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Welcome to the Era of Radical Openness


Open vs. Closed. That’s what’s stopping us at the moment from progressing further into exploring that whole new Era of Open.

2013 81

The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

HEA/SEDA Conference on OER and Staff Development: Open Horizons: Sharing the future. I was there with my colleagues George Roberts, Marion Waite and Liz Lovegrove  because we had a slot in which we shared the work we have done on the FSLT12 MOOC. What is Necessary and what is Contingent in Design for Massive Open Online Courses?

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Open Innovation Communities are one of the most valuable types of communities to build and also one of the most difficult to get right. Stage 1.

2016 29

Open Business and The Power of Habit


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Is that something that you inspire in yourself, and / or in others?

2013 51

An alternative perspective on the meaning of ‘open’ in Higher Education

Jenny Connected

With the rise of MOOCs there has been much speculation about the meaning of ‘open’, particularly with respect to the Higher Education business model.  It is clear that ‘open’ can be interpreted in a number of different ways. So, if the adoption of ‘openness’ is going to be a slow process, what are the alternatives?

2013 70

Teams, communities and networks in terms of communication forms


While I came with the communication egg model to talk about things missing in distributed teams I feel that it could be useful in more contexts.

Connected Learning in an Open World

Jenny Connected

This related to how you can work out your exact location on the open seas, by knowing how to fix your latitude and longitude positions.

2014 23

Giving Up Control in the Era of Open Business


Open Business Some times you eventually need to have some trojan mice. Till it might be just too late. . To quote: . They want stories.

2013 34

The Illusion of Control


In fact, I would dare to state it’s way more demanding (think in terms of €€€) and resource intensive to control than to trust (your) people.

2016 79

Open Business – The Narrative vs. The Ruthless Measurement


It seems like everyone has finally come to terms with the fact that, whether we like it or not, Social / Open is here to stay.

2013 33

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation


worker, you are what I call feeding the beast , essentially, switching gears successfully from the good old push model into a pull model.

2016 70

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Google is also an “information network&# and I don’t use that term lightly. The long-term challenges to Google are no less real.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

This is why I prefer the term social business over enterprise 2.0, as it covers both work within the enterprrise and on the Web.  Agreed.

2012 28

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star


General Interest Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open LeadershipIt all comes down to vanity , unfortunately. Or, Yikes!

2016 86

What motivates humans to collaborate? – 100% Open

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

-->. 100% Open. Open innovation. About Open Innovation. About 100%Open. Introducing 100%Open. About us. Board.

2012 26

Open Policy Making promises engagement as well as digital innovation

Social Reporter

As William explains, the Grey Cells model is focusing initially on digital inclusion, Better Services, Elders as Assets and Digitising Government.

2015 21

What’s Your Purpose?


Humanise Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Life Open Business Open LeadershipProjects Fail ’. Even today. It’s just not happening.

Adaptation: The Key to Become a Socially Integrated Enterprise


are plenty of the new mantras that matter in terms of helping inspire such transformation. In Adoption via Peer Pressure? Rather the opposite.

2013 114

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

It requires a fundamental rethink of the organization – and how its processes for creating value can be opened up to people outside the organization. Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Climate Skeptic Monument Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement? No question.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Twitter’s ability to generate cash over the long-term depends ultimately on its ability to get ads in front of lots of eyeballs.

Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education


adoption of open learning technology specifications and standards is. creating open education opportunities for all, through free and open.

2013 21

cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

In contrast xMOOCs have adopted more of a transmission model of instruction. Openness is hard work. It is more than open access.

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


A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire  where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. It’s a human trait. Or care.

2014 64

Solutions for An Ageing Population in the Era of Open Business


At least, in the short term. . The thing is though that we are running late on the short term already. Open BusinessIt never has.

2013 11

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them


Here is the thing, if you let that happen you are just opening a can of worms you don’t want to open. Really? Bless them … .

2015 71

How the Client Experience Defines the New ROI of Social Business – Finally, A New KPI in the Making


To the point where, to me, it became my new KPI over the course of time in terms of how I would value and measure the success of my own work across organisation(s). In the Social Era it remains a challenge to measure emerging 21st century business models with a 20th century mentality. Open Business Open Leadership

2014 51

What Do You Sell?


Freelancing Learning Open Business Open Leadership‘What’s your own  purpose then?’ Thus, what do I sell then, eventually?, Enablement.

2015 34

Social Business Adoption – The Laggards, The Critics and The Skeptics


Whether we like it or not, we, social / open business evangelists live on the laggards, the critics, the skeptics. Open Business Game ON!

2013 92

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities


Indeed, an  openly  Socially Integrated Enterprise. IBM Innovation Learning Open Business Time to wake them up and get down to work!

2013 66

Himmelman Model - Networking Collaboration Cooperation Coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Collaboration Enhancing the capacity of the other Risks, resources, rewards and responsibilities Resources/Tool: The Continuum of Collaboration Worksheet Collaboration is a term that is appearing everywhere. Networking 2. Coordination 3. Cooperation 4. Unfortunately, the more the word is used the vaguer its meaning becomes. Who supervises?

Google Plus – Who Owns the Filter Bubble?


At least, people should be given the opportunity to opt-in or opt-out of that model, which in this case it’s just not happening. WOW!!! .

2013 75

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

The study had 3 key findings, including the emergence of a distinct new business model of “Network Orchestrator”. Networked Companies Thrive.

2015 40

#LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management


An Open Business. well seasoned Social / Open Business evangelist and 2.0 Humanise Innovation Open Business Open Leadership

Changing the World One Idea at a Time


Fun Stuff and Musings General Interest Innovation Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools Nancy Duarte at her best. Enterprise2.0

Collaborative Thinking: Opening Up The Social Graph: An Identity Perspective

Collaborative Thinking

There needs to be some level of federation between social network sites and social network services within a proper governance model. Trust Us.

Fundraising True Confessions

Hildy Gottlieb

The current system looks loosely like this: Organizations need short term funds. That is what this post will attempt to do. cash). Hardly.

A continuum of social models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Friday October 05, 2007 A continuum of social models In my earlier view, I only identified two stages: social networks, and communities. Somewhere in between the social network and the community are other social models. Another model that is described aptly in The Starfish and the Spider (see my book list ). Wheres rawn?

Social media for public services: how about an Open Innovation Exchange?

Social Reporter

came away with a new/old idea: that we need an open innovation exchange to help entrepreneurs, councils and customer/citizens collaborate to find new ways forward. In the longer term the new system and associated development and training should help move all councils, not just a few, across into new ways of working. What do you think?

Collaborative Thinking: LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps

Collaborative Thinking

Still, food-for-thought: The LiquidTalk solution brings simplicity to enterprise mobile sales enablement, learning and training, knowledge transfer, corporate and customer communication and more: We provide your organization with a secure, hosted, branded web application to centralize access to proprietary audio and video business content. Trust Us.

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events


After having written about what are some of my current work streams as a freelancer in the realm of Social Business and Digital Transformation (i.e.