e-mint: Valuable Resource for Online Community Professionals

Managing Communities

The group was originally founded in 2000 by Rebecca Newton (longtime [.]. e-mint is an association of online community professionals. But, if you say “e-mint” to any of the members, the first thing that will come to mind is the Yahoo! Group, the mailing list that all of the nearly 1,000 members are a part of. Resources

2011 17

Adult LEGO fandom hits TED

Community Guy

When I started at LEGO (back in 2000), we struggled to get the attention of our colleagues in the office next door. This makes me happy. Now, the TED stage has promoted Adult Fandom. I’m very happy right now. Business Strategy

2011 19

Crafting Research

Jenny Connected

2000). This seminar that I attended last week on crafting research was very interesting. It was organised by the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University, UK, and delivered by Professor Hugh Willmott from City University London.

2017 71

Green Chameleon » Cynicism and the Propaganda of KM

Green Chameleon

One in particular, made by Lotus in 2000 (back when KM was still chic) particularly gets my goat. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Cynicism and the Propaganda of KM I just don’t get it.

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

In 2000 I worked on the implementation of a knowledge management system at Ryder that used Quickplace as an important component that was novel for the time. I did some catching up on my reading over the last holidays.

2011 84

My social learning experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

Sociaal leren van adviseurs West Afrika A good example of what is still an inspiration to me and was a transformative experience is the community of practice of SNV's consultants in West Africa from 2000 to 2003.

The 2-minute guide to lurking

e-Moderation Station

Back in 2000, Gilly Salmon identified three types of lurker: the freeloader, the sponge, and the lurker with skills or access problems, and although tolerant of initial lurking (or “browsing”), she felt that lurkers should and must be encouraged to participate in the long run.

2016 25

The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

This business model unbundling occurred over the course of approximately five years in a series of waves that didn’t actually reveal their true impact until after the year 2000.

2011 108

Global Mobile Awards Update

Nancy White

Robert has been one of the mobile industry leaders and visionaries since the early 2000's and is well deserving of this important award.

Social Skills Growing in Importance

Michael Sampson - Currents

While the latter has declined since 2000, the importance of social skills has grown by about 2% through the aughts. Writing on HBR, Nicole looks at how technology is making social skills more important. There are a couple of reasons for this: people who can coordinate among themselves are more flexible than computers and machines, and it is hard to automate these types of interactions.

Academic Writing as a ‘Desire to Relate’

Jenny Connected

Quoting from the text under the video: In the year 2000, the late Western Australian artist, David Gregson (1934 – 2002) allowed students from Curtin University of Technology (Perth, Australia) to access his Kellerberrin studio to film him as he worked.

2015 63

Networking or Marketing: How to Escape the Advertising Trap and Get Real

Partnering Resources

Of course, we can’t keep up with the 2000 people we can recognize when we look at their pictures. Walking the Line between Networking & Advertising. Image by Ian Sane (flickr). Several weeks ago, I fell into a network trap.

The VALUE of invitation

Chris Corrigan

He’s really the guy that got me thinking about invitation way back in 2000 when I first came across his work as an Open Space colleague. This month I am in the middle of delivering another very cool online offering with Beehive Productions on the art of invitation.

2017 26

My Favorite Knowledge Management Story and its Lessons Learned for Today

Portals and KM

Ryder implemented knowledge management in 2000 to support its sales force and consulting professionals as it made the transition to more knowledge intense services such as linguistics outsourcing and supply chain and logistics consulting. Their efforts in knowledge management continued past 2000 and the focus expanded to other business operations. Knowledge management has been around for over twenty years now. I still feel it was the precursor to enterprise 2.0 and social business.

Roles for Educators in MOOCs

Jenny Connected

2000). 2000). In the first Hotseat of the series for the Networked Learning Conference 2016 , Mike Sharples asks a series of questions to promote discussion about massive open social learning. All the discussion questions were interesting and there was some overlap between threads, but for this post I would like to comment on some of the responses to Mike’s question: What are the appropriate roles for educators (in MOOCs)? 12 people engaged in this discussion.

2015 25

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

AUT is New Zealand’s newest university, with 2000 staff. Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting. The first session for me today is a case study from AUT University. Some notes: - Alan is a Senior Consultant at Provoke.

2013 42


Jenny Connected

So hats off to Stephen Downes and George Siemens for managing more than 2000 participants in the first connectivist MOOC in 2008 ( CCK08 ), when they didn’t even anticipate the numbers who attended.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I m currently enrolled in an online course on Connectivism and Connective Knowledge (with 2000 other people) being put on by George Siemens at the University of Manitoba and co-hosted by Stephen Downes. Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management September 12, 2008 CCK08: Thoughts on Knowledge and Learning -- Week One Map of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Connectivism, by Matthias Melcher. Full size map you can actually read here.

Loss of Mobile Devices—and Associated Data (Survey in San Francisco)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over some period of time (undefined in the infographic): - Over 2000 mobile devices were lost/left behind. - CREDANT Technologies recently undertook a survey of hotels in San Francisco, asking about lost mobile devices. It published the results as an infographic. 80% of devices were smartphones. Almost half of lost devices are never claimed. How can you leave your phone behind, seriously? Is this the way to get a new phone?

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

From all impressions that people receive we can only process a small portion (2000 bits/sec). I went looking for a learning style test for an online course.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


IBM has got a presence in over 170 countries, with 400k employees, distributed in over 2000 offices, with 50% of its population with less than 5 years at IBM, with 73% of managers with remote employees reporting to them, and with over 40% of the entire workforce working mobile.

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Yammer Case Study: Engaging Staff from the Ground Up (Rebecca Jackson, Melbourne Water) #intranets2012 @_rebeccajackson

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key points: - Melbourne Water - 850 employees, 2000 people including contractors. After the morning tea break at Intranets 2012, Rebecca Jackson from Melbourne Water is talking about social media, communications, and Yammer. Yammer started as a rogue platform three years ago, and is now part of the corporate tool set. Rebecca is using Prezi for her presentation - it's very creative / visual / different. Numerous sites - offices, pumping stations, etc. Manage $9.4 billion in assets.

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers


2012 113

The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

Garrison, Anderson and Archer’s Community of Inquiry Model (2000), which focuses on how to establish a social presence, a teaching presence and a cognitive presence in online teaching and learning. 2000).

Roles 23

Screenagers, generation X and technology

Joitske Hulsebosch

I went to an evening about generational learning and it was full of these kind of dialogues between different generations: " How would it be to work in an organisation without the younger generations ?" Older person: " It would be very boring!

IBM's Mike Rhodin on the Convergence of Social Business, Analytics and Commerce: Part One

Portals and KM

They have acquired over 80 software firms since 2000. Over the last decade IBM has driven a significant transformation of its business model as they shifted to higher value areas, improved efficiencies, and invested in a number of firms to fill out their portfolio of software offerings. More recently, they are focusing a significant portion of their efforts on social business as I wrote about in my coverage of Lotusphere 2011.

2011 46

Knoco stories: Why Communities of Practice die young

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It contains nearly 2000 members, covers an area they identify with, has occasional face-to-face conferences, and is focused on solving the problems of the members. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Knoco stories. From the knowledge management front-line. Thursday, 31 October 2013.

2014 33

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives


And within a couple of weeks we had a small community of 50 people (that grew, over the course of two years and across the board, to 2000 ambassadors in 50 countries).

2016 51

Some thoughts about ‘Presence’ in Writing and Language

Jenny Connected

2000). In Week 1 of the ModPoMOOC , we were asked to read Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson’s poems, which are new to me. I have found that they resonate with the research I have been involved in for the past few years.

Open Plan Offices: The Increased Noise Cancels the Collaborative Benefit

Michael Sampson - Currents

The study, conducted by the University of Sydney and published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, involved analysis of 42,764 survey samples collected in 303 office buildings in the US, Finland, Australia and Canada by the Center for the Built Environment at the University of California, Berkeley since 2000. ". A new study published by the University of Sydney calls into question the value of open plan offices yet again.

2013 14

IBM at 100 – Once an IBMer, Always an IBMer


Or so they say… I still remember my first day at the company, as if it were yesterday. January 20th 1997.

#openedMOOC Week 5: Research on OER Impact and Effectiveness

Jenny Connected

Click on image for source. I have not done any research into OER Impact and Effectiveness and I don’t, in my career as a teacher, remember ever heavily relying on a textbook that students would have to buy.

Open 11

Forum Software Space Rich with Great Options (and Having Great Options is a Good Thing)

Managing Communities

Back when I started, in 2000, this wasn’t [.]. photo credit: mathrock The forum software space is very strong. There are numerous and plentiful options, both free and paid, that are backed by resourceful communities providing hacks, styles, graphics, customizations, tutorials, support and more for free or for an additional cost. This is a great thing. Developing Your Community

Convert excel spreadsheets into online simulations and dashboards

The Bumble Bee

Simulate Basic costs $479 per year and allows you private and bigger models (up to 2000 equations) but only 1 simulation. There are two neat tools you can use to quickly turn excel spreadsheets into online simulations, what-if models and dashboards.

2012 21

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation


If you have been reading this blog for a while now, you would know how I have been involved with social networking tools since early 2000 to 2001 when I was first exposed to instances of wikis and people aggregators.

2013 74

The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist


It was in 2000, when I was exposed for the first time to something called “wikis,” that I had that aha moment, realising how the Web – the Social Web that was then only just getting started – would change us all for good, whether in our personal or work lives.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

The Evolution of Cooperation

Jenny Connected

There is some evidence from a study of DNA, that humans were down to 2000 breeding pairs at one point in our history. Week 2 of Howard Rheingold’s course – Towards a Literacy of Cooperation – focuses on the evolution of cooperation. Here are some notes from Howard’s presentation during the live session last week. For wider reading see the Week 2 reading lists. And for another set of notes I can also recommend Roland Legrand’s. Week 2 notes. Week 1 notes. Why does cooperation exist?

2013 66

BBQ tour of the US South – Part Seven – New Orleans

Portals and KM

It is located at 2000 S. Here is the seventh installment of our BBQ tour of the US South. This road trip includes three BBQ stops. This post picks up with samples from Alabama, South Carolina, and Mississippi The first one covered Louisiana and Texas.

2014 11

Cultivating Communities of Practice: Making Them Grow - YouTube

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As there is general agreement amongst a number of CoP scholars that communities of practice cannot be designed or created (Barab et al, 2002, Wenger & Snyder, 2000), seeking to learn about best practice in encouraging these communities to develop is the next step. Upload Sign in. Loading. This video is unavailable. Find out why. Close. Cultivating Communities of Practice: Making Them Grow. Bruce Knox Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 33. Subscription preferences. Loading. Loading.