A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. Read A Virtual Community Development Model.

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Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

First quarter 2009 financings: * IMVU – $10,000,000. From TechCrunch 23rd jan 2009. We started in 2006 as iminlikewithyou, a place for people to play games to meet each other and in 2009 changed our name to the shorter OMGPOP where people meet each other to play games.

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Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs

Making CommunitySense

Today, I gave a presentation “Optimizing Social Software Design with Conceptual Graphs&# at LIRMM , Le Laboratoire d’Informatique, de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier: Abstract. The design of these systems includes the communal specification of communication and information requirements, as well as the selection, configuration, and linking of the software tools that best satisfy these requirements.

News Updates (October 5, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

At that price—for the Focus model—a user gets a basic HD camera. For $3,499 for the PTZ model, the user gets a camera and can zoom in and out and pan an area. Understanding how people work and closely matching the system design is one step towards this type of simplicity.

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News Updates (October 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Workgroups.com, the new project collaboration and workflow management site for teams, businesses, and organizations across advertising, marketing, creative design, packaging and prepress organizations. Opera officials call Unite a "novel technology platform" that shakes up the old client-server computing model of the Web, because Opera Unite turns any computer into both a client and a server, allowing it to interact with and serve content to other computers directly across the Web.

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News Updates (December 15, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

More enterprise workers are clamouring for newer models of end user computing in the office. " The changes are designed to streamline the organization and provide a clear focus on markets that leverage Novell's strengths to capture future opportunities for growth. Coveo on Value of Search. Coveo is hosting a Webinar on December 16, focused on quantifying the value of enterprise search.

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News Updates (October 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Products that are designated as being SISA compliant will have the ability to exchange information, processes, and tasks between two or more different SharePoint systems or components on a standard platform. The new and improved T1 is designed for executives working at satellite offices and requires about 50% of the space of a TANDBERG T3. Pricing is $139,000 for the base model which includes the camera, screen, table, and touch screen interface.

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New Models for Creation and Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 18 2008 New Models for Creation and Collaboration Published by Nancy White at 10:26 am under collaboration I’m a Joss Whedon fan.

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News Updates (June 9, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The morning event, to be held in San Francisco, will feature a CIO roundtable and new product demos, which Google is tight-lipped about but which are designed to boost Apps' appeal among large organizations, according to several people familiar with the plans. Instead of using access controls and versioning to allow filtering after publication among coworkers or the public, Revizr works on the filter-then-publish model. Trying eProductivity.

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2009: Enterprise 2.0 - Innovate Through Acquisition?

Collaborative Thinking

Social Networks in '09: The Year of Consolidation, Not Innovation ": IBM, for its part, has more aggressively shown willingness to move forward with Lotus Connections, which right now has a better design than the social software features in SharePoint, which is largely still a document management system. This isn't a sustainable model for innovation in the enterprise Web 2.0 start-ups will fail or struggle to make money in 2009.

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A Tale Of Two Media…And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So let’s be clear – all media companies are struggling as both the basic models they operate under (online and offline) are challenged, and as the economy means they no longer have the cushion of good times.

A Tale Of Two Media.And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So let's be clear - all media companies are struggling as both the basic models they operate under (online and offline) are challenged, and as the economy means they no longer have the cushion of good times.

Notes on Joel's Keynote at the NZ SharePoint Conference (July 2, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

you have two types of service models. - Joel recommends keeping these two service models separate, maybe even going to the degree of different SharePoint farms. you can have SharePoint Designer if you have been trained in SharePoint Designer", and "you can have a site, if you fill out our form." My flight was cancelled from Christchurch, so I was late getting into Wellington for the inaugural SharePoint Conference in New Zealand.

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This topic is designed to give you some tools and ideas for including social media appropriately in your overall organizational strategic plan and to measure its effectiveness. Bill Anderson on 08 Jun 2009 at 1:27 pm Nancy, thanks for providing the concise and information-packed posting.

Organising Knowledge » What Are We?

Green Chameleon

Just before Christmas CMS Watch threw a little firecracker into the taxonomy community (which we didn’t notice till New Year) when they threw out the following gleeful prediction for 2009: “ Taxonomies are dead. “Taxonomists, deep down, desperately want to be accepted by the rest of humanity&# — in that case, work harder to understand technology and how it works (or doesn’t work) with the structures you design. Design better banners!

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Clearstep Business Community : Community Engagement Models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Remember Me Search Clearstep > Online Communities > Build > Documents Clearspace Online Communities Internal Collaboration Up to Documents in Build Currently Being Moderated Community Engagement Models VERSION 1 Created on: Jul 9, 2008 10:23 PM by Barry Tallis - Last Modified: Jul 9, 2008 10:24 PMby Barry Tallis In “Groundswell”, Charline Li and Josh Bernoff, from Forrester, identify 5 different type of community engagement models.

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4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Without awareness of our biases and preferences, how can we avoid the trap of simply designing for ourselves and excluding others? If you want to hold on to old models and ways of doing things, I suspect the next phase may be difficult. on 05 Jul 2009 at 11:19 pm [.]

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BBC Learning Unplugged: event report

Platform Neutral

This is a report on the BBC Learning Unplugged event in Bristol, 26 June 2009. James Richards ( BBC Learning Development ) and Myles Runham (BBC Learning) co-hosted the event with Clare Reddington ( Ished ); I designed and facilitated it with help from Jack Martin Leith. Event design.

In Search of Excellence for the Portland, Oregon OD Network

Learning Alliances

I just got invited to meet with a group that’s working on extending ODN’s CCP model to provide some support to for-profit organizations! Tags: Stories Event design Consulting Technology for Organization Development.

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Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As we design new systems, it will be important to frame the experience in a way that values and rewards productive participation and contribution.

Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Network

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase Sponsored post : Access the 7 Tip Series from Intuit QuickBase on using Web-based software Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise?

Shadow the leader – year 4

Learning Alliances

It’s a global community for expatriate Dutch dairy farmers that’s developing its learning agenda and trying to find its legs at the same time (in terms of organization, business model, funding, and learning activities). Tags: CPsquare members Communities of practice Event design I’m organizing the fourth year of CPsquare’s shadow the leader series. We’ll be visiting with Josien Kapma , a Dutch dairy farmer living in Portugal every month for a year.

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CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

Perhaps there is also the subject matter expert who comes in to create a course or determine the content pieces, and an instructional designer who organizes that content based on pedagogical principles and within the constraints of the technologies in use.

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What do we mean by engagement online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 08 2009 What do we mean by engagement online? Role model passsion, and your own engagement.

Clay Shirky: nonprofits must become new-style convenors - or lose their members

Social Reporter

The old model, as explained by Clay is that organisations would offer a one-way relationship: sending out a newsletter, for example. He says that the old model is - we call you a member, and you give us money, and we will give you a newsletter.

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It is built on a tree-branching model. If you are trying to reify and support a hierarchical reporting and accountability model based on the org chart, SharePoint fits like a glove. Our mental models and values permeate the very coding of the software we use.

From Social Networking to Swarm Intelligence

The Bumble Bee

His most recent book is Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Most Successful Designs". But that model falls well short in today's world full of "networks, dynamic alliances, virtual collaborations - where agility, innovation, added-value and responsiveness are king," he said. "We

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Jokaydia Community of Practice

Community Capers

The Island of Jokaydia is designed to provide a flexible and dynamic space for educators in Second Life which includes informal and formal meeting spaces, plus a range of interesting objects and tools to explore.

Defining Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

Social media enables public and transparent participation models where people and organizations interact as peers. Social media itself is not a single technology or set of technologies as much as it is a design point for the application of social tools or leveraging of social platforms. Breaking it down: Social media enables public and transparent participation models where people and organizations interact as peers. It is a design point for a desired participation model.

Executing Enterprise 2.0: Dachis Group Acquires Headshift


Yet, as we know, most companies have come to accept an overly bureaucratic, process-heavy high-cost model of doing business as the norm. I am sure that by now, if you are in the Enterprise 2.0

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Knowledge Cafe Report: Reslience

Platform Neutral

With my facilitator hat on, the balance between individual and group dynamics is a core issue for event design, and something I deal with when helping groups identify and achieve their goals.

Is your event worth the price of the ticket?

Social Reporter

I took four event types and mapped them in to a simple model along dimensions of open-closed, and directed-collaborative. There’s other ways of modelling the differences. Design and social reporting issues. The model above shows four typical types of event.

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OpenSocial In The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

We need to start designing and implementing social networking platforms that have capabilities to span internal and external audiences. And to be fair - developers from the consumer side of the market, need to embrace the need for robust permission models, audit, and other capabilities that are critically important to many organizations - especially if they are in regulated industries. But the symmetric friend model makes less sense within the enterprise.

Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Again

Collaborative Thinking

Locking your data up in some wiki that has no data architecture, no services interface, no meta model and meta data model. They were designed by different teams that did not necessarily take a "long view" of their individual projects. The MySite capability for user profiles existed in earlier releases but was designed as a personal site for file sharing - it was never designed to be a social networking component.

Are we a tribe?

Connectable Dots

I have loved the series of gatherings convened by Forum One, and for me they have always been a loose circle of respected social tools designers, subversive online community trend-steerers, researchers, and other online community specialists and practitioners.

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Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 28 2009 Social Media in Intl. Dev: Gauresh Rajadhyaksh on iSimulate (crowd sourcing economic models) Social Media in Intl.

Team as my tool

Taming the spaces

An elaborated Activity system framework provided a model to illustrate self-direction categories. Last spring we run in Tallinn University an international course ‘eLearning’ in the frames of the IST 6th Framework project iCamp ( [link] ).

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Technology Stewardship at Libraries – Free Online Event | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy is recognized internationally for her research exploring online communities today, and in her work as a technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces. and her team at WebJunction are great role models.

Green Chameleon » Is KM a Pseudoscience?

Green Chameleon

No time for pseudoscience debates… Posted on December 22, 2009 at 11:57 PM | Comment permalink Atul While i dont agree with the pseudoscience part (i actually think theres much more to science than the stereotype we have created for the scientific process), i think overall you have got it down quite well. Posted on December 23, 2009 at 12:42 PM | Comment permalink Philosophy is another field that has some value in informing the theory and practice of KM.

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Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Network Weaver checklist from June Holley By the way, if you are interested in the topic of networks of communities, you might enjoy this upcoming SCoPE seminar , Exploring Networks of Communities: July 6-24, 2009 which starts TODAY !

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Seed, feed, & weed

John Tropea - Delicious Community

And the top of the food chain needs to not only anoint the process, but model the behavior as well. Tags: design social In my presentation yesterday, I was talking about how to get informal learning going. As many have noted, it’s about moving from a notion of being a builder, handcrafting (or mass-producing) solutions, to being a facilitator, nurturing the community to develop it’s own capabilities.

CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?

Nancy White

That said, we can take a “community perspective&# when we design a course which would place an emphasis on interaction and making meaning of the material between students. The content also matters - some things lend themselves more to a community model than others.

Sustainability = Innovation, Reinventing the Infrastructure & WSE™

21st Century Organization

Designing Sustainable Products and Services 4. Developing New Business Models 5. Workable Models for Executives Several months ago I challenged Pepsi Bottling Group here to rethink carbonated and non-carbonated beverage bottling and recommended Carol Sanford’s regeneration process.