Libraries and Collaborative Research Communities

Making CommunitySense

Ticer stands for Tilburg Innovation Centre for Electronic Resources, and is a business unit of Tilburg University’s Library and IT Services. My co-speakers were John Butler (University of Minnesota), Judith Wusteman (University College Dublin), and Gary Olson (University of California, Irvine). Already a while ago, but still worth a post: on August 5, I was an invited speaker at the Ticer Digital Libraries a la Carte 2009 summer school.

Open Plan Offices: The Increased Noise Cancels the Collaborative Benefit

Michael Sampson - Currents

A new study published by the University of Sydney calls into question the value of open plan offices yet again. The study, conducted by the University of Sydney and published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, involved analysis of 42,764 survey samples collected in 303 office buildings in the US, Finland, Australia and Canada by the Center for the Built Environment at the University of California, Berkeley since 2000. ".

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The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

Recently I listened (online) to Sian Bayne’s very engaging inaugural professorial lecture, which was live streamed from Edinburgh University. Sian is Professor of Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh, here in the UK. Open University Press.

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Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow

Nancy White

in Higher Education from Syracuse University, an MA degree in English from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dramatic Literature from the University of California at Berkeley.

Being a Part of Someone Else's "God Moment"

Michael Sampson - Currents

A couple of weeks ago I attended Lotusphere in Orlando, and then flew back to California to work with a client for a couple of days before heading home to New Zealand. While working with the client in California, I had the opportunity to be a part of God's moment for someone else. A young lady at our church spent the last semester of her three year undergraduate degree studying at a university in Canada. This happened just a few days before I was in California.

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Social Media in Intl. Dev: Sarah Blackmun

Nancy White

She was a founder, with Dr. Eskow, of the Electronic University Network, where she served as Chief Operating Officer. As a member of the World Mission Group of the Episcopal Diocese of California, and in her earlier position as information officer of the Episcopal Diocese of California (San Francisco), Blackmun established connections with Episcopal and Anglican leaders in the U.S.,

Finding The Right & "Seeding Points" In Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

New research led by Wharton marketing professors Raghuram Iyengar and Christophe Van den Bulte , working with University of Southern California preventive medicine professor Thomas W. Interesting reading. The Buzz Starts Here: Finding the First Mouth for Word-of-Mouth Marketing - Knowledge@Wharton. Valente, has found that traditional targets may not be as influential as previously thought.

Everyday Life and Learning, a lecture by Jean Lave

Jenny Connected

Jean Lave, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, was speaking at Lancaster University this week. In fact her talk ended with quite a rant against universities that demand fast output of poor quality research – which was an entertaining finish and which needless to say drew a round of applause. She gave a very densely packed intense lecture, which was filmed, but I’m not sure whether the recording will be made publicly available.

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Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

A couple long quotes describes the techne-mentor concept: “In conceptualizing the media and information ecologies in the lives of University of California at Berkeley freshmen, classical adoption and diffusion models (e.g., (Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.).

Chris Corrigan; Learning from Failure

Nancy White

Photo is mine from the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at the University of California, Davis). (Yes, I’m popping my head up after a month of heavy work and little inclination to stay at my computer as summer finally arrived in Seattle.).

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Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

in Higher Education from Syracuse University, an MA degree in English from Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dramatic Literature from the University of California at Berkeley.

Everyday Life and Learning, a lecture by Jean Lave

Jenny Connected

Jean Lave, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, was speaking at Lancaster University this week. In fact her talk ended with quite a rant against universities that demand fast output of poor quality research – which was an entertaining finish and which needless to say drew a round of applause. She gave a very densely packed intense lecture, which was filmed, but I’m not sure whether the recording will be made publicly available.

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Group Process Design Principles in Times of Turbulance

Full Circle Associates

If you have no idea where to get a purpose, you can listen to the universe (or put in the name of your favorite deity here) and do his, her, its will, which is probably a lot better informed than your will. Ready for a thinking ramble? Payoff isn’t until the end. Fair warning!

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Boston E20 Session Comments: Humans vs. Computers

Portals and KM

Recent research by Martin Hilbert (USC) and Priscilla Lopez (Open University of California) noted that all the computers in the world combined have just recently reached the processing capacity of one person. There were quite a few posts on Andrew McAfee’ s keynote at the recnet Boston Enterprise 2.0 conference where he argues that machines are getting smarter than people. Big Data' Changes Everything, It's Time to Race With the Machines #e2conf. Day 3 of Enterprise 2.0:

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Making sense of lots of data

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

Panopticon, their developer, has Visualize Multiple Data Sets & Compare Trends with Horizon Graphs , Thanks to the University of California, Berkeley, for their Sizing the Horizon: The Effects of Chart Size and Layering on the Graphical Perception of Time Series Visualizations , which led me to find them. I'm a fan of William Cleveland 's insights into what works in graphics. His ideas have spread widely; you may have seen some in Tufte's work.

Growth on the Silicon Valley Anthill: Welcome Christopher Carfi

Ant's Eyeview Blog

He is also an active contributor to ProjectVRM , based at the Berkman Center at Harvard University, which focuses on improving customer-vendor relationships and is creating tools to equip individuals with tools of both independence and engagement.

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News Updates (December 8, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

CalConnect XVII, consisting of both a regular and a Mobile CalConnect Interoperability Test Event, and a CalConnect Roundtable (Members Meeting), will be held in Irvine, California, on Monday-Friday, February 1-5, 2010, hosted by The University of California at Irvine.

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Running into a brick wall

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

When I teach information dynamics at the University of Washington (what their Information School calls system dynamics), I include material on initializing models in equilibrium. You can see more in " Local Development Policies and the Foreclosure Crisis in California: Can Local Policies Hold Back National Tides? "

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Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

Thanks to Noah Sparks, a student at Pepperdine University, for getting me to think of how ice skaters learn.). Jean Lave, Apprenticeship in critical ethnographic practice (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2011) [link].

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Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

A couple long quotes describes the techne-mentor concept: “In conceptualizing the media and information ecologies in the lives of University of California at Berkeley freshmen, classical adoption and diffusion models (e.g., (Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.).

Tech steward meet tech mentor

Learning Alliances

A couple long quotes describes the techne-mentor concept: “In conceptualizing the media and information ecologies in the lives of University of California at Berkeley freshmen, classical adoption and diffusion models (e.g.,

Why Im Excited About Lean Camp

Evolving Web

Even though everyone who comes to Lean Camp will receive a free T-Shirt and free food from two of Seattle's premier gourmet food trucks, and will enjoy spending time at the University of Washington's beautiful Center for Urban Horticulture, Lean Camp is only $50. This year in Long Beach, California, the LSSC put on a conference that explored Lean and kanban in software development. JUST LET ME LEARN!

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General Shinseki, a wargame, and the networks of hierarchy

Endless Knots

We had met as anti-Vietnam War activists in 1968 while students at Oxford University. From that informative lunch, Ancker moved us along to meet then-Brigadier General (later Lieutenant General) Mike Vane, a self-described California beach boy in his youth, and one of the conference co-chairs.

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Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration - allcollaboration.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

By Bob Sos , Retired from Union Bank of California 29 Dec 2009 | Lokesh Datta This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0

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Explosive Percolation in Random Networks -- Achlioptas et al. 323 (5920): 1453 -- Science

John Tropea - Delicious Network

1 Department of Computer Science, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA. 2 Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA. 4 Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA. * Jump to: Page Content , Section Navigation , Site Navigation , Site Search , Account Information , or Site Tools. Note to users.

Doctor Love | Fast Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This hormone, produced daily by your brain and mine, is the reason Im on my back, trying to remain perfectly still inside a magnetic-resonance-imaging machine secreted in the basement of a cheerless building at the California Institute of Technology.

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'Flocking' behavior lands on social networking sites - USATODAY.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Those of us who study social networks believe they matter — that things do spread along social networks," says Claude Fischer, a sociology professor at the University of California-Berkeley. Social networking sites have brought social networks into peoples consciousness," says Barry Wellman , a sociologist at the University of Toronto in Canada who started analyzing social networks in the 1960s and has expanded his studies to online.

My TEDxBoston 2010 Session Notes: Part One

Portals and KM

  Boston is number one on many innovation measures: more investment per capita, more VC firms per capita, more universities per capita, etc. than anywhere, even California. I was pleased to be invited to today's TEDxBoston. I have heard a lot about TED (Technology, Entertainment, design) but not attended before. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.

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How Toyota and Linux Keep Collaboration Simple - HBS Working Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

How Toyota and Linux Keep Collaboration Simple 8/1/2005 The Toyota and Linux communities illustrate time-tested techniques for collaboration under pressure: Share knowledge widely, frequently, and in small increments, and use universally available tools to do it. This collaboration also relies on two infrastructure components: a shared pool of knowledge and universally available tools for moving knowledge around.

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Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Brene Brown, Professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, specializes in social connection. A brain imaging study led by Ethan Kross at the University of Michigan suggests that the same parts of the brain are activated during social rejection as during physical pain. Emma Seppala, Ph.D , is Associate Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.

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About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Prometheus Group , Istanbul, Turkey Public Relations Society of America, Seattle Chapter Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC Swedish Hospital and Medical Center Ultraversity UN University University of Washington Human Services Policy Center University of Washington School of Dentistry VERDICT (a research project of the VA) Washington State Department of Health Washington State Department of Social and Health Services The World Bank Share and Enjoy: This page has the following sub pages.

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About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Prometheus Group , Istanbul, Turkey Public Relations Society of America, Seattle Chapter Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC Swedish Hospital and Medical Center Ultraversity UN University University of Washington Human Services Policy Center University of Washington School of Dentistry VERDICT (a research project of the VA) Washington State Department of Health Washington State Department of Social and Health Services The World Bank Share and Enjoy: This page has the following sub pages.

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Behavior change strategy cards (from Artefact)

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. California. Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg Working Paper 2/2011. Working Paper, University of California, Berkeley. Behavior. change. strategy. cards Artefactgroup.com The cards in this deck will help. you generate concepts aimed at. changing people’s behaviors. The cards can be used for both. individual and group brainstorming. They don’t have to be used in order.

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Who Should be Your Chief Collaboration Officer? - Morten T. Hansen and Scott Tapp - The Conversation - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Hansen is a management professor at University of California, Berkeley, and INSEAD, France, and the author of Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity and Reap Big Results (Harvard Business Press).

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Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks by Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, Marshall Van Alstyne :: SSRN

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

California, USA Processing request. Size: 368K Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks Sinan Aral New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Van Alstyne Boston University - Department of Management Information Systems; MIT Sloan School May 18, 2007 Abstract: We examine what drives the diffusion of different types of information through email networks and the effects of these diffusion patterns on the productivity and performance of information workers.

SSRN-The Role of Corporate Social Capital in Business Innovation.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Contact Information James Guthrie (Contact Author) University of Sydney ( email ) Faculty of Economics and Business H69 Economics and Business Building University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia +612 9036 6236 (Phone) HOME PAGE: [link] Laurence Lock Lee Optimice Pty Ltd ( email ) Australia HOME PAGE: [link] Feedback to SSRN (Beta) What type of feedback would you like to send?

Seven misconceptions about corporate social networking - SmartPlanet

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

in English literature from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and has a thing for Lewis Carroll.

Problem Solved, LOL: Scientific American

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Polymath began life on the blog of Timothy Gowers, a University of Cambridge winner of the Fields Medal, mathematics’ most coveted prize. Among them was another Fields medalist and prolific blogger, Terence Tao of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Who Are We, Uncivilized?

How to Save the World

As Craig Stanford, a primatologist at the University of Southern California, recently put it, ‘Stuck together, bored out of their minds—what is there to do except eat and have sex?’” Bonobo photo by Christian Ziegler for National Geographic.

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leadernetwork wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Network

California Management Review, 44:2, 25-42. Unpublished manuscript, Cincinnati: University of Cincinnati. leadernetwork FrontPage Search wiki: Home Edit page Log in Add features Help Welcome to our living bibliography on leadership networks.

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Happiness is contagious in social networks - CNN.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The lesson is that taking control of your own happiness can positively affect others, says James Fowler, co-author of the study and professor of political science at the University of California in San Diego. 4 Police: Duke University official. Home World U.S.

Intell's wiki pied piper

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Background: Grew up in Southern California in the 1980s. “I’m Education: Bachelor’s degree in history from California State University at Fullerton and a master’s in national security studies from California State University at San Bernardino. Member Login What is your e-mail address? My e-mail address is: Do you have a password? I am a new member I have a password Forgot your password?

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

boyd School of Information University of California-Berkeley Nicole B. While both private messages and comments are popular on most of the major SNSs, they are not universally available. Brown University") to find people they knew. Murdoch, Australia: Murdoch University.

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