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New publication: “It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities

Making CommunitySense

” Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities was just published in J.E. Lundström et al. ISBN 978-3-642-31649-4.

2013 62

Collaboration Systems and Wearables

Michael Sampson - Currents

With the Apple Watch having a stunning opening weekend, plus the current availability of Android Wear (go Moto 360 !), Collaboration Hardware

2015 39

Territory Destroys ThoughtAn Open Letter to Jabe Bloom

Evolving Web

Individually, we have managed to create an incredibly deep potential system. Dear Jabe It strikes me that we humans often like to think. Thanks.

2012 134

Ford Foundation, Open Access and Really Sharing Knowledge

Full Circle Associates

Being open allows access to thinking of others, to diverse perspectives which then inform our work, decisions and results. Open our databases.

2015 45

Using Open Space Technology

Chris Corrigan

A post I made to the OSLIST today… I seek simplicity in trying to describe where and how Open Space does it’s magic. Open Space doesn’t work well for those kinds of problems because the solution is basically already known, or at least knowable. Open Space. Open Space When you are done, you are done. Do it. Learn.

2014 23

Trust and security in open networks

Jenny Connected

In our research into emergent learning, trust is one of the factors we consider to be essential for emergent learning in open learning environments.

2014 40

Describing open learning environments and emergent learning

Jenny Connected

How can we have confidence in the footprints, when the footprint ( a graphic description of a learning experience), if individually drawn, depicts an interpretation of the learning experience based on subjective personal reflection on that experience, and the scoring factors themselves can be open to personal interpretation? Cilliers, P.

IBM Connect 2013: Tuesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

Bob Piccano, IBM General Manager led the opening session.        Bob Piccano opened the session.  

2013 46

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work


” videos. You would expect that they may well have, but have they really ? Some really good stuff in there! In fact, it’s been all along!

2011 55

Giving Up Control in the Era of Open Business


People who can disrupt the system from the inside out strongly enough to provoke a stir and continue to challenge the status quo. Open Busines

2013 34

Why Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap in Five Quotes: Post 1: There Is No Spoon

Evolving Web

Systems thinking is a major tool in my toolkit when working with teams and organizations. Systems thinking itself is in no way to blame here.

2011 64

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

We need to integrate the old school systems of record with the new school systems of engagement.  Good choice. Agreed.

2012 28

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


Now, mind you, this system of #0Following works for me, and not necessarily for all of you out there. Let’s see it…. Nothing else. Hallo?

2016 100

What poets can tell us about ‘openness’ and ‘sharing’

Jenny Connected

This week I have realised that I now also have a new perspective on the meaning of ‘openness’. MOOCs themselves are all about openness, but I didn’t expect poetry to be too. MOOCs, in their original conception, were intended to be free and open to anyone with an internet access. Openness is about possibility.

2013 18

Opening Keynote at the SharePoint Conference in Auckland

Michael Sampson - Currents

opening comments from Microsoft New Zealand. Day one of the SharePoint Conference in Auckland is kicking off, with a two-hour Microsoft keynote.

2014 42

Systems Thinking Is Awesome and a Trap Series: Quote #2Remember Your Failure In The Cave

Evolving Web

If we are good systems thinkers, we open ourselves to all possibilities and expect to be surprised. This wigs Luke out.

2011 39

The Therapy of Blogging While Showing Off Your Ideas Out in the Open


Like in this case, for instance, this article I am putting together, where, out of sheer frustration about that spam comment attack, I am using it as an opportunity to flush it out, get it out of my system and carry on, hoping that at some point things would go back to normal. . Collaboration Communities Learning Metablogging Open Business

2014 26

Open Space Technology Facilitation Training

Viv Mcwaters

It’s exciting to be offering Open Space Facilitation Training again with my friend Andrew Rixon in Melbourne on Wednesday, February 13.

The Untold Costs of Social Networking


Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open LeadershipIt’s in our genes. It’s how we’ve evolved into what we are today. On purpose.

2016 96

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey


People argue that it is easier to change an individual that to change the system and that may be right. So, let’s see it: . Tons of it.

2016 83

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star


General Interest Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open LeadershipIt all comes down to vanity , unfortunately. Yikes! times?

2016 95

Open Letter – Take a Strategic Approach to the Use of Microsoft Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

In totality, Office 365 offers a compelling proposition to organisations that want advanced systems for productivity and collaboration without the responsibility to deploy and manage software and servers in an on-premises model. This is somewhat perplexing. In recent years this has included a mix of products (e.g., Michael.

2016 44

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

These are related to viewing the world in which we live as a complex adaptive system. Openness. Understanding complex systems.

2017 50

When Context Transcends Change Management


People argue that it is easier to change an individual that to change the system and that may be right. Oh, the irony, right? That hurts.

2016 70

All you ever wanted to know about Agricultural Innovation Systems

Net-Map Toolbox

This is why Net-Map is a natural fit for people who want to understand, monitor and support the development of viable agricultural innovation systems.

Peru 21

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations


heutagogy, not only within the overall education system, but also with workplace learning inside organisations, in general. Slowly. Not many!

2016 72

Opening Keynote, SharePoint Conference in Australia

Michael Sampson - Currents

Much of this isn’t captured in systems. Lots of value lost as whiteboards are wiped. - … … casual discussions – give lots of insight. - … … in other words – lots of interactions are missed by systems. - … … the stories are where you get your insights. BlackBerry very popular.

2014 24

Cancer Commons - another open-science initiative

Endless Knots

If you know a child or teen with Crohn's or colitis, check it out--I'm oversimplifying their groundbreaking work here.) Health Science

Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap Quote Series: Quote 4-Well, Clarise, have the lambs stopped screaming?

Evolving Web

Systems thinkers can easily get caught on the wrong side of the plausible / probable divide. Every system we devise is an hypothesis.

2011 34

Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education


adoption of open learning technology specifications and standards is. creating open education opportunities for all, through free and open.

2013 21

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

When I trust you, I open myself so that it’s easier for us to collaborate. “Trust&# is remaining open in the face of vulnerability.

2011 155

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

It’s important to note that the permeability of the cell isn’t some simplistic form of “openness” and neither is the permeability of the organization.

2011 143

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

  I attended the opening general session with Alistair Rennie, General Manager, Collaboration Solutions and many others.  

2011 11

Lotusphere 2012 - Opening General Session

Michael Sampson - Currents

Social business - social networking, content in motion (social content systems), and an insight-driven culture (analytics around processes, sentiment, the market, etc). Links to back-end ECM systems. -. The activity stream is based on OpenSocial, so you can bring in data from other systems. - Alister Rennie, General Manager.

2012 14

#Movistar Killed the Web Star


See why that whole system is broken? Bless them for trying though, they have just been eaten alive by the system along with yours truly. .

2014 71

Let The Next Adventure Begin – The With Whom (#CAWW)


Earlier on in the week I blogged about the why , then the what and now I guess it’s a good time to talk about the with whom, as part of that mantra of “ use systems too boost your odds, passion to get energy and luck to change the game “ In short, the system of we! That’s right! I know, I know. cc: @jowyang.

2014 65

Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation


Or how the future operating system for humanity is conversation ? Humanise Learning Open Business Open LeadershipBack to blogging!

2016 34

How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

I am a big proponent of openness in general, and in particular when it comes to technology. I’m the bridge they need to reach my friends.

The Power of Networks in a Complex (Business) World


Open Business To them, social networking is just a complete waste of time. A passing fad. And that’s about it. Excuse me? Bacteria?

2013 132

The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands


A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. It’s a human trait. Effectively.

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