The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

What is Necessary and what is Contingent in Design for Massive Open Online Courses? However, there was one very interesting, topical and pertinent question, which was, What was the business model for the FSLT12 MOOC? Inside the Coursera Contract: How an Upstart Company Might Profit From Free Courses. Perhaps Universities who wish to run MOOCs need to take a fresh look at what they mean by ‘business model’.

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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. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

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Blog>> Tripadvisor’s Contribution Model Applied

Green Chameleon

One of my current challenges is to find ways to attract employees at our company to contribute their knowledge to our global knowledge sharing platform. the design should be visual with graphics and avoid a technical look.

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A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. Read A Virtual Community Development Model.

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is so similar to the blogosphere – and so good at helping information networkers do their job – it’s almost as if it were specifically designed for that purpose.

Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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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. Instead, the information was presented at a holistic and inter-disciplinary level, covering a collection of related issues: Affordance-centered design. Social theory and design. design Enterprise 2.0

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Socialprise: The Organizational Design Revolution

Green Chameleon

While the theme of FASTforward '08 was the User Revolution, the various keynote presentations actually presented compelling evidence for an even larger revolution: fundamentally redefining business models. If we come out with a marketing claim, are people in the company comfortable challenging that claim? We ABSOLUTELY believe that employees should have an ownership stake in the company. I think that equity and justice don't particularly exist inside most companies.

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New Models for Creation and Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 18 2008 New Models for Creation and Collaboration Published by Nancy White at 10:26 am under collaboration I’m a Joss Whedon fan.

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A Tale Of Two Media…And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So let’s be clear – all media companies are struggling as both the basic models they operate under (online and offline) are challenged, and as the economy means they no longer have the cushion of good times.

A Tale Of Two Media.And Their Revenue Models

Charmed Particles

So let's be clear - all media companies are struggling as both the basic models they operate under (online and offline) are challenged, and as the economy means they no longer have the cushion of good times.

Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Deb Lavoy, Director of Product Marketing for Digital and Social Media at OpenText , about enterprise design in the 21 st century.  She began by noting that we are moving from a mechanistic model for organizations to a more human model. A study from HR consultancy Towers Watson found that organizations with high employee engagement had a 19 percent increase in operating income versus a 32 percent drop for companies with low levels of engagement.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Pharmaceuticals

Collaborative Thinking

partnership with a doctors Web site could attract fresh attention to how drug companies interact with physicians. Michael Berelowitz, Pfizers senior vice president for global medical, says the company wants to communicate more openly, despite the risk.

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This Ford Motor Company factory was once the wonder of the industrial world, where Henry Ford pioneered America’s leadership in last-century manufacturing. Think Legos, but with the various tasks and jobs companies do in order to create value.

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Designing Web-Based Communities for Professionals

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement. What’s unique about designing for a professional community?

KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. Even as large companies have scaled up their investment in search and intranet development, one key ingredient is missing: the people. How do we know what to look for in search tools, services to add into the mix, and or design elements that will make an impact? You will learn to think and design through the considerations to augment findability with social search within the enterprise.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Training and Services Why Companies shouldn’t build Online Communities. As I look at that definition however- I ask myself – where’s the value in that for a company? And why would companies waste time creating groups of Losers?

Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? | Blog | design mind

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

business / technology / design Magazine Articles Video Audio Blogs Events Subscribe frog design | about | contact | privacy policy | terms of use Elektroniker Tim Leberecht Digital lifestyle at the intersection of attention, beauty, productivity, and the social web. Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control? conference: “Design for the loss of control.” If you design ways out of the system, they might as well serve as ways into the system.

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As we design new systems, it will be important to frame the experience in a way that values and rewards productive participation and contribution.

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.

Clearstep Business Community : Community Engagement Models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Remember Me Search Clearstep > Online Communities > Build > Documents Clearspace Online Communities Internal Collaboration Up to Documents in Build Currently Being Moderated Community Engagement Models VERSION 1 Created on: Jul 9, 2008 10:23 PM by Barry Tallis - Last Modified: Jul 9, 2008 10:24 PMby Barry Tallis In “Groundswell”, Charline Li and Josh Bernoff, from Forrester, identify 5 different type of community engagement models.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I get asked by a lot of folks to provide recommendations for products, often there’s too many companies to keep analyze, so I make these lists and refer folks to them. Web Crossing “Web Crossing helps companies strengthen brands and build relationships.

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A vision with legs – that grows

Learning Alliances

He thinks of the group as altering “the underlying DNA of the company.” Share: business models Technology

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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? It might point to telecoms moving into the space presently occupied by credit card companies. We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency.

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The platform is based on an innovative engagement-marketing model in which users earn points or virtual currencies by participating in unique advertising offers that are specially engineered for targeting, relevancy and maximum conversions. business models virtual goods

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Snippets - What can your company learn from the Communal Motorcycle Workshop?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Covering social business, organisational design, social complexity, cognitive science, sociology, psychology, learning, art, parenting, bicycles. What can your company learn from the Communal Motorcycle Workshop? But the same can be said for the company you work for. This is exactly what a company is; work gets done by the informal networks and groups that emerge. Archive. /. Snippets. Insightful things people say and do. Curator - @johnt.

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Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Links for this week (weekly) Links for this week (weekly) Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization Jun 14 2011 Share Tweet Summary : If communities have a real value for organizations, there are still few certainties about their positioning and management.

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The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Unfortunately, for the majority of programs reliant on mass social platforms like facebook and twitter, organic reach has dropped effectively to 0 and companies are now forced to pay to engage sporadically with the “audiences” they worked so hard to build. Image © Leigh Prather.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

emergent by design. Imagine your mind as a construct – a series of models, assumptions, biases, values, beliefs, memories, past hurts and joys, experiences, expectations, and blind spots. It’s easy to get trapped in our most comfortable assumptions and models.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Linear and non-linear learning Designing conversations » Skype, social networks and language learning There’s lots of start-ups in the language learning space, mostly variations on the social networking and Skype models.

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Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Network

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase Sponsored post : Access the 7 Tip Series from Intuit QuickBase on using Web-based software Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise?

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Unfortunately, for the majority of programs reliant on mass social platforms like facebook and twitter, organic reach has dropped effectively to 0 and companies are now forced to pay to engage sporadically with the “audiences” they worked so hard to build. Image © Leigh Prather.

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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. And I was just alerted to a new startup, Jostle , that’s trying to help companies “harness and engage their human capital.&# 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. style of user participation to our business model and culture.

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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? 35+ Social Lending Platforms Around the World Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence What is Design Thinking, Really?

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be.

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Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Designing for Civil Society David Wilcox on social media, engagement, collaboration ABOUT Mainly about engagement and collaboration using social media and events, with some asides on living in London. You need a business-innovation model.

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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. But the business model of the University is as young as ever.

Community Leadership Summit

Learning Alliances

I had prepared to do a session on Business Models for communities. What was most confusing in the discussion was basic: business model for what ? I think a business model exercise is probably part of justifying community-support efforts to a company.

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WorldChanging: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future: Cliff Figallo and the Evolution of Virtual Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I become more active on The WELL after Matthew asked if Id be into replacing him if he left to start his own programming company. Suggest a Story Submission Guidelines Editor Advertising Design: Matt Chapman Logo Design: Egg Hosting, Development, and Technical Management

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