New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts
OCTOBER 29, 2013
van den Assem (2013), Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts. Through social innovation, libraries may adopt new functions and roles and even act as innovation catalysts in networks of increasingly interdependent stakeholders from different sectors. Just published: A. de Moor and R. In Proc. Abstract.
Collaborative Thinking: Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions
FEBRUARY 15, 2008
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Catalyst pre-conference workshop agenda - Project Concordia
JUNE 30, 2009
Another option for those wishing to leverage attendance at Catalyst (on top of all the great Burton Group workshops, sessions, guest speakers, etc). We will hold a pre-conference workshop at the Burton Catalyst North America 2009 conference on Monday, 27 July 2009, from 10am to 5pm , in San Diego, California. Registering to attend.
My TEDxRainier Talk on The Soulful Company
Alchemy of Change
JANUARY 14, 2012
This talk will serve as a catalyst to shift my focus here at Alchemy of Change into a place for exploring some of the questions I hope to pique with this talk. I'm excited to share my TEDxRainier talk on "The Soulful Company." The Soulful Company B Corporation corporations drive meaning mission soulful company
computing, culture, and catalyst
NOVEMBER 20, 2008
I dropped my Moto Q in the bath tub about two weeks ago-- as luck would have it, 4 days beyond the 1-year warranty of the handset. Because I've been indecisive about whether to replace or go iPhone, I've regressed to a pda-free state that only some of you remember once dominated. It makes me and others more committal.
Apropos of Nothing
JULY 15, 2016
This was the title of a talk given at The Materiality of Nothing symposium at Lancaster University by Gary Sangster , Director Arts Catalyst.
Software Will Replace You
Alchemy of Change
AUGUST 22, 2011
And that’s usually the catalyst for software virtualization: lower cost, better service. Amazon is replacing Barnes and Noble. Are you?
Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?
JUNE 12, 2012
They were optimists, outrageous , somewhat heretic , true rebels at work , free radicals to some extent. What happened to them though? Remember?
Love Hurts – And That’s a Good Thing
Alchemy of Change
MAY 30, 2011
The catalyst for this post is an article by Jonathan Franzen in the New York Times Opinion Pages called “ Liking Is for Cowards. Tweet.
Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck
Michael Sampson - Currents
MARCH 11, 2015
We see Microsoft OneDrive for Business as a major catalyst in this next phase. Merck has almost finished an 11 month transition to Office 365 from various older Microsoft products and messaging and collaboration tools from other vendors (e.g., IBM, WebEx). The deployment of the new foundation is expected to be completed by mid-April.
Engaging Vetrans with CRM
Alchemy of Change
MARCH 10, 2011
What matters is that the website has also given away thousands of free tickets to sporting events around the country, and acting as a catalyst for reconnecting veterans, who may not have seen one another in years. If you’re into using technology to engage people in a mission, you’ve gotta check out this very impressive video.
What’s Really So Cool About the “Color” Network?
Alchemy of Change
MARCH 24, 2011
An ambitious new social photo-sharing service just launched. It’s called Color , and it’s getting a lot of attention for a few reasons.
From Adaptation into Engagement by Luis Suarez
MAY 20, 2014
From being blamed from all sides for everything that goes wrong, to become the catalyst enablers helping transform not only the way we all work, but also, essentially, the corporate cultures we breathe in day in day out. Language matters. You see? Essentially, walking the talk, leading by example. You see? To me, it goes well beyond that.
Reading is (Still) Fundamental
JANUARY 24, 2012
recently tweeted this after mulling over the differences I’ve seen while working with various clients. Simon Marcus: COO of the Library Corporation.
From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
This may then be a catalyst in order to take action. This is akin to face-to-face facilitation but also has its own dynamics. Why is that?
How to plan your social engagement success
Ant's Eyeview Blog
JANUARY 14, 2011
While the assessment will give you a stage “score, its real value may be as a discussion catalyst with your team. AEV Blog
Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd
MAY 3, 2014
Preparing for the future. His group is developing a method to let groups design scenarios of future interactions. Design explores new horizons.
Giving Up Control in the Era of Open Business
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
Some times you eventually need to have some trojan mice. Till it might be just too late. . At the risk losing them, for good, otherwise. To quote: .
A Webinar on Facilitating with Technology With 36 Co-Presenters
Full Circle Associates
MARCH 18, 2015
My aspiration is that the technology would feel invisible, or better yet, would be a catalyst for connection. love it. Intimacy and Scale.
Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science
JANUARY 25, 2011
The hope is that certain individuals will acts as catalysts for others to join, creating network effects that lead to more rapid uptake. . Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of project teams and people involved in Enterprise 2.0 initiatives. the value of participation). It remains "more art than science" as the saying goes. Summary.
No 10 wants to hear about your local digital project
MAY 19, 2011
Individuals, groups or organisations that have been catalysts to new ways of delivering public services. If your community-benefit project would itself benefit from some endorsement from the Prime Minister, there’s a couple of days before the next round of submissions for Big Society Awards. Here’s the criteria for the awards.
What’s New on the Anthill: Reflections from our Third Annual All Ants Meeting
Ant's Eyeview Blog
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
In a way, each of these insights catapulted me, along with Jake McKee , Dustin Johnson and Sean McDonald to launch Ant’s Eye View.
Will Mobile Devices Usher in a Renaissance in Local News?
Alchemy of Change
AUGUST 1, 2011
The catalyst for this series was the announcement in May that Google News was rolling out “ news near you for your phone. Looking
What’s Your Calling?
APRIL 27, 2011
Naming that alignment, claiming it, harnessing its power – that is what catalysts and champions do every day. blog tour. Being a mom.
Using Unconference in the Enterprise – Manifesting Social Business
Online Community Strategy
OCTOBER 21, 2011
My theory on Unconferences (and other participant-driven events) is pretty simple: put smart and passionate people in a room to talk about a common cause with some light facilitation and good things generally happen. went on to work for Jim and host a series of Unconferences about Social Media and Online Community. When So, what is an Unconference?
Playing the game of saving Slapham community spaces
OCTOBER 18, 2011
The group acts as a catalyst to encourage local groups to take up unused assets. The description and projects. The Brewhouse – 4.
Social Media in Intl. Dev: Simone Staiger
SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
Evaluating E-Consultations as Catalysts for the Youth HIV/AIDS Movement. Simone_Staiger_OnlineConsultations_15min. The GCARD Blog. About Simone.
Two reports promote people-led local solutions – Big Lottery Fund strategy and a Locality campaign
MARCH 24, 2015
The Big Lottery Fund framework is admirably short, with the emphasis on some key principles and general statements about the way the Fund will work as an enabler and catalyst as well as grant-maker. Two launch events today promote more local control and citizen involvement in the delivery of services and the development of community projects.
Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs
John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration
MAY 14, 2014
RSA Catalyst. RSA BLOGS RSS FEED. Arts and Society. Design and Society. Education Matters. Enterprise. Fellowship. Recovery. Social Brain. Social Economy. Adam Lent. Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? May 14, 2014 by Ben Lucas Filed under: Social Economy. Tweet. This is an important development for a number of reasons.
Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes
MAY 25, 2013
News that the Local Government Association is closing its Knowledge Hub as part of a £2 million savings plan provides a reminder of how difficult it is to maintain big one-stop-shop knowledge-sharing systems. And smaller ones too. There’s the rub. But it is a skilled business, and it costs. How do we earn a living? Part 1. Part 2.
3 Questions to Create Visionary Boards
AUGUST 6, 2009
When boards hold themselves accountable for that higher leadership, they are acting as catalysts for community change. Download them now!
Burton Group Workshop: Enterprise Social Networking
MAY 12, 2009
If you are looking for another reason to attend Burton Group's Catalyst conference in San Diego, here's the brief write-up below on my social networking workshop. For additional information on Deals & Discounts for Catalyst Conference 2009 and registration. Notes from the Field: Social Networking in Action. Mike Gotta.
More on Trust in the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta
John Tropea - Delicious Community
JULY 17, 2012
The sixth looked more specifically at the role of trust in the social enterprise, and raised the possibility of using social objects as catalysts for building tacit trust. Skip to content. confused of calcutta. blog about information. About me. About this blog. Disclaimer. Kernel. Sitemap. Log in. More on Trust in the Social Enterprise.
Ten practical tips to profitable business relationships
The Bumble Bee
JULY 18, 2011
As you introduce people to each other you become the catalyst and connector and they will thank you for doing it and of course remember you.
4 Steps to Move from “Doing” to “Being”
AUGUST 11, 2010
It is hard to get through a whole day anymore without seeing Gandhi’s words: “We must be the change we wish to see in the world.”. Slow down. For whom?
Online Community Toolkit | Full Circle Associates
MAY 21, 2008
Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 Online Community Toolkit Published by Nancy White Last edited 10/07 Thinking about building or hosting an online community? Looking for specific tips, tools and ideas? Start here. Check it out.
SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech
JANUARY 11, 2015
Everyone needs a reason to change, and changes to services could be the catalyst. Summary: a symposium on innovation, technology and later life provides confirmation that many of the challenges to making use of tech for ageing better are organisational and cultural as well as technical. More on that later. Are people aware of the potential?
Replay Information: Enterprise Social Networking
MARCH 18, 2009
Burton Group's Catalyst conference will be in San Diego, July 27-31. Catalyst is a very unique attendee experience. If you missed the live webcast today on enterprise social networking, you can listen to the replay my following this link: Enterprise Social Networks: A Field Research Study. It's about 45 minutes in length.
Libraries and Collaborative Research Communities
OCTOBER 1, 2009
Already a while ago, but still worth a post: on August 5, I was an invited speaker at the Ticer Digital Libraries a la Carte 2009 summer school. In 2008, I attended their fascinating keynote summer school lecture by Stephen Abram. It was a privilege to be on the other side this year! really enjoyed discussing this for me quite new field.
Exploring the new community enablers, and how digital may help them
APRIL 19, 2012
Several things have acted as catalysts to turn this into a package. think that’s what social reporting is about , and it’s coming together. Here’s news of a new exploration to follow the ones with Big Lottery Fund and Nominet Trust. common strand was joining up networks both online and face-to-face. The new enablers.