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The Network of Europe’s E. Coli (EHEC) Crisis

Net-Map Toolbox

It’s a multi-actor situation, the actors involved include different government departments (e.g. Does this look like a killer?

AvePoint Survey on Managing and Governing SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint recently released the results of a survey about managing and governing SharePoint. Survey respondents were based in Europe. With 20% of respondents representing SharePoint deployments of more than 5,000 end users, it is vital that businesses develop a strong set of governance procedures to simplify this management process.

2011 19

Cross Cultural Networks -a bigger governance challenge?

Governance in a Networked World

I've just returned from a couple of weeks in Europe, during which I was on a cruise down the Dalmation coast with a mix of nationalities from France, UK, Asia, Australia, USA etc. It was interesting to observe how the emerging social groups were so strongly defined around firstly language (somewhat as expected) and then country.

Europe Tour: SharePoint Roadmap Masterclasses (Norway with EDB, Sweden with Acando, Denmark with IntraTeam)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I leave for Europe next Friday. for two weeks of presenting workshops, speaking at conferences, and hosting masterclasses. I am presenting the SharePoint Roadmap Public Masterclass in three countries: - Norway, in Bergen, with EDB Consulting Group , on October 6. Sweden, in Stockholm, with Acando , on October 7. Are you coming?

How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

have a stack of half finished blog posts and a cold and the cold is winning. Obama – The WorldBeat Album. However, it doesn’t stop there.

More on Plan C: A Clear, Actionable Platform for Those Who Care About Earth’s Future

How to Save the World

Of course they will be opposed by the 1%, but why are we so afraid of that, and so cynical that any political group could stand up to the 1%?

2012 26

Returning to the Basics

Chris Corrigan

We saw this in our Europe gathering, where the question of European history, politics, demographics and aspirations was present in our group

2015 18

The Occupy Movement: Don’t Tell Us What To Do

How to Save the World

We don’t want anyone to speak to the media or governments for us or to represent us or make decisions for us. But we are just starting.

2011 27

Community activist hub: right problem, wrong solution

Social Reporter

I’m puzzled by the recommendation for a “central information hub for community activists&#  from the Government’s Champion for Active Safer Communities, Baroness Newlove. OK, it is easy to snipe at a report with a simplistic solution, and an apparent contradiction in government policy. You can see the video here.

2011 21

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Becoming a Social Business Client Panel

Portals and KM

How to deal with governance issues with the implementation of social tools? They also articulated a strategy for governance.  

2011 23

Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

There is no longer any pretence by any government or large organization that the staggering debts they have accumulated will ever be repaid.

2015 31

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. Markets work when they respond topublic needs affordably.

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

How do you engage and empower publics (groups of people) to act on communally shared issues? However, most of Europe is dealing with same issues. Every city in Europe has such a map of vacant plots. However, collectives like Hack de Overheid  think the government needs to do even more to open up and really share power.

2012 35

Many Views of Mytilini, Samos Island: Part One

Portals and KM

Most visitors are from Northern Europe and they gather in the seaside towns and resorts. Samos is located a mile off the Turkish coast.

2013 18

The Democracy Project

How to Save the World

It’s not even really a mode of government. What is democracy, in its essence? Democracy was never really “invented” at all. Voting is divisive.

Sacred Economics in a Gift Economy


You know, that kind of economic shift towards sustainable growth for everyone , even planet Earth.  Click on the links below and enjoy. Regardless. .

2012 28

A Complex Predicament: How Our Energy, Economic and Ecological Systems are Connected (repost)

How to Save the World

Thanks to SHIFT for the graphics (much better than my originals), and for publishing and editing my work. It’s called the Jevons Paradox. End Game.

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The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Andrea Di Maio is a vice president and distinguished analyst in Gartner Research, where he focuses on the public sector, with particular reference to e-government strategies, Web 2.0, the business value of IT, open-source software… Read Full Bio. Coverage Areas: ← The Main Obstacle to Government Efficiency is the Cost of Democracy.

2013 10

What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

E2 2011 Keynote: Sameer Patel, Partner, Sovos Group. Government Officials. InformationWeek Government. InformationWeek Government. GDC Europe. Light Reading Europe. Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT. BRAINYARD COMMENTARY. ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

Requiem for a Species

How to Save the World

It’s the natural next step after the 15 essential readings and really sums up where we (our species and our planet) are now. fall apart.

2014 17

Just 10 Days

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was in Europe, delivering three workshops and speaking at a conference. Tuesday kicked off the first of my public engagements in Europe, with the Collaboration Roadmap masterclass in London. leave again for Europe in 11 weeks. Here''s what I did while away, and what I learnt while there. Friday June 21, 2013.

Links of the Month: March 21, 2012

How to Save the World

Visualizing Debt: A remarkable new infographic illustrates the 3T€ indebtedness of Europe’s five most bankrupt nations. So what to do?

2012 14

Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The article Harnessing the power of informal employee networks has been sent to the following recipients: Harnessing the power of informal employee networks Formalizing a company’s ad hoc peer groups can spur collaboration and unlock value. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Forgot Password?

Next Week - London, Sweden, and Belgium

Michael Sampson - Currents

I leave for Europe on Friday night, and have a busy week lined up for October 1-5. We've got a great group of delegates coming for the day. I'll be talking about effective collaboration, with a focus on the roadmap to success, governance, engagement, and user adoption. Friday - in Brussels, at a government ICT conference.

The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Then, and only then, do we set up Facebook groups and the like. Thank you so much to all those who’ve submitted content to me.

2008 41

Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The key, according to an Aberdeen Group Inc. Is the idea to form a Ning group or some such? Case in point: IBM Corp. love tai chi!")

Goodbye Australia

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tuesday was the SharePoint Collaboration and Governance Masterclass in Melbourne. Wednesday was the same masterclass in Canberra , with (a) a revised deck on governance, and (b) more discussion around governance in small groups during the afternoon. so now back to New Zealand for a week, and then off to Europe.

How to make Big Society really engaging: divert 1% local public funds to communites

Social Reporter

No body else in Europe does it the way that we do. Previously : Let’s co-design civil society, before government does it for us.

Links of the Month: January 27, 2013

How to Save the World

First they came for the  … In Canada, the federal government has become unapologetic corporatist cheerleaders, especially for Big Oil.

2013 17

Links of the Month: July 24, 2012

How to Save the World

Community” didn’t mean people in the district, it meant a group of people like yourself, who loved you for who you were, who made you feel good.

The Second Leg Of The Social Business Stool - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

E2 2011 Keynote: Sameer Patel, Partner, Sovos Group. Government Officials. InformationWeek Government. InformationWeek Government. GDC Europe. Light Reading Europe. Login | Register | Membership Benefits. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT. BRAINYARD COMMENTARY. ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

xtimeline - Explore and Create Free Timelines

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Feedback Sign up Login xtimeline Explore Create Groups Login Email: Password: Remember me Forgot your password? 1 2 3 4 5 next Featured Timelines 90)width=90;if(this.height>90)height=90;" /> Organized Labor History 67 Events A trade union or labor union is an organization of workers. Washington 30 Events [Photo: Booker T. Civil War.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Many SNSs target people from specific geographical regions or linguistic groups, although this does not always determine the sites constituency.

2007 41

The Two Cisco's.

Collaborative Thinking

For some time I've pointed out the need for the Cisco groups responsible for enterprise collaboration (including unified communications, mobile, WebEx, etc.) to be better aligned with the more consumer-centric, social media-focused EOS group(s). The result is that marketing groups typically own social media initiatives. Blogs.

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Fireflies and the President of the United States Our story begins in 1996 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where an adventurous rock climber and former Australian Navy Officer named, Duncan Watts , was thinking about how crickets, frogs, fireflies, and pacemaker cells all seem to be able to synchronize their behavior within large groups.

2009 15

Is Social Business Ready to Face Internet Traffic Jams?


Indeed, I am talking about Internet connectivity , or, rather, the lack of. Thinking that it is ok to be disconnected every now and then. Really?

KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Our new KM Edge groups on LinkedIn and Facebook. We already have more than150 members in our LinkedIn group, so joining will put you instantly in touch with a large pool of professionals who share your passion for KM. Tom Davenport: Just How Realistic is "Government 2.0"? Join KMEdge LinkedIn Group. government.

Enterprise 2.0 Black Belt Workshop - Afternoon Part Two - Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

Learn firsthand from practitioners who have tackled adoption, architecture, change management, community management, education, governance, and the realities of living an Enterprise 2.0 There are open Facebook groups for his firms. Bart mentioned how there are more privacy protections in Europe. Black Belt Workshop. Compliance.

Mapping out your access to the real credit system

Green Chameleon

contribute to an individual and this gives me an option of being helped by the larger group. Here is how Col David Kilcullen sees terror groups.

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Viv Mcwaters

Dodgy government. People would be gathered in groups, exercising to music blaring from speakers that had seen better days. Makes me sad.