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I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…


Even more, when I suspect that Finland is not the only case where that pervasive Wi-Fi access and service have been phenomenal all along.

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Global, Local, Personal


It lasts for a little bit over 4 minutes and it was originally presented at the Elisa ICT Symposium 2011 conference event in Helsinki, Finland.

Footprints in Frankfurt – GMW2013

Jenny Connected

Pauschenwein, Jutta; Reimerth, Gudrun; Pernold, Erika. Footprints of emergence – eine aussagekräftige.

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There was an explosion at the shopping center in the suburb of Myyrmäki, in the city of Vantaa, Finland. The price point opens at $2.95 Fairfax?

SXSW Notes: Offers a New Way to Serve and Showcase Artists

Portals and KM

I was fortunately to participate in two lake cruises with during SXSW 2012.   In this post I want to cover

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?


Finland, and I would venture to state that for all of the Nordic countries, for that matter, keeps showing us, and leading!!, And here is why.

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Global Tech Spending on the Rise According to Forrester

Portals and KM

Best performing will be the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Poland. This is good news. According to a new forecast from Forrester , global tech spending will rise 7.1 percent in 2011 to $1.7 trillion, according to new forecast data from Forrester. percent, with software starting to accelerate. percent. Asia Pacific, at 8.5 percent.

October Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

PLENK2010 the future of education, my vision of the future - Ignatia Webs , October 15, 2010 Sad

Do we look out for children in our neighbourhoods?


The latest PSI report on children’s independent mobility covers data from 16 countries and ranks England seventh among them.

The most common facilitation question

Viv Mcwaters

When offering facilitation training, one of the most common questions from facilitators is about how to deal with difficult people and tough crowds.

5 minutes

Viv Mcwaters

Luckily I have many of memorable moments captured in pictures. In 5 minutes, here’s the pics that I’d save to help me remember 2010.

What are you doing with SharePoint? The Book Winners

Michael Sampson - Currents

Johanna from Finland. My thanks to the 239 people who took part in my recent survey, focused on what people are doing with SharePoint at work. As part of the survey, 5 copies of SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration were up for grabs. The winners were randomly selected. This randomized the original list. I think this is random selection!

Interactive television seminar: developing new interactive experiences for television audiences

Taming the spaces

In Finland there are Sibelius academy and Fine Art academy where you can do artistic research related to domains such as opera etc. Sheep TV.

Always say yes to grad students: an interview about virtual teams

Endless Knots

Some ask for interviews; others want an answer to a specific question. I always say yes--and I hope that other authors do the same. Who hasn’t?

Not the big society


Apparently this was it. Outside my window this afternoon, a truck drew up.   Governance and participation

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Frozen Silence , a new age/ambient project from Finland’s Matti Paalanen. Goodness: Links. Heather Haley , friend and neighbour, extends a conversation some of us were having on west coast music. Nice stories about the west coast punk scene of the 1980s and later. From Common Dreams , 12 things from the last decade that could save us.

Australia: ACMA caught out

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The list has been leaked because cases such as Thailand and Finland demonstrate that once a secret censorship system is established for pornographic content the same system can rapidly expand to cover other material, including political material, at the worst possible moment — when government needs reform. … can we sue them?

Crowdopolis Covers Comprehensive Range of Opportunities

Portals and KM

 Microtask conducted a joint project with the National Library of Finland to index the library's archives in order to better enable web search of those resources. I have written about crowd-sourcing a good bit on this blog including a whole series on Cisco I-Prize (e.g., App Goes Mobile - Brightidea Innovation Management ). 

First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

Microsoft announced this week (Monday, March 2, 2009), that its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), was available for trial in 19 countries.


News Updates (March 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Exchange Online and SharePoint Online are available for trial in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Socialtext Signals. Socialtext released Signals, a new information sharing tool.

Social networking services for enterprise use

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

11) Widgets (1) Wikis (2) Category Cloud Blogs Bookmarking Browsers Data Portability Enterprise Europe Events Finland France Gadgets Ireland Japan Korea Mashups Microblogs News Reviews Search Semantic Web Social Media Social Networks Social News Social Software United Kingdom United States Video Views Web 2.0 E-mail the editor.

Power in Economic Networks

TNT - The Network Thinker

The proposed pipeline will leave Russia between Estonia and Finland and run down the Baltic Sea past Latvia and Lithuania to the German coast.

Practical examples: Power relations in negotiating a shared object in NGO-development cooperation

Joitske Hulsebosch

A Finnish NGO with over 50 years experience in welfare of aged people in Finland (but not in development cooperation!) Tiina Kontinen wrote a paper on Producing a 'project' -power relations in negotiating a shared object in NGO development cooperation. She (is Tiina a she?) Another key word in development cooperation has been 'participation'.

Barriers of Social Software Adoption within the Enterprise: It Will Cost You More than You Think!


No, this is not going to be a blog post about any of those. I’m actually going back to basics. So let’s get things going with that context.

Online Communites are Changing my World


One was from Finland and one was from the USA. Should online communities have a better reputation? Should you join and participate in one more online community? Are online communities profoundly changing the world for the better? I researched the internet (blogs, discussion threads, social networks, etc.)

Data for Global Health, Part II


Finland has an excellent health data system, but many developed-world countries struggle with health data too--even in Seattle, a leader in advanced medical research and practices, getting good data from the University of Washington Medical Center to the Department of Public Health, just a few blocks away, is a non-trivial task.

Online Community & Social Media Compensation

Online Community Report

A sample of the 300+ organizations that participated include (with their permission): Answers Corp., out of 5) in 2008 to 4.1 (out out of 5) in 2009.

Cruising Old Tallinn and reflecting on Estonian history

Chris Corrigan

Noting that the further away I got from Canada, the more English was spoken on planes, I boarded a Finnair commuter flight to Tallinn, which is a short 35 minute jump over the Gulf of Finland. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is cool and quiet this morning. There is a stiff breeze off the Baltic Sea and the sky is grey and overcast.

Smart Phones: What Comes Next

How to Save the World

BLOG Smart Phones: What Comes Next. She also looks at the active Waves that have formed around her own blog articles, and adds to these conversations.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. One of the most important group decisions made by a bee colony is where tolocate the hive. Bees use a kind of “idea market” to guide their discovery: The colonysends out a small number of scouts to survey the environment.

Green Chameleon » Universities and KM Practice

Green Chameleon

But there were also delegates from private sector companies and delegates from mainland China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Iran, UK, USA, Finland, Sweden, Germany, and Australia. Just recently, two events appear to confirm that. Pictures courtesy of David Gurteen and others here ). Even more interesting was the turnout at KMAP last week. RSS2.0

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?

Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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