2016

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Elsua

2016 281

Blog>> KM Practitioner Interview Series: Arief Amron

Green Chameleon

Arief Amron joined the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia as Head of Knowledge Management in February 2014. Prior to that, he was with Maybank for 2 years and with Bank Negara for 14 years (of which 5 were in a KM role). Can you walk us through the current KM initiatives at the SC?

2016 242

Writing as Giving

Alchemy of Change

We make our writing a gift when it comes from the heart rather than from the ego. Featured Soul

2016 219

Happy Holidays: Free download of Digital Habitats!

Digital Habitats

It is hard to believe we finished “ Digital Habitat: Stewarding technology for communities ” back in 2009. 7 years later the book is still selling on Amazon (amazing! grateful!). Etienne Wenger, John D. Smith and I wrote the book to help you support your communities.

2016 212

Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London’s civil society

Social Reporter

Recently I’ve been writing at mediablends.com about a major initiative from London Funders, called The Way Ahead. Here’s some reference to TWA.

2016 207

Tranformation Strategies as Creation and Destruction

Networking Action

Large systems change (LSC) is a very tumultuous activity. It is not just the product of generative dialogue, emergent insights and clear intellectual reasoning. There are also pitched battles, sometimes literally to the death. LSC strategists must deal with these … Net Dev

2016 207

Critical Examination of MOOCs by Jeremy Knox

Jenny Connected

Jeremy Knox ’s book – Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course. Contaminating the Subject of Global Education was published early this year. I bought the book soon after it was published but have only this summer got round to reading it.

2016 205

More Trending

Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Social Media has trained artificial intelligence and now Big Data is taking over. Scary, illuminating, real. Welcome to the Matrix/Minority Report. No wonder Woolworths don’t bother with a Twitter account. That’s for low level customer service stuff.

2016 204

Engaging the Resistance

Viv Mcwaters

I’m riffing some ideas here based on the four themes we’ve been exploring for Creative Leadership: Having bolder conversations. Connecting more deeply. Engaging the resistance. Staying alive. This one is hard!

2016 200

Busy is the new smoking

Joitske Hulsebosch

My daughter in the third year of secondary school went on a three-days internship and returned with the observation: "They talk all day, I have a painfull ass from all those meetings!"

2016 200

Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation

Elsua

. Can you have too many conversations at work?

2016 267

Milgram and Orwell's Love Child Works at Heathrow

Evolving Web

I woke up this morning in Malmö Sweden. I am coming off a quick set of trips to Cape Town and Malmö. Wonderful trips. A lot of flying, but both destinations were wonderfully worth it. I met amazing people, saw the disparate beauty of both cities, got some personal processing done, and even made a little money here and there. .

2016 183

Medusa and the Evolution of Human Consciousness

Alchemy of Change

A horrifying nightmare leads to a new understanding of the story of Medusa, as metaphor for the evolution of human consciousness. Featured Soul

2016 218

Community – organization difference

Learning Alliances

Since I did a talk at CHIFOO last May , I continue to think about situations where a community and an organization coincide or are closely intertwined.

2016 177

NEW ARTICLE: The Art of Quiet Networking

Partnering Resources

Image: Liz Fosslien and Mollie West. For many introverts, Susan Cain’s TED talk about introversion was a much needed affirmation of the value of the quiet style. She articulated what many of us needed to hear: there’s nothing wrong with being an introvert.

2016 175

Blog>> Putting Stories to Work: Shawn Callahan’s New Book on Business Storytelling

Green Chameleon

Whenever I have a conversation with Shawn Callahan I come away feeling stimulated and enriched. We have a way of riffing off each other’s ideas and insights in a completely delightful way. It’s like taking a journey of discovery together.

2016 176

#NRC01PL Personal Learning Assistants

Jenny Connected

Source of image (see Footnote). This week I have lost my wonderful personal trainer who has been coming to me twice a week for the past three years or so.

2016 201

Community mapping with Kumu: making sense of your community network

Making CommunitySense

Collaborative sensemaking. Communities are the building blocks of collaboration in today’s networked organizations. They consist of people working together for mutual benefit, developing strong relations, and weaving a web of vibrant interactions.

2016 205

6 Reasons Your Business Doesn’t Need Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The Top 6 Reasons why a business doesn’t need social media. and trust me I’ve heard them all – are: We know our customers, we don’t need to listen to them online. I prefer to talk to my customers face to face. We don’t need/have new customers (closed system).

2016 199

Can improv save the world? It can’t make it any worse!

Viv Mcwaters

There seems to be bad news around every corner. It’s a volatile and unpredictable time, and we all need to draw on all of our skills and resources just to cope, let alone, be of any use to others.

2016 200

Online facilitation inspired by car dealers

Joitske Hulsebosch

We have recently bought a different car, a used car. We started with a search on the Internet. Then we went one afternoon to some dealers to watch the cars. We met the first salesman there. Fortunately he fully matched my preconceptions of a car salesman :).

2016 163

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Elsua

2016 259

The evolution of effective team working and how you can accelerate it

The Bumble Bee

By observing newly formed and existing teams playing business simulations I have learned some important insights into how team-working 'evolves' and offer here some specific ideas on how you might accelerate this evolution in your own organizational teams.

2016 164

Creative Inspiration in Design

Alchemy of Change

Our Magic, our Beauty, is our Ability to break through the bonds of habitual patterns in our minds and connect with this Greater Source of Creative Inspiration. Featured Soul

2016 215

Re-Imagining Productive Work with Office 365 – Now Available

Michael Sampson - Currents

A week has passed since I said I was finishing a book , and I’m delighted finally to say the book is now finished, published, and available.

2016 161

New Case Studies: How to Use Networks Strategically

Partnering Resources

Network maps make the invisible world of organizational transactions, relationships, and knowledge flows visible. But what can they actually accomplish for an organization? We recently published two case studies based on our work with clients.

2016 175

Update on Living Well in the Digital Age 3

Social Reporter

My recent blogging is at mediablends.com including these posts about the Joined Up Digital initiative I’ve been working on with the Centre for Ageing Better. The @agenoretirement Festival builds on #joinedupdigital connector plans: create local community coops where #agedoesnotmatter. Ideas for connecting citizens and building local communities – developed in the Joined Up Digital initiative – moved forward significantly at The Age of No Retirement Festival yesterday.

2016 159

The Rhizome: a problematic metaphor for teaching and learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

(Source of image: https://socialdigitalelective.wordpress.com/groups/rhizomes/ ). Our second paper which explores how the rhizome metaphor was understood in the Rhizo14 MOOC (Rhizomatic Learning.

2016 193

The right tool for the job: my first 750words.com story

Making CommunitySense

I am fascinated by online tools. Tools in the proper sense, of technologies fitting the job. It never ceases to amaze me how clients often think that “anything goes” when digital tools are concerned.

2016 193

Connecting Google Drive to YouTube for Video Uploads 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to transfer a video from Google Drive and sync it with YouTube.

2016 194

Third best job in the world

Viv Mcwaters

My job – working with groups, helping them come alive, unearth their creativity and make discoveries – is the third best job in the world.

2016 198

Announcing two workshops for September 2016

Michelle Laurie

This year I am very excited to host two workshops focused on the use of visuals in our facilitation practice. The first is called My Pens, Our Pens and is a brand new offering Sept 16-17. This is being developed with Nancy White (my co-conspirator of the last six years). We are treading into new territory as we explore the role of visuals in design and facilitation. This is not your traditional workshop.

2016 159

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

. Imagine one day you read this quote: ‘ The way we teach in our schools isn’t the way I think you create successful (and happy) adults, it’s the way you create the society we’ve had until now.’ Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’.

2016 250

The Importance of Team Game Plans and RAPPORT

The Bumble Bee

Team Game Plans are essential when team is faced with a new and challenging task , such as a business simulation game.

2016 164

Seeing Deeply Through the Medium of Technology

Alchemy of Change

As medium has become message, we must learn to see more deeply, beyond our distracted, glassy reflections. Featured Soul

2016 186

300,000 Hours a Year For One “Non-Essential” Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a conversation about the application of Delve Analytics, Ryan Fuller shares a story of how the tool was used to identify the overall time spent every year for one weekly executive status meeting (from 6:15 in the video above). The numbers were: – 7000 direct hours by 11 executives.

2016 159

What can you learn from a chatbot?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have my office on the first floor of our house and therefore I use a Wifi homeplug to strengthen the WiFi signal from the groundfloor. A week ago, suddenly the signal dropped. The homeplug didn't work anymore.

2016 154