Principles of Networked Unmanagement

Harold Jarche

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

Luis Suarez

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

Ross Dawson

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.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

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

[2b2k] MOOCs as networks

David Weinberger

Siva Vaidhyanathan [twitter: sivavaid ] has a really well-done (as usual) article that reminds us that for all the excitement about Massive Open Online Courses — which he shares — we still have to figure out how to do them right. 2B2K’s answer (such as it is) is that you make a room smart by enabling its inhabitants to create a knowledge network. It would encourage links within and outside of the course network.

Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Adapted from a talk given March 9, 2017, at the State University of New York in Syracuse, this essay describes several key innovations shaping the future of open learning: distributed social networks, cloud infrastructures and virtualization, immersive reality, and personal learning environments.

The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

Beth Kanter

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.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

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.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth Kanter

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

iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

Harold Jarche

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.

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What the network saw

Harold Jarche

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.

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth Kanter

” 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

Beth Kanter

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

Beth Kanter

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

Luis Suarez

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.

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.

From Social Networks to Communities

Kevin Wheeler

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.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

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

Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network

Beth Kanter

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?

David Weinberger

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

Nancy White

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

Ross Dawson

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

Dan Pontefract

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)

Dan Pontefract

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.

Networked learning in a changing world

Harold Jarche

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 | by @vernaallee.

Announcing Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book

Beth Kanter

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.

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

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

Ross Dawson

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.

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

Beth Kanter

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.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

In a 2012 study conducted and sponsored by Domo and, 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

Dan Pontefract

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

Beth Kanter

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

Beth Kanter

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.

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

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

Creating your PKM processes

Harold Jarche

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).

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Fragility of Globalization

John Hagel

In particular, I see enormous opportunity from the processes of globalization and I believe that we will all be better off as a result of these processes. Make no mistake about it: globalization is a fragile process - there is nothing inevitable about it.

The New Unit of Analysis: Networks

Beth Kanter

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

Free Webinar 1/8: Leveraging Social Media to Engage and Inspire Your Alumni Network

Beth Kanter

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

Kevin Wheeler

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?

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