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The Priority Filter A Prioritization Tutorial

Evolving Web

I finally finished the first Personal Kanban video. There are way too many videos that never made it past the cutting room floor).

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7 Reasons Nonprofits Need iPads


Apple's new iPad tablet computer has spawned some mixed reactions. Some over-hype it as "magical" and "transformative." pounds.



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We All Have a Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: Unhindered by Talent If you offer a product or a service, you have a community. It may be small or large, local or international and you may not even acknowledge it, but understand this: you have one. Your community is comprised of those who use, enjoy and support whatever it is that you do. [.].

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Green Valleys show the way to Mass Localism

Social Reporter

Local solutions are frequently very effective, as they reflect the needs of specific communities and engage citizens in taking action. Nick Hurd MP.

Monday Video: Flip Book History

Nancy White

Via Jane’s E-Learning Pick of the Day comes A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything.

When This All Gets Cool, It’s All about The People and Your Passion


They are all about the people behind them, and tools are just that: tools. Enablers. And that’s where it all ends for them. It is that good!

Painting of American Breakfast - Version Four - Omelette

Portals and KM

Here is a 18" x 24" acrylic painting of an omelette with home fries. It is the fifth in a series of English and American breakfasts.

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Amplified Individuals in the Cloud

Social Reporter

Some social media discussions may be getting a bit tired and inward looking, as I wrote here. Why has it taken me so long to reconnect with that?

Internet stats, c. Sept 2009

Endless Knots

The numbers always astonish me.   The State of The Internet from Jesse Thomas.

Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010

The Bumble Bee

IT in Canada report on the Top Ten Collaboration Trends for 2010 as seen by Barry O'Sullivan , Senior Vice President of Cisco Voice Technology Group.


Net-Map Toolbox

In our recent work on women rice parboilers in Nigeria, we asked the interviewees to indicate the gender of everyone on the map.

Thanks to Twitter Friends for Librarian Network Links

Nancy White

Yesterday I put a query out to my Twitter network to identify active, vibrant networks of librarians. Thanks to the following fab friends, I was able to pull together a list which I’ve copied below. ″ types might plug into. link] Library Society of the World on Friendfeed. EResearch on Friendfeed [link]. link]. THANKS!

A new meaning for wirehead

Endless Knots

Speaking of robots , this one puts the lie to those who thinking that being present isn't possible when you're not, how to say, there.

Visit My Artsetter Online Gallery

Portals and KM

Artsetter   is a Paris based online art gallery. have now been accepted as one of their artists.   I had to go through a voting process and I appreciate those of you who voted for me.   Now I put up an initial gallery of 24 paintings. will add more and perhaps some drawings and photos.   Here is what I wrote in my profile.

Getting out of the way

Viv Mcwaters

Andrew Rixon shared this quote with facilitators in response to a discussion about the failure of action planning. “The goal for wu wei is to get out of your own way, so to speak. It is aimless action, because if there was a goal that you need to aim at and hit, then you will develop anxiety about this goal. He was practicing wu wei.

International Online Conference 2010 Sneak Peek

Nancy White

I’m going to help kick off the 8th annual Online Conference for Teaching and Learning with the topic,  “Should we be using communities for learning?&# Now don’t worry. have not abandoned community. just feel we need to increase our discernment of when to USE it! Here is a sneak preview short podcast and the intro. Let’s talk.

Networks: More Than People

Collaborative Thinking

Liked the way they correlated people, places, groups,etc to produce a graph. Original Source: barrywellman : Everything's a network, properly interpreted. link]. Introducing News Dots - By Chris Wilson - Slate Magazine. Like Kevin Bacon's co-stars, topics in the news are all connected by degrees of separation. Double click a dot to zoom in on it.

KM World 2010 Moves to Washington DC and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Comes to NYC

Portals and KM

This year's KM World Conference & Exhibition has moved to Washington, D.C. It will be November 16 - 18, 2010 at Marriott Renaissance, The Enterprise Search Summit 2010 will be at the New York Hilton on May 11-12. It is nice to see these two conferences on the East Coast. went last year in the November to the combined conference in San Jose.

Library 2.0 to close?

Social Reporter

Members of the 4000-strong Ning-based network Library 2.0 recently received this message: “Unless I hear a huge outcry over the next 24 hours, I will shut down this group effective Thursday evening , Feb. There have only been a few blog posts since the first of the year and hardly any discussions.  The groups appear to be moribund as well&#.

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As promised earlier, here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council's annual gathering on February 22nd. The topic was

More Twitter Visualizations

Collaborative Thinking

Social analytics - one of the hot topics for social networking enthusiasts. Four Ways of Looking at Twitter - Research - Harvard Business Review. Data visualization is cool. Jeff Clark is part of this community. Clark's latest work shows much promise. He's built four engines that visualize that giant pile of data known as Twitter.

2009 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

This brings back memories. The Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) award has been around for some time. Back when I was with a large consulting company and involved in our knowledge management practice, I spoke at the awards meetings in London several times. For the first time, Apple was named the overall Global MAKE Winner.  

Margaret Fuller's Persuasion 26

Endless Knots

Page 26, “ The Persuasion ”. Our time in the café that day lasted long enough for Tonin to recount three centuries of his families’ histories, two world wars, persecution, migration, and bloodlines that linked him to names familiar to anyone growing up in New York in the Fifties and Sixties—U Thant, Millicent McIntosh, Calder, and many more. Janos?

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes

Nancy White

As promised earlier , here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council’s annual gathering on February 22nd. The topic was “Online Facilitation: 14 years on. What have we learned and what do we need to learn.&#. As usual, I decided to try something new. First: Reflection. There was a wealth!

News Updates (February 26, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop 2.0. Central Desktop released a major update to its hosted collaboration service, with a revised UI, an online file viewer, improved wiki navigaton, and more. " In the crowded collaboration software market, Central Desktop remains the only full-featured SaaS collaboration solution designed specifically for the mid-market since 2005.

Smartphone Surge in 2010

Portals and KM

Here are more 2010 predictions. Forrester has issued a report, Collaboration Needs Will Fuel A Smartphone Surge , by Ted Schadler with Matthew Brown, Brownlee Thomas, Michele Pelino, and Peter Schmidt, with the subtitle: The Surge Can Be Funded Through A Bring-Your-Own Smartphone Strategy.   I appreciate receiving a review copy.  

Margaret Fuller's Persuasion 25

Endless Knots

Page 25, “ The Persuasion ”. Sorry.” I picked up the pen and dropped it again. Excusez-moi, excusez-moi,” I kept saying. “Oh, not to bother, my dear,” the woman said. She resembled the teenager in the Breathless café. Did all the women in Paris look alike? Listen to her.” And for the record, you’re zero for zero. He slipped my notebook under him.

ITC Keynote: The History and Future of Online Facilitation

Nancy White

Wow, they got the video up fast, so I guess there are two Monday videos today! Here is a recording of the keynote I did a little over 90 minutes ago! The presentation wiki has slides and I’ll reflect on the Twitter backchannel experiment (and thank all the Twitterfolk who helped make it happen) later in the week.

News Updates (February 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

TimeBridge TimeBridge released a new service to simplify meeting scheduling. MeetWith.Me works great for one-on-one meetings, and acts like a public calendar, but hides private details. This personalized URL lets colleagues and friends see busy and available time-blocks on users' schedules so they know when the user is free to meet.


Take the Intranet 2.0 Global Survey 2010

Portals and KM

Toby Ward of Prescient Digital Media is running an Intranet 2.0 Global Survey. The more participants, the better the results. If you participate you can get a free copy so there is a double benefit. The survey will remain open until the end of March preliminary results will be available in April. More organizations are rolling out internal blogs.

Ten rules for writing (fiction) via The Guardian

Endless Knots

My friend Doug Lea has a good eye for fresh material. " Ten rules for writing fiction " from The Guardian is purportedly about writing fiction but.take a read and you'll see why I put the word in parens in the title. Novelists of note list their pointers. Pens leak. Take something to write on. Paper is good. Pain is distracting.

Somethin’ Stupid – PM and KM?

Chris Collison

Just enjoyed an excellent 3 days at the  10th anniversary Henley KM Forum. Enjoy! Somethin ‘Stupid  (will KM and PM ever fall in love?).