Cancer Commons - another open-science initiative

Endless Knots

Comes news now of another approach being tried out in cancer that incorporates data, individualized treatment, and networking.

Recruiting OUR Board!

Hildy Gottlieb

Must have time to commit to being a board member (while we don’t know yet how much time that is, this will be a founding board, and we’ll probably chat a lot via listserv in addition to formal board meetings, so…).

Collaboration for Funders: Use the Right Tools


If you're going to do something sophisticated, like integrating your grants management system with your grantee community, be sure you have very solid management support, a healthy budget, and a very patient stakeholder group. Here are three broad approaches: Grab a free or cheap tool and get started fast. You can learn a lot, especially about the needs and behaviors of your end-user community, by taking this approach. Approach it carefully, but remember to also have fun.

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The Value of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Some approaches we are seeing to understand this value are social network analysis and systems dynamics modeling but both require an advanced understanding of the approach to effectively use.

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Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks : a conceptual framework

John Tropea - Delicious Community

data collection and a process for integrating these indicators into a meaningful account of value. The idea of this framework is to provide the foundation for an evaluation process that can integrate. Rather we view communities and networks as integral aspects of the social fabric of. They provide a simple way to integrate data across all. intertwined and integrated, how do they contribute to the cohesion and functioning of the group, and.

Full Circle Associates " Notes from the Seattle Online Community Meetup

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Pleased how they approached and levered online what we do in the offline. People already interact on listservs and email. Then how do you punctuate that Part is an organic approach.