New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

van den Assem (2013), Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts. Through social innovation, libraries may adopt new functions and roles and even act as innovation catalysts in networks of increasingly interdependent stakeholders from different sectors. We investigate how to design such inter-sectoral public library innovations that are embedded in existing organizational practice and are both sustainable and scalable. Just published: A. de Moor and R.

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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Management Support Organizations - Catalysts for Community Potential

Hildy Gottlieb

What would it look like in practice if Management Support Organizations were catalysts for Community Potential? Here is just some of what that might be: • The board and leadership of Management Support Organizations would see the organization’s purpose as being a catalyst for community wellness, vibrance, resilience - and their decisions would all aim towards those results. • (This is Part 3 of a 4-part article. Head here to start with Part 1. ).

Consultants as Catalysts for Community Change

Hildy Gottlieb

At every step of the class, we (the instructors) are modeling The Pollyanna Principles in action. We know if we model these approaches with the attendees, they will learn to model those same approaches with their clients. I’m looking so forward to asking the group, at the end of the last day, what they saw us modeling, and how they will take that with them. What will it take to ensure a consultant is a catalyst for community change?

Living by Design: Measuring Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Living by Design. Effective design, initial content seeding and proactive facilitation are critical factors for re-firing in the innovation engine. Of course, you can replace "communities" with "team" if it fits better with your model.

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Further, communities can be a catalyst for development and innovation, and will be critical to future business models. Community Management Design Online Community social media social networks Strategy community onlinecommunity social networkingImage © Leigh Prather.

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What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency. As Rushkoff tells us so clearly, that system was designed with a different purpose.

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Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The problem is, humans weren’t designed for mechanization. We were designed to create. Descriptive words like adaptive, flexible, catalyst, playful, critical thinker, methodical, etc. The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker?

IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This new model of innovation has become an important component of the IBM product and service strategy, as it has generated new solutions that have met quick market success. In this paper we describe this model of innovation and illustrate our experience in four case studies. In the next section we describe the new model for innovation and its evolutionary characteristics. ThinkPlace catalysts have weekly innovation circles to collaborate on ideas.

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Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival: Part 3: Network Weaving « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? Network Weavers do this by connecting people strategically where there’s potential for mutual benefit, helping people identify their passions, and serving as a catalyst for self-organizing groups.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

New definitions of mobile learning » Here Comes ItalianPod Harold Jarche writes about how the traditional ‘business model’ of the universities is under pressure. Not to be forgotten: Universities are still major catalysts for innovation.

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals. A design for threaded discussions went from whiteboard to production over a weekend.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

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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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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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. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

Dave Briggs has launched a rescue bid , and I’m sure Dave has the skills and helpers to develop a lighter version if he can persuade the LGA (and users) to collaborate in a handover, and can develop a new business model. The emphasis on open access and sharing changes where value may reside: so what are the new business models? That would be a good demonstration of migration from old to a new organisation-based model.

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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 Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's integrated and seamless by design. -. Enables a self-service model for others. -. Strategy - make the Notes client a catalyst to participation. -. Like a Dropbox model, but secure." Responsive design: -. Chris Crummey from IBM is presenting the opening general session at AusLUG 2013 in Brisbane. Some notes: 1. The big picture - from liking to leading. Trying to take the success of what we see in social media and apply the ideas into the organization.

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CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?

Nancy White

If the group continues to learn after the course is over, the course then becomes the catalyst for the beginnings of the community. The content also matters - some things lend themselves more to a community model than others.

Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

Quinn’s inverted hierarchy model for new service led economies. A network model of a well functioning hierarchy will show cohesive networks at the executive level. Even office or workplace designs reinforce the hierarchy. We have been long term advocates of J.B.

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Much discussion about networking local government – now how about the rest of civil society?

Social Reporter

Steve is the original designer of the Knowledge Hub, and as he explains here and here that sort of integration was envisaged in the Hub before elements were cut by LGA. Last time I wrote: Meanwhile I have been exploring alternatives to the knowledge hub model in recent posts, prompted by ideas for a sort of civic Facebook or similar system developed by the new Lobbi initiative.

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As the Knowledge Hub faces closure, might a creative Twitter mob help with re-invention?

Social Reporter

The more innovative councils aim to co-design or even co-produce services with citizen and other organisations to share knowledge, a sense of ownership, and maybe contributions in kind. Yesterday I attended a meeting** of people formerly involved, like me, in the advisory group set up a few years back when the Hub was being designed as a successor to the successful Communities of Practice platform. Knowledge Hub: a response – by Hub designer Steve Dale on how designs changed.

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Exploring the new community enablers, and how digital may help them

Social Reporter

These and others fill out – more by chance than design – the framework I wrote about last year which focussed in new roles, new structures, new resources and new methods. Several things have acted as catalysts to turn this into a package.

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Exploring the new community enablers, and how digital may help them

Social Reporter

These and others fill out – more by chance than design – the framework I wrote about last year which focussed in new roles, new structures, new resources and new methods. Several things have acted as catalysts to turn this into a package.

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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. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

Pull : In a pull model, rather than trying to force or otherwise persuade areas in the company to participate in the effort, project teams focus on those areas willing to work constructively on specific pilots. The difference between a bottom-up and viral approach (to me at least) is that bottom-up is a designed intent. The hope is that certain individuals will acts as catalysts for others to join, creating network effects that lead to more rapid uptake. .

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

Side Bar 9 – Social Technologies finding mainstream application We mostly think of social software being designed specifically to bring people together for social interactions. We will undoubtedly see more mainstream software relying on social models as their core means of delivery.

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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

And if you're looking for yet another reason to attend Catalyst, Burton Group is hosting a Concordia workshop (details below) that, in part, will bring this topic more out into the open. Identity teams have valid concerns regarding the design of some social tools and applications (i.e., base don consumer models), or the level of controls that protect how identity is controlled by both end users and within enterprise policies.

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Few of us can learn alone and my peers have been incredible catalysts for both my reflective practice and my overall learning.

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Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Design and Society. In this time of changes, there’s some connecting we can do locally, but it’s so important to share the model. Design. RSA Catalyst. RSA BLOGS RSS FEED. Arts and Society. Education Matters. Enterprise. Fellowship. Recovery. Social Brain. Social Economy. Adam Lent. Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? May 14, 2014 by Ben Lucas Filed under: Social Economy. Tweet.

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More on Trust in the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The sixth looked more specifically at the role of trust in the social enterprise, and raised the possibility of using social objects as catalysts for building tacit trust. To create a successful community, you’ll need to first understand why you’re building it and who you’re building it for; and then express your vision in the design, technology and policies of your community. we call it “nature” it is the best model for organizational functioning.

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Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many communities struggle for a while until they catch their stride when they reach the right participants, or offer the right means of engagement such as using a different model such as a social network instead of discussion forums (or vice versa.) Designed for bold living.

Enterprise 2.0 Report: Intranet Collaboration Features and Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Summary This report collects best practices for how to design social features for intranets, including: Blogs Microblogging (intranet equivalents of Twitter) News feeds (RSS) Wikis Social networks (intranet equivalents of Facebook) Tagging and social bookmarking The report also covers: integration of these features with the overall intranet adapting Web 2.0 as a catalyst for change Technology is revolutionary. Anybody designing social features for an intranet.

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

How to Save the World

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. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

Problem Solved, LOL: Scientific American

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Why Companies shouldn’t build Online Communities. « The Complete Innovator

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I work for a company that produces Virtual Events and even though these events are generally episodic and designed around a certain topic they are themselves essentially on-line communities.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Some sites are designed with specific ethnic, religious, sexual orientation, political, or other identity-driven categories in mind. It was designed to compete with Match.com, a profitable online dating site (Cohen, 2003).

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Outside Innovation: JOHN HAGEL's KEYNOTE at Community 2.0 Conference

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Outside Innovation New ways to engage customers in co-designing your companys future - a weblog to complement the book, Outside Innovation, by Patty Seybold About Description What is Outside Innovation? It’s when customers lead the design of your business processes, products, services, and business models. It’s when customers roll up their sleeves to co-design their products and your business. Becoming the catalyst in theshift between push programs and pull platforms.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

It began to dawn on me that Id seen this model before. Then Irealized, Id designed this model before. the means to getthings done, a catalyst for change, a vehicle for applying humaningenuity andcollaboration and passion to bring about extraordinary results: Theright people, the right skills and techniques, the right intensity, anenvironment of creativity and learning, and a spirit of exuberant,reciprocalcollaboration. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

We see this very much in open source communities where talent development and reputation building are key motivations for participation As customers gain more power, they will want to become more deeply involved in the design, delivery and tailoring of products and services to meet their needs.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

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. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Its an exercise in acquiringself-knowledge, designed by Otto Scharmers PresencingInstitute. And my answer to question 15 was: Itwould be the first collective design of an (intentional) NaturalCommunity with three or four Natural Enterprises operating within it. Individual genius is useful only for the merelycomplicated designs -- technologies. Overpopulation: The Crash Catalyst.

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