What Does the Forum Admin/Administrator of the Forum I Love Actually Do? (a Guide for Forum Users)

Managing Communities

photo credit: onnola Generally speaking, if I do my job as a forum administrator, my members don’t have to see much of what I do behind the scenes to keep things running smoothly. That is for me to worry about – not something for them to be concerned with. I tend to believe that this [.]. How Should I Participate

Community Roles: Manager, Moderator, and Administrator

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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The first Social Media Presidential Administration

Community Guy

The first blog post on the new Obama administration Whitehouse.gov site answers the question. Just like your new government, WhiteHouse.gov and the rest of the Administration’s online programs will put citizens first. Check out the briefing room, keep tabs on the blog (RSS feed) and take a moment to sign up for e-mail updates from the President and his administration so you can be sure to know about major announcements and decisions.

Vision Makes Policy Collaboration in the Obama Administration

Evolving Web

During the Clinton Administration, I had the good fortune to be a certified National ITS Architecture expert. When the Clintonian soft-fuzzy handcuffs were taken away by the subsequent administration, many of these partnerships predictably fell apart. For the Obama administration, it is transparency, collaboration and participation.

Anti-localism disease in social policy - from the Dieback Administration


Don’t be surprised if the present government, or what passes for a government, goes down in history as the Dieback Administration. Civic Voice have cranked up their campaign against the government’s proposals to change the planning system.

The New IT Department

Michael Sampson - Currents

The experience of Hollands Kroon, on reimagining what it means to work in a municipal government, and the impact on the IT department: One of the key decisions that Hollands Kroon administrators made as part of the workplace transformation was to empower employees by eliminating standard job hierarchies and reporting structures, freeing up more of the workers’ time and energy to help them better serve citizens.

2017 52

As an Administrator or Manager, I’m Always Learning - Please, Please Do the Same

Managing Communities

In life, we meet people who dismiss resources that could help them as being for beginners or “newbies&# or whatever, as if learning from said resources was somehow beneath them. Whether it be books, websites, conference talks or something else, it happens. Perhaps those who are brand new to a particular craft stand the most [.].

Creepy Banned User Guy (or Girl) is a Part of the Community Administrator’s Life

Managing Communities

I’ve got this creepy guy e-mailing me every day or other day. Some days, he’s more condescending than others, but there is always this creepy, demeaning tone to them. Often times, he just asks “What’s up?&# He calls me “Patty.&# He’s been at it for weeks now, or longer. He’s very stalkerish. The first time this [.].

Whether Volunteer or Paid, Moderators Need Management

Managing Communities

photo credit: jczart I think there is this temptation with some community owners and administrators to select moderators and then not monitor them closely; to let them do what they think is appropriate without any sort of review of those actions. Whether they are volunteer moderators who help out for a few hours a week [.]. Managing Staff

2012 21

(Intranets2011) "Three Success Stories from using Yammer at DET" - Karina Smith & Ellen Geraghty

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are various groups and communities - some on school things ("boys education strategies," "school administrative managers") as well as personal things ("ipad group").

Is Today Tonight Breaking Facebook Competition Guidelines?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

By “administration” we mean the operation of any element of the promotion, such as collecting entries, conducting a drawing, judging entries, or notifying winners.

2012 94

Dealing with Suicide On Your Online Community or Forums: How You Can Help and Protect Everyone

Managing Communities

As a community manager or administrator, the situations we have to deal with are as varied as life itself. For all talk about the online and offline worlds being different, at the end of the day, they have more in common than they do dissimilar. Unfortunately, this is not just the fun, easy parts of [.].

2009 26

Laptops in Checked-In Luggage

Michael Sampson - Currents

While it’s not illegal to pack a laptop in your checked baggage, the Transportation Security Administration advises against doing so. administration official says this covers devices larger than a cellphone. It’s a common question: Can I pack my laptop in checked-in luggage?

2017 36

Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor with AvePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint offers a range of add-on products for SharePoint - for data protection, administration (geo-replication, content storage optimization), and various migration tools, among others. AvePoint is exhibiting at Share 2011.

SharePoint 2010: From domainusername to User Full Name

Michael Sampson - Currents

Opened Central Administration on SharePoint 2010, logged in as the Administrator. One of my projects for March is to look much more deeply at the collaboration capabilities in SharePoint 2010. I have presented on this at a few conferences already, and wrote an article for Messaging News on SharePoint 2010 , but I feel that something much greater is needed. So I have been setting up my lab to make it work.

Let’s Have Another SharePoint Failure! #sharepoint #office365 #culture #failure

Michael Sampson - Currents

Any attempt by the SharePoint administrator to flag fundamental issues with the approach to moving to Office 365 are dismissed at worst, or put on a risks register at best. The third step of taking a strategic approach to the use of Office 365 focuses on creating the right organisational context for achieving value.

2016 47

Using Machine Learning to Help Process Email – Microsoft Adds Clutter to Declutter the Inbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

A few points in terms of how it works: – the Office 365 administrator needs to enable Clutter for their Office 365 network.

2014 61

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

Are you already an administrator of one or several LinkedIn groups? (photo by Kitty Terwolbeck ) There are lots of online tools that you can use for free or for very little money. Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? Occasionally the high number of tools and possibilities make me restless. I have a tools list (both in a booklet and online in diigo) to try out and I never find the time or have the idea that I''ve tested enough tools.

2015 87

External Messaging in Yammer: Applause and Questions

Michael Sampson - Currents

The centralization of policy statements in Exchange Online (using Exchange Transport Rules) means IT administrators, security professionals, and compliance officers have only one place to set and evaluate policies.

Results from 2012 SharePoint Study: Value is a Work in Progress

Portals and KM

The study argues that to increase content use, administrators have to focus on these barriers they’ve identified—the first being simply making people aware that the content they need is in SharePoint. Administrators can use a combination of education and publicity. Vizit , maker of SharePoint. collaboration and search tools, recently conducted a study: SharePoint Study: Insights into Content Use and Collaboration.

2012 36

What Does It Actually Mean to Offer a "Platform"? - Reconsidering the SharePoint Decision

Michael Sampson - Currents

Does a person - an administrator or end user - actually use a "platform," or do they use a "product"? Administration functionality. Earlier in the week, I pointed to some Microsoft material from last year that talked about "the partner opportunity" with SharePoint.

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In Mexico an administrative assistant for a media company used Twitter and her blog to investigate drug cartels. Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection.

2015 100

Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

While OneDrive for Business is for individuals to store their business documents and content somewhere, it also provides administrative controls and compliance options for the organization. With Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013, there are new administrator options for making Yammer the social engine inside SharePoint.

2014 44

Introducing the Lotusphere Darwin Edition™

Portals and KM

 We will also be happy to discussion the various business options for a fully functional Darwin edition with all administration rights.  This coming week I am excited to be returning to Lotusphere.

Christchurch Office 365 and SharePoint User Group Meeting – Thursday October 6

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here’s what’s happening: Session 1: Ngāi Tahu (Donald Harman, SharePoint Administrator). On Thursday I will be speaking at the next meeting of the Christchurch Office 365 and SharePoint User Group. A sneak peak of Ngāi Tahu’s new intranet and the journey they took to get there. Session 2: Re-Imagining Productive Work with Office 365: An Exploratory Approach (Michael Sampson).

(Intranets2011) "What Makes an Essential Intranet?" - James Robertson, Step Two Designs

Michael Sampson - Currents

8) Streamline business processes - focus on front-line business processes, not just making administrative tasks going faster. In the final session of Intranets2011 , James Robertson of Step Two Designs is presenting on "what makes an essential Intranet?"

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

ONE Facebook Business Page, No More, No Fewer

Online Social Networking

There can be multiple Facebook business page administrators, and their identities will be shielded from visitors and fans. This feature offers Facebook business page administrators flexibility and some degree of privacy. Facebook business page administrators can send updates to fans.

Blog>> KM and the Bigger Picture

Green Chameleon

Caldwell wrote an article for the Public Administration Review in which he asked how knowledge management could help ensure that “all relevant knowledge is brought to bear upon the problems that society needs to solve [.] Waltraut Ritter has a scathing and important critique of KM in general and the MAKE awards in particular, taking some pot shots at some of the participating case studies at KM Asia 2011 in the process (scroll down to the 22 Nov entry).

2012 32

Representational Democracy is Dead

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Pericles said: ”It is true that we (Athenians) are called a democracy, for the administration is in the hands of the many and not the few, with equal justice to all alike in their private disputes.”

Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

” BoostInno is one of the networks developed in URBACT, with the aim to “enable public administrations to play a new role as public booster and brokers/facilitators of social innovation activities/projects/policies, by driving social innovation in, through and out the public sector.”

2017 34

NetDocuments and Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

There is a growing ecosystem of add-on tools for Office 365, for tasks such as initial migration, ongoing management, delegated administration, backup email flow, and security and compliance, among others. One of the decisions facing firms evaluating Office 365 or already using the toolset is when to stay native and when to bring in complementary tools.

2016 19

Novell Vibe - A New Cloud Based Social Collaboration Platform #novell #collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Having said that, at times I write up survey results that include data from organizations using Novell messaging products, and the statistics on users per server, and administrators per organization, are very impressive in comparison to other products on the market.

The Evolution of Site Search

Portals and KM

The report suggests that as marketers begin to take a greater role in search vendor selection and administration in the coming years, they may even completely take over tasks like boosting and blocking content, and setting up metrics to gauge growing levels of customer experience. Site search is becoming more than a means to increase website traffic.

Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation: The Dutch – US Connection?

Making CommunitySense

As part of my visit to the University of Alabama in Huntsville I gave a presentation “Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation” at the College of Business Administration. It was based on the book chapter with the same title that was published earlier this year in the book “Creativity and Rationale: Enhancing Human Experience by Design” The slides can be downloaded here.

2013 16

Working in Blackboard

Jenny Connected

university administrators, and instructors. Source of image. Fifteen years ago I was working in an institution which invested in Blackboard as its first VLE. Looking back, I remember how relieved I was when the institution got Blackboard.

2015 42

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

During the process it was planned to highlight previously unknown communication and conflict structures between different stakeholders from politics, administration, arts and culture as well as economy, tourism and civil society.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

We parse our time so narrowly, andspend so much time in urgent and administrative work that is, in thelarger scheme of things, unimportant, that there is not enough timeleft for what is important, the things that require blocks ofuninterrupted time and focus. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Previously, Facebook would simply shut down the Page or remove publishing permissions from the Page administrator. In such cases, Facebook has removed administrator privileges from the user and given it to the brands.

2010 34

Leadership is for rejects

Ken Carroll

There were ‘administrators’ in gray suits (as in Masters in Business Administration) who spent their time on paperwork and what we would now identify as management. Leadership evolved out of what management rejected. 50 years ago, there were no ‘leaders’ in business. But the term got old and and practices changed and so we got ‘managers’, then ‘executives’, then ‘C’ people, and now ‘leaders’.