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Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

Cross-cultural competency: ability to operate in different cultural settings. [link]. ”- Hal Varian, Google. How do you do it?

Using Facebook Groups for Deeper Engagement with Audience or Your Peers

Beth Kanter

Facebook had recently revamped its Groups, and it seemed like the perfect place to take the conversation for a spin. In fact, it was great.

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Cloud Computing Complex Systems Economic Issues Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

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An Infographic Depicting Learning & Collaboration in Action

Dan Pontefract

That role sees me employed by TELUS; an organization that was recently inducted into Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame.

[2b2k] Has the Internet killed our theory of medias effect on ideas and culture?

David Weinberger

…as revolution spread from Tunisia to Egypt at the start of 2011, a controversy arose about how much credit social media such as Facebook and Twitter ought to get. Does media influence have the same effects on all cultures? Heres a paragraph from the draft of the book Ive been working on. How does it happen? Of sociality?

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Snow on the Water

Doc Searls

Here , here and here , for example.) Today the Live Web is Twitter and Facebook. On Twitter and Facebook, they tend to sink away.

A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples abound, including core competencies , paradigm shift , and synergy.  . Several people have weighed in on Lepore’s article. 

Technology, Marketing and Storytelling

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Oral narratives were used by many ancient cultures as a way of passing along their traditions, beliefs and learning from generation to generation. 

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

Examples… Twitter. This is an example of a tech-driven network. Small example: many people today gamily their weight loss. c) Data leakage. It’s what allows Google, Facebook and the government spy on us when we don’t want them to. Go listen. Here are my notes from the talk. Replaces the newspaper.

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit Examples. You can find a few more examples from the list of resources compiled by Farra Trompeter from Big Duck. Resources. 1.

Reinventing Society in the Wake of Big Data

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most people think that big data is about what people do online, like posts on Facebook or searches on Google.  But, is it worth it? 

Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

More people than ever are using Wikipedia, Facebook, Craigslist, Pandora, Hulu and Google.  GDP is essentially a measure of production. 

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Three major processes are part of the media value chain:  . Unilateral.  Distributed.  As always, disruptive innovations have unintended consequences. 

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How Radio Can Defend the Dashboard

Doc Searls

For example, stations need URLs that are as fixed as their channels on the air. For example, give them ways to collect their own data and put it to use. Fuse is one example. Meanwhile Google and Facebook are busy snarfing up personal data and using that to sell personalized advertising. It’s an uphill battle.

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Blogging Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Media and Communications Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples include Skype, iTunes, the Kindle, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and smartphone apps like Google maps and Angry Birds.  . Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Services Innovation Smart Systems Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users.  Many companies are still struggling with this major cultural transition. 

How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

Beth Kanter

” Udi is just one example of nonprofit CEOs and leaders who use Twitter and other social media platforms. Organizational Culture

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, 90% of eBay sellers export their goods to other countries, compared with an average of 25% for traditional small companies.

Interlocutor: The Word of 2012

Dan Pontefract

collaboration communication engagement leadership organization reciprocity teams Culture interlocutor social social networkingInterlocu-what?

Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Look, for example, at a period piece like Mad Men to see how every day behaviors like smoking in restaurants and at business meetings, drinking during the day, and interactions with women in the workplace have changed in the intervening fifty years.  But, it has not quite worked out the way some predicted back in those dot-com bubble days.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the plenary panel I was part of included Olusegun Obasanjo , President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 and Alejandro Toledo , President of Peru from 2001 to 2006.  Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and CultureThese empowered citizens express lots of different opinions. 

On manners, privacy and evolution

Doc Searls

also sense a more elevated (and perhaps evolved) comprehension of privacy (as, for example, “the right to be left alone”) in Europe than in the U.S. I am often reminded, in Europe, of the consequences of detailed records being kept of citizens’ ethnicities when WWII broke out. The EU & UK governments do that.

Business Winners: Combining Scale with Agility

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Big Blue is a rare example of corporate survival: few companies last that long, and at times it didn’t look as if IBM would either.  That takes attention to innovation and agility at all levels - from the technologies that go into developing new products and delivering new services, to culture, leadership and organization. 

Shooting the Sacred Cows of OD

Dave Snowden

Not mine I picked it up on Facebook but it is a good one. The landscape of culture and attitude within the current organisation?

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I Am A Corporate Floater

Dan Pontefract

You do not float; you continue to control your culture by your own myopia and fears. Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? Please.

How the Web is being body-snatched

Doc Searls

Facebook was conceived as that. For example: Apple’s terms for iOS developers. Facebook has what they call Edgerank. Note how unevenly Facebook places warnings. “Please be careful…” they say, about clicking on a non-Facebook facebook link. Facebook’s overreach has that effect.

Pokemon Go and Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

It became an overnight viral sensation and cultural phenomena. Others are using it to lure visitors to their location. This primer helped.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

The Facebook daily check-ins in-between our calls are to provide support and facilitate discussion. 3.     Create A World Fusion Curriculum.

Losing interest in social media: there is no there there

George Siemens

After recreating my online social network ( largely based on blogs from early 2000) in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora, G+ was a chore. What has Twitter and Facebook done for me? Put another way, Twitter/Facebook/G+ are secondary media. Google+ was a bit of a breaking point for me. Washington faces a debt crisis.

Mark Surman on Open Eduction and the Open Internet

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And we lived in the media culture hegemony, and also we lived in a time of very conservative politics with a daily fear of nuclear war.

Getting to Social

Harold Jarche

Even the ubiquitous Facebook changes how we react to being apart from friends. Setting the Example. From Facebook?

Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop

Beth Kanter

Mobile Organizational Culture social media policy Training Design Digital Trends. Alois Bell was a diner at AppleBee’s in St. More here.

Ya, I Cry at Work. Do You?

Dan Pontefract

2008 – I made the painful decision to leave SAP and a culture, team and ‘work family’ that was very dear to me, and my heart. Who wouldn’t?

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7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social

Beth Kanter

Let’s look at some practical examples for engaging and connecting with your Alumni Network on social media channels. 1. Engagement

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Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. RSS is to this day the technology I use to keep in touch with the network (I just channel Twitter, Facebook and other feeds through my RSS reader) and one of the major ways I keep in contact with others. need it.

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Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Beth Kanter

For example, I noticed this in One Campaign’s Instagram Feed  and started following them. This is called disposable media.

Why mastering personal knowledge is critical to success

Harold Jarche

Globalization is changing Value Creation … from tangible to intangible, as culture gets digitized. Automation is ending the industrial era.

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

The culture of the organisation will be exposed through social media tools. Here are some of the key points made during our discussion.


Harold Jarche

Facebook dominates social networking, Amazon dominates book publishing, Google dominates online advertising, and Apple dominates online music sales.