Our workshop for data-sharing synergies (23rd March 2007)

We asked: What is Data and how can we Locate Synergies in Systems that Share it?

Overview by the Envisioning Team?

The Team's Role and Purpose

  • It works at the conceptual level
  • It works with the 'bigger picture'
  • it maps out strategies and tactics
  • It imagines new possibilities for action
  • It formulates policies for possible change
  • It validates aims
  • It is concerned with dreams and visions
  • It observes and invents
  • It evaluates existing purposes
  • It looks critically at new domains

Tools used on the day

Resources used by the Envisioning team included -

  • Storyboarding
  • Mapping tools
  • Constellations
  • 'What-if' modelling/scenario-building

continuing questions for the group

  • What are the purposes of different types of data?
  • How could data become more valuable to us?
  • What relationships evolve from 'new /current data' and 'new / current applications'?
  • Where is the most valuable data (for both the 'present' and the 'future') to be found?
  • How can we find it?

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