#Human

Your are an organization striving for inclusion because it makes you more robust. MANN.FR will innovate with you, invent and create, making those stalled projects move forward kindly.

Epistle APP

Anglophone Protestants of Paris France manages confinement for everyone but churches during Covid-19. This article explores how the American Church in Paris, the American Cathedral and Saint Michael's Church in Paris do and may use technology to augment essential purposes of religion as defined by Martin Luther in 1527 when confronted with the bubonic plague. The article is available in PDF from…

#Agenda

#Agenda I've produced my own 2021 paper agenda here in PDF format for the times when digital is too much. I used this Excel file as my source. See also this article on my 2019 agenda .

Pre-Inaugoration of the Makers' Lab at la Ressourcerie la Mine

Automatic translation At our meeting on September 23, we learned that the fablab (computer aided manufacturing workshop) had its first official visits on Friday September 20 from our board and employees. We did our best to make it clean and presentable. Many machines are still to be mastered. That's it, we are now "a thing"! In addition, we are in the process of drawing up a charter and a working…

Le Grand Website

Automatic Translation This is a perfectible website concept, but perhaps sufficient for a collaboration around the Grands Voisins. It is therefore a matter of creating a space with multiple shares, with potentially multiple users, with multiple uses and multiple accesses. The problem to be solved is with using a website for ourselves on our own, a useful site for ourselves with today's…

Services

Digital Well-Being Digital well-being is the job of Mann.fr. This page and pages in this category describe our job. Mann.FR is a service provider in digital well-being. Digital is the computers, internet, social media, smart phones, and the like. Well-being addresses psycho-social risks, society, corporate culture, inclusion, organizational coaching and the like. Auto-translation below Reinforce…

Time Travel

I am good at capacity planning (think of it as time accounting). It is a technique wherein I clear cost and profit centers around person-days. The technique, through iterative process, allows for the production of reliable capacity-constrained time accounts: past, present and provisional. Here is how it works: I establish a task nomenclature for all activities by everyone, as large as possible…

Teamwork Work

I am good at running recurrent (weekly for example) meetings with progress tracking and prioritization. This led, for example, in a project accomplished by Wonderbox in three months that allegedly took Smartbox three years to do (losing market position in the meantime).

Solutions

Solutions (Previously How? Wow! Now.) Mann.fr products and services provide: How, symbolized by a question mark, addressing your problems intelligently. Wow, symbolized by an exclamation point, in their pertinence. Now, symbolized by a period or full-stop, because they are implemented daily with serenity in cycles that begin and end. This page and its sub-pages describe the specific service…

Computer Lab & Drive

Computer Lab 4 two-hour experimental workshops for the 100 NOW participants during the February 2020 vacation (involves setting up a mobile computer room). 3-to-4 weeks of Computer Drive collection from the congregation(s), individuals, businesses and non-profits (followed by 3-to-4 weeks of volunteers reconditioning, followed be 3-to-4 weeks of redistributing) (involves logistics and other…

Quatrieme Oeil

Quatrieme Oeil s a French non-profit (Loi-1901) about doing things together as image professionals. We did : Create two studios out of abandoned operating rooms Events together Promotion and support between photographers TODO: Get Website Back Up!

LesGrandsVoisins.fr/.com

LesGrandsVoisins.fr/.com is a project extension in a virtual world of Les Grands Voisins insomuch as it: is a space (digital websites lesgrandsvoisins.fr/.com and lesgrandsvoisins.com/.fr ) and an identity (a trademark deposited the same day as another holder, rendering it defacto public domain) provides events ; infrastructure (or at least a network) for non-profits, artists, artisans, social…

Nonprofit Organization

See Digital Inclusion See Computer Lab and Drive See Setting up social computer rooms for foyers of marginalized persons . See organizing weekly computer workshops . Otherwise classic service solutions that may interest non-profits include: Web services Digital consultancy Team Building (done with Althernative Urbaine) Photography and video etc. TODO : Tell a story here

Marginalized

Service solutions for marginalized persons include : Digital Inclusion: Social Computer Rooms Computer and Digital Workshops Recycling and Donations of Computers and perhaps other activities It is tough to lose one’s password or keep files without dedicated computers. If able, you may benefit from a Cyber Confidence-Building session.

Business Team Services

Solutions for business include : Capacity Planning Business Activity Monitoring Team-Building Workshops Organizational Wellbeing Audit and Accompaniment Website production and maintenance Digital and Web Product Development Psycho-Social Risk Management

Inclusion Policies and Offices

Inclusion as an organization-wide policy is intentional. I, Chris Mann, help you build that intention into your vers divers aspects of your organization. Auto-translate below Economic and social responsibility (CSR) Mann.fr fights for digital inclusion through multiple means: coordination with social workers to set up computer rooms and run computer workshops in reception and accommodation centers…

Collaborative Environments

Digital collaborative environments are places where we can work together. One offer in this realm is “ Video Conferencing for Everyone .” The goal is to make the technology disappear in a comfortable and secure place, both from a technical and from a social perspective.

English Philo & Ochakai Meetups

We share right now is a Pro ZOOM account (140 € per year).  This fundraiser will also serve to reimburse MEETUP costs for the English Phlio Cafe and Ochakai (about 240 €). Beneficiaries of these services are : Users of the above-mentioned meetup groups Ad-Hoc users from other groups who use the shared resources I also would like to help with digital inclusion Beyond this first fundraiser, we may…

Les Grands Voisins Manifesto

Auto-translation Alternative manifesto edited by Chris This manifesto, imperfect, conceived of the hopes, the sufferings and the incomprehension of those who instilled it. The Big Neighbors were born at Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Hospital in the 14th arrondissement in Paris, between Port Royale and the Catacombs. They come from flaws in the concrete and in public policies. They are open, inclusive…

Social-Psychology Consultant

Peacekeeping services are about empowerment, wellbeing, surviving & thriving. Engage your organization, your team, your environment and yourself with: Psycho-Social Risk Management Inclusion Policies and Offices Team-Building Workshops English Coaching ADHD Coaching Guided Meditation Multi-Denominational Religious Ceremonies Photography Psycho-Social Risk Management Preventive and curative action…

Professionals

Dear visitor, Should one pull all the stops or rely on proven technologies? What balance should one seek between formal and informal in digital innovation ? How much should a team document their work? These are just some of the questions every business asks in the realm of internet and mobile planning. Here is what I propose: do what is right, and, if possible, what is elegant. The way you…

Business-IT Consultant

Business services are about program and project management. Optimize your operations and projects by: Capacity Planning Localize French Products in the USA Program & Project Management Office WHY? help add value by adding human values help make digital the ally of individuals rather than the master of the organizations. Capacity Planning Capacity planning allows for accurate prediction of resource…

Video Conferencing

The goal is to provide a shared space that be comfortable, accessible and secure . After considering different alternatives, we settled on Zoom simply because it seems to work.  Other reasonable alternatives are WebEx, Google Meet and Jitsi. Criteria for choice are availability, robustness, security, accessibility, ubiquity, etc. We can change if convenient, and I am actually interested in Jitsi…

The Making of a Maker's Space at la Ressourcerie la Mine

Automatic Translation The Ressourcerie la mine in Arceuil ( 76 avenue de la convention 94110 Arcueil ( https://goo.gl/maps/AoyVDJPnwNhbvbf77 )), a extra-ordinary and large place on three buildings in Arceuil (RER B Laplace) for the reuse of things and people make in the speed a redone cafe, a redone restaurant, a redone concert hall, a sewing workshop, a new dedicated building to furniture and…

Partners

Specialized partners help provide a global solution by co-contracting or sub-contracting arrangements and they include: Olaf Lewitz, Trust Artist Michael Bahati , Self-Made Leader and organizer of City Talks / Paris Talks Sandrine Mbiya , owner of Confidentia Consulting , Leader Coach, Recruiter and Career Revealer Gabriele Santini , Owner of GS Consulting and Smart Team Prosper Mendouga…

AgilePrise.com

https://www.agileprise.com Digital Distances @Work What is distance in computer projects? This workshop addresses the logistical and cultural questions that any team working on or with software. The next Meetup is set for Tuesday November 7 at 6:30 PM at Les Grands Voisins in central Paris. Presentation Lego for Scrum at the Alternative Urbaine This was a half-day workshop associating populations…

Teamwork Workshops

Auto-translation from French Distances in digital work (2018) What is distance in digital work? This workshop addresses logistical and cultural issues that concern any team that works with or on software. A Meetup on this subject took place on November 7 at the Grands Neighbors 82 ave Denfert-Rochereau 75014 PARIS. Presentation in English here ( http://www.caplancity.com/distances/ ) Lego for…

Time Accounting

Make Systematic Use of New Information Capacity Planning Concept Map The Target Market is Any business with a project portfolio to manage Software editors The Service Offering is Creation of an information system and software crossing workstreams with projects and organizations Model and model-making framework for time accounting The Implementation Phase Consists of One-week prototype One-day per…

Digital Inclusion

The internet is a new opportunity to exclude marginalized populations. Our efforts here are to invite digitally marginalized populations to be able to participate in the virtual society. This is done by setting up computer rooms and giving computer classes to otherwise internet-challenged students. I put in place three-way partnerships between: Social Workers, Beneficiaries (Students), and…

Editorial

Dear visitor, Should one pull all the stops or rely on proven technologies? What balance should one seek between formal and informal in * *digital innovation** ? How much should a team document their work? These are just some of the questions every business asks in the realm of internet and mobile planning. Here is what I propose: do what is right, and, if possible, what is elegant. The way you…

Create a Website for a Photographer

Today, I am going to write about my project to get SeeShoot.com off the ground. It is a bilingual website to promote myself for photo gigs, and to promote those around me.  In general, I want it to be a useful site. I had started using a free website and free-software product called “heritage.io”. I found that to be both in line with my philosophy, my technical approach, and my needs. I had also…
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