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Doing Business with IBM Connections Workshop in Switzerland – hosted by WebGate

Michael Sampson - Currents

Today I presented the Doing Business with IBM Connections workshop in Switzerland, at the invitation of WebGate Consulting. WebGate is an IBM Premier Business Partner active in Switzerland and beyond. It was a good day, and we flexed throughout the day to manage timing as well as the implications of some of the questions raised.

Is Facebook the future of call-centers ? The Air France KLM Switzerland case - Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Air France KLM Switzerland case. The Air France KLM Switzerland case. Facebook is becoming a call center and the community manager a problem solver and a connector like the Air France – KLM Switzerland case shows. This is Air France KLM Switzerland, not Air France KLM global and this fact is important. Contact.

An Update on my European Tour – Eight Engagements in 10 Days

Michael Sampson - Currents

Wednesday May 14 – Doing Business with IBM Connections ( Switzerland, with WebGate ). Thursday May 15 – User Adoption Strategies ( Switzerland, with WebGate ). Friday May 16 – Innovation Day (Switzerland, with WebGate). At the end of next week I’m heading to Europe for a two week workshop tour.

Workshops in Europe in October

Michael Sampson - Currents

Wednesday October 8, Practice of Collaboration Workshop in Switzerland with a client (private workshop, in-house). I will be presenting a round of workshops in different European cities in October. The first week of my tour is booked, and there are various organizations with some interest in the second week. Tuesday October 14.

Europe in May 2014 – Seven Workshops, Three Countries

Michael Sampson - Currents

Switzerland (Zurich). I will be presenting three workshops in Switzerland with WebGate, on May 14 to May 16. For an added bonus, I currently plan on spending a long weekend in London between the Norway workshops and the Denmark and Switzerland ones. I am already in training, both mentally and physically. Denmark (Copenhagen).

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An Update on my Trip to Europe in October – Two Workshops in London

Michael Sampson - Currents

You can see my current schedule which includes Poland, Switzerland, Netherlands, and now London. I will in Europe for the first couple of weeks of October, presenting public and private workshops in various cities. On Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 October, I will be in London to present two workshops. Adoption IBM Connections

Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios

Jenny Connected

The title of the conference for those who do not speak German is Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios. Roy Williams. Jenny Mackness.

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The games we play

Viv Mcwaters

Recently I attended a MASHLM Humanitarian Summer School in Lugana, Switzerland. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of games, play and movement. And a special callout to Paulo Gonçalves, Founder and Director of MASHLM, who made it possible for me to attend. There’s time pressure – make a choice NOW! No going back. You bet!

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Looking back – KM highlights from 2014

Chris Collison

If you ever wondered what I get up to as a KM consultant, it will give you some insights… 1. A whirlwind trip to Iran. Ethiopia with the UN.

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The 1-minute guide to the digital divide

e-Moderation Station

Image by Lisa on Flickr. And in deference to our ever shortening attention spans, my ‘1-minute guide’ series is back. To have or not to have.

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Social Media Collaboration at Baselworld

Online Social Networking

Baselworld 2011 and my meetings with the company’s watch brands were a total blast! Content in social media is essential. Sharing is Caring!

Nielsen Norman Group Names Best Intranets for 2010

Portals and KM

Credit Suisse AG (Switzerland), a global financial services company. Nielsen Norman Group has announced winners in their 11 th annual contest for best intranets for 2010. It might therefore be better to say that the winners in this year’s intranet design contest were very strong in ‘managing knowledge’ on their intranets. techniques.”

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Social Media is Hazardous

Online Social Networking

Is social media strategist a hazardous occupation? I didn’t think that it was until a certain unpleasant incident that occurred at Baselworld.

My Social Media Mission Abroad

Online Social Networking

I’m writing from Baselworld 2011 , the giant international watch and jewelry expo that takes place yearly in Basel, Switzerland. Your thoughts?

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks – November 2015

Portals and KM

Geneva, Switzerland. Zurich, Switzerland I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns.

Facebook Page Events Rock

Online Social Networking

You may recall that I wrote in My Social Media Mission Abroad about attending Baselworld 2011 in Switzerland earlier in the year.

Growing Our Social Media Group

Online Social Networking

I work at a watch company for which social media and web marketing are key tools for accelerating its business expansion. Social Media Help Wanted.

The Ethics of Autonomy

Jenny Connected

Assisted suicide is not legal in the UK, so those who wish it have to travel to the Dignitas Euthanasia Clinic in Switzerland. In seeking to find out more about what choosing to die would involve – Terry Pratchett travelled to Switzerland with two UK citizens who both made this choice and followed it through. See [link].

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story


As you may have seen it already, once again, I am on the move. This time around with an unexpected surprise: Iberia. The future of work is social.

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JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights


Ladies and gentlemen, Social Business is just getting started! There is still a lot of work to be done and we have only just scratched the surface.

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The Victorinox Shop in Geneva

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm sure there are a few of them in Switzerland, but I've visited the Victorinox shop in central Geneva three days in a row now. Time will tell.

Leaving Norway; London for the Weekend

Michael Sampson - Currents

Now onto London, and then Denmark and Switzerland next week. I have been in Norway over the past five days, and am now awaiting a plane out of here (it’s still some hours away, however). Many thanks to IBSG for inviting me to come to Norway, and to IBM Norway for providing space at the Rosenholm Campus for the three workshops.

Social Media Flies Past Email and Search for Web Usage

Portals and KM

Ross also lists the top countries in social media and blog usage: Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, U.K., I can remember when Email and Search were the top two in Web usage (aside from porn). Of course, I can remember when there was no Web. Times have changed. Blogger 723,793 monthly minutes. and U.S.

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks ??? August 2014

Portals and KM

Geneva, Switzerland. Zurich, Switzerland I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places. I do not know the people in Zagats or Gourmet.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

I’m resonating with how Joitske Hulsebosch has organized “ Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels.”

A Busy Next Four Weeks.

Michael Sampson - Currents

On the evening of Easter Saturday, I'm flying to Auckland, then Hong Kong, then London, then Switzerland, for a week of onsite work with a client. - The next four weeks are what I'm calling "busy"! Monday and Tuesday of next week, I'm in Auckland for client work and book research. Easter Friday is a holiday. - Michael's Happenings

Updated Index to Cities and Towns with Restaurant Picks - January 09

Portals and KM

Geneva, Switzerland. Zurich, Switzerland I have now provided restaurant picks by friends for an increasing number of cities and towns. I also do a few myself. This blog post serves as an index to them with links for easy access. I will continue to update this index as I add more places. I do not know the people in Zagat’s or Gourmet.

Opening General Session at Social Connections V (Zurich)

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of comments from Femke about the agenda and logistics: - Why Switzerland? Peter Van Buul, Sales Leader at IBM Switzerland welcomed all the attendees. Stuart McIntrye is opening Social Connections V in Zurich. This is the fifth event, in the fifth country. The conference has become bigger and better each time.

Posters. Yes, posters. Surprisingly effective social media!

Chris Collison

After my poster renaissance moment last week in Switzerland, it’s a +1 from me for this form of social media. No surprises. No closed doors.

Appreciating Home

Michelle Laurie

Two French friends and former colleagues from Switzerland came across the land and sea to visit the small corner of BC I call home. I have recently returned from two weeks vacation. What can I say? . We travelled across varied landscapes, enjoyed friends and new people, ate, drank and laughed along the way.

Observations about Geneva after a Day

Michael Sampson - Currents

It was a bank holiday in Switzerland yesterday, and almost everything was closed. I took three walks in different parts of Geneva yesterday. A few observations about life here, as an outsider: - There are two classes of cars on the road. Small compact ones, and big bold ones. Not much in between. I shook my head in disbelief. - Not here. -

Super Competent by Laura Stack - Recommended Reading

Michael Sampson - Currents

Part of my reading over the last fortnight, as well as on the plane trip from New Zealand to Switzerland, has been Super Competent: The Six Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best , by Laura Stack, the productivity pro. Laura outlines six aspects of becoming super competent, using six words beginning with "A" to denote these. Being Effectiv

Europe Trip in February-March 2010. Is there an opportunity to work with you?

Michael Sampson - Currents

and various locations (Netherlands, London, Switzerland, Vienna, etc.). With many thanks to Kurt (conference chair), I will be presenting three sessions at IntraTeam 2010 in Denmark during March 2-4. I have a workshop to do on user adoption strategies, and two conference presentations (collaboration frameworks, and SharePoint Roadmap).

Ed on Living Microsoft Free

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm leaving it behind when I head to Switzerland in a few days. Ed Brill, an IBM executive, writes about living Microsoft free for two years : " Two years ago, I switched to a MacBook Pro as my business desktop. A year later, I added an iPad. My mobile device during this whole time has been some flavor of Blackberry. My Comments.

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Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The first year, it was just a murmur online and now it’s spread on its own to physical events around the world. What’s success? Thank you.

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Sorry but I'm not a member of your community - Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Air France KLM Switzerland case. Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad About the author. Bookmarks & links. My trending tweets. Enterprise 2.0 & Social Business. Management & HR. Intranets and digital workplace. Social Software & Tools. Customer Relationship & Marketing. Cognitive computing – BI – Big Data.

Waking up in Cambridge

Viv Mcwaters

Pete has already cycled across France and is about to enter Switzerland on his epic cycling tour across Europe. Sigh. Not your usual training.

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.

Culture: Hofstede on culture embedded in management theories

Joitske Hulsebosch

So in how far is does the theory reflect the cultural dimensions of Switzerland and/or the US? He is Swiss, but lives in the US.

Work nostalgia

Michelle Laurie

Since moving from Switzerland (and my job at IUCN), I have been finding a variety of work that I find challenging and interesting.