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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. Monday I''ll be taking my exam of the Coursera MOOC about SNA.

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.

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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What’s New with SNA/ONA?

Patti Anklam

Carol is a Gartner analyst who has been following social network analysis for almost as long as I have been practicing it. Last year, she and her colleagues published the Market Guide for Social Network Analysis. group about the use of network analysis and received very sparse response.

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Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

In social network analysis, a network often looks quite simple, when you zoom in to a certain section.

How SNA Combats the Tyranny of Top Down

Governance in a Networked World

The SNA map identifies where the information flows may be constrained and who may or may not be playing important information brokering roles.

2013 11

Can SNA be the new Six Sigma?

Governance in a Networked World

Social Network Analysis (SNA) has been with us in the research communities for over 70 years now. Of the over 500,000 management consulting firms in the world today I suspect well less than 100 have ever done an SNA project. There are very few practitioner SNA events, but lots of research events.

Social Network Analysis in the public sector

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting application of SNA re: collaboration, transparency, etc. . SAP Innovation: Social Networking at the Service of the French Public Sector | SAP Web 2.0. An open SNA demonstration is available online for anybody would like to understand the technology, at [link]. Demonstration Site: Social Network Analyzer demo.

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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. also think it has application well beyond SNA. couldn’t agree more! just wish a few more people would read and digest its content. All rights reserved.

Annotated list of social network analysis software

Net-Map Toolbox

My colleague Rick Davies has started a list of SNA software especially from the perspective of practitioners and consultants who want to use the software without spending a scholarly life of studying them first. Very interesting. With positive and negative aspects of different packages.

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.

Public Policy and the Idea of the Vietnamese State: The Cultural Political Economy of Domestic Water Supply

Net-Map Toolbox

Molinga Political Economy Social Network Analysis state legitimacy The state Vietnam

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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.

Connecting the Dots -- Social Network Analysis of 9-11 Terror Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

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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.

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

Very intriguing (re: applying time/space to SNA). 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. Social Networking & Collaboration

Patti Anklam - Untitled Article

Patti Anklam

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

social network analysis fun & games (1)

Engineers without Fears

Currently playing with various SNA tools: NetDraw - download it for free and have a play. visualisation snaNot so much fun, oh no.

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.

Making SNA visible

Patti Anklam

I have written recently about the difficulty of “selling” or introducing network analysis projects. What shift? Thanks.

Who would you like to sit near at work?

Governance in a Networked World

Sounds a simple enough question, but likely to provoke a mix of emotions that strikes at the heart of the social and business dichotomy.

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. About analyzing, about measures, about SNA in organizations, and many more. In my view, it is not complete to study social networks as static. social capital

social network analysis fun & games (2)

Engineers without Fears

Krackhardt's Graph Theoretical Dimensions of Hierarchy; Density; E-I index; Cliques; N-cliques; N-clans; K-plexes; K-cores; F-groups; Lambda sets and bridges; Automorphic equivalence; Optimization by Tabu search; Two-mode SVD analysis. SNA has its own arcane set of techniques and an equally arcane language to decribe them.

Social Physics: Oxymoron or Big 'Social' Data Tipping Point?

Governance in a Networked World

The book essentially builds on his earlier work with social tags and effective teams. Surveys are a point in time. Thank you Sandy!

Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

network model of a well functioning hierarchy will show cohesive networks at the executive level. Easier said than done? 

How do we make the shift from individual to group social capital?

Bas Rues

Social capital remains an ambiguous term. Sometimes I also refer to social capital, but I learned to use the term with care, or at least explain what you mean by it when you mention it. Somehow, the social capital of all persons in a group combined and the social capital of the group seem to be similar, but it’s really not.

Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

Principally, my upcoming presentation at the Social Business Forum 2014 in Milan at the beginning of July is one.

Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

Principally, my upcoming presentation at the Social Business Forum 2014 in Milan at the beginning of July is one.

Teamder - the Tinder for Teams: Was this an April Fools Day Joke?

Governance in a Networked World

In fact, we have some insight into this through our work with Social Network Analysis (SNA). Or was that right? Not really.

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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.

Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

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 )?

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Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

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 )?

2014 28

What’s in a Role? Another relic of the industrial age?

Governance in a Networked World

Firstly we need to appreciate that work is social. Its not only social networking, social media, or even flatter organisations.

Applying SNA To Complex Business Problems

Collaborative Thinking

What I like about the SaS approach towards social networking, is that the company is applying it to real business scenarios that are complex and process-centric (e.g., How do social groups affect your business? How can social network analysis be applied to your business? Catching up on some old news.

Social Analytics 2.0

Governance in a Networked World

Valdis Krebs form Orgnet recently made this posting to a Social Network Analysis forum: We had Social Network Analysis.

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 -- orgnet.com -- and my blogs.

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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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.

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