Network Mapping for personal development – a retreat for women

Net-Map Toolbox

I have been exploring the power of Net-Map for personal development and happiness for a few years now. Because I am convinced: When it comes to living life fully, the network you are embedded in plays a great role, both supporting you and holding you back at times.

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. It is good to have conversations about a network. What is the role of ''a true picture'' of the network? social network analysis

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Social networks and informal support: the big shift for policy

Neighbourhoods

It’s obvious that informal support and social networks can be critical to the way society looks after its members. When people can use their social networks to get support without going through formal agencies, there are social and economic benefits.

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

I thought it might be interesting to have a travel log (including an evolving network map) which starts with people we meet and then support this with the places that we meet, rather than the other way around. There is a connection to ‘Social Business’ here.

Social Network Mapping!

Chris Collison

Came across this creative view of social networking on Flickr today. I wonder how the plate tectonics of social networking have changed the landscape since this was drawn a year ago? Tags: Social media Web 2.0 Design

Social networks and XY

Net-Map Toolbox

That’s the really interesting stuff, combining the analysis of social networks with the analysis of something else (XY): What kinds of networks are linked to greater innovations in companies (you need to collect indicators of innovativeness in addition to the network analysis), higher welfare in African villages (add welfare indicators) or being more effective terrorists (count successful acts of terrorism).

Social networks and XY

Net-Map Toolbox

That’s the really interesting stuff, combining the analysis of social networks with the analysis of something else (XY): What kinds of networks are linked to greater innovations in companies (you need to collect indicators of innovativeness in addition to the network analysis), higher welfare in African villages (add welfare indicators) or being more effective terrorists (count successful acts of terrorism).

Facebook and twitter aren’t the only networks that matter in Arab Spring

Net-Map Toolbox

tools have forever changed the way that social movements form and operate. The term “infectious idea&# gives us some guidance on how to think about this in network terms: The social mobilization spreads through the network like a (positive) infection.

Green Chameleon » Maps Are Not Enough

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Maps Are Not Enough From Graham Durant-Law this pithy reminder that a social network map alone is not enough.

Network of Social Network Scholars

TNT - The Network Thinker

Last week June and I attended the Sunbelt Social Network conference, sponsored by INSNA -- the network of social network analysts. It was great conference focusing on all aspects of social network analysis.

Green Chameleon » Shhhh… the IP Addresses Have Ears

Green Chameleon

Social network analysis in organisations has long been promoted as a way of spotting opportunities for improving collaboration and knowledge flows. Network mapping software pioneer Valdis Krebs has just celebrated his twentieth birthday in the business.

Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

Would you be interested in presenting your Net-Map work at the at the Sunbelt XXXV , Brighton, UK, June 23– June 28, 2015, the largest annual conference of Social Network Analysis, organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis ( INSNA )? Thus, successful governance approaches rely on networks of actors who collaborate and on the quality of their collaboration.

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Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

Net-Map Toolbox

Would you be interested in presenting your Net-Map work at the at the Sunbelt XXXV , Brighton, UK, June 23– June 28, 2015, the largest annual conference of Social Network Analysis, organized by the International Network for Social Network Analysis ( INSNA )? Thus, successful governance approaches rely on networks of actors who collaborate and on the quality of their collaboration.

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The evidence is here: Visual portfolio mapping delivers better decisions

Governance in a Networked World

The basic concept of mapping project interdepencies is quite simple. This is where social network mapping comes in. We believed that the core visualisation techniques drawn from the field of social network analysis would provide the best "cognitive fit", i.e

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Patti Anklam - Untitled Article

Patti Anklam

It’s titled Network Analysis (SNA/ONA) Methods for Assessment & Measurement. Part of what’s been interesting over the past years (as I was working on Net Work and thereafter) is the pick-up of interest in all things networks and nonprofits.

Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

How to Save the World

September 27, 2007 Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do I attended a meeting yesterday of a self-managed KM group facilitated by the Conference Board of Canada. SocialPublishing: Blogs, podcasts, social bookmarkers, photo journals,memediggers, product evaluators, personal diaries (FaceBook etc.):Again, Mindmaps: Used by quite a few organizations, but not really as a social networking tool.

Who would you like to sit near at work?

Governance in a Networked World

Sounds a simple enough question, but likely to provoke a mix of emotions that strikes at the heart of the social and business dichotomy. Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method of choice for analyzing and understanding informal collaboration patterns.

Knowledge Jolt with Jack: Social networking at your company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social networking at your company George Siemens points to this Ross Dawson article on The state of social networking software for the enterprise. Dawsons intro is Social networking software is at the center of technology hype. Yet social networking is not just about friends and personal networks. Applying social networks in the enterprise is a sweet spot that has massive potential value.

Wolfram on Facebook

Endless Knots

I spend a lot of time thinking about networks , trying to comprehend what network science is telling us, frankly trying to make sense of the endless network visualizations being generated. Facebook Networks and Networking Social networking Wolfram Alpha

Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Yammer is a leading social networking platform for use inside organisations. The knowledge management community learnt a long time ago that activity doesn''t always map to productivity. Social network measures focus on the relationship.

A game to realise community assets

Social Reporter

The narrow focus is on how an organisation or social enterprise can continue to develop services and activities in the face of cuts in grants. Drew reckons that we need some social network mapping in there too, since collaboration depends very much on the building of trust and relationships.

Making KM Fun!

Chris Collison

Social Network Mapping with the UN in Ethiopia. . Syngenta have been a client for a number of years now, and have been looking for new ways to up-skill the core teams of their networks, especially in the early stages of growth.

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IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

6 March 2008 IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice Enterprise-class Social Networking Is Closer than You Think—Resetting the Adoption Clocks Shades of Web 3.0—The

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"Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop

21st Century Organization

Summit 2010 I'll be in Frankfurt, October 26, leading a workshop on " Social Networking Culture- Made Simple ". . Collaborate enterprise wide networking platform introduction succeeded. IT's under pressure to deliver Facebook-like social networking inside companies.

Knowledge Management, Stories, Roald Dahl and Matilda!

Chris Collison

Here’s a picture I ask people to reflect upon during my training programmes on knowledge-sharing, networks and communities of practice. Last week I had the opportunity to see Matilda in the West End. Coincidentally, it’s just opened on Broadway to well-deserved rave reviews.

Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany

Net-Map Toolbox

First time-use of a Net-Map-procedure in a culture development process. With the decision to perform a network analysis, the Institute for Cultural Policy entered new territory within the framework of cultural development processes.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management September 26, 2008 CCK08 Week Three: Eight Important Questions About Learning and Connection W eek 3 of the CCK08 Connectivism MOOC is principally about network theory. Ive written a bit about this, notably about network analysis (Rob Cross) and network mapping (Valdis Krebs, who was this weeks virtual guest lecturer). How do we discover the people who should be in our networks, but currently arent?

Using digital technology and asset mapping to tackle social isolation – without special funding

Social Reporter

I’m sure that the 15 partnerships supported under the Big Lottery Fund’s £82 million programme to tackle social isolation, which I wrote about earlier , will produce excellent projects over the next five years – but how about the other areas that pitched but did not get funding?

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Microsoft Excel: The Bumblebee's six most useful Excel add-ins

The Bumble Bee

In this article I introduce 6 excel add-ins which meet this criterion - NodeXL, Solver, Rainbow, Spreadsheet Converter, Crystal Ball and Fractal Maps. Image: A fractal map of retail sales data. NodeXL: How do I analyse network data quickly and visually?

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Companies with ‘Networked’ Board Directors have 85% Higher Growth Rates!

Governance in a Networked World

The article has prompted us to release some of our most recent work on linking board interlocks with corporate performance: Companies with ‘Networked’ Board Directors have 85% Higher Growth Rates! Is this hard evidence that social capital is indeed driving financial capital?

How SNA Combats the Tyranny of Top Down

Governance in a Networked World

Through the ‘magic’ of SNA we can explore this scenario by simply removing all the line managers from the map: Now the circles are re-scaled to reflect just those nominations that are received from their peer shop floor workers. See Social Analytics 2.0 – Its Time.

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My favourite things…

Chris Collison

Ensure that people have bios or social media profiles available, and include early ice-breaker events which make use of this information and get the group laughing together. Next month marks my tenth year as an independent consultant.

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Enterprise 2.0: A solution in search of a problem

21st Century Organization

  Sometimes technology is applied to satisfy a desire to have more knowledge (fmri to map the brain territory in operation when we think of an object or concept - now a reality) and lastly, technology is a happy accident – a tool for one purpose turns out to have business benefits - Facebook like social networks, blogs wikis, and RSS – repurposed consumer tools for business. Social media feels like Post-its. Innovation Organizational Performance Social Networks

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Adding to Chris’s section on Strategy Understand our community’s relationship to other communities and networks in our domain. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. Social network mapping is a skill that people need to learn.

Net-Map paper in Field Methods Journal

Net-Map Toolbox

“ Net-Map : Collecting Social Network Data and Facilitating Network Learning through Participatory Influence Network Mapping&# , by Eva Schiffer and Jennifer Hauck, Field Methods, August 2010 This paper focuses on how the method works, both for data collection and for facilitation of processes. If you are a regular at this blog, you know it all, but you’ll be glad to have it all in a condensed, quotable fashion.

Blog>> Let me have men about me who are (not) fat

Green Chameleon

Social network maps reveal many things. And studied over time they also tell the movements or history of the networks. They tell you who the super-connectors and the corollary isolates are. They may uncover connections and chasms that are potentially problematic.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Venture Capitalist Jeff Nolan relates similar concerns: "It strikes me that the social networking theory holds that the more volume you have, the bigger your network will become by introducing degrees of separation roughly along the lines of Metcalfes Law.

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Weaving Networks in Melbourne – ISS Fellowship Day 2

Full Circle Associates

Instant network augmentation on the train. You see, with a great network, you can improve your research right off the bat by eating and conversing together. This is the second in a series of post of my ISS Fellowship. For context check out part 1.

Monday Video - DEADLINE and Sticky Notes

Nancy White

Instant social network mapping tools, ways to augment any large visual or flip chart, and of course, the place to write that number or address to stick on a monitor, phone or steering wheel. Via Dvice comes today’s Monday video - YouTube - DEADLINE post-it stop motion. Talk about visual thinking - take a look at what Savannah College of Art and Design student Bang-yao Liu created. For a how to video, check here.

The Buddy System: How Medical Data Revealed Secret to Health and Happiness

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

MB) A revolution in the science of social networks began with a stash of old papers found in a storeroom in Framingham, Massachusetts. Christakis and Fowler realized that this obsolete list of references could be transformed into a detailed map of human relationships.