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Remote Consulting on Collaboration Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

In recent years my international travel has picked up substantially, with public seminars, in-house workshops, and client consulting on the agenda while I’m on the road. When I’m not on the road, however, I still work with clients around the world on their collaboration strategy. Michael''s Happenings featured

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My First Year as a Consultant and what 2016 Holds for Online Communities (I hope)

Online Community Strategy

Almost overnight, the big consultancies dropped “Social Business” and began to sell Digital Transformation strategies. Really hard.

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Available for Consulting or Workshops in the United States (end of April 2015)

Michael Sampson - Currents

This means I will have some days available for other engagements – consulting or in-house workshops. It looks likely that I’ll be in the United States for a client project at the end of April. The committed days will be Monday April 27 and Tuesday April 28. Those days are: – Wednesday April 29. – Thursday April 30.

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Fast Wonder: Online Community Consulting


Last week, I wrote a blog post about finding the right mix of listening and creating content for online communities or social media programs, and this week, I wanted to talk more specifically about the role of listening as a community manager. online_community online_facilitation

Research consultancy: taking the plunge?

Making CommunitySense

one-man) research consultancy company. As an (academic) research consultant, you are a linking pin between science and society. Enjoy it!

Larry Brauner Interviews Career Consultant and Book Author in His LinkedIn Group

Online Social Networking

I launched my own LinkedIn group, Larry Brauner and Friends , as an experiment early last year. The group has since grown to over 800 members.

Reflections of a home-based consultant living on the edge of the woods

Michelle Laurie

“Be patient. Good things come to those who wait.”. This is the Chinese fortune cookie wisdom I received Sunday night after eating out in a town nearby.

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Wanted: Consultant for Practice Management System Evaluation in New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

His firm is looking for a consultant in New Zealand to help them choose a practice management system. The following aspects about the consultant are important to the client: - They know about business intelligence and reporting. One of my clients works for an accountancy and tax advisory firm. They are vendor-neutral. Thanks!

Share2011 - The Seven Most Important SharePoint Success Factors (Richard Harbridge, Allin Consulting)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Richard Harbridge: 7 SharePoint Success Factors View more presentations from SharePoint Saturday NY. Note: The above presentation was from a year ago.

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BroadVision Offers Social Engagement Analysis Consulting Service

Portals and KM

This optional consulting service helps customers frame relevant questions and create reports to address the issues they are most concerned with.

Join us: Largest international Net-Mapper meeting ever!

Net-Map Toolbox

I am sure you have some great stories, lessons and results to share and together we might find the answers to your questions. And you.

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Knowledge Pit Stops

Chris Collison

Behaviours Experience Facilitation Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge transfer No More Consultants Peer Assist Storytelling

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Coaching vs. Consulting

Hildy Gottlieb

“Coaching builds learning environments; consulting claims knowledge.&#. “Consulting is about the work.

Crowds, tribes, teams: Tuttle turns to consulting

Social Reporter

The defining Tuttle Team consulting quote is: Sam Lowry: Can you fix it? It’s an opportunity for blue-sky thinking. But, I can bypass it.

What does it take to be a consultant at Ant’s Eye View?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

We’re frequently asked, “What does it take to be a consultant at Ant’s Eye View?&# Senior Consultant in the Silicon Valley.

KM Tools: Creating a River Diagram…

Chris Collison

Geoff Parcell and I wrote a couple of chapters in “No More Consultants&# , but some how it’s one of those topics always has me grabbing a sheet of paper, a whiteboard or a napkin to work through the steps in a more visual way. Tags: Benchmarking KM Knowledge Management No More Consultants People I work with.

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Consulting Skills: What Is the Difference Between a Consultant and an Enthusiast?

Web Social Architecture

This suggests I should look into consulting! Oh wait--I already am a consultant. Tags: Consulting Skills Good. See what I mean?

Getting People to Change

Hildy Gottlieb

Consultants and funders and people involved in capacity building work all seem to live with the same frustrations.

Speed Consulting

Chris Collison

If your community feels like this, and you have an opportunity to meet face-to-face, then let me recommend a simple “Speed Consulting” exercise which can help groups to break these bad habits. (I’m I’m indebted to my friend and consulting colleague Elizabeth Lank for introducing me to this technique). Arrange the room.

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Green Chameleon » What Do Consultants Get Paid For?

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What Do Consultants Get Paid For? Consultants play a much wider variety of roles, some of them good, some of them bad. So here’s a list of 63 roles that I believe consultants get paid for. But it’s too simplistic. RSS2.0

Anecdote: Collaboration consulting—fostering a collaboration culture

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Follow me on Twitter. Filed in Collaboration. Have you invested in the latest and greatest in collaboration technology but still feel people are still not collaborating? How many Microsoft Sharepoint servers and IBM Quickplaces remain relatively untouched or only used by the organisations technorati? So how do you turn it around? link] B. link] D.

Message to other consultants about BP disaster

Endless Knots

Those of us in consulting spend so much time talking about communication and organization and so many other terms that I first listed them here then deleted them all because the stream together sounds like so much gobbledygook. Although it will take time to determine everything that went wrong. ", who suggests, among. happens. Yours?

Joining the Merced Group to Offer Social Business Consulting Services

Portals and KM

I have been doing some consulting over the past few years on an informal basis, along with my other activities, and this move provides an organization and channel for my consulting going forward.   I am now pleased to announce that I have joined with Catherine Shinners and the Merced Group as a partner.    

What Motivates Participants to Engage in Online Communities at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blog Consulting Starting Point Yahoo Pipes and RSS Hacks Speaking OpenID? social media, RSS, blogging, and podcasting. It has to go both ways.

Pistachio Consulting’s Enterprise Microsharing Tools Comparison

Portals and KM

Nineteen micro-sharing applications are reviewed and compared in Pistachio Consulting ’s E nterprise Microsharing Tools Comparison. This is an excellent resource for anyone considering micro-message adoption in the enterprise. And adds that they are a “surprisingly powerful way to connect people to one another for corporate benefit.”.

The life of the indie consultant - 2 (ouch, collections)

Endless Knots

This post is about one truly unglamorous aspect of consulting: billing. After I mapped the 19-step flow chart of signatures, invoice rejections, and just-plain-stopped-in-the-water moments, I started to receive calls from other consultants seeking advice on how to be paid. Tags: Consulting Economy Collaboration Business Got it?

Organising Knowledge » SKOS Working Draft Open for Consultation

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about SKOS Working Draft Open for Consultation Via Alistair Miles, the draft specification for the SKOS (Simple Knowledge Organisation System) is now open for consultation. URLs are automatically converted into links. Thank you Edgar for your post!

Advising communities of practice: Process consultation revisited

Joitske Hulsebosch

I reread Process consultation revisited by Edgar H. Schein. but would never have been able of describing it this way. I just reread it.

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Education Technology Action Group consultation


The Action Group will spend the summer developing recommendations in relation to the consultation for short-term and long-term actions, which will be presented to ministers for consideration. were captured by Allison and added to the Strand 2 consultation Google doc. Also supports strand 3a and 3b. Also supports strand 3a and 3b.

Swarm Leader opportunity for team practitioners, consultants and researchers

The Bumble Bee

For consultants: the opportunity to develop consulting work and Swarmteams reseller revenues. Music and Sports and Events). Healthcare.

Pistachio Consulting is Updating their Enterprise Microsharing Tools Comparison

Portals and KM

Pistachio Consulting published one of the first comprehensive surveys of the enterprise microsharing tools market in fall 2008 and I covered it here (see   Pistachio Consulting’s Enterprise Microsharing Tools Comparison ). This report is still available for free on their site. I am pleased to be involved with this new effort.

Community-Driven Consulting Hits New Zealand

Hildy Gottlieb

Consultant Class #8 in New Zealand. Tags: Community-Driven Tour Consulting New Zealand Travel Stories The Class. problem-solving).

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events


We are back in business! And I love it! with that afterthought confirming whether it was truly worth it being there that day in the first place… .

Work Stream #3 – Public Speaking and the Exposure Economy


Of course, I’m talking about public speaking , and inherently, about the exposure economy. That might not be important, the tag is, though. . Always.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!


Get on with it! It’s dead! . Is remote working dead? Really? No way! Of course, remote working is very much alive and kicking! Who knew?, Just maybe.

2020 Social, a New Indian Social Technology Consulting Firm

Portals and KM

  2020 Social is a business consulting firm focusing on how organizations can leverage social technologies. My long time Internet friend, Gautam Ghosh, is now involved in an interesting venture.   It is located in India and primarily serves the growing Indian market. This is great opportunity for them. This is a right approach.

Straight from the Consultant’s Mouth

Hildy Gottlieb

Gayle Valeriote is the manager of training and consultation for the Volunteer Centre of Guelph / Wellington , in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Gayle.

Intro to Community-Driven Consulting

Hildy Gottlieb

As part of the launch this week of The Pollyanna Principles , we hosted a 90 minute teleclass, Introduction to Community-Driven Consulting. The class touched on a range of questions, including these: • What is Community-Driven Consulting and how is it different from the consulting I’m doing now? Is this even realistic?

The Right Mix: Listening and Creating Content « Fast Wonder: Online Community Consulting


Whether you are managing an online community or a social media program for your organization, having the right mix of listening and creating content is important. Without listening to feedback, you are just creating content in a vacuum without gaining any insights from other people. online_facilitation howto community_managers

One Tip – and Only One – for Fixing Dysfunctional Boards

Hildy Gottlieb

Then we consultants get paid big bucks to please-oh-please fix those symptoms. Consultants and other experts blame out of frustration.