Why people participate in online communities

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Community Capers

They have full access to the e-mail list, newsletters and web site profile and published resources of the community. Members, as they progress to Fellow, are able to operate in collaborative groups as mentors, peer reviewers, buddies, team members and leaders. Partnerships also exist at senior and executive levels with the educational institutions, government agencies and vendor groups.

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10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

We’ve all seen these initiatives in action – and in some organisations they can be the only way to get people’s attention. It’s much more difficult for the whole group to shift their energy away than it is for a single sponsor to become distracted by the next big idea.

Neighbourhood care groups

Neighbourhoods

Neighbourhood care groups and organisations provide an astonishing social resource which seldom penetrates the policy-media consciousness. This exercise illustrates the great value in having high quality informal local arrangements for people in need of help and support.

Green Chameleon » People Process Technology

Green Chameleon

He asks: “All three have to co-evolve; why or why do people fall into the pit of reductionism and categorisation with such ease?&# Technology people do need to be reminded (forcefully and painfully sometimes) that process and people (and content) matter.

Facebook Groups as Alternatives to Ning Sites

Online Social Networking

Facebook Groups as Alternatives to Ning Sites. Last week I launched Fabulous Baby Boomers , a new Facebook group. A Facebook group keeps my options open, since it doesn’t preclude the possibility of building a network on another social platform in the future.

Good Stuff While I was Gone | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Thank goodness for friends and colleagues like Stephen Downes who filter and share via newsletters and Twitter. They are not only learning about the topic, they are figuring out what happens when you open a Polytechnic’s course and 100 people show up.

Community Goals and Measurements

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S ubscribe: Get email alerts or RSS feeds and regularly read the threaded discussion board/group. P ost: Start a new thread or reply in a threaded discussion board/group. C ontribute: Submit content to the community newsletter, blog, wiki, or site. Skip to main content.

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Green Chameleon » Why People Don’t Blog

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Why People Don’t Blog Over the past week, I’ve noticed that the number of blogs on our website has dwindled somewhat. Below are the top 10 reasons why people in organisations big and small don’t blog. many people just do. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations

Joitske Hulsebosch

Through social media you can easily overcome silos and organisational boundaries and focus on the issues that people feel passionate about. Online silence is also an indication that people lack interest. whereas in a meeting people may feel they have to respond politely.

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Interview about the birth and growth of the HR community

Joitske Hulsebosch

On October 6th, we are going to work on a casebook learn and organise through social media with a group of about 12 learning professionals. At first I just started with a LinkedIn group. Searching on LinkedIn I discovered LinkedIn groups. The newsletter from LinkedIn is free.

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Green Chameleon » AWARE of Poor KM

Green Chameleon

A 25-year-old NGO, the Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE), was recently taken over by a group of people with connections to a christian fundamentalist church. Orchestrated by a self-styled “feminist mentor”, this particular church had sent out emails asking its members to join the association a few months before AWARE’s AGM, so that they could vote like-minded people into the executive committee.

How to be a great community manager

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A nswer: Ensure that questions in the threaded discussion board/group receive replies, that discussions are relevant, and that behavior is appropriate. E xpand: Attract new members, content contributions, and threaded discussion board/group posts. Use newsletters, blogs, and wikis.

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Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Q: I would like to know your insights on building people-to-people networks for increasing knowledge sharing and participation: how to go about it, using discussion forums, and other ways to create a knowledge-sharing environment. Pick a compelling topic that will be of interest to many people in your organization. Is there an existing distribution list of people interested in the topic? If so, use that list to invite people to join your community.

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Online Community Building Strategy: Nancy White On Networks, Groups and Technology Choices

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Online Community Building Strategy: Nancy White On Networks, Groups and Technology Choices Interested in better understanding what is the difference between an online group and a network of people? Theyre a group of people who had a fantastic experience together.

Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc

Jenny Connected

According to Jon Dron, the ‘sweet spot’ in networks, sets and groups is the balance point between the hard and soft technologies where emergent things happen. There is a structure in MOOCs – in Changemooc this is the Daily Newsletter, the weekly synchronous session, the schedule and so on. People cannot be creative in a vacuum. The structure of the MOOC needs to be based on the behaviour of the people using it.

Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc

Jenny Connected

According to Jon Dron, the ‘sweet spot’ in networks, sets and groups is the balance point between the hard and soft technologies where emergent things happen. There is a structure in MOOCs – in Changemooc this is the Daily Newsletter, the weekly synchronous session, the schedule and so on. People cannot be creative in a vacuum. The structure of the MOOC needs to be based on the behaviour of the people using it.

Anecdote: Why people don't use collaboration tools

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Green Chameleon » What KM Conferences Can Be

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about What KM Conferences Can Be I have to give kudos to Ark Group Australia for their just-finished “ KM For the Experienced Practitioner ” conference in Melbourne.

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business Review

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Formal hierarchies with clear reporting relationships gave people their position and their power. Today, people with power and influence derive their power from their centrality within self-organizing networks that might or might not correspond to any plan on the part of designated leaders.

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"The Technology is the Least Relevant Aspect in the Mix" - Nancy and Michael talk User Adoption

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nancy Settle-Murphy contacted me late last year with an invitation to co-write an edition of her monthly newsletter. See Successful Virtual Collaboration Takes a Lot More Than Just the Right Tools on the Guided Insights website: " Your organization has finally gotten wise to the fact that employees need more than just email, a smart phone and a group website to work with their colleagues across the world, or even just down the hall.

Collaboration Personas - A Novel Perspective on User-Centric Collaboration

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Newsletter. Receive the Free CMSWire Newsletter. We keep thousands of people informed each week via concise updates. As an outcome of a research project in a large company, the research team discovered that not only were there very different collaboration types, but it was also obvious that people had different but complementary roles within each collaboration type. Client-supplier relationship group. Weekly Newsletter. Get Our Weekly Newsletter.

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Networking or Marketing: How to Escape the Advertising Trap and Get Real

Partnering Resources

People do this all the time. I’m up to 1000 people on my email list. Instead, you have ongoing, active interactions with these people online, in person, or both. Sending email news blasts or Twitter updates to a group doesn’t signify a reciprocal relationship.

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Green Chameleon » Called to Account

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Called to Account It is a principle of Open Space Technology meetings that you invite the people you think can make a contribution, in an open and free way, and that “whoever comes is the right people&#.

Gilbane Group Blog: More on "engage and collaborate" vs. "command and control"

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My comment was of course exaggerated to make the point that try to "force-fit" informal systems into formal ones will almost always result in people feeling dis-enfranchised by the process. XML NewsShark Sign-up for our weekly NewsShark newsletter. Published by Gilbane Group Inc.

Why Businesses (Don't) Collaborate: Meeting Management, Group Input and Wiki Usage Survey Results

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A Wealth of Information at Your Fingertips Store and Bookmark Documents Share Documents Privately Reach Millions of People Email Address (Required) Create Username Create Password (Required) We respect your privacy and won’t send any unnecessary emails. Add This Document to Groups Add to Group More from this Publisher Why Businesses Dont Collaborate: Meeting. The comments indicate that people consider email a signi?cant les and ask people go there ? c people.

Liberating Structures: I’m a String Being

Full Circle Associates

” I was thrilled when Keith McCandless made the most recent LS News & Updates about Rhapsody for Strings The newsletter shares a set of strings along with very short narratives of each string.

To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

It can have as many meanings as there are people in an organization to make meaning, ranging from the local geographical community, to a peer to peer technical support community, a social media page or a working group focused on solving a specific problem.

Green Chameleon » Resources for Knowledge Continuity

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Resources for Knowledge Continuity Five nuggets from various sources to help you in your knowledge continuity efforts (ie making sure your organisation keeps critical knowledge in flow while people come and people go). What’s missing is what is going on in the spaces between those people and processes.

Enterprise Collaboration Requires Critical New Skills

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about us | research resources | contact us | advertise here Newsletter Latest News Features Interviews Product Reviews Web CMS Enterprise CMS Document Management Web Engagement Digital Asset Management Web Publishing Enterprise 2.0 view comments 9 Characteristics of a Successful Branded Online Community view comments Powered by Postrank Receive the Free CMSWire Newsletter We keep thousands of people informed each week via concise updates. It depends on people, not process.

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Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " Strategic planning for group spaces

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Blog About Ed Projects Services Strategic planning for group spaces February 15, 2008 – 2:59 pm Here are some high level thoughts outlining things you might do when planning for a new community or ‘common purpose networking tool’ (thanks Ben ), or group space, or network enabler, and how you might go about doing it in such a way as to get the most benefit for all actors in the system. Each group will have its own dynamics, context, routines, totems and behaviours.

Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

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Newsletter. Receive the Free CMSWire Newsletter. We keep thousands of people informed each week via concise updates. is not about the tools; technology is just an enabler to facilitate something we’ve been doing for a long time: Organizing ourselves in groups. Characteristics, Strategies for a Successful Community At its core, a community is a relationship between a group of individuals brought together through a shared set of interests. Weekly Newsletter.

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Green Chameleon » KM Certification Again

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www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about KM Certification Again Christian Young blogs about what a curriculum for a KM certification course might look like – he distinguishes nicely between the people who need to know about KM and the people who want to progress through it professionally, via both theory and practice. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates.

What Facebook Does to Kids' Brains - Technology - The Atlantic Wire

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Tell us on the Open Wire whiteafrican/flickr What Facebook Does to Kids' Brains Rebecca Greenfield Aug 08, 2011 15,639 Views Comments People love to sensationalize the deleterious effects of new-fangled tech on the impressionable brains of children.

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Introducing the Collaboration Curve - John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison - John Hagel III and John Seely Brown - Harvard Business Review

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As time went by, however, the value of that first machine increased as other people bought fax machines, and soon its owner could send faxes to the far corners of the earth, and receive them in return. But people and institutions do. But people and institutions do.

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My dad advises on getting things done with local governments

Chris Corrigan

Build a Support Group. Municipalities will pay attention to groups of people who need something. Use the email addresses to send out newsletters to the Group whenever something is happening. Ask the Group for additional names of people who might help or offer support. Your Support Group? Can your Group do some fund raising? Your Support Group? My son has been working on a project for his grade nine year.

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Green Chameleon » Do Knowledge Managers Belong Together?

Green Chameleon

The actKM discussion group occasionally ascends into agreeable festive banter, and our 2006 pre-Christmas season is no exception. Search Green Chameleon and Straits Knowledge Newsletter Subscribe to our newsletter for regular updates. I have the same approach but in my experience 7 groups… By Tim Suoer great, such a fun United Nations group.

Eight Dangers of Collaboration - Nilofer Merchant - Harvard Business Review

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NewsLetter. Most people have built their careers — perhaps even their identity — on being the expert. By thinking together, people can then act without checking back in because they were there when the decision got made. For some people, this can mean information overload. Most people describe collaboration in what I call a nice-nice way: If we would just collaborate, then we would do better! For some people, this can mean information overload.

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Practical benefits of studying the biological evolution of cooperation

Jenny Connected

Howard explains: I chose these questions because so much of this course is theoretical and there ought to be some juicy practical suggests from a group like this in regard to heuristics for encouraging cooperation. there is direct benefit to members from the mutualistic sharing of resources, particularly between the core group members, but also from members on the boundary. Is the community group strong enough/big enough to fend off the pull of other groups/communities?

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4-word-build

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[ ? ] Subscribe To This Site 4-Word Build Written for the Trainers and Facilitators section - Newsletter 1 Retweet this page to your Twitter followers: An exercise to elicit a shared understanding, or a shared vision of an idea or concept. The exercise can also provide an insight into the ways in which decisions are made within any given team or group, and as such is an excellent teamwork exercise. Choose a word, idea or concept that you want the group to explore.