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. Even though this is quite a scientific course, you learn new ways of looking at networks and for instance using Gephi with all its possibilities. Network analysis with Gephi. social network analysis

Ten practical tips to profitable business relationships

The Bumble Bee has previously published a number of articles on Social Networking which have addressed the Analysis perspective. As we chatted about what we both do in our respected businesses, I learned that Chris is an independent mortgage broker.

BroadVision Offers Social Engagement Analysis Consulting Service

Portals and KM

BroadVision has announced its new Clearvale Social Engagement Analysis Service. I spoke with Richard Hughes, Director of Social Strategy at BroadVision to learn more about Clearvale’s social analytics offering. I

2013 164

Who ‘We’ Are: An Existential Analysis

How to Save the World

In the hope that, in their presence, we can learn together how to be nobody-but-ourselves.

2011 77

Evaluating open learning scenarios – keynote presentation

Jenny Connected

Here are the slides and notes for the keynote presentation that Roy Williams and I gave at the E Learning Conference, FH Joanneum, in Graz, Austria, on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Surfacing, Sharing and Valuing Tacit Knowledge in Open Learning Environments from Jenny Mackness. This involved developing and running a distance learning teacher training programme, which in turn led to an ongoing interest in how learners learn in open learning environments.

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From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch

More and more trainers and facilitators use online platforms for online interaction to facilitate learning. You may adjust the learning process gradually as a result. The value of these data is in analyzing and interpreting: what we call learning analytics.

2015 200

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. I have had the privilege of working with and learning from its inventor, Verna Allee , and have internalized the mapping of value exchanges into my consulting practice.

Tips for learning that sticks

Viv Mcwaters

I believe this is true in learning too. It’s the difference between learning that sticks, and learning that ticks the boxes. I’m interested in learning that sticks, what I like to call visceral learninglearning that happens not only in your head, but in your body too. Experience first, then theory/reading/analysis. There’s a few of my ideas for visceral learning? What are your tips for sticky learning?

2012 133

The State of Social Network Analysis in Business: LINKS Workshop Report

21st Century Organization

June 7- 11 I had the good fortune of taking a deeper dive into social network analysis (SNA) at the University of Kentucky's Links Center Summer Workshop. . Patti Anklam also contributed a before and after network analysis of participants in the Facebook Groups in Business Investigation 2008.)

Further thoughts about our presentation: 10th Networked Learning Conference 2016

Jenny Connected

This week Jutta Pauschenwein and I presented a paper Visualising Structure and Agency in a MOOC using the Footprints of Emergence Framework at the 10th Networked Learning Conference in Lancaster, UK. For our work ‘structure’ means how a learning design balances openness and structure and how this balance is implemented in relation to the interactivity it enables. Like him, we believe that a holistic view is needed to understand the learning experience in MOOCs.

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Getting Lessons Learned Right! Part 1: Customers.

Chris Collison

Having spent the last few weeks exploring what’s wrong with lessons learned, it’s time to turn our attention towards the elements that contribute to successful organisational learning. Just who is customer for the learning? The question “what have we learned?”

2013 63

BBC Learning Unplugged: event report

Platform Neutral

This is a report on the BBC Learning Unplugged event in Bristol, 26 June 2009. James Richards ( BBC Learning Development ) and Myles Runham (BBC Learning) co-hosted the event with Clare Reddington ( Ished ); I designed and facilitated it with help from Jack Martin Leith.

Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

Over a decade and a half of Social Network Analysis (SNA) studies has highlighted to us just how embedded this model is within organisations, though clearly the degree of hierarchical compliance does vary significantly across industries. We have been long term advocates of J.B.

2013 130

Making invisible water governance networks visisble – the case of the Okanagan valley (by Nelson Jatel)

Net-Map Toolbox

The human dimension of water governance is often overlooked and in this study I use Social Network Analysis (SNA) to gain new insights into the characteristics of the Okanagan water governance network. Collected data was analyzed using text analysis and SNA.

2013 138

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is. Social networks, particularly those made possible through online tools, are changing how we learn and work.

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Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m long-winded on the topic of new skills for knowledge workers and learning professionals, even if I don’t quite understand what a learning professional is.

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What’s in a Role? Another relic of the industrial age?

Governance in a Networked World

Strict compliance to these job descriptions leaves no scope for learning from more experienced staff, understanding the human aspects of escalating or re-routing customer calls etc. The science of Social Network Analysis has been with us for over 80 years now.

2013 130

Ten Things I Wish I’d Learned Earlier

How to Save the World

I am capable of learning, but it seems I need to be hit over the head before I recognize a truth, and to work twice as hard as others to acquire a capacity to do something. They were passing along the myths that they’d learned. New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti.

2017 57

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

While the Internet affords connections that would have previously been unthinkable, relationships thrive on such face-to-face encounters. It is often said that an overseas trip can make or break a relationship. Many of us who travel come home with memory cards full of travel pics.

2014 130

Conference networking at Online Information 2008: report and lessons learned

Platform Neutral

This is a brief report and things we learned about the experimental ‘knowledge networking’ and ‘social reporting’ facilitation work done at Online Information 2008 , co-authored between David Wilcox and Emma Wallace and me. Lessons Learned from the experiment available for all to see).

2008 116

The Learning Layer Has Potential to Push the Envelope of Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

  Here is an interesting concept that is well articulated in a new book, The Learning Layer by Steven Flinn. The Learning Layer approach takes this personalization several steps further. We also discussed the concept of learning value that Steve raises in the book.

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Green Chameleon » Complex Learning Online

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Complex Learning Online I’ve just played BT’s Better Business Game (thanks Kim for the link). As a game it was an elegant way of pointing out that corporate social responsibility is about being able to manage different sets of stakeholder relationships, sometimes at odds with each other. So a neat learning device, not sure completely about the messages underneath.

2007 100

Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World ), with a view to learning more about the implications of this work for education. I will also mention Stephen Downes ’ work on connectivism, since this is a new learning theory which seems pertinent here.

2018 216

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0 Resources (provided by Stephen Downes for the E-Learning 3.0 The Learning Portal OER Toolkit. Cheryl Ann Hodgkinson-Williams, Henry Trotter, Journal of Learning for Development, 2018/11/22. e-learning 3.0

2018 225

Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

How to Save the World

September 27, 2007 Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do I attended a meeting yesterday of a self-managed KM group facilitated by the Conference Board of Canada. Electronic Discovery: One participant used an application ( Trampoline SONAR ) that draws real-time network visualizations of the relationships of various types of data. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

What did Confucius know about Knowledge Management?

Chris Collison

Confucius is the next in my series of famous leaders on knowledge management, although he spoke much more about learning and wisdom than knowledge itself. Rén relates to humanity, and the relationships between two people. You cannot open a book without learning something.”. “If

Green Chameleon » Chris Collison on KM and Technology

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Chris Collison on KM and Technology The guys at eClerx Services have continued their short KM video series with an interview with Chris Collison on the relationship between KM and technology.

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Green Chameleon » Communities, Professions and KM

Green Chameleon

It’s not just a very elegant analysis of the role of self-determined communities contrasted with organised hierarchies (and it is) – it also probes some questions about the “metadiscipline&# of UX which have some strong parallels with knowledge and information management.

2008 130

Green Chameleon » Social Networks and Identity Mapping

Green Chameleon

It all started with Josh Porter who has been blogging ( here and here ) on how we form networks that look like concentric circles, where trust dissipates outwards, using Ben Shneiderman’s “Circles of Relationships&# visualisation.

2007 130

Collaborative Thinking: Making Innovation Strategy Succeed

Collaborative Thinking

Some key quotes from the interview: " we set out to perform a robust test of the relationship between R&D spending and corporate success and found no statistically significant connection" "Innovation and new technology are not the same thing.

Collaborative Thinking: Analysis Of Social Networks: Telling Old Stories In New Ways

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Cross: The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations David Knoke: Social Network Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences) John P Scott: Social Network Analysis: A Handbook Martin Kilduff: Social Networks and Organizations Linton C. However, research, analysis and theories on the subject began over a century ago. He is credited with as being an early spokesperson for the structural analysis of social networks.

2008 28

Collaborative Thinking: Its All About Protecting The Member? Or, "How I Was Sold Out For 25 Cents".

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting article from Fortune - on the one hand, it is comforting I suppose to see Microsoft (as well as other sites) concerned about the confidentiality aspects of harvesting contact information and correlating relationships across sites.

2008 130

Green Chameleon » The Kingdom of Taxonomy

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Kingdom of Taxonomy Here’s a little something I put together as a visual aid to explore the relationships between taxonomies, ontologies and folksonomies.

2007 153

Workshop: Learning Communities, Etienne Wenger

John Tropea - Delicious Community

skip to main | skip to sidebar Monday, October 22, 2007 Workshop: Learning Communities, Etienne Wenger The workshop began with people sitting in groups of between 8 and 10. There are so many expressions - community of practice, learning community, discussion forum.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 About Ken Carroll « Skype, social networks and language learning Confucius meets web 2.0 » Designing conversations By looking at speech ‘beyond the level of the sentence’, discourse analysis reveals some of the conventions that underlie it. Conversational structures can frame relationship roles and status, as Deborah Tannen has argued for some time.

Collaborative Thinking: From Star Power To Network Power

Collaborative Thinking

brand, community, customer relationship), the more focused social network sites that cater to a specific audience can deliver qualitative value to a social media strategy. Sounds simple - but organizations needs to take the time to observe and learn how to interact with the audience and become a participant of sorts to avoid being perceived as a traditional marketing campaign. To learn about the area and potential ski buddies, he signed on to

2008 100

Rethinking Marketing - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Rust , Christine Moorman , and Gaurav Bhalla Because companies can now interact directly with customers, they must radically reorganize to put cultivating relationships ahead of building brands. That means making products and brands subservient to long-term customer relationships.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. Adding to Chris’s section on Strategy Understand our community’s relationship to other communities and networks in our domain. Reporting structure needs to reflect who can champion the community manager AND, more importantly, steward relationships with other parts of the organization because rarely is an organization’s community important to just one functional area. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

2008 100

Green Chameleon » On Knowing Email’s Place and an Opportunity in RSS

Green Chameleon blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about On Knowing Email’s Place and an Opportunity in RSS Matt Moore has a very elegant slideshare summarising email’s relationship to other social software tools, and in the process showing very nicely how email fits within the broader frame of the basic functions of communication, collaboration and notification.

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Social Network Dreamtime — Informal Learning Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Informal Learning Blog home archives about ← McKinsey’s Global Survey on Enterprise 2.0 My workshops in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne covered things like nodes and connectors, link density and cycle time, weak connections and strong, the breakdown of hierarchy, the impact of toxic nodes, and organizational network analysis. The insights are about relationships: people to people or point to point and in the relationships come knowledge.

2008 28

Leadership Maxims, Avoiding a CoP Mid-Life Crisis, Library Clips, Knowledge and Learning Toolkit, Ten Commandments for Business Failure

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Toolkit for Knowledge and Learning. A previous blog post featured the PDF version of Tools for Knowledge and Learning: A Guide for Development and Humanitarian Organizations. Strategy development - This competency relates to how an organization might start to look at its knowledge and learning in a strategic manner. The tools presented provide different frameworks which can be used to plan, monitor and evaluate knowledge and learning initiatives.

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

For business leaders shaping online community strategy, AI holds promise to help solve two of the biggest challenges with online communities: 1) Quantifying the value of community investment and delivering timely and actionable insight and 2) Managing large networks of relationships at scale.

2018 51

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

For that it helps to have formal models of some sort, so we can make sense of, and further enable, learning at individual, community and environmental levels. These days, OODA loops are also applied to understand commercial operations and learning processes.

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