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John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

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So You Want to Host a Web Meeting? A Resource

Full Circle Associates

A long time ago in a planet far far away, a group of people asked if I could share some of my web meeting tips. You can see the genesis here.

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Large Group Ice Breakers: Free Twenty Questions Activity

Partnering Resources

It can be used with groups as small as ten and as large as two hundred. Image by Sheila Swan-Scot on flickr.

2014 64

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands


It’s because of Human Resources and its inability to get it right by empowering knowledge workers to excel at what they already do: collaborate sharing their knowledge more openly and transparently. But hang on for a minute, what would happen if that culture issue would be just championed by a single group? Effectively. Or care.

2014 64

Helpful facilitation resources for #Occupy groups

Chris Corrigan

If you are a part of an #Occupy group and are focusing on the facilitation teams, I’d like to offer you some resources from the Art of Hosting community. On my site are scads of Facilitation Resources for use. hope these resources can be useful. Art of Hosting Collaboration Community Facilitation Organization

Minecraft Meetup - report & resources


We''ve rounded up all of the resources from the day in one handy place! Sean Clark from Leicester Raspberry Pi Users Group who brought the Pi.

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"I Use SharePoint" - a New User Adoption Resource Site from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Stage 1 is "Winning Attention," with the intent being to show why a target group should be interested. like it. Well done Microsoft.

2011 73

The simplest facilitation tip to build group capacity

Chris Corrigan

Imagine: you have just done an elegant and energetic Open Space opening and you are ready to hand the process over to the group. Just as you start to walk out of the circle and let the group take over, a hand goes up “Excuse me, but what if no one comes to my session?” You have slowly and clearly explained the instructions.

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Facilitation Resource Alert

Michelle Laurie

The cards will be helpful for providing additional resources on the many ways to approach meeting scenarios as well as generating enthusiasm. Hello facilitators and non-facilitators! This is a deck of 91 cards describing ways to host, facilitate, and participate in an effective meeting. beyond online!)

Nielsen Norman Group Names Best Intranets for 2010

Portals and KM

Nielsen Norman Group has announced winners in their 11 th annual contest for best intranets for 2010. Employees are the ultimate knowledge resource, and the winning intranets provided features to transform their behavior into manageable knowledge. The report is available for download from the Nielsen Norman Group website.

2011 38

5 eLearning video resources to watch this summer

e-Moderation Station

My favourite bit: The videos are all accompanied by extra resources, links, and slides in downloadable pdf format. Summer is here. Nicky Hockly.

Wiggio - Makes it easy to work in groups.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wiggio Media Player | Create New Group | Join a Group | My Profile | My Notifications | Tell a Friend | Logout Choose a Group Log-in.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration - Allows groups to share documents, calandars, contacts, and files. Glide - Facilitates group meetings to review projects together. - Specifically for groups working on business plans. - Create multiple workspaces with multiple documents, then share them for group editing.

The Group Work Site in SharePoint 2010 - "strange, inconsistent, weird, and unusable"

Michael Sampson - Currents

It includes Group Calendar, Circulation, Phone-Call Memo, the Document Library, and the other basic lists. ". From Exchange? Weird even. 5.

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

The above results in people being member of more groups than they were before. People are nodes, and they are connected to other nodes.

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

schrage89) As a distributed group of individuals (agents) within a network, we form a complex adaptive system. Three keys are: 1.

Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Content Creation - The story of each Gevril Group brand needs to be told, and articles, newsletters and press releases need to be written, as well.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

However, this is a tremendous amount of effort for a group if its trying not just to maintain cohesion, but also to get something done. Groups.

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(Intranets2011) "Strategies for Creating a Social Workplace with Your Intranet" - James Dellow, Headshift / Dachis Group

Michael Sampson - Currents

dollar constraints - resource shortage.". -. Headshift and Dachis Group - very focused on "social business." technology.". -. Intranets

Backchannel Resources

Nancy White

A DM Tweet today caused me to go and look and see what resources I’ve posted on the blog about back channel work.  Community Back Channel.

The Evolution of Cooperation

Jenny Connected

Group selection  . When humans were hunter gatherers they moved around in extended family groups.  A group which was comprised of cooperators had an evolutionary advantage. David Sloan Wilson Cooperation in his book Darwin’s Cathedral discussed religious groups as mechanisms for group selection. Week 2 notes.

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Editable version of Chapter 10 – Action Notebook

Digital Habitats

Resources Technology stewardshipAnd we published a PDF version that you could print out and write on as well.  Log in to Google Docs.

2011 63

The 1-minute guide to the digital divide

e-Moderation Station

For example, within a high resource context, we may have disadvantaged groups (such as migrants, or the homeless). Other digital divides.

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Altimeter Group Provides Useful Resource on Social Media Service Providers

Portals and KM

Charlene Li’s Altimeter Group is hosting a wiki that provides useful information on social media resources. The social media agencies and consultant are divided into five groups: independent consultants and experts, social media boutiques – US, social media boutiques – non-Us, PR agencies, and interactive marketing and search agencies. 

Green Chameleon » NHS KM Resource Library

Green Chameleon

It gathers together a range of resources on KM applications in the public sector (not just the NHS) and it has a very applied, practical focus.

The Evolution of Cooperation

Jenny Connected

Group selection  . When humans were hunter gatherers they moved around in extended family groups.  A group which was comprised of cooperators had an evolutionary advantage. David Sloan Wilson Cooperation in his book Darwin’s Cathedral discussed religious groups as mechanisms for group selection. Week 2 notes.

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Acting resourcefully in a space of community organizing

Chris Corrigan

Advocacy requires clear speaking, storytelling and compelling argument on behalf of oneself or a group. Both have value.

Resources for Facilitators

Viv Mcwaters

promised I’d develop a slide show for a group as a thought starter for a discussion. Facilitators like me have traditionally drawn on processes, activities, and often the wisdom and experiences of other facilitators for inspiration when designing workshops. Today I had a completely different experience. Brilliant.

Who me? Yes. You are your own best resource

Viv Mcwaters

When facilitating, I draw on these choosing what I think might be best for this group at this time to do this task. believe I am my own best resource. You are your own best resource is a post from: You are your own best resource appeared first on As are you. Who me? The post Who me?

Formicary Offers a Trial of Group Chat in Lync Server 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Formicary launched a free evaluation of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 , to allow firms to experience the benefits of real-time group chat before paying up: " Formicary Collaboration Group, a provider of real-time team collaboration solutions, has launched a hosted Group Chat evaluation portal. My Comments. 1.

Green Chameleon » Resources for Knowledge Continuity

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Resources for Knowledge Continuity Five nuggets from various sources to help you in your knowledge continuity efforts (ie making sure your organisation keeps critical knowledge in flow while people come and people go). Thanks Doreen! RSS2.0

First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

who want to move into HE/FE, Educational Developers who want to know more about Oxford Brookes University’s approach/resources. Collation of Resources. EdDevMOOC learning teaching education resources MOOC #change11 OER oxfordbrookes open development higher pcthe further academy pgcert hea educational developers phd students

10th Anniversary of the OnlineFacilitation Group

Nancy White

When we started, there were very few places to talk about facilitating online groups and communities. All I did was start the group.

Neighbourhood care groups


Neighbourhood care groups and organisations provide an astonishing social resource which seldom penetrates the policy-media consciousness.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This is because people with strong ties generally share the same pieces of information and resources. These groups grow one user at a time.

A game about community resources


We grouped these 'attributes of community' into four headings: social and community, local economy, learning and recreation, and communication.

Green Chameleon » Resources on Taxonomies and Tagging

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Resources on Taxonomies and Tagging For those of you who you don’t regularly follow my book blog, there have been a number of recent posts on taxonomies and tagging, including lessons from burglars and emperors. Hurry on over ! RSS2.0

Education Technology Action Group consultation


Last Monday I was invited to Sanctuary House to contribute to two face to face meeting relating to the Data and Infrastructure strand identified by the Education Technology Action Group (ETAG)  as one of its three key workstreams. In relation to central government, I’d identify current barriers as 1. Also supports strand 3a and 3b.

Facebook Resources for Nonprofit Organizations


As part of that session, we are sharing a list of useful Facebook Resources. Causes Exchange Blog and Resource Center. Other Resources. What's the Difference Between a Facebook Fan Page and a Facebook Group Page? Did we miss your favorite resource? My colleague Michaela Hacker and I are presenting a webinar on Aug.

Group Works for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad

Chris Corrigan

The Groups Works pattern lamnguage deck is now available for the iOS mobile platform. You can download the app here:  Group Works for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store. The Group Works Deck team has released these apps as a protoyping exercise and wants feedback on how people are using them. Learn more  here.