, cross-organizational, cross-cultural, interdependent, complex, and urgent on a global scale -- just as he predicted. Here we present his view of what is needed as well as an update by his daughter and innovation partner, Christina, on how far we have come in achieving his vision.” [Continue Reading]
Curt Carlson’s Opening Remarks DEI | Jun 9, 2010 | Christina Engelbart Curt Carlson's welcome address from the 40th anniversary celebration of Doug’s “Mother of All Demos” is a wonderful summary of Doug Engelbart's strategic vision and enduring legacy.