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Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

This year I''ve been drawn to the power of social network analysis. What kind of people would you like to have in your network.

Making the invisible visible with social network analysis

Joitske Hulsebosch

Together with Koen Faber , Josien Kapma and Niels Schuddeboom we have an informal dutch group who want to learn about social network analysis.

February 18th-23rd: All the Network Analysis Gurus and a Net-Map training in Tampa, Florida

Net-Map Toolbox

Social Networks training Uncategorized upcoming events Conference Florida INSNA Inspiration Meeting Net-Map Training Sunbelt Tampa

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Rare opportunity: Learn Net-Map in the UK!

Net-Map Toolbox

How about hanging out at the beach, learning Net-Map and meeting about 1000 highly intelligent social network analysis experts of every discipline, who do everything from crazy complex quantitative stuff to anthropologically observing network development on the ground? would love to see you there.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications.  At the June Enterprise 2.0 Social theory and design.

RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

Together they should be able to achieve more than they could without the benefit of wider network connections. How will decisions be taken?

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RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

Together they should be able to achieve more than they could without the benefit of wider network connections. How will decisions be taken?

2012 43

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m.

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Ethics in Social Network Analysis

Net-Map Toolbox

But if you use network tools in a background where facilitating change is one of the goals, the data is so much more powerful if you know who is who.

Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

InMaps picked up on an interesting split in the environmental movement that showed up as two distinct clusters in my network. Tweet.

Influence and local social networks


This one is called Power lines and looks at social exclusion in terms of isolation from networks of influence and power.

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

They were then asked to draw actors on a network card using a large sheet of paper and pens. Thuringia (central Germany). Patrick S.

Social capital measures in dynamic social networks?

Bas Rues

I’ve been reading literature about social network analysis (SNA) lately for my research. A lot is written about SNA. In my view, it is not complete to study social networks as static. They were formed sometime before the analysis, there are reasons it became that way. social capital

Social Network Analysis in the public sector

Collaborative Thinking

SAP Innovation: Social Networking at the Service of the French Public Sector | SAP Web 2.0. Many people today are active members of professional social networks such as LinkedIn or Viadeo, and want it to be as easy to find an internal contact as it is externally. Demonstration Site: Social Network Analyzer demo.


Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

The idea is that I intend to build the social network of people that we meet or connect with as we travel to new places over a 40 day period.

Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Lithosphere Community Sign In Forums Up 24 Comments Community vs. Social Network MikeW (Lithium Guru) Jun 6 Labels: Cyber Anthropology Social Media Michael Wu, Ph.D. is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities. They have a network structure.

Social network analysis: how to use it for online networks using social media?

Joitske Hulsebosch

One of my huge interests is networks and how they can thrive online. still work regularly with networks and communities. BUT now.

X-RIME: Hadoop based large scale social network analysis

Collaborative Thinking

Earlier this year I added to this post: Social Graph Engines (Updated). Below are some other interesting efforts: X-RIME: Hadoop based large scale social network analysis. Today's Internet-based social network sites possess huge user communities. RIME: Hadoop based large scale social network analysis.

Green Chameleon » Ethics and Social Network Analysis

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick Lambe on 09/01/08 at 12: 16 PM | Categories: KM Applied , Social Network Analysis | Permalink 1 Comment so far Graham Durant-Law Hi Patrick. couldn’t agree more! just wish a few more people would read and digest its content. also think it has application well beyond SNA. Thank you Edgar for your post!

Do social networks help farmers detect cattle disease? And what does that have to do with you?

Net-Map Toolbox

social network at farmer level was constructed that included all cattle farmers in each village. copyright by MotleyPrincess on flickr).

Annotated list of social network analysis software

Net-Map Toolbox

And even if you don’t, his website is definitely worth going to – if you have some time at your hand, because you are basically guaranteed to loose yourself for a while in the depth and scope of his knowledge documentation around monitoring and evaluation – with a network twist Very interesting.

Social Network Analysis Workshop

TNT - The Network Thinker

The hands-on workshop will feature a quick overview of social network analysis as applied to organizations and communities.

The State of Social Network Analysis in Business: LINKS Workshop Report

21st Century Organization

Patti Anklam also contributed a before and after network analysis of participants in the Facebook Groups in Business Investigation 2008.) 

Mapping Our Friendships Over Time and Space: The Future of Social Network Analysis

Collaborative Thinking

There is a "human geography" aspect to how networks emerge, form, and evolve over time that sometimes I think we miss. Mapping Our Friendships Over Time and Space: The Future of Social Network Analysis. That's very valuable information that the social web has barely begun to tackle capturing.

Investing in Social Network Analysis

TNT - The Network Thinker

CNET is reporting that social network analysis company, Visible Path [VP], is about be acquired by a very large firm. I am glad to see this success.

Web Site Social Network Analysis

TNT - The Network Thinker

Everyday I try to look at the Google Analytics [GA] data for my business web site -- -- and my blogs.

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks 2009 September 6 tags: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi , Chris Andersen , Duncan Watts , Long Tail , Mark Granovetter , Network Theory , Réka Albert , Social Media , Steven Strogatz by Greg Social Networks are revolutionizing how we view our world.  Thanks! Thanks. Thanks.

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Who is good at qualitative network analysis?

Net-Map Toolbox

It’s hit and miss, either they get it or not… Qualitative network analysis is one of these things. Not by calculating indicators but by understanding the structural logic of the network. have found that it is a combination of training and network intuition. But what is network intuition?

Do your networks own you – or do you own them?

Net-Map Toolbox

And it is obvious that different people have networks are structured differently. Have you been able to change your networks?

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I love being a small fish

Net-Map Toolbox

When I work with people who know nothing about network analysis… (picture copyright Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary).

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RSA - Connected Communities - How social networks power and sustain the Big Society

John Tropea - Delicious Community

They often failed to deliver on key social capital improvements such as improving trust between residents or fostering a greater sense of belonging. These traditional approaches have failed to deliver on key social capital improvements such as improving trust between residents or fostering a greater sense of belonging.

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Bright Future for Social Network Analysis?

TNT - The Network Thinker

Message #1 includes social network analysis. They gave 4 core messages for Leading Edge IT Change. Operators are standing by.


Hippolyte Affognon (ILRI) writes: Implementing knowledge acquired through Social Network Analysis training

Net-Map Toolbox

Eva Schiffer, an expert in Social Network Analysis (SNA), gave training on SNA on the campus of ILRI Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 17th October 2008. We found that SNA is a good diagnostic method for analyzing data on patterns of relationships among people or organizations.

Attending the Sunbelt 2013 conference in Hamburg

Bas Rues

Nonetheless, this is the place to be this week for network researchers. And as I’m studying social networks, I’m glad to be here as well.

Net-Map Level 1 Certification Course (Washington, DC)

Net-Map Toolbox

Level 2: Net-Map Qualitative and Visual Data Collection and Analysis. Level 3: Net-Map Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis. It will improve your project planning, monitoring and evaluation, team work and strategic networking. No prior knowledge of social network analysis is needed. Sign up!

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social network analysis fun & games (1)

Engineers without Fears

Whereas NetDraw gives you lots of pretty pictures, UCInet is all about social network ANALYSIS. Not so much fun, oh no.

What is a link?

Net-Map Toolbox

Most network analysis studies that I see just look at one kind of link. giving money, Are you connected by sausage links?

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New Window on Social Network Analysis in Organizations

TNT - The Network Thinker

They have been a fan of social network analysis for several years now. What do they have in common?

New White Paper on “Organisational Network Analysis: Beyond Business Process Mapping”

Governance in a Networked World

In this paper we position Organisational Network Analysis (ONA) between Social Network Analysis (SNA), Business Process Mapping (BPM) and Value Network Analysis (VNA). We illustrate the approach with a case study. The paper can be downloaded from:

Patti Anklam - Untitled Article

Patti Anklam

It’s titled  Network Analysis (SNA/ONA) Methods for Assessment & Measurement. That’s the new net work.