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

Social Reporter

Recently I’ve been writing at mediablends.com about a major initiative from London Funders, called The Way Ahead. creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead.

2016 207

Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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“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.

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

Social Reporter

Recently I’ve been writing at mediablends.com about a major initiative from London Funders, called The Way Ahead. creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead.

2016 130

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

Social Reporter

Recently I’ve been writing at mediablends.com about a major initiative from London Funders, called The Way Ahead. 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

Walking around it to find a problem’s shape

Learning Alliances

When designing experiments (or identifying new sources of information) that support leveraging a minimum viable product or process, we seek to identify: Real world interactions with real people who could be real customers.

2013 151

Deb Lavoy on Promoting the Purpose Driven Organization and Designing the Collaborative Enterprise

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Deb Lavoy, Director of Product Marketing for Digital and Social Media at OpenText , about enterprise design in the 21 st century.  She began by noting that we are moving from a mechanistic model for organizations to a more human model. Third, there is compounding collaboration which is designed is to “ensure that whatever our endeavor, we are leveraging, to the greatest extent possible, the work that has been done already.”

Enterprise 2.0 initiatives and corporate culture awareness. | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

initiatives and corporate culture awareness. A negative : A caustic corporate culture can severely debilitate collaboration initiatives. They had actually tried a few communities initiatives before, but those failed. initiatives and corporate culture awareness. |

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.

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As we design new systems, it will be important to frame the experience in a way that values and rewards productive participation and contribution.

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

Design of the course. I like the course design and the fact that Stephen Downes ‘walks the talk’ and has been true to his educational philosophy as expounded in his theory of connectivism. In this course, each topic is introduced with a Synopsis and some initial readings. This fits with his belief that the role of the teacher is to model and demonstrate. el30 cMOOC community course design stephen downesFirst a bit of background.

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Living by Design: Measuring Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Living by Design. Effective design, initial content seeding and proactive facilitation are critical factors for re-firing in the innovation engine. Of course, you can replace "communities" with "team" if it fits better with your model.

Clearstep Business Community : Community Engagement Models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Remember Me Search Clearstep > Online Communities > Build > Documents Clearspace Online Communities Internal Collaboration Up to Documents in Build Currently Being Moderated Community Engagement Models VERSION 1 Created on: Jul 9, 2008 10:23 PM by Barry Tallis - Last Modified: Jul 9, 2008 10:24 PMby Barry Tallis In “Groundswell”, Charline Li and Josh Bernoff, from Forrester, identify 5 different type of community engagement models.

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A vision with legs – that grows

Learning Alliances

Share: business models TechnologyPhoto: WhiteHorse.com "The Future of In-Aisle Mobile, A Framework for Consumer-Centered Innovation" This post gathers the #chifoo Twitter feed from a presentation by Will Reese ( @willreese ) at CHIFOO on July 13, 2011.

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Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about From Data, with Love That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week.

2010 189

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 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

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. The value of social media in this realm is that it’s lowers the initial step on to the ladder so that many more people can begin climbing, therein lies the opportunity down the line to have a larger number of people significantly engaged. What is Design Thinking, Really? Collective Wisdom Initiative. Design Earth. OpenNet Initiative. Follow emergent by design. Skip to content. future of facebook project.

2012 51

When knowledge sharing is the only option

Chris Collison

Here’s a way to visualise this using Csikszentmihalyi’s flow model. Browne did a lot to support peer structures and networking which was well documented, but his initial response to was to increase the levels of challenge further, whilst keeping the resources constant.

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

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

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. Business synthesis —Although the initial stage often goes unrecognized, it is important.

2007 28

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. Or some way to tag the contributions we made to specific projects or initiatives at work? The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker?

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? Folks engaged in the former are deeply engaged and connected in one (or a couple) particular domain – the network weaving they initiate and execute therefore has huge creative implications for that domain.

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 can initiate, but you cant collaborate. 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. 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

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

I was initially its bookkeeper and developer of a billing system for tracking the monthly and hourly charges to its users. Suggest a Story Submission Guidelines Editor Advertising Design: Matt Chapman Logo Design: Egg Hosting, Development, and Technical Management

2007 39

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

Organising Knowledge » A Typology of Search Behaviours

Green Chameleon

It’s a very widespread mental model, and it is premised on the notion that a searcher has a precise idea of what they want (search is fully intentional and there is a clear “target&# for the query) and that they know when they are satisfied. Known initial goals can be distracted and replaced by serendipitous discoveries.

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Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation: Recap of CMX Online Workshop

Online Community Strategy

The bad news is that most companies fail because they lack the vision and commitment to see beyond the initial tactic of soliciting customer ideas. In practice, most corporate innovation initiatives ignore the value communities and networks can provide.

2018 62

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.

New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

We investigate how to design such inter-sectoral public library innovations that are embedded in existing organizational practice and are both sustainable and scalable. We outline a practical social innovation sensemaking method based on a combination of a social innovation collaboration network model and process model. We show how we did an initial validation of the method using the results of two exploratory workshops with professionals in the Dutch public library world.

Interesting reading today on shared leadership and action

Chris Corrigan

I’m prepping for a small gig with a non-profit moving to a shared leadership model, and also reading a bit more on Cynefin strategy, and so there are a lot of tabs open in my browser this afternoon. Talks about pitfalls and initial conditions for making the transition.

2015 55

Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

Many of you will be thinking about BYOD or one-to-one 1:2:1 technology initiatives. This story will touch on all of those issues and you will see how a well crafted gamification of professional learning can be used to support school initiatives, quality learning and professional community.

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

Delicious/choconancy/community

Not only is the understanding of what differentiates them is key to successfully implement socio-collaborative initiatives, but harnessing their complementarity also provides us with a valuable framework of building blocks to leverage the internal ecosystem of Enterprise 2.0.

2010 51

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

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

The bad news is that most companies fail because they lack the vision and commitment to see beyond the initial tactic of soliciting customer ideas. Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product.

2016 63

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

Jenny Connected

Looking up definitions of the word agency reveals explanations related to business and organisations, but a search for agency in education resulted in the following two definitions: Agency is the capacity and propensity to take purposeful initiative—the opposite of helplessness.

2018 187

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

The bad news is that most companies fail because they lack the vision and commitment to see beyond the initial tactic of soliciting customer ideas. Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product.

2016 59