March, 2012

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Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Elsua

Specially, in today’s financial conundrum. Here it goes:  What if Enterprise 2.0 What if E2.0 Far too many times, don’t you think? Please.

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What is Google Plus? (really.)

Alchemy of Change

Some slides organizing my thoughts on why I believe Google+ is important: These are posted on Google+, but you’ll have no problem viewing them even if you don’t have an account there (yet). Connection Technologies Google

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Territory Destroys ThoughtAn Open Letter to Jabe Bloom

Evolving Web

Dear Jabe It strikes me that we humans often like to think. Yet we are still territorial creatures. We are protectors of our territory. territory.

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Finish This Sentence: Social Media is…

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It never ends well – either ignored or turned vile. Here’s some tips and warnings for beginner online community managers. . Much better.

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Rules and warnings for building successful online communities

The Bumble Bee

Most online communities are simply online ghost towns. People register, get their login details, visit once, decide its not for them and never return.

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Kindle edition of Digital Habitats

Digital Habitats

It has been a while in coming! Especially when it’s been assigned as reading in a class or workshop and people have scruples about using paper.

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Is Today Tonight Breaking Facebook Competition Guidelines?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Is the TV show Today Tonight breaking Facebook terms and conditions by running a competition requiring fans to like the Today Tonight Facebook page? .

An Ant’s Eye View Guide to Awkward SXSW Conversation Starters

Ant's Eyeview Blog

How do you get over that awkward feeling at a SXSW party and actually start a conversation with someone? AEV Blog SXSW

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Can you change organizational culture?

Net-Map Toolbox

What organizational culture might these ladies be brewing? copyright by PumpkinWayne on Flickr). This leads to an important point and that is history.

The Sharing Economy

Elsua

for a good while now: Sharing! And all of that, because of a single magical word: share! Sharing for the sake of sharing. Tough one, eh? Our life.

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Networks, Organizations and Movements

Alchemy of Change

When thinking about social change movements, networks teach us that it all comes down to the human connection. People Power Movement as Network networks nonprofits Occupy social change social movements Tea Party

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Online Learner Identity – final NLC Hotseat

Jenny Connected

Managing your online learner identity. Kamakshi Rajagopal, Adriana Berlanga, and Peter Sloep March 19th – 23rd. This promises to be an interesting final Hotseat before the Networked Learning Conference due to take place in Maastricht next month. Can we learn something about ourselves from the digital traces we are leaving on the Web?

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Rockyou fined and social media implications

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Oh and they fibbed about their security, compromised by a hack that’s been around ten years. That would be us. due to a TEN year old hack.

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RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

It is fascinating to see the maps that emerge … but how can this approach be turned to the advantage of the community? How will decisions be taken?

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect? February 13, 2012. Reply.

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Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Elsua

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Pinterest anyone? wish it were up to me but it is not. It’s up to us to make it change.

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Why So Many Social Change Organizations Struggle

Alchemy of Change

When nonprofit organizations with issue-specific, niche missions organize themselves around individual donor fundraising, it creates waste, dysfunction and drains power away from real social change. Social Change attention donor engagement fundraising nonprofit philanthropy social change

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The philosophy of MOOCs

Jenny Connected

There are currently lots of blog posts around, asking yet again ‘What is a MOOC?’ and about the different types of MOOCs  –  see for example. Osvaldo Rodriguez blog. George Siemens’ Elearnspace blog. Stephen Downes’ Half and Hour site. John Mak’s Blog. The first question in my recent post about planning MOOCs – was ‘What is a MOOC’?

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How Many Circles Does it Take to Make a Community?

How to Save the World

for the economic, energy and ecological crises — and perhaps even collapse — we expect to see in the coming decades.

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RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

It is fascinating to see the maps that emerge … but how can this approach be turned to the advantage of the community? How will decisions be taken?

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Blog>> Storytelling and Ignorance

Green Chameleon

Enterprise 2.0 – A Joyful Definition

Elsua

Summit event that I attended in Paris by the beginning of February. and Social Networking for Business. What if Enterprise 2.0 How cool is that?

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Bring Back the Corporate Knowledge Managers - as Collaboration Connectors

Michael Sampson - Currents

Writing for the Harvard Business Review blog network, Tammy Erickson talks about the role of organizational hubs to encourage and enhance collaboration. But it creates a staggering need to document, codify, sort, scan, absorb and digest input from innumerable sources. Some are calling it information "toxicity." Or both. Collaboration Culture

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Four strategies profesionals for personal branding via social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

Why would you be busy and thinking about personal branding? always though branding was a horrible word 'become your own brand'. What is a professional?

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Online Learner Identity – final NLC Hotseat

Jenny Connected

Managing your online learner identity. Kamakshi Rajagopal, Adriana Berlanga, and Peter Sloep March 19th – 23rd. This promises to be an interesting final Hotseat before the Networked Learning Conference due to take place in Maastricht next month. Can we learn something about ourselves from the digital traces we are leaving on the Web?

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The challenge of networking civil society

Social Reporter

Summary: local activists and volunteers need to share their achievements and experience in hard times. Posts here. In addition  Newsnet (£1.89

Developing digital literacies in practice

SocialTech

Picture Credit: Scaffolding by Victoria Pickering. Anyone doing all that? thought not. As well as student-facing staff in libraries of course.

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Science. Science. The one subject back at school that I always kept struggling with time and time again. Knowledge sharing with a passion! Maybe Prof.

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Song of the Satyrs

How to Save the World

T he word ‘tragedy’ has a wonderful etymology. The Sapiens are so immersed in and dependent on that culture they cannot escape it. Suicide?

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Best practices for better meetings

The Bumble Bee

Jamie Billingham summarises best practices for radically improving meetings. Image Source: www.betternation.org. Five tips for a perfect meeting.

Welcome to the Glamour of Community Management: I Just Spent 4 Hours Reading a Single Forum Thread

Managing Communities

photo credit: John Drake Flickr A few nights ago, as I was trying to get over some post-SXSW illness, I stayed up until about 2 AM reading a single forum thread. It was 22 or so pages in length, but there were many guideline violations and troublesome posts in it and I had to read [.]. Managing the Community

Will Hands Up become Hands On? The Localism reality check

Social Reporter

Big Society may be out of the news as a phrase, but the policies are working their way through to implementation. This is not a short term game.

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IBF on How ConocoPhillips Saved Hundreds of Millions Through Knowledge Sharing

Portals and KM

The International Benchmarking Forum (IBF) Live on March 6 at 11AM EST will feature Dan Ranta, Director of Knowledge Sharing (KS) at ConocoPhillips. See my post - Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips. It should be interesting and is free. You can register at this IBF site.     

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Complexity made simple

Governance in a Networked World

See this Ted talk by Eric Berlow.I've been looking for a way to describe simply why and how we analyse complex SNA sociograms and here it is

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