RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

Over the past few years the RSA’s Connected Communities project has developed methods for mapping who knows who in neighbourhoods, and how they can form a social network.

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RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

Over the past few years the RSA’s Connected Communities project has developed methods for mapping who knows who in neighbourhoods, and how they can form a social network.

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Engaging and Supporting Community Champions

Portals and KM

The third group is the creators who can help develop important community content or answer community questions. This is not the right ground for a community, at least a community to support the organization.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Social Business for SMBs

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. Kevin said the partnership was critical for close support and John said they have a trusted partner to supplement their own efforts. They are developing XPages for clients to look at just their own content.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Wednesday

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year thanks to support from IBM. The IP internet protocol was developed in 1969 so you did not have to think about the machine.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Music Industry Social Evolution

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year with support from IBM. The vision is supporting collaboration inside and out.   Kevin said the development is about high collaboration.

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Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Tuesday

Portals and KM

This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year thanks to IBM’s support. they developed champions who played a major role in adoption.

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support web concept for teacher’s learning environment

Taming the spaces

She conducted the formative analysis (interviews with art teachers who had used the support-web) to develop and validate and improve the support web concept with social media for art education set “Ready! The goal of RSA support web is to: make RSA art educational [.]. spaces support web conceptRecently i was supervising the master thesis of Kristi Laanemäe.

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

But the platforms are new - emerging to support interactions. Mobile support - eg, a demo of Connections on an Android device. - Mobile Support. Links with Polycom for video integration, and Plantronics for headset support. Adding support for Windows Phone - eg., Will support 125,000 employees and external partners. To win - need to deliver seamlessly integrated support across multiple channels. for developing better products.

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eXo Extends Cloud IDE - Cloud-based Development Platform

Portals and KM

eXo is a user experience platform-as-a-service (UXPaaS) company that supports developers.   He said that they started the eXo Cloud IDE project back over a year ago with the objective to make developers more productive in building and deploying cloud-based apps.

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Bioteams develops unique Social Media Impact Forecasting Simulator

The Bumble Bee

I am pleased to announce the development of a unique Business Social Media Impact Forecasting Simulator which provides a simple but scientific approach to developing clear and credible forecasts of the impact including financial benefits of social media campaigns before they are undertaken.

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Productivity Delivered (Share 2012, Atlanta) #share2012 @sharepoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Was involved in developing a medical system in SharePoint. improved the user experience, to support self-service. -. aspects - support corporate developers, software vendors, and systems integrators. -. Gideon says, "it is no longer the case that it is hard to find a trained SharePoint developer. Gideon Bibliowicz, Senior Product Manager from Microsoft is talking about "Productivity Delivered."

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Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community

Portals and KM

Yesterday I sat in on the Tweet Jam 2012: The State of the SharePoint Community (#SPJam) hosted by Mark Fidelman (harmon.ie), It was sponsored by harmon.ie. Q3: What Microsoft/SharePoint developments will affect the community? Indirect support of user groups and gatherings is more appropriate. There was a group of invited panelists but anyone could participate. The panelists were: John Anderson (Bamboo Nation). Ant Clay (21 Apps). Dave Coleman (SharePointEduTech Ltd).

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TeachMeet SEN 2012

SocialTech

I'm very excited to be organising TeachMeet SEN 2012 - or TMSEN12 , a meetup talking place later this month on Saturday 28th of January , in Leicester's lovely Phoenix Square. There was an online TeachMeet for Additional Support Needs/Special Education Needs back in April 2009.

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Transforming Your Enterprise with SharePoint (Share 2012, Atlanta)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Typical implementation - unplanned growth, customization by posers, no executive support, resource constrained, "SharePoint sucks". Start with out-of-the-box capabilities, then look at third-party add-ons, and only then (as a last resort) go for custom development. -. Not for SharePoint administrators and developers. -. Develop a strategic SharePoint roadmap - what are the solutions, what do you get out of this? -.

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RedCentral: Automating Coke Cosolidated's Salesforce (Share 2012, Atlanta)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jody Billiard and Shawn Olsen are presenting a case study on how Coke Consolidated uses SharePoint to support the salesforce. used InfoPath to develop a survey, which are saved into a document library. Jody is the Chief Accounting Officer for Coke Consolidated. Shawn is the senior manager for business systems and customer management systems. Coke Consolidated - is different from Coca Cola. Coca Cola - the world's largest beverage company. Has customers across 200 countries.

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Case Study: Implementing an Effective SharePoint Training Program (Angela Chionchio, BMS) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the session before lunch at Share 2012, Angela from Bristol-Myers Squibb is taking about implementing an effective SharePoint training program. Angela is the lead trainer for SharePoint at the Global Development and Medical Affairs (GDMA) division at BMS. Service model at GDMA - resource-supported sites, or self-supported sites. - Are developing e-learning materials for beyond-US site owners. -.

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The Waves of Enterprise Social Networking at eBay (Ramin Mobasseri, eBay) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

The opening keynotes for day 2 of Share 2012 are done. develop a roadmap - including selecting the vendors, making recommendations, running a proof-of-concept, training (started brown-bag sessions on SharePoint and social very early), align organizational goals and culture, and more. -. be intentional about the wave 1 - for eBay, it was social communities (learning and development, global leaders, etc). -. develop an organizational partnership: -.

2012 114

Collaborative thinking: four key roles

The Bumble Bee

In his unique book "Dialogue and the art of thinking together" William Issacs introduces the Four-Player System originally developed by David Kantor. This is a very important technique for supporting real collaborative thinking in teams. Team Leadership Development

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Links of the Month: November 30, 2012

How to Save the World

In the New Economy, he said, that work would be valued and supported, and the fact it isn’t tells us a lot about our culture and our world. We know that his sister Heather is turning tricks up here to support her drug habit. illustration from my book Finding the Sweet Spot.

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It Doesn't Take a Miracle: Driving Successful User Adoption (Sarah Haase, Best Buy) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the closing keynote for Share 2012, Sarah Haase is presenting on driving successful user adoption. developed a strategy - process optimization, information architecture, and community development. -. development in progress, etc. It gives support. Sarah spoke at Share 2011 in Sydney, talking about Turning the Tide and De-Mystifying ROI for SharePoint. Key points: - user adoption is critically important to SharePoint success.

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Blog Roundup: December 2012

Hildy Gottlieb

The Support is Mutual. Participants insist this is the best professional development they get every month (and the secret is that they learn from each others’ wisdom and exploration!).

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Links of the Month: March 21, 2012

How to Save the World

This works in places where the pre-cat-ag vegetation naturally supports a healthy human diet. Our centralized life support systems will fail over time because they’re critically dependent on tax revenues that won’t be there and cheap energy that won’t be there.

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Lessons from a Decade of User Adoption (Mike Gilronan at Senti, and John Schmottlach, Empirix) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

Developed a vision that would cover the next 5 years. -. (3) at Empirix - number of page views, employee recognition for using the tools, public humiliation, suggestion box, users measure support staff, etc. -. (7) 7) support - various ways of providing support to users. prepare support teams. -. at Empirix - helpdesk support, threaded discussion options, etc. Mike and John are talking about their experiences with user adoption over the past decade.

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Developing digital literacies in practice

SocialTech

Last week I took part in The Guardian Higher Education Network 's Developing Digital Literacy in HE live chat. Digital literacy is not just about supporting learners to understand and engage with the world, but about enabling learners to challenge, shape and change their worlds.

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Four rules for collaborating well in meetings

The Bumble Bee

A lot of my work involves facilitating large meetings where groups need to collaborate to resolve difficult issues or develop future plans for working together. Team Leadership Development

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Check Out tweater™ – How to Find Out What is Happing Through Twitter

Portals and KM

It is powered by technology developed at Darwin Ecosystems.   They are currently announcing the first tweather ™ media unveiling of their new technology at TechCrunch Disrupt  September 10-12, 2012

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Elsua

Martin Varsavsky (@martinvars) August 18, 2012. . Yet, we, end-users, with the superb help and support from one of the richest ecosystems of amazingly talented developers managed to tweak Twitter, to hack it around in ways never imagined possible, and build brilliance out of it.

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“If Everyone Jumps, Do You Jump Too?”: Using Social Ties for Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

It especially has power in the work world where savvy leaders can use social momentum and support to help implement organization change. If the computer system, office layout , and wall charts all support the old QC process, for example, people will continue to use system.

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Best practices for better meetings

The Bumble Bee

Team Leadership Development"If we want to do something creative, outside the box, innovative and un-traditional I am doubtful that sitting in a traditional meeting room, having a traditional meeting and following a traditional meeting script is going to move us toward that vision".

How Mobility Empowers Work as a State of Mind in the Era of Social Business

Elsua

Developing such a strategy should be about making informed decisions about what to mobilize and why in order to achieve business objectives ” [Emphasis mine].

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Elsua

All in a single place so that you can take a look into how things developed further during the course of 2010. Would love to read them as a lovely trip down the memory lane for what we experienced during the course of 2011 and perhaps still into 2012!

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How do you play status games?

Net-Map Toolbox

Let’s say you are a policy adviser in international development. career coaching exploring new ideas facilitation musings personal developmentCan you really refuse to play a status game, if the other person insists? picture copyright by Dano on flickr).

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The challenge of ‘openness’ in small MOOCs

Jenny Connected

FSLT12 was such a course, and so too is Pedagogy First – they are both small open online task-oriented MOOCs focusing on developing learners as teachers/lecturers/facilitators, with an emphasis on developing an understanding of pedagogy.

What are Business Ecosystems?

Partnering Resources

Business Ecosystem Model developed by Dr. James F. Before she was discovered, a host of businesses popped up to support her extravagant spending. Moore. I recently wrote about business ecosystems, adaptability, and change leadership.

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What's the difference between a promise and a responsibility?

The Bumble Bee

Team Leadership DevelopmentIn the recent UK floods we heard a lot about defences failing and phrases being bandied about by engineers such as "a once in a hundred years" event and "could never have been envisaged."

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Advocacy Judo vs. Advocacy Weightlifting

Net-Map Toolbox

So if the governor, ministry of finance, parliament, media only knew about the problem, if we gave them enough information they would have to act and support us, right? Advocate, don’t break your back (picture copyright by Mr. Moss on flickr).

2012 155

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Bioteaming is a new discipline that, despite on a development process, already offers a set of tools; cases of success; techniques; rules; and recommendations that are easily applicable to projects, organizations and work teams.

2012 208

Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

However, leaders can develop insight into their ecosystems that can help them make smarter strategic decisions. Spouses now receive job placement, counseling, and other services so they can support their enlisted partners. Evolution into business ecosystems.

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Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation. There is a difference in the way different media support this slowing down. Any research to support this though?

#fslt12 MOOC – Week zero – discussion has started

Jenny Connected

But in the Week 0 (Supporting Learning) area of Moodle (which is this run up week to the course), George has posted a great question to get us warmed up – ‘What is Learning for you’ and provided an audio introduction to go with it.

Stacking the Deck: Using Organizational Networks in Talent Management

Partnering Resources

It turns out that she had developed deep, nuanced knowledge about how to effectively convince partners to send in their sponsorship checks. How does your organization use network knowledge to support talent management? Avoid talent management snafus. Image by katerha on flickr.

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#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

Although the development of the First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education MOOC is still a work in progress, the course is now open for Registration – [link]. ‘First Steps into Learning and Teaching in Higher Education’ is a free online course, which will run from 21 May to 22 June 2012 , and will introduce new and aspiring lecturers to teaching and professional development in higher education. Wednesday 13 June, 2012, 1500 BST.