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IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


A journey that started back in 2001, but that it had its main roots well substantiated within the company for much longer. Are we there yet?

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Alchemy of Change

This article by Tim Berners-Lee on The Semantic Web in Scientific America from 2001 is a classic if you want a good overview (purchased required).

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


And I guess the experience has been somewhat rather positive so far, because a few days later, I’m still there , having a blast. Even for us.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


to then move into Fringe in 2001 (Profiles), just as IBM Community Tools (a.k.a. That’s right! Are you ready to engage? Would you ?

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Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality


So I thought that today could be the perfect opportunity to air it out and, at long last, get it out of my chest. Thus how do you get to compromise?

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Teaching digital 1: natives & immigrants

e-Moderation Station

Prensky’s original 2001 article. February 2011. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.

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I’ve Run for 10+ Years and I’m Not a Martial Artist

Managing Communities

I launched the forums on May 21, 2001 and have managed them ever since. In May, celebrated 10 years online. 10 years, 4 months, 3 weeks and 1 day. It may surprise you to learn that I am not a martial artist. As you might expect, this question comes up once in a while. [.]. Managing the Community Thinking

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Revere Beach Elegy reissued

Endless Knots

His ability to move fluidly across the page, funny here, sad there, ironic next, and sometimes purely observational, is remarkable.

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IBM’s Social Business Jam – Are You Jamming Yet?


What an exciting 10 days it’s been so far! Absolutely wonderful! Alas it had to come to an end to a certain point. What a buzzing experience!

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The Divine Right of Capital: Lords of the Earth

Alchemy of Change

As I mentioned in my last post , I just finished reading The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly. Chapter 2: Lords of the Earth. Tweet.

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Lessons You Can Take from’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

Managing Communities

photo credit: joelogon Last month, I wrote about the 10th anniversary celebration over at, a site that I launched on April 6, 2001. In brief summary, this is what we did to celebrate: Launched a special, dedicated section of our website, with an RSS feed and added a special section to our forums (for [.]. Community Cultivatio

Large Company Collaboration SuccessDigital Equipment with VAX Notes in the 1980s

Michael Sampson - Currents

Patti wrote (in 2001) about the use of VAX Notes at Digital Equipment : Imagine. You work in a global high-tech company with more than 100,000 people. Research and product development organisations are distributed around the world, as are the sales, marketing, and technical support groups that interface with customers.

Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

In that post I included reference to Edinburgh University’s Online Teaching Manifesto , which they published in 2011. 2001). 2010).

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The Casuarina Project: Community Leadership 10 years on

Viv Mcwaters

The final session was on September 15th, 2001 and I remember it vividly. Our conversation, of course, was not as planned (whenever is it?):

Context and culture in communities of practice

Jenny Connected

One possible useful approach to analysing culture is the ‘Culture Web’, which Julia Balogun writes about in her article ‘Strategic Change’ in Management Quarterly Part 10 January 2001. A predominant feature of BEtreat was the impact of context and culture on the learning process. Participants came from very different backgrounds.

If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

2011) Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life. 2001). Of course Caroline has also published about learning spaces: Haythornthwaite, C.

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Musings on “community management” Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This one climbs up to meta-ville a bit and asks a couple of questions. It is an outward looking role, not inward. And, it is about learning.

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

In 2001 I reformatted it like a “poem” and posted it on QuickTopic: [link]. December 2011. November 2011. August 2011.

The Divided Brain: Are we actually alive? Iain McGilchrist

Jenny Connected

Robert Putnam (2001). Martin Seligman (2011). Sunday 22nd March am. An Introduction to the Divided Brain – Part 2. Iain McGilchrist .

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An Award Winning Community Strategy… 30 Years in the Making

Online Community Strategy

I left Autodesk in 2007, and came back in 2011 to help restart Autodesk’s business community and community-based service initiatives.

10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

Last week I had the pleasure of providing my final virtual webinar for the first of the UN’s KM Online blended learning programme. Slipstream.

?Learn by unlearning; see by unseeing

Jenny Connected

Deacon (2011). We become in essence de-sensitized, and our participation in the world is impoverished’ … and he quotes Ginzburg, 2001, p.13) ‘To understand less, to be ingenuous, to remain stupefied: these are reactions that may lead us to see more’.”. 2011) Consciousness is a matter of constraint- My New Scientist. References.

An Award Winning Community Strategy… 30 Years in the Making

Online Community Strategy

I left Autodesk in 2007, and came back in 2011 to help restart Autodesk’s business community and community-based service initiatives.

More about The Big Society Network

Social Reporter

We expect to have key programs in each of the three focus areas underway in the first half of 2011, and a full roll-out by the start of 2012.