The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

What is Necessary and what is Contingent in Design for Massive Open Online Courses? However, there was one very interesting, topical and pertinent question, which was, What was the business model for the FSLT12 MOOC? It seems that many institutions think about business models in terms of how much money they can make from MOOCs and certainly Oxford Brookes is thinking of accrediting the MOOC and charging for assessment next year.

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Yi-Tan tech and business model case study

Learning Alliances

Turns out that improving on this mix is difficult, suggesting that it might be the “minimum that would work&# (to use Ward Cunningham’s phrase to describe his design goals for the first wiki). Whatever the business model of the Yi-Tan community is, it works.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. business applications).

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Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

These are all descriptions of business ecosystems. In this post, we’ll look at a few different ways organizations depict and understand their business ecosystems. The Corvallis Business Ecosystem. The Corvallis Business Ecosystem map shows the elements of the start-up ecosystem.

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A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. Read A Virtual Community Development Model.

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What are Business Ecosystems?

Partnering Resources

Business Ecosystem Model developed by Dr. James F. I recently wrote about business ecosystems, adaptability, and change leadership. This post takes us back to the basics: what are business ecosystems? Why are Business Ecosystems Important?

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

Ford used the humming, machine-like efficiency of this hub and spokes model to minimize the threat of interruption to his manufacturing processes and turn this self reliance into the pinnacle of operating efficiency for its time. But in some ways, we’re still stuck in the old model.

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Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

Making CommunitySense

His group is developing a method to let groups design scenarios of future interactions. Design explores new horizons. How can design methods address promises and pitfalls of emerging technologies? Preparing for the future.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. business applications).

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Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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Start a Content Business

Ken Carroll

How To Start a Content Business. W hat do you need to start a content business? You see, building a business around content is kind of like a three act play: A ct One : You show people how to solve a problem. But as we proceed, don’t get distracted from the three act model.

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Boston E20 Notes: Designing Social Applications

Portals and KM

I attended session - Designing Social Applications " a panel session led by David F. Here is the session description: “Part of becoming a social enterprise is understanding what makes social applications work, both for purposes of selecting commercial applications and for designing their own. What business apps are the best situations that can work in a social context?   Ellen started AppFusions from the business use case perspective.

Socialprise: The Organizational Design Revolution

Green Chameleon

While the theme of FASTforward '08 was the User Revolution, the various keynote presentations actually presented compelling evidence for an even larger revolution: fundamentally redefining business models. My true enneagram one self was emotionally jumping up and down while listening to the following thoughts: Just to give you a little context on where Seventh Generation is, after around 2000 the business was growing at about 25-30% a year. Last year the business grew 45%.

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is so similar to the blogosphere – and so good at helping information networkers do their job – it’s almost as if it were specifically designed for that purpose. about 3 weeks ago - 4 comments Third-order engagement is the cutting edge of business strategy.

Walking around it to find a problem’s shape

Learning Alliances

Experimentation is now a standard business process for market exploration and customer discovery. business models Coaching Event design Technology technology_stewardship

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“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Prior to this conference, a three-day “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop was held in which international participants from various professional backgrounds collaborated with local stakeholder organisations on 4 real-world urban cases : Urban Pioneers Zeeburgereiland (Amsterdam), Haagse Havens (The Hague), Strijp-S (Eindhoven), and Amsterdam Civic Innovator Network. Social cities: it’s not about a blueprint, but a design approach.

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Accelerating the Business Digitization Processes - McKinsey

Portals and KM

McKinsey recently issued a useful report - Accelerating the digitization of business processes. The growth of efficient online businesses has raised the expectations of customers for service and product quality.

Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

In order to work, co-production has to engage citizens, businesses and public bodies as well as community and voluntary organisations. It may put them out of business – as has happened in so many other areas.

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New Models for Creation and Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 18 2008 New Models for Creation and Collaboration Published by Nancy White at 10:26 am under collaboration I’m a Joss Whedon fan.

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New Case Studies published on Bioteams Business Games

The Bumble Bee

ISEE Systems , a leading developer of business simulation tools, have published reviews of two of the new Bioteams online/offline collaboration games developed using the ithink platform. Checkout my other articles about business games. Business Simulation

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

In order to work, co-production has to engage citizens, businesses and public bodies as well as community and voluntary organisations. It may put them out of business – as has happened in so many other areas. creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead. We have organised an event on the evening of January 10 at Newspeak House , designed to brief people interested in social tech for good on our plans.

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What's the Best Group Design for Highly-Effective Projects?

Michael Sampson - Currents

There were three publications in the seat pocket, and the March 2010 print edition of Business Life caught my attention. Of the three project team designs above, which have resulted in the most effective outcomes at your work?

Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes. Think through and list the disruptive threats to your business. Tagged: crowdsourcing , Network Thinking , Online Community , social business , social media.

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Introducing literate modeling

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

Organizational modeling has much in common with programming. If you create or ask for organizational models in any one of a number of text-based systems, you likely realize that. To that end, I've been exploring text-based modeling and simulation for the last few years. Recently I've begun to merge the ideas of literate programming and organizational modeling into what you might call literate modeling. Of course, you can document normal models extensively, too.

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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.

The Power of Pull + Social Business Edge + 140 Character Conference= ?

21st Century Organization

Change is in the Air and in Business It's spring in New York. A tide of irreversible, technology and edge driven transformation of how businesses need to operate is underway, not just in the surrounding Manhattan offices, but in every office around the globe where individuals are connected.

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

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Notes on "Social Business: Moving the Business Needle Forward" at AusLUG 2013 - Chris Crummey, IBM

Michael Sampson - Currents

IBM platform for social business - enabling "systems of engagement" solutions. We should be selling business outcomes. -. A "social business" - need to use it to attract new talent, and various other outcomes. It's integrated and seamless by design. -. Want to take the Activity Stream and turn it into a Business Stream. A social business card gives people direct access to your blogs, files, wikis, communities, etc. Like a Dropbox model, but secure."

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Clearstep Business Community : Community Engagement Models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Remember Me Search Clearstep > Online Communities > Build > Documents Clearspace Online Communities Internal Collaboration Up to Documents in Build Currently Being Moderated Community Engagement Models VERSION 1 Created on: Jul 9, 2008 10:23 PM by Barry Tallis - Last Modified: Jul 9, 2008 10:24 PMby Barry Tallis In “Groundswell”, Charline Li and Josh Bernoff, from Forrester, identify 5 different type of community engagement models.

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Business Value: Is there something missing from the business analysts' toolkit?

Governance in a Networked World

This is the title of the talk I gave last week at the Business Analyst World conference in Sydney. This conference and the IIBA are major players in progressing the discipline of 'Business Analysis', something that I have been also teaching in over recent years. The APQC identified that businesses will tend to align themselves closer to one of these dimensions, though at times may move that focus during a strategic planning cycle.

Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Deb Lavoy, Director of Product Marketing for Digital and Social Media at OpenText , about enterprise design in the 21 st century.  She began by noting that we are moving from a mechanistic model for organizations to a more human model. Further research has shown that low engagement levels have a proven negative impact on business performance.

Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes. Think through and list the disruptive threats to your business.

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Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The platform is based on an innovative engagement-marketing model in which users earn points or virtual currencies by participating in unique advertising offers that are specially engineered for targeting, relevancy and maximum conversions. business models virtual goods

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KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. How do we know what to look for in search tools, services to add into the mix, and or design elements that will make an impact? Our experienced designer frames these relevant models of social search and walks though how to think through the problems to get to a more optimal solution. You could get alerts on topics of interest for advanced business intelligence.

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Is the CIOs More Important Than CEOs in Driving Business Transformation?

Portals and KM

It is partially based on a survey of 101 North American and European respondents involved in s a business transformation project in the past three years. It also makes sense with the rising role of technology in business transformation.

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Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I was primarily focused on designing the site, rolling out new features (like one of the first peer networks in the space), and tweaking architecture. Business value in the form of answers, content, connection, expertise, & advocacy.

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Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Becoming a Social Business Client Panel

Portals and KM

Mike started with some of the challenges businesses face today: information overload, complexity and connections.    How can you anticipate and deal with the new legal issues with social business? He said there is another moment of change now around the Web for business.

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A vision with legs – that grows

Learning Alliances

To develop a business in that area, they’d have to develop deep expertise and unique knowledge of people’s experience of the technology – in order to ask disruptive questions such as, “Why not just give up on that big honkin corporate website?” Share: business models Technology

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Leading collaborative business networks - 10 rules for success

The Bumble Bee

When you are leading or facilitating any kind of collaborative business network or venture you need to know that these are very different kinds of team than you encounter inside organisations. Working with groups of independent business leaders is like herding cats - on a moonless night!

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.

Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? | Blog | design mind

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

business / technology / design Magazine Articles Video Audio Blogs Events Subscribe frog design | about | contact | privacy policy | terms of use Elektroniker Tim Leberecht Digital lifestyle at the intersection of attention, beauty, productivity, and the social web. Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? conference: “Design for the loss of control.” Li lays out how business leaders can and (must!)

Notes on BP304 Become a Social Business: Leverage User Adoption Through Gamification

Michael Sampson - Currents

Gamification - using game elements and game design techniques in non-game situations. From Fogg's behavioral model, three things need to work together - motivation, ability, and trigger.

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Highlights from Breakout Sessions and Final Keynote

Elsua

Once again, I am on the road on to another business trip. But, for now, I thought I would go ahead and leave you folks with that other article from the series of the Social Business Forum event that took place in Milan a few days ago, and which I was due one last update.

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