KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. How do we know what to look for in search tools, services to add into the mix, and or design elements that will make an impact? Our experienced designer frames these relevant models of social search and walks though how to think through the problems to get to a more optimal solution.

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This summer, my wife and I took our two boys to visit the famous Ford Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. In fact, you could say it’s the exact opposite of where modern organizational design is now moving: from self-reliance to a radical connectedness.

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Annotated Bibliography: Background For Literature Review Project

Collaborative Thinking

boyd (Social Media Researcher at Microsoft Research and affiliate of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University), and Ellison (Associate Professor, Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies, and Media at Michigan State University), establish the historical foundation for emergence of social network sites (SNS). For instance, the authors include a model that maps the four contradictions to epistemic actions (actions that uncover information).

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The model for the emergence of knowledge-based. living systems, its characterisation and a model”, Biosystems vol. Michigan April 7, 1978 Available: [link]. [25] Zeleny, “Self-organization of living systems: a formal model of. design for command and control” (1987), “Strategic game of ? Kooter, “Comparing OODA & other models as operational. First IFIP International Workshop on Distributed Knowledge Management (DKM 2008), Oct, 18-19, 2008, Shanghai 1.

3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If engineers learn why highways and buildings collapsed during a previous earthquake, they can design new ones to better withstand future earthquakes. KM Blog of the Week Platform neutral by Ed Mitchell Three types of community This is a brief overview of three community models. They are theoretical models, but they are ones I have used with a variety of people on a variety of real projects.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Some sites are designed with specific ethnic, religious, sexual orientation, political, or other identity-driven categories in mind. It was designed to compete with Match.com, a profitable online dating site (Cohen, 2003).

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Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Nicole Ellison , assistant professor of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media at Michigan State University: I believe the benefits provided by social network sites such as Facebook have made us better off as a society and as individuals, and that, as they continue to be adopted by more diverse populations, we will see an increase in their utility. Over the last three years, our research team at Michigan State University has examined the use of Facebook by undergraduate students.