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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Stewart had wanted to put Matthews experience living on a back-to-the-land community for over a decade to work in stewarding an electronically-mediated community.

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Green Chameleon » Trouble at the AOK Corral

Green Chameleon

Founded by Jerry Ash it uses a unique model: “star&# moderators - experts on some aspect of KM - are researched by Jerry, and brought in for 2-week long discussions. Smart people don’t like being slapped down when they are exercising their intellect and trying to get smarter. The KM space is also richer, with other forums exercising less proprietary behaviours and somehow managing, bless them, to solve their interpersonal difficulties as mature communities can.

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Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

Each social structure (as mediated by Facebook) has limited awareness of each other (unless they have relations outside Facebook). Identity teams have valid concerns regarding the design and behavior of social tools and applications - especially if they mimic more wide-open consumer models or integrate with such systems (e.g., The analysis below is an update to my earlier post.

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

How does it differ from other models of cooperation? 16] Collaboration vs. Other Models of Cooperation Collaborative partnerships can be broadly grouped under two headings: those aimed at resolving conflicts and those designed to develop and advance shared visions for the future.[17] where the need and intent is to change fundamentally the way services are designed and delivered." Will the project be more effective with a neutral, third-party mediator?

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Brandy Agerbeck’s Obama Speach Visual Capture | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Last week I ran a very informal graphic facilitation intro workshop for a group of family mediators and a clear point of emphasis was leave the “I can’t draw&# voice outside the room.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

At best, it’s an exercise in corporate branding to be associated with a particular conversation topic; at worst it’s an exercise in wishful thinking. This has then been mediated by a subject matter expert who adds value to the communal input and the people remained engaged.

A Practical Guide to Implementing Web 2.0 (aka Social Networking Tools) in Your Organization

How to Save the World

like SharePoint) designed to improve internal collaboration, that actually discourages collaboration. Groupware, of which the most notorious example is SharePoint, was designed to facilitate 'communities of practice' (CoPs). So what's the best model for a corporate website?

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.

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Getting to Know Collective and Collaborative :: Personal InfoCloud

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Often in digital social environments there is a social object that is at the core of the discussion (see Jyri Engestroms post on Karin Cetina Knorrs "object mediated sociality", which he brings to the web an understanding of social objects ).

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.

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