An Alternative Perspective on Group Dynamics

Jenny Connected

In my last post I discussed the hazards of group work and group think. Ironically, in an experience I had last week, I really wished for more group work. Not group think, but group commitment and group responsibility.

Unflattening: text, drawing and alternative perspectives

Jenny Connected

This week there has been a flurry of activity on the #gridsgestures hash tag on Twitter as many people have responded to Nick Sousanis ’ invitation to draw the shape of your day each day for a week, i.e. to take part in his Grids and Gestures- A Comics Making Exercise.

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Alternative: Facebook Groups App Gone – Sep 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The alternative I’ve currently found is to bookmark the hidden groups newsfeed. Dear Students, just a quick note – the Facebook Groups app for Android and iPhone will be gone Sep 1st 2017. I use the app, so I’m grumpy. But hey, we aren’t paying for it.

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Learner support in MOOCs. An alternative perspective

Jenny Connected

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. Panelists were Sandi Boga, Amy Collier and Stephen Downes. The recording of the discussion made by Stephen Downes is here . (As As an aside, I think this was the only session that was recorded during the conference– I haven’t seen anything else. The lack of recordings and ‘live-streaming’ of the keynotes etc. was a bit of a surprise).

An Alternative Approach for Social Media Analytics

Portals and KM

Here is an alternative approach. Sandeep Raut recently provided some useful guidelines for Implementing and Using Social Media Analytics. As he noted companies have started using the huge unstructured text data with social media for customer service improvements, for understanding what customers are talking about themselves or competitors, and general market awareness. Sandeep offers what he refers to as “typical steps in implementing social media analytics.”.

Alternatives to Presentations and (boring) Panels

Full Circle Associates

I’ve been spending a lot of time with my clients working on meetings talking about alternatives to presentations and panel discussions (which are rarely discussions.) I can’t quite recall who started pointing towards the “ What If.”

NING Alternatives via Stephen Downes

Nancy White

I don’t normally wholly post others blog posts, but I think spreading the word about alternatives to NING , which will be ending its free service, is a useful thing. I had collected a few more, but I’ll add them to the Alternatives to Ning GoogleDoc! Today has been an active day in the community as people consider alternatives to Ning. An Alternatives to Ning. Wes Fryer also considers alternatives.

Facebook Groups as Alternatives to Ning Sites

Online Social Networking

If, on the other hand, you’re a network creator seeking Ning alternatives, many alternative to Ning sites exist. I intend to examine a variety of Ning alternatives over the weeks and months to come. Facebook Groups as Alternatives to Ning Sites.

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Web2.0 as alternative to watching television

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm trying to compile a short presentation on how to create structure in the web2.0 chaos for people who are not web2.0 adepts. It will probably start with the recognition that web2.0 offers a personalized experience, and that you can help people to filter and aggregate and navigate. I haven't found many relevant materials, but during my search I found this video. I'm a big fan of Clay Shirky and I found another brilliant speech (roughly 15 minutes) through the boondoogle blog.

Free Alternatives to Ning

Influence

" Where does that leave those of us who need a free-for-use Ning alternative? The following were both collaboratively edited by dozens of people across the internet: Alternatives to Ning Spreadsheet. Alternatives to Ning Document. Ning , the leading free social media platform provider has recently lost not only its CEO, but also about 40 percent of its workforce. For its nearly 20 million monthly visitors, this means a rate increase.

Photos of Los Angeles 2009 - The Alternative Universe

Portals and KM

LA is an alternative universe. I was in LA for the weekend prior to FastForward 09. You can find my dining experiences at Los Angeles Dining Update – February 2009. This is a random collection of impressions. You can click on the images to enlarge them

Incredibly Dull: The Alternatives to Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Alternatives to Collaboration Perhaps we need to consider the possibility that some people simply don’t like to collaborate. What alternative approaches do they utilize to continue their high level of contribution?

A Journey In Social Media: Clearspace Alternatives

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« Here Come The Big Communities | Main | We Are Now Corporate Legit » January 10, 2008 Clearspace Alternatives I dont know if all of you know how blogs work on TypePad, but we all get a stats panel, and we can see where people are coming in. Weve continued to look at alternative environments, and -- so far -- we havent found anything that we wished we would have done instead. It is a viable alternative to Jive for on-demand online community. View an alternate.

About Hootsuite's Costly 'Freemium' Plans and Free Twitter Alternatives

Influence

In our trials, we did find it a worthwhile alternative, but ultimately stuck with Hootsuite because it is not as full-featured or easy to use. However, Twitter is the only supported social network, there is no mobile alternative, and there is no team collaboration. Recently, HootSuite, a prominent social media dashboard, introduced a new “Freemium” pricing structure, which offers basic Web services at different price points.

Tips for Chat/Talk Show hosts | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What I’m talking about is an alternative method to boring presentations.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » A bit more Joyce

Ken Carroll

To my mind he is not a generic ‘everyman’, but represents in fact, a complex alternative to it. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 About Ken Carroll « Here comes everybody What’s happening at the Economist?

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Collaborative Thinking: Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Social Networks Seem To Travel Well | Main | Getting Started With Web Conferencing » February 26, 2008 Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing Every so often, economic downturns, health-related outbreaks or acts of terrorism cause organizations to prioritize alternatives for corporate travel. There are open source alternatives as well. View an alternate.

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10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Alternatively participants could be put into small groups and find out through teamwork what the truths and lies are. An other alternative game is three truths and a lie. For the third time I was going through all my resources- files and bookmarks to find online icebreakers.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy. 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.

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Changing the Meme of Constant Growth

Networking Action

She describes how growth has become a “meme,” a core value, and she identifies diverse alternatives, from “thrivability” to “enough.” Constant growth is driving humanity off an ecological cliff, writes Dr. Sandra Waddock (Boston College). Dr. Waddock is active with … Net Dev

2014 190

Blog>> Tea, Anyone?

Green Chameleon

I love the way the internet occasionally surfaces our Alternate Others. Apparently I’m now an active member of the Tea Party movement

2011 158

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

We will begin to see examples of Federated Communities as an alternative to mass social networks in the next 12-24. Purpose. people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Steger & Dik, 2010). a.k.a.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

We will begin to see examples of Federated Communities as an alternative to mass social networks in the next 12-24. Purpose. people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Steger & Dik, 2010). a.k.a.

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

The alternative to social media campaigns and digital transformation theatrics? Image © Leigh Prather. The last few years have seen big brands make extraordinary investments in developing massive “digital transformation” and social media programs.

2017 58

E-Learning 3.0: The Human versus the Machine

Jenny Connected

Please comment on what fields, skills, talents, and education that you think are unique domains of humans like Stephen’s “kindness and compassion” and the skills, talents, and education required for the “ghost in the machine” that provides that alternative view.

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Knowledge Management the Crood way!

Chris Collison

The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

As more and more young people are looking to alternative forms of work, and more and more global business are looking to the future and to open innovation, the chances happening are already helping establish this new reality. Bastian Unterberg, Founder & CEO of Jovoto.

2016 58

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

The alternative to social media campaigns and digital transformation theatrics? Image © Leigh Prather. The last few years have seen big brands make extraordinary investments in developing massive “digital transformation” and social media programs.

2017 46

SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

The web has made an explosion of alternatives. February 16, 2010. Theme: Rethinking Ourselves (KM People) as Technology Stewards. The agenda: What brought Etienne, John and Nancy to the conversation about technology stewardship. A little bit about our respective practices.

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What’s wrong with Lessons Learned? Part 2.

Chris Collison

My favourite alternative is “Learning from Experience” Experience is much more neutral than “lessons” It can be positive experience, negative experience, our experience or someone else’s experience (more on that in part 3.).

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The Inside Scoop on the International Association of Business Communicators Conference

Partnering Resources

When alternative facts and fake news grab headlines, ethics are more important than ever. IABC took a stand earlier this year by opposing alternative facts. In June, I traveled to Washington, DC for my first International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) conference.

2017 158

The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

As more and more young people are looking to alternative forms of work, and more and more global business are looking to the future and to open innovation, the chances happening are already helping establish this new reality. Bastian Unterberg, Founder & CEO of Jovoto.

2016 46

March for Science NL: Sharing the”signs of the times”

Making CommunitySense

The deeply felt common goal was to defend the value of science as the bedrock of “The Reasonable Society” in an age where that very society is under threat from a belief in “alternative facts”, “post-truths”, and aggressive religious fanaticism aiming to literally take over the world again. Yesterday was a momentous day in the history of science.

2017 156

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

We will begin to see examples of Federated Communities as an alternative to mass social networks in the next 12-24. Purpose. people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Steger & Dik, 2010). a.k.a.

Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Purchase History or Reported Interest in Health Topics including: Allergies, Arthritis, Medicine Preferences, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Dieting, Body Shaping, Alternative Medicine, Beauty/Physical Enhancement, Disabilities, Homeopathic Remedies, Organic Focus, Orthopedics, and Senior Needs.

2018 201

‘Betweenness’ : a way of being in the world

Jenny Connected

Whilst the idea of ‘both/and’ thinking is not new, it does seem particularly relevant in this post-truth age of intolerance for ambiguity and alternative perspectives, where ‘either/or’ thinking seems to dominate.

2018 140

cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

This table to suggests how those forces alternated, more or less in chronological order.

2018 130

SharePoint for Document Collaboration - a PleaseTech Study

Michael Sampson - Currents

the reasons why people would consider using an alternative document collaboration solution. -. Most business users are involved in document creation and review, and, whilst many are satisfied with their current processes, nearly all experience issues and would consider an alternative solution. As a result, potential user adoption is a key determining factor when considering alternative solutions.

2012 137

Looming Danger: Failure of WAN SharePoint Deployments

Portals and KM

Even more destructive, disappointed users may seek alternative solutions among the new breed of free content-sharing tools available on the Web. Employees can easily use alternatives solutions like Dropbox, Google Docs, Microsoft SkyDrive, and many other smaller, less well-known options. When users cannot get their job done efficiently using the tools provided, they seek alternative methods to help them work.

2012 130

March for Science NL: Sharing the”signs of the times”

Making CommunitySense

The deeply felt common goal was to defend the value of science as the bedrock of “The Reasonable Society” in an age where that very society is under threat from a belief in “alternative facts”, “post-truths”, and aggressive religious fanaticism aiming to literally take over the world again. Yesterday was a momentous day in the history of science.

2017 100

Job #SocialMedia – Digital Marketing Co-ordinator- Sydney @p2pKirstie

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

To apply please go to seek.com.au , alternatively for “more information or a confidential conversation please contact Shannon Flynn on +61282709762 “ Monday Job. Found social media job one on Seek , just posted, 70K a year. Presuming Australians only?

2013 233

Dealing with resistance and difficulties

Mathemagenic

Provide low-text alternatives that build on Alexander’s strengths for independent exploration of new domains, practicing and self-assessment : hands on learning; making, building and experimenting; story-based communication; use of videos, visual material and infographics; games and computer programs with built-in feedback. This is something that was in drafts for a while and I hesitated about publishing it – it is personal and about difficult things.

2018 109

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

Joitske Hulsebosch

The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. There are many alternative brainstorming walls like stormboard or spiderscribe. One alternative is present.me. (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?

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