Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

In this guest blog post Dimitris shares his experience from Doukas school in Athens which integrated ICT into the syllabus (one tablet PC per student) in 2009 and has become a Microsoft Case Study for adopting this approach. ICT educators: Dimitris Primalis. Image by gterez.

BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint — Update on Calendar Integration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The calendar integration to the BlackBerry calendar was of particular interest to me, as I haven't seen this done before. It's a good first step, but more is needed on the calendar integration. Enterprise Mobility

Papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL)

e-Moderation Station

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) has recently published five papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL), all freely available on the TIRF website. Beyond the Classroom: Mobile Learning the Wider World (Ken Beatty). Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think?

The 1-minute guide to integrating technology into teaching

e-Moderation Station

One of the biggest challenges facing EFL (and other) teachers today is how to integrate technology into our classes in a meaningful and principled way. Integrating technology is not just finding a great new tool or idea and then trying it out. blended edtech integration tips

“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

One of the reasons Square is positioned to do well is that – in addition to its disruptive innovation strategy – it’s also running a market-bridging strategy ; the kind you need when markets are in transition, as they are today with mobile payments.

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IBM XWork Server - for Web and Mobile Applications

Michael Sampson - Currents

family, but with a completely different licensing approach, different branding, and different packaging (installer). Main ideas: - It's a new server for application development and hosting on Notes/Domino - with a particular licensing approach that's different from Domino Server. -

Mobile Devices for Collaboration - Recent News (Monday, May 17)

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM released a mobile viewer for LotusLive Meetings , for the iPhone and iPod Touch. - HP is after Palm's operating system for mobile devices. - There is a database element to the acquisition, as well as significant mobility technology. - Eg, " Executives from SAP and Sybase have already started talking about creating more involved mobile applications that will give remote workers access to floods of information.

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Mobile learning #4: On the move

e-Moderation Station

Look up a definition of mobile learning, and one of the most common phrases that turns up is ‘on the move’, or ‘learning on the go’. It’s just a low-risk approach to getting you and your learners into the idea of mobile learning. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

SpringCM Enhances Its Mobile Capabilities and Offers Enhanced Support for

Portals and KM

They are also putting content wherever you need it with an enhanced mobile capability that now includes a version specifically designed for the iPad. This is a smart move as mobile enterprise apps are now on the rise with tablets and smart phones passing desktops and laptops in usage.

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2014, The Year That Was


Do them in March to get people out of their homes right as spring kicks in or by November before everyone hides for the remaining of the year as winter approaches fast and furious. elsua General Interest In the News Learning Life Metablogging Work Life Integration

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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence


Mind you though perhaps on that same context of being a road warrior I will probably be focusing more on tweeting , than plussing, at least, till the overall user experience for Plus Mobile improves quite drastically, including the additional of a native iPad App.

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Telligent Releases an Integrated Suite of Collaboration Tools with High Powered Metrics | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Community

s products also includes enhancements that address the issues that have impeded the adoption of community-driven collaboration technologies in the enterprise, such as integration with existing business applications, manageability, ease-of-use, measurability and ROI.

My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #2


From an innovative approach towards delivering news (“ Multiple Sources. Tags: Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Life Productivity Tools Social Computing Tools and Gadgets Work Life Integration iPad #elsuapps ipad

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My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #9


are going to change the whole concept of mobility and portability, even beyond that one of ultra-portable devices like netbooks or the MacBook Air, to name a couple. Now I can still keep up and have that mobility I once thought I lost it for good!

2010 184

Microsoft + Nokia: Can Two Losers Collaborate to Win?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Late last week, Microsoft and Nokia announced a "broad strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ecosystem". Nokia and Microsoft intend to jointly create market-leading mobile products and services designed to offer consumers, operators and developers unrivalled choice and opportunity. Microsoft used to be a top-dog in mobile devices - before the iPhone hit the market, and as Palm was crumbling, it was Microsoft and Research in Motion. Enterprise Mobility

Two teachers

Ken Carroll

. Content and Language Integrated Learning, CLIL, is where language is taught through subject areas - math through English, for example. But there are other similarities between Praxis and the CLIL approach. Mobile is the new immersion. Tags: Mobile learning CLIL

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Bridging the Offline-Online Business Networking Gap

Online Social Networking

I asserted in Social and Business Networking Evolving that the integration of offline and online social and business networking, along with mobile technology , will dominate the social space for years to come. This is the approach I take.

The FASTForward Blog » Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration by Bill Ives May 5, 2008 at 7:12 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 We discussed their recently announced Facebook integration through their Awareness Facebook Application Framework. I have also written about how a number of firms have provided a means to integrate social software (aka enterprise 2.0) You can integrate it with your enterprise environment. mobile Mobile Messaging 2.0

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Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Traditionally, KM was more often than not a top-down driven approach. suggest the the new trends are processes integration, reduction of information overflow, and integrating tools into a few applications. Mobility. Mobility creates new opportunities for knowledge sharing initiatives to exploit areas which has been out of reach before. Providing mobile solutions will allow decision making faster and more accurate.

Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

For social areas - social networking, social analytics, social content, and social integration. It's integrated and seamless by design. -. integrating Connections into Notes 9 Social Edition, Microsoft Outlook and Office, and Mobile Clients. Various Microsoft customers say, "IBM integrates better with Outlook and Internet Explorer than Microsoft does." Want to integrate other applications into there. The information on your mobile device is encrypted. -.

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Skype as a community platform

Learning Alliances

If you are a technology steward, it’s not only a great tool but it’s also a handy example for illustrating some of the use and integration issues that we have to deal with and be able to talk about. everyone is on Skype, conference calling and group chat are nicely integrated.

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Adding Social Context To Enterprise Architecture

Collaborative Thinking

Increased mobility, generational shifts, new tools, and the changing digital lifestyle of workers bring an opportunity to embrace borderless relationships and foster collaboration in an open environment. Learn some core principles of an "architecture of participation" that represents a people-centric approach to enterprise architecture. Get ideas about where to start and how Cisco began to develop an integrated workforce experience.

Have you discovered the power of Serendipitous Collaboration yet?

The Bumble Bee

The most common approach to business collaboration ( Planned Collaboration ) involves prior analysis of the participants to try to identify shared interests in collaboration (e.g. The problem is that this approach does not really work.

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Ten Design Principles for Social Intranets (Vernon Meyer, AMP) @webdynamo #intranets2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

group a) design harmony - (1) adopt a user-centric approach, (2) identify, understand and work with project drivers, and (3) understand how your technology integrates. -. designing for mobile), (7) function and form coexist, and (8) adapt to social delivery mechanisms. -. After lunch on day 2 of Intranets2012, Vernon Meyer is talking about his work at AMP. Key ideas: - Intranets need to become more fun, more modern. - the audience has changed from consuming information.

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Cisco Expands Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy

Portals and KM

Now there are multiple smart devices, many mobile, that have more capabilities than the PCs of a few years ago. Now we have mobile devices, social applications, visual media, and virtual storage. Here Cisco is taking an integration and partnership strategy.

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Notes on SW101 Building a Smarter Workforce

Michael Sampson - Currents

is my company internally integrated, to offer the best value end-to-end for customers. Three imperatives from the CHRO study - cultivating creative leaders, mobilize for speed and flexibility, and capitailie on collective intelligence. -. theatres with a good approach here earn more than theatres without on. -. Have now integrated Connections into the internet.

2013 139

Teambuilding 2.0

The Bumble Bee

Recently I ran across a New York technnology company GoCrossOffice pioneering a more novel approach. GoCrossOffice integrate both virtual and physical elements into their team games.

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Skype as a community platform

Digital Habitats

If you are a technology steward, it’s not only a great tool but it’s also a handy example for illustrating some of the use and integration issues that we have to deal with and be able to talk about. everyone is on Skype, conference calling and group chat are nicely integrated.

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Consequential Ideas for 2009

The Bumble Bee

To decrease exposure to systemic risks, local communities are adopting a "loosely coupled" approach to the global system - remaining integrated, but ensuring that basic needs in energy, security, food, communications and transportation can still be sourced locally.

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New High Performing Teams Simulation Game from Bioteams Ken Thompson

The Bumble Bee

The simulation integrates best practices from Informal Learning , Game-based Learning and Business Simulation. The game concludes with the delegates applying the HPT approach to their own teams using the templates and checklists from the simulation.

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BAN FORMS! IT just can't keep up with business networks

Governance in a Networked World

At least they didn't try to charge me for the my presence on this legacy system, which in essence made it impossible for me to know my mobile phone spend until after the bill came.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


So in the end employee profiles, blogs, social bookmarks, files, activities, wikis and communities (And now Forums) became all integrated into a single point of entry: Connections itself. Welcome to my 2007 integrated user experience!

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Notes from the Opening General Session at IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

communities - an integrated meeting room. -. Foresee in Germany, have integrated Connections with a full touch capable table. -. Notes 9 Social Edition - integrates social capabilities into the inbox. -. FileSync capability for integrating / synchronizing across multiple devices. Files downloaded to mobile device are encrypted; can be remotely wiped. - "social didn't transform our culture. coming in March), and more mobile device and support.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

  There are embeded apps to integrate multiple apps into a single place. Suzanne showed multiple examples of integrated with third party apps like SAP and Trilog. We need to integrate the old school systems of record with the new school systems of engagement. 

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Notes from INV301 IBM's Social Business Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

With cloud and mobile, it creates new opportunities for non-knowledge workers.). - (IDC, December 2011) see its report, Competing for 2020. driven by process integration - process efficiecy, process accelation, accelerated engagement, business culture of innovation. -. adoption approach - for rich profiles. -. there are a large number of technologies and services that need to be integrated. -. build people centric process integration.

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Using Machine Learning to Help Process Email – Microsoft Adds Clutter to Declutter the Inbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

This is shown across all devices and clients accessing Office 365, including the Outlook client on a PC / Mac and on mobile devices. Microsoft is getting very Apple-esque in its approach to releasing things. E.g., last week it was the partnership with Dropbox for Office integration.

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SharePoint Conference 2009: Notes from Day 1

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are a range of new features in SharePoint 2010, including the Office ribbon interface, tighter Office integration, rich media support, and more. The SharePoint Workspace Mobile client, for working with Office content in SharePoint offline on a Windows Mobile device.

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News Updates (November 27, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

We ended up collating the final handbook in Microsoft Word and using e-mail and tracked changes – which worked very efficiently but broke our collaborative approach in favour of getting the job done. LiquidPlanner launched its iPhone application, Mobile Dashboard. All changes made via the Mobile Dashboard automatically sync with the overall project plan. Delivering SharePoint Success.

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Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

This space is a tech community facility with a focus on young entrepreneurs, web and mobile phone programmers, designers and researchers. We bring in eight people for “deep collaboration” We use a “Noah’s Ark” approach: you can’t talk to everybody.

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WebCenter Vision and Strategy Session

Collaborative Thinking

and portals: integrated multi-channel user interaction environment, unified access to tools, information, etc. Note: I don't disagree with Oracle's portal-centric approach - clearly, you should be able to surface portal elements within a portal. Lotus Connections has integration with WebSphere so they are on the track of distributing social elements into other applications and platforms. WebCenter Solutions: WebCenter Spaces, Social Networks, Mobile Spaces.

Cisco Quad: Peeling Back the Layers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Real-time instant text messaging with others in the firm, through integration with Cisco's instant messaging offerings. Voice Mail Integration. Quad offers a Profiling capability for people, and adds a visual navigation approach made popular through Cover Flow on the Apple Mac.

2010 161

Thoughts On Salesforce & DimDim

Collaborative Thinking

Integration requires vendor cooperation to deliver a supportable configuration. Application Integration. Organizations have come to expect IM/presence platforms to integrate with desktop productivity tools (office suites, e-mail clients). They also expect integration with enterprise portals. UC platforms also need to offer a profile card of users that can be integrated and displayed across a variety of applications. e-learning/LMS integration).

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News Updates (February 26, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Formotus provides mobile device integration with SharePoint. Formotus enables rapid delivery of custom SharePoint-enabled business applications to mobile phones. The mobile workforce can now be dispatched to job sites, collaborate in company workflows, submit and retrieve data from lists, and even download InfoPath forms for offline editing. The Formotus solution requires no server-side installations and depends on no mobile browser or constant network connection.

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