Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

I’ve been thinking about these issues for the past five years, noticing that many communities have unconscious business models that situate them in their world. Because I was passing through on the way to Effat University , they organized a session about business models.

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modelling digital learning ecosystem

Taming the spaces

Digital learning ecosystem model (Pata, 2012) Connectivism for design John Seeley Brown (1999; 2002), and George Siemens (2005; 2006) related knowledge ecology and knowledge ecosystem terms with weaving information and artefacts, meanings and knowledge, networks and connections. I have tried to put together ideas associated what may be conceptualized as a digital learning ecosystem.

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Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

We are now locked into a factory-like efficiency model of education, dominated by testing and normative, competitive assessment.

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How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

The concept of engaging “the Crowd” through digital platforms has been around for some time.

2017 55

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

The concept of engaging “the Crowd” through digital platforms has been around for some time.

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Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

This implementation won a CIO 100 award for innovation in 2002. The collective experience is not one-dimensional and Rawn provides a very useful set of models. Rawn goes on to use this set of models to discuss their value and how to support them.

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Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Whilst models such as the Healey matrix certainly clarify the different types of research processes that students can be engaged in, perhaps they are a second step. 2002).

2014 187

Preview of the Living Lab for (digital) life

Social Reporter

Existing assets (skills, equipment, premises, organisational structures, etc) are also modelled. How social landlords and residents can use digital technology – 2002.

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Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

One organization, a former client, succeeded in herding a group of smart cats—technologists—to implement software engineering best practices by adopting the Capability Maturity Model (CMM). Visibility was modeled by the CIO who personally evangelized the new way of engaging in project work.

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Getting back to Government Is Us

Social Reporter

Jim left in 2002, and these days spends time lecturing and travelling to spread the model he helped develop.

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. Wenger, 2002) and/or questions that must be carefully considered before beginning (Sidnick & White, 2008, esflive, 2009). Upload Sign in. Loading. This video is unavailable. Find out why. Close.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

From Mumbrella : But to recap, it’s a “freemium” model – enough free content to hang on to advertising revenue; with the more exclusive, analytical and opinion stuff likely to be behind the wall. “News.com announced a fabulous business model today…” The opposition?

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

and learning researcher George Siemens, and online facilitation and community-building expert Nancy White, on the topic of the future of conferences and [.] # Social Media Tools for Work & Learning » Your Right to Participate at Conferences – but be accountable to the conference model on 23 Jul 2009 at 2:50 pm [.]

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Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Etienne Wenger wrote a case study in 2002 about Ayuda Urbana , a constellation of communities of practice focused on urban issues and challenges in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean region, or as they call themselves: 'Red Inter-municipal'. The 'project' was adopted by the UCCI/CAMC in 2002 and the municipal councils have agreed to integrate it into their annual plans and alternate in taking the coordinating role for the communities and the website.

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Executing Enterprise 2.0: Dachis Group Acquires Headshift

Elsua

Fast forward to 2002 … where you will find a very interesting paper ( On the nonsense of Knowledge Management ) that James Dellow quoted along in the current discussion as one of the very few folks who connected the dots across time between both discussions.

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Rules for (digital)ecosystem growth and development?

Taming the spaces

This four-stage model provides a general conceptual model for ecosystem growth and development. 2000; Jørgensen, 2002; Fath et al., I have been reading a good paper of ecosystem growth and development and thinking to the interrelations with digital ecosystems.

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organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

For Hoyt and Troy (2002) the agile company is: one, which operates in a dynamically changing, uncertain environment and, is relatively more successful (in terms of financial performance) than its nonagile competitors.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

and learning researcher George Siemens, and online facilitation and community-building expert Nancy White, on the topic of the future of conferences and [.] # Social Media Tools for Work & Learning » Your Right to Participate at Conferences – but be accountable to the conference model on 23 Jul 2009 at 2:50 pm [.]

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

and learning researcher George Siemens, and online facilitation and community-building expert Nancy White, on the topic of the future of conferences and [.] # Social Media Tools for Work & Learning » Your Right to Participate at Conferences – but be accountable to the conference model on 23 Jul 2009 at 2:50 pm [.]

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

and learning researcher George Siemens, and online facilitation and community-building expert Nancy White, on the topic of the future of conferences and [.] # Social Media Tools for Work & Learning » Your Right to Participate at Conferences – but be accountable to the conference model on 23 Jul 2009 at 2:50 pm [.]

2008 133

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

When a group works together the processes they follow is summarised by Tuckmans model. knowledgesharing model connection collaboration diagramBuilding Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development.

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Blogging for knowledge workers: incubating ideas

Mathemagenic

For its author a weblog might be useful as as personal information management tool, a kind of outboard brain ( Cory Doctorow, 2002 ), used to organise information and thinking. Finally, there is a moment when ideas are ripe: they are used to get things done, turning into reports, advice and mental models you use when making decisions or communicating. While my Dutch is still far from perfect I am happy with any opportunity to reach local audiences.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost.

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Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The moderator can have some subtle recognition systems in their control to make people into role models - to trigger more desired behaviors. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

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leadernetwork wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Network

June, 2002. Network Models of Collective Action The Structure and Dynamics of Movement Participation. Winter 2002). leadernetwork FrontPage Search wiki: Home Edit page Log in Add features Help Welcome to our living bibliography on leadership networks.

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Network Roundtable: Building Collaborative Teams

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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A witness to history

Chris Corrigan

Starting at a historic meeting in 2002 in Tsawassen, BC, the provincial government began the process of recognizing the authority of First Nations communities to look after their kids. A process that began in 2002 (which I was involved in primarily on Vancouver Island) saw the creation of regional authorities around the province to oversee the establishment of First Nations child welfare systems.

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DavidSibbet.com: Visual Meetings Arrives at The Grove

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Partners for Change Model These are two supportive visuals for a Partners for Change model I co-designed with Sissel Waage and Ruth Rominger. It has over 260 best practices keyed to the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance Model and is a key sourcebook for anyone serious about facilitation. 

Stowe Boyd: Building Social Applications at Climb to the Stars (Stephanie Booth)

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

New social business model!) Pervasive static models with hardly any flow.

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Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wenger, 2002) Communities can be considered as problem-solving mechanisms which contribute to establishing policy agendas and offer mechanisms to facilitate processes for negotiation between different actors. Instructional designs like the knowledge-building community model (with its computer supported intentional learning environments ) depend very much on the emergence of community practices. 236): Artifacts : tools, documents, models shared by CoPs. & Schank, P (2002).

Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Delicious/choconancy/community

It is a comforting model. The model implies that there is a way to know what the answer might be, and that a person (our plastics expert) could have this knowledge, and that the knowledge can then be acquired by a learner. It is a simple model. The promise of the twentieth-century model of knowledge is an empty one today. Most of us have, in spite of ourselves adjusted—at least incrementally—to this transmission-focused military model of education.

DavidSibbet.com: Facilitation Mastery: Experiencing the Four Flows

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Partners for Change Model These are two supportive visuals for a Partners for Change model I co-designed with Sissel Waage and Ruth Rominger. Becoming Aware of Metaphor In calling this model a “map” I’m using a metaphor to help withunderstanding.

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Community ROI / Online Community Unconference 2007

John Tropea - Delicious Community

AT&T, 2002) • 43% of support forums visits are in lieu of opening up a support case. ASP, 2002) • Cost per interaction in customers support averages $12 via the contact center versus $0.25 Jupiter, 2006) Methodology: • There really isn’t a good model for community ROI • Building an ROI model based on activities supported by the community makes more sense. •

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more details please

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

It was published back in 2002 and there seems to be quite an industry thats grown around it with addional handbooks and resources available. About a third of the book, at the end, describes the five dysfunctions model. Each part of the model is interlocked.

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The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Sure, it undermines the business model of newspapers, but at the same time it makes an indisputable case that the sharing model is a viable alternative to both profit-seeking corporations and tax-supported civic institutions. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

CoPs 101 " ThinkingShift

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I’ve been working with CoPs since 2002 in the same organisation.

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Green Chameleon » Snake Oil

Green Chameleon

So I’m putting the Gore model forward as an alternative, and it seems to me a substantial way to solve the problem.

2008 130

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. For instance, Hugo Liu examines participants performance of tastes and interests by analyzing and modeling the preferences listed on over 127,000 MySpace profiles, resulting in unique "taste maps."

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Margaret J. Wheatley: The Promise and Paradox of Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Her book, Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future, (January 2002) proposes that real social change comes from the ageless process of people thinking together in conversation. And, increasingly her models for new organizations are drawn from her understanding of many different cultures and spiritual traditions. The Promise and Paradox of Community in The Community of the Future. Jossey-Bass, 1998 Margaret J.

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Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks : a conceptual framework

John Tropea - Delicious Community

1 The first four cycles in this framework are an adaptation of the four-level model of Donald Kirkpatrick (1976, 1994), which has. 2002). Promoting and assessing. value creation in. communities and networks: a conceptual framework. Rapport 18 Etienne Wenger Beverly Trayner Maarten de Laat Ruud de Moor Centrum Open Universiteit rdmc.ou.nl Ruud de Moor Centrum Open Universiteit rdmc.ou.nl. Promoting and assessing. value creation in. communities and networks: a conceptual framework.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It might work better with per-contact charges, so youre not forced into making a decision when you hit the package borders (101, 201, etc) Not only does it counter the pack-rat mentality, but it also provides a business model. from: [link] Edge.orgs Question Page of 2002 - by Adrian Scott.

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Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Innovation CoPs have the potential to develop and model the roles and practices that some of the other CoPs too can include in their capability repertory. Harvard Business School Pres, 2002 CommunityIntelligence Ltd Co. An interview with John Seely Brown, in CSC World Spring/Summer 2002, [link] 12 How Does Your Knowledge Flow? Log in Other login options: Facebook Connect New to Scribd? Sign Up for a free account today Why Sign up? Start downloading documents right away.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Membership size, communication activity, and sustainability: a resource-based model of online social structures. Yet you cite Ning’s model, which would seem to encourage the creation of small, affinity-based, strong-tie communities.

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