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British Gas, Yammer, and Adoption Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Simply Communicate details the adoption approach at British Gas for Yammer. Eventually it was!” This is the current area of focus.

The Sequestering Approach and Personal Kanban

Evolving Web

Coming up next: The Task Based Personal Kanban Approach in Detail. This is the 9th post in Jim Benson’s Personal Kanban series.

Developing a Strategic Approach to Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

My talk will be on developing a strategic approach to Office 365. Developing a Strategic Approach to Office 365. In this session, Michael provides a snapshot of the capabilities available in Office 365, and outlines a roadmap for taking a strategic approach. You will need to RSVP to attend. I’m looking forward to it.

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Broaden Your Network – Fog Creek’s Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

CoffeeTime is an app, created in less than a day by Daniel, one of our developers. Or maybe you just end up making a new friend!

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Developing a Strategic Approach to Microsoft Office 365 (my slides)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I presented at the Christchurch SharePoint User Group meeting on Developing a Strategic Approach to Microsoft Office 365. Tactical approaches emphasise short term gains. A strategic approach is different. Agenda Topic – Developing a Strategic Approach. My slides from that session are above. Title slide.

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Open Letter – Take a Strategic Approach to the Use of Microsoft Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Trying to answer the above perplexing reality surrounding the use of Office 365 is the focus of my current research, under the headline of Take a Strategic Approach to the Use of Office 365. As a potential outcome of our discussion, there may be some notable approaches you are embracing in your use of Office 365. Michael.

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An Alternative Approach for Social Media Analytics

Portals and KM

Here is an alternative approach. Sandeep Raut recently provided some useful guidelines for Implementing and Using Social Media Analytics. Sandeep offers what he refers to as “typical steps in implementing social media analytics.”. Collect the huge amount of unstructured data – comments, blogs, call center notes, twits from social sites.

Taking a Strategic Approach to the Use of Office 365 – my Session at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of weeks back I presented the opening keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016 in New Zealand, followed a couple of hours later by a session called Taking a Strategic Approach to the Use of Office 365. 2] what does a strategic approach look like?, slides 9-10) my four part strategic approach to Office 365.

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Two Mapping Approaches for Change Networks

Networking Action

Last week I presented maps for a Renew Boston (RB) group. Although the maps are preliminary, they provide a good illustration of how the two methodologies used can be complementary. They present a nice case study about use of… Net Dev mapping

Reflecting on my TAFE Workshop Approach

Nancy White

One is really a question: does it matter if they explicitly understood my approach? Phew! Time to debrief! Reflect, reflect, reflect. purpose.

Executive Briefing: Why an Adoption Approach is Required

Michael Sampson - Currents

IT departments frequently approach new collaboration and social business initiatives as a technology project. An adoption approach translates the vision of improved ways of collaborating into relevant business terms that resonate with business users. - Current Practices Don’t Work. - What Is Needed Instead. - Getting Started.

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New Year’s Resolution: This year I won’t take the caterpillar approach to personal growth

Net-Map Toolbox

I cannot fly! I know that from experience!

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If You Want a Community Initiative to Be Successful, Don’t Forget the Direct Approach

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

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A New Approach to Multi-Stakeholder Network Assessment

Networking Action

Assessing the effectiveness of networks is a notoriously under-developed field. I recently took my hand at it with the co-leadership of Horacio Trujillo and iScale. We applied our thinking to the International Land Coalition , a multi-stakeholder… M&E ILC

Thinking About How Real Workers Use New Collaboration Tools – the Ford Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

“We’re [also] doing a lot of work around something called, ‘How I Work,’ which is a scenario-based approach so that people understand which tools to use in what context to be the most efficient. Ford recognized that part of its IT transformation had to involve getting smarter about empowering employees.

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Site Closure Policy: Maturity Impacts Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been reviewing the data on how SharePoint organizations approach site closure. Let's put that another way. SharePoint

Moving to a Multi-Vendor Approach to Handling Today’s More Complex Content Management Requirements.

Portals and KM

In the past firms have taken a product-specific approach to their enterprise content management (ECM) strategies: “document management for office docs, web content management for online content, records management for corporate records, and so on.” This makes sense to me. Persuasive content may originate from many sources.    

Coveo: An "Intentional Approach" to Technology Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Trent at Coveo blogged that slow adoption for technologies has been the leading cause of underperformance, and wonders whether a more intentional approach is required: " However, despite this acceleration, broad adoption of new technologies often takes years. Read more: Coveo: The "Intentional Approach to Technology Adoption - Part 1.

A Call to Organizations with IBM Connections - How Are You Approaching User Adoption? #connections #useradoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am currently running a survey on how organizations approach user adoption for collaboration tools. and I'm very interested to read the pulse on your approach. Many people have filled out the survey in the past couple of months, but I only have 25 responses from organizations using IBM Connections. So, if you use IBM Connections.

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C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Most approaches to project management concentrate on the tasks which need to be successfully completed to achieve the project goal. Changes*3.

Collaborative Decision Making - the IBM Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM is hosting a webinar next week on making decisions collaboratively using Cognos Business Intelligence and Lotus Connections : " IBM Cognos Business Intelligence provides built-in collaborative and social networking capabilities to fuel the exchange of ideas and knowledge that naturally occurs in decision-making processes today. My Comments.

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My Generally Laid Back Approach to Guideline Violations

Managing Communities

So, when I say I am laid back about how I approach guideline violations, that is not what I mean. photo credit: swanksalot I take our user guidelines very seriously. If a post violates our guidelines, it is removed, documented privately and the member is contacted. What I mean is that guideline violations aren’t, in [.].

Two Mapping Approaches for Change Networks

Networking Action

Last week I presented maps for a Renew Boston (RB) group. Although the maps are preliminary, they provide a good illustration of how the two methodologies used can be complementary. They present a nice case study about use of… Net Dev mapping

Why “Fail Fast” Is the Wrong Approach for Social Change Efforts

Hildy Gottlieb

And then, from the moment we began our online conversation, Phil’s story and approach captivated me. . Many of you who are involved in social change efforts, especially those involved in the world of social enterprise, are familiar with the Fail Fast mantra born of the Lean Startup approach. What does Phil suggest, then?

The Task Based Personal Kanban Approach in Detail

Evolving Web

The task-based personal kanban approach changes the tasks into swim lanes, and allows for a large number of simultaneous tasks.

Making Microsoft Office More Collaborative: The Google Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google will soon release a new tool, Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office, that enables users to upload their Microsoft Office documents to Google Apps, and then work collaboratively on them with others. The files can also be accessed from within Office. Cloud Connect is free to individual users and paying customers for Google Apps. ".

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Executive Briefing: Why an Adoption Approach is Required

Michael Sampson - Currents

IT departments frequently approach new collaboration and social business initiatives as a technology project. An adoption approach translates the vision of improved ways of collaborating into relevant business terms that resonate with business users. - Current Practices Don’t Work. - What Is Needed Instead. - Getting Started.

How are you Approaching User Adoption? Please take the Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

How are you approaching user adoption? The data was great, and I've used it in various presentations around the world since then.

Enterprise Social Networks Fail Without the Proper Approach—a Roadmap is Needed

Michael Sampson - Currents

ESN software can help organizations by boosting information-sharing among employees and improving cross-departmental collaboration, among other benefits, but missteps in planning and execution abound, according to the Altimeter Group study “Making the Business Case for Enterprise Social Networking.”. What is the pain point? This isn’t easy.

An Ecological Approach to Learning Dynamics

Taming the spaces

We have recently published a paper based on spatial ecological approach of supporting learning An Ecological Approach to Learning Dynamics Peeter Normak, Kai Pata and Mauri Kaipainen Educational Technology & Society, 15 (3), 262–274. ecological approach to learning learning ecosystem

An ecological learning design approach

Taming the spaces

I have summarized my last years ideas into the Ecological Learning Design approach. This is the paper that i am going to present and test out on my colleagues in Tallinn University where our research is focused on various (digital) learning ecosystems. elearning 2.0 hybrid ecology ecological learning design learning ecosystem

The lexical approach revisited

Ken Carroll

Below is a passage taken from an old ChinesePod blog post about the lexical approach. One outgrowth of these studies was the development of the ‘lexical approach’ to language teaching. The first description of a lexical approach is attributed to Michael Lewis, who wrote a book of that title in 1993. serious problem. common cold.

Personal Kanban Approaches

Evolving Web

What follows are a few personal kanban approaches I’ve used to try to overcome these variability issues. Some of the approaches are not coordinate with traditional kanban rules, but the variability of personal work requires some creative application. This is the fifth post in my Personal Kanban series. Then it would get a “Completed.”

IT Governance and compliance approaches

Governance in a Networked World

I make the point that the IT industry and IT governance are complex environments, made even more complex through the introduction of Enterprise 2.0,

Blog>> An Empirical Approach to Taxonomy Development

Green Chameleon

Taxonomy_Bootcamp_Empirical_Approaches_full_slides.pdf.My session described a rigourous, transparent process based on evidence from users and content bases, testing against realistic scenarios, and consultation on gaps and accuracy, NOT opinion! Here’s the slide deck.

10 approaches to digital inclusion

Social Reporter

Tim identifies 10 approaches to digital inclusion: Community Development can work both building up existing community development outreach, and looking to radical models that draw on the work of Paulo Friere. Community development approaches start from the concerns of. Basic skills approaches seek to deliver packages. A basic.

BIG promotes a positive approach to community building

Social Reporter

The Big Lottery Fund is the largest single funder of the community and voluntary sector (more than £1.6 You can see that 2010 interview here.

User Adoption: The Fun Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

The "fun theory" to behavior change. A couple of thoughts: - was the change one-off, or was it long lasting. thanks to my Dad for the link).

Organising Knowledge>> Cross Post: Empirical Approaches to Taxonomy Development

Green Chameleon

Taxonomy_Bootcamp_Empirical_Approaches_full_slides.pdf.My session described a rigourous, transparent process based on evidence from users and content bases, testing against realistic scenarios, and consultation on gaps and accuracy, NOT opinion! Here’s the slide deck.

The Throughput Approach to Personal Kanban in Detail

Evolving Web

This throughput approach might help mitigate the need to use that approach. Blog post seven in Jim Benson’s Personal Kanban Series.