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Endless Knots

This led us to take a look at Haiti, where the need for understanding who's doing what and how they. Collaboration Crowdsourcing Environment Haiti Networks and Networking OrgScope VolunteersMy colleague, NetAge Director Doug Carpenter, recently brought my attention to the need for better organizational mapping during major crises.

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How to help in Haiti

Endless Knots

Excellent, to-the-point post about volunteer opportunities in Haiti by Diane Herbst on Tonic. Several years later, Ferial married and moved to Haiti where she and her husband were pillars of the Bah'ai community. As students of Iran's history know, Bah'ai communities have been severely persecuted there.

Updates from Haiti

Chris Corrigan

A quick break from being unplugged to point you to my friend John Engle’s blog from Haiti. Here is his blog.

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Timberland's Jeff Swartz on Haiti: "My heart still has not come back"

Endless Knots

Posted to Paul Levy's blog here as " Bearing Witness to Haiti." Tags: Haiti Inspiration Jeff Swartz, Timberland CEO, is one of those who dropped everything to go and help. His report is wrenching, inspiring, frustrating.and heart-opening. " Thank you, Jeff. And here's the paragraph whence the title of this post.

US Military Enterprise 2.0 Platform is Helping Coordinate Haiti Relief

Portals and KM

style collaborative network to help coordinate its relief efforts in Haiti. Though there are obvious military implications to that kind of network, its first battlefield test is ongoing, on the ground in Haiti.”. First, I will cover how it works and then cover how it came into being and then its use in Haiti. within the firm).

Hackathons Aim to Improve Aid Distribution and Coordination in Haiti

Influence

Crisis Camp DC participants work hard to develop applications and tools for relief workers in Haiti. These preliminary efforts paid off.

Support Haiti (24 Hour Haitian Assistance Relief Telethon (#HART) Begins Today)

Managing Communities

My prayers and thoughts are with the people of Haiti and everyone affected by this terrible disaster. What is apparent in times like this is that everything counts, no matter how small. Can you afford to donate $5? $3? If so, that’s great. It may be a small amount to you, all on it’s own, [.].

Japan’s Tsunami is Gods Way of Teaching A Lesson – Social Media Fraud

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

She’s been on YouTube for a year or two and an early video was about The Vatican shouldn’t donate to Haiti because they’ve been punished by God. wot a nutjob! a fake – like LonelyGirl or some other prank. Attention seeking viral campaign thingie. Or real? You choose. I say #2. but CrowdPranking is on the rise.

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Supporting the Children of Haiti: Unicef 365 at SXSW

Influence

The great folks at Unicef 365 were at SXSW on Sunday in the Beacon Lounge. Forum One sponsored the Green Room where Unicef recorded some videos for the project. The great folks at Unicef 365 were at SXSW on Sunday in the Beacon Lounge. Forum One sponsored the Green Room where Unicef recorded some videos for the project. read more. Influence Events

The dark side of constantly being in touch through social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm intrigued by the power of social media to network. It brings us new ways of communicating and knowing what's going on. At times upsetting. And you?

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Oshun and Cleopatra: Mardi Gras 2013

Portals and KM

Oshun was the goddess of love, wealth, and fountains for the African people of Brazil, Haiti, and Cuba. It is a night parade held on January 25.

Seeing what’s right in front of us

Viv Mcwaters

So I was interested in this report from Haiti from Tales From the Hood blogger J. explores the dilemma between planning for the long-term reconstruction of Haiti and providing shelter for people right now. Who ever would say that taking a long term view to the reconstruction of Haiti is a bad thing? No abstract concepts here.

Open data movement afoot

Viv Mcwaters

What I found most interesting was the way information was gathered and shared about the Haiti earthquake. You can watch the original talk here.

The blame game

Viv Mcwaters

Their message is: Haiti brought this on itself. Haiti deserved what it got. It wasn’t Haiti’s “progress-resistant” culture….

Rethinking Marketing - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Details Magazine Buy Reprint Idea in Brief HBR.org > January–February 2010 Rethinking Marketing by Roland T. x 21.9 All rights reserved.

Enough

How to Save the World

“and i thought i saw someone who seemed — at last! — to know the truth; i was mistaken: only a child laughing in the sun.”

My FastForward Posts for February 2010

Portals and KM

in Operation in Haiti Relief. Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in March. Details on Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Goes Mobile in 2010.

My FastForward Posts for January 2010

Portals and KM

and Web Social Media in Operation in Haiti Relief. Here is the monthly listing of my Fast Forward blog posts. I find it helps me with an archive and hopefully is also useful to you. There is a separate category for these summaries in my right side column on this blog. There will be more in February. Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

On April 25, Social Innovation Meetup #4 , organized by Hivos and Kennisland, was held in Amsterdam. How do they help accomplish social change?

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Honor Among Thieves: A Review

Viv Mcwaters

In fact, we met Mary-Anne in the prequel, Disastrous Passion – a romance set in aftermath of a Haiti earthquake. knows his stuff too.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

Connect Good Will for Brand Earlier in this post, I mentioned the Haiti relief efforts. Follow him on Twitter. Kewlz!&# for a living. website.

Good and bad facilitation

Viv Mcwaters

The fact that you can find someone in Haiti who wants your old clothes does not mean that sending used clothes to Haiti is a good idea.

Message to other consultants about BP disaster

Endless Knots

No one in this catastrophe may ever hear what we have to say but every disaster (Haiti was barely 14 weeks ago) cries out for better collaboration, faster knowledge exchange, greater innovation. Although it will take time to determine everything that went wrong. ", who suggests, among. happens. I posted an initial thought yesterday.

7 Reasons Nonprofits Need iPads

Influence

Apple's new iPad tablet computer has spawned some mixed reactions. Some over-hype it as "magical" and "transformative." pounds.

Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

Spending less time reading (and writing) non-fiction, especially online. Doing and thinking and talking less, and seeing and being more. Nothing.

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Links of the Month: September 25, 2011

How to Save the World

A lot of reading, this month, and not a lot to show for it. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S END. Thanks to Michael Wiik for the link. LIVING BETTER.

The Early Impact of Social Media After Hurricane Katrina

Portals and KM

Platform is Helping Coordinate Haiti Relief  on how the TISC (Transnational Information Sharing Cooperation) was used by the US Military for better communication knowledge sharing, and coordination. Last month there was a lot of coverage on Hurricane Katrina during its fifth anniversary. We have seen how social media and enterprise 2.0

Social media: the less successful stories

Joitske Hulsebosch

See how people collaborate on Twitter to raise 119.000 euros for Haiti. Yesterday I facilited a session for the context masterclass on draagvlakversterking (draagvlakversterking is hard to translate but is something like 'strengthening your supporters base') on the topic of social media. It was fun. Often the same stories circulate.

Academy Awards: Oscars Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We should do a benefit for these people,never mind Haiti! The Oscars are currently on TV. Televising the Oscars. deMille. Uh Oh. Oscars. Web 3.0,

Acting resourcefully in a space of community organizing

Chris Corrigan

This past week I have been in Minnesota working with colleagues Jerry Nagel , Ginny Belden-Charles and Mandy Ellerton. It’s a zero-sum game.

Role of facilitation in disaster recovery

Viv Mcwaters

Back in 2006 BB (Before Blogging) I attended a training course for facilitators on the role of facilitation in disaster recovery. At the time I said it was probably the most significant training I’d ever done as a facilitator. I think it’s appropriate to republish it now. It is ambitious, it’s altruistic, it’s voluntary, and organic.

Recap: Social Media for Social Impact

Influence

Proceeds from the event were donated to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund. Connie Chan from Yahoo! s " You In? Time as currency.

The New Culture of Storytelling

Influence

Some groups that sent staff writers to document the Haiti Crisis include: International Medical Corps. As always, the event was a blast. Oxfam.

Links of the Quarter: December 26, 2015

How to Save the World

We don’t want to see it, witness it. We hide in our homes and offices, our sanctuaries against truth. Thanks to Carolyn Baker for these links.)

Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption: My Enterprise 2.0 Conference Notes

Portals and KM

When the Haiti  earthquake happen they switched form demo to fill system right away. This is the seventh in a series of my notes on the Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston , June 14- 17. This post covers the session, Social Behavior, Usage Patterns, and Adoption. It was led by Nahum Gershon, Senior Principal Scientist, MITRE.  

Social Media Week February 1 through 5, 2010

Online Community Report

All proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund. February 1st through 5th is Social Media Week. Social Media Week features a week of social media events, including, conferences, discussions, and meet-ups that take place simultaneously in multiple cities around the world. Yahoo! for Good. Green.

Social Media Week February 1-5

Online Community Report

All proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund. February 1st through 5th is Social Media Week. Social Media Week features a week of social media events, including, conferences, discussions, and meet-ups that take place simultaneously in multiple cities around the world. Yahoo! for Good. Green.

Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

Better to think that KNOWLEDGE is the way we create INFORMATION from DATA. It’s about as sacred as a sacred cow can get. They are precious.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. One of the most important group decisions made by a bee colony is where tolocate the hive. Bees use a kind of “idea market” to guide their discovery: The colonysends out a small number of scouts to survey the environment.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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