Notes from the Keynote at the SharePoint Conference 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

On the Silverside blog, I share five key takeaways from the SharePoint Conference keynote earlier this week: The SharePoint Conference North America 2018 in Las Vegas is the place to be this week if SharePoint is critical to the collaboration strategy at your organisation.

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cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

This blog post describes the cRaggy event at the June 2, 2018 Cascadia R Conf , its design, the logic behind its design, feedback from participants and reflections on how such an event might be better in the future. Ted has written up some reflections about the overall conference design.

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Improving SharePoint Lists – Roadmap 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft used the recent SharePoint Conference to introduce numerous improvements to SharePoint lists scheduled for 2018. About one third of these are available now, with the reminder scheduled to be delivered by the end of December 2018.

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Senior Social Media Professional Training – August 2018

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

AUGUST 27TH-29TH 2018 SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP, SYDNEY Australia. Will be run again in 2019 when I clear the backlog of client social media strategy contracts and inhouse corporate workshops and conference thingies. social media 2018 Australia Course Sydney

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Microsoft Build 2018 – Keynote Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft Build 2018, a major conference hosted by Microsoft for its developers, was held in Seattle during the past week. CNET cut the multi-hour keynote into a 12-minute highlights reel. – the importance of data privacy to Microsoft (as it should be).

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Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

Too many conferences suffer from the assumption that the best way to use people’s time is to subject them to elaborately designed presentations. We need to design our conferences differently. Here are three (of many) different ways to design a conference.

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Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

Networked Learning Conference 2010 The Divided Brain Connectivism edusemiotics Iain McGilchrist semiotics stephen downesI have recently been exploring Iain McGilchrist’s ground-breaking work on the divided brain (see The Master and his Emissary.

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5 Types of Content Calendar and Social Media Planning – Sydney Australia Course 2018

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I also am thinking of running short workshops on this for conferences and inhouse at companies. Here are the 5 types of social media planners you need.

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

I left to go back to the conference to make Swedish people laugh. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people. Interesting people. I have sat on hilltops in Capetown, drinking wine and eating kudu carpaccio.

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What I learned about facilitating by doing stand-up comedy

Viv Mcwaters

I’ve known Belina Raffy, the Big Kahuna of Sustainable Stand-Up for many years – we met at applied improvisation conferences and our paths have crossed around sustainability. Earlier this year I co-hosted an experimental event called Radical Acts.

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Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

I remember in 1999 how stimulating it was to go to a conference on the newly published report – All Our Futures: Creativity, Culture and Education. The topic for the penultimate week in the E-Learning 3.0

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Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

For the last 10 years, I've been traveling the world, working with all kinds of companies, eating great food, staying in (sometimes) posh hotels, speaking at conferences and it's been awesome. You can lose yourself in awesome. Awes ome itself is overload. boredom is seldom awesome.

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Computing on R

Learning Alliances

I didn’t create any persistent information during the conference. Here are some of the examples of people participating in the R organism “computing on itself” at the Rstudio::conf 2018: Import: Open, welcome. I already got a ticket for next year’s conference.

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My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch

For the first time in my life I went to the OEB learning technologies conference in Berlin. It was a great conference. Thanks to Wilfred Rubens for pointing me to this conference and tips to navigate the conference. Wilfred also blogged about the conference.

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Living in an Algorithmic World

Jenny Connected

Two recent conferences, re:publica 18 in Berlin (May 2-4) and Theorising the Web 2018 in New York (April 27 th /28 th ) have featured the influence of algorithms on today’s world. Similar themes were covered in the final keynote of the Theorising the Web conference. #K4

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

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My session about blended learning in Milan

Joitske Hulsebosch

We had one day in Milan before the Hofstede Insights conference in which I had to discuss a number of myths about blended learning. I walked with three colleagues in Milan.

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Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

“In one or more embodiments, when capturing and sending a video conference data stream, the video conferencing system causes the client device to analyze captured video content to determine social context of the captured video.

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From Intranets to DEX in 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at Step Two have re-branded their annual Intranets conference to the Digital Employee Experience conference , or DEX. DEX 2018 will be held in Sydney on June 6-8, 2018. It’s a hard thing hitting the right level with the name of a conference.

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Thinking with SAMR – SharePoint News Changes

Michael Sampson - Currents

During the keynote from the SharePoint Conference 2018 in Las Vegas yesterday, Microsoft made several announcements of new goodness coming to SharePoint.

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

I left to go back to the conference to make Swedish people laugh. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people. Interesting people. I have sat on hilltops in Capetown, drinking wine and eating kudu carpaccio.

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Shopping for Inspiration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Many conferences are starting to video record their sessions, and post these for later review. Sign-up for a multi-day conference with a strong customer track, and attend as many sessions as you can to learn.

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Collaboration in the Process of Re-Imagining

Michael Sampson - Currents

And to then select one for a deep-dive: read everything you can, talk to as many people about the topic as you can, attend the conferences, and follow the movers and shakers.

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Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

For the last 10 years, I've been traveling the world, working with all kinds of companies, eating great food, staying in (sometimes) posh hotels, speaking at conferences and it's been awesome. You can lose yourself in awesome. Awes ome itself is overload. boredom is seldom awesome.

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Excel for Mac Plus Excel MVPs

Michael Sampson - Currents

While PowerPoint got me my first visit to London to present at a conference in March 1994, it was Lotus 1-2-3 that enabled me to graduate debt free, and in retrospect, probably enabled me to get my first job after university. Excel Table Talk Episode 6.

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Information Theory and Uncertainty in Collaborative Teams

Michael Sampson - Currents

For example: Send the team or group to within-industry or beyond-industry conferences. Information theory says that new information reduces uncertainty. That something additional reduces the set of possible actions or outcomes.

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Walking a Different Path – Redux

Michael Sampson - Currents

And conference talk invitations. And conference keynote interview time. Especially when you put yourself on the outside of the large and dynamic conferences around the world and join a much smaller group of large organisations that have gone Google.

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Quick Social Media Planner and Course Planner #UdemyLive

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I thought I would show this to you (super fast, just a quick overview for 2018) and ask – funny and silly? in my courses e.g. at conferences, the 2 Day Facebook Sydney Intensive Course and the 3 Day Social Media Professionals workshop in Sydney.

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BlackBerry KEY2

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have fond memories of my BlackBerry days, and there are still activities that I did with my BlackBerry Bold – such as live blogging conference talks – that I have never tried with an iPhone. BlackBerry introduced its new smartphone, with a physical keyboard (hat tip, Vowe ).

Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

After returning to Apple for his second run as CEO, Steve Jobs fronted various sessions at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in 1997. There’s much more to come from Silverside as 2018 unfolds.

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

2018 130

Study Beyond Your Industry

Michael Sampson - Currents

Attend a conference in a different industry. What could you learn from an operations manager at Schipol Airport, or an analyst at HSBC, or the man who schedules the trains for Network Rail or the process guy at the Department for Education?

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Goals Not Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

Several years ago at the Australian SharePoint Conference (hosted by ShareThePoint ), Lou Zulli presented a session called Making Sure That the SharePoint Solutions Your Team Has Created Don’t Go to Waste.

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Staff Persona Avatars: Social Media, Big Data and Employer Branding

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Students: If you have done one of my workshops online or at conferences (on social media, big data and employer branding ) how would you use these tools in YOUR work environment. Would you use big data tools that analyse social media to identify your perfect job and ditch unsuitale jobs?

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The Collaborative Workspace: Improve Productivity Through Engagement

Jenny Connected

While working on a project, a team would no longer need a conference room. If you’re looking to improve productivity at work, it may be time to shift to a collaborative workspace. Whether you’re a small company or well-established corporation, such collaborative office environments can offer great benefits. While smaller companies and freelancers can move to a coworking space, larger companies have the ability to convert their own offices.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Maria Popova’s favourite books of 2018. I met him first in the 1980s when I was studying Native Studies at Trent University, where he visited as a guest during our annual Elders and Traditional People’s conference.

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My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

The dubious assumptions on which we base our beliefs, stories and actions (notes from a Dark Mountain conference). Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care (Jul 2018). On the Shoulders of Giants (Feb 2018) (Short Story)*. Interview with Dean Walker (Jun 2018) (Video)*.

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Sizing the Community Opportunity for B2B

Online Community Strategy

Considerations: Complexity of product / services Effort required to attain skills / mastery Amount of time spent using product / service Amount of time spent in surrounding ecosystem – courses, conferences, meetups, online content, expert communities, etc.

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May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

What’s particularly interesting is that sometimes just asking the (right) question confers some, or even most of, the value. Image from pixabay by Dean Moriarty, CC0.

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AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

Image Source: Constellation Research 2018 Artificial Intelligence Study. The motivation to start the C3A3 project was inspired, in part, by conversations with her at, and following, the 2017 SWARM Community Management Conference.

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

E very year, an organization called the Global Risk Forum presents the corporate and political elite attending the Davos World Economic Forum conference with a snapshot of their assessment of the greatest risks this elite and its vested interests should be aware of.

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Struggling to pick up the trash in the face of weaponized evaluation

Chris Corrigan

A sequence of failed conferences on global warming has made this quite clear. Most of my work lies with the organizations of what Henry Mintzberg calls “The plural sector.” ” These are the organizations tasked with picking up the work that governments and corporations refuse to do.

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Cultural Isomorphism

How to Save the World

New Yorker cover by Charles E Martin from September 11, 1971.

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