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Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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applications move more deeply into the strategic operations of enterprises, a unique hybrid of social software has emerged to help businesses deal with the giant sea of customers that awaits them on the other side of the network.

Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 Why not, since it helped to justify the social network investment and because, in the future, projet management will have some community management components.

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Chart of group satisfaction by size, from Life With Alacrity E lisabet Sahtouris wrote an article in 2005 called The Biology of Business ,which began with a dubious recapitulation of Darwins model andexplanation of evolution, and then attempted to apply this model tobusiness ecosystems.

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September 17, 2007 Could You Be a Model Natural Entrepreneur? Icontinue to believe that trying to reform our existing political,economic, social and educational systems is a waste of time and energy.We 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. As models go, theyre the bestwe have. Could you be a model natural entrepreneur?

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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? There are many whobelieve corporate charters can and should be rewritten to require thepursuit and balancing of a so-called "triple bottom line" -- social andenvironmental as well as financial performance.

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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 Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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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.

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Community management Vs Socio-Collaborative management : how to make the right choice | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 " The most successful companies are those that think jointly technological change, work design and the changes in internal social relationships.”

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Below you’ll find a list of over 100 vendors (and more in the comments) of vendors that offer commodity community software. It’s somewhat relevant as Om Malik has now asked a rhetorical question if Social Network tools are just a feature of website.

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Jon Dron :: Weblog :: E-pluribus unum

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The erstwhile US motto is such a perfect fit with what we have come to recognise about the nature of the Many in social software that it seems almost criminal that I haven't used it yet in a paper or even a blog posting. in the emerging world of social software. A classic group would be supported by software such as discussion forums, mailing lists and chat rooms. A classic piece of collective software would be the recommender system or the tag cloud.

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Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

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Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise. I think it was about three years ago that I first came across the Shift Index ; I’d been reading about it in the blogosphere for a while, somewhat idly, my natural curiosity aroused; John Hagel , John Seely Brown and Lang Davison had begun to share their findings in public, and I’d found them intriguing. [Id Relationship between the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise. Skip to content. confused of calcutta.

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Virtual Canuck " Blog Archive " On Groups, Networks and Collectives

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Home About Terry Anderson Virtual Canuck Teaching and Learning in a Net-Centric World Feed on Posts comments On Groups, Networks and Collectives April 30, 2007 by Terry Anderson Jon Dron and I have been having fun developing a paper for ELearn in which we’ve been wrestling with the distinctions between three granularities of social software. Jon has defined the three granularities of Social Learning 2.0 Groups: Networks Collectives Social Learning 2.0

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Some collaboration lessons by John Chambers (Cisco) | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

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Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 " The most successful companies are those that think jointly technological change, work design and the changes in internal social relationships.” In other words, in many cases it will be hard to avoid thinking about evaluation models. Use social media. value chain social computing management balanced scorecard intranet-2.0

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How to get results through social networks | Bertrand DUPERRIN's Notepad

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Bertrand DUPERRIN’s Notepad Thoughts on management, HR, social networks…and enterprise 2.0 " The most successful companies are those that think jointly technological change, work design and the changes in internal social relationships.” The most interesting book I’ve read these last months is Driving Results Through Social Networks: How Top Organizations Leverage Networks for Performance and Growth. enterprise-social-software enterprise 2.0

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Virtual Canuck " Blog Archive " groups networks and collectives - more!

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An educational taxonomy or a model gains its pragmatic value by the extent to which it helps practitioners and online learning researchers develop, implement and assess learning contexts, environments and activities. This value is enhanced by clarity and lack of overlap and redundancy in the elements of the model. For example, blogs seem primarily designed for networks.

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BT Web 2.0 adoption case study " Inside out

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Inside out A view from deep inside the intestines of a global company Blog About My articles New BT social media case study (12/09/08) BT Web 2.0 Introducing the technology In parallel with negotiations around policy, we released some pilot social media tools quietly on the intranet.

BT Web 2.0 adoption case study « Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Inside out A view from deep inside the intestines of a global company Blog About My articles New BT social media case study (12/09/08) BT Web 2.0 Introducing the technology In parallel with negotiations around policy, we released some pilot social media tools quietly on the intranet.

A Methodology for Web 2.0 Collaboration Experiments (in Reluctant Organizations)

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Design & Create Experiments: Then, with this knowledge and some inexpensive infrastructure inplace, the organization can start launching, and encouraging, the mostpromising collaboration experiments. Instead,watch for successes, and craft stories that explain how and why they worked, in the context of your ownorganization -- these will be the models that will spawn othersuccesses. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Social Media Today - The Art and Science of Forming Successful Online Communities

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Business models for online communities? And I totally agree with that!) - [link] , to prove the point social networking is not just for the younger generations. Social Media Today - The Art and Science of Forming Successful Online Communities By Luis (tags: collaboration community) [.]

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Dustin Rivers explains how the industrial education model helped damage indigenous culture, and why the unschooling, natural in-community education model of aboriginal peoples was so much more effective. Urban designer Kate McMahon is trying to make her own neighbourhood of Melbourne ecologically sustainable. My Whereabouts: Ill be at the Northern Voice social networking conference in Vancouver on Friday & Saturday (Feb.

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Stowe Boyd: Building Social Applications at Climb to the Stars (Stephanie Booth)

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Questions to play ball with: What makes social applications social (or not) How can we make applications more social? What are the common factors in successful social applications? “Software intended to shape culture.&# Social: me first.

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What we need is experimenters.Theway to create working models that work better than the dysfunctionalones we have now, in a complex system where no one is in control and noone has the answers, is to try things. Eventually, bottom-up, it will allow us to createdecentralized community-based self-managed political, economic,educational, and social systems that actually work well, for eachcommunity. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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It began to dawn on me that Id seen this model before. Then Irealized, Id designed this model before. and I described its vision as follows: Our Vision Imagine if there was a placewhere the worlds brightest and most creative minds fromwidely diverse fields scientists, artists, businesspeople, engineers,philosophers, social andtechnological and political thought leaders -- got together physicallyandvirtually to collaboratively help each other.

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Lucky (so named by the Humane Society when they rescued him)was left behind when the family of an alcoholic and abusive man fled toa social services shelter, a "half-way house" that didnt allow dogs. The way to create working models thatwork better than the dysfunctional ones we have now, in a complexsystem where no one is in control and no one has the answers, is to trythings. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Heres whats coming up: Good Working Models of Social Networking: I mentioned last week that whats missing in Web 2.0 aregood working models, templates, forms, stories that we can use to sell the conceptand to illustrate to the unfamiliar what is possible with these tools and methods. I realize that such models and templates are verycontext-specific, but theyre still valuable, even to those who dontshare the context.

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Forthose of us who do not live in the US, the situation is hardly better.The corporate oligopolies own or control most of the industry, land andresources in most of the worlds struggling nations and many affluentnations, and anti-democratic free trade agreements subvert domesticlaws to the right of global corporate oligopolies to freedom fromregulation or restriction of trade in any signatory nation, regardlessof the social and environmental damage that right brings with it.

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How to Save the World

Lucky (so named by the Humane Society when they rescued him)was left behind when the family of an alcoholic and abusive man fled toa social services shelter, a "half-way house" that didnt allow dogs. The way to create working models thatwork better than the dysfunctional ones we have now, in a complexsystem where no one is in control and no one has the answers, is to trythings. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

It involves putting their poster (Canadianversion above) in coffee shops and other sympathetic places, with anenvelope attached full of their beautifully-designed stickersinside. Learning How to Live a Natural Life: Illbe writing more next week about Natural Enterprises and how, ideally,they fit into a model of Intentional Communities which are furthernetworked into a Natural Economy. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Thenatural choice for podcast #2 was therefore Jon Husband, author of the Wirearchy blog, which proposes that we move to (and suggests we are alreadymoving to) a new method of social organization, driven by socialnetworks and our desire to make our institutions democratic, instead ofpower and authority. Could this change in how we learn bring about achange to how we live (our social and political systems) and how wemake a living (our economic and business systems)?

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How to Save the World

Thenatural choice for podcast #2 was therefore Jon Husband, author of the Wirearchy blog, which proposes that we move to (and suggests we are alreadymoving to) a new method of social organization, driven by socialnetworks and our desire to make our institutions democratic, instead ofpower and authority. Could this change in how we learn bring about achange to how we live (our social and political systems) and how wemake a living (our economic and business systems)?

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How to Save the World

Since I developed this model, which is an extension of Dick Richards Genius model explained in his book Is Your Genius at Work , Ive used it to help a lot of people find what might be their sweet spot. I need your assistance to design these tools. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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That better way hasbeen and, I thought, would continue to be, through walking away fromcivilization (as Daniel Quinn describes it and as Bucky Fullerespoused) instead of confronting it, and Letting-Myself-Change tobecome a model, and to develop models, based on Love, Conversation and Community , of a better way to live. A model is exactly that -- an example,hopefully one that works and can be adapted by others, not acookie-cutter template that permits of no variation or evolution.

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Local Flavour Plus is an Ontario-based organization working to certify local, sustainable, cruelty-free farms and encourage major retailers to buy from them.Its a great working model, and needs to expand to enable consumers toidentify and buy direct from certified farms and press their retailersas well. Great presentation, and it contains thislovely primary design objective that Bill presented to -- George Bush : How do we love all the children of all species for all time?

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There have been weird projects hosted by the Crown Corporation that owns the 572 acre (232 ha) site, and grandiose, bafflegab plans for years to redevelop the park, which is occasionally used forspecial events (the Pope, the Rolling Stones), but which is now mostlyjust mowed and vacant.Famous architects and designers like Bruce Mau were brought in, buthave since left, and today a new chairperson was announced for theparks owner.

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Youll notice that what Korten iscalling for is precisely the model corresponding to the Natural socialworldview in the lower left of this graphic: Natural Enterprises makingup a Natural Economy operating within devolved-power, self-sufficientNatural Communities. Thatsthe way you see the solution to problems when you take the feminineNatural social worldview in the lower right of the graphic above. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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This is a Natural Economy model -- itis almost infinitely flexible and sustainable through good times andbad. Humans being avery creative and ambitious species, designed for problem-solving, wedont seem to know how to leave well enough alone. Youoffshore labour to wage-slave countries with no social or environmentalregulations. Whennatural devastation produces more social, political and economic crisesthan we could ever afford to repair or hope to cope with?

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More likely, when I retire, Ill be joining avegan IC in a warmer nation, probably one in an early stage so I canhave a hand in co-designing it, while striving for radical simplicityand zero footprint. Ifyou have been looking for a way to live lighter on the land, find acommunity of people with whom you share values and purpose, live moreresponsibly and sustainably and self-sufficiently, the IntentionalCommunity model may be for you.

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CREATIVITY model, recreate, innovate, realize 13. The worldwasnt designed with math, geography, physics etc., Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Im listening to: WHATTHE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF Blog readers want toseemore: - original research,surveys etc. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

More likely, when I retire, Ill be joining avegan IC in a warmer nation, probably one in an early stage so I canhave a hand in co-designing it, while striving for radical simplicityand zero footprint. Ifyou have been looking for a way to live lighter on the land, find acommunity of people with whom you share values and purpose, live moreresponsibly and sustainably and self-sufficiently, the IntentionalCommunity model may be for you.

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How to Save the World

The greatest critics of the formal education system -- people like Ivan Illich , John Holt, and John Taylor Gatto -- would have us believe that the designers and proponents of this compulsory system deliberately conspired to make students helpless and dependent(incompetent to make a living for themselves, and hence frightened andcompliant to the point they will put up with the drudgery of wageslavery). The process would be improvisational and evolutionary, not planned or designed.

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The greatest critics of the formal education system -- people like Ivan Illich , John Holt, and John Taylor Gatto -- would have us believe that the designers and proponents of this compulsory system deliberately conspired to make students helpless and dependent(incompetent to make a living for themselves, and hence frightened andcompliant to the point they will put up with the drudgery of wageslavery). The process would be improvisational and evolutionary, not planned or designed.

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Our solution was toinvent (usually copying models from nature) technologies that extendedour speed, agility, ability to fly, ability to stay warm, and abilityto find and hunt prey. A couple of years ago I gave up believing that top-down politicalor economic changes, or spontaneous social revolutions, will save usfrom ourselves. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies.

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What will it take before the free-market loversrealize the madness of the modern corporate model? I use another word to designate it, butit is poor enough. Other Blogging Articles · Social Networking / Blogs in Business · Communications & Virtual Presence Technologies. Im listening to: WHATTHE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF Blog readers want toseemore: - original research,surveys etc.

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