February, 2012

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Australian Journalists and Social Media Influence

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Forbes Magazine recently very kindly named me in the global Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencers. From PeerIndex. Influence is a TIME thing too.

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I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…


And what it would look like altogether. And, And, yes, it’s much more exciting and brighter than whatever I could have ever imagined! Maybe not!

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When Organizational Goals Clash with Social Change Goals

Alchemy of Change

This morning I received an online petition to support changes to US fuel efficiency standards, and the reasons I didn't sign it say a lot about the problems of the social change sector today. People Power advocacy climate engagement permission marketing

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A New MOOC for May/June – First Steps into Teaching in FE/HE

Jenny Connected

I have been invited to work with the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development to develop a short MOOC (4-6 weeks) for Educational Developers and all those interested in teaching and learning in Further and Higher Education. will be working with Marion Waite and George Roberts, who has already started blogging about it here – [link].

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Wise Words from a Judge in New Zealand - for Young People and Adults

Michael Sampson - Currents

I shake my head in disbelief at some of the things judges say. but this hit the mark: " Northland College (NZ) principal John Tapene has offered the following words from a judge who regularly deals with youth. Always we hear the cry from teenagers 'What can we do, where can we go?'. The world does not owe you a living, you owe the world something.

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The Sole of a Business

Alchemy of Change

Shoe repair man, Mr. Lee, teaches me the beauty of business and its ability to be of service to society. Creating Meaning alchemyofchange Google

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Four rules for collaborating well in meetings

The Bumble Bee

Over the last 12 months I have started to share 4 Golden Rules with the participants which always seem to significantly improve the results we get.

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IBM Connections Conversations - 2: Overview of Next Release

Portals and KM

This is the second of a three part series on I BM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business. Here is a sample activity stream.

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Ant’s Eye View and Badgeville Partner to Bring Gamification to the Fortune 500

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Badgeville’s Behavior Platform uniquely blends gamification, reputation management and social networking to drive user engagement and customer loyalty.

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Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Lord Monckton told Mining executives to buy up big in Mining and use the Super Rich to exert control over media messages. Which is mining and media.

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Not Ready to Do What’s Needed

How to Save the World

forms of activism, adapted from the book Deep Green Resistance. It is time to give up on it, to let it go; time to say goodbye. ”). Easy to say.

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If You Have Never Failed …


And continue growing through learning accordingly. Quite the opposite. The metaphor of Risk = Life is just brilliant! If not, judge for yourselves.

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De Tilburgse Spoorzone als “Living Lab voor de Maatschappij van de Toekomst”

Making CommunitySense

De Tilburgse Spoorzone  (zie ook Co-Creatie Kerngebied Spoorzone ,   Spoorzone site Brabants Dagblad en de Spoorzone Facebook groep ) staat in het centrum van de belangstelling. Fontys Hogescholen, Tilburg University en TiasNimbas worden hierbij betrokken. Hoewel de potentie enorm is, is de verwarring dat ook. Laten we die kans grijpen.

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Does a Senior Exec Need to be in Charge of Enterprise Collaboration?

Portals and KM

Jacob Morgan recently wrote an interesting post, Do Organizations Need a Chief Collaboration Officer? Whatever you decide to call this person, I think that there is a compelling argument that someone at a senior level needs to have his or her sole responsibility be to support collaboration across the enterprise. would underscore the second point.

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Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards. The device also has phone functionality. GSMA 2012 vendor award

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Representational Democracy is Dead

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

sooner or later, my ramblings end up on my iTunes podcast – video or audio. Please subscribe and rate?  :P. Democracy is Linear. Very linear.

A game to realise community assets

Social Reporter

The narrow focus is on how an organisation or social enterprise can continue to develop services and activities in the face of cuts in grants.

Ghost Writing – Good or Bad?


Summit , which starts next week on February 7th, and that this year promises to be quite an amazing event! How low can we , human beings, get? Earn it!

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“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

On February 17, the international   “Social Cities of Tomorrow” conference was held in Amsterdam. On February 16, the results of this workshop were presented in a sold-out hall. good summary by Laurent Hubeek of the presentations  of case 1 & 2 can be found here , that of case 3 & 4 here. Introduction. Possible uses: Recreation?

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Collective Mindfulness Practices

How to Save the World

T he other day I had lunch with Michael Nenonen, a Vancouver social worker and freelance journalist (and a new friend). checking e-mail).

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Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

Brain learning is currently a hot topic in the Netherlands amongst learning professionals. Very interesting to compare what methods you use.

Got a Rubbish website? Social Media evaluation – Special Offer – $1800

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

To put together a document on what they could be doing better. How does Social Media Evaluation work? Overall: What could be done better? Who are you?

RepKnight creating a storm in social media monitoring

The Bumble Bee

RepKnight is an exciting Belfast-based software start-up in the reputation monitoring, crowd-sourced news and public opinion space. Social Networking

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?


know that plenty of folks out there may have thought that I have given up on blogging altogether, again!, Well, how can I put it? And here is why.

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Internal Knowledge Markets: A Framework for Success

Portals and KM

The quest for uncovering internal knowledge within an organization has been around for a very long time and was one of the early goals of knowledge management. Hind Benbya and Marshall Van Alstyne address this issue again through their MIT Sloan article, How to Find Answers Within Your Company. It can take a while to fine tune the incentives.

Facebook Addiction? | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Convince kids that all their friends eat carrots, and carrots become more attractive. Brent McFerran, Ph.D. Less agreeable individuals earn more than their agreeable counterparts. Goal Auzeen Saedi. If you want to control your need for caffeine, dial down your expectations of its benefits. Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. What makes a yogi mad? Tweet.

Collapse! The Game: Draft #2

How to Save the World

Following are the updated rules and some of the graphics from the PDF: __. Community Map for Collapse! Some events are personal (e.g. The Game.

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To talk about swimming – or make them jump in?

Net-Map Toolbox

Any talk about water won't rival the feeling of this swimmer who just jumped in (picture by Horia Varlan on Flickr) Or: Why talking about an experience is no substitute for the experience. Some of their comments: “I initially was skeptical because I did not understand why a simple activity could be a method for creating social change. 

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Wanted: Knowledge Assets – Dead or Alive?

Chris Collison

There have been a few threads on LinkedIn KM groups on the topic of “knowledge assets” recently. Image courtesy of hoyasmeg on Flickr. But it is dead.

Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

Surrounded by really smart, disciplined business thinkers, Enterprise 2.0 Summit Paris February 7-8 2012 was the place to be.  . thought leadership.

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Big Data Makes the Big Time and Opens Up New Areas of Potential Understanding

Portals and KM

The New York Times recently had an extensive article on The Age of Big Data by Steve Lohr. Data is now growing at 50 percent a year, or more than doubling every two years according to IDC. This has created a big demand in the job market. million more data-literate managers, whether retrained or hired.”. The two terms complement each other.  

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Pinterest Raises Concerns for Photography Forums and Community Photo Galleries

Managing Communities

photo credit: WallTea Last week, photo sharing community Flickr, responding to a member suggestion, enabled code that blocked Pinterest users from pinning photos where the photographer has turned off sharing options or marked a photo as private or adult. Community Cultivation Promoting Your Community

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?

The politics of implementation

Net-Map Toolbox

Tetanus vaccination - cost effective. but still, who's gonna pay for it? copyright hdptcar on flickr). Last week I went to an interesting event by the Society of International Development ( SID ) about innovative approaches in health system financing in developing countries. Surprise!) encounter it?