Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

Industry discussions on the value of activity streams have been going on for a few years. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn in the consumer space as well as many enterprise social software vendors) display a chronological list of human-readable content fragments that describe actions taken by people and applications. Typically, an activity stream lists status updates from the people in your social graph as well as from applications you have given permission to publish into your stream.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Improving the way people can better share information, coordinate activities and collaborate during periods of change is a topic I’ve studied from a technology perspective many years. How the concept of an SNS is being applied within the organization (i.e., as an SNS).

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Elsua

Interestingly enough, plenty of people have been questioning whether, now that we have got Google Plus as well, it makes sense to dump your own blog in favour of your social activities in the various social networking sites.

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Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 1

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. a reduction in force, a re-organization, or combining groups of people together from different companies as part of a merger or acquisition). Abstract.

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Annotated Bibliography: Background For Literature Review Project

Collaborative Thinking

The work builds on research from boyd and Ellison regarding online social network sites (SNS) where the SNS plays the role of mediated public. The idea of a mediated public where people “perform” in serious or playful manners aligns with research from Pearson regarding the front-stage and back-stage nature of a SNS. She bases her views on previous research on social network sites (SNS) where people construct an identity (i.e.,

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Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 2

Collaborative Thinking

Social Network Sites (SNS) create multiple affordances employees leverage during their employment lifecycle. In this Masters Thesis, I examine how a SNS helps employees during transitional periods such as: joining the company, moving into a new position, and navigating through organizational disruption. i. F2F, e-mail, phone, SNS. i. F2F, e-mail, phone, SNS. i. F2F, e-mail, phone, SNS. Whether people seemed happy.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It is rare to have more than 40 or so active participants in an Allegiance. like a MUSH), the game grew quickly until we reached approximately 150-200 active users. Its important people understand the scaling limits of groups at 12 and. Life With Alacrity Alacrity, noun.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The E-Friends software allows members to connect to people in their personal networks and community, creating a new online interactive resource that is based on a trusted network of friends and associates on the internet.&# Yeah, I work with both Robert and Maryam Scoble, wonderful people.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

Misunderstanding social networks I think there’s a lot of confusion about the role of social networks (SNs) in learning. There’s another class of language instruction sites that are being called SNs but aren’t. I agree with everything you said about SNs above.

34 More Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It will be interesting to see over the next few years whether this demand further intensifies as potential customers realize the value of niche social networks, or whether it slackens as people get over the hype surrounding this aspect of Web 2.0. reply SL - August 14th, 2007 at 2:00 am PDT You forgot Active Data Online Discussion Board ([link] another.NET based solution. Afterall, they wouldn’t want people to be that close for employee Union organizations.

The Enterprise Social Network, Auto-Generated And Visually Mapped

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This allows employees to create profiles, watch a news feed of colleagues’ activity and use a contacts list. Dashboard automatically tracks employees’ everyday work activity, such as email. Sonar Dashboard makes the network searchable, and gives visibility to the right people via a simple visualization tool that maps the user’s social graph. In law firms, people are always asking “does anybody know about [area of law X, or person Y at company Z].&#

Unit Structures: Responding: Are social networks good for society?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Further written into the Wellman/Castells assumption is a notion of permanence/persistence; that society might decide on the one great network and outsource interaction to it, creating great masses of active social capital. Even though social networks are still nascent, we certainly havent seen any evidence that leads us to believe we institutionally value our accumulated SNS social capital. Young people already know that Facebook is passe. Fred Stutzman is a Ph.D.

freezing out on the scarpa flow

Engineers without Fears

Engineers without Fears Monday, January 14, 2008 freezing out on the scarpa flow Michael Idinopulos writes about in-the-flow and out-of-the flow activities and wiki beahaviour and Andrew McAfee takes his point a bit further. I imagine part of the reason companies haven’t done much of this yet is that to date it’s been hard for people to work above and beyond their ‘normal’ jobs. My comment would be this: People follow their leaders.

Exclusive: First Look At Genome, A Next-Gen Social Networking Service - ReadWriteWeb

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Genome can function as your central identity, not a collection of your identities out on the web nor a collection of your social web activities. Hence it is for sure that Genome is not a copycat of MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn, FriendFeed, or any other current SNS you name it.

Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, April 15, 2008 collaboration tools: stags Ive been thinking about different collaboration tools for various groups recently and I was pondering on some of the different factors you need to consider and I came up with this (click to enlarge) : Lets take each of these in turn: Size - One thing to consider are the numbers of people who will be collaborating. Three rough groups sizes come to mind: Teams (15 approx) - small number of people.

Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Agree with this - and not only the fragmentation of information but the fragmentation of activities, relationships, etc. What activities they are used for. Finally, total organisational collaborativeness is likely to be possible in small organisations, but not in large organisations - unless you mean the generic organisational culture from which collaborative activities may form. The immediate issue is: are people getting the tools they need to do their jobs properly?

Social Networking Goes Open Source With Insoshi

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Also, if you want to talk book examples, I released the code for the “pomodo&# app in Flexible Rails under the MIT license in September 2006, and people have built things using it as a foundation. reply Brian - April 29th, 2008 at 8:37 pm PDT I don’t have a clue why you would mention Broadband Mechanics or People Aggregator in this article…they’re both entirely irrelevant. You can also send messages to people you are not connected to.