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Guest post: Networks for Mangrove Protection in Costa Rica

Net-Map Toolbox

(by Barbara Schroeter). Costa Rica is one of the world´s biodiversity hotspots. In the southern Pacific Cost of the country, the Golfo Dulce region contributes to a rich biodiversity thanks to mangrove and other wetland ecosystems.

Sustainability of smart digitally enhanced learning ecosystems

Taming the spaces

We have published an article that models sustainability issues in digitally enhanced schools. The digital innovation sustainability bottlenecks in schools are related with actuating the organizations as systems, that is influenced by ill-developed feedback loops of data-, learning- and information flows for the purpose of intra-organizational innovation driven transformation as well as for transforming the […]. digital learning ecosystems sustainability

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A video harvest…forever grateful!

Michelle Laurie

It’s a challenge to prepare, be the trainer on site and capture what is happening in the room for sharing. Early on, my co-conspirator Nancy White and I found it helpful to have a social reporter.

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What I learned about facilitating by doing stand-up comedy

Viv Mcwaters

Earlier this year I co-hosted an experimental event called Radical Acts. The premise being that we need to do things differently – maybe not big things, sometimes the smallest of acts can make a huge difference.

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Networked City development

Social Reporter

I’m currently writing for a new Networked City blog which complements our NWC wiki and NWC forum. Networked City is a loose framework within which people, projects and organisations can learn how to use mapping, network building, data and technology for community and social benefit. We are developing a network and communities of practice. Recent posts at Networked City. Smarter London Together starts on the road to people-first design. Can it also lead to strong civil society?

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How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

Have you ever been frustrated trying to find the person you needed at a busy conference? I recently use a new tool called sumApp to map conference connections in real time. sumApp’s founder, Christine Capra , interviewed me about the experience.

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Blog>> Synaptica’s Vivs Long-Ferguson Interviews Patrick Lambe

Green Chameleon

In June this year, Patrick sat down (virtually) with Vivs Long-Ferguson of our partner Synaptica for an interview. Among the things they spoke about was how Patrick viewed the KM and taxonomy landscape. Here’s the transcript of that interview

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Microsoft Whiteboard

Michael Sampson - Currents

While a white background is a common starting experience in Microsoft’s applications, the specific capabilities of each tool both create and constrain what you can use it for. Word’s white background is for words, sentences, paragraphs and pages.

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Markers – ready!

Michelle Laurie

It’s always fun getting ready to host a graphic facilitation workshop and I have one coming up Aug 15-16 in Prince George (a few spaces left in case you are keen). What I love is the opportunity to sift through my books, resources and extensive marker collection!

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Senior Social Media Professional Training – August 2018

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

AUGUST 27TH-29TH 2018 SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP, SYDNEY Australia. Are you looking for an intensive social media strategy and campaign course in Sydney Australia with hands on practical setting up of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools?

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New publication – A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2018). A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact , Information 2018, 9 (7) : 151. Abstract. Addressing societal wicked problems requires collaboration across many different community networks.

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Painting of New Orleans Jazz Fest Singer

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of a jazz singer at Jazz Fest in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took. Have done two others and wanted to try it again on a larger scale to allow for more detail. 

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Test the Idea at (Small) Scale

Michael Sampson - Currents

You have surveyed the current reality, and looked at what else is possible. You – in conjunction with others – have envisioned a new approach to work.

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Rosviz18 reflection part 2

Michelle Laurie

See below for a second reflective guest blog from Lisa Theissen, social reporter at Rosviz18: “I’ve been mulling over our time together, and thinking about my own Harvest from the point of view of Social Reporter.

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Blog>> Method Knowledge

Green Chameleon

One of the knowledge types we take pains to highlight during a knowledge mapping exercise is method knowledge - the type of knowledge that a team builds up over time and that which makes them effective. It is knowledge that is seldom captured because people are either unaware of how valuable that knowledge is, or they do not see capturing it as a priority.

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Painting of New Orleans Jazz Fest Singer

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of a jazz singer at Jazz Fest in New Orleans. It is from a photo that I took. Have done two others and wanted to try it again on a larger scale to allow for more detail.    The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos. I have three photo albums covering my art. One is for discounted pairings under $100.

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Helping Others to “See Differently”

Michael Sampson - Currents

We hosted a party last night, for our second son who turned 21. It’s was a great celebration of life and living, and we enjoyed seeing family and friends share the dancing, food, fun and speeches of the night. We hired a local hall we’ve never hired before.

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Rosviz18 Reflection part 1

Michelle Laurie

Lisa Theissen, our social reporter for rosviz18, has a 2 part blog reporting on what happened as well as sharing thoughts on juicy ideas that came up that we didn’t have time to dive into.

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Net-Map training in DC, November 15-16th, 2018.

Net-Map Toolbox

I am excited to invite you to our next Net-Map training in DC on the November 15-16, 2018. For me, the Net-Map certification training is a highlight of my year: A diverse group of passionate professionals gets together to learn and play and develop concrete plans to use Net-Map in their work or research context.

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Transfer of learning

Mathemagenic

In the camp of Natural School in Russia kids had to decide themselves when and what to cook* when they were hungry. And then cook that, learning all kinds of handy things on the way (e.g. how much work it takes to make a pancake cake and how many people it could feed at the end).

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Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

Photo: Luke MacGregor for Bloomberg.

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Excel for Mac Plus Excel MVPs

Michael Sampson - Currents

Excel Table Talk Episode 6. Back in the early 1990s, the first client project that paid decent money (NZ$25 per hour, which my client described as “charging like a bull”) required the use of a massive spreadsheet to analyse cost flows in a small manufacturing firm.

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A simple way to explore the Four Fold Practice of the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

The Art of Hosting is predicated on a very simple set of practices which we call the Four Fold Practice. This framework emerged from a conversation in the late 1990s between Toke Moeller, Monica Nissen, Carsten Ohm and Jan-Hein Nillson about what patterns make for a meaningful conversation.

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President Trump Just Made a Direct Threat to Online Communities

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Legal

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June in review

Mathemagenic

The whirlpool of transitional events and general “end of spring travel crazyness” seem to be quieting down and now it’s time to start setting in a new rhythm while enjoying the things that do not change (the berry harvest from the garden is pretty stable although which berries are there change.

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My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

T he inimitable Rev.

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Data Residency in Office 365 – It’s Complicated

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft announced data residency for data in Microsoft Teams for Canada, with Australia and Japan coming before the end of August as well. However, the details matter.

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AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

Artificial Intelligence is arguably the buzziest of buzz words these days.

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A beautiful reflection on the Art of Hosting on Bowen Island

Chris Corrigan

Bowen Island is where I live and work. Since 2004 there has been an annual Art of Hosting learning event offered by a really solid team of my most deeply experienced and connected friends and colleagues. Last year Scott Macklin came and made a beautiful video capturing the experience we craft here.

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Information Protection in Windows 10 and OneDrive

Michael Sampson - Currents

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Onboarding and Offboarding: The Hidden Processes

Michael Sampson - Currents

There’s a whole set of activities required for effectively onboarding and offboarding new employees. People to coordinate. Processes to develop and operate efficiently. Magic moments that should just happen – because first impressions count and create memories.

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Information Protection: The What – Office 365 DLP

Michael Sampson - Currents

As mentioned the other day , Microsoft uses two specific products to deal with the what of information protection: Office 365 DLP and Azure Information Protection. There are similarities between the two, but some fundamental differences as well. Let’s focus on Office 365 DLP today.

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Improving Personal Capability to Embrace New Ideas

Michael Sampson - Currents

We held a push-up competition several years ago at my house. Some of my sons could easily do 20 push-ups, but one in particular couldn’t do any (he was … 7?). “Dad, I can’t even do one” he said to me.

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Information Protection: The What

Michael Sampson - Currents

When thinking about information protection , one of the key questions is what: what specific information should be protected? Some information doesn’t need to be protected at all, such as when it is common knowledge (2+2=4) or easily available (the name of the current leader of a country).

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