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

Social Reporter

But the agenda cannot come from Government – it has to be a critical and reflective eco-system, created by us all acting together with a shared and emergent vision. creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead.

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

Got Governance?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Often the tension is governance. Governance is a critical element of managing processes to ensure compliance. In the journey, there is process design and process implementation. After some period of continued activity in stages 2 and 3, process atrophy can settle in if you don’t have the right governance in place. Governance is a necessary audit function. Your governance model might be in need of a tune-up.

HealthCare.gov: A Model Facebook Page

Influence

The new HealthCare.gov Facebook Page borrows design and functional cues from its well-received web site, and, in most respects, represents an exemplary case study of a Facebook Page done right. Wall: This is where the government publishes updates for its fans. government.

Model 78

“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

Much discussion about networking local government – now how about the rest of civil society?

Social Reporter

The story about closure of the Local Government Association’s Knowledge Hub – which I covered here – has gathered momentum over the past week, with various behind-the-scenes moves to keep it going or develop an alternative, and a gathering of some members of the former advisory group planned this week. The Knowledge Hub is mainly limited to local government.

2013 165

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

Social Reporter

But the agenda cannot come from Government – it has to be a critical and reflective eco-system, created by us all acting together with a shared and emergent vision. 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 100

iTKO Expands the Agility of Enterprise 2.0 Application Development with New Service Virtualization and SOA Governance Offerings

Portals and KM

iTKO LISA provides SOA testing and validation services that are designed to meet the challenges of the new world of enterprise 2.0 We covered two main areas of expansion for them: SOA governance and service virtualization. Most of these SOA governance tools are not actionable.

Open Government: "Strategies and Tactics from the Playbook"

Influence

These are the themes I heard while attending the interesting Open Government: "Strategies and Tactics from the Playbook" event this past Monday in DC, organized by the team of Lucas Cioffi , Stephen Buckley , and Kaliya Hamlin. They designed the event with the goal of sharing lessons from agencies who have some early experiences. Here are some insights I picked up: Open Government Directive: Coming soon? Tags: Government Strategy

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

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

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I was primarily focused on designing the site, rolling out new features (like one of the first peer networks in the space), and tweaking architecture. Defined rank and reputation model; extending management to members.

2013 93

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? government 2.0

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

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

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. Every tool man has made, from the flint arrows to the wheel to civilization to systems of governance have ALL been in response to complexity. I took it one a little mind journey that got to this model.

2010 44

The Divine Right of Capital: A Little Rebellion

Alchemy of Change

The Principle of (r)Evolution: As it is the right of the people to alter or abolish government, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish corporations that now govern the world. They are governments that have become destructive of our inalienable rights as a people.

2011 142

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wed failed – with all of the shared goodwill and agreement – to create a working system of governance for the Farm, and our collective economy was on the verge of collapse.

2007 39

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. Enterprise 2.0), reflects a desire to transform organizations governed by industrial-age management practices.

2008 100

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.

Social media for public services: how about an Open Innovation Exchange?

Social Reporter

If they are interested I would suggest that we run an open workshop in January to co-design what’s needed, with the key interests. Let’s model the collaborative exchange process we propose. Tags: All posts collaboration government innovation open social media socialbysocial khub knowledgesharing openinnovation The Crowdsourced Council event earlier this week was for me interesting at three levels.

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

‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence

Delicious/choconancy/community

de concepts et de vocabulaire A Small Attempt to Model Organizational Evolution EtoB: will enterprise 2.0

2010 51

Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Each of the major developments in the internet – from the client-server model to platform-based interoperability to web3-based consensus networks – has been accompanied by a shift in agency. The Three Dimensions of Inclusive Design.

2018 187

NetAge Report #4: Organizing at the edge of chaos

Endless Knots

In our post yesterday, we pointed out that Obama is "complexifying" government by creating more layers, adding cross-links, and multiplying leadership. federal government inherited by the Obama Administration (See NetAge Report #2, Analysing the Organization as a Network ).

2009 116

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

Then you can also better tie in with practitioner communities, governance, etc. How can we model and use rich, situated context that informs socio-technical systems design without constraining community behaviors? (C&T) It’s a systems design question.

2014 201

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Keynote speakers sharing innovation stories from Kenya, Finland, and Canada were Daudi Were of Ushahid i, Marco Steinberg of the Helsinki Design Lab and Vanessa Timmer of One Earth. Like at the “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop last year, I took presentation notes.

2013 182

Do unto others: on the appropriation of citizen empowerment

Neighbourhoods

'This pioneering project led by the RSA in partnership with Peterborough City Council and Arts Council England East, will experiment with different ‘models of social change’ across a range of spheres including civic behaviour, education, local enterprise, rehabilitation and treatment services.' But isn't there a slight danger that without some evidence of citzens at the heart of the project this will look like social architecture designed in John Adam Street?'

2010 50

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? Bakan proposesstronger regulation and enforcement, greater legal liability forofficer and directors, public education, and regulated use of theprecautionary principle to govern corporate behaviour. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2007 35

Facebook, MI6 & basic digital literacy

SocialTech

Currently, Facebook is rejigging it's operation model, simultaneously moving towards a more open platform and trying to make user permissions more understandable , including jettisoning it's regional networks in favor of sharing information between groups. Tags: digital literacy Facebook Freedom of Information Government homophily M15 permissions privacy secret service UK

James Robertson on Collaboration Roadmap - "there's no other book like this"

Michael Sampson - Currents

James Robertson from Step Two Designs recently posted his review of Collaboration Roadmap. After setting the background from his vantage point, James writes: " The book starts by exploring the technology options, through the lens of Michael’s models, including the Seven Pillars and Four Connectors. Much of the rest of the book focuses on how to strategically approach deployment and adoption, starting with creating a compelling vision, through to governance and engagement.

2012 109

Federal CIO Council Seeks to Advance Trustworthy Social Media

Influence

In the absence of social media compliance and regulatory standards, social networking technologies face increased scrutiny in both the government and commercial sectors. While many government leaders and corporate executives recognize the ability for social media to enable organizations to ?tap s OpenGov objectives; 2) Ensure the security and privacy of US Federal Government IT. and proposes the creation of an overarching government wide policy on social media.

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Defining Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

Social media enables public and transparent participation models where people and organizations interact as peers. Social media itself is not a single technology or set of technologies as much as it is a design point for the application of social tools or leveraging of social platforms. Breaking it down: Social media enables public and transparent participation models where people and organizations interact as peers. It is a design point for a desired participation model.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Part two talks about understanding the challenges.Foundations take on the biggest and gnarliest social problems (if the problems could be easily solved, the private sector or governments would have already figured them out. Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

2007 40

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Part two talks about understanding the challenges.Foundations take on the biggest and gnarliest social problems (if the problems could be easily solved, the private sector or governments would have already figured them out. Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

2007 40

Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Wikipedia software is designed to focus on creating a space for interaction and keep the software out of the way. Why aren’t we hearing more about the site’s governance model, or its approach to harassment, bullying? The topic for this week in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 166

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

Social Reporter

News that the Local Government Association is closing its Knowledge Hub as part of a £2 million savings plan provides a reminder of how difficult it is to maintain big one-stop-shop knowledge-sharing systems. 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.

2013 153

As the Knowledge Hub faces closure, might a creative Twitter mob help with re-invention?

Social Reporter

One of the main ways in which people in local government can share “what works” in these hard times of cuts and service reorganisation is likely to close – as I have written here. Or it may be outsourced from current managers, the Local Government Association. The more innovative councils aim to co-design or even co-produce services with citizen and other organisations to share knowledge, a sense of ownership, and maybe contributions in kind.

2013 159

KM World 2014: Some Useful Workshops

Portals and KM

A team of Change Agents discusses leading organizational concepts such as: new models for organizational design, the power of self-organization, social and organizational network analysis, and more. Implementing an enterprise social network can also mean rethinking workplace practices and a need for new governance models, leadership skills, and transforming the way we communicate. KM World 2014 will be held in Washington DC at the Grand Hyatt from November 4 to 7.

2014 156

Launching a Collaboration or Content Management System: 8 Tricks for Adoption

Influence

Modeling appropriate site use and enforcing the “Terms of Use” as appropriate. Serving as a user advocate, proactively listening to the types of content and functionality that users want and communicating those to the tech and design teams. This distributed model of content creation and publishing helps spread the responsibility and sense of ownership, and also clarifies roles and expectations for participation. Model Wanted Behavior.