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Group KM

Harold Jarche

Group Knowledge Management (KM) takes PKMastery to the next level: getting things done. This is how work is learning, and learning is the work.

loosening group boundaries

Harold Jarche

Their networks do not expand beyond that group.” – PhysOrg. Image – Valdis Krebs. In 1936, the author F. ConnectedEnterprise

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Group cohesiveness & individual effort

Dave Snowden

The change in the behavioral state of one animal affects and is affected by that of all other animals in the group, no matter how large the group is.

Group work advice for MOOC providers

George Siemens

In order to move past this small chunk model of learning, MOOC providers will need to include problem based learning and group learning in their offerings. Which means that if you’re assigned to a group of 10 learners, by the end of the course, you’ll be the only one left. Ah, the 1960′s. That won’t be easy.

Why Some Work Groups Thrive While Others Falter

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In their initial set of studies , they randomly assigned nearly 700 volunteers into groups of two to five members. Higher empathy. More women.

Open business: Sharing our group priorities for 2012 – Why not?

Ross Dawson

A year ago I shared a visualization of our AHT Group Business Model. Following that, I am now sharing our group 2012 Priorities.

Why the Sharp Distinction Between "Individual" and "Group" Brainstorming is False in Real Teams

Bob Sutton

When a skilled facilitator calls a brainstorm, he or she usually gives the topic in advance and asks members of the group to do some individual thinking about it before the gathering; for example, I once went to a brainstorm at IDEO on how to give an itchless haircut.    So I came prepared to add some ideas.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Host communities may be online, or may be community based groups or a combination of both. Stephen Downes December 10, 2013 Access I''d like to begin with the issue of access. This is not where I usually begin a talk, because the main thing, I have to say, about issues of access is that''s, to be outside the scope of the areas that I work in.

Small Group Creation Ideas

Nancy White

I believe in treating adults as adults. Here are a few inspirations from Karen Moler of FlamingoFabulous in 2nd Grade. Facilitators, be inspired!

State of Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Survey by Chess Media Group

Luis Suarez

This piece of research by the Chess Media Group is eventually sponsored by both the Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business within their own firms.

Trainer’s Notebook: Group Polling Techniques and Tools and Incorporating Movement

Beth Kanter

Help the participants narrow down topics to discuss or work in small group exercises (replaces sticky dot voting and visualize the vote technique).

Finally I have an answer when people ask what I do! Visualization of our group’s business model

Ross Dawson

AHT Group Business model (click on the image for full-size pdf). I soon realized I needed a public version of our business model.

Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Beth Kanter

Making Facebook Groups Rock – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau. Group chat. Events need not be restricted to members of the group.

Using Facebook Groups for Deeper Engagement with Audience or Your Peers

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Facebook Groups can be used to help build communities and for deeper engagement and learning with your audience or peers.

Relaunch of Advanced Human Technologies Group website and new blog

Ross Dawson

I am extremely happy that we have finally relaunched the website for Advanced Human Technologies Group. Exciting times ahead!

That Group Feeling

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But that group feeling never left me – nor the memory of the price I would have to pay to join. With the computer operations team at GSI , until new managers were imported from Texas and all our groups broken up. With, even, the e-learning group here in Moncton, until it was dismantled. Recitation of the group mantra.

Blog Post: Interactive Dialogue or Serial Monologue: The Influence of Group Size on conversation

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Over the years, in running my Knowledge Cafes, I have discovered through trial and error and careful observation that the ideal size of a group for interactive conversation is four people. The two kinds of models have different implications for who influences whom in a group discussion.


Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Something that would be between the 'closed groups' and 'individuals in open networks'?" It will soon be noticed that a person can be both an individual (and hence a member of a network) *and* a member of a group. That they can belong to many networks and many groups. is about groups, web 2.0 must be conducted in groups.

Parents of Boys Group Forms

Nine Shift

We''re taking the effort for gender equality in education to those who understand it most: parents of boys. The turnout has been gratifying.

Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation. A few follow-up thoughts. Everything sounds obvious when he says it. Yikes.

XPLANE joins Dachis Group

Dave Gray

Effective this morning, XPLANE is joining the Dachis Group , the world’s leading social business consultancy, as a wholly-owned subsidiary.

Next Group to Oppose Gen Y: Liberals

Nine Shift

The next group to oppose the needs of Gen Y: liberals. The Tea Party has opposed the needs of Gen Y from the beginning. But coming soon will be a challenge to academic liberals and educators and the liberal educational belief system. A survey of Gen Y found that the biggest thing Gen Y wants to change is education. First issue: testing.

Facebook Groups: their own Trojan Horse

Martijn Linssen

Enterprise Landscaping Facebook Groups: their own Trojan Horse Labor laws in Europe, and resignation The Evangelist, the Priest and the Monk?

Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

Dean Starkman has written a lengthy piece in the Columbia Journalism Review, assessing the writings of a group of us he calls the “Future of News” movement. Clay Shirky. « Why We Need the New News Environment to be Chaotic. Newspapers, Paywalls, and Core Users » Institutions, Confidence, and the News Crisis. Right.

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Small Groups

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Perhaps it works with your audience, but if it were me, my first reaction is: I hate small groups, I hate small groups, I hate small groups. Although people say that small groups 'give everybody a chance to talk' what they *actually* do is serve to eliminate minority and dissenting opinion. You have 15 people.

Networked Learning: Groups, Networks

George Siemens

This time, Etienne Wenger starts the conversation by asking about the distinction between groups/communities/networks. The Networked Learning Conference 2010 is hosting another hot seat. The ensuing discussion will be a valuable resource for CCK10 this fall…

The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

I gave a talk last year to a group of TV executives gathered for an annual conference. Subject to violent compression, Tainter’s story goes like this: a group of people, through a combination of social organization and environmental luck, finds itself with a surplus of resources. Clay Shirky. That kind of question comes up a lot.

Group-centric work and training

Harold Jarche

For instance, one group exercise may solely focus on communications systems and processes. Not Group Think, but Think Groups.

The Power of 2: Marcia Conner & Altimeter Group

Dan Pontefract

Marcia Conner has now teamed up with the Altimeter Group. Which brings me to the Altimeter Group. More info via Altimeter Group here.

LinkedIn KM Groups

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen There are a growing number of LinkedIn Groups many of them dedicated to KM. There is no KM directory but here are most of the Groups (in no particular order) that I have found: Gurteen Knowledge Community. Knowledge Management Group of Philadelphia. KM Practitioners Group. KM Forum. actKM. KM Cluster.

The Power Of The Roles We Take: A Very Old Study And Related.

Bob Sutton

Brightsight Group. I recently had a rather painful meeting with a group of friends that I all admire.    Sometimes this is a good thing, especially when we join a group composed of noble and skilled human-beings.  Or, is the push/pull between the two groups inevitable, and possibly useful? Bob Sutton.

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How to start a local rail group

Nine Shift

You can start a passenger train support group in your town. Here's how. First, read. start reading about trains. Second, attend meetings.

What a Local Rail Group Does

Nine Shift

So what does a local passenger rail support group do? Three things: 1.PLAN. You plan on how to bring passenger rail service to your community.

Could a Super Bowl ad make us love the US Government?

Steve Denning

The execs were from top agencies:  Grey Group, Wieden+Kennedy, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Saatchi & Saatchi. Capitalism 3.0

10th Anniversary of the OnlineFacilitation Group

Nancy White

When we started, there were very few places to talk about facilitating online groups and communities. All I did was start the group.

Blogs vs. Discussion Groups

Tony Karrer

The debate about blogs vs. discussion groups is heating up again between TrDev and Blogs vs. Listservs: Which is Better for Community Conversation? eLearning Discussions - An Attempt at Better Discussions in the Blogosphere Move from Discussion Groups to World of Blogs? Blogs vs. Discussion Groups or Mis-Understanding Blog Reading and.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Please join our on-line.

Steve Denning

You can join the group by going to Google Groups at [link] revolutionizing-the-world-of-work. Want to join? Please try again.

Future of Conferences… and Group Graphics

Jay Cross

Example of Visual Journalist Eileen Clegg’s capture and replay of a conversation on a complex topic.

Strategic overview of AHT Group: sharing our ventures, projects, and enablers

Ross Dawson

Below is our group Strategic Overview as of January 2013, with a brief explanation of each of the major elements. ENABLERS.

Don’t underestimate the knowledge of a motivated group

Jay Cross

Amazing! Imagine what adult learners could do if we encourage them and let them learn with one another. Just Jay