United States Tour in May or June 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm contemplating a visit to the United States in May or June 2010. Some people have asked when I'm coming next. so here's a potential series of dates. How could I help? -

Comment on Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) - Andy in the United States

Michael Sampson - Currents

He is one of the first people I read and reached out to when I helped start our Social Business journey at Lowe''s. And I do like talking about the successes you have achieved at Lowe''s too in my workshops and books; they are great exemplar stories that infuse hope in other people!). Andy from Lowe''s recently commented on Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) : " I''ve had the pleasure of knowing Michael for several years.


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The Heart of the Occupation

Alchemy of Change

The Occupy Movement means different things to different people. One thing is clear, however: this movement represents a critique of modern life in the United States of America, of our systems of economic and political power.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

It requires a fundamental rethink of the organization – and how its processes for creating value can be opened up to people outside the organization. Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. Gallup estimates that employee disengagement costs the United States $300 billion a year in lost productivity alone.

IBM Press room - 2008-03-04 IBM Announces Services for Collaboration - United States

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

“With Enterprise Adaptability, IBM is in a unique position to be a true consulting and technology partner to any organization looking to unlock the business value of connecting people.”


The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!


It all begun by tapping into one’s own social networks, where, usually, the magic happens : you know, you get to talk and converse with people who know you rather well (probably even better than you do yourself!)

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CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

People aren’t stupid and that sort of mismatch of value systems is ripe for satire. Core message “The United States of Obesity” From Adbusters – the guys behind the original #Occupy tags bring you #NoStarbucks. click to see the secret anti ad.

Wayne Sutton: how people use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 31 2008 Wayne Sutton: how people use social media Published by Nancy White at 3:42 pm under events , social media Good quote. Now take it in the context of how people are using social media in disaster preparedness and response with Gustav. United States. United States

Notes on “Making Sure That The SharePoint Solutions Your Team Has Created Don’t Go to Waste” (Lou Zulli, Jr)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lou from the United States ( Lakewood High School ) is presenting on making sure your SharePoint solutions don’t go to waste. Key lessons about users: - … too many people work too hard and not smart. - … not how many hours your work, but how you work during those hours. - … you need to understand what people DO in their jobs. The out-of-the-box design of SharePoint 2010 is too hard for people to use.

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San Francisco

Michael Sampson - Currents

While we can sometimes get everyone in the same physical room for a meeting, it’s more usual in organisational life to have some people together and some not present. So I’d worn it in New Zealand for 2-3 weeks before leaving for the United States, and knew what my general stats were. Last month I flew to San Francisco for a week of meetings.

Influence: the Flip Side of Permeability

Alchemy of Change

To be useful, the map needs to describe the actual terrain – and for that, you need people who understand how the decisions that impact your desired outcome actually get made. Part 1: Change Happens Through People – Even at Walmart.

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CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 30 2009 D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online? How do you connect to people online? United States.

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

It was a wonderful meeting of minds of people from all over the world working on and passionate about the intersection of Gender, Nutrition, and Agricultural Extension. It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community.

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IBM Connect 2014 - I'll Be There

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of people have asked if I will have Doing Business with IBM Connections (2013) in the bookstore. That''s not a lot of copies to go across 5000 or more people. (If While I''m in the United States.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

United States Airforce “new media and the airforce&# [link] is a PDF . Pilots who fly the senior people around, can’t trashtalk them on the pilots forum. Managing staff who participate in social networks.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

The next example is a good bit more involved, using the wonderful and free data cleaning tool OpenRefine to standardize the names of the countries people give when they register on the KM4Dev Ning site. Lao Peoples Democratic Republic. Tanzania, United Republic Of.

The Business Value of Stories

Portals and KM

Research into great leaders suggests that a leader who truly enables change is one who creates a story; a vision that significantly affects the thoughts, behaviors and feelings of a large number of people who then become followers ( Gardner & Laskin, 1995 ). But stories did not lose all their power to move people and the printing press made them scalable. Stories could be managed, evaluated, documented and made accessible to the right people to increase their effectiveness.

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

People who trust each other more easily forgive each other for the bumps that inevitably arise from working together. When people trust each other, it’s easier to respond to change in a smart, coordinated way. Networks address people by name – not title.

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Where Did February Disappear?

Michael Sampson - Currents

tidying up after my trip to the United States for IBM Connect and the post-conference consulting. calls with various people about projects for 2014, including a workshop tour of Europe in May, a conference keynote and workshop in Australia, and some partnering opportunities around business engagement and adoption strategies. Friday next week is the last day of February. Where have those weeks gone?

Big Data Makes the Big Time and Opens Up New Areas of Potential Understanding

Portals and KM

According to McKinsey the, “United States needs 140,000 to 190,000 more workers with “deep analytical” expertise and 1.5 The report summary notes that a large portion of big data comes from “the interactions over mobile devices being used by people in the developing world - people whose needs and habits have been poorly understood until now.” The New York Times recently had an extensive article on The Age of Big Data by Steve Lohr.

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Teaching the five Cynefin domains using physical exercises

Chris Corrigan

Here at the Art of Hosting in Chicago working with 70 people fromthe restorative justice field and the early childhood education world. The second exercise was for people to arrange themselves by age and year of birth.

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Back from a Cynefin deep dive

Chris Corrigan

I have even worked with SenseMaker(TM) on a project in the United States and learned quickly how people with traditional social science research mindsets hit the wall with gathering data for collective sense-making rather than expert analysis.

New Study: Top Charities Master Visual and Social Media

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes and The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently conducted an in-depth study on the usage of social media by the top charities and nonprofit organizations in the United States.

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Developing a Cultural Ethos of Collaboration - at The Smarter Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over on The Smarter Office blog, I published my latest post - Developing a Cultural Ethos of Collaboration : " In January I attended a major collaboration focused conference in the United States — IBM’s Lotusphere 2012.

If Steve Was "Collaborative," Would Apple Be More Successful?

Michael Sampson - Currents

And our collective culture in the United States is star-oriented. In a star culture, the best people supposedly rise to the top in a Darwinian survival-of-the-fittest fashion. They rank them, pitting people against each other. It seems the opposite of everything you're describing—very hierarchical, with people almost fearful of the guy at the top.

Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education

Portals and KM

This latest study (2010-2011) analyzes the most recent trending of social media adoption among four-year accredited institutions in the United States. This is another example of how online behavior can have important consequences for young people. A new study by Nora Ganim Barnes and Ava M. Lescault, Social Media Adoption Soars as Higher-Ed Experiments and Reevaluates Its Use of New Communications Tools , provides some useful results. They began to look at this issue in 2007.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lowe's , a major home improvement chain in the United States, implemented Lotus Connections in 2010 to support an enterprise collaboration strategy. I know Andy was hoping this kind of effect was going to happen as a consequence of providing a way for people to share these kinds of ideas and questions. 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.

Collaborative Economy Roundup for the Week of November 23, 2015

Online Community Strategy

As the United States prepares to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, the team at Structure3C is thankful for another great week of growth and development in the #CollaborativeEconomy.

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Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks by Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, Marshall Van Alstyne :: SSRN

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Stern School of Business ( email ) 44 West 4th Street New York, NY 10012 United States HOME PAGE: [link] Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management ( email ) 77 Massachusetts Ave. 340,200,2);" onMouseOut="toolTip2();"> People who downloaded this paper also downloaded: 1. The Diversity-Bandwidth Tradeoff By Sinan Aral and Marshall Van Alstyne People who downloaded this paper also downloaded: 1.

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

Chris Corrigan

Over the past two years Art of Hosting Beyond the Basics has travelled across Canada, the United States and once to Europe and we have been lucky to welcome nearly 300 people to our three day program.

What Makes a Company Good at IT? Three Keys

Michael Sampson - Currents

The research surveyed 330 public companies in the United States. Developing consistent technology processes - using IT to create common ways of performing common processes across business units and geographies; such as fulfillment, procurement, and human resources. To make sure this happens, governance keeps people and units pulling in the same direction (key 3). Recent research from the MIT Center for Digital Business and McKinsey & Co.

Solving collaboration issues with technology is a myth

Joitske Hulsebosch

The core of her work is to improve working relationships from people with different cultural backgrounds. When I was 18 years old I went to the United States, I experienced that you enter into a different culture and you have to adapt.

User Adoption Survey - Winners 3 and 4 #useradoption (and please take the survey)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am currently surveying people about the user adoption strategies being used at their organizations. Winners 3 and 4 of the books are: - Polly from the United Kingdom, with a copy of Collaboration Roadmap (2011).

What is Collaboration?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Communication represents the ongoing, day-to-day discussions as people work together and explore what has happened already, what is happening, and what needs to happen in the future. It’s a common means of ensuring that people are working together toward the same outcome. They represent the ways that the different people involved will coordinate their work and act together – who does what, on what time scale, with what dependencies, and for which internal or external customers.

Lovers in dangerous times

Chris Corrigan

What is so striking about yesterdays massacre is that it was a direct act of hate against people who were asserting a bold statement of love. The fact that every mass killer in the United States, has acquired weapons legally is mind boggling. Not in the United States.

How Collaborative Tools Can Lead to Organisational Efficiency

Michael Sampson - Currents

On The Smarter Office, I posted on how collaborative tools can lead to organisational efficiency : " Given the current economic climate across Europe and the United States, and by implication the other regions around the world, a heightened focus on efficiency is natural. Organisations can tap the expertise of particular people without having to have them on the team full-time, or specify that they live in a certain city.

Participatory Facilitation Techniques

Michelle Laurie

The CRT is an international agreement between Canada and the United States which governs how water is managed in our region (You can learn more at www.cbt.org/crt). Games are a great way to engage people in dense material, particularly when you have players, levels, points and prizes.