Evony Thoughts on a Business Model and a Community

Evolving Web

The straight subscription model is the default. However, the recurring costs of a subscription model seem to annoy people as time goes on. Individual players in the game can join alliances which provide mutual support, protection and reinforcement in battle.

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The activist model of action

Chris Corrigan

I think the model of activist organizing and activity is applicable widely, not just in the fields of social change but in all kinds of change where complexity and new forms of leadership are needed. A lot of work I am doing these days centres on supporting activists.

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Australia Event: broadband and beyond CAI

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Communications Alliance Industry Conference 2009. Cost: Communications Alliance Members: $150; Non-Members: $300 (Inc GST). Delegates will discover: innovation driving future services and business models. Flickr arunmct.

Walking around it to find a problem’s shape

Learning Alliances

business models Coaching Event design Technology technology_stewardship Working together and staying in touch over more than ten years, Sean Murphy and I have tried a lot of different ways of learning together, from each other and from others.

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From Social Networking to Swarm Intelligence

The Bumble Bee

But that model falls well short in today's world full of "networks, dynamic alliances, virtual collaborations - where agility, innovation, added-value and responsiveness are king," he said. "We

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London’s civil society

Social Reporter

In such a world we don’t need a sector, an organisation or even an alliance of organisations to move forward: we only require, the spaces, platforms, networks and technology to mobilise and take action.

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Argyris and intercultural settings

Joitske Hulsebosch

Last Friday I attended a the M&O conference 'samenwerking in allianties en netwerken ' (=collaboration in alliances and networks). He stressed that model 1 behaviour is universal behaviour.

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Multipe Identities

Governance in a Networked World

I am also a member of a "co-operative" of discipline experts of which the leader is attempting to create a business model around being able to draw "pre-allianced" expertise into projects on a "as needed" basis. I've recently returned from a trip to Europe as well as my very first trip to Shanghai and the world Expo there (along with a few business meetings).

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

December 28, 2007 Looking for Working Models of Intentional Community an Intentional Community meeting-place in Colorado W ell,clearly I havent been able to articulate the argument to support myinstinctive belief that model intentional communities (MICs), to beeffective, need to be polyamorous. The idea would be to have anassociation, an alliance, of MICs, helping each other out with lessonslearned, success stories, etc. And just being a model.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

December 10, 2007 The Political and Economic Principles of Natural Intentional Community R egularreaders know that I intend to (co-)create, through experimentation,intentional (natural) communities, to serve as models for those in ourcurrent society seeking a better way to live, and for those who surviveour civilizations collapse later in this century to consider as theysearch for new ways to live in a world without social, political oreconomic structure.

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Higher Education in 2025

Jenny Connected

Rising costs and decreasing resources have led to institutions seeking new business models in a search for improved efficiency and productivity. designing new business models which focus on students and innovative teaching and learning.

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

In such a world we don’t need a sector, an organisation or even an alliance of organisations to move forward: we only require, the spaces, platforms, networks and technology to mobilise and take action.

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Technologies for a farming community in Africa

Digital Habitats

The next day we had an open space session on business models for learning communities. Cross posted from my blog at Learning Alliances.).

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Argumentation support: who cares?

GrowingPains

Despite their great potential to help structure, visualize, and reason about arguments in all their manifestations (including debates, conceptual models, and knowledge maps) , the actual use of argumentation support tools in practice has turned out to be disappointing.

Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

(Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.). A couple long quotes describes the techne-mentor concept: “In conceptualizing the media and information ecologies in the lives of University of California at Berkeley freshmen, classical adoption and diffusion models (e.g.,

A textbook case

Digital Habitats

(Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.). Kathy Milhauser graduated from one of Pepperdine’s technology programs and as Margaret Riel pointed out during the session, Pepperdine has made a very systematic effort to bust out of the sequestered classroom model.

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

In such a world we don’t need a sector, an organisation or even an alliance of organisations to move forward: we only require, the spaces, platforms, networks and technology to mobilise and take action. This is something we have to do for ourselves and our suggestion is to focus on building networks, alliances and active critical spaces. creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead.

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Update on Ageing Better Innovation – look to apps and connectors

Social Reporter

Meanwhile I’ve been hosting some online discussion with the Age Action Alliance Digital Inclusion Group. Within that model, it doesn’t really matter too much whether or not Big Lottery Fund provides an online community platform.

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Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

In this model, unless we use some really loose definitions of task and relationship then solidarity, alliance, alignment and accompaniment are not engagement. I am struck that engagement in the model is not regenerative.

OpenSocial In The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

And to be fair - developers from the consumer side of the market, need to embrace the need for robust permission models, audit, and other capabilities that are critically important to many organizations - especially if they are in regulated industries. But the symmetric friend model makes less sense within the enterprise. The asymmetric model used by Twitter, where each individual chooses people to follow, to manage their own attention. During the Enterprise 2.0

organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

An Intelligent learning extended organization (IntelLEO) constitutes a temporal alliance among different organisations (industrial, research, educational etc.) For the evolution of industry knowledge and product domains an alliance is needed across the organizational borders.

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Argumentation support: who cares?

GrowingPains

Despite their great potential to help structure, visualize, and reason about arguments in all their manifestations (including debates, conceptual models, and knowledge maps) , the actual use of argumentation support tools in practice has turned out to be disappointing. How to model the alliances of stakeholders, organizations, and policy-makers that would have an interest in contributing to/making use of the maps?

Building the Big Social Apps Store

Social Reporter

The BSN model for that is Your Square Mile, about which more later. Yesterday we had the first Open Night for Big Society Network, with more than 150 enthusiasts, sceptics and critical friends working through just what Big Society might mean in practice.

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FileMaker Offers Database Development for iPad, iPhone, and More

Portals and KM

On the business side, FileMaker has a powerful framework based on a full-featured relational database model, with integrated workflow, business logic, searching, sorting and data validation. FileMaker is a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple, Inc.

2013 151

Trends in Social Media Sales and Marketing from Webtrends Engage

Portals and KM

The speakers were Neil Lynch, Technology Manager for Alliances at ATG and Matthew Ball, Principal Consultant – Digital Marketing Optimization.   Neil presented a number of models on how to use social media with examples.

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Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

(Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.). A couple long quotes describes the techne-mentor concept: “In conceptualizing the media and information ecologies in the lives of University of California at Berkeley freshmen, classical adoption and diffusion models (e.g.,

News Updates (January 27, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

today announced an alliance focused on improving the reliability, cost-effectiveness and quality of the customer experience for telepresence and video conferencing services. Scheduled for release in mid 2010, the alliance will deliver an intelligent service provider solution that enables assured-quality managed video services over a converged network. Polycom and Juniper. Polycom and Juniper announced a partnership to improve visual collaboration tools.

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What can knowledge interventions contribute to development?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I explained my vision that in my idea the counterpart model in development (the northern expert working with a southern person for a longer period of time) has disappeared because it is not how people learn and change happens. Given my focus on south-south learning and networks (and alliances too by the way) to enhance learning for more impact on development, the interviewer was wondering 'but what's the role of the Netherlands' ?

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Lifecycle of Emergence

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Because emergence only happens through connections, Berkana has developed a four stage model that catalyzes connections as the means to achieve global level change: Name, Connect, Nourish, Illuminate (see Appendix).

Rethinking networks as passionate human clouds

Social Reporter

Ed’s doing that with a specially-formed group of developers in a way that looks set to be a model of tight-budget creative collaboration. Twitter - explained here - is proving both a tool and a model for connecting clouds of people who cluster around events and interests defined by tags.

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Sustainable Enterprises: Innovation Intervention

21st Century Organization

This information can be directly factored into an evaluation model.   External value is created simultaneously as employees interact and learn from stakeholder networks, alliance partners, and customers.

Understanding Cisco's Collaboration Strategy (Part1)

Collaborative Thinking

Formulates strategies, adjusts its own business model(s), and arrays resources to capitalize on market opportunities created by those shifts. Cisco can leverage this alliance as it attempts to influence/control its role and infrastructure solutions in the SaaS/Cloud market. The following is Part 1 of a series on today's announcement by Cisco. What is driving Cisco into the collaboration market?

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

Social is the new business model. She introduce Denise from Premier Healthcare Alliance. This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012. I am very pleased to be back again after last year.

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Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration - allcollaboration.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

By Ida Durling , Management/Executive Social networking can lead to brilliant strategic alliances for real live collaborative projects. There is an overlap between the two but in working with them it is helpful to keep the two concepts and models distinct from one another.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Slowly but surely clients are starting to understand that the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and that we should put our beautiful models to the test on the shop floor. Management Innovation eXchange. Its time to reinvent management. You can help. Search. Connect Log In.

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

While the term collaboration (and its various offshoots — collaborative leadership, community alliances, participatory problem solving, etc.) How does it differ from other models of cooperation? 16] Collaboration vs. Other Models of Cooperation Collaborative partnerships can be broadly grouped under two headings: those aimed at resolving conflicts and those designed to develop and advance shared visions for the future.[17]

2008 56

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models. Commons Learning Alliance.

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Food Security

How to Save the World

I was recently invited to an Open Space event hosted by the Bowen (Island) Agricultural Alliance (BAA!) The more practical model of permaculture will require more, not less, work than current gardening, and just as much skill and knowledge.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

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Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

What is Cisco's position on OpenAjax Alliance? What is the business model for third parties to build solutions on WebEx Connect from both a technical solution provider and an application/business solution provider? Recommendation: People should be examining Cisco's announcements this week more broadly that just a SaaS Collaboration/Web 2.0 play and/or as an update on its UC/video/telepresence efforts.

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Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There have been many thoughtful [.] # New Skills for Learning Professionals « Beyond Distance Research Alliance Blog on 20 Jul 2009 at 5:17 am [.]

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CleverWorkarounds » The facets of collaboration Part 2–Enter the matrix!

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Finally I outlined a simple mental model that I developed that I have found to be quite a useful method to look at collaboration more holistically and help with the user engagement and information architecture aspects of SharePoint governance. Mental models are a little like that too.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

> Developed and managed strategic alliances. and learning researcher George Siemens, and online facilitation and community-building expert Nancy White, on the topic of the future of conferences and [.] # Social Media Tools for Work & Learning » Your Right to Participate at Conferences – but be accountable to the conference model on 23 Jul 2009 at 2:50 pm [.]

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