Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science. Solid methodology is important for professional purposes, of course (see for heavy-duty mapping processes the CommunitySensor methodology for participatory community network mapping).

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PechaKucha presentation on “The Power of Communities”

Making CommunitySense

I introduce my CommunitySensor methodology for participatory community network mapping and show how it has been applied, together with network visualization tool Kumu to strengthen agricultural collaborations in Malawi, as described in more detail in this post.

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

A movement that scales, not in the sense of it being a monolithic mob, but consisting of a multitude of communities , each with their own identity, but in federation having real impact. However, these communities should not become inward looking, just minding their own business.

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

A movement that scales, not in the sense of it being a monolithic mob, but consisting of a multitude of communities , each with their own identity, but in federation having real impact. However, these communities should not become inward looking, just minding their own business.

2018 130

Latest posts from Networked City

Social Reporter

Here’s the latest posts from the Networked City blog. See earlier posts for more about our development – or the Networked City wiki. Why Government and funders might give more support to community technology, social infrastructure and connecting citizens. Network maps need conversations to be useful, and conversations benefit from mapping … the dynamics of civic operating systems. All posts Networked City

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Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

We spend much time planning how to open the conference to help people adapt to an unfamiliar format and to build the conference community. They agreed to create a real-time map of all the relationships in the room. If it’s connecting, consider a network-based format.

2018 130

Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

Increasingly, however, public libraries are also seen as the meeting and co-working hubs of the many communities making up the rich fabric of urban society. More Czech connections: mapping public library social innovation ecosystems together.

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