2014

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you create content and don’t use a hashtag you are passing it through OWNED media (your subscribers) but it rarely escapes into EARNED media (other people who would be interested. Try adding a hashtag or two that you know people use and monitor and see how it resonates.

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Willie Mae’s Uptown is Now Showing My Paintings

Portals and KM

Willie Mae’s Scotch House , located in Treme, is known for the best fried chicken in New Orleans, or anywhere for that matter. I would agree; and it has a James Beard award  to support their efforts. They recently opened in a second location uptown at the corner of St.

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A few thoughts about what it’s like to be a free agent gleaned from John Hagel’s talk

Viv Mcwaters

When John Hagel started speaking about the dark side of technology as mounting performance pressure, the inevitable comparison with others and the pressure to keep up, I found myself nodding in agreement.

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How does the ModPo MOOC enable or create a community?

Jenny Connected

In this final week of the third iteration of the Modern and Contemporary American Poetry MOOC – Al Filreis (the MOOC convener) has asked ModPo participants how the ModPo community works: I am now here in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, and will be presenting about ModPo at a conference here.

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GDPR

Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux

Elsua

One of the themes around both Social and Open Business I have grown rather fond of over the course of the last 2 to 3 years is that one of Working Out Loud (Other related topics would be as well narrating your work or observable work , a.k.a. owork ).

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Business Reimagined by Dave Coplin, Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Over the past few days I have been reading Dave Coplin’s book, Business Reimagined: Why work isn’t working and what you can do about it (2013).

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Blog>> Roundtable on Knowledge Retention Techniques held on 21 May 2013.

Green Chameleon

Back in May 2013, we held a Roundtable on Knowledge Retention Techniques. Carla Newman, Shaharudin Mohd Ishak and Ashad Ahmed very graciously shared with us their journey and experiences in Knowledge Retention. Carla Newman – ROCK (Retention of Critical Knowledge).

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Using digital technology and asset mapping to tackle social isolation – without special funding

Social Reporter

I’m sure that the 15 partnerships supported under the Big Lottery Fund’s £82 million programme to tackle social isolation, which I wrote about earlier , will produce excellent projects over the next five years – but how about the other areas that pitched but did not get funding?

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How to Do a Social Media Strategy- Workshop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares A social media strategy course that takes you through the 9 steps of a social media strategy, case studies, a template document for writing the strategy. Online course with downloadable documents and videos in December 16 & 17 2014. Please enquire for inhouse workshop (corporate).

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Red Gravy: Great New Orleans Brunch

Portals and KM

On Sunday we went downtown on the recommendation of our friend, Spider Murphy, who plays banjo around town, including a regular gig at Red Gravy for their weekend brunches. He has been raving about the food so we decided to try it out and hear him play some more.

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But what would you do instead?

Viv Mcwaters

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Questions about rhizomatic learning

Jenny Connected

This is an open letter to Keith Hamon. Since it is open anyone is welcome to respond, but the thoughts here have been prompted by contact with Keith. (For For source of image – see References).

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Collaborating Across Borders: Five Keys to Creating Powerful Partnerships

Partnering Resources

Collaborating across borders. If this dog and cat can do it, so can we. Image by Hannah W on flickr. Several weeks ago, a distraught vice president called. His organization had just been restructured and he had just received ownership for two new divisions.

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More graphic facilitation coming your way Sept 29-30th, 2014

Michelle Laurie

We had a fabulous time hosting 22 people for our 5th annual graphic facilitation workshop in Rossland this July. So much fun and learning took place that I’m doing a second workshop for those who couldn’t join! Please come out to Rossland Sept 29-30 and let your creativity fly.

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Dani Menkin's "Is That You?" which might be me--or you

Endless Knots

A rainy day in Montreal on our way elsewhere, a perusal of great things to do in this lovely ville, and we notice The Montreal World Film Festival, go through the guide, picking out films that fit our timetable, and agree on the first: "Is That You?",

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Changing with technology: the example of collaborating with slack

Joitske Hulsebosch

I find it fascinating to see how our habits change (or don''t change at all!) driven by new technologies.

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The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist

Elsua

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How-to Guides>> Poster on Conducting a Knowledge Audit

Green Chameleon

Here’s our latest infographic poster (formatted for A2 printing) on our knowledge audit process. We also have a video tutorial on the process here. Let us know if you have any questions! Download the full-size poster here (2MB file

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A tasty intro to digital – Tea, Toast and T’Internet

Social Reporter

Time was when introducing older people to the potential of the online world – in official pursuit of digital inclusion – meant a computer, trainer, and possibly a bit of a struggle with the mouse. Now we are beginning to see a less formal approach: tea, toast and tablets.

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The Rise of Trollmarketing and Trashtweeting on Business Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Using trolling as a marketing campaign on social media. Advertising used to be so polite. Well except when it wasn’t. When Apple ripped into IBM with the Superbowl 1984 Ad, it was a shocker to the world. And unusual.

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Painting of Apple Slices

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" square painting of sliced apples. It is part of a series on close ups of fruits and vegetables in the 24" format.

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Where ‘YES!’ leads

Viv Mcwaters

Early mornings are not my best time. People I used to work with joked that no-one should talk to me before 10 am. Bit rough, I reckon.

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Visiting Venice with a wheelchair user

Jenny Connected

Visiting Venice is an experience I wouldn’t have missed; travelling with a wheelchair user made it all the more interesting. I hope that this post might help other wheelchair users who visit Venice – a city that is so worth a visit, if only once.

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Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change

Partnering Resources

This is the third in a series of posts about change leadership. Previous posts covered active, committed leadership and building a compelling business case . Embed your change in to the fabric of your organization. Image: Johntrathome on flickr.

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Sense making with community and an artist in Nepal

Michelle Laurie

Female sex workers ready to train their colleagues with jointly created ‘visual training aid’ (Feb 7, 2014). This blog post follows up from an earlier post I wrote about applying graphic facilitation in new contexts.

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Wheat House is on the market and the Boston Globe likes it

Endless Knots

      The Samuel Wheat House 399 Waltham Street, West Newton, MA. In about two weeks' time, my house will look like this again.

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The power of infographics for learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

I made my first infographic! It took my about 3 hours, including reading - and I''m very enthousiastic about the power of making an infographic for learning. Knowledge sharing/ social learning within organization in the Netherlands Let me first talk about the content and then explain how I did it.

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The Call to Adventure – On Doing What You Love

Elsua

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Blog>> Knowledge Power and Responsibility: A Conversation with Nancy Dixon (recorded 26 Nov 2008 KM Asia)

Green Chameleon

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My idea for digital inclusion – the minimal technology assessment kit

Social Reporter

Provocation: instead of promoting an over-rich mix of technology to people who are resistant or not interested, offer a way to understand how the world is changing and then assess how little tech they might need for their needs and interests.

2014 158

Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media and Government: With the Australian Budget being handed down yesterday, I got to thinking again about civic crowdfunding and how it probably will be the future whether the Government allows it or not. Let’s have a look at. some basic democratic activities and then.

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Painting in Pirate’s Alley #1 - Spring 2014

Portals and KM

This spring I began painting in Pirate’s Alley and offering my paintings for sale.    You need a license from the city, obtained in February. There is a long tradition of painters in Pirate’s Alley from the 1920s, if not before.

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Facilitation training workshops

Viv Mcwaters

Back by popular demand is Creative Facilitation: Bring Your Meetings To Life , a one-day workshop on Tuesday, April 29th, full of processes and tips on how to get people involved and keep them engaged.

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