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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

Detail :  The concept overall is compelling – activity streams allow applications to publish events that are captured by aggregators that serialize the items into a sequence of posts (listed in reverse chronological order, newest entry first). There are many examples of “stream-based” platforms in the consumer market (e.g., effort.

Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn in the consumer space as well as many enterprise social software vendors) display a chronological list of human-readable content fragments that describe actions taken by people and applications. For example, in Facebook this capability is referred to as a News Stream. The concept is pretty straightforward.

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Testing ideas on the use of social media with projects funded under the Silver Dreams Fund and the Jubilee People’s Millions.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it. Windows?

Sand and the aggregate of local issues


People with unexpected stories, landmarks loaded with significance, networks of friendliness and gossip.’. The reality is very different.

Questions about online ‘openness’

Jenny Connected

For many people a conference is about networking and meeting people. Source of image. What is in it for those willing to ‘go open’?

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

In other words,  as a company, brand, or product, I can only circle people on Google+  with their permission,  which they give by circling me first. .

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Blog>> Visual Collections for Sharing and Collaboration

Green Chameleon

Please find here an example I have created: the User Adoption stack. publishing of news which is aggregated from various resources.

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Media Trust explains how local news hubs will work

Social Reporter

Among Gavin’s points: The focus will be on supporting, aggregating and amplifying what’s happening already. All posts

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Digital Habitats

For example, see [link] ). (Cross posted on FullCirc and NWWCoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? Managing Our Configurations.

Learner support in MOOCs. An alternative perspective

Jenny Connected

aggregate information from distributed digital sites. connect with people to learn from across the globe. instructors lead by example, participating in the forums. One of the panel discussions at the MOOC Research conference held in Arlington, Texas at the beginning of this month was on Supporting Learners in MOOCs.

A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool

The Bumble Bee

" How do you justify investment a specific people development activity (e.g. Step 2 - Assess Key Leader Skill Levels, Targets and Weightings.

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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

It is this connectedness we all have to both people and things that Gansky refers to as “the mesh.&#. Another, more obvious, example?

2011 72

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

For example, see [link] ). (Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration?

Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part One

Portals and KM

 For example, the SAP social network provided financial rewards for individual participation. This resulted in bad behavior, as people got competitive over the money.    When they switched to an aggregated reward that was donated to charity, the bad behavior went away. But then most days are snowy this winter.

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Corporate Community Trend: Focus on People at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

John Tropea - Delicious Community

release shifts the focus more toward people with the new SocialText People (social networking functionality) and Dashboard (attention stream management of conversations, colleagues and more). The wiki is still the core part of the product, but this additional functionality shifts the focus onto people. You are famous, Dawn.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Pilots who fly the senior people around, can’t trashtalk them on the pilots forum. Managing staff who participate in social networks.

The Messiness of Rhizomatic Learning – Words Steal My Intent

Jenny Connected

Eventually people with similar interests find each other. Did I wish to make jabs at privileged people? This is how a rhizome breaks.

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The philosophy of MOOCs

Jenny Connected

and about the different types of MOOCs  –  see for example. tend to agree with Matthias Melcher that the original idea of MOOC is becoming watered down and now MOOCs seem to be all things to all people. Wow – how bizarre does that sound, but maybe people who recognize the CCK08 philosophy understand what I mean.

2012 64

Peoplebrowsr: How to search Twitter bio profiles

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

think there are some directories, but first, people have to know about them, and two, register. How to search Twitter profiles? Did this help?

Will Mobile Devices Usher in a Renaissance in Local News?

Alchemy of Change

When you click “Nearby&# on your stream of updates on your phone in Google+, you just see posts from people near you. Want some examples?

Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

The Internet works well for services that reach millions of people in far-flung geographies. Networking News Distribution. Arthur Miller.

Collaborative Thinking: Lingering Privacy Doubts Over Facebooks Beacon

Collaborative Thinking

Hopefully, Facebook will end up doing the right thing - the second post below however is unsettling as it appears that there are things going on regarding transmission of data despite the user interface improvements that allow people to opt-out. They use this data in the aggregate to target advertising or other services more effectively.

Twitter as Compliment, Not Replacement for Journalism

Portals and KM

Matthews concludes that “we still need people to curate and make sense of that stream. Readers of this blog will know that I can resist bringing up a Darwin Awareness Engine™ example since it is designed to address this curation need and allow you to make sense of information overload.   I have covered this topic a bit already.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Work Trends 2021 Panel

Portals and KM

One driver of change is the need to talk with people remotely so much technology has been focused here. IBM set up a panel on Work Trends 2021.

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Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

Examples of rhizomes that Jenny has in her garden are mint and ground elder – so good and bad! Making sense of the metaphor . Our Research .

2014 63

First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

Stephen Downes has written a lot of blog posts about this and done many presentations.  (See for example,  [link] ; [link] and [link] ). PhD students who are teaching in HE, teachers in schools who want to move into HE/FE, people in industry etc. an aggregator. This will be a MOOC for: New lecturers in HE/FE. course home site.

Why chat streams are critical to live events

Nancy White

Ask great questions and have people answer in the chat room. People will support you when you ask for their help. AK nails it! You bet.

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The Genius of Randomness

How to Save the World

How might we enable inventors and other creative people to do this more often and in more different ways. ” Hmmm. Playing with randomness.

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The philosophy of MOOCs

Jenny Connected

and about the different types of MOOCs  –  see for example. tend to agree with Matthias Melcher that the original idea of MOOC is becoming watered down and now MOOCs seem to be all things to all people. Wow – how bizarre does that sound, but maybe people who recognize the CCK08 philosophy understand what I mean.

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Connected - SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people. Not familiar with My Sites? How did we do this?

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation


Challenge it by helping people understand and fully embrace how they can adapt to a new reality. In fact, quite the opposite. Whoahhh? Really?

2013 82

SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people. « Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people. Not familiar with My Sites? How did we do this?

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


Silly Twitter API limits: One of the reasons why I keep following very very few people, as opposed to the ones I know I should / could follow.

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Fedwiki – further thoughts

Jenny Connected

For me, as I explained in my last post, the attraction is in the mining of ideas that interest me and inform my personal practice; ideas that I can aggregate/fork into my own site to edit, amend, expand or simply store for future reference. My focus is on this at the moment, rather than on completing the tasks set by Mike Caulfield.

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“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

Think, for example, about a new generation of local entrepreneurs fed with  GigWalk assignments and paid by Square. How it Works. Smart. Period.

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Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

We do this by connecting the ideas to people. Here’s an example. To get our ideas to spread, we need to connect them with people.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic. 3. The Dgroups platform has other depictions but this is the most vivid one. Modified. Count. Armênia. China.

Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

People are much more than machines and it is time to leave Fred Taylor behind.  For example, a study by consulting firm Blessing White found only 33 percent of North American workers engaged in their jobs. Even the best people are not successful without a sense of purpose. could not agree more. That would make sense. Expands Its Social Email Offering to Include Lotus Notes

Portals and KM

These include bringing central components of SharePoint into Outlook so people can collaborate on documents within their main flow of work.