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Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

As part of the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub all national centres are required to draft a policy engagement strategy. What policies exist?

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Corporate Social Media Policies are Advancing

Portals and KM

Pam Sahota has provided a useful post, Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies , that actually contained links to 14 examples. While it is always good to look at what others are doing, Pam started with the proper caution that there’s no right policy. Pam finds Ford’s policy to be subtle, “human”, and sensible. Be respectful.

Visual Camp – or developing “Policy in Pics”

Social Reporter

In advance of the event, we want you to tell us and vote which policy issues/scenarios you want people to create visuals for. How will it work?

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy

Elsua

I remember the day when IBM was first facing that very same issue , on whether to put together a social computing policy and guidelines or not.

Open Policy Making promises engagement as well as digital innovation

Social Reporter

Hopefully not, from the tone of the posts. Maybe it will help with joined-up communities for citizens too. All posts innovation greycells openpolicy

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The Danger of Letting Community and Forum Policy Violations Slide

Managing Communities

photo credit: mikecogh If you manage an active community, like I do, violations to your guidelines can be a dime a dozen. Most of them are probably fairly simple – your garden variety spam, duplicate posting and what not. Mix that in with some copyright infringement and some culture setting guidelines, like those to do [.].

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Kinda cool that companies are now posting internal policies publicly. GM Motors Blogging Policies [link] . Opera [link]. AUSTRALIAN.

You Don’t Write Community Guidelines and Abuse Policies for ISIS

Managing Communities

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Yammer for internal knowledge sharing for health care and policy making

Joitske Hulsebosch

What is Yammer? Yammer is booming, especially in the Nederland within Europe. Without Yammer it would have been difficult to find this person.

What is the place of emotion in the making of policy?

Neighbourhoods

Fierce steam gets released but policy is unaffected. So what is the place of emotion in the making of policy?

From the field: tips for policy engagement

Michelle Laurie

Samoan Circle Discussion on Policy Engagement with ADB, UN-Habitat, ICIMOD and MOUD (Nepal). Policy Brief session: [link].

From the field: tips for policy engagement

Michelle Laurie

Samoan Circle Discussion on Policy Engagement with ADB, UN-Habitat, ICIMOD and MOUD (Nepal). Policy Brief session: [link].

Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So onwards with the story: the Victorian Department of Justice put up a video on their social media policy. But it is OUR business. Hell no!

Net-Map Level 1 Certification Class at the International Food Policy Research Institute

Net-Map Toolbox

That’s how I will spend this week: Preparing and conducting a Net-Map Level 1 Certification class at IFPRI, the organization where I worked when I initially developed Net-Map. This training, unfortunately, is only open to IFPRI staff. training upcoming events

Linking research to policy – my new project

Michelle Laurie

My role as knowledge management specialist is to build capacity of the researchers to undertake outcome focused research for policy influencing.

Think About Online Community Moderation Escalation Policies Before You Need Them

Managing Communities

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Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

As part of the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub all national centres are required to draft a policy engagement strategy. What policies exist?

David Goodman on food, water, energy, health & wellness, governance & public policy

Endless Knots

This year's letter, posted with David's permission, is particularly cogent and forward thinking with a lot of downright useful information (be sure to read down to Governance and Public Policy). Governance and Public Policy mixed with public anger often results in a volatile and unpredictable outcome. Hope you enjoy it too.

Fear Makes Poor Policy

Evolving Web

Technorati Tags: bad policy , management , bad management , fear , FUD. In Montesano, there is a little fast food restaurant.

Visual Camp – or developing "Policy in Pics"

Social Reporter

In advance of the event, we want you to tell us and vote which policy issues/scenarios you want people to create visuals for. How will it work?

Self-canceling policies

Endless Knots

Organizations that have public web pages that employees can't access from internal networks. Last summer I spent a lot of time with a patient in a NYC academic medical center. Guests could log on to the hospital's wi-fi network (shaky but it was there) but could not access the hospital website. Frustrating.as

Policy approved - and implemented?

Net-Map Toolbox

For example: Policy approval and implementation in Nigeria. The Nigeria Strategy Support Program of the International Food Policy Research Institute ( IFPRI ) aims at improving policy making and implementation through research. I want to use this blog to help you to use Net-Map in your own work.

Complexity principles and policy making

Chris Corrigan

Interesting paper released that demands that policy makers adopt a complexity approach to policy making around environmental decision making.

Green Chameleon » Who Makes Policy?

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Who Makes Policy? Thank you Edgar for your post!

Which organizations have the best virtual/flexible/agile work policies?

Endless Knots

Also known as virtual/distributed/agile/collaborative work approaches, these guidelines can cover everything from carpooling to work-from-home to.

What’s In A Social Media Policy?

Networking Action

Use of social media by change networks is absolutely essential. Rather than the traditional media that focuses on "telling" people things, social media strategies are about creating a platform for sharing and generating information. This is … Communications social media

Collaborative Thinking: New Policy, New Voice

Collaborative Thinking

As things return to a more normal pace, there are a few updates I wanted to share: Gartner has a strict policy on personal analyst blogs when it comes to the topic of IT. Gartner also has policies on analyst participation in external events. To adhere to that policy, I've discontinued my participation on the Enterprise 2.0

Time for Policy?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Policy makes most of us cringe. Too often policy is associated with “thou shall not…” But policy also informs and educates our workforce on appropriate behavior. A policy is usually the starting point. The policy should encourage responsible participation, not scare the reader into paralysis.

Communities of practice: Linking knowledge, policy and practice

Nancy White

More effective bridges between knowledge, policy and practice are needed, with communities of practice (CoPs) well positioned to do just that.

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Power and policy

Neighbourhoods

"     Governance and participation Social policyToby Blume on 'community rights': "The greatest concern I have about the introduction of the community rights, is also my biggest fear about the whole Big Society agenda.

Masters of Networks: Policy and Network Science in the same room

Endless Knots

News flash: typically policy makers meet with policy makers and network scientists meet with their own kind. Networks and Networking

Povertyism in policy: ‘troubled families’

Neighbourhoods

Here’s a good example of the distortion that can happen in that murky space between research and policy.     Social exclusion Social policyEight of the sixteen families had four or more children. Seven had five or more, while two families had nine and twelve children respectively. Previously: It's the poverty, stupid.

Crafting a Great Community / Social Media Policy

Web Social Architecture

I've said before that there are three crucial elements of online community policy: Legality, appropriateness, and relevance. Yikes. It’s messy.

Making pdf policy accessible through Simply Understand

Social Reporter

Simply Understand aim to cut your policy papers, manuals and programmes down to size! After the excellent efforts of Adrian Short to make council web sites more useful by providing news feeds, I found another no-cost digital engagement innovation. Again from an individual. Corinne said: I do that at Simply Understand. And I read it again.

Policy rushes in, where commonsense fears to tread

Neighbourhoods

Here’s an example where policy makers have decided that people should care more for their elders. Don’t snigger, it could happen.

Social policy and empowerment

Neighbourhoods

Yesterday to an event launching new policy work by the centre-right Centre for Social Justice. Tags: Governance and participation Older people Social policy Meanwhile, as someone with a fair bit of experience of think-tank events on the political left, a couple of thoughts that struck me. Wish me luck.

Food policy

Making Sense With Facilitated Systems

I heard part of a piece about food policy on Fresh Air recently, but I forgot about it until I read Marilyn Holt's A Locavore Manifesto by Michael Pollan in her Amicus Agraria. She points to Michael Pollan's thoughtful and thought-provoking letter to the US President-Elect called " Farmer in Chief " in the New York Times.

Forrester’s Guidance to CIOs on Establishing Social Media Policy

Portals and KM

I recently received a review copy of the Forrester report, The CIO’s Guide to Establishing a Social Media Policy. it includes explanations of the topics that you should consider for inclusion in a social media policy, allowing you to tailor your own policy to the specific needs of your organization and industry.”.  

Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

Net-Map Toolbox

Harrison job search Missouri Networks policy recommendations race Research Paper rural unemployment St. than unemployed participants.

House swap: the policy

Neighbourhoods

Tags: Social policy Space and place