The “4H” Model for inferring information and knowledge culture from search technology artefacts

It is still a work-in-progress, however I have blended more elements of the 'modality model for search' into some of my recent thinking on how search technology artefacts could be used to infer aspects of information and knowledge culture. A focus on search to check for information compliance of various aspects is termed 'HOLD TO... Continue Reading →


Enterprise Search & Discovery engines: How we might come to ‘know’..

Delighted to be invited to give a seminar to staff and students yesterday (22nd March) at Edinburgh Napier University School for Computing and Centre for Social Informatics. Discussed how enterprises may wish to experiment with their search engines and user interfaces in an attempt to deliberately stimulate unexpected encounters which may lead to new knowledge... Continue Reading →

PhD Success!

Delighted to share the news that after a successful defence of my thesis this week I have been awarded my PhD. A BIG thank you to everyone who has contributed, supported or followed my progress these past 4 years, it is very much appreciated. I am very excited at the collaborations and projects that are... Continue Reading →

Organizational Information Culture and Technology Artefacts

Organizational information culture can be defined as the behavioural norms and values shown by employees towards information. Researching enterprise search technology artefacts that represent aspects of the culture in which they are deployed, some organizations may not score highly in supporting an information culture that enables innovation and creativity. In addition to mapping information cultures... Continue Reading →

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