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Available for Consulting or Workshops in the United States (end of April 2015)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It looks likely that I’ll be in the United States for a client project at the end of April. The committed days will be Monday April 27 and Tuesday April 28. This means I will have some days available for other engagements – consulting or in-house workshops. Those days are: – Wednesday April 29. – Friday May 1.

iPhone 4 in New Zealand vs. United States

Michael Sampson - Currents

The New Zealand Dollar to United States Dollar is at or near it's all time high. Today US$100 is equivalent to NZ$124. Seven or eight years ago, it was US$100 to NZ$220. Today's situation is great if you're buying stuff from the US (books from Amazon.com, for example), but terrible if you're earning US currency. That's NZ$247.

United States in late January 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'll be in the United States in late January 2013. have some days available for consulting and workshops while I'm in the United States. My anchor event is IBM Connect 2013 from January 27-31 in Florida; I'll be attending as an industry analyst for the second year running. Michael's Happenings Upcoming Events

March 2011 in Europe and United States

Michael Sampson - Currents

Details for my trip to Europe and the United States have come together. Photo Credit : Seb Matthews at AdeoPoint.

United States Tour in May or June 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm contemplating a visit to the United States in May or June 2010. Some people have asked when I'm coming next. Interested?

Comment on Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) - Andy in the United States

Michael Sampson - Currents

Andy from Lowe''s recently commented on Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) : " I''ve had the pleasure of knowing Michael for several years. He is one of the first people I read and reached out to when I helped start our Social Business journey at Lowe''s. His latest book demonstrates why he remains one of the top thought leaders in the E2.0

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Two days if I still head to the United States. This will be my last time in Europe (and the United States) for 2010. If the Washington DC workshop does not go ahead, I have up to three days available to work with other clients. Three days if I stay in Europe. If my help would add value to your work, let's do it now.

IBM Press room - 2008-03-04 IBM Announces Services for Collaboration - United States

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Enterprise Adaptability services include a unique methodology to determine the return on investment of social networking, use of large scale communications programs to jumpstart adoption, automatic identification of key talent, and social network analysis. Building on IBMs leadership in Web 2.0,

Virtual Tools for Participation

Networking Action

“Public participation…is (a) realm in which other countries are advancing beyond the United States, turning us from a leader to a follower in democratic innovation.” Thus begins an information-ladden short response to the White House’s request for “thoughts” about… Communications ncdd

Calm Leadership is Vital to Strong Community Management

Managing Communities

photo credit: jsmjr In the United States, today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, in honor of the late civil rights leader. A few days ago, NBC News released a full episode of “Meet the Press” from March 28, 1965, which featured Dr. King. It is embedded below. If you watch it, you’ll notice how [.].

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Zolt Charger

Michael Sampson - Currents

By the looks of things you can order it now, but only if you are in the United States (hey, you’ve got to start somewhere).

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Remote Consulting on Collaboration Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Legal Services Firm (United States, 2013) … Provided an external review for the CIO of the SharePoint 2013-based intranet designs from an external agency. Legal Services Firm (United States, 2013) … Reviewed the delivery approach for classroom training, and provided input for improving the effectiveness of future sessions.

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Fairness

Alchemy of Change

The Founding Fathers of the United States took this essentially spiritual idea and placed it at the center of our politics.

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To Many, Online Community and Social Media Management Isn’t a Profession (or “Oh My Gosh! The Government is Paying Someone $115,000 to Play on Facebook!”)

Managing Communities

photo credit: downatthezoo My good friend Stephan Segraves turned me on to a “story&# about the United States Department of the Interior offering a salary of up to $115,000 to “run a Facebook page.&# A Google search will give you a taste of what is being said. Chris Moody of the Daily Caller appears to [.].

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List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Core message “The United States of Obesity” From Adbusters – the guys behind the original #Occupy tags bring you #NoStarbucks.

Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

The pool had 43% of organizations based in the United States and 28% in Canada with the rest evenly distributed elsewhere.  The study examines social media use on corporate intranets, and the magnitude, use and popularity of social media by employees and executives. Portal Solutions (e.g. Sitecore or Ektron).    

Notes on “Making Sure That The SharePoint Solutions Your Team Has Created Don’t Go to Waste” (Lou Zulli, Jr)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lou from the United States ( Lakewood High School ) is presenting on making sure your SharePoint solutions don’t go to waste. The aim is to improve user adoption of SharePoint solutions. missed the beginning of the session – which was about creating a shared vision. The points I heard: 1. Design for the end user first.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Influence: the Flip Side of Permeability

Alchemy of Change

Part 3 of 4: Doing effective influence mapping isn’t easy, just as creating effective geographic maps isn’t easy. Meaningful Permeable

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The Heart of the Occupation

Alchemy of Change

The Occupy Movement means different things to different people. And that is a very useful starting place. Bigger Frame for Social Change. No violence.

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Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications

Michael Sampson - Currents

An engineering firm expanded from Europe into the United States, and was able to use desktop video meetings to keep managers aligned and in touch with each other. During 2014 I expanded the scope of my adoption research to the unified communications (UC) area. There were two major takeaways from this research.

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Workshop Experiments – Where to put those items you no longer want to hold

Michael Sampson - Currents

My main experiment on this trip is a way to stop losing the things I use during a workshop when I put them down. Adoption Experiments

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IBM Connect 2014 - I'll Be There

Michael Sampson - Currents

While I''m in the United States. couple of people have asked if I will have Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) in the bookstore.

2014 10

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

United States Airforce “new media and the airforce&#   [link]  is a PDF . Managing staff who participate in social networks.

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Tanzania, United Republic Of. The Dgroups platform has other depictions but this is the most vivid one. Modified. Count. Armênia. Armenia. 1.

Relaunching GlobalChange.gov

Influence

Last Tuesday, 240 of the country’s top climate scientists and experts released the third National Climate Assessment (NCA). read more.

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Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions

Portals and KM

Currently, jobs that involve participating in interactions rather than extracting raw materials or making finished goods account for more than 80 percent of all employment in the United States. I recently read about the Five Top Challenges of Integrating Social Media Data with Business Applications by Elias Terman on the CTOEdge.

Where Did February Disappear?

Michael Sampson - Currents

tidying up after my trip to the United States for IBM Connect and the post-conference consulting. Friday next week is the last day of February. Where have those weeks gone? The client is about to enter a pilot phase for new ways of working using two different types of sites in SharePoint. Michael''s Happenings

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The Business Value of Stories

Portals and KM

For example, many historians have argued that Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ was more instrumental in convincing the people of the northern United States of the evils of slavery than the more abstract appeals to morality by contemporary politicians. “Sometime reality is too complex. Fiction gives it form.” Roud, R.

Congrats to Lee Reed

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lee Reed helps clients with SharePoint in the United States. He and I met through EndUserSharePoint, and have had some neat conversations by phone since then. We have many similar interests, around effective governance, user adoption, and more. Go Lee! expect to hear great things. SharePoint

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Back from a Cynefin deep dive

Chris Corrigan

find that it helps to present a strong and clear sense of why you need to do things differently when you are faced with complexity. Webinar recording.

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

Trust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity to get work done. Tweet.

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Big Data Makes the Big Time and Opens Up New Areas of Potential Understanding

Portals and KM

According to McKinsey the, “United States needs 140,000 to 190,000 more workers with “deep analytical” expertise and 1.5 The New York Times recently had an extensive article on The Age of Big Data by Steve Lohr. Data is now growing at 50 percent a year, or more than doubling every two years according to IDC. Here is an overview.

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New Study: Top Charities Master Visual and Social Media

Portals and KM

The study was conducted using the 2013 Philanthropy 400 list. They found that 98% of the charities studied are using at least one form of social media.

Collaborative Economy Roundup for the Week of November 23, 2015

Online Community Strategy

1vfyjF. 3. – [link]. 6. “A sharing economy for governance? fuQOgv. 7. Want to get this list in your inbox every Friday?

Developing a Cultural Ethos of Collaboration - at The Smarter Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over 5,000 people converged in one location to listen, learn, celebrate, and eat together. Read more: Developing a Cultural Ethos of Collaboration.

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Intranets 2011 - I'm Keynoting, and Running a Workshop

Michael Sampson - Currents

Actually, while I live in New Zealand, I'll probably be flying in from the United States, where I will be the week before :-).

2011 19

Teaching the five Cynefin domains using physical exercises

Chris Corrigan

What emerged was a map of the United States that came with its own information and data. From my hometown? Utter chaos.

Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education

Portals and KM

This latest study (2010-2011) analyzes the most recent trending of social media adoption among four-year accredited institutions in the United States. A new study by Nora Ganim Barnes and Ava M. They began to look at this issue in 2007. The most study found the trends first reported in 2007 are still in place and even expanding.

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