Observations and Predictions (2018 Edition)

Community Guy

My friends at Vanilla Forums asked me to add my observations of online communities in 2018 and the predictions for where we are going in 2019 to their yearly report. The post Observations and Predictions (2018 Edition) appeared first on Jake McKee - The Community Guy

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Senior Social Media Professional Training – August 2018

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

AUGUST 27TH-29TH 2018 SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP, SYDNEY Australia. Are you looking for an intensive social media strategy and campaign course in Sydney Australia with hands on practical setting up of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools?

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Notes from the Keynote at the SharePoint Conference 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

On the Silverside blog, I share five key takeaways from the SharePoint Conference keynote earlier this week: The SharePoint Conference North America 2018 in Las Vegas is the place to be this week if SharePoint is critical to the collaboration strategy at your organisation.

2018 116

Four Strategies for Transformation

Networking Action

Four distinct strategies undertaken to realize transformation are described in a new article in Stanford Social Innovation Review. Two cases are presented to illustrate the strategies: marriage equality (same-sex marriage) in the US and the energy transition in Germany. … Net Dev

2018 116

Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

As of August 2018, about 1000 pages are deleted from Wikipedia each day. HolonIQ, Nov 30, 2018 Though dated last June this market map appeared in my inbox from Holon only today. ” Wiki Strategies. The topic for this week in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is Community.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics. just did a podcast in which he says: You want to know why the universe is, you’re not going to get a satisfactory answer. You’re not going to be happy.

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Observations and Predictions (2019 Edition)

Community Guy

My friends at Vanilla Forums asked me to add my observations of online communities in 2018 and the predictions for where we are going in 2019 to their yearly report.

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Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

With a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates.

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You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Strategies to satisfy curiosity: overview and from easy to difficult Jacqueline Gottlieb has researched the strategies of the brain to satisfy curiosity through open exploration.

2018 169

Who influences the EU’s green infrastructure strategy?

Net-Map Toolbox

Jennifer Hauck , Jenny Schmidt and Anja Werner analyzed the key actors that influence the implementation of the European Commission’s green infrastructure strategy. ABSTRACT: ” In 2013 the European Commission launched its new green infrastructure strategy to make another attempt to stop and possibly reverse the loss of biodiversity until 2020, by connecting habitats in the wider landscape.

2018 89

Medtainment: Creating Voice in Social Media – Medical and Health

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Step 6 of a social media strategy : voice. When I am working with Doctors and Hospitals, they want their content to be written in an authoritative medical voice – fact based, evidence based, boring. This doctor has “voice” in spades.

2018 142

Recovering from NotPetya – the DLA Piper Story

Michael Sampson - Currents

– re-thinking its post-attack mitigation strategy, in light of its experiences. DLA Piper , a global law firm with a presence in more than 40 countries, was hit with the NotPetya ransomware attack in June 2017.

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Confessions of a Super Fan

Community Guy

But there is a fine balance that you must seek in your strategy and in your management to create a positive environment where leadership was clear, but based in a type of partnership.

2018 127

Slinging Mud

Michael Sampson - Currents

After I wrote my book on adoption strategies, I fielded a similar question in workshops and consulting engagements. “What’s different about adoption strategies and change management?”

2018 127

Confessions of a Super Fan

Community Guy

But there is a fine balance that you must seek in your strategy and in your management to create a positive environment where leadership was clear, but based in a type of partnership.

2018 116

Use Binoculars, Not a Magnifying Glass

Michael Sampson - Currents

What the leaders in your organisation are saying about strategy, intent, competitor forces and market changes. Both a magnifying glass and binoculars enhance vision, with one providing the micro and the other the macro in details not available to the naked eye.

2018 127

Information Protection: The What

Michael Sampson - Currents

In an organisational context, disclosing financial planning documents or explanations of the forthcoming business strategy moves to a competitor can result in a weakened market position, reduced market valuation, and in the worst case, outright business failure.

2018 116

Towards the idea that complexity IS a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

In a road safety initiative this will direct you towards a monitoring strategy and towards context specific actions for certain places that are more unsafe than others. That may be one strategy, and in certain places that might be how you do it.

2018 102

Maintain and Step Up

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Stages of Change model I reference in User Adoption Strategies has a final stage called “maintenance.” ” The intent of this fifth stage in the model is that the change introduced is done repeatedly, not just once.

2018 116

From Changing Tools to Making Progress – Improving Amenability

Michael Sampson - Currents

Since we’re not actually interesting in the glass of water and are only using it as a metaphor, what could those four strategies look like in an organisational setting? 2 could backfire significantly, and while it may be eventually required, shouldn’t be the first strategy to try.

2018 116

Using Data Analytics on People for Better Decision Making

Michael Sampson - Currents

Read more: How People Analytics Can Help You Change Process, Culture, and Strategy (Harvard Business Review).

2018 116

Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

With a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates. This is a very belated follow up … Continue reading Adaptive Strategy Development. Introduction Designing in complex and emergent contexts challenges the traditional log frame approach.

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SharePoint Swoop – The Intranet Makeover Show

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is also the Facilitated Group Re-Imagining strategy in one of my other books – User Adoption Strategies. Microsoft published Season 1 of SharePoint Swoop: The Intranet Makeover Show , where three well-known MVPs swoop into an organisation for three days and make some SharePoint and Office 365 magic happen.

2018 104

Identifying Dark Data in non-OCR’d Images

Michael Sampson - Currents

One law firm in Sweden is doing something about its storage of such content: Delphi, one of Sweden’s top commercial law firms, has chosen DocsCorp’s contentCrawler as part of its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance strategy. The new European data protection legislation goes into effect next Friday. It’s going to be incredibly interesting to see how militant its enforcers play the game.

2018 104

Working with principles: some thoughts and an exercise

Chris Corrigan

I’m continuing to refine my understanding of the role and usefulness of principles in evaluation, strategy and complex project design. Last week in Montreal with Bronagh Gallagher, we taught a bit about principles-based evaluation as part of our course on working with complexity.

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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.

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Dealing with resistance and difficulties

Mathemagenic

We use several strategies to address those challenges: Decouple practices for developing persuasion with routine or boring tasks from “difficult” domains. This is something that was in drafts for a while and I hesitated about publishing it – it is personal and about difficult things.

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Seeing Around the Corner

Michael Sampson - Currents

Read whatever you can find written about how they describe their strategy (e.g., And look for differences in the way the best-performing companies speak about their strategy and the way the worst-performing companies do. A post from Outthinker outlines a strategic planning method for being able to “see around the corner.”

2018 89

Sizing the Community Opportunity for B2B

Online Community Strategy

When developing or refining a community strategy, it is critical to understand the larger market and business contexts the community will exist in. T hese contexts are for considering an Enterprise strategy, and you can imagine similar contexts for Medium & Small Business and Consumer.

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Remoteness as a colonization strategy

Chris Corrigan

This same strategy – of decentering a culture and a world – happened on the west coast of Canada too. I’ve been enjoying reading Adam Nicolson’s book “Sea Room” about the Shiant Islands in the Hebrides.

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

I’ve been called back home early to deal with a broken pipe and a small flood in my house, but before I left I was beginning to think about how to apply what I was learning with respect to strategy and evaluation practices.

2018 81

Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

Some moths fight back against bat echolocation with clicks that effectively jam bats’ signals, but some bats have evolved a counter-strategy of “whispering”at low volumes and different frequencies when near these moths. fruit bat, from wikimedia.

2018 74

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

For business leaders shaping online community strategy, AI holds promise to help solve two of the biggest challenges with online communities: 1) Quantifying the value of community investment and delivering timely and actionable insight and 2) Managing large networks of relationships at scale.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

There are rumors that some strategies actually work. Unless, of course, the players know what those strategies are. Believing whatever it is that they want or need to believe about the efficacy of their strategies, knowing that there is no way to know.

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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

Chris Corrigan

” Building an Innovation Strategy from Cultural Insights. Thinking of resuming a weekly round up of links that have come through my feed in one way or another.

2018 50

Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation: Recap of CMX Online Workshop

Online Community Strategy

I’ve developed a workshop to help organizations learn about, ideate on and plan their Collaborative Innovation strategy. Collaborative Economy Digital Transformation Online Community Open Innovation community innovation online communities open innovation Strategy

2018 46

Short time, World Cafe to the rescue

Chris Corrigan

It works because it is based on a basic structure of small groups of four people, switching conversations to allow a whole group to deeply explore a question, and a harvesting strategy that makes visible what’s being collectively learned. Helping a friend with a design challenge today.

2018 50

The pithiest description of strategy in complexity you’ll ever need

Chris Corrigan

Mark O Sullivan is a soccer coach in Sweden who does remarkable work using complexity theory, learning theory and cognitive science to develop youth footballers at AIK. Yesterday he shared a twee t that simply and directly captures everything you need to internalize and learn about working in complexity. Complicated machine-like systems follow 1 path to achieve a specific end are predictable and vulnerable.

2018 35

Cultural Isomorphism

How to Save the World

Here is what I learned: We like to think that competitive markets encourage a diversity of approaches and strategies that differentiate organizations from the rest of the pack. New Yorker cover by Charles E Martin from September 11, 1971.

2018 46

How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

To keep your strategy adapting, you need to build in feedback loops that work at a variety of time scales. You need to understand that there are factors outside your control that are affecting the success or failure of your strategy. And so your strategy must also be adaptive.

2018 46

Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

Can you feel the stress building, and the seemingly optimal strategy shifting? I t’s been a while since I posted about the collapse of our industrial civilization.

2018 46

What Happens in Vagus…

How to Save the World

This is an autonomic ‘decision’ based on the body’s subconscious assessment of which strategy has the greater chance of success (for its own survival and that of the tribe and the balance of life in the community as a whole). E volution is a precarious process.

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