Tue.Feb 14, 2012

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Don’t Mistake Platform Diversification for Platform Death (Long Term is Decades, Not Years)

Managing Communities

photo credit: aussiegall I know it is tough to look at things from a truly long term perspective, but you need to try. I’ve now been directly managing online communities for 12 years. I’ve been involved with moderation of communities for probably 14. And I’ve been on the web for 17 years. long term [.].

Speaking from Power in an Uncertain WorldCollaberwocky Episode 3

Evolving Web

Are you a manager trying to get by in a flat or agile company? Do you find the role of manager repeatedly maligned?

New data on neighbourliness


It illustrates how competition between localities for contented residents has become a theme of policy and media attention. Neighbourhood relations

Engaging and Supporting Community Champions

Portals and KM

Claire Flanagan provides an extremely useful and comprehensive set of advice in her post, Community Advocates Part Two: What Motivates Them?

Addicted to knowing

Chris Corrigan

The Cynefin framework is helpful in making a distinction between the worlds of complicated problems and the worlds of complex ones. One simple distinction between these two worlds is the extent to which they can be known. The Black-Scholes equation was based on arbitrage pricing theory, in which both drift and volatility are constant.

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Failure is an Option-Collaberwocky Episode 4

Evolving Web

The Lean Startup movement has focused considerable energy in the message that we learn from failures. Since success is.

BETREAT Early Bird Registration

Jenny Connected

There are just two more days to catch the early bird registration for BEtreat. There are three alternative types of BEtreat on offer, which I blogged about here. Last year only one was offered, which I attended face-to-face in California – a unique and unforgettable experience – and one I am still learning from.

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The Language of ManagementCollaberwocky Episode 2

Evolving Web

In this episode of Collaberwocky, Jabe Bloom, Corey Ladas and I discuss “The Language of Management.”. Corey, Jabe and I mull over these issues.

Virgin Media Using Cisco Quad #collaboration #ciscoquad

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is deploying Cisco collaboration tools to its 15,000 workers. Collaboration Software

Hot-Desking - Good or Bad?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nicholas thinks that hot-desking doesn't work : " Organisations love hot-desking. It's what cool and virtual and edgey organisations do. People should be out selling' snaps the sales director. Avoid stress and work from home' adds the nice lady in HR. These are good points. In the end, get data not hearsay. ". What's your experience? Collaboration

SeV Transformer Jacket #travel

Michael Sampson - Currents

SeV launched the Transformer Jacket that switches from jacket to vest via magnets: " The Transformer Jacket's 12 powerful rare-earth magnets allow you to transform from jacket to vest in the blink of an eye.and back again just as easily. We call it our TEC-MAGTM system, and it's unlike anything you've seen before. Miscellaneous