What a day..

First i had to wait 40 min for a cab that never showed. When i wentout and found a new one, that one got stuck in the snow struckgothenbourg. People in gbg seems overwhelmed each time they get a bitof powder. They all drive annoyingly slow which is only trulymotivated like half of the time. That being because half of the timethe roads turns to ice slush since the city of gbg strickly invests ingolf carts instead of snowplows it seems.…

Oh am I bored

Spar Hotell

Charming?

Man what a week this has been and still is. On monday I flew down to Gothenbourg, spent the day there and then went by train up to Stockholm. Spent the night in Morgana Crack & Conference hotell (if you’re wondering, it’s a refurbished bomb bunker from the seventies) and then had a meeting on tuesday. After that it was onto the train again where I divided my time between speaking on the cellphone about a business case for one of the projects I’m involved with and watching like seven episodes of South Park.…

Workshopping

workshop

Been workshopping in Växsjö for two days. If the word “workshop” was a person..he’d be a tool. Wikipedia states:

“A workshop is also a gathering or training session which may be several days in length. It emphasizes problem-solving, hands-on training, and requires the involvement of the participants. “

I’m so curious how the more down to earth definition:

“A workshop is a room or building which provides both the area and tools (or machinery) that may be required for the manufacture or repair of manufactured goods.

Google Workshop tomorrow

I’ll be holding a Google Search Appliance workshop tomorrow for representatives from the intranet groups of Sweden, Denmark and Finland, outlining and explaining how to work with the GSA and also talk about designing with search in mind. It’ll be interesting and a good chance to present ways to improve the current structure which leaves much to be wished for. It wouldn’t be a bad gig to work more on these issues, to be able to focus instead of being all over the place with self service, document revision systems,etc.…