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Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Want to know how 11 million Australians will vote? What if we could go on Facebook and have a look at 11.5 Well actually, we can. Sort of. Lube anyone?

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

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Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Instead of paying for a focus group, I’d get money from them. He wanted $75,000 he got $1.5 million. Kickstarter kicks ass. Media.

2012 126

Collaboration over Process

Evolving Web

While it was team collaborative and was more collaborative with outside stakeholders, the rhetoric still focused on the teams.

2011 33

Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Office Graph that plays an auto-discovery role for individuals to highlight content, people, groups, and happenings that are relevant to their work. Groups Across Office. An extension of the Yammer Groups capability, for creating a place for a focused group of people to work on a specific process or deliverable.

2014 44

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Niche Social Networks

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Niche social networks can provide an option to companies wanting to connect with a highly targeted, focused group of individuals.

Ponderings on Network & Community Governance Part 1

Full Circle Associates

One of them has been a reflection on the governance of KM4Dev, particularly the role of the current Core Group and the overall business model.

2014 36

The Intranet Management Handbook - Part 1. Foundations

Michael Sampson - Currents

Chapter 3 is called "Making a business case," which in my thinking focuses on how to justify the Intranet to the people with the money.

My Harvest from a Think Tank on Assessing Collaboration

Michelle Laurie

Relationship among group of organizations. Once the distinction made, determine: Focus and extensiveness. Emergent structure.

2013 21

The Promise and Peril of Internal Social Media (William Amurgis, American Electric Power) #intranets2012 #socbiz @wamurgis

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's my daily focus group.". -. c) monitor what's being said ("the daily focus group"). -. (d) William is from American Electric Power. This is his first trip below the equator. He's come down with his wife and children. American Electric Power - one of the largest power utilities in the US. HQ is in Ohio. Serves 5.3

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story


Well, I think that day has arrived. Today. That social business with a success story on providing excellent customer service and support is Movistar.

2012 34

What do we mean by overcrowding?


According to the focus group discussions, ‘a couple with one child require a minimum of 65 m 2 of usable floor area. Couple over 60.

Don’t Net-Map this!!!

Net-Map Toolbox

In situations with painful power differences if your group is not ready (yet) to talk about them. However, experience shows that you can hardly avoid that your interview partners and focus groups learn a great deal during the mapping session. Painful power differences and a group that is not ready to face them. or am I?).

2012 16

Teens Explain Why They Don't Care About Facebook Anymore

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

While the study, which surveyed 156 teens ages 11-19, covers a wide range of issues surrounding privacy and teen internet use, the clearest narrative thread in the focus groups is one that’s troubling for the world’s largest social network. politics. business. sports. ideas. entertainment. celebrity. music. fashion. rewind.

2013 33

The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I would have thought the focus would be more on aspects of the “moderator role&# and/or “how to improve communication&#.

2008 41

Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

Nancy White

Any tips or recommended resources for facilitating hybrid online/phone focus groups with smaller groups (5-15 max)? Also, any recommendations re: optimal group size for this sort of interaction? If the group is all online – you are lucky. The most challenging groups are mixed online and offline.

Corporate Communications: Talk or Tell?

Governance in a Networked World

Corporate Communications could tick the box on another focus group having been ‘communicated to’. Whereas “Telling” is 100% Send.

Public Health Knowledge Management – One size does not fit all (paper by Sarah Harlan et al.)

Net-Map Toolbox

They combined Net-Map with focus group discussions and other interviews. (picture copyright by DFID on flickr).

Practical example: analysis questions for a community of practice of ICT4D trainers

Joitske Hulsebosch

We did an online survey, followed by a 4-weeks online focus group discussion to deepen the findings of the survey. Looking back I would say the focus group was really an important follow-on of the survey, which helped to make the findings more dynamic and tease out some of the difficulties of nurturing such a community.

Facebook redesign: whatever happened to the user?


For instance, just now the group "Petitition Against the New Facebook" had 342,839 members, and counting.

Neighbourhood websites: two new papers published


Since preparing these papers we've carried out a number of interviews and focus groups. Hugh Flouch and I have published two papers today reflecting the first phase of our short study on neighbourhood websites in London , funded by Capital Ambition.

Adweek’s Brian Morrissey on Twitter Success Factors

Portals and KM

Instead of thinking of Twitter followers as a passive audience for your messages, consider them as the ultimate focus group.   Except Twitter allows greatly granularity and the ability to talk back to individuals, as well as your whole group of followers. Mad men would probably not have the patience. This helped.  

Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The old thinking From these insights we believed that CoPs were essentially informal, voluntary groups of peers. The opposite is true. 2931372

CoP 20

Another Enterprise 2.0 Knowledge Sharing Success Story - VistaWiki

Portals and KM

Dan led focus groups to define the information needs and develop a taxonomy to address these requirements. It was not a problem.

Is the Big Society appealing? Now there’s some stats

Social Reporter

The chief executive of Ipsos Mori, Ben Page, is quoted as saying : “I don’t know what the Conservatives’ own polling and focus groups are showing, but our research shows that while people like the idea of the big society they are too busy doing other things to make it happen. “It Or anyone else’s call for more volunteering.


The Art Of The Possible

Collaborative Thinking

Importance of advisory boards, focus groups, etc to Oracle (all vendors actually) so they can prioritize enhancements. Seems inward focused, not sure CXO's are thinking with that type of boundary. Notes from Monday keynote: Charles Phillips and Safra Catz take the stage. Discuss their own transformation.

Co-delivery sir? Certainly, which kind would you like?


The other day I posted a note about co-delivery , making an aside about policing. ' (Emphasis added).

Collaboration, Ideation, Yada, Yada, Yada (Tom Pryzgod, Abbott International) - Share 2012, Atlanta

Michael Sampson - Currents

there's a big regulatory process for setting up a collaboration community - corporate (public affairs, branding, ethics and compliance, legal), international, affiliates, the US group, and more. build communities - wanted to be able to give a group a collaborative project, not an individual. - Everything is discoverable. take-aways: -.

Joining up ideas for a smarter democratic London

Social Reporter

Maybe it could be continuous sounding board during the campaign rather than the equivalent of a one-off focus group. Magna Carta. Miituu.

Big - but not society


This article by Anushka Asthana and Toby Helm , in yesterday's Observer  has sharpened the focus on one particular point, which is that a key political sleight has been to get working class people to condemn the workless poor. Focus groups had told the chancellor they wanted welfare not cut but shredded.' Schools?

Pay for News vs Save The Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Three rules in the age of Google: Focus on the user, and all else will follow. Old: Artificial focus groups to find out readers tastes.

Interdependence and a different kind of care in the community


Some years ago I wrote a piece on neighbouring and older people in which I placed some emphasis on the concept of interdependence.

How Deloitte’s social network beat the isolation blues

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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Clubs and informal play


Kids go to organised sessions, kids play out together or hang out, kids stay home. What kind of mix works best? That happens all the time.’.

Experimenting with Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

Also for theme focused groups (like e-collaboration)". I'll also share my own ideas about Twitter in more detail.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 About Nancy White Published by Nancy White Nancy J. Extensive work with “web 2.0”

News Updates (May 25, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

How to kill an idea through a focus group. SmartVault and InsynQ. SmartVault announced a partnership with InsynQ, for document management services for hosted QuickBooks users. " Online Meeting Tools. David looks at a range of tools to support online meetings, such as calendar sync, appointment scheduling, and travel alerts.

Blog crowdsourcing: Asking Twitter about Facebook

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Matt_Tulk : @ SilkCharm all the time on FB since my roller skating group now has over 423 members and our reunion got 200 people nothing but a success. The internet as a focus group. Today I asked this question: I was wondering if we were in the “don’t do as I do, do as I say&# stage. Will u be publishing them?