OLDSMOOC Design

Jenny Connected

The team must already be exhausted – either that or they have a lot of people working on this MOOC to distribute the load, which of course raises the investment cost. The next stage is for people to team up and work on design projects together, which might be difficult for those who have entered the MOOC as individuals rather than as a team, or alongside colleagues. Does this MOOC need the amount of prescription that is a significant part of its design?

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OLDSMOOC Design

Jenny Connected

The team must already be exhausted – either that or they have a lot of people working on this MOOC to distribute the load, which of course raises the investment cost. The next stage is for people to team up and work on design projects together, which might be difficult for those who have entered the MOOC as individuals rather than as a team, or alongside colleagues. Does this MOOC need the amount of prescription that is a significant part of its design?

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Book math -- does e-publishing cost less?

Endless Knots

For a printed book with a cover price of $26, the publisher gets 50% of gross revenues, or $13, out of which a whole lot of costs have to be covered: The publisher pays about $3.25 For cover design, typesetting and copy-editing, the publisher pays about 80 cents. Marketing costs average around $1 but may go higher or lower depending on the title. Most of these costs will decline on a per-unit basis as a book sells more copies.

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Boston E20 Notes: Designing Social Applications

Portals and KM

I attended session - Designing Social Applications " a panel session led by David F. Here is the session description: “Part of becoming a social enterprise is understanding what makes social applications work, both for purposes of selecting commercial applications and for designing their own. They have been building integrations for common use cases that can be reused to cut costs. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston.

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Prior to this conference, a three-day “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop was held in which international participants from various professional backgrounds collaborated with local stakeholder organisations on 4 real-world urban cases : Urban Pioneers Zeeburgereiland (Amsterdam), Haagse Havens (The Hague), Strijp-S (Eindhoven), and Amsterdam Civic Innovator Network. Social cities: it’s not about a blueprint, but a design approach.

2012 172

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. But it cost the Times something as well.

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. But it cost the Times something as well.

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?

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? To see where the new forms of money are emerging, I think it’s worth looking at frequent flyer miles, coupon rebates to lower the cost of goods.

2010 71

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.

2011 61

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.

2012 75

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Further, communities can be a catalyst for development and innovation, and will be critical to future business models. There is an unfortunate tendency to view Customer communities as “cost saving” vs “value producing”. Image © Leigh Prather.

2017 58

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. The problem with the kinds of ad hoc, project-based, one off relationships Boyd described is that they leave the individual isolated without a safety net, and thus leave the project-based model of p2p collaboration open to cooptation (as free agents become a precariat) by capitalist business firms. What is Design Thinking, Really? Design Earth. Follow emergent by design. Skip to content. future of facebook project. future of money project.

2012 51

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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The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

Bastian Unterberg is the founder and CEO of Jovoto, a Berlin-based platform that enables global brands and enterprise businesses to solve design and innovation challenges – ranging from new product design to sustainable architecture – with a community of over 60,000 creative professionals.

2016 58

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. The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker? i think that as new economic models are put into place that support social production, this idea will take off at a larger societal level.

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.

2007 28

The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Further, communities can be a catalyst for development and innovation, and will be critical to future business models. There is an unfortunate tendency to view Customer communities as “cost saving” vs “value producing”. Image © Leigh Prather.

2017 46

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.

2010 44

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.

2008 39

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

M y book on Natural Enterprises proposes a partnership model for new enterprise formation and sustainability. Is the corporation, as a model, a hopelesscase, or can it be reformed or reinvented? Thedysfunctional model of the corporation will suffer the same fate asevery other institution and entity that has ceased to evolve, innovateand serve our collective interests. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

Bastian Unterberg is the founder and CEO of Jovoto, a Berlin-based platform that enables global brands and enterprise businesses to solve design and innovation challenges – ranging from new product design to sustainable architecture – with a community of over 60,000 creative professionals.

2016 46

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On the Farm, in our third year we had run through everyones savings that theyd donated, and we hadnt yet build a business that could cover all our food costs, so we went through what we now call Wheatberry Winter – a time when the variety of food was as meager as I ever hope to see again.

2007 39

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals. A design for threaded discussions went from whiteboard to production over a weekend.

2019 46

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

A study done by one largemultinational organization discovered their actual user audiencecomprised, in order: Needless to say, since the website was designed for customers, itwasnt reaching its intended audience, and wasnt meeting the needs ofits actual audience.

2009 46

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This topic is designed to give you some tools and ideas for including social media appropriately in your overall organizational strategic plan and to measure its effectiveness.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 28, 2008 How to Find Community Byron Bay, Australia Caves Branch, Belize The 500sf home above was built using local, healthy, natural materials into a woodland hill in Wales ,is sustainable and energy-efficient, and cost about 1500 hours plus£3000 ($6000).

2008 46

Introducing Network Thinking: A Mobile Approach to Customer Communities

Online Community Strategy

The Inertia of the Support Community Model. Most Community Advocate programs were based on the Microsoft MVP model, which was optimized around support use cases. We learned a lot in the industry from the Support Community model, no question.

2016 73

Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

After researching the links about the program, I contacted Chris Like @christopherlike , the programs designer, for a conversation over Skype. Chris describes this step of taking his design to the principal as a nervous day.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Chart of group satisfaction by size, from Life With Alacrity E lisabet Sahtouris wrote an article in 2005 called The Biology of Business ,which began with a dubious recapitulation of Darwins model andexplanation of evolution, and then attempted to apply this model tobusiness ecosystems.

2008 51

Convert excel spreadsheets into online simulations and dashboards

The Bumble Bee

There are two neat tools you can use to quickly turn excel spreadsheets into online simulations, what-if models and dashboards. They are Simulate from Forio and Crystal Dashboard Design (formerly known as xcelsius) from SAP. Here is an example model I built with Crystal.

2012 156

Facilitation Card Decks

Nancy White

This is probably why I was so attracted to the “drawing on walls&# involved in graphic facilitation , kinesthetic modeling and just plain PLAY as a way to work together. I’ve been using these cards for years and in almost every way except as design method cards.

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Meanwhile, having modern technology devices is useless if mental and business models are still based on old-fashioned concepts. Human subsistence could be at serious risk if development vision is not changed radically, along with design, products' life cycles and material's sources.

2012 208

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

September 17, 2007 Could You Be a Model Natural Entrepreneur? Likewise I dont believetechnologies will save us, because, as James Kunstler points out, theyare designed to enable us to continue to live the unsustainable way wedo now, a little longer. Some of these working models will be better, responsible, sustainable ways to live : Models of radical simplicity, love and generosity, let-self-change, self-sufficiency and intentional community.

2007 35

From Social Networking to Swarm Intelligence

The Bumble Bee

His most recent book is Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Most Successful Designs". Such an approach "served us well in the era of mass production when costs, consistency and compliance were everything," Thompson said.

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Open access: The grey zone

GrowingPains

I have been co-editor myself of a research handbook in the same IGI series (the "Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems"). Afterwards, I solemnly pledged never to publish with them anymore unless they radically change their business model, as this model stifles, rather than promotes open research. They have a valid point, however, that the costs of maintaining a quality, indexed library need to be covered somehow.

Open 122

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 25, 2007 Living a Natural Life I mentioned in a recent post that I am torn between the temptation to create Natural, Intentional Communities and NaturalEnterprises as working models that can help the survivors of ourcivilizations inevitable collapse later this century, and the temptation to just walk away, be selfish, live aradically simple lifestyle (a non -working model?),and Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

This will change everything in workplace IT support from designing workplace information strategies for collaboration, to delivering content experiences to people across channels, to engaging the next-generation workforce to serve customers better. There is also more cost savings, at least up front and likely for the total cost of ownership (but not always). Migration costs tend to run about.5 The use of communities and employee evangelists can reduce migration costs.

Cloud 192

Open access: The grey zone

GrowingPains

I have been co-editor myself of a research handbook in the same IGI series (the "Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems"). Afterwards, I solemnly pledged never to publish with them anymore unless they radically change their business model, as this model stifles, rather than promotes open research. They have a valid point, however, that the costs of maintaining a quality, indexed library need to be covered somehow.

Open 100

Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards?

Social Reporter

It’s about doing that by involving beneficiaries in how knowledge from research is shared, as well as in the design of products and services. I got one idea from an interactive diagram on this page in the Inclusive Design Toolkit. Inclusive Design Toolkit.

2013 191

Target Practice

Chris Collison

Some of these have improved to the extent that they have saved money by reducing the number of cleaning shifts. If you haven’t figured out the link between the fly and the cost reduction, ask any small boy! Urinals. Do you spend much time looking at them?

Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

Dave Briggs has launched a rescue bid , and I’m sure Dave has the skills and helpers to develop a lighter version if he can persuade the LGA (and users) to collaborate in a handover, and can develop a new business model. But it is a skilled business, and it costs. The emphasis on open access and sharing changes where value may reside: so what are the new business models? That would be a good demonstration of migration from old to a new organisation-based model.

2013 153

Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of my key themes is called Re-Imagine Effective Work to Transform Possibilities to Realities , which I describe this way: Taking a wide view of the business world reveals many challengers to current industry business models, often fuelled by new technological innovations that are creatively applied to overturn entrenched players.

2016 89