Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

The arts are not only important because of creativity; through the arts we can express deep issues of cultural value, the fabric of our relationship with other people, and connections with the world around us.

2019 208

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

In Times Higher Education (March 7, 2019) Anna McKie asks: In a rapidly changing world, is a broader approach to the university curriculum needed to develop the critical thinking and creativity increasingly sought after by employers.

2019 174

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

Does the invisible actually connect the nodes in some way? Imagine those pushed to the margins of dominant narratives speaking: not as victims, but as futurisms’ cunning and sentient sentinels. Kochi Biennale 2019.

2019 148

The death and the expensive rebirth of Flickr

Community Guy

Flickr was a marvel of social sharing, collaboration, and connection. At some point, it’ll be time to push the baby out of the nest. My name is Jake and I am.er… was a Flickr fanboy. .

2019 116

Engaged Customer definitions: Super Users, Influencers, Advocates

Community Guy

They have created an audience through their celebrity and are using that audience to push products they’re paid to push. . Short term Marketing oriented – The goal of a marketer working with an influencer is specifically to push a short term, product/service oriented agenda. Definitions are important. Language matters. . We know that all community have stratifications amongst their members. Some members are very active, some very passive…a plenty of shades in between.

2019 89

“But what if our people dominate?”

Chris Corrigan

My response to this over the years has been to push back hard against that idea, despite how noble it seems. It could also mean that time, space, power, connections, and many other resources can be put at the behest of the group to move to action. Over the years I’ve noticed a trend in consultative facilitations that goes something like this: a client calls wanting to consult with the community about something.

2019 61

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

As we enter into an increasingly digital & connected era, future-state communities will be key locations where tangible value is co-created and exchanged between companies and customers. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

I am fascinated by the connection between how we learn in complex systems and how we strategize in complexity. We have to close the distance between the push-button order and the human act. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday.

2019 56