2014, The Year That Was

Elsua

We will have to wait and see, but, I tell you, if I were to describe what 2014 has been like so far for yours truly, as we are coming close to its end, I would probably be able to describe it with just a couple of words: “ in transition ”. And nearly four months later… I am back to blogging.

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Satchmo Fest 2014 Highlights

Portals and KM

  On Friday I was painting in Pirate’s Alley (see Painting in Pirate’s Alley #2 - Summer 2014) but managed to get away to see John Boutte do a fine set. This summer I got to take in my first Satchmo Fest. 

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New Orleans 2014: Our Year in Review

Portals and KM

NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: Complete Listing of Posts. Ten NOLA Music Performances in 2014 - Part One. Ten NOLA Music Performances in 2014 - Part Two. Painting in Pirate’s Alley #1 - Spring 2014. Painting in Pirate’s Alley #2 - Summer 2014.

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Reflections on the FH Joanneum (Graz) E Learning Conference, 2014

Jenny Connected

E-Learning Tag 2014 #elt14 emergent learning footprints of emergence open learning

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Painting in Pirate's Alley: 2014 Fall Season

Portals and KM

Here are my two previous posts: Painting in Pirate’s Alley #1 - Spring 2014. Painting in Pirate’s Alley #2 - Summer 2014 I have now painted for almost a year in Pirate’s Alley in New Orleans. You can set up to paint on Royal Street on the fence behind the St.

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Painting of Roy Rogers: Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

Here is a 10" square painting of a Roy Robgers at the Blues Tent at  Jazz Fest 2014. Roy is on the left. It is done from a photo I took at the set. It  It is the fifth in a series of small format musicians paintings. 

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Painting in Pirate’s Alley #1 - Spring 2014

Portals and KM

The spring brings Mardi Gras parades (see my 1 minute YouTube video:  Royal Street Mardi Gras Parade 2014 ),  Second Lines  (see my 6 minute YouTube video:  Royal Street Second Lines 2014 ) and other celebrations such as St.

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Art I have enjoyed in 2014

Jenny Connected

I am recording here some of the exhibitions and art I have seen and enjoyed in 2014. This year I have tried to take every opportunity to see an exhibition if it is in an area I am visiting. January. In January I started exploring rhizomatic learning for research purposes.

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Summer Dining in New Orleans 2014

Portals and KM

We went to see some music on the West Bank (see 2014 Wednesdays on Algiers Point ) and took the opportunity to try some of their offerings. While summer in New Orleans can be hot, there is still plenty of great food in air-conditioned comfort.

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Painting of Piano Layer: Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

Here is a 9 x 12" square painting of a piano player at the Jazz Tent at  Jazz Fest 2014. It is done from a photo I took at the set. It  It is the fourth in a series of small format musicians paintings. 

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: Complete Listing of Posts

Portals and KM

Here is a complete listing of the Jazz Fest 2014 posts. NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 25. NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 26. NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 27. NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 1. NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 2.

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2014 Wednesdays on Algiers Point

Portals and KM

New Orleans has a vast number of free music events. Many of the best known are in the Spring and Fall but Summer also has its share. One of the great ones is Wednesdays on Algiers Point. This year we saw the Iguanas with Alex McMurray.

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More graphic facilitation coming your way Sept 29-30th, 2014

Michelle Laurie

We had a fabulous time hosting 22 people for our 5th annual graphic facilitation workshop in Rossland this July. So much fun and learning took place that I’m doing a second workshop for those who couldn’t join! Please come out to Rossland Sept 29-30 and let your creativity fly.

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Painting of Dancing at Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

Here is a 10" square painting of a dancer in the Blues Tent at  Jazz Fest 2014. It is done from a photo I took at the set. It  It is the fourth in a series of small format musicians paintings. 

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Davos to Edge - 2014

21st Century Organization

January 2014 kicks off with The World Economic Forum at Davos and a host of trend predictions from esteemed sources. Notable is WEF''s Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014. The 2014 question: "WHAT SCIENTIFIC IDEA IS READY FOR RETIREMENT?

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Painting of Aaron Neville at Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

To celebrate, here is a 10" square painting of Aaron Neville as he closed the Blues Tent at Jazz Fest 2014. This is the second anniversary of my arrival in New Orleans as a full time resident.

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Painting of Aaron Neville, Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" square painting of  Aaron Neville  from a photo I took at  Jazz Fest 2014. It is part of the paintings for sale at  Willie Mae's Uptown. In

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KM World 2014: Some Useful Workshops

Portals and KM

KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7. It is great event. I used go regularly and highly recommend it to anyone interested in helping workforces perform at their maximum levels. There are many useful workshops including the ones described below. The workshop “Flexible & Agile Workstyles & Processes for the 21st Century Organization” will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m on Tuesday, November 4 th. Be sure to vote that day.

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2014 Oak Street Poboy Festival Memories

Portals and KM

I went to my third Oak Street Poboy Festival a few weeks ago.    It is a big event for our neighborhood with tens of thousands of visitors. There was again great music and food.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 26

Portals and KM

This is my second New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from the second day, Saturday, April 26. I plan to post my highlights for each day.

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Blog>> HKKMS Conference 2014

Green Chameleon

I’m looking forward to joining Kim Sbarcea and Dave Snowden at the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society Conference in ten days’ time! The last time we spoke together was with the late, great, Max Boisot in 2010. Do join us! More information here

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 4

Portals and KM

This is my second  New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival  and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from Saturday May 4. I  I plan to post my highlights for each day. Last year I did a number of paintings based on my Jazz Fest photos.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 3

Portals and KM

This is my second  New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival  and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from Saturday May 3. I  I plan to post my highlights for each day. Last year I did a number of paintings based on my Jazz Fest photos.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 2

Portals and KM

This is my second  New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival  and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from the first day, Friday, May 2. I plan to post my highlights for each day. Last year I did a number of paintings based on my Jazz Fest photos.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 1

Portals and KM

This is my second  New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival  and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from the first day, Thursday May 1. I plan to post my highlights for each day. Last year I did a number of paintings based on my Jazz Fest photos.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 27

Portals and KM

This is my second New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from the first day, Sunday, April 27. I plan to post my highlights for each day.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 25

Portals and KM

This is my second New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and once again I will be at all days. Here are highlights from the first day, Friday, April 25. I plan to post my highlights for each day. I started off with Tommy Singleton , a long time New Orleans R&B singer.

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2014 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) is Accepting Votes

Portals and KM

It is time to vote for the 2014 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE). Voting closes on May 31, 2014. Your participation is critical to ensure that your leading knowledge organizations are represented in this study. This award always brings back memories.

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Painting in Pirate’s Alley #2 - Summer 2014

Portals and KM

I described springtime painting in Pirate’s Alley  in my last post. The summer season has it’s own character. First, there is the heat. Now the shade and breezes in Pirate’s Alley are welcomed. Some people still tackle the sun on Royal Street in hopes of higher sales, but I go for the shade.

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Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

The week of the Microsoft SharePoint Conference for 2014 has arrived, and as is usual for such events, today’s opening sessions featured a bevy of new announcements about the roadmap for SharePoint, Office 365, and more. The SharePoint Conference 2014 runs through to March 6, and has an attendee list of about 10,000.

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Painting of Trumpet Player: Jazz Fest 2014

Portals and KM

Here is a 10" square painting of a trumpet player at the Jazz Tent at  Jazz Fest 2014. It is done from a photo I took at the set. It  It is the fourth in a series of small format musicians paintings. 

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Social Media and the Fortune 500 2014 from Nora Gamin Barnes

Portals and KM

In 2014, 157 companies (31%) had corporate blogs showing a decrease of 3% in use of this tool in the past year. Here is another very useful report from Nora Ganim Barnes and Ava M. Lescault of The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

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IBM Connect 2014 – I’ll Be Speaking

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a fortnight I leave for Florida to attend IBM Connect 2014. This is the third year I have attended Lotusphere / Connect, and for the first time I will be speaking too. I can’t yet find the session on the IBM Connect web site, but here’s the details and timing. Would be great to have you there. Wednesday January 29, 3:30 to 5pm. Session Title: User Adoption Strategy and User Adoption Toolkit for IBM Connections. Location: IBM Certification Lounge, SWAN, Peacock 2.

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News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

I know the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas was over a month ago, but here’s the news I saw coming out from the show (or a bit after). “ Today at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014, Metalogix is the first vendor to announce a complete solution to move email, files and SharePoint content to Microsoft Office 365. ” K2 for SharePoint was released at the end of March 2014.

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Ten NOLA Music Performances in 2014 - Part One

Portals and KM

Here are just a few of the 46 acts we have caught so far in 2014 in order of appearance. We continue to enjoy the variety of music that our city offers. They illustrate just some of the variety of great music in this city.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: Some Post-Fest Events

Portals and KM

This is my second New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festiva l and once again I attended every day. I have now posted my highlights for each day. There is much going on in New Orleans each night after Jazz fest closes. Many music clubs stay open all night with live music going all hours.

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Characteristics of open learning environments

Jenny Connected

E-Learning Tag 2014 #elt14 emergent learning footprints of emergence open learning environments

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Davos to Edge - 2014

21st Century Organization

January 2014 kicks off with The World Economic Forum at Davos and a host of trend predictions from esteemed sources. Notable is WEF's Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014. The 2014 question: "WHAT SCIENTIFIC IDEA IS READY FOR RETIREMENT? Highlights of the agenda are the Top 10 Trends, Regional Challenges, Future Agenda and a stand out for us, Network Thinking.

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3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Not sure if/when I’m running them next year due to available dates but here’s the details for this December course: Social Media 3 Day Intensive Course (hands on) in Sydney December 2014. Shares Hiya, I’m running my last 3 Day social media intensive for this year, in December.

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KM World 2014: Some Useful Sessions: Thursday, Nov 6

Portals and KM

KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7. It is great event. I used go regularly and highly recommend it to anyone interested in helping workforces perform at their maximum levels. There are many useful sessions including the ones described below. On Thursday, November 6 the session, KM Enterprise Adoption: How to Make It Stick! will be led by V. Mary Abraham, Co-Founder, Broadli Inc.

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Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios

Jenny Connected

E-Learning Tag 2014 #elt14 #emergentlearning e-learning evaluation footprints of emergence open learning environments tacit knowledge In September Roy Williams and I will be giving the keynote for this conference in Graz, Austria, at the invitation of Jutta Pauschenwein and her colleagues.

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Some Great New Orleans Meals in 2014 – Part Two

Portals and KM

We have been enjoying some wonderful meals in New Orleans this year. Here are the top twelve in order of our participation. This post has the second six and the last one has the first six.

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Some Great New Orleans Meals in 2014 – Part One

Portals and KM

We have been enjoying some wonderful meals in New Orleans this year. Here are the top twelve in order of our participation. This post has the first six and the next one has the second six. Several won awards from New Orleans Magazine - Dominique's on Magazine and Ba Chi Canteen.

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