Push the Boundaries

Michael Sampson - Currents

Solid advice - and Mark's article about reading stuff you don't understand brought that scene back to me: " If you want to grow you must push yourself beyond where you are at. Push the boundaries. Like many of you, I spent much of my early years at school. Once I add in time at University, I was there from age 5 to 22. My most vivid recollection from those years took place at Kelston Boys High School in Auckland. I was 15, in Form 5. Final exams for the year were fast approaching.

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Nicholas Bate - "Push On Through"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nicholas continues his "Year of Transformation" series, and 84 is called Push on Through : " Keep going. Push through the point of nearly to the point of reality. ". Keep at it. One more draft. Ten more calls. Another re-working of the spreadsheet. Thanks Nicholas. I needed that. Being Effective

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The Dangers of Pushing Collaboration Too Far

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the Interactions 2012 conference next week in London, I'll be talking about the dangers of pushing collaboration too far : " Someone drives a car too fast and crashes, writing off the car and breaking their leg in the process. Read more: The Dangers of Pushing Collaboration Too Far.

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Harmon.ie Provides Social Email to Push Enterprise Collaboration Adoption

Portals and KM

Harmon.ie has now released a cross-platform suite of enterprise collaboration products designed to boost user adoption of the dominant enterprise collaboration tools.   These include bringing central components of SharePoint into both Outlook and Lotus Notes.

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The Learning Layer Has Potential to Push the Envelope of Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

  Here is an interesting concept that is well articulated in a new book, The Learning Layer by Steven Flinn.   R ecently, I had an opportunity to speak with Steve about this marriage of aspects of Web 2.0

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Gnip Continues To Push For A Real-Time (Data) Web

Collaborative Thinking

Another company to watch: New Gnip Push API Service. The Gnip product offerings are growing today as we officially announce a new Push API Service that will help companies more quickly and effectively deliver data to their customers, partners and affiliates. (See See the TechCrunch article: Gnip Launches Push API To Create Real-Time Stream Of Business Data ). Gnip Launches Push API To Create Real-Time Stream Of Business Data.

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Stepping Out of the Shallows: Moving from Push to Pull in Our Web Presence

Portals and KM

The bottom line is creating a pull rather than push situation and the Web does allow us to use it this away if we choose to operate in this mode. I recently read two blog post commentaries on Nick Carr's The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.    One by Andy McAfee, T une Out, Turn Off: A Mantra Needed for Our Times? , and another by Doris Nhan, Live from #gc2011: Nicholas Carr on how the Internet is hurting innovation.

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I Want to Keep Private Business Private, But You Can Only Push Someone So Far

Managing Communities

If you know me, you know I like to keep private business private. I don’t like to air dirty laundry. When someone violates our guidelines, it’s removed completely and we contact them privately and ban them privately, if appropriate. We try hard to keep details internal, even if it means that people believe some lie [.].

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Cisco Community Central: Enterprise Social Software : Pushing The Reset Button On How We Look At “Collaboration”

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

So go ahead; push the reset button… look at collaboration through the experiences and relationships among its participants, not the tooling. One way push-based communication would not necessarily involve collaboration. The author pushes a novel out to the general public, there are many individual readers.

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Blog comments that make you say “wow!” | BlogHer | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

steve on 18 Sep 2008 at 3:12 am My blog is not popular, but a small community has emerged over the years and its comments gives me the inspiration to push along.

Creativity – Playing with Possibilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

A pushing of the known to create the different. Creativity. Playing with possibilities. A playfulness with constraints. Re-Imagining Effective Work

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

April 3, 2008 Unpopular Beliefs O ne of the challenges of being too far ahead is the push-back you get on some of your ideas and beliefs. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. My ideas and beliefs tend to fall into three categories: Beliefs that were once unpopular but are now accepted by the great majority of people.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career. In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals.

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Dilemmas of Interorganizational Learning

Networking Action

A new publication pushes the boundaries of what is known about interorganizational learning (IOL). In the latest issue of the Dutch-based capacity.org , IOL is looked at from the perspective of the publication’s main audience: the non-profit development sector. Reflecting … Net Dev

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Improving Personal Capability to Embrace New Ideas

Michael Sampson - Currents

We held a push-up competition several years ago at my house. Some of my sons could easily do 20 push-ups, but one in particular couldn’t do any (he was … 7?). You can’t ask someone who has never practiced push-ups to drop and do 50.

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October 3 in London - Interactions 2012 in London

Michael Sampson - Currents

My session is towards the end of the day, on the dangers of pushing collaboration too far. The Dangers of Pushing Collaboration Too Far. In this session, Michael Sampson highlights three dangers of pushing the concept of collaboration too far. On Wednesday October 3, I'll be attending and presenting at the Interactions 2012 conference in London. Collaborating effectively is viewed as an essential capability for many organisations today, both on and off the intranet.

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Engaged Customer definitions: Super Users, Influencers, Advocates

Community Guy

They have created an audience through their celebrity and are using that audience to push products they’re paid to push. . Short term Marketing oriented – The goal of a marketer working with an influencer is specifically to push a short term, product/service oriented agenda. Definitions are important. Language matters. . We know that all community have stratifications amongst their members. Some members are very active, some very passive…a plenty of shades in between.

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Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

Right up to the day before leaving we kept changing our minds about which wheelchair to take – should it be the fold-up one that would go in a taxi and was light to push, or should it be a heavier unfolding wheelchair with a bike attachment (tracker – as in photo)?

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Collaboration: Something Old, Something Bold, Something Cold (Michael Sampson)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration: Something Old, Something Bold, Something Cold View more PowerPoint from Michael Sampson. Here's my slides from my presentation at Intranets 2012 today.

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Does Social Media Activism work? Social Media for Awareness Raising #metoo

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The New Yorker (traditional media) might’ve started it, but social media is pushing everything along. . Will the Harvey Weinstein issue raise awareness or bury us in memes?

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Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

Creativity is a function of intelligence not specific to a particular field and the arts can make a major contribution to this, but the arts are being pushed down in favour of subjects that are dominated by utility and their usefulness for getting a job.

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What’s wrong with Lessons Learned? Part 3.

Chris Collison

This input could proactively pushed to another team, or pulled by the new team, through a peer assist, for example.

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A New Kind of Community Management #CMAD 2015

Online Community Strategy

Further, online communities as we know them are in a state of evolution: the needs and desires of the typical online “member” are changing; hosted platforms, social networks, mobile apps and in person gatherings are pushing the experience and identity of a community to the point of being ethereal and organizations that host communities are scrambling to make sense.

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The death and the expensive rebirth of Flickr

Community Guy

At some point, it’ll be time to push the baby out of the nest. My name is Jake and I am.er… was a Flickr fanboy. . I can’t remember exactly when I uploaded my first photo to Flickr, but it was in its early days.

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10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

It’s always best to agree these things up-front as part of the partnership, rather than “pop out” unexpectedly and assume that you can push KM to the forefront!

Announcing two workshops for September 2016

Michelle Laurie

We are looking to push our boundaries (and yours) in terms of the role of visuals in design and facilitation. This year I am very excited to host two workshops focused on the use of visuals in our facilitation practice. The first is called My Pens, Our Pens and is a brand new offering Sept 16-17. This is being developed with Nancy White (my co-conspirator of the last six years). We are treading into new territory as we explore the role of visuals in design and facilitation.

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Chrysler tweet: an issue of process

Community Guy

Ask your account director for bios or resumes on the folks pushing the publish button. Agencies, more often than not, push the task of publishing to very junior employees (It’s easy, after all… why does a senior person need to be doing it?

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Maintain and Step Up

Michael Sampson - Currents

There is no sense of pushing beyond a pre-determined level though; maintenance is about prior levels, not new future possibilities. Again, there’s no sense of pushing forward.

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Highlights Reel

Michael Sampson - Currents

I had some doubts about the efficacy of the idea, but he lined up the support required and pushed go. Earlier this decade I met a friend for breakfast, and he proceeded to tell me an idea for an ambitious project.

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"Exceptions are not exceptional - they are the norm"

Governance in a Networked World

One is a product "Push", the other is a customer "Pull". Will the public be happy with a product push approach to services? I got this quote from a recent Deloitte publication on Social Software for Business Performance. Based on recent experiences in dealing with various service organisations I had started to think that maybe I really did have peculiar requirements, though to me virtually none of them was exceptional.

OutStart Mobile Knowledge Solutions Use Case Series

Portals and KM

They cover a range of examples including enterprise alignment, crisis management, learning, learning evaluation, change management, and the real time push of priority communication. Here are the individual cases: Real-time Push of Critical Information. As mobile devices have progressed from being simple phones to becoming hand held computers with multiple capabilities there is increasing potential within these powerful, always available, always connected devices.

How to Network at a Social Event When You Don’t Know Anyone

Partnering Resources

Be kind to yourself, and don’t push too hard in this especially challenging situation. Image by Vincent Fournier for Henkel Advertising. Social events can be extremely anxiety-provoking for introverts. Walk into a room where I know no one? Make small talk over canapés?

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A New Kind of Community Management #CMAD 2015

Online Community Strategy

Further, online communities as we know them are in a state of evolution: the needs and desires of the typical online “member” are changing; hosted platforms, social networks, mobile apps and in person gatherings are pushing the experience and identity of a community to the point of being ethereal and organizations that host communities are scrambling to make sense.

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We have no conflict

Net-Map Toolbox

” And we pushed some more and pulled some more. Two weeks ago I was in a Net-Map session where one group insisted that they had no conflict likes to draw.

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The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

It is not hard to find similar reports pushing for more diversity in the curriculum. Sea port with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba, by Claude Lorrain (1648). This image is used by Iain McGilchrist in his discussion of depth.

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Notes on "Have It Your Way and Make It Work For You" at AusLUG 2013 - with Mat Newman from ISW

Michael Sampson - Currents

note that the social theme can be modified by pushing down a policy revision. -. You can use this to push out your own tips for users - by modifying some Javascript files. Mat is presenting at AusLUG on setting up / customizing Lotus Notes for end users. Some notes: 1. With Notes 9, IBM is introducing a consistent UI across a variety of products, including Notes 9. There are many subtle changes, including using the PNG image format (it scales, it is transparent). -.

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

it is PDSA with a slightly better push towards small batch thinking. . In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning. I have studied how to make plans. In 2007 I received my certification to be part of the American Institute of Certified Planners.

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How to Mobilize a Weary Workforce

Partnering Resources

Give them at least a chance to catch their breath and bask in the temporary glory of a job well done, before pushing them on to the next task. We are challenged to keep employees engaged, innovative, and productive. Yet, they often come across as weary, tenacious survivors. Many of them are tired, stressed, and worried about the future.

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Launching the Personal Kanban Book

Evolving Web

It's like we just pushed to get to the end of a double marathon, not even realizing we'd won. There are some projects you undertake with the idea that they will be fun and rewarding and, in their course, they become much more. Yesterday Tonianne and I launched the Personal Kanban book. .

A New Model for Transition?

How to Save the World

I t’s been a while since I’ve written on this blog about a real ‘aha!’ ’ moment. Thanks to Kate Raworth, I just had one.

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Re-Imagining Grocery Shopping

Michael Sampson - Currents

The store marks Amazon’s latest push into groceries, one of the biggest retail categories it has yet to master. Amazon is experimenting with a grocery store with no checkout lines or counters: E-commerce giant Amazon has opened a bricks-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle without lines or checkout counters, kicking off new competition with supermarket chains.

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Secret Objectives v Shared Knowledge. Open Performance Management anyone?

Chris Collison

So let’s push this a bit further… What if not just our objectives were visible, but also how we’re progressing in meeting them? I’ve been musing on the traditional approach to performance management, and how management-by-objectives could release so much more value if it was more transparent. I’ve seen so many examples where people rely on serendipity to discover a colleague or a project with an aligned objective. And they often discover it too late!

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A few thoughts about what it’s like to be a free agent gleaned from John Hagel’s talk

Viv Mcwaters

The central premise around The Power of Pull is a shift from a push-based model to a pull-based model. Businesses and organisations are modelled around push because it’s easier to organise within an organisation than across organisations.

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