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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

And the more you do of that, the much better off for the business. Never mind the community facilitators. They never have. . etc. . Yet another time.

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Blog>> Taxonomy Development Infographic

Green Chameleon

Here is a poster design I’ve been working on for a while – it summarises the empirical, evidence based taxonomy development process we recommend. This is the link to an A4 pdf version. This is the link to an A3 pdf version. Let us know

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Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you are a company, government department or organisation interested in social media training for your staff, this three day class held privately at your premises (or we can organise premises for you) suits those looking for a more indepth course. Facebook personal profile and a LinkedIn or Twitter account is assumed. SEE MORE on ABOUT PAGE.

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Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc.  George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Elsua

Ok, back to Social Business. Disappointing or a huge opportunity? Both, eventually! couple of weeks back Prem Kumar Aparanji , a.k.a. Not all CIOs though, but about 100 of them who took part in the survey study, which I still think is significant enough to notice. In this case it comes up as the 11th priority. But with a different name. .

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Scholars’ participation and practices online

Jenny Connected

This is the title of George Veletsianos’ talk to Week 33 of ChangeMooc.  George is asking questions which are directly relevant to the Mooc that I am planning with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University – George Roberts, Marion Waite, Liz Lovegrove , J oe Rosa, and Sylvia Currie from British Columbia.

Blog>> A Prezi on the Taxonomy Development Poster

Green Chameleon

Here’s an interactive version of the Taxonomy Development Poster I posted yesterday: How to Build a Taxonomy on Prezi

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Facebook Groups Revisited

Online Social Networking

In October 2010, I wrote New Facebook Groups Wreak Havoc. People added their friends en masse causing them to receive unwanted notification emails.

A wealth of hyperlocal insights from #TAL12

Social Reporter

The Talk About Local unconference in Birmingham yesterday was a highly sociable and enjoyable chance to catch up on the development of hyperlocal blogs and online communities … and also gather some insights for Socialreporters’ new exploration into community enabling and digital tech. The playlist is here. Here’s the interviews.

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Leaderless? No, leader-full in the virtual workplace

Endless Knots

Terrence Seamon, whom I had the chance to work with a few years back when American Management Association was putting together a new course on leading virtual teams (I was subject matter expert for the course and Terry held the. Leadership Networks and Networking Telecommuting Virtual Teams

Re-Learning How to Play

How to Save the World

But that will only happen with practice (if it were easy we’d already be doing it). And that change in perspective must be genuine, not forced.

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Online Communities Can Use Kickstarter and Crowd Funding, Too

Managing Communities

I recently backed a project on Kickstarter for the first time. The project was for “A Show with Ze Frank.” ” It was successfully funded (raising $146,752, well exceeding the goal of $50,000) the new series from Mr. Frank is well underway. have loved his past work and was excited to see him back doing [.]. Generating Revenue

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The One Thing People Need to Know about SharePoint 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Thanks Christian - it was great to meet you (finally) and share ideas. Collaboration SharePoint

Social Analytics 2.0

Governance in a Networked World

Perhaps its getting a little blase now to attach a 2.0 label to demonstrate a level of oneupmanship but in this case I think it is justified. label.

Listening for stories, storytelling's analytic stepsister

Social Abacus

Loud speaker, credit: flickr.com/ramansharma It's hard to tell a good story. Storytelling is not just hip to do. Listen for facts and feelings.

Post and View Community Management Jobs on ManagingCommunities.com!

Managing Communities

photo credit: bgottsab ManagingCommunities.com is regularly visited by community management professionals of all experience levels. Many of which are in need of employment or looking to further their careers. Whether [.]. ManagingCommunities.com

LinkedIn Edges Out Apple in Forbes Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Portals and KM

According to the Forbes list of Fast Tech 25 : their annual list of growth kings, the current champion is LinkedIn. Its revenue rose 115% over the last 12 months and is accelerating. Its shares are up 144% since its IPO a year ago. Apple came in second, which they noted was a significant feat for a company of its size.    

Nonprofit Technology Conference 2012: Our Reflections

Influence

After sometime to reflect on the ongoings of NTEN's 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted to share our thoughts on what we learned, gained and enjoyed about the conference. read more. Influence Events

The impasse of privatisation

Neighbourhoods

suppose I may seem like a socialist yahoo just for mentioning it, but I'm beginning to wonder how long before the tension between privatising policies and public need can hold? In London we're still mopping up after last summer's disturbances. Where and when will it snap next?  

Reclaiming Work

Michael Sampson - Currents

I receive many story pitches every day, and ignore most of them as being irrelevant. This one stood out today. But America is still the leader of the global economy and its future is as bright as it ever was, Weddle says. For all the unresolved immigration issues we have in the United States, we still have the best workforce on the planet. The U.S.

The Rise of Data Journalism and Related Tools

Portals and KM

Liliana Bounegru discussed the state of data journalism and its growing influence through an interview with Alex Howard on O’Reilly Radar (see: The bond between data and journalism grows stronger ). This is a topic I have covered before for example, Progressive Mainstream Media Moving to News Aggregation. They are moving up the maturity model.

Nonprofit Technology Conference 2012 Our Reflections

Influence

After sometime to reflect on the ongoings of NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference, we wanted to share our thoughts on what we learned, gained and enjoyed about the conference. read more. Influence Events

Hanging out with walrus hunters in Oregon

Chris Corrigan

I’m at an Open Space conference in Grande Ronde, Oregon which is a summit of Tribal leaders and federal government agencies from around the Pacific Northwest of the USA, and Alaska. The subject of the meeting is improving relations around environmental issues. “No problem,” I said.  ”What was the delay all about?”

How does contemporary neighbouring compare with the past?

Neighbourhoods

Emily Cockayne’s history of neighbours, Cheek by jowl , which I’ve already referred to a couple of times, is packed with little anecdotes of neighbour relations in England since the late medieval period. I’m left in awe of her achievement in accumulating so much absorbing evidence. We rely on neighbours less; we can be passive neighbours.’.

Images from Manotoles, Samos Island Greece

Portals and KM

A few days ago I drove to the mountain top village, Manolates,  Samos Island , on a windy road where there was a great winery.

thinking of the nature of ecology of mind

Taming the spaces

I have started some collaboration with Emanuele Bardone on defining ecology of mind. Here are some initial thoughts and examples how to see ecology of mind in spatial terms. ecology embodiment hybrid ecology spaces ecology of mind

Shared Service, Outsourcing, Multi-sourcing, Re-insourcing. the great circle of life!

Governance in a Networked World

I had dinner recently with a friend who had recently taken on the CIO role at a federal agency. We had 'grown up' together at a large multinational where we transitioned from a local 'IS Shop' through to a corporate shared service, a corporate shared service servicing external accounts and finally sold/outsourced. This is the IT sourcing challenge.

Planning for Europe and the UK in the First Week of October 2012

Michael Sampson - Currents

Now that I'm back from my recent trip to the United States, I'm getting into the immediate projects I have waiting, as well as forward planning for an upcoming trip to Europe and the United Kingdom. What I do know is that I have a conference presentation to give on collaboration in Belgium on Friday October 5. Upcoming Events

Images from Hike to Seitani Beaches, Samos Island Greece

Portals and KM

You can only reach via this hike unless youcome down from a canyon above them. You can do it is less time but we went slowly. It makes great sense.

support web concept for teacher’s learning environment

Taming the spaces

Recently i was supervising the master thesis of Kristi Laanemäe. She conducted the formative analysis (interviews with art teachers who had used the support-web) to develop and validate and improve the support web concept with social media for art education set “Ready! ” website. elearning 2.0 spaces support web concept

Ellie told Nelly

Neighbourhoods

I’m voting for him , he’s done a good job. Nelly told Ellie no way, not for that lot. So we cancel each other out. I’m really busy tomorrow anyway. Me too said Ellie, let’s not bother. Agreed? Next morning Ellie recognised Nelly’s boots under the booth, almost squealed, lost concentration, and crossed the wrong box.

The Eight Anniversary of Portals and KM

Portals and KM

On May 2, 2004 I did my first posts. There were three, Is KM the Killer App for Portals ?, Some good articles on blogs and blogs on blog s, and I s RSS TNBT ? Recently, I passed 725,000 page views and had done over 3350 posts. Since a brief lapse during a trip to Italy in the summer of 2005, I have put up at least one post a day.  

My App Gap Posts for April 2012

Portals and KM

The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for April. There will be more in May. Provides Online Exposure and Distribution for Emerging Bands. Alfresco Brings its Open Source Document Management to the Cloud.

The Individual vs. the Community

Portals and KM

The debate over the individual perspective vs. that of the broader community is so old it is a cliché to even mention this. It is not a matter of the political left vs. right as there are instances of dominating collectives on both the right and left and instances of extreme individualism on the left and right. As it is,?I’m From Assonet, Mass.