Designing Web-Based Communities for Professionals

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement. What’s unique about designing for a professional community?

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As we design new systems, it will be important to frame the experience in a way that values and rewards productive participation and contribution.

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models.

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. Share this: Share Facebook Email Digg Twitter StumbleUpon Reddit Print Like this: Like One blogger likes this post. The problem with the kinds of ad hoc, project-based, one off relationships Boyd described is that they leave the individual isolated without a safety net, and thus leave the project-based model of p2p collaboration open to cooptation (as free agents become a precariat) by capitalist business firms. What is Design Thinking, Really?

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Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Designing for Civil Society David Wilcox on social media, engagement, collaboration ABOUT Mainly about engagement and collaboration using social media and events, with some asides on living in London. You need a business-innovation model.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be.

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Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

After researching the links about the program, I contacted Chris Like @christopherlike , the programs designer, for a conversation over Skype. Chris describes this step of taking his design to the principal as a nervous day.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

September 17, 2007 Could You Be a Model Natural Entrepreneur? Likewise I dont believetechnologies will save us, because, as James Kunstler points out, theyare designed to enable us to continue to live the unsustainable way wedo now, a little longer. Some of these working models will be better, responsible, sustainable ways to live : Models of radical simplicity, love and generosity, let-self-change, self-sufficiency and intentional community.

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Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The research has important implications for people designing online communities intended to change or maintain a behavior, like weight watchers or online health communities, Centola said. A new network of all-star science bloggers. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

How to balance depth and breadth of learning and the curriculum has long been a concern of teachers and curriculum designers. Sea port with the Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba, by Claude Lorrain (1648). This image is used by Iain McGilchrist in his discussion of depth.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

M y book on Natural Enterprises proposes a partnership model for new enterprise formation and sustainability. Is the corporation, as a model, a hopelesscase, or can it be reformed or reinvented? Thedysfunctional model of the corporation will suffer the same fate asevery other institution and entity that has ceased to evolve, innovateand serve our collective interests. The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 25, 2007 Living a Natural Life I mentioned in a recent post that I am torn between the temptation to create Natural, Intentional Communities and NaturalEnterprises as working models that can help the survivors of ourcivilizations inevitable collapse later this century, and the temptation to just walk away, be selfish, live aradically simple lifestyle (a non -working model?),and The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Elsua

I actually copied the same model I have been cultivating and nurturing with my Twitter Lists for over the last few months.

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Are we a tribe?

Connectable Dots

I have loved the series of gatherings convened by Forum One, and for me they have always been a loose circle of respected social tools designers, subversive online community trend-steerers, researchers, and other online community specialists and practitioners.

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Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral Network and community design and facilitation; event design and facilitation. Relating technology elements to social models: It is easy to confuse the words we use for social models with technology words (e.g. which maps to a ‘forum’ (technical), while a blog (technical) doesn’t neccesarily map so well to this social model.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I need some assistance from readers to finalize a titleand subtitle, and to design the web tools that will accompany the book. Should I set up a very simple wiki orsome other tool to talk through its design? I doubt that anyonewill be able to make money developing them -- my hope is that they willserve as working models for other applications that need similarenabling processes and infrastructure. The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

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21st Century Learning: The Art of Building Virtual Communities

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

The burning question for many of us trying to establish educationalCoPs is how to design a VLC that is compelling enough that it willcompetesuccessfully for the attention of busy educators? Member Roles One model that holds merit an be found on the Learning Circuits Blog. It is titled 4L Model (Linking,Lurking, Learning, Leading) and was inspired by comments made by John SeeleyBrown in an interview with Marcia Connors for LineZine.

Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When we designed Twitter, we took a different approach—we didn’t require a relationship model like that of a social network. For bloggers, copying and pasting a few lines of code from one source looks pretty much like the line of code from another.

MirandaNet: Common ties

Community Capers

Two examples of the community’s past involvement in research can be seen in the Scoop and Interactive Whiteboard projects (our guest bloggers next week will give us an update on the latest projects and activities). Members trialed the Scoop technology (now called Think.com ) designed by Oracle, as a tool for educational communities. This goal and community model is replicated in each of the six additional MirandaNet chapters spawned about the globe.

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Social media changes the local landscape

Social Reporter

These include a groups of landscape designers and gardeners who have used free Ning social networking software to set up a non-organisation for collective marketing. These feeds could come - in part - from blogs set up by community activists on the hyperlocal model being promoted by Will Perrin. Craig writes here about the Landscape Juice Network , where professional gardeners, landscapers and designers have a site created by Philip Voice using free Ning software.

Doubts about Slow learning

Jenny Connected

blogger over the past couple of weeks (apologies to brainysmurf and Jeffrey for not responding to your comments ) – and I have written about this in the past -. …. Clark Quinn believes that we should be designing for an uncertain world – He writes: My problem with the formal models of instructional design (e.g.

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Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hes a regular blogger on the Lithosphere and previously wrote in the Analytic Science blog. Author and blogger Brian Solis , introduced another classification of social media, based on the types of conversation. Having been an academician before I crossed-over, I can definitely appreciate the need for rigor and proper design to be applied on a topic like this (especially as there can be various nuances of the term).

Blog Cases from 2005: Cesar Brea on Marketing, Analytics, and More

Portals and KM

The firm designs, implements, and optimizes multi-channel marketing programs to exploit today’s increasingly fragmented and digitally-dominated channel landscape.   As he put it, “Whether it's good or not, it might provide a model to emulate or avoid.”    Cesar advised prospective bloggers to be mindful that "publish or perish" applies to business as well as academia. 

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News Updates (February 22, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

With work underway to support other IBM ECM systems such as IBM Content Manager and Lotus Connections Files next month, SnappFiles is designed to be a single point of entry into corporate document management systems. Most recently, Microsoft unveiled plans for the Next Generation Active Directory (NGAD), a modular add-on that is built on a database and designed to add querying capabilities and performance never before possible in a directory. NewsGator for iPhone and iPad.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Small World Labs “Small World Labs provides the design, implementation, and hosting services for your online social or professional network.&#

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From Social Insights to Social Business Innovation: MIT Enterprise Forum

Portals and KM

New and powerful business models are emerging – models based on social innovation.”. There were so many individual bloggers that created a portal in 2004. Nathaniel said you can design initiatives for measurability. Last night I went to an interesting event sponsored by the MIT Enterprise Forum. It was part of their Innovation Series:  From Social Insights to Social Business Innovation.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost.

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Rex's Thought Spot: Beyond Serendipity for Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

bloggers like Bertrand Duperrin & Bill Ives , I was inspired to write something which some of the E2.0 Specifically designed environments optimally enhanced to increase the likelihood for shelled mollusks to produce "prefect" pearls.

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Community Netiquette: How to Avoid Stepping on Virtual Toes

Community Guy

There’s nothing worse than a “drop in”… a blogger, forum poster, or commenter that swings by a community, asks for help or pitches a product then disappears never to be seen again, until the next time they need something. LEGO fans for example, have had an endless debate about whether space themed models are better than castle themed models. Most of us know that in the typical online community, it’s not kosher to post blatant marketing materials.

We All Need a Shift | Sonnez en cas d'absence

John Tropea - Delicious Network

We discovered that these conversations are a totally new way to learn, to collaborate and to exchange knowledge, but most of our initiatives are still about harnessing these technologies into existing models. To do so requires design.

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4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Without awareness of our biases and preferences, how can we avoid the trap of simply designing for ourselves and excluding others? Gina from Adventures in Corporate Education Jane Bozarth – New Skills for Learning Professionals Blogger in Middle-earth: New Strategies, New Skills?

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups. Nancy White is one of many outspoken and knowledgeable bloggers who writes about building and supporting online communities.

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SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool?

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

View all | Post a job | RSS Senior Financial Analyst at Jive Software Webmaster at Jive Software Account Executive at Yelp Director, Product Management at MTV Networks Project Manager at Viget Yelp is looking for a UI Designer!

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups. Nancy White is one of many outspoken and knowledgeable bloggers who writes about building and supporting online communities.

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Aggregative or emergent identity? Rethinking Communities.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

But we also have another model that we can look at using namely that of a crew. I think there might be some comparisons between this model and the Cynefin model, but havent really had chance to explore them yet.

ID and Other Reflections: Managing Diversity through Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I’ve referenced the model here from Flat World Knowledge book on Organizational Behaviour. Hofstede’s Cultural Dimension Model. Instructional design. Instructional Design: On the road to learning. Powered by Blogger. ID and Other Reflections.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » FrenchPod is a PLS

Ken Carroll

It was designed for the individual (rather than the institution) with a focus on accessibility. Pedagogy The philosophy behind the PLS is social constructivist with elements of connectivism, cognitivism (in particular, Krashen’s input theory) humanism, the social/situational model, and communities of practice. The PLS platform is the first step along a new series of rollouts designed from the perspective of a student with multiple (probably too many to make sense of!)

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups. Nancy White is one of many outspoken and knowledgeable bloggers who writes about building and supporting online communities.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups. Nancy White is one of many outspoken and knowledgeable bloggers who writes about building and supporting online communities.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

At least one climate scientist says the jet stream, which moderates temperatures, may have been permanently disrupted, rendering the models used for long-term forecasting here on in more or less useless.

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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

ConceptShare.com - Share concept designs and allow invited workers to mark-up, comment, and give feedback. Huddle.net - Designed for collaborative work in the fields of PR, advertising, marketing, design and more. Writeboard.com - From 37signals, perfect for collaborative writing, journalists, bloggers and more. WriteMaps.com - Designed specifically for creating and sharing sitemaps amongst web teams.

Enterprise 2.0 Failure: My Story | Enterprise 2.0 Blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Community

” Here’s the mistake I made: I didn’t design the communities around people. I didn’t design it so that employees could self-select into the groups they thought matched who they were. The designations I used were the ones management used to determine pay rates, career paths, etc. They were not the designations the employees used to describe themselves. Because I designed them around labels, not around people.

Are you on the Bully watch? - networks, communities, crews

John Tropea - Delicious Community

They want to decide the social into three categories (Groups, Networks and Collectives) which could be broken into finer designations or aggregated, but I think they are distinct enough to help us sort out the hundreds of Web 2.0

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