The Network of Europe’s E. Coli (EHEC) Crisis

Net-Map Toolbox

Network analysis is great for getting some clarity and a sense of direction in complex, messy, multi-actor situations, and I guess that is a pretty good description of the situation in Europe’s E. case studies Organizational Learning Other people's work Public Health Social Networks

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?


There used to be a time when social business evangelists were perceived, mainly, as disruptors, to a certain degree, of any given status quo within the corporate environment out there at large. We are no longer seeing ourselves, social business evangelists as disruptors?

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Trending Sources

An Update on my Trip to Europe in October – Two Workshops in London

Michael Sampson - Currents

I will in Europe for the first couple of weeks of October, presenting public and private workshops in various cities. The two workshops are hosted by Social 365 and Stuart McIntyre. For registration details, please visit Social 365 / Michael Sampson Fall 2014 IBM Connections Masterclass Series. You can see my current schedule which includes Poland, Switzerland, Netherlands, and now London. On Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 October, I will be in London to present two workshops.

Gary Hayes Social Media Count

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media statistics: Ever wondered how many people are blogging, uploading videos, tweeting right at this very minute ? Social Network activity measured in real time. You might want to factor that into the social media counter! The counter is wildly popular in Germany, England (The Guardian embedded it) and other parts of Europe, and the US is picking up on it now, as we speak (Wired embedded it).

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you are a company, government department or organisation interested in social media training for your staff, this three day class held privately at your premises (or we can organise premises for you) suits those looking for a more indepth course. Those who do not yet have any social media profiles online may struggle as this course is fast paced. Social Media Workshop Outline. Three Day Class for the Advanced Social Media Specialist.

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Six Weeks Until Europe

Michael Sampson - Currents

In six weeks I'm heading to Europe for a user adoption workshop, and a couple of conferences. Thursday October 4 - Malmö in Sweden, for the Stratiteq Social Collaboration Day.

Social Connections VI – Prague

Michael Sampson - Currents

As you may know, I’m heading to Europe at the end of next week for a two week workshop tour. When the tour was originally under design, the intent was to align it with Social Connections VI – which at one point was going to be held in mid May. I very much enjoyed participating in Social Connections V in Zurich last June, so would have loved to participate again … but it isn’t to be this time.

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Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez


and Social Business events taking place in Milan, Italy, on June 8th. Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011. Social Computing and Social Business events in Europe, along with the Enterprise 2.0 and start living social !).

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Europe in June - Social Connections V

Michael Sampson - Currents

In late June I'll be in Zurich for the Social Connections V conference. Social Connections is a user group focused on IBM Connections and social collaboration technology, with a mixed business and technical bent.

Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation: The Dutch – US Connection?

Making CommunitySense

As part of my visit to the University of Alabama in Huntsville I gave a presentation “Creativity Meets Rationale – Collaboration Patterns for Social Innovation” at the College of Business Administration. It would be interesting to see to what extent collaboration patterns for social innovation are alike and differ in the US and European contexts.

“Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

On February 17, the international “Social Cities of Tomorrow” conference was held in Amsterdam. Can we use the same hi-tech to make the cities more social instead of (just) smart? The key question therefore is: How can we use digital technologies to make our cities more social, rather than just more hi-tech? Social cities: it’s not about a blueprint, but a design approach. Now, how do you design for social cities?

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About serial mastery and social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

Your birth in the Netherlands, Europe or the US will no longer be a guarantee for a good job, we must increasingly compete with other professionals from around the world (not without reason that the tigers moms in China described by Amy Chua get so much attention ). The second part of the session was about how social media can play a role to support the new learning / self-directed learning in the context of 'serial mastery'. social learning elearning self-directed learning

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Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part Two

Portals and KM

This is the second part of my notes from the Hyper-Social Summit sponsored by the Human 1.0  Their book,  The Hyper-Social Organization,  covers this research in more detail. He went over several factors that characterize successful companies on the social side. Successful companies also do not use social media as a channel.  Francois gave the great example of a Europe scissors company.

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Social Connections VII – Next Week in Stockholm

Michael Sampson - Currents

The seventh Social Connections event is being held in Stockholm next week. The event provides two days of content and discussions on social business and IBM Connections. I wish I could go to this one … but having just got back from Europe, I can’t. I attended and spoke at the fifth event in Zurich (June 2013). The agenda looks great.

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Telstra and shutting down NowWeAreTalking social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Companies who create social media sites and then don’t do a controlled shut down really don’t get engagement.A Having a real reason – not “the social media experiment is finished, fuck off&# or the more polite “we’ll have something better for you later&#.

I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…


As a road / air warrior, I get to travel a fair bit and visit not just mainland Spain, but a bunch of other countries in Europe, and North America. Social, for me, while on the road, has taken a new meaning.

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Social Media and Ad:Tech Tokyo

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I spoke on how Japanese companies were doing in social media overseas. Japanese people on the panel talked about online community and social media marketing at home, and I focussed on how it was working for Japanese companies in America, Europe, Australia etc.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m. To emphasize this articulated social network as a critical organizing feature of these sites, we label them "social network sites."

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Heading to the UK and Europe in Late June 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

I will be in Europe in late June 2013. Thursday June 27, the Doing Business with IBM Connections Workshop at Social Connections V in Zurich. Friday June 28, the closing keynote at Social Connections V in Zurich. I can be anywhere in the UK or Europe on these days, as long as I can catch any connecting flights on Tuesday evening so as to get to Amsterdam on Tuesday night - in advance of the workshop with Silverside on Wednesday.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Becoming a Social Business Client Panel

Portals and KM

How to deal with governance issues with the implementation of social tools?   How can you anticipate and deal with the new legal issues with social business? They launched the Social Business at IBM to make their employees smarter and more effective in this space.

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A Week in Europe - June 24 to 28

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Friday I will be starting another trip to Europe. Thursday 27th - the Doing Business with IBM Connections workshop in Zurich, as the pre-conference workshop at Social Connections V. Friday 28th - Social Connections V in Zurich, where I will be speaking on a panel and presenting the closing keynote. It''s become something of an annual pilgrimage (sometimes more often than that), and for this year the first trip just about to start.

Rare opportunity: Learn Net-Map in the UK!

Net-Map Toolbox

How about hanging out at the beach, learning Net-Map and meeting about 1000 highly intelligent social network analysis experts of every discipline, who do everything from crazy complex quantitative stuff to anthropologically observing network development on the ground? The last time I have taught Net-Map in Europe was the Summer School in Italy , and that was in 2011.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Enterprise 2.0 & Social Business. Social Software & Tools. You are here: Home / Customer Relationship & Marketing / Customer service : avoid being the victim of you social media success. Customer service : avoid being the victim of you social media success.

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More than a quarter of all children in Europe are living in poverty


Poverty and social exclusion are increasing at a greater rate in cities than in rural areas.     Social exclusion As the UK government does its best to erode the European project, here’s a very scary reminder of how much there is to do.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1. If your social networking platform is generic, beware, you may be fighting with one hand tied behind your back.

Practical examples: Rede Nos in Brasil and PEM-Pal in Eastern Europe

Joitske Hulsebosch

The community of practice in Brasil focuses on poverty alleviation and social inlusion in Northern Regions in Brasil, and started as a World Bank initiative in 2004 out of a need to develop more practical, low-cost solutions to local economic development.

Collaborative Economy Roundup for the Week Ending October 30

Online Community Strategy

Bonus: Bill spoke at Crowdsourcing Week Europe last week in Brussels (the conference was amazing). Subscribe here: [link] Tagged: collabecon , collaborative economy , crowdfunding , crowdsourcing , digital transformation , Online Community , sharing economy , social business , social media.

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Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

This week I am participating in Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 in Brussels. An approach where: What we thought of as “social” is really the networked marketplace. Collaboration looks like a partnership with customers, not an internal social network no one really uses.

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Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networks are like topic tables at a conference luncheon. Social networks allow members to organize around a person’s relationships or interests, rather that just focused on topic. - om portable sociale netværk » Interessante links fundet d.

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

The idea is that I intend to build the social network of people that we meet or connect with as we travel to new places over a 40 day period. There is a connection to ‘Social Business’ here. When Gavin was also in London he decided to do a one man surfie tour of Western Europe.

Blog>> Knowledge Audits in Practice - Report on Global Survey

Green Chameleon

If you are in Europe in May, don’t forget to check out the Social Now Conference in Lisbon, May 10-12 – it will be packed with KM thinkers and practitioners, with some excellent masterclasses and a very practical, case-based approach. Let me thank the 150 respondents from all over who generously responded to my survey on knowledge audit perceptions and experiences. Some very useful insights from the responses, which I summarise below.

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Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The folks at Fresh Networks discuss the Pros and Cons Sysomos does analysis on the event A community managers job never ends at 6pm by Social Media Club See Spain’s Community Manager Day website -Spanish More discussions spreading the globe and more here -Spanish What is a Community Manager?

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The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks 2009 September 6 tags: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi , Chris Andersen , Duncan Watts , Long Tail , Mark Granovetter , Network Theory , Réka Albert , Social Media , Steven Strogatz by Greg Social Networks are revolutionizing how we view our world. 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.

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My First Year as a Consultant and what 2016 Holds for Online Communities (I hope)

Online Community Strategy

Having a number of prominent speaking engagements, including SxSWi, Social Business Forum 2015 (Milan), The Silicon Valley Boomer Business Summit and Crowdsourcing Week Europe (Brussels) . And, let’s face it: Social, Community, Customer Collaboration are all hard.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Click here for our mobile site Home | Video | Tutorials | Webinars | Message Boards | Join | Login | About Us Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity Written by Michael Singer 4/23/2010 7 comments Login to Rate DISCUSS Digg

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

Nancy White

How the World Sees the US | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In Europe (probably much of the rest of the world – but I don’t have much experience traveling there), there seems to be a great hunger for a more moral American government.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from). Web Crossing Social networking and collaboration suite.

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Organising Knowledge » Conference on Dynamic Taxonomies and Facetted Search

Green Chameleon 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.

Why Do We Keep Insisting On Killing Productivity?


So if they have managed to make it, why can’t we, the rest of Europe, follow suit? If you have been following my internal and external social interactions, to the point where I may have shared across some of them, you may have noticed how last week, the entire week!,

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