Is a copyrighted pdf report really a toolkit?

Social Reporter

It’s highly relevant when the Conservatives are promoting their Big Society volunteering and social enterprise approach to tackle some of the issues identified here … so let’s share good ideas and action plans based on in-depth research on three estates. BUT – the “toolkit&# is just a downloadable pdf with standard copyright, which means it is difficult to link and quote, and cannot be reworked.

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Reflecting on my TAFE Workshop Approach

Nancy White

At dinner one night just past the mid-point, my host Brad Beach and I were debriefing and he wondered if this approach was recognized or “seen” by the participants (between 20-35 people per session. First, a bit about my approach – I welcome your feedback. Phew!

BIG promotes a positive approach to community building

Social Reporter

If Government were promoting the approach you might be suspicious that it’s all part of deficit-reduction and cuts … but coming from BIG it is perhaps more credible, not least since they have a lot of successfully-funded projects to point to.

User Adoption Strategies: The Central Desktop Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Download User Adoption Strategies: The Central Desktop Approach (March 2010) (PDF, 20 pages, 0.4 Published: March 2010. This report analyzes the use and effectiveness of user adoption strategies for the Central Desktop service, among a reference group of current Central Desktop client organizations. Table of Contents. The report is 20-pages in length. The report contents includes: The Strategic Context. Central Desktop Plus Other Tools (Question 1).

User Adoption Strategies: The Central Desktop Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Download User Adoption Strategies: The Central Desktop Approach (March 2010) (PDF, 20 pages, 0.4 Published: March 2010. This report analyzes the use and effectiveness of user adoption strategies for the Central Desktop service, among a reference group of current Central Desktop client organizations. Table of Contents. The report is 20-pages in length. The report contents includes: The Strategic Context. Central Desktop Plus Other Tools (Question 1).

Enterprise 2.0 for an Enterprise of One – Part Four - Content Collecting, Assembling, and Creation – Potential New Approaches

Portals and KM

Here are some potential new school approaches to content collecting, assembling, and creation that I discussed with Gil. It also exports to Adobe PDF and HTML. This is the fourth part of a five part series on how enterprise 2.0 tools can work for an enterprise of one, myself in this case. To start the process I mapped out my business workflow.

Green Chameleon » How to Plan a KM Communications Strategy

Green Chameleon

Download the pdf version formatted for A3 size printing for easier reading! I have the same approach but in my experience 7 groups… By Tim Suoer great, such a fun United Nations group.

2007 130

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have posted it earlier as a PDF, but got the request to offer it as straight HTML. Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. How is this approach different from our traditional, internal HR-driven training approaches?

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User Adoption Philosophies: Sticks, Carrots, or Utility?

Michael Sampson - Currents

One session was called The Cardinal Rules of User Adoption ( PDF available; 38 slides). Salesforce hosts an annual conference for its customers called Dreamforce. At the Dreamforce conference in November 2009 , there were a couple of presentations on user adoption.

Insights on Adoption (March 2015)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Insights on Adoption provides updates, socializes new ideas, and shares the latest thinking and approaches for being effective with user adoption. Download Insights on Adoption (March 2015) (PDF, 6 pages, 2.7 Published March 2015. Table of Contents. – Opening Remarks. – Going Beyond Adoption 101. – The Adoption Challenge for IBM Connections. – Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications. – Let’s Work Together in 2015.

2015 122

Knowledge Sharing in Agriculture: the KS Toolkit

Nancy White

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR - Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach (pdf). Many of you know that I have been part of the creation of the KS Toolkit. Here is an article that talks about the creation of the Toolkit.

Creative Facilitation – the Book!

Viv Mcwaters

You can download a PDF version of the book here. is about exploring the impact of facilitation and facilitators on groups, the qualities that make for good facilitators and some of the underlying philosophy that underpins our approach.

2013 284

Re-Imagining Effective Work – the SAMR Model

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are four levels of potential impact: – Substitution is the first and most basic, where new technology is used to replace a current approach, but with no functional improvement.

2018 146

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media. Read More » Entrepreneurship and Internet Diplomacy in the Muslim and Arab World Sarah Hassaine in Influence 17 May 2010 When President Obama took the stage in Cairo, Egypt last year, millions tuned in to hear his approach for improved U.S.-Muslim

2007 40

RSA and Connected Communities

Nancy White

Traditional approaches to community regeneration which define communities in solely geographic terms have severe limitations. Download Connected Communities: How social networks power and sustain the Big Society (PDF, 1.5MB).

cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

As the conference approached, we published a set of instructions for participants, calling it the cRaggy gRaphics show-and-tell. Sample comments were: “It was a fun, no-pressure way to feel a bit more involved in the conference and see how other people approached the dataset.”. “I

2018 130

Open University Innovating Pedagogy Report, 2019

Jenny Connected

The report describes how a multi-disciplinary approach can be taken to learning when using location as a trigger for learning, i.e. the location can be used to apply learning from different subjects, for example, from history to mathematics. Ferguson, R., Coughlan, T., Egelandsdal, K.,

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How Teachers can Manage Student Contact on Facebook

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The PDF from Queensland College of TEachers shows their lack know digital/social media literacy around Facebook and Lists. PDF ). Are you concerned about Privacy and Facebook with students and teachers? Looking to see if Social Media Privacy can be managed?

2016 152

Mapping Our Friendships Over Time and Space: The Future of Social Network Analysis

Collaborative Thinking

That's the topic of discussion in a new paper by Shashi Shekhar and research assistant Dev Oliver, spatial data scientists at the University of Minnesota, titled Computational Modeling of Spatio-temporal Social Networks: A Time-Aggregated Graph Approach ( PDF ). Very intriguing (re: applying time/space to SNA). So much can be misinterpreted by a snapshot of relations that may be based on transitory ties within the enterprise (projects, campaigns, etc).

Case study EPA: (Net-)Mapping Your Way to Action ( by Paul Boos)

Net-Map Toolbox

Currently the pesticide producers who apply for registration send PDF documents with the contents to the EPA, somebody has to type these into a document and follow up if the initial PDF doesn’t actually fit the requirements.

2011 136

12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I found no social media elements other than the usual “social media is another broadcast channel” approach. PRETEND I CAN LINK TO A PDF EMAIL ATTACHMENT) .

2012 285

Colligo's White Paper on SharePoint Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Colligo Networks recently published a white paper, SharePoint, ECM, and Cloud Storage Adoption (PDF). From my research, this is just one part of the required approach - for a quick overview, see my Four Stage Model on the Microsoft Get The Point blog.

Blog>> IKO Conference - Conference Guide

Green Chameleon

Here is the pdf version of the full Conference Guide provided to participants. ” “Good overview of KM related topics and current trends and how to integrate these into more balanced and holistic approaches.” The guide contains the complete agenda, the speaker profiles, the content of the case study outlines, and the knowledge organisation competency framework. It was a great conference, thanks to all the speakers and participants for their wonderful participation!

2015 100

Working Across Cultures - Two Resources

Michael Sampson - Currents

A financial services institution is deploying a suite of new collaboration tools, and I was asked to structure an approach for the human side of the adoption program. One of the twists with this project is that the client is based in an Asian country, and hence there was a need to think more deeply about how national culture impacts collaboration style and the adoption approach taken. The resulting PDF was 8 pages in length, and lived up to its promise.

2013 141

RSA - Connected Communities

Delicious/choconancy/community

Traditional approaches to community regeneration which define communities in solely geographic terms have severe limitations. In this report we argue for a new approach to community regeneration, based on an understanding of the importance of social networks, such an approach has the potential to bring about significant improvements in efforts to combat isolation and to support the development of resilient and empowered communities. Connected Communities.

Nicholas Bate - You Need a "System of Organization" #productivity #effectiveness

Michael Sampson - Currents

Pinch ideas from colleagues who are good at this kind of stuff, get inspiration from a few books (start with my free pdf: Boost Your Productivity) and refine it over time. I've been using the same approach to a system of organization for four years now. In his series of Strategies for Success, Nicholas writes about the need for a system of organization : " A system of organisation, that's what. It's got to give you access to what you need, when you need it.

2012 114

100+ Tried & True Problem-Solving Tools

Partnering Resources

Ecosystem Mapping (PDF) – When faced with many options and courses of action, ecosystem mapping can help by creating a holistic picture of how an industry or system operates. Other popular tools for complex problems include Dialogue (PDF) and Mind Mapping.

2016 141

Balancing Contributions During Face-to-Face Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

They have shared their approach and findings in an academic paper: " In this paper we describe a novel interactive table designed for supporting group collaboration.

2011 156

Blog>> Knowledge Audits in Practice - Report on Global Survey

Green Chameleon

The detailed report can be found in the attached pdf. If you are in Europe in May, don’t forget to check out the Social Now Conference in Lisbon, May 10-12 – it will be packed with KM thinkers and practitioners, with some excellent masterclasses and a very practical, case-based approach. Let me thank the 150 respondents from all over who generously responded to my survey on knowledge audit perceptions and experiences.

2017 109

conVerge11 Keynote, Workshop and Reflections

Nancy White

When we do utilize community approaches, we also need to think about how we make them the best they can be. First is the Slideshare deck, and below is the PDF handout which is actually easier for reading the annotations. LEFT AND RIGHT, UP AND DOWN-Annotated PDF. Since I dumped a million ideas on everyone the day before, my approach to the workshop was full on participatory.

Innovation agency NESTA announces hyperlocal media research and funding

Social Reporter

The call document is a pdf , so I have copied some sections below (my headings). Our approach will be predominantly practical – by prototyping the next generation of hyperlocal media services with relevant user-generated content, commercial content, open data, local news, entertainment and sport and content that builds strong local communities. NESTA: Open call for strategic partners: Hyper local media (pdf).

2012 159

RSA - Connected Communities - How social networks power and sustain the Big Society

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In this report we argue for a new approach to community regeneration, based on an understanding of the importance of social networks, such an approach has the potential to bring about significant improvements in efforts to combat isolation and to support the development of resilient and empowered communities. These traditional approaches have failed to deliver on key social capital improvements such as improving trust between residents or fostering a greater sense of belonging.

2010 61

SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration: Only 21 Copies Left

Michael Sampson - Currents

This will be published as a PDF report. - The next book is Collaboration Roadmap: Enhancing Business Value through a Business- and People-Centered Approach to Collaboration Technology. After 3 printings in less than 2 years, there are only 21 physical copies of SharePoint Roadmap for Collaboration: Using SharePoint to Enhance Business Collaboration (2009) left in stock. I am not doing a fourth printing. If you want a physical copy, I recommend you order one ASAP.

2011 117

Working Across Cultures – Two Resources

Michael Sampson - Currents

A financial services institution is deploying a suite of new collaboration tools, and I was asked to structure an approach for the human side of the adoption program. One of the twists with this project is that the client is based in an Asian country, and hence there was a need to think more deeply about how national culture impacts collaboration style and the adoption approach taken. The resulting PDF was 8 pages in length, and lived up to its promise.

2013 119

Crocodoc Makes It Easier to Work with Online Documents

Portals and KM

Ryan showed me how you can take a PDF, Word, PowerPoint, or other document and place it within Crocodoc for both viewing and collaborative commenting and marking up.  Below is a comparison of a document in Crocodoc and in a PDF format. Here is a useful tool.

2011 158

SharePoint for Collaboration: Site Creation Rights

Michael Sampson - Currents

Approach to Requesting New Sites. Rationale for the Current Approach. Download SharePoint for Collaboration: Site Creation Rights (April 2010) (PDF, 26 pages, 0.6 Published January 2010. This report analyzes the governance theme of Site Creation Rights when using SharePoint for collaboration. Table of Contents. The report is 26-pages in length. The report contents includes: The Issue. The Options. Stage 1. The Request. Stage 2. The Approval. Stage 3. Actioning. The Patterns.

2010 89

SharePoint for Collaboration: Site Creation Rights

Michael Sampson - Currents

Approach to Requesting New Sites. Rationale for the Current Approach. Download SharePoint for Collaboration: Site Creation Rights (April 2010) (PDF, 26 pages, 0.6 Published January 2010. This report analyzes the governance theme of Site Creation Rights when using SharePoint for collaboration. Table of Contents. The report is 26-pages in length. The report contents includes: The Issue. The Options. Stage 1. The Request. Stage 2. The Approval. Stage 3. Actioning. The Patterns.

2010 89

Update on Ageing Better Innovation – look to apps and connectors

Social Reporter

Presentation on Digital Connectivity for Older people – pdf of slides. I’ll be chatting with Jodi to find out more about their approach. Here’s an update on my exploration into how digital innovation may help support personal well-being, and services for ageing better.

2014 203

Collaborating for Impact in Large Development Organizations

Full Circle Associates

Our objective was to determine if common patterns or dynamics exist across international development organizations that could suggest models, approaches or methods organizations could use to increase value for money when making investment decisions in support of collaboration.

2015 76

DigiLit Leicester: Projects and Activities Report

SocialTech

The project focuses on supporting secondary school teaching and teaching support staff in developing their digital literacy knowledge, skills and practice, and their effective use of digital tools, environments and approaches in their work with learners.

2014 46

DigiLit Leicester: Projects and Activities Report

SocialTech

The project focuses on supporting secondary school teaching and teaching support staff in developing their digital literacy knowledge, skills and practice, and their effective use of digital tools, environments and approaches in their work with learners.

2014 46

Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think?

e-Moderation Station

A BYOD (bring your own device) approach was chosen because the likelihood of most – if not all – learners owning smart phones or tablet computers was very high. Here’s a downloadable PDF Survey Summary for the intermediate week 2 group.

2013 109

Transition gives us the best of ingredients for networking

Social Reporter

The previous Transition Handbook ( pdf here ) took people through a 12-step process of setting up a local project – and I find groups love that sort of apparently simple approach, until they find that it isn’t a simple sequence.

2011 151