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Robert Boiko

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Principal Lecturer
Office: Mary Gates Hall 330S
Phone: 206.616.4030
Fax: 206.616.3152

Specialization

  • Content Management
  • Large Scale Information Systems
  • Learning in Distributed/Virtual Groups

Biography

Bob Boiko is a Principal Lecturer for the UW iSchool. He teaches social networking technologies, information architecture, and system design. Over the last 15 years, he has designed, programmed and released numerous gamified, flipped, and socialized learning systems that have been used by thousands of students. Prior to coming to the iSchool, Bob founded Chase Bobko, a Web content and development company, and grew it to over 100 employees. Recognized worldwide as a leader in the field of content management, he has designed and built systems for some of the world's top technology corporations (including Microsoft, Motorola, and Boeing) and leading NGO’s (including the UN, Gates Foundation, and World Vision). Bob is internationally known for his lectures and workshops and has keynoted conferences in over a dozen countries. He is author of the books "Content Management Bible," "Laughing at the CIO," "Information Systems from the Info Out," and the science fiction novel "The Last Chameleon." Bob recently founded LearnTogether, a startup company that creates peer2peer, social learning systems for professionals. LearnTogether continues to bring the next generation of education gracefully into existence.

Education

  • MS, Human Communication, University of Utah, 1989
  • BS, Physics, California State University Humboldt, 1985

Awards

  • Distinguished Teaching Award - UW, 2012
  • TEACH Award - iSchool, 2010

Consulting and Other Projects

  • CARE (For Profit Organization), 2014

Memberships

  • Content Management Professionals

Areas of Expertise

Publications and Contributions

  • Book Editor, Scholarly Information Management Best Practices, Volume 1 (2010)
    page 320 ISBN/ISSN: 978-94-90164-03-4 Authors: Robert Boiko, Erik M Hartman
  • Software, Instructional Website Architecture and Design with XML (2010)
    Author: Robert Boiko
  • Software, Instructional courseBook, Course Delivery System (2010)
    Authors: Robert Boiko, J Bull
  • Book, Scholarly-New Laughing at the CIO: A parable and prescription for IT leadership (2007)
    Author: Robert Boiko
  • White Paper Leading Information Strategy (2007)
    Author: Robert Boiko
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New Sidebars (2007)
    Keeping Found Things Found: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management Author: Robert Boiko
  • Book, Scholarly-Revised Content Management Bible, 2nd Edition (2005)
    Author: Robert Boiko
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Designing an accessible, technology-driven justice system: an exercise in testing the access to justice technology bill of rights (2004)
    Washington Law Review Volume 79 Issue 1 page 223-250 Authors: T.W. Small, Robert Boiko, Richard Zorza

Presentations

  • "Building a Business Case from an Information Perspective " (2016)
    Hartman Event
  • "Disruption in Education and its Impact of Public Web Sites" (2016)
    Cascadis Web Professionals Conference
  • "Next Generation Education" (2016)
    University of Washington Continuing Education Group
  • "Omnichannel Information Management" (2015)
    Hartman Event
  • "Beyond PDF " (2013)
    WritersUA Conference for Software User Assistance
  • "Information Systems from the Inside Out" (2013)
    KM World's Taxonomy Boot Camp
  • "Social Media Strategy " (2011)
    Knowledge Management Brazilian Congress 2011
  • "Social Media Strategy " (2011)
    J. Boye Content Management Conference
  • "From Strategy To Structure" (2010)
    Conference for Software User Assistance, WritersUA
  • "Info Modelling in XML" (2010)
    Conference for Software User Assistance, WritersUA
  • "Social Media and Information Strategy" (2010)
    HartmanEVENT, Hartman Communicatie
  • "Social Media Strategy" (2010)
    Meeting, Customer Service and Support Professionals
  • "Social Media Workshop" (2010)
    HartmanEVENT, Hartman Communicatie
  • "The eCTD XML Backbone" (2010)
    Biomedical Regulatory Affairs Master's Degree Program, University of Washington School of Pharmacy
  • "Where are the Smarts in Information Management?" (2009)
    Intelligent Content Conference, Rockley Group
  • "Information Value: Whose Problem is it, Anyway?" (2008)
    HartmanEVENT, Hartman Communicatie
  • "Basic Web Publishing and Information Management" (2007)
    UN ICTR - International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
  • "CM Strategy and Modeling" (2007)
    Talk for government and NGO staff
  • "Information as the Key to Leadership" (2007)
    Annual Conference, CMF - Content Management Forum
  • "Leading with Information" (2007)
    Design IT 2007