Collaborative Thinking: Social Media & Pharmaceuticals

Collaborative Thinking

The New York pharmaceuticals maker will announce a partnership today with Sermo Inc.,

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Our survey included questions designed to assess students’ “social capital,” a concept that describes the benefits individuals receive from their relationships with others. William Reader , professor of psychology at Sheffield Hallam University and social networking site researcher : From a psychological point of view, it is difficult to answer the question with any degree of certainty; the technology is simply too new and the research too equivocal.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Visit The Workplace Blog for trends, commentary and new affecting the enterprise workplace and web 2.0.Shiv has just returned to Avenue A | Razorfish full time after having completed graduate work at the London School of Economics & Political Science. Find or Post New Jobs!

2007 41

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? A synapse fired, a new connection was made, and I was brought to a new level of consciousness, a new way of seeing the world. 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. I took it one a little mind journey that got to this model.

2010 44

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?

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Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

The area couldn’t compete with New York or South Carolina by giving incentives to new companies. With designer Becky Clarkson , Sechrest developed a one-page visual to describe the Corvallis start-up business ecosystem. Incredible complexity. So many moving parts.

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Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When we designed Twitter, we took a different approach—we didn’t require a relationship model like that of a social network. We’ve developed a new set of frameworks for adding this Twitter experience anywhere on the web. This new set of frameworks is called @anywhere.

The changing role of the online teacher

Jenny Connected

Garrison, Anderson and Archer’s Community of Inquiry Model (2000), which focuses on how to establish a social presence, a teaching presence and a cognitive presence in online teaching and learning. I have worked with this model a lot, on many online courses. New York: Routledge.

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Roles for Educators in MOOCs

Jenny Connected

it has been designed and set up by just one person), and this doesn’t only apply to xMOOCs. Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: Computer conferencing in higher education model. Teaching as a Design Science: Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology, NY: Routledge. New York: Routledge.

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Losing sight of being human

Chris Corrigan

A nice indictment - chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov on the submission of creativity to the dull incrementalisim of logic models: With the supremacy of the chess machines now apparent and the contest of “Man vs. Machine&# a thing of the past, perhaps it is time to return to the goals that made computer chess so attractive to many of the finest minds of the twentieth century. Why waste time and money experimenting with new and innovative ideas when we already know what works?

YouTube Attempts to Increase Time on Site Through Discovery

Portals and KM

The New York Times had an interesting article, YouTube’s Quest to Suggest More , that covered their goal to have people stay longer on the site which would increase ad revenue. To increase time spent on YouTube Hunter Walk leads a team of about a dozen engineers, designers and project managers who are fine-tuning YouTube to users what they want, even when users aren’t quite sure what they really want.

The Power of Pull + Social Business Edge + 140 Character Conference= ?

21st Century Organization

Change is in the Air and in Business It's spring in New York. By participating and sharing Best Buy staff's expertise openly in Twitter, consumers generally benefit and through the value provided, the brand is strengthened and new customers emerges.

2010 159

Being Human – What Are You Afraid Of?

Elsua

Under the title Being Human he shared a few insights around the abstract that he submitted for the wonderful Social Business Edge conference event that will be taking place in New York in a couple of weeks and where he will be one of the many talented speakers.

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Identity Online

Jenny Connected

A Model of Digital Identity Formation in Online Learning Networks. People and societies: Rom Harré and designing the social sciences (pp. New York, NY: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group). This week has seen the last Networked Learning Conference Hotseat for this year – Managing your Online Learner Identity. Having followed the Hotseat discussions, the topic seems to have raised more questions than it has answered.

Binding affordances and GIS in hybrid places

Taming the spaces

An Affordance-Based Model of Place in GIS. This paper presents a methodology to model places with affordances. Modeling places with affordances integrates cognitive and engineering aspects, therefore leading to a knowledge-representation that comes closer to the user. The integration of affordance-based models of places into future GIS will lead to a better communication between users and systems. Designing with Affordances in Mind.

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Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

For that it helps to have formal models of some sort, so we can make sense of, and further enable, learning at individual, community and environmental levels. Formal models also help us to not romanticize communities, too.). Here’s an overview of the OODA model.

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

Nancy White

Steve shares a bit about the work they are doing in Ghana and some basic heuristics about introducing (or not introducing) new technology. Dev: Gauresh Rajadhyaksh on iSimulate (crowd sourcing economic models) Social Media in Intl.

Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

To create a culture that supports collaboration, leaders must understand, create conditions for and model collaboration for teams, communities and networks. Walking the talk  as leaders express their identity through deliberate role modelling, teaching, and coaching  so we follow!

Identity Online

Jenny Connected

A Model of Digital Identity Formation in Online Learning Networks. People and societies: Rom Harré and designing the social sciences (pp. New York, NY: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group). This week has seen the last Networked Learning Conference Hotseat for this year – Managing your Online Learner Identity. Having followed the Hotseat discussions, the topic seems to have raised more questions than it has answered.

Shareable: A Shared Workspace Must Be Built Through Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

urban design. Collaborative space at The Hub Milan, designed by Andrea Paoletti, Marta Pietroboni and Roberto Siena. Design won’t create a collaborative space by itself. Good design can encourage connections and foster new ideas in businesses, but isn't always enough.

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Networks of Experts – An Oxymoron

Elsua

Euan couldn’t make it eventually to New York to participate live, face to face, at the Edge event itself, due, of course, to the now worldwide famous Eyjafjallajökull vulcano, which, as you all well know, has been creating a little bit of trouble in the last few days. [Oh,

Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

new features and capabilities. Hierarchical Complexity and Emergence of New Levels. systems defining new focal levels can emerge wherever lower. The model for the emergence of knowledge-based. induction process recruiting new individuals into. the community to satisfy new needs and to replace attrition. activities are documented to the extent that a new recruit could. about induction process recruiting new individuals into the community to.

Rising Above the Over Quantification of Content

Portals and KM

Evans Pritchard on poetry and looked some effects of media on cognition by exploring what PowerPoint may be doing to us  as reported in the New York Times. Darwin is designed to give the user a greater opportunity to make these decisions.

2010 169

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

How does it differ from other models of cooperation? 16] Collaboration vs. Other Models of Cooperation Collaborative partnerships can be broadly grouped under two headings: those aimed at resolving conflicts and those designed to develop and advance shared visions for the future.[17] where the need and intent is to change fundamentally the way services are designed and delivered." "[20] Banding together to work for common goals is not a new idea in politics.

2008 56

Decision Conferencing

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

A unique feature is the creation, on-the-spot, of a computer-based model which incorporates data and the judgements of the participants in the groups" 1. In the second stage, a model is created based on the discussion, opinions and judgements of all participants.

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Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

To create a culture that supports collaboration, leaders must understand, create conditions for and model collaboration for teams, communities and networks. Walking the talk  as leaders express their identity through deliberate role modelling, teaching, and coaching  so we follow!

Problem Solved, LOL: Scientific American

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Polymath, another collective pseudonym who could define a new style of mathematics.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Sites also vary in the extent to which they incorporate new information and communication tools, such as mobile connectivity, blogging, and photo/video-sharing. Some sites are designed with specific ethnic, religious, sexual orientation, political, or other identity-driven categories in mind.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Small World Labs “Small World Labs provides the design, implementation, and hosting services for your online social or professional network.&# Our social networking tools give your members the ability to interact with you and each other in powerful new ways.&#

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Fresh Perspectives: New Network Theory Conference

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

21st Century Organization Trends, thought leaders, and workable models for the successful 21st century organization. Recommended browsing for topics ranging from cultural variables in networks through multiple interesting angles of " New Network Theory" including addressing network dynamics, study of knitting communities, and "foam theory" promoted by Mirko Tobias Schaefers. It calls for new methods to map social relations on the internet.

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The Power Of Pull: Joi Ito And Yossi Vardi Have Pull, And So Can You (Book Excerpt)

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

He’d arrived in New Delhi at 3am for a conference. Minutes later two guys living in New Delhi asked him who he was, where he was, and advised him not to go outside until morning. New Delhi they were just what he needed.

2010 77

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.

Collaboration – If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It – Well

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Im already subscribed Collaboration  If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It  Well By Carl Frappaolo | Published Aug 4, 2010 4 comments Tweet Collaboration is not new to business, but the recent advent of Web 2.0 This can also include the collaborative authoring of new content.

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Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Design and Society. Several British Cities have committed to the Living Wage and quite a few have hosted local Commissions, such as York’s Fairness Commission and Leeds’s Local Government Commission. But the most interesting manifestation of the new found confidence of US cities is the way in which they are side-stepping Federal Government to work together on developing solutions to some of the major social and economic challenges they face. Design.

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The Twentieth Century was Wrong :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Network

The Twentieth Century was Wrong This weeks LIFT Conference was a fantastic and quite inspiring event looking at the future of design, technology and socialisation. Some people see new social technology and networked culture as dangerous and new, and they fall back on their experience of technology and organisational culture in the late Twentieth Century as the established model. He took on the "mass" models of the chin and the arabic khans.

More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

And it prompts me to wonder if James Rs model is actually more of a maturity profile around the management of collaboration tools than about tool adoption per se. My experience, though, is that we need to "capture the high ground" in these models, explicitly including the longer-term vision. Without this, these models are too quickly ignored when a "sexier" approach comes along.

NetAge Report #4: Organizing at the edge of chaos

Endless Knots

Nowhere was this more evident than in the corporate press release of the then-new CEO of BP. On the broader point of the benefits of reorganization, we agree: Better organizational design offers enormous competitive advantage.

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SSRN-The Role of Corporate Social Capital in Business Innovation.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Design/methodology/approach - We propose a management framework for CSC which incorporates the components of centrality, absorptive capacity, human capital, internal capital and financial soundness. The formulation of a new management framework for CSC provides the capability to measure the CSC of firms across whole market sectors and then map CSC attributes to innovation potential.

Collaborative Culture, or the Real Enterprise 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

And this new paradigm is pouring into the enterprise via the business pundits, the newly agile engineering team, the "social media experts" and old-fashioned necessity. The complexity and pace of our world requires new approaches to understand and respond to the world around us.

6 characteristics of a wiki champion

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0 Like any new technology, there will be some resistance to Wiki adoption in your organisation.

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Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration. These rich networks will almost certainly be a federated model. And I wholly agree that the model looks too static, at all levels and phases of the progress. Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well.

Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Delicious/choconancy/community

Peters, Education in the Creative Economy: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Innovation, New York: Peter Lang, 2010. It is a comforting model. The model implies that there is a way to know what the answer might be, and that a person (our plastics expert) could have this knowledge, and that the knowledge can then be acquired by a learner. It is a simple model. The promise of the twentieth-century model of knowledge is an empty one today.

Awareness, Phased Growth are Keys to Participation on Wikis

John Tropea - Delicious Community

blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0 Hira on the Gen Y workforce Design & Branding Art.

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