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

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The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Elsua

Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it.

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Trending Sources

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. So, is Amazon a social network?

Ponderings on Network & Community Governance Part 1

Full Circle Associates

KM4Dev has been around for over 10 years and grown to be a vibrant and respected community. It certainly is one of my very central communities of practice and I love and fret over it a lot. A community of practice (CoP)? In other words, legitimacy beyond the community.

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.

2012 108

Communities, Networks and Groups

Jenny Connected

Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks : a conceptual framework. This is very timely given the online course about communities of practice in H E that I will be working on with colleagues from Oxford Brookes University tomorrow. It presents a framework and toolkit for assessing value creation in communities and networks. His response at the time was – ‘All communities are networks, but not all networks are communities’.

Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The main thing for me was to chat with Affiliate marketers about how social networks pass information around. You don’t need a big social network yourself. But it does show that influencers can bridge social networks carrying the information across from one community to another.

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

In this respect heutagogy looks to the future in which knowing how to learn will be a fundamental skill given the pace of innovation and the changing structure of communities and workplaces. ’ [Emphasis mine]. our networks) we would want to learn with / from.

2016 72

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.

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 32

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Elsua

It’s up to us to continue redefining our own overall social media experiences to match our needs and wants and not of those who keep providing us with those social networking sites. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0

2012 106

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today? Collaboration Communities elsua Enterprise2.0

2015 86

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? Unless they go off and create an anti-community such as Dell Hell, alert the Press and continue to pursue their point of view. Law as bullying tactic rarely works, it just incenses the community.

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? On the 29th of March we did a session (we = Sibrenne Wagenaar en Joitske Hulsebosch) about roles in networked learning. Community member 4.

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Introducing Network Thinking: A Mobile Approach to Customer Communities

Online Community Strategy

Customer Communities Don’t Have To Be Complicated. We know companies that invest in creating networks of relationships perform better than those that don’t. We also know that customers connected to a company’s “network of relationships” are more valuable.

2016 32

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Elsua

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.

2013 72

Mary Poppins Online Community – Social Media Manager Leah Howard

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I loved interviewing Leah Howard who plays Mrs Corry in Mary Poppins and is Disney’s online community manager slash social media manager for the show.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

As most of you folks already know, my first exposure to social software was inside IBM, back in 2001, with a Profile Social Aggregator called Fringe ; then I started experimenting with the instant messaging social capabilities of IBM Community Tools (a.k.a.

2011 114

Loyalty in Social Networks

Elsua

that was not triggered by you but by someone else in your social networks. cultivate and build informal trusted networks. ” [Emphasis mine]. Have I lost, along the way, my own loyalty to the social networking tools that once gave me birth ?

2016 21

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures

Collaborative Thinking

In earlier posts (" Teams, Communities, And Social Networks "), I outlined some thoughts on how group structures are themselves social networks however the reverse is not always true: "Teams and communities are social networks. In fact, you could basically say that all teams and communities are social networks but not all social networks are teams and communities. Communities may form more voluntarily for instance.

Communities and Networks in New Zealand and Australia

Nancy White

Monday videos communities of practice community events networks Australia New_Zealand

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 16

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

She stays on message – online communities are good, broadcasting spammy advertising is bad. We’ve used them since day dot (well, since I’ve been in online communities, anyway, around the end of the 1980′s).

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Elsua

is that perception that social networking, you know, “things&# like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the like are just for fun. that Social Networking can be serious. That, folks, is the real value of social networking.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

Effectiveness , that’s all the rage coming along for 2012, and beyond, with regards to our overall user experience with social networking tools, whether inside, or outside of the firewall. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

Never mind the community facilitators. Communities are different beasts. They are not (project) teams, they are not networks, nor organisations, yet we keep treating them as if they were. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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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 11

Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation

Elsua

After all, we are social, human beings, and, whether we like it or not, we are destined to become the masters of networking through conversation. Even if for the sake of just doing it: that is, learning from other people through conversations while networking away. . Summer is over.

2016 34

McKinsey spotlights The Networked Enterprise

The Bumble Bee

We call this new kind of company The Networked Enterprise ". Read The rise of the networked enterprise: Web 2.0 Read The Networked Enterprise Book by Ken Thompson - published in June 2008! New McKinsey research shows that a payday could be arriving faster than expected. "A

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Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

A while ago, I mentioned that I was going to share some exciting new community mapping projects I have been working on. In preparation of one of its working meetings in Barcelona in November, I was asked to map the collaboration of the BoostInno network.

2017 34

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 34

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Open Innovation Communities are one of the most valuable types of communities to build and also one of the most difficult to get right. In my community practice, I’ve seen 4 stages that are typical in the maturation of an Open Innovation Community.

2016 31

Teams, communities and networks in terms of communication forms

Mathemagenic

One of the things I came up when playing with different ideas was to position teams, communities and networks in respect to the most prevalent forms of communication in each case (in all cases the other forms of communication are there as well, but are not at the core of it).

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Elsua

Social Networking tools *do* make you ever so much more productive. So earlier on last year I decided to do a little experiment where I would try to measure the time I spend on internal social networkings tools to get my work done and see how that would compare to the time spent doing email.

2013 132

Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

Would you be interested in presenting your Net-Map work at the at the Sunbelt XXXV , Brighton, UK, June 23– June 28, 2015, the largest annual conference of Social Network Analysis, organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis ( INSNA )? Thus, successful governance approaches rely on networks of actors who collaborate and on the quality of their collaboration.

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Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

Would you be interested in presenting your Net-Map work at the at the Sunbelt XXXV , Brighton, UK, June 23– June 28, 2015, the largest annual conference of Social Network Analysis, organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis ( INSNA )? Thus, successful governance approaches rely on networks of actors who collaborate and on the quality of their collaboration.

2014 28

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. e-mail, community site, social collaboration platform, etc.). Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program. Social Networking & Collaboration user-experience

Value Creation in Communities of Practice

Jenny Connected

s most recent work on value creation in communities of practice. Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework, Ruud de Moor Centrum. Communities are responsible to each other and for the domain.

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

In social network analysis, a network often looks quite simple, when you zoom in to a certain section. In organizations nodes often belong to a cluster of nodes resulting in closed networks or clusters where ties are strong, and some nodes connect clusters, making them brokers.

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