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

Making CommunitySense

These research and consultancy interests – public libraries, social innovation, and participatory community network mapping – have come together in the Czech Center for Social Innovation in Public Library and Information Services (CIDES) project.

2019 207

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

Through extensive research and presentation of evidence he makes the case that we live in a world increasingly dominated by a left hemisphere perspective. Sea port with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba, by Claude Lorrain (1648).

2019 174

Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

Mejias believes that there are things we can do politically to address this; choices are important; research will have to become more open. Kochi Biennale 2019. Attention is how we relate to the world and what we attend to determines what we see.

2019 148

Tool of the month: do-it-yourself animation videos

Joitske Hulsebosch

There is research on the effect of whiteboard videos by Richard Whiteman. The research shows that whiteboard animation is very effective in retaining attention compared to talking head videos. Anyone can now create an animation video using handy do-it-yourself tools.

2019 151

My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation. To be honest, working primarily in the non-profit world and working for social good and social change, evaluation alway seemed to me to be the bugaboo that ruined the party.

2019 75

Glimpses

How to Save the World

“April is the cruellest month” — The first line of TS Eliot’s The Wasteland, originally read “February is the cruelest month”, but Ezra Pound insisted it be changed, not to make it truer, but because it sounded better poetically. Image is from iTunes visualizer.

2019 63

Archeology and legitimate peripheral participation

Mathemagenic

As I chatted with archeologists at the location about the value of this experience for the kids, we talked about the parallels of their work and research in general (of course, I had to bring my own archaeology and ethnography in weblog research there ;). In October I went with the kids to join as volunteers for recent excavation in Katwijk. Yesterday there was a follow-up opportunity to join the team, this time to help with identification the findings.

2019 89

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

That journey continued with Forum One, where we developed the first conference series for community executives and developed the first practitioner research on analytics, strategy and practice. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019.

2019 46

How Can We Prepare For an Unknowable Future?

How to Save the World

That means relearning how to relate to each other, to collaborate, coordinate, research needs, build local capacity, deal with conflicts, create local infrastructure and resources to replace the centralized ones that will no longer be available, and identify and overcome obstacles.

2019 65

BlueJeans Huddle

Michael Sampson - Currents

Group video conferencing usage throughout the enterprise will increase 400 percent by 2019, with huddle rooms showing particular momentum, already doubling in market share since 2015, according to leading research firm Gartner.

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Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Microsoft’s Vision for 2019 The Boss fuels lawsuit against Ticket Master Profiling the powers that be on the un-facebook Aerosmith makes more money on Guitar Hero game than any individual album. Posted January 27th, 2009 by Margaret Schweer As a consultant who does research in the area of talent management, I am often asked – “w hat are the most important competencies (skills, knowledge, experience, behaviors) for organizations today and tomorrow?