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Identifying international knowledge partnerships

Net-Map Toolbox

We realized soon that this is not going to be a Net-Map session or a session of some squeezed out, shrunk down little cousin of Net-Map.

Agile international development?

Net-Map Toolbox

So while I talked with the software developers and coaches at the agile coach camp last weekend, I kept thinking: What if we used the principles that they use to make software development more participatory, user-oriented and faster learning and adopted them in international development projects? software by doing it and helping others do it.

Internationalism is not globalization

Chris Corrigan

What I love is internationalism. By contrast, internationalism is essentially what we have in the community: a slow exchange of ideas, creative collaboration that both respects borders and cultural realities and transcends them as well. The EU was born on the twin pillars of internationalism and globalization.

2016 17

Carl Jackson on Supporting Online Communities in International Development

Nancy White

In international development there is quite a strong divide between the natural scientists and social scientists. Seedbed for initiatives.

Internal Knowledge Markets: A Framework for Success

Portals and KM

The quest for uncovering internal knowledge within an organization has been around for a very long time and was one of the early goals of knowledge management. As they write, the challenge of locating internal knowledge on a specialized topic exists in any large organization. It can take a while to fine tune the incentives.

Is “development 2.0? the same as “agile international development”?

Net-Map Toolbox

Change Management exploring new ideas International development musings Organizational Learning Other people's work Uncategorizedstart-ups work.

The Rise of Internal Knowledge Markets

Portals and KM

A new article in the Sloan Review by Hind Benbya and Marshall Van Alstyne, How to Find Answers Within Your Company , covered the rise of internal knowledge markets. This article provides guidelines on how to design, launch and sustain internal knowledge markets. These internal knowledge markets represent a third approach. 

Join us: Largest international Net-Mapper meeting ever!

Net-Map Toolbox

I am sure you have some great stories, lessons and results to share and together we might find the answers to your questions. And you.

Where is the Cooperation in International Development and Cooperation

Full Circle Associates

Has anyone objectively looked at how usage of such a tool matters if it is internal or external? Life is busy. I don’t have data. Control?

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Internal vs. External Trainers: Some Further Thoughts

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of those design factors is the choice to use internal trainers or external trainers. Upskilling Internal Trainers. Your Approach?

Muslim Brotherhood: Internal and external networks

Net-Map Toolbox

Muslim Brotherhood setting up stage (copyright Lilian Wagdy, flickr). When mapping networks we often ask ourself: Is this one actor or more than one.

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"Collaboration" vs "Social Media" = "Internal Collaboration" vs "External Engagement"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Generally, Social Media is aimed externally, outside the walls of your business, (customers, vendors, competitors) and Collaboration is aimed internally, inside the walls of your business, (employees). Steven shares his analysis of the difference between collaboration and social media : " Here’s the difference. My Comments.

Apple doesn't have internal divisions

Governance in a Networked World

The inventor of the Walkman when they launched the iPod was that Sony, like many large corporations, create internal competition by setting department P/L. Xmas reading - Steve Jobs biography. In the chapter on how Apple was able to out do Sony. Tim Cook. Apple's COO notes that Apple don't have separate divisions with their own P/Ls.

Preventing Privacy Breaches or Constraining Collaboration: The Internal / External Sharing Decision in IBM Connections Next

Michael Sampson - Currents

You can choose sharing at the start and then revert to internal only, but not the other way around. It’s a one-way street.).

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Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch

Many companies have started their Yammer groups for rapid internal exchange. What is Yammer? Social online learning = not facilitated?

For innovation: Amplify the low signal

Net-Map Toolbox

collaboration exploring new ideas International development musings notes from the field UncategorizedCrow brings the daylight, by Ruth Meharg.

2016 63

Public Policy and the Idea of the Vietnamese State: The Cultural Political Economy of Domestic Water Supply

Net-Map Toolbox

A Net-Map study on formal and informal water governance in Vietnam , by Nadine Reis and Peter P.

2015 29

How my bad French made me a better facilitator

Net-Map Toolbox

Because it can easily send the message: The international team consists of superheroes, flown in to save the day. And I can survive very well.

2015 71

Net-Map Level 1 Certification Class at the International Food Policy Research Institute

Net-Map Toolbox

That’s how I will spend this week: Preparing and conducting a Net-Map Level 1 Certification class at IFPRI, the organization where I worked when I initially developed Net-Map. This training, unfortunately, is only open to IFPRI staff. training upcoming events

KM4Dev and Bev and Etienne Wenger-Trayner – April 6-7 2017

Full Circle Associates

In international development? Don’t work in international development? Care about communities of practice? Don’t miss it!

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Kinda cool that companies are now posting internal policies publicly. Drat the internal search . Opera [link]. Enemy Media? ^.^. Thanks.

40 Maps that wil help you make sense of the world

Net-Map Toolbox

International development musings Other people''s work Uncategorized maps other people''s work population density telling a story

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The Promise and Peril of Internal Social Media (William Amurgis, American Electric Power) #intranets2012 #socbiz @wamurgis

Michael Sampson - Currents

the role of internal communications - (a) to inspire people / employees - they are doing a great job, (b) to inform employees - that the key corporate messages are disseminated, and (c) to involve employees in communications with one another and with the leaders. -. William is from American Electric Power. HQ is in Ohio. 19,000 employees.

Rare opportunity: Learn Net-Map in the UK!

Net-Map Toolbox

The Sunbelt Conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysis ( INSNA ) is an inspiring event, whether you are a beginner or a full-blown SNA genius and one of the great things about it is that it always starts with two days of training workshops, before the three days of 700 talks in parallel start.

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Net-Mapping the Water-Food-Energy Nexus in the Upper Blue Nile in Ethiopia

Net-Map Toolbox

When dealing with the challenges of a country like Ethiopia, focusing just on water, or food, or energy is a tall order already.

Strategic engagement – with snakes, elephants, baboons, mosquitos and meercats

Net-Map Toolbox

I am just back from work in Southern Africa. Then I found a simple solution, fixed the situation and all is well, world saved. No, not quite.

2017 21

Learning While Building eLearning: Part 1

Full Circle Associates

Meet Emilio Emilio is a technical officer at a large international development organization. So here we go! What should you consider? Subtle.

2016 31

Talk to the Emir to save new-born chilrden

Net-Map Toolbox

If you want to protect new-born babies from dying of preventable cause, who do you talk to? The Ministry of Health, right? Because it is their mandate.

2013 46

Learning While Building eLearning: #4 Lessons from the Pilot

Full Circle Associates

collaboration evaluation facilitation international development learning online facilitation online interaction elearning FAO MEDAAim to learn.

2016 25

Online tools for internal communication

Joitske Hulsebosch

Image by Velo Steve via Flickr Netsquared's question this month is: Tactics for using online tools for internal communication. awards.

The 13 hats of an internal community manager | Articles

John Tropea - Delicious Community

community management

Social Media in International Development Workshop

Nancy White

Do you work for an international development NGO? Tags: events international development social media technology stewardship workshops

Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens

Net-Map Toolbox

Cohen, Regina Birner, Mamusha Lemma, Josee Randriamamonjy, Fanaye Tadesse and Zelekawork Paulos). Women’s groups (e.g.

ifbc – International Food Blogger Conference

Portals and KM

The International Food Blogger Conference – aka. ifbc – will be held in Seattle on Mya 15-17. There is also Renee Behnke of Sur la Table and?Molly

Ponderings on Network & Community Governance Part 1

Full Circle Associates

Stay tuned for Part 2 of Nancy’s Ramblings… communities of practice international development networks non profits/ngos governance

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Calling International Development Organizations: Top 10 Steps You Can Take to Improve Your Content Strategy

Influence is an international development organization renowned for it's emphasis on content strategy. read more.

Social Media in International Development - 10 min interviews

Nancy White

Tags: harvesting international development knowledge sharing non profits/ngos podcasts social media CGIAR ICT-KM podcast workshops

Are you we? Or are you I?

Net-Map Toolbox

Working in an international organization, I see that we have a strange mixed relationship to our awareness of cultural differences.

Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson

Nancy White

As I noted earlier , I’m starting to record a set of podcasts about the role of social media in international development. Any formal use?

Having the wrong map can kill you

Net-Map Toolbox

Your personal conflict map might be full of sea monsters no one has ever seen (source: [link]. Not likely. Annoying, but doesn’t kill me.