Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hack: Social Architecture (a manifesto). The result is a new balance between hierarchy and community that is called social architecture. The new Organizational Change Management is called Social Architecture. Documents: SOCIAL ARCHITECTURE EBOOK.pdf.

Book Review: Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture (by Ruven Gotz)

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the past couple of weeks I have been reading Ruven Gotz's new book, Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture. Ruven and the publisher begin to set the context on the book like this: " Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture is a guide and tool set for planning and documenting the scope, navigational taxonomy, document taxonomy, metadata, page layouts and workflows for a successful SharePoint 2010 project.

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Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Today and tomorrow I will be finalizing the reference architecture document below. ???Templates??? illustrate infrastructure and act as blueprints organizations can leverage as they make decisions on IT architecture. This template provides such a reference architecture model.

Sensitive Learning Spaces: what architects can teach us

Jenny Connected

Architecture as Space, Horizon Press). I have quoted liberally from this in what follows, to show how each of the architects ‘spoke’ to me, not only about space and architecture, but also about the kinds of learning spaces I would like for my own learning.

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Collaborative Note-Taking and Research Patterns - Three Architectural Options

Michael Sampson - Currents

Faced with this challenge, most IT shops will want to get ahead of the trend by investigating the more popular note-taking apps and the architectures each uses for enabling sharing of notes among employees and teams. Because we’ve known for decades now that knowledge management initiatives only succeed if users are both contributors and consumers of information. The loosely coupled peer-to-peer knowledgebase architecture. -

Organising Knowledge » Taxonomies, Navigation and Information Architecture

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Taxonomies, Navigation and Information Architecture James Kelway has written a two-parter on how to build and test user centred taxonomies. He misses the value of conducting and information or knowledge audit as part of the taxonomy input stage. My small quibbles aside, this is a good start to a long-overdue rapprochement between information architecture and taxonomy work.

Liquid architecture of thinking networks and thinking in the network

Taming the spaces

Liquid architecture of thinking networks and thinking in the network. The book investigates the interaction between the canonical and rigid forms of a culture of information resources and networks multivocity of thought, reconstructing the paradigm of a model liquid architectures. “&# If we described liquid architecture as a symphony in space, this description should still fall short of the promise. Tags: hybrid ecology spaces liquid architecture

Lynda Moulton Lists Five Products to Reduce Information Overload

Portals and KM

 Lynda recently provided a useful post on:  Focused on Unifying Content to Reduce Information Overload.  sphere that are suddenly apparent due to their visual connections in the display architecture. Lynda Moulton is a consultant, an analyst with the Gilbane group, and runs the Boston KM Forum. I have attended it over the past several years. About a year ago we presented a prototype of the Darwin Awareness Engine there.

Creating Information Architecture at Océ in the Age of Enterprise 2.0

Portals and KM

This is the third in a series of interviews with Samuel Driessen , Information Architect at Océ , about their Enterprise 2.0 Samuel is located in the Netherlands and his responsibilities include both the information architecture for structured information in applications such as PLMS and SAP and the unstructured information in places such as email and knowledge management programs. In this post I go into more depth on their information architecture approach.

SharePoint Governance and Information Architecture Master Class - London on November 22-23, 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I can't attend myself, but if you are looking for guidance on governance and information architecture, I recommend that you learn more about their upcoming masterclass: " Most people understand that deploying SharePoint is much more than getting it installed. Similarly, if Information Architecture for SharePoint was as easy as putting together lists, libraries and metadata the right way, then why doesn’t Microsoft publish the obvious best practices?

information architecture in the public sector conference

Engineers without Fears

The 3rd Annual Information Architecture in the Public Sector Conference 2008 will be held on 23 & 24 June in Canberra and then I will be running a workshop on the Friday afternoon on "Architecting Anarchy". Beg the money from your employer or steal it from an old lady or sell crack or something. Just come. conferences

Enterprise Collaboration Architecture from Cisco that Goes Beyond Technology

Portals and KM

Conference sent me a useful white paper by one of his colleagues, Joe Moran, Transforming Collaboration through Strategy and Architecture. The paper begins with four trends that impact collaboration on an enterprise scale: borderless enterprises, workplace mobility, consumerization of IT, and information proliferation. Cisco provides a Collaboration Services Group that is not tied to Cisco products but helps clients with a vendor independent approach.

Share2010 Session: Lynn Warneke from Pearson Australia Group on "Monster Moves: How One Information Architecture Successfully Brought 8 Businesses Together"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lynn Warneke, Head of Digital Technologies at Pearson Australia Group, talked about the value of an integrative information architecture, and the value it created at Pearson. Lynn has been at Pearson for about a year, but is usually an independent SharePoint and information management consultant. Key points: The overall programme that Lynn led had 9 workstreams, but Lynn only talked about the SharePoint 2010 information architecture workstream.

information architects

Engineers without Fears

I was in Woolloomooloo last night with a bunch of Information Architects (after the Innovative Household thingo which I will talk about shortly). information architectureEric Scheid was there running things, as was Greg Dwyer. Steve Baty claims to have worked on 1500 web projects over the last 10 years - which equates to approximately one every 2.5 days - so expect him to get a couple in over Easter.

Social Media and the Enterprise: An Architectural Approach, an IASA E-Summit Sponsored by Cisco

Collaborative Thinking

Social Media and the Enterprise: An Architectural Approach, an IASA E-Summit Sponsored by Cisco. Pacific Time Click here to register Get your entire architecture team up to speed with the latest trends and issues around social media by attending this International Association of Software Architect (IASA) e-summit. Hear from practiced experts throughout the industry on collaboration architecture topics and concepts.

Coveo Customer Information Access Solutions (CIAS) Moves to Version 2.0

Portals and KM

First, there is the core search platform, Coveo Enterprise Search 6.2 , the company’s enterprise-grade information access solution, used by the likes of Lockheed Martin, GEICO and YUM!   This is truly a break through in information access.

book review: information ecology

Engineers without Fears

Tom Davenport's Information Ecology was published in 1997 and yet I've only just read it. We're trying get a handle on their information environment. Standard information architecture approaches felt inadequate to the task and I was left thinking "What we really need here is some kind of ecological approach to their information. It should be compulsory reading for all knowledge and information managers. Tags: information ecology tom davenport

Notes on "Efficient Use of SharePoint" — Sarah Heal (Information Leadership)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the second to last session of the Working in Collaborative Environments Conference here in Auckland, Sarah Heal from Information Leadership is talking about the efficient use of SharePoint. a combination of three architectures: -. business architecture. information architecture - which capabilities of SharePoint to use, and why? -. change architecture - getting away from hats and balloons.

Organising Knowledge » New Book on Tagging by Gene Smith

Green Chameleon

It’s written from the information architecture and user experience perspective, and is the first comprehensive treatment of tagging I know of.

Green Chameleon » KM is Shallow, Insular and “History”

Green Chameleon

He’s writing about three common flame-war starters in the information architecture (IA) community, the accusation that information architects are shallow dilettantes, exclusive, and already passe.

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Knowledge Sharing for Social Innovation: The Dutch Tilburg Regional Case

Making CommunitySense

A video recording of my presentation, and an interview by the School of Communication and Information with my host, Mark Aakhus , are still to follow. Two initiatives to increase regional social innovation knowledge sharing capacity are presented: the social innovation storytelling architecture and the Tilburg public library prototype KnowledgeCloud for catalyzing knowledge sharing across regional themes of interest.

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The Tilburg story of knowledge sharing for social innovation

Making CommunitySense

Last October, I gave an invited talk at the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University , USA. Storytelling Architecture. The Internet: Information Tsunami.

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/Message: The Architecture of Sociality: Building In Openness

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

/Message « Blogs Go Mainstream: Advertising Toilets | Main | Stowe Boyd » September 05, 2007 The Architecture of Sociality: Building In Openness by Stowe Boyd A lot of discussion boiling recently about openness in social applications (like the Bill Of Rights movement manifesto and supporting comments , and Brad Fitzpatricks Thoughts On The Social Graph. inherently limited to the range of concepts defined in the core Facebook architecture.

Acknowledging the Work of Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

For example, on mentioning the use of design workshops to shape the information architecture for the new intranet, an external consultant had been asked to run the sessions. Writing for HBR Online, last year Amy Gallo wrote an article entitled How to Respond When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work : There’s nothing more infuriating than someone taking credit for your work.

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Notes on “Melbourne Water Case Study: Engaging your Organisation in an Intranet Rebuild” (Rebecca Jackson)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Provides a way of giving information and providing feedback. - Ran information architecture sessions inside Melbourne Water. Rebecca from Melbourne Water talked about lessons from an intranet rebuild at her organisation. Key ideas: - Engagement is important because it’s their intranet. - Go out and talk to people about their needs and requirements. Business people often won’t know; so need to do a lot more than just ask their requirements.

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Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

An observation – there are architectures and cultures that encourage this. Serendipitous architecture. If you are looking for information about me or my company, click on the "About Full Circle" tab at the top of the site.

Green Chameleon » On Taking a Fresh Look

Green Chameleon

In fact, the whole airport has adopted the architectural metaphor of a resort. www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about On Taking a Fresh Look Here I am sitting at the international departure gate at Koh Samui airport.

Green Chameleon » Supporting Communities on the Intranet

Green Chameleon

Blog>> Letting Facets Fly

Green Chameleon

We have that problem in taxonomy and information architecture work all the time. In her novel The Four Gated City , Doris Lessing recounts a story about the Mullah Nasruddin, who bought a hawk in the marketplace, his only previous experience of birds being sparrows. When he got home, he became dissatisfied with the look of the bird, and trimmed its beak, talons and feathers. “That’s better; now you look more like a bird” he said.

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NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

Among other things, the new release includes enhanced community capabilities, architectures, and reporting functionality. Brian showed me a useful architectural diagram as he explained the various components of the offering. NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0,

Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Enterprise architecture. user experience, process, information, application, media, technology). Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program. Enterprise social networking includes a range of architectural issues (e.g.,

About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The Full Circle Philosophy To connect — connect people with ideas, information, services and other people. Nancy White – Online Social Architectures – Networks and Communities [.] # Tanya Weaver on 19 Nov 2008 at 6:28 pm I am interested in learning more about what you do. If you are looking for information about me or my company, click on the "About Full Circle" tab at the top of the site.

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Stephen is the Information and Collaboration Architect at AUT. - d) no information management policy at AUT. (e) Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting. The first session for me today is a case study from AUT University.

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Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

More accurately, we might describe this type of platform as a social network site ( Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites ). Social networking services will enable organizations to take social data within the social network site and surface that information contextually within another system (e.g., If there is a key summary point I'm trying to make it's that "architecture matters".

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Organising Knowledge>> Cross Post: Letting Facets Fly

Green Chameleon

We have that problem in taxonomy and information architecture work all the time. In her novel The Four Gated City , Doris Lessing recounts a story about the Mullah Nasruddin, who bought a hawk in the marketplace, his only previous experience of birds being sparrows. When he got home, he became dissatisfied with the look of the bird, and trimmed its beak, talons and feathers. “That’s better; now you look more like a bird” he said.

Review of Digital Workplace Trends 2013: Part Three – Selected Details

Portals and KM

In the investment section, Jane reported that, “mobile is the priority area for investment for 2013-2014, with enterprise social networking and information architecture also at the top of the list.” I think that information architecture is a top priority.

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(Intranets2011) "Change Management is Paramount" - Matthew Clarke #intranets2011 #change

Michael Sampson - Currents

by not tightly linking information architecture to navigation approaches. -. (6) In the fourth session of the day, and the final presentation before lunch at Intranets2011 , Matthew Clarke talked about the importance of change management.

Boston E20 Notes: The Post-2.0 Era: Social in the Context of My Work

Portals and KM

Here is the session description: “The widespread adoption of Facebook, the embrace of activity streams by business applications, and the success of smartphone applications have significantly changed information worker expectations since Enterprise 2.0 This is an opportunity for the IT organization to get out in front of this change and start planning how to provide social infrastructure within an enterprise architecture. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

If you’re a marketer, information about these deeply engaged customers this is absolutely critical. But here’s where the Google+ architecture really starts to shine through.

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Missing Pieces: The Activity Stream Aggregator

Collaborative Thinking

It also masks discussion of the key architectural component needed, the activity stream aggregator, which will help make the credible benefits of activity streams a reality. FriendFeed was a popular aggregator that harvested information from a variety of social sites (music, blogs, photos, status updates, etc) and expressed that information in a common format. Two design and architectural issues created a scaling challenge for FriendFeed.