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Blog Cases from 2005: Gautam Ghosh on Management

Portals and KM

This begins a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. His blog offers a different perspective from the economics/marketing focused blogs. Gautam benefited from reading other blogs by picking up some great insights from people who look at business issues from different perspectives.

Blog Cases from 2005: Renee Blodgett on Cimmunications and Marketing

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. When I spoke to her in 2005, Renee said that she started quietly blogging over a year ago, under a pseudo name.  The difference? I will only include cases from people who are still blogging now. Travel is one. daily.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Ever been to a conference where different lunch tables had big white signs inviting people to sit and join others of like interest?

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Technology: Iraqi bloggers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Cecile Landman and Jo van der spek wrote about the work with Iraqi bloggers for the incommunicado conference in Amsterdam in June 2005.

Communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

So there is a whole educational process needed to make people understand the difference.

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Technology: post-it exercise to introduce the dynamics of asynchronous online communication

Joitske Hulsebosch

Today I could not get into my own blog :( and I really wanted to get my experiences out so I felt frustrated. Already addicted? It really worked well!!

Culture: sinterklaas

Joitske Hulsebosch

The sinterklaasjournaal has started!! I'm a big fan of sinterklaas so don't be surprised to find only sinterklaas pictures on my blog till December 5.

Culture and technology: grandma on the phone

Joitske Hulsebosch

Thinking about new technologies and why people may or may not use the technologies, the story of my grandma keeps on running through my head.

Communities of practice: Nancy Dixon on knowledge transfer

Joitske Hulsebosch

I had read her book on the organizational learning cycle, but this one was quite different. Build the system, people will come 2.

Culture: Hofstede and intercultural sensitivity

Joitske Hulsebosch

Now I can see the advantage of knowing the general dimensions of a culture, so that some differences can be anticipated. Another onion.

Culture: Again Sinterklaas (even deeply embedded traditions are dynamic)

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the newspaper, a puppetplayer complained about the sinterklaasjournaal , which is a daily program on television for kids on sinterklaas.

technology: e-collaboration

Joitske Hulsebosch

Specific design differs from general designs (like skype or Gmail) which happen to match southern users' interests.

Practical example: per diem and learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

By the way, I noticed the same difference in a training for which I paid for myself and others had it paid for by their employers.

Technology: web 2.0

Joitske Hulsebosch

He explained the difference between web 1.0 So here's technology again. WEB 2.0. and web 2.0. Web 2.0 Uhm, so much more to explore.

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Collaborative Thinking: Build Your Companys Receptor Capacity

Collaborative Thinking

He also suggests that an enterprise needs to gauge its own RC. to universities and other research communities). Your comment has not yet been posted.

Technology: how to start blogging

Joitske Hulsebosch

And it's amazing what you pick up, things which are completely different from what you blog about at times. Britt Bravo has a great post on how to start blogging. It's basically the process I went through, plus I tried to get some help and feedback from people before I started. These things are so horribly time consuming.

Culture: Guanxi and social network theory

Joitske Hulsebosch

I only understood the overlapping areas when reading the full explanation) I found the differences as interesting as the overlaps: the essay argues that Guanxi defines insider and outsider relationships, which may be compared to strong and weak ties in social network theory. The three overlapping areas are: 1. Information and sustainability.

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Culture: on changing mobile phone cultures

Joitske Hulsebosch

A difference between Ghana and the Netherlands is that here you are supposed to put your mobile off in meetings. Yesterday in the train, a girl was talking loudly to a friend using her mobile. Two men sitting opposite her told her to lower her voice. (I And someone added that this was a 'silent' part of the train. Will see if that changed.

Technology: blog, vlog and visual learners

Joitske Hulsebosch

Just yesterday a colleague mentioned that it makes such a difference in workshops at all levels if you have visual materials (talking about Burkina Faso). Powered by Castpost In the video you see how my daughter (and a friend) have learned how to read and write the word HUT.

Communities of practice: reification

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm very scared that I interpret the theory differently as intended summarizing it so much :), so her question gives me the opportunity to explain more as I read it. Dorine asked: Do Wenger et al. also outline some ideas on HOW to bring balance to situations where there is too much emphasis on reification?

Practical example: Thailand

Joitske Hulsebosch

I wonder about the differences; the social networks are not typically centered around a certain practice. He states that the community of practice has to add additional value to be an alternative to this system. I also wonder how you may use the power of these networks for CoP purposes?

Blog Cases from 2005: James Robertson on Content Management

Portals and KM

Looking for ways to increase its business profile, James saw that blogging was a good way of communicating in a different way to those interested in these topics. At the time of our interview in 2005, the blog was the consistently highest source of visitors to the site, rating ahead of all the articles that he published.

Blog Cases from 2005: Karen Ay on Art

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. In 2005 she started a blog to talk about her art and other stuff. Karen began the blog on 14th Feb 2005 for a few reasons. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging.

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Blog Cases from 2005: Jim McGee on Knowledge Work

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. Jim said in 2005 that blogs can operate in parallel to enterprise knowledge management. Jim subscribed to about 340 different blogs and others sources of regular content. These cases have not appeared on this blog before.

Blog Cases from 2005: Jill Fallon on Legacy Matters and the Business of Life

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts.   There are a few others.

Blog Cases from 2005: Jessica Baumgart on Journalism, Librarianship and Blogging

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. She participated in eleven blogs in 2005 when we talked. In 2005 the blog’s readership had grown to over 2500 RSS subscribers and she got between 200 and 400 hits an hour, up from about 30 a year ago.  I read it.” 

CSS Examples And Showcase: The CSS Zen Garden


With the same fixed HTML code, many web designers have contributed different CSS files that produce a dramatically different web page, with the same contents. CSS Zen Garden is a website created in 2003 by Dave Shea.

Collective meaning and group decision making


Shawn Callahan at Anecdote reflects on the difference between Collective meaning and group decision making. I just had an interesting distinction drawn to my attention: the difference between collective meaning and group decision making. Wisdom of crowds are all examples of group decision making.

Web 2.0 == glocalization


Think of the parallels in education, and the difference between being a passive absorber of facts handed down versus an active participant in engaging with the material to create new recombinant forms. Barb Dybwad in Web 2.0 == glocalization further expands on an article by danah boyd. Adding: Web 1.0

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

David RD Gratton: Beyond Communities of Interest, Communities do not Exist

John Tropea - Delicious Community

David RD Gratton Blog About Beyond Communities of Interest, Communities do not Exist July 3, 2005 My company has been working with what we have been calling Information Clouds, and I came upon Thomas Vanderwals body of work. Are activity based communities really different from demographic communities? Smith, Brian et al. 2000) ?Silver

How to Save the World - Virtual Collaboration: If You Can't Work Side-by-Side

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

March 2005 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Feb Apr MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts March 18, 2005 Virtual Collaboration: If You Cant Work Side-by-Side The Idea: What do you do if you need or want to collaborate, butyou cant do so in person? variety).

/Message: Everything Is Different

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

/Message « Enterprise 2.0 Albert-László Barabási, from Linked The short story collection was a critical failure and soon sank into obscurity.

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

I would add that in addition many different resources are needed to inform these ideas or opinions. And difference does not mean opposition.

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

Jenny Connected

So like Caroline Haythornthwaite , Sian was pushing us to think about networked learning in a different way, with a specific focus on ‘space’.

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Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

I wrote a bit about the 2005 Jam that drew 52,000 IBM employees. I did some catching up on my reading over the last holidays.

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Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: How Some Folks Have Tried to Describe Community - Update 2005

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Full Circle Resources Contact Us Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Friday, April 01, 2005 How Some Folks Have Tried to Describe Community - Update 2005 In 1999 I wrote an article entitled How Some Folks Have Tried to Describe Community. I hope its useful. 1995]).

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy


Even without having to use your company’s resources. And it all got started with just a bunch of bloggers! Quite the opposite!

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Create an Ad, evaluate different types of advertising on Facebook, and what works best for your customer. Course Agenda. Session Details.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Financial Services

Collaborative Thinking

According to Collins, the banks social media strategy has evolved from there. "We saw a lot of reaction to it and a lot of comments and blog posts -- a lot of the reaction came from social media circles. That was kind of a surprise to us," he says. "So we started paying attention more to the blogosphere. Hey Mike! Cheers! Trust Us.

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