Absent presence in online interaction

Jenny Connected

This started me thinking about the role of distance, solitude and contemplation in my learning and identity formation; the role of absence; the role of different spaces in online interaction and learning.

Interactive maps

Joitske Hulsebosch

There are a few interactive- web2.0 Of course with interactive maps the data depend on the number of participants willing to add their information to the maps. I got a question from someone about maps. I thought I could list a few mapping services I came across.

Interactive television seminar: developing new interactive experiences for television audiences

Taming the spaces

Interactive narratives you can find in videogames. To understand interactivity the narrativity in interactive television must be cut down to mental representative dimension, so narrative is emerging in the spectator’s mind through the interaction with the film.

Summary Listing of my SXSW Interactive Notes

Portals and KM

Here are all my session notes from SXSW Interactive. I was pleased to attend SXSW for the first time. Except for the long lines, it exceeded expectations fo both the tech part and the music part. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend.

Future interactions design: tapping the wisdom of the crowd

Making CommunitySense

On April 3, I attended the Chi Sparks 2014 conference on human computer interaction, to present my paper on the Kids’ Knowledge Base. I also attended a highly interesting workshop on “Future Interactions” , hosted by Marco Rozendaal of Delf University of Technology.

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MirandaNet: Social interaction

Community Capers

Tags: case study Community case studies social interaction Uncategorized socia interaction interdependency Research Findings MirandaNet

Interacting with the hybrid ecosystem

Taming the spaces

Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions

Portals and KM

Now it seems to me that these issues are all, or at least mostly, about how to connect old school enterprise applications of record that deal with transactions and the new school systems of engagement that deal with interactions. They say that traditionally the focus of business and IT investments has been on production rather than interactions and added the following. Social media, with its focus on interactions, is ideal for the new economy based on these interactions.

Trend Questions: More Synchronous Online Interaction?

Nancy White

One trend I’m noticing with my clients is a preference for synchronous online interactions, from quick Skype calls to organized web meetings using tools that allow desktop sharing, white boards and even video. (I Tags: online interaction

Luidia and NEC Announce Technology Partnership for Interactive Whiteboards

Michael Sampson - Currents

Luidia and NEC announced the integration of Luidia eBeam with NEC's new line of short-throw projectors , for creating an interactive whiteboard: NEC Display Solutions Europe and Luidia Inc.,

The dark side of online interaction

Joitske Hulsebosch

Occasionally you might also just choose not to encourage online interaction. when to avoid online interaction?

Integrating Transactions and Interactions: A Fable

Portals and KM

In the last two days, I wrote about: Integrating the Interactions with the Transactions, and Maybe Enterprise 2.0 This was the system of engagement and interactions. It became a system supporting both transaction and interactions. Progress was also made on the claims side through a similar transformation of the IT system from a top down imposition to a bottom up support and shared learning system that connected transaction and interactions.

Flipped Classrooms - Use Classroom Time for Collaborative Interaction #collaboration #education

Michael Sampson - Currents

Classroom time is used for interaction, not instruction: " The PI technique relies on the power of the “flipped classroom.” One principle of an effective meeting at work is to use face-to-face time for discussion, negotiation, and clarification - not for passing on the information.

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Interactive and engaging webinars- between who and who?

Joitske Hulsebosch

So when I saw a free webinar by Gotomeeting on the topic of: 'making your webinar more engaging and interactive' I subscribed immediately. A funny discovery was that for me interaction is about interaction between the participants.

Interactions 2012 - The Intranet is Becoming a Collaborative / Social Workplace

Michael Sampson - Currents

In my final post for The Smarter Office, I review the Interactions 2012 conference from early October in London: " While I was in London early last month, I attended an intranet conference hosted by Interact, a vendor of “intelligent intranet” software (to use their phrase). The conference was a two-day event, with the first day focused on Interact’s customers and more about Interact’s software and plans, while the second day was for anyone with an interest in intranets.

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Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Reporting to the Manager – Interactive Networks you will be responsible for using. through interactive mediums. Job: MANAGER – INTERACTIVE & VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES Syd Melb is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Online communities and social network management job in Sydney or Melbourne. For you? Wanna see what a PDF looks like blogged? Look no further. No logo, cos it’s embedded. I hate not being able to put up a logo or an image.

Gardner Museum’s New Interactive Web Site

Portals and KM

Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has launched a newly designed exploratory website at www.gardnermuseum.org. In addition to structural and navigational improvements, the museum’s new site “aims to engage online visitors with meaningful explorations that reflect the unique, multi-sensory experience of a physical visit to the Gardner Museum and its interior courtyard and galleries.”. The site’s landing page is organized around the historic galleries and floors of the museum.

Low level interaction


Low levels of interaction - such as friendly greetings when you see them, keeping an eye on each other's properties while away, and exchanging telephone numbers for emergencies is all that's really needed.’. Hello, what’s this?

October 3 in London - Interactions 2012 in London

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Wednesday October 3, I'll be attending and presenting at the Interactions 2012 conference in London. My session is towards the end of the day, on the dangers of pushing collaboration too far. The Dangers of Pushing Collaboration Too Far. Collaborating effectively is viewed as an essential capability for many organisations today, both on and off the intranet. But making collaboration work requires more than just having the latest social gizmos and mobile gadgets available.

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Mindjet Connect SP - Visual Interaction with SharePoint Through a Mindmap

Michael Sampson - Currents

Mindjet released Mindjet Connect SP , for working with tasks and documents in SharePoint from a MindManager map. Key ideas: - Embedding maps in SharePoint sites for finding information, documents, and locations quickly. Maps can be created within the SharePoint site.

Interactivity and affordances in digital ecosystems

Taming the spaces

We have just ended with David Lamas the course Introduction to new media. Part of the course tasks was concept mapping around new media issues to develop a conceptual system for making sense of new media ecosystems. Yesterday i have reviewed all the maps and wrote out some more general concepts. When clustering these concepts [.].

Overcoming the Fear (Deane Barker, Blend Interactive) #intranets2012 #socbiz @gadgetopia

Michael Sampson - Currents

Deane Barker from Blend Interactive is talking about Overcoming the Fear: What C-Level execs are afraid of when it comes to social intranets. Deane is here from the United States. Key points: - If you go and tell an executive that you're going to let every employee post to the intranet, most executives will freak out. - The big questions - "What is everyone so afraid of?". -. ran a research project - showed some executives at various organizations a deck of screen shots.

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Interactions 2012 - Inside the Social Business - Lee Bryant #iic @leebryant

Michael Sampson - Currents

Lee Bryant from Dachis Group is talking about social business. Key points: - (1) Poor user experience leads to low adoption. (2) 2) Most intranets are not fundamentally productive tools. Better approach - ambient actions that throw off knowledge in the flow of work. Adoption - changing habits is very hard, what's the incentive to using the intranet? -. digital natives expert real-time flow, not just docs. -. consumerization of IT is changing expectations. -. the systems we use at work don't work.

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New ways of learning about the new Africa- an online interactive learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

An interactive online learning trajectory for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs A blogpost written in collaboration with Charlotte Staats, Sibrenne Wagenaar and Robert Dijksterhuis When you think about Africa do you think about lions , hunger , poverty and war ?

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Technology: more media and interaction

Joitske Hulsebosch

I was interviewed by Volkskrant banen as 'spouse' of someone who has worked abroad. now my husband has spent more time as spouse than I have, but OK, let's face it, I'm the woman :)). I thought it would just be an article in the paper, and it is, but it also available on the web.

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Green Chameleon » Participation, Interaction and Value in Communities

Green Chameleon

Interactions 2012 - Intranetizen Fun #iic12 @digitaljonathan @danaleeson @intranetizen @lukemepham @sharonodea

Michael Sampson - Currents

Four intranet managers are talking about Intranetizen: - Principle - shared knowledge is power. Jonathan - 10 characteristics of great intranets - communication tool, a place of work, collaboration to an end, positively impacts employees, for sharing knowledge, a digital reflection of the business, builds community, transparency of governance, make it fun (to gain engagement), and available everywhere. Sharon - top tips for intranet search. The problem - too much content on the intranet is bad.

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Wrike Provides Mobile Visualization of Project Schedules on an Interactive Timeline

Portals and KM

Wrike is now offering a dynamic Gantt chart as part of the latest version of its mobile apps for iPhone and Android smartphones.The mobile interactive timeline, one of the core planning tools that project managers rely on, inherits the key functions from Wrike's web app.

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Interactions 2012 - Effective Virtual Teams - Martin White #iic12 @intranetfocus #virtualteams

Michael Sampson - Currents

Martin White from Intranet Focus is talking about being effective with virtual teams. Key points: - Martin has been running virtual teams since 1977. Has made all the mistakes. Many organizations have virtual teams, but few provide training for being on a virtual team. - The Challenger disaster - basically a virtual team that went very wrong. silence was taken as agreement, documents arrived late and in the wrong order, few decision making rights. Need training in how to run virtual meetings.

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Summary Listing of All My SXSW Notes Music and Interactive

Portals and KM

  Here are all my session notes from  SXSW Interactive.  I was pleased to attend SXSW for the first time. Except for the long lines, it exceeded expectations fo both the tech part and the music part. I am grateful for  Adobe Acrobat  for enabling me to attend. I did go to some of the  Adobe sponsored sessions. Here are are my notes on the SXSW Music.   20x2 at SXSW 2012. SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity.

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How to Enhance TV Viewing with Social Media and Interactivity

Portals and KM

The increasing availability of smart phones and tablets such as the increases the number of screens that consumer can view – or interact with – TV programming. Utility-driven marketing and interactive TV viewing : the experience of watching TV has shifted to a more active experience rather than the traditional passive couch potato image. PSFK recently posted on How To Enhance The Viewing Experience, Rather Than Interrupt It.

SXSW Interactive 2010 Recap

Managing Communities

My South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2010 recap has finally been published! It’s over on my personal blog and includes everything that I experienced in gritty detail. From my presentation to the presentations I attended, the people I met and even a movie I saw. It’s all there. Some of it is community related, but most [.].

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Interactions 2012 - Intranets that Delight and Amaze - James Robertson #iic12 @s2d_james

Michael Sampson - Currents

James Robertson from Step Two Designs is presenting the opening keynote at Interactions 2012 in London, on intranets that delight and amaze. Key points: - Intranets are changing. But what are we working towards? We need to aim for something more than meeting a minimum standard - eg., search works. Four principles of delight: - (1) generate an emotional response - ideally positive ones. Intranets can't afford to be ugly.

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Pay Attention to Quality in Collaborative Interactions - on The Smarter Office

Michael Sampson - Currents

While in London last week, I posted Pay Attention to Quality in Collaborative Interactions on The Smarter Office blog. I wrote about the need for quality in audio, video, and text-based collaborative interactions. Here's the paragraph about quality in audio interactions: " In an audio setting, having a high quality voice connection is important. Quality counts in voice-based interactions. ". Read more: Pay Attention to Quality in Collaborative Interactions.

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Interactions 2012 - Loving the Intranet: Re-Thinking Employee Adoption - Sam Marshall @sammarshall #iic12

Michael Sampson - Currents

Sam Marshall from ClearBox Consulting is talking about loving the intranet, and how to encourage adoption. Key points: - How do we encourage people to adopt new tools? 2011 survey from Information Week, "13% of IT professionals believe their social tools have been a success.". - We don't give enough resources to the adoption side of the equation. Need to do more than just sorting out the hygiene factors. What matters - employees are productive. -

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Interactions 2012 - Sharing is Caring: A New Intranet Perspective - Janus Boye #iic12 @jboye

Michael Sampson - Currents

Janus Boye from Denmark is talking about sharing is caring, a new intranet perspective. Key points: - Museums have traditionally had a special role as gatekeepers. They put assets on display. Intranets have been like this - taking organizational assets, and controlling how they are accessed. The more museums do online, the more people go to the museums. It doesn't cut down on visitor numbers. Sharing is easy to understand. Caring is something we talk about a lot less.

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The Climate Leader from Climate Interactive

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

I received an email from Climate Interactive today announcing a series of online courses starting this fall "to share some time-tested insights into navigating the complex world of taking action on climate." To learn more, see their announcement , and sign up for future updates. sustainability education ethics system dynamics leadership environment systems thinking making sense

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Why I Will Continue Coming Back to SXSW Interactive

Managing Communities

I just returned from the 2012 edition of South by Southwest Interactive. I have been fortunate enough to speak at the conference for the previous 4 iterations and this year, spoke on a panel about copyright. Every year, I hear people complain about SXSW. Which is natural. The bigger you are, the more challenges you [.]. Community Cultivation

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Let’s Meet at South by Southwest Interactive 2012

Managing Communities

For the fifth consecutive year, I am fortunate enough to be speaking at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas. What’s different this year is that I will be on a panel for the first time, following two book readings, one Core Conversation (an audience focused presentation by 1 or 2 people) and one solo [.]. Press

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Technology: Snow White and the seven competences of online interaction

Joitske Hulsebosch

Last year I did Nancy White's online course on facilitating online interaction, which also touched upon the competences of online facilitators. She did a presentation of which an audio file is available here.

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Interactions 2012 - Knowledge, Not Workers - 4.5 Reasons for the Failure of Enterprise 2.0 - Tim Walters #iic12 @tim_walters

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tim Walters from Digital Clarity Group is talking about reasons for the failure of Enterprise 2.0. There's 4.5 reasons (we're told), with a happy intranet ending at the end (appropriately). Key points: - "Enterprise 2.0" for the talk is generally focused on social.

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etiquette: interruption interaction urgency

Engineers without Fears

It came down to balancing interruption, interaction & urgency. Likewise calling someone requires that they interrupt themselves to interact. However sometime you have to interact with someone (e.g. Yesterday, I was trying to explain to Brad in what circumstances I might send an email vs. a txt vs. call someone. Interruption: Some media require the full attention of the respondent. They have to stop what they are doing right now.

Write a Book, Give it Away and Get Paid #New Rules (My SXSW Interactive 2014 Proposal)

Managing Communities

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