The effect of the use of business technologies upon user knowledge: a qualitative methodology literature review

Context This blog pot is an assignment I wrote for my subject at University of Queensland.  Since it is never likely to be published anywhere, I did the next best thing – turn it into a serious looking blog post.  Somewhat more of an experiment than anything else. Author:  Micheal Axelsen 1 Introduction This paper … Read more

Can employers tell us what we can do in our private, online social networking, lives?

If your employer tells you to ‘stop doing that, you’ll go blind’ online, do you have to stop doing it?  Short answer:  yes, with a but.  As I specialise in long answers though – see below.  Caveat – I’m not a lawyer.  This probably misses a ton of stuff cos I’ve shortened it from the … Read more

A ‘Guest Post’ for CPA Congress

A little while ago CPA Australia requested that I write a guest post for them for publication on the CPA Congress blog (, with the purpose of promoting my upcoming social networking workshop in Melbourne on social networking.  That post went live on Friday.  You can find the guest post at, and I reproduce … Read more

Virtual Water Cooler

Last month I had an article (‘It’s about who knows you’) published in InTheBlack, CPA Australia’s monthly magazine.  I was very happy with that for two reasons – firstly it was a paid commission article, which is always nice, and secondly they kept my title.  In all my experience of writing articles and publications, that … Read more