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Awareness Report on Understanding and Leveraging Social Capital

Portals and KM

Awareness has released an interesting free report, 3 Keys to Influence: Understanding and Leveraging Social Capital. We are in a social world.   The Awareness report provides three keys to gaining great influence in this new online social world. The first key is growing social capital by leveraging external and internal influence. In the section on leveraging external influence they look at a number of tools, including one of my favorites, Traackr.

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Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

How communities of practice give us access to observing, orienting, deciding, and acting in a world of practice. And the world changes as communities evolve. Communities of practice give us access to a practitioner’s view of which way is up and what’s up in the world.

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Dealing with your slaves and seeing the world

Chris Corrigan

In a complex and interconnected world it is hard to be an activist against things. ” If we cannot see how what we are doing or not doing is contributing to things being the way that they are, then logically we have no basis at all, zero leverage, for change the way things are — except from the outside, by persuasion or force. ” Will we ever have a world where slavery is abolished?

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. It’s running a real-time simulation of the world 24/7, creating stories, scenarios, predictions of what could happen next and how a situation might play out. The World Cafe.

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Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of my key themes is called Re-Imagine Effective Work to Transform Possibilities to Realities , which I describe this way: Taking a wide view of the business world reveals many challengers to current industry business models, often fuelled by new technological innovations that are creatively applied to overturn entrenched players.

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Understanding the Benefits and Uses of Virtual Worlds

Leading Virtually

Surinder and I are currently attending the Mardi Gras conference on virtual worlds in Baton Rouge along with our colleague Rui Huang. We are here to present our paper that I discussed in last week’s post and also to hear the exciting work that others are pursuing in and around virtual worlds. One presentation by Tony O’Driscoll of Duke University echoed some of the ideas we discussed in an early post, Time to Think Differently About Virtual Worlds.

Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Elsua

– Establish an open source Connections social community for sharing extensions and customisations to Connections itself resulting in having the best of both worlds coming together: 2.0

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When Work And Social Worlds Collide: Microsoft Outlook, Xobni & Facebook

Collaborative Thinking

Xobni leverages Facebook Connect to access the information it displays. Xobni is perhaps one of the most interesting e-mail add-on applications that I've come across over the years. The company offers a free Microsoft Office Outlook plug-in that you can download.

Funders Can Change the World

Hildy Gottlieb

We talked about “Network Weaving&# – leveraging the power of one network to influence and integrate with other networks, to bring more and more people into the mix. What would it take for foundations to create more impact in their communities?

Technology: loosing skills through the virtual world?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Our interaction was not virtual, it was physical; it was not restricted to people we wanted to be with, it required us to play (and then work) with people we would not necessarily choose to be with" 'Now if this is the case, and the next generation are only used to operating in a symbolic virtual world, in which they limit their interactions to like minded social groups (and it is at least arguable that this is happening), what will happen when they enter the world of business?'

Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace

Elsua

What advice (or insight) can you share about utilising social tools to leverage workplace learning? We are constantly witnessing how, time and time again, the traditional top-down hierarchy (and not just within the business world, but in a societal level as well!) Just pick up that one or two topics that you are really truly passionate about and starting sharing with the world that passion for the next few years to come!

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Blog>> Social Media, Empowerment and Serious Research

Green Chameleon

We know that social media is being leveraged as a source of data for marketing and market analysis. Crucially, it cannot do this on its own – the formal world of research and the informal world of social media exchanges need to connect.

Connectedness – The New Differentiator

Governance in a Networked World

Back in 2005 Thomas Friedman wrote about the globalized world in his bestseller book ‘ The World Is Flat ’. The world was inthe process of being transformed to a level – and global – playing field opening up new opportunities.

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KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

Here is the first in a series of session notes for  KM World 2010  and  Enterprise Search Summit 2010. People are social, and people leverage social strategies to find information all the time-at work, with colleagues-to solve real problems. I attended the workshop, Designing Social Search in the Enterprise. It was led by  Thomas Vander Wal , Principal -  InfoCloud Solutions, Inc , someone I have been following on Twitter for some time. 

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

The idea is to become comfortable with the purpose of a Review and leverage prior work done on the annotated bibliography completed earlier. identity, social connectivity, publics, and privacy), and how those affordances are leveraged by people as part of their social life (boyd, 2011).

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. and those who are highly leveraged (alot of debt relative to the value of their assets). Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

World May 31, 2010 by tomgram Last week I presented a session titled Leadership Development in a Learning 2.0 World at the CSTD 2010 National Symposium. World Developing effective leaders and managers is an increasingly important task for the learning function. world.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Thisis Really, Really Scary": Nobel economist Paul Krugman talks to HTWW about the economy: Theconsequences of excessive leverage, the limits to what governmentinterventions can do, double-digit unemployment rates, economicfragility, and why this is going to get "awful". Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Most big corporations,being dependent on growth in consumer spending and on leverage(corporate borrowing beyond their means), would collapse. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. Thursday, April 2, 2009 Why We Cant Afford to Prevent Climate Change BLOG Why We Cant Affordto Prevent Climate Change G rowthis unsustainable. Period.

New Case Studies: How to Use Networks Strategically

Partnering Resources

Network maps make the invisible world of organizational transactions, relationships, and knowledge flows visible. Case Study #2: Leveraging Hidden Influencers to Support Change.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. To manage opportunity, a few will invest in innovation, but for mostlarger organizations, it is much safer to acquire small innovativecompanies, to use leverage (borrow from the bank) when interest ratesare lower than profit margins, and through planned obsolescence byconstantly forcing customers to replace or upgrade, and locking them into the organizations product.

5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

In November 2010, I seized an opportunity that came up to join a major luxury goods company and test my strategies and techniques in a competitive real-world environment. Leveraging numerous online and offline sources, such as SEO , social networking sites , social bookmarking sites , email , print ads and word-of-mouth, to generate a flood of targeted traffic to the company’s web content.

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Training in structures that support humanity

Chris Corrigan

It is the basis of relational theory and is a core assumption underlying a whole world of organizational development thinking and practice, including the Art of Hosting.

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Global Mobile Awards

Nancy White

In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition.

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The 1-minute guide to the digital divide

e-Moderation Station

Another digital divide is that between teachers who have the skills and training to appropriately leverage technology to enhance and support their students learning, and those who don’t. Image by Lisa on Flickr.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Perhaps Canadians (and perhaps Europeans) are moreenlightened than Americans, but the more I speak to Canadians inbusiness in a position to make a real difference, the more I realizethey do get it (most of them,anyway) and do care, and the more optimistic I get that we can bemodels, we can show the world that there is a better way. Prescription: How to Save the World.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Is there an ideal layout ortemplate for a group blog for a particular purpose (say, to integrateand leverage the work of a disparate community of practice) so that itwill be more likely to succeed in that purpose? Creating Natural Enterprise versus Walking Away: The role of work in a world where work seems to be part of the problem.

Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation

Portals and KM

This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services. With the advent of the Freemium sales model and taking a percentage of the transaction, they predict that that the two worlds will become one. Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. McCarthy.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. This is calledfinancial leverage, and it works as long as you are able to continue togrow profits at a rate faster than the rate lenders would charge forrisk-free loans. This is the economic world that James Kunstler portrays in The Long Emergency , as the fragilities of corporate growth combine with the constraints of unsustainability.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Is there an ideal layout ortemplate for a group blog for a particular purpose (say, to integrateand leverage the work of a disparate community of practice) so that itwill be more likely to succeed in that purpose? Prescription: How to Save the World. Being Human (Psychology etc.) · Miscellany Understanding How the World Really Works · War & Peace.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. And our economy is stretched so tight, and is soover-extended and over-leveraged, we have no room to manoeuver. But that large increase could easilyplunge the world into another Great Depression. Prescription: How to Save the World. Being Human (Psychology etc.) · Miscellany Understanding How the World Really Works · War & Peace.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Leverage learning and successes, and steer people to themethods, applications and tools that have worked in similar situations,using the story as your selling tool. April 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Mar May SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me. Prescription: How to Save the World.

Review of "Open Leadership" - By Charlene Li via Gil Yehuda

Michael Sampson - Currents

Open and Social business are not leaderless — quite the contrary, they are lead in a manner that leverages new behaviors. To leverage them, they must adopt and model them too — but from the perspective of a leader. Gil also commented about that he had to translate the ideas in the book away from the CEO office so he could apply them to his world / work. Gil shares his thoughts on Charlene Li's book Open Leadership : " The premise: leadership remains a requirement.

Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

The connection represented by the red square moves us a half step from the fuzzy world of relationships to the more concrete world of connections and what that contact between A and B actually looks like. Some social outcomes can be leveraged for advocacy.

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Friends can have wonderful relationships based purely on being there for one another other without a care in the world for accomplishing tasks or getting work done together.

The Art of the Possible in London – with Automated Intelligence, Microsoft UK, and Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

” His key points were: digital transformation is the next industrial revolution, Microsoft is investing significantly in Azure, and customers are leveraging Azure’s capabilities to quickly deploy and create new services.

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Learning While Building eLearning: Part 3 – Facilitating Online

Full Circle Associates

Another take away is the real leverage of technology. I could be doing different things in different places in the world and still deliver a course.

2016 32

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Future of Social Business – Rest of the Story

Portals and KM

They are also doing things to leverage the social network. At the moment 78% of consumers purchase based on peer recommendations and 770 million people world wide visited social networking sites where you can see these recommendations.

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Introducing the Collaboration Curve - John Hagel III, John Seely Brown and Lang Davison - John Hagel III and John Seely Brown - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The online role-playing game World of Warcraft (WoW) provides an intriguing example. million people around the world now play World of Warcraft. The online role-playing game World of Warcraft (WoW) provides an intriguing example.

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