Business Models for Global Transformation Networks

Networking Action

What are the business models for Global Action Networks (GANs) – global multi-stakeholder change networks like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Transparency International (TI) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP)? That was the question addressed by a new report for … Net Dev

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Global, Local, Personal


It’s all about going Global, Local, Personal. What really resonated with me from the video itself though was the main theme permeating through these three keywords: Personal , Local, Global.

Google Tiers Search into the Global, Social and Personal

Alchemy of Change

By connecting Google+ to search, Google is tiering web search into three, very useful, layers: global search, social search and personal search. Connection Technologies Contextual Computing Google Google Search Plus Your World personal search search social search

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

Green Chameleon

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. The detailed report can be found in the attached pdf. Many of you expressed willingness to be contacted – I will be working on the interview plan over the coming weeks.Thanks again for all your help! Main Insights: 1.

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Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards. In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition.

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Wednesday Transformations Webinar: Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflict

Networking Action

Topic: The Global Partnership for Prevention of Conflict: Transforming conflict. Date: Wednesday, Sept. Time: 8am PT/ 11am ET/ 3pm UK/ 4pm CET. Place: j/953860378 ; or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) … Net Dev

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2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

 Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners.  Here are the 2011 Global MAKE Winners. Apple was recognized as the Overall Winner of the 2011 Global MAKE study.

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Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges

Networking Action

Just published is an article that asks the question : What design principles should guide people who aim to address global challenges like climate change, food security and the global financial crises? The article identifies four key “integration” challenges that … Net Dev

Global Change Research: Radically Inter- and Transdisciplinary Environments

Networking Action

Traditional science is failing our large systems change challenges. Climate change, for example, not only requires non-scientists to change – it requires scientists and the way they work to change as well. This is the core message of a new … Net Dev

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Engaged, Big Science for Global Action Networks

Networking Action

Harnessing science for the scale and type of issues of Global Action Networks (GANs) requires an “engaged big science” (EBS) approach. I’ve discovered that while working with GOLDEN — the most ambitious and comprehensive initiative ever to develop the knowledge … Blog Net Dev

UN Global Compact: a Global Action Network Case Study

Networking Action

UN Global Compact Executive Head Georg Kell became frustrated with the lack of understanding about how the Compact differs from government agencies. It leads to wrong-thinking about how it should be “run” and what it can and cannot do. He… Net Dev

The GOLDEN Global Network Sustainability Change Strategy

Networking Action

For over a year I’ve been working with an emerging academic research center – business network called GOLDEN. It has produced a very powerful strategy to realize the depth, speed and focus necessary to transform business into sustainable enterprises.… … Net Dev

Will the Collapse of Civilization Begin With Global Corporatist Totalitarianism?

How to Save the World

The result could well be near-global corporatist totalitarianism — the ruthless (political and economic) oppression of the majority in order to hoard resources and protect the interests of a powerful, coordinated minority. STAGE. WHAT COLLAPSES. SIGNS OF COLLAPSE.

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Global Mobile Awards Update

Nancy White

The Winners were just announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona for the GSMA 17th annual Global Mobile Awards for Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning.

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Frameworks for Global Change Network Strategy Development

Networking Action

A couple of weeks ago I spent some time with staff of the UN Global Compact Office (GC). We used some frameworks from my work with Global Action Networks to explore their applicability and potential usefulness for the… Net Dev Global Compact GRI PRI TI

Creating a Global Ecosystems Change Strategy

Networking Action

At MIT’s Sloan School of Business last Friday a group of leading large systems change experts explored how to advance global change strategies focused on transformation of industry ecosystems, through “(Industry) Ecosystems Labs”. The meeting was enlivened through participants’ deep, … Blog Net Dev

(Intranets2011) "Global Intranet Strategies and Trends" - Jane McConnell, NetStrategy/JMC

Michael Sampson - Currents

Key points: - This is the first time Jane has been in Australia, but she knows many of the people here, as a result of participation in the Global Intranets Trends annual survey. - Jane presented the opening keynote at Intranets2011 , on intranet strategies and trends.

Death and Rise of Global Action Networks

Networking Action

And at the same time, new efforts are rising to create global multi-stakeholder change networks to end the trade of blood diamonds. The Kimberley Process (KP) is falling apart. A clear lesson of the demise is that “trust”… Net Dev

Creating Global Knowledge Sharing Networks at ConocoPhillips

Portals and KM

On Friday I attended Driving Business Excellence With Formal, Global Networks led by Dan Ranta , Director of Knowledge Sharing, ConocoPhillips. Instead of assuming that technology either was the solution or was irrelevant when creating online communities, senior managers understood that effective global communities required new processes, roles, cultures, and technologies. Last week I attended Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011.

IBM Global CMO Study: Highlights

Portals and KM

I am looking forward to attending IBM's Connect 2013 next week. Here is a relavnt post. In IBM's  2011 IBM CMO Study  they interviewed more than 1,700 of the world’s most prominent Chief Marketing Officers – face to face – to find out what they feel is important for their success. These executives control many billions in marketing expenditures. IBM found that these CMOs “painted a picture of a marketing landscape in the midst of major changes. 


Government to Networked Governance: A global trend

Networking Action

Networked governance is greatly increasing in importance and influence. That’s highlighted in a recent report to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) titled Networks for Prosperity: Achieving Development Goals through Knowledge Sharing. And what are the implications for … Net Dev

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The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Culture : Culture Reviews The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online By Kevin Kelly 05.22.09 The frantic global rush to connect everyone to everyone, all the time, is quietly giving rise to a revised version of socialism. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

Towards a Charter Moment – why we need Large System Change in Global Governance for Sustainability

Networking Action

Global environmental protection has featured high on the … Change By: Ruben Zondervan – Executive Director, Earth System Governance Project. This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change written as part of GOLDEN’s Ecosystems Labs activ ity.

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Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

RSS Contact Us Consumer Health Media And Entertainment Online And Mobile Politics Sports Social Networking’s New Global Footprint March 9th, 2009 Posted in Global , Media And Entertainment , Nielsen News , Online And Mobile | 26 Comments Two-thirds of the world’s Internet population visit social networking or blogging sites, accounting for almost 10% of all internet time, according to a new Nielsen report “ Global Faces and Networked Places.&#

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Study: Twitter, Forums and Blogs Lead Online Mentions of Fortune Global 100 Brands

Managing Communities

Burson-Marsteller and Visible have released their third annual Global Social Media Check-Up report, detailing how the Fortune Global 100 participates on the social web. Much of it is focused on how many accounts they have on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube and Pinterest, how many people follow them through those accounts and how active they are. [.]. Research

2012 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise MAKE Winners

Portals and KM

Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 2012 Global MAKE Winners. An even more select group of organizations form the 2012 Global MAKE Hall of Fame. A panel of Global Fortune 500 senior executives and internationally recognized knowledge management / intellectual capital experts selected the Winners. The Return on Revenues (ROR) for the 2012 Global MAKE Winners was also 3.2

NYC Book Event with Global Compact

Networking Action

Join us for the book launch and discussion about a new strategy to address global issues! Global Action Networks: Creating our future together. Join author Steve Waddell , Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell and Social Accountability … Events

Global Tech Spending on the Rise According to Forrester

Portals and KM

According to a new forecast from Forrester , global tech spending will rise 7.1 Analyst Andrew Bartels writes that while the 2011 global tech market will be similar to the 7.2 percent, will grow slightly faster than the total global market. This is good news. percent in 2011 to $1.7 trillion, according to new forecast data from Forrester.

Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

This January, however, I ended up mapping the global end of the agricultural spectrum: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange, held in Lusaka, Zambia. It all started with mapping the local: the Tilburg Urban Farming community.

Transparency and Global Health: Starting at the Top


One of my most pleasant surprises was the acknowledgement and engagement at a very senior level around data sharing and transparency within the global development sector. One of my most pleasant surprises was the acknowledgement and engagement at a very senior level around data sharing and transparency within the global development sector. Influence Events Global HealthThis summer, I had the pleasure of attending the InterAction Forum (#IAForum) here in Washington, D.C.

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NEW ARTICLE: Realizing the Benefits of True Globalization

Partnering Resources

Many organizations say they’re global. Few achieve the benefits of globalization. Their Global Public & Government Affairs (GPGA) division had offices all over the world, but they usually worked independently. The benefits of globalization weren’t apparent.

1st Global Conference on Positive Change

Networking Action

Join me and others at the 1st Global Conference on Positive Change 13 – 14 April 2017, The Netherlands … Net Dev

5 Megatrends on the Intranet - Jane McConnell's Global Intranet Trends

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jane McConnell has started to share the conclusions of the 5th Annual Global Intranet Trends report and survey , including the five key megatrends. Read more about the 2011 Global Intranet Trends survey and report. The intranet is becoming the front-door into the “workplace web” (the overall landscape of content, services, tools and applications people need to do their jobs). Business needs” and “productivity” are the number two intranet strategy drivers after “communication”.

Forum One on Social Media Monitoring and Evaluation at the Global Health Mini-University


So we decided to share our knowledge on how to measure and evaluate social media campaigns at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health’s 11th Annual Global Health Mini-University in Washington, DC. Influence Global HealthAt Forum One, we take monitoring and evaluation (M&E) seriously, especially when it comes to measuring the success of digital communication campaigns.

Student learning in a turbulent age

Jenny Connected

These are the dispositions that would help students to develop the qualities required for a world of challenge, qualities that will enable them to become global citizens who will help to bring about a better world.

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Qatar Interview Series: Learn How Mada is Leading the Way in Global Web Accessibility Standards


Qatar is deeply invested in the innovation of information technology, and eager to see its citizens adopt new tools and resources as they become available in the global arena. Welcome to the first of our ongoing interview series on organizations in Qatar that are doing great things in the online space. With several projects in Doha, we're regularly exposed to some of the biggest players, and we thought it would be fun to share those with you.

Knowledge Management and Global Development: Who, What, and How


Influence Global HealthThis week, I attended a working group meeting at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Communication Programs that focused on knowledge management in the international development sector.

Boeing's New Global Collaboration Tool

Michael Sampson - Currents

Boeing has just announced its new global collaboration tool - the 747-8 Intercontinental. The unveiling comes almost 42 years to the day since the maiden flight of the 747, which went on to become the world's most recognised jetliner and transformed the global travel industry.

2014 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) is Accepting Votes

Portals and KM

It is time to vote for the 2014 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE). Here is an executive summary of the 2013 Global MAKE study and here are the 2013 winners. Your participation is critical to ensure that your leading knowledge organizations are represented in this study.

Virtual Talk on Global Action Networks

Networking Action

The Leadership Learning Community is hosting me for a webinar to talk about Global Action Networks. Join us Monday, October 22, 2012 | 11AM – 12PM PDT/ 2-4PM ET/ 8-9PM CET. Information and registration here.… … Events