KM World 2014: Some Useful Workshops

Portals and KM

KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7. A team of Change Agents discusses leading organizational concepts such as: new models for organizational design, the power of self-organization, social and organizational network analysis, and more. Implementing an enterprise social network can also mean rethinking workplace practices and a need for new governance models, leadership skills, and transforming the way we communicate.

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CAMP: A simple but effective model for building high performing teams

The Bumble Bee

I would like to share with you a very simple model I use for helping teams become more High Performing which addresses 4 key aspects of teams - Communications, Alignment, Meetings and Support ("CAMP").

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Links of the Month: Sunday, June 8, 2014

How to Save the World

(I suppose I should start calling this “Links of the Quarter” since that’s about how often I’ve been posting it.). another gem from the incomparable michael leunig ; thanks to generation alpha (check out their new blog!) for the link.

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Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

May 26, 2014: Keynote presentation delivered to, Tübingen, Germany. Like Frances Bell and Roy Williams , I too have listened to Stephen Downes’ recent presentation to a German audience in Tubingen, Germany. Thanks to Matthias Melcher for sharing the link.

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Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

How to Save the World

Predictions for 2014: A very funny, and wise, post by Dmitry Orlov with some predictions , and some predictions about predictions. A Different Model: Terrific short video about ideal body image and what happens when you confront our ideas about it.

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3 Ways Google Search is impacted by #SocialMedia & #GooglePlus

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It’s Pinterest’s revenue model and has worked well for them. Should your business bother with social media, Google Plus and SEO/SMO? Does Google Plus make a difference to Google Search? How do social reviews online change search?

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Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

For this presentation we have drawn on recent reports on the topic and in particular on an article by Bryan Alexander (2014) in which he suggests discussing a variety of possible scenarios to support thinking about the future of Higher Education. 2014). 2014). 2014).

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Learning about fast learning

Learning Alliances

business models Learning mvpOODA Sean Murphy and I have been experimenting with a form of fast learning — and figuring out what we’re doing as we go along. We’ve evolved from thinking of it as a clinic to something else.

2014 158

ModPo – Learn how to undo the way in which we read

Jenny Connected

When Al does his videoed close reading of the poems we read, all his teaching assistants are around him ( Al’s Pals as he calls them), each voicing their own thoughts and modelling what it means to do a close reading.

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A few thoughts about what it’s like to be a free agent gleaned from John Hagel’s talk

Viv Mcwaters

The central premise around The Power of Pull is a shift from a push-based model to a pull-based model. Businesses and organisations are modelled around push because it’s easier to organise within an organisation than across organisations.

2014 252

Update on Ageing Better Innovation – look to apps and connectors

Social Reporter

Overview paper of Roundtable July 2014. Within that model, it doesn’t really matter too much whether or not Big Lottery Fund provides an online community platform.

2014 203

Business Reimagined by Dave Coplin, Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Our model of “work” and “the office” is still rooted in bygone eras, and actually we have the opportunity to fundamentally re-think how we do work and run businesses.

2014 235

#LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management


cecil dijoux (@cecildjx) August 19, 2014. I can’t remember the last time that I participated on a blog carnival or meme blog series for that matter.

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Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)


chrisheuer @rhappe think of us as a collaborative sharing economy model for consulting services (sans the “firm” structure). Susan Scrupski (@SusanScrupski) January 14, 2014. . And, finally, the last blog post of the series of entries where I’ve been detailing what I would be doing from here onwards, as I begin my next adventure as an independent chief emergineer.

2014 218

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands


“ Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is — as if we didn’t know already. That’s why, as we move forward into 2014, I am starting to strongly believe it may well be a good time to begin upping the game in terms of the so-called involvement and true leadership from (senior) management in helping facilitate the adaptation to Social Business and social networking tools for that matter, both inside and outside of the firewall. In 2014?

2014 215

The Messiness of Rhizomatic Learning – Words Steal My Intent

Jenny Connected

See the post Everything in Moderation Carl Straumsheim, Inside Higher Ed, January 25, 2014, and Stephen Downes’ comment in OL Daily. Week 2 of Dave Cormier’s open online course - Rhizomatic Learning – the community is the curriculum – is at end, and what a messy week it has been.

2014 210

How the Client Experience Defines the New ROI of Social Business – Finally, A New KPI in the Making


Fast forward to 2014, and while the conversation around measuring the business value of Social Business persists and is perhaps more relevant, the focus and intent of the questions have shifted. In the Social Era it remains a challenge to measure emerging 21st century business models with a 20th century mentality.

2014 198

British Gas, Yammer, and Adoption Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Managing Director’s use of Yammer and modelling of the desired behaviour helped demonstrate executive alignment. - Simply Communicate details the adoption approach at British Gas for Yammer.

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MOOCs – Which Way Now?

Jenny Connected

The MOOC design explicitly modelled rhizomatic learning and thinking principles: there was minimal content or direction by the MOOC convener and participants were expected to create their own curriculum.

2014 201

Preview of the Living Lab for (digital) life

Social Reporter

Existing assets (skills, equipment, premises, organisational structures, etc) are also modelled.

2014 215

Dining in Samos: Complete Listing of Posts

Portals and KM

Here is a link to the last ten paintings I did in 2014. This produce also inspired a number of paintings that are shown in the last post along with their models Here is a complete listing with links of a ten part series on dining on the Greek island of Samos.

2014 158

The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization – Part 2: New Features

Portals and KM

The Digital Workplace Scorecard is based on nine dimensions of the digital workplace model Jane offers in the report. Jane McConnell, Netstrategy/JMC, has recently published her excellent annual report, The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization.

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The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization – Part 1: Highlights

Portals and KM

Successful early adopters are operating within an open and participatory leadership model. Jane found that, “Mobile services for the workforce will be deployed in 30 to 40 percent of organizations by the end of 2014.”.

2014 176

Working with visuals as powerful learning activity

Joitske Hulsebosch

Visuals can be used a variety of function - to illustrate an idea, - to clarify (like a model), - to stimulate curiosity, - to negotiate meaning making. Kinestetic modelling by John Ward Group works deck Idea rating sheets. Talking about practice what you preach!

2014 184

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

How can we model and use rich, situated context that informs socio-technical systems design without constraining community behaviors? (C&T) I’m currently in Siegen, Germany. attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop.

2014 201

Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

Making CommunitySense

On April 3, I attended the Chi Sparks 2014 conference on human computer interaction, to present my paper on the Kids’ Knowledge Base. Preparing for the future.

2014 170

Essay writing and the dance of peer review

Jenny Connected

For me the fact that they continually reflect on what works and what doesn’t work in ModPo is a model of good practice in teaching and learning. Source of image: Modern and Contemporary American Poetry MOOC (ModPo) course site.

2014 180

Rhizo 14: Emerging Ambiguities and Issues

Jenny Connected

Is a course, which necessarily means there is a course convener, the right environment for exploring and modelling rhizomatic learning?

2014 189

Connected Learning in an Open World

Jenny Connected

For me, it is not about whether you tweet at a conference or record your presentation and upload your Slideshare; all these can help to model a spirit of openness, but it’s more about trying to understand why openness is necessary and how we can all be supported in understanding and doing this.

2014 184

Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Whilst models such as the Healey matrix certainly clarify the different types of research processes that students can be engaged in, perhaps they are a second step. Research-based education was the focus of a one day conference at University College London (UCL)- this week (Thurs 3 April).

2014 185

Accelerating the Business Digitization Processes - McKinsey

Portals and KM

Operating models, skills, organizational structures, and roles need to be redesigned to match the reinvented processes. Data models should be adjusted and rebuilt to enable better decision making, performance tracking, and customer insights.

Solving collaboration issues with technology is a myth

Joitske Hulsebosch

There is a difference between surface and deep culture (see Deep culture model of intercultural adjustment of Joseph Shaules). This interview is also posted on our Dutch blog Ennuonline.

2014 181

Microsoft OneNote for Mac

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Office team at Microsoft announced three updates to OneNote today : a Mac version, a freemium model (both OneNote 2013 for Windows and the new OneNote for Mac are free, with premium features available by subscription), and a new API for the cloud service.

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Breaking out from ‘Enforced Independence’ – #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

But we can model what we mean by independence and/or autonomous learning, as Dave is doing in this course.

2014 180

Bringing a festival mindset to conferences

Viv Mcwaters

It seemed to me that a talk, as good as it might be, followed by Q and A, is a push model. It seems that conferences are as popular as ever. Yet many of them are stuck in some kind of conference void, wherever any innovation or creativity is talked about rather than enacted.

2014 169

The games we play

Viv Mcwaters

This type of game is known as a system dynamic modeling game that helps us to understand complexity. It’s no secret that I’m a fan of games, play and movement. Recently I attended a MASHLM Humanitarian Summer School in Lugana, Switzerland. It was three days exploring games for humanitarian and development work led by Pablo Saurez from the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre and Eric Gordon from the Harvard University Engagement Game Lab.

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Social Physics: Oxymoron or Big 'Social' Data Tipping Point?

Governance in a Networked World

Carr states about Pentland “what he fails to see is that those norms and influences are themselves shaped by history, politics, and economics, not to mention power and prejudice” in referring to Pentland’s claims that social norms, behaviours and influences can be accurately modelled mathematically.

2014 158

Little Black Rain Clouds

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the old model of on-premises software, the IT department had a more controlled way of rolling out new capabilities – major changes every few years, along with some interim fixes and updates. With many vendors offering cloud delivery of applications and services, the issue of changing what is delivered becomes critically important.

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Beyond Institutions – Personal Learning in a Networked World

Jenny Connected

In this presentation I look at the needs and demands of people seeking learning with the models and designs offered by traditional institutions, and in the spirit of reclaiming learning describe a new network-based system of education with the learner managing his or her education. A particularly challenging point that Stephen made was ‘Do away with models’ – learning models and design models. The right model is no model. more models, more designs.

2014 141

Start a Content Business

Ken Carroll

But as we proceed, don’t get distracted from the three act model. And although there are endless variations in how you could put the three acts together, the model remains. Seth has constructed a unique business model that captures the value of his content and his particular approach.

2014 138

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

b) SharePoint has a different delivery model to other Microsoft products. (c) Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting. The first session for me today is a case study from AUT University. Some notes: - Alan is a Senior Consultant at Provoke.

2014 156

Preventing Privacy Breaches or Constraining Collaboration: The Internal / External Sharing Decision in IBM Connections Next

Michael Sampson - Currents

If an Open or Moderated community could be shared with an external person – by ticking the checkbox to say it was sharable – then it is an opt-in data sharing model.

2014 159

Blog>> ISKO UK Conference 2015 - Call for Papers

Green Chameleon

Semantic modelling applications. Proposals should be submitted in English via > after 8 October and before 29 November 2014 at latest. (To I’m honoured to be associated with the ISKO UK biennial conference on knowledge organisation. This is a small, highly focused conference, and one of the best around in bringing practical and theoretical perspectives to bear on issues and methods in knowledge organisation.

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