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Webinar: Strategic Planning in Libraries: Focusing on Execution not Just Planning

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Strategic Planning in Libraries: Focusing on Execution not Just Planning

Wednesday, May 17, 2017; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

It is a delicate balance between maintaining a service portfolio that users expect while moving forward into new innovations and meeting new expectations. How can librarians position themselves to bridge the perceived divide between their users’ traditional expectations and stepping up to the plate to meet new service demands ahead of demand?

Technology requires a playful mindset while balancing it with professional pilots and experiments. The real struggle in our world is strategic execution and managing risk. Experienced library and information industry leader Stephen Abram will share processes, frameworks, and experiences that demonstrate sustaining value while moving forward into the New World.
Presenter: Stephen Abram, MLS, a strategy and direction planning consultant for libraries and the information industry, is principal of Lighthouse Consulting Inc. He is also executive director of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries. He is a library trend watcher, keynote speaker, innovator and author of Stephen’s Lighthouse blog. He has held executive leadership positions in libraries and at Cengage Learning (Gale), SirsiDynix, Thomson, ProQuest and IHS.

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Registration fee: $49/person. Group rates available for parties of 4 or more. Contact[email protected] for more information.

Can’t make it on May 17th? Register now and we will send you an email with instructions on how to watch at your convenience after the event.

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