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New publication – Community Digital Storytelling for Collective Intelligence: towards a Storytelling Cycle of Trust

Making CommunitySense

Copeland and A. de Moor (2017). Community Digital Storytelling for Collective Intelligence: towards a Storytelling Cycle of Trust. AI & Society, [link] ( preprint ). Abstract. Digital storytelling has become a popular method for curating community, organisational, and individual narratives.

PhD by Publication

Jenny Connected

Today I can christen this mug which was sent to me by my friend and collaborator, Mariana Funes (herself a Dr of long-standing) at the end of March, when I was told by my examiners that I had been awarded a PhD subject to three minor revisions.

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There’s training, and then there’s Creative Facilitation training!

Viv Mcwaters

There’s lots of things I can’t do well – way too many to list here – but I can cook a pretty good risotto and I can host facilitation training that’s memorable. I know this to be true because I love designing and delivering training that rocks.

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Instant Team: Game-Based Learning for Accelerated Team Development

The Bumble Bee

Sadly, you cannot create a High-Performing Team in a day or afternoon or even over lunch.

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Facebook Course – Sydney Intensive September 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The 2 Day Facebook Course (Intermediate) is here again! With me! Curriculum of the Facebook course (Sydney, Australia September 2017): Are you interested in: Facebook Content Creation, posting, creating, images, videos, livestream, when to post?

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The Prisoners Dilemma, Trust, Cooperation and Effective Teams

The Bumble Bee

Image Source: Chalkdust Magazine. I have been reading Lord Sacks daily thoughts "Celebrating Life" and was impressed by his piece on "The Prisoners Dilemma" which I have written about previously and in my new book.

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Mapping complexity theory

Chris Corrigan

If you are as much as a complexity theory geek as I am becoming, you might appreciate this map by Brian Castellani that links to the founders of the various branches of complexity science.

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Developing the Ecosystem for Financing Transformation with the SDGs: A Foundation and Science View

Networking Action

Transformation requires substantial investment in the change process: experimenting and identifying transformative solutions, creating capacity, and sustaining the actual change effort over the many years the process requires. A webinar will focus on the these issues and the role of … Net Dev

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Why do a PhD by Publication?

Jenny Connected

Why do a PhD at all? I have considered this question many times since I completed my MA in 1997 when I was asked by the awarding University department to continue to do a PhD. I declined.

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The Inside Scoop on the International Association of Business Communicators Conference

Partnering Resources

In June, I traveled to Washington, DC for my first International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) conference. I discovered the organization several years ago when they invited me to write an article for their flagship e-magazine, Communication World.

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Painting of North Carolina Pelican

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a pelican on the North Carolina coast. It is the third of three paintings of shore birds from a recent trip there. 

Understanding vision

Chris Corrigan

“Vision” is one of those words that is overused in our work and the reason it is so elusive is that is is so context dependant. You can have a vision of a full bath tub of steaming hot water. You can have a vision of making your home run on rain water alone.

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The Next 10 years of Social Innovation

Networking Action

Indy Johar writes: The last ten years have been an important, formative period for the revival of social innovation, we have seen a new generation of actors contribute to the renewal of our societal goods. The work of the Young … Net Dev

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PhD by Publication and Collaboration

Jenny Connected

A PhD is always (as far as I know) an individual piece of work. The point is to make and defend an individual contribution to knowledge in your given field.

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How your landscape expands if you talk about conflict…

Net-Map Toolbox

Let me start by saying: I don’t like conflict. I am actually pretty good at diffusing unnecessary conflict and running away from necessary conflict. except sometimes, when I turn around in mid-running, and explode, but that is a different story). I don’t even like talking about conflict.

I Spent Some Time on White Supremacist Twitter

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. Managing the Community

Principles for living reconciliation meaningfully

Chris Corrigan

Wednesday is National Aboriginal Day and ten days later, Canada commemerates its 150th birthday.

2017 24

Transformation and the Measurement Challenge

Networking Action

What is the relationship between traditional measures, such as national indices, log frames, results frameworks, and efficiency concepts, with the complex quality of transformation? How can/should the field of knowledge and practice advance? This webinar brings together three people who … Net Dev

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PhD by Publication – Making a Contribution

Jenny Connected

Earlier this year I was awarded a PhD by Publication from the University of Lancaster , UK. The process is not quite finished yet. I still must submit a hard copy and electronic copy to the library and wear the floppy hat at a ceremony in December.

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Holidays in Canada

Joitske Hulsebosch

Canadian taking our picture I just returned from a vacation in West Canada. It was not my own idea to go there, my from husband and daughter really wanted to go. I did not really know Canada except maybe the remote farm of Riks from Farmers wants a wife. It is a very special country!

Living in a radically creative universe

Chris Corrigan

More from the Kauffman book: “The wondrous diversity of life out your window evolved in ways that largely could not be foretold. So, too, has the human economy in the past fifty thousand years, as well as human culture and law. They are not only emergent but radically unpredictable.

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Facebook’s “Community” Announcements and the Reality of Facebook Groups

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. Developing Your Community

Feedback from the Cascadia R Conference participants

Learning Alliances

I helped organize the Cascadia R Conference on June 3, 2017. About 190 people attended the all-day conference. I volunteered to do the conference evaluation questionnaire and to analyze the results.

High Performing Teams Video Course launched by Ken Thompson

The Bumble Bee

High Performing Teams and High Performing Virtual Teams are topics very close to the heart of almost every leader irrespective of the size of their organization.

Blog>> ISKO Singapore Events and Resources

Green Chameleon

ISKO Singapore continues to run its monthly series of events around topics in knowledge organisation and knowledge management – some nice events coming up: UPCOMING EVENTS. August 8th-9th ISKO Singapore is supporting the Asia Pacific KM Summit which will take place in Yogyakarta and has some great speakers, including David Gurteen, Nick Milton, and our own Gopinathan R. ISKO members are eligible for a 10% discount on the conference fees. link].

Countering the despair of uncertainty

Chris Corrigan

I’ve begun Stuart Kauffman’s latest book, which will be a little heavy summer reading, and he states his purpose very clearly in the preface: “If no natural law suffices to describe the evolution of the biosphere, of technological evolution, of human history, what replaces it?

2017 21

Climate Change Transformations Paper Call

Networking Action

Call for Papers to a Special Issue of Action Research journal on Climate Change Transformations. The science of climate change tells us that too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is disrupting climate patterns (IPCC, 2014). It is clear that … Net Dev

Looking for ideas at @LDNCommMedia summit on how community media can help in Connecting Londoners. Here’s our headlines.

Social Reporter

Originally posted on Connecting Londoners. I’m going to the London Community Media Summit later today, hoping to have some useful conversations about the role of local blogs, news sites, online communities and radio in Connecting Londoners and making London a more Networked City. It provides a good nudge for me to write some headlines summarising where we at, with reference links and notes.

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Full Circle Associates

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Blog>> Interview by Ana Neves on Knowledge Audits, Evaluation and Organisation Culture

Green Chameleon

I was honoured to be interviewed by Ana Neves of Social Now – see the interview on LinkedIn here

Appreciating Kauffman

Chris Corrigan

One of the things I am learning reading Stuart Kauffman’s book “ Reinventing the Sacred ” is just how powerful and pervasive the phenomenon of creative emergence is at every level in our world.

2017 19

The Hanged Man

How to Save the World

When I was younger, two Tarot Cards turned up repeatedly in readings done for me: The Hanged Man, and the Fool. The Hanged Man was interpreted at the time as a sign that I was destined for a life of self-sacrifice, and possibly asceticism.

Evaluation rigour for harvesting

Chris Corrigan

We are embarking on a innovative approach to a social problem and we need a framework to guide the evaluation process. As it is a complex challenge, we’re beginning with a developmental evaluation framework.

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The creative challenge

Chris Corrigan

Nadia has a small piece this morning on one element of good design, reflecting on a book review by Ian Pinasoo. I like the way she puts this: Great workshops are based on a creative challenge. A creative challenge is real and not fake. It matters.

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