Senior Social Media Professional Training – August 2018

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

AUGUST 27TH-29TH 2018 SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP, SYDNEY Australia. Suitable for Gov, NFP and large Corporates. Will be run again in 2019 when I clear the backlog of client social media strategy contracts and inhouse corporate workshops and conference thingies.

2018 130

Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

” DJ Earworm Does It Again: The mashup master compiles the top 25 songs of 2018 into one blockbuster song/video , which is a lot better than any of the mostly mediocre derivative songs that make it up. Today, we have allowed monolithic corporate institutions to set our national agenda.

2018 76

Data, personal learning and learning analytics

Jenny Connected

Personal Learning vs Personalized Learning: What Needs to Happen Oct 24, 2018 Online Learning 2018, Toronto, Ontario, Contact North. AI in Education Symposium – Introduction : Oct 24, 2018 Arti?cial Conversation with Shelly Blake-Plock Oct 24, 2018 Week 1 of E-Learning 3.0

2018 194

Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Tax Cuts Are Mostly Used for Stock Buy-Backs, Not Wages and Salaries: CBC interviews discover that it’s more profitable to buy back shares than to expand or pay more wages , so that’s where the majority of the corporate tax cut windfall is being spent.

2018 59

E-Learning 3.0 : some initial thoughts

Jenny Connected

I agreed of course that in social networks we are the product and that we are being exploited by large corporations such as Facebook and Twitter, who are selling and making a profit from our data, and I was encouraged by Stephen’s suggestion that in Web 3.0

2018 174

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

Making CommunitySense

What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

2018 182

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Corporations Loathing Customers: Corporations have done their damnedest to automate and outsource the annoying nuisance of employees. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

2018 46

Protecting Mobile Devices

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mobile devices as endpoints to corporate information have taken the world by storm. The “mobile first” mantra refers to the preferential use of a mobile device before a desktop or laptop. Have phone, will work (or even run the company ).

2018 116

Unified Endpoint Management – and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Michael Sampson - Currents

As Brad Anderson, Corporate VP of Enterprise Mobility + Security at Microsoft says: Since the last 2017 Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) MQ was published, we have added more than 10M new devices under Intune management.

2018 116

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

Making CommunitySense

What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

2018 130

Hierarchy is the Enemy of Learning

How to Save the World

Over the last few years I’ve offered (based on my own sad customer experiences) excellent ideas to two provincial crown corporations, two of the national telcos, two large financial institutions, and three large educational institutions. drawing by hugh macleod at gaping void .

2018 92

Re-Imagining Aluminum Smelting

Michael Sampson - Currents

Aluminum giants Alcoa Corporation and Rio Tinto Aluminum today announced a joint venture to commercialize patented technology that eliminates direct greenhouse gas emissions from the traditional smelting process, a key step in aluminum production. From Apple: Aluminum is a key material in many of Apple’s most popular products, and for more than 130 years, it’s been produced the same way. But that’s about to change.

2018 89

The Collaborative Workspace: Improve Productivity Through Engagement

Jenny Connected

Whether you’re a small company or well-established corporation, such collaborative office environments can offer great benefits. If you’re looking to improve productivity at work, it may be time to shift to a collaborative workspace. While smaller companies and freelancers can move to a coworking space, larger companies have the ability to convert their own offices.

2018 100

Announcing the C3/A3 Project: The Connected Future of Communities, AI & Automation

Online Community Strategy

Business: Corporate strategy, competence, needs and level of readiness. The output of the project will be a series of reports throughout 2018 that publish key findings. The C3/A3 Project. C3: Community, Crowd, Collaboration. A3: AI, Agents and Automation.

2018 66

Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation: Recap of CMX Online Workshop

Online Community Strategy

In a recent survey of Corporate Innovation Executives, research firm CB Insights found that ~41% of executives said that felt their companies were “extremely” or “very” at risk of being disrupted.

2018 62

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

Clearly, interest, investment and experimentation in AI by corporations is increasing year over year. Image Source: Constellation Research 2018 Artificial Intelligence Study. Artificial Intelligence is arguably the buzziest of buzz words these days.

2018 51

The Price of Oil

How to Save the World

The only reason the Canadian dollar doesn’t trade at a premium to the US dollar is speculative ignorance (and, unfortunately, the degree of ownership and control American corporations have been allowed to acquire over Canadian businesses and resources).

2018 67

Risky Business

How to Save the World

E very year, an organization called the Global Risk Forum presents the corporate and political elite attending the Davos World Economic Forum conference with a snapshot of their assessment of the greatest risks this elite and its vested interests should be aware of.

2018 69

The Death of Truth: A World Where Lying Pays

How to Save the World

Leaders — corporate, political and other — lie blatantly, and deny that they are doing so. T he character that is not me lies in the sun on the warm tropical beach, listening to the roar of the surf.

2018 51

Letter of Termination

How to Save the World

The executives of this organization have stolen that birthright, charging us for modest use of what should be free, and using those charges to subsidize destructive and monopolistic corporations that have fouled the planet and its atmosphere with hydrocarbon wastes, production by-products and pollution, and exhausted these precious resources to the point our dependence on them now imperils our very existence. image from Fill at Pixabay CC0.

2018 63

Announcing the C3/A3 Project: The Connected Future of Communities, AI & Automation

Online Community Strategy

Business: Corporate strategy, competence, needs and level of readiness. The output of the project will be a series of reports throughout 2018 that publish key findings. The C3/A3 Project. C3: Community, Crowd, Collaboration. A3: AI, Agents and Automation.

2018 46

From the feed: More complexity

Chris Corrigan

Back in 2015, Dave Snowden took on 12 aspects of organizational and corporate culture that were basically enemies of complexity thinking. I’m moving these posts to Monday morning and will try to provide a theme each week to connect the five links. Enjoy.

2018 56

Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

I t’s been a while since I posted about the collapse of our industrial civilization. Background is here if you’re interested in my take on how it will occur, due to the interconnection between our global economic and energy systems and the planet’s vulnerable ecology.

2018 46

Struggling to pick up the trash in the face of weaponized evaluation

Chris Corrigan

” These are the organizations tasked with picking up the work that governments and corporations refuse to do. As we have sunk further and further into the 40 year experiment of neo-liberalism , governments have abandoned the space of care for communities and citizens especially if that care clashes with an ideology of reducing taxes to favour the wealthy and the largely global corporate sector.

2018 42

Crafting Research

Jenny Connected

2018 4th edition). Sociological paradigms and organisational analysis: elements of the sociology of corporate life. This seminar that I attended last week on crafting research was very interesting.

2017 130

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Facebook in engaged in undermining democracy and articles I was reading in 2018 pointed to their intentional and unintentional aiding and abetting behaviour with respect to the elections and democratic engagement.

2019 95

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: And the corporate-controlled for-profit American “health care” system is so bloated and incompetent (thanks to Nancy Ryder for the link) even its supporters question how long it can continue.

2017 61