Weathering the storms

Chris Corrigan

View from my garret. When i am working at home, as I am today, my office is a stand up desk in a window dormer that ingeniously is surround on all three sides with windows.

Action storming for tackling difficult people

Viv Mcwaters

We’ve developed a rather nifty process that we’ve named Action Storming. What we’ve found though, is if we can isolate the exact moment of difficulty and recreate the scenario, we’re then ready to do some rapid action storming. Action storming from Viv McWaters.

RepKnight creating a storm in social media monitoring

The Bumble Bee

RepKnight is an exciting Belfast-based software start-up in the reputation monitoring, crowd-sourced news and public opinion space.

Painting of New Orleans Storm Drain

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a storm drain on the side of street in New Orleans. These storm drains are part of my childhood memory. These are a very prominent and essentail feature of the New Orleans streets. I

CeBIT - Oz Day 1 Twitter Storm

Governance in a Networked World

Day 1 CeBIT Australia is now over and the twitter storm was intense. Storms are something to duck for cover from. However, amongst the tweet storm there are some gems that people think are important enough to mention to their followers.just 14% to be precise.

Perfect Storm for Government Innovation Online: Vivek Kundra


The Obama Administration announced yesterday what had been widely expected, that Vivek Kundra, former Chief Technology Officer of the Washington DC government, would be taking on the role of Federal Chief Information Officer. It's a pretty exciting development!

Tracking Hurricane Gustav on Social Media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I saw a lot of tweets around how people are using social media to track Hurricane Gustav and prepare to react to needs generated around the storm.

No Laptop Onboard. Now What?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Or if you don’t want a hard shell cover for the laptop itself, pack your laptop first into an SKB iSeries or Pelican Protector or Storm case. Almost a decade ago I wrote about my mobile office using an iPAQ 212 and foldable Bluetooth keyboard.

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Facebook Eavesdropping and Spree Murders: Neomugicha Killings and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

1] The Special Assault Team then stormed the hijacked bus and captured the youth alive. Social Media sites apparently are running AI software that listens to discussions and then can flag the discussion for monitoring. Is this a good or a bad thing? Facebook have caught one predator already.

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Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning


it’s been a long while since last time that I participated on a Blog Carnival, specially around the topic of Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing and Learning.

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How Meaningful, Smarter, Freelance Work Is Redesigning the Social Enterprise


Go and have a look into John’s latest take on how wild ducks, trust agents and intrapreneurs are continuing to take the corporate world by storm gathering informally in groups, whether teams, networks or communities, amongst several others (John mentions a few of them as well!)

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The Sharing Economy


In the recent past you may well remember a couple of blog posts that I put together over here around the subject of the Circular Economy , right?,

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“It rains in the forest long after the sky has cleared”

Chris Corrigan

Long after the storm has passed, they continue to slake our thirst. Isn’t that beautiful image? Here on the west coast of Canada the Douglas-firs and cedars and hemlocks that cover the mountains and islands rake the sky for moisture.

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New Orleans 2014: Our Year in Review

Portals and KM

Food -  New Orleans has over 1300 restaurants, almost doubling the total before the storm. This is my second full year living back in my old neighborhood in the Carrollton Riverbend area of New Orleans. We continued to enjoy the art, music, food, and culture of the city.

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Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology


A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy.

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Customer Feedback: Breaking Down the Silos in Your Organization. Part 1 of a 3-Part Series

Ant's Eyeview Blog

They were subsequently ignored and then proceeded to unleash a storm of negative sentiment that significantly impacted both companies’ reputations and bottom lines. When I’ve chatted with folks about these examples, the conversation often revolves around dealing with the storm.

My Paintings Are Up at Riccobono's Panola Street Cafe

Portals and KM

There is a storm drain, the street tiles on my street - Leonidas (I will paint the tiles on your street on commisson), a roof top ventilator cap shown during the day and another at night.

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JackBe Enables Business Intelligence to be More Accessible and Robust with Recent Moves

Portals and KM

Sandra gave a great example, a dashboard for hardware stores to best serve their customers during a storm situation. Sandra had recently joined JackBe and saw the need to help hardware stores as she was having trouble getting the right tools in preparation for the storm.

Innovation for Erratic Meatbags

Evolving Web

Introverts and non-people-persons stormed the nation’s capital and got some real work done. Herbert Hoover and Ayn Rand tell us of the rugged individualist. More or less, its a western ideal. We question convention - even conventions WE helped create. We have free will.

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)


How can that be that the surge of social technologies has taken the business world by storm, yet seven out of 10 employees are totally disengaged with their day to day work?

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Why rules can’t solve everything

Chris Corrigan

That just leaves the weird events left like disappearing 777’s, freak storms and ISIS. It used to be that even minor storms would be a problem but we have building codes now (rules). Recently in BC, we have a had a child die in the care of the state.

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Re-purposing, poetry and plagiarism

Jenny Connected

As chance would have it, just in the past week there has been a ‘storm’ about plagiarism by two Australian poets. Since 2008 I have been aware that re-purposing is a key activity of connectivist MOOCs (cMOOCs).

The Direction of MOOC Research

Jenny Connected

Given that I couldn’t attend, I have been watching the Twitter stream quite closely and am following the blog posts that are emerging now that delegates have managed to return home after being stuck in Dallas in an unexpected ice storm . After 2 years of MOOC mania, the time has come for increasing the output of MOOC research. But what direction is that research taking – what direction should it take?

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 10, 2008 Saturday Links of the Week -- May 10, 2008 Photo of an electrical storm that formed in the plume of the erupting Chilean volcano Chaitén. 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.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

March 15, 2008 Saturday Links of the Week -- March 15, 2008 -- The Heavy Ideas Edition Image: Last Monday by SuperNova K , taken in January at UBC during a storm. 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.

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work


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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

  She asked us to enter into a brain storming session by covering her remarks in twitter and then they could analyze this later. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2011. I am very pleased to be back after ten years.

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Collaborative Economy Roundup for the Week Ending November 6th

Online Community Strategy

Housing and Homeless Activists Storm and Occupy Airbnb HQ” via SF Weekly – “A day before San Francisco voters will decide whether to regulate ‘home-sharing’ more strictly, the activists sought to show the short-term rental company what ‘sharing’ is all about.” – [link] .

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SharePoint Collaboration and Governance Masterclass: Ireland in March 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Next Thursday I'll be in Ireland to deliver the SharePoint Collaboration and Governance masterclass, in conjunction with Storm Technology. Ireland’s first “SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration” Master Class hosted by Storm Technology and led by industry guru Michael Sampson. Storm Technology is very excited to have the opportunity to host such a globally acclaimed expert on collaboration and SharePoint. For details and to register, see Storm's web page about the event.

Situational Leadership in the Era of Open Business


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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


It’s my opportunity to keep Twitter human, social, even more so when bots seem to have taken it by storm to the point where they are even more active than we are.

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Mud and Salt

How to Save the World

We learned about the island’s Emergency Program, which is shifting from disaster preparation (earthquakes, storms, wildfires, power outages, flooding, pandemics) to longer-term programs for sustainable resilience.

Thoughts on group sizes

Chris Corrigan

One of the great pleasures of the weekend I just spent in San Francisco at the Applied Improv Network conference was hanging out with good friends, Caitlin Frost , Amanda Fenton (who is blogging up a storm these days), Viv McWaters and the inimitable Nancy White.

The Fallacy of Social Networking


You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn.

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Boston E20 Notes: The Iceberg Effect of Community Management

Portals and KM

There is also the circling storm where a potential problem is not attended to and it can become a crisis. Listen and respond to potential issues before they can become a storm. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow.

Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap Quote Series: Quote 4-Well, Clarise, have the lambs stopped screaming?

Evolving Web

The companies in the books also have had a hard time weathering the latest economic storm. A good story, especially one that strikes home, can be particularly disarming. You are drawn into it. You feel its inherent truth. A truth that may or may not be real.

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What Writing Looks Like

Hildy Gottlieb

Then it looks like that same crazy unwashed woman swearing up a storm because an hour ago she erased the single thought that would, if she had it now, be the key to unlocking the whole sequence of the book.

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Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


“ Both of them are worth while reading through, as they would help folks out there get some further insights on how microblogging / microsharing is taking the corporate world by storm at the moment, and we are just getting started with it all!

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

New Orleans in the 1980s and My 2012 Move Back

Portals and KM

It re-joined its slot machines after the wooden stilts gave way in a big storm. My last two posts provided reflections on my childhood in New Orleans in the 1950s. Starting in the late 80s, I went back to New Orleans every few years. I would bring my wife, and sometimes, friends, from Boston. 

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