Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

In 2002, the year in which this organization sought CMM Level 3, the median time to attain Level 2 maturity was 23 months and Level 3 was 22 months. The CIO recognized that success would take superior execution and implementation, not just of process, but also of people.

2012 202

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

Specifically, CrowdSmart technology creates a means to predict startup success factors by engaging an expert community of investors to score and provide critical feedback to early stage startups. The concept of engaging “the Crowd” through digital platforms has been around for some time.

2017 55

Two Brazilian Net-Map studies: Fair Trade and Cotton

Net-Map Toolbox

Can innovation networks successfully be created to increase the access of family farms to cotton innovations and markets? Does Fair Trade in Brazil meet its objective of really increasing fairness and reaching the poor?

2015 127

How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

Specifically, CrowdSmart technology creates a means to predict startup success factors by engaging an expert community of investors to score and provide critical feedback to early stage startups. The concept of engaging “the Crowd” through digital platforms has been around for some time.

2017 46

Four Rules of Leadership for Tough Times

Partnering Resources

The leaders knew bad news was coming as early as 2002. To keep employees and transition the business successfully, First Allmerica Financial developed a robust learning strategy. Learning certainly helped create a smooth transition, and the strategy was also a success for employees.

2014 215

Are You Solving the Right Problem?

Partnering Resources

Maybe you’ve had great success using Gantt charts. Complicated and Complex Systems: What Would Successful Reform of Medicare Look Like?,” Glouberman & Zimmerman, 2002. Problems come in many shapes and sizes. Some are small (“I can’t find space for my 2pm meeting”).

2016 130

The Riddle of Online Resonance (first installment)

Jenny Connected

Learning through connectivity is not a new idea; there is a long history of research into networked learning (Steeple & Jones, 2002; Goodyear et al., technologies and networked online learning for autonomous learning in an increasingly diverse environment (Downes, 2009) have led to many authors (Krebs (2002), Haythornthwaite (2002), Granovetter (1973, 1983), to name but a few) exploring how connections are made and developed in online environments.

2010 136

Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

At first an inside joke between two friends, the holiday gained exposure when John Baur and Mark Summers sent a letter about their invented holiday to the American syndicated humor columnist Dave Barry in 2002. [3] Want to know how to change Facebook to Talk Like A Pirate? Want to know why ?

Online Communities: Surviving & Thriving Webcast

Online Community Strategy

Prior to Rubyred, Thor was a first generation Web entrepreneur, creating Web success stories for companies such as Yahoo, Dell, Bank of America, Intel, Virgin Records, Fujitsu, Discovery Channel, and Sony.

MirandaNet: Place

Community Capers

Personal relationships and professionalism are cemented and celebrated in these workshops and other face-to-face events like the ten-year party held in 2002. The community has been successful in tenders for government and industry projects and has lately been the one of the key consultancies invited to tender for strategic projects in England. Network communities are a form of technology-mediated environments that foster a sense of community among users.

2008 100

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. Another reason for the Seattle success was that they chose to encourage and accept bids from unconstituted groups of residents.

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.

2014 46

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

He next discussed all the people who were past of his success. So he has been using a Web-based community for new talent since 2002. Many have gone on to success. Latest CIO study found the successful companies are 57% more likely to use social business.

2011 179

Webinar - Online Communities: Surviving & Thriving in the Economic Downturn

Online Community Strategy

Prior to Rubyred, Thor was a first generation Web entrepreneur, creating Web success stories for companies such as Yahoo, Dell, Bank of America, Intel, Virgin Records, Fujitsu, Discovery Channel, and Sony. He subsequently founded Trapezo, a venture-funded company that made Web software for syndicating content, acquired by Perfect Commerce in 2002. Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar. A FREE webinar sponsored by Forum One Networks.

Some Great Cajun and Zydeco Musicians

Portals and KM

Buckwheat Zydeco has achieved a lot of commercial success and recorded some very well produced CDs. He made a comeback in the early 80s and toured until his death in 2002. I first heard him in Montreal, on the riverfront at a Confederation Day celebration in 2002. I am getting ready to go the New Orleans, Lafayette, Breaux Bridge and few other towns in south west Louisiana to enjoy the food and music. I will be writing about this trip a good bit on this blog on weekends.

2011 116

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.

2006 100

Rules for (digital)ecosystem growth and development?

Taming the spaces

Second, within shorter time periods, ecosystems undergo ecological succession Golley (1994). Figures of community succession: Thermodynamics is one of the main laws of ecology. These thermodynamic parameters can be used to track ecosystem growth and development during succession.

2010 170

Losing Dr. Brenda Zimmerman

Chris Corrigan

She wrote the report “Complicated and Complex Systems: What would Successful Reform Medicare Look Like?” ” with Sholom Glouberman, published in 2002 by the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada. As I have been diving into the worlds of complexity and especially the question of evaluation in the complex domain, one of the people on my list to meet was Dr. Brenda Zimmerman, who taught at York University.

2014 61

Open Text Adds Social Media, More Web 2.0 Features, and SAP Integration

Portals and KM

Ironically, while working with a different firm, I came back to evaluate it in 2002 as part of a plan to upgrade the software. Those who used the system performed significantly better on a whole array of metrics such as cross-selling success and reduction in repeat calls. Open Text is a relatively old player in the enterprise content management and collaboration space. It recently announced Open Text Web Solutions 10 , the latest release of Open Text?s

SAP 126

Trends in the Living Networks: Economics of Social Media - the role of Hollywood

John Tropea - Delicious Community

We’ve found that charting conversations about programs before they start accurately predicts their success.” “If

2007 36

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Passion about sharing knowledge - A community may have lots of different objectives - but the primary behaviour that makes it successful is a small group of people incredibly passionate about sharing their knowledge with others. Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0

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.

2010 153

The Difference between a Social Network Site, a Social Graph Application and a Social OS

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Contrast the struggling iLike website with the hugely successful iLike Facebook application.

2007 28

Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

Joitske Hulsebosch

The World Bank and Europe and Central Asia Region (ECA) launched this network in 2002 as four national networks linked through regional activities that would build the capacity of communities and development partners to implement community-driven development (CDD) projects.

2006 130

Blog Cases from 2005: Carrie Guevara on New Orleans

Portals and KM

She had been a regular blog reader since about 2002 and was inspired to challenge herself to start one of her own. With this initial success, Carrie’s objectives were evolving. This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging. I will only include cases from people who are still blogging now.

2005 116

Blog Cases from 2005: James Robertson on Content Management

Portals and KM

He started blogging in June 2002 when the his business changed it's focus to pure consulting in the areas of knowledge management, content management and intranets. James found that his blog was hugely successful. about their blogging efforts. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging. I will only include cases from people who are still blogging now. These cases have not appeared on this blog before.

2005 116

Webcast of Online Communities: Surviving & Thriving now available

Online Community Report

Prior to Rubyred, Thor was a first generation Web entrepreneur, creating Web success stories for companies such as Yahoo, Dell, Bank of America, Intel, Virgin Records, Fujitsu, Discovery Channel, and Sony.

How I use social media

Nancy White

I believe our success was because we were passionate about this new form of human interaction. A case in point was the impact of the “baby friendly&# redesign of the hugely successful ShareYourStory online community for parents with babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.

leadernetwork wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Network

An overview of six characteristics that successful network leaders demonstrate. June, 2002. Winter 2002). leadernetwork FrontPage Search wiki: Home Edit page Log in Add features Help Welcome to our living bibliography on leadership networks.

Wiki 39

Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar - May 7th

Online Community Report

Prior to Rubyred, Thor was a first generation Web entrepreneur, creating Web success stories for companies such as Yahoo, Dell, Bank of America, Intel, Virgin Records, Fujitsu, Discovery Channel, and Sony. Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar.

Social Media Group " Blog Archive " The ROI of Communities - Part II

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) I also pulled together some fine examples of successful online communities used for pure marketing purposes: 1.

2007 28

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

What are the common factors in successful social applications? One way we can measure the success of a social application is how much it moves us in that direction. Success factors for a social application: me first and bottom up.

2007 36

DavidSibbet.com: Visual Meetings Arrives at The Grove

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

 The process began in December of last year when  Richard Narramore called and wondered if I would like to write a book about visualization for groups, following the success of Dan Roam’s book Back of the Napkin. They all have successful practices.

Communities of Practice | CommunityIntelligence Ltd.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It is not surprising that communities of practice are central to successful knowledge management initiatives. Contact Us CommunityIntelligence Ltd.

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. Richard McDermott outlines 10 Critical Success Factors in Building Community Management Challenge 1. & Schank, P (2002). 2002) Cultivating communities practice.

The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

World Bank, 2002].) Awareness creation, motivation through live real examples of success stories and improving emotional intelligence will be a better approach.

2008 133

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I believe our success was because we were passionate about this new form of human interaction. A case in point was the impact of the “baby friendly&# redesign of the hugely successful ShareYourStory online community for parents with babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.

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 A director may measure success in terms of lower costs. Socialtext Mobile Settings Help Log in Register Search this workspace: Home People.lists the people you are following. You must register or be logged in to use this feature. Workspaces.lists the workspaces you belong to.

2007 28

Who Knows What? | Compliance Building

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Six Myths About Informal Networks— and How to Overcome Them By Rob Cross, Nitin Nohria and Andrew Parker (Spring 2002) Informal groups of employees do much of the important work in companies today. link] Are You Networked for Successful Innovation?

Knowledge Management for Social Innovation: Virtual Communities: At What Price?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Successful VCoP’s map to the overall strategic plan of the organization and require their own planning process. Muller Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, Volume 45, Number 4 2002 3. Knowledge Management for Social Innovation A blog about Communities of Practice and web based approaches to leading change through better use of knowledge.

2007 28

Green Chameleon » How to be a KM Guru #2

Green Chameleon

Be Accessible To be a successful guru in KM, people from a wide range of backgrounds need to be able to understand you. If you want a really good example of what I’m talking about, compare Etienne Wenger’s original book Communities of Practice (1998) with his more recent (coauthored) Cultivating Communities of Practice (2002).

2007 100

Co-creation | Jack Martin Leith

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Comments Posts Home Jack Martin Leith My guiding principles Ideas to Success Ideas to Success – more Open Space Plus Open Space Plus - more Open Space Technology Rap Session Idea generation methods Resources More Groundwork Twitter feed Contact Ideas to Success helps organisations think up groundbreaking ideas and implement them successfully through sustained collaborative action. Successful implementation will be much more likely.

2008 28

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

Delicious/choconancy/community

The scene paints a world where access to knowledge is privileged, access to mentors and inside information key, and getting in on the inside of the next big thing a one-time stroke of luck on which an entire successful—and linear—future could be built. How can one choose learning opportunities that will contribute to success? Knowledge is a rhizome, a snapshot of interconnected ties in constant flux that is evaluated by its success in context.