May, 2011

Trending Sources

Cooperation is Never Perfect

Alchemy of Change

I love it when a scientist comes along and proves something that, on an intuitive level, I just knew had to be true. Cooperation is never here to stay.

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Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Does a learning community or community of practice need roles to function well? What about the self-organising power of communities? Leader 5.

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits! without them. I live them. It probably cannot get any easier than that. Absolutely not!

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Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

AlexKilpatrick. Viewdle – Photo and Video Face Tagging from Viewdle on Vimeo. Facial recognition for secure access. Useful.

Traackr Enhances Its Web Influencer Monitoring Tool

Portals and KM

I have been using Traackr for several months. or the ability to cover a specific topic/market based on relevance to your selected keywords.

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More Trending

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business


And big time! Even if you are not in the IT industry. techniques and technologies, even if you are not in the IT industry. And so much more!

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Statistics: Why integrate Facebook into your business

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

STATISTICS WITHIN What are the social media statistics of engaging on Facebook? This post is about social media statistics and Facebook. Media Stats.

Monday Video – Gotta Share!

Nancy White

OK, there IS a Monday Video after all. Hat tip to Stephen Downes and Mashable. This little mini musical may open a few eyes along with the laughs.

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The Rising Need for Content Curation Skills and Capabilities.

Portals and KM

Picking up on the theme from last week’s post, Tech Reporters Losing Control of the Story to Social Media, here was an interesting tweet that could a lot of play at SXSW.   @robinsloan The way to cover big news in 2011 is not "here's what happened." " It's "here's how to follow the story"  [link].

Love Hurts – And That’s a Good Thing

Alchemy of Change

If you’ve ever felt true love, then you know that sometimes love hurts – a lot. Love Isn’t a Roller Coaster. It is deeper. Tweet.

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So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. Psychologists have proposed several complementary taxonomies of learning styles.

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The Evolution of the Knowledge Web Worker


“ A knowledge worker is someone who gets to decide what he or she does each morning “, by Thomas A. You gotta love those quotes. For sure.

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Nestle – viral video campaigns destroy brand image

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Nestle has brought out a suite of viral videos, that are sure to cause a lot of discussion on how bad they are. Benny Hill reruns springs to mind.

Barriers to Knowledge Sharing: The Biggest One Isn't Systems

Michael Sampson - Currents

It really was a case of, if you build it, they will come — but they weren't coming," Zweig said. My Comments.

Blog>> The Information Lifecycle

Green Chameleon

It has been a while now that I talked about my experience of putting incentives for KM initiatives in place. These thoughts are very valid for global activities, though we are starting in our company to look at a second approach: implement knowledge sharing in people’s daily activities without imposing additional work.

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Smarter Search

Alchemy of Change

A couple quick things to point out on Google’s search capabilities these days, that are also some interesting hints at where search is going.

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Enterprise 2.0 Study Needs Participants

Portals and KM

Jacob Morgan at Chess Media Group is conducting a study on enterprise 2.0 and collaboration.  The purpose of the survey is to address issues that executives will find relevant when considering to invest in enterprise 2.0 initiatives.  I took part with my Darwin Ecosystem hat on and I think the results should be very interesting.

Why Ideas Are Obvious to You But Amazing to Others


Yes, I know! I have done that myself a few times already! I stopped sharing them across altogether, since no-one was going to find them valuable.

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Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Social Web becomes the Intelligent Web. I’ve finally figured out how to use my iPhone as a GPS Navigation system. Oh goody!

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Visual Camp – or developing “Policy in Pics”

Social Reporter

The event signup here provides more background, and Phil Green has created an Our Society group. What’s the problem? What’s the story?

The Deep Science of Cooperation: Martin Nowak

Alchemy of Change

It’s based on his (and Roger Highfield’s) new book: SuperCooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed.

Aligning Collaboration with Business Processes

Portals and KM

Forrester recently issued a new report, The State Of Collaboration Software Implementations: 2011 by TJ Keitt with Matthew Brown and Joseph Dang.

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9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home


Specially, thanks, amongst several other reasons, to the flexibility and freedom of being in control of your own workflow. However, it * does* work!

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The dark side of constantly being in touch through social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm intrigued by the power of social media to network. It brings us new ways of communicating and knowing what's going on. At times upsetting. And you?

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

(Intranets2011) "Three Success Stories from using Yammer at DET" - Karina Smith & Ellen Geraghty

Michael Sampson - Currents

After a great lunch at Intranets2011 , Karina and Ellen from the Department of Education & Training in NSW talked about the use of Yammer. Intranets

Wikipedia Now Crowd-Sourcing Article Ratings

Alchemy of Change

The Wikipedia community is well aware of the criticisms of its reliability. The Gillmor article is the only one I’ve seen it on so far. Tweet.

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My Favorite Tweets for May 1 - 14 2011

Portals and KM

Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason. I spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work. I hope this is also useful for you. 

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How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business


Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing! Some others haven’t. And here is why. What do you reckon?

What is collaboration?

Michelle Laurie

Have you ever collaborated with someone yet didn’t feel like it was quite collaboration?

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Interactive and engaging webinars- between who and who?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm currently using Webex for webinars, unfortunately we discovered (quite late!) Sounds stupid and I feel stupid. But that's somehow accepted.

Popse! takes think tanking onto the street

Social Reporter

It is these conversations that most often leave me with the new idea or connection. Nick explains Popse! Meanwhile more here about Popse!

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“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

The latest issue of Wired has an interview with Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey on his latest venture – Square. How it Works. All you pay is 2.75

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