2011

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Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

Trust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity to get work done. Tweet.

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8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community,  on Facebook? Shut the Page down, ban the commenter, suck up to them? Fight with them?

The Future of Work Is Learning

Elsua

Some fascinating stuff in there, for sure! And one of the various reasons why I keep digging quite a bit G+ over other social networking sites.

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Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Does a learning community or community of practice need roles to function well? What about the self-organising power of communities? Leader 5.

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Personal Management Software destroys internet authenticity and democracy

The Bumble Bee

The aim is to create the perception of a (fake) upswell in sentiment on a given topic (a practice is known as astroturfing ). News & Media

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Funder NESTA tells community projects: cut the paperwork, blog your reports

Social Reporter

They were chosen from 600 applicants, so I think we can expect to see some interesting developments. You’ll find links to all the blogs here.

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Value Creation in Communities of Practice

Jenny Connected

A key focus of BEtreat was to discuss Etienne Wenger et al.’s most recent work on value creation in communities of practice. link]. Wenger et al.

Maybe Enterprise 2.0 Is About the Technology

Portals and KM

I have been reading about the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Santa Clara. I was sorry to miss it but did attend the June version In Boston.

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How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

You’ll also get a new framework for thinking about the way organizations engage customers, partners, and other organizations. Still with me?

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7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media?

The Social Enterprise – Welcome to the Era of Intrapreneurship!

Elsua

And, more specifically, I would like to welcome you all to The Era of Intrapreneurship! But, as a self-employed individual, I am also on my own.

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Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning.

Monday Video – Gotta Share!

Nancy White

OK, there IS a Monday Video after all. Hat tip to Stephen Downes and  Mashable. This little mini musical may open a few eyes along with the laughs.

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A real-life Groupon business story

Community Guy

Our office neighbors, Paloma , recently went through the Groupon experience to promote their spa business. Would you do it again? If so, what?

You Mean I Cant Even Estimate? The Planning Fallacy in Action

Evolving Web

Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law. Yet our estimates always make us nervous.

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Below is the literature review submitted today for my Understanding Media Studies course. Next up: a mock thesis due early December. . Introduction.

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Travelling a different road

Viv Mcwaters

There is a link, of course. have to refer to my notes for the other stuff. But this is not a post about stories. It made a lot of sense. Tweet This!

Attacks on connectivism

Jenny Connected

What is it about connectivism that stirs up such strong emotion? In my experience it has now been strongly attacked in public at least twice – the first during CCK08 by Catherine Fitzpatrick – who voiced her objections in no uncertain terms and more recently by Marielle Lange in Wikipedia. There is nothing new in connectivism. Bell, F. link].

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Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

I did some catching up on my reading over the last holidays. Rawn is best practices lead in the Social Software Enablement team in IBM Software Group.

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

We can learn a lot about organizations from biology. Yes, Virginia, there really is an organizational membrane. Membrane Made of Humanity.

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Occupy Wall Street or #OccupyWallStreet – the demonstrations have turned nasty with NYPD arresting, macing hundreds of people. God Forbid.

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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Elsua

journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet? SIE ).

Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

This is a column Sibrenne Wagenaar and I have written for the management site. thought it might be worthwhile to translate it. Certainly not!

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Net-Map Level 1 Certification Course (Washington, DC)

Net-Map Toolbox

We offer Net-Map certification courses on 4 levels: Level 1: Net-Map Facilitation. Level 2: Net-Map Qualitative and Visual Data Collection and Analysis. Level 3: Net-Map Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis. Level 4: Net-Map Mastery – Train the Trainer. Join us for a 2 day, Level 1 Net-Map class on the 4.-5. of August in Washington DC!

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March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Real Decisions or Reflexive Nitpicking: Distinction Bias

Evolving Web

Life is a sum of all your choices. Albert Camus. When I ask you if you would like an apple, you may say “Yes.” And you are happy. That all makes sense.

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

When it comes to 2011 trends, I posted earlier on " Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site to Platform Services ". Rather than publish a short list, I wanted to take some time to explore each trend in more depth. In this post, I want to examine the topic of Activity Streams. Level of insight : Inconvenient truth beneath the hype. effort.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

How communities of practice give us access to observing, orienting, deciding, and acting in a world of practice. OODA is an acronym for: O. Observe.

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Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0

Jenny Connected

Oct 05, 2011 11:00 AM Mountain Time (Canada)  Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0 – online research seminar for Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER) at Athabasca University - Emergent Learning in the New Learning Ecologies. You have to wait for the microphone tab to light up indicating that you can now speak.

Prescient Releases the Social Intranet Study

Portals and KM

Prescient Digital Media will be officially releasing their report on the Social Intranet Study at the Intranet Global Forum conference in NYC, Nov 9-10. I had a chance to look at a preliminary copy and there are some interesting findings. The findings indicate that there is rapid adoption of social media on the corporate intranet in the past year.

Cooperation is Never Perfect

Alchemy of Change

I love it when a scientist comes along and proves something that, on an intuitive level, I just knew had to be true. Cooperation is never here to stay.

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Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One of the great mysteries of life is why Anon was such a genius in print and such an idiot online. Rose Is A Rose… . And she rarely swears.

The Crisis of Meaning in the Knowledge Workforce

Elsua

Gen-Yers, Gen-Xers, Baby Boomers, etc. Well, we have got a crisis. crisis of meaning. Seriously? They always have been and will probably be. Hippie 2.0

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So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. Psychologists have proposed several complementary taxonomies of learning styles.

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