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The “Local Tail” Exposes What's Hidden Right Next to Us

Alchemy of Change

Imagine what happens if an when they figure out how to tie in local merchants into a distributed network of local showrooms and fulfillment centers.

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Blog Cases from 2005: Renee Blodgett on Cimmunications and Marketing

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. When I spoke to her in 2005, Renee said that she started quietly blogging over a year ago, under a pseudo name.  Blogging was a fabulous way for them to connect and network with others, professionally and socially.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

2011 114

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

One book at the top of the pile was Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: Choosing the Right Tools and Resources to Fit Your Needs.

2011 84

Knowledge Networks

Net-Map Toolbox

Steve Borgatti is my all time favorite Social Network Analysis author. And he looks for the most efficient network for knowledge sharing: The hub-and-spokes network has one central node that all links go through and who can reach everyone with one step. Steve Borgatti 2005.  . Other people's work Quote Social Networks

Technology: Iraqi bloggers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Cecile Landman and Jo van der spek wrote about the work with Iraqi bloggers for the incommunicado conference in Amsterdam in June 2005.

Communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

There is a webcast with a presentation by Verna Allee on value creating network.

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Collaborative Thinking: Build Your Companys Receptor Capacity

Collaborative Thinking

He also suggests that an enterprise needs to gauge its own RC. Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

Culture and how it will influence CoPs

Joitske Hulsebosch

The last onion: how might national cultural dimensions influence the functioning of a CoP in that country?

Technology: ICT, poverty and development

Joitske Hulsebosch

Actually similar to looking for existing informal networks. So roads, photocopiers and audio-cassettes can become part of the ICT mix.

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

This tendency to try to reduce diversity is not only evident in online networks. Diversity is therefore essential to a healthy network.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m.

2007 41

Convofy Provides Comprehensive Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking

Portals and KM

The firm behind Convofy is Scrybe founded in 2005 and funded by Adobe Ventures. All networks are SSL protected (the same as online banks).

2011 39

Take that, Gladwell: Vinegar, onions, social networks, and soccer nuts a revolution do make

Endless Knots

"They fused their secular expertise in social networks with a discipline culled from religious movements and combined the energy of soccer fans with the sophistication of surgeons. Just a loosely structured network of energized activists whose architecture of revolution--and tools--are barely understood. " And on it goes.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?


Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead! Where else?

2011 62

Practical examples: the knowledge sharing approach of the United Nations Development Programme

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the km4dev journal there was an article by Kim Henderson on the knowledge sharing approach of UNDP based on CoPs or knowledge networks. The first CoPs were established in 1999 in some of the priority thematic areas of UNDP, currently there are 20 knowledge networks with between 300-2300 members each, corresponding to the strategic goals.

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Practical example: Thailand

Joitske Hulsebosch

David Mould has posted something in with regard to his experiences with communities of practice in Thailand: [link] I recognised especially his important point about the extensive social networks (from the countries I worked in), which are very effective in getting questions and answers across.

Practical example: UNDP in India

Joitske Hulsebosch

The UN platform lends the site impartiality and network moderators who are respected in their own fields and provide lots of encouragement. Steve Glovinsky from UNDP reported in com-prac about the communities of practice for development practitioners in India. The communities are across organisations.

Practical example: using technology to work with ICT4DJamaica

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm working with ict4djamaica ; a network of organisations working in the field of ICT for development in Jamaica to assist them in the development of a sustainability strategy. I'm doing this from the Netherlands, without traveling to Jamaica. But OK, we just started, will tell you more in February when we will have finished the process

Practical example: analysis questions for a community of practice of ICT4D trainers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Beth Kanter asked (by the way this is not Beth in the picture, this is the REAL Sinterklaas): What types of analysis questions would ask at the beginning of a COP project assessment? I am a bit slow in responding, because I had to figure out how to deal with comments. Next time, a southern trainer could be part of the assessment team.

Blog Cases from 2005: Jim McGee on Knowledge Work

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. Jim felt there was something about the simplicity of a blog and its ability to plug you into a network that promises to make some significant progress on the real problems of knowledge management. RSS also really helped. Stumble.

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

The Forum explored the “current demand for more portable, social workplace experiences means for your workplace strategy.” On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips.   They now have 150 networks of excellence. completely agree.

If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

The second keynote at the Networked Learning Conference 2016 was presented by  Sian Bayne. 2005) Code and the transduction of space.

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Blog Cases from 2005: Roland Tanglao on Bryght, Drupal and More

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. When we spoke in 2005, his well known blog was also listed in the Technorati top 100 blogs in terms of the number of sites that link to him with over 1700 incoming sources and over 2,000 links. The blog served this purpose well.

Blog Cases from 2005: Tim Jarrett on Technology, Music, and More

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. When we spoke in 2005, Tim Jarrett had recently relocated to the east coast in August, 2004. When we spoke in 2005, the blog had far and away exceeded all Tim’s expectations. Tim still writes the blog Jarrett House North.

Blog Cases from 2005: Cesar Brea on Marketing, Analytics, and More

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. When we spoke Cesar in 2005 wrote a blog under his name through the Harvard Berkman Center. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging. Sometimes there was a trigger event. Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

2005 – $166,000 in sales. revenue Monetization online community social media social networkHow to craft a billion dollar business.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networks are like topic tables at a conference luncheon. Members are often at equal level, and content is usually segmented by topic.

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Networking Action » Blog

Networking Action

Game-Changer Strategic Mapping Tool for Networks? Global Action Networks: Creating our future together Join author Steve Waddell , Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell and Social Accountability … Read More. It’s key to effective leadership, network development, impact measurement, communications, and change strategies.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989.

Citizens reporters get paid by bloggers


From Robin Good's latest news: Citizen Reporting Offers Opportunities To Talented Bloggers: The Creative Reporter Network Pays For Your News Tips : Creative Weblogging has just launched a new service called Creative Reporter allowing readers to contribute tips, news, pointers and full articles to its thematic network of blogs.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Managing staff who participate in social networks. Sun Guidelines on Public Discourse  [link] (original from 2005 elsewhere) Also  [link]  .

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Forwarding Is the New Networking - Tom Davenport - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Forwarding is the new networking. OK, its not really the new networking, since its been going on for more than a decade now.

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In 2009 6 times as many people as in 2005 emigrated from Iceland. iceland metagovernment online community social networkAnd so on.

Headshift : Gettin' Wiki With It

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It has (2) comments , the latest of which was on January 24, 2007. Gettin Wiki With It One of our more massively complex systems is about to get a major upgrade - and I mean major - this version has been in development for most of this year. pretty hardcore stuff. For an upgrade this complex, its not just a case of uploading files. Whys that ?

David RD Gratton: Beyond Communities of Interest, Communities do not Exist

John Tropea - Delicious Community

David RD Gratton Blog About Beyond Communities of Interest, Communities do not Exist July 3, 2005 My company has been working with what we have been calling Information Clouds, and I came upon Thomas Vanderwals body of work. Anyway, if you are at all interested in structured content, add him to your subscriptions. Smith, Brian et al. 2000) ?Silver

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Santa Clara on Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking. Social Network Sites. 2005). Introduction. 2008).

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It’s somewhat relevant as Om Malik has now asked a rhetorical question if Social Network tools are just a feature of website. The result?

2007 20

How to Save the World - Virtual Collaboration: If You Can't Work Side-by-Side

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

March 2005 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Feb Apr MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts March 18, 2005 Virtual Collaboration: If You Cant Work Side-by-Side The Idea: What do you do if you need or want to collaborate, butyou cant do so in person? variety).