Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

This reminded me of the Networked Learning Conference in Aarlborg 2010, when Engestrom gave a combined keynote (fishbowl style) with Etienne Wenger (See Part 2 flash format). Engestrom talks about emergent learning in terms of ‘expansive learning’.

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

This reminded me of the Networked Learning Conference in Aarlborg 2010, when Engestrom gave a combined keynote (fishbowl style) with Etienne Wenger (See Part 2 flash format). Engestrom talks about emergent learning in terms of ‘expansive learning’.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. So, is Amazon a social network?

Emergent learning in open environments

Jenny Connected

In my last post I wrote that I would come back to further discussion of what we mean by emergent learning. Emergence has been discussed and defined by a number of authors, such as Cilliers (2005), Goldstein (2009) and, at the international systems level, Knorr-Cetina (2005).

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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? The key to our success is in creating the environment where emergent, innovative results can occur. An emergent, adaptive group does not exude these characteristics.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

It has built a “ social network application &# that enables its most active customers to create and connect information, and in so doing generate a “real time information network&# used by over a hundred million people around the world to “discover what’s happening now.&#

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

New engagement technologies such as social networks and relationship management databases (CRM) help employees dramatically increase the number of relationships they can manage while simultaneously improving the quality and impact of those relationships. This opportunity emerged with the rise of the Internet, with companies like CDNOW.com pioneering innovative ways for independent music enthusiast to sell the company’s CDs via their websites.

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. A lot of what I discovered in my social theory education enlightened me about the degree to which we are programmed by our environments, culture, and institutions, and especially by the media. I believe in a social and economic future that is convivial, vibrant, thriving, and life-enhancing for all. We want to establish some stability in the dynamic world, we are build for social interaction and relations with all senses. December 2010.

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Differentiating Between Social Media and Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. In low complexity markets and use cases (think Sharpie pens ) the focus is on social media because the relationships desired between Newell Rubbermaid and Sharpie customers does not need to be that deep – and the business model cannot support deep relationship development (i.e. I took a stab at articulating the primary responsibilities of social media managers and community managers.

Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

People are inherently curious for more based on their interest: a) Social media allows us to discover new content which is shared by our peers, friends, etc. b) Social computing empowers people to access information that is related to their interests and scope of work. Examples I would like to mention are Aardvark a “social search engine&# and SwiftRiver aiming to “distill wisdom from crowds&#. engaging in social networking is done while commuting and travelling.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) NB I’ll be on Radio National Monday night talking about OccupyWallstreet and social media).

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work – A World Without Meetings?


His notion of these social tools as our modern smoke breaks is terrific and rather descriptive of what we used to have back then when we used to hang out at the coffee corner, or water cooler, having a short break talking to colleagues before getting back to work.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. Comfortable and familiar mental models may feel safe, but pretty much leave us with our pants down when a new system or paradigm emerges that reframes “how things work.” Layer 2 – THE “SYSTEM’ (social system/structure informing ‘reality’).

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The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. Social Silk November 19, 2009 at 6:51 pm What is Community? and as a guide to helping build their internal community/social roadmap.

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Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

The trade-offs that you get for giving up your position in a structural hole are twofold: you gain stature and social capital by connecting people up, and the network becomes more capable of generating beneficial ideas that you can use yourself.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks March 16, 2010 tags: civilization , evolution , social networks , society by Venessa Miemis This weekend I experienced a snowcrash; a moment where the seemingly disparate pieces of information floating in my head came together. Now, let’s call “social technology&# anything that allows us to communicate information on a global level.

Doctor Love | Fast Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

); RSS Login or Signup ); Social Networking Affects Brains Like Falling in Love By: Adam L. Penenberg July 1, 2010 Photographs by Bryce Duffy Neuroeconomist Paul Zak has discovered, for the first time, that social networking triggers the release of the generosity-trust chemical in our brains.

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How social networks work: the puzzle of exhaust data :: Grant McCracken

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Facebook sustains social knowledge and networksthat begin in conferences and then fade almost immediately until acouple of months later we have a hard time attaching a face to thatbusiness card still banging around in our briefcase. Social Media.

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Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Lithosphere Community Sign In Forums Up 24 Comments Community vs. Social Network MikeW (Lithium Guru) Jun 6 Labels: Cyber Anthropology Social Media Michael Wu, Ph.D. is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities. Since 2008, “ social media ” has become a heavily-used buzz word in the corporate world. The question is “what is social media?” Each person has one social network.

Scenarios 2011 to 2022 – Media/Military Complex: New Year Resolve

21st Century Organization

Streaming Link – in 2010, Wikileaks happens in all futures. Decline of the nation state happens for different reasons – devolves to “low grade war all the time”, “power [emerges] for systems to create their own institutions.”.

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Social Media Strategy & Monitoring Research

Online Community Report

The Social Media Strategy and Monitoring Survey was initiated in May of 2010. Additionally, the study identifies which social media sites are most commonly used and how success is measured. Social Media Business Goals. Social media guidelines. Social media sites.

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Teams, communities and networks in terms of communication forms


In particularly to talk about the differences between different types of social constructions in the knowledge management context. [At However, there is enough connectivity and opportunities to communicate that result in cross-fertilisation and emergent ideas and practices.

Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Click here for our mobile site Home | Video | Tutorials | Webinars | Message Boards | Join | Login | About Us Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity Written by Michael Singer 4/23/2010 7 comments Login to Rate DISCUSS Digg Del.icio.us

Social Learning and Exception Handling

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The most basic point to remember is that exceptions to formal business processes require efforts to design a scalable learning architecture that supports content co-creation needed to adapt to emergent challenges and manage the flow of that adaptation through an enterprise’s ecosystem. Experience Design Learning Experience Social Learning Big Shift business process Collaboration Enterprise resource planning exception handling learning social learning Social Media

Customer Feedback: Breaking Down the Silos in Your Organization. Part 1 of a 3-Part Series

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Are they survey-based only or are there data analytics and social web monitoring included as well? You’ll have ground level, emerging issues reporting that is much more real-time. What do busted computers laptops and broken guitars have in common?

Blogging for knowledge workers: incubating ideas


The first article appeared in the January 2010 issue of Informatie Professional which is currently available online for free (as far as I know only till the new issue is out) – Bloggen for kenniswerkers: weblog als buitenboordbrein (pp. Those relations do not appear automatically: it takes time and effort before one can enjoy social effects of blogging. The open-ended nature of a weblog helps to capture emergent insights before they can be expressed systematically.

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In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

evolution in just four years since Andrew McAfee's " Dawn of Emergent Collaboration " that the Frankfurt Summit represented, makes adding a reflection through this 21st Century Organization blog lens irresistible. New Organizational Models Emerging.

The State of Community Management Report: Best Practices from Practitioners

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. The report uses this model to link high level analysis to very specific tactical lessons learned about how to execute social programs.

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Enterprise 2.0 – Towards Embracing a New Emerging Kind of Leadership


One of the toughest challenges that any business faces when embracing Social Computing within the enterprise is how, time and time again, social software tools keep challenging themselves the already existing status quo of the corporate world.

Shifts in 2011 Inc. 500 Social Media Usage

Portals and KM

See my last post on them: Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies? They recently released a new study on the usage of social media in fast-growing corporations. 500 social media usage for the fifth consecutive year, providing a useful longitudinal study of corporate social media use. 500 as other social media tools have emerged. In 2010 50% of the Inc.

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2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part Two

Portals and KM

This is the second in a series on an IBM social media press event I attended last week following part one posted yesterday. Jeff Schick, VP social software, mentioned that IBM Research has done a study on the implications of using social and infusing collaboration into commerce experience.

What Social Media and Enterprise 2.0 Can Bring to HR Processes

Portals and KM

We covered  “The Business Value of Social Media and Enterprise 2.0” Social media had begun to emerge by then as a solution to support interactions. Now the enterprise social media market matured significantly. These new tools bring transparency, support for interactions, accessibility to the valuable content that emerges through these interactions. HR represents a rich area to apply social media to business processes.

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Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever – 3 Barriers To Adoption


Even way before the time when social software tools kicked in within the corporate world! and social tools are there now to provide us with an opportunity to help enhance and augment our already existing collaborative efforts across multiple teams, communities, organisations, etc.

The 90-9-1 Rule in Reality - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities. Looking at the social graph, some of the top influencers may have a different position in say the top 20 than those with the most solutions or kudos. However, with respect to the social graph, it is meant for identifying influencers, which is different from superusers.

Darwin Discovers Emerging Buzz Over UCLA Tuition Hike Protests

Portals and KM

It appeared to be a coordinated by the UCLA students through social media. We found a similar example recently, when we saw that the Latino community was organizing through social media to get Lou Dobbs. This social media effort appeared through Darwin before it was picked up by the mainstream press Here is an example of how the Darwin Awareness Engine ™ can uncover breaking news before it hits the mainstream press.

Benchmarking Big Society events

Social Reporter

There were equally thoughtful discussions on social enterprise, social justice, funding, and more. It should be analysed on a daily basis for emerging policies, and critiqued against a Transition manifesto and programme.

2010: Social Media Removes Gutenberg-Google Content Dam

Portals and KM

Aaron Kahlow writes about the information curation potential of social media in his post, 2010: Social Media Removes the Dam of Gutenberg-Google. Aaron goes on to comment that social media can help break this new dam. Peter Cashmore raises a similar point in his predictions for 2010 than I commented on earlier (see Reflecting on Peter Cashmore's Web Trends to Watch in 2010 ). You can also leverage your own social networks to start sharing content. ?These

33 things to know about those who make your online social spaces live | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 " The most successful companies are those that think jointly technological change, work design and the changes in internal social relationships.”

Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction Research

Online Community Report

The Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction Survey was initiated in May of 2010. The Complete Online Community Platform Services & Satisfaction 2010 Report. Tags: Community & Social Media Research Featured Posts

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

In social network analysis, a network often looks quite simple, when you zoom in to a certain section. In social network terms this results in overlapping communities. online collaborative spaces self-organization social network analysis visualization networks quantum sna

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