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Changing with technology: the example of collaborating with slack

Joitske Hulsebosch

think it''s a funny example of the influence of technology on our communication and how our habits are sometimes matching older technologies.

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Examples of Companies Engaging on reddit

Managing Communities

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Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

The Bumble Bee

In this article I will share with you a simple 7-step plan based on a fully worked example of Customer Data Analysis using Excel. Balance.

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Examples of interest from The Imitation Game

Chris Corrigan

So here are a few examples. Combining that capacity with the incredible engineering talents of Turing and his crew provides some excellent stories and examples of Cynefin dynamics at work. Solving problems obliquely. Complex problems can’t be solved by taking a head-on, brute force approach to the solution. Cynefin Emergence

A Great Example of Collaborative Tools Being Integrated into an Appropriate Way of Working

Michael Sampson - Currents

Writing on the StackExchange Blog , David lays out an argument for private offices. This is at odds with many firms who are pursuing open offices. David’s reasons for private offices at Stack Exchange HQ include: – it’s the way their smart people prefer to work. Want to know what’s going on? Just check Trello and chat. Culture

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is one of the clearest examples I’ve seen of an organization that deeply engages its base in building the value of its service.

Redesign of face-to-face learning programmes into blended learning - an example in the Netherlands

Joitske Hulsebosch

I worked with a team of an internal academy to redesign their learning programs into powerful blended products. This called was the "teach-back".

Executive Support for New Ways of Working: The Nozbe Example

Michael Sampson - Currents

Michael’s example above is a perfect illustration of this. In a recent Beyond the To-Do List podcast , Michael Sliwinski of Nozbe talks about modelling the behaviours he wants his team to put into practice in how they use Nozbe. If you email me, my assistant … will reject it and tell the person “What is this?”

Examples of Companies Engaging in Online Forums They Don’t Own

Managing Communities

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Seeking Examples: SharePoint for Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

if you can contribute examples, case study insights, lessons learned or challenges I would like to speak to you. I'm working on a new book for IT professionals about what to do after installing SharePoint. The following are the key topics in the book: - How SharePoint can improve business and work practice. Deadline: NEXT WEDNESDAY, June 3.

An Example of Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

The open connectivism courses that are run by Stephen Downes and George Siemens are rich with examples of emergent learning and whether or not intended, the design of these courses can promote emergent learning. The CCK11 Elluminate session on Friday last (4 th Feb – recording here ) was an example of this.

Living Example of Community Q&A Power

Nancy White

Bees, by kokogiak on Flickr, CC some rights reserved. Look at the time stamps. bee swarm. Posted by: “heatherleagr&#   ( email revmoved).

Practical examples: birthday cakes

Joitske Hulsebosch

So we borrowed the cake books and the coloring stuff for our daughters' birthdays. The visitors all had their names on a paper inside a balloon.

Practical examples: Km4dev

Joitske Hulsebosch

The community grew quite organically after two workshops organised in the year 2000.

Chocolate example: self-organized symbol-generation

Taming the spaces

For example Monica Stelly wrote: Chocolate will never judge you. For example twits for: I am almost liking Jaiku as the dark chocolate.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Linear and non-linear learning

Ken Carroll

In the coming weeks and months I’ll try to elaborate  through examples from projects that I’ve been involved with. Let me give you an example: English languge textbooks for decades, have begun with present tense (aspect) verbs with an emphasis on the 3rd person. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 meant to me. In

Practical examples so far

Joitske Hulsebosch

I thought I could list all practical examples I gathered so far, so that if people want to know about communities of practices in a development cooperation context I can refer to this blogpost.

Leadning by Example: Ada Lovelace Day


Yes, in a few hours we will all be celebrating Ada Lovelace Day ! The occasion is very much worth it. Yes, go and meet Gina Poole ! Indeed!

Practical examples: 5 examples from Latin America

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Intrac Praxis Note 16 (available in English and Spanish), Brenda Bucheli and Gabriela Romo describe some of the outcomes of a workshop on communities of practice held in Mexico at the beginning of this year. The participants were from SNV , PACT and IMAC. It analyses success factors in 5 areas from getting started to incentives.

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Practical example: Showcasing your work

Joitske Hulsebosch

One example was kasahorow , an open source site which helps translate Akan (Fanti and Twi) and Ewe languages into English.

Practical examples: CoPs in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

During the tech forum in Ghana I did a presentation on communities of practice and we asked for questions and examples of CoPs in Ghana.

Practical example: Thailand

Joitske Hulsebosch

It also reminds me that I may read old messages of com-prac to see which other practical examples of CoPs in the south are shared He states that the community of practice has to add additional value to be an alternative to this system. wonder about the differences; the social networks are not typically centered around a certain practice.

Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Etienne Wenger wrote a case study in 2002 about Ayuda Urbana , a constellation of communities of practice focused on urban issues and challenges in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean region, or as they call themselves: 'Red Inter-municipal'. The initiative followed the move of the World Bank to become the 'knowledge bank'.

Prinsjesdag as example of local knowledge

Joitske Hulsebosch

Today is 'prinsjesdag' in the Netherlands, the day that the queen reads the 'troonrede' with the governmental plans for year to come.

Why Intel Is Investing in Social Computing - Leading by Example


Yes, indeed, walking the talk and leading by example! Just leading by example! Plain and simple! They are just doing it! Way to go!

Practical example: the tech forum in Kumasi

Joitske Hulsebosch

The idea was to advertise via a discussion list and see who's really interested in this - get people who are willing to invest in sharing.

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Practical example: UNDP in India

Joitske Hulsebosch

Steve Glovinsky from UNDP reported in com-prac about the communities of practice for development practitioners in India. The communities are across organisations. Even though he anticipated cultural resistance this did not occur. Some explicit design parameters have been put in place like the absence of titles in the names.

Example of a fantastic announcement email

Community Guy

I don’t know why this tickled me so, but I just had to share. If you were living under a rock you might have missed our 2.7 release, which included the most significant interface update in WordPress’ short history and has been pretty well-received. 0-release, our latest and greatest (2.7.1) is hot of the presses: [link]. link] | [link].

Practical example: per diem and learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

(cartoon text: salaries, options, car, pension, I think we have a deal! I'm very happy having colleagues again, and such an international team as well.

Examples of interest from The Imitation Game

Chris Corrigan

So here are a few examples. Combining that capacity with the incredible engineering talents of Turing and his crew provides some excellent stories and examples of Cynefin dynamics at work. Solving problems obliquely. Complex problems can’t be solved by taking a head-on, brute force approach to the solution. Cynefin Emergence

The Star Alliance: An Example of Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

As input to the book I'm writing at the moment, I have been thinking about examples of collaboration in business, and it struck me that the Star Alliance is a great example of the value of collaboration in the travel industry. Those reasons include: Seamlessness and Consistency for Passengers. Passengers gain from the Star Alliance.

TransUnion Provides Good Example of Social Media ROI

Portals and KM

This looks like a win-win-win-win situation and a classic example of the multiple dimensions of enterprise 2.0 Thanks to LCG for this example. A few days ago I Tweeted a link to their post before writing this piece. I read a nice case study, ROI on social networking? TransUnion implemented Socialtext. It makes three good points. value.

Four Examples of Wikis Working within the Enterprise

Portals and KM

The first two used Traction Team Page , NYK used Atlassian's Confluence and the SAP example did not mention a vendor. This is a comprehensive article that goes into good detail on each example. From these examples, it seems that once a wiki gets launched in an organization, many new uses spring up. have covered the.

UC And ROI: Round2: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

While our goal for the Lotusphere keynote was to provide concrete examples of how Sametime could pay for itself within a year, we did not set out to provide an exhaustive TCO model. if you were at the keynote, you may have noticed that our composite Renovations, Inc example was followed by one from a German manufacturing firm. Point 1.

UC And ROI: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

I caught a couple of blog posts on the IBM Keynote for UC ( Lotusphere Message: Yes There Is a UC ROI ) and then one on the Sametime blog (see below). A few good tips and examples but also some "buyer beware" tactics that folks should be aware of. Thumps-Up; Good example - there are real cost avoidance opportunities in this type of scenario.

Practical examples: community of ICT4D trainers

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm happy that I can finally link to a four-page summary of the community readiness assessment we did last year, titled Train the trainers or let the trainers train themselves , a collaboration between IICD , Learning Alliances , and an intern from new media and digital culture. The full report of the internship is available at the IICD website.

Practical examples: FAO mentions CoPs on ICD

Joitske Hulsebosch

On the FAO site on ICD (Information and Communication for Development) there is a list of online communities on ICD. Unfortunately I haven't found any methodological background on how they function, are supported, etc. and why they are perceived as communities of practice rather than interest groups for instance

Practical examples: the ICT4D trainers meeting in pictures

Joitske Hulsebosch

Practical examples: the community of practice of ICT4D trainers

Joitske Hulsebosch

IICD in collaboration with its Itrainonline partners did a community readiness assessment for ICT4D trainers.

Is the subprime mortgage crisis an example of failed governance?

Governance in a Networked World

I have just been perusing the research on the propagation or contagion effects of the US Subprime mortgage crisis. The fact that there is a growing amount of research on this topic e.g. here and here identifies the size of the global impact. Here in Australia all for the big 4 banks have been significantly impacted. So is this a governance issue?