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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). Often items include options for people to “like”, comment, or react to the item in some manner (rating). There are many examples of “stream-based” platforms in the consumer market (e.g.,

Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

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. For example, in Facebook this capability is referred to as a News Stream. 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.

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Over the past week the partners in Big Lottery Fund’s People Powered Change initiative have provided some updating posts about their work, on BIG’s blog. Testing ideas on the use of social media with projects funded under the Silver Dreams Fund and the Jubilee People’s Millions.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# What’s more important is what the service actually does with all those connected people. Yes, Twitter connects people – lots of people.

Sand and the aggregate of local issues

Neighbourhoods

People with unexpected stories, landmarks loaded with significance, networks of friendliness and gossip.’. An interview today with Simon Hughes on The World This Weekend provides an example.

Blog>> Visual Collections for Sharing and Collaboration

Green Chameleon

Please find here an example I have created: the User Adoption stack. The people’s visual eye will quickly respond to the items they are most interested in; even before they start reading the headline itself. publishing of news which is aggregated from various resources.

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

Yesterday afternoon, I was doing a little experimenting with the Google+ page, a new feature intended for products, brands, companies, organizations, and other things that aren’t actual people like you and me.

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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. For many people a conference is about networking and meeting people.

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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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Curating our personal technology configurations

Digital Habitats

When working with networks, where we are tapping into the value of connections between people, it becomes the intersection of individual configurations that fascinate me for many reasons. For example, see [link] ). (Cross posted on FullCirc and NWWCoP ).

A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool

The Bumble Bee

" How do you justify investment a specific people development activity (e.g. 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.

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

When working with networks, where we are tapping into the value of connections between people, it becomes the intersection of individual configurations that fascinate me for many reasons. For example, see [link] ). (Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ).

Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part One

Portals and KM

 For example, the SAP social network provided financial rewards for individual participation. This resulted in bad behavior, as people got competitive over the money.    When they switched to an aggregated reward that was donated to charity, the bad behavior went away.   People can use a social framework or market framework to evaluate a situation. Sometimes money gets in the way of this fairness as in the SAP example.

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Learner support in MOOCs. An alternative perspective

Jenny Connected

So for example Amy Collier in describing her experience with Stanford MOOCs talked of the good practice as being: a well-managed structured environment. aggregate information from distributed digital sites. connect with people to learn from across the globe. instructors lead by example, participating in the forums. One of the panel discussions at the MOOC Research conference held in Arlington, Texas at the beginning of this month was on Supporting Learners in MOOCs.

Twitter as Compliment, Not Replacement for Journalism

Portals and KM

Matthews concludes that “we still need people to curate and make sense of that stream. Readers of this blog will know that I can resist bringing up a Darwin Awareness Engine™ example since it is designed to address this curation need and allow you to make sense of information overload. As an example, Rob Paterson, working with PBS to help cover the immigration in the US, said , “What Darwin enables you to do is to see a pattern.

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Peoplebrowsr: How to search Twitter bio profiles

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I think there are some directories, but first, people have to know about them, and two, register. I mean, I’ve always wanted to find people in particular industries or at companies or whatevs, but maybe you don’t use Twitter that way?

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Work Trends 2021 Panel

Portals and KM

One driver of change is the need to talk with people remotely so much technology has been focused here.   As with Fernando’s example, the technology was available in those days for continuous remote connection but cost made it unavailable on scale.

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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

We’re just starting to understand the implications of software capturing some representation of our relationships with people – what technologists call our “social graph.&# Another, more obvious, example?

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

For example, if I trashtalk Widget company, a community member might point out I am a competitor and then send me to my own companies public guidelines. Pilots who fly the senior people around, can’t trashtalk them on the pilots forum.

The Messiness of Rhizomatic Learning – Words Steal My Intent

Jenny Connected

I find it ironic that people talk about their qualifications and researches and their ability to read and understand critical theory when that is not the aim of this uncourse at all. Eventually people with similar interests find each other. Did I wish to make jabs at privileged people?

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The philosophy of MOOCs

Jenny Connected

and about the different types of MOOCs – see for example. I tend to agree with Matthias Melcher that the original idea of MOOC is becoming watered down and now MOOCs seem to be all things to all people. Wow – how bizarre does that sound, but maybe people who recognize the CCK08 philosophy understand what I mean. There are currently lots of blog posts around, asking yet again ‘What is a MOOC?’ Osvaldo Rodriguez blog. George Siemens’ Elearnspace blog.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lingering Privacy Doubts Over Facebooks Beacon

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft Introduces Unified Communications Tools for Developers | Main | Social Media & Financial Services » December 01, 2007 Lingering Privacy Doubts Over Facebooks Beacon Facebook has the opportunity to lead the industry, or become an example of "what not to do", when it comes to balancing the confidentiality exepctations of its members against the desire to exploit (i.e.,

The philosophy of MOOCs

Jenny Connected

and about the different types of MOOCs – see for example. I tend to agree with Matthias Melcher that the original idea of MOOC is becoming watered down and now MOOCs seem to be all things to all people. Wow – how bizarre does that sound, but maybe people who recognize the CCK08 philosophy understand what I mean. There are currently lots of blog posts around, asking yet again ‘What is a MOOC?’ Osvaldo Rodriguez blog. George Siemens’ Elearnspace blog.

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Why chat streams are critical to live events

Nancy White

Ask great questions and have people answer in the chat room. Some people can do this while they are presenting, some need to wait until a designated Q&A time. People will support you when you ask for their help. ” Don’t assume people will automagically know this.

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Will Mobile Devices Usher in a Renaissance in Local News?

Alchemy of Change

When you click “Nearby&# on your stream of updates on your phone in Google+, you just see posts from people near you. A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.”. Want some examples?

First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

See for example, [link] ; [link] and [link] ). PhD students who are teaching in HE, teachers in schools who want to move into HE/FE, people in industry etc. an aggregator. We are looking into Google Reader for aggregating blogs and paper.li Organising a MOOC really brings home the difficulty of planning for an unspecified number of people, especially in terms of the choice of technologies.

Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

Examples of rhizomes that Jenny has in her garden are mint and ground elder – so good and bad! There was also the understanding that the activities would be those of a CCK08 type of cMOOC – aggregation, remixing, repurposing and feeding forward, and these activities were in abundance.

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Fedwiki – further thoughts

Jenny Connected

For me, as I explained in my last post, the attraction is in the mining of ideas that interest me and inform my personal practice; ideas that I can aggregate/fork into my own site to edit, amend, expand or simply store for future reference. There have also been requests for avatars to identify people, for a comments box facility, for a ‘Likes’ tag. This is a good explanation for me – so for lay people like me, couldn’t we just talk in terms of ‘copying’?

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

The next example is a good bit more involved, using the wonderful and free data cleaning tool OpenRefine to standardize the names of the countries people give when they register on the KM4Dev Ning site. Lao Peoples Democratic Republic.

Connected - SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people. What, however, would be the point, since I’d be inclined to just lock my stuff down to the people I already trust, who probably already know what I know?

Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

People are much more than machines and it is time to leave Fred Taylor behind.  For example, a study by consulting firm Blessing White found only 33 percent of North American workers engaged in their jobs. Even the best people are not successful without a sense of purpose. Without a purpose, there is only the balance sheet and politics… People become competitive, self-protective kingdom builders.”

SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people. « Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Connected Search Archives SharePoint My Sites: It ain’t just about profiles, people. What, however, would be the point, since I’d be inclined to just lock my stuff down to the people I already trust, who probably already know what I know?

harmon.ie Expands Its Social Email Offering to Include Lotus Notes

Portals and KM

These include bringing central components of SharePoint into Outlook so people can collaborate on documents within their main flow of work. to become an aggregation platform operating within the email environment, whether it is Outlook or Notes. harmon.ie

Boston E20 Notes: The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work

Portals and KM

Now the move is from app centered and now we can move to a people centered experience. Larry showed an example. Where suggestions for people to connect who are not yet connected or relevant content to someone’s current activity. He showed an architecture where business apps that provide context in which people work. Then aggregation services can collect the social data either passively or proactively.   People lists need to be consolidated.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

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Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

The way services like Yelp, eBay and Craiglist served these local information markets was to harness the power of people through investments in crowdsourcing technology. The Internet works well for services that reach millions of people in far-flung geographies.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Elsua

If you have been reading this blog for a while now, you would know how I have been involved with social networking tools since early 2000 to 2001 when I was first exposed to instances of wikis and people aggregators.

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Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

We do this by connecting the ideas to people. Here’s an example. Valdis illustrates the idea by telling the story of how Ed Morrison connected up two people that he knew from the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and Commerce Lexington, who were facing similar problems.

Corporate Community Trend: Focus on People at Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media

John Tropea - Delicious Community

About « Recent Links on Ma.gnolia Online Community Thought Leader Search » Warning : join() [ function.join ]: Invalid arguments passed in /mnt/local/home/fastwonderblog/fastwonderblog.com/wp-content/themes/k2/app/includes/info.php on line 697 "> Corporate Community Trend: Focus on People Published by Dawn on September 30, 2008 in community. The wiki is still the core part of the product, but this additional functionality shifts the focus onto people.

Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap Quote Series: Quote 4-Well, Clarise, have the lambs stopped screaming?

Evolving Web

An example of this might be Jim Collins and his team of researchers who wrote the bestseller “Good to Great”. What people neglected to realize was that other companies tried the same innovative techniques as the companies in the book, and failed.

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