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). Mapping is never done.

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How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

I recently use a new tool called sumApp to map conference connections in real time. She was invited by Adam Herman, OACB’s Communications Director, who had heard her speak about networks. Why Use Network Maps? The Map of Conference Connections.

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How to use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Net-Map Toolbox

Or maybe connecting people to opportunities or strengthening the networks of the people you work with is an explicit goal of your work? I have recently been asked by a number of colleagues about the use of Net-Map in M&E and my advice to them may be useful for you too.

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

Making CommunitySense

They need to actively build mutual connections across their boundaries, so that true community networks emerge. tags that help identify meaningful connections between content on the Web). There is a counter-movement as well, also consisting of complex networks of communities.

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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

They agreed to create a real-time map of all the relationships in the room. To help participants see how they might help each other, we used network visualization. Together, we collectively tested theories and built our understanding of what the network meant.

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

Making CommunitySense

They need to actively build mutual connections across their boundaries, so that true community networks emerge. tags that help identify meaningful connections between content on the Web). There is a counter-movement as well, also consisting of complex networks of communities.

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