Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

August 3rd-5th 2015. Shares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ?

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New! Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-14, 2015

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to announce we are offering a graphic facilitation workshop July 13-14, 2015. This is the 6th annual ‘rosviz’ gathering taking place in the mountain setting of beautiful Rossland, British Columbia.

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Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to be co-hosting the 6 th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, BC July 13-14 th , 2015. Have you noticed how companies and organizations are using visuals more and more in the way they communicate with customers, employees and communities?

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Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

I have not attempted to evaluate their update by comparing the 2015 version with the 2011 version, but I have found the 2015 version very interesting to read. Manifesto for teaching online: Digital Education, University of Edinburgh, 2015. 2015). 2015).

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February 2015. Light and Shade.

Jenny Connected

2015). February arrived in light and went out in shade. We had gloriously crisp cold sunny days for the first half of February in North West England and wet, windy, stormy weather for the second half.

2015 176

Rosviz 2015 – Guest Blog

Michelle Laurie

I had the great pleasure of attending the 2015 Rosviz workshop this week, and of watching a group of facilitators grow individually and collectively in their understanding of strategies for incorporating visuals into their work. By Guest Blogger Lisa Thiessen.

2015 141

Painting of Donald Harrsion, Jr. Jazz Fest 2015

Portals and KM

It is based on a photo I took at  Jazz Fest 2015.  Here is a 16" x 20" painting of Donald Harrison, Jr. , the New Orleans sax player and Mardi Gras Indian chief. He has played with many jazz greats including Art Blakey, McCoy Tyner , and Miles Davis.

2015 205

Rosviz 2015 – Guest Blog

Michelle Laurie

I had the great pleasure of attending the 2015 Rosviz workshop this week, and of watching a group of facilitators grow individually and collectively in their understanding of strategies for incorporating visuals into their work. By Guest Blogger Lisa Thiessen.

2015 130

Paul Tamburello on Satchmo Fest 2015

Portals and KM

My good friend Paul Tamburello writes a wonderful blog, PT at large , about his travels and other topics. We saw him at Satchmo Fest this year taking copious notes for a series of posts on the event. Here are a number of them. They will give you a great overview of what happens.

2015 141

Insights on Adoption (March 2015)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Published March 2015. – Let’s Work Together in 2015. Download Insights on Adoption (March 2015) (PDF, 6 pages, 2.7 Insights on Adoption provides updates, socializes new ideas, and shares the latest thinking and approaches for being effective with user adoption. Table of Contents. – Opening Remarks. – Going Beyond Adoption 101. – The Adoption Challenge for IBM Connections. – Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications.

2015 122

Learning highlights: March 2015

Mathemagenic

So, learning highlights for March 2015. We are experimenting with multiple places and ways to document learning experiences of our kids.

2015 174

Intranets 2015 in Sydney

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was in Sydney for the fifth annual Intranets conference, hosted by Step Two. With pre-conference and post-conference activities added in, it was a full week! Some comments: Big Ideas. The three keynotes focused on re-imagining effective work (that was mine), doing governance well (Sue Hanley), and delivering the workplace of the future (James Robertson).

2015 131

Painting of Davell Crawford Jazz Fest 2015

Portals and KM

 It is based on a photo I took at  Jazz Fest 2015. Here is a 12" square painting of Davell Crawford , the New Orleans piano player. It He did a Fats Domino tribute that was great.

2015 151

Painting of Drum Major Mardi Gras 2015

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" painting of a drum major for Mardi Gras 2015. It is based on photo I took at the parade. The marching bands are always a favorate part of carnival for me. 

2015 151

Blog>> Intranet Innovation Awards 2015

Green Chameleon

Step Two in Australia have just announced the winners of the 2015 Intranet Innovation Awards. The awards report gives detailed case studies of winning intranets, and as always illustrates designs and ideas that have a positive impact on the business. This year, you can get the full series of reports for the past nine years in a bundle for only $100 more than this year’s report. Check out the release here: [link

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Net-Map Certification Training, Washington DC, Nov 20-21, 2015

Net-Map Toolbox

Understand how people and their networks influence your (project) success – learn Net – Map! You are curious about network analysis but what you read about it sounds extremely technical, confusing and abstract?

2015 185

May 2015 – metaphor, meaning and motion

Jenny Connected

I have committed to writing a monthly blog post this year, rather like those who commit to posting a photo a day. I have resisted the photo a day – I hate routine.

2015 166

Collabosphere 2015 in late September (Austin, TX)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late September, Central Desktop, a PGi company will be hosting its annual conference in Austin TX – Collabosphere 2015. I’ll be there, and am delighted to say that I’ll be speaking too. My talk is on user adoption: Make-or-break user adoption strategies for every business.

2015 142

Getting into 2015

Michael Sampson - Currents

2015 is well underway, with various projects, conferences, and trips starting to take shape in my calendar. I am looking forward to working hard (and smart) in 2015, and I wish you every success as you start to plan your activities and contributions for the year ahead. I have been back in the office since last Monday (after three weeks vacation with my family), and have been working through a long list of ideas collected over the past couple of months.

2015 117

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #3

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 16" x 20" painting of a big chief at the  Mardi Gras Indians   Super Sunday (St. It is created from a photo I took at the event. 

2015 151

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #1

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 12" square painting of a Mardi Gras Indian chief. It is painted from a photo I took on Super Sunday (St.

2015 151

Paintings of Mardi Gras 2015 #5

Portals and KM

Here is the fifth of a series of five acrylic paintings from  Mardi Gras 2015. It  It is a 12" square workI am also working on another set of five or six that focus on groups of float riders from this year's carnival. 

2015 151

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #6

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 16" x 20" painting of a big chief at the  Mardi Gras Indians   Super Sunday (St. It is created from a photo I took at the event. 

2015 151

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #5

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 16" x 20" painting of a big chief at the  Mardi Gras Indians   Super Sunday (St. It is created from a photo I took at the event. 

2015 151

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #4

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 16" x 20" painting of a big chief at the  Mardi Gras Indians   Super Sunday (St. It is created from a photo I took at the event. 

2015 151

Painting of Wendell Brunious Jazz Fest 2015

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" painting of Wendell Brunious at Jazz Fest 2015. He was backing up John Boutte.  It is based on photo I took at the parade. The marching bands are always a favorate part of carnival for me. 

2015 141

Enterprise Mobility 2015 in mid-August (Auckland, NZ)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Conferenz is hosting the Enterprise Mobility 2015 conference in mid-August in Auckland. I will be attending and giving the second presentation of the day: Using mobility as the lightning rod to re-imagine business: doing things a whole lot better.

2015 156

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #8

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 16" x 20" painting of a big chief at the  Mardi Gras Indians   Super Sunday (St. It is created from a photo I took at the event. 

2015 141

New! Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-14, 2015

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to announce we are offering a graphic facilitation workshop July 13-14, 2015. This is the 6th annual ‘rosviz’ gathering taking place in the mountain setting of beautiful Rossland, British Columbia.

2015 130

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks – November 2015

Portals and KM

I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places.

2015 197

March 2015 – A month of considerable learning

Jenny Connected

At the beginning of March we had an amazing fall of snow. In the space of half an hour we had about four inches.

2015 155

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #2

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 12" square painting of a dancer at the Mardi Gras Indians   Super Sunday (St. It is created from a photo I took at the event. 

2015 141

Painting of Mardi Gras Indians 2015 #7

Portals and KM

Joseph's Day) 2015. Here is a 16" x 20" painting of a big chief at the  Mardi Gras Indians   Super Sunday (St. It is created from a photo I took at the event. 

2015 141

Paintings of Mardi Gras 2015 #4

Portals and KM

Here is the fourth of a series of five acrylic paintings from  Mardi Gras 2015. It is a 12" square work. I  I am also working on another set of five or six that focus on groups of float riders from this year's carnival. 

2015 141

Paintings of Mardi Gras 2015 #3

Portals and KM

Here is the third of a series of five acrylic paintings from  Mardi Gras 2015. It is a 12" square work. I am also working on another set of five or six that focus on groups of float riders from this year's carnival. 

2015 141

Paintings of Mardi Gras 2015 #2

Portals and KM

Here is the second of a series of five acrylic paintings from  Mardi Gras 2015. It is a 16" x 20" work. I am also working on another set of five or six that focus on groups of float riders from this year's carnival. 

2015 141

Paintings of Mardi Gras 2015 #1

Portals and KM

Here is the first of a series of five acrylic paintings from Mardi Gras 2015. It is a 12" square work. I am also working on another set of five or six that focus on groups of float riders from this year's carnival. 

2015 141

Art for Art's Sake 2015 New Orleans

Portals and KM

Art for Art's Sake is an annual event in New orleans that occurs the first Saturday of October. There wis lots of good street music, free wine in the galleries and some food. The street is full of people.

2015 141

Painting of Chris Adkins Jazz Fest 2015

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" painting of  Chris Adkins  at  Jazz Fest 201 5. He backs up a number of New Orleans musicians including Lynn Drury. This was a photo I took of him on the Congo Square stage at Jazz Fest. 

2015 141

Jenny’s January 2015

Jenny Connected

And then I saw Stephen Downes’ post – A Year in Photos – and the wonderful photos and text have stimulated me to keep a record of my ‘happenings’ over this year of 2015. 2015 came in with the end of Fedwiki or not the end because I am still following and have signed up for the next Happening. At the end of last year I wrote a post about art I enjoyed in 2014. That was a time-consuming but really enjoyable post to write.

2015 107

Painting of Buddy Guy Jazz Fest 2015 - #2

Portals and KM

It is the second of two I did from photos I took at  Jazz Fest 2015. Here is a 12" square painting of  Buddy Guy  that I finished in Brooklyn today. He did a powerful set that proved he can still rock at 78.

2015 151

Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to be co-hosting the 6 th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, BC July 13-14 th , 2015. Have you noticed how companies and organizations are using visuals more and more in the way they communicate with customers, employees and communities?

2015 130

Painting of Mardi Gras 2015 #14 - Endymion Krewe member

Portals and KM

Here is the fourteenth of an expanded series of acrylic paintings from  Mardi Gras 2015.  It is a 12" square work and shows an Endymion  krewe member. 

2015 151