Four Strategies for Transformation

Networking Action

Four distinct strategies undertaken to realize transformation are described in a new article in Stanford Social Innovation Review. Two cases are presented to illustrate the strategies: marriage equality (same-sex marriage) in the US and the energy transition in Germany. … Net Dev

2018 100

Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

With a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates.

2018 71

Is Your Strategy Stuck in the 20th Century?

Partnering Resources

Amidst this environment, strategy tools proliferated. Strategy in an Uncertain World. For the Garmins, TomToms, and blindsided companies of the world, traditional strategy tools fail to deliver. Is Your Strategy Stuck in the 20th Century? Leadership Strategy

2017 165

Strategy & Resilience Take Center Stage at Partnering Resources

Partnering Resources

Political upsets have caused similar disruptions; the surprise “yea” vote for Brexit forced many companies to rethink their UK and EU strategies. Create scenarios that test strategies to ensure their robustness and flexibility. Business Ecosystems Change Navigation Leadership Strategy

2017 163

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares How to write a #socialmedia strategy for Gov, Organisations. Do you have to write a social media strategy for a client? Do they say “our strategy is we have a Facebook Page and we think we need Twitter”? They think a content calendar for Facebook is a strategy.

2015 280

Bringing Innovation to HR Strategy: Highlights of the 2013 SHRM Strategy Conference

Partnering Resources

We’re living in a VUCA world, said Dr. Tom Hogan at the 2013 SHRM Strategy conference. HR’s Role in Strategy Development and Implementation. The post Bringing Innovation to HR Strategy: Highlights of the 2013 SHRM Strategy Conference appeared first on Partnering Resources.

2013 245

Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications

Michael Sampson - Currents

This included reading the literature on adoption activities for deployments of UC, interviewing organizations on the strategies they used to introduce new tools such as Microsoft Lync and IBM Sametime, and presenting the adoption strategies workshop in Europe with a UC emphasis. First, that the term “adoption” is generally used to refer to the purchase or acquisition decision for UC, not the use of strategies to drive the effective use of UC tools.

2015 135

Microsoft’s Intelligent Communications Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the more challenging aspects for organisation’s embracing Office 365 is the overlapping functionality between different tools, leading to “analysis paralysis” (to use Mary Jo Foley’s term).

2017 127

Social Media Strategy Course – Valentine’s Day Competition

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares SOCIAL MEDIA COURSE: How to do a social media strategy online course with homework and writing content calendars, setting goals, target audience and key influencers. The first lecture in Section 10 is here

2015 187

Tranformation Strategies as Creation and Destruction

Networking Action

Large systems change (LSC) is a very tumultuous activity. It is not just the product of generative dialogue, emergent insights and clear intellectual reasoning. There are also pitched battles, sometimes literally to the death. LSC strategists must deal with these … Net Dev

2016 207

How to Do a Social Media Strategy- Workshop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares A social media strategy course that takes you through the 9 steps of a social media strategy, case studies, a template document for writing the strategy. Social Media Strategy Course (not tactical implementation of a Facebook Page!).

2014 275

Social strategy by the numbers

Community Guy

Tags: Business Strategy

2010 212

User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Sydney (August 28, 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass is coming to Sydney on August 28. Here''s the details: " The User Adoption Strategies masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. Upcoming Events User Adoption Strategies

2013 188

User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Melbourne (August 29, 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The User Adoption Strategies Masterclass is coming to Melbourne on August 29. Here''s the details: " The User Adoption Strategies masterclass provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools.

2013 174

Who influences the EU’s green infrastructure strategy?

Net-Map Toolbox

Jennifer Hauck , Jenny Schmidt and Anja Werner analyzed the key actors that influence the implementation of the European Commission’s green infrastructure strategy. ABSTRACT: ” In 2013 the European Commission launched its new green infrastructure strategy to make another attempt to stop and possibly reverse the loss of biodiversity until 2020, by connecting habitats in the wider landscape.

2018 89

Change, and strategy, and creativity – another take

Viv Mcwaters

Change, and strategy, and creativity – another take is a post from: The post Change, and strategy, and creativity – another take appeared first on I love this! Change as creating. Did I mention how much I love this?

2014 176

User Adoption Strategies (2nd Edition) - Now Available for Pre-Order

Michael Sampson - Currents

For more, see User Adoption Strategies (2nd Edition). User Adoption User Adoption Strategies

Labs as a Large Systems Change Strategy

Networking Action

The concept of “labs” as a way to address complex issues is a relatively new concept. Zaid Hassan, in the Social Labs Revolution, estimates it to be about 20 years old. His intimate involvement in developing a number of them … Net Dev

2014 185

Remote Consulting on Collaboration Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I’m not on the road, however, I still work with clients around the world on their collaboration strategy. For example, these client projects were delivered completely remotely, with no travel required to work with the client: University (New Zealand, 2014) … Provided input on the firm’s adoption and change management strategy for its new SharePoint 2013-based intranet and collaboration environment.

2015 114

Just Two Days. User Adoption Strategies (2nd Edition) Almost Here

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's late Wednesday afternoon here in New Zealand, and in two days a delivery truck will be driving down the road above with boxes and boxes (and even more boxes) of my new book onboard: the second edition of User Adoption Strategies. New case studies and examples for all of the strategies.

User Adoption Strategies in June with Silverside

Michael Sampson - Currents

In June I will be presenting the User Adoption Strategies Workshop twice in Rotterdam, in partnership with Silverside. The workshop will be presented for two different audiences: – Wednesday June 10, for customers with IBM Connections, SmartCloud, and Sametime.

2015 142

One organizing strategy against Trump

Chris Corrigan

I loved the soccer (Tottenham survived a thrilling FA Cup scare) and I learned some stuff about Trump supporters, and I think I have one strategy that might be worth trying. So if this hypothesis is true, or even partly true, what are strategies that can be done to disrupt it?

2017 79

Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

As part of the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub all national centres are required to draft a policy engagement strategy. Researchers in the project I work with, do a policy engagement strategy for each work plan objective that focuses on making a change in the urban development sector.

2015 180

Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

– Winning Attention: there is a mention of “marketing events” (which I call the Roadshow strategy). You could also say that the shift from “working” to “collaborating” on documents was done using something like the Real-to-Life Scenarios strategy. All three strategies from the book are noted. I also see the use of the Facilitated Group Re-Imagining strategy, run by the change agents.

2015 141

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch


And it all starts with a rather provocative statement: " Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch " Funny, I’m just going to be linking to a YouTube video that talks about culture and strategy on the same sentence.

Blog>> Book Review: Designing A Successful KM Strategy

Green Chameleon

KM pioneers Nick Milton and Stephanie Barnes have written this a practical guide for those who are thinking of developing a KM strategy, either for your own or client organisation. What I find myself most persuaded by is the rationale for choosing the right implementation strategy.

2015 182

Creating a Global Ecosystems Change Strategy

Networking Action

At MIT’s Sloan School of Business last Friday a group of leading large systems change experts explored how to advance global change strategies focused on transformation of industry ecosystems, through “(Industry) Ecosystems Labs”. The meeting was enlivened through participants’ deep, … Blog Net Dev

Global 160

An Award Winning Community Strategy… 30 Years in the Making

Online Community Strategy

But with every mend, the fabric grew bigger and stronger – and at this point, the community continues to grow stronger every day thanks to a solid strategy, strong community leadership and executive support. Online Community collaborative economy crowdsourcing social business Strategy

2015 78

Adoption Strategies at Firms Using Central Desktop

Michael Sampson - Currents

In advance of my two sessions I spoke with some Central Desktop customers about their adoption framework, and it was heartening to hear the strategies employed. The surrounding context of this strategy is important, too, such as (a) people knowing this is going to happen, (b) appropriate testing and engagement activities carried through, and (c) executive support for this approach.

Strategy interviews

Making CommunitySense

CommunitySense now offers a new service, strategy interviews , which may be of interest to you if you are a management level professional. This report can be used in various ways, including personal use, internal strategy documents (a good basis for a team-building session), PR materials, your web site, and so on. An example is the strategy interview (in Dutch) I held with Tim van der Avoird , head of the Centre for Knowledge Transfer of Tilburg University.

2008 100

User Adoption Strategies for New Collaboration Technology (Part 2)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Part two of User Adoption Strategies for New Collaboration Technology is now posted on The Smarter Office. In the Slidecast above, I talk about the results of a recent survey on the use and effectiveness of user adoption strategies, and share some case studies. See part 1 from earlier this week for a look at the situation with user adoptions, and an overview of the model and strategies. ". Listen to the recorded webinar: User Adoption Strategies (Part 2).

User Adoption Strategies (2nd Edition): Now Available as Digital Book

Michael Sampson - Currents

My book on user adoption strategies is finally available as a digital book. And then into applying the ideas / strategies / concepts in your work (which of course was the point in writing the book in the first place). The Context for User Adoption Strategies.

2016 116

Cisco Expands Its Cloud Collaboration Strategy

Portals and KM

  So I was pleased to recently speak with Murali Sitaram, vice president and general manager of Cisco’s Cloud Collaboration Applications Technology Group (CCATG), to discuss Cisco’s cloud collaboration strategy. Here Cisco is taking an integration and partnership strategy.

Cloud 182

Angela on Adoption: Strategies for Building a Collaborative Culture

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier in the year Angela presented a talk on adoption strategies for new collaboration tools. The slides and video are available on the UC Insight site.

2014 161

Developing a Social Business User Adoption Strategy (London, October 1)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The workshop is presented in conjunction with Collaboration Matters: " The Developing a Social Business User Adoption Strategy seminar provides a forum for learning and engagement about encouraging user adoption for new collaboration tools. Based on the newly released second edition of Michael's successful book, this workshop will help you and your organisation formulate your own strategies to drive user adoption of the technology you wish to deploy to your users.

2012 128

Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals


Goals 220

User Adoption Strategies (2nd Edition)—Martin White's Review

Michael Sampson - Currents

Martin White from Intranet Focus in the United Kingdom has received his copy of the second edition of User Adoption Strategies, and has just posted his review. If you recognise the need to have a strategy to increase user adoption then the second edition of Michael Sampson’s User Adoption Strategies book will give you twenty to choose from. ". Read more: User Adoption Strategies – a revised and extended edition from Michael Sampson.

2012 122

Announcing Structure3C – Strategies for the Collaborative Economy

Online Community Strategy

So, the “official” pitch: Structure3C helps organizations develop vision and strategy to thrive in the Collaborative Economy. Through the lens of the “3C”s – Crowd, Online Community & Collaboration – we develop strategies, programs and experiences that connect brands and customers in meaningful, valuable and equitable ways. Announcing a strategy development workshop in SF in early March.

2015 75

Forget Social Strategy, Think Social Philosophy: Hippie 2.0


Not just another marketing strategy. We need to stop thinking about social strategy and push more along the lines of social philosophy. One they will all live by to heart, and not just because it is a nice business strategy. "Really? Are you serious?

2010 277

User Adoption Strategies for New Collaboration Technology (Part 1)

Michael Sampson - Currents

User Adoption is a core part of my work in helping organizations—through consulting and workshops , and through my book on user adoption strategies. In the Slidecast above, I talk about the situation with user adoption, and propose a model and set of strategies for user adoption. In Part 2, coming later this week, I talk through the results of a recent survey on the use and effectiveness of user adoption strategies, and share some case studies. ".

Remoteness as a colonization strategy

Chris Corrigan

This same strategy – of decentering a culture and a world – happened on the west coast of Canada too. I’ve been enjoying reading Adam Nicolson’s book “Sea Room” about the Shiant Islands in the Hebrides.

2018 46

Good strategy is not enough

Viv Mcwaters

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. – African Proverb. Tim Schottman used to work with Starbucks. When he retired he became interested in taking his corporate knowledge and applying that to other causes – such as providing corneal transplants.

2010 151

The End of Strategy

How to Save the World

The hardest part of this was that most people didn’t (and still don’t) know what ‘strategy’ is: the choice among alternative courses of action, not the determination of goals and objectives.

2011 96