Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

New emerging practices for trainers and facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch

I can see some emerging new practices which are not widespread yet. Based on my own experiences, I'd say facilitators who want to leverage the opportunities offered by social media need to adopt the following practices: Select and manage your own tools.

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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

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emergent by design. Comfortable and familiar mental models may feel safe, but pretty much leave us with our pants down when a new system or paradigm emerges that reframes “how things work.” Re-Inventing Finance: An Emerging (Digital) Reformation. Emergence Collective.

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

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emergent by design Home who’s the architect? quickening] They got more complex and different people started doing different things, making stuff, and wanted to trade their stuff for other people’s stuff. Different versions emerged all over the world, but they all had something in common: There was a scarcity of resources, and so the systems were competition-based. I kept asking myself, “but how do we leverage networks?&#

Microsoft on Emergency Response

Michael Sampson - Currents

The event is focused on how to use various Microsoft technologies for emergency response. The idea is to leverage what organizations already have, and bring it together in an overall architecture. Strong Angel was a 5 day event, focused on how different organizations would work together under an emergency. Groove was a key focus of the video, looking at how bi-directional synchronization between different systems could be supported.

Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

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About Videos Whitepapers Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software October 10th, 2006 There is something very interesting happening in the field of enterprise technology. It is called “ Emergence: the connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software “ As an economist, it appealed to me right away. The idea behind the notion of emergence is simple: Individual agents, self motivated and operating according to simple rules, can suddenly produce patterns.

Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

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Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The ideas are not new, but seem to exist currently in different places in different stages. like any prototype, this tool would start out being crude, but i think the potential of it could be incredibly important for humans as we move forward and start understanding the world in a different way – as this huge playground made for co-creation.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

The idea is to become comfortable with the purpose of a Review and leverage prior work done on the annotated bibliography completed earlier. occurs by how social tools foster what McAfee refers to as “emergent collaboration”. communities), emerge and evolve over time.

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Blog>> Trends in Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

A McKinsey Quarterly article on knowledge workers’ productivity suggest to overcome contextual barriers by rotating employees across teams and divisions; this allows specialists in different areas to learn about one another’s work. This has been my view on the new trends in knowledge management, which have been emerged in the last few years. In my work context, we are now trying to review our product and services portfolio to leverage on these trends.

Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Just as important, if not more important, are the relations and interactions which emerge “below the surface” among the community members themselves and between them and their stakeholders. Kumu gives you the tools to track, visualize, and leverage relationships to overcome your toughest obstacles. On the map, you can define different perspectives , in which Kumu only shows those elements and connections which interest you at that moment.

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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? I noticed that different disciplines are having the same conversation, just packaged in the jargon of their field. What if we could cross-pollinate these conversations, allowing for new ideas to emerge?

What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

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Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? As capitalism continues to evolve the exchange of symbols also continue to evolve as new technology emerges. A good analogy is the emergence of standards in the IT world.

Towards A More Participatory Culture: Enterprise Q&A

Collaborative Thinking

If activity streams are leveraged, is posting a question into a stream cluttered with lots of other items vying for attention the right approach? If so, we can then define a notification process and ping those individuals and groups through different alerting options? Organizations are often interested in connecting people and groups from different parts of the enterprise.

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Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services. Fourth, a range of different revenue models will emerge. Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. McCarthy.

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Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

A top-down approach enables project teams to leverage management as champions. The difference between a bottom-up and viral approach (to me at least) is that bottom-up is a designed intent. More recently, micro-blogging and activity stream features have emerged as other tools that make it desirable for employees to create profiles and participate on social network sites. . Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of project teams and people involved in Enterprise 2.0 initiatives.

Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

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The first wave sets up the foundations, leveraging the digital infrastructure and where appropriate the significant shifts in public policy that have eroded barriers to entry, participation and movement in most arenas. As more and more companies become “social enterprises” we’ve been learning about the common elements as well as the distinctive differences. Skip to content. confused of calcutta. a blog about information. About me. About this blog. Disclaimer.

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An update on social reporting, including support from BIG

Social Reporter

Social reporting is an emerging role, a set of skills, and a philosophy around how to mix journalism, facilitation and social media to help people develop conversations and stories for collaboration. Charlotte’s “welcome” post sets out the process, and you can read the emerging stories here. Bridging differences: Deliberately connecting people with different perspectives.

The village as a venue

Chris Corrigan

Last week, we hosted a group of 35 emerging and legacy leaders in the human services sector on Bowen Island to kick off our sixth Leadership 2020 cohort. this is an almost archetypal journey, and it marks a thresh hold to a different experience. How’s this for a conference centre?

Network Weaving: The 5 Kinds of Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In every case, we are inviting people into the conversations that optimize the possibilities of belonging, engagement, and making a difference. Social Network Analysis Workshop ► January (5) Viral Philanthropy Introduction Points of Leverage for Transformation What is Self-Organization?

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The ‘Sisterhood’ Goes Missing at Board Level

Governance in a Networked World

However, the majority of the shared relationships were with male board members, rather than other female board members, providing little evidence of an emerging “old girls network”, despite the potential that exists for it. From network science, this is a high leverage position to be in.

Switching focus from Ageing Better to Living Well with tech: it’s all personal

Social Reporter

Meanwhile the main conclusion in our report is that we should switch our focus from programmes, to exploring in more detail what digital technology means to the individual – in different situations, with different interests, needs, capabilities and support. The challenge is that every individual has different interests and preferences – so one size of support doesn’t fit all.

Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

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CMSWire discussed the characteristics of great enterprise social communities and the strategies organizations can leverage to make their communities successful with Telligent’s SVP Client Services, Cecilia R. A Different Perspective on Netflix: Your Content Strategy Sucks. We focus on intelligent information management, digital customer experience management, and the emergence of social business tools and practices. about us. research resources. contact us.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Opening Session

Collaborative Thinking

Freeman: The Development of Social Network Analysis: A Study in the Sociology of Science Wouter de Nooy: Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek (Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences) James Surowiecki: The Wisdom of Crowds Malcolm Gladwell: The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Malcolm Gladwell: Blink : The Power of Thinking Without Thinking George S.

How SNA Combats the Tyranny of Top Down

Governance in a Networked World

The colours represent the different formal business units. We can see from our maps where the natural teams lie and therefore these can be leveraged immediately. Note that the colours represent different business units).

Getting The Content Advantage 1: Show Up

Ken Carroll

You’re showing how you're different , how you create value , where you are unique. Some of the benefits start to emerge. It has no leverage. SEEING THE DIFFERENCE. Serious content creates leverage. And leverage is key.

Annotated Bibliography: Background For Literature Review Project

Collaborative Thinking

By participating in a mediated public collectively, the author also argues that this type of peer-to-peer (lateral) surveillance can be viewed as a shared practice, or a norm that emerges for that environment. She also talks about the dynamics of social grooming and how they emerge as people interact on these sites. The analysis catalogs how SNS’s have emerged from 1997 through 2006) and examines how certain sites rose in popularity and why some failed (e.g.,

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Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

So let’s lay the ground by looking at different levels of feedback that are possible when someone is learning to ice skate. How communities of practice give us access to observing, orienting, deciding, and acting in a world of practice.

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SharePoint's Potential: Enabling the Networked Enterprise

Portals and KM

This is the second of a six part series I wrote, Robust SharePoint Performance in the Emerging Distributed Enterprise: Turning the Potential for Chaos into the Means for Success, sponsored by Certeon. This differs from traditional systems that act as a vault to place files for a variety of compliance and process management use cases. It has emerged as a market leader in the content and collaboration market and is on its way to becoming Microsoft’s first $2 billion business.

Differentiating Between Social Media and Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On the SMB side of things - many roles get muddled but I would say that it is important to have a clear understanding and articulation of all of the different roles/responsibilities at play so that as the person in that role, you know what your priorities are and what success looks like. To me that is, in many ways, the difference between using social media and using community operations. Deirdre Scott Germaise The differences between community and social media seem sound.

Building Social Business: What Is Social Collaboration in an Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Leveraging Community thinking. So whats the difference between collaboration and social collaboration? The thought goes like this (in a consulting firm), "I need to send a proposal on Entry to a Market Strategy for an Emerging Country for a Consumer Durable firm".

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What President Obama Teaches Us For Leading Virtually

Leading Virtually

Obama seems to not only have surrounded himself with people who know how to leverage current technology to reach supporters and constituents, but he also has a good understanding of the potential benefits and drawbacks of that technology. He was able to raise record amounts of funding through millions of small donations through reaching out over web sites and email and encouraging people to leverage their personal networks to support his campaign.

‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence


Not only is the understanding of what differentiates them is key to successfully implement socio-collaborative initiatives, but harnessing their complementarity also provides us with a valuable framework of building blocks to leverage the internal ecosystem of Enterprise 2.0.

On Collaboration – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

You were about to say thats the longest list of buzzwords youve seen without the word "leverage" in it.]. A conversation may start in one medium, stall, restart in a second and different medium. Theorists have spent time articulating the differences between systems of engagement and systems of record, and the risks of these two classes of system coming together. Three themes emerge based on recent work I’m involved in for Lifetime Health Diary. Skip to content.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This special theme section of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication brings together scholarship on these emergent phenomena. While their key technological features are fairly consistent, the cultures that emerge around SNSs are varied.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel Exploration of emerging innovations on a broad array of edges that are rising up to challenge the core About Recent Posts The Great Reset Passion and Flow Economic Recovery?

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To Be Successful, Write About Success

Ken Carroll

Success Is Your Leverage. Because once you bring the element of success to the table, then all sorts of things emerge. Leverage. And that’s where the leverage comes in. And although there are differing versions of it, that drive (and your leverage) never goes away.

Social Graph: Concepts and Issues

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

One problem is that currently you need to have different logins for different social networks. is no different from a Network, which is a more common term for describing the same thing. When any social network starts, it is hungry to leverage other networks.As

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OutStart’s Hot Lava Offers a Flexible Mobile Communication Platform

Portals and KM

They wanted the ability for the tool to adjust messages to the many different screen sizes, resolution settings, and power within mobile devices. You create the content, and the technology figures out how to get to play properly on the many different mobile devices.

ONLINE BUSINESS TOOLBOX: 230+ Tools for Running a Business Online

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Spoke - An open network for business people with access to over 35 million people at more than 900,000 companies; allows you to discover other business people and leverage your professional network to reach your targets.

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference: Session Proposals

Collaborative Thinking

Emerging E2.0 For organizations looking for market innovation, it is more often represented by smaller vendors leveraging open source and SaaS-based delivery models. This panel provides a forum for out-of-the-box thinking on emerging options to keep pace with fast-paced E2.0 In this panel, I will be looking for vendors that have a different perspective on how "Enterprise 2.0