Dennis McDonald - Managing Technology - The Use of Codevelopment and Networking to Improve Professional Association Membership Services

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This is Caravelis first paragraph (thanks to The Association Renewal Blog for bringing this article to my attention) : Many association leaders worry that today’s professionals lack interest in joining organizations, and they point to the declines in some association membership levels as evidence. She questions whether improved marketing and increases in the number and type of benefits really improves the value members gain from membership.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

It seems quaint that for the first two years of TechRepublic we only cared about two numbers: uptime and membership. Integrate Community Into The Fabric of the Organization. I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career.

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Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

The Bumble Bee

Group Membership Structures. Companies may also join the network as associate members if they do not wish to join (or are ineligible to join) as full members, or are fulfilling specific bid or contract roles, or as a first step to full membership.

IBM Connect 2013: Ed Brill on Reinventing the Inbox

Portals and KM

There could be several different types of filters for this prioritization such as skills, team membership, location, or relevance to a project you are working on. IBM Docs also has integrated social features. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In his free ebook ‘ One Tribe at a Time ’ he talks about an “acceptable level of integration.”: The organizational change management approach caters for 4 different elements. Next, you can display the "membership" status: is this a light, medium or advanced member?

Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The FB group very quickly got into six figures but the number of people who had visited the BBCs official consultation site to make comments was stuck at about 5% of the FB group membership. Many communities can have social network integrations (as you mentioned with Yelp). In fact our own community platform is also developing Twitter and Facebook integration to enable social networking capabilities in communities. That is the scientific approach to this problem.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This is software you can brand and integrate tightly into your existing domain. Awareness builds these features into complete communities for companies, or customers use the Awareness API and widgets to integrate Web 2.0 approach !

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Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Even though membership is open to other cities, I still see the same members on the website now. The 'project' was adopted by the UCCI/CAMC in 2002 and the municipal councils have agreed to integrate it into their annual plans and alternate in taking the coordinating role for the communities and the website.

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Communities Manifesto

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community leadership and membership should be voluntary ; you can suggest that people join, but should not force them to. Communities need a critical mass of members; take steps to build membership. They try to control communities from the top and assign topics, leaders, and membership based on business unit, function, geography, client, market offering, or initiative. Community leadership and membership should be voluntary. Take steps to build membership.

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What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Login | Register | Membership Benefits. Jamie is Vice President of Social Media at AMP Agency , the leader in inspiring brands with integrated digital and. Be there to listen to your community, even when its members dont approach you directly, to understand what it believes it needs to be successful, and then be strong enough to take corrective action and change your roadmap to help the community achieve those milestones. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS.

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Communities Manifesto

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community leadership and membership should be voluntary ; you can suggest that people join, but should not force them to. Communities need a critical mass of members; take steps to build membership. They try to control communities from the top and assign topics, leaders, and membership based on business unit, function, geography, client, market offering, or initiative. Community leadership and membership should be voluntary. Take steps to build membership.

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Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On the other hand, if you are focussed on selling membership services a walled garden approach may be appropriate. and so is membership. Im looking forward to working together on our project about Re-inventing membership.

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Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum


The rhizomatic view of learning reflects an organic, practical approach to thinking about learning and knowledge. The term [rhizomatic learning] encapsulates a sort of fluid, transitory concept; the dense, multi-dimensional development and integration of several different sets of tools and approaches, appearing in diverse forms under separate settings, using all the multidimensional networking information technology tools, the social web, etc.”

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Introduction Since their introduction, social network sites (SNSs) such as MySpace, Facebook, Cyworld, and Bebo have attracted millions of users, many of whom have integrated these sites into their daily practices. Group formation in large social networks: Membership, growth, and evolution.

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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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Differentiating Between Social Media and Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The role of community manager or social media manager of today will be much like the role of 'webmaster' during the dotcom era: how that role has evolved is different from organization to organization, but it's changed significantly, become much more diversified and integrated across businesses (with varying degrees of maturity depending on vertical and business structure). The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners.

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All work is social. Work is conversation. | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

by Patti Anklam January 30, 2009 at 11:04 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 , Management , Talent Management , social networks , social tools Last fall, I started thinking out the various roles and approaches of social software vendors.

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Building enthusiastic, devoted communities requires a local approach (either geographically or in social space). But when social media participants universally lack the basically science and economic knowledge to integrate the two, social media as a phenomenal could take forever or tomorrow depending on the structure. Greg - [ Reply ] Hugh permalink September 12, 2009 I started a ning network as an experiment, originally intending to keep it walled for an association membership.

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Tim on Etienne (Part I: Learning in Practice)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

These assumptions translate into an integration of four components, being that of community (= social configuration that uses participation to pursue a joint enterprise), meaning (= our ability to experience our life and world as meaningful), practice (= a way of talking about shared history that can sustain mutual engagement in action) and identity (= our being and becoming situated in the context of communities).

Tomoye Ecco - Enterprise community of practice software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Our approach breaks the expertise bottleneck and does not rely on users filling in their biographical data. Tomoye Try Tomoye Ecco online | Attend an online demo | Pricing and deployment options Overview Community taxonomy Powerful questions and answers Find experts and network Videos, blogs, bookmarks, documents and more Leader and technical features SharePoint powerpack Employees learning from each other. Customers sharing new ideas and best practices.

The Second Leg Of The Social Business Stool - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Login | Register | Membership Benefits. Rigid management approaches must be replaced with a fluid approach that centers on encouragement, orchestration of social pressure, and promotion or exposure. In this environment, the leaders job is to maintain the boundaries around what is productive for the organization, monitor the gaps, encourage individuals to fill gaps, and facilitate the integration. COMMENTARY. WHITEPAPERS. SLIDESHOWS. VIDEOS. EVENTS. ABOUT.

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The AppGap " " Perspective on Designing and Managing Knowledge Work. Inside Knowledge MasterClass, Part I: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

John Tropea - Delicious Network

I use quotes around the word ‘traditional’ in the first paragraph because it’s useful to remember that knowledge management as a domain with codified principles, approaches and protocols is not very old.

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Using social technologies to aid communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home | Featured Articles | Using social technologies to aid communities Using social technologies to aid communities Two different approaches to fostering internal collaboration Technology is no longer seen as the answer to all KM problems in fact, it’s often seen as quite the opposite.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Integrity – establish, maintain, and promote core values; be fair, honest, and responsible. Do what is right – logically, financially, morally, ethically, and environmentally – with decency, integrity, and fairness. The Five Competencies Framework - The first tool in this guide explains how to apply the Five Competencies approach, and therefore serves as a starting point for readers, to help establish clear rationale and entry points for using this toolkit.

Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Closely related to that is the other factor, membership in multiple communities of practice, which became a fact of life for more and more people. 5 Multi-community membership supports, at the individual level, the development of human faculties through peer-to-peer learning, in as many domains of practice as a person choose to belong to. The shift toward multi-community membership is also the most potent booster of the innovation potential of the enterprise.

More on CoPs

John Tropea - Delicious Community

CoP usage was not integrated into the corporate procedures, and CoP performance metrics were not tied to individual performance goals. From: Katrina Pugh , Worldwide Knowledge Management Consultant, Business Strategy and Knowledge Integration, Intel Solution Services Stan, I agree with your comments - especially the regular meeting and tiers. measuring membership, participation in meetings, hits, documents shared, productivity of working groups).

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Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The community leader should know the subject, have energy for stimulating collaboration, have sufficient time to devote to leadership, and then regularly spend time increasing membership, lining up speakers, hosting calls and meetings, asking and answering questions, and posting information which is useful to the members. If so, approach its leader about expanding it to include your topic. calls for a new approach, or what the big blue calls ‘knowledge sharing’.

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

As people whom I’ve never met generate trust through their networking gifts, integrity, and skills with others, I’ve found myself wondering how I can best support them – without considering “apartness&# from myself. emergent by design Home who’s the architect?

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Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Membership is mostly voluntary and, as community members share ideas and information, they deepen their knowledge of each other as they increase their knowledge of the topic and sense of connection.

A Journey In Social Media: Avoiding The eRoom Debacle

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« Thoughts on Second Life | Main | The MacGyver Approach » August 23, 2007 Avoiding The eRoom Debacle Actually, this isnt fair to the eRoom product. Each with its own membership model -- no peeking in an eRoom where you werent invited! Were going to create some guidelines, a lightweight review process, complete with hands-on help as people approach this.

infoarch: Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We measure three general types of boundaries: organizational boundaries (strategic business unit and function memberships), spatial boundaries (office locations and inter-office distances), and social categories (gender, tenure within the firm).&# infoarch About my experiencesas an information architect Thursday, August 14, 2008 Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization I needed some time to understand this paper!

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