Norway’s Ship Tunnel

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Stadhavet Sea is considered one of the most exposed and dangerous areas for vessels along the coast of Norway, sometimes experiencing more than 100 storm days per year and a dangerous combination of wind, currents, and waves.

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Leaving Norway; London for the Weekend

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been in Norway over the past five days, and am now awaiting a plane out of here (it’s still some hours away, however). I arrived in Norway early evening on Saturday (after flying in from New Zealand), tried to get into the Norway time zone on Sunday, and then presented three workshops from Monday to Wednesday at Rosenholm. Many thanks to IBSG for inviting me to come to Norway, and to IBM Norway for providing space at the Rosenholm Campus for the three workshops.

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Norway: Can You Say "Snow"

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was my first time in Norway; I was there for all of 22 hours. I took the Airport Express train to and from the city (Oslo) when I was there on Tuesday. There is a lot of. around. It's beautiful, but I got the sense that people there are looking forward to spring.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

My schedule now is: - Monday May 5 – Collaboration Roadmap ( Norway with IBSG ). Tuesday May 6 – User Adoption Strategies ( Norway with IBSG ). Wednesday May 7 – Doing Business with IBM Connections ( Norway with IBSG ). Thursday May 8 – SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration ( Norway with Microsoft ). The addition of a new SharePoint-focused workshop on Thursday May 8 in Norway.

40 Hours Later, I Arrive in Norway

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm finally here in Norway - some 40 hours after leaving my home in New Zealand. Now for a day of rest in Norway, where the snow is falling gently. While the trip has been long, Air New Zealand were gracious hosts for the majority of the travel (three Air New Zealand flights, followed by SAS to Olso), and I had a great seat with lots of leg room on the International flights from New Zealand to London. That made a big difference.

Heading Back to Europe - a Week in Norway and London

Michael Sampson - Currents

I had a great couple of weeks in Europe in early October, and was barely back into New Zealand time and a couple of opportunities came about to travel back again. I'm currently at Christchurch airport, awaiting a flight to Auckland, to get an international flight to Oslo (via Hong Kong and Heathrow). I'll be in Oslo for 3 days, with a client workshop on user adoption on Monday and Tuesday. And then I'm jumping (figuratively) back to London, for two days of meetings.

Europe Tour: SharePoint Roadmap Masterclasses (Norway with EDB, Sweden with Acando, Denmark with IntraTeam)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am presenting the SharePoint Roadmap Public Masterclass in three countries: - Norway, in Bergen, with EDB Consulting Group , on October 6. I leave for Europe next Friday. for two weeks of presenting workshops, speaking at conferences, and hosting masterclasses. Sweden, in Stockholm, with Acando , on October 7. Denmark, in Copenhagen, with IntraTeam , on October 13.

Europe in May 2014 – Seven Workshops, Three Countries

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here’s my schedule: Norway (Trollasen). I will be presenting three workshops in Norway with ISBG, from May 5 to May 7. For an added bonus, I currently plan on spending a long weekend in London between the Norway workshops and the Denmark and Switzerland ones. In less than eight weeks I will be back in Europe to present seven workshops in three countries.

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Report on the SharePoint Roadmap Masterclass in Bergen (Norway) on October 6 with EDB Consulting Group

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Tuesday, I was in Stockholm at the IntraTeam event. Once it was finished (my session was the last for the day), I headed to Arlanda airport and flew first to Oslo, then to Bergen. After getting to bed at 1.30am, I was up at 6.30am to present the SharePoint Roadmap Masterclass in Bergen, in conjunction with the EDB Consulting Group. It was a good day. There were 12 people attending, across a mix of organizations, and a mix of stages with SharePoint. Some were new to the SharePoint journey.

NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 25

Portals and KM

    Switching styles we saw New Orleans’ Tricia Boutte doing strong trad jazz vocals with a solid band from Norway where she now lives. This is my second New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and once again I will be at all days.

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Microsoft Office 362

Michael Sampson - Currents

In May I was in Norway presenting a round of workshops, and a couple of the people there jokingly called Microsoft Office 365 by a different name — “Office 362.” ” By the looks of the outages of the past week, they were getting close to the truth. “ Microsoft’s Exchange Online hosted email service suffered a disruption Tuesday morning, leaving many users without email for much of the morning. As of 1 p.m.

How the stiff upper lip is the enemy of knowledge sharing

Chris Collison

Respondents in the UK were as aware of cancer symptoms as those in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, but more reluctant to seek help, they said.

My Crazy Week

Michael Sampson - Currents

work in London, fly to Norway, sleep in Norway. workshop in Norway, fly to London, sleep in London. Anyhow, 4 minutes till I have to leave for the presentation in Norway. Week 2 of my European Tour is well underway. This is the crazy of the two weeks: - Sunday. sleep in London. Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday. fly to Ireland, workshop in Ireland, sleep in Ireland. Thursday. workshop in Ireland, fly to London, sleep in London. Friday.

AlphaWest Launches an Enterprise Collaboration Practice, for Cisco Quad

Michael Sampson - Currents

In New Zealand, think Telecom and Gen-i; in Norway, think Telenor and EDB Consulting. AlphaWest, a subsidiary of Optus in Australia, launched a new Enterprise Collaboration Practice focus on Cisco Quad and other tools: " The practice will primarily focus on supplying new collaboration solutions, aiming to help businesses improve their communication and information sharing.

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. Analyst Andrew Bartels writes that while the 2011 global tech market will be similar to the 7.2

The Tale of Six Breakfasts

Michael Sampson - Currents

Wednesday, Norway (Bergen). It's been a busy 6 days - with breakfast each day in a different country: - Friday, New Zealand. Saturday, Hong Kong. Sunday, London. Monday, Italy (Rome). Tuesday, Sweden (Stockholm). Perhaps it's no wonder I feel tired! Tomorrow I break the pattern - it's back to Sweden

In London on November 17-18

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'll be leaving here on Friday November 12, will have two days with a client in Norway on November 15-16, and then have two days available for consulting, workshops, or meetings in London. Everything is confirmed for my next trip to Europe. Dates are November 17-18. Please contact me if there is an opportunity to do some work together while I'm there.

Heading for New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have had a great two weeks in Europe (Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the UK), but now, it's time to go home (a journey of about 34 hours door-to-door). I've had a great couple of days in London - a User Adoption Strategies masterclass yesterday with AdeoPoint - and a series of meetings around the city starting from 7am this morning. Now it's time to head for New Zealand.

Heading Back to Europe (and maybe United States) in November - an Opportunity for You?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm heading back to Europe the week of November 15-19; the first two days are an in-house User Adoption Strategies workshop with a client in Oslo (Norway), and the last two days of the week will possibly be the same again with a different client in Washington DC.

Polar Obsession - Photos and Writing by Paul Nicklen – Another Great Photo Book from National Geographic

Portals and KM

There is wonderful two-page sot of a group of walruses in Norway. For example, on two-page spread you see a lone polar bear in the distant framed against the blue ice glacier and cold cliffs off Norway.

iPad Mini with Keyboard—Don't Bother

Michael Sampson - Currents

Arne in Norway wrote last month about losing weight by shifting from an iPad to an iPad Mini for on the go work. He says it was pretty successful: " So now I am experimenting with using the new iPad Mini only when on travel and in meetings.

Organizational Network Analysis - A Great Session at KM World 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I talked to him this morning my time (4am in Norway, 11pm in DC), and he said that he had attended an "excellent" session on organizational network analysis as a pre-conference workshop. My colleague Eric Mack is attending and speaking at KM World in Washington DC this week. The workshop, W13 - Organizational Network Analysis and Tools was presented by Patti Anklam. "

Europe Tour in June 2010 is Cancelled

Michael Sampson - Currents

Upcoming holiday times in Germany, Norway and other places meant the timing wasn't quite right. Ten days ago my Europe Tour for June 2010 was looking great. I had a keynote presentation to deliver at a SharePoint conference, a few days of consulting here and there, and a couple of SharePoint Roadmap masterclasses to present. I was scheduled to leave on June 19, and was really looking forward to it. As of today, the tour is cancelled.

Where in the world is Michael?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have two days of in-house workshops to start the next week (starting March 8), one in London focused on SharePoint Governance, and one in Norway focused on SharePoint, governance and user adoption. - I leave for Europe tomorrow. It's an action-packed two weeks of talking, listening, discussing, delivering, and learning. Basically: - I'm in Denmark next week, for the IntraTeam Event 2010.

Report on the SharePoint Roadmap Masterclass in Stockholm (Sweden) on October 7 with Acando

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I went to Oslo in March, I had 22 hours in Norway. On my trip earlier this week, I managed to increase my time there to 23 hours! Perhaps next time I'll get past a full day. Anyway, once the masterclass was finished in Bergen, it was back to the airport for a flight to Oslo, and then back to Arlanda in Stockholm. I actually got to bed before 1am for a change. which was really helpful! On Wednesday morning, I was up early to get the Arlanda Express into the city.

Board Gender Quotas? Why Wait?

Governance in a Networked World

While Norway has led the way with quotas, the fast followers are hardly prolific, with the European Union recently pulling back from earlier proposals along the lines that Norway has implemented [1].

Europe Tour in October 2010: 29 Business Days and Counting

Michael Sampson - Currents

This day is currently available for consulting or a masterclass , although I'm hoping to be delivering the SharePoint Collaboration and Governance masterclass in Norway. In 29 business days, I get on board an Air New Zealand plane and fly to London for two weeks of presentations, masterclasses, and workshops in Europe. I have a lot to do in the next 29 days to finalize my preparation, but here's what's coming up once I hit the ground running in Europe: Monday October 4.

Portals and KM - Untitled Article

Portals and KM

The show consists of a diverse range of media; from painting and sculpture to performance and installation, featuring an array of international artists, brought together from Italy, Norway, Japan and the UK. As stated in Facebook, as part of the new exhibition programme for 2009, Surface Gallery sees the first curated exhibition; ‘Particles, Particles’ within its new venue.

Meltwater Enables Effective Media Listening, Outreach, and Management

Portals and KM

It was founded in Norway and is now a global company headquartered in San Francisco.

Build a Social Network Using Joomla! - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Reply ) shinokada April 20th I started working on this school site in Norway for 2-3 weeks.

Europe Trip in February-March 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have really enjoyed being here -- seeing new things, going to new countries (Norway, Ireland, Hong Kong -- on the way home!), Anders and team in Norway. My Europe trip in February and March 2010 is in its final hours. I have about 30 hours of sitting on a plane to get back to New Zealand, and then it's at an end. I've had a blast. and going through Heathrow lots of times. Seriously, I really like Heathrow.

First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

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.

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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. Socialtext Signals™, the Twitter-style social messaging interface for the Socialtext platform.

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

The Scandinavians from Denmark, Sweden and Norway are excellent, as are students from Hong Kong. Many of us who travel come home with memory cards full of travel pics. The majority will show the places that we have been to. Often they may also include shots of people we meet as well.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

For Managers For Educators For Corporate Buyers Harvard Business Review Visit Harvard Business School Harvard Business Review Harvard Business Publishing Archive/Back Issues Customer Service HBR Email Newsletters Cart Store All Products All Articles Sign In or Subscribe Now How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow ofinformation in our own organizations.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

A Little Bit of Politics: While Ive been preoccupied with love, conversation and community, afew important things are still happening in the political world: HTWWreports that in Norway, if you do what all the North American financialinstitutions do and borrow and lend recklessly, and stick youremployees and creditors with the consequences of your irresponsibility, you lose your corporate charter. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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 china.mckinseyquarterly.com 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

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com 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?