The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

I’m aware that I could track and measure a lot of what I do if I so wished; my calorie intake, how much I sleep, how many steps a day I take, my heart rate etc. I’m suggesting qualitative self-tracking can be thought of as a distinct type of practice. ….

2018 148

#SOCRMx Week 7: Objectivity and Subjectivity in Social Research

Jenny Connected

The past two weeks in the Introduction to Social Research Methods MOOC (SOCRMx) have covered ‘How to Lie with Statistics’ (Week 6 Quantitative data analysis) and ‘Interpretation and Trustworthiness in Qualitative Data Analysis’ (Week 7).

2017 130

How to use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Net-Map Toolbox

In all of these cases, Net-Map may be a useful tool to establish a baseline and keep track of the social and network changes that happen, as you do your work. Are you planning or implementing complex projects, that aim at social change?

2018 116

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

Involving multiple subjects at once increases the complexity of the process, so be sure to have someone skilled at facilitation leading the session to keep the conversation on track (per the script), as well as to ensure that all participants have equal air time to give their opinions and feedback.

2016 74

From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch

Intuitively we felt that we were on the right track with this online learning program. This qualitative data is generally speaking easy to generate from a learning platform. Good' a qualitative concept and difficult to measure.

2015 200

SOCRMx Week 2 Surveys

Jenny Connected

This link also mentions recent developments in questionnaire designs which are using technology to collect para data, e.g. measuring how long it takes a respondent to answer a question or using eye- tracking technology ‘to track respondents’ attention to each type of question’.

2017 130

The Knowledge Management Impact Challenge

Net-Map Toolbox

Tracking how formal and informal networks evolve over time is one way of approaching this. Especially if you also track your target population’s networks: Where do they go for information? And add a qualitative component to your inquiry, asking what they learn, whose information they trust and how knowing this has changed their work or their life. How can you measure the impact of knowledge management? “It’s not easy-o&# as my Ghanaian friends would say.

Want to Know What Community Members (a.k.a. Customers) Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

Involving multiple subjects at once increases the complexity of the process, so be sure to have someone skilled at facilitation leading the session to keep the conversation on track (per the script), as well as to ensure that all participants have equal air time to give their opinions and feedback.

2016 46

The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

Advanced Web and mobile data networks are used to track goods and aggregate usage, customer, and product information. Restaurants have been around for hundreds of years, but today they play a qualitatively different role in the way humans consume calories in developed economies.

2011 253

Share2011 - SharePoint Governance and Analysis - You Can't Manage What You Can't Measure (Andrew Jolly, OBS)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Can also track which sites aren't going well, to proactively offer support and help. Most of what we've seen has been around survey / qualitative data. Andrew Jolly, a Principal Consultant at OBS, is talking about SharePoint governance and analysis.

2011 142

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs

Nancy White

Track how many times a blog post has been viewed (using your blog software or a tool like Google Analytics ). Qualitative Evaluation. As you know, communications is as much a qualitative thing as a quantitative thing.

Back to Basics: Want to Know What Your Community Members Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Strategy

Involving multiple subjects at once increases the complexity of the process, so be sure to have someone skilled at facilitation leading the session to keep the conversation on track (per the script), as well as to ensure that all participants have equal air time to give their opinions and feedback.

2010 63

Rules for (digital)ecosystem growth and development?

Taming the spaces

These thermodynamic parameters can be used to track ecosystem growth and development during succession. Information growth is qualitative growth in system behavior from exploitative patterns to more conservative patterns, which are more energetically efficient.

2010 170

Comparing Collaboration and Social Networks - All Collaboration - allcollaboration.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

and qualitative elements (social support, emotional support, stress mediation, etc.)

2010 46

How Access to Information Increases Aid Effectiveness

Influence

The Aid Management Platform allows partner countries to better manage development assistance by tracking qualitative and quantitative information on aid-funded activities, both “on budget” and “off budget.” Elizabeth Corley and members of the Aid Effectiveness team of Development Gateway presented at the November meeting of the SID Development Information Workgroup.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Track how many times a blog post has been viewed (using your blog software or a tool like Google Analytics ). Qualitative Evaluation There is more than quantitative metrics for evaluating your social media ROI.

Mapping the recovery - "follow the money" - part 1

Endless Knots

To this point, we've written " Mapping the Recovery ," another NetAge Report , this one on transparency, accountability, and responsibility particularly as they apply to tracking the recovery spending as laid out by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Again.

2009 136

Annotated Bibliography: Background For Literature Review Project

Collaborative Thinking

However, the article moves in a new direction by examining behaviors within a SNS from the aspect of surveillance and the act of knowingly allowing oneself to be monitored and tracked by others can be a form of empowerment and perhaps control. Her positions are qualitative and supported through numerous discussions with youth and observations of social media use. She bases her research on both qualitative and quantitative methods.

Online Communities: Metrics and Reporting 2009

Online Community Report

TAKEAWAY: Respondents are primarily shaping metrics strategies based on business goals (61%) , even if their platform doesn’t support gathering or tracking desired metrics. Metrics Currently Being Tracked.

2009 46

Conversations With a Wonderful Client

Full Circle Associates

What we did not do is to identify a series of indicators – qualitative or quantitative – that could help us evaluate progress, and which we are deeply missing now. Sometimes you just get lucky. I get lucky quite a bit with my wonderful clients.

2015 67

'Not a Site, but a Concept': Tapping the Power of Social Networking - Knowledge@Wharton

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Knowledge@Wharton Managing Technology Research Article View Article on Knowledge@Wharton Mobile Not a Site, but a Concept: Tapping the Power of Social Networking Published: July 09, 2008 in Knowledge@Wharton Mini USA, the American branch of BMWs Mini Cooper line, tracks everything being said about its brand everywhere on line -- in blogs, discussion groups, forums, MySpace pages and much more -- then uses what it learns to guide advertising campaigns.

2008 49

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shaw, IBM

Online Community Report

While this community is not filled with marketing messages, the marketing groups provide offerings to the members, and track these tactics, thereby integrating the online community alongside the other standard marketing processes in the company.

Back to Basics: Want to Know What Community Members Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Report

Involving multiple subjects at once increases the complexity of the process, so be sure to have someone skilled at facilitation leading the session to keep the conversation on track (per the script), as well as to ensure that all participants have equal air time to give their opinions and feedback.

2010 47

BENCHMARKING THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE | Knowledge Management Review | Find Articles at BNET

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many organizations have developed quantitative approaches to track the health or "success" of communities. While community health checks often track measurable activity, they typically do not provide a basis for comparing the impact of communities within and across organizations.

CoP 43

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

While this community is not filled with marketing messages, the marketing groups provide offerings to the members, and track these tactics, thereby integrating the online community alongside the other standard marketing processes in the company.

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

While this community is not filled with marketing messages, the marketing groups provide offerings to the members, and track these tactics, thereby integrating the online community alongside the other standard marketing processes in the company.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » FrenchPod is a PLS

Ken Carroll

I met Hank Horkoff, the CEO, last week and […] FrenchPod Introduces The Personalized Learning System : MOBINODE.COM - Tracking Asia Web - Best China Tech Blog Says: May 29th, 2008 at 3:23 pm […] last week. But changing the headline from “Home&# to “Me&# and a slight regrouping of functions do not make a qualitative difference for me which would be in need for a new category (PLS?). Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Ideally in a threaded environment so its possible to track discussions. Engineers without Fears Tuesday, April 15, 2008 collaboration tools: stags Ive been thinking about different collaboration tools for various groups recently and I was pondering on some of the different factors you need to consider and I came up with this (click to enlarge) : Lets take each of these in turn: Size - One thing to consider are the numbers of people who will be collaborating.

Back to Basics: Want to Know What Community Members Need? Just Ask.

Online Community Report

Involving multiple subjects at once increases the complexity of the process, so be sure to have someone skilled at facilitation leading the session to keep the conversation on track (per the script), as well as to ensure that all participants have equal air time to give their opinions and feedback. This post is part of an ongoing series about developing an online community strategy.

2010 36

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Encourage learning buddies to help each other – “personal bonds to keep us on track&# (Bron). I realized I had been thinking in terms of how I/a learner feels about falling behind, rather than thinking quantitatively or qualitatively about the course from a content perspective.

2008 137

Beeline Labs " Blog Archive " New online community study: what's working, what's in the way, advice from trenches

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Many thanks to everyone who took the time to take the survey and talk to us as part of the qualitative surveys. Home Blog About Us Services News Contact Communities Marketing 2.0

2008 36

Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

If there is a collateral benefit in capturing and being able to re-use the information, if it can be archived and resurrected as corporate knowledge at some point down the track, fine, if not, OK. Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well.

The Value of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

significance) – our experience shows us that communities without community managers are much more likely to die off, go off track, become thorny stews, or get so insular that they can’t grow or evolve. However, I haven’t yet been tracking those stats closely.

2011 66

Full Circle Associates " Catch up strategies in online courses

Nancy White

Encourage learning buddies to help each other – “personal bonds to keep us on track&# (Bron). I realized I had been thinking in terms of how I/a learner feels about falling behind, rather than thinking quantitatively or qualitatively about the course from a content perspective.

2008 130

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Encourage learning buddies to help each other – “personal bonds to keep us on track&# (Bron). I realized I had been thinking in terms of how I/a learner feels about falling behind, rather than thinking quantitatively or qualitatively about the course from a content perspective.

2008 130

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Encourage learning buddies to help each other – “personal bonds to keep us on track&# (Bron). I realized I had been thinking in terms of how I/a learner feels about falling behind, rather than thinking quantitatively or qualitatively about the course from a content perspective.

2008 130

Breaking down silos, what does that mean? | @Greg2dot0's Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Project based silos tend to track with the length of the project, but can also be Business Unit/Hierarchical in nature depending on the project scope and participants. Most of the benefits are qualitative and difficult to measure. @Greg2dot0's Blog. …this I believe. Search.

2012 62

BENCHMARKING THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE | Knowledge Management Review | Find Articles at BNET

John Tropea - Delicious Community

There have been many anecdotal case studies of how communities contribute to organizational performance, often documenting substantial financial savings, competitive advantage and business benefit.1,2 Authors have argued that CoPs decrease learning curves, reduce rework and reinvention, increase staff satisfaction and develop new capabilities.3,4 Qualitative examples of community value are impressive, sometimes documenting millions of dollars of value.

CoP 28

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

TeamWorkLive.com - Track tasks, centralize communication, share documents and files, then collaborate with clients and remote teams. The product features include project management, document management, task tracking application, online event calendar, discussion board, news & headline, file sharing, expenses management, contact management and personalization The interesting part is the personal workspace allows you to work with different group of people within the same workspace.

Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Try to use a combination of qualitative and quantitative data for the metrics you measure. In a similar way to the way that Amazon works, we wanted to track user behaviour (their digital footprint) in order to “push” relevant information – e.g. conversations, events, and documents to the users. Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements. Subscribe. Perceptions about learning and sharing in a virtual world by Steve Dale. Communities and Collaboration.

2012 35

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog " Blog Archive " Communities of Practice and Their Business Value

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Not sure how I can track the World Bank resources more actively, I may watch out for their RSS feeds. and System z" & "See the Light" Ian Randall: Luis,Apart from the qualitative advantages of.

2006 36

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

and English-speaking media, making it difficult to track their trajectories. Such questions will require large-scale quantitative and qualitative research. JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d. & Ellison, N. 2007).

2007 77

Community ROI Report

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Member vs. Visitor Activity: Monitoring and reporting on member activity vs. nonmember activity can help benchmark and track the relative value of community members. Compare value of Member vs. Non-Member: Track and compare activity of subset of community member vs. non-member activity, including activity outside of community. Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral Network and community design and facilitation; event design and facilitation.

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