January, 2012

Michelle Laurie

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Workshop Alert – Rosviz is back!

Michelle Laurie

I am excited to announce the 3rd annual graphic facilitation workshop (aka Rosviz!) in beautiful Rossland, BC, Canada, July 18-20th, 2012. Drawing on Walls at the 2011 Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C. You are invited to this experiential workshop which takes place almost entirely at the drawing surface! Step out of the PowerPoint rut!

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I support the protest….keep the Internet free and open

Michelle Laurie

Thanks for commenting and more

Michelle Laurie

My icons on networks, connections and strategy. As I blog into 2012, it’s important to reflect on what I hope to achieve with my blog this year. First, blogging is a personal practice where I reflect on work and ideas that intrigue me. Third, how are people finding my blog and how can I improve this?

Facilitation Resource Alert

Michelle Laurie

Hello facilitators and non-facilitators! This is a deck of 91 cards describing ways to host, facilitate, and participate in an effective meeting. The site  provides nine suggested uses from preparing a facilitated event to post-event reflection and getting un-stuck. The cards are another ‘tangible and tactile’ (i.e. beyond online!)

2011 in review – Thanks WordPress!

Michelle Laurie

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.  It’s been great to review the stats they generated including the top 5 referring sites, top blog posts, searches by visitors and more. Thanks WordPress for all the great info! Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people.

My TEDxRainier Talk on The Soulful Company

Alchemy of Change

I'm excited to share my TEDxRainier talk on "The Soulful Company." This talk will serve as a catalyst to shift my focus here at Alchemy of Change into a place for exploring some of the questions I hope to pique with this talk. The Soulful Company B Corporation corporations drive meaning mission soulful company

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

Probably, because we are not done with it yet, but, most possibly, because we need to shift gears with it. Quite the opposite. Indeed, that simple!

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List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. Social Media Business by Laurel Papworth. link].

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Place is a Tag: How Your Phone Should Work

Alchemy of Change

Get ready for the geo-tag - and a revolution in the way you use your phone to search the places around you! Contextual Computing Local Android crowd-source del.icio.us Diigo geo-tag geoloqi Google Google Maps GPS iPhone local meridian search semantic Wikipedia Windows Phone

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Reading is (Still) Fundamental

Evolving Web

recently tweeted this after mulling over the differences I’ve seen while working with various clients. Simon Marcus: COO of the Library Corporation.

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Google Tiers Search into the Global, Social and Personal

Alchemy of Change

By connecting Google+ to search, Google is tiering web search into three, very useful, layers: global search, social search and personal search. Connection Technologies Contextual Computing Google Google Search Plus Your World personal search search social search

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Want to Trust Your Employees? Give Them All Unlimited Vacation Days

Elsua

Why are we not doing it in today’s corporate world on a wider scale?” Surprise, surprise. Well, not really. Why should it? On the contrary.

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The Joy of Choice

Elsua

Or not. You know how it goes. But is it really so? And, most importantly, can we do anything about it at all? What do you think? Well, wonder no more.

IBM Lotusphere and CONNECT 2012 – Here We Go Again! #ls12 #IBMConnect

Elsua

Orlando, here we come! Are you ready? At best. And very much so! But that’s just fine! Never stop moving! The rest will come at its own pace!

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

In October of 2011, AIIM (the Association for Information & Imaging Management, a non-profit research, community and educational association), published a survey-based report that examined social business and Enterprise 2.0 John summarized the work and results of the study. Why the growing interesting in Q&A applications? E2.0). .

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The 1-minute guide to the mobile classroom

e-Moderation Station

Photo by Milica Sekulic. Wondering how to start introducing elements of mLearning (mobile learning) into your language classes? Show and tell. Reading.

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Enterprise Social Software Will be Pervasive by 2016 - Perhaps

Portals and KM

The Forrester report, Social Enterprise Apps Redefine Collaboration , predicts that enterprise social software twill become a $6.4 Billion market in 2016. Juan Carlos Perez provides a nice summary of the Forrester report. billion market in 2016.”. There are several key issues and assumptions here.   This is exactly what needs to be done.

Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

The Bumble Bee

In this article I will share with you a simple 7-step plan based on a fully worked example of Customer Data Analysis using Excel. Balance. Region.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Management Innovation eXchange. Its time to reinvent management. You can help. Search. Connect Log In. Management Innovation eXchange. Stories. Hacks.

Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

The Bumble Bee

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. figured this would be pretty easy - a thing that most people would want to do! Social Networking

Are We In A "Post E2.0 Era"?

Collaborative Thinking

I just read an interesting report from my ex-colleague Larry Cannel from Gartner (" The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work "). It was recently published under the Burton IT1 Research if you have access. My thoughts - not directly in response to Larry's report, just in general concerning Enterprise 2.0 Are We In The Post-2.0 Era? .

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Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Industry discussions on the value of activity streams have been going on for a few years. The concept is pretty straightforward. Social network sites (e.g., For example, in Facebook this capability is referred to as a News Stream. That permission might be direct, or indirect (e.g., a “like” gesture results in a subscription subsequent updates).

Social Media Training for February March 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Handson means the practical exercises are computer based (we have a lab). Social Media Campaign (one day course). This is very intensive course.

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Computer Science is not Digital Literacy

SocialTech

I'm a huge fan of the current wave of enthusiasm and political will to transform the way that ICT is delivered in schools. This morning at BETT, the UK's Education Secretary Micheal Gove will outline the Government's endorsement of the development of Computer Science and hopefully, a more interesting, relevant and creative computing curriculum.

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The Intercession of a Thousand Small Sanities

How to Save the World

Most of the time in the history of medicine, the best way to end disease was to build a better sewer and get people to wash their hands.

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Group Works Card Deck – A Joyful Announcement

How to Save the World

Here is our announcement: ——– The Group Works card deck , the first product of the Group Pattern Language Project, is now out!

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also. Web Concepts: Change in Education and the Laws of the Web . Updated pdf available for download from Rich DeMillo, Mike McCracken and Ashwin Ram’s first #change11 session for week 20.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also. Web Concepts: Change in Education and the Laws of the Web . Updated pdf available for download from Rich DeMillo, Mike McCracken and Ashwin Ram’s first #change11 session for week 20.

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Shifts in 2011 Inc. 500 Social Media Usage

Portals and KM

I have been writing about the work of Nora Ganim Barnes and her colleagues at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for some time. See my last post on them: Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies? This new study continues the Center’s work on Inc. In 2010 50% of the Inc. 

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JackBe Presto Provides Self-Service Business Intelligence on a Mobile Basis

Portals and KM

Chris talked about the rise of mobile in general and with business intelligence in particular. Chris gave me an example. This all makes sense to me.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Monday Morning Press Q&A

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. Jeff Schick came up next.

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Just Released: Why Plans Fail: Cognitive Bias, Decision Making, and Your Business.

Evolving Web

A few months ago, I wrote a series of posts in this blog about cognitive bias. Those became the pre-writing for this short ebook: Why Plans Fail.

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Blog>> The Confluence of Human Resource and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

There are several areas where I think HR and KM can work together. Where tacit knowledge is concerned, they broker the necessary connections.

Educating the under-privileged

Jenny Connected

Last week, I was privileged to visit the Kuttu Kalai Kudam or Centre of Performing Arts in Punjarasantankal Village, eight kilometers from Kanchipurum town in the southernmost Indian State of Tamil Nadu. This small school was founded in 1990 by P. Rajagopal and his Dutch wife, Dr. Hanne M. de Bruin.

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What We Like vs What We Want

How to Save the World

T his is another in my series of articles exploring the basic existential questions of who we are and what motivates us to do what we do.

No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Business. Autos. Energy. Logistics & Transportation. Media & Entertainment. Pharma & Healthcare. Retail. SportsMoney. Strategies & Solutions. Wall Street. Washington. The Business Of College Football. Investing. Advisor Network. Bonds. Commodities & Currencies. International. Intelligent Investing. Markets. Mutual Funds. Options. Personal Finance.

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Why is Twitter So Mad at Google?

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is mad at Google for connecting Google+ with search - and for commoditizing their service in the process. How this might not be such a bad thing. Network Strategies Facebook Flickr Google Twitter

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. Ed Brill hosted the session. agree.

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Innovation agency NESTA announces hyperlocal media research and funding

Social Reporter

The UK innovation agency NESTA is starting a major exploration of the future of hyperlocal media – covering everything from struggling local papers, and reduced local BBC services, through to new Government-backed local TV, and the blogs, online communities and radio stations run by passionate digital activists. emerging and future trends.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Mobile, Bring Your Own Device

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year. These notes cover the Monday individual press session, Mobile, Bring Your Own Device, with Rob Ingram, Senior Manager, Mobile Communication Strategy, IBM. Now they are announcing extension to Connections. It will install what is needed.