Reviving Community Indicators – Learning

Nancy White

For long time readers of this blog, you know I’ve been obsessed with “signs of life&# from communities which I call “ community indicators.&# This sure is a community indicator in my eyes, capturing (or “reifying&# – definition below!)

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Bro Orange and Community Indicators

Full Circle Associates

I’ve had this loose tag, Community Indicators, that I’ve slapped on my blog posts, on delicious, etc. community indicatorsFor some years now I have been noting occurrences where connections are made between people.

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Community Indicators in Times of Stress

Nancy White

Experiencing the love and community around my family and me since Dad entered the hospital on March 22nd is a fertile ground for noticing and reflecting on those things that tell us community is present, “community indicators.&# Singing together IS a community indicator.

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Community Indicators: Orton Family Foundation Heart & Soul Photo Contest

Nancy White

I’ve written for years about community indicators. From the Orton Family Foundation comes a nice reification of visual community indicators – photos of our communities. Or collect those contributed via Flickr as a great indicator of YOUR community.

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Leading Indicators

TNT - The Network Thinker

The diagram above shows thick lines which indicate new collaborations formed in the last 3 months. We have found that increases in the above 4 metrics are leading indicators of good things to come for members of the network. Once we map a network, we can also measure it.

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Monday Video: What is (A) Community?

Nancy White

Monday videos community community indicatorsEssential Arts – Blog – What is a Community? What is a Community? from Essential Arts on Vimeo.

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Many Voices

Nancy White

Tags: Monday videos communication community indicators creativity culture of love

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Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Culture Emergent Democracy Life Management Personal KanbanFollowing last year’s excellent “Seattle Lean Camp ”, we are now nearing Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012. (We

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Delicious/choconancy/community

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Twitter Search #myonlineorigins

Nancy White

Tags: community indicators online interaction

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Community for the 21st Century Harvest

Nancy White

community community indicators events harvesting visual thinking wedialogOn April 1st, amidst all that was going on in my family, I had the chance to step into a different “space&# and participate in WeDialog’s first online world cafe on “community.&#

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I am the Immigrant to my Neighborhood Crows…

Full Circle Associates

community indicators reflectionI have been intrigued by Seattle’s crows since I moved here in 1981. They attacked my sons walking to school during nesting season one year and I went out and told them “hey, I’m a mom too.

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Bringing Home Beauty and Wondonga Friends

Nancy White

community indicators visual thinkingThanks to Geoff Young ( @gsyoung ), the vibrant and ever perapatetic host a few weeks ago at Wondonga TAFE , my Christmas presents will soon be moving from Australia to the US.

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Message From Meetup/Community Thoughts

Nancy White

community community indicators engagementI thought this was worth sharing as I know many of you, dear readers, are as passionate about community as I am. Plus I’m preparing for a round of gatherings of communities that are very significant in my life in the coming weeks.

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Bigger Ears Make You Dumbo

Evolving Web

Tags: Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Culture Focused Social Media Life Management Travel Web 2.0

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Long Live the Community

Evolving Web

Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Culture Management Personal Kanban LSSC LSSThere’s change in the wind and I like it. The Lean Software and Systems Consortium (LSSC) has evolved to the Lean Systems Society (LSS).

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Living Example of Community Q&A Power

Nancy White

Uncategorized communities of practice community indicatorsBees, by kokogiak on Flickr, CC some rights reserved. From the wonderful and amazing Seattlefarmcoop : Seattle Farm Co-op comes evidence of the power of online communities and networks. Look at the time stamps. bee swarm.

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Welcome back, Seb

Nancy White

You can read about it waaaay back : Seb Paquet taught me my first explicit blogging community indicator: welcoming. Tags: community indicators Blogroll Seb is back blogging! I was happy to hear Seb Paquet has restarted his blog. So I have to welcome him back.

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Noodling on my fOSSa presentation

Nancy White

Mmmm… collaboration communities of practice community community indicators events technology stewardship canlis4free

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RSA and Connected Communities

Nancy White

community community indicators networks NWWCOPI’ve been up to my alligators in all things networks as part of the Network Weaving Community of practice project, a nine month community of practice for 70 non profit folks who use or want to use the power of networks in their work.

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Collaboration and Clarity Make Us Greater than the Sum of Our Parts

Evolving Web

Tags: 10 Social Media Principles Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Coopertainment Culture Focused Social Media Life Management Music Personal Kanban

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Announcing PersonalKanban.com

Evolving Web

Tags: Community Indicators Life Management Personal Kanban

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Twitter Revisited : [chrisbrogan.com]

Delicious/choconancy/community

twitter community community_indicators

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Keywords like Online Interaction , Technology Stewardship , Catalysts are all pretty good indicators. Tags: community communities of practice community indicators swarms networks Connections make the world go round.

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Schwier's Community Links from Edmedia 09

Delicious/choconancy/community

edmedia community community_indicators

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Sukie Crandall And The Ferret Health List

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

online_community online_facilitation cases community_indicators ferrets

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References on Lurking

Nancy White

Tags: communities of practice community indicators facilitation online facilitation online interaction lurkers lurking

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Pursuing the elusive metaphor of community in virtual learning environments - Internet & Technology, Research, and community

Delicious/choconancy/community

edmedia community community_indicators communities

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Watching the Inaguration from Overseas

Nancy White

And the photo above is a great community indicator! Tags: community inaguration community indicators events Last Tuesday I was in Rome at the FAO Headquarters for a three day “ Share Fair &# event.

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Community Technology Spidergram Evolves Again

Nancy White

Tags: Digital Habitats communities of practice community community indicators technology stewardship visual thinking

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Visualizing my Twitter Friends

Nancy White

Tags: visual thinking community indicators networks

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Canberra Countryside and Communities

Nancy White

Tags: Digital Habitats community community indicators events Australia Canberra NancyWhiteOz

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Personal Kanban Discussed on the Business 901 Podcast

Evolving Web

Tags: Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Enterprise 2.0

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How Could I have missed the annual Soup Swap?

Nancy White

It is such a community indicator. Tags: community community indicators I live in a place that is cold, dark and wet in the winter, something that can only be assuaged by good friends, more chocolate and soup.

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Privacy in a Post TMI World

Evolving Web

Sociology online communities Culture Management Community Indicators Life Web 2.0Lisa Hickey has a nice piece today about the bit of our private lives that we are discussing publicly. The crux of the matter is trust and expectations.

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That Guys An Asshole Two Stories of Information Hoarding

Evolving Web

Tags: Urban Planning Sociology Community Indicators Focused Social Media 10 Social Media Principles Cooperation Politics Business Cooperation

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Congratulations to Beth Kanter, Active Networker

Nancy White

Tags: social media collaboration community indicators

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My Spring Online Reading

Nancy White

Tags: community indicators culture of love

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A List Apart: Articles: Community: From Little Things, Big Things Grow

Delicious/choconancy/community

online_community community community_indicators FAOTKN

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Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

Tags: community community indicators events networks social media Twitter

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