Visiting Madison, Wisconsin soon? Lucky you!

Viv Mcwaters

Sadly (for me, not her) she’s way over on the other side of the world in Madison, Wisconsin. Sometimes I’m asked about facilitating and what has been the most useful thing I’ve learned. The answer surprises some people. . The number one, most useful, never leave home without it, thing I’ve learned (drum roll please)… . is. . . to. . . . be. . . . . s p o n t a n e o u s. . And I learnt (am still learning) by doing improv.

How does the ModPo MOOC enable or create a community?

Jenny Connected

In this final week of the third iteration of the Modern and Contemporary American Poetry MOOC – Al Filreis (the MOOC convener) has asked ModPo participants how the ModPo community works: I am now here in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, and will be presenting about ModPo at a conference here.

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Cory Mason Stands Up For Working Families

Chris Corrigan

This is state representative Cory Mason in Wisconsin fiercely and gently outlining what has gone wrong in that state and standing up for the rights of citizens, workers and the media against the tyranny of Gov. What is going on in Wisconsin is big and important.

Blog>> $1.3 Billion Slip of Attention

Green Chameleon

billion in a default judgment after it failed to defend a claim by two Wisconsin men that the company had stolen their idea for selling purified water. Pepsico this month was ordered to pay $1.26 The company was unaware it was being sued, because the legal notice was “put away&# by the company secretary, who was busy preparing for a board meeting. How fragile large companies can be. Full article here

2 New Jobs Openings & 2 New Job Seekers

Community Guy

Community Job Openings : *NEW Online Community Manager (Oshkosh, Wisconsin). Happy Groundhog Day. NEW Social Media Marketing Specialist (telecommute). Online Experience Data Analyst (Washington, DC). Learning Enthusiast/Community Manager (Washington, DC). To see all job openings : [link]. Community Job Seekers : *New Social Media Strategy Consultant/Executive (Palo Alto, CA). New Community Manager (San Jose/Bay Area, CA) (San Jose, CA).

CountyHealthRankings.org Gives First County-by-County Snapshot of Health in Each State

Influence

The site was unveiled at an event on Wednesday in Washington by its sponsors, the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. ALEXANDRIA, Va.,

Including difference to strengthen a movements

Chris Corrigan

he is abased in Madison, Wisconsin and played a key organizing role in the upheavals there in 2011 when public sector unions successfully stood up to Governer Scott Walker’s anti union agenda. Heard a great story today. I’m at a conference of union activists who are working to build their activist muscles up and do work in communities. One of the presenters here is Jason Sidener, who I’ve enjoyed spending a couple of hours with.

Acting resourcefully in a space of community organizing

Chris Corrigan

Recent events in the Middle East, as well as down the road from us in Wisconsin showed the need and power for traditional community organizing to respond to acute injustice and to take advantage of timing.

Generations

Portals and KM

Alma, like many Americans (the work is decidedly US-specific) doesn't quite fit her generation -- the Lost Generation -- as she was born to Danish farmers in Wisconsin and married an immigrant Dane who shod horses. You know you've been touched by a powerful idea or theory when it keeps coming back to mind, and begging you to apply its perspective to other ideas you encounter or read about. I've been touched by the Strauss and Howe theory of generations.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The main so-called "battleground" states,Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota, have 105electoral votes between them. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

News Updates (January 13, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Department of Health & Human Services, Empowered Media, CBS, Powertek, DIRECTV PanAmericana and University of Wisconsin-Madison. BlackBerry for Connections and Quickr. IBM announced the availability of Lotus Connections and Lotus Quickr clients for the BlackBerry. "

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As two scholars at the University of Wisconsin- Madison recently pointed out, "despite the attractiveness of the idea, most of the literature remains of an advocacy genre. By Scott London Civic collaboration is a process of shared decision-making in which all the parties with a stake in a problem constructively explore their differences and develop a joint strategy for action.

Seven reasons I think "Datamasher" is so cool (and deserves your vote!)

Influence

For me, that means great satisfaction comparing the wonders of my home-town Wisconsin to our less-fortunate neighbors in Illinois. I'm very excited that our Datamasher web site is one of the three finalists in the Sunlight Foundation's " Apps for America 2 " Contest! The other two finalists are very interesting sites, but here are my thoughts on why Datamasher is very cool and deserving of your vote! by September 7th. So, in brief, what is Datamasher ?

Community 2.0: Supply chain management gets new social network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

skip to main | skip to sidebar Wednesday, February 11, 2009 Supply chain management gets new social network Inovis Social Network is a new online community specifically for those in supply chain management.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The main so-called "battleground" states,Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota, have 105electoral votes between them. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.