Friday, October 29, 2010
1-2 PM Eastern Time
641-715-3300, access code 485743#
Managing the Data Deluge
Guests: Madelyn Blair and Lisa Kimball
Trying to keep abreast of rapidly emerging new information can be overwhelming but Madelyn Blair, PhD, has discovered some wise and useful ways to try. Her new book, Riding the Current: How to deal with the daily deluge of data, suggests ways to focus your efforts, and find people interesting in accompanying you. Blair is president and founder of Peleri, a consulting firm specializing in organizational development, knowledge management, team building, distance learning and leadership development for numerous international and private organizations, including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, NIH and American University. She holds a doctorate in organizational psychology from Tilburg University in The Netherlands, an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an honors degree in mathematics from Rutgers university. Lisa Kimball, PhD, President and CEO of Plexus Institute, is an entrepreneur with more than 30 years experience as an organizational consultant with business, government and non profit organizations. As CEO of Metasystems Design Group and Executive Producer of Group Jazz she supported the efforts of teams, task forces, communities and organizations and specialized in helping them use new technology and social media. She is active in online community work, organizational development and skilled in applying complexity-inspired principles. She serves on the board of the Organization Development Network.