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Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

This year I''ve been drawn to the power of social network analysis. What kind of people would you like to have in your network.

Making the invisible visible with social network analysis

Joitske Hulsebosch

Together with Koen Faber , Josien Kapma and Niels Schuddeboom we have an informal dutch group who want to learn about social network analysis.

Think Before You Assess: Tips for Your First Network Analysis

Partnering Resources

Jazzed about doing your first network analysis? It’s important to do no harm when conducting a network analysis. Adapt.

Illuminating the Invisible: Mapping Austin’s Adolescent Health System Using Value Network Analysis

Partnering Resources

Mapping Austin’s Adolescent Health System Using Value Network Analysis. Networks and Networking NonprofitsAdapt.

February 18th-23rd: All the Network Analysis Gurus and a Net-Map training in Tampa, Florida

Net-Map Toolbox

Social Networks training Uncategorized upcoming events Conference Florida INSNA Inspiration Meeting Net-Map Training Sunbelt Tampa

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Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

InMaps picked up on an interesting split in the environmental movement that showed up as two distinct clusters in my network. Tweet.

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

They were then asked to draw actors on a network card using a large sheet of paper and pens. Thuringia (central Germany). Patrick S.

Ethics in Social Network Analysis

Net-Map Toolbox

But if you use network tools in a background where facilitating change is one of the goals, the data is so much more powerful if you know who is who.

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

In social network analysis, a network often looks quite simple, when you zoom in to a certain section. These ties are less strong.

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Powerful new tools for Value Network Analysis

Portals and KM

Value Network Analysis (VNA) is one of the sense-making tools that I emphasize in my book, Net Work.

Who is good at qualitative network analysis?

Net-Map Toolbox

It’s hit and miss, either they get it or not… Qualitative network analysis is one of these things. You look at the network picture, take the network narratives as an important source of answers to the questions “How?&# I have found that it is a combination of training and network intuition.

Green Chameleon » Ethics and Social Network Analysis

Green Chameleon

Posted by Patrick Lambe on 09/01/08 at 12: 16 PM | Categories: KM Applied , Social Network Analysis | Permalink 1 Comment so far Graham Durant-Law Hi Patrick. The paper also provides a sample contract. I couldn’t agree more! I just wish a few more people would read and digest its content. Thank you Edgar for your post! RSS2.0

Social network analysis: how to use it for online networks using social media?

Joitske Hulsebosch

One of my huge interests is networks and how they can thrive online. I still work regularly with networks and communities. BUT now.

Social Network Analysis in the public sector

Collaborative Thinking

SAP Innovation: Social Networking at the Service of the French Public Sector | SAP Web 2.0. Many people today are active members of professional social networks such as LinkedIn or Viadeo, and want it to be as easy to find an internal contact as it is externally. Demonstration Site: Social Network Analyzer demo.

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Annotated list of social network analysis software

Net-Map Toolbox

And even if you don’t, his website is definitely worth going to – if you have some time at your hand, because you are basically guaranteed to loose yourself for a while in the depth and scope of his knowledge documentation around monitoring and evaluation – with a network twist Very interesting.

X-RIME: Hadoop based large scale social network analysis

Collaborative Thinking

Below are some other interesting efforts: X-RIME: Hadoop based large scale social network analysis. Today's Internet-based social network sites possess huge user communities. A key enabler for this is a cost efficient solution for social data management and social network analysis (SNA). Motivation.

Social Network Analysis Workshop

TNT - The Network Thinker

The hands-on workshop will feature a quick overview of social network analysis as applied to organizations and communities.

The State of Social Network Analysis in Business: LINKS Workshop Report

21st Century Organization

Patti Anklam also contributed a before and after network analysis of participants in the Facebook Groups in Business Investigation 2008.)

New White Paper on “Organisational Network Analysis: Beyond Business Process Mapping”

Governance in a Networked World

In this paper we position Organisational Network Analysis (ONA) between Social Network Analysis (SNA), Business Process Mapping (BPM) and Value Network Analysis (VNA). We illustrate the approach with a case study. The paper can be downloaded from: www.optimice.com.au

Mapping Our Friendships Over Time and Space: The Future of Social Network Analysis

Collaborative Thinking

There is a "human geography" aspect to how networks emerge, form, and evolve over time that sometimes I think we miss. Mapping Our Friendships Over Time and Space: The Future of Social Network Analysis. Social Networking & CollaborationVery intriguing (re: applying time/space to SNA). via www.readwriteweb.com.

Investing in Social Network Analysis

TNT - The Network Thinker

CNET is reporting that social network analysis company, Visible Path [VP], is about be acquired by a very large firm.

OSNA - Open Source Network Analysis

TNT - The Network Thinker

You specialize in OSNA -- open source network analysis ", he said. Occasionally we are unaware of what is obvious to everyone else.

Organizational Network Analysis - A Great Session at KM World 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

I talked to him this morning my time (4am in Norway, 11pm in DC), and he said that he had attended an "excellent" session on organizational network analysis as a pre-conference workshop. The workshop, W13 - Organizational Network Analysis and Tools was presented by Patti Anklam. " I wish I could have attended.

Web Site Social Network Analysis

TNT - The Network Thinker

Everyday I try to look at the Google Analytics [GA] data for my business web site -- orgnet.com -- and my blogs.

Attending the Sunbelt 2013 conference in Hamburg

Bas Rues

Nonetheless, this is the place to be this week for network researchers. And as I’m studying social networks, I’m glad to be here as well.

Bright Future for Social Network Analysis?

TNT - The Network Thinker

Message #1 includes social network analysis. Good advice from the Gartner Group at their Symposium/ITxpo: Emerging Trends this week.

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Integrating Network Analysis into a Social Media/Collaboration Project

Patti Anklam

in which an organizational network analysis (ONA) is used in an integrated way during the development of a collaboration strategy. See Using Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) and let us know what you think. I have been recently been requested to participate in proposals (some leading to projects!) net work

Hippolyte Affognon (ILRI) writes: Implementing knowledge acquired through Social Network Analysis training

Net-Map Toolbox

Eva Schiffer, an expert in Social Network Analysis (SNA), gave training on SNA on the campus of ILRI Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 17th October 2008. We used workshops as means to gather the information necessary for the analysis and we noticed that the absence of relevant actors at the workshops may lead to serious gaps in the analysis.

social network analysis fun & games (1)

Engineers without Fears

Whereas NetDraw gives you lots of pretty pictures, UCInet is all about social network ANALYSIS. Not so much fun, oh no.

Leading from the Bottom

Governance in a Networked World

A network model of a well functioning hierarchy will show cohesive networks at the executive level. Easier said than done?

New Window on Social Network Analysis in Organizations

TNT - The Network Thinker

They have been a fan of social network analysis for several years now. What do they have in common? See more of her portfolio on Flickr

Patti Anklam - Untitled Article

Patti Anklam

It’s titled Network Analysis (SNA/ONA) Methods for Assessment & Measurement. That’s the new net work.

Social capital measures in dynamic social networks?

Bas Rues

I’ve been reading literature about social network analysis (SNA) lately for my research. However, many research does not address the value of the potential (or past) changes in the network, it especially addresses the value (social capital) of a snapshot of the network, the value of the existing social ties.

social network analysis fun & games (2)

Engineers without Fears

Krackhardt's Graph Theoretical Dimensions of Hierarchy; Density; E-I index; Cliques; N-cliques; N-clans; K-plexes; K-cores; F-groups; Lambda sets and bridges; Automorphic equivalence; Optimization by Tabu search; Two-mode SVD analysis. The list goes on. SNA has its own arcane set of techniques and an equally arcane language to decribe them.

Who would you like to sit near at work?

Governance in a Networked World

Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method of choice for analyzing and understanding informal collaboration patterns. Where to Next?

Social Physics: Oxymoron or Big 'Social' Data Tipping Point?

Governance in a Networked World

More recently we have been using our interactive web maps as a vehicle for prospective leaders to ‘discover’ their own better networking strategies.

Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

In recent times I have been providing twitter maps and affinity mapping (feel free to join up) to support networking at the forum.

Did Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Really get it Wrong in Banning "Work from Home"?

Governance in a Networked World

In recent times I have been providing twitter maps and affinity mapping (feel free to join up) to support networking at the forum.

How do we make the shift from individual to group social capital?

Bas Rues

These are my first baby steps in the world of social network analysis research, and to me, (group) social capital is still a holy grail somehow… Tagged: sna , social capital. online collaborative spaces social network analysis sna social capital Social capital remains an ambiguous term.

What’s in a Role? Another relic of the industrial age?

Governance in a Networked World

The fact that we could be having this conversation and doing this type of analysis at the granularity we were, is unique in itself.