Today is the 4th of July, the national holiday celebrating the independence of the United States. It is also the culmination of a year-long celebration of Avon Lake, Ohio.  Barb Cagley chaired the Bicentennial Committee (the same last name is significant). With a little luck about the time is blog entry publishes, I will be six or seven hours into helping with the festivities (rain, rain go away), therefore today’s entry will be a bit shorter than normal.

Feedback on Evaluating Collaboration:

I received some excellent feedback on the framework for evaluating whether an activity is a collaboration or something else.  Steven suggested a tweak to the questions: substituting the word outcome for output. My first reaction was that the distinction was a bit esoteric. I had to step back and consider the point before recognizing that as many times before, Mr. Adams was correct. The new question set is: (more…)