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 use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Net-Map Toolbox

Are you planning or implementing complex projects, that aim at social change? Are you wondering how innovations spread through a given social system? Or maybe connecting people to opportunities or strengthening the networks of the people you work with is an explicit goal of your work?

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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. Such linking pins can be social bridges (e.g. There is a counter-movement as well, also consisting of complex networks of communities.

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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? I’ve been doing network mapping now for about ten years.

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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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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. Such linking pins can be social bridges (e.g. There is a counter-movement as well, also consisting of complex networks of communities.

2018 130

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

Making CommunitySense

Thus, public libraries are getting new, societal roles as city labs and social innovation catalysts. In the project, I used my experience with knowledge sharing for social innovation to help conceptualize the KnowledgeCloud methodology, network, and platform.

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