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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community. This January, however, I ended up mapping the global end of the agricultural spectrum: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange, held in Lusaka, Zambia.

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The need to lead

Ken Carroll

Marketers these days must lead. So many of the things we do in marketing as mechanical tasks, now require a leadership mindset: Winning, competing, positioning, creating a category, influencing the marketplace.

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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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Blog>> Developing a KM Maturity Assessment that Supports Action Planning

Green Chameleon

I have always been very cautious about KM Maturity Assessments. They carry a lot of assumptions about how KM should be implemented, that may not always be true for everybody. They often have features that get in the way of action planning that really matches the need of the organisation concerned. They can just be paper exercises to support a check-box mentality rather than supporting a real capability development.

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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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#openedMOOC begins October 1st

Jenny Connected

David Wiley and George Siemens are offering a new 6 week MOOC – Introduction to Open Education – on EdX at the beginning of October.

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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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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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Alternative: Facebook Groups App Gone – Sep 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Dear Students, just a quick note – the Facebook Groups app for Android and iPhone will be gone Sep 1st 2017. I use the app, so I’m grumpy. But hey, we aren’t paying for it. The alternative I’ve currently found is to bookmark the hidden groups newsfeed. link].

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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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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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Strategy & Resilience Take Center Stage at Partnering Resources

Partnering Resources

Image: Nicole on flickr. Organization survival today depends on recognizing and adapting to business environments that bear little resemblance to what we saw five or even three years ago.

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Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

I was honored to be asked to keynote the SWARM Community Managers Conference in Sydney this week, hosted by conference Co-Founders Alison Michalk and Venessa Paech. The conference featured a range of topics and an impressive group of expert practitioners sharing their views on Community building.

2017 15

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

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.

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Screenwriting and facilitation: it’s all in the cut

Viv Mcwaters

“It’s all in the cut.” ” This is a description of where the magic happens in movies. It starts with a writer, and an idea, a story, and a screenplay.

Queen of the Mountain

Jenny Connected

This is the essence of how bizarre apps and social media have become. Here is the story. At the beginning of May I took part in a charity bike ride in Bali. In the last 15 kilometres I came off my bike and broke my collar bone. It has taken me 4 months to get back on my bike, which I did a week ago.

Knowmads: the battle of generations

Joitske Hulsebosch

Generational differences in the workplace is a kind of debate. On the one hand you have the people who believe there are differences and that every organization should be responsive to those differences.

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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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.

Blog>> The Magic Taxonomy Consultant

Green Chameleon

Rant Alert: Today seems like the umpteenth time this year that I’ve seen a spec for a taxonomy/metadata project that assumes you can just hire a consultant to look at your existing taxonomy/metadata model and critique and refine it, without any provision for analysis of business and user needs. It’s been getting so bad, that we at ISKO Singapore even ran a special workshop on that problem among others.

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

My first Squigl

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have made my first Squigl, a whiteboard animatie (these videos with drawings). You probably know them from RSA animate. Whiteboard animations are quite popular, but if you want a professional one, you will probably need over 1000 euros. This took me 3 hours of time to develop.

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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We Have No Choice

How to Save the World

New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti. “Rejoice, rejoice, we have no choice but to carry on!” ” – Stephen Stills. M y friend Nancy White just wrote an article lamenting the loss of thoughtful asynchronous communication — the modern equivalent of the longhand letter.

Blog>> Straits Knowledge Bulletin August 2017

Green Chameleon

Here’s the link to our August issue of the Straits Knowledge Bulletin. Lots of good stuff on upcoming events, knowledge audits, KM Assessments, and a book review! Enjoy

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Full Circle Associates

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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!

Lughnasa under smoky skies

Chris Corrigan

Where I live, on a small island off the west coast of Canada, the traditional Celtic season markers make more sense for our community rhythms and the cycles of our landscape than the solar seasonal calendar, and I’m not as versed in the Skwxwu7mesh seasons well enough to relate to those.

The Worst Idea of All Time: Act 1

How to Save the World

[SCENE: The scene is sometime in the future, in a large meeting room, looking dusty and shabby from disuse. There are a dozen people in ragged, patched clothes milling around, seemingly setting up the room for a meeting.

Blog>> Is a Happy Worker a Productive Worker?

Green Chameleon

I network with a lot of people as part of scraping together a living, and they tend to mainly come from the HR and IT spaces.

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Full Circle Associates

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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].

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