Services, Workshops, Speaking

We advise, consult to, debate with, and help people and organizations around the world on Making Collaboration Work through three pathways: professional services, in-house workshops, and speaking engagements. Professional Services tailored to your specific challenges. Services include Crafting a Collaboration…


Governance: Governing Collaboration at Work

Collaboration represents an intentional business strategy to seek the best in people, and create the conditions in which they can flourish in pursuit of organizational objectives. Governance is the process through which collaboration opportunities are transformed into organizational realities. Work…


Adoption: Bringing New Approaches to Life

Collaboration is a new way of working for many people, and new approaches to collaborating have to be introduced with informed thought. Merely introducing new technology doesn’t work to change collaborative work behaviors. Much more is needed. Work with Michael…

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Microsoft OneNote for Mac

The Office team at Microsoft announced three updates to OneNote today: a Mac version, a freemium model (both OneNote 2013 for Windows and the new OneNote for Mac are free, with premium features available by subscription), and a new API…


Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

The highlights from the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, including Office Graph, SharePoint 2013 SP1, and OneDrive for Business.


Thoughts on IBM Connections Mail (“Mail Next”)

(thanks to @joebaxter for the photo) At IBM Connect 2014 today, IBM announced “Mail Next,” to be branded under the IBM Connections family. It was positioned as a re-think of email. Mail Next was introduced in the Opening General Session,…


SharePoint Conference Australia and New Zealand: Workshops and a Session

In July I will be attending and participating in both the Australian SharePoint Conference (Sydney, July 15-16) and the New Zealand SharePoint Conference (Auckland, July 22-23), put on and coordinated by Debbie Ireland and her team at ShareThePoint. I will…

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Collective 2014 in Sydney: Re-Imagining Effective Work and User Adoption Strategies

Michael will be keynoting at Collective 2014 in Sydney in May, and also presenting a one-day workshop on User Adoption.

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Europe in May 2014 – Seven Workshops, Three Countries

In less than eight weeks I will be back in Europe to present seven workshops in three countries (Norway, Denmark, and Switzerland). It’s going to be a great – albeit full-on – visit in early May, and I’m greatly looking forward to it.

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