Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science. Solid methodology is important for professional purposes, of course (see for heavy-duty mapping processes the CommunitySensor methodology for participatory community network mapping). Communities and social networks overlap.

2018 219

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Goal of the workshop is to build more common ground between the two very related fields of Communities & Technologies (C&T) and Community Informatics. Put the local back in communities.

2014 201

Community

Viv Mcwaters

It is in discovering community that I feel most fortunate, most blessed, most thankful. In general, my community has flourished on-line, and in particular there has been a small, close-knit community that I really cherish. In a way, this small community has grown out of other communities: open space technology, applied improv and facilitation. When I think of community, I usually think of these larger groups. Day 7 prompt: Community.

Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

Many of you will also be thinking about how to further develop a professional community within your school. This really gets at the heart of community building in any environment, being able to move into the centre and establish your identity as more than a novice.

Community mapping with Kumu: making sense of your community network

Making CommunitySense

Communities are the building blocks of collaboration in today’s networked organizations. Communities of practice, communities of interest, innovation communities, and so on, help to bridge knowledge gaps and cross collaboration barriers within and between organizations.

2016 205

Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

I was honored to be asked to keynote the SWARM Community Managers Conference in Sydney this week, hosted by conference Co-Founders Alison Michalk and Venessa Paech. Online Communities are poised to have a break through moment if we, as community builders, can blaze the trail.

2017 64

Community – organization difference

Learning Alliances

Since I did a talk at CHIFOO last May , I continue to think about situations where a community and an organization coincide or are closely intertwined. Community. Community, Practice, Domain. Communities of practice SNA talks

2016 177

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

A movement that scales, not in the sense of it being a monolithic mob, but consisting of a multitude of communities , each with their own identity, but in federation having real impact. However, these communities should not become inward looking, just minding their own business.

2018 182

Etsy.com: Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Etsy is a funky boutique of an online community, an independent online marketplace for handmade products and vintage goods where hand made jewellry, with tailor made skirts and vintage jackets live side by side with chocolates and photography. How to craft a billion dollar business.

New publication – CommunitySensor: towards a participatory community network mapping methodology

Making CommunitySense

CommunitySensor: Towards a Participatory Community Network Mapping Methodology. The Journal of Community Informatics , 13(2): 35-58. Participatory community network mapping can support collaborative sensemaking within and across communities and their surrounding stakeholder networks.

2017 130

New publication – CommunitySensor: towards a participatory community network mapping methodology

Making CommunitySense

CommunitySensor: Towards a Participatory Community Network Mapping Methodology. The Journal of Community Informatics , 13(2): 35-58. Participatory community network mapping can support collaborative sensemaking within and across communities and their surrounding stakeholder networks.

2017 130

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

Yet, there is a reason for the hype: AI could support a radical transformation of online community management and experience: automation of routine tasks, real-time insight, enhanced personalization and the enhanced agency of an individual in digital ecosystems. potential community members).

2018 51

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Companies now realize they have been renting their customer communities on social platforms. . Developing Customer communities. Specifically, online Customer communities that companies build, host and manage. Community is the Fabric of Brand. the “Community”).

2017 58

Building open communities

Jenny Connected

Sylvia Currie who manages the SCoPE community at BC Campus spoke to FSLT13 last week on her work as a community facilitator and organizer. A community of practice has a single center of supreme skill and authority, typically embodied in the master.

2013 164

New publication – A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact

Making CommunitySense

A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact , Information 2018, 9 (7) : 151. Addressing societal wicked problems requires collaboration across many different community networks. de Moor (2018).

2018 130

New publication – Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2015), Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case. In Adjunct Proceedings of the Communities & Technologies Conference (C&T 2015), Limerick, Ireland, 27-30 June, 2015 (to appear in International Reports on Socio-Informatics ). Urban farming communities often consist of many disjoint initiatives, while having a strong need to overcome their fragmentation. Just published: A.

2015 166

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Elsua

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning. Who else out there nowadays doesn’t consider themselves a community manager, right? Any community.

2011 218

A sense of community

Mathemagenic

Now, as our homeschooling community goes through what I’d call ‘growing pains’ and will morph into something new I feel like catching up a few thoughts of what made it as it is. Unschooling communities unschoolingWeekly rhythm: Thursday meetings. When we started more than three years ago we picked up Thursday as a meeting day. First it was just a convenient workday to meet, but over time schedules of several families had to evolve around it.

2018 98

How does the ModPo MOOC enable or create a community?

Jenny Connected

In this final week of the third iteration of the Modern and Contemporary American Poetry MOOC – Al Filreis (the MOOC convener) has asked ModPo participants how the ModPo community works: I am now here in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, and will be presenting about ModPo at a conference here.

2014 241

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I got my start building online communities in 1999 with the launch of TechRepublic.com. I was first asked the question of (more or less) “What makes a thriving community” during the first few months of our growth, and frankly, I didn’t have a good answer at the time.

2013 93

Why you should Block people and your Community responsibility

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

You are a community manager now. It is YOUR responsibility to keep your community safe, not Facebook or AT&T or Fedex or any other communication delivery platform. Facebook Online Communities Social Media Australia block blocking censorship social media trolls Twitter

2017 201

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

A few days back Spike Jones put together one of those wonderfully provocative blog posts on the topic of Online Communities that would surely make more than one person feel rather uncomfortable, specially, if they have got an online space and they call it a “ community&# , when it isn’t.

Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

I was honored to be asked to keynote the SWARM Community Managers Conference in Sydney this week, hosted by conference Co-Founders Alison Michalk and Venessa Paech. Online Communities are poised to have a break through moment if we, as community builders, can blaze the trail.

2017 46

What Is (A) Community?

Elsua

You would remember how in the recent past I put together another blog entry around this very same topic trying to explain and define what a community is, and, most importantly, what it is not!, under the heading “ Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?&#

2011 205

Research Communities 2.0

Making CommunitySense

Deze presentatie laat zien hoe research communities door goed gebruik te maken van Internet het academisch onderzoeksproces kunnen helpen hervormen. De presentatie is gebaseerd op een hoofdstuk voor een boek (“Expanding the Academic Research Community: Building Bridges Into Society with the Internet”) wat binnenkort door Monash University Publishing gepubliceerd zal worden. academia communities research Uncategorized universities virtual communities Web 2.0

2013 126

Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. This first post is about starting mapping processes to support community building in two “centres of expertise” coordinated by the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Uncategorized community mapping Rotterdam

2017 191

RSA and Connected Communities

Nancy White

I’ve been up to my alligators in all things networks as part of the Network Weaving Community of practice project, a nine month community of practice for 70 non profit folks who use or want to use the power of networks in their work. via RSA – Connected Communities.

Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community. The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project. The project aims to strengthen and expand the urban farming communities in the cities of Tilburg, Den Bosch and Oss in the southern Dutch province of North Brabant. One of its sub-projects, driven by CommunitySense, is to literally map the Tilburg Urban Farming Community. What does it mean to map a community?

2015 164

Thoughts about community as curriculum in #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

The idea of community as curriculum is not new. He has grounded the idea of ‘community as curriculum’ in the practice of the community, but he has also stated very clearly what he means by community and what he means by curriculum.

2014 207

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Companies now realize they have been renting their customer communities on social platforms. . Developing Customer communities. Specifically, online Customer communities that companies build, host and manage. Community is the Fabric of Brand. the “Community”).

2017 46

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

A movement that scales, not in the sense of it being a monolithic mob, but consisting of a multitude of communities , each with their own identity, but in federation having real impact. However, these communities should not become inward looking, just minding their own business.

2018 130

The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I’m Jake, the Community Guy. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible. I’d worked my ass off to be a small part of helping the idea of online engagement, social media, and community building take root in the world since the mid-90s. And I’ve been doing online community work for a long, long time now. Hello.

2018 89

The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I’m Jake, the Community Guy. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible. I’d worked my ass off to be a small part of helping the idea of online engagement, social media, and community building take root in the world since the mid-90s. And I’ve been doing online community work for a long, long time now. Hello.

2018 89

Powered by Social Innovation – Seminar Community Mapping

Making CommunitySense

Binnenkort geef ik een Powered by Social Innovation-Seminar Community Mapping bij het Midpoint Center for Social Innovation. Hier de uitnodiging: Seminar Community Mapping. Hoe breng je een community in kaart; de case van de Tilburgse Stadse Boeren.

2015 141

Jokaydia Community of Practice

Community Capers

This month restarts the Community Capers project to case study some of the brilliant examples of communities of practice that exist across the globe. Jokaydia Community Blog. Jump in now and get acquainted with some of the community spaces and conversations.

Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Does a learning community or community of practice need roles to function well? What about the self-organising power of communities? Caretaker: The person who manages the learning community. Community member 4. roles communities of practice collective learning

Roles 242

Gamification of a Community of Practice

Community Capers

This is the first in a series of posts to relaunch this blog on a new footing more focussed on the exciting space created by the marriage of community, learning and gameplay. Community of Practice. “ But communities of practice are not just celebrations of common interests.

2013 169

The Community is the Curriculum in #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

As happened in CCK08 (the first MOOC in 2008), it seems that ‘the kids have taken control of the classroom’ in this second week of Dave Cormier’s open online course Rhizomatic Learning – The Community is the Curriculum.

2014 209

Long Live the Community

Evolving Web

Talks with LSSC ranged from setting up free communities to instituting scrum.org style certification for Capital K Kanban. It is only focused on discussing new ideas and ways to expand the community beyond software. There’s change in the wind and I like it.

2012 163

Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation: Recap of CMX Online Workshop

Online Community Strategy

This is a short post to recap the online workshop I did with David Spinks of CMX about developing Collaborative Innovation Communities. Unfortunately, this type of community is also one of the most difficult to get right. Spectrum of Innovation Communities.

2018 46

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

What if there was a way to create sustained engagement in communities and collaborative experiences that harnessed genuine motivation and strove for positive outcomes for participants? Purpose-Driven Communities. Tactical goals in the context of a community experience, yes.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

What if there was a way to create sustained engagement in communities and collaborative experiences that harnessed genuine motivation and strove for positive outcomes for participants? that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. Purpose-Driven Communities.

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But they are bloody good for distribution… This is not to be confused with inappropriate deletions due to community behavioural guidelines e.g. slurs on minority groups – Gay author has Band Fags page removed. Fanpage vs community vs brand vs groups. Community Pages.