ASIA: Malaysia MOL buys Friendster

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Hardly any surprises here – I’ve covered the popularity of Friendster in Asia in my Social Media podcasts , and the sophistication of the Malaysian social network industry in blog posts: Friendster, the social network which set things off more than half a decade ago has finally been sold after several attempts in the past years. The site also got a major redesign recently with a clear focus on its new core audience in the Asia-Pacific region.

Social Media Asia: Singapore and Transport Fares

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Asia. But it’s coming… Social Media Asia: Singapore and Transport Fares is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Remember Captain Commuter – Rebecca Turner?

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Social Media Asia: Ultimate Explorers Thailand

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Asia: Ultimate Explorers Thailand is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Tags: Event Online Communities Travel asia blogs social media social networks web 2.0

Blog>> Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon (recorded 26 Nov 2008 KM Asia)

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Blog>> Business Narrative in Asia

Green Chameleon

It’s going to be a real privilege to co-facilitate this business narrative masterclass with Shawn Callahan of Anecdote , 8&9 September.

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Making sure your research doesn’t sit on the shelf: my recent experience in South Asia

Michelle Laurie

Earlier this year I joined the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (K-Hub) made up of research institutes located in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka (one in each country), as their knowledge management specialist. Getting your research into action!

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Green Chameleon » Podcast on KM Implementation in Asia

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Podcast on KM Implementation in Asia Naguib Chowdhury over at KM Talk in Malaysia has published a podcast of a conversation we had a couple of weeks ago in Kuala Lumpur about the state of KM adoption and implementation in Asia.

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Blog>> KM Asia 2010 - A Summary of Topics

Green Chameleon

Last week, I have participated in KM Asia; as usual, this has been a very interesting event with great contributions from the region and other parts of the world. Last but not least, Cory Banks reminded us to be role model knowledge workers: “ Practice what you Preach “ Find details to the speakers and the programme on the KM Asia site (check for the brochure

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Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

Joitske Hulsebosch

Erik Caldwell Johnson wrote a Capacity Development Brief on the Community Empowerment Network, a community of practice for local capacity in Central Asia.

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Blog>> Call for Case Presenters: Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference 2010

Green Chameleon

We’re now launching our first call for case studies to be shared at the conference from the Asia Pacific region (details below). Call for Case Studies: Origins – Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference Sept 6-8 2010 Singapore. Our concept was for a very practical, workshop-focused conference, designed to help Asia Pacific business people apply story approaches to boost business performance.

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Malaysia: Social Media and Facebook numbers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There’s a great article in The Star (Malaysia) by David Gibson of Inter-Asia. Note the inclusion of Friendster – very popular in Asia, whereas it’s the bullied “other&# network in the west.

What is an Enterprise Social Network? :: Blog :: Headshift | Dachis Group Asia Pacific

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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Apple hijacks eBay site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Technorati Tags: apple , asia , Australia , ebay , hijack , iphone , promo , social network. Tags: asia ebay peer2peer promo classifieds iphone apple Australia social network hijack

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Singapore Social Media: TechXav

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

sighs* we live in such a politically correct society today… Technorati Tags: asia , blogging , Online Communities , Singapore , techxav , teenagers. Tags: Australia Online Communities Singapore asia blogs social media social networks blogging techxav teenagers

Evolution: Friendster up for sale

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

According to documents obtained exclusively by TechCrunch, it looks like Morgan Stanley is shopping Friendster around in Asia , which makes sense considering almost its entire user base is located in the Asian-Pacific region. In the main document (embedded below), it says that 75 percent of its registered accounts are in Asia. and carry a number of interesting nuggets about the influence Friendster still has in the social networking sphere, even if mostly in Asia.

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Job: SEO/SEM Expert Reputation Management in social networks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Description: SEO group is seeking an SEO experienced professional willing to telecommute and assist 2 seo/sem employees, working from home in Asia. I’m not surpised the job is in Asia. Technorati Tags: asia , blogs , fixing reputation , forums , guru.com , jobs , online reputation , SEO SEM , social media , social networks , wikis. I love these peer to peer job sites like guru.com. Fix my reputation in online communities and social networks please!

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon I had the privilege of a wonderful conversation with Nancy Dixon on the sidelines of KM Asia at the end of November (thanks to Ark Group for facilitating this).

Green Chameleon » Could a CoP Become a Gang

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Could a CoP Become a Gang I have just watched an episode of “ Get Real ” on Channel News Asia where this week’s feature was on teenage gangs. It was most disturbing to hear of how easily members could sign up with a gang but how difficult and life-threatening it could be to get out.

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Blog>> Designing Conferences as a Learning Event

Green Chameleon

Last month, the Asia Pacific Division of the International Fund for Agriculture Development ( IFAD ) organised a 3-day learning event based entirely on KM principles (see the event’s social reports here ). And to a large extent so did the Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference. KM Asia this year introduced “interactive sessions&# on both days of its programme.

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From the field: tips for policy engagement

Michelle Laurie

This is part of my capacity building role in the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub. Samoan Circle Discussion on Policy Engagement with ADB, UN-Habitat, ICIMOD and MOUD (Nepal).

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Blog>> Knowledge Retention Roundtable and Knowledge Risks

Green Chameleon

Meanwhile, the Institute for Knowledge and Innovation Southeast Asia (Bangkok University) has just published the latest edition of its iKnow Magazine with some excellent articles on knowledge risks and how to address them (disclaimer: I wrote one of the less excellent ones

From the field: tips for policy engagement

Michelle Laurie

This is part of my capacity building role in the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub. Samoan Circle Discussion on Policy Engagement with ADB, UN-Habitat, ICIMOD and MOUD (Nepal).

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Cloud Sherpas Buys WaveAdept (New Zealand's Google Apps Company)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cloud Sherpas, a US-company focused on Google Apps, has purchased WaveAdept in New Zealand to use as its base for expansion in Asia Pacific: " US Google apps specialist company Cloud Sherpas has bought Wellington Google apps company WaveAdept, which will change its name to Cloud Sherpas. It will use the New Zealand company as a springboard into Asia Pacific.

Share2011 - Opening Comments

Michael Sampson - Currents

Based on the Share 2010 conference last year, The Eventful Group won "Best Asia Pacific Conference 2010" at at awards ceremony in London. This is the second annual Share conference in Australia.

A New Regional Chapter of the 2.0 Adoption Council

Michael Sampson - Currents

This regional Council is intended to allow greater networking and knowledge sharing between members who are based in the Asia Pacific region or represent major Asia Pacific-based companies. The 2.0 Adoption Council is heading to Australia and New Zealand, and the first webinar to discuss the council is being held on May 10. " The 2.0

"New York family trades urban jungle for outback adventure"

Endless Knots

Nearly eight years ago, Daughter #1, Miranda Stamps, and her husband, Jay Albany, set off on a six-month trip to Asia.

Changing the landscape…

Michelle Laurie

I look forward to working on some projects in Asia and revisiting my international development roots. Visually Planning Using a Mind Map. It’s fall in Canada and a season full of change. The leaves change colour, the temperature cools and the wind picks up!

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Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

About a year ago, I was asked if I could help make a traditional scientific symposium ( International Glaciology Symposium on High Mountain Asia ) into something different. Group cheer at Symposium on Glaciology in High Mountain, Asia.

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Australians and Asians: How Do We Make Them Collaborate?

Michael Sampson - Currents

During my talk on collaboration at Intranets 2012 in Sydney last week, one of the attendees asked this question (and it was the second time in two months that I'd heard the same question - different people, but the same two cultures): "In my firm, we are working with people in Asia. I didn't say it during my talk, but I did tell Martin over dinner that night that what I should have said to the lady who asked the question was this: "Go and live in Asia for 18 months.

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Blog>> KM Practitioner Interview Series: Praba Nair

Green Chameleon

It was during this time that I found out that Praba hadn’t abandoned KM but had been working quietly away in the Asia Pacific region. Praba Nair is Principal Consultant at KDi Asia and Resource Person for KM with the Asian Productivity Organization (APO).

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Case Study: Lync at Beca New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

using video conferencing to understand body language, and thus improve communication effectiveness / comprehension, especially with colleagues in Asia. ComputerWorld New Zealand has a case study on the benefits Microsoft Lync has brought to Beca New Zealand , an engineering consultancy. Aside from cost savings, those benefits include: - the ability to iterate faster and be more agile.

Blog>> A Storytelling Conference Fuelled by Stories

Green Chameleon

I’m very excited to be involved with Shawn Callahan and the International Storytelling Festival in organising Asia’s first storytelling conference Origins: Asia Pacific Business Narrative Conference. It will take place in Singapore, September 6-8 2010.

Cross Cultural Networks -a bigger governance challenge?

Governance in a Networked World

I've just returned from a couple of weeks in Europe, during which I was on a cruise down the Dalmation coast with a mix of nationalities from France, UK, Asia, Australia, USA etc. On my return I had to rush off to deliver 2 Knowledge Management lectures to post graduate masters classes which have an equal mix of cultures, from Asia, Middle East, India, Scandinavia and a sprinkling of native English speakers from Australia and the USA.

Blog>> Too Busy for Knowledge Sharing

Green Chameleon

Discuss it at the coffee table at KM Asia 12 We have started our knowledge sharing initiative a good three years ago with a focus on global knowledge sharing; share your knowledge with everyone around the globe (within our company, though).

Blog>> ISKO Singapore Events and Resources

Green Chameleon

August 8th-9th ISKO Singapore is supporting the Asia Pacific KM Summit which will take place in Yogyakarta and has some great speakers, including David Gurteen, Nick Milton, and our own Gopinathan R. ISKO Singapore continues to run its monthly series of events around topics in knowledge organisation and knowledge management – some nice events coming up: UPCOMING EVENTS.

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Blog>> An Arabian Experience

Green Chameleon

I imagined that running a workshop in the Middle East would be very different from running one in Asia. Earlier this month, Patrick and I travelled to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to conduct a workshop for the Islamic Development Bank. The gentleman who invited us, Naguib Chowdhury , blogged about his thoughts regarding the workshop here. Like him, I too entered into it with preconceptions about the workshop.

Blog>> Conference Season Tis Upon Us

Green Chameleon

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Speaking of Networks and Net Work

Patti Anklam

I’ve had the pleasure of working with clients in the nonprofit/NGO sector looking at the changes in networking behavior across countries in Asia Pacific. (I’m I’ve been working (sometimes at full bore, sometimes in the background) on an organizational network analysis project since the spring. I’m just sharing the final report with my clients now, so

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"New York family trades urban jungle for outback adventure"

Endless Knots

Nearly eight years ago, Daughter #1, Miranda Stamps, and her husband, Jay Albany, set off on a six-month trip to Asia. Although they were both gainfully employed in NY where they'd gone to college and met (she, Barnard, he, Columbia), they figured that this was a good time to chuck their 9-5s and have some fun before kids and grown-up responsibilities prevented exploring what might make them very happy. They chronicled their trip at the link above.

EVENT: Social Media World Forum in Singapore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Lito S German BMW Group Asia. Social Media Asia: Singapore and Transport Fares (1). I’m speaking on social media monetization at Social Media WorldForum in Singapore on September 22nd-23rd. I’m blogging about it now because the earlybird discount finishes 22 July. You can book at social media world forum.