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Societal Change Systems: A Framework to Address Wicked Problems

Networking Action

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Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value


No doubt! Calling it rather revealing, thought-provoking, mind-bloggling and sobering would probably fall short altogether. Ready? Spot on!

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges

Networking Action

Just published is an article that asks the question : What design principles should guide people who aim to address global challenges like climate change, food security and the global financial crises? The article identifies four key “integration” challenges that … Net Dev

How to Launch an Account System When You Previously Only Required an Email Address

Managing Communities

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How Online Community and Forum Software Can Improve to Address Common Guideline Violations

Managing Communities

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How to Confirm Email Addresses Without Interrupting Onboarding

Managing Communities

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I Was Banned From a Forum, What Should I Do? Change My IP Address? Come Back with a New Account?

Managing Communities

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Societal Change Systems: A Framework to Address Wicked Problems

Networking Action

Issues such as climate change, poverty, sustainable agriculture, and health care are described as wicked, messy, complex, and multi-level: they involve many hundreds of organizations at a national level; at a global level this easily increases to many thousands. Their … Published Articles

How to Help a Member Who Can’t Access Their Account or the Email Address Associated With It

Managing Communities

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Blog>> Dr Vaine’s actKM Conference Address (recorded October 2008)

Green Chameleon

This special broadcast was made for the actKM Forum’s annual conference 14-15 October 2008

Addressing Arabic: The Web Gets More Local Thanks to the Qatar Domains Registry


No doubt you’ve experienced the web’s evolution toward a more social and mobile space. We share and consume content in more ways and across a greater variety of devices than ever before. You may have heard less about localization – another way the web is evolving. read more. Influence Qatar

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges: Lessons from Global Action Networks

Networking Action

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges: Lessons from Global Action Networks. Abstract : Traditional organizations appear incapable of adequately addressing critical global issues such as war, climate change, and inequality. Addressing these issues suggests the … Published Articles(Forthcoming).

Green Chameleon » Shhhh… the IP Addresses Have Ears

Green Chameleon

Social network analysis in organisations has long been promoted as a way of spotting opportunities for improving collaboration and knowledge flows.

Got a virtual office? Better get a physical address

Endless Knots

From a logistical standpoint, mainly it requires filling out change-of-address cards. Imagine my surprise then when, after doing a recent presentation on virtual work, I submitted expenses, requesting direct deposit, and the client tells me that they cannot make the electronic payment without a physical address. No biggie. My guess?

Business Models for Global Transformation Networks

Networking Action

That was the question addressed by a new report for … Net DevWhat are the business models for Global Action Networks (GANs) – global multi-stakeholder change networks like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Transparency International (TI) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP)?

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Collaboration Approaches for Addressing Social Issues: Interview With David Witzel

Online Community Report

Cross-posted from the Good Ideas Blog : David Witzel has spent a lot of time thinking about online collaborative approaches to solving social issues.

Fixing the Google+ Engagement Problem

Alchemy of Change

Here are some ideas on how to address the situation. Google has a real problem with Google+ engagement - especially with new users. Network Strategies Facebook Google Google Plus social networks

Networking Action » Blog

Networking Action

This is a blog for people who want to vastly improve ways to address critical challenges of the 21st century such as climate change, poverty, sustainable agriculture, corruption, water, security, the financial system, forests, and marine resources. Game-Changer Strategic Mapping Tool for Networks? SL… Read More. Snowden, D. 2005).

From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

But is there a way to strengthen them and speed the pace of transformation to address critical issues of health, climate and poverty?

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Societal Change Systems Versus Production Systems

Networking Action

The distinction provides enormous operational advantages to address scale.

2016 48

Multiple Identities… Each With Its Own Email Address

Leading Virtually

I have several email addresses, and I use them each for different purposes. I keep an old email address that’s hardly used just in case someone I haven’t spoken to in 10 years contacts me. So I understand that for different roles I play, I have different email addresses. Why does this matter?

The Path to 2030

Networking Action

This was the question that I was asked to address in a keynote to the annual meeting of the Global Donor Platform for … Net Dev

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Societal Change System Stewards: A large systems change frontier

Networking Action

Addressing large systems change challenges such as sustainable energy, health care and poverty can be greatly enhanced by development of powerful societal change systems (SCSs) comprising all those organizations, projects and programs aiming to realize change. SCS Stewards can greatly … Net Dev

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New Book: Change for the Audacious

Networking Action

Addressing critical challenges like climate change, food security and equity requires large systems change and development of powerful change systems.

2016 42

Practical example: Aquasan the story of a remarkable community of practice addressing water supply and sanitation in developing countries

Joitske Hulsebosch

An example! Marc Steinlin from Helvetas mentioned in the km4dev list that Urs Egger has written down the story of Aquasan. Though I often visit the km4dev website, I had never traced it, so there are probably many more examples out there. It is so easy to overlook something on the web! So what is the impact?

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Contacts such as address of press launch, and maps, email addresses, phone numbers. Let’s tame it.

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Labs as a Large Systems Change Strategy

Networking Action

The concept of “labs” as a way to address complex issues is a relatively new concept. Zaid Hassan, in the Social Labs Revolution, estimates it to be about 20 years old. His intimate involvement in developing a number of them … Net Dev

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Green Chameleon » Big Mistakes and Failures of Knowledge Articulation

Green Chameleon

Now that’s it’s come to light, there’s a huge furore, quite understandably. But there’s a deeper story. All rights reserved.

Power and Networks

Networking Action

At a recent keynote address I was asked “Where is the issue of “power” in what you are talking about? It seems that you are ignoring it.” Grrrrr. This has been an on-going critique, so it must have validity. … Net Dev

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Change Experts’ Change Challenge

Networking Action

What are the impediments to scaling change strategies to address the global breadth and transformational depth of critical issues? Conversations at MIT and Oxford meetings in October, and discussions over the past few months with large system change experts , … Blog Change

Green Chameleon » Explaining KM #2

Green Chameleon

If you have questions about practical problems in KM for Dr Vaine, do post them in the comments section to this post. Enjoy! All rights reserved.

Transformations 2017

Networking Action

Transformations 2017 is the third in a biennial series of international interdisciplinary conferences that focuses on transformations towards sustainability: addressing contemporary challenges and creating conditions for enhancing people’s wellbeing, today and in the future, while strengthening the Earth’s support system. … Net Dev

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Green Chameleon » Wisdom: It’s Been Cracked

Green Chameleon

“To address this question, the author [Dr Esaki Michihiko] developed a method for changing knowledge into wisdom in March 1999, using the Advanced Project Management Methodology (Methodology of DTCN/DTC) [in this book], which he developed between 1979-1997. URLs are automatically converted into links. Thank you Edgar for your post!

Green Chameleon » Explaining Knowledge Management #1

Green Chameleon

If you have other pressing questions of clarification about key KM concepts, do put them to Professor Germaine via the comments section on this post.

Collaborative Thinking: Societal & Economic Factors Establish IT Context

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Marketwire Unveils Social Media 2.0 | Main | Its All About Protecting The Member? Or, "How I Was Sold Out For 25 Cents". Other key findings from the research include: Business leaders are open to more regulation on social and environmental issues. Trust Us.

Why conversation is the best way to share knowledge

Social Reporter

Where, historically, do people shared ideas and stories? In cafes. Everyone feels special, and knowledgeable. Gurteen Knowledge website.

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Data visualisation - which diagram should I use?

The Bumble Bee

Here is an excellent web link plus two great books which address the question which diagram or chart should I use to effectively present information visually. With at least 40 types of diagram and new ones being added daily this is a very hot topic! Think Differently

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Network Book Event

Networking Action

How to be Resilient - Face Reality, Find Meaning, Creatively Improvise.

The Bumble Bee

Diane Koutu , writing for Harvard Business Review , suggests 3 very useful distinctions around being resilient. Team Leadership Development

2012 35

Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. I have been very busy with it, and have had little time to share the stories recently.

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