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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

I was asked an interesting question last week about the best ways to divide the community manager role into separate manager, moderator, and administrator roles. In general, there is probably quite a bit of overlap between community administrator, manager, and moderator. social media, RSS, blogging, and podcasting. 0.3950 seconds

The first Social Media Presidential Administration

Community Guy

The first blog post on the new Obama administration site answers the question. Just like your new government, and the rest of the Administration’s online programs will put citizens first. This site will feature timely and in-depth content meant to keep everyone up-to-date and educated. It should.

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. I believe W.

Office 365 in 2016 – More Stability? #office365

Michael Sampson - Currents

At least, I hope that they do because it’s really hard for tenant administrators and others to cope with a cadence like the 450-odd changes Microsoft said they made during the year to August 2015. Blue screens of death. Application crashes. Constant security updates. Yadda, yadda, yadda. Microsoft Office 365

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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.

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

Is Today Tonight Breaking Facebook Competition Guidelines?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Is the TV show Today Tonight breaking Facebook terms and conditions by running a competition requiring fans to like the Today Tonight Facebook page? .

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

After a great lunch at Intranets2011 , Karina and Ellen from the Department of Education & Training in NSW talked about the use of Yammer. Intranets

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 [.].

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. More tools?

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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.

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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. The key findings include the following.

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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. AG George Brandis ‘I don’t regard bloggers as journalists.’ Syria?

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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.

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Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor with AvePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint is exhibiting at Share 2011. At the end of the need for the team site, there are some policies available for archiving off a site.

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. 

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. So I have been setting up my lab to make it work. Here's what I did with SharePoint 2010: 1. Saved - and now I'm hoping for the best.

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. Sharing is Caring!

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.

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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 [.] Could the organization use KM to establish a serious dialogue with customers? In 1967 L.K. ”

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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 3 – Q&A with the speakers.

Representational Democracy is Dead

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’ve put together a video to talk about how I think representational democracy is dead, and how Media failed the Australian people. Very linear.

External Messaging in Yammer: Applause and Questions

Michael Sampson - Currents

With 40 percent or more of the U.S. External messaging is an important step in that direction. Some applause, some agreement, and some questions.

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.

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. Forrester sees site search as a key area for investment.

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. Office Graph.

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Working in Blackboard

Jenny Connected

university administrators, and instructors. Source of image. Looking back, I remember how relieved I was when the institution got Blackboard.

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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. See also the Economist article Let’s Hear Those Ideas.

(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. Intranets

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

First time-use of a Net-Map-procedure in a culture development process. The recently published study on behalf of the Institute for Cultural Policy.

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. In brief, the benefits of staying native include lower IT complexity, lower cost, and an easier environment to manage.

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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.

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. Nearly 4 million fans.

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. Leaders must respond to this humanization. Ken Carroll.

Measuring Economic Impact of Using Cloud-Based Services: Google Apps

Portals and KM

This post picks up on the theme from yesterday's post. The report is now out. They certainly found some impressive numbers in the ROI. offerings.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the capabilities in Vibe is real-time co-authoring (per Pillar 2 ). My Comments. Collaboration Software