These are my links for January 27th through January 28th:
- 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Product [Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog] – The Web Community Gets Smarter Every Time It Builds A Product
If there's one thing that the Web has taught us it's that the network gets smarter by virtue of people using it and product development is no exception. Not only do we have examples of great online applications and systems to point to and use for best practices, but the latest tools, frameworks, development platforms, APIs, widgets, and so on, which are largely developed today in the form of open source over the Internet, tend to accumulate many of these new best practices. I've lauded everything from frameworks like Rails, Cake PHP, and Grails to online community platforms like Drupal and Joomla as examples of guiding solutions that can be vital springboards for the next great Web product or service.
- Evernote releases Google Notebook importer – Ars Technica – Google admitted it was no longer immune to the economic downturn last week by announcing that in addition to a handful of layoffs, certain services were either getting put on hold or shut down. Among these is Google Notebook, an Evernote-like product that allows users to easily clip information from around the web and organize it into, well, notebooks. Fortunately, Evernote got in touch to let us know that it is officially taking in Google Notebook refugees with a handy new Google Notebook importer.
- My Podcast – Free Podcast Hosting & Directory – Guide on how to started with podcasts and free hosting facility. Cool
- Ourmedia: Homepage – We're here for the community
Video producers and podcasters use Ourmedia to show off their works and create communities of interest.
* Create your own channels!
* Learn how to create cooler media
* Grab rights-cleared footage & music
* Upload your work to multiple sites
* You own your media – no lock-ins!
- e-Government National Awards 2008 – The Communities of Practice (CoPs) platform has won a 2008 National e-Government Award. e-Government National Awards winner 2008
The annual e-Government National Awards are the UK's highest level commendation for the best e-government services, recognising excellence across transformational e-government projects.
These are my links for January 25th through January 27th:
- Dubai and The Flintstones – THE Tenerife Forum Online Community – New Middle East crisis – Dubai TV refused permission to broadcast the Flintstones http://is.gd/hmrT (Abu Dhabi Do!)
- CSIP Older people's mental health programme: Communities of Interest – Through these pages, we aim to share good practice & promote discussion (on The Meeting Place) on service planning, delivery & improvements
- Communities and Collaboration – @tony_jameson Thanks for the RT. Also blog post about CoPs at http://is.gd/hbn2
- Communities of Practice: Conversations To Collaboration – SlideShare – SlideShare Presentation : Communities of Practice: Conversations To Collaboration: http://tinyurl.com/bdcuvn
- JanRain – Products – RPX – Today, organizations are spending an excessive amount of time learning about OpenID, installing and configuring Open Source libraries, customizing and integrating with existing infrastructure, and maintaining the latest features and capabilities of OpenID. With the comprehensive JanRain RPX solution, a software as a service platform, you can accelerate user registration and logins, learn more about your customers, and create a universal login experience across your websites.
I’ve was pleased to be invited to do a keynote presentation at the NHS eSpace Coordinators conference earlier this month.Â I wanted to emphasise the importance of the Coordinator’s role in building trust within a Community of Practice (CoP), and … Continue reading
These are my links for January 22nd through January 23rd:
- http://snurl.com/alt5e – Trend spotting reports for 2009 available for download http://snurl.com/alt5e
- http://snurl.com/alstp – 35 Social Media tools for your social web lifestyle http://snurl.com/alstp
- Twitter Backgrounds Gallery – Selection of Twitter backgrounds for use, or upload your own.
- 49 Amazing Social Media, Web 2.0 And Internet Stats – As our digital and physical lives blur further, the internet has become the information hub where people spend a majority of their time learning, playing and communicating with others globally. Sometimes it is easy to lose sight of just how staggering the numbers are of people collaborating, researching, and interacting on the web.
Here is a look at some interesting/amazing social media, Web 2.0, crowdsourcing and internet statistics.
- Social Networking Research.pdf – Steve Dale
Knowledge & Learning Team
Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA)
76-86 Turnmill St,
London EC1M 5LG
Research on the Use of Social Software in the Workplace (IBM Report)
- Communities and Collaboration – New blog post: Communities of Practice wins e-Gov National Award http://tinyurl.com/bhasbb
- Winners in the e-Government National Awards are announced – e-Government excellence: Leadership & Professionalism
(Leading e-Government strategies and professional development which contribute to achieving positive transformation).
Winner Improvement & Development Agency for Local Government (IDeA)
Communities of Practice for Local Government
- TG Daily – The White House starts blogging, goes web 2.0 and social – The White House starts blogging, goes Web 2.0 and social! http://is.gd/gOhr
These are my links for January 18th through January 20th: More Adults Than Ever on Social Networks – ReadWriteWeb – The share of adult internet users who are involved in social networking online has more than quadrupled in the past … Continue reading
These are my links for January 15th through January 18th: Analytics Toolbox: 50+ More Ways to Track Website Traffic – If you have a website or blog you’re probably interested in who’s visiting your site and what they’re doing while … Continue reading
Hat-tip to my colleague Michael Norton who told me about this video. I hadn’t associated blogs with Watergate until I saw this. Maybe there’s some truth in the notion that blog are on ‘the dark side’!
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These are my links for January 14th from 08:50 to 09:25: Google Maps: 100+ Best Tools and Mashups – Most people think of Google Maps in terms of finding a place or business, or getting directions from one point to … Continue reading