Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

MOOC , Stephen Downes makes the case for open education. He claims that open education can change the world and is a kind of social literacy that can transform society, connect us across the globe, and enable each of us to believe we have the capacity to become an important person in society.

2018 225

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Our Intentions on Feedback Profits » Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement Getting work done with other people is tricky. The bigger the task, the bigger the relationship.

Reinventing Relationships with Social Business

Elsua

Specially, since time and time again I kept relating how I struggle constantly getting connected, finding the time and eventually write down a blur of entries while on the road. Engagement (Connected). Let’s go and Reinvent Relationships with Social Business.

Characteristics of open learning environments

Jenny Connected

Next month Roy Williams and I will give the keynote presentation at a conference in Graz, Austria, which will focus on learning in open learning environments; how we recognize, value and ‘capture’ it. The first post was Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios. Open/Structure 2.

2014 224

Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Its recent acquisition by Microsoft is not only good for Yammer, but for the many Microsoft Enterprise clients who have been struggling to ''connect'' via Sharepoint. Social network measures focus on the relationship. Relationships are jointly owned.

Yammer 158

Openness, constraint and emergence

Jenny Connected

Openness does not mean that anything goes. Even openness of mind does not mean this. The two seem connected to me in the way in which they use constraint to fuel their creativity.

#openedMOOC Week 4: Open Teaching

Jenny Connected

More interesting for me, was the initial discussion in the Week 4 videos about open pedagogy and how networks can enable learning. George Siemens tells us that his network is his brain and that learning is less about what we know and more about how we are connected.

2017 130

Notes from the Opening General Session at IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Orlando at the Walt Disney World Dolphin, IBM is kicking off the Opening General Session for IBM Connect. Some notes : - The opening band is They Might Be Giants. Joe wanted to do more with other people, so started an open collaborative organization called HitRecord; see hitrecord.org. IBM Connections 4.5 - nested folders, social tagging, document workflow. -. Foresee in Germany, have integrated Connections with a full touch capable table. -.

2013 141

In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Trust Connects Us – and Our Software. I wrote recently in another piece called Trust and Networks that “ trust is the lubricant that supports relationships and makes a network work. &# I also noted that “networks are the connections that allow peers to work together.&#

Essential Qualities of Open Business Ambassadors

Elsua

at IBM Connect a couple of weeks back, so better get things moving then. So what are some other key characteristics from Open Business Champions? Open: Indeed, Open Business is about being just that: open. Open to the unknown, to the unexpected.

2013 237

Open Business and The Power of Habit

Elsua

So when thinking about that Social / Open Business Transformation I just couldn’t help thinking whether we have got it figured out how we can inspire those new habits in terms of how people connect, collaborate and share their knowledge across.

2013 210

The Connection Economy – The One to Rule Them All

Elsua

How about if we would start focusing quite a lot more on the Connection Economy instead, to eventually have a bigger impact beyond just focusing on the money, the power and the greed? . Indeed, welcome to The Connections Economy! Innovation Learning Open Business

2013 248

Open Business – The Narrative vs. The Ruthless Measurement

Elsua

It seems like everyone has finally come to terms with the fact that, whether we like it or not, Social / Open is here to stay. Well, lately, to me, for a good number of months, it’s been down to two things: Results and Relationships. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business

2013 242

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

Or, better said, the metamorphosis of Human Resources into Human Relationships. Knowledge workers ultimately adopt and embrace as well a much more open, public, trustworthy and transparent manner of collaborating and sharing their knowledge.

2013 249

Evaluating open learning scenarios – keynote presentation

Jenny Connected

Surfacing, Sharing and Valuing Tacit Knowledge in Open Learning Environments from Jenny Mackness. This involved developing and running a distance learning teacher training programme, which in turn led to an ongoing interest in how learners learn in open learning environments. This is a cMap, created by a colleague we have worked with in the past, Matthias Melcher, to explain the open learning environment of the CCK08 MOOC. What is an open learning environment?

2014 126

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

Elsua

I use it every single day of the week, it’s my favourite personal learning network by far, but I am starting to question the value of connections over there. When you decide to stop following everyone and question the purpose of that connection in the first place?

2015 267

Connectivity – The Achilles Heel of Remote Knowledge Web Work

Elsua

Yes, indeed, last week I experienced, in full force, what it would be like having an intermittent connection to internal networks, through VPN, as well as the Internet in general, through my ISP. connectivity issues in order to carry out their digital work.

2013 215

Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Science.

2012 209

How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

In this article, you’ll learn about a new way of thinking about organizational boundaries; one that helps connect what’s inside the organization with what’s outside it. Open for Business.

2011 282

IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?

Elsua

But, for now, I’m starting to get things ready for IBM Connect 2013 , which kicks off on January 27th till the 31st, and which surely promises to be one of those events difficult to forget around the space of Social Business. Perhaps even a bit on Open Business as well, why not? .

2013 201

Scholarship and the ‘Tyranny’ of Openness

Jenny Connected

Are we are attempting to impose our values (of openness, sharing, online learning as the future of education, etc) without a critical examination of what that means for practice and for individuals who are part of social organizations? There has been a lot of discussion on the web over the past 12 months or so about what we mean by openness. The personality trait of openness to experience is linked to curiosity, exploration, creativity, and unusual ideas.

2012 151

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

Friend Discovery services connect the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Connecting the Social Graph to the CRM. That social connection should just be discoverable.

Trust and security in open networks

Jenny Connected

The second topic (unit) of the ccourses MOOC (Connected Courses. What happens when trust breaks down in online relationships? In our research into emergent learning, trust is one of the factors we consider to be essential for emergent learning in open learning environments.

2014 158

Open Policy Making promises engagement as well as digital innovation

Social Reporter

A couple of posts on the Open Policy Making blog this week provide insights into how digital technologies, network thinking, and new ways for government to operate may change the way we receive services, engage as citizens – and maybe develop our own community-level innovations.

2015 182

Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

“Friend Discovery&# is a new idea for Social CRM that connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Two words come immediately to mind: open and federated.

What poets can tell us about ‘openness’ and ‘sharing’

Jenny Connected

The ModPo MOOC ( Modern and Contemporary American Poetry ) is surprising me in many ways, but mostly because in the poems we have studying in Weeks 1 and 2, there seem to be so many connections with my research into online teaching and learning. This week I have realised that I now also have a new perspective on the meaning of ‘openness’. MOOCs themselves are all about openness, but I didn’t expect poetry to be too. Openness is about possibility.

2013 129

Relationship Centric Teaching – Part 3 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

I also wanted to focus on relationship centric teaching using conversational approaches. This was supported by a graphic facilitation workshop, which in the end, applied the relationship centric approach while introducing the joy of visuals and graphic facilitation in teaching and learning.

2015 56

Without Relationship, We Are Nothing

Hildy Gottlieb

One of the things we learned in the week with our Consultants Class was the extreme value placed by the Maori on relationship-building. “It It is expected that every session will absolutely open by building a foundation of relationship between those in the room.

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

When trust is low and relationships are plagued by suspicion, networks collapse into brittle organizational structures that rarely offset their operational costs in real world outcomes. I suggest the following: “Networks are voluntary connections between autonomous peers.&#.

2011 284

Powerful Connections Touch the Soul

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Profits China’s Enlightened Billionaire » Powerful Connections Touch the Soul This is a talk I gave last night for Social Venture Partners Annual Meeting.

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. When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. improved relationships, more effective knowledge sharing).

Scholarship and the ‘Tyranny’ of Openness

Jenny Connected

Are we are attempting to impose our values (of openness, sharing, online learning as the future of education, etc) without a critical examination of what that means for practice and for individuals who are part of social organizations? There has been a lot of discussion on the web over the past 12 months or so about what we mean by openness. The personality trait of openness to experience is linked to curiosity, exploration, creativity, and unusual ideas.

2012 100

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

In my last post, I wrote about how the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them. Spokespeople are just a more visible example of people who connect their organizations with the outside world.

2011 277

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session Wednesday

Portals and KM

You can see relationships.   You can overcome silos but having granular security is key for it for it to work, as there are times when you do not want to make things open for good reasons. This is another in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012.

2012 169

The Power of Pull + Social Business Edge + 140 Character Conference= ?

21st Century Organization

A tide of irreversible, technology and edge driven transformation of how businesses need to operate is underway, not just in the surrounding Manhattan offices, but in every office around the globe where individuals are connected. Change is in the Air and in Business It's spring in New York.

2010 159

Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

Predictions: WebEx Connect will need a strong IdM (Identity Management) play and will do so either through expanding what exists within PostPath or through an acquisition or a deep partnership. The cloud-based identity service will be key to expand on social networking aspects that will emerge around WebEx Connect. What about offline - does WebEx Connect implement Dojo Offline which is based on Google Gears? What's the open source licensing direction (GPL, BSD, etc)?

Webex 100

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Connections make the world go round. With that, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Community & Networks Connection. This isn’t a community, and not as loose and open as a network. Connectable Dots.

"Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop

21st Century Organization

I'm in outstanding company as Mark Masterson will bring next practice into the room sharing how CSC used Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) to ensure their C3: Connect, Communicate. The workshop builds from the Open net?WORKing

2010 181

Collaborative Thinking: Opening Up The Social Graph: An Identity Perspective

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « More On Presence And The Social Feed | Main | Google FeedServer » January 10, 2008 Opening Up The Social Graph: An Identity Perspective A worthwhile blog post from our Identity group.

Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Connect To Thrive. Social Connection Improves Health, Well-Being & Longevity. But how many of us know that social connection is as important? Social connection improves physical health and psychological well-being. One telling study showed that lack of social connection is a greater detriment to health than obesity , smoking and high blood pressure. On the the flip side, strong social connection leads to a 50% increased chance of longevity.

2012 59

Open Enterprise 2009 - Lee Bryant Interviewed by Stowe Boyd

Elsua

At the risk of starting to sound repetitive , I am going to be sharing with you folks another video interview I have been watching lately from the increasingly-by-the-day more interesting Open Enterprise 2.0 Blog and check out Open Enterprise 2009: Lee Bryant Interview.

2009 151