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Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

This year I''ve been drawn to the power of social network analysis. Network analysis with Gephi. social network analysis

Primer on Organization Network Dynamics & Analysis

Partnering Resources

Partnering Resources’ founder Maya Townsend contributed “Organization Network Dynamics and Analysis” to the book. How to conduct a network analysis, including defining project scope, gathering data, creating network visualizations, and analyzing data. We know that networks exist. Networks and Networking

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Can Sentiment Analysis Be Effectively Automated?

Portals and KM

Sentiment analysis is a growing component of the tools to assist in this effort. Sentiment analysis is defined by the Wikipedia as “the application of natural language processing , computational linguistics , and text analytics to identify and extract subjective information in source materials.”    

2011 38

Making the invisible visible with social network analysis

Joitske Hulsebosch

Together with Koen Faber , Josien Kapma and Niels Schuddeboom we have an informal dutch group who want to learn about social network analysis.

Instant Customer Data Analysis using Excel: worked example

The Bumble Bee

In this article I will share with you a simple 7-step plan based on a fully worked example of Customer Data Analysis using Excel. Balance.

2012 39

Social Media Analysis Site Offers Directory of Software Firms

Portals and KM

Social Media Analysis, run by Nathan Gilliatt , is a useful site covering the “business of monitoring, measuring, and understanding social media.” A description of the company and its social media analysis products and services, provided by the company itself. Here is a link to our listing in the Social Media Analysis Directory. 

Think Before You Assess: Tips for Your First Network Analysis

Partnering Resources

Jazzed about doing your first network analysis? It’s important to do no harm when conducting a network analysis. Wild Horses. Adapt.

Illuminating the Invisible: Mapping Austin’s Adolescent Health System Using Value Network Analysis

Partnering Resources

Mapping Austin’s Adolescent Health System Using Value Network Analysis. The Context: Adolescent Health in Austin. Adapt. Achieve.

Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Polls are about declared, conscious statements: Big Data is about undeclared analysis. Does Facebook do Sentiment Analysis? Sort of.

February 18th-23rd: All the Network Analysis Gurus and a Net-Map training in Tampa, Florida

Net-Map Toolbox

T’is the time of the year again. Hope to see some of you there.

Tampa 19

Boston E20 Notes: Got Numbers? Community Metrics and Analysis

Portals and KM

Community Metrics and Analysis led by Jillian Bejtlich, Community Manager, Autodesk. Will someone be doing further analysis? I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. They do happen.

2018 16

TIBCO Spotfire: Self-Service Enterprise Data Analysis with a Social Capabilities

Portals and KM

users can also: Embed Web pages, such as wikis, within a Spotfire analysis to provide access to online information that relates to the analysis.

2012 21

Rare opportunity: Learn Net-Map in the UK!

Net-Map Toolbox

How about hanging out at the beach, learning Net-Map and meeting about 1000 highly intelligent social network analysis experts of every discipline, who do everything from crazy complex quantitative stuff to anthropologically observing network development on the ground? I would love to see you there.

2015 46

Public Policy and the Idea of the Vietnamese State: The Cultural Political Economy of Domestic Water Supply

Net-Map Toolbox

Molinga Political Economy Social Network Analysis state legitimacy The state Vietnam

2015 29

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Analysis of Fake Social Media Accounts

Ant's Eyeview Blog

The number of fake or dead accounts on social media sites is not a new issue, but it is something that is important for any company that is considering a listening and analysis program for social media. Knowing that a significant portion of the social space is not what it appears to be should help drive the analysis of mentions online.

2012 12

Analysis Paralysis – or: Being clever doesn’t always help

Net-Map Toolbox

A friend of mine calls this state of affair: Analysis Paralysis. But with each step of analysis you find there is another mystery hidden behind the curtain that needs to be analyzed as well and you get more paralyzed the more you know. You don’t move forward until you have analyzed everything regarding a specific issue. musings

Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

It just emerged from its analysis. Innovation Networks Relationship InMaps LinkedIn network analysisFacebook allows that too. Tweet.

Connecting the Dots -- Social Network Analysis of 9-11 Terror Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

socialnetwork networks

How to get strategic insights from Net-Map

Net-Map Toolbox

Just a bowl of spaghetti with toys on top? What does this mean? Influential actors who can harm / support. Increasing or decreasing actor influence.

2016 21

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

Participatory social network analysis will play a crucial role in future cultural development processes. Thuringia (central Germany). Patrick S.

Who ‘We’ Are: An Existential Analysis

How to Save the World

I should stop thinking so much and just be. Except that there is no ‘ourselves’ to be colonized. Why has our culture done this to us?

Small town NetMapping: Can informal relationships be captured within institutional analysis? (guest post by Jody Harris)

Net-Map Toolbox

My PhD research in Zambia is an evaluation of an NGO program that aims in part to align and coordinate certain activities within the Ministries of Agriculture and Health for improved nutrition outcomes (both food and health being essential elements of good nutritional status, of course!). Enter NetMap.

Big Data Analysis Continues to Grow

Portals and KM

The use of Big Data continues to get headlines. At times its use is controversial but regardless, Big Data is here to stay. percent in the 2011 to 76.9

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

In social network analysis, a network often looks quite simple, when you zoom in to a certain section. These ties are less strong.

2013 37

Ten tech-enabled business trends to watch - McKinsey Quarterly - High Tech - Strategy & Analysis

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Object moved to here. case collaboration

BroadVision Offers Social Engagement Analysis Consulting Service

Portals and KM

BroadVision has announced its new Clearvale Social Engagement Analysis Service.  I always enjoy speaking with Richard.  

Organising Knowledge » Facet Analysis on Sesame Street

Green Chameleon

If kids can get this, why can’t we? Thanks to Kristof. This one resonates my KM passion. Thank for sharing. Can’t stop laughing! RSS2.0

Ethics in Social Network Analysis

Net-Map Toolbox

Interviewees should be open because they feel safe - not confused. the management) and for Peter Miller. I learned something!

The Darwin Trend Analysis Offering

Portals and KM

We now live in a complex and inter-connected world where reliance on simple explanations based on surface analysis no longer allows an organization to remain competitive. Here is a post about a new service offering at Darwin Ecosystems. For example, our client KETC, the St.   Here is how it works. This is usually requires a few weeks.

Powerful new tools for Value Network Analysis

Portals and KM

Value Network Analysis (VNA) is one of the sense-making tools that I emphasize in my book, Net Work.

Regression Analysis Tips

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

There are myriad articles and books giving advice on good regression analysis practice, not all of which is consistent. Second, David Hogg posted a link to his 55-page Data analysis recipes: Fitting a model to data , written with Jo Bovy and Dustin Lang. Part of my work involves regression analyses. Check out the discussion, too.

Who is good at qualitative network analysis?

Net-Map Toolbox

It’s hit and miss, either they get it or not… Qualitative network analysis is one of these things. And I have found that training in quantitative network analysis greatly helps in being able to detect patterns and structural issues, even if you don’t do the actual quantitative analysis. and “Why?&#

Blog>> Taxonomy: Error Cascades in Semantic Analysis

Green Chameleon

Here’s an interesting piece from the New York Times on the effort to develop intelligent machine categorisation. Most interesting is the way that early mistakes in the computer’s interpretation of content leads to mistake “avalanches&# because prior learning is used to make inferences about future learning.

Green Chameleon » Ethics and Social Network Analysis

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick Lambe on 09/01/08 at 12: 16 PM | Categories: KM Applied , Social Network Analysis | Permalink 1 Comment so far Graham Durant-Law Hi Patrick. The paper also provides a sample contract. I couldn’t agree more! I just wish a few more people would read and digest its content. I also think it has application well beyond SNA.

Cognitive Analysis for Sentiment of Project Reports – Level35 and IBM Watson

Michael Sampson - Currents

Level35 provides a cloud-based project portfolio management platform. This platform is driven by Watson Tone Analyzer Service, using it to evaluate the tone of status reports written by project managers. This helps project managers to evaluate a project’s “sentiment” and flag to stakeholders when a project may be on the verge of a crisis.

Social network analysis: how to use it for online networks using social media?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Social Network Analysis seems to be the Venn diagramming of the online world. It was always fun to do. BUT now. we are all online.

Exploratory Data Analysis

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

I've used exploratory data analysis (EDA) in my work and in my thinking about situations ever since discovering it years ago. A year or two ago, I discovered John Behrens' Principles and Procedures of Exploratory Data Analysis , which seems to contain principles and some of the common procedures. I've read a number of the books.

Social Network Analysis in the public sector

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting application of SNA re: collaboration, transparency, etc. . SAP Innovation: Social Networking at the Service of the French Public Sector | SAP Web 2.0. Once the data has been gathered, people can search for experts and discover relationships using an intuitive interface. Demonstration Site: Social Network Analyzer demo.


More Exploratory Data Analysis

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

To get a better explanation of what that means, see Andrew Gelman's A Bayesian Formulation of Exploratory Data Analysis and Goodness-of-fit Testing.I'd I missed two items in my last posting on EDA. First, there's another tool I use: J. Over time, I seem to oscillate between R and J. R has an enormous library collection.

Annotated list of social network analysis software

Net-Map Toolbox

My colleague Rick Davies has started a list of SNA software especially from the perspective of practitioners and consultants who want to use the software without spending a scholarly life of studying them first. Very interesting. With positive and negative aspects of different packages.