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

Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us

Alchemy of Change

The word “medium&# can mean a “material used by an artist or designer to create a work “, or it can mean “the storage and transmission channels or tools used to store and deliver information or data.&#.

2011 224

Flexibility, fluidity and chaos in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

Let me start by a story from Kenya when I was studying a smallholder irrigation system. Which would have improved their work: the design of irrigation systems. I have a relaxed week- wonderful for catching up with articles and blogs.

2010 188

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Assignments include work in Kenya, Tanzania, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Dev: Gauresh Rajadhyaksh on iSimulate (crowd sourcing economic models) Social Media in Intl.

Thinking about systems change practices - letting go

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If I can role model learning through my mistakes, I make the environment safer for my collaborators, clients and colleagues to do the same thing. I’m learning to design moments for story telling and meaning making into my practice.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

2008 165

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

2010 133

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

2008 133

/Message: The Architecture of Sociality: Building In Openness

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

However, users can often be the happiest in monopolistic worlds, where everything works together because one corporation has centralized control on design and implementation. Lets call this the Facebook model: Dont get me wrong: Facebooks management have opened up their service to others, so that many many apps have been built and which run within Facebook. So it is not a closed model: but it is a centralized one.

2007 28

Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

These "tacit" activities—involving the exchange of information, the making of judgments, and a need to draw on multifaceted forms of knowledge in exchanges with coworkers, customers, and suppliers—are increasingly a part of the standard model for companies in the developed world. But building these advantages wont be easy: companies must alter the way they craft strategies, design organizations, manage talent, and leverage technology.