Bob is fauclty member at the University of Washington Information School. He taught full time at the school for four years. During that time he developed an outstanding reputation for dynamic, highly focused and extremely practical courses in all aspects of content and information management.
Mail us! We can design courses and workshops for you!
Bob has gathered hundreds of hours of live course video presentations and other course materials from a range of courses. You are welcome to view and use these materials for your own education, but if you present them to others, you must obtain prior permission from Metatorial Services. (View a sample video presentation.)
This is a series of three courses taught to industry professionals (from Microsoft, Boeing, and many other local organizations) as well as to graduate students in information science. The aim of the series is to help you become a "player" in the content management discipline. A player is someone who would be trusted to lead some or all of a CM initiative. The three courses cover the three main areas in which you must gain proficiency to be a player: knowledge of the concepts of CM and how to put them into practice within an organization, the ability to analyze an organization's requirements for CM and to be able to construct a general design for a CMS, and knowledge of the machinery of CM and how the parts of a CMS fit together.
This is a course taught to graduate students in information management. In it, we cover:
As a management class, we keep our focus firmly on the process behind these initiatives rather than on creating actual deliverables.
This is a course in user centered system design for undergraduate information management students. In it, we practice a set of methods that take you from a person's needs to the user interface of an information system she will value. In particular, we cover these subjects: