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The power of silent learners

Jenny Connected

This week I attended a webinar which focussed on silent learners. Thank you to Martina Emke for drawing this webinar to my attention. The time flew by.

2017 97

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!


. On January 20th, it will mark the 20th year anniversary since I started working in the IT industry. Till now. That search is now over. Every time.

2017 90

Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. I have been very busy with it, and have had little time to share the stories recently.

2017 65

Best Upsell is Education #Dropbox #marketing

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m just writing a (quick) post cos I find this stuff confusing. I pay about 100 bucks a year for Dropbox. Not sure why. That’s 0.06%.

2017 50

Systems Change Funding

Networking Action

Wondering how grantmaking can be more systemic and transformative? A great Systems Grantmaking Resource Guide helps answer that question.

2017 35

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Strategic engagement – with snakes, elephants, baboons, mosquitos and meercats

Net-Map Toolbox

I am just back from work in Southern Africa. Then I found a simple solution, fixed the situation and all is well, world saved. No, not quite.

2017 21

Doctors versus internet: who is better at diagnosing?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have dreamed for a long time of organizing our own MOOC. I was waiting to somebody to pay me for it, but nobody did. It felt like a continuous party.

2017 11

Blog>> Survey on Knowledge Audits

Green Chameleon

I’m currently working on a book about knowledge audits and knowledge mapping. I’d like to get a better sense of the variety of understandings of knowledge audits that exists out in the professional community. Responses are anonymous, but if you leave your email address, I will share the survey results when completed. Thank you!

‘The New World’. Fact and Truth in 2017

Jenny Connected

Source of image. Every day this week, BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting a 45-minute programme at 9.00 am bearing the title ‘The New World’. Fact and truth.

2017 64

The Illusion of Community

How to Save the World

graphic of four types of community and the qualities that make each cohere, by Aaron Williamson (my suggested additions are in red).

Walking with complexity frameworks

Chris Corrigan

Last weekend I took a ramble across Bowen Island, where I live, with a friend and colleague, Annemarie Travers. It is easy to get lost. Obvious. Chaos.

Why you should Block people and your Community responsibility

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I belong to some pretty atrocious Facebook groups. Anti Muslim, anti gay, anti-anything not white, male and with a gun. Cos I’m nosey. Move on.

2017 40

Societal Change System Stewards: A large systems change frontier

Networking Action

Addressing large systems change challenges such as sustainable energy, health care and poverty can be greatly enhanced by development of powerful societal change systems (SCSs) comprising all those organizations, projects and programs aiming to realize change. SCS Stewards can greatly … Net Dev

2017 30

Container Homes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Given that I have many children who will want to enter the housing market over the next two decades, I’m interested in alternative approaches.

2017 49

KM4Dev and Bev and Etienne Wenger-Trayner – April 6-7 2017

Full Circle Associates

Care about communities of practice? Care about how we build and share knowledge in any context? In international development? Don’t miss it!

2017 24

Painting of a Conch Shell

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" square acrylic painting of  a conch shell I collected in Florida in the 1950s. I have three photo albums covering my art.

2017 21

Dogged pursuit of data quality and use

Learning Alliances

Data Dogs notes – Jan 2, 2017 – https://www.meetup.com/Portland-Data-Science-Group/events/236078570/. Group 1 report-out. Large scale: .

A world full of knowmads in 2020?

Joitske Hulsebosch

John Moravec was the first to coin the term knowmad in the book Knowmad society. In 2020 45% of the workforce will be knowmads ". Eh 2020? Hurry up?

A Systematic Guide to Collaboration and Competition in Organizations

The Bumble Bee

I am delighted to announce my new book " A Systematic Guide to Collaboration and Competition in Organizations ". Team Leadership Development

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

Source of image. In doing this we reduce diversity. This tendency to try to reduce diversity is not only evident in online networks. Downes writes. ‘

2017 50

London as a #networkedcity gains support at first event. Now here’s the plan

Social Reporter

First published on mediablends.com. We had a terrific meeting at Newspeak House earlier this week, which I trailed as the launch of the London Networked City exploration. In addition the future of organisations like LVSC and GVA is in doubt. I’ll post more shortly, including signup details for the January 31 event. Updates. All posts

Prototyping and strategic planning

Chris Corrigan

It’s worth a visit. It got me thinking this morning about some of the tools I use for planning these days. The basic frame of “ What?

2017 How to Create and Use Facebook Business Page Lists

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

2017 How to Create and Use Facebook Lists: the old way has gone. Why do you want lists? Basically this. Then this. Love ya all!

2017 40

The Path to 2030

Networking Action

What are the trends that will influence our ability to realize the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030?

2017 22

Norway’s Ship Tunnel

Michael Sampson - Currents

A few years ago I was visiting Oslo to present a series of workshops, and on one evening one of my hosts drove me into the city centre for a meal out.

2017 49

Lessons from VizEd Vancouver

Full Circle Associates

In keeping with my debrief/reflection practice, here are my lessons from the sold-out GF workshop. First, it was a joy to collaborate with Tracy.

2017 20

Painting of Zydeco Washboard Player

Portals and KM

Here is an 16" x 20"" acrylic painting of Rosie Ledet's Washboard player from Jazz Fest in from New Orleans.  

2017 21

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.

How to organize for deep (not superficial) learning online?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Last week I had a great time again during the Learning and Technologies Conference in London. My third time! It is a form to support my own learning.

Blog>> Catalogue of Journals Relating to Game-based Learning

Green Chameleon

Our friend and colleague Michael J. Sutton has published an annotated catalogue of journals that publish in game-based learning, simulations, gamification,virtual reality and immersive learning. He provides a brief description of the journal and its topical coverage as well as useful links. Check it out here

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

How does one ‘deal’ with the simultaneous collapse of so many systems upon which so many of us now utterly depend? Not much else to say.

Leaving the Neighbourhoods blog


After something like thirteen years, I've decided to stop writing this blog. When  The Divide was screened about a year ago, I started to wonder if neo-liberalism might just be on the way ou t. But then came Brexit and Trump, a double-whammy that has left me feeling more bruised than at first I would have expected.  

Every herring is a word

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I spent most of the day honouring people who have worked for decades to preserve and grow the Skwxu7mesh language.

How to create a Civilly Disobedient #shitstorm online & off #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to create a resistance movement using social media and the steps to do so. it works for grassroots activism too! Which Step is for You? .

2017 11