If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. They’re windowless and the carpets look as though designers around the world have colluded with one another to see who can come up with the most bizarre patterns possible.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

Sophomore Blues Sabbatical

Dan Pontefract

In particular, I’ve recognized over the past several weeks that if I want the Dual Purpose book project to safely and successfully disembark, my own patterns and behaviours must change. Dan's Related Posts: Why Don’t We Tip Flight Attendants?

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How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

Beth Kanter

The book is about our behavioral addictions to our smartphones, video games, social media, and email and how to break them. Like slot machines, people check their emails and social networks repeatedly because they have a Ludic Loop embedded. What are your tips?

smart cities need smart citizens

Harold Jarche

With these data, governments, organizations, and companies can sense patterns and make decisions – from traffic control to geographically specific advertising. But this is merely the tip of the iceberg of the real potential of smart cities and digital networks.

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cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

These have been edited and synthesized to a single composition in advance of my sessions in Helsinki on 3 November 2017 with The National Foresight Network and the Prime Minister’s Office where we will discuss the transformation of work and its consequences. Tribes & Networks.

OMG, its culture change time

Dave Snowden

Hat tip to Euan Semple for the link by the way as it inspired this posting but it's a pretty shallow article. Such cultures are tacit in nature: networked, tribal and fluid. If in doubt, blame the culture seems to be a golden rule in consultancy and management alike.

Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

The process of seeking out and sharing meaning is a responsibility of enlightened social citizenship. Concept work relies on pattern recognition, tacit knowledge and the wisdom borne of experience. I share my take on things in conversations, both in person and in social networks.

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Top Ten Chart Secrets from A Nonprofit Data Nerd

Beth Kanter

Social network maps, tree maps, and dot plots are some of the newest charts to enter the nonprofit field.† Tree maps are for hierarchical or nested data, and they’re great for showing several part-to-whole patterns at once.

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Awesome insights into working smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Knowledge is the network - David Weinberger , August 4, 2011.

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

So, as I am ramping up the last few hours of my holidays, yesterday afternoon I found out, through my colleagues, that, after a long while, our IBM Social Software Internal Adoption Program is now ready to transcend the firewall and go external. ( Note: You see?

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0

Best of working smarter for September 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

Response to Dron

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We''ll discuss this too. -- Let''s let Dron introduce connectivism: The Connectivist account of individual learning, in which the nervous system is understood as a neural network with emergent properties and behaviours resulting from its connections that we describe as ''learning'', is certainly compelling. There is one trivial sense in which every theorist agrees that learning is based on a neural network as described - they agree because they have to.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually. Regardless of the huge, and rather disruptive, impact from corporate social networking.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

Wiki Wake-up Call and Use Cases WikiPatterns --A great collection of patterns and "anti-patterns" that spur (or impede) wiki adoption Because I use Delicious as part of my better memory, I like it when work teams use it to share web pages that are relevant to the team.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

Andriani and McKelvey focus on the desperate efforts of social “scientists” to fit social phenomena into Gaussian distributions. But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world. Here's to patterns that connect!

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Improve your Work Literacy I would highly encourage going through the recent series of posts all about Tools and Methods for Work and Learning : Work Skills Keeping Up Top-Down Strategy Better Memory Information Radar Processing Link Pages Network Learning Collaboration Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool Search Browser Short Cuts Work Skills Workshop Keynote Links I mentioned in Twitter Conference Ideas that I was sending messages and links during the keynote. Any tips/resources?

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These three directly address the follow up question Tony left on Part 1 seeking more on what learning professionals need to know how to do to leverage the learning opportunities found in communities and networks. We might also say network weaving may need to be a bit more ego-less.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Marketing for Free Agents redux

Harold Jarche

Without conversation (oral, written, graphical, physical) there are no social transactions. Both networks, as well as Twitter, have connected me to paid work. I have found that participation in a networked market changes people fundamentally. Tweet.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social Media Strategy Planning & Measurement – What’s Working? With social media, however, strategy is a compass, not a map, because it is a fast changing territory. Social media, however, is like a river you swim in.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? Learning Community/Network Skills for Knowledge Workers and Learning Professionals First, some context.

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Full Circle Associates " Musings on "community management" Part 1

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. 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. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

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Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

patterns that are emerging much along the lines of my previous post Examples of eLearning 2.0. Yammer (internal twittering) is almost impossible to explain to someone who has no experience with any social networking (and probably not with anything more than email lists). As a side note, I think selling Twitter/Yammer is harder than selling social bookmarking and wikis. Social bookmarking and wikis are often a smart replacement with obvious side benefits.

Google + for Nonprofits: Invest Time or Not? Nonprofit Starter Steps

Beth Kanter

View more presentations from Social Media for Nonprofits. These were the questions that were going through my mind as I listened to a presentation on Google + Alex Abelin at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference as he explained some of the benefits. This post will help you create a plan for getting started with a low risk experiment. But if you Google + seems like the right next step in your integrated social media strategy, here’s how to get started.

Shift Happens – The Future of Advertising

John Hagel

Let’s look at just some that are re-shaping the advertising world: Shifts from advertising placed in digital content to ads placed in social networks and applications. On the second point, social network sites provide increasingly robust platforms for us to learn about what our friends are interested in and purchasing (although in many cases still trying to figure out the appropriate balance between privacy and attention).

Media and Messages

Harold Jarche

The other component is building or connecting to networks, social or otherwise. The main driver is our ubiquitous access to networks. Our global 24 hour conversation was in fact a global village, still composed mostly of innovators and early adopters, but the tip of a connected iceberg. Using Twitterfall of search, one can see the collecting observations from many people and from this see some patterns.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? Learning Community/Network Skills for Knowledge Workers and Learning Professionals First, some context.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I like your meta skills, but … I was hoping that you would provide insight into the core skills and knowledge around communities and networks that learning professionals should have? Learning Community/Network Skills for Knowledge Workers and Learning Professionals First, some context.

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Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation.

Online Marketing for Free-agents

Harold Jarche

Without conversation (oral, written, graphical, physical) there are no social transactions. However, both networks have connected me to paid work. Cluetrain #9 These networked conversations are enabling powerful new forms of social organization and knowledge exchange to emerge.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation.

Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Doesn’t seem to me anybody’s yet invented the social router, which could manage our cross-channel traffic in meaningful ways … though I do have some ideas … not to say a prototype … It was great to reconnect with you, just a bit, and I hope we can continue.

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2008 in retrospect

Jay Cross

We are in the midst of a great transition to an era of networks and service. Networks enable direct, static-free, one-to-one communication. Community Tips for New Leaders (blog). Information spreading through network connections empowers workers to make decisions and take responsibility for them. The biggest challenge businesses today face is unlearning what was successful in the industrial age and learning how to prosper in the network era.

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How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

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. Social media is a great place to fail. Social media enables this. So what are the patterns?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

is distinctive in the social dimension that it explicitly addresses. technologies because of the strong social aspect addressed by these technologies. software that is usable by the enterprise (see the list compiled by Jeff Nolan at SAP, with a hat tip to Dion Hinchcliffe).