Week in Review: May 21, 2012
Alchemy of Change
MAY 29, 2012
Seven ideas on meaningful work, myth, mobile computing, philanthropy, and networks. Mission & Outcomes Permeability & Networks Social Change Social Media & Information Technology contextual computing hybrid meaning mission mobile networks new economy philanthropy
I Think I May Have Just Experienced The Future…
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Have you ever heard about being empowered, as a human being, thanks to technology and the Internet, regardless of whatever you may be doing?
Trust and Networks
Alchemy of Change
APRIL 16, 2011
Trust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity to get work done. Trust builds living networks that are highly resilient, flexible and efficient. That’s network resilience.
Week in Review: May 14, 2012
Alchemy of Change
MAY 21, 2012
Engagement & Collaboration Permeability & Networks Social Media & Information Technology Stakeholder Ownership and Accountability CarPoint Flickr Google Klout knowledge graph market research semantic webFour mini-posts on: Google's new 'knowledge graph" and the semantic web, the sad story of Flickr (and CarPoint), why Justin Bieber has a higher Klout score than President Obama, and the future of market research.
The Untold Costs of Social Networking
AUGUST 17, 2016
Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it.
The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.
My Favorite Tweets for May 1 - 14 2011
Portals and KM
MAY 16, 2011
NYT - Social Networks Offer a Way to Narrow Field of Friends [link]. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason. Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later.
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
You may be thinking that one of the disadvantages of having moved into this new job as Lead Social Business Enabler at IBM is that I basically spend far too much time meeting up with my new team.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
That’s why Workplace Learning is broken and why heutagogy may need to come to the rescue to save us all…. That quote, you may be wondering, is from Edward Cubberly , Dean of the Stanford University School of Education, from around 1900.
Ripple: Social Network Influencers
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
MAY 13, 2009
The main thing for me was to chat with Affiliate marketers about how social networks pass information around. You don’t need a big social network yourself. But it does show that influencers can bridge social networks carrying the information across from one community to another.
The official and unofficial connectors that may make localism work
MARCH 30, 2012
The talk there was of getting out and talking to people, making connections, helping people find skills and resources in the community … and aiming to be out of a job within a year once new networks were developed.
Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise
MAY 12, 2013
Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Have we forgotten that with social networking for business we are all in it for the long run? I am actually thinking that at that point, I may as well just go dormant and stop sharing altogether. .
Social Networking and Going Back to Basics
MARCH 2, 2012
It’s up to us to continue redefining our own overall social media experiences to match our needs and wants and not of those who keep providing us with those social networking sites. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?
How to Escape Endless Networking Conversations
DECEMBER 4, 2013
Another entry in our ongoing series on Networking Tips.~~. You’re at a networking event and you’re here to meet a lot of people, so you simply say that. I know we’re both here to network, so why don’t we meet some other people? Networks and Networking
Building Your Network: Making It Work with Your Boss
JUNE 26, 2013
Is your biggest networking problem your boss? Read this article for tips and techniques on how to network with your boss. Yes, your boss may have been promoted beyond her level of competency, but it’s also possible that it’s a simple style issue.
Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures
JANUARY 31, 2011
In earlier posts (" Teams, Communities, And Social Networks "), I outlined some thoughts on how group structures are themselves social networks however the reverse is not always true: "Teams and communities are social networks. In fact, you could basically say that all teams and communities are social networks but not all social networks are teams and communities. Communities may form more voluntarily for instance. There are many networks.
Loyalty in Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
I suspect that, somehow, the Social Web slows down a fair bit when blogging kicks in and that may well be the reason why I am having plenty more conversations over here in this blog, since I resumed my blogging mojo just recently, than in the last few months on media tools.
Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.
Professional Networking – One size does not fit all
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
” This central mantra of career networkers is very true… and fills a lot of people with unpleasant feelings from slight nervousness, to disgust, to the feeling of outright failure, if you think you are not good at “networking”, whatever that is supposed to mean.
Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
NOVEMBER 15, 2011
female demographic that may buy a magazine for one article. One of the great mysteries of life is why Anon was such a genius in print and such an idiot online. And like all great mysteries, it’s worth whiling away an afternoon investigating the phenomenon.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
Either way, the result was phenomenal since it gave a few thousands of us a unique opportunity where we could explore the potential of social networking for the enterprise, and still going strong!, It’s been my single, most important social networking tool of them all!
21st Century Organizations: Applying Network Science
21st Century Organization
MAY 22, 2012
How to apply understandings from social network science in organizations has pre-occupied me since hearing Patti Anklam explain “energy“ in networks (at Andy Snider ‘s Advanced Thinkers Summit 2003).
How to Network at a Social Event When You Don’t Know Anyone
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Here’s how to network at a social event. You may have found another very introverted person who’s now kicking themselves for not responding well. It’s OK not to network at every moment. Networks and Networking Image by Vincent Fournier for Henkel Advertising.
Networked Learning 2016: Do we need new metaphors?
MAY 12, 2016
The question in the title of this post was raised by Caroline Haythornthwaite in her keynote presentation for the Networked Learning Conference 2016. Campus Codespaces for Networked Learning. Keynote May 10, 2016, 10th Networked Learning Conference ).
To Develop a Community, Think Network First
Online Community Strategy
AUGUST 1, 2016
You may be asking yourself “so, what is a community? a helpful answer must be developed in the context of the host organization and their extended network and 2.) The “whole”, if you will, is really a network. Network as a Rubric. Why “Network”?
Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks
AUGUST 2, 2012
While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. The industry remains in its early days when it comes to designing social environments that accommodate the myriad subtleties that influence how people network with others beyond the narrow confines of a tool or application.
Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation
OCTOBER 3, 2016
After all, we are social, human beings, and, whether we like it or not, we are destined to become the masters of networking through conversation. Even if for the sake of just doing it: that is, learning from other people through conversations while networking away. . Summer is over.
Networked scholars: reflections on light and dark
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
This is the last week of George Veletsianos’ open course – Networked Scholars. I have not been as engaged as I had hoped, mainly because my offline or backchannel/closed, more personal networks, have been more important to me over the past few weeks than interacting openly online.
Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network
John Tropea - Delicious Network
MARCH 28, 2010
Because as it is usually practiced, networking consists of going out and making a whole bunch of new connections, and then hoping that something good will come of them. It is much more productive to think about your position within the network as you create connections.
Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Effectiveness , that’s all the rage coming along for 2012, and beyond, with regards to our overall user experience with social networking tools, whether inside, or outside of the firewall.
Further thoughts about our presentation: 10th Networked Learning Conference 2016
MAY 13, 2016
This week Jutta Pauschenwein and I presented a paper Visualising Structure and Agency in a MOOC using the Footprints of Emergence Framework at the 10th Networked Learning Conference in Lancaster, UK. Agency’ means the extent to which learners are enabled to develop their capability for effective action on their own terms; how the environment enables them to explore, establish, network and present themselves, their ideas, aspirations and values through writing and presence.
Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
This year I''ve been drawn to the power of social network analysis. Even though this is quite a scientific course, you learn new ways of looking at networks and for instance using Gephi with all its possibilities. You may do this in 1-2 hours. Network analysis with Gephi.
My Favorite Tweets for May 15 - 30 2011
Portals and KM
MAY 31, 2011
Psychology of Hiring and Social Networking Profiles [link]. RT @SmartDataCo : Why Medians May Not be the Message – for Talent Data [link] #data. Here is another in a series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information. Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.
10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking
Online Social Networking
JANUARY 23, 2011
Social networking sites have each a unique protocol and don’t usually provide members with practical how-to advice to help use their sites effectively. I share in this article my basic LinkedIn how-tos that may shorten your learning curve and save you time and frustration.
Broaden Your Network – Fog Creek’s Approach
Michael Sampson - Currents
APRIL 29, 2015
It works by pairing people up randomly, to meet and greet each other, often with someone you may not normally interact with. On slide 29 of my presentation on Cultivating Collaborative Behaviour , one of the ideas is to participate in “30 minute randomly assigned video chats.”
Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.
APRIL 6, 2012
The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced. One of the lessons may be that management support is not enough, there needs to be space in the organisation to give priority to this way of working.
Building a network for People Powered Change
MARCH 30, 2012
In my mind it sparks the possibility that BIG could extend its own “sociable organisation” approach to helping create a more sociable network for People Powered Change. As part of our work with BIG, Drew Mackie did some quick network mapping at the workshop that we ran.
Three Networking Types: People You’ll Meet while Searching For Your Next Job
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
At Partnering Resources, we prefer to talk about networking as an ongoing activity, not just as something people do when they need a new job. It is vitally important that we keep active networks, but even more important to know “who they are” when you need them.
Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value
APRIL 9, 2012
I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well.