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The Crab Houses of Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Portals and KM

A few weeks back I read a nice review of the Crab Houses of Maryland’s Eastern Shore in the New York Times. They first focused on Waterman’s crab house, a place I dined a few years ago. The writer starts with the sentence, ““YOU’RE going to want the jumbos, hon,” my waitress said as she stood, pen poised over her pad, next to my unadorned pine picnic table on the crowded outdoor deck.”. This was exactly my experience. It was if a bossy but caring aunt was waiting on you.

Collaborating on healthcare IT -- do it!

Endless Knots

My friend Liz Barron, who directs custom programs at University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, sends along the following invitation to a free one-day symposium on amping up healthcare IT by increasing research and collaboration. No need. Health Technology

Real Decisions or Reflexive Nitpicking: Distinction Bias

Evolving Web

Life is a sum of all your choices. Albert Camus. When I ask you if you would like an apple, you may say “Yes.” Because you feel that an apple would make you happy. So I place an apple before you and you begin to eat it. And you are happy.

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The evidence is here: Visual portfolio mapping delivers better decisions

Governance in a Networked World

You find a link to the Dr Catherine Killen''s paper which will be presented at the Decision Sciences Institute''s Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland in November 2013 here.

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Another win for internet privacy

Community Guy

Always good to see positive legal rulings : Operators of newspaper Web sites, blogs and chat rooms that allow readers to post anonymous comments using pseudonyms do not have to readily reveal the posters’ identities in defamation suits, Maryland’s highest court ruled yesterday, further shaping an emerging area of First Amendment law in the Internet age.

Another win for internet privacy

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Always good to see positive legal rulings : Operators of newspaper Web sites, blogs and chat rooms that allow readers to post anonymous comments using pseudonyms do not have to readily reveal the posters’ identities in defamation suits, Maryland’s highest court ruled yesterday, further shaping an emerging area of First Amendment law in the Internet age.

Another win for internet privacy

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Always good to see positive legal rulings : Operators of newspaper Web sites, blogs and chat rooms that allow readers to post anonymous comments using pseudonyms do not have to readily reveal the posters’ identities in defamation suits, Maryland’s highest court ruled yesterday, further shaping an emerging area of First Amendment law in the Internet age.

Social Media And The Small Business - Yet Again

Charmed Particles

entrepreneurs from the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and Network Solutions LLC, a Web-services provider in Herndon, Va. I've said it before, and I'll say it again - SMB that thoughtlessly adopt the big business strategies of personalization and outreach in social media may or may not be doing themselves a favor. In today's WSJ - ' Entrepreneurs Question Value of Social Media. ' (probably behind a paywall) It's not that they're Luddites.

Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input

Influence

I was invited to present last week at the University of Maryland's Human Computer Interaction Lab's workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts.

Social Media And The Small Business – Yet Again

Charmed Particles

entrepreneurs from the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business and Network Solutions LLC, a Web-services provider in Herndon, Va. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – SMB that thoughtlessly adopt the big business strategies of personalization and outreach in social media may or may not be doing themselves a favor. In today’s WSJ – ‘ Entrepreneurs Question Value of Social Media.

Paper Cuts - ouch, someone's keeping track

Endless Knots

The University of Colorado (up 11%), University of North Carolina (up 14%) and University of Maryland (up 25%) all saw gains." For those following the Blog Rally to help the Boston Globe and the life-threatening diseases plaguing the newspaper industry, try this with your morning coffee: Erica Smith, who does multimedia and print design for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , provides a public-service project on her own time/dime, Paper Cuts.

Goverment and Social Media: Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input

Influence

I was invited to present last week at the University of Maryland's Human Computer Interaction Lab's workshop on Government and Social Media. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts. We also saw some very cool examples of how to use NodeXL to map and understand social networks. Here is a nice summary of the event.

Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems

Making CommunitySense

Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland, USA. ** **. Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems. ISBN: 978-1-60566-264-0; 1,034 pp; March 2009. Published under the imprint Information Science Reference (formerly Idea Group Reference). link] reference/details.asp?ID=3 ID=3 3019. Edited by: Brian Whitworth, Massey University, New Zealand and Aldo de Moor, CommunitySense, The Netherlands. DESCRIPTION.

Team Chemistry Wins Again

TNT - The Network Thinker

The University of Maryland Terrapins have won the Men's College Cup [NCAA Division I championship] again -- second time since 2005. What makes this team special? Lot's of individual talent, for sure. But the key is connected talent -- team chemistry.

Blog Cases from 2005: Christina Pikas on Library Science

Portals and KM

Christina originally started her first blog after hearing Steven Cohen, who writes the blog, Library Stuff , speak at Maryland Technology Day. She This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging. I will only include cases from people who are still blogging now.

St. Louis Restaurants: 2009 Updates on 2006 and 2008 Local’s Favorites

Portals and KM

B ar Italia (northern Italian) is located at 13 Maryland Plaza St. Thanks to Stan Garfield for this 2009 update to my prior posts on where to eat in St. Louis. He also provided the originals (see St. Louis Restaurants: Local’s Favorites (2006) and Update on St. Louis Restaurants (2008). In some case she is fixing the links and in others he is providing new choices. Here are his recommendations. I was conceived in St. Louis. These places make me want to go back.

washington - storytelling weekend - golden fleece

Engineers without Fears

So the Golden Fleece Storytelling conference takes place in Chevy Chase*, Maryland - just north of DC. I'm navigating while Prof. Golden is driving the small rental car through driving rain from Reagan National Airport. We make it in enough time to see Kelly Cresap open show. Cilian Fennell does a masterful presentation on the hero's journey as it relates to innovation.

Team Networks --> Team Chemistry

TNT - The Network Thinker

His brother, Sasho, was coaching a Division I NCAA Men's Soccer team -- University of Maryland Terrapins -- that was struggling. Teams are not made of talent alone.

Social Media and Health Care (at SxSW)

Influence

Three panelists steered the discussion: Ed Bennett, Manager of Web Operations at the University of Maryland Medical Center. As I blogged previously , I've been at South by Southwest Interactive these past few days. For me, one of the most valuable sessions was " E.R.

Impact Interactions: Live from the Community 2.0 Conference

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Impact Interactions Cost effective Online Community strategy and moderation services using the best practices derived from over ten years of experience in helping more than 40 Global 2000 organizations succeed online. Visit us at www.ImpactInteractions.com.

ScienceDirect - The Journal of Strategic Information Systems : “It is what one does”: why people participate and help others in electronic communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Faraj , 1 [Author vitae] Decision and Information Technologies Department, RH Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA Available online 6 December 2000. 1-202-687-3769; email: mmclure@rhsmith.umd.edu Vitae McLure Wasko : Molly Wasko is a PhD candidate in the Department of Decision and Information Technologies at the University of Maryland, College Park where she teaches primarily in the area of strategic applications of information technologies.

How To Develop a Business-Aligned Social Media & Social Networking Strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Project Expenditures Acknowledgement The author would like to acknowledge the valuable input provided by Colleen Bush, Manager, Market Research, American Society for Health System Pharmacists, Bethesda, Maryland. My newest post is “A ‘Web 2.0

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Online Approaches for Inviting and Collecting Public Input Joe Pringle in Influence 4 Jun 2010 I was invited to present last week at the University of Marylands Human Computer Interaction Labs workshop on Government and Social Media.