Sat.Mar 03, 2012 - Fri.Mar 09, 2012

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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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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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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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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.

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7 ways to support an emotional bond to a product

Community Guy

(This post was originally posted on my photoblog: Look at the world with me ). As photographers, I know this emotional bond all too well. So what?

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Ideal group sizes

Chris Corrigan

First of all there is no such thing. Second, a friend asked me the question “What is the idea group size for collaborative process?” Small groups can help refine and test good ideas, and large groups can help propagate ideas and connect them to larger patterns. In Art of Hosting Collaboration Conversation Design Facilitation

Think You’ve Got What it Takes to Be a Community Manager? Take the “Call of Duty” Test

Managing Communities

photo credit: John Cronin’s Flickr Page Whenever I can, which is mainly when he is on break, I play “Call of Duty: Black Ops” with my brother, who is a college student. Since community management is what I do, I often relate things to the practice. Having spent countless hours playing online multiplayer, there are [.].

Businesses can be community hubs, says RSA report

Social Reporter

Emma explained how they had worked with B&Q to research the relationship between their store in Sutton and local customers.

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Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch

What is Yammer? Yammer is booming, especially in the Nederland within Europe. Without Yammer it would have been difficult to find this person.

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements. Subscribe. Perceptions about learning and sharing in a virtual world by Steve Dale. Communities and Collaboration. Communities and Collaboration » Page Maximising the power of collective knowledge. Wikisummarizer Summarize. Tag Cloud. Peer Assist. Podcasts. Linked Open Data. webcast.

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If You’re the Best Player on the Worst Team, You Still Lose

Managing Communities

photo credit: Ktoine In my last article, we discussed how playing “Call of Duty” online can tell you whether or not you might be cut out to be a community manager. In it, I talked about how some players don’t play to the objective – they play to pad their own numbers, ignore the objective [.]. Managing Staff

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Businesses can be community hubs, says RSA report

Social Reporter

Emma explained how they had worked with B&Q to research the relationship between their store in Sutton and local customers.

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Enterprise Social Networks Fail Without the Proper Approach—a Roadmap is Needed

Michael Sampson - Currents

ESN software can help organizations by boosting information-sharing among employees and improving cross-departmental collaboration, among other benefits, but missteps in planning and execution abound, according to the Altimeter Group study “Making the Business Case for Enterprise Social Networking.”. What is the pain point? This isn’t easy.

Washington Post Reinvents Itself on the Web

Portals and KM

I have written about both the fall of traditional news media through social media (see Who Killed the Rocky Mountain News? The New York Times recently wrote about the efforts of the Washington Post to ride the crest of the social media wave rather than become swept under it in their story, A Newspaper, and a Legacy, Reordered.    

Sustainability: Rear View Mirror and Crystal Ball

Michelle Laurie

Given I am usually making presentations for others or coaching clients on messages for their presentations, I was excited to write my own talk.

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

".Sign on to a big bold impossible enterprise"

Endless Knots

Over the past six months, I've been working closely with Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative in Roxbury, MA. Bostonians -- and many many others around the country, if not abroad -- know of the remarkable things DSNI has achieved in its. Boston Inspiration Philanthropy

Gratitude for refugees

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of working with the tireless staffs of various Neighbourhood Houses in Vancouver. Most of these people are involved in the work of Welcoming Comunities Initiatives , working with refugees and migrants to Vancouver. Then, the civil war came on the heels of US subversion of Guatemalan democracy in 1954. Wrong.

Fluent - Making Email More Twitter-Like

Michael Sampson - Currents

Looks good. More: - Fluent.io. Collaboration Software

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More rebranding of citizen media as “journalism”. Sigh

Social Reporter

The Guardian voluntary sector network has an interesting provocative piece headlined  How citizen journalism is setting the local agenda which goes on to say: Hyper-local news, websites and blogs are inextricably linked to cohesion and engagement within communities. It varies amongst sites, but the highest is around 10% of network members.

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Do robots need us?

Endless Knots

Thanks to John Hagel, I happened upon this TED2012 talk by UPenn's Vijay Kumar. Not my 20th-century view of robots at all. Something quite different. don't understand the equations that generate the effects shown but the implications for society. Technology TED

3.5 million licence holders like this

Neighbourhoods

Straightforward, brazen disrespect. That was just for voice communication. OK, you wanna get into email and social networking?    

Benefits of Social Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

San mentions three benefits from being a social business : collaboration, mobility, and employee retention. On employee retention, San says: ". social businesses benefit from increased and global collaboration, as well as mobility, to ensure the whole team feels a part of the decision making process. If it's just about the technology, then no.

More rebranding of citizen media as “journalism”. Sigh

Social Reporter

The Guardian voluntary sector network has an interesting provocate piece headlined  How citizen journalism is setting the local agenda which goes on to say: Hyper-local news, websites and blogs are inextricably linked to cohesion and engagement within communities. It varies amongst sites, but the highest is around 10% of network members.

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20x2 at SXSW 2012

Portals and KM

This is my first time at SXSW and it takes a while to figure it out. went to an interesting session my first night here. Several sang.

Neighbouring and mental health

Neighbourhoods

Being a neighbour is not necessarily straightforward: managing the relationships can be tricky and stressful. Those of us who have positive, easy-going relationships with our neighbours have much to be thankful for, the value of which is easily overlooked. Situations such as this are going to become ever more common.’.

Blog>> Call for Papers in Technology, Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation

Green Chameleon

I’m honoured to be on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management published by National-Louis University in Poland. There’s a call for papers now out for three special issues in 2012 – on Technology Entrepreneurship, New Concepts of Management (including KM) and Innovations.

Protected: Challenge: can the online collaborators join up to demonstrate how to network civil society?

Social Reporter

This post is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: All posts Our Society social media newsnet peoplepoweredchange yoursquaremile

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Hip Hop / Rave Aware: New Darwin Awareness Engine

Portals and KM

Darwin Ecosystem has created a new free hip hop and Rave Edition that allows you to keep up with the hip hop and Rave music scene.  

Samsung S Pen for Digital Ink

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's easier than typing on a tiny keyboard. The stylus with my Tablet PCs was one of its best features. For more: - Samsung Galaxy Note home page.

wicked problems and scientific design

Social Abacus

What is the role of a social psychologist in solving wicked problems ? Which do you perceive leads to more disruption? Which is more apt?

Crap detection and other essential network skills

Social Reporter

I’ve just bought Howard Rheingold’s excellent book Net Smart: How to thrive in the online world. And much more.

Going to SXSW 2012

Portals and KM

I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. will be there March 9 – 15. think half of San Francisco will be at the conference too.