Roles in communities of practice
MAY 9, 2011
Does a learning community or community of practice need roles to function well? What roles can you distinguish? Formal or informal roles?
The changing role of the online teacher
JUNE 7, 2015
What is a teacher’s role? Is there a role for automated teachers? and by implication ‘What is our role?’. 2013). 2014, p.62).
The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
It seems to me that these two approaches, i.e. one on learning, the other on business, could affect the role of the facilitator. Do you see these new developments as creating possibilities for your role or as putting you out of business? The convenor’s role is to provide the learning space and invite people into it.
How ‘Engagement Roles’ Blur Organizational Boundaries
Alchemy of Change
JANUARY 17, 2011
Engagement roles ” are one way to do that. Engagement roles blur the line between what’s inside an organization and what’s outside it.
Competencies for Effective Societal Change Systems
MAY 25, 2016
To be effective, Societal Change Systems (SCSs) develop seven roles that require distinct competencies. Academically these roles are usually … Net DevThis conclusion arises from a large amount of research by many people, including work that I’ve done with Global Action Networks.
Looking at Middle Management’s Role in Business Software Decisions
Portals and KM
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
So this study looked at the current role of middle managers in software purchases. Without a baseline from prior years, it is hard to tell if this role is increasing due to the changing market factors. Here is a report that asks an interesting quesion. How do they get information on software now? strategy.
Can Cloud Computing Elevate the Role of IT, Making It More Strategic?
Portals and KM
JUNE 2, 2011
Here is an interesting study by IDG that found that cloud computing is enabling a more central role for IT in shaping business strategy and driving innovation. The vast majority (96 percent) believes that the primary role of IT has changed over the past five years, and 71 percent feel the trend to continue over the next two years.
Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption
JANUARY 24, 2011
To make up for the shortsightedness, we respond (after the solution has been deployed and after the project has officially ended) with governance programs, user experience enhancements, change management processes, and community outreach efforts. We used to love e-mail back in the nineties – now we know hold it in disregard. The point? value.
Teams, technology and change
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
It is a good model to use when you're dealing with a change in which technology plays a role. We organized a teamhackathon.
White Label Online Change Management Game (cohort) from Bioteams Design
The Bumble Bee
NOVEMBER 25, 2012
You can also totally customise the change scenario and the executive profiles. Business Simulation
Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us
Alchemy of Change
JUNE 7, 2011
The web has changed a lot of things about the way we consume media. Now to be fair, the web does change a few things about advertising.
How the poor adapt to climate change in Kenya and Ethiopia
OCTOBER 10, 2014
… and what role their formal and informal networks play in this. Farmers in Ethiopia (picture credit Stevie Mann, ILRI).
Behavior change strategy cards (from Artefact)
John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
change. changing people’s behaviors. To use the cards Identify a behavior you’d like the change. Influence of fantasy ability on attitude change through role playing. How might we help users role-play. either role-played the persuader or the. to change the way they actually. Behavior. strategy.
How helpful is journalism for People Powered Change? Further thoughts.
JUNE 5, 2011
million programme of news hubs for local communities, which I reported here and here. The pilot sites are private. We have to wait and see.
Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa
JUNE 24, 2011
Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. Read on! And thanks to Adejare!
In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges
21st Century Organization
NOVEMBER 9, 2010
e20s was a management rather than technology conference, with organizational impact and change the elephant in the room. W00t!". Jenny Ambrozek.
Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day
Online Community Strategy
JANUARY 23, 2012
The intention of #CMAD is to raise awareness about the role of the Community Manager, and to recognize the hard working women and men who support this role for their organizations. Specifically, I hope that Community Management is seen as a role, as well as an intention (to form and nurture a network of relationships).
Changing the World One Idea at a Time
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
You know that summer is almost gone when September comes along in full force, work peaks up again a notch or two, and conference month kicks in.
Blog>> Social Media and a Changing China
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Fascinating TED talk on how China is changing and the role social media plays in its evolution
Complementary Roles of Tablets, Smart Phones, and Television
Portals and KM
JULY 12, 2011
A recent article by Clayton Morris, Study Reveals Changing Role of iPads, Tablet PCs found that 70 percent of tablet owners and 68 percent of smart phone owners use their devices while watching television. Now bed is one of the places I watch TV, the other is in my office next to my laptop. At least that is my view.
How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change
How to Save the World
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
Do we need to believe that the economics of oil production will be the key driver in changing our economy and how we live?
Teaching with technology: changing roles
MAY 27, 2009
My third question in this series (from the list I posted) is: How has your role changed as a result of working with technology? Recently – it hasn’t changed a lot, since I have been working and teaching online for a number of years now. Could I be in a rut when technology is changing so fast?
Three roles of a facilitator
JANUARY 7, 2014
Thank you International Institute for Facilitation and Change. Still, it’s worth the watch! Uncategorized Facilitation metaphors
Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities
John Tropea - Delicious Community
JUNE 7, 2011
One of the key parts of the framework is the 7 types of social roles are lurker, learner, connector, moderator, organizer, teacher, super-user. The moderator can have some subtle recognition systems in their control to make people into role models - to trigger more desired behaviors. community roleand Organization Development.
SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change
Portals and KM
MARCH 13, 2012
This is the session on Content As a Means for Social Change led by Biz Stone, CCO/Co-founder, The Obvious Corporation and Brian Sirgutz, SVP, Social Impact, AOL/Huffington Post. Given that content takes up most consumers' time on the web, it's time to harness it as the most effective way to drive social change in the real world.”.
Predictable Success, Truth Telling, Dealmakers, and Ecosystems: Highlights from the Inc 5000 Conference
OCTOBER 30, 2013
exactly – hold the role of dealmakers. Business Ecosystems Change Navigation Leadership For many, it’s enough to stay in the Fun phase.
What’s in a Role? Another relic of the industrial age?
Governance in a Networked World
NOVEMBER 24, 2013
How should roles be described? More importantly, how does one assess whether a role is being performed adequately or not?
Does Anger Motivate Change?
APRIL 25, 2015
What part does anger play in creating change — personal change, organizational change, social change?
Technology: the potential role of blogs in changing development
FEBRUARY 6, 2006
ODI has started a blog with commentary from leading development experts. Enrique Mendizabal blogged about blog development, blogs. He sees the value of blogs and other social technologies to bridge the IT gap between resource rich civil society organisations (CSOs) in developed countries and those in developing countries.
Role of facilitation in disaster recovery
FEBRUARY 13, 2009
Back in 2006 BB (Before Blogging) I attended a training course for facilitators on the role of facilitation in disaster recovery. And I thought that the role of the facilitator began only after disasters. At the time I said it was probably the most significant training I’d ever done as a facilitator. Boy, was I wrong!
10 options for implementing a KM strategy
JULY 16, 2013
Last week I had the pleasure of providing my final virtual webinar for the first of the UN’s KM Online blended learning programme. Slipstream.
What can knowledge interventions contribute to development?
AUGUST 23, 2011
Or if you'd like to call this knowledge too, then I would like to clearly distinguish it from 'actionable knowledge', knowledge that leads to changing practices. Smaling pointed out that there is a gap between research and practice. A lot of research never gets transformed into changing realities. So how to close this gap?
Monday Morning Rock Out: Building a Movement for Change
FEBRUARY 27, 2011
Each of us has the power, right now, to be the change we want to see. What change will you show the world is possible, just by your actions?
BIG CHANGE Webinar Series Starts Today
FEBRUARY 17, 2009
For the last two years I have been part of Nexus for Change. This year we decided to take a break from the work of putting on a F2F gathering and a subgroup has been preparing for some online work, this time in the form of the BIG CHANGE Webinar Series. Go to www.nexusforchange.org and click on Big Change to register.
My KM World Notes: The Role of Social Techniques in Search & How It Impacts Your Organization
Portals and KM
NOVEMBER 19, 2009
It is titled: The Role of Social Techniques in Search & How It Impacts Your Organization by Charlene Li , P artner, Altimeter Group. She said search will change to provide more social content both inside the enterprise and on the Web. There are three ways search will improve.
Democracy undergoing change
JULY 5, 2013
It's not abandonment, it's pursuit. Because it's already reflecting a new empowerment of horizontal networks. It's a critical moment.
Nice Press for AppGap on Future Changes
Portals and KM
JANUARY 14, 2009
Future Changes has a series on blogs to watch in 2009. The post said that AppGap is: “A blog about the future of work and the role new tools play in addressing age-old problems. Stewart Mader, the author of Future Changes blog is also the author of the books Wikipatterns and Using Wiki in Education.
Wanderings of a Liberating Structures Practitioner – Part 2 the practice
Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 18, 2017
What is happening around us that demands change? ” Paradoxes are not things to defeat us, but to change how we view a problem.
Being a leader without being the boss
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
We’ve all been there and maybe you are there today: You feel responsible for the success of an initiative, change process or project but have little or no formal authority to tell people what to do. Well, whether ordering people to do stuff actually leads to sustainable change is a different question. and what lights your fire?
Social media changes the local landscape
MARCH 12, 2009
Two conversations in Manchester this week deepened my understanding of the changes social media is bringing to communication at local level - and the potential for new collaborations between journalists and community activists. More on that later. This could help fuel the development of local content and conversations. Who else?