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Net-Map training, 16th-17th August, Washington DC

Net-Map Toolbox

The most engaging part of a Net-Map training that is open to everyone is the diversity of participants.

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First Net-Map training in Nairobi, Kenya (May 21-23)

Net-Map Toolbox

 . The Fairview Hotel in Nairobi, where the training will be held. And the answer is our first Net-Map training in Nairobi.

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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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A-Z of authors I have learned from this year

Jenny Connected

Polit, Denise & Beck, Cheryl – Generalization in Quantitative and Qualitative Research: Myths and Strategies. R. Only one is a novel.

2016 46

Blog>> User Adoption and Valuating Performance

Green Chameleon

© Synergy Corporate Technologies. And this is important in two ways. This usually creates motivation and adoption among the users.

2012 46

High performance leadership/decisions: business game findings

The Bumble Bee

Ideally this evidence should be representative and quantitative but it can also be purely anecdotal provided it can be verified by a third party.

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Good on Employees for Not Mingling

Michael Sampson - Currents

In terms of how the article deals with GE Colab, my only comment is that the global director of digital strategy makes reference to quantitative usage metrics (page views, number of comments, time per visit), rather than any specific business outcomes per se. I’m sure that information is available somewhere, but it isn’t in the article.

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Notes on “Using SharePoint as the Canvas for Student Creativity and Inspired Solutions” (Lou Zulli)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Did a lot of quantitative analysis to figure out how to make things simpler for teachers. - … the Campus Hall Pass System, started in 2010. Lou is talking about the use of SharePoint at Lakewood High School, and how students are deeply involved. Some notes: - Lakewood has been using SharePoint since 2001. Now a touch-activated process.

2014 34

What toddler tantrums tell you about work conflicts – Or: The risks and benefits of being a pattern thinker

Net-Map Toolbox

realized that it’s not so much about whether you are more of a left brain or right brain person, whether you think in numbers or stories (quantitative vs. qualitative), but it’s about being able to see patterns. "I'll teach you how to deal with your colleagues" (copyright by lovelornpoets on flickr).

From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch

Blogpost is written in collaboration with Francois Walgering from MOOCfactory and Sibrenne Wagenaar from Ennuonline. Which participants connect online?

2015 69

Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

Net-Map Toolbox

We collected ross-sectional quantitative and qualitative information about job-seeking networks through in-depth interviews with 9 local residents.

Can Sentiment Analysis Be Effectively Automated?

Portals and KM

He continues, “a common mistake is people try to turn social media data into quantitative information. Listening to the voice of the customer is a major initiative for many companies. Sentiment analysis is a growing component of the tools to assist in this effort. Brand awareness is one of the major use cases.    

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What is the Diversification ‘Sweet Spot’? We have an Answer.15%

Governance in a Networked World

What is lacking is specific guidance with some quantitative measures, linked to bottom line outcomes. But how much diversification is enough?

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Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Let’s have a look at. some basic democratic activities and then. Slactivism & social distribution. Petitions online. Crowdfunding. Petitions.

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Talking about counting things

Chris Corrigan

Sometimes people see that I’m a dialogue practitioner and the assume that I am not a fan of quantitative measurement. In any endeavour both qualitative and quantitative measurements are important. The issue isn’t whether or not numbers are to be more trusted than meaning making; the issue is whether we are measuring thing properly.

Ethical behaviours online

Jenny Connected

notice that in my Evernote Notebook on ethics, the number of links to articles expressing concerns about ethical behaviours online is growing.

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#Share2011 - @sarahhaase De-Mystifying ROI Calculation for #SharePoint (Sarah Haase, Best Buy)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Sarah has a great grid to show possible ROI measures - splitting between quantitative and qualitative. -. Better measures: -. Money. -. Time. -.

Public Shared Services Design: the service cost and quality balancing act

The Bumble Bee

I recently worked with colleagues to identify savings through collaboration between different local councils. Public Shared Services Design Method.

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Do you doodle?

Net-Map Toolbox

know that for a lot of quantitative analysis you need standardized questions and answers and it is great to be able to say something statistically significant about things… but I personally just prefer a situation where I can really connect with the other person and listen to what they have to say. Doodledidoo. musings

Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

One of the reasons for these posts is that it is going to be impossible to cover all this in the time we have available at the conference.

2014 61

Who wants to learn Net-Map and why?

Net-Map Toolbox

Strategic positioning analysis for an international research institute. Why would they want to learn it, what would they want to do with it?

The Intercession of a Thousand Small Sanities

How to Save the World

Most of the time in the history of medicine, the best way to end disease was to build a better sewer and get people to wash their hands.

2012 37

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The results are transparent and purely quantitative; network size is all that matters. Dont be one of them. The human networks are what count.


(Intranet2011) "Evolving an Intranet Team as Intranet Evolves with SharePoint" - Hugh Coughlan, CBA

Michael Sampson - Currents

Quantitative analysis is important for proving benefits. Key points: - Mid-2008 - 250 authors requesting publication of simple changes.

Collaborative Thinking: The Value Of Being A "Generalist"

Collaborative Thinking

Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations David Knoke: Social Network Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) John P Scott: Social Network Analysis: A Handbook Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations Linton C. But what exactly do generalists do? Trust Us.

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Neighbourliness research needs to take account of personality


You’re not going to get headline quantitative findings. This is described as an urban neighbourhood and it doesn’t sound unusual.

The Seven Habits (??) of Highly Effective Collaborators - Think Organizations, Not People

Michael Sampson - Currents

These companies averaged a revenue loss of 7% last year and had very little quantitative value associated with their collaborative efforts. Hyoun from Aberdeen proposes a list of seven habits that highly effective collaborative organizations enact: ". we focused on the plight of the Laggards: the bottom 30% of our respondents. My Comments. 1.

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

Are you “Member Shy”? In its most basic form, a community strategy is a balance of an organization’s goals and its member’s (a.k.a Your blog.

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Bioteams and the beliefs of high performing teams

The Bumble Bee

Such a diagnostic could be very complimentary to other quantitative predictors of team/project performance such as the DICE Method described in The Hard Side of Change Management by Hal Sirkin, Perry Keenan and Alan Jackson of Boston Consulting Group. Team Beliefs are the fuel which can really energise or kill team effectiveness. Geographies.

The Four to Five Year Tenure for CIOs

Portals and KM

The article also pointed out that ironically most quantitative survey support this five year tenure or less. Patrick Thibodeau recently wrote an interesting piece for ComputerWorld, CIOs aren't CIOs for long. The second year is about strategy and planning, and the third year is about implementing. However, we are still in transition.

To count or not to count…

Net-Map Toolbox

Sometimes it seems to me as if a lot of people love quantitative methods as the easy way out, “the figures show…&# and then you can’t argue any more. You can’t do a proper quantitative analysis of a map that mixes individuals and organisations. 

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines We welcome Tim Wieringa as a guest blogger to Green Chameleon. Since 1999, my work has been related to Knowledge Management (KM). Here is a suggestion to split Knowledge Management into five disciplines.

Philosophical and methodological issues

Net-Map Toolbox

Paolo makes an interesting point below about the research philosophical issues you would run into by developing what he calls Net-Map 0.2.

Philosophical and methodological issues

Net-Map Toolbox

Paolo makes an interesting point below about the research philosophical issues you would run into by developing what he calls Net-Map 0.2.

Conversations With a Wonderful Client

Full Circle Associates

Sometimes you just get lucky. I get lucky quite a bit with my wonderful clients. What a treat! love working with you, Simone. We do a good job of that!

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Who is good at qualitative network analysis?

Net-Map Toolbox

And I have found that training in quantitative network analysis greatly helps in being able to detect patterns and structural issues, even if you don’t do the actual quantitative analysis. Just from the quantitative indicators. They get excited when we start looking into the quantitative network indicators.

Communities, Categories,and Neighborhoods: Key organizational concepts in Awareness Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Back Social Media Ethics Questionnaire I will post the quantitative parts publicly in a subsequent blog post. Home Login Register Contact Advanced Search. The Awareness platform supports a variety of organizational constructs that allow for a very flexible model in designing communities. The whitepaper goes into a lot more depth.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These are examples of  using quantitative metrics. As you know, communications is as much a qualitative thing as a quantitative thing.

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So you think you’re so important?

Net-Map Toolbox

have no quantitative analysis of this yet, so this is more of a gut feeling after doing a lot of interviews: Most interviewees seem to be rather spot on when rating their own influence and tend to agree with their network peers. Hm, good question. Now is the same true for influence towers?

So you think you’re so important?

Net-Map Toolbox

have no quantitative analysis of this yet, so this is more of a gut feeling after doing a lot of interviews: Most interviewees seem to be rather spot on when rating their own influence and tend to agree with their network peers. Hm, good question. Now is the same true for influence towers?