You likely have seen some news about a new app to help people experiencing homelessness in Toronto find and access services – Chalmers Bot. It’s a great story. I decided to dive in and try it out. Here’s my assessment, along with a screen-cast of me using Chalmers. I think you should try it out.
The time to make videos is now. You can and should be making videos providing quick and useful information and tips for your clients. It’s never been easier to do it and post them online.
One thing that I’m learning about the future, from futurists, is that it’s not something we can predict. But it’s something we can work toward. Learn more from Amy Webb and the Future Today Institute.
No. Technology can’t replace you. Yes, technology can help you create more impact on your clients, make you more effective and efficient.
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It’s useful to understand how your clients look for, find, assess and act on information. In this video, Professor Nadia Caidi provides an overview of newcomer information seeking behaviour and practice.
There will increasingly be a push for immigrant and refugee-serving agencies to provide frictionless service to newcomers. It’s going to come. We should be aware of and planning for it.
I recently attended the 21st National Metropolis Conference in Halifax. I don’t get to these gatherings very often and they’re always a reminder of how much is happening in a very complex sector and how awesome and committed sector folks are. I presented a summary of some research work I’ve been doing for a client, and thought I’d share my presentation notes here.