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New publication: “It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities

Making CommunitySense

” Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities was just published in J.E. Lundström et al. ISBN 978-3-642-31649-4.

2013 62

Collaboration Systems and Wearables

Michael Sampson - Currents

With the Apple Watch having a stunning opening weekend, plus the current availability of Android Wear (go Moto 360 !), Collaboration Hardware

2015 39

Ford Foundation, Open Access and Really Sharing Knowledge

Full Circle Associates

Being open allows access to thinking of others, to diverse perspectives which then inform our work, decisions and results. Open our databases.

2015 45

Territory Destroys ThoughtAn Open Letter to Jabe Bloom

Evolving Web

Individually, we have managed to create an incredibly deep potential system. Dear Jabe It strikes me that we humans often like to think. Thanks.

2012 134

Using Open Space Technology

Chris Corrigan

A post I made to the OSLIST today… I seek simplicity in trying to describe where and how Open Space does it’s magic. Open Space doesn’t work well for those kinds of problems because the solution is basically already known, or at least knowable. Open Space. Open Space When you are done, you are done. Do it. Learn.

2014 23

Trust and security in open networks

Jenny Connected

In our research into emergent learning, trust is one of the factors we consider to be essential for emergent learning in open learning environments.

2014 40

Describing open learning environments and emergent learning

Jenny Connected

How can we have confidence in the footprints, when the footprint ( a graphic description of a learning experience), if individually drawn, depicts an interpretation of the learning experience based on subjective personal reflection on that experience, and the scoring factors themselves can be open to personal interpretation? Cilliers, P.

IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

Bob Piccano, IBM General Manager led the opening session.        Bob Piccano opened the session.  

2013 46

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work


” videos. You would expect that they may well have, but have they really ? Some really good stuff in there! In fact, it’s been all along!

2011 55

Giving Up Control in the Era of Open Business


People who can disrupt the system from the inside out strongly enough to provoke a stir and continue to challenge the status quo. Open Busines

2013 34

Why Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap in Five Quotes: Post 1: There Is No Spoon

Evolving Web

Systems thinking is a major tool in my toolkit when working with teams and organizations. Systems thinking itself is in no way to blame here.

2011 64

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

We need to integrate the old school systems of record with the new school systems of engagement.  Good choice. Agreed.

2012 28

The Untold Costs of Social Networking


Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open LeadershipIt’s in our genes. It’s how we’ve evolved into what we are today. On purpose.

2016 96

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

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations


heutagogy, not only within the overall education system, but also with workplace learning inside organisations, in general. Slowly. Not many!

2016 69

What poets can tell us about ‘openness’ and ‘sharing’

Jenny Connected

This week I have realised that I now also have a new perspective on the meaning of ‘openness’. MOOCs themselves are all about openness, but I didn’t expect poetry to be too. MOOCs, in their original conception, were intended to be free and open to anyone with an internet access. Openness is about possibility.

2013 18

Opening Keynote at the SharePoint Conference in Auckland

Michael Sampson - Currents

opening comments from Microsoft New Zealand. Day one of the SharePoint Conference in Auckland is kicking off, with a two-hour Microsoft keynote.

2014 42

Systems Thinking Is Awesome and a Trap Series: Quote #2Remember Your Failure In The Cave

Evolving Web

Systems thinking is all about how to turn normal operations upside-down and see the unexpected reasons for both success and failure.

2011 39

The Therapy of Blogging While Showing Off Your Ideas Out in the Open


Like in this case, for instance, this article I am putting together, where, out of sheer frustration about that spam comment attack, I am using it as an opportunity to flush it out, get it out of my system and carry on, hoping that at some point things would go back to normal.  . Collaboration Communities Learning Metablogging Open Business

2014 26

Open Space Technology Facilitation Training

Viv Mcwaters

It’s exciting to be offering Open Space Facilitation Training again with my friend Andrew Rixon  in Melbourne on Wednesday, February 13. Here’s

Open Letter – Take a Strategic Approach to the Use of Microsoft Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

In totality, Office 365 offers a compelling proposition to organisations that want advanced systems for productivity and collaboration without the responsibility to deploy and manage software and servers in an on-premises model. This is somewhat perplexing. In recent years this has included a mix of products (e.g., Michael.

2016 44

All you ever wanted to know about Agricultural Innovation Systems

Net-Map Toolbox

This is why Net-Map is a natural fit for people who want to understand, monitor and support the development of viable agricultural innovation systems.

Peru 21

Opening Keynote, SharePoint Conference in Australia

Michael Sampson - Currents

Much of this isn’t captured in systems. Lots of value lost as whiteboards are wiped. - … … casual discussions – give lots of insight. - … … in other words – lots of interactions are missed by systems. - … … the stories are where you get your insights. BlackBerry very popular.

2014 24

Cancer Commons - another open-science initiative

Endless Knots

Comes news now of another approach being tried out in cancer that incorporates data, individualized treatment, and networking. Health Science

Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap Quote Series: Quote 4-Well, Clarise, have the lambs stopped screaming?

Evolving Web

Systems thinkers can easily get caught on the wrong side of the plausible / probable divide. Every system we devise is an hypothesis.

2011 34

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

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

When I trust you, I open myself so that it’s easier for us to collaborate. “Trust&# is remaining open in the face of vulnerability.

2011 155

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

It’s important to note that the permeability of the cell isn’t some simplistic form of “openness” and neither is the permeability of the organization.

2011 143

Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation


Or how the future operating system for humanity is conversation ? Humanise Learning Open Business Open LeadershipBack to blogging!

2016 34

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

  I attended the opening general session with Alistair Rennie, General Manager, Collaboration Solutions and many others.  

2011 11

#Movistar Killed the Web Star


See why that whole system is broken? Bless them for trying though, they have just been eaten alive by the system along with yours truly. .

2014 71

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social business - social networking, content in motion (social content systems), and an insight-driven culture (analytics around processes, sentiment, the market, etc). Links to back-end ECM systems. -. Alister Rennie, General Manager. last year IBM introduced social business. Michael J Fox, "don't play the result". IBM Docs.

2012 14

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)


Earlier on in the week I blogged about the why , then the what  and now I guess it’s a good time to talk about the with whom, as part of that mantra of “ use systems too boost your odds, passion to get energy and luck to change the game “ In short, the system of we! That’s right! know, I know. cc: @jowyang.

2014 65

The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World


Open Business To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time. passing fad. And that’s about it. Excuse me? Bacteria? You see?

2013 132

How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

Openness prevents lock-in and promotes competition, innovation and entrepreneurial energy. Limitations of the Facebook Platform. Tweet.

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. Effectively.

2014 64

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement


Did I give up on giving up on corporate email? Did I get tired of it and moved back to email? Was the experiment a total failure? What happened?

2013 132

‘Open space rewards consensus and punishes dissent’

Jenny Connected

Dave Snowden made a number of provocative statements   in his presentation to Week 17 of ChangeMooc , but ‘open space leads to consensus’ and ‘consensus is rewarded, dissent is punished’ were two that caught my attention. So does this mean that ‘open space’ leads to consensus and if it does, is that a problem? Are dissenters punished?

‘Open space rewards consensus and punishes dissent’

Jenny Connected

Dave Snowden made a number of provocative statements   in his presentation to Week 17 of ChangeMooc , but ‘open space leads to consensus’ and ‘consensus is rewarded, dissent is punished’ were two that caught my attention. So does this mean that ‘open space’ leads to consensus and if it does, is that a problem? Are dissenters punished?

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From


vs. having to rely on the system to do it for you. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

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