Blog>> Knowledge Audits in Practice - Report on Global Survey

Green Chameleon

Let me thank the 150 respondents from all over who generously responded to my survey on knowledge audit perceptions and experiences. There is a wide array of understandings of what a knowledge audit is (both in the research literature and in practice). Knowledge audits use a very wide array of methods, with interviews, workshops and surveys being most favoured.

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Guerrilla Research into Rhizomatic Learning

Jenny Connected

With one or two exceptions, the research I have been involved in has never been funded and has been qualitative or mixed methods research. I am an independent consultant who does research mostly for personal interest. Please have a look at the survey and have a go at responding.

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Trending Sources

Rhizomatic Learning Research

Jenny Connected

There is just under a week left before we close our survey in which we are gathering perspectives on Rhizomatic Learning. There are four key questions in the survey. There are no obligatory questions in the survey. The survey will close on Sunday of this week – April 27th.

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Use and Adoption of IBM Connections – A Survey

Michael Sampson - Currents

I am running a research survey on how organizations are using IBM Connections. The survey has 17 questions, spread across four pages: – Demographics and Current State of Connections. On the front page of the survey it says: “ IBM Connections is a widely used collaboration and social business platform. “ If you are decision-maker with reference to IBM Connections at your organization, please take the survey.

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Next steps in rhizomatic learning research (Rhizo14)

Jenny Connected

Last week (Friday 6 th June), we sent out a set of email interview questions as follow up questions on the survey we conducted in March (2014). If any of them move you to respond, please do so with any comments which you feel will inform the direction of our research.

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Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

In March I embarked on a series of qualitative research projects to help organizations prepare for the disruption and opportunity emerging from the Collaborative Economy, and understand what resources they need to be successful. Next Up: Wave 2 Research begins June 1st.

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Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

Today I’m kicking off a qualitative research project exploring the level of understanding, interest in, and urgency surrounding the Collaborative Economy for Brands. To participate in the research, please take this short, 10 question survey. .

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Youth & Privacy: Research Shows That They Do Care

Collaborative Thinking

There’s an unfortunate myth that persists when it comes to youth and privac (at least in my opinion, based on research and findings I've read). While it’s fashionable to make broad claims that “youth don’t care about privacy”, there are credible studies that have been conducted by reputable researchers that show that youth do indeed care about privacy. First Monday, a peer-reviewed research journal published an article on how people struggle with Facebook privacy settings: [link].

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Free Download: Community Manager Salary Survey 2014 by The Community Roundtable and Jive

Managing Communities

Research Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Millennials at Work: Reshaping the Workplace: Research From PwC

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting research on workforce trends: PwC Survey: Millennials at work 2011. View more presentations from PwC. . . Social Networking & Collaboration

Research on the Positive Side of the New Web

Portals and KM

Communispace , in partnership with Ogilvy & Mather, recently released findings from a joint research study that examines the impact technology has on the lives of today’s consumer, with a specific focus on the role technology plays on children and  family life in our society. The In two phases of research, they surveyed 1200 US parents with children aged 3–12 in the household and qualitatively explored key topics with 112 tech-savvy community members and their kids.

Some ideas about a tool for community reflection

Learning Alliances

One initiative I took on as part of the IFAD synthesis project got going due to a conversation with Philipp Grunewald where we were wondering how a community like KM4Dev could guide a researcher’s activities. More about Wiki Surveys as a tool for communities.

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Social Media Strategy & Monitoring Research

Online Community Report

The Social Media Strategy and Monitoring Survey was initiated in May of 2010. Comments and advice from survey respondents. Tags: Community & Social Media Research Featured Posts Social Media Strategy

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Future of Cloud Computing Survey - North Bridge Venture Partners

Portals and KM

  North Bridge Venture Partners has released the  results of its second annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey. The research was supported by 39 industry collaborators, including  Scribe Software. The 2012 survey captures current industry perceptions, sentiments and emerging trends in cloud computing. The A total of 785 participants, spanning industry experts, users and vendors responded to the survey.

Research on Collaboration and SharePoint in the UK - All is Not Well

Michael Sampson - Currents

Fujitsu released results from a recent survey of IT managers in the UK (and maybe Ireland) on collaboration and SharePoint: " The research - commissioned by Fujitsu - shows that of all collaboration technologies, SharePoint is by far the most common. I'm grateful to Fujitsu for commissioning the research, and acknowledge that third-parties such as Fujitsu can have a positive impact on helping organizations with collaboration technology at work - in particular areas.

Virtual Teams spreading but not tipping yet - new research

The Bumble Bee

The latest report (September 2011) on Virtual Teams, Virtual Work Environments in the Post-Recession Era , from Brandman University , includes very interesting results of a survey commissioned from Forrester in 2010 on Virtual Teams. Virtual Teams

The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

We decided, together with Mariana Funes , to conduct independent research on the #Rhizo14 experience. The aim of our presentation for the ALTMOOCSIG - is to share our experience of the MOOC, where we are up to with our research and our initial findings.

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Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction Research

Online Community Report

The Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction Survey was initiated in May of 2010. This was the most commonly reported feature reported during this survey and was 17% higher than the second most utilized feature, Blogs 69% (35).

Survey instrument: digital workers’ preferences of informal learning opportunities in socio-technical learning ecosystem

Taming the spaces

The survey was developed based on the informal learning interactions in workplaces described by Ley and associates [2014]. The survey items elaborated possible socio-technical system functionalities using the ideas from the prototypes of Learning Layers tools. The online survey comprised of three groups of statements that represent the socio-technical learning system dimensions for informal learning […].

MOOCs – Which Way Now?

Jenny Connected

Frances Bell and I heard this week that the proposal we submitted to do a presentation about our research into rhizomatic learning has been accepted. Rhizo14 provoked us to conduct research to investigate learning and the usefulness of the rhizome as a metaphor for teaching and learning.

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HR Magazine - Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Research. Exclusive: Google research heralds arrival of the human systems director. But research unveiled yesterday by Google heralds a new player in HR: the human systems director. However, the research shows that businesses need to move more quickly to create an environment that encourages innovation. Features. HR TV. Blogs. About. Contact. HR Most Influential. HR Excellence Awards. HR Vision. Employee benefits. Learning & development. Employment law.

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Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

In this post we outline how we will continue our presentation, by sharing what we understand by the rhizome metaphor, a description of the #Rhizo14 course, and an explanation of how we are conducting our research. This is what these survey respondents valued about it. Our Research .

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Teaching English with Technology – does it work? Part 1

e-Moderation Station

The research referenced below is from my recent book Focus on Learning Technologies (Oxford University Press, 2016). Research tends to bear this out. 81% of the students surveyed achieved scores that placed them within levels 1 – 3, with the majority at level 2.

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New Deloitte Collaboration Study laments meetings & distractions costs

The Bumble Bee

Based on a survey of 1,000 Australian employees and managers conducted in June 2014 the report estimated the value of time employees and managers spend collaborating each year ($46 Billion) and the wastage due to poor collaboration. Read the full survey here.

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Neighbourliness research needs to take account of personality


Few people will pay much attention to a piece of master’s research on neighbourly interactions with just 22 survey respondents and nine interviews.

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this year Avanade released its research on the state of social collaboration in the enterprise. “ Today we announced the findings of our latest global research study that shows how the consumerization of IT plays a huge role in driving perceptions about enterprise social collaboration. Read more: Global Survey: Is enterprise social collaboration living up to its promise (PDF, 6 pages).

Avanade Research on Social Collaboration in the Enterprise

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier this year Avanade released its research on the state of social collaboration in the enterprise. Today we announced the findings of our latest global research study that shows how the consumerization of IT plays a huge role in driving perceptions about enterprise social collaboration. Read more: Global Survey: Is enterprise social collaboration living up to its promise (PDF, 6 pages).

Principles for Rhizomatic Thinking

Jenny Connected

There is evidence of this in Rhizo14 – plenty of connections were made and are still being made, but some survey responses have revealed that this was not the case for everyone. Research Rhizo14 #altmoocsig #rhizo14 Deleuze and Guattari rhizomatic learning rhizome

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Social Software Survey

Portals and KM

Social Software Research initiative and are fans of my book, Net Work. You can access a survey that they are launching just now from their invitation page. Christian and Mike are partnering with InfoToday (who manages KMWorld) and with SLA (Special Libraries Association), which may attract a slightly different audience from the AIIM survey I previously asked people to take. Please take the survey and encourage others to do so.

Collaborative Thinking: AP-AOL Instant Messaging Trends Survey

Collaborative Thinking

Nearly half of teenage girls surveyed have used instant messaging to say something they would not say in person, compared with just over a third of teenage boys.

Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

Update 3/2/15: The survey (Wave 1) will remain open until Friday, March 6th. — Today I’m kicking off a qualitative research project exploring the level of understanding, interest in, and urgency surrounding the Collaborative Economy for Brands.

User Adoption Survey - Winner 5

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been running a survey on approaches to user adoption for the past couple of months. The survey will be closed next week, so you still have a few more days to take part, but the fifth and final winner of a book is: - Michael from the United States, with a copy of Collaboration Roadmap (2011). Thanks to Michael for taking the survey, as well as to everyone else who has invested some of their time into my research.

Blog>> Please Take Our Survey on Expertise

Green Chameleon

We’re at an interesting stage in our open research project on how expertise is valued and leveraged in organisations. We’ve now got to the point where we’re starting to get some insights that we’d like to check out on a larger scale through a survey.

Mobile devices in EFL: What do students think?

e-Moderation Station

This blog post describes the findings of learner surveys on this, as part of a research project for The International Research Foundation in English Language Education (TIRF). The initial class survey. The end of week survey.

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Social Media and Online Community Platform Usage by Inc. 500 Companies Detailed in Study

Managing Communities

Nora Ganim Barnes, a Chancellor Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has released the results of the center’s fifth annual study into the usage of social media by Inc. The survey asked participants about thirteen particular types of social media: [.]. Research

Linking research to policy – my new project

Michelle Laurie

I will have the opportunity to work with research institutes in Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka (to start) on sustainable development issues in the urban sector. Did the research lead to a change? Those who would support or challenge your research?

Research is scary!

Jenny Connected

We have launched our CCK08 survey today. We have spent a month working out the design for the survey. We have referred to other research studies and advice on questionnaire design. No doubt you become immune to it all if you are an experienced researcher, but I am not! Our research process so far is worthy of examination (maybe another research study) as I think our research wiki shows. Tagged: blogs, CCK08, forums, research.

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

Online Community Strategy

Organizations have methodologies for developing goals and objectives, yet I continue to be surprised at how many organizations are missing research as a core part of their online community development process. Why Conduct Member Research? Techniques for Conducting Member Research.

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February 2015. Light and Shade.

Jenny Connected

It’s ironic that this should also reflect the light and shade around my working life and research practice. This has been both a light and shade experience, reflecting the light and shade experiences that we reported on in our research. February arrived in light and went out in shade.

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Where's the research?

Endless Knots

Because the results are being quoted--and passed around--as if this is bona fide research, I feel compelled to ask people not to start referring to this "study" until we know whether the study was conducted according to genuine research protocols and whether the conclusions as stated in the release hold up. Tags: Research Virtual Teams