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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Secret Handshake One way you might think about the difference between a connection and a relationship is to picture it like network mappers do.

Travelling a different road

Viv Mcwaters

And we need to experience before we process and analyse. Travelling a different road is a post from: Tweet This!

The Principled Approach

e-Moderation Station

The process approach to writing was supported by blogging groups and/or blogging ´buddies’ working in pairs for feedback, editing and redrafting.

What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?

Viv Mcwaters

We don’t focus on processes or techniques. This is also a model for meetings and facilitation approaches. So what’s it like?

Understanding where you are, not where you think you are: some tips and a process

Chris Corrigan

These helped me to reflect on a conversation I had with a client yesterday, where we designed a process for dealing with this. Why is it there?

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Love and power, holons and process

Chris Corrigan

This dynamic approach to love and power invites us to become skillful at both. The approach is fundamentally Taoist! Holons.

Moving to a Multi-Vendor Approach to Handling Today’s More Complex Content Management Requirements.

Portals and KM

In the past firms have taken a product-specific approach to their enterprise content management (ECM) strategies: “document management for office docs, web content management for online content, records management for corporate records, and so on.” It often relies on complex workflows or business process management to drive processes.

Collaborative Decision Making - the IBM Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM is hosting a webinar next week on making decisions collaboratively using Cognos Business Intelligence and Lotus Connections : " IBM Cognos Business Intelligence provides built-in collaborative and social networking capabilities to fuel the exchange of ideas and knowledge that naturally occurs in decision-making processes today.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

It requires a fundamental rethink of the organization – and how its processes for creating value can be opened up to people outside the organization. Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. They didn’t do it by tweaking. No question.

Three ‘new’ group processes

Viv Mcwaters

There’s probably no such this as a new process – variations on a theme maybe. Wave Analysis Evaluation. Good idea. Values Activity.

McKinsey on Web 2.0 in the Enterprise (2008) - Adoption Pattern Makes a Big Difference

Michael Sampson - Currents

believe there's a word for IT dominated approaches then - a worst practice. tools. Click for a larger image ). My Comments. 1. Collaboration

Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

The Bumble Bee

Think DifferentlyFor a copy of the worked example excel spreadsheet containing all the formula please email me. Balance. Region. Interest Rate.

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The Change Process - 7 Tips to Stay on Top of What's Happening

Michael Sampson - Currents

write about change in my book on user adoption , and this article outlines a very complementary set of tips on change: " Engaging workplace change can be an unpredictable experience because processes and people evolve in diverse ways as they undergo change. Read more: Staying on Top of the Change Process. User Adoption

Personal Kanban Approaches

Evolving Web

The massive variance in work item types, sizes, and dependencies make personal kanban a very different animal than work group kanban.  What follows are a few personal kanban approaches I’ve used to try to overcome these variability issues. This is the fifth post in my Personal Kanban series.  Then it would get a “Completed.”

BIG promotes a positive approach to community building

Social Reporter

Groups outside London can feel disadvantaged in this process, and it is enormously frustrating and wasteful. Do take a look here.

Uncover the hidden physics of your business processes

The Bumble Bee

Just like our plumbing the pipes can have leaks and the stocks can have different internal mechanisms to control how water gets managed within them.

PhD defense


Wouters: Want a conventional PhD or do you want a blogging approach? Tags: PhD process Efimova M. And then we all moved to the reception.

Complicated or Complex? The "suck it and see" approach

Governance in a Networked World

The proposed problem resolutions that might arise between the two are quite different, with the complicated regime supporting our natural tendencies to break thing down to analyse things in smaller chunks before combining them back up into a hopefully good solution. given that the governance decision making process varies so widely?

Communities of practice: two disastrous approaches

Joitske Hulsebosch

The two disastrous approaches he sees are: "1 - Creating an organisational template for communities of practice, with a full roll out plan, dedicated staff etc. This is the classic engineering approach which assumes that there must be a top down, designable RIGHT answer. Dave Snowden wrote on his own blog about communities of practice.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes: Three Approaches to Social Computing Platforms

Green Chameleon

think there are markets for each of the three approaches on this panel. (I certainly agree with the multiple markers). Jive - we have a strong client base - we meet with them constantly to understand problems and challenges - we include clients in our development process - we produce many iterations to incorporate these changes from clients.

Leadership Maxims, Avoiding a CoP Mid-Life Crisis, Library Clips, Knowledge and Learning Toolkit, Ten Commandments for Business Failure

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It might establish annual goal-setting and assessment processes or simply make sure the purpose of its work is clearly articulated. differs from web 2.0. The tools presented provide different frameworks which can be used to plan, monitor and evaluate knowledge and learning initiatives. Maxim #1: PICKLES. Maxim #2: Three Rights.

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Since there’s no Big Society Big Plan, can we expect Big Process? Probably not.

Social Reporter

Louie argues that there are some fundamental paradoxes we must face if Big Society is to come alive: it will take longer than an electoral cycle; there is no simple solution in handing over power; we need to work with complexity and a whole system approach; we need a process to evolve a shared vision, through a dialogue and partnership building.

My KM World Notes: Evolve From a Tactical E-Discovery Approach to Search and E-Discovery

Portals and KM

    It is titled:  Evolve From a Tactical E-Discovery Approach to Search and E-Discovery   by  Brian W. Lacking an end-to-end approach to gather and filter information, few enterprises report having a holistic approach to e-discovery. There are a number of shortcomings with this approach.

McKinsey on Making Enterprise 2.0 Work is Reminder of Process Centric KM in Early 90s.

Portals and KM

might end up having a greater impact that such recent enterprise approaches as ERP and CRM. Not only did I agree with them, but these six were some of the exact same success factors we found for process centric KM in the early 90s, at least at the headline level. when it is applied to business processes. It is no different here.

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The social process | Web 2.0 and business process management

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

” The impact on process Aviva is also an organisation that is further down the road of business process management than most. And the application of Web 2.0 to business processes promises to have just as evolutionary an impact as it does in the realm of knowledge management, if not greater, says Redshaw. Case closed.

In Praise of Collaborative Processes - Taking Turns, Working Together, Developing Shared Understanding

Michael Sampson - Currents

We know how to do this when we are clustered around a physical whiteboard, but this approach to co-working on ideas, to collaborating on developing shared understanding, is much more difficult across geographical boundaries. This is one of the reasons I like the promise of the eBeam approach - it's collaborative by design.

Share2010 Session: Andrew Jolly from OBS on "Aligning SharePoint Governance with Your Business Processes"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key points from Andrew around governance and business processes: What's the problem? Other changes - social model ("we know best" vs. "you know what's best"), decision process (top down vs. bottom up), and organizational structure (command and control vs. devolved responsibility). SharePoint on its own doesn't do a thing. Why do this?

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. would now respond differently. See for instance here.

Community Is A Management Approach, Not Just a Role

John Tropea - Delicious Community

persuasive approach to business outcomes such as inbound marketing that lowers costs, reduces cycle time, and increases satisfaction.

Own it – with a smile

Net-Map Toolbox

How do you approach your work and your family life when it gets stressful? (Picture by Alan Cleaver on flickr). What does that mean?

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Creative Facilitation – the Book!

Viv Mcwaters

Part Three: Beyond the Basics is about providing an understanding of how to engage people and use different approaches. Start anywhere.

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‘Easy and safe’ is over-rated

Viv Mcwaters

We don’t have the luxury of patiently explaining what will happen (describing the menu/agenda/process) and easing people into the main game. They describe the difference between cold cognition – logical and rational thinking processes – and hot cognition – non-logical and emotionally driven thinking processes.

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When Context Transcends Change Management


And, somehow, technology seems to be making things much worse, like two completely different worlds colliding with one another! . snowded.

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Collaborative Discussions

Michael Sampson - Currents

Having a discussion is one of the fundamental patterns of human interaction that can be approached collaboratively … or not. have been reflecting on what “taking a collaborative approach” means in the context of discussions; here are five ideas: 1. Be willing to do something different. Provide time to reflect.

Cultivating Collaborative Behaviour

Michael Sampson - Currents

The presentation looks at the fundamental human practices of collaboration, and gives a series of strategies and approaches for individuals, teams and groups, managers, and executives to cultivate such behaviour in organizational life. – slides 11-13: the 3 P’s model of collaboration: practice, process, and potential.

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Notes on Paul Culmsee, "Wicked Problems and SharePoint: Rethinking the Approach" (Paul Culmsee, Seven Sigma Business Solutions)

Michael Sampson - Currents

An early client of Paul's asked "What's the difference between SharePoint and Skype?" Answering this question has framed Paul's approach since then. Paul says that one of the things that different about his session is that he has a way of understanding chaos. There are inappropriate methods. - "it's a process problem".

Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blog About Ed Projects Services Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two October 19, 2007 – 11:49 am There is some confusion about what ’social networks’ and ‘communities’ are, and where they differ. Communities have shared values and decision-making processes. forum). Here there are: 1.

Social Factors in Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

The presentation has three main sections: Approaches to improving adoption (slides 4-18) … a brief review of adoption fundamentals, such as adoption happens in an organizational / IT context, it’s a process not an event, and there are cultural and behavioural aspects to adoption. This is culture in action.

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The Pedagogy of ModPo

Jenny Connected

The focus in ModPo is on the process rather than the content, although there is plenty of content. 2. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

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Mini-Workshop at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

There is also no organisation-wide process. It would be great if there was a defined tool and process for all discussions.

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