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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

Detail : The concept overall is compelling – activity streams allow applications to publish events that are captured by aggregators that serialize the items into a sequence of posts (listed in reverse chronological order, newest entry first). Aggregating events into a common stream enables people to easily subscribe (“follow”) a collective set of events from one or more publishers. When it comes to 2011 trends, I posted earlier on " Enterprise 2.0:

Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

It also masks discussion of the key architectural component needed, the activity stream aggregator, which will help make the credible benefits of activity streams a reality. Why do we need to think about an activity stream aggregator? Today, every enterprise SNS solution in the market aggregates activity stream items that originate within its own environment. Right now I see 5 major inflection points to track: Level 1: Enterprise SNS-specific activity stream aggregator.

Blog Aggregation

Jenny Connected

As with other MOOCs, the #fslt12 MOOC offers blog aggregation. How should we do the aggregation and where should the aggregation appear? Ultimately the decision was to aggregate the blog feeds into our WordPress home site. I have been aware for some time of Stephen Downes’ grsshopper aggregator which he openly shares in detail , but recently I have become aware of the Planet Aggregator .

Blog Aggregation

Jenny Connected

As with other MOOCs, the #fslt12 MOOC offers blog aggregation. How should we do the aggregation and where should the aggregation appear? Ultimately the decision was to aggregate the blog feeds into our WordPress home site. I have been aware for some time of Stephen Downes’ grsshopper aggregator which he openly shares in detail , but recently I have become aware of the Planet Aggregator .

Progressive Mainstream Media Moving to News Aggregation

Portals and KM

Perhaps no industry has been hit harder by the growth of user generated content and news aggregators of all stripes than the mainstream print newspapers. Going Beyond Content Creation to Becoming a News Aggregator. Becoming a News Aggregator Through Citizen Journalism. Here is also some advice on how to proceed with this type of news aggregation ( Creating a Sustainable Ecosystem for Community News Media - Part One: Providing Relevance and Creating Loyalty ). 

Aggregating And Correlating Facets Of Social Identities

Collaborative Thinking

The summary from eMarketer ("Job Candidates Both Hurt and Helped by Social Networks"), is worth reading (click on the citation link below) - the full article has additional stats/charts. Blurring the line between professional and private.

Sand and the aggregate of local issues

Neighbourhoods

Over on New Start , John Houghton takes this image of sand, magnified 250 times, as a handy analogy: ‘To the disinterested observer, sand is deadly dull. Yet when you look much more closely, as this image allows us to do, its surprising richness and diversity is revealed.

Technology: How to choose an aggregator

Joitske Hulsebosch

and communities of practice pointed to a podcast on aggregators. The podcast talks about aggregators a a means of subscribing to RSS feeds. She explains why 2006 can be the year of the aggregator because for instance, it is possible to be informed when a colleague has added something on a project you're working on. Denham Grey in a discussion on CPsquare about web 2.0 It rightly supported my own learning process on RSS.

the aggregations of memory

Engineers without Fears

Aggregating fragments of feeling and sensation. When you are not acting like yourself.that's an everyday thing for everyone, but it can be a bit sinister.It's s like the opposite of Unite We remember by rebuilding the past. Images, words, intensities. The past is already distributed and we have no choice but to engage in acts of forensic reconstruction. Our lifestreams are more like a delta (the Mississippi or the Mekong) than a river.

How Amplify, Ping.fm and Posterous Help Spread the Word

Online Social Networking

Can social aggregation websites make life online easier? I wrote in Hubze is a New Business Site for Personal Branding and Social Media Aggregation that “the aggregation of social websites will be a major focus of 2010, as enabling technologies like semantic web come to the forefront.&#.

BroadBand Mechanics presents People Aggregator

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Contact | People Aggregator | Join now bringing social to software ™ home About us Platform Services Clients Press Social Networking, blogging, ID Hub, content management and an aggregation engine are all available in source code form or well host it for you - via a SaaS deal.

New Business Site for Personal Branding and Social Media Aggregation

Online Social Networking

Accounting for my motivation was an expectation that the aggregation of social websites will be a major focus of 2010, as enabling technologies like semantic web come to the forefront. People often ask me to have a look at brand new social networking sites.

Testing the Wisdom of Crowds

Alchemy of Change

When we make it possible for people to aggregate their wisdom in independent, diverse and decentralized ways, the resulting "wisdom of the crowds" can be uncannily accurate. I just tested that on Google+, and here are my results. Collaboration collaboration collective intelligence Google wisdom of crowds

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" Naming aggregations Virtual Canuck

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Terry Anderson Virtual Canuck Teaching and Learning in a Net-Centric World Feed on Posts comments Naming aggregations November 23, 2007 by Terry Anderson David Snowden in an interesting post titled Aggregative or emergent identity? Rethinking Communities (thanks for the pointer Stephen Downes ) argues that we need more discussion on the aggregations of individuals to note the emergent capacity of aggregations - beyond those of individual members being connected.

Aggregative or emergent identity? Rethinking Communities.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In effect with were treating the team as a complex system, not as an aggregation of the qualities of the individuals.

Use and Adoption of IBM Connections – A Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

All responses will be aggregated for an overall analysis; individual responses will be kept confidential. I am running a research survey on how organizations are using IBM Connections. The survey has 17 questions, spread across four pages: – Demographics and Current State of Connections. – Current and Forecasted Use of IBM Connections. – Upgrading to Connections 5.0. – Satisfaction, Value, and Next Steps.

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3 Ways Google Search is impacted by #SocialMedia & #GooglePlus

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Green boxes are aggregators and directories. You can see Bought Attention, You can see Aggregators, you can see Plumbers with Google Plus Pages – where are the other plumbers? The Green boxes are aggregators and directories.

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Green Chameleon » Where is Tacit Knowledge?

Green Chameleon

I’m interested in what teams know – as being more than the aggregate of what individuals in the team know. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Where is Tacit Knowledge?

Mercury Grove's Web Collaboration Service

Michael Sampson - Currents

Features include an aggregated dashboard, workspaces, lists, calendars, and contacts. Mercury Grove released WebCollaboration , an online collaboration team space. It also includes Activity Stream capabilities. Collaboration Software

Crosspost from NWWCoP: Twitter Chats and Tweetups

Nancy White

nwwcop) is a way to aggregate tweets during a tweet chat and to aggregate tweets with other digital content with the same tag. Here are just a few of the tools you can use as interfaces for the tweet chats themselves and to aggregate the content.

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Blog>> Knowledge Management in Intranets

Green Chameleon

bookmark management which allows to aggregate related information from internal and external sources with relevant tags. profile pages which contain aggregated information based on the person’s activity, favourite tags, groups, friends, etc. news feed that is aggregating internal updates plus external RSS feeds based on the users friends, groups and favourite tags; plus the feed can contain featured items like messages from the CEO.

Google vs. Microsoft on Mobile Productivity Apps (US Data Only)

Michael Sampson - Currents

2) SurveyMonkey Intelligence used and aggregated survey responses from its customer’s surveys on this topic to provide its own data?

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The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

CarPoint, Investor and Expedia each sucked varying amounts of advertising dollars out of the local paper, but all were able to draw on previously aggregated, centralized data on cars, stocks and flights to power their services.

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Google vs. Microsoft on Mobile Productivity Apps (US Data Only)

Michael Sampson - Currents

2) SurveyMonkey Intelligence used and aggregated survey responses from its customer’s surveys on this topic to provide its own data?

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Managing Meetings in SharePoint 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

Assigning, aggregating, and synchronizing tasks and actions. In my book Collaboration Roadmap (2011) I talk about managing meetings as one of the “collaboration scenarios” that can be enhanced / improved through new tools.

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The Rising Need for Content Curation Skills and Capabilities.

Portals and KM

The article notes that that "aggregation" or "curation" of other people's coverage is becoming recognized more and more as one of the indispensable elements of journalism. Picking up on the theme from last week’s post, Tech Reporters Losing Control of the Story to Social Media, here was an interesting tweet that could a lot of play at SXSW.   @robinsloan The way to cover big news in 2011 is not "here's what happened."

Workplace IT Nightmares: Stuff

Michael Sampson - Currents

Stuff is the online go-to-news source in New Zealand; a good aggregation of newspapers from across the country, plus online only news. A current assignment for one of the writers is about workplace IT nightmares : A staggering $9 billion is spent on IT in New Zealand every year, yet new research shows almost 80 per cent of New Zealand workers believe they’re not as productive as they could be due to their workplace IT systems. Are you one of them?

#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

So we do have an LMS element (Moodle), which feels more like a traditional course, but also the course is open – we will aggregate blogs, and we are expecting people to interact in spaces of their own choosing. The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way.

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#fslt12 Week 0 – starts tomorrow – Monday 14 May

Jenny Connected

So we do have an LMS element (Moodle), which feels more like a traditional course, but also the course is open – we will aggregate blogs, and we are expecting people to interact in spaces of their own choosing. The run up to the First Steps in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Mooc is well under way.

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Rhizomatic Learning – The community is the curriculum #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

I haven’t yet managed to find anywhere else that blog posts might be aggregated – but quite a few are mentioned on Facebook by Dave and also on Twitter. Quick Update: For those who would like to follow blogs related to this course, Matthias Melcher is aggregating them.

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Media Trust explains how local news hubs will work

Social Reporter

That argued for the need to support quality local reporting at a time when local papers where disappearing, and for better aggregation through news hubs of the emerging work of citizen journalists and community reporters. The Big Lottery grant of £1.89

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#NRC01PL The Connectivist MOOC – Research and Conclusions

Jenny Connected

It was an amazing achievement that they managed 2200+ learners, a number that was totally unexpected, which from my perspective was largely due to Stephen’s gRSShopper aggregation software.

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Blog>> Visual Collections for Sharing and Collaboration

Green Chameleon

publishing of news which is aggregated from various resources. Since a few months there is a big trend on the web: visualisation of data and information. It is definitely not a new trend, though it is accelerating fast; new tools like visua.ly

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Can a high school drop-out find a job with Net-Map?

Net-Map Toolbox

Well, kind-of… Because Karen is the role one of our Net-Map training participants played, she isn’t a real teenager, but rather the aggregate of a number of girls our colleague has worked with. (Picture copyright Lydia on flickr).

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Overcoming Information Overload on the Web: Part 1: Too many sources, too many events.

Portals and KM

The Awareness Engine is a Web aggregation utility for anyone needing to maintain awareness of emerging events from the Internet and intranet.     As an information aggregator we target theme-specific sources through search and specific feeds.  This is the first of a three part series on how the Darwin Awareness Engine ™ addresses some of the key problems generated by information overload on the Web.

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Questions about online ‘openness’

Jenny Connected

At the time, because I was new to blogging, I thought I was fairly anonymous and invisible and it gave me a tremendous jolt when I saw that Stephen Downes had included this post in his blog aggregation. Source of image.

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A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool

The Bumble Bee

Step 4 - Aggregate the Benefits to the whole target leader community. You need to identify the benefits of the intervention for each member of a group of leaders then aggregate them. " How do you justify investment a specific people development activity (e.g.

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A New MOOC for May/June – First Steps into Teaching in FE/HE

Jenny Connected

What technologies/platforms will we use/promote and how will our choices affect our and participants’ abilities to aggregate, remix, re-purpose, feed/forward? I have been invited to work with the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development to develop a short MOOC (4-6 weeks) for Educational Developers and all those interested in teaching and learning in Further and Higher Education.

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BroadVision Offers a “Social Business Cloud” Through its Enterprise 2.0 Platform - Clearvale

Portals and KM

It generates an RSS feed and allows for filtering along with aggregation. MyStreams goes beyond basic micro-blogging and serves this cross-application aggregation function along with other capabilities.

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Mongrel Media: When Corporate Comms hijacks Traditional and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Instead of taking an ad to a content aggregator (newspaper or TV), Corporates build their own channel. Mongrel Media: Traditional vs Corporate vs Social Media. Bought vs Owned vs Earned Attention. Which will win?