November, 2011

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Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One of the great mysteries of life is why Anon was such a genius in print and such an idiot online. Rose Is A Rose… . And she rarely swears.

Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This summer, my wife and I took our two boys to visit the famous Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. This Hub Controls the Spokes.

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E2.0 Santa Clara: Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking

Collaborative Thinking

Slideshare did not handle the builds and colors correctly but you should be able to decipher most of how the presentation flows. Enterprise 2.0

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Maybe Enterprise 2.0 Is About the Technology

Portals and KM

I have been reading about the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Santa Clara. I was sorry to miss it but did attend the June version In Boston.

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Id Rather Be A Hammer Than A Nail or Nails Come in Boxes

Evolving Web

To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Mark Twain If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. Whack us.

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Below is the literature review submitted today for my Understanding Media Studies course. Next up: a mock thesis due early December. . Introduction.

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Blog>> Life As A Knowledge Worker

Green Chameleon

I was searching for a photo of Peter Drucker when I came across this 14-year-old article by him on the experiences that had shaped him. ”

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The Metamovement’s Message: “We’re Not Buying It Any More”

How to Save the World

the capitalist oligopolies) to solve our problems is a recipe for disaster, fraud and bankruptcy. We’re not buying any of it any more.

Why chat streams are critical to live events

Nancy White

cc Some rights reserved by incognito2020. AK nails it! Last week I was a virtual attendee at the annual Sloan-C conference. Does it distract? You bet.

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Free monthly webinars start 5 Nov

e-Moderation Station

Photo by Rusty Sherriff. When : Saturday 5 November GMT 20:00. Find the exact time in your country/city here. Can you spot what it is? Nicky Hockly.

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Social Media Club of Boston 5th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business

Portals and KM

Last night I attended the Social Media Club of Boston 5 th Anniversary Celebration: The Evolution of Social Business. It featured a panel with Alistar Rennie, General Manager, Social Business and Collaboration Solutions, IBM; Andy Carusone from Lowe’s Home Improvement; and Ric Fulop, North Bridge Venture Partners. Command and control will be gone.

IRRODL Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning

Jenny Connected

A special issue of IRRODL – The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning -has just been published. Vol 12, No 7 (2011): Special Issue – Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning. This is a refereed open e-journal which you can access here: [link].

Blog>> Knowledge Sharing Activities in People’s Daily Work

Green Chameleon

In my previous entries and at many other locations we discussed that it would be significantly beneficial if knowledge sharing activities of people are not an additional task but an integral part of their daily work. Many platforms - digital or not - require that people access another tool or step out of their daily routine.

Who ‘We’ Are, Part Three: Our Behaviours Drive Our Beliefs

How to Save the World

The evolutions that best adapted to and fit into the ever-changing global environment survived. Each individual creature is plural, not singular.

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Polycom UC Board - Polycom with eBeam Inside

Michael Sampson - Currents

Polycom released the Polycom UC Board , a Polycom-branded version of the eBeam whiteboard add-on: " Polycom, Inc.,

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: The Rules of Engagement

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Practically every month, we have a new organization as a poster child for customer engagement failure. The recent fiasco with ChapStick deleting fan’s comments illustrates that although online enterprise engagement is no longer new, companies are still failing customers in a very public, proliferating, and often tailspin manner. AEV Blog

Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies?

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes and Justina Andonian at the Center for Marketing Research, Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently released a report on The 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau? This is the same as 2010 and only one more than 2009.

IRRODL Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning

Jenny Connected

A special issue of IRRODL – The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning -has just been published. Vol 12, No 7 (2011): Special Issue – Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning. This is a refereed open e-journal which you can access here: [link].

The Art of Consistent Community Moderation

Managing Communities

photo credit: Lars P. In my last article, I discussed the danger of letting community guideline violations slide and how, if you let a violation go without the proper attention, you may be risking one of the most important elements of community management: consistency. On Google+, Justin Kozuch, Lead Researcher at Pixel to Product, Community [.].

The Occupy Movement: Don’t Tell Us What To Do

How to Save the World

We’re all armchair strategists at heart. All these criticisms miss the point.  The Occupy movement has already accomplished an enormous amount.

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No 10 talk turns from Big Society to small is beautiful, says The Times

Social Reporter

A link in the always-informative Conservative Home newsletter prompted me to spend £1 subscribing to The Times online. The link teaser was: “Increasingly, Mr Cameron’s advisers have started to argue that “small is beautiful” rather than talking about the Big Society.” They cite E. F. All posts Big Society

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When do you feel competent?

Net-Map Toolbox

Do you feel competent when you stand on your head and play the guitar? Add it to your list (copyright by ibm4381 on flickr). love making lists. Especially when I am sitting somewhere waiting, e.g. on the Metro. It might be alphabetical lists of just about anything to entertain myself and occupy my brain (e.g. ” Try it out.

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Traackr Provides a Comprehensive Set of Analytics

Portals and KM

I have written about Traackr before on this blog (see Traackr Introduces ?lpha?Lists). Lists). Next we look at the scores table.    

Rhizomatic Learning – does the metaphor stand up?

Jenny Connected

This is rather a bold question to which I don’t have any answers, but about which I do have some tentative thoughts. Metaphors are a powerful tool for helping people to visualize and think about whatever is being discussed differently, in new ways or with fresh understanding. What is a rhizome? Storage of nutrients. Production of new living tissue.

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Monday Video: Don’t sit on your community ASSets

Nancy White

David Wilcox captures the amazing and vibrant Jim Diers on asset based community development. Solid, back to basics, folks. Worth a seven minute watch.

The tyranny of the explicit

Viv Mcwaters

We probably all know someone who constantly plays the excuse card. In other meeting formats it might be okay to be passive. Share this on Facebook.

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Colalife update – moving to $1 million trial

Social Reporter

At the same time, you could buy a Coke anywhere. There has to be benefit for those involved all along the line – as well as good will.

If you want more participants, invite less people!

Net-Map Toolbox

Sometimes a one-man-show is all you want (copyright by Eu-Motion on flickr) - just don't call it participatory. Sounds counter-intuitive, right? Well, that might be because the word “participants” has been overstretched and overused to mean everyone who sits in a room where something is happening. Well, not really.

My KM World 2011 Session Notes: Complete Listing

Portals and KM

Here is the listing with links of my notes from the 2011 KM World conference. It was a very useful event and a chance to see many friends and meet new people. I am looking forward to next year’s event. KM World Session Notes: Creating & Applying a Semantic Infrastructure Platform for Knowledge Sharing – Part One. World.  

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New emerging practices for trainers and facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm currently facilitating two learning trajectories, both starting online. asked them questions and they answered by raising their hand. Tailor-made.

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

My week facilitating #change11 , a very massive MOOC, flew by too fast for me to blink. ( See these previous posts for more background.) Amazing, dude!

Bioteams and the beliefs of high performing teams

The Bumble Bee

Team Beliefs are the fuel which can really energise or kill team effectiveness. Unfortunately this is often the most neglected aspect of a high-performing team initiative. In this article I remind people of the key beliefs of high-performing teams. 1. Background and Introduction. We surveyed those HPTs to determine their beliefs. trusted competency.

I Just Attended the Wedding of One of My Best Friends, a Former Staff Member on One of My Communities

Managing Communities

In forums, I have met the majority of people that I consider close friends. One of my best friends is Jared W. Smith. I’ve mentioned Jared here on numerous times, including in my article on how much I love when people who have worked under me go on to do great things. have [.]. Thinking

Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt. believe ‘we’ are not the rational ‘individuals’ we imagine ourselves to be. Conservation. Resilience.

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