Principles of Networked Unmanagement
OCTOBER 14, 2012
In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change. No one has the definitive answer any more but we can use the intelligence of our networks to make sense together and see how we can influence desired results.
Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die
AUGUST 19, 2012
Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.
Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning
MARCH 11, 2012
I’m a big fan of Tim Stock ‘s work, which weaves together a deep network perspective with a rich view of how culture is changing informed by semiotic analysis. The slides to his presentation at SXSW today on Culture Networks and the codes that drive them are available below.
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
Tweet “In the period ahead of us, more important than advances in computer design will be the advances we can make in our understanding of human information processing – of thinking, problem solving, and decision making…” ~ Herbert Simon, Economics Nobel-prize winner (1968).
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Networks Social Learning
Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 24, 2014
The talk is called "Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World" and I want to begin with a story that came across the wires recently and I thought was very appropriate for this venue. Here''s a model (Figure 1) of a workflow-processed employee to assist LMS selection.
iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources
MAY 28, 2011
Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday. Here are some of the resources I suggested prior to the course: Network Learning: Working Smarter , an article I wrote for the Special Libraries Association last year.
What the network saw
DECEMBER 19, 2011
I’ve looked at my posts this year from the perspective of how often they were mentioned on Twitter. Network Thinking (December) Network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships.
The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning
OCTOBER 24, 2014
It was a great learning experience from both a process and content perspective. Once we mapped the network on the wall before our eyes, we reflected on the following questions: * What are the points of connection? There are two different lens to think about network mapping.
Why Building Resilient Networks Matter
DECEMBER 13, 2012
Note from Beth: I’ve wrote about the importance of building resilience in networks given the complex and connected environment we live in today. Lessons Learned About Resilient Networks from Super Storm Sandy by Pat Brandes, Executive Director, the Barr Foundation. Networks
Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network
JANUARY 31, 2011
Monday, January 31, 2011 Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network The bigger your social network, the bigger your brain - well, at least your amygdala. To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here.
Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Outcomes and Process The problem is we''re confusing the outcomes of education, the test results, et cetera, with the process of education. In Europe, the European Commission has the VM Pass , a validation process based on a combination of peer review and crowd sourcing. The Achievement Standards Network is offering “open access to machine?readable They actually go through a process of selection, where real people sit down and talk to job candidates.
Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?
MAY 31, 2012
” This was one of the reasons why I wanted to write the book, “ The Networked Nonprofit ,” with co-author Alison Fine back in 2008-09. I noticed a big change in 2010, the year the book was published. ” Have networks become a more accepted way of working?
The Networked NGO in India
JUNE 25, 2012
This was the launch of a peer learning group called “ The Networked NGO ,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers. Networked Nonprofit Networks Training Desig
Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset
JULY 30, 2012
Today, I have the honor of doing a session at The Allstate Foundation ‘s 60th Anniversary Executive Summit (hashtag #60summit ) where I’ll be talking about leading nonprofits with a network mindset. A network mindset means exercising leadership through active participation.
Loyalty in Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Take one of the major media tools out there, I will go ahead and pick up Twitter, since that’s the one I still use the heaviest, and now, very carefully, ask yourself when was it the last time you had a conversation, longer than 5 posts / comments / tweets, etc.
The Networked NGO in Pakistan
APRIL 27, 2012
Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. 100% of participants implement a process and write a social media policy that addresses organizational adoption issues. Movement Building Networked Nonprofit Networks Organizational Culture Training Design
From Social Networks to Communities
JUNE 16, 2010
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World From Social Networks to Communities by Kevin Wheeler on June 16, 2010 Social media and social networks are all the rage. Over the past half decade the popularity of Facebook, LinkedIn and other networks has soared. Almost all large organizations have some sort of presence on one or both of these networks and perhaps on others as well.
Networked learning in a changing world
JANUARY 6, 2011
Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. I modified my use of Twitter favourites for my Friday’s Finds selection this week. Instead of reviewing my favourites in Twitter, I went through the bookmarks on Diigo, deleting ones I no longer wanted to keep and updating and annotating those that I found more interesting. A Baker’s Dozen: Principles of Value Networks | ValueNetworks.com by @vernaallee.
Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network
JULY 24, 2012
This peer learning exchange is designed to help state-based groups to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children. We used to help us design the program, determine process outcomes, and help us evaluate participant’s progress.
Have social networks replaced groups?
AUGUST 25, 2014
Google Docs are functionally wikis, except without the draft>compile>post process.) Likewise, Facebook, Google Groups, Twitter, and the other dominant forms of “social software” (to use the term from 2003) are amazing at building social networks. At those sites you can jump into borderless networks, connecting to everyone else by some degree. Usually the membership process and the walls that that process forms are visible and explicit.
Finding Process Ideas From Our Networks
MAY 13, 2011
This linked set of tweets tells the story about why we don’t have to k now all the different processes we can use in groups, in our work. This is also a nice Twitter Story which I can point to when we are talking about Networks at CSIR in Pretoria next week!).
10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2012
Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita? Scenario Planning in Action: What, Why, Success Factors, and Process. The post 10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012 appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.
A Review of SAP Jam
OCTOBER 21, 2013
One of the reasons we did decide to deploy (and purchase) Jam was to begin the process of consolidating some of our existing social tools – and of course to fully embrace the cloud/mobile experience that Jam does provide.
Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)
MARCH 5, 2012
Martin Bohringer of Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany and Stuart Barnes of University of East Anglia in England set out to prove the use of continuance theory and related theories of habit and critical mass specific to the micro-blogging service Twitter.
Announcing Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Keo Savon, the young Cambodian woman supported by Measuring Networked Nonprofit book royalties. Paarlberg, who guided us in the polishing and revising stage and who made go through a 10-draft revision process for each chapter. Buy a Copy of the Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.
Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs
JULY 27, 2015
I just returned from doing two days of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit training in Mexico City with Oxfam Mexico and participants from offices throughout Latin America, South America, and Caribbean. We had a lot of content and process to go through during the two-day training.
My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story
NOVEMBER 20, 2010
It’s our network. I’ve learned so much through our conversations, links that he sends my way, email/twitter banter, his writing, and his introduction to other people. My Network is indeed my Net Worth. technologies and processes of connecting and so on.
Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging
OCTOBER 30, 2014
It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. It is interesting to look at my posts from October 2002 , in which I reflected on some of the earlier signs of the networks coming to life. The process of putting into words your views about industry developments, technology, the future, or anything else requires you to structure your thoughts.
The Social C-Suite
MARCH 12, 2013
In a 2012 study conducted and sponsored by Domo and CEO.com, the researchers found that 70 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs had no social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest or Google Plus. Originally published to CLO Magazine. The Social C-Suite. By Dan Pontefract.
Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Perhaps a competitor of Zite, Summify takes content, streams and data from the social web (Facebook, Twitter, etc) and distills it into a summary of the top five or ten most important stories for the day. Does the Twitter handle @smith say enough for you?
Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Some 95% of teens ages 12-17 are online, 76% use social networking sites, and 77% have cell phones. In addition, 96% of those ages 18-29 are Internet users, 84% use social networking sites, and 97% have cell phones. The Pew surveys point out these benchmarks: • Nearly 20 million of the 225 million Twitter users follow 60 or more Twitter accounts and nearly 2 million follow more than 500 accounts. Mindfulness Networks
Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond
JUNE 17, 2015
Finally, we looked over our social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and our News and Announcements page on our website. He also tags us, likes our posts, comments, shares and posts on our Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Creating your PKM processes
JULY 20, 2009
In Sense-making with PKM I described some personal knowledge management processes using various web tools. The overall process consists of four internal actions (Sort, Categorize, Retrieve, Make Explicit) and three externally focused ones (Connect, Contribute, Exchange).
Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints
AUGUST 24, 2012
If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. Take this same, enthusiastic and smiling group and ask them how many people work for companies that restrict access to social networking software or ban it outright, and 35 hands shoot up, and the smiles immediately stop. “It?s
The New Unit of Analysis: Networks
OCTOBER 17, 2011
Click Through To Twitter Summary of Plenary. The new reality of organizations as parts of networks requires another lens and different perspective. Both organizations and networks can be means to ends. But it can’t only be about process. Guest Post Networks
APRIL 27, 2009
I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. Here are some of my recent favourites, a follow-on from a related post last month [I've added some letters and words to make it more coherent]: @davecormier RT @arvind: @davecormier Hard core social network research: danah boyd. c4lptnews Leveraging Human Networks to accelerate learning | CLO magazine.
Free Webinar 1/8: Leveraging Social Media to Engage and Inspire Your Alumni Network
JANUARY 6, 2014
I’m honored to be part of the Schusterman Philanthropic Network and Jim Joseph Foundation for #NetTalks , a free, five-part webinar series for Jewish professionals who want to tap into the power and potential of alumni networks. A way to track process.
Getting More Value from Your Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. For example, how can your job postings drive potential candidates to your Twitter or Facebook accounts?
Today, We Are All Japanese
MARCH 14, 2011
As Japan begins the long process of rebuilding, I took a moment to stop and reflect. notice, I’m not on a TV) I venture over to YouTube and find this remarkable footage from the NHK network. One such tweet from my ‘weak tie’ network gave me the nudge to donate: .