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Painting of a North American B25 Mitchell New Orleans

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Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a North American B 25 Mitchell. This one is hanging at the World War Two   Museum in New Orleans. It is the fourth in a four part series on planes found there. 

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IBM Offers Analytics to Help Clients with Workforce Transformation

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now offers new Big Data analytics software and services solution to help organizations build and maintain their global workforce. Developed by IBM Research scientists, the software enables businesses to analyze massive amounts of data shared by employees.

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Newsgator Integrates Social Software into Core Work Process

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I have written about NewsGator on a number of occasions (see for example:  NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint ). I recently spoke with their new CEO, Daniel Kraft, as well as Stefanie Lightman who runs marketing and corporate strategy.

Painting of Purple Orchids New Orleans

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Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of orchids in New Orleans.    Waiting of Purpl. The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos.

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Maybe Enterprise 2.0 Is About the Technology

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I have been reading about the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Santa Clara. I was sorry to miss it but did attend the June version In Boston. There seems to be a reoccurring theme that “it is not about the technology” (see for example: Ted Sapuntziz’s excellent post, My lesson from Enterprise 2.0:

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Painting of Live Oak, City Park, New Orleans

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Here is a 16" x 20" oil painting of a Live Oak in City Park, New Orleans completed on site. The tree is easily several hundred years old. 

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Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

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I have written about Badgeville before (see Badgeville Provides Cloud-based Gamification Behavior Platform™ and Expertise ). Recently I spoke with Chris Lynch about their integration with IBM Connections.

Degas in New Orleans - What if Gauguin Came Also

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I am reading an interesting book, Degas in New Orleans. It was a thoughtful gift from Alex Zinner. Degas came to New Orleans at a formative period in his art. He was still looking for his major themes that solidified later. During the trip he produced a number of significant works.

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The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization – Part 1: Highlights

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Jane McConnell, Netstrategy/JMC, has recently published her excellent annual report, The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization. Jane conducted her 8 th annual survey of organizations and had 314 respondents.

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Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

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Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10. I had a chance to look at a preliminary copy and there are some interesting findings. The study examines social media use on corporate intranets, and the magnitude, use and popularity of social media by employees and executives.

Painting of Mardi Gras 2017

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Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting from Mardi Gars 2017 in New Orleans.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos. I have three photo albums covering my art.

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My Paintings Are Up at Buffa's New Orleans Through November

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I am now having a second show at  Buffa’s Back Room , at Esplanade and Burgundy. Here is a  post on this new show at Buffa's.  Here is a post on the first one:  My Paintings Are Up at Buffa’s Back Room, New Orleans. 

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Painting of Mardi Gras 2015 #16 - Endymion Krewe Members

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Here is the sixteenth of an expanded series of acrylic paintings from  Mardi Gras 2015.  It is a 16" x 20" work and shows several  Endymion  krewe members. 

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Painting of a Conch Shell

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Here is a 12" square acrylic painting of  a conch shell I collected in Florida in the 1950s. I did this as a demonstration during a class I am teaching in New Orleans.

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The Tenth Anniversary of Portals and KM Blog

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On May 2, 2004 I did my first posts. There were three, Is KM the Killer App for Portals ?, Some good articles on blogs and blogs on blog s, and I s RSS TNBT ? Recently, I passed 808359 page views and had done over 3858 posts.

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Painting of John Boutte at Jazz Fest 2013

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Here is a 18" x 24"" painting of  John Boutte  from a photo I took at Jazz Fest 2013, I modified it a bit to take away the beard he had in 2013 but did not have after that. 

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Painting of a Flan with Two Spoons, La Macarena

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Here is a 24" square painting of a flan with two spoons. It is a common practice for us to share deserts and we enjoyed this one at La Macarena , an excellent restaurant near us in New Orleans.

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Painting of Zydeco Washboard Player

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Here is an 16" x 20"" acrylic painting of Rosie Ledet's Washboard player from Jazz Fest in from New Orleans. 

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Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

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I have covered Spigit before (see Spigit Provides Version S3 as Market Matures for Idea and Innovation Management and Spigit – Enabling Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Through Market Games ).

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Painting of Persimmons New Orleans

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Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of persimmons in New Orleans.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos. I have three photo albums covering my art.

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Painting of New Orleans Oysters

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Here isa 12" x 12" square painting of a some just consumed raw oysters at Cassamento's, our favorite place form oysters in New Orleans. 

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Painting of Red Onions

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Here is a 24" x 24" acrylic paintings of red onions. Its partner, a painting of yellow onions, was in my last post. I painted most of this work while showing my work on Royal Street in the French Quarter, New Orleans.

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Painting for Sale at Community Commitment Center New Orleans

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Today I hung 20 of my paintings for sale at the Community Commitment Center on Leonidas and Spruce. Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices.

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Traackr Enhances Its Web Influencer Monitoring Tool

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I have been using Traackr for several months. For those who want to better understand the thought leaders in a field, Traackr provides a comprehensive, yet very easy to use, tool set. I wrote about my initial experiences in a prior post (see Traackr Offers Useful Web Influence Monitoring Tool).

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Painting of Spanish Profiteroles

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Here is a 9" x 12" square painting of another of favorite desserts, profiteroles. We are now in Barcelona and I brought my paints and ten canvases so there will be more. 

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Boston E20 Notes: Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet?

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I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet? " " led by The Kashyap Kompella, Analyst, Real Story Group.

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Painting of Doreen Ketchens, New Orleans

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Here is a 12" square painting of Doreen Ketchens, the great New Orleans trad jazz artist. It is part of the paintings for sale at  Willie Mae's Uptown. In  In New Orleans there are currently paintings hanging at two of my favorite New Orleans restaurants.

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IBM Connections Conversations - 2: Overview of Next Release

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This is the second of a three part series on I BM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business. I recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections.

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Painting of Mardi Gras Float Rider No. 2

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Here is the fourth in an eleven part series of acrylic paintings of New Orleans Mardi Gras scenes. This is a Mardi Gras float rider.  These are smaller than I nornally do at 12" square. 

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OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

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Founded in 1999, OutStart offers an portfolio of inter-related mobile, social, and learning Knowledge Solutions intended to accelerate and broaden access to colleagues and the knowledge they need to respond to business requirements more quickly and make better informed decisions.

Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

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Bloomfire. is a relatively new offering in the knowledge management space, founded in 2010, that is meeting a need that has remained with us for some time: how do you connect people with the knowledge they need to accomplish their work tasks?

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Painting of Aaron Neville at Jazz Fest 2014

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Here is an 18" x 24" square acrylic painting of Aaron Neville from Jazz Fest in from New Orleans. I  I have pained him several times before but this is a new composition. 

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Three More Paintings for Sale at Riccobono's New Orleans

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I recently I hung three more of my paintings for sale at Riccobono's on Panola Street New Orleans. Here are a few. It is a great neighborhood breakfast and lunch place open from 7 - 2 daily. Here are some of them and a few of those already up (lower right).

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2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

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Here is more tech for this first week of the year. Teleos,  Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners. I have covered this award in the past. This award always brings back memories.

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Painting of Bok Choy - New Orleans

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Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of bok choy from New Orleans. It is a vegetable I always enjoy eating and I like the visual effect it provides. 

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Painting of Greek Olives

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Here is a small 7" acrylic painting of olives from the local store in  Mytilini , a mountian village on the Greek isalnd of  Samos. This is my third trip here as a friend has a home that I can stay in and the island is a very relaxing place to enjoy the sun, food, and paint. 

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What Social Media and Enterprise 2.0 Can Bring to HR Processes

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Last week I had the pleasure of doing a webinar with the enterprise 2.0 software firm, Bitrix. We covered  “The Business Value of Social Media and Enterprise 2.0” with an emphasis on HR process because of the audience.    I want to share with you a bit of my thoughts from that session.

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Endeca Provides Dynamic Business Intelligence

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Big data is a hot topic. While the volume and variety within big data are a significant issues, Gartner, among others, notes that the real issue is making sense of big data and finding patterns in it that help organizations make better business decisions.

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Triptych of Paintings of Roy Rogers Slide Guitar Master

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Here is a 20" x 48" triptych of the slide blues guitar master, Roy Rogers, and his fiddle man. It is based on three photos I took at Jazz fest 2014 and combines three 16" x 20" paintings. 

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Painting #2 of Ed Wills, New Orleans Blues Master

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Here is a 16" x 20" painting of  E d Wills, my favorite New Orleans blues master. I often go to his regular Wednesday night gig (8-10:30) at BMC. I have done sveral paintings of him. On April 16 I went to his regular BMC gig and gave him the painting.

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