Spigit Provides ICON as a Free Crowdsourcing Platform

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Shail Khiyara, Chief Marketing Officer, and Hutch Carpenter, VP of Product about the free ICON offering. Spigit has launched ICON as a free service to promote the use of mass crowdsourcing with the purpose of innovation and growth.

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Collecting Graphic Recording/Facilitation Icon Ideas

Nancy White

Graphic Recording and Facilitation Icon Ideas – Nancy White – Picasa Web Albums. Now there are a ton of sources out there for icons. But I realized I needed to PRACTICE and think about the process of drawing icons myself to better encourage that practice with colleagues. I preset this blog post in advance, as I’m on the road again… just when my greens are finally growing in the garden. Timing is everything.

Trending Sources

RSS Extensions for Browsers & Social Media Dashboards

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

NEW: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/rss-icon-in-awesombar/ OLD: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/rss-icon/. RSS Extensions to Omnibox/URL box for Browsers (for my students). This is what you want in your browser right?

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Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

RSS Icons – any colour or the word RSS or Subscribe . When monitoring social media, don’t forget to monitor social media platforms (changes at Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc) as well as stuff specific to YOUR industry.

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The future of computer science -- in one hour

Endless Knots

I had the chance to listen to one of the icons of computer science recently. John Hopcroft, IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics in Computer Science at Cornell, gave a talk on future directions in theoretical computer science to. Research Science Technology

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Rethinking File Access

Michael Sampson - Currents

If it’s synced locally, you’ll see the familiar green checkmark, while everything else will have a new cloud icon. Where do your documents live? The answer used to be “on this computer” or “on the network file share” and sometimes “on this flash drive.”

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Rethinking File Access

Michael Sampson - Currents

If it’s synced locally, you’ll see the familiar green checkmark, while everything else will have a new cloud icon. Where do your documents live? The answer used to be “on this computer” or “on the network file share” and sometimes “on this flash drive.”

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Thoughts on IBM Connections Mail (“Mail Next”)

Michael Sampson - Currents

If this was flipped on its head, I would see a single icon for the conversation, and a number between 10 and 18. (thanks to @joebaxter for the photo). At IBM Connect 2014 today, IBM announced “Mail Next,” to be branded under the IBM Connections family. It was positioned as a re-think of email. Mail Next was introduced in the Opening General Session, and then there was a very well attended full hour session later in the day; mail is still clearly a hot topic for many.

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Allen Toussaint - Great American Composer and Much More

Portals and KM

Here is a recent blog post by Paul on Allen Toussaint: A Tribute To An Iconic Singer/Songwriter.

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The five most fabulous Moodle 2.0 features

e-Moderation Station

In editing mode, the x2 icon allows you to duplicate any resource. Moodle is now well into its second generation, with Moodle 2.2 as the most recent release. For anyone still hanging onto a first generation Moodle (version 1.9

Notes on “Using SharePoint as the Canvas for Student Creativity and Inspired Solutions” (Lou Zulli)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The new page is very icon centric. Lou is talking about the use of SharePoint at Lakewood High School, and how students are deeply involved. Some notes: - Lakewood has been using SharePoint since 2001. SharePoint 2010 was the eye-opening experience; “look at what we can do with this.” ” - CATNIP – Center for Advanced Technologies News and Information Portal. Built originally in 2001, as a site for students and teachers.

How to Track Your Blog Subscriptions

Online Social Networking

Post Feedburner RSS icons prominently on your blog, so that visitors will find it easy click on those icons instead of their browser’s RSS icon. There’s no need to be subtle about your RSS icons.

Can we learn graphic recording in 4 hours and actually DO something? YES! Part 1

Full Circle Associates

Next we dug into specific skills of drawing people, icons, metaphors and ways to arrange images on one’s paper or note-pad. By now people were getting excited, so this is when we started playing with icons, particularly icons that relate to their work, world or context.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #13

Elsua

You can also multiple different formats, layouts, icons, styles, filters, etc. bit over a week ago, Ben Evans posted a tweet where he was pointing to a recent presentation he put together as well under the rather thought-provoking title ‘ Mobile is eating the world ’.

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A new mapping tool: useful for research purposes

Jenny Connected

The text does not have to be visible, but can be accessed with a simple click of an icon. I have never felt comfortable with mapping. It seems to involve a way of thinking that just doesn’t come naturally and interpreting other people’s maps seems to be beyond me.

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Unleashing Joy Through Visual Facilitation – Part 4 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

The structure of the workshop is designed around modeling an interactive initial engagement visual activity, unleashing of drawing joy (“I CAN DRAW”), development of icon skills and wrapped up with another visual activity, this time focused on reflection and evaluation.

TEN Great Bioteams Exercises for High-Performing Teams

The Bumble Bee

I have taken the symbol and adapted it and turned it on its side to be the icon for bioteams. Bioteams is a modern approach to teams, networks and communities who need to operate with high levels of agility and autonomy through different working practices and by exploiting the latest web2.0

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One week until Graphic Facilitation Workshops

Michelle Laurie

What’s ahead…designing the agenda, practicing those icons, some back and forth with a woman I truly feel fortunate to work with , and a chance to meet and work with amazing people from across BC, AB and the USA. Good Morning People!

Collapse! The Game: Draft #2

How to Save the World

Players (community members) take on roles, and ‘invest’ time and energy in different types of Infrastructure (brick wall icon), Resources (leaf icon), Specialized Competencies (person-with-wrench icon) and Generalist Competencies (person-operating-machine icon).

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Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Elements can be visualized by their own colors, icons and sizes. Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community. The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project. The project aims to strengthen and expand the urban farming communities in the cities of Tilburg, Den Bosch and Oss in the southern Dutch province of North Brabant.

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Information Hubs in SmartDraw 2012 - "Similar to Mind Maps"

Michael Sampson - Currents

You can group related items into logical hierarchies and mark them with easy-to-understand icons. ". SmartDraw added a way of creating information hubs in the 2012 release of its SmartDraw software: ".

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

I just accidentally stumbled on something in Google+ that suggests some revolutionary ideas about the way organizations need to think about marketing. In a way, you could think of it as an evolution of permission marketing , a term popularized by Seth Godin a while back.

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Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

Others can be reached through icons across the top of the screen. Igloo provides a full featured SaaS solution for social business that bridges internal and external collaboration and networking. I recently spoke to Stephen Rahal on their latest moves.

Those little stress moments caused by technology hurdles.

Joitske Hulsebosch

It helped to have a bookmarklet (icon) they could find in the browser and there but have to click. Here you see a picture of reduced pavement edge that makes me happy every time I cycle to the train station. On the way to my station, I had to move my bike high up on the sidewalk here.

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Building Our Drawing Confidence

Nancy White

I have been running more graphic facilitation workshops and everyone asks me how to draw icons. Icon drawing comes from both having both a visual vocabulary in one’s head/practice, and being able to draw with just a few strokes.

Wiggio - Makes it easy to work in groups.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wiggio Media Player | Create New Group | Join a Group | My Profile | My Notifications | Tell a Friend | Logout Choose a Group Log-in. Email Password Forgot your password? Remember me Or Sign-up. Wiggio is now being used at 362 college campuses!

Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 2011

Nancy White

You can expect to go away with icons, ideas and approaches which you can use immediately, as well as ideas about how to hone your practice. From 4-5pm each day we’ll offer an optional opportunity to practice visual thinking and drawing of key words and icons.

It Used to Be All ‘1’s and ‘0’s… Now It’s Social, Too

Green Chameleon

Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages In the simple old days, being a software developer meant simply writing some code and figuring out a way to sell it.

Graphic Facilitation – I want to see more!

Michelle Laurie

On August 9-10, 2010, I am pleased to share with you the opportunity to learn the techniques of writing on walls, visually interacting in meetings and workshops, and the art of recording via symbols, icons and using space. Graphic Recording example, Michael Hepher, 2009.

Applying Graphic Facilitation in New Contexts

Michelle Laurie

It was kind of like doing a repetitive icon jam and it was challenging to tie it together without a title or way to connect things.

Workshop Alert – Rosviz is back!

Michelle Laurie

You can expect to go away with icons, ideas and approaches which you can use immediately, as well as ideas about how to hone your practice. I am excited to announce the 3rd annual graphic facilitation workshop (aka Rosviz!) in beautiful Rossland, BC, Canada, July 18-20th, 2012. Drawing on Walls at the 2011 Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C. You are invited to this experiential workshop which takes place almost entirely at the drawing surface!

The Eye-Controlled Laptop - Be Careful Who You Roll Your Eyes At

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some of the ideas for usage include looking at an icon to open it, and to make zooming faster. Tobii Technology unveiled a new laptop with integrated eye-control : " The prototype laptop has been developed in collaboration with computer manufacturer Lenovo and will be shown publicly for the first time at CeBIT in Hannover, March 1-5.

Judging a Book By Its Cover

Hildy Gottlieb

Then for 25 years, my hair was so very much the same that it became iconic. Interestingly, the greyer it got, the more iconic it became. On June 3, I walked out of a hair salon with with a whole new me. In my younger days, this would have been no big deal. At 22 I had a crew cut.

My App Gap Posts for August 2012

Portals and KM

Spigit Offers ICON as Free Service to Expand Crowdsourcing.   The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for August. There will be more in September. Moxie Provides Free Desktop Sync Capability with Moxie Spaces. Interview with Cisco’s Raj Gossain. eXo Expands its Cloud IDE Cloud-based Development Platform.

Fanpages: List of top 100+ Australian Facebook Fan Pages

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ever wondered which Australian companies, icons, brands have the most fans on Facebook? Here’s a list of fan Pages for Australian companies, in order of most fans. Please don’t confuse volume with being “good&# at social media. Alriighty? Nothing to see here, move along, this is for my social media classes. I use this list to teach classes on social media. We go through some of the pages and evaluate how well they are doing.

Can we actually practice graphic recording after just a 4 hour workshop? Yes! Part 2

Full Circle Associates

I then gave them the problem of how can we increase food production by 2050 and told them to use the icons, arrows, symbols to come up with a solution.

What’s your relationship to your circumstances?

Viv Mcwaters

Apart from the iconic ‘Impro’ by Keith Johnstone, Matt’s book, ‘Playfair’ was my first improv book. Hat tip to Johnnie Moore. I too have met Matt Weinstein at Improv conferences. He’s an amazing person and you should take a few minutes to watch this story of how he lost his life savings in America’s biggest fraudulent investment scheme. His response is true inspiration.

Windows 8 with Live Tiles - From Phone to the Desktop

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dragging down from the top of the screen to close an application on a laptop is consistent with the finger-based navigation on a tablet, but it's a whole lot more work than clicking the close icon. Microsoft is putting the final touches on the next edition of Windows - Windows 8.

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5 Minutes with the BlackBerry Playbook

Michael Sampson - Currents

I found it strange that the Youtube application didn't use the standard Youtube icon though. A FedEx package arrived to the office this afternoon in Geneva, and inside was a 7" BlackBerry Playbook. It wasn't for me, but I got a chance to have 5 minutes with it. Some immediate comments: 1. It's not immediately obvious how to go back to the main screen. There was no button to push.

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Michelle Laurie

My icons on networks, connections and strategy. As I blog into 2012, it’s important to reflect on what I hope to achieve with my blog this year. First, blogging is a personal practice where I reflect on work and ideas that intrigue me. The act of blogging forces me to consolidate my thoughts, articulate them and share. As an independent consultant, I don’t have office colleagues to do this with at the water cooler hence blogging is my metaphorical water cooler.