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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Let me explain why I don’t anymore because I think it sheds some light on how relationships form over time. That line is their relationship.

cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

We still need more empirical research on learning in different types of MOOCs. Both these xMOOCs have been very successful. Further references.

How self-organization works: short form

Chris Corrigan

A small elevator speech I shared on the OSLIST yesterday: Self organization works by a combination of attractors and boundaries.

Top teams understand the 4 different types of Teamwork in Nature

The Bumble Bee

We often talk about Teamwork as if its a singular thing however in nature there are 4 different types - each of which have a very precise meaning.

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Teams, communities and networks in terms of communication forms


While I came with the communication egg model to talk about things missing in distributed teams I feel that it could be useful in more contexts.

Culture: Dealing with differences

Joitske Hulsebosch

So where do we currently find the cultural differences? Yet there is a difference. Miscommunication ocurs also in our own society.

Leaders rule - differently, though

Viv Mcwaters

The question remains however if there is a different form of leadership required in such communities. What is becoming clear is that  &# no new technology…changes the fundamentals of human social dynamics&#. “It’s the kind of leadership that focuses on enabling the best innovation to emerge from the bottom up.&#.

Two very different publishing experiences!

Governance in a Networked World

German academic publisher found my PhD thesis on-line and offered to publish it in book form at no cost. It will probably never happen again (at least for me) but having never published a book before I had two books hit the market in the same month! My book on IT Governance in the Networked World [link] went down the traditional route.

Knowledge Jolt with Jack: There are many forms of network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Craig takes the authors to task for focusing too heavily on the idea of formal networks to the exclusion of all other forms.

How Can You Briefly Define the Difference Between YouTube and Hulu?

Portals and KM

While I understand that technically speaking YouTube shows mostly short-form amateur videos and Hulu and other similar sites show long-form professional videos – mostly TV shows and movies, I am trying to determine how to briefly convey this distinction. This is certainly one difference. So what do you think?

Snippets - Communities of Practice are self-forming and operating units are not.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities of Practice are self-forming and operating units are not… Q: Would you include project teams or operating units as communities of practice (CoPs)? A: Not typically. Communities form around people who share a common specialty, interest, or concern. Archive. /. Snippets. Research of insightful things people say. Jan 24.

Is Virtual Etiquette Different from Real World Etiquette?

Leading Virtually

Mike immediately told me that he was demonstrating Second Life to a class of about 25 students, who were not there in avatar form but I can assume were watching our interaction on a screen.  I texted “hi&# to the class and informed them that I conduct research on virtual worlds and their use for collaboration and training. more…).

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. They won’t have to learn diufferent platforms’ quirks for different communities.

CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

have one group in where there is a connection, but there is still different understandings about the domain. Part 1 is here. Facilitation?

CoP 2

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Unified Communications & Collaboration Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Review of history and progress to-date. 10 year anniversary for Sametime. Growing partner base. See presence info, click to call, etc. Closing remarks.

Forums Are a Different Beast (or “Don’t Bring Your Twitter or Facebook ‘Strategy’ to Forums”)

Managing Communities

Sue (@SueOnTheWeb) was involved in the conversation, too, as we were both explaining why forums were a tad different from other forms of social media, [.]. How Should I Participate

The evolution of effective team working and how you can accelerate it

The Bumble Bee

In this phase almost every team member is involved in almost every team conversation. team operating like this will not hit its deadlines.

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Active Lurkers – The Hidden Asset in Online Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Active lurkers are those that may take something from the community and pass it along to others using different channels – so they participate in your word of mouth. In your study, did you notice any different percentages in the type and size of communities. They just choose different channels to interact. Thanks for visiting!

Anecdote: The difference between communities of practice and knowledge networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While a community of practice is a group with formed for the purpose of improving member practice. Now, if you take extreme examples like your LinkedIn contacts (a network) and Shell’s Turbodudes (a CoP of geologists interested in turbidites) the difference between the two forms of organising are clear.

Where ‘YES!’ leads

Viv Mcwaters

There was a group called the Creative Performance Exchange hosting events each month that were edgy, different and intriguing. Book here.

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How the way we talk can change the way we work. and think

The Bumble Bee

Think DifferentlyComplaint -> Commitment. 2. Blame -> Personal Responsibility. 3. New Years Resolutions -> Competing Commitments. 4.

Fully Distributed Team + Face-to-Face Communication

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are a lot of subjective qualities to this kind of communication — such as body language — that cause the brain to react slightly differently than other forms, such as written or even video conference. We also have intense brainstorming sessions and even do a little free-form programming and hacking with one another.

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Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

There are many different classifications of roles in learning networks. There is a difference between a spontaneous role (eg. Leader 5.

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The Illusion of Control


Carmen herself put it in much better words than I could have ever in a different unrelated tweet to the one above:  . that is, the workforce.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 1 (am)

Jenny Connected

Every one of the 40 participants will have heard something different. noted some of the same content, but also some differences.

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ModPo – Learn how to undo the way in which we read

Jenny Connected

Here are some that have occurred to me, in no particular order of preference and of course, other ModPoers will have different perspectives.

2014 84

Networks and Communities of Practice: What is the difference? | Leadership Learning Community [beta]

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leadership Learning Community [beta] Login Join LLC About Us Advanced Search Community Connections Knowledge & Resources Consulting Services Learning Circles & Events DONATE NOW Secure Donations by Networks and Communities of Practice: What is the difference? Is there a difference? Thank you!

Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

Place is differently, not less, important online. This is an image of the 2011 Manifesto. Online can be the privileged mode. 2010). Gourlay, L.

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Notes on “Wintec Case Study: Curiosity Conquers Control” (Kristi Bernards)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The IT group ran some workshops. - Put content, workflow forms, and various other business tools on the intranet. Did roadshows.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How many different time zones might be represented by the group? Will there be subgroups that work on different things? Describe them.

Build your unique business development system using only free software

The Bumble Bee

Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit. First the bad news.

Your online Business Development System: The Blog Transmitter

The Bumble Bee

Its not very appealing to readers - think of the difference between reading a well-finished paperback and the authors original typed manuscript!

Your online Business Development System: The Alerts Radar

The Bumble Bee

Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit. Audience. tendernews.

Your online Business Development System: The CRM Walkie-Talkie

The Bumble Bee

Volunteering, Environmental, Public Health) to form unique collaborations with their fans/supporters for mutual benefit. Audience. STEP 2.

RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

What’s perhaps different here is the attempt to develop ones that deliberately connect across sectors and disciplines.

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RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

What’s perhaps different here is the attempt to develop ones that deliberately connect across sectors and disciplines. All posts

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Radical innovation is never acceptable

Chris Corrigan

All effective forms of protest are illegal until they succeed. There are lots of different ways to be illegal. People lost their jobs.

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The Difference between a Social Network Site, a Social Graph Application and a Social OS

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

My response was that it depends on what you mean by social networking since lots of Web applications are lumped into that category but either way I think all of these different categories are here to stay. In a social graph, each person is a vertex and each relationship connecting two people is an edge.

Online Community Efforts: Start Small, Be Great and Expand

Managing Communities

photo credit: Tambako the Jaguar With community efforts, sometimes there is this temptation to offer your members a lot of different touch points with which to enter some form of content. Not only do we want forums, but we want sections for specific types of content, like reviews, formatted in a different way that fits [.].

Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook has 3 different ad managers and Partner Categories is available in two of them. Scary, illuminating, real. SMH big data social media.

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