Painting of California Cala Lillies

Portals and KM

Here is a 9" x 12" square painting of a cala lillies from a photo taken in Mendicino California. The

Photos of Tomales Bay, California

Portals and KM

Hey - Let's keep the July 4th going through the wwekend. Busines blog posts will start again on Monday July 9. Here are some photos from  Tomales Bay  north of San Francisco taken in December. It is the land of oysters and crabs. I

The California Coast Through Edward Weston's Lens

Portals and KM

The New York Times had a nice article, In Point Lobos, Where Edward Weston Saw the World Anew and slide show, The California Coast Through Edward Weston's Lens. I have always been a fan of Edward Weston. There are ten excellent examples of his work in the slide show. His son, Kim Weston, provides commentary on the slides.

On the Research Road: Meshing Physical & Online Community Mapping

Making CommunitySense

On the research road… In the spring, I decided to go on a “research road trip” to Silicon Valley and Northern California. community building community mapping methods research sensemaking Uncategorized California

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Announcing CHeQPoint: A Snapshot of HIE Activity in California

Influence provide an overview of major Health Information Exchange efforts in California.

Organising Knowledge » Legal Services Taxonomy Project

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Legal Services Taxonomy Project “The Gizmos&# are the project team for the Legal Services of Northern California who are running a “findability project&# using an enterprise wide implementation of Google Search Appliance.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Image: A yurt in Big Sur California. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. December 5, 2007 Vignette #7: Hexagon T hisis a story of six lovers in a polyamorous circle. Not work-friendly.Its fiction, just to give you an idea of how a love-positive communitymight work: Read the story.

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From Eric - If Computer Problems Were Real

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm looking forward to catching up with him next month in California. ). Eric posted this video back in September , and it made me laugh today. Indeed, it's good that computer problems are not real. but the conclusion remains valid :-). ( I haven't seen Eric since September 2008.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

How it will be then I do not know, but if there areindeed 60 million people living in California in 2050, there will benothing meaningful to be said on the matter, except as a subject ofnostalgia. It should causeus to re-imagine that once and future California, which lies only 43years away, and make sure that it isnt barren of all but us humans. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Bracketology: My NCAA Tournament Picks

Collaborative Thinking

Maryland over California. I just think the ACC is tougher and that Maryland's style will give California problems.

BETREAT Early Bird Registration

Jenny Connected

Last year only one was offered, which I attended face-to-face in California – a unique and unforgettable experience – and one I am still learning from. There are just two more days to catch the early bird registration for BEtreat. There are three alternative types of BEtreat on offer, which I blogged about here. This year I have signed up for the Academic BEtreat as an online participant.

Being a Part of Someone Else's "God Moment"

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of weeks ago I attended Lotusphere in Orlando, and then flew back to California to work with a client for a couple of days before heading home to New Zealand. While working with the client in California, I had the opportunity to be a part of God's moment for someone else. When she got back to New Zealand, she received an email from a family in California, saying they had found her wallet and wanted to return it. I'd never been to that part of California before. -

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My KM World 2012 Notes: Complete Listing

Portals and KM

I presented at the first three in California. I was pleased to be at the 2012 KM World. It is impressive that this was the 16 th. annual session. I think that knowledge management continues to have a great run because it is a good idea. I remain convinced that KM needs to be aligned with business processes to be successful. How we have the tools to make this alignment even tighter. Knowledge managers are well positioned to lead their organizations into the social business world.

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On my way home

Chris Corrigan

At the end of a week in california with the family, capped off by some short hikes and a rock balancing session in Joshua Tree National Park. Beautiful, but disturbing.

Blog>> Give Yourself a BEtreat

Green Chameleon

Etienne Wenger and Beverley Trayner are blending the personal with the formal in what looks like a wonderful series of workshops on “Convening, leading, and supporting communities of practice and networks&# in rural California in July. If you are working on CoPs and need fresh inspiration, or want to reward a particularly dedicated CoP facilitator, this is about the best way I can imagine to do both of those things. They even have a family programme if you want to bring your kids!

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2009 KMWorld Conference Call for Papers

Portals and KM

The 13th annual KMWorld Conference and Exhibition will be held on November 17 – 19, 2009 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, in San Jose, California. The theme is Resetting the Enterprise: Focusing on People, Talent & Knowledge. Their site is up and they have i ssued their call for papers. The deadline is April 15. I have presented here five times (see for example, "Thinking for a Living" -Thomas Davenport at KM World and KM World 2006 – San Jose ).

Friday Life Hack: Saving Gallons & Gallons of Water

Hildy Gottlieb

This week, in honor of California’s devastating drought, I want to share something I learned years ago from sustainability guru Shawna Coronado – a way to save gallons and gallons and gallons of water, every week.

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Academic BEtreat (#betreat12) pre-conference call

Jenny Connected

There are 16 participants from across the world – eight will be in California meeting face-to-face and eight will join the BEtreat online. It will be very interesting to be online on this BEtreat this year having been there in person in California last year.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Sarah Blackmun

Nancy White

As a member of the World Mission Group of the Episcopal Diocese of California, and in her earlier position as information officer of the Episcopal Diocese of California (San Francisco), Blackmun established connections with Episcopal and Anglican leaders in the U.S., She is currently a doctoral student in the School of Human and Organizational Development of the Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California.

Behind the Scenes with Obamacare


But through Forum One’s work with clients on the front lines of the Obamacare rollout – such as the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and The California Endowment – we are seeing a number of other important “behind the scenes” stories that aren’t getting much attention.

Launching the Health Data Consortium – Two Years Later


In late 2011 I was approached by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with an audacious proposition: would Forum One help the Foundation, HHS, the White House, the California HealthCare Foundation and others establish an independent nonprofit organization focused on health data?

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Where Did February Disappear?

Michael Sampson - Currents

a day in California on my way back to New Zealand, hanging out with Eric Mack. Friday next week is the last day of February. Where have those weeks gone? Here’s what I have been up to: - a couple of days consulting with a client in Virginia, focused on governance and adoption for its SharePoint 2013-based collaboration platform. The client is about to enter a pilot phase for new ways of working using two different types of sites in SharePoint.

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Pedagogy First Blog

Jenny Connected

I so admire Lisa for her unwavering dedication to online learning and to promoting this at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California. At the beginning of March I was contacted by Lisa Lane and invited to write a blog post for her Programme for Online Teaching Blog. As with everything Lisa does, this was very well thought through and organized. Here was what she wrote in her introduction: The Pedagogy First! blog is taking over the main page at the Program for Online Teaching.

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Painting of Roy Rogers Jazz Fest 2013

Portals and KM

This is Roy Rogers the California blues man , not the cowboy movie star. Here is a 16" x 20" painting of Roy Rogers at Jazz Fest 2013 playing the slide guitar. Roy is on the left and a member of his band is on the right.

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"The Successful Virtual Office in 30 Minutes"

Endless Knots

Ian Lamont’s “ In 30 Minutes ” series demystifies and simplifies topics that leave non-techies scratching their heads for insight, if not plain old comprehension.

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Finding my voice in Academic BEtreat

Jenny Connected

I say ‘my’ sound, but the problems have been at the California end, not at mine here in North West England). I already feel that my time spent working on this year’s BEtreat online has been far more productive than when I was in California last year. The Academic BEtreat is on a roll.

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The Book is Out There

Michael Sampson - Currents

Melbourne (Australia) was first as far as I know, followed by London, various other cities in Europe, California late last week, Netherlands over the weekend, and so on. It has been really cool over the past week to hear that my new book, Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) has started to arrive in various locations around the world.

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The Picture of Health Data Design Challenge


The California HealthCare Foundation is hosting a data design challenge to seek out engaging presentations that bring to life the story of rising health care costs. The California HealthCare Foundation is hosting a data design challenge to seek out engaging presentations that bring to life the story of rising health care costs. Do you love storytelling with data? Are you passionate about open data and health care costs transparency?

Flickr Led Directly To This

Connectable Dots

Art Siegel ( artolog ) and I are proud that our photos were selected for display at the California Public Utilities Commission as part of their Art on the Walls program. California Public Utilities Commission HQ, at. Now Showing at the CPUC , originally uploaded by fotogail. Please come to our party Thursday September 20th. Thanks to the encouragement of talented friends in the Flickr Community and to WELL pals arto & kayo, we’re hangin’ in the public sector.

Finding The Right & "Seeding Points" In Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

New research led by Wharton marketing professors Raghuram Iyengar and Christophe Van den Bulte , working with University of Southern California preventive medicine professor Thomas W. Interesting reading. The Buzz Starts Here: Finding the First Mouth for Word-of-Mouth Marketing - Knowledge@Wharton. Valente, has found that traditional targets may not be as influential as previously thought.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow

Nancy White

in Higher Education from Syracuse University, an MA degree in English from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dramatic Literature from the University of California at Berkeley.

Online Community Jobs: Continued Demand For Community Pros

Online Community Report

Location: San Francisco, California United States. Location: Los Angeles, California United States. Location: Chicago, San Francisco or New York City, California United States. It's no secret: we are experiencing very rough globally economic conditions.

Workshop in Seattle

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tomorrow (Thursday) I have meetings in Seattle, and will then be heading to California on Thursday night for a couple of days, before heading across to Atlanta for Share 2012. 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).

Apple Goes Corporate - BusinessWeek

Michael Sampson - Currents

a Pleasanton, California-based maker of sales software for drug companies. “I’ve Peter at BusinessWeek looks at Apple's move into the corporate market , lead by the widespread adoption of the iPad: ". the iPad faces little competition among corporations such as financial services and pharmaceutical firms. Apple’s iPhone, meanwhile, is the top-selling smartphone, forcing businesses to accommodate workers who use it.

Cisco for Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cisco hosted a major strategy conference in California during the second week of November 2009. Published: November 2009. At its “Collaboration Summit”, Cisco unveiled an enhanced scope of product and service capabilities in the collaboration arena, encompassing a variety of product enhancements along with new product announcements. In sum, these announcements hold the potential to elevate Cisco to being a major player in the enterprise collaboration technology space.

New Report: Cisco for Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cisco hosted a major strategy conference in California during the second week of November 2009. I just published my review of Cisco's Collaboration Summit last week. At its "Collaboration Summit", Cisco unveiled an enhanced scope of product and service capabilities in the collaboration arena, encompassing a variety of product enhancements along with new product announcements.

Open Plan Offices: The Increased Noise Cancels the Collaborative Benefit

Michael Sampson - Currents

The study, conducted by the University of Sydney and published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, involved analysis of 42,764 survey samples collected in 303 office buildings in the US, Finland, Australia and Canada by the Center for the Built Environment at the University of California, Berkeley since 2000. ". A new study published by the University of Sydney calls into question the value of open plan offices yet again.

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The Book of Love

Nancy White

Keith Olbermann gives a tour de force editorial on why this culture is needed in the world as a response to the passage of California’s Proposition 8 banning gay marriage. I have written in the past about the power of love. You can see it, and see the transcript here –> Olbermann: Gay marriage is a question of love - Countdown with Keith Olbermann-

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USS Green Bay, here I come!

Community Guy

Growing up in Southern California, it was common practice to head to San Diego to see ships come and go, tour ships, tour NSA Coronado, and watch F-14 touch-and-gos at Mirmar. A few months back, some bloggers were invited to fly onto the USS Nimitz, a working aircraft carrier.

Identity and the Language Poets

Jenny Connected

And we were introduced to another Ron Silliman poem – BART – written whilst travelling on the BART – the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transport, which I travelled on a couple of years ago on a visit to California. ModPo has been moving too fast for me again.