Tribute to Michael Gurstein – founding father of the Community Informatics Field

Making CommunitySense

I first met Mike when I stumbled into the wrong” workshop room at the first Communities and Technologies conference in Amsterdam in 2003, chaired by Mike. On October 8th, Michael Gurstein – founding father of the field of Community Informatics – sadly passed away.

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PhD by Publication – Selection of Papers

Jenny Connected

In her book, PhD by Published Work , Susan Smith writes that one of the disadvantages of this route to a PHD is that ‘ it is tricky to retrospectively shoe-horn diverse papers into a post hoc theme’ (p.34).

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Trending Sources

Darwin Ecosystem’s Awareness Engine™ Named KM World Trend Setting Product for Second Year

Portals and KM

" The KMWorld Trend-Setting Product list was first published in 2003. Darwin Ecosystem’s Awareness Engine™ has been chosen by KM World as Trend-Setting Product for 2011. This marks the second year in a row we have been designated with this honor. It is much appreciated. Each year, KMWorld editors review the previous year’s technology advancements, with particular attention toward those products that represent new or business-critical direction for the industry at large.

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Things I Love as a Community Manager Who Writes About Community Management

Managing Communities

I started writing my book in 2003, launched this blog in 2008 and published the book in that year, as well. photo credit: Lhopfan I’ve been writing about online community management for a long time. Before the blog, I wrote about the topic sporadically elsewhere, including SitePoint. I love community management and I care about [.]. ManagingCommunities.com Thinking

2003 12

All Things in Moderation - E-moderating, 2nd edition

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

List of resources from the 2003 workshop held by ALTIMOD. emoderation online_facilitation resources

The meaning of words

Viv Mcwaters

Don Watson (2003) again: “Public language that defies normal understanding is, as Primo Levi wrote, ‘an ancient repressive artifice, known to all churches, the typical vice of our political class, the foundation of all colonial empires’.

2014 52

Patterns of Effective vs. Ineffective Knowledge Sharing

Michael Sampson - Currents

At an education conference in 2003, Amy Soller and Alan Lesgold talked about using computational approaches for analyzing online knowledge sharing interaction between students.

21st Century Organizations: Applying Network Science

21st Century Organization

How to apply understandings from social network science in organizations has pre-occupied me since hearing Patti Anklam explain “energy“ in networks (at Andy Snider ‘s Advanced Thinkers Summit 2003).

Apologies and #Socialmedia in Crisis Comms PR

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Badly Handled Crisis Comms in Social Media by @ABCAustralia – Don’t Apologise!

2015 77

Teaching English with Technology – does it work? Part 1

e-Moderation Station

Ducate & Lomicka, 2005; Hendron, 2003; Hourigan & Murray, 2005) have argued that blogs can motivate students to write more and to write more accurately, and that they are therefore good tools for English language teachers to adopt. 2003). Photo by Nico Cavallotto.

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connectivity through (digital)ecosystem engineering that influences niche construction of communities

Taming the spaces

I found a nice paper in which Kevin Laland, the author of influential book Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution (2003) has co-written the paper of human niche construction from the archeological perspective. Thanks to Emanuele Bardone from Pavia Computational Philosophy Lab i got the file in the morning! It is interesting from the [.].

One Way to Fix SharePoint's Outlook Problem - The BrainYard #sharepoint #outlook

Michael Sampson - Currents

Its product, OnePlaceMail, is an add-on to Outlook (2003 to 2010) that connects it with SharePoint (2003, 2007, and 2010). ".

Building Social Business: What Is Social Collaboration in an Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

2004 13

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

2004 11

Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

The Future of Higher Education,” January 2003, In: Alexander, B. This quote from a government white paper was written in 2003, more than 10 years ago, yet is still relevant – or is it? On November 3 rd Frances Bell and I will be at Southampton University’s ILIaD Inaugural Conference.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 27, 2007 Love, Conversation, Community: Three Magic Words S inceI began my weblog in 2003, Ive shifted my topics and the vocabulary ofmy articles from those associated with a traditional Civilizationsocial worldview (i.e. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 27, 2007 Love, Conversation, Community: Three Magic Words S inceI began my weblog in 2003, Ive shifted my topics and the vocabulary ofmy articles from those associated with a traditional Civilizationsocial worldview (i.e. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

Understanding and supporting networks – May 5 online event

Nancy White

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server. A heads up for what looks to be an interesting event on May 5th sponsored by ODI (Overseas Development Institute) and some good pals of mine. I’ve enjoyed working with Ben Ramalingam , Enrique Mendizabal and Simon Hearn over the years.

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.

2016 21

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

ICT ) around the same time; in 2003 I got things started with my first internal corporate blog, followed in 2005 with my first social bookmarking site called Dogear.

2011 114

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Profiles are unique pages where one can "type oneself into being" (Sundén, 2003, p. They believed that they could support each other without competing (Festa, 2003). It was designed to compete with Match.com, a profitable online dating site (Cohen, 2003). 2003).

2007 41

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Elsua

It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. However, it doesn’t even feel totally awkward, as it used to be in the past, whenever I embarked on a longish blogging hiatus of sorts. Not even embarrassing anymore.

2014 70

The Perks of Being an Early Riser

Elsua

2013 55

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

However, for people to act in new ways culturally, individuals need to attain a sense of self-awareness that allows them to imagine themselves acting outside existing social structures (Taylor, 2003). 2003).

2011 75

Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge

Jenny Connected

This transformation may be sudden or it may be protracted over a considerable period of time” (Meyer and Land 2003). 2003),Threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge (1): linkages to ways of thinking and practising, in Rust, C. (ed.), This week Professor Glynis Cousin from Wolverhampton University spoke at Lancaster University about her long-standing interest and research into threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge.

Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge

Jenny Connected

This transformation may be sudden or it may be protracted over a considerable period of time” (Meyer and Land 2003). 2003),Threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge (1): linkages to ways of thinking and practising, in Rust, C. (ed.), This week Professor Glynis Cousin from Wolverhampton University spoke at Lancaster University about her long-standing interest and research into threshold concepts and troublesome knowledge.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Elsua

Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0

2011 59

The Papermore Office - What Can We Do?

Michael Sampson - Currents

One report showed that our paper consumption increased with over 93% during the period 1983 - 2003. Oscar does a great job of pulling together recent research on the "paperless office" (yeah right) : " Our production and consumption of paper is destructive to both our environment and humanity. Yet, alongside with the digitization of information we continue to produce and consume more and more paper.

Collaboration Capabilities in OneNote 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

Back in June 2005, Eric Mack and I did a shared screens session using OneNote 2003 , at the Collaborative Technologies Conference in New York (since renamed the Enterprise 2.0

The More We DO, the Less Time We Have to REFLECT – Happy New Year 2013!

Elsua

” and from what I can recall the longest blogging hiatus I have gone through since I started blogging back in December 2003. Blogging is hard work , indeed, as Valeria Maltoni recently put together in a brilliant article that I can certainly recommend everyone to go through.

2013 63

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Elsua

2012 103

IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History

Elsua

Last week, IBM hosted the Client Experience Jam from March 12th to March 15th, to commemorate not only the 10th year anniversary of the first IBM Vales Jam , but also to help redefine those very same values that were established back then in 2003.

2013 55

Mobile Learning # 6: Six key m-learning resources

e-Moderation Station

Another school-wide initiative in mobile learning, this time from the UK, and started in 2003, and this is another site worth browsing if you are thinking of introducing mobile learning into your school/institution. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.

Knowledge Management’s Fried Egg moments…

Chris Collison

Not only that, but the Disney Concert Hall ( not designed by Rafael Vinoly) had similar issues back in 2003. Number 20, Fenchurch Street, London has always been a controversial building.

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Elsua

The Social Web – Blogging: One of my favourite social software activities from over the last 9 years (It’s hard to believe that I got started with my first internal blog way back on December 2003!!)

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I’ve Changed My Mind

How to Save the World

But for those whose current worldviews mirror what mine was in 2003, I can appreciate why they believe, urge and do what they do. H uman beings, it seems, change our worldviews — what we value and believe to be true — pretty slowly.

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The Divided Brain. What does it mean to think?

Jenny Connected

2003). Saturday 21 st March am. This is the third in a series of posts I am making following a four-day course with Iain McGilchrist. Details of the course, which will run again next year can be found on the Field & Field website.

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SharePoint 2013 and User Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

We saw this problem with SharePoint 2003, and 2007, and 2010 - all versions of SharePoint that Microsoft said were wonderful at the time. Elaine from OBS in Australia shares her top 13 list of features in SharePoint 2013. The 13 include adding content easily, sharing content easily, access anywhere, My Task List, leveraging experts, and more.

Asking for help

Chris Corrigan

A New York Times blog captured a muted version of some of the general tenor of criticism this way: The moment evoked a similar reach-for-an-aide episode, when, in an interview with reporters in September 2003, the retired Gen.