Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

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Thuringia (central Germany). case studies guest post Artist case study cultural development culture Germany Leuphana University of Lueneburg Network Analysis Patric S. First time-use of a Net-Map-procedure in a culture development process.

Net-Map discovers structural holes in Thuringia’s cultural networks (Germany)

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How do the different players of the art and culture scene connect? Are their networks conducive to a rich and lively sub-culture development or are there disconnects that hold individuals (and the scene as a whole) back?

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Net-Map introduction workshop in Lueneburg, Germany (29th October)

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My next introduction workshop in Germany is different: It is part of a conference on sustainable development which is organized by the alumni of my old university in Lueneburg and it is open to the interested public. Learn mapping - like the participants at our Net-Map Summer School in Italy. My readers often ask me: When do you give the next Net-Map training in my part of the world.

World Class Mobile Collaboration 2013 Conference - Germany (October 2013)

Michael Sampson - Currents

In mid-October, there''s a conference in Germany about the intersection of mobile and collaboration. The conference is called World Class Mobile Collaboration 2013 , and will be held on October 16-17.

When creativity hits you, drink it like a camel before a desert crossing

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Uncategorized musings Creativity Germany Namibia personal development Rain The craziest stuff starts to bloom once the rain hits (picture by Andesine on flickr).

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The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!


Well, they are an international company with offices in Austria (The HQ is in Vienna), Germany, The Netherlands and the United States. . On January 20th, it will mark the 20th year anniversary since I started working in the IT industry.

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Gary Hayes Social Media Count

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

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 statistics: Ever wondered how many people are blogging, uploading videos, tweeting right at this very minute ? Here’s a counter that displays growth of Twitter, money spent on Facebook gifts, number of SMS’s sent worldwide second by second. Social Network activity measured in real time.

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Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

Like Frances Bell and Roy Williams , I too have listened to Stephen Downes’ recent presentation to a German audience in Tubingen, Germany. May 26, 2014: Keynote presentation delivered to, Tübingen, Germany.

A Nation of Bloggers: Good or Bad?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Coincidentally the German President Koehler resigned today: Stung by the criticism and saying that he had been misunderstood, and to general surprise, the popular Koehler quit as Germany’s head of state. “I didn’t topple Horst Koehler … And nor was it all the bloggers in Germany. Technorati Tags: Germany , Graunke , Jonas Schaible , Kirsten Haake , nation of bloggers , Steve Jobs.

Shadow Elite

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Listen to her introduction of Shadow Elites at the Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany: Other people's work Political NetworksInteresting and scary book by Janine R. Wedel. The full title is: Shadow Elite: How the World’s New Power Brokers Undermine Democracy, Government, and the Free Market.

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Collaborative Thinking: Modern managers are all the same - Telegraph

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" Sandra Siebenhüter, of the Catholic University at Eichstätt-Ingolstadt in Germany, has been researching these "managers with no profile" The results of dozens of interviews reveal an alarming trend towards managers with incredibly similar CVs – and just about everything else.

Teamwork Needs Healthy Friction to Collaborate and Get Work Done More Effectively


After I left the country and before I started working in the IT industry, I was a cook, as I mentioned in another blog post last week, in several different types of restaurants in multiple countries (Spain, France, Germany, UK, etc.

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I love being a small fish

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Next week I’ll be a very small fish – at the annual conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysis in Hamburg, Germany. When I work with people who know nothing about network analysis… (picture copyright Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary).

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#openedMOOC Week 1: The value of ‘open’

Jenny Connected

Even in countries, such as Germany, where education is free, open can unlock new pedagogies. Link to source of image. Why Does Open Matter? This is the key question for Week 1 of the Introduction to Open Education MOOC, being offered on edX by David Wiley and George Siemens.

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I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…


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Do your Masters Thesis using Net-Map and travel to India

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One of the participants of our Net-Map Summer School in Vicenza, Martina Padmanabhan, offers the following position for a Master’s Thesis at the University of Hannover, Germany: The Rice Seed-system in Wayanad, India – An empirical social-ecological study.

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7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A general “I found this online” across all situations (staff and non staff) would have less of the feeling of Nazi Germany and more of a brand ambassador program, no? Five years ago I wrote a list of social media guidelines for the Enterprise which has been read 100,000+ times.

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Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

Using Group Policy to deploy Office 365 ProPlus, we rolled out the software by function within Germany, and by country in the rest of the world. Merck has almost finished an 11 month transition to Office 365 from various older Microsoft products and messaging and collaboration tools from other vendors (e.g., IBM, WebEx). The deployment of the new foundation is expected to be completed by mid-April.

Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios

Jenny Connected

It attracts a loyal group of delegates – university teachers, school teachers and trainers of companies, from Austria, Germany and Switzerland, some of whom attend year after year.

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The Hidden Dangers of Overworking

Portals and KM

These results came from a survey of 700 senior managers in small and medium businesses (SMEs) conducted Summer 2011 in the UK and Germany. Now the UK and Germany are known for protecting worker’s hours so these results may not be quite so extreme in the US or Asia. Earlier this week I asked the question: do we needed set work hours. One of the dangers of flexible hours is over-working. Here is some research on the consequences of working too long.

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Collaboration Systems and Wearables

Michael Sampson - Currents

– in Germany out of hours working was banned in 2013 ; walking in and out of the office could activate an employee’s status for all communications. With the Apple Watch having a stunning opening weekend, plus the current availability of Android Wear (go Moto 360 !),

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

Outstanding corporate presentations from: TMobile - Dr. Frank Schönefeld , Chief Technology Officer, T- Systems Multimedia Solutions GmbH, Germany. Deutsche Bank - Jamil Ouaj, Communications Manager, Deutsche Bank AG, Germany.

Digital Workplace Predictions for 2017 – by Paul Miller

Michael Sampson - Currents

For one major pharma client in Germany, their new collaboration services were straightforward technically – but after evidence from their history that simply implementing new technologies doesn’t bring the much-touted benefits to employees, this time they turned to change management and culture as the levers they needed to tackle. Writing on the Digital Workplace Group blog, Paul shares his ten predictions for digital workplaces in 2017.

Teaching English with Technology – does it work? Part 1

e-Moderation Station

Raith (2009) examined the use of blogs with twenty nine grade 9 EFL students in Germany with a fairly low level of English proficiency (A2 on the CEFR). Photo by Nico Cavallotto. Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And in other news, San Francisco subway shuts down cellphone signals to stop social media organisation of civil protests and Braunschweig, Germany bans flash mobs (using Facebook to organise sudden demonstrations).

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Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

I’m currently in Siegen, Germany. attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Goal of the workshop is to build more common ground between the two very related fields of Communities & Technologies (C&T) and Community Informatics.

Bayer Material Science to Implement Lotus Connections

Michael Sampson - Currents

The company, which is part of the Bayer Group headquartered in Germany, chose IBM Lotus Connections to help improve collaboration and information sharing among its 14,300 employees worldwide. Bayer Material Science is implementing Lotus Connections. The intent is to provide tools to support people to collaborate better.

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Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

HBR Germany. HBR Global Editions. Harvard Business Publishing: For Educators. |. For Corporate Buyers. |. Visit Harvard Business School. HBR Brazil. HBR China. HBR Israel. HBR Italy. HBR Japan. HBR Poland. HBR Russia. HBR South Asia. HBR Taiwan. HBR Turkey. Follow HBR: Twitter. FaceBook.

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Bayer Material Science Adopts Lotus Connections - An Update on Value and Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last November, I pointed to the announcement that Bayer Material Science in Germany was implementing Lotus Connections. This was of particular interest to me since I frequently hear about how the "privacy laws" in Germany make the adoption of collaboration and social tools inside organizations difficult.

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Social Media Flies Past Email and Search for Web Usage

Portals and KM

Ross also lists the top countries in social media and blog usage: Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, U.K., I can remember when Email and Search were the top two in Web usage (aside from porn). Of course, I can remember when there was no Web. Times have changed. Ross Dawson recently shared (on his blog) a new Nielsen report with detailed statistics on online activity that I learned about from his Twitter feed. 

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. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Examples of interest from The Imitation Game

Chris Corrigan

There are some incredible stories about the way which the women who were intercepting messages came to know their counterparts in Germany. Our traditional Boxing Day movie this year was The Imitation Game, the new film about Alan Turing and his team’s efforts to break the Enigma code used by the German Navy in the Second World War.

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The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

The campaign was a success; McDonald’s in Germany announced in 2015 that they would stop using GM! Bastian Unterberg, Founder & CEO of Jovoto.

Happiness at Work Starts with #NoeMail


After nearly 9 years of actively advocating for #NoeMail I guess I can now say this pretty safely: doing #NoeMail all along (and still going rather strong at it, by the way, in case you are wondering!)

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

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Does this look like a killer? picture by yogendra174 on flickr). 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. Coli outbreak (just how messy?

HR Magazine - Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

By 2020 the workplace will be transformed by the sharing and development of ideas, according to a study of 3,500 employees, 100 HR managers and 100 IT managers across the UK, France, Germany, the US and Japan, conducted by the Future Foundation on behalf of Google. "It At 11am Keiko attends a virtual meeting with directors in France, UK and Germany to discuss ideas for a raft of new staff performance metrics they are considering introducing to better measure productivity and creativity.

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