Formalizing stories about community leadership

Learning Alliances

How do we get into the nitty gritty of making comparisons between practices and experiments of different members — so that we dig in enough without getting too personal? Jerome Bruner, Making Stories; Law, Literature, Life (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002) [link]. I’m working with several meta-communities: communities of practice made up of people who are themselves supporting communities.

Notes on CUST119 Prudential: Thinking about Social Business Adoption? Don't Forget Enterprise Social Governance

Michael Sampson - Currents

PROFS in 1982, Notes from 1994 (60,000 users, 6400+ applications), Sametime in 1999, WebSphere Portal in 2002, and Connections in 2010 (about 25,000 users currently). The Facebook comparison? Jean Balbo from Prudential Financial is talking about enterprise social governance. Jean is the Director of Process Management. Some notes: 1. Prudential is 137 years old, has $1 trillion in assets under management. 50000 employees, in 35 countries. 22000 employees are in the United States.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Eye Witness: On October 11, 2002 there was a bombing at a shopping mall in Myyrmanni, Finland in which 7 were killed including children and 166 injured.

Rules for (digital)ecosystem growth and development?

Taming the spaces

The digital ecosystems (if we consider for example one certain social software system) as part of the whole web seem to be possessing similar low entropy, they are more ordered areas in comparison of the surrounding web. 2000; Jørgensen, 2002; Fath et al.,

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DavidSibbet.com: Facilitation Mastery: Experiencing the Four Flows

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

If the comparison says onething “is” another thing it qualifies as a metaphor. Withthis comparison one might infer that the real process of a group is ascomplex as a real piece of music, and not be confused with thekeyboard.

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Green Chameleon » A Brief History of Arrangement

Green Chameleon

Buffon by comparison arrived late on the biological scene, only taking up his position of director of the king’s botanic gardens in Paris in 1738, when Linnaeus’ work on botany was already beginning to reverberate through Europe. This vision was brought to fruition in post-revolutionary France right at the end of the eighteenth century when Dominique Denon reorganized the collections of the Louvre on historical principles (Blom 2002).

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Rise (and Fall) of Friendster Friendster launched in 2002 as a social complement to Ryze. Other scholars are beginning to do cross-cultural comparisons of SNS use—Hjorth and Yuji (in press) compare Japanese usage of Mixi and Korean usage of Cyworld, while Herring et al.

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