Data visualisation - which diagram should I use?

The Bumble Bee

Here is an excellent web link plus two great books which address the question which diagram or chart should I use to effectively present information visually. With at least 40 types of diagram and new ones being added daily this is a very hot topic! Think Differently

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The River Diagram: Strategic community change management

The Bumble Bee

Chris Collison has introduced me to The River Diagram - a great strategic tool for moving a community of groups forward via common initiatives and best practice sharing. The River Diagram idea is quite straightforward. Next you aggregate the scores of all of the groups to create the River Diagram - this can easily be done in Microsoft excel. The example diagram below is taken from an Evaluation of the UNAIDS/UNITAR AIDS Competence Programme.

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KM Tools: Creating a River Diagram…

Chris Collison

I’m often asked to explain what a “River Diagram&# is, and how they can be used to shape knowledge management strategy, and as a way to help communities share and learn. I’m sure that the guys at Commoncraft will do a great job on it one day… So for now, in the spirit of vlogging, and with thanks to Geoff for the use of his green screen, here’s a quick YouTube tutorial on “How to Create a River Diagram&#.

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I put together this diagram to show the steps from shallow engagement such as just monitoring to full engagement including co-creating products and services. There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies.

The Cumulative Flow Diagram: High Performance Monitoring

Evolving Web

In kanban for software design, a cumulative flow diagram is used to track performance. A big part of the cumulative flow diagram is its ability to visualize how close you are to completion of a large project and where bottlenecks or waste appears in the process. Let’s take a look at the diagram and discuss its components. The diagram shows how many tasks we have in a given part of our workflow.

Online Community Ecosystems: Slides + Diagrams

Online Community Report

I'm often asked about my online community ecosystem diagrams when I include them in a presentation, like the June 17th Online Community Health webinar. I've put together a little care package for those of you that would like to use or extend the diagrams and slides.

Pedagogy, practice and learning theory

Jenny Connected

Claire bemoaned the fact that what has been written on learning theories seems to be a confusing mess and said she needed a diagram to pull it all together. But this is not the diagram that Claire was looking for.

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Time Spent Collaborating: Research by Steelcase

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the April 2014 edition of the 360 Magazine by Steelcase , is this diagram of how people spend their time at work. The research data is based on a collection of Steelcase studies.

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Australian Journalists and Social Media Influence

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Images from my diagram set. Forbes Magazine recently very kindly named me in the global Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencers. I thought I would repay the compliment by listing in order of Influence, the top 500 Australian Journalists by influence in social media.

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Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Also a diagram on private to public social networks. Technorati Tags: diagram , Elliot Schrage , Facebook , laurel papworth , Online Communities , privacy , reclaim privacy , reclaimprivacy , settings , social media , social networks.

Systems Thinking and Complexity 101

How to Save the World

By studying and diagramming complex systems, to be able to anticipate how they might respond to interventions. Here are the basic steps in using such diagrams: Identify the elements (variables) in the system. These diagrams are used differently in complicated vs complex systems.

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The Hazards of Groups and Group Work

Jenny Connected

I often return to Stephen Downes’ post on Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues and this diagram that he drew. Last week I came across this fun video, which caused me to reflect once again on the potential problems of groups and group work, both on and offline.

Kindle edition of Digital Habitats

Digital Habitats

The electronic version goes with the other resources we’ve provided online, such as: Diagrams and worksheets : [link]. It has been a while in coming! People have been asking about an e-book version of Digital Habitats since it was published almost 3 years ago!

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Happy Holidays: Free download of Digital Habitats!

Digital Habitats

Worksheet and tools that are related to the book : Digital Habitats Index , Community orientation Spidergram tool , Diagrams , Action Notebook. It is hard to believe we finished “ Digital Habitat: Stewarding technology for communities ” back in 2009.

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Who to Focus On

Alchemy of Change

The other day, Seb Paquet shared the below diagram on Google+: It’s a great graphic that speaks for itself. So, I sketched this diagram and threw it on my Google+ page : (Yeah, the people who did the original have better handwriting than I do).

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Green Chameleon » Going over to the Mac Side

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Going over to the Mac Side If anybody has noticed an increased posting frequency over the past few days (anybody?), the photo below should explain all… life has become so much easier all of a sudden!

How to get strategic insights from Net-Map

Net-Map Toolbox

So, you have done the mapping, in front of you a messy bowl-of-spaghetti-with-toys-on-top-diagram and your participants or clients ask you: So what do we do now? Just a bowl of spaghetti with toys on top?

Collaborative Thinking: Communication Context Still Requires Broadcast & Narrowcast

Collaborative Thinking

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The diagrams I used are on Flickr. I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Here are the slides for them. Training departments and social media. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. The key points I covered: we can use social media internally to distribute (broadcast) our own training material, or we can use community tools to create the material right through to peer to peer training.

Learning Alliances - Untitled Article

Learning Alliances

Worksheet and tools that are related to the book : Digital Habitats Index , Community orientation Spidergram tool , Diagrams , Action Notebook. It is hard to believe we finished “ Digital Habitat: Stewarding technology for communities ” back in 2009 (after working on it off and on for 5 years). Seven years later the book is still selling on Amazon. And we hear that people still actually use it, even though the whole technology ecology has changed so much. .

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Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

Chambers seeded the diagram with Corvallis landmarks, like the Business Enterprise Center (depicted just below Acceleration). What difference did the diagram actually make? Incredible complexity. So many moving parts. Almost impossible to fully understand and depict.

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#SOCRMx: Week 3 – Working with images

Jenny Connected

researcher created, e.g. diagrams, maps, videos, photos. I have found the working with images resources in the Introduction to Social Research Methods MOOC very stimulating. According to the information provided in this course, visual methods are becoming increasingly popular.

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Ecosystem Powerpoint Slides

Online Community Strategy

The ppt deck has two versions of this diagram, one on a black background with a build, and one with just a white background. I hope you find the diagram useful in your presentations. A preview of the ecosystem diagram.

Bridging the gap: working smarter

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Nigel used one of my diagrams in his presentation and this motivated me to explain it in a bit more detail. Tweet Nigel Paine recently produced a very good ten-minute video on The Learning Explosion.

The risks of making it look too easy

Net-Map Toolbox

Once the map was drawn, all they saw was a bowl of spaghetti diagram and no one helped them untangle it. Is it as easy as child’s play? image by [link] ). I always try to speak about my work in a way that everyone can understand me – whether they are experts in my field or not.

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5 steps to a social media marketing campaign

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Diagram Social Media Marketing Campaign. This is for a presentation I gave as a seminar on Thursday. We ( Gary Hayes from LAMP and I) structured Thursday for speakers to 50 people on their social media marketing campaigns.

Group Works

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Home About Us The Patterns Patterns by Category Patterns by Name Related Patterns Diagram Method Mapping Card Sequencing Pattern Languages What's a "pattern"? Skip to main content. Group Works. A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings. User login.

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

Brian showed me a useful architectural diagram as he explained the various components of the offering. Here is a sample set of badges, as well as a sample expertise diagram that shows the relationship of people to a topic. NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0,

Oh the sheer beauty of networks…

Net-Map Toolbox

In this piece, entitled Literary Organism , each literary component was divided hierarchically into even smaller parts – Part, Chapters, Paragraphs, Sentences, and ultimately Words, the smallest branch in the diagram.

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#fslt12 Week 2 is underway

Jenny Connected

Click on the diagram to see the course schedule more clearly. There is loads of great discussion on the FSLT12 MOOC Moodle site and there have been a number of fascinating blog posts which have been aggregated on the FSLT12 MOOC WordPress site.

#fslt12 Week 2 is underway

Jenny Connected

Click on the diagram to see the course schedule more clearly. There is loads of great discussion on the FSLT12 MOOC Moodle site and there have been a number of fascinating blog posts which have been aggregated on the FSLT12 MOOC WordPress site.

Scaffolding for sharing knowledge

Chris Collison

Tools like the River Diagram and Stairs Diagram and reciprocal sharing techiques like Offers and Requests help to map out the dimensions of the marketplace ready for knowledge exchange.

Experience – Observation – Action!

Net-Map Toolbox

Or: How do you get from a bowl-of-spaghetti-network-diagram to knowing what to do? What does this mean? picture copyright by “the Italian voice” on flickr).

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R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

In following diagram from a blog post 2 years ago , the red lines represent organizational boundaries and the ochre lines suggest community boundaries.

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Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare

Jenny Connected

Our footprints (see diagram below) could be interpreted at first glance as ‘flat’ and static – a bit like a map. We had a great discussion about our recent paper Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare’s Research and Dissertations Series of presentations last night.

#FSLT12 Week 3 with Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner

Jenny Connected

Click on the diagram to see it more clearly). We have had what feels like a bit of a pause over the weekend – many UK participants were maybe taking a break for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. Its not often we get two Bank Holidays in a row, Monday and Tuesday.

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How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

This is what the Venn diagram to the right represents. Mutuality is the overlap in a Venn diagram like the iPhone example above. We can now swap out the specifics of the iPhone Venn diagram above for something more general.

Reflective Learning and the Glass Half Empty

Jenny Connected

I have summarized our work in the diagram below. So in my analysis of the critical incident I selected, I would hope to see some of the characteristics described in the diagram above.

Reflective Learning and the Glass Half Empty

Jenny Connected

I have summarized our work in the diagram below. So in my analysis of the critical incident I selected, I would hope to see some of the characteristics described in the diagram above.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This diagram is from my article on Social Media Revenue Streams – some are relevant to news hosts, all are relevant to community hosts. REVENUE TWO: Social Ads (bottom right diagram of Monetization graph).