Ford Foundation, Open Access and Really Sharing Knowledge

Full Circle Associates

This is essential in sectors that are (or claim to be) for the public good , like non profits, donors and foundations, NGOs and educational institutions. via Ford Foundation Expands Creative Commons Licensing for All Grant-Funded Projects / News from Ford / Newsroom / Ford Foundation.

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Developing the Ecosystem for Financing Transformation with the SDGs: A Foundation and Science View

Networking Action

Transformation requires substantial investment in the change process: experimenting and identifying transformative solutions, creating capacity, and sustaining the actual change effort over the many years the process requires. A webinar will focus on the these issues and the role of … Net Dev

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Trending Sources

The Collaborative Economy – A Comprehensive Overview from the P2P Foundation

Online Community Strategy

I stumbled on the following report from the P2P Foundation, and it was too good (and comprehensive) not to share.

The Intranet Management Handbook - Part 1. Foundations

Michael Sampson - Currents

Foundations. - Here are my comments on Part 1 - Foundations. I wrote a few days ago that Martin White has a new book out , called The Intranet Management Handbook.

Organizational Collaboration: Four Foundations - Overview

Michael Sampson - Currents

In this post, I'll put up the four foundations, and then in subsequent posts will discuss them more fully. The Four Foundations. The four foundations of organizational collaboration are technology capabilties that offer: Summarized Expertise.

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

The Bumble Bee

This article offers an introduction to these ten foundations.

Hidden Heroes Awards from Andrew Goodman Foundation

Endless Knots

Just received word from my friends at the Andrew Goodman Foundation of this year's Hidden Heroes Award winners. Hidden Heroes are ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things to change the world for the better - as Andy did when he traveled to Mississippi in 1964.

Bioteams: P2P Foundation Book of the Week

The Bumble Bee

Michel Bauwens founder of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives has just selected Bioteams as the P2P Foundation Book of the Week.

Valerie Brown: Collective social learning - a theoretical foundation for Web 2


social_learning individual community group network collective_intelligence collaboration

CPsquare foundations: themes and questions to explore


Last Monday I started online CPsquare foundations workshop. I’ve been hanging on the periphery of CPsquare way too long , so this is a great opportunity to dive in to learn and to make connections. I thought of making a list of things that I’d like to learn during the workshop, but, from what I’ve seen so far the best approach would be to expect the unexpected.

Organizational Collaboration: The Four Foundations -- Introduction

Michael Sampson - Currents

Well, the time has come to finally write the higher level things, and I've called it the "Four Foundations of Organizational Collaboration". Over the next (at least) four blog posts on organizational collaboration, I'll outline the Four Foundations framework.

Cisco Collaboration Summit: The Right Foundation For Collaboration

Collaborative Thinking

Joe Burton, CTO, Session Notes: Why is an architectural approach towards collaboration important? That's a question Cisco wants to answer - point tools are not enough. Example1: collaboration-enabled CRM process. Note: Reminiscent of "Collaborative CRM" concept defined by Meta Group years ago which has morphed into "Social CRM". Example2: virtualizing key business functions - scaling expertise, customer intimacy via video (Telepresence) just-in-time customer representative or expert. .

Community vs. Network - P2P Foundation


community networks

Webinar Recap: Foundations and Online Collaboration


You can follow the one-hour archived session (or the slides on Slideshare ) to get a nice slice of perspective from Amy Gipson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Melissa Schoen of the California Healthcare Foundation.

Attensa on Reducing Information Overload - Pharma Client

Michael Sampson - Currents

Enterprise Collaboration Four FoundationsI've written about Attensa before on this blog (see search: Attensa ), and have a long-standing high regard for its work in reducing information overload, highlighting organizational collaboration opportunities, and more.

Hand Cycling around Bali

Jenny Connected

Photo by Liz Pardey, Volunteer at Bali Sports Foundation. REGAIN organised this in conjunction with the Bali Sports Foundation – so we were joined by 7 disabled Indonesian riders. The route was organised by the Bali Sports Foundation. Map of Bali.

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Packard-Foundation-OE - Network Weaving Skills

John Tropea - Delicious Community


What is the foundation of what we do?

Chris Corrigan

These four patterns form a set of foundations about our practice. They stand in contrast to foundations of group work for which: The source pattern for understanding group process is the traditional school room. There is certainly a time and place for both, and the skillful application of one or the other sets of foundations is what is brought by artful process practitioners.

Foundation of community relationships in FLOSS « SpagoWorld Blog


communities networks FLOSS opensource NWWCOP community

On Learning Something New

Michael Sampson - Currents

If you don’t want to learn JavaScript though, there are some excellent principles of deep learning in his post: Build a real foundation and solid understanding. Once you have a solid foundation, go deep. Derek offers his experiences and advice on learning JavaScript. Don’t start with “little bits.” ” Go with multiple learning pathways at the same time. It will reinforce what you are learning.

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Launching the Health Data Consortium – Two Years Later


In late 2011 I was approached by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with an audacious proposition: would Forum One help the Foundation, HHS, the White House, the California HealthCare Foundation and others establish an independent nonprofit organization focused on health data?

An Ant’s Eye View Guide to Awkward SXSW Conversation Starters

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Ant’s Eye View did some research and social listening — the foundation to any form of customer engagement – to come up with this helpful guide of offbeat, yet real statistics and numbers about last year’s SXSW conference.

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Update on Attensa: Supporting Organizational Collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been reading through the Attensa site today, in preparation for some upcoming blog posts on my Organizational Collaboration: Four Foundations project. Tags: Enterprise Collaboration Four Foundations

Platforms, Trust and Open Cloud Computing

Alchemy of Change

EFQUEL Slides Featured on Slideshare | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 06 2008 EFQUEL Slides Featured on Slideshare Published by Nancy White at 7:54 pm under events , learning I was surprised to get an email that the slides I used at a keynote at the European Foundation for Quality in ELearning are currently featured on SlideShare’s SlideShare’s homepage.

10 Brilliant videos on the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

The Bush Foundation, who has supported a lot of this work, helped create 10 fantastic videos on the Art of Hosting and some of the methods of the process. You could look through these and get a great foundation in what it’s all about. Over the past few years Jerry Nagel and a group of practitioners in Minnesota have been working deeply with the Art of Hosting in the state.

Re-Imagining Productive Work with Office 365 – Now Available

Michael Sampson - Currents

The tool set is one thing, but throughout the opportunity chapters you’ll find the conceptual foundations, research findings, case studies, behavioural strategies, and more.

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Response to Jed Cawthorne's "What exactly is 'collaboration' - and who owns it?"

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am currently writing up my Four Foundations model for organizational collaboration, but I don't see much overlap between what I'm doing there and Jed's five divisions above. The Four Foundations model is coming. Tags: Enterprise Collaboration Four Foundations My (virtual colleague) Jed Cawthorne recently shared his thinking around collaboration technology and the ownership thereof in an organization. From What exactly is 'collaboration' - and who owns it? ,

What is Transformational Change?

Networking Action

It is extracted from a draft Working Paper prepared for Enel Foundation on Pathways to Sustainability… Change Net Dev By Steve Waddell. This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change written as part of GOLDEN’s Ecosystems Labs activity.

WINGSForum: On networks and cultivating “more leaderful change agents”

Networking Action

WINGSForum 2014 will be the premier event for connecting with a global network of grantmakers, community foundation support organizations, and leaders in the sphere of philanthropy from across the globe.

Social Media Learning With Puppet Energy

Nancy White

Last November I was pleased as punch to be part of the Orton Foundation’s “ Community Matters &# gathering in Denver. Little did I know I’d be creating learning partnership with Suzie , a fabulous, pink person who is thought to be a puppet by most human beings.


Viv Mcwaters

Here’s an explanation of fractals, according to the Fractal Foundation , “A fractal is a never-ending pattern. Have you ever been to an event that is talking about being one thing while being something else ?

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Forrester on Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011

Portals and KM

Forrester now divides ECM products into four types: foundational, business, transactional, and persuasive. The foundational ECM provides basic content management functionality including library services, basic workflow, search, and records management. Forrester has release their report, The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Content Management Suites, Q4 2011 , by Alan Weintraub with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi.

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Moving to a Multi-Vendor Approach to Handling Today’s More Complex Content Management Requirements.

Portals and KM

Here is an interesting report I received from Forrester, Plan your ECM Strategy For Business, Persuasive, Transactional, And Foundational Needs by Stephen Powers and Alan Weintraub with Matthew Brown and Anjali Yakkundi. Now the reports argues when “developing a content strategy, they should consider persuasive, transactional, and foundational content functionality to support specific business use cases.” 

Creative Facilitation – the Book!

Viv Mcwaters

Part Two: Workshop Basics is about the necessary foundations of facilitating workshops. Exactly two years ago, I spent six weeks with my ankle in plaster after an operation. With nothing better to do, I wrote a book. This week, we’re releasing it into the wild.

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


Read More » Webinar Recap: Foundations and Online Collaboration Joe Anderson in Influence 24 Jun 2010 Forum One hosted a webinar on June 23 on online collaboration for philanthropic organizations. You can follow the one-hour archived session (or the slides on Slideshare) to get a nice slice of perspective from Amy Gipson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Melissa Schoen of.

Office 365 for Business – a New Meetup Group in Christchurch

Michael Sampson - Currents

Let’s start by laying the foundation – what it is, what it isn’t, what’s included, how you get it, etc. Over the past year I have been doing a lot of work around the effective use of Office 365, and have been wanting to develop a group of people in Christchurch who are interested in making the most of Office 365 in their businesses and organisations.

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


Read More » Webinar Recap: Foundations and Online Collaboration Joe Anderson in Influence 24 Jun 2010 Forum One hosted a webinar on June 23 on online collaboration for philanthropic organizations. You can follow the one-hour archived session (or the slides on Slideshare) to get a nice slice of perspective from Amy Gipson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Melissa Schoen of.

Elinor Ostrom’s 8 Principles for Managing A Commmons – Words to Live By

Full Circle Associates

As I prepare to facilitate a research scientists team retreat with communications and teamwork on the agenda, I am refreshing myself with some foundational ideas and thinking. The work of Elinor Ostrom comes up again and again as I engage with people from different parts of my diverse network.

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Blog>> Knowledge Management is Older than you Think

Green Chameleon

I have tried to show that a lot of the theoretical foundations (not to mention half a century of practical experience) of KM already exist, but are not exploited within the discipline – KM does not practice what it preaches, it does not sustain collective memory of its own discipline, and it does not share insights with adjacent and related disciplines.