Gary Flake Demos Pivot at TED

Portals and KM

Gary Flake recently demoed Pivot at TED.   It is a new way to browse and arrange massive amounts of images and data online. Built on Seadragon technology, it enables spectacular zooms in and out of web databases, and the discovery of patterns and links invisible in standard web browsing. Gary is a Technical Fellow at Microsoft, and the founder and director of Live Lab. He shows how you can take control over data to see trends that might be undiscovered otherwise.

The Mother of All Demos – Doug Engelbart

Portals and KM

The Mother of all Demos changed everything. The 1968 demo presaged many of the technologies we use today, from personal computing and knowledge management to the World Wide Web and social media. It was the mother of all demos. On December 9, 1968, at 3:45PM PST, Dr. Douglas C.

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Robert Scoble Gets a Demo of the eBeam

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the video above, Robert Scoble gets a demo from Rafi and Jody from Luidia, the makers of eBeam. I wrote about eBeam a few months back , and its role in enabling whiteboard capture for storage and collaborative sharing.

My Notes and Thoughts on Google Wave Video Demo

Portals and KM

There has been a lot written about Google Wave and here is yet more that I am cross posting from FastForward to get your reaction. Miguel Helft provided a nice overview, Google Showcases New Communication and Collaboration Tool. David Coursey asked, is Google Wave a Twitter Killer?

Collaborative Thinking: Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Monday Morning Press Q&A

Portals and KM

The underlying message in the opening demos was the seem-less integration behind what was seen in he demos to bring the components of your workday on the device you want. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

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New High-Performing Teams Online Game

The Bumble Bee

To explore the thinking behind the A4 High-Performing Team Game or to play the demo. I have been thinking for a long time about developing an online game for High-Performing Teams which was complex enough to be useful but simple enough to be usable!

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The Art of the Possible in London – with Automated Intelligence, Microsoft UK, and Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

Simon talked about the live demo they were going to run over the course of the conference – analysing 50 million files using AI.DATAPOINT (an Automated Intelligence offering) to identify, catalog, and analyse what files existed on the demo file share, and prepare for a migration to Office 365.

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Notes on “Power BI – What Is It, How it Works, and Why it Matters” (John White)

Michael Sampson - Currents

John gave a demo of the various BI tools using a public source on recorded shark attacks around the world. The second day of the Australian SharePoint Conference 2014 is kicking off. John White (as he said, “a Canadian from Canadia”) is talking about Power BI (Business Intelligence). Some notes: - classic architecture – from source data, extract / transform / load, into a storage alternative, and then ready for design and visualization.

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The 10 Key Principles of Change Management

The Bumble Bee

To experience these principles live within a Change Management game contact me (ken.thompson) at the usual email ( to organise a online demo.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

Jejf Shick then came up to introduce a demo of IBM Connections Next. A demo was offered on how Web site can be modified and resized the fit screen real estate. Now a demo was shown on how social applies in Lotus and Domino through Notes Next.

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Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

Portals and KM

They showed me a demo. I have covered Spigit before (see Spigit Provides Version S3 as Market Matures for Idea and Innovation Management and Spigit – Enabling Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Through Market Games ).

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Collaborative Intelligence for companies - YoolinkPro

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Lovd By Less -- Open Source Social Network -- Who loves you, baby?

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NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

The Video Stream is a new feature that enables employees to quickly post and play videos in their Activity Streams for on-the-fly training, product demos, new concept explanations, customer stories, and other uses. NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0,

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the other interesting capabilities of the earlier X1 Carbon’s was hand gesture control , an idea which looks interesting in demo videos but which I never got to try out in a real presentation. Whenever I needed a Windows laptop in the early 2000s I always purchased Toshiba.

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Aligning Your Intranet with Your Business Objectives (Andrew Wright) #intranets2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

Andrew showed a demo on how to use a task-based approach for designing the intranet. In the first rapid-fire session after lunch, Andrew Wright is talking about the Worldwide Intranet Challenge. Key points: - successful intranets focus on change management, and align with business objectives. case study - CVS Caremark in the US. Objective was to improve employee engagement. Method - all news stories related to these values. case study - Discovery Health in South Africa.

Lotus Connections Update from Lowe's Companies — "Valuable"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Although everyone felt her pain on the inventory shortage, they started replicating her paint mold/tray demo in their stores. Lowe's , a major home improvement chain in the United States, implemented Lotus Connections in 2010 to support an enterprise collaboration strategy. Andy Carusone is the internal director in-charge of the strategy, and while he has briefed me off-the-record on the initiative, I haven't seen anything public.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Press Conference

Portals and KM

Secondly, many examples offered in the morning demos were about finding people quicker. This is the second in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. To the left you can see the sun rise as I went to the first session. I am very pleased to be back after ten years.

2011 28 - Upload - Annotate - Share. Online document review and collaboration - PDF, Word and HTML

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BuddyPress Home About Blog Forums Docs Demo Download BuddyPress will transform an installation of WordPress MU into a social network platform. More | Download RC-1 » Useful Links Try the demo of the latest development build.

Digital Workplace Conference 2016 in New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

Working on the Move with SharePoint and Other Microsoft Apps in your Pocket (Darrell Webster), in which Darrell lived the possibility and presented from and demoed from his mobile phone. Last week I attended the Digital Workplace Conference in Auckland. There were about 600 people at the conference, with conference sessions spanning two days, along with both pre-conference and post-conference workshops.

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Social Learning in the 90s: A Use Case

Portals and KM

It even got a standing ovation after a long day of demos and employees said they wanted it right now, even if the overall IT system was not ready. Social learning in a big deal now. See for example, my review of The New Social Learning. Most people it has been around since the cave people but new social tools have opened up new possibilities. Here is a story from the 1990s on that was built the precursors to these social tools.

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Forrester's Leslie Owens Covers Enterprise Search

Portals and KM

Sid responded and also showed me a demo of how Attivio can pull unstructured content from product review sites on the Web and index it along with structured data from a CRM system. Last month I attended Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011. The Forum explored what the “current demand for more portable, social workplace experiences means for your workplace strategy.”

SXSW Notes: Boost your Mobile Workflow with Adobe’s Newest Product

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He did a demo and it does work. They showed a few more demos. Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. I will be attending some other Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend. This is the session is part of Adobe Creative Camp Event on March 12.

Blog Aggregation

Jenny Connected

This is where the project has got to: Demo site. Although a lot of hard work has gone into looking through members’ blogs for relevant tags and categories, Mel and John Smith (community steward for CPsquare) seem to have been able to set up a demo site in a relatively short space of time – so it would seem that aggregation of blogs might be easier in the future – maybe even for non-technical people like me? As with other MOOCs, the #fslt12 MOOC offers blog aggregation.

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Blog Aggregation

Jenny Connected

This is where the project has got to: Demo site. Although a lot of hard work has gone into looking through members’ blogs for relevant tags and categories, Mel and John Smith (community steward for CPsquare) seem to have been able to set up a demo site in a relatively short space of time – so it would seem that aggregation of blogs might be easier in the future – maybe even for non-technical people like me? As with other MOOCs, the #fslt12 MOOC offers blog aggregation.

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


I often use Keynote for complex presentations where I need to follow certain flows, do hands-on demos (with screen shots) or more complex visuals, etc.

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My KM World Session Notes: Creating a Semantic Infrastructure Platform

Portals and KM

Two-phased approach: Start like traditional software evaluation: what does the industry say about tools, do a feature scorecard and have a short list for demos. You need to go beyond a vendor’s demo to see what happens with your content. Here is the first in my notes from the 2011 KM World. I attended the workshop – Creating & Applying a Semantic Infrastructure Platform for Knowledge Sharing led by Tom Reamy , Chief Knowledge Architect - KAPS Group.

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Lessons from VizEd Vancouver

Full Circle Associates

We’d demo shapes and icons, they would practice, and we’d step back and look at each others work for inspiration.

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Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Demo of IBM Connections Next. - Mobile support - eg, a demo of Connections on an Android device. - Demo by Brian: - Demo of content management for the Web, on iPad. Alister Rennie, General Manager. last year IBM introduced social business. Let's review what we've done in the past year, and what's coming up. Michael J Fox, "don't play the result". guest speaker for today. - "don't play the result - act in the moment."

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Comments on Attending and Speaking at AusLUG 2012 in Melbourne

Michael Sampson - Currents

Since I attended Lotusphere in January, I personally had seen the demos before, but it was new for many of the attendees. - Yesterday I had the privilege of attending and speaking at AusLUG 2012 in Melbourne. I was only able to attend for the day, in light of my other recent and upcoming travel commitments. which made for an awfully long day. I was up at 2.20am in New Zealand, and after going to Melbourne for the day and back again, made it back to bed at 1.15am on Friday morning.

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wordle me this

Portals and KM

lately (preparing for a demo) and really thinking hard about tagging. I've been cleaning up my tags in I like word clouds a lot, and just came across wordle. Here's the tag cloud for mydelicious: You can see that I've been preoccupied with enterprise 2.0 lately.

Technology and the eclipse in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

More reflections about the forum later- but the biggest hits were the tech stories and the tech demos As part of the tech forum- a meeting to bring some technical ICT4 development practitioners together to talk about their practice- we watched the eclipse in Ghana.

Social XYZ: Got my answer in 30 minutes. with IBM Connections.

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Twitter Labels lotus-connections (9) demo (4) greenhouse (3) ibm-connections (2) iphone (2) reviewer-guide (2) social-business (2) web-2.0 (2) Suggest and Vote on IBM Connections Features ► March (3) ATLAS Demo - Connections Enterprise Social Collabo.

Poverty: curtains or blinkers?


Even Demos are a little concerned about how policy makers will interpret and exploit their recent analysis of poverty. Demos have set up a website for the project, Poverty in perspective. Yesterday morning I had a meeting at home, concerning one of the poverty projects I’m involved in. Unconsciously as we talked, gazing out of the window I happened to notice curtains being drawn in a house across the back.

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

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Infosys Demos iEngage Modular Social Enteprise Platform. InfoSys was at E2 Boston 2011 and TechWeb Chief Content Officer David Berlind caught up with the company to get a demo of iEngage; a modular social platform that offers different contexts for different constituencies (employees, customers, etc.). Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT. BRAINYARD COMMENTARY. ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Jamie Pappas.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

Next came the demos.   Brian and others did the demos. This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I am very pleased to be back after ten years. I first came to co-present a Lotus Notes based KM project with my client. Now I return as a blogger. 

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ReviewBasics -- Home

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Home Demo Tutorials FAQ About Comment, annotate, and markup images, documents, and videos. Try our demo ! Home  | Demo  | FAQ  | About  | Login  | Privacy Policy  | Terms of UseWhy Would I Use ReviewBasics? ReviewBasics lets you exchange ideas and gather thoughts on creative, interactive, motion, and written content in a breeze! How Does ReviewBasics Work? Upload your content, and invite reviewers. Their feedback is reported back to you in real-time.


Notes on INV103 Social Communications Strategy and the IBM Sametime Roadmap

Michael Sampson - Currents

Demo (with Brian): - Sametime Meetings in the cloud. John Del Pizzo and Brian Ricker from the IBM Sametime team are talking about the roadmap for Sametime. Some notes: Social Communications Matures. Social communications - from dial tone (calling a location), to presence (calling a known person), to relevance (calling the right person, based on Connections profiles). A transition from unified communications to social communications.