December, 2016

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Stop Blaming the Tools when Collaboration Fails

Elsua

Apparently, it is way easier to blame them (or others!), Seriously, why do we keep doing that? We will just go ahead and keep blaming the tools. Again.

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Business Models for Global Transformation Networks

Networking Action

What are the business models for Global Action Networks (GANs) – global multi-stakeholder change networks like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Transparency International (TI) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP)? That was the question addressed by a new report for … Net Dev

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A-Z of authors I have learned from this year

Jenny Connected

To follow my last post – A-Z of my year – I have been thinking about my reading this year. For others, there are none. Only one is a novel.

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Happy Holidays: Free download of Digital Habitats!

Digital Habitats

It is hard to believe we finished “ Digital Habitat: Stewarding technology for communities ” back in 2009. grateful!). mobi). epub).

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Learning Alliances - Untitled Article

Learning Alliances

It is hard to believe we finished “ Digital Habitat: Stewarding technology for communities ” back in 2009 (after working on it off and on for 5 years). Seven years later the book is still selling on Amazon. And we hear that people still actually use it, even though the whole technology ecology has changed so much.  . mobi). epub).

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Mad Old Gitesse Syndrome

Jenny Connected

This post has been sparked by an article in The Times Higher Education (Dec 8 th , 2016) – ‘What does retirement mean for academics’ , in which Lincoln Allison , Eric Thomas and Richard Larschan reflect on ‘the next phase’ of scholarly life. Being this age several of my friends and family are ‘retired’. For others ‘academic work lingers’.

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Happy Holidays: Free Digital Versions of Digital Habitats!

Full Circle Associates

It is hard to believe we finished “ Digital Habitat: Stewarding technology for communities ” back in 2009. grateful!). Happy Holidays!

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And that’s a wrap!

Viv Mcwaters

We wish you a fabulous festive season, and a happy healthy, and above all, playful  2017. YARPP powered by AdBistro Powered by. General

Digital Workplace Predictions for 2017 – by Paul Miller

Michael Sampson - Currents

Writing on the Digital Workplace Group blog, Paul shares his ten predictions for digital workplaces in 2017. One in particular has been a focus of mine for the past decade: 2. Focus shifts from “firing up tech” to changing behaviour and culture. This is a striking change that we in the Digital Workplace Group have seen strongly in 2016.

Unlocking Civilisation Type 1 Through An Open Mind

Elsua

 . Today is my last working day of 2016, before I go offline ( from work ) for my winter holidays till mid January next year. Quite the opposite.

115 Must Know Facts about Social Media

Networking Action

Social media is an increasingly important change tool. I was sent this very interesting infographic that summarizes nicely some important social media qualities. Source: Skilled … Net Dev

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London’s civil society

Social Reporter

Recently I’ve been writing at mediablends.com about a major initiative from London Funders, called The Way Ahead. system. How will it turn out?

The happy selfscanner: lessons about introducing new technologies

Joitske Hulsebosch

My supermarket introduced self-scanners. I'm not someone who is at the forefront of any new technology. She explained how easy it was.

A-Z of my year

Jenny Connected

At this time of year my cousin sends me an A-Z of her year on a long slip of bright yellow paper inserted in a Christmas card. Anglesey in April.

Imagine if you were the type of leader YOU would want to follow

Viv Mcwaters

Fancy three days of fun, engaging learning on a theme of leading creative teams? YARPP powered by AdBistro Powered by.

La Tapita Los Jose’s – ¡Viva La Tapa!

Elsua

The next one I can describe it with a simple, short, rather evocative sentence: ¡Viva la Tapa! Then be prepared to be wowed! . We all do it. No rush.

Download our book for free

Learning Alliances

It is hard to believe we finished “ Digital Habitat: Stewarding technology for communities ” back in 2009 (after working on it off and on for 5 years). Seven years later the book is still selling on Amazon. And we hear that people still actually use it, even though the whole technology ecology has changed so much.  . mobi). epub).

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Blog>> Straits Knowledge Newsletter December 2016

Green Chameleon

Our end of year newsletter with updates of what we are up to, and upcoming events in 2017 is now out!

A new focus for my blog: the new social learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

In 2005 I started this blog around communities of practices. Going back to my first blogpost I became nostalgic about the clear focus I had.

BlueJeans Huddle

Michael Sampson - Currents

BlueJeans Network announced the introduction of BlueJeans Huddle, a new way of setting up meeting rooms for video conferencing: The BlueJeans Huddle system is a combination of standard hardware and BlueJeans proprietary software that can turn any room into an interactive meeting space for a fraction of the cost of legacy in-room systems.

Links of the Quarter: December 2016

How to Save the World

Ironic search result from the non-duality.one website. It will only be seen when ‘me’ falls away, but it will be seen by no one.”

What’s in a Name?

Elsua

 .  . Why is it so difficult to change the title of your own personal business blog, specially, after such a long time? How would you call it?

A Syrian voice and a small slice of peace

Chris Corrigan

In 2014 I ran an Art of Hosting training in Istanbul with a number of friends. The campers were protesting the escalating violence in Syria.

Calma Chicha – Where Chill Out Meets Unconventional Contemporary Spanish Cuisine

Elsua

It is not only a treat to your eyes and ears with such a soothing ambience, but also to your tastebuds. Well, you are. The rest will be up to you … .

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #12

Elsua

Nice ! Thus, without much further ado, here’s a short description for each of them as to why I have picked them up for week #12: .  .

Samsara – A Treat to All Senses

Elsua

Welcome to Samsara ! It’s one of those places where you would need to book a table well in advance , because it gets really busy pretty quick. Whoahhh!

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #11

Elsua

And if the answer is ’ no ’, I just go ahead and delete the app and move on. The integration between devices is just superb, seamless, almost instant.

Online facilitation inspired by car dealers

Joitske Hulsebosch

We have recently bought a different car, a used car. We started with a search on the Internet. We met the first salesman there. test drive.

Re-Imagining Grocery Shopping

Michael Sampson - Currents

Amazon is experimenting with a grocery store with no checkout lines or counters: E-commerce giant Amazon has opened a bricks-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle without lines or checkout counters, kicking off new competition with supermarket chains. Read more: Amazon lays down challenge to the supermarkets. Re-Imagining Effective Work

Cognitive Analysis for Sentiment of Project Reports – Level35 and IBM Watson

Michael Sampson - Currents

Level35 provides a cloud-based project portfolio management platform. This platform is driven by Watson Tone Analyzer Service, using it to evaluate the tone of status reports written by project managers. This helps project managers to evaluate a project’s “sentiment” and flag to stakeholders when a project may be on the verge of a crisis.

Imagining the Unimaginable

How to Save the World

We’ve compared notes since then, and for the last few days I’ve been thinking more about the topic. This is where we are headed, and fast.

Gabi’s Letter

How to Save the World

Dear, sweet Ren, I hope you slept well last night  8-). Say this creature faces a situation (0), like the apparent choice between eating two things.

Self-Detachment

How to Save the World

The essence of duality is that there is a ‘self’ separate from all-there-is. They fall in love, or they don’t.

What Motivates the Self?

How to Save the World

What makes the self happy? What motivates it? I am currently vacationing on a peaceful, warm tropical island. know warmth and beauty are things I seek.