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4 Meetings, 6 Planes, and lots of amazing friends | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I was in the UK and Portugal the last three weeks to facilitate one meeting, present at a conference and both support and participate in the KM4Dev annual gathering that happened this year in Almada, Portugal.

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Travel Budget Slashes, Meeting Crunch and Going Virtual

Nancy White

Throughout the year I’m involved in quite a few conferences and meetings. Financially, meeting organizers have serious concerns. One of my core communities of practice, KM4Dev , just had a call to discuss how we could meet, and scuttle our more ambitious S.

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Adoption Strategies for Unified Communications

Michael Sampson - Currents

This included reading the literature on adoption activities for deployments of UC, interviewing organizations on the strategies they used to introduce new tools such as Microsoft Lync and IBM Sametime, and presenting the adoption strategies workshop in Europe with a UC emphasis. An engineering firm expanded from Europe into the United States, and was able to use desktop video meetings to keep managers aligned and in touch with each other.

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DavidSibbet.com: Visual Meetings Arrives at The Grove

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

What these photos do not show, of course, is the rich process of facilitated design meetings that we led as a way of generating this material. I got that chance last Friday when Visual Meetings arrived from Wiley & Sons. The Looking forward to see you soon in US or Europe.

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Organising Knowledge » Conference on Dynamic Taxonomies and Facetted Search

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Conference on Dynamic Taxonomies and Facetted Search There’s some very interesting work being done in Europe (and some great folks in Italy) working on taxonomies, folksonomies and search. I have the same approach but in my experience 7 groups… By Tim Suoer great, such a fun United Nations group. By Nadejda Thanks for blogging the meet-up.

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How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

Slack : For all of the work I get to do with other clients, work groups, project teams, small niche networks on a given topic where I usually hang out on a daily basis, etc. Effective Group Task Management, if you wish to call it that way.

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Large Companies in the UK are Permitting Less Travel - Collaboration Technology Steps into the Breach

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ninety-two percent from that same group agreed that "it is possible to fly less as an organization and remain both profitable and competitive." ". Key points in the article: - Companies are taking a new approach to business travel and meeting practices. - Companies are shifting some travel from planes to trains, and want a better rail network in the UK and Europe. - Giving employees easy access to alternative meeting technologies is another - eg.,

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Community reporting grows up with its own Institute

Social Reporter

In a news release Gary Copitch, PVM’s Chief Executive says: “We now have over 1000 reporters on the database from across the UK and a further 600 across Europe so it seems to make sense to develop the network and recognise the achievement of the reporters.” The ICR will also: Provide access to online training resources and support for running local meet ups.

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Community reporting grows up with its own Institute

Social Reporter

In a news release Gary Copitch, PVM’s Chief Executive says: “We now have over 1000 reporters on the database from across the UK and a further 600 across Europe so it seems to make sense to develop the network and recognise the achievement of the reporters.” The ICR will also: Provide access to online training resources and support for running local meet ups.

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Academic BEtreat (#betreat12) pre-conference call

Jenny Connected

There are 16 participants from across the world – eight will be in California meeting face-to-face and eight will join the BEtreat online. I am in the latter group. Pink is for leadership group activities. The Academic BEtreat is underway.

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Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch

Yammer is booming, especially in the Nederland within Europe. Many companies have started their Yammer groups for rapid internal exchange. People were asked to come forward with topics for the unconference part, and had to think of people they would certainly like to meet.

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2014, The Year That Was

Elsua

Excitement still high though, mainly through the rekindling of those personal business relationships, while forming new ones, as my close social networks morph along to meet, connect and share (with) the new me. And nearly four months later… I am back to blogging. Again.

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“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

How do you engage and empower publics (groups of people) to act on communally shared issues? However, most of Europe is dealing with same issues. The temp architecture initiative wants experts to meet some place to advise new urban pioneers to do something “tomorrow” These expert roles are: owner, developer, designer, manager. Every city in Europe has such a map of vacant plots.

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Community activist hub: right problem, wrong solution

Social Reporter

Then there are existing online communities like the National Community Activists Network , Our Society , ABCD Europe , Fiery Spirits , that do a good job of linking local and national activities in the field, and providing lots of resources. Unfortunately it is very costly to maintain “hubs&# , and difficult to develop something that meets the very diverse needs of community activists.

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Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Sit in on an executive meeting and the topic of innovation is likely to come up many times. How would you like to see all the best ideas your group, department or company has to offer? A seemingly harmless employee- or customer user- group setup on facebook. Its easy to get started - You dont need to establish an enterprise wide roll-out strategy, to run a group or product-focused brainstorm.

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Customer service : avoid being the victim of you social media success - Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I often say that organizations that use social media for customer relationship purposes split in two groups : those that won’t take any benefit from it and those that will be overwhelmed with their success. Today, I’d like to focus on this second group.

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The Democracy Project

How to Save the World

He sees OWS and its sister movements in Europe and the Mideast as important experiments in rediscovering the potential of a real democracy, and a society which retains real freedoms, even at a cost.

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Multipe Identities

Governance in a Networked World

I've recently returned from a trip to Europe as well as my very first trip to Shanghai and the world Expo there (along with a few business meetings). Now I don't have 5 different business cards but through my prime company (Optimice) we have partners in Europe that would know us through our partners there. Individually I casually teach at a university business school and for a private training group.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

What makes social network sites unique is not that they allow individuals to meet strangers, but rather that they enable users to articulate and make visible their social networks. By and large, the latter two groups did not interact with one another except through bands.

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Media coaches game a digital neighbourhood

Social Reporter

I’m at the EuroMeduc conference in Bellaria, Italy, which is proving a great opportunity to meet a range of teachers, researchers, librarians and policy people interested in media literacy … which is helping people gain access, understand and use different media.

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From Email to Wiki: A Clifford Chance Case Study

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the November 2009 edition of InsideKnowledge , there is a case study of how one group at Clifford Chance LLP -- one of the world's largest law firms -- stopped using email to collaborate and embraced a wiki instead: " The Clifford Chance Foundation is made up of staff of all levels of seniority from across the whole firm, who come together to review applications for funding for charitable causes.

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The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It requires intelligence to get a group of business people and Stanford developers over a weekend to think about ways to improve public services. Define a common goal, elect leaders to guide the group towards them, agree upon methodologies to achieve that goal, iterate and adjust as needed. The fundamental difference is that I do take inquiries or meet clients who expose their struggles in confidence. Europe and IT. Europe. Why Gartner. Analysts. Research.

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This may involve formal product requirements methods from surveys to focus groups, to facilitating the relationships between product teams and customers. Then, and only then, do we set up Facebook groups and the like.

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The most common facilitation question

Viv Mcwaters

This seems to be the single most common fear amongst facilitators, wondering how they will react to individual and group challenges, disruption, annoyance, cynicism or disruption. Information about the Europe IAF Conference is here.

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Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

People that know each other (or want to meet each other) will connect by a variety of common interests. I actually made a graphic to address what tools I was using to connect with what groups and how.

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The key, according to an Aberdeen Group Inc. Is the idea to form a Ning group or some such? You carry the standard batteries, brake parts, and seat covers along with an assortment of products that meet 99 percent of the requests you get from your daily customers.

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A Complex Predicament: How Our Energy, Economic and Ecological Systems are Connected (repost)

How to Save the World

The Australian group Doing It Ourselves have put together a terrific 12-minute explanation of why and how our economic system is dependent on perpetually-accelerating growth and commensurate levels of debt – and on our faith that that is possible.

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Links of the Month: March 21, 2012

How to Save the World

Visualizing Debt: A remarkable new infographic illustrates the 3T€ indebtedness of Europe’s five most bankrupt nations. Essential Capacities for Effective Group Participation: Gotta love Blurb, which provides a lovely intuitive feel to reading books online.

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Community as lens

Learning Alliances

CPsquare has a long tradition of holding “sidecar events,&# where we meet before or after (and hang out together during) a related conference. meeting in Copenhagen. I didn’t have a mobile phone that works in Europe. IT University lobby during the AoIR 9.0 Conference.

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News Updates (December 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

TimeBridge announced an integration with Box.net, to support file and document sharing before, during and after meetings. TimeBridge users can access Box.net’s functionality through the TimeBridge Meeting Room or as they schedule a meeting. Google Groups Joins Apps.

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Green Chameleon » The Comedy of Crowds

Green Chameleon

comedy series comprising a blog, a wiki and a Youtube comedy series featuring Dawn, who has just discovered that she is the product of artificial insemination, and has 27 siblings scattered across Europe. By Nadejda Thanks for blogging the meet-up.

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Joining up community building, organising and social reporting

Social Reporter

Mark makes the point here – and in a further chat we had – that many people that organisers meet do not have computers or mobile phones, and may just have landlines. It is difficult to develop projects with a group, when some members don’t have email, but others are sharing documents and tasks online. ABCD Europe.

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Joining up community building, organising and social reporting

Social Reporter

Mark makes the point here – and in a further chat we had – that many people that organisers meet do not have computers or mobile phones, and may just have landlines. It is difficult to develop projects with a group, when some members don’t have email, but others are sharing documents and tasks online. ABCD Europe.

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Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Next Web » Why people participate in online communities - The Next Web advertising Apple digg Europe facebook five questions for start-ups funding funny germany google Inspiration iphone marketing Microsoft mmm mobile music myspace russia search social network social networks Start-ups TechCrunch thenextweb2008 twitter united kingdom Video Interview yahoo youtube Home About Advertise Contact Team Archives The Next Web Conference 2009 will take place on April 15, 16 and 17 in Amsterdam.

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Enterprise 2.0 Black Belt Workshop - Afternoon Part Two - Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

In this full-day workshop meet the vanguard of those who are currently engaged in implementing Enterprise 2.0 There are open Facebook groups for his firms. Bart mentioned how there are more privacy protections in Europe. In Europe some people do not want their picture displayed, as that is confidential information. I expressed a concern over making legal or anyone group the bad guys or bottleneck. The bottleneck is often the group that was not involved up front.

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The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

As with any transformation on a grand scale, a plethora of consultants, gurus, blogs, and how-to books have risen to meet the demand for information about the social revolution. The spacemen communicated remotely so that the people they knew didn’t know each other, while the cavemen lived in isolated groups and knew everybody their friends knew. Who we meet on the train is not random, because our network associations influence how we got there in the first place.

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News Updates (March 24, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Burton Group launched a new service for commenting on collaborative strategy. Many of the initial contributors are Burton Group staff (or were, eg, Peter O'Kelly). Unify Square Expands to Europe. Unify Square expanded its consulting services on Microsoft OCS into Europe. Face-to-Face Meetings. However, face-to-face meetings still need to happen. Collaborative Strategy Guild.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Kindly do not submit Social Networking tools that don’t meet this criteria, as the list can extend to hundreds if not thousands of companies. technologies – blogs, wikis, discussion groups, social networking, podcasts, RSS, tagging, photos, videos, mapping, etc. Groups 2.0

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On Living Alone

How to Save the World

Just look at the demographics: In North America, Northern Europe and Australia, about 15% of the adult population lives alone, more than anywhere else in the world; these are also the countries with the highest proportion of bloggers. The geographic differences in the age distribution of those living alone is attributable to the high cost of housing in Northern Europe and the lower proportion of seniors in North America/Australia). BLOG Living Alone.

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Big Lottery, Media Trust and People Powered Change. Positively.

Social Reporter

It’s also in response to the increasing demand for Media Trust support from local organisations across the UK, which this will help meet. Our role will be to work with local news platforms – be they hyper-local websites, blogs and twitter feeds or church newsletters, local parish papers or parent-teacher news – to help them meet their own individual aspirations to improve the quality and reach of their journalism. If you’re coming to the conference come and meet us there! <end

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