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From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Global change systems are evolving all around us. But is there a way to strengthen them and speed the pace of transformation to address critical issues of health, climate and poverty? In Milan last week a dozen people met for … Net Dev

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Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Elsua

Now, I am certain you may be wondering by now about what tasks, activities, and initiatives this community of practice of social business ambassadors could be focusing on, while helping you and your team execute on the different change plans and transformation efforts you may be responsible for.

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Part 2: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Part 1 described global energy as a change system with five subsystems. The question was then asked: “What makes a (sub) system successful?” and “What must it do well, in order to realize its change goal?” Academically, these questions lead … Change

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Part 3: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Part 1 introduced the concept of change system and five subsystems through a project on the global change system for electricity; Part 2 described the seven functions necessary for these systems to be effective. In this blog, these are integrated … Change

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Go Slow to Go Fast: Make Your Next Change Initiative Fly

Partnering Resources

In the meeting, we work through the Power Five (five strategic questions that improve any change initiative or project). Go Slow to Go Fast: Make Your Next Change Initiative Fly is an original post from Maya Townsend , founder and lead consultant: Partnering Resources - Align.

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Blog>> Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

A while ago, somebody showed me the results of a study on: what are the critical factors to make Knowledge Management initiatives successful? First, involve them early and update them regularly on the results of the initiative. Implementing Knowledge sharing initiatives is a continuous effort in convincing and creating awareness for your cause. Are you implementing a tool for collaboration, document sharing, discussions, etc and you are not sure how to make it a success?

Integrating a 1-to-1 tablet initiative at primary level

e-Moderation Station

I met Dimitris last year at a TESOL Greece conference, and was impressed by the 1-to-1 tablet initiative at his school. ICT educators: Dimitris Primalis. Image by gterez.

Green Chameleon » Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Two Pillars of Implementing KM Initiatives Are you implementing a tool for collaboration, document sharing, discussions, etc and you are not sure how to make it a success? A while ago, somebody showed me the results of a study on: what are the critical factors to make Knowledge Management initiatives successful?

Do your Online Community / Social Media initiatives need a living trust?

Online Community Strategy

It is no secret that there is a lot of turnover happening the social media industry – just take a peek at the regular “ People on the Move &# updates on Jeremiah Owyang’s blog.

Webinar: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems

Networking Action

Join a webinar to further explore how to greatly enhance impact of large change initiatives, by acting in the context of change system development. Time: Thursday Nov. 13 at 10am ET/3pm UK/ 4pm CET. Simply register by sending a registration … Events

The wilting initiative - Are you at risk?

Governance in a Networked World

A new corporate initiative has been established. Business sponsors are hand picked, a program office is established to manage it and the change team is driving the initiatives across the organization.

Initial Images from Pythagorio, Samos Island

Portals and KM

Happy Greek Easter. Pythagorio in  Samos Island , was named after the famous mathetician, Pythagoras , who lived here. It is also a center for tourist with its pleasant port lined with cafes.

Initial Images from Mitilinii, Samos Island Greece

Portals and KM

I am spending the month of April in Mitlilni,  Samos Island  so there will be many more photos from here and the rest of the island. This is a small village in the mountains away from the main tourist areas and tourist season has not begun.

Initial Darwin Edition™ Series is Now Available

Portals and KM

  The initial themes for our Darwin Editions include: general news (our original alpha), social media on the web, social media in the enterprise, US immigration news and discussions, and oil and gas industry news.

Colliding Web Sciences - MIT Research Initiative

21st Century Organization

What is most striking to me is the multidisciplinary approach the initiative is assuming from the start and acknowledging the socio-cultural impact as core.

Organising Knowledge » Marti Heyman on ROI for Taxonomy Initiatives

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Marti Heyman on ROI for Taxonomy Initiatives Hot on the heels of Christine Connors came Marti Heyman with a typically forthright and pragmatic presentation on the issues around developing an ROI case for a taxonomy initiative. In Part 2 she argies eloquently nevertheless for the need to make a strong analytical case for the taxonomy initiative, and she outlines the key stages of ROI analysis.

A new initiative supporting communities to develop digital assets

Social Reporter

There’s often a big gap between those working in innovative ways in communities to develop our physical assets of land and buildings, and those with the tech skills to use public data and online systems to develop local digital assets. So I’m delighted to welcome the launch of Our digital community which aims to bring the two together.

IBM Picks Up Kenexa To Enhance Social Business Initiatives

Portals and KM

has acquired Kenexa in a cash transaction for around $1.3 billion. I know about a bit about Kenexa as they acquired OutStart , a company that provides learning, mobile, and social media services. I helped Outstart with their blog for about a year prior to the Kenexa acquisition in January of this year.

Executive Support for New Initiatives—Four Thoughts

Michael Sampson - Currents

On The Smarter Office blog last week, I posted Executive Support for New Initiatives—Four Thoughts, and What's Your Experience? : " In three and a bit weeks I’ll be in Atlanta for the first Share Conference in the United States. Read more (and feel free to share your experiences over there): Executive Support for New Initiatives—Four Thoughts, and What’s Your Experience?

Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Technology Question in KM Tools In my recent posts I was rather focusing on some soft factors of implementing knowledge related activities, like suggestions for organising your knowledge or on how to promote knowledge management initiatives.

A Slow Community Movement? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Published by Nancy White at 8:14 am under community indicators A couple of weeks ago, Peter Block said the qualities of successful community initiatives were, in his experience, being slow, small and underfunded.

Initial Report Back from the Online Community Unconference 2009

Online Community Report

We had an amazing day at the Online Community Unconference yesterday. Over 220 people attended the event and the agenda included 57 breakout sessions throughout the day on topics including: Identifying and Engaging with Online Influencers Social Psychology 101 for Community Managers W.O.M.

Notes on "Apply Strategy and Governance to Social Computing Initiatives" (NewsGator)

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator hosted a webinar this morning on strategy and governance for social computing initiatives. reducing duplication of effort around social computing initiatives. (3) Given that I've just published a book on strategy and governance for SharePoint , I attended. Greg Reinacker ( @gregr ) from NewsGator and Stacy Wilson ( @stacylwilson ) from Eloquor Consulting. Here are my notes. Stacy went first. What is Governance?

openrsa: Making Connecting and Initiating Easy

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

Suggestions of basic things to have in place when convening a group.

Online Community Summit 2009 - Initial Topics & Session Leads

Online Community Report

The Online Community Summit will be held October 8th & 9th in Sonoma, CA. It is hard to believe that the Online Community Summit is now in it's eight year! The Summit was originally convened by Jim Cashel of Forum One in October of 2001 as a unique invitation-based event, bringing together thought leaders from business, government, finance, academia and the media, who despite different positions share a keen interest in online group collaboration.

Why so many community initiatives fail to take flight…

Ant's Eyeview Blog

As we move from an era of experimentation (flush budgets) to one with much higher accountability for results (frugal investments), it’s even more important to look at why projects fail – and conversely why projects succeed. Plenty has been written on this, so I’ll focus on what is becoming the most common conversation for me with clients – I call it the “general purpose” problem. It’s a derivative of many of the same sorts of issues: Tools before strategy. A lack of clear objectives.

Why so many community initiatives fail to take flight…

Ant's Eyeview Blog

As we move from an era of experimentation (flush budgets) to one with much higher accountability for results (frugal investments), it’s even more important to look at why projects fail – and conversely why projects succeed. Plenty has been written on this, so I’ll focus on what is becoming the most common conversation for me with clients – I call it the “general purpose” problem. It’s a derivative of many of the same sorts of issues: Tools before strategy. A lack of clear objectives.

Enterprise 2.0 initiatives and corporate culture awareness. | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

initiatives and corporate culture awareness. A negative : A caustic corporate culture can severely debilitate collaboration initiatives. They had actually tried a few communities initiatives before, but those failed. initiatives and corporate culture awareness. |

Blog>> New Thoughtpiece: Why Taxonomy Projects are Graceless and What To Do About It

Green Chameleon

In this thoughtpiece I explain why taxonomy projects are extraordinarily fragile in relation to the quality of the initial evidence gathering stage. Why do many enterprise taxonomy projects fail? I outline a methodology for improving the robustness and effectiveness of an enterprise taxonomy design, through a systematic knowledge audit at the project’s outset. Download article here

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A Journey In Social Media: Recruiting Initial Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

» September 06, 2007 Recruiting Initial Communities Ive come to think about the spread of social media (more properly thought of as community-building) as a viral phenomenon. Yes, theres a need for community around it, but its not as attractive for initial targeting as one where theres change moving quickly. So, Here Are My Initial Communities: Social Media @ EMC -- this is our virtual steering community.

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Elsua

Enabling early adopters to lead your change initiatives. Far too many times I have witnessed, first hand, how plenty of really well thought-out and about-to-be-executed change initiatives get lost in the far too many intricate details discourse.

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Enterprise 2.0 initiatives and corporate culture awareness. | Gil Yehuda's Enterprise 2.0 Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

community failures relationship

Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change

Partnering Resources

Unfortunately, employees have enough negative experiences with aborted initiatives to be cautious when leaders hype a new change. Create Goals Linked to the Success of Your Initiative. Tie the Initiative to Individual Employees’ Work. Directly linked to the initiative?

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Green Chameleon » Metrics, ROI, Monitoring and Evaluation Again

Green Chameleon

My contribution to the Carliner & Shank Elearning Handbook was on establishing the value of an elearning initiative, and reviews a range of valuation methods to consider.

National Initiative for Social Participation +White+Paper+-+6-02-09.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

June 2, 2009 draft of a working group proposal "to promote dramatically increased research support and educational opportunities for technology-mediated social participation especially as related to national priorities" Tags: online_community online_interaction system:filetype:pdf system:media:document

Development of Communities of Practice to Facilitate Quality Improvement Initiatives in Surgical Oncology

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

communities_of_practice health_communities health quality

Cool beta signup model

Community Guy

It’s a great way to both control and drive initial usage. From turntable.fm : I haven’t seen this method of handling beta signups for new community tools. Business Strategy

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How Wikis Enable Enterprise Collaboration.Seven Wiki Essentials: The Must-Have Elements of Every Successful Wiki Initiative

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Green Chameleon » InteresThink!

Green Chameleon

For afficionados of the TEDTalks videos , here’s an interesting event organised by a bunch of bright spark Singaporean undergraduates and now in its second year – who says that initiative, drive and creativity are dead here?

Collaborative Thinking: Framing Contests: Putting Decisions In Context

Collaborative Thinking