Idiots, Networks and Patterns

Harold Jarche

Marc Benioff [CEO]: We learned that the key to success with social collaboration is integrating social into workflow. Collaboration is not an island. The Physics of Finance: The more chaotic our environment & less control we have, the more we see non-existent simple patterns , or as Valdis Krebs pointed out, seeing fictitious patterns in random data is called “ apophenia &#.

Beyond collaboration

Harold Jarche

Jay Rosen talks about covering wicked problems and describes how journalists could address this “beat” I think that these approaches align quite well with my Collaboration/Cooperation – Work/Learning framework, based on the working smarter graphic here. He also talks about the need for narrative, pattern-based understanding of multiple disciplines, and becoming a learning machine.

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Informal learning patterns

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learnscaping describes a dozen learning patterns, e.g. processes that organizations are using to improve performance through networked informal learning. patterns. His recent post, Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 , details two sorts of patterns for optimal enterprise 2.0 Both sets of patterns apply to Learnscapes, which are in essence a subset of enterprise 2.0 (a Patterns Where 2.0 Patterns Where 2.0

Collective intelligence patterns

Clark Quinn

In his presentation on The Landscape of Collective Intelligence, he comes up with four characteristics of design patterns (or genes, as he calls them): What (strategy), Who (staffing), How (structure & process), & Why (incentives/alignment). This is a really nice systematic breakdown into patterns tied to real examples. The latter two work out to a nice little matrix with collection, collaboration, many-to-many, and group decision.

Share Best Practices - Patterns

Tony Karrer

Dodged that bullet. :) Patterns and Knowledge Work I understand the concern that when you share best practices, you may come out with very different results. Making sense generates cues and allows one to recognize patterns, both in the nature of the problem and response. Through pattern recognition, the problem solver identifies actions to address the issue. Intent: A description of the goal behind the pattern and the reason for using it.

Interesting Learning 2.0 Pattern

Tony Karrer

It's a bit similar to what I had done in a learning experience that was a six week online course - see Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 There's something really nice about this pattern Found via Brent - 23 Microlearning exercises (23 Things). It has 23 Tasks over a 9 week period that helped them get you up to speed on what Web 2.0 is all about. It's a great list and the nice thing is that they offerred a free iPod as a reward for getting it all done. What a great idea.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

Step Two, or a concurrent step, would be to look at how to enhance collaboration. First of all, collaborative work tools must be simple to be effective. A collaboration platform that is over-engineered would be counterproductive. The key aspect of a collaboration platform is that should make work more transparent and rewards sharing. Connect the LMS to a collaborative work platform. Migrate learning to a collaboration platform and minimize use of the LMS.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note that coordination here is not really needed, in contrast to other systemss of mass collaboration. Response: I don''t think it is completely different - when you read an article, I understand some, I don''t understand some, I try to use it - I would lable this a collaborative process. The recommended learnss for each person all the tag assocciations they have done in the past, and then tries to match this pattern to all the different examples.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Introduction to the Workshop - Ulrike Cress Why a workshop in mass collaboration? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Can we design mass collaboration? A Brief History of Mass Collaboration Allan Collins, Northwestern University Homo sapiens traded with others many miles away, while Neandrathals did not. As you get more and more collaboration, you get a speed-up of innovation. Does this bias level out in collaboration?

Complexity and Collaboration

Harold Jarche

Collaboration is the only chance for a solution.&# The Internet changes the patterns of connectivity and makes possible new enriching variety in interaction. Our focus should be on the communicative interaction creating the continuously developing pattern that is our life. Collaboration Is More Important Than Ever by @elsua.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

In other words - How do we collaborate together in remote work teams to be as effective or even more effective than a team that works down the hall? Let me admit that I'm likely in over my head when talking about methods and tools for collaboration. So while I'm listing the following because they are good initial choices, there are a lot of Collaboration Tools out there. Teamwork Tips and Skills Are We Really Collaborating?

Patterns of Emergent Cities: 2. The Fellowship - EMERGENT CITIES

Seb Paquet

Patterns of Emergent Cities: 2. Upcoming pattern: 3. collaboration. Posterous theme by Cory Watilo. EMERGENT CITIES. BuilderShips · ImagineNations. Sebastien Paquet. Sebs research blog: [link] On Twitter: [link]. Subscribe via RSS. « Back to blog. The Fellowship. Delete. Autopost. The Founder s role was to connect the Pioneers together. Now this grouping will morph into a Fellowship. - The Mesh -.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 June 10 2009 Comments to this post A Pattern Language , published in 1979 by Christopher Alexander and his colleagues, was a landmark book in architecture that also became a landmark in other fields like computer science ; one review called it “The decade’s best candidate for a permanently important book.&# First is a set of patterns where 2.0

[berkman] Dries Buytaert: Drupal and sustaining collaborative efforts

David Weinberger

Dries Buytaert [twitter: Dries ] , the founder of Drupal and co-founder of Acquia , is giving a Berkman lunch talk about building and sustaining online collaborations. It’s a collaboration model.” Dries points to a common pattern: From innovation to bespoke systems to products to commoditization. Of these collaborative projects often start as small, volunteer-driven projects. Many others exhibit the same pattern.

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Tools for Catalyzing Collaboration

Nancy White

Blue Oxen Associates » Tools for Catalyzing Collaboration: June 2009. There are an overwhelming number of online tools that promise to help you collaborate more effectively. You will be working with your fellow participants in a Blue Oxen Collaboratory, where you will have the opportunity to play with tools such as microblogs and Wikis for real learning and collaboration. Patterns of high-performance collaboration.

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

This major driving force of adoption of much more powerful and emergent collaboration and knowledge sharing tools results in a massive shift of how corporations operate, both internally and externally, transitioning from the old concept of project teams, imposed from high above to top down by the organisation itself, to different collaboration patterns, or personas that clearly reflect the complexity of the working environment we have been exposed to over the last few years.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

From a strategist’s viewpoint, though, what I miss in such coverage is any deep analysis of the patterns of business innovation that might help to explain the explosive growth in both economies or the implications for Western companies. Open distribution - the first pattern of innovation In this respect, Business Week does a better job on the India front. which has successfully pursued a similar pattern of innovation in India.

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? What is Collaborative Overload? The potential for being overwhelmed by technology is magnified in the workplace by something called “ Collaborative Overload ” Rob Cross and Adam Grant in a recent Harvard Business Review article.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege. This inherent similarity in travel patterns could impact all phenomena driven by human mobility, from epidemic prevention to emergency response, urban planning and agent-based modelling."

The Cloud and Collaboration

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A similar pattern, he argues, is observed in society. Hope can emerge from new collaborative models based on a new paradigm; science and art will act gracefully to match human nature, and to shape the future of humanity. (80+1, It expresses the idea that the cloud enables us to work together, to collaborate, to forge a new consensus. What is collaboration, though? Schrage calls collaboration "an act of shared creation and/or shared discovery" (Schrage, 1990, p.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. The site also includes people patterns and forms (anti-patterns) that resistance can take, like " Manager Lockdown " "This pattern refers to the situation where a manager takes ownership ofcertain wiki content which is particularly visible and unintentionallydiscourages people from changing their content.

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Are We Approaching Collaborative eLearning Wrong? - The Individual is the New Group

Tony Karrer

I ran across a recent article by Stowe Boyd - Matthew Glotzbach on Consumer Collaboration that is an interesting look at how the workforce is changing and it has some implications for learning professionals. But, he also linked to a great post: The Individual is the New Group - where he points out that the classic notion of groupware has been falling out of favor and instead the concept of soloware with extension for collaboration (think blog vs. discussion group) is gaining adoption.

A Slow Community Movement? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A good community manager must be able to skip around, see patterns, scan the whole and then discern if and where to intervene in the system. Ah, i still dream of Slow Community.). [.] # LaDonna Coy on 28 Apr 2008 at 6:34 pm Nancy, your post comes at a time when I am preparing contracts for a new fiscal year and your comments about skipping, seeing patterns, scanning and discerning interventions strikes home.

Wayne Sutton: how people use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Same pattern, methinks. Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 31 2008 Wayne Sutton: how people use social media Published by Nancy White at 3:42 pm under events , social media Good quote. Now take it in the context of how people are using social media in disaster preparedness and response with Gustav.

Experimentation: chocolate cakes and communicators | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What gets us moving beyond our customary habits and patterns? Viv McWaters on 29 Sep 2008 at 8:48 pm Hi Nancy Synchronicity does it for me every time – wakes me up when I start seeing a pattern.

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It also made me realize that this was yet another thing contributing to my recent pattern of “not getting to blogging.&# Will people go back and use the archived and tagged material, or will they follow the age old pattern of just asking again?

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Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

I have been advocating for social software tools (as an opportunity to explore their huge potential in terms of how they help us become more effective at what we do by becoming more open, collaborative and innovative) from as early as 2000, when I was first exposed to different instances of blogs and wikis, whether inside or outside of the firewall, along with what today would be known as social profiles. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

I Learned A Lot At My First-Ever F Up Nights

Dan Pontefract

Don’t just look for patterns, dig deeper into the characters you are inheriting as part of the acquisition.” This is collaborative learning at its finest. collaboration corporation education learning mistales fuckup nights mistakes sharingDon’t shoot the messenger! I didn’t make up the group name. In his book, The Secret of Staying in Love , author John Powell wrote, “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”.

The Future of Open Business At Stake

Luis Suarez

They thought that people would find it difficult to navigate if it didn’t follow the familiar patterns “ I guess nowadays it’s what most people would be calling Collaboration, but this time around happening through social software tools. In fact, for vast majority of practitioners social / open business is all about, and just about, collaborating with your peers, although perhaps nowadays with a fancier set of collaborative and knowledge sharing tools.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Luis Suarez

Couple of the main online resources on KM, the Social Web, Collaboration, Narrative and Complexity that keep feeding my brain into the bursts that you folks get to read over here and in other social networking sites over the course of time. . However, I’m going to try it, encouraging you all though to not miss out on the video clip itself, because it’s one of the most essential resources on The Social Web, KM, Narrative and Storytelling, Complexity, Collaboration, etc.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

Well, 4 years ago if people would have asked me that very same question, I would have probably said that email would be dying a very painful and slow death over the course of time, as the Social Web and Enterprise Social Software tools continue to take by storm the corporate world as the preferred methods for knowledge sharing and collaboration. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Impact of Data Analytics in Today’s Digital Workplace

elsua: The Knowledge Management Blog

So, how about if I share with you all how I got involved into the space of data analytics for online collaborative environments in the first place? As most of you know already, specially, if you have been following this blog for a good while now, I have been involved in the space of Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Change Management, Learning and Online Communities for over 23 years, having gotten started with Social Networking for Business in early 2000.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

The vast majority of the topics that we will cover will describe how BlueIQ works, what we do to help accelerate IBM’s own adoption of social technologies, both inside and outside of the firewall, and at the same time you will also find interesting and relevant articles around topics like The Social Enterprise, Social Business, Social Networking, Adoption, Collaboration, Knowledge Sharing, Communities and Community Building, etc. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0


Harold Jarche

Instead of ISD, we need a design model that helps to template ‘desirable patterns’, recognize ‘undesirable patterns’, and provide a variety of ‘seeds’ for the learning environment.

Social Physics and Cybercrime Detection

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social physics is based on the premise that all event-data representing human activity, - e,g,, phone call records, credit card purchases, taxi rides, web activity, - contain a special set of group behavior patterns. These patterns can be used to detect emerging behavioral trends before they can be observed by other data analytics techniques. It’s not surprising that evolutionary biology and natural selection have led to similar universal patterns in the behavior of human crowds.

The Future of Online Learning 2020

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I think we're in that process now, and I think that more and more in the future our synchronous instructional environments will begin to look like our collaborative work environments. When you look at anything patterns begin to emerge. Can collaboration and communication occur?

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments?

What History Tells Us About the Accelerating AI Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks before our lives were turned upside down by Covid-19, I read Technology at Work v4.0 , the fourth report in the Technology at Work Series developed by Citigroup in collaboration with Oxford University. Computers followed a similar pattern. The report includes an excellent chapter on What History Tells Us About the Coming AI Revolution by Oxford professor Carl Benedikt Frey based on his 2019 book The Technology Trap.

How I use social media

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. These roots are significant because our patterns of use, our ways of embracing or rejecting technology are grounded in this history. From this transparency, this “showing my work&# in public I have gained new collaborators and clients. So what are the patterns?

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking

Nancy White

In an informal evaluation of successful collaboration, learning and teaming initiatives in a variety of contexts, the author and her collaborators have noted a pattern for supporting learning and getting work done: triangulating one’s work with external colleagues, communities and networks. This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation.

The Girl Effect - catalyzing positive change

Nancy White

The statistics around maternal and child health paint a compelling picture that war, occupation, and the patterns that trigger them are bad for women and children. Cultural challenges that resist healthy patterns of breast feeding and trigger increased poor child health and adult obesity and heart disease in Palestinians. Tags: collaboration international development The_Girl_Effect Monday videos culture of love reflection non profits/ngos

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Fish Bowling, Solo Galaxies and Free Writing in Holland

Nancy White

Just when we get to one moment of understanding, things tilt just a bit and a new pattern slips in shifting things again. Role of leadership – walk the talk, model collaboration. collaboration communication communities of practice international development knowledge sharing non profits/ngos online interaction social media ICCO KM4dev web2.0Note: I’m working a back log of “draft posts&# that have yet to see the light of day.

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