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Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies?

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes and Justina Andonian at the Center for Marketing Research, Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently released a report on The 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau? This represents a 2% increase since last year.

A new low for Bank of America

Endless Knots

Warning: if you have a banking problem and if, like me, you are a Bank of America business customer by virtue of a corporate round-up (my original perfectly fine BayBank was bought by BankBoston -- nee Bank of Boston --. Business

Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

Net-Map Toolbox

How do the networks of black and white, male and female job-seekers differ? than unemployed participants. Louis Washington University


Engineers without Fears

americaSo it's all booked. I'm in the Qantas Lounge @ Sydney about to board my flight. Check out the Dopplr widget to the right. Or post a comment here if you want to meet up. Washington from May 9th to 11th. Chicago from May 12th to 14th. Boston from May 15th to 17th. Toronto from May 18th to 20th. Detroit from May 21st to 22nd.


Engineers without Fears

I have decided to go to the United States of America in May. americaI plan to be in Washington for this and this and then it's fair game. So far, I plan to see Nancy in Seattle, Vincent & Bruce in San Fran, Jenny & Rashid in NYC, Stan in Michigan, Jack in either Chicago or Boston. Do you want to meet? Or attend?

RARE: Portraits of America’s Endangered Species from Joel Sartore

Portals and KM

  I received a review copy of Joel Sartore's new book, RARE: Portraits of America's Endangered Specie s, and greatly appreciated it.

Watching the Growth of Walmart Across America via Flowing Data

Portals and KM

Here is a great visualization effort by the Flowing Data people. You can see how Walmart, like kudzu on the left , spread across the US South. It started in 1964 and first invaded the South. Then it passed the kudzu limits during the 1980s to spread across the rest of the country. It is a bit scary. I found this through the PSFK people.

Practical examples: 5 examples from Latin America

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Intrac Praxis Note 16 (available in English and Spanish), Brenda Bucheli and Gabriela Romo describe some of the outcomes of a workshop on communities of practice held in Mexico at the beginning of this year. The participants were from SNV , PACT and IMAC. It analyses success factors in 5 areas from getting started to incentives.

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What America has lost because Van Jones quit

Chris Corrigan

I had hoped that he would represent the best chance for real change in America, but now it’s clear to me that change will never come from Washington. Eco-Equity with Van Jones : I’ve seen Van Jones speak, I’ve worked with people who have worked with him, and I take a lot of inspiration from him.

Vote for DataMasher in Apps for America 2


Over the past month, I had the privilege of being the Forum One Project Manager for a fun, open-source web application development contest: the Apps for America 2: Challenge. We were eager to participate after successfully coming in second with our app earlier this year. Cool right? We thought so. You can help.

Collaborative Thinking: Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions

Collaborative Thinking

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Green Chameleon » Concession

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Concession A very generous concession speech from John McCain just now, asking his supporters to reach out and work with President-Elect Barack Obama to reach common ground and fix America’s problems. Hope indeed. Thank you Edgar for your post!

Shared Group Discourse Impacts on Productivity

Michael Sampson - Currents

A recent analysis at Bank of America demonstrated this dynamic for call centre agents, reinforcing the productivity-driving benefits of strong ties: Humanyze’s smart work badges contain microphones and and precision positioning technology. “We’re doing voice analysis in real time,” says CEO Ben Waber.

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‘The New World’. Fact and Truth in 2017

Jenny Connected

Some research from America and in the UK has shown that like-minded people move to live near each other. Source of image. Fact and truth.

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Smarter Search

Alchemy of Change

This article by Tim Berners-Lee on The Semantic Web in Scientific America from 2001 is a classic if you want a good overview (purchased required).

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Change Management, Etienne Wenger, Matt Moore Visits America, Auditing Lessons, What Got You Here Won't Get You There

John Tropea - Delicious Community

KM Blog of the Week America by Matt Moore I have decided to go to the United States of America in May. To which I replied, "My question for Etienne is what does he see in the coming 1-2 years for communities of practice (CoPs) - more of the same, or one or more new developments? I had 3 favorite moments during our conversation.

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The Heart of the Occupation

Alchemy of Change

America’s “professional” social change community is not driving the Occupy Movement. A Bigger Frame for Social Change.

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Behavior vs. Behaviour

Michael Sampson - Currents

The word I can’t bring myself to spell in an American way though is behaviour. Michael's Happenings

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2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

Here is more tech for this first week of the year. Teleos, I have covered this award in the past. This award always brings back memories. 

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I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…


As a road / air warrior, I get to travel a fair bit and visit not just mainland Spain, but a bunch of other countries in Europe, and North America.

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Ant’s Eye View and Badgeville Partner to Bring Gamification to the Fortune 500

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Badgeville was recently named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Promising New Companies in America and upholds an impressive enterprise client roster.

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Granny dumping

Jenny Connected

I came across this appalling phenomenon for the first time yesterday. My friend is Indian. In their introduction to the MOOC Sarah and Anne write.

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Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

By the way, in America it’s illegal to stop a staff member criticising their employer on social media, here it’s big trouble if you don’t dob in a mate doing exactly that! Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. Syria?

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Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

That would be a berak through and give to Australia as it has for America a proper dose of free market thinking. Which is mining and media.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. The principal determinant of ones class in America, andthe hermetic worldview that comes with it, is education. Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. The principal determinant of ones class in America, andthe hermetic worldview that comes with it, is education. Collaboration.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations


Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yikes!

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Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Huffington Post just sold for $315m to AOL (America Online). One way is pretty simple – sell it! The Guardian ). Comment away!

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

America the Land of the Free*. Thanks to Gary Hayes @garyphayes for his “the Revolution will be Twittervised” inspirational tweet.

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This summer, my wife and I took our two boys to visit the famous Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. Hub Controls the Spokes.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I nthe last five years, the price of gasoline in North America has roughlydoubled. Reuters Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. What happenednext? Collaboration.

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Americas Richest Women. Coming to America: the 5 Best Visa Options for Startup Entrepreneurs. Coming to America - The Startup Visa.

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There's Product Announcements and There's Creative Product Announcements - for iPad Fits into the Latter #sharepoint #ipad

Michael Sampson - Currents provides a way of integrating SharePoint documents, data, and people information into Outlook, Lotus Notes, Google, and. The team at

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

Source of image. In doing this we reduce diversity. This tendency to try to reduce diversity is not only evident in online networks. Downes writes. ‘

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Do Your Employees Endorse Your Products?

Portals and KM

However, Matt found that 49% of information workers are detractors, and only 27% were promoters, however in North America, workers are three times as likely to advocate as European workers.  Forrester found that, “advocacy correlates with work technology attitudes and behaviors in North America. Happy New Year's Eve.

Ode to Rossland

Michelle Laurie

One of the best ski hills in North America is a 3minute drive away or you can x-country ski there on the trail connecting town and the hill. Rossland, B.C. image by, Steve Hilts. I work from a home office in this beautiful mountain town in southern British Columbia. Here are 10 reasons why I love Rossland: 1. Affordable.

What you learn looking down on it all

Chris Corrigan

And I think probably the biggest personal change was a loss of the sense of the line between us and them. Being Community

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The urgency of the moment: why need matters

Chris Corrigan

Here is a section of his speech which is much more infrequently quoted: We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of Now. And there will be neither rest nor tranquility in America until the Negro is granted his citizenship rights. Internalized, that purpose drives the movement.

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TIBCO Upgrades tibbr with GEO and Other New Capabilities

Portals and KM

You filter on customers, customers in North America, government customers in North America, etc. Is About the Technology). had HTML5. 

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METEOR: Not For Broadcast #media #socialmedia #geminid

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This caught my eye and it’s all a bit odd… (part of ABC Network America). I wonder why they didn’t? . It was a meteor!