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Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies?

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes and Justina Andonian at the Center for Marketing Research, Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently released a report on The 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau? This represents a 2% increase since last year.

"Tiles for America"

Endless Knots

One reads, "Tiles for America," all of them together a fitting 9/11 Memorial.   Tags: 9/11 Art New York

How to add Friends to Groups or Lists or Filters in Facebook

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Networks and old filters - Facebook had about 12 inluding school friends, colleagues and “Hookups&# which must mean something less racy in America than it does in Australia! Before the new Facebook interface was fully launched, I mentioned that it would be a good idea to plan some groups for you to filter your friends into. TOGGLE.

Watching the Growth of Walmart Across America via Flowing Data

Portals and KM

Here is a great visualization effort by the Flowing Data people. You can see how Walmart, like kudzu on the left , spread across the US South. It started in 1964 and first invaded the South. Then it passed the kudzu limits during the 1980s to spread across the rest of the country. It is a bit scary. wonder what the Starbucks story would look like.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This comes from 20 years of doing facilitation both on and offline, running several software companies, and running various forums at America Online.

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Conspicuous, but not Consuming | GOOD

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Take Twitter, for example, which expanded at a rate of almost 1400 percent in February 2009. What is GOOD? Choose GOOD Make GOOD Better Hello!

Helen Thomas: "Thirty women reporters had to sit on the floor"

Endless Knots

"), and who has so many firsts to her name that no American woman journalist is really her peer. We need editors for that and this ain't that.

What America has lost because Van Jones quit

Chris Corrigan

Eco-Equity with Van Jones : I’ve seen Van Jones speak, I’ve worked with people who have worked with him, and I take a lot of inspiration from him. hope Van lands on his feet, as I know he will, perhaps back in Oakland making a real difference in the lives of people who need it.

One reason why I love English football

Chris Corrigan

In short, the League controls the teams and top down control mechanisms are a little disingenuous when it comes to fan support. Wigan can’t move.

News Updates (June 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enterprise 2.0 is still considered in many quarters almost a fashion statement, just as Virgin America is thought of by some as a boutique airline.

Vote for DataMasher in Apps for America 2

Influence

Over the past month, I had the privilege of being the Forum One Project Manager for a fun, open-source web application development contest: the Apps for America 2: Data.gov Challenge. Expo in Washington on Sept. 8, 2009. We were eager to participate after successfully coming in second with our Legistalker.org app earlier this year.

News Updates (December 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Twitter in 2009. My end of year post on Messaging News is about the most significant event in collaboration in 2009. " The most significant event for me in 2010 was observing the adoption and use of Twitter. Other Items. - The RIM BlackBerry is still the leading smartphone in the US, for October 2009. Desca and Cisco.

Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Diminishing Returns of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

wikinomics wisdom of crowds YouTube Diminishing Returns of Collaboration Naumi Haque June 15th, 2009 While generally a believer in how collaboration can lead to better insights and greater efficiency, I continually see examples of where it is neither effective, nor terribly efficient – and in the worst cases totally counter-productive.

Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Barry Mike Walsh January 9th, 2009 10:42 am Jeremiah, As always, you have done an excellent job on this report! Product demos. Version 6.4

Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 1 » Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Reply Will England says: September 14, 2009 at 11:37 am Not yet; still in the concept, design and ideation phase. Conference! love this article!

How Deloitte’s social network beat the isolation blues

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Web Report Card Boy Scouts of America site lacks multimedia content By Gabe McDonough Association site heavy on RSS feeds, but lean on video and other interactive elements. March 24, 2009 10 a.m.-4 FEATURES OPINIONS RESOURCES 100-Day Plan engages employees, boosts profits By Sarah McAdams 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Add your caption here. say U.K.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

She wrote: ED-MEDIA 2009 « Lisa’s (Online) Teaching Blog My first technology-related experience, however, was on the plane getting here from San Diego.

Online Community Summit 2009

Online Community Strategy

Cisco, CNN, GlobalGiving, Moshi Monsters, Edutopia, LinkedIn, American Legacy Foundation, SEGA of America, Time Inc. 11:00 – 11:30: Break.

Social capital/ism

GrowingPains

Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital. Shih (2009). Hertz saw in all this hopeful signs for a changing world order.

Links for the Week: May 17, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links for the Week: May 17, 2009. mountain in Japan, still snow-covered in May; photo by Kevin. Fear of Flying: Barbara Ganley. versions.

The Connected Economy - O'Reilly Radar

John Tropea - Delicious Network

mean, how else can you explain how, as we approach an economic Armageddon and ecological disasters, we have 4 people with so little to say about how to solve our problems, running for President and Vice President of America. • OREILLY HOME RADAR RELEASE 2.0 RESEARCH CONFERENCES ABOUT All Open Source Geo Emerging Tech Web 2.0 web 2.0

Online Community Summit 2009: Updates

Online Community Report

Miles Orkin, America Cancer Society. I wanted to post a quick update with the latest session leads and topics for the Online Community Summit, to be held October 8-9 in Sonoma. I am looking forward to hosting the Summit, along with co-host Joi Podgorny, Head of Community at Mind Candy. Turning to the Crowd: Ideas and Contest Sites.

Links of the Week: March 14, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links of the Week: March 14, 2009. Chart of group satisfaction by size, from Life With Alacrity. This guy is freaking brilliant. Huge fun.

How I use social media

Nancy White

She wrote: ED-MEDIA 2009 « Lisa’s (Online) Teaching Blog. Online Community. It was life changing. Social media is a great place to fail.

Links and Tweets for the Week -- November 29, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links and Tweets for the Week -- November 29, 2009. Stumble" from the Mari Lwyd series by Clive Hicks-Jenkins. Thanks to Sheri Herndon.

Links and Tweets of the Week: October 24, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: October 24, 2009. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION'S COLLAPSE. Either that, or the Earth will reject humanity."

Links of the Week/Month -- December 19, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links of the Week/Month -- December 19, 2009. I've been travelling, so my weekly update links have piled up for three weeks. Thanks.

Collaborative Thinking: Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions

Collaborative Thinking

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2009 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

North America took top honors with 7 Winners, followed by Asia (5 Winners) and Europe (3 Winners). The 2009 winners include some long time winners and some major companies that you would not associate wit KM in the 90s This brings back memories. The Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) award has been around for some time.  

Links for the Week -- February 14, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links for the Week -- February 14, 2009. "25 things about me" collage; thanks to Pete McGregor. Joe Bageant on our Prison/Asylum Culture: My buddy Joe writes about the deep and broad psychological malaise in America , and the efforts of psychologists to heal it, exploit it, and keep the lid on it. What about the Q&A? Gray bat.

The Leading Virtually Digest, March 28, 2009

Leading Virtually

Bottom line: President Obama continues to be innovative in embracing technology to engage his constituency, the people of America. In addition, the President now has valuable data (based on the questions and the votes) about what is on the minds of a certain section of America. tried it out at [link] and it seems like a neat product.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Dev: Sarah Blackmun on 30 Sep 2009 at 5:20 am [.] Links to all the previous podcasts are at the bottom of this post.) Take a listen!

The Death Cycle of Newspapers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It is upsetting to watch as 6000+ journalists lose their jobs across America. Example - “Why me? Where do you think heritage media are at?

Avoiding "Change Addiction"

Collaborative Thinking

What really struck me is why so many of these change management programs fail," only to be followed by similar initiatives within one or two years, often before the original program is completed, said MacLeod, president of BP Convenience Retail USA & Latin America. Given the post-Enterprise 2.0 Never assume that leaders get it.

Links and Tweets of the Week: October 31, 2009 (Scary Hallowe'en Edition)

How to Save the World

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: October 31, 2009 (Scary Hallowe'en Edition). Be nice to America, or we'll bring democracy to your country.

Links and Tweets of the Week: October 3, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: October 3, 2009. The birth rate is already spiking in the UK and is on the upswing in North America as well. westcoast indian art -- a mask open to reveal another mask -- from the mcmichael collection (artist name misplaced). PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION'S COLLAPSE. This report predicts at least a 6.3

Online Community Summit 2009 - Initial Topics & Session Leads

Online Community Report

Miles Orkin, America Cancer Society. The Online Community Summit will be held October 8th & 9th in Sonoma, CA. It is hard to believe that the Online Community Summit is now in it's eight year! This year, I will be hosting the Summit, along with co-host Joi Podgorny, Head of Community at Mind Candy. What makes the summit so special?

Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009

How to Save the World

BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009. North America: Still the Growth Wasteland: A couple of great posts from Chris Corrigan: One lamenting Obama's sacrificing of his only real progressive Van Jones , and the other lamenting the growth at any cost agenda of Canada's so-called Liberal party. by Emily Troutman. agrees.

Where’s Viv?

Viv Mcwaters

This post is prompted by the question posed recently: “Has Viv dropped off the planet?&#. And isn’t that what we facilitators do?

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow

Nancy White

Finally, I have grabbed a few minutes to add the next couple of podcasts in the series on Social Media in International Development. Take a listen!