The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

What is Necessary and what is Contingent in Design for Massive Open Online Courses? However, there was one very interesting, topical and pertinent question, which was, What was the business model for the FSLT12 MOOC? It seems that many institutions think about business models in terms of how much money they can make from MOOCs and certainly Oxford Brookes is thinking of accrediting the MOOC and charging for assessment next year.

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Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

How can we model and use rich, situated context that informs socio-technical systems design without constraining community behaviors? (C&T) The common theme is really about how the larger societal context meets the relevant community technologies.

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Re-Thinking Follow Models Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

available, in a meeting, out to lunch, on vacation). Past incarnations however were perhaps so subtle and housed within a particular use case scenario or application context, that we never really thought about how the model could be leveraged in a very broad and compelling manner. Two models have become popular: symmetric following and asymmetric following. privacy controls) that can alter the behavior of either follow model. A follow model has two major dynamics.

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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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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. What is the purpose of the meeting?

Walking around it to find a problem’s shape

Learning Alliances

Terry Frazier and Dixie Griffin Good were the panelists for our first effort and we posted a recording and our meeting notes on Sean’s Blog. business models Coaching Event design Technology technology_stewardship

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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.”

DavidSibbet.com: Visual Meetings Arrives at The Grove

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

What these photos do not show, of course, is the rich process of facilitated design meetings that we led as a way of generating this material. Partners for Change Model These are two supportive visuals for a Partners for Change model I co-designed with Sissel Waage and Ruth Rominger.

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.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Skype, social networks and language learning Confucius meets web 2.0 » Designing conversations By looking at speech ‘beyond the level of the sentence’, discourse analysis reveals some of the conventions that underlie it. There are things that work and things that don’t, and content designers definitely work in the R&D department of new media. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

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.

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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.

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Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

QuizStar is a casual online game and it is a great way to have fun with friends and meet new people. We started in 2006 as iminlikewithyou, a place for people to play games to meet each other and in 2009 changed our name to the shorter OMGPOP where people meet each other to play games.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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. style of user participation to our business model and culture.

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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? In meeting face-to-face we all have this ability, I believe. 35+ Social Lending Platforms Around the World Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence What is Design Thinking, Really?

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.

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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? Every meeting was just talking and arguing, instead of devising solutions and implementing them. 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. How do you meet people? I took it one a little mind journey that got to this model.

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Social Software, Community, and Organization: Where Practice Meets Process « Skilful Minds

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In fact, we still design organizations to prevent practice and cultures that hoard knowledge and communities. Indeed, that principle appears to guide the design of Socialtext People. 11 Responses to Social Software, Community, and Organization: Where Practice Meets Process E-Learning 2.0

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.

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Community Leadership Summit

Learning Alliances

Since it’s a wiki page, you could come through afterward and name your session and point directly to the meeting notes. I had prepared to do a session on Business Models for communities. What was most confusing in the discussion was basic: business model for what ?

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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

It might mean getting called out by Stephen at a Farm meeting. The classic first meatspace meeting was often mindboggling since the minds image rarely matched the actual appearance.

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Why Businesses (Don't) Collaborate: Meeting Management, Group Input and Wiki Usage Survey Results

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

All | Books | Business | Academic | More Brochures & Catalogs Creative Writing How-to-Guides & Manuals Illustrations & Maps Magazines & Newspapers Puzzles & Games Recipes & Menus Research Resumes & CVs Sheet Music & Lyrics Log In | Sign Up | Help Home Explore Community Partners Store New Why Businesses (Dont) Collaborate: Meeting Management, Group Input and Wiki Usage Survey Results You just added this document to your favorites. How many meetings do you participate in each week?62%

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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. He hasn’t got any data behind this yet, but it’s a big step in the direction of a search model that might be sophisticated enough to map against real people doing real tasks. By Nadejda Thanks for blogging the meet-up.

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Shadow the leader – year 4

Learning Alliances

It’s a global community for expatriate Dutch dairy farmers that’s developing its learning agenda and trying to find its legs at the same time (in terms of organization, business model, funding, and learning activities). The goal we set for ourselves in Shadow the Leader is to meet and reflect with a leader of a community of practice over a sustained period of time, getting to know a lot about one community.

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In Search of Excellence for the Portland, Oregon OD Network

Learning Alliances

ODN has been a meeting-oriented community in that it mainly existed on the 2nd Wednesday of the month for a stand-up presentation (with some schmoozing before and afterwards). There were two major meetings that I recall. Tags: Stories Event design Consulting

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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. To provide a networking opportunity for attendees to meet and interact.

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

In 1999 I took a job with TechRepublic.com as “UX Program Manager” and spent 9 months helping design, build, launch and grow what would become one of the largest online communities of global IT Professionals. A design for threaded discussions went from whiteboard to production over a weekend.

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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. For example, I have noticed that when there’s an extended period of dominant alpha male behaviour engaging in tit for tat behaviour, lurkers emerge from the woodwork and start civil side conversations, as if to model to themselves what they would like to see happening.

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CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

Perhaps there is also the subject matter expert who comes in to create a course or determine the content pieces, and an instructional designer who organizes that content based on pedagogical principles and within the constraints of the technologies in use.

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It’s not always easy

Chris Corrigan

Today a client emailed me with a small anxiety about setting up a meeting room in a circle. First, people are usually more familiar with a circle than you might imagine they are, and second some people even experience a secret relief that the room is set up that way (this was the case at the recent meeting we were at together: several people said to me “thank God the room was set up in a circle.

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New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

of the 10th Prato CIRN Conference “Nexus, Confluence, and Difference: Community Archives meets Community Informatics”, Prato, Italy, Oct 28-30 2013. 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.

Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

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.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The promise and tool mustaddress a real need: Shirky notes wryly "If you designed a bettershovel, people would not rush out to dig more ditches". If youre a whiz a social networking, and havesome ideas on this (that meet Shirkys three criteria) please let meknow; Id be pleased to have some real-time conversations on this. Couldthis customer-supplier enterprise co-development model work? turns out to be a betterpredictor of success than Whats the business model? "

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes. You can use this output as a tool to start conversations in your organization about a pilot program, or use the Worksheet as part of an internal workshop or planning meeting.

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Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

Skip to content Performance X Design Home About Contact Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 for transforming leadership and management development Describe a model of leadership development driven by learning 2.0 World « Performance X Design -- Topsy.com An Idea List: Using Web 2.0

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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.

SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

Yes… and, the attractor factor is emphasized now, and our past social process models were heavily relationship centric. trust models). It’s hard to get around that assumption Even when technologies are designed for a group, they are always experienced individually.

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Accelerating the Business Digitization Processes - McKinsey

Portals and KM

McKinsey reports that, “many traditional organizations can’t meet these expectations. They go on to add that, “To meet these high customer expectations, companies must accelerate the digitization of their business processes.

cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

I am not aware of any evidence that xMOOCs have been specifically designed to test out a given theory. Participants are encouraged to meet in locations of their choosing and organise themselves. cMOOCs are designed as massive networks.

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