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Archive for February, 2010

Google Maps, Open Source and Plotting Ongoing Research: Demonstrating Innovation

It is the perfect time to celebrate CGX 2.0’s birthday by talking about the tangible differences made by ICT-KM’s choice to shift away from proprietary technical architectures and move towards a more ample and sustainable technical landscape.  This technical landscape is epitomized by what is called Enterprise 2.0, “a system of web-based technologies that provide…

Agriculture Information Access Marketplace: join us in Montpellier

On Monday 25th April 2010, just before the official opening of the  IAALD XIIIth  World Conference in Montpellier, France the CIARD partners are organizing an  Agriculture Information Access Marketplace: an informal, interactive event which will see the participation of a wide range of organizations, both large and small. A fast moving forum that will allow…

Happy 1st birthday, CGX 2.0!

On February 16, 2009, we activated the Google Analytics tracking code on cgxchange.org… so today is CGX 2.0 first online birthday. We were just going into the beta phase, with a survey and consultation with users: the first official announcement went out on March 23… To celebrate and reflect on the first year of life…

Empowering the new CGIAR

The selection of a new board is the latest step in the CGIAR Change Management Initiative. The CGIAR is renewing …and with this renewal comes a new way of doing business. Shared services, joint positions, distributed teams, 24/7 coverage, regional hubs, Megaprograms…. all new terminology, all new ways of doing business. If we are serious…

Problems opening the CGIAR Research map?

When opening the CGIAR Research map , if you use Internet Explorer 7 you may be experiencing…. How do I fix this problem? You may use another browser (Firefox, Chrome) or upgrade to Internet Explorer 8. This problem no longer occurs in Internet Explorer 8. To upgrade to Internet Explorer 8, visit the following Microsoft…

Show me the goods! The Research map is out!

If by “goods” you mean our Global Public Goods, and more specifically, the research projects of the CGIAR in Africa, the CGIAR Research Map for Africa – does just that! Fruit of a collaboration between Collective Action, the ICT-KM Program, CGIAR centres and over 250 scientists who have contributed their research information, the map now…