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Social Business, Where Do You Stand?

Elsua

Muhammad Yunus ), since things are not going much better either in that space, as the true intentions from most organizations are starting to show up.

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Finish This Sentence: Social Media is…

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It never ends well – either ignored or turned vile. Here’s some tips and warnings for beginner online community managers. . Much better.

2012 114

We Are The Filter Bubble

Alchemy of Change

Computer algorithms aren't the only thing contributing to the "Internet Filter Bubble." Who we choose to connect with in our social networks deeply affects who is "curating" the content we consume. Here's why diversity in your social network matters.

2012 114

The philosophy of MOOCs

Jenny Connected

There are currently lots of blog posts around, asking yet again ‘What is a MOOC?’ and about the different types of MOOCs  –  see for example. Osvaldo Rodriguez blog. George Siemens’ Elearnspace blog. Stephen Downes’ Half and Hour site. John Mak’s Blog. The first question in my recent post about planning MOOCs – was ‘What is a MOOC’?

2012 60

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Science. Science. The one subject back at school that I always kept struggling with time and time again. Knowledge sharing with a passion! Maybe Prof.

2012 63

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Enterprise 2.0 – A Joyful Definition

Elsua

Summit event that I attended in Paris by the beginning of February. and Social Networking for Business. What if Enterprise 2.0 How cool is that?

2012 58

Net-Map Manual in Portuguese!

Net-Map Toolbox

I am thrilled to add a Portuguese version of the Net-Map manual to this blog. Please read, share and use it! And tell me about your experience. Many thanks to. Jaqueline de Camargo , Roberta Amaral de Andrade and. Luiz de Campos Jr. . for putting so much work in the translation. Other people's work training material Uncategorized

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Astute Labs: Community Engagement through Mobile Apps

The Bumble Bee

Mobile Devices

Song of the Satyrs

How to Save the World

T he word ‘tragedy’ has a wonderful etymology. The Sapiens are so immersed in and dependent on that culture they cannot escape it. Suicide?

2012 28

SXSW Notes: Copy Matters: Content Strategy for the Interface

Portals and KM

Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. will be attending their all day Creative Camp Event on March 12 , as well as some other Adobe sponsored sessions. Here is the session description. The problem? Typical What can we do?

2012 26

Why I Will Continue Coming Back to SXSW Interactive

Managing Communities

I just returned from the 2012 edition of South by Southwest Interactive. have been fortunate enough to speak at the conference for the previous 4 iterations and this year, spoke on a panel about copyright. Every year, I hear people complain about SXSW. Which is natural. The bigger you are, the more challenges you [.]. Community Cultivation

2012 19

Making sense and finding meaning

Net-Map Toolbox

Returning from the funeral of a relative I kept thinking about how we deal with the raw and messy experiences live hands us every day, make sense of them and find meaning. How we turn all these sights, interactions, feelings, observations into one coherent story. Imagine a child dying in an African village. exploring new ideas musings

2012 16

Learning Analytics: Dream, Nightmare or Fairydust?

Jenny Connected

This is the title of the new Networked Learning Hotseat - where Simon Buckingham Shum is in the Hotseat. Simon is also working in the Learning Analytics and Knowledge MOOC – LAK12. We are experiencing an unprecedented explosion in the quantity and quality of data available not only to us, but about us. So what if we have shedloads of data?

SXSW Notes: Design for Social Innovation and Public Good

Portals and KM

Here is another in my series on SXSW event s. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. will be attending their all day Creative Camp Event on March 12 , as well as some other Adobe sponsored sessions. Remember these notes are almost real tine so please excuse typos.

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Analysis of Fake Social Media Accounts

Ant's Eyeview Blog

The number of fake or dead accounts on social media sites is not a new issue, but it is something that is important for any company that is considering a listening and analysis program for social media. As much as automation has helped social media analysis tools, there is still a large gap when it comes to the identification of fake accounts.

2012 12

Atmosphere and Energy is the Difference Between a Great Community and a Feeble One

Managing Communities

photo credit: Lars Plougmann I’m down at South by Southwest Interactive right now and, having spoken at numerous events over the years, what strikes me most about SXSW is the atmosphere and the energy. It is incomparable to any event I’ve been at. If you go to a big conference in New York, you don’t [.]. Community Cultivation

Learning Analytics: Dream, Nightmare or Fairydust?

Jenny Connected

This is the title of the new Networked Learning Hotseat - where Simon Buckingham Shum is in the Hotseat. Simon is also working in the Learning Analytics and Knowledge MOOC – LAK12. We are experiencing an unprecedented explosion in the quantity and quality of data available not only to us, but about us. So what if we have shedloads of data?

SXSW Notes: Positively Inspired Change Campaigns

Portals and KM

Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. will be attending some Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend. Here is the session description.    

Keeping ourselves to ourselves

Neighbourhoods

So much of contemporary neighbouring is about noisiness, but this is about nosyness.   Informal support Neighbourhood relations

Measuring, changing behavior

Social Abacus

Source: Nike.com/fuelband With more people trying to crack the social media measurement nut, my focus has shifted to the study of behavior change.

Multi-Stakeholder Networks: Netherlands July 1-3

Networking Action

I’ll be a keynote speaker and leading a workshop at the 19th Annual Conference on Multi-Organisational Partnerships, Alliances and Networks (MOPAN). The workshop is organized as one of 11 "academic" tracks, but is being designed with network practitioners… Events

SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity

Portals and KM

Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. will be attending their all day Creative Camp Event on March 12 , as well as some other Adobe sponsored sessions. Please excuse typos as this is done near real time. In this session, David M.

Joining up community building, organising and social reporting

Social Reporter

Later this month I’ll be doing some work with Gary Loftus and his new team of community builders at Forever Manchester , when we’ll spend a day exploring how social reporting can play a part in Asset Based Community Development. Networking is enormously important – but online will play a small part for many people. Mark

Navigating uncertainty with serious playfulness

Viv Mcwaters

If you’d like to know a bit more about these super cool cards  that Johnnie and I have made, check this out. It’s all about using serious playfulness to navigate uncertainty. And they were designed by the super talented Mary Campbell. Three continents. Three individuals. Connected by a shared project. Now sharing it with the world.

Network Health as “Harmonic Vibrancy”: Analyze your network

Networking Action

Most multi-stakeholder networks are taking on pretty daunting challenges:  climate change, corruption, sustainability, health, water, food security…  What is critical to their success?  A new perspective on this, accompanied by a very simply administered test, is offered with the concept … Blog M&E Net Dev

SXSW Notes: No Brochures: Digital Storytelling for Nonprofits

Portals and KM

Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. will be attending a number of Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend. Here is the session description. Joe went next.

Joining up community building, organising and social reporting

Social Reporter

Later this month I’ll be doing some work with Gary Loftus and his new team of community builders at Forever Manchester , when we’ll spend a day exploring how social reporting can play a part in Asset Based Community Development. Networking is enormously important – but online will play a small part for many people. Mark

Comforts of home

Chris Corrigan

Back at home on Bowen Island after a few days away with the family. have learned a lot about humans over these small cups of invitation.

Network Health as “Harmonic Vibrancy”: Analyze your network

Networking Action

Most multi-stakeholder networks are taking on pretty daunting challenges: climate change, corruption, sustainability, health, water, food security… What is critical to their success? A new perspective on this, accompanied by a very simply administered test, is offered with the concept… Net Dev

SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change

Portals and KM

Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. will be attending some of the Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend. Brian began the session by defining content.

2012 16

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John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Inspiring action is more important than gaining insight. February, 2012 | Published by Anecdote - Putting Stories to Work. Reviewed by: Shawn Callahan.

Into the shadow

Chris Corrigan

Sometimes the best map will not guide you, You can’t see what’s round the bend. – Bruce Cockburn, Pacing The Cage.

The golden age of neighbouring is now

Neighbourhoods

Monocle 24 had a feature about urban neighbours last week. It included an interview with Lucy Musgrave talking about the public realm – so refreshing to hear someone just use that term these days, in the public realm, let alone speak about it with such refreshing assurance. For now, a few thoughts prompted by Emily’s remarks. More soon.

SXSW Notes: Boost your Mobile Workflow with Adobe’s Newest Product

Portals and KM

Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. will be attending some other Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend. led by Bruce Bowman and Greg Rewis.