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Network Mapping for personal development – a retreat for women

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have been exploring the power of Net-Map for personal development and happiness for a few years now. Merianne Liteman. Paulina Escobar.

Net-Map workshop in DC – May 1-2, 2015

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Come summer and it is that time of the year to immerse into mapping your complex networks. The venue is George Washington University.

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Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

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Would you be interested in presenting your Net-Map work at the at the Sunbelt XXXV , Brighton, UK, June 23– June 28, 2015, the largest annual conference of Social Network Analysis, organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis ( INSNA )?

Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

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Would you be interested in presenting your Net-Map work at the at the Sunbelt XXXV , Brighton, UK, June 23– June 28, 2015, the largest annual conference of Social Network Analysis, organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis ( INSNA )?

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

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

Ethics in Social Network Analysis

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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.

Quote of the Day

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“One useful rule of thumb is to use network maps more for raising questions than for answering them&# (Hoppe and Reinelt 2009).

It’s like magic! But what does it mean?

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Sure, you can add non-network questions to the survey to elaborate the background. How do they find out what the network structures mean?

Net-Map paper in Field Methods Journal

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“ Net-Map : Collecting Social Network Data and Facilitating Network Learning through Participatory Influence Network Mapping&# , by Eva Schiffer and Jennifer Hauck, Field Methods, August 2010 This paper focuses on how the method works, both for data collection and for facilitation of processes.

Business as usual leads to results as usual

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As regular readers know, I love having guest writers on my blog who describe their network mapping experiences and who enrich the discussion about potentials and challenges. The question that Hippolyte asks below reminds me of a network mapping session with American/European researchers and African policy makers.

Business as usual leads to results as usual

Net-Map Toolbox

As regular readers know, I love having guest writers on my blog who describe their network mapping experiences and who enrich the discussion about potentials and challenges. The question that Hippolyte asks below reminds me of a network mapping session with American/European researchers and African policy makers.

Reminder: Learn Net-Map tomorrow in DC

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As it says in the invitation: “Influence Mapping of Social Networks – A presentation about the Net-Map Toolkit&#. On November 10, join a hands-on session of the Knowledge Management workgroup to experience social network mapping in an international development context. Date: Tuesday November 10, 2009. link].

Collect, consolidate, validate

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We learn about the Net-Map method as we go and define it as we use it. One problem we often encountered is: How do we consolidate different views of various interview partners to get to a common network map that describes the situation? Step 1: Interview a diverse mix of stakeholders and experts in individual interviews.

Collect, consolidate, validate

Net-Map Toolbox

We learn about the Net-Map method as we go and define it as we use it. One problem we often encountered is: How do we consolidate different views of various interview partners to get to a common network map that describes the situation? Step 1: Interview a diverse mix of stakeholders and experts in individual interviews.

Social networks and XY

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That’s all about the question of how networks lead to something. And it get’s really mind boggling if you are able to link these results to specific structural issues of networks, such as centralization, flexibility over time, structural holes etc. But how am I going to do it? Drop me a line.

Social networks and XY

Net-Map Toolbox

That’s all about the question of how networks lead to something. And it get’s really mind boggling if you are able to link these results to specific structural issues of networks, such as centralization, flexibility over time, structural holes etc. But how am I going to do it? Drop me a line.

If only my ideas could spread like the common cold…

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A contagious idea is something that I share with people who share it with other people who share it with other people and just like the common cold, my first cough might allow me to have an impact on people and places that I have never even seen before.

The structural logic behind corruption

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When network mapping with a group of people involved in avian flu prevention, we talked about the question: Where in this network do people have the highest incentive to bribe? As if it was always the decision of this one corrupt individual to take or give bribes. Have a look at her case study.

What if we’re not quite sure?

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So what do we do (in social network mapping) if we are not sure about a link? What does that mean when you are Net-Mapping an especially confusing situation? looking at the complete network as if all the disputed links were indeed real. Are there certain areas of the network that you need to get a better understanding of?

The News Story in Value Network Maps

Portals and KM

The event included the unveiling of value network maps that showed "the Old News Story" and the "emerging News Ecology." What a treat!

Help! Testing a network mapping exercise | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

really like the Net-Map process, but it is more in depth than we want to go for this introductory activity. Now, look at the network again.

Social Network Mapping!

Chris Collison

Came across this creative view of social networking on Flickr today. wonder how the plate tectonics of social networking have changed the landscape since this was drawn a year ago? Design

Green Chameleon » Maps Are Not Enough

Green Chameleon

They simply alert you to something that’s going on, and prompt you to go look deeper. Wot, just talk to people, no scientific evidence? RSS2.0

Green Chameleon » Shhhh… the IP Addresses Have Ears

Green Chameleon

Social network analysis in organisations has long been promoted as a way of spotting opportunities for improving collaboration and knowledge flows.

The evidence is here: Visual portfolio mapping delivers better decisions

Governance in a Networked World

The basic concept of mapping project interdepencies is quite simple. This is where social network mapping comes in.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management September 26, 2008 CCK08 Week Three: Eight Important Questions About Learning and Connection W eek 3 of the CCK08 Connectivism MOOC is principally about network theory. Muchof this process is social, and it is conducted with members of mycommunities, my social networks.

Illuminating the Invisible: Mapping Austin’s Adolescent Health System Using Value Network Analysis

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Mapping Austin’s Adolescent Health System Using Value Network Analysis. Networks and Networking NonprofitsAdapt.

A game to realise community assets

Social Reporter

Drew reckons that we need some social network mapping in there too, since collaboration depends very much on the building of trust and relationships.

Making KM Fun!

Chris Collison

Social Network Mapping with the UN in Ethiopia. . Here are two happy memories from the past year: 1. Thank you Syngenta!  .

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Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Yammer is a leading social networking platform for use inside organisations. Social network measures focus on the relationship.

A social reporting game for community builders

Social Reporter

Briefly, we gave a presentation about how we saw social reporting supporting community building, with a strong focus on mapping and building networks.

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A social reporting game for community builders

Social Reporter

Briefly, we gave a presentation about how we saw social reporting supporting community building, with a strong focus on mapping and building networks.

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Using digital technology and asset mapping to tackle social isolation – without special funding

Social Reporter

Develop a network of volunteer digital champions. At this point we introduced another dimension – a social network map of Slipham.

Knowledge Management, Stories, Roald Dahl and Matilda!

Chris Collison

Last week I had the opportunity to see Matilda  in the West End. Coincidentally, it’s just opened on Broadway to well-deserved rave reviews.

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Networks Eat Strategy for Breakfast.Everyday - Keyhubs

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Networks Eat Strategy for. Networks Eat Strategy for Breakfast…Everyday December 23, 2011. JavaScript is disabled in your browser!

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Some lessons about capacity building in social media for development organisations in the South

Joitske Hulsebosch

We started with an intake, trying to figure out where social media could make a contribution to the organisation or to a network.

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My favourite things…

Chris Collison

Next month marks my tenth year as an independent consultant.  How Let me explain how they work, and why they are so effective. Have fun together!

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Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

As part of our work with BIG, Drew Mackie did some quick network mapping at the workshop that we ran. some sociable events.

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How SNA Combats the Tyranny of Top Down

Governance in a Networked World

We can see from our maps where the natural teams lie and therefore these can be leveraged immediately. The circles are people.

Microsoft Excel: The Bumblebee's six most useful Excel add-ins

The Bumble Bee

In this article I introduce 6 excel add-ins which meet this criterion - NodeXL, Solver, Rainbow, Spreadsheet Converter, Crystal Ball and Fractal Maps.

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