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The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

However, there was one very interesting, topical and pertinent question, which was, What was the business model for the FSLT12 MOOC? Perhaps Universities who wish to run MOOCs need to take a fresh look at what they mean by ‘business model’. Last week I was at the HEA/SEDA day conference in Birmingham, UK.

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Jazz and the New Models of the Enterprise


If Open Business is all about this, and so much more !, I am all IN for it! Open BusinessBut, first things first. Well, here you have it.

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Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

One reason that KM4dev has thrived, in my opinion, is that it has a very open business model in which no one organization holds the community captive. 

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Cool beta signup model

Community Guy

Business StrategyFrom : I haven’t seen this method of handling beta signups for new community tools.

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

And of these, one of the most important, if still under-appreciated is the “ modularization of business processes.”

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Quiznos and the Old Business Model

Alchemy of Change

The reason I’m sharing this is that one of the contributing factors behind their fall was their business model, and the exploitive relationship that the company had with its franchise owners. Here’s an interesting NPR story on Quiznos being taken over by private equity firm to avoid bankruptcy.

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A Model of Identity and Community

How to Save the World

The model so far is explained on his blog and I’d recommend you read his excellent, short article before continuing reading this.

Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

These are all descriptions of business ecosystems. The Corvallis Business Ecosystem. Technology Business Ecosystem. Please share!

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What are Business Ecosystems?

Partnering Resources

Business Ecosystem Model developed by Dr. James F. recently wrote about business ecosystems, adaptability, and change leadership.

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Social Business, Where Do You Stand?


And those who are there for the true social transformation of their entire business ecosystem (Both internal and external). Nothing. Zilch.

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The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Our first effort to define the discipline is our Community Maturity Model: This model does two things. Thanks! Thanks for stopping by!

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Reinventing Relationships with Social Business


Still think we are living on a Social Business Era? . Let’s go and  Reinvent Relationships with Social Business. What a rush!

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics


Where is the business value? Whether we like it or not, we, social / open business evangelists live on the laggards, the critics, the skeptics.

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The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity?


What’s the state of Social Business today? And still is, perhaps, in some parts of the larger business world. My goodness! .

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Open Business and The Power of Habit


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Is that something that you inspire in yourself, and / or in others?

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How the Harvard MBA model fails the world

Chris Corrigan

Too bad that they have to devote so much of their teaching efforts to a method—and its view of management, like that of other business schools so concentrated on analysis–that is doing such great harm to our organizations and the societies in which they function (see via The Harvard 19 | Henry Mintzberg.

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Cool beta signup model

Community Guy

Business StrategyFrom : I haven’t seen this method of handling beta signups for new community tools.

Situational Leadership in the Era of Open Business


That one that would thrive in an Open Business world. IBM Innovation Learning Life Open Business Open Leadership It never was. Hippie 2.0

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Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities


IBM Innovation Learning Open Business But I am sure at this point in time you are probably wondering about what does that mean exactly, right?

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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.

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Business Reimagined by Dave Coplin, Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

If you have any interest in re-imagining how to work or do business, please check out Dave’s book.

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

about 3 weeks ago - 4 comments Third-order engagement is the cutting edge of business strategy. Committing to Tweet Think about it.

Is your collaboration SAFE: a simple model for collaborative viability

The Bumble Bee

The SAFE model of collaborative viability - a summary. S is for SYNERGY. Checkout some of my other collaboration models: The Sustainable Network model. The Fair Collaboration model. Many Thanks to Kathryn Burns of Birmingham City University who collaborated with me to develop this model.

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

Think through and list the disruptive threats to your business. using time as a constraint and forcing function. Synthesis – 5 min.

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How the Client Experience Defines the New ROI of Social Business – Finally, A New KPI in the Making


While I was at IBM, working during those 17 years in multiple internal projects within 6 different business units, one comes to realise that even though you are working on the blue dollars (vs. How the Client Experience Defines the New ROI of Social Business. It’s good for the business. business problem? Go deeper.

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How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business


” A strategy is a strategy if it answers what you need to do and why to achieve a certain business objective. Valencia, Amsterdam (Again!),

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants


Let’s see… How about  Social Business is not something entirely new, we already knew about it from before. Awakening of Business!

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business


Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking! first came about. Remember your email education and email etiquette?

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Giving Up Control in the Era of Open Business


You may as well start looking around right away, as they may already be disrupting your business, without you not knowing it …. Open Business

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Open Business – The Narrative vs. The Ruthless Measurement


Oh, metrics, what would we do without you in the business world, right? Every single business out there needs one. Social Analytics.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: IBM Social Business Partners

Portals and KM

IBM’s business partners contribute nearly one-third of IBM’s revenue and more than half of the company’s SMB business.    

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IBM Covers the Transformation of Business Email

Portals and KM

Business email remains big despite some attempts to get stuff out of an overcrowded inbox.  Email is becoming more focused.  

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Can Starting with the Technology Be Business Aligned?

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the ideal (or perhaps idealistic) view of the world, the use of new collaboration tools and approaches is solely “driven by the business.” What could this mean for our business? Which business strategies could this support? To provide a way of holding meetings with people who aren’t in the same place.

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Lessons from the Octopus: Business Ecosystems, Adaptability, and Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

A camouflaged octopus has much to teach organizations about thriving in business ecosystems. Image: How they do this is interesting.

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Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A “top list&# of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Australian Business Forum - have a forum, tumbleweed territory - John Rashleigh, Chairman. Australian Women Online - supporting women in business. Australia’s community for solo & micro business. Have a forum. Have Twitter ID. 

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Harvard Business Publishing: For Educators. |. Visit Harvard Business School. Harvard Business Review. Harvard Business Mobile.

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Monetization: Facebook Revenue and Business Model

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Technorati Tags: business models , Facebook , Monetization , Money , MySpace , revenue , revenue streams , virtual goods.

The Illusion of Control


Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadershipthat is, the workforce. It’s not our job to worry about that. Instead. If anything.

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IBM's Mike Rhodin on the Convergence of Social Business, Analytics and Commerce: Part One

Portals and KM

Over the last decade IBM has driven a significant transformation of its business model as they shifted to higher value areas, improved efficiencies, and invested in a number of firms to fill out their portfolio of software offerings.   We also discussed the convergence of social business and analytics. brought to business.

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation


Business is a conversation because the defining work of business is conversation – literally. To quote: . At all. Ah-ha!

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