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

Making CommunitySense

Because of my relevant expertise, I was asked to participate as an external expert in the CIDES project. One way we use CommunitySensor is to chart the local social innovation collaboration ecosystems around participating Czech public libraries.

2019 207

Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

It is best to developing the personas in an interactive session with a design group consisting of various stakeholders, often content experts and other actors. Ask your design group to crawl under the skin of a participant.

2019 164

Collaboration is the Hallmark of Community

How to Save the World

Unlike ’employers’, Brian and Alison were drawing on a pool of volunteers, and our entire participation, attention and energy was voluntary. The etymology of director and conductor is substantially about ‘keeping straight’, not about giving expert instruction.

2019 78

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Several thoughtful methods have been formalized and documented by platform vendors and industry experts. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019. I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career.

2019 46

“But what if our people dominate?”

Chris Corrigan

Have you ever been somewhere and there are people there not participating, just watching from the sides silently and taking notes? Use a process like Open Space or World Cafe that allows participants to set their own agendas. These processes, and many others, place the onus of discovery, creativity and action on the participants. Inviting a group into these practices helps them focus on each other as as potential experts.

2019 61