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Next Week - London, Sweden, and Belgium

Michael Sampson - Currents

I leave for Europe on Friday night, and have a busy week lined up for October 1-5. Here's where I'll be. Monday - in London, delivering the User Adoption Strategies public workshop, in association with Collaboration Matters. We've got a great group of delegates coming for the day. Register. Please contact me for details. I'm looking forward to it

Stratiteq Social Collaboration Day 2012 - Malmö, Sweden

Michael Sampson - Currents

On October 4, I will be taking part in Stratiteq's Social Collaboration Day in Malmö. In the video above I describe one of the presentations I will be giving. Learn more: Stratiteq Social Collaboration Day 2012. Upcoming Events

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

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

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

The other thing I noticed was the good discussions and networking that happened during the breaks; I had encouraged the delegates to make the most of these times to meet others from Sweden, and it was gratifying to see that happening. When I went to Oslo in March, I had 22 hours in Norway. Perhaps next time I'll get past a full day.

TUMI Gets Acquired

Michael Sampson - Currents

With respect to the wheel falling off, I had purchased a new Samsonite suitcase in Sweden in October 2010, and then on the very next trip a month later (November 2010), one of the wheels fell off the suitcase while I was walking to my second-to-last meeting in London before catching a flight back to New Zealand. I was not happy.

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Pardon the Interruption … From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez #soccnx


It was just a matter of time, and a bunch of hard work to make it happen. What a privilege we all had! Stunning! . could I? How come? Hope you will.

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The Tale of Six Breakfasts

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tuesday, Sweden (Stockholm). Tomorrow I break the pattern - it's back to Sweden 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). Wednesday, Norway (Bergen). Perhaps it's no wonder I feel tired!

Visit to Denmark; Thanks to IntraVision, DanNotes, and IBM Denmark

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was a great day, and I enjoyed the opportunity to work with the delegates, most of whom were from Denmark, but a couple of whom had flown in from Sweden. Today I was in Copenhagen to present the Doing Business with IBM Connections public seminar. I’ve had a great day; there was lots of discussing, exploring, and laughing together.

150 of my closest friends

Endless Knots

Jorgen Fagerquist alerted me to a post on Sweden's clever English-language "The Local," with possibly the best headline of the week, maybe the year, or century, bearing a sentiment that taxpayers everywhere might agree with: " Swedish taxpayers organized by apes." " I don't think it's a translation issue.

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. percent, with software starting to accelerate. percent. Asia Pacific, at 8.5 percent.


John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Nordic River Software AB is a privately held company, located by the banks of the Umea river in northern Sweden. Our mission is developing next generation office productivity tools that take full advantage of collaboration over the internet. This gives us an opportunity to fundamentally reshape the way office tools look and feel. Who are you?

Wealth inequality: the invisible quintile


They found that respondents ‘dramatically underestimated the current level of wealth inequality.’. This echoes UK findings.   Social exclusion

Planning for Europe and the UK in the First Week of October 2012—Update

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'll be presenting at a conference in Belgium on Friday October 5, and the event I was waiting to confirm has been confirmed - so I'll be in Sweden on October 4. At the moment, my next big trip for the year is to Europe and the UK in the first week of October. If you are interested in working with me in October, please get in contact ASAP.

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.

The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In Sweden, the Pirate Party formed on a platform of file-sharing. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0 It is not class warfare. How large?

Six Weeks Until Europe

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thursday October 4 - Malmö in Sweden, for the Stratiteq Social Collaboration Day. It's a public seminar, and you're welcome to attend.

New year – musings

Chris Corrigan

Nevertheless, I’m off to Ontario and Quebec next week and will travel to Sweden, Denmark, Chicago, calgary and around British Columbia a little this year. Several little realignings in my life have meant that this blog has gone through one of it’s periodic wanings. I have appreciated that. How do you work from within?

Report on the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Copenhagen on October 12 with IntraTeam

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was a good day - there were delegates from Dubai, Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, and Denmark - and they entered into the day with enthusiasm. Yesterday I had the privilege of hosting the User Adoption Strategies Masterclass in Copenhagen, in conjunction with IntraTeam. That always makes it a "great" day for me.

SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration Masterclass: Stockholm (October 7)

Michael Sampson - Currents

On October 7, I will be presenting the SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration Masterclass in Stockholm (Sweden), in conjunction with Acando. SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration Masterclass is the essential guide on how to create SharePoint business success. The seminar is not focused on SharePoint features. Registration is open immediately.

Australia: Electrolux Global Social Media Summit

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Electrolux hosted a global social media summit from Stockholm, Sweden on Monday night. I have blogged about before. Kind of a major difference.

Be aware of the fourth time assignment

Joitske Hulsebosch

I read somewhere about Sweden's 1967's shift in left-hand driving to right-hand driving. Most had anticipated more traffic accidents.

Taking Stock

Viv Mcwaters

I helped a friend in Sweden design an important three-day workshop he’s facilitating in Paris this weekend. It doesn’t feel like it’s been all that remarkable, this week that’s just gone, until I look at all that’s happened. A good friend gave birth to her first child – always reason for celebration.

Europe Tour in October 2010: 29 Business Days and Counting

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm presenting on Collaboration and the Intranet at the IntraTeam Event in Sweden, along with James Robertson, Rossen Roussev, Martin White, and Mark Morrell. 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. Tuesday October 5. Stockholm.

Milgram and Orwell's Love Child Works at Heathrow

Evolving Web

I woke up this morning in Malmö Sweden. I am coming off a quick set of trips to Cape Town and Malmö. Wonderful trips. A lot of flying, but both destinations were wonderfully worth it. I met amazing people, saw the disparate beauty of both cities, got some personal processing done, and even made a little money here and there. . I say "No."

Review of Stratiteq's Social Collaboration Day - October 4, 2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was my first trip across the bridge linking Denmark and Sweden, and what a wonderful feat of engineering that is. It's a bit before 7am and I'm waiting for a flight from Copenhagen airport to Brussels, for the final day of my European and United Kingdom visit for October. So a lot of travel is coming up for me this weekend. Kudos.

The State of Social Network Analysis in Business: LINKS Workshop Report

21st Century Organization

Worlshop attendees came from Canada, England, France, Italy and Sweden as well as across the U.S. Here's what I learned. Jenny Ambrozek.

The new shape of online community

Joitske Hulsebosch

I know Abba, but didn't know Sweden is so important as a music hub.She uses a participant-observation analysis of Swedish music fan's interactions on the internet to show that sites are interlinked at multiple levels. Sometimes (or rather frequently!) you read an article and you think. uhm, well I already knew that.

Formal and informal care for older people: an example of ‘reverse crowding out’?


Let’s see what’s been happening in Sweden, a country known for its commitment to welfare in general. Just what the neo-liberal ordered?

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d. & Ellison, N. 2007). Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship.

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Patterns of leading in networks

Chris Corrigan

From a recent Art of Hosting in Sweden comes a learning from some young leaders thinking about how to lead in networks: 1. Open and transparency of decision making process and “organizational” structure, even if it’s dynamic. No Taboos or un-written rule. The aim should be to make the system as visible as possible.

News Updates (December 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The entire GroupSwim team (both US and Sweden based) has now been rolled into salesforce itself. GroupSwim to Salesforce. acquired GroupSwim, a maker of community and organizational collaboration tools. IT Says No, Users Do It Anyway. 73% send the file to the IT department for delivery, with 27% of IT approving.

Anecdote - Whitepapers - Building a collaborative workplace

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

First action was to engage with Sweden to examine global issues and to get an adequate allocation of the available stock. What we do. Keynote Speaking. About Us. Workshops & Seminars. --> Whitepapers. Bibliography. Anecdote Shop. --> Anecdote Associates. Clients. Contact us. Whitepapers. Building a collaborative workplace. So does production.

TextFlow: Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

TextFlow from Nordic River Software in Sweden is a document co-authoring service, or what the Nordic River people describe as a "parallel word processor". I’ll be looking more at TextFlow over the next couple of days, but first some context setting: Text Only. Only text is supported in the current edition. Browser or Application.

Enterprise 2.0: Leading Collaborative Teams

Endless Knots

She has worked for AB Volvo, Volvo Trucks and Volvo Information Technology in Greensboro, NC, as well as Gothenburg and Umeå in Sweden.

Notes from - Day 2 of New Zealand SharePoint Conference 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mattias Karlsson from Enfo Zipper in Sweden flew 35 hours down here to talk about how Volvo was using SharePoint. The 2010 edition of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is a wrap. It was a second very good day. I am so pleased I came. The conference drew about 300-350 people, and there were. (my my guess). That's impressive. Very helpful.

First Take: Microsoft Business Productivity Suite Online - Communications Online

Collaborative Thinking

Microsoft announced this week (Monday, March 2, 2009), that its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), was available for trial in 19 countries.


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.

Collaborative Thinking: Connectivity Scorecard

Collaborative Thinking

The study shows that even the world’s best connected countries such as the Unites States and Sweden are not exploiting communications technologies to their fullest potential. The press release provides some background context ( deficiencies in the use of communications technologies ). Your comment has not yet been posted. Please try again.

News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over 300 musicians from across the world applied to take part in the auditions, from countries as diverse as Taiwan, Sweden and Canada. Play to Learn. Phil recommends the use of a "sandbox" to encourage people and teams to consider new technology for collaboration. " In short, why would it make my life or job easier? More. - I agree! More. -

TextFlow: Sharing a Document with Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

In my overview post on TextFlow , I wrote: " TextFlow from Nordic River Software in Sweden is a document co-authoring service, or what the Nordic River people describe as a "parallel word processor". This is the fifth post on TextFlow in my research into collaborative document co-authoring products and services. It's doesn't "do" anything!