Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

The annual conference of the Association of Change Management Professionals was lively, friendly, and fun. What’s Hot: Using Neuroscience for Change Management. Using findings from neuroscience to help guide change is still hot. Promote change leader modeling.

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When Context Transcends Change Management


What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? What if research keeps telling us, over and over again, how ’ most change efforts fail ’ ? Do we still think that organisations can change?

2016 176

Change Leadership Checklist

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Change Leadership Checklist. It’s a holiday week in the US so, for this blog post, here’s a gift: a downloadable checklist to help you think through your next change effort. Change leaders need to answer key questions in each phase before moving on to the next.

Three Jobs of the Change Leader

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That’s all you really need to do to be a successful change leader. After all, managing people, especially during change, is complex and dynamic. Our new, free graphic, The Role of the Change Leader , helps leaders understand how to achieve each task.

2015 158

The Most Overlooked Asset in Organization Change

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Organizations have been changing for millennia, but people still struggle to lead change effectively. Luckily, organizations have a hidden asset that leaders can use to accelerate change. If you enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Maya on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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Setting the Right Pace for Change

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Setting the Right Pace during Change. This idea suggests that, if we slow down at the beginning of a change initiative to engage stakeholders, gain clarity on goal and target outcomes, and work through tough issues, we can speed through implementation. Change Leadership Leadership

2013 168

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. See my post on Twitter’s Golden Egg.

Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twitter just announced @anywhere platform – notice who is missing? Anyway here’s my thoughts, right after the Twitter blog/press release : Monday, March 15, 2010. We’ve developed a new set of frameworks for adding this Twitter experience anywhere on the web.

Twitter: Block list and Who I block on Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I changed my password when it looked like it wouldn’t work. Twitter: Block list and Who I block on Twitter is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: block , block list , list , Twitter , who blocks me , you block.

Clay Shirky on Iran, Twitter, and the changing world

Community Guy

Another must watch (no seriously) video from Clay Shirky. This dude is seriously amazing.

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Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Someone asked in comments on my blog – this one – “how to find followers or users on Twitter by location?&# In other words, what town are those Twitter users in ? Can I make a list of those on Twitter who are in my local area?

2011 155

CoTweets Stored Search Changes How I Use Twitter Overnight

Evolving Web

A week or so ago, I wondered aloud in Twitter if CoTweet would start storing searches and within 24 hours the stored search feature appeared. What is most important about this is that you can easily keep this on a screen and make twitter a multithreaded meme tracker.

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment


Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

2015 189

Twitter changes everything @3:30 today @Enterprise 2.0

Endless Knots

2009 Twitter The moment has arrived. Please join Clara Shih (@clarashih0 Bill Ives (@billives), Patti Anklam (@panklam), Isaac Garcia (@isaac garcia) and @me.

2009 89

Twitter: Bots gone Bad

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On Twitter? It was too hard and time consuming and intensive to get thought patterns changed and laws pushed through. Technorati Tags: Australia , john lacey , Online Communities , shel israel , social networks , Twitter , wibbler. Is it gauche to blog our tweets?

Twitter Plus TV Equals iTweeVee

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Coming to Australia 3rd weekend in September, complete with hashtags, tweets and TV Guide is iTweeVee – I found out from Andrew from iTweeVee Sydney who is Cuccurullo on Twitter. Hence this is really Twitter with a bunch of other things wrapped around it.

Changing attitudes to leadership

Jenny Connected

It also raises the question of whether people who have a large number of blog, Twitter or network followers (or just any number of followers) are therefore automatically leaders. The questions we ask about leadership would have to change.

2012 130

Changing attitudes to leadership

Jenny Connected

It also raises the question of whether people who have a large number of blog, Twitter or network followers (or just any number of followers) are therefore automatically leaders. The questions we ask about leadership would have to change.

2012 130

Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership

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Herding the Smart Cats: IT Change Leadership. Other times, this is a challenge, like when trying to change behavior. Change could be hard. They served as the eyes and ears of the change process and spoke frankly about implementation challenges.

2012 163

Will Tools Like Twitter Change the Ways We Work With Flows of Information and Knowledge ?

Green Chameleon

It works … for example, late last night I twittered a response to one of Jeremiah Owyang’s tweets pointing to his recent blog post about " What’s After The Social Web? ", ", and shortly thereafter I had a Twitter direct message from Jeremiah in my email inbox saying " sounds interesting, I think you’re on to something. The fact that SAP, Oracle and IBM are today all working with Twitter like updates is at least encouraging.

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

2012 179

Learning to Change - Changing to Learn


Last week one of folks I follow in Twitter, John Hovell , shared a link to perhaps one of the most thought-provoking, controversial, enlightening and spot on YouTube video links I can remember since I started getting exposed to social software back in 2002!

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Lessons from the Octopus: Business Ecosystems, Adaptability, and Change Leadership

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It turns out that there’s plenty to learn from these creatures about adaptability, change leadership, and business ecosystems. When moving from one area of the ocean to another, they rapidly change color to match their surroundings.

2012 158

Go Slow to Go Fast: Make Your Next Change Initiative Fly

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It represents a major change in how people operate, and it’s tied to a new corporate strategy. That’s represented by the first peak in the red line: activity increases dramatically at the beginning of the change process.). Change Leadership Leadership

2013 185

Concluding Twitter Week: Predictions on How Twitter Will Change Blogs in 2009

Portals and KM

To conclude Twitter week on Portals and KM, I want to share 10 Ways Twitter Will Change Blog Design in 2009 by Rachel Cunliffe on Mashable. I find that many people already list their twitter feed – I do. I am suggesting to my blog clients to list all the active twitters in their firm on their blog in this manner. Perhaps – but I chose a very different background for my Twitter page because I could select a photo. Hope you enjoyed Twitter Week.

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Twitter: Trivial. Beautifully So.

Web Social Architecture

I wrote a post a year and a half ago on Twitter in which I identified two types of use for it. The thoughtful anti-Twitter point of view was that it encourages triviality, and the gist of my post was that while that may be true, there are times when trivialities are useful.

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

e20s was a management rather than technology conference, with organizational impact and change the elephant in the room. Collin is @richardcollin on Twitter and his presentation is posted to Slideshare. Industry change Leadership Trends Web 2.0

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In fact as more world leaders move onto Twitter, the horses mouth has never been so evident. Or a Twitterer? Media140: generalizations abound, or else very personal stories on “How I got started on Twitter&#. Incidentally, we got the usual bashing Bloggers/Facebookers/Twitterers are guilty of all the below: Echo Chamber: An echo chamber is a social network – if we share a Purpose (gardening, law, crochet) then we discuss the same or similar topics ad nauseum.

“If Everyone Jumps, Do You Jump Too?”: Using Social Ties for Change Leadership

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It especially has power in the work world where savvy leaders can use social momentum and support to help implement organization change. There are three basic ways to influence change, according to the excellent “ How to Have Influence ” MIT Sloan Management Review article.

2012 168

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

The folks over at BrandonHall, the learning folks who blog lots of interesting links, pointed out a value of Twitter that not all of us may have seen yet. Twitter as a search engine. The question always comes up “why would we be interested in something like Twitter.

Twitter: Who tweets in your organisation?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Two companies with very different results use Twinterns – interns who Twitter. She has increased Pizza Hut’s Twitter followers from 3,000 to more than 13,000 and successfully executed a sales promotion over the Fourth of July weekend.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

2016 141

Twitter in the Workplace

Collaborative Thinking

It is very likely that use of consumer tools like Twitter will be treated as organizations handled public instant messaging tools. If you block consumer IM tools, then you probably probably block Twitter (as best you can). If you have logging, archival, audit and compliance policies for IM - then they probably apply to Twitter which might be another reason to block it. security) that people might believe Twitter poses. Twitter in the Workplace.

Video to explain Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

There's a new short video by CommonCraft , this time explaining Twitter. Since we organized a twitter experiment I've continued twittering. Later I thought it is hard to change from twitter to Jaiku because it's dependent on where the people you are following are.

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Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

TITLE: Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898. DISCUSSING CLIMATE CHANGE. climate change” – does anyone NOT have an opinion? Even if it’s “I wish they’d shut up about climate change” it’s still on our radar, in a big way.

2013 155

Online Community Rituals: Social Niceties and Change

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On Twitter? on Twitter, don’t fill the screen up with . Tags: Online Communities Rituals Twitter social media social networks patterns of behavior Every social network has it’s way of saying, showing, and responding to regular patterns of behaviour. .

Twistory: "How Twitter was born"

Endless Knots

Twitter , for those who haven't, which is most on PE (Planet Earth), is the website, technically, on which you post messages no longer than 140 characters. I (that link is my Twitter address) continue: You post messages and share them with your "followers" who may or may not be following you. Twitter Social networking Writing Collaboration Web 2.0It defies analogy and description. It's addictive. It's useful.

Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

We wrote this for the change facilitators working in and with organisations on change. Many change processes fail because there is too little attention for the sub-public discourse. Change management has to improve and we see social media play a key role.

2011 169

The Twitter Experiment - By Dr. Monica Rankin


I must say that while I was watching through the video I just couldn’t help remembering a blog post I put together a few days back referencing a similar revolutionary change that was starting to take shape in the Learning and Education field.

Australia: Twitter 800k of users in June

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Number of Australian Twitter users for June 2009 was 800,000, according to ComScore. Facebook in particular demonstrated significant growth; Twitter benefited from sudden mainstream popularity in 2009. Windows Live Profile chalked up close to two million visitors, but it was Twitter that grew the most, rising to 800,000 visitors in June — up from 13,000 last year. A recent eye tracking study by Oneupweb found social network use changes the way people search.