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Four Days Still Up for Grabs in Europe

Michael Sampson - Currents

Due to some last minute changes with my upcoming trip to Europe, I still have four days available for workshops or consulting. Basically I can go anywhere in Europe to deliver one of my standard one-day workshops , or provide consulting around collaboration strategy or collaboration adoption. Monday October 13.

How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

Do we need to believe that the economics of oil production will be the key driver in changing our economy and how we live? by which we live.

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Resting on the edge of Europe

Chris Corrigan

The whole landscape was changed by Danish farmers (and convict labour) starting at the end of the 19th century. Feels good. Travel

Avoiding "Change Addiction"

Collaborative Thinking

BP's Fiona MacLeod: A Change Agent Sees Change 'Addiction' - Knowledge@Wharton. After 20 years of experience leading change management programs in the U.S., free ourselves from our addiction to episodic change and move to a much more healthy habit of continuous business improvement?" Given the post-Enterprise 2.0

Treasuring the Moment That Changed Our Lives for Good


Today has been one of those days where my social periscope has been down for most of the day. At least, that one from a whole bunch of us. It happened.

Organising Knowledge » Conference on Dynamic Taxonomies and Facetted Search

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Conference on Dynamic Taxonomies and Facetted Search There’s some very interesting work being done in Europe (and some great folks in Italy) working on taxonomies, folksonomies and search. Thanks again Moritz ! Thank you Edgar for your post!

An Update on my European Tour – Eight Engagements in 10 Days

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the end of next week I’m heading to Europe for a two week workshop tour. I wrote about the tour last month , and in the intervening weeks there have been a couple of changes. So the changes to my schedule are: 1. My schedule now is: - Monday May 5 – Collaboration Roadmap ( Norway with IBSG ).

Can Cloud Computing Elevate the Role of IT, Making It More Strategic?

Portals and KM

and Europe. The vast majority (96 percent) believes that the primary role of IT has changed over the past five years, and 71 percent feel the trend to continue over the next two years.  Half feel that the cloud is contributing to this change. The research polled 200 IT managers in the U.S.    

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Green Chameleon » A Brief History of Arrangement

Green Chameleon

Until the 1730s, at least in Europe, the practices of arrangement, classification, categorization, and taxonomy work, were all part of the same cluster of concepts. An arrangement by country of origin tells another story, while an arrangement by date of Kennel Club recognition tells a tale of changing tastes over time. RSS2.0

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?


They were optimists, outrageous , somewhat heretic , true rebels at work , free radicals to some extent. Perhaps even a bit of hippie 2.0 Remember?

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Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)


Earlier on in the week I blogged about the why , then the what and now I guess it’s a good time to talk about the with whom, as part of that mantra of “ use systems too boost your odds, passion to get energy and luck to change the game “ In short, the system of we! Change, Org. That’s right! I know, I know.

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Transformations Masterclass

Networking Action

New education opportunities for transformation and large systems change are emerging.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Please note: I will be in Europe from next week for the month of May and then in Asia for most of June, so after Friday 4th May, please contact Cheryll via email The Social Economy is the economy of the future and will change the way we do business forever. SEE MORE on ABOUT PAGE. Please enquire. DAY ONE.

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Digital Transformation at Air New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

A lot had to change … Re-Imagining Effective WorkOne of my favourite examples of digital transformation is Air New Zealand.

Technology: Dutch most computer literate and Ghana's rapidly changing telecommunications market

Joitske Hulsebosch

The picture shows the webroom of the Ghana dot gov project, a portal into Ghana. A nice combination for a blog post on technology?

Getting the Next Version of Doing Business with IBM Connections Ready for Upcoming European Workshops

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a couple of weeks I will be in Europe for a round of workshops. of IBM Connections, the workbook for the Doing Business with IBM Connections workshop has had to be totally updated to reflect the new user interface and various subtle changes. My schedule is here. With the recent release of version 5.0 IBM Connections

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Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

That’s a good change, and perhaps the use of Outlook for conversations / discussions instead of the discussion list in SharePoint will address some of the shortcomings of the latter. The fact Microsoft is adding new data centres in Europe will help a lot with organisations facing regulatory mandates and data sovereignty issues.

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A world full of knowmads in 2020?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The changing context of work driven by technological changes, think about robotics, drives us to work more knowmadic, we have to adapt and learn.

2017 11

Internationalism is not globalization

Chris Corrigan

What I think needs to change is globalization. Despite that, perhaps the internationalist aspect of Europe still holds hope for peace. I’ve been reflecting on the UK referendum results obsessively for the past couple of days. What I love is internationalism. Confusing the two is common but it’s important to unpack them.

2016 17

Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

That’s a good change, and perhaps the use of Outlook for conversations / discussions instead of the discussion list in SharePoint will address some of the shortcomings of the latter. The fact Microsoft is adding new data centres in Europe will help a lot with organisations facing regulatory mandates and data sovereignty issues.

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Why the Metamovement Will Ultimately Fail

How to Save the World

Neither the target nor the goal of the Metamovement is clear in North America or much of Europe. Full size copy and edition two here. ”).

BlackBerry: Back to Enterprise, But Has the Enterprise Moved On?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Markus Mueller, regional managing director for BlackBerry in Europe, explained at an event, discussing BlackBerry’s future earlier in the month, that John Chen’s strategy was to get the firm back on track by focusing on what it does best. “We Enterprise Mobility

2014 14

Art of Hosting Beyond the Basics, October 21-23, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Chris Corrigan

They have come from all over the world and every conceivable sector in which leadership, engagement and people and the tools that create new worlds.

My social learning experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

Albania was also part of it because they had no partners in Eastern - Europe. I choose the topic: my example of social learning.

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Internal and external community managers are not the same

John Tropea - Delicious Community

change-management. change. Social Collaboration in Europe : leadership and misunderstandings. Bookmarks & links. Contact.

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Returning to the Basics

Chris Corrigan

At the core of change work is a deep conversation that we all want to have. TS Eliot. Theory helps. Personal practice is important.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools


And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. Slack does the trick. And very much so! I truly heart it. Slack has it. Openness. Daily.

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The Case for SmOOCs

Jenny Connected

Canada, USA, South America, Africa, Europe, India, the Far East and Australia were all represented and at the time of writing 60 people have accessed the Moodle site within the last 3 weeks. Change 11- massiveness and diversity. On reflection #fslt12 was a SmOOC – a small open online course. Mooc principles and course design.

2014, The Year That Was


The business world changes around you. Or you change. Oh, the adrenaline rush of a much needed change kicking in again! Again.

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Relentless Networking and the Power of Now


Even though I am now an independent freelancer working as a trusted advisor to clients around Social Business and Digital Transformation, after 17 years of corporate life at IBM , there are still some things that I guess don’t change much, or, at least, not as fast as I would have hoped for. At least, not yet. Goodness! The present.

2014 26

#Movistar Killed the Web Star


Complete switch-off from everything online. Would you be able to do it? And, if so, for how long? Would you be able to hold it for any much longer?

2014 71

Exclusion and protest: people left out in the street can make a difference


Citizenship and democracy Mobility and change Social exclusion Social policy What an exquisite vignette for the moral bankruptcy of the system.

More on Plan C: A Clear, Actionable Platform for Those Who Care About Earth’s Future

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Barry Deutsch of Alas, A Blog fame, in ZMag. Replace “free” trade with “fair” trade to reinvigorate domestic work and employment.

2012 24

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. I am attending Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011. to 1.5 It is easy.

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The Trials and Tribulations of a Mobile Knowledge Worker in a Social Business World


For as along as their social media complains remain ignored and neglected, nothing will change. Yes, they make me question it, too! . lesigh.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Becoming a Social Business Client Panel

Portals and KM

He said there is another moment of change now around the Web for business. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011.  

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Connectivity – The Achilles Heel of Remote Knowledge Web Work


Specially, for those of us who are working remotely, away from the traditional office. And I tell you, it wasn’t pretty. At all. It never does.

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The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

One of the most powerful tools for moving an organization’s culture toward collaboration and knowledge sharing is a process called Action Learning.

2012 31

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

However, most of Europe is dealing with same issues. What if it would also allow pioneers to change plot? Every city in Europe has such a map of vacant plots. It’s not the new media, but the people who are going to change the atmosphere. On February 16, the results of this workshop were presented in a sold-out hall.

2012 30

Creating a mindset to work with failure

Chris Corrigan

In North America and Europe we have a cultural aversion to failure. I’ve also written about failure here: Mutations and system change. Innovation does not come without discarding ideas, trying and failing. Â In complex systems with complex challenges, failure is inevitable and desired. Frame it up. Support the experience.

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