Change Experts’ Change Challenge

Networking Action

Conversations at MIT and Oxford meetings in October, and discussions over the past few months with large system change experts , … Blog ChangeWhat are the impediments to scaling change strategies to address the global breadth and transformational depth of critical issues?

Become an expert Net-Map facilitator: Next training in DC June 27-28

Net-Map Toolbox

We are are planning 2 Net-Map workshops in Washington DC this year. There are some more workshops planned in other parts of the world (e.g. Kenya in May and Pakistan in April)– so stay tuned.

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6 Reasons You Need A Social Media Expert

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But instead of going into the influencer list in more detail, lets adapt another list – why you need a social media expert – from @mediahunter Get Sticky blog on Why You Need An SEO Expert. Because funnily enough, the arguments that work for hiring an SEO Expert also work for hiring a Social Media Expert. And for hiring any other kind of expert in your organisation, for that matter. As a good little social media expert, I just snaffled it for myself.

Video: Expert advice on webinars

e-Moderation Station

Here are some of them giving their expert views on webinar tech stuff for newbie presenters. They say that too many cooks spoil the broth. Not the case in Webinars: A Cookbook for Educators. We have some cordon bleu chefs in the kitchen.

Forum Management Veterans Are Real Social Media Experts

Managing Communities

photo credit: HikingArtist.com Sometimes I feel like forums don’t get the respect they deserve, in the grand scheme of social media. Sometimes people want to put forums in a box, separate them from the social media “movement,&# as if they are separate or as if they aren’t just as important to the whole thing as [.]. Thinking

Video: More expert advice on webinars

e-Moderation Station

More tasty morsels from webinar experts around the world, this time sharing tips on how to keep your participants involved and interested during your webinars.

Networks of Experts – An Oxymoron

Elsua

I am not sure what you would think about this, after you watch Euan’s video, but over the course of the years, and way before getting immersed in the social computing world, I have always had a thing for the word and concept of experts. Yet, experts is quite the opposite.

Beginners and experts

Joitske Hulsebosch

Click To Play I've always wondered what makes for a real expert. At times, people who I consider as real beginners are tasked by their organisation to do something I would reserve for an expert, and still they manage to do an impressive job.

Influencers and Social Media Experts

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Oh and if they tick the following criteria in the field of social media-ness, then they are social media experts. If traditional media consistently quotes someone as an expert (influencer) pay attention. I reckon I could put a social media expert in everyone of these fields. Influencers and Social Media Experts is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. There’s a lot of content out there and a lot of people creating stuff.

Obama is a KM expert

Michelle Laurie

It’s a week after the US elections and I am still impressed by the speech given by Obama on November 5th as well as the campaign that surpassed anyone’s imagination. Obama is no doubt brilliant but what I find so interesting is his use of many tools and tactics we work with in the field of Knowledge Management.

Finding Experts in Your Company … Through Micro-Sharing

Elsua

There is no doubt that one of the big challenges in the corporate world that every single business faces more often than not is the ability to find experts successfully in a timely manner.

Online Community Expert Interview: Jordan Williams, REI

Online Community Report

This month’s Online Community Expert interview is with Jordan Williams, Manager of Digital Engagement at REI. Tags: Expert Interviews Featured Posts community management coop membership online community REI Social Media Strategy

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

This month’s Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. Tags: Expert Interviews

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Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. Tags: OC Expert Interviews He has worked in various roles as a software developer, production manager, a journalist and community program manager in his career.

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Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shaw, IBM

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. Tags: OC Expert Interviews He has worked in various roles as a software developer, production manager, a journalist and community program manager in his career.

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Online Community Expert Interview: Dawn Lacallade, SolarWinds

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Dawn Lacallade. Tags: OC Expert Interviews Dawn is a social media practitioner whose projects include Dell Community Forums , Ideastorm and currently the SolarWinds communities.

Job: SEO/SEM Expert Reputation Management in social networks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Interesting job for PR slash SEO people on Guru.com : Profile ID: 828294 matches… Title: SEO/SEM Expert Reputation Management. I love these peer to peer job sites like guru.com. Fix my reputation in online communities and social networks please! Project ID: 498259. Category: Website Design / Website Marketing. Description: SEO group is seeking an SEO experienced professional willing to telecommute and assist 2 seo/sem employees, working from home in Asia.

Finding Experts in Your Company … While You Are on the Road!

Elsua

But what happens when you are on the road, when you are constantly travelling away from your office into customer sites, or when you are stuck in an airport, for instance, and you are just looking for that expert that you know is out there and who may be the right person to help out?

Boston E20 Notes: An Expert Look Into the Technology Behind Social Business

Portals and KM

I attended session - On the Back-End: An Expert Look Into the Technology Behind Social Business led by Patrick Stokes, Chief Product Officer, Buddy Media Here is the session description: “These days, social media means big business. In this presentation, Patrick Stokes, Chief Product Officer at Buddy Media, will share expert insight into the back end of how to power enterprise social marketing that works. I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston.

expert in what?

Engineers without Fears

It's interesting because it suggests that the performance and reliability of experts is dependent on their field - we can't expect stock brokers to be as accurate as weather forecasters. I picked up a copy of The Black Swan for AU$10 yesterday and rereading it, I came across a reference to the work of James Shanteau, in particular, this paper from 1992.

The Problem with Being an Expert

Hildy Gottlieb

It is the fact that in this sector, everyone is an expert. Most organizations that put themselves out there as “solving a problem” consider themselves experts at their work – or if they don’t, they are soon encouraged to do so. Experts experts everywhere.

Online Community Expert Interview: Chia Hwu, 23andMe

Online Community Report

This week's Online Community Expert Interview is with Chia Hwu. Tags: OC Expert Interviews Chia, a former organic chemist who is happy to be out of the lab after a ten-year stint in front of a bench, is the Community Manager at 23andMe. She has worked in biotech and tech, been a volunteer coordinator and online community manager at various start-ups. Her twitter handle is @chiah and her new blog is at [link].

Online Community Expert Interview: Angela Connor, WRAL.com

Online Community Report

This week's Online Community Expert Interview is with Angela Connor is a multimedia journalist and community manager with a passion for online communities and social media. Tags: OC Expert Interviews She is the Managing Editor of User-Generated Content at WRAL.com where she launched and currently manages the top-rated news organization’s first online community GOLO.com, which has grown to more than 13,000 members.

Online Community Expert Interview: Ron Casalotti, BusinessWeek

Online Community Report

This week's second Online Community Expert Interview is with Ron Casalotti. Tags: OC Expert Interviews Ron is a Social Media guy who got his first PC in 1994. It came with free trial memberships to the online services of the day: AOL, CompuServe, Prodigy, Genie and ImagiNation Network. He joined them all, dropping each as their trial period ended -- except for AOL. It had the best online “community”.

Finding experts in your company.

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Blog Your path to success Finding experts in your company. I attended a KM conference recently where a speaker remarked on how difficult it was to find experts in his company. He suggested that HR create a database and every employee should declare that they are an expert in something.

Online Community Expert Interview: Scott K. Wilder, Intuit

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Scott K. Tags: OC Expert Interviews Wilder, GM for Intuit`s Small Business Online Communities, Support Website and Content / KB article management.

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. Tags: OC Expert Interviews LinkedIn has traditionally been the professional network of choice, and has experienced a surge in use and attention in recent months because of the increase in job-seeking activity.Allen is one of the co-founders of LinkedIn , where he manages the Content and Communities division, covering LinkedIn's Groups, Events, Answers, Communication and Network Updates products.

Online Community Expert Interview: Patrick O’Keefe, Founder, iFroggy Network

Online Community Report

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Online Community Expert Interview: Aaron Strout, Powered

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Aaron Strout, VP of Marketing in Austin, Texas. I (and others) have commented on your expert use of twitter. Tags: OC Expert Interviews Aaron has recently joined Austin, TX based, Powered as the VP of marketing. As the head of marketing at Powered, Aaron focuses not only on day to day marketing activities but also provides a social voice for the company.

Online Community Expert Interview: Dawn Foster, Fast Wonder Consulting

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Dawn Foster, Online Community & Social Media Consultant at Fast Wonder Consulting in Portland, Oregon. Tags: OC Expert Interviews

Online Community Expert Interview: Tom Diederich, Cadence Design Systems

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Tom Diederich, social media/Web community manager at Cadence Design Systems in San Jose, Calif. Tags: OC Expert Interviews

Online Community Expert Interviews: Vida Killian of Dell and Mari Kuraishi of GlobalGiving.org

Online Community Report

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SXSWi 2012 – Tired of @#%ing Social Media Experts?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Back by popular demand, Sam Decker and I are hosting a New and Improved “Tired of @#%ing Social Media Experts?” – the game show where the audience laughs, learns, swears, and has the opportunity to win a grand prize.

Online Community Expert Interview: Ryan Holmes, CEO/Founder, Invoke

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Ryan Holmes, CEO/Founder, Invoke - Creators of Memelabs , HootSuite , Claytorials , ow.ly. Tags: OC Expert Interviews I met Ryan at this year's SxSWi, and I was struck by how well he and his company understood both the business value of twitter, as well as the functional need of the business user. As founder of Invoke, Ryan’s experience combines diverse management skills with solid industry and technical knowledge.

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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

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Green Chameleon » Trusting Your Instincts in the Face of Expert Knowledge

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Trusting Your Instincts in the Face of Expert Knowledge Have you ever trusted your judgement over that of an expert only to find that you were right? It’s human nature to trust our own knowledge over that of someone else’s unless that someone else happens to be an expert on the subject. So how do we know when to question expert knowledge?

Finding In-House Experts Isn’t Easy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Why is it so difficult to quickly find someone in my organization to answer a pressing question, provide advice about a procedure, explain how to use some software, or tell me where to find an expert, course, or document? But sometimes I just don’t know what I don’t know and I need input from an expert. I know there are in-house experts in my organization. What can my organization do to help me connect to and leverage these experts more easily?

Confessions from Social Media Experts

Influence

During the sesison, social marketing experts Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation, David J. My head is spinning from a rapid infusion of knowledge gleaned from three days at the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco. (My My head is also spinning a bit from my arrival this morning on a redeye). Several of us from Forum One spoke at the conference, and we'll share more about our sessions over the next few days.

Green Chameleon » Technology and Fingerprint Identification Experts - Trust them Both

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Technology and Fingerprint Identification Experts - Trust them Both Yesterday, we saw some relatives off at the airport. Think it would be interesting to elicit some expert knowledge on recognising fingerprints before this knowledge disappears… and should the systems all fail us!

Call for Creative Ideas – How would you like to see us promote our SxSW Panel "Tired of @#%ing Social Media Experts?"

Ant's Eyeview Blog

I’m a little different – yes, I’d still like to get your vote and ask you to recommend my “Tired of @#%ing Social Media Experts?” The winner takes the title of Master Chief of the Social Media Universe – or Social Media Expert for short. And Tired of @#%ing Social Media Experts? Tags: AEV Blog social media experts SXSW August in Austin. Muy caliente outside and an onslaught of shameless “asking for votes” in the SxSW panel picker.