The games we play

Viv Mcwaters

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of games, play and movement. It was three days exploring games for humanitarian and development work led by Pablo Saurez from the Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre and Eric Gordon from the Harvard University Engagement Game Lab. Imagine sitting around a table playing a game with your friends – preferably a fairly complicated game requiring you to make decisions without knowing the consequences.

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Game Change: A Better World, WoW

21st Century Organization

We are in a constant state of change, contrary to the description proffered by many organization change models. Virtual game environments have that potential. Games are where millions of us spend our time.

Game 180

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

Design 176

New Case Studies published on Bioteams Business Games

The Bumble Bee

ISEE Systems , a leading developer of business simulation tools, have published reviews of two of the new Bioteams online/offline collaboration games developed using the ithink platform. Checkout my other articles about business games.

2012 136

Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London’s civil society

Social Reporter

creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead. We have organised an event on the evening of January 10 at Newspeak House , designed to brief people interested in social tech for good on our plans.

2016 207

Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

Making CommunitySense

His group is developing a method to let groups design scenarios of future interactions. Design explores new horizons. How can design methods address promises and pitfalls of emerging technologies? Preparing for the future.

2014 170

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

Design 100

“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

Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead. We have organised an event on the evening of January 10 at Newspeak House , designed to brief people interested in social tech for good on our plans.

2016 130

Basic design for extraordinary conversations

Chris Corrigan

Each of these phases has to be designed in the beginning, but with space for emergent outcomes. Think of this model as a framework for holding the flow of an extraordinary event in the life of an organization. Pay attention to these three stages up front, in the design process.

Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead. We have organised an event on the evening of January 10 at Newspeak House , designed to brief people interested in social tech for good on our plans. More about Mediablends games and simulations. Recently I’ve been writing at mediablends.com about a major initiative from London Funders, called The Way Ahead. Here’s some reference to TWA.

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Preview of the Living Lab for (digital) life

Social Reporter

The workshop that Drew Mackie and I ran last week , exploring how to help people adopt digital technology, is part of a suite of games and other methods we are developing, with Sangeet Bhullar, under the title of Living Lab. Firstly, games enable people to play through possibilities.

2014 215

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.

Green Chameleon » Do Knowledge Managers Really Want to Share Knowledge?—Sharing as a Mating Game

Green Chameleon

—Sharing as a Mating Game I’ve had a creeping suspicion for some time that knowledge managers are fine about encouraging others to share knowledge, but that dictum doesn’t apply to them. Who are the “females&# in this game, one might ask?

2007 130

Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ngmoco makes iPhone games including Rolando 2, –>. The most popular Rolandos will appear on the Rolando 2 website —and they may even guest star in future game updates. MStar is an online music dance game similar to game interface such as Guitar Hero or Dance-Dance-Revolution.

2009 202

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? We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency. As Rushkoff tells us so clearly, that system was designed with a different purpose.

2010 71

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?

What He Said

Green Chameleon

How the New Rules of Work Are Changing the Game. Frankly I couldn’t have said it any better than Leo Babauta, in his piece Productivity 2.0: Indeed, he’s said a lot of relevant things I’ve wanted to say, but just haven’t gotten around to. To put it all in context he compares two perspectives — Old School vs. Productivity 2.0 — across the following dimensions: Crank It Out vs Deep Focus. Lots of Planning vs Just Start. Tons of Paperwork vs Automate.

2008 100

Redesigning Civil Society, collaboratively

Social Reporter

It also gives me a nudge to do some joining up with guides I’ve written on participation and partnerships , and dig back into some entries on my old blog Designing for Civil Society. The difficulty in blending social tech, social enterprise and older (but still very necessary) models of community action is that it is complicated … because local communities are complex. Tags: All posts citizenship games local social media socialbysocial bigsociety civilsociety

2010 133

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

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

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. We have fun playing infinite games while still getting shit done. 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. The Infinite Games.

2012 51

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 are many early examples in the gaming world, from MMOG’s like World of Warcraft to the new “build and explore” virtual worlds like Roblox. Image © Leigh Prather.

2017 58

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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Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Read more at Going Social Now more about Shiv Stories by Shiv Singh Practical Strategies for Creating a Successful Intranet [1 Comment] Value-Driven Intranet Design [3 Comments] Making Knowledge Management Work on your Intranet [2 Comments] A Web 2.0

2007 41

Towards the idea that complexity IS a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

Often on application forms, funders provide guidance, asking that a grantee provide an articulation of their theory of change and a logic model to show how, step by step, their program will help transform something, address an issue or solve a problem.

2018 102

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.

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?

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 are many early examples in the gaming world, from MMOG’s like World of Warcraft to the new “build and explore” virtual worlds like Roblox. 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. It turns out, life is EXACTLY like a game.

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

Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Pharmaceuticals

Collaborative Thinking

Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0 Findability future_technology gaming geotagging Gov 2.0

2007 130

eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Queensborough Community College/CUNY and Stevens Institute of Technology Learnscape Architecture (8/20/08) Jay Cross, Internet Time Group Tips for Delivering a Successful Online Experience (4/30/08) By Richard Watson, Technical Trainer and Instructional Designer How to Motivate Your Students (4/18/08) By Errol Craig Sull Usability Testing of E-Learning: Easy, Effective, Affordable (4/02/08) By Carol M. Best Practices How Will Online Courses Weather the Economic Downturn?

2007 39

Collaborative Thinking: LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps

Collaborative Thinking

Spy » January 31, 2008 LiquidTalk - Filling In The Daily Gaps Intriguing idea but not sure theres a long-term business model here - technically, the barrier to entry seems small (re: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle or some other best of breed vendor). Connections Categories Attention Management AugmentedReality blogging Books BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment CiscoCollab Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

2008 100

Collaborative Thinking: Socializing At Work - No Longer A Waste Of Time

Collaborative Thinking

Investments in human capital rise only when the risk to the core business model is self-evident (e.g., Business strategists increasingly view the consumer market as a template for enterprise solutions that enable more flexible work models, catalyze informal interactions and connect people with shared interests. Findability future_technology gaming geotagging Gov 2.0

2008 100

BBC Learning Unplugged: event report

Platform Neutral

James Richards ( BBC Learning Development ) and Myles Runham (BBC Learning) co-hosted the event with Clare Reddington ( Ished ); I designed and facilitated it with help from Jack Martin Leith. Event design. event designing sheet). But I diverge into event design-ery pokery.

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. This is why I really like, e.g. the approach of the social by social game ( [link] ).

Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

Mission Possible: Playing Games with Professional Development. 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.

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

Sharing our inspiration from the Learning Technologies conference with links to all our liveblogs

Joitske Hulsebosch

70-20-10 is the model for learning in the workplace by Charles Jennings. There were a lot of instructional designers in the group; professionals analyzing learning questions and developing learning programs. From what learning perspective is an online learning initiative designed?

2015 164

My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch

Will do that more and try to promote community learning more often (many clients ask for online or blended learning design rather than community design). The reflection session had a nice BINGO model with numbers. A bot would ask design questions and students would design a MOOC.

2018 130

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.