Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications

Michael Sampson - Currents

During 2014 I expanded the scope of my adoption research to the unified communications (UC) area. This included reading the literature on adoption activities for deployments of UC, interviewing organizations on the strategies they used to introduce new tools such as Microsoft Lync and IBM Sametime, and presenting the adoption strategies workshop in Europe with a UC emphasis. Your Adoption Strategies for UC? Adoption User Adoption Strategies

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User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Sydney (August 28, 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass is coming to Sydney on August 28. Here''s the details: " The User Adoption Strategies masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools.

2013 188

Interview with Cirrus Insight on User Adoption – for Salesforce

Michael Sampson - Currents

I had a discussion recently with Joshua from Cirrus Insight on applying the strategies in my User Adoption Strategies book to Salesforce implementations. Salesforce adoption is one of the biggest issues facing orgs today. Listen to the discussion: on YouTube.

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User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Melbourne (August 29, 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass is coming to Melbourne on August 29. Here''s the details: " The User Adoption Strategies masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools.

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User Adoption Workshop in London

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Monday I presented a User Adoption Strategies workshop in London with a focus on social business and collaboration. There were about 24 people in the room, and during the day we talked through and explored a full range of topics on user adoption, including the context, a way of thinking about user adoption for the majority of people in firms, and various strategies for being effective with the adoption challenge. User Adoption

Auckland on April 19 - A Discussion on Collaboration Strategy, Governance, and User Adoption?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Adoption of collaboration approaches and tools at work. I'm heading to Auckland for a client workshop in a couple of weeks, and have some meeting times available on Tuesday April 19. My interests are in three main areas: - Developing a strategy for collaboration approaches and tools at work. Creating an approach to governing collaboration at work. If these topics are of interest to you given the work you are doing at your organisation, please get in contact to schedule a time to talk.

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How our workshop game confirmed all digital adoption is personal

Social Reporter

After that we asked how the life of their character might be changed if they adopted the ideas on the cards, and then to consider which device might be most appropriate – desktop or laptop computer, tablet, smartphone, smart TV or games console – and what sort of support might be useful.

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Blog>> User Adoption and Valuating Performance

Green Chameleon

In my position to push knowledge sharing and collaboration tools in a global organisation, I am dealing a lot with how can we motivate the people to adopt a new way of working together and the tools we are developing. This usually creates motivation and adoption among the users.

2012 173

Executive Briefing: Why an Adoption Approach is Required

Michael Sampson - Currents

Many collaboration tools, business intelligence initiatives, and social business strategies have been wrecked on the rocks of poor adoption. An adoption approach translates the vision of improved ways of collaborating into relevant business terms that resonate with business users. - An adoption approach is a shared statement of approach for how to demonstrate the value of new ways of collaborating. - Sample Adoption Program. Adoption Latest Updates featured

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"Driving Adoption" vs. "Driving Sense and Benefit"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Betrand eloquently discussed the problem with driving adoption , AND gives a better way to think about it: " Adopt what ? The adoption ! If adoption must be a personal and deliberate act, conditioned by sense, real and understandble benefits, that’s not adoption that has to be driven but sense and benefits. The truth is that, deliberately or not, adoption was used as a substitute for sense and alignment. User Adoption

Developing a Social Business User Adoption Strategy (London, October 1)

Michael Sampson - Currents

While London is enthralled with a particular sporting event at the moment, my thoughts turn to October 1 in London—when I'll be presenting a public user adoption workshop with a social business focus. The workshop is presented in conjunction with Collaboration Matters: " The Developing a Social Business User Adoption Strategy seminar provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools.

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Executive Briefing: Why an Adoption Approach is Required

Michael Sampson - Currents

Many collaboration tools, business intelligence initiatives, and social business strategies have been wrecked on the rocks of poor adoption. An adoption approach translates the vision of improved ways of collaborating into relevant business terms that resonate with business users. - An adoption approach is a shared statement of approach for how to demonstrate the value of new ways of collaborating. - Sample Adoption Program. Adoption Latest Updates featured

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Reminder: SLA Virtual Conversation on User Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Next week I will be speaking at an SLA event on user adoption strategies for collaboration tools: " During our one-hour conversation in October that will be facilitated by Karen Huffman, Chair of SLA's KM division, we will focus on strategies, roadmaps, and governance for adoption of collaborative tools irregardless of the application selected by an organization. Possible topics might include any of the following but will also be directed by those who attend the virtual discussion.

A New Regional Chapter of the 2.0 Adoption Council

Michael Sampson - Currents

Adoption Council is heading to Australia and New Zealand, and the first webinar to discuss the council is being held on May 10. " Adoption Council is a member-driven peer forum of business and IT leaders from large organisations intent on sharing concrete experiences, examining business implications, learning from peers and creating and capturing value from the emergent, unstructured data associated with Web 2.0 / Enterprise 2.0. User AdoptionThe 2.0

KMLF session on User Adoption Strategies: February 15, 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm presenting a discussion session on user adoption strategies for collaboration technologies at an upcoming KMLF (Knowledge Management Leadership Forum) meeting in Melbourne. Tags: Upcoming Events User Adoption

2010 136

Collective 2014 in Sydney: Re-Imagining Effective Work and User Adoption Strategies

Michael Sampson - Currents

I will be presenting a full day post-conference workshop on User Adoption Strategies. Here’s the abstract: “ Over the course of one day, you’ll learn about the main ideas in the book, plus have an opportunity to discuss, debate and localise what you are hearing with the other attendees. The public seminar is based on Michael Sampson’s book, User Adoption Strategies 2nd Ed. Adoption Collaboration Upcoming Events featured

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Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption

Elsua

Instant Messaging, Team Rooms, Discussion Databases, Team Spaces, etc. The top 3 I hope one of these years we would be capable of moving away from, thanks to the increasing adoption of social computing tools within the enterprise.

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User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint: What's Effective? (April 27, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

On April 27, I'm presenting on user adoption within SharePoint at the next Christchurch SharePoint User Group meeting. In this session, Michael outlines key strategies that can be used to encourage user adoption of SharePoint for collaboration, based on SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration. This baseline is then extended with a discussion of Michael's recent global survey on the use and effectiveness of user adoption strategies for SharePoint.

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User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint (New Zealand, July 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late July 2010, I will be touring the North Island of New Zealand, taking my research around user adoption strategies for SharePoint to the local SharePoint User Groups. In this session, Michael outlines key strategies that can be used to encourage user adoption of SharePoint for collaboration, based on SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration. Tags: SharePoint Upcoming Events User Adoption

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Thomas Duff on User Adoption Strategies, "incredibly useful and valuable"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thomas Duff, who goes by the name Duffbert, wrote a review of my new book, User Adoption Strategies , for the Lotus User Group developer's tips newsletter this month: " Although most of us work on the technology end of collaborative software, we almost always get involved in the discussions surrounding the age-old question. While true at a certain level, there's so much more behind getting people to adopt collaborative software so that it delivers on the promises that were made.

Europe Tour: User Adoption Strategies Masterclasses (Denmark with IntraTeam, London with AdeoPoint)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am presenting the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in two countries: - Denmark, in Copenhagen, with IntraTeam , on October 12. The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. Over the course of one day, you learn about the main ideas in the book, plus have an opportunity to discuss, debate and localize what you are hearing with the other attendees.

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off

Elsua

Pardon the Interruption (Fast-paced Social Business panel discussion). From the fast-paced panel discussion where you never have enough time to elaborate a thought or two around Social Business, so being sharp and straight to the point in your answers is an additional bonus, to venturing into exploring what the future of work may well be like for Socially Integrated Enterprises. . My goodness!

2014 172

Forrester Discusses Barriers to Intranet Use and Suggestions to Get Better

Portals and KM

  Forrester wrote that the “symptoms of an ailing intranet are not hard to recognize: poor adoption, irritated users, failed tasks, and ingenious (but unproductive) workarounds in order to avoid the intranet altogether.” Forrester recently released a report on What’s Holding Back Your Intranet? by Tim Waters with Matthew Brown and Sara Burnes. They were kind to share a copy with me.

Turning a digital adoption report into a game of phones, tablets, TVs – and maybe computers

Social Reporter

Summary: the impact of reports and campaigns urging digital adoption may be limited because people’s needs and interests are different. The results of the discussion will be shared with policy makers and funders attending the second half of the event. That should lead to follow-on discussion about who can do what to help. Email discussion group.

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Report on the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Copenhagen on October 12 with IntraTeam

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yesterday I had the privilege of hosting the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Copenhagen, in conjunction with IntraTeam. The day was a mix of presentations and scene setting from me, and small group discussions and reporting back to the wider group by the delegates. The delegates said they got a lot of value from trading experiences and war stories on user adoption with each other. Tags: User Adoption

Reminder: User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint - the New Zealand Tour is Next Week!

Michael Sampson - Currents

Four days left in the office before I head off around the country for the "User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint Tour." In late July 2010, I will be touring the North Island of New Zealand, taking my research around user adoption strategies for SharePoint to the local SharePoint User Groups. In this session, Michael outlines key strategies that can be used to encourage user adoption of SharePoint for collaboration, based on SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration.

Yakabod Offers Enterprise 2.0 Adoption Best Practices

Portals and KM

providers, they realize that many of the issues for a successful adoption of their offering are not technical and they have broadened their offerings to include adoption support. I recently spoke with Yakabod CEO Scott Ryser and Ian Bramson, Director National Intelligence Engagements about their experiences helping clients with adoption issues and the services they provide for this effort. A final area we discussed was the adoption strategy.

Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption

Portals and KM

I attended Catherine Shinner’s session - Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption. 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.

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Lessons from a Decade of User Adoption (Mike Gilronan at Senti, and John Schmottlach, Empirix) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mike and John are talking about their experiences with user adoption over the past decade. at Empirix - helpdesk support, threaded discussion options, etc. Conference Notes SharePoint User AdoptionJohn is the Director of Business Systems at Empirix, and Mike is the Senior Partner at Senti. Key points: - Empirix - $85 million revenue, 275 employees, high tech manufacturing, lots of different tools. seven themes: -. (1)

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Can Enterprise 2.0 Adoptions Learn Anything from ERP Implementations?

Portals and KM

  It said the three most widely discussed are: Big bang - Implementation happens in a single instance. Parallel adoption - Both the legacy and new ERP system run at the same time. It turns out that 40% used a phased roll out, 38% used the big bang approach, 11% used a combo of biog bang and phased, and only 9% used parallel adoption. adoption effort that did not use some form of parallel adoption.

Wellington session on User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Wellington user group session on User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint was held tonight. The session went well - there were many nods of agreement, points of discussion from a number of the attendees, examples given by Trish, Chan, Mark and others, and a question about governance structure from Steve. And so this brings the New Zealand tour for User Adoption Strategies for SharePoint to an end.

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Facilitating adoption of weblogs in knowledge-intensive environments

Mathemagenic

What is essential for facilitating adoption of weblogs in knowledge-intensive environments? Discuss those with the people in your organisation and then trust them in knowing what not to talk about in public. Integration Weblog research blogs in business PhD technology adoption Tags: blogs in business , PhD , technology adoption.

Notes on CUST119 Prudential: Thinking about Social Business Adoption? Don't Forget Enterprise Social Governance

Michael Sampson - Currents

Developed an Adoption and Governance Strategy. Continued the discussions about risks and mitigations: - Created a long list of risks - through discussions with various people and groups. Jean Balbo from Prudential Financial is talking about enterprise social governance. Jean is the Director of Process Management. Some notes: 1. Prudential is 137 years old, has $1 trillion in assets under management. 50000 employees, in 35 countries. 22000 employees are in the United States.

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User Adoption Strategies for CIOs and IT Managers - Lunchtime Session in Atlanta on April 23

Michael Sampson - Currents

When she heard that I'd be in Atlanta for the Share 2012 conference, Lisa Duke from Simplified Technology Solutions asked if I'd be willing to present on user adoption at a lunchtime session on Monday April 23—we discussed the tentative details, and I agreed. Lisa and I, along with Sharon Bellamy, talked about the user adoption challenge on a podcast in November last year. who will present "User Adoption Strategies for CIOs and IT Managers".

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Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jun 03 2008 Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List Published by Nancy White at 12:54 pm under social media , technology stewardship Laura Quinn asked me to contribute an answer towards Idealware’s Ask Idealware.

Slinging Mud

Michael Sampson - Currents

He said that in his discussions with prospective clients about adoption services for Office 365 he was often asked: “Is this real change management, or just adoption?” “What’s different about adoption strategies and change management?”

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Success Factors in Adopting Cloud Computing from Software AG's Miko Matsumura

Portals and KM

Recently, I spoke with Miko Matsumura , Vice President and Chief Strategist at Software AG and author of the Wiley book “ SOA Adoption for Dummies ” about how mature organizations can best adopt cloud computing. adoption issues.   Miko said he is working on a long paper on cloud adoption and shared some of the thoughts he is working on. This lead us to a discussion of process.

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What is Working? A Question of Discovery

Michael Sampson - Currents

The intent of an appreciative inquiry session is to focus on the current positive outcomes – to create a place for talking and discussing these. It creates a base of shared discussion around what is working, and then shifts to a space for contemplating what could be better.

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March 2011 in Europe and United States

Michael Sampson - Currents

The three confirmed events are: - Tuesday March 29, User Adoption Masterclass , with AdeoPoint in London. To discuss how I can help you achieve your goals while in London, please contact me. Photo Credit : Seb Matthews at AdeoPoint.

Workshop in Seattle

Michael Sampson - Currents

I've been working with a client in Seattle on user adoption for a SharePoint-based team collaboration application over the past two days (using the User Adoption In-House Workshop as the basis). One of the reasons for writing the book on user adoption was to show that many different ways are available for approaching the user adoption challenge, and to profile each of those ways with both qualitative and quantitative survey data.

Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

It started in an innocent enough way when, in a discussion about knowledge sharing and generation on the KM4Dev listserve, somebody cited the DIKW model as a way of describing how knowledge is generated in organisations. This is then ¾ of the model under discussion: Data (cloud)--> ?Information

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BT Web 2.0 adoption case study " Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The fact that individuals could manage all this functionality through a single ‘portal’ was incredibly powerful and sent adoption rates through the roof. Let users dictate the direction and speed of adoption.

Driving “Active Usage” of Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

For almost a decade I have been working in the user adoption area, with numerous blog posts, conference talks and keynotes, client-internal and public workshops, consulting projects, and multiple books the result. On my Twelve Bullets Points page, you can see my work to date in this area, under Apply Intentional Energy to the Process of User Adoption. Adoption Microsoft Office 365

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