Traditional Mobile Workplace vs. Phone and iPad

Michael Sampson - Currents

Carsten from SAP Hybris compares his work style and everyday device carry with a traditional mobile workplace.

2017 127

Workplace IT Nightmares: Stuff

Michael Sampson - Currents

A current assignment for one of the writers is about workplace IT nightmares : A staggering $9 billion is spent on IT in New Zealand every year, yet new research shows almost 80 per cent of New Zealand workers believe they’re not as productive as they could be due to their workplace IT systems. What are the biggest frustrations you’ve faced with IT in the workplace?

Digital Workplace Conference 2016 in New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I attended the Digital Workplace Conference in Auckland. Some comments on those: Ambiguity, Fetishes and Teddy Bears: The Modern Workplace Survival Kit (Paul Culmsee and Kailash Awati), focused on the positive and negative ways that models (a way of reducing uncertainty and ambiguity) can used in organisational life. There were about 600 people at the conference, with conference sessions spanning two days, along with both pre-conference and post-conference workshops.

2016 89

Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference NZ

Michael Sampson - Currents

In 5 weeks I’ll be up in Auckland for the Digital Workplace Conference. In addition to the two workshops I will be presenting, I am delighted to announce here that I will be presenting the opening keynote for the conference. Change Management for Digital Transformation. Achieving digital transformation requires the right combination of both – digital and transformation – as well as the inclusion of a few other elements.

2016 89

Trust Falls at Work… Seriously? Trust in the Workplace

Partnering Resources

Some consultant, sometime, somewhere, must have actually done trust falls in the workplace. Saj-nicole Joni shares a pragmatic model for trust in the workplace in The Geography of Trust. “I Trust You” video by RossCreations. I talk with a lot of people about networks.

2013 191

Self-regulated Workplace Learning: A Pedagogical Framework and Semantic Web-based Environment

Taming the spaces

The IntelLEO project has ended with a paper Self-regulated Workplace Learning: A Pedagogical Framework and Semantic Web-based Environment Self-regulated learning processes have a potential to enhance the motivation of knowledge workers to take part in learning and reflection about learning, and thus contribute to the resolution of an important research challenge in workplace learning. ontology semantic web technology workplace learning

The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization – Part 1: Highlights

Portals and KM

Jane McConnell, Netstrategy/JMC, has recently published her excellent annual report, The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization. Jane begins by pointing out that, “the digital workplace is much more than technology.

2014 141

Twitter in the Workplace

Collaborative Thinking

Twitter in the Workplace. Compliance Building · Twitter in the Workplace. From a management view, it's not quite that simple. First, you'll want to check with your legal team. Then, you'll want to revisit your code of conduct/ethics and related policies and procedures for technology. It is very likely that use of consumer tools like Twitter will be treated as organizations handled public instant messaging tools.

Review of Digital Workplace Trends 2013: Part Three – Selected Details

Portals and KM

As I wrote in the first part of this series, I recently received a review copy of Digital Workplace Trends 2013 by Jane McConnell. You can purchase the report through its web site, www.digital-workplace-trends.com. I think this is key to getting real value out of the digital workplace.

2013 151

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Elsua

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.

2012 182

It's Time - Digital Workplace Trends 2013 Research

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's time to participate in the Digital Workplace Trends research for 2013. The notion of ‘Digital Workplace’ has started to emerge over the last few years to describe the overall landscape of digital resources used by people to do their jobs. In this survey, we will use the term “digital workplace” to refer to the combination of information, collaboration and application platforms, services and tools used by the workforce to support their work.

The Second Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference NZ

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are two opening keynotes at the upcoming Digital Workplace Conference in Auckland. I’m doing one and Jordana Borensztajn is doing one. Here’s her session: Bringing Creativity Into Your Digital World. In today’s digital world, we’ve all become content creators. Whether you’re building your company’s intranet, developing a PowerPoint presentation or compiling a weekly newsletter, how can you create compelling content that will capture people’s attention? By being creative.

2016 89

Mastering the Art of Creativity in the Workplace

Elsua

It reminds me of an article though I put together over here as well, in this blog, about three years ago where I was also reflecting on the importance of creativity in the workplace but from a presentation that John Cleese , the one and only, I know!,

2013 151

The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization – Part 2: New Features

Portals and KM

Jane McConnell, Netstrategy/JMC, has recently published her excellent annual report, The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization. The Digital Workplace Scorecard is based on nine dimensions of the digital workplace model Jane offers in the report.

2014 158

My Two Workshops at the Digital Workplace Conference NZ 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m excited to be attending and speaking at the Digital Workplace Conference New Zealand in Auckland in early August. In addition to a conference talk or two, I have signed up to present both a pre-conference and post-conference workshop. I joked with a friend that I was a glutton for punishment, but actually I am really looking forward to an incredibly busy and interesting week.

2016 89

My Two Workshops at the Digital Workplace Conference NZ 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m excited to be attending and speaking at the Digital Workplace Conference New Zealand in Auckland in early August. In addition to a conference talk or two, I have signed up to present both a pre-conference and post-conference workshop. I joked with a friend that I was a glutton for punishment, but actually I am really looking forward to an incredibly busy and interesting week.

2016 89

Social Media and the Workplace Explained

Community Guy

My friends Lee and Sachi LeFever have published a new video, Social Media and the Workplace Explained , and it’s a great watch. If you don’t know Lee and Sachi, they’re the proprietors of Common Craft, the video-based concept explanation service. Their full catalog is fantastic, and this latest one is no exception. I had the pleasure of offering feedback as Lee worked on the video. Thanks, Lee! Check it out below! Business Strategy

The Future of the WorkPlace – Social Business

Elsua

Today, in this blog post I would want to reflect a little bit further more on what the future of the workplace is , and, more specifically, how the use of all of these social software tools is changing the way knowledge workers get their jobs done.

Review of Digital Workplace Trends 2013: Part One – Overview

Portals and KM

I recently received a review copy of Digital Workplace Trends 2013 by Jane McConnell. She has 14 years of extensive hands-on consulting experience with intranet and digital workplace strategy in large, global organizations. 

2013 130

Review of Digital Workplace Trends 2013: Part Two – Selected Details

Portals and KM

As I wrote in the first part of this series, I recently received a review copy of Digital Workplace Trends 2013 by Jane McConnell. You can purchase the report through its web site, www.digital-workplace-trends.com.

2013 130

Distractions in the Digital Workplace

Michael Sampson - Currents

Bill talks about the distractions of the digital workplace , drawing on recent research by Harmon.ie: In the following result summaries the bullets are in the words of the study. Here are some of the work related findings: - Two out of three users will interrupt a group meeting to communicate with someone else digitally, either by answering email (48%), answering a mobile phone (35%), chatting via IM (28%), updating their status on a social network (12%) or tweeting (9%).

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Elsua

2012 130

Digital Distractions Are Expanding at the Workplace

Portals and KM

All of this points to a very disorganized workplace. Harmon.ie commissioned a recent study that reported digital distractions have become a major issue at work. They affect both work and time outside work hours, often blurring the distinction between the two. For example, the majority of people under the age of 40 stay digitally-connected in bed, and 44% of people stay connected during a night out at the movies.

Digital Workplace Trends 2013 - and Participation Opportunity for 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have quite a backlog of articles, reports, and books to read / review / comment on, and one such item is the Digital Workplace Trends survey and report by Jane McConnell. A feature I liked in the 2013 report was the inclusion of one page case studies from practitioners; for example on page 24, Thomas Maeder, the Head of Communication and Collaboration Experience at Swisscom AG, writes about their digital workplace journey.

2013 98

Driving Effective Use of Office365 – my Workshop at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

On the day after the Digital Workplace Conference in Auckland a couple of weeks back, as has happened at conferences before, Paul Culmsee and I delivered the post-conference workshops. Paul’s workshop was on becoming the ultimate SharePoint business analyst; mine was on driving the effective use of Office 365.

2016 89

Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

I have admired the capabilities within Socialtext for some time. It was one of the early enterprise 2.0 providers, well before the term was coined. They began with a wiki base and have added capability over time to build a comprehensive platform. A couple of years ago they added Socialtext Signals, one of the first enterprise micro-blogging tools. A wrote about them a year ago on this blog (see Socialtext Adds Micro-messaging and Goes Mobile ).

Workforce Democracy: Put heart back in the workplace

The Bumble Bee

Workforce Democracy: Put heart back in the workplace This article is an introduction to the concept of self-management for modern corporations in a postmodern society. You can also watch a video which identifies the 8 main reasons you should consider seriously democratizing your workplace.

Interactions 2012 - The Intranet is Becoming a Collaborative / Social Workplace

Michael Sampson - Currents

Read more: Interactions 2012 - The Intranet is Becoming a Collaborative / Social Workplace. In my final post for The Smarter Office, I review the Interactions 2012 conference from early October in London: " While I was in London early last month, I attended an intranet conference hosted by Interact, a vendor of “intelligent intranet” software (to use their phrase).

2012 98

Millennials at Work: Reshaping the Workplace: Research From PwC

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting research on workforce trends: PwC Survey: Millennials at work 2011. View more presentations from PwC. . . Social Networking & Collaboration

Change Management for Digital Transformation – my Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I presented the opening keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016 in Auckland, here in New Zealand. It was a great privilege to be able to speak at the conference, especially on the topic of change management for digital transformation, an area I have focused on for most of the past decade. My slides are above. Here’s the story I tried to tell during the keynote: 1.

2016 89

Help Complete the Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends 2011 Survey

Portals and KM

I heard about a useful survey recently, th e 6th annual Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends survey. Key topics covered in this year's "Intranet-Digital Workplace Trends" survey are: Mobile Strategies & Approaches, Collaborative & Social Aspects, Search, Governance & Management, Business Value, and Future Scenarios. So far 200 enterprises around the world have taken it. However, it is open through August and the more the better, in terms of useful results.

2011 100

How the Social Enterprise Defines the 21st Century Workplace – Moving To The Edge

Elsua

This is not the first, nor the second time, and I am sure there will be a third time, and many more!, at some point, that I have either heard or read about something that I would think would make pretty upset all of those folks who work on the Internet or with technology in general.

2011 169

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. But it amazes me when I find situations where it is new to people in particular contexts like the workplace.

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

It is out today on the Anecdote site –> Anecdote – Whitepapers – Building a collaborative workplace. I think the issue is beyond building a collaborative workplace.

Social Workplace for Government 2.0 by Deb Lavoy

Elsua

Talking about serendipity doing its magic … After you have watched the movie check out the presentation titled " Social Workplace for Government 2.0 " by Deb Lavoy. Social Workplace For Govt 2.0.

Rethinking Intranets as Social Workplaces (Dion Hinchcliffe, DachisGroup) #intranets2012 @dhinchcliffe

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dion Hinchcliffe from the DachinGroup is talking about "Rethinking Intranets as Social Workplaces." Dion is the EVP at DachisGroup. I haven't been at the same conference as Dion since Enterprise 2.0 2007 in Boston - I was presenting a workshop on the IT Manager 2.0, and Dion was presenting a workshop at the same time on the big trends in the space. Key points: - Dion is going to talk through the ideas at the leading edge of intranets. -

2012 89

Taking a Strategic Approach to the Use of Office 365 – my Session at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of weeks back I presented the opening keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016 in New Zealand, followed a couple of hours later by a session called Taking a Strategic Approach to the Use of Office 365. My slides are above. Here’s the main points I focused on during the session: 1. slide 3) three part session agenda – [1] why is this important? [2] 2] what does a strategic approach look like?, and. [3] 3] how do I get started?

2016 89

From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had FAR more we wanted to write and had to edit out a lot, making us both appreciate how rich the topic is of moving beyond the formal workplace training model and blending it with the rich and ongoing learning we experience in our global communities and conversations.

Leaderless? No, leader-full in the virtual workplace

Endless Knots

Terrence Seamon, whom I had the chance to work with a few years back when American Management Association was putting together a new course on leading virtual teams (I was subject matter expert for the course and Terry held the. Leadership Networks and Networking Telecommuting Virtual Teams

2012 89

Blog>> Shawn Callahan on Building a Collaborative Workplace

Green Chameleon

At the end of the first long workshop day, Shawn very generously also gave a talk for the Information and Knowledge Management Society on “Building a Collaborative Workplace With Stories&# – and we captured it on video (in two parts).