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Gerry McGovern
Writer. Speaker. Developer of Top Tasks Framework. Weekly opinion piece:
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Jamie Wisdom 🏳️‍🌈 21m
For anyone working on information architecture, this is an early Christmas present! Gerry's approach is tried and tested and has been getting refined for over 15 years. This technique will help you make good decisions that will benefit your audience and your organisation.
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Gerry McGovern 26m
Digital Waste Audit webinar, Dec 3: This audit is particularly focused on identifying digitally wasteful processes and activities that hinder sustainability. At the end of the audit you will get a clear recommendations on what you need to do to improve.
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Hannah Smith 1h
Our next Green Tech South West event 👇
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Green Tech South West 2h
We're so excited to welcome to talk next Thurs (Dec 10th, 12.30pm). His book 'World Wide Waste' is a must-read. Our sponsors interviewed him recently:
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Top Tasks Overview - Dec 17, 4 pm GMT An overview of how Top Tasks Identification, Task Performance Indicator and Top Tasks Classification works. With Gerry McGovern. At the end of the overview there will be time for questions.
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Sam Gill 4h
1/ Take a look at my new piece in arguing that Election 2020 confirms that we have entered the internet's "public health" moment.
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Gerry McGovern 8h
"95% of the ballots cast in the 2020 election had a paper record associated with it. Compared to 2016, about 82%." In order to make the US election more secure, there had to be more paper.
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Gerry McGovern 9h
Nike and Coca-Cola are among the major companies and business groups lobbying Congress to weaken a bill that would ban imported goods made with forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region
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Gerry McGovern 23h
We need good science today more than ever. We need a calm, logical, rigorous, scientific way of thinking and acting. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, science and the scientific community often let society down.
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Gerry McGovern Nov 29
In 1972, people without college degrees were nearly as happy as those with college degrees. Now those without a degree are far more unhappy about their lives.
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Gerry McGovern Nov 28
"U.S. newspaper advertising revenue peaked in 2005 at $49 billion. By 2018, according to estimates by the Pew Research Center, it had plummeted to $14 billion."
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Gerry McGovern Nov 27
This is a classic piece of story telling
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Gerry McGovern Nov 27
"In order to make products last longer, you have to have co-ordination all along the supply chain, including manufacturers of hardware from chips to screens, as well as developers of software such as operating systems."
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Gerry McGovern Nov 27
"By 2025 it is predicted that 75 billion objects will be interconnected all transmitting user data so that the refrigerator that is telling you to buy more yoghurt is also spying on you, the internet highway becomes a spyway."
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Gerry McGovern Nov 27
"The process used to build most machine-learning models today cannot tell which models will work in the real world and which ones won’t."
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Techmeme Nov 26
UK to launch the Digital Markets Unit, a division of CMA, in April to "govern the behavior" of platforms that dominate the market, including Google and Facebook ( / CNBC)
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Gerry McGovern Nov 27
You must give people real tasks to test your content. Otherwise, you will not know whether people actually understand what you are trying to communicate. This study shows why.
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Gerry McGovern Nov 27
Displaying key findings in maps and charts can have important cognitive and motivational advantages. However, evidence suggests that confusing graphic design can result in systematic misunderstandings and contribute to poor decision-making.
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Gerry McGovern Nov 27
Coronavirus: Tracking how the world’s ‘green recovery’ plans aim to cut emissions
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Toon Lowette Nov 27
Online attacks on female journalists are increasingly spilling into the ‘real world’
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