Category Archives: Communities

Social Network Analysis: making invisible work visible.

Everyone is talking about the enormous benefits to be had through collaborative working and better employee engagement. Industry analysts report a 25% improvement in organisational efficiency when companies successfully deploy a collaboration platform. Whether it’s social media or social collaboration, organisations are … Continue reading

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Communities, Knowledge Sharing and Remote Working

More and more of us are working remotely, rather than commuting into an office each day. According to ONS figures, the UK now has 1.3 million home workers, and a further 3.7 million who sometimes work from home, or use … Continue reading

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Building and Nurturing On-Line Communities – Batteries Not Included

Much has been written about best practice for developing and nurturing on-line communities , such as Communities of Practice (CoP), and the accepted wisdom is that technology by itself – no matter how good – will NOT deliver vibrant and … Continue reading

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Icentivising Community of Practice Contributors

I think that most community of practice (CoP) facilitators or moderators will recognise the challenge in getting conversations started within the community. The ratio of ‘lurkers’ to ‘contributors’ is one of the standard indicators that should be measured for any … Continue reading

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Social Media for the socially excluded

I had a meting today with an organisation – HeartsnSoul – who want to create a community web site to bring people with learning difficulties together with potential employers. They want to encourage use of personal blogs for their users … Continue reading

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Communities & Technology

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Government wakes up to blogging and CoPs

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CoP in the Local Government Sector

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Demos and Mysociety

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Myspace

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