Canada’s shadow

Chris Corrigan

An incident in Red Deer this week has made visible some of the deep seated xenophobia that exists just under the surface in Canada. “We welcome people coming to our country, but they have to integrate into our society. ” is totally confounding in a country as big and diverse as Canada. Canada is not a “nation-state.”

What Canada Could Be

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BLOG What Canada Could Be. His chief occupation is extermination of other animals and his own species, which, however, multiplies with such insistent rapidity as to infest the whole habitable earth, and Canada.") Most of Canada's large private employers are foreign-owned, which means that a large proportion of us work for foreigners, selling our labour, our resources and our intellectual capital, and getting very little in return. I t's not easy being Canadian.

Integrating online and face-to-face participation in a community of practice

Jenny Connected

There are 15 face-to-face participants here in Grass Valley and four online participants (from Canada, Mexico, the UK and Germany). In this sense the online and face-to-face participation is integrated and it has been noted that it has taken us all less than four days to get used to this way of working. Is it possible to integrate the learning? The f2f group have also had to adjust/find their voice in this attempt to fully integrate online and f2f learning.

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The Maturing of Social Networking into a Business Discipline -- PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Canada Français English Click the X in the top right corner to close this window. The real challenge is how to integrate social collaboration with the well established operational models used in industry, entertainment and media, banking and commerce.

Collaborative Thinking: Another Example Of Video In The Classroom

Collaborative Thinking

» February 29, 2008 Another Example Of Video In The Classroom Shades of things to come: Carleton University in Canada has created a video portal for students, according to Campus Technology , which allows them to share, annotate, search, index, and even remix class lecture videos. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Getting Started With Web Conferencing | Main | Time-out for a festival.

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The Inside Scoop on the International Association of Business Communicators Conference

Partnering Resources

I was delighted to see IABC advocate for integrity. O Canada! I was surprised to see how well Canada was represented in DC. In June, I traveled to Washington, DC for my first International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) conference.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 13, 2007 If You Were the President A colleague asked me the other day, what I would do if I were,magically, the Prime Minister of Canada, with a supportive legislature.I Integrated Health & Welfare Program: Establishment of universal access to and minimumstandards for food and water quality and public healthcare, includingthe precautionaryprinciple, permaculture, sustainable agriculture, and a prohibition onexporting water.

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

Making CommunitySense

Keynote speakers sharing innovation stories from Kenya, Finland, and Canada were Daudi Were of Ushahid i, Marco Steinberg of the Helsinki Design Lab and Vanessa Timmer of One Earth. Integrated approaches are key, and an HDL Studio is a good way to start.

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Connecting With Customers Through Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

In fact our Brazilian and Canadian accounts are growing rapidly too – and it was Canadian tweeters who asked to make sure Dell Canada came online to Twitter. Dell Canada responded because the team heard our customers. Focus on building a tighter integration between,, our Dell Community sites with our presence in social networks. Impressive results re: use of Twitter, etc.

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Sponsors at Social Connections V (Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

With it’s SocialCloud managed service operating from the US, Canada and the UK, they deliver worldwide Connections solutions to organisations with 100 users or more. moving activities from one community to another (or standalone), integrating blogs / wikis / forums, and merging communities. TimeToAct Group is demonstrating its Connections Administration Toolkit, which is an integrated system to enhance the administrative tasks in IBM Connections.

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The 1-minute guide to MOOCs

e-Moderation Station

MOOCs have been around for a number of years, notably via a bunch of connectivist educators in Canada. The 1-minute guide to integrating technology into teaching. Photo by Mavis. If you’re wondering what MOOCs are about, here’s a brief overview. All in 1 minute.

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Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

The pool had 43% of organizations based in the United States and 28% in Canada with the rest evenly distributed elsewhere.    As I have written a number of times, social media needs to be integrated into work process to really be successful (see for example, Putting Social Media to Work ). Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10.

The Passion of The Explorer or The End of Your Great Career


That’s pretty much the wonderfully inspiring proposition from Professor Larry Smith , at University of Waterloo in Canada, that he presented at a TEDx UW Talk event back in 2011 and which, funny enough, seems to be making the rounds out there on the Social Web at the moment, two years later.

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Boston E 20 Notes: Interview with IBM’s Jeff Schick

Portals and KM

It’s still early since TD launched Connections (November 2011 in Canada and January 2012 in US), but the bank is starting to see a number of positive outcomes to drive business value across the organization.  Jeff came back and talked about integrating social technology with IBM Watson.  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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Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Email is also integrated into the home page, along with calendar entries. The new mail integration works with both Domino and Exchange. Links with Polycom for video integration, and Plantronics for headset support. To win - need to deliver seamlessly integrated support across multiple channels. Lufthanza, a bank in Canada. Alister Rennie, General Manager. last year IBM introduced social business.

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Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

Cisco TelePresence WebEx Engage: One-button start of a combined and integrated Telepresence and WebEx meeting (improved user experience, productivity). Integration with Cisco Unified Communications and WebEx Meeting Manager. client, delivered by WebEx Collaboration Cloud with IronPort; US and Canada. Pulse integrates with Cisco collaboration solutions (TelePresence, WebEx), as well as with other social applications and custom mashups.

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News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

LotusLive Labs will be available, with a range of pre-production services that are fully integrated with LotusLive, later this year. While only 14% percent of information workers across the US, Canada, and UK already use smartphones, another 64% would like to. Co-Working.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Interviews - Doug Heintzman on Social Business

Portals and KM

In the past 17 years Doug has held various positions in consultancy, sales and marketing, and technical engineering with IBM in both Canada and the US. This was a theme of the Wednesday morning keynote session were Connections is being integrated into other apps. This is another a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I am very pleased to be back after ten years. IBM set up some individual interviews for the bloggers and press.

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First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

there is no support for integrating with existing telephony (e.g., How will integration with other UC vendors be handled - if I have Avaya or Cisco - how will a hosted OCS interoperate with non-hosted versions of those tools?

The world’s business: supporting indigenous rights

Chris Corrigan

In a little strategy session today we were talking about the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, the fact that Canada has refused to ratify it, and how, with the world coming to play here next month during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, that this is a good opportunity to let the world know that a global agenda item remains unratified in this country. And know this: Canada has refused to ratify this.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Tuesday

Portals and KM

They decided to open on Sundays and this was first in Canada. A second challenge was content integration and much progress has been made here also. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012.

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Some World Cafe tips

Chris Corrigan

I’ve been working with this crew for a while – a core team looking at the future of the Victoria Presbytery of the United Church of Canada – and this was the first time they’ve stepped up to run their own conversational process as part of our work.

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Theo’s History of the 19th Century

How to Save the World

While historians tend to focus on the “loyalists” who objected to war with Britain in 1776, most of the first American settlers in Upper Canada who arrived, later, in the 1790s, were, my father told me, not particularly pro-British.

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News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over 300 musicians from across the world applied to take part in the auditions, from countries as diverse as Taiwan, Sweden and Canada. You can mashup applications, such as, SugarCRM, and Oracle, and integrate them into documents in team workspaces. Play to Learn. Phil recommends the use of a "sandbox" to encourage people and teams to consider new technology for collaboration. "

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Job Description - Cisco Career Connection - Cisco Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Together, along with tight integrations with Unified Communications, IM, Presence, and Video, these capabilities form an Integrated Workforce Experience.

Links of the Month: Sunday, June 8, 2014

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Things Are a Little Different in Canada: Some things you’ll only see in the Great White North. _. (I suppose I should start calling this “Links of the Quarter” since that’s about how often I’ve been posting it.).

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BroadBand Mechanics presents People Aggregator

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM features extensive integration with the rest of suite of web properties, apps, services and content. # BBM in Canada BBM worked with Bell Canada to "bring social software" features to their movie downloading site -

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The bees’ decision making highlights both information discoveryand information integration, two processes that are crucialto every organization but that have different requirements.A The bees’ process suggests that organizationsthat alternate as needed between the centralized structureand the richly connected network can shape information fl ow tooptimize both discovery and integration.

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Links of the Month: November 30, 2012

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Death, and Life, with Dignity: I want to acknowledge the courage of ALS-sufferer Gloria Taylor, who got Canada’s ban on doctor-assisted suicide ruled as unconstitutional in June, defeating both the federal and provincial governments who opposed her case.

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Planning to Change the World: 2009’s WOW List

Hildy Gottlieb

That was also the year we gathered experts from across the US and Canada to help us develop the Consultants Curriculum at the Institute. In 2008, a group of top consultants from across the US and Canada spent 5 days with us, helping to develop the first curriculum for the Institute - the immersion course for consultants. While individual components may already be available, they are not easily integrated without tech savvy that is sorely lacking in the majority of organizations.

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A Methodology for Web 2.0 Collaboration Experiments (in Reluctant Organizations)

How to Save the World

Thenew collaboration processes and tools should be integrated withexisting processes and tools like e-mail, PDAs, CRM, IM, HR and othersystems and collaboration tools and spaces that are currently beingused (with varying degrees of effectiveness) to collaborate. BLOG TOOLS Salon Blog Rankings Salon Blog Recent Updates Technorati Cosmos Bloglines My RSS Subscribers Flickr: My Photos GeoURL World as a Blog BlogStreet Blogs Canada.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Our professional value really is a function of the extent of, and our ability to integrate, our knowledge, our thinking competencies, and our communication competencies. And the ability to do all of these things in an integral way is what Chris calls information fluency. This ability to integrate is social fluency. Email: MADE IN CANADA. Environmental Defence Canada. One World Canada. Sierra Club Canada. Blogs Canada.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Ourprofessional value really is a function of the extent of, and ourability to integrate, our knowledge, our thinking competencies, and ourcommunication competencies. What this chart says is that: Oursocial value to others is a function of (a) the extent of ourknowledge, our thinking competency (critical, creative andimaginative), and our communication skills (conversation, presentationand demonstration), and (b) our ability to integrate these three things.

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The AppGap " " Perspective on Designing and Managing Knowledge Work. Inside Knowledge MasterClass, Part I: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Banking as a reference point I began my adult career right out of university working in one of Canada’s large banks, mid-way through the year 1976. About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter UPCOMING WEBINAR: No Time, No Budget, Fewer People?

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What does it take to make real social innovation?

Chris Corrigan

Successful social entrepreneurs create business models where measurement is integral to the normal course of solving a challenge. IN Canada recently, organizations that have been trying to create social innovation in the environmental sector have had their government funding revoked, their charitable status questioned and their operations audited. Very interesting little article from David Wilcox about the differences between social entrepreneurs and social innovators.

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Fight Bullying with Babies | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Roots of Empathy program has now spread throughout Canada and made inroads into a number of other countries. Women are 'punished' for appearing to be ambitious.and for appearing overly communal. Sarah Estes Graham Top reasons for divorce include kids from a previous union and inequality of domestic duties. Wednesday Martin, Ph.D. Creatine supplements seem to improve memory for vegetarians and vegans.

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Will our government rescue us?

Chris Corrigan

After much effort and a huge amount of opposition here in Canada, the federal government finally relented and said he would be allowed to return if he could produce a pre-paid airline ticket. After creating near impossible conditions for his return to Canada, his country of citizenship, and then clearing him of any wrongingdoing, the federal government has now said that he must clear himself from the UN no-fly list before he can return home.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

And Bush is busy trying to bamboozle the dumb-ass governments of Canadaand Mexico into deep integration with the US (which basically entailsa full political takeover to go along with the economic one, withnothing in return for Canada and Mexico). June 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 May Jul SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me.

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How to tell when Enterprise 2.0 is not appropriate for your organisation « Hypertextual

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Waow Canada is in the house (Rob also is from your lovely country). However I would rather recommend the post on the IT integration of Enterprise 2.0 : [link] Reply IntranetLounge Says: May 26, 2010 at 9:05 pm How to tell when Enterprise 2.0

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Links of the Month: October 24, 2011

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She helps us remember that patriarchy and misogyny are integral drivers of the industrial growth economy, and of the tools of disconnection that have allowed the 1% to steal the resources of the other 99%, and which have created a civilization that is unsustainable and ruinous.

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Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

The War on Terra: Biting look from Juice Media at what the governments of Canada and Australia are doing to contribute shamelessly and disproportionately to climate change. And no, I’m not going to take sides in the debate about Anderson’s journalistic integrity.).

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

doesnt integrate with yourpersonal calendar (e.g. It workedthrough e-mail but was not integrated with common work calendaring andscheduling software like Outlook. February 2008 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Jan Mar SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me.

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