Using digital technology and asset mapping to tackle social isolation – without special funding

Social Reporter

However, the Slipham partnership has decided to turn the rejection into an opportunity, and develop an “austerity innovation” programme that focuses on local assets and global knowledge rather than external funding.

2014 239

Wanted: Knowledge Assets – Dead or Alive?

Chris Collison

There have been a few threads on LinkedIn KM groups on the topic of “knowledge assets” recently. For many people, they are interchangeable with the term “information assets”, but sound sexier. I think the best knowledge assets combine these perspectives.

A new initiative supporting communities to develop digital assets

Social Reporter

There’s often a big gap between those working in innovative ways in communities to develop our physical assets of land and buildings, and those with the tech skills to use public data and online systems to develop local digital assets. The UK Government is wedded to implementing a digital-by-default approach to public service delivery, and is investing significant public funds in open and big data alongside cutting-edge technological innovation.

Assets 163

How #bigsociety can liberate three types of assets, by @rsamatthew

Social Reporter

Big Society is relevant at a time of austerity because it can, potentially, help us think about releasing assets of three types: in the individual, the community, and the organisation. (I’m The Big Society is about releasing this asset by making it easier, more enjoyable and more powerful for people to engage. At the level of the community, we know that even deprived neighbourhoods have many human assets.

Assets 126

How #bigsociety can liberate three types of assets, by @rsamatthew

Social Reporter

Big Society is relevant at a time of austerity because it can, potentially, help us think about releasing assets of three types: in the individual, the community, and the organisation. (I’m The Big Society is about releasing this asset by making it easier, more enjoyable and more powerful for people to engage. At the level of the community, we know that even deprived neighbourhoods have many human assets.

Assets 100

Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards?

Social Reporter

I believe that a big deficit is the lack of a strategic approach to embedding digital technology in the range of options to support people to live more fulfilling lives.

2013 191

BIG promotes a positive approach to community building

Social Reporter

It is therefore significant that BIG is putting a lot of emphasis through its People Powered Change programme on what’s known as Asset Based Community Development. The Big Lottery Fund is the largest single funder of the community and voluntary sector (more than £1.6

Share2010 Session: Rodney Durrant from John Holland Group on "How You Can Transform SharePoint into a Strategic Asset"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Rodney Durrant from John Holland Group talked about "How You Can Transform SharePoint into a Strategic Asset: What Every Top Manager Needs to Know About Extracting Maximum Business Value from SharePoint." Rodney advocates approach (b) - business-led. Rodney is based in Brisbane, and is the Commercial Manager at John Holland, which is a change management and enablement role. Key points: Rodney doesn't like PowerPoint, so will be telling a range of stories.

Assets 114

Just thinking…

Chris Collison

I came across this helpful framework for thinking about the way we approach the packaging and sharing of knowledge. Lack of time, and lack of strategic focus are two reasons why we end up with a Just-in-Case approach to content and documents.

2015 62

Seeing the whole elephant…

Chris Collison

” are often so varied, and usually include just one or two components or approaches. AAR Behaviours Communties of Practice KM Knowledge Asset Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Leadership Learning to Fly Networks Organizational learning Peer Assist Project Management

2015 76

What lessons can KM learn from Minecraft?

Chris Collison

I’m just finishing an assignment working with one of the largest construction programmes in the UK, advising and helping them with their approach to knowledge and learning. Minecraft is a phenomenon.

2014 68

Fossils, Time Capsules, Museums and other Knowledge Retention techniques

Chris Collison

I’m putting a brief together for them which will help them to involve the workforce in prioritising topics, conduct some media-rich interviews and create a set of knowledge assets with the needs of future projects in mind. Next up is the time capsule approach.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Financial Services

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lingering Privacy Doubts Over Facebooks Beacon | Main | Social Media & Pharmaceuticals » December 04, 2007 Social Media & Financial Services An article worth reading that outlines the approach taken by two organizations: Wells Fargo entered the social media game when it launched Stagecoach Island in May 2005.

2007 100

The New Capitalism – People and the Need for New of Value Metrics

Portals and KM

He points out that this change from an industrial to a knowledge-based economy requires a new approach to management. Ironically it is partially covered under the concept of intangible assets as through people were intangibles. The rise of intangible assets as a percentage of enterprise value is partially, but not completely a part of the rise of the recognition of the value of people. In 1982 62% of enterprise value was in tangible assets and 38% in intangible assets.

2012 136

Recreating Capitalism

Governance in a Networked World

I've just listened to a facinating podcast by Jay Bragdon on his "Living Asset Stewardship" approach to business. On the surface it looks just like all of the other triple bottom line, living systems, intangible assets, green investment approaches that criticise the current industrial models we have and like to critique. anyway what was most impressive is his Living Asset Management Performance (LAMP) Index of companies he sees working by living asset stewardship.

Assets 100

Opportunities for Brands in the Collaborative Economy

Online Community Strategy

Unfreezing corporate assets, opening up IP portfolios, bringing customers in to every stage of product development, even bringing customers inside the organization for extended periods – these are all huge issues to wrestle with, there is no doubt. Open Products,IP, and Assets.

2015 77

To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Thinking “Network” means you are considering the full set of relationships among stakeholders, assets, and increasingly, artificial intelligence actors that could potentially be developed. Networked Asset Worksheet. .

2016 70

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career. In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals.

2019 46

Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

Asset allocation is optimized such that resources are jointly consumed and assets rarely stand idle.” Aren’t willing (yet) to make the investments in platforms, partnerships, open collaboration and the making corporate assets available.

2015 66

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

Based on my experience building online communities and collaborative experiences, as well as research I’ve conducted, I’m convinced that a new and comprehensive approach to online communities is the way forward. The ability, motivation and assets to work towards a common purpose over time.

2015 71

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Many Canadians have more debts than assets, i.e. a negative net worth. 9/11 has changed that, but nevertheless our approach tocoping with risks to our security that are low-probability buthigh-consequence (like hurricanes and earthquakes) is to buy insurance.But what happens when (private profit-oriented) insurance companies just stop selling insurance to those who need it ? Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

The authors of the article nail the point that Customer relationships are incredibly valuable, but may have missed an opportunity to explore the effect of the customer community as a brand asset & catalyst — the line between brand and relationship isn’t as crisp as the authors imply.

2017 58

To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Thinking “Network” means you are considering the full set of relationships among stakeholders, assets, and increasingly, artificial intelligence actors that could potentially be developed. Networked Asset Worksheet. .

2016 46

Opportunities for Brands in the Collaborative Economy

Online Community Strategy

Unfreezing corporate assets, opening up IP portfolios, bringing customers in to every stage of product development, even bringing customers inside the organization for extended periods – these are all huge issues to wrestle with, there is no doubt. Open Products,IP, and Assets.

2015 46

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product. Open Innovation Communities are one of the most valuable types of communities to build and also one of the most difficult to get right.

2016 63

10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

This is the traditional “someone at the top has said this needs to happen” approach, usually accompanied by a cascade, a change initiative, communications and engagement plan, brown-bag presentations, training programmes, mugs and mouse mats.

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

Based on my experience building online communities and collaborative experiences, as well as research I’ve conducted, I’m convinced that a new and comprehensive approach to online communities is the way forward. The ability, motivation and assets to work towards a common purpose over time.

2015 54

Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

Asset allocation is optimized such that resources are jointly consumed and assets rarely stand idle.” Aren’t willing (yet) to make the investments in platforms, partnerships, open collaboration and the making corporate assets available.

2015 46

Hyperfish – Thoughts on Collecting Expertise

Michael Sampson - Currents

The two similar items – asset registration and personal information – extend Hyperfish’s current approach of asking for information that has a demonstrably correct value.

2017 116

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product.

2016 59

My First Year as a Consultant and what 2016 Holds for Online Communities (I hope)

Online Community Strategy

Based on my experience building online communities and collaborative experiences, as well as research I’ve conducted, I’m convinced that a new and comprehensive approach to online communities is the way forward. The ability, motivation and assets to work towards a common purpose over time.

2015 54

"I Use SharePoint" - a New User Adoption Resource Site from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

In my book, User Adoption Strategies , I show a four stage approach to gaining adoption of new approaches and new ways of working. Stage 1 is "Winning Attention," with the intent being to show why a target group should be interested.

2011 180

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

The authors of the article nail the point that Customer relationships are incredibly valuable, but may have missed an opportunity to explore the effect of the customer community as a brand asset & catalyst?—?the Image © Leigh Prather.

2017 46

The Role of Brands in Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Building and hosting the network creates a business asset that is generative in value if managed properly. To be a good Community host, approach the task with the attitude that *everybody can win* instead of a zero sum game of Brand vs Customers.

Roles 86

SkillSoft Takes Learning Platform Further into Enterprise 2.0 with More Social Features

Portals and KM

It is great to see the rise of social computing providing a much richer platform for this approach. I think this is a good approach for their content focused approach. I have covered SkillSoft before as they were moving in this direction (see SkillSoft Introduces More Web 2.0

2010 164

Can you tell what it is yet?

Chris Collison

This results in a navigable, searchable, intelligently tagged and appropriately classified asset for the whole organisation, with secure access for trusted partners. People know which knowledge is strategically important, and treat it as an asset.

2011 63

My favourite things…

Chris Collison

We’ve introduced reverse brainstorming, appreciative inquiry, project retrospects, social reporting, knowledge asset creation, social network mapping, speed-consulting, peer assists – and some experimental techniques which evolve on the day.

2015 57

Open innovation reporters and a Social App Store are needed to complement local news hubs

Social Reporter

On reflection that’s rather presumptuous – so my best idea is a pretty obvious one … look at the assets and skills we have already, and open the process up to those are already bubbling with suggestions, and create some innovative solutions from there. The uncertainty around KnowHow NonProfit suggests to me the first part of a solution for the possible knowledge gap: first look at the assets you have.

2011 151

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product.

2016 46

How BIG could digitally amplify the impact of its £82 million investment tackling social isolation

Social Reporter

However, to achieve that I think the programme deserves more attention than it is getting, and the addition of an innovative approach to promote storytelling and learning. What’s needed is the national equivalent of the local approach being promoted by BIG: look at the existing communication assets and networks in the field – and not just the big organisations but the freelances and volunteers.

2014 150

Techy lunch in the City shows community spirit of corporate lawyers

Social Reporter

I think that the informal, conversational approach of techy tea parties, where people decide what they want to learn about, is an important complement to more formal training courses – and useful to people who already have some tech experience and want to explore further.

2015 173

Interactions 2012 - Sharing is Caring: A New Intranet Perspective - Janus Boye #iic12 @jboye

Michael Sampson - Currents

They put assets on display. Intranets have been like this - taking organizational assets, and controlling how they are accessed. We have a long way to go to a sharing / caring approach on the intranet. Janus Boye from Denmark is talking about sharing is caring, a new intranet perspective. Key points: - Museums have traditionally had a special role as gatekeepers. The more museums do online, the more people go to the museums. It doesn't cut down on visitor numbers.

2012 117

Why BIG’s #ageingbetter programme needs added digital innovation

Social Reporter

First in developing innovative approaches to services, and the ways people can use technology themselves to develop relationships. On the first point – innovative approaches to services – we gained some insights into the potential from a workshop Drew Mackie and I ran recently, and reported here , using a fictitious scenario. I did some preparatory work on asset mapping in the programme, and saw how meticulously the bidding and support have been organised.

2014 152