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The “Local Tail” Exposes What's Hidden Right Next to Us

Alchemy of Change

This article was originally posted March 6, 2005. The ideas I was talking about then are all the more relevant today. No sweat. websites.

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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. It provides strategic consulting on social media, viral marketing, communications and branding for global companies, executives and startups.  She also finds that some bloggers are not very social. Travel is one.

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. Gautam Ghosh now writes the blog, Talent and Social Business. 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.  

3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Hiya, I’m running my last 3 Day social media intensive for this year, in December. A very practical course with small group (about 10 people) – bring your laptop to set up tools for improving Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media press releases, measurement, strategy, campaigns and so on. Measuring Social Media.

2014 89

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise


That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#. Are we there yet? SIE ). Probably not!

Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Book social media course. Social Media Training June 2012. Are you interested in social media? Session 2 Social Media News Room.

2012 91

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All


No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

2011 114

My social learning experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

I choose the topic: my example of social learning. is social learning any process in which more than two people are involved?

2016 21

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them


Those Social Computing Guidelines are your entrance door into modelling certain new mindset(s), behaviours and overall good business practices. .

2015 71

iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Now that iGoogle is retiring , I need another free service to teach social media monitoring – know of one? Really grumpy !

RSS 92

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you are a company, government department or organisation interested in social media training for your staff, this three day class held privately at your premises (or we can organise premises for you) suits those looking for a more indepth course. Social Media Workshop Outline. Nine Steps of a Social Media Strategy. DAY ONE.

2012 64

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


I remember the day when IBM was first facing that very same issue , on whether to put together a social computing policy and guidelines or not.

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

One book at the top of the pile was Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: Choosing the Right Tools and Resources to Fit Your Needs.

2011 84

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?


Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead! Where else?

2011 62

Communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

There is a webcast with a presentation by Verna Allee on value creating network.

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Culture and how it will influence CoPs

Joitske Hulsebosch

The last onion: how might national cultural dimensions influence the functioning of a CoP in that country?

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.

Culture: sinterklaas

Joitske Hulsebosch

With globalisation and looser social groupings, people cling more to these kind of traditions. The sinterklaasjournaal has started!!

Culture: Hofstede on culture embedded in management theories

Joitske Hulsebosch

The communities of practice theory (he calls it rather a social learning theory) has been developed by Etienne Wenger (and others?) (by

Culture and technology: The Suri in Ethiopia and guns

Joitske Hulsebosch

Zapping on television I landed in the middle of a documentary of the BBC: Tribe I had already seen once before. And that part came. US in Iraq).

Practical example: per diem and learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

(cartoon text: salaries, options, car, pension, I think we have a deal! I'm very happy having colleagues again, and such an international team as well.

Practical example: Communities of practice at CARE International

Joitske Hulsebosch

Trying to create social identity and encouraging the use of narrative language. We had radio contact with the other CARE offices.

Culture: Guanxi and social network theory

Joitske Hulsebosch

Pete Bond posted some articles in the yahoo com-prac discussion group , amongst others one by Hammond and Glenn called The ancient practice of Chinese social networking: Guanxi and social network theory. The chinese concept of Guanxi refers to a social network that contextualizes individuals within a highly collectivist society.

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Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

Social media can play a role in connecting the public discourse and the sub-public discours in organisations. change management social media

2011 81

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent


the huge amount of hidden talent of your workforce by empowering them to make best use of social software tools! That’s right!

2011 59

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The truly mind-blowing one. Bring it on!

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Practical example: Thailand

Joitske Hulsebosch

David Mould has posted something in with regard to his experiences with communities of practice in Thailand: [link] I recognised especially his important point about the extensive social networks (from the countries I worked in), which are very effective in getting questions and answers across.

Corporate Social Media Policies are Advancing

Portals and KM

Pam Sahota has provided a useful post, Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies , that actually contained links to 14 examples. It has a social media policy in place in order to avoid issues regarding privacy and other topics. You are expected to follow the social media policy that is extensive and has the tagline: “Be smart.

Practical example: analysis questions for a community of practice of ICT4D trainers

Joitske Hulsebosch

The idea was to assess whether it is possible to form a community of practice of trainers to ensure a continuous social learning process linked to the Itrain online website , which is full of training resources. I am a bit slow in responding, because I had to figure out how to deal with comments. I'll try and respond in this post.

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 started to become more conscious of the broader social fabric connecting bloggers as they all started doing more of their thinking in public. In 2005 Jim expressed some very advanced ideas that have been picked up by others.

Empherality, KM, Inner Reform and Social Impact

Full Circle Associates

Today someone referenced a broken link on my blog back from 2005. There is resonance from Olaf’s writing in 2005. Ah, I dream.

2015 13

Dell’s Social Engagement Journey

Ant's Eyeview Blog

They are often held up as a social engagement model, but their journey hasn’t been all roses and buttercups. Second of three posts.

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

On February 17, the international “Social Cities of Tomorrow” conference was held in Amsterdam. Can we use the same hi-tech to make the cities more social instead of (just) smart? The key question therefore is: How can we use digital technologies to make our cities more social, rather than just more hi-tech?

2012 30

Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking.

2004 21

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m.

2007 41

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989.

Convofy Provides Comprehensive Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking

Portals and KM

The firm behind Convofy is Scrybe founded in 2005 and funded by Adobe Ventures. This has also been my experience. Here is the related chat.

2011 39

Take that, Gladwell: Vinegar, onions, social networks, and soccer nuts a revolution do make

Endless Knots

For anyone who still doubts ( Malcolm Gladwell ) the role of informal communication, aka social media, in bringing about monumental change before the whole world's very eyes in Egypt, see today's lead story (headlined in print version) of NY Times, " A Tunisian-Egyptian Link That Shook Arab History." " And on it goes.

Blog Cases from 2005: Ed Brill on IBM, Collaboration, and More

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts.  Before I get into the interview I want to mention, Ed’s excellent new book, Opting In: Lessons in Social Business from a Fortune 500 Product Manager. I will only include cases from people who are still blogging now. Focus. Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

2005 – $166,000 in sales. revenue Monetization online community social media social network127 countries. Etsy blog ).