Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Following last year’s excellent “Seattle Lean Camp ,” we are now nearing Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012. (We We did have a name change, so as not to confuse us with another set of camps with the same name.) Kaizen Camp is July 24-25, again at the beautiful Center for Urban Horticulture.

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Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Following last year’s excellent “Seattle Lean Camp ”, we are now nearing Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012. (We We did have a name change, so as not to confuse us with another set of camps with the same name.) This year, Kaizen Camp is the July 24-25.

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ITEX 2012 - Panel on Enterprise Collaboration (November 2012)

Michael Sampson - Currents

On November 8 I'll be in Auckland to moderate a panel on enterprise collaboration at ITEX 2012. Here's the key questions we'll be addressing: Panel: Enterprise collaboration – the team perspective. What has technology done to aid and grow collaboration.

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Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Training June 2012. Wednesday 13 June 2012, 2pm-6pm. She was named in 2012 by Forbes magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media.”

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20x2 at SXSW 2012

Portals and KM

This is my first time at SXSW and it takes a while to figure it out. I went to an interesting session my first night here. It was 20x2 “a SXSW Interactive tradition!”

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Congres Intranet 2012 - The Video

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Tuesday I keynoted at Congres Intranet 2012 on facilitating and encouraging collaboration. Last week I had a flying visit to the Netherlands, Belgium, and London. My video post-keynote is above.

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Happy Fourth of July 2012

Portals and KM

For all those who celebrate this holiday, here is wishes for a great and safe time. I only hope that our nation gets less dividied and more unitied and that differences can be discussed in rational rather than divisive terms.  

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

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Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. Sydney 6 March 2012 More Information Here. Sydney 6 March 2012 More Information Here.

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PERTH: Social Media Training Course April 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’ll be teaching a couple of 1/2 day step by step social media course in Perth on 27th April, 2012 while I’m there for the #Media140 conference.

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List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Do you want to know the best social media podcasts for you or just want to increase your podcast listening around Facebook, Twitter, social media, online communities and so on? Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. If so, yell out.

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CIO Job Requirements 2012

Portals and KM

Rob Preston recently wrote about What CIOs Want In Their Successors in Information Week. Rob talked with four CIOs in the U.S. about the attributes they're looking for in a successor.    First, they want multidimensional leaders. This makes sense as the IT scene is getting increasingly complex with a number of transformative trends such as consumerization, the cloud, and mobile.

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Highlights of 2012 Oak Street Poboy Festival - New Orleans

Portals and KM

  Here are highlights of the Highlights of the  2012 Oak Street Poboy Festival  which occurred a block from where I live. The 2012 Festival's Featured Charity is  Tipitina's Foundation. 

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KM World 2012 Notes: Summary Listing To Date

Portals and KM

I am pleased to be at the 2012 KM World. Listed below are my notes for 2012 posted so far.  KM World 2012 Notes: Integrating Social Media Tools & Tech. KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Into Action. KM World 2012 Notes: Learning & Knowledge Sharing. KM World 2012 Notes: Finding New Solutions to Wicked Problems. KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Sharing Here are my notes for 2011 and 2010.

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Attending Lotusphere 2012 and IBM Connect 2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

Next week I'm attending IBM's Lotusphere 2012 in Orlando. In my capacity as an industry analyst, it's critical that I keep abreast of what's happening across the industry, and this conference provides a way of doing that. I'm almost there - I left New Zealand more than 40 hours ago, met up with Eric Mack in LA for dinner and a chat (on Friday), and now just have the LAX to Orlando flight to go. That leaves in 45 minutes. I hope to be at the Dolphin hotel by 4pm Saturday.

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Images from 2012 Onset Blues Festival

Portals and KM

This is the sixth year in a row I have gone to the  Onset Blues Festival. Bands included: Willie J. Laws, Tons of Blues, Sean Chambers, Diane Blue with Toni Lynn Washington, Ricky King Russell and the Cadillac Horns with Jeff Portnoy.

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Novell GroupWise 2012 Offers Enhanced Collaboration Capabilities

Portals and KM

  GroupWise 2012 and Vibe 3.2

Some Explorations in New Orleans Music 2012

Portals and KM

This year I came to New Orleans right after Jazzfest when the hotel rates dropped but there was plenty of music. I have already covered the concerts at Armstrong Park, the Art Mart, and the Bayou Boogaloo Festival in Mid-City on Bayou St. So here is the rest of the story from May.

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New Orleans Restaurant and Lodging Update 2012

Portals and KM

I spent three weeks in New Orleans in May and stayed at the  B&W Courtyards 2425 Chartres Street in the Marigny (504-324-3396 or 800-585-5731). see below) The hosts, Rob and Kevin were great.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Wednesday

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. Social connectedness – 800M on Facebook and 140M video chat in 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year thanks to support from IBM.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Monday Morning Press Q&A

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

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Collabosphere 2012—Central Desktop's Annual Collaboration Conference

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop's annual collaboration conference for customers and partners is happening October 21 to 23 in Santa Monica. Here's the agenda as it stands today: Early bird registration ends September 15. Conference Notes

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Music Industry Social Evolution

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year with support from IBM. These notes cover a session on Music Industry Social Evolution with Broadcast Music Inc. or BMI. Kevin Forbes is the BMI enterprise architect. 

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My AppGap Blog Posts for October 2012

Portals and KM

KM World 2012 Notes: Facilitating Knowledge Sharing. Complete Listing of My KM World 2012 Notes. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for October. There will be more in November. Comprehensive Enterprise Integration is Enabled by Jive’s Platform. Overcoming Potential for Chaos in WAN SharePoint Deployments.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. It covers “Social Business for SMBs,” (Speakers: IBM Clients - The Law Offices of LaVan & Neidenberg, Czarnowski, and others). Ed Brill hosted the session.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Tuesday

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year thanks to IBM’s support.

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Images from New Orleans - Lower Ninth Ward 2012

Portals and KM

I went back in May 2012 and saw some progress for the first time.

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Summary of My 2012 Enterprise 2.0 Innovate Notes

Portals and KM

2012 conference in Boston. Innovate 2012 Notes: The Right Way to Select Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise – Part One. Innovate 2012 Notes: The Right Way to Select Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise – Part Two. Innovate 2012 Notes: Living the Hybrid Enterprise. Innovate 2012 Notes: Tuesday Keynote. Innovate 2012 Notes: From Project Portfolio to Innovation Funnel. Innovate 2012 Notes: Wednesday Keynote.

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My App Gap Posts for January 2012

Portals and KM

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: IBM as a Social Business. Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Innovation Lab Tour. My Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Summary Listing of All Posts. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for January. There will be more in February. SpringCM Offers Enhanced Support for Salesforce.com and Enhances Its Mobile Capabilities.

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My AppGap Blog Posts for November 2012

Portals and KM

Complete Listing of My 2012 E 2.0 The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for November. There will be more in December. Alfresco Enhances Its Content Management Offering with More Integration Touchpoints. Atlassian Stash Supports Enterprise Application Developers with DVCS Git. I BM Connections 4.0

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12 Random Acts of Social Media Kindness Campaigns: World Kindness Week 2012 RAK

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The best social media campaigns in communities and social networks often arise out of Rituals (Christmas, Football Grand Finals) or Rites of Passage (Weddings, Births).

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Congres Intranet 2012 - The Slide Deck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I keynoted at Congres Intranet 2012 in Utrecht. Encouraging and Facilitating Collaboration at Work. My keynote was on encouraging and facilitating collaboration at work. A slightly revised deck is above - I've taken out the extra slides that only work when presented in person.

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My App Gap Posts for March 2012

Portals and KM

Novell GroupWise 2012 Expands its Collaboration Capabilities. My Session Notes from SXSW 2012 Interactive. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for March. There will be more in April. IBM Connections Conversations – 3: Analytics + Social. Cisco Extends Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy. Gorilla Logic Enhances Its Open Source Mobile App Testing Tools.

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Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. And more interestingly, Google Plus is set to reach 400 million members during 2012. Online Ticketing for Google Plus for Business – Sydney Social Media – 27 June 2012 powered by Eventbrite.

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Week in Review: May 21, 2012

Alchemy of Change

Seven ideas on meaningful work, myth, mobile computing, philanthropy, and networks. Mission & Outcomes Permeability & Networks Social Change Social Media & Information Technology contextual computing hybrid meaning mission mobile networks new economy philanthropy

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My App Gap Posts for July 2012

Portals and KM

Boston 2012: Summary List of My Notes. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for July. There will be more in August. Enterprise 2.0 OpDemand Simplifies Cloud Management. JackBe Extends its Real-Time Operational Intelligence Offering. Novell Vibe 3.3 Offers Seamless Integration with Microsoft Office. Interview with IBM’s Jeff Schick.

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Intranets 2012 - It's a Wrap

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I attended Step Two's Intranet 2012 conference in Sydney. The conference was held over two days (Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th), with post-conference workshops on the Friday. As with the inaugural conference in 2011, it was a fantastic event. with a great line up of speakers, a good mix of attendees, and a great atmosphere. My kudos to Step Two Designs for presenting such an excellent event for Australia and New Zealand organizations.

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Stratiteq Social Collaboration Day 2012 - Malmö, Sweden

Michael Sampson - Currents

Learn more: Stratiteq Social Collaboration Day 2012. On October 4, I will be taking part in Stratiteq's Social Collaboration Day in Malmö. In the video above I describe one of the presentations I will be giving. Upcoming Events

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My App Gap Posts for May 2012

Portals and KM

State of CRM Customer Data Integration in 2012. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for May. There will be more in June. Convo Moves to the Web and Enhances Features. TIBCO Enhances tibbr with GEO and Other New Capabilities. Adobe Provides a New Set of Digital Marketing Capabilities. Are We Measuring the Right Stuff for Social Media’s Marketing Impact?

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Ends and Means: Musings on Agile 2012

Evolving Web

I have just returned from Agile 2012 in Dallas, Texas. My main takeaway, from all of Agile 2012, involved about a one minute exchange between me, Derek Wade, and Harold Shinsado. And that was my best takeaway from Agile 2012. I was thinking about what my takeaways were. We had a week’s worth of great Lean Coffees, I saw a few really compelling sessions, Joe Justice unveiled the new body style for the Wikispeed car.

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