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Norway’s Ship Tunnel

Michael Sampson - Currents

A few years ago I was visiting Oslo to present a series of workshops, and on one evening one of my hosts drove me into the city centre for a meal out.

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Leaving Norway; London for the Weekend

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been in Norway over the past five days, and am now awaiting a plane out of here (it’s still some hours away, however). I arrived in Norway early evening on Saturday (after flying in from New Zealand), tried to get into the Norway time zone on Sunday, and then presented three workshops from Monday to Wednesday at Rosenholm.

Norway: Can You Say "Snow"

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was my first time in Norway; I was there for all of 22 hours. There is a lot of. around. Thanks Fredrik and Anders for making it possible!

An Update on my European Tour – Eight Engagements in 10 Days

Michael Sampson - Currents

My schedule now is: - Monday May 5 – Collaboration Roadmap ( Norway with IBSG ). Tuesday May 6 – User Adoption Strategies ( Norway with IBSG ). Wednesday May 7 – Doing Business with IBM Connections ( Norway with IBSG ). Thursday May 8 – SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration ( Norway with Microsoft ).

40 Hours Later, I Arrive in Norway

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm finally here in Norway - some 40 hours after leaving my home in New Zealand. Now for a day of rest in Norway, where the snow is falling gently. That made a big difference. I'll be asking for 23D by name next time I travel the Air New Zealand Boeing 777 between London and New Zealand. She said "We are sleeping with our eyes closed!"

Heading Back to Europe - a Week in Norway and London

Michael Sampson - Currents

I had a great couple of weeks in Europe in early October, and was barely back into New Zealand time and a couple of opportunities came about to travel back again. I'm currently at Christchurch airport, awaiting a flight to Auckland, to get an international flight to Oslo (via Hong Kong and Heathrow).

Europe Tour: SharePoint Roadmap Masterclasses (Norway with EDB, Sweden with Acando, Denmark with IntraTeam)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am presenting the SharePoint Roadmap Public Masterclass in three countries: - Norway, in Bergen, with EDB Consulting Group , on October 6. I leave for Europe next Friday. for two weeks of presenting workshops, speaking at conferences, and hosting masterclasses. Sweden, in Stockholm, with Acando , on October 7. Are you coming?

Europe in May 2014 – Seven Workshops, Three Countries

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here’s my schedule: Norway (Trollasen). I will be presenting three workshops in Norway with ISBG, from May 5 to May 7. For an added bonus, I currently plan on spending a long weekend in London between the Norway workshops and the Denmark and Switzerland ones. I am already in training, both mentally and physically.

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Report on the SharePoint Roadmap Masterclass in Bergen (Norway) on October 6 with EDB Consulting Group

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Tuesday, I was in Stockholm at the IntraTeam event. Once it was finished (my session was the last for the day), I headed to Arlanda airport and flew first to Oslo, then to Bergen. After getting to bed at 1.30am, I was up at 6.30am to present the SharePoint Roadmap Masterclass in Bergen, in conjunction with the EDB Consulting Group.

NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 25

Portals and KM

    Switching styles we saw New Orleans’ Tricia Boutte doing strong trad jazz vocals with a solid band from Norway where she now lives.

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Microsoft Office 362

Michael Sampson - Currents

In May I was in Norway presenting a round of workshops, and a couple of the people there jokingly called Microsoft Office 365 by a different name — “Office 362.” ” By the looks of the outages of the past week, they were getting close to the truth. As of 1 p.m. Users began reporting the outage early Tuesday morning.

How the stiff upper lip is the enemy of knowledge sharing

Chris Collison

Researchers, who surveyed nearly 20,000 adults in six high-income countries, said they found embarrassment often stopped Britons visiting the doctor.

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My Crazy Week

Michael Sampson - Currents

work in London, fly to Norway, sleep in Norway. workshop in Norway, fly to London, sleep in London. Anyhow, 4 minutes till I have to leave for the presentation in Norway. Week 2 of my European Tour is well underway. This is the crazy of the two weeks: - Sunday. sleep in London. Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday. Thursday.

AlphaWest Launches an Enterprise Collaboration Practice, for Cisco Quad

Michael Sampson - Currents

In New Zealand, think Telecom and Gen-i; in Norway, think Telenor and EDB Consulting. At the Cisco Live event held in Melbourne, Alphawest was also one of the first local partners to show off Cisco Quad with a live demonstration. The software platform uses the Optus Evolve MPLS-based IP network, its mobile network and cloud solutions.

Global Tech Spending on the Rise According to Forrester

Portals and KM

Best performing will be the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Poland. This is good news. According to a new forecast from Forrester , global tech spending will rise 7.1 percent in 2011 to $1.7 trillion, according to new forecast data from Forrester. percent, with software starting to accelerate. percent. Asia Pacific, at 8.5 percent.

The Tale of Six Breakfasts

Michael Sampson - Currents

Wednesday, Norway (Bergen). It's been a busy 6 days - with breakfast each day in a different country: - Friday, New Zealand. Saturday, Hong Kong. Sunday, London. Monday, Italy (Rome). Tuesday, Sweden (Stockholm). Perhaps it's no wonder I feel tired! Tomorrow I break the pattern - it's back to Sweden

In London on November 17-18

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'll be leaving here on Friday November 12, will have two days with a client in Norway on November 15-16, and then have two days available for consulting, workshops, or meetings in London. Everything is confirmed for my next trip to Europe. Dates are November 17-18.

Heading for New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have had a great two weeks in Europe (Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the UK), but now, it's time to go home (a journey of about 34 hours door-to-door). I've had a great couple of days in London - a User Adoption Strategies masterclass yesterday with AdeoPoint - and a series of meetings around the city starting from 7am this morning.

Heading Back to Europe (and maybe United States) in November - an Opportunity for You?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm heading back to Europe the week of November 15-19; the first two days are an in-house User Adoption Strategies workshop with a client in Oslo (Norway), and the last two days of the week will possibly be the same again with a different client in Washington DC. Three days if I stay in Europe. Two days if I still head to the United States.

iPad Mini with Keyboard—Don't Bother

Michael Sampson - Currents

Arne in Norway wrote last month about losing weight by shifting from an iPad to an iPad Mini for on the go work. It''s not a pretty picture: ".

Polar Obsession - Photos and Writing by Paul Nicklen – Another Great Photo Book from National Geographic

Portals and KM

There is wonderful two-page sot of a group of walruses in Norway.   First it is a very beautiful large format book. I highly recommend it.

Organizational Network Analysis - A Great Session at KM World 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I talked to him this morning my time (4am in Norway, 11pm in DC), and he said that he had attended an "excellent" session on organizational network analysis as a pre-conference workshop. My colleague Eric Mack is attending and speaking at KM World in Washington DC this week. I wish I could have attended. I'm buying a copy

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Europe Tour in June 2010 is Cancelled

Michael Sampson - Currents

Upcoming holiday times in Germany, Norway and other places meant the timing wasn't quite right. Ten days ago my Europe Tour for June 2010 was looking great. I had a keynote presentation to deliver at a SharePoint conference, a few days of consulting here and there, and a couple of SharePoint Roadmap masterclasses to present. I'm not going.

Where in the world is Michael?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have two days of in-house workshops to start the next week (starting March 8), one in London focused on SharePoint Governance, and one in Norway focused on SharePoint, governance and user adoption. - I leave for Europe tomorrow. It's an action-packed two weeks of talking, listening, discussing, delivering, and learning. However.

Report on the SharePoint Roadmap Masterclass in Stockholm (Sweden) on October 7 with Acando

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I went to Oslo in March, I had 22 hours in Norway. On my trip earlier this week, I managed to increase my time there to 23 hours! Perhaps next time I'll get past a full day. Anyway, once the masterclass was finished in Bergen, it was back to the airport for a flight to Oslo, and then back to Arlanda in Stockholm.

Board Gender Quotas? Why Wait?

Governance in a Networked World

Gender quotas is arguably the most emotive issue debated for achieving gender balance at the top of the world’s major corporations. Risk 982 11.2

Europe Tour in October 2010: 29 Business Days and Counting

Michael Sampson - Currents

This day is currently available for consulting or a masterclass , although I'm hoping to be delivering the SharePoint Collaboration and Governance masterclass in Norway. In 29 business days, I get on board an Air New Zealand plane and fly to London for two weeks of presentations, masterclasses, and workshops in Europe. Tuesday October 5.

Portals and KM - Untitled Article

Portals and KM

The show consists of a diverse range of media; from painting and sculpture to performance and installation, featuring an array of international artists, brought together from Italy, Norway, Japan and the UK. The gallery is located at 16 Southwell Road, Nottingham, UK. Wish I could be there.

Meltwater Enables Effective Media Listening, Outreach, and Management

Portals and KM

It was founded in Norway and is now a global company headquartered in San Francisco. You build your media lists by first picking key terms.

Build a Social Network Using Joomla! - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Reply ) shinokada April 20th I started working on this school site in Norway for 2-3 weeks. Apr 20th in Other by Rick Blalock Social network implementation has become a necessity for successful websites. Joomla!, the popular Open-Source CMS, has some great and affordable ways to bring your site to the social networking level. Lets review how.

Europe Trip in February-March 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have really enjoyed being here -- seeing new things, going to new countries (Norway, Ireland, Hong Kong -- on the way home!), Anders and team in Norway. My Europe trip in February and March 2010 is in its final hours. I have about 30 hours of sitting on a plane to get back to New Zealand, and then it's at an end. I've had a blast.

First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

Microsoft announced this week (Monday, March 2, 2009), that its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), was available for trial in 19 countries.

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News Updates (March 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Exchange Online and SharePoint Online are available for trial in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Socialtext Signals. Socialtext released Signals, a new information sharing tool.

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

The Scandinavians from Denmark, Sweden and Norway are excellent, as are students from Hong Kong. that becomes really memorable. Ulrich ….

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. One of the most important group decisions made by a bee colony is where tolocate the hive. Bees use a kind of “idea market” to guide their discovery: The colonysends out a small number of scouts to survey the environment.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Bravo! WWF reports that Europes carbon trading scheme is bedeviled with fraudulent carbon credit claims and filings. Youre going to eat that ? Our Culture.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?

Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?