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New Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge 2.0

New Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge 2.0 | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Know or die: risk and opportunity of Knowledge 2.0

“And the web stormed the enterprise and disrupted roles, tasks and jobs: it cast speed, openness, flexibility and efficiency throughout, sparing no business processes: manufacturing, logistic, accounting, customer relation management, lead generation…”

The digital mutation is also profoundly disrupting how knowledge is acquired, organized and shared. Knowledge is an intangible, yet strategic asset of any enterprise. With businesses becoming more virtual and dematerialized, its value is patently and rapidly growing. 


What do we do? From cognizant to savvy via social curation

The new knowledge sharing paradigm in the enterprise is real-time information, in an open world, with pervasive expertise.
 

...The benefits of a Knowledge Sharing solution

Deploy a consistent solution that involves (most) employees and leverages expertise - this yields lots of tangible benefits:

  • It increases the performance of each individual, by means of personal education; it is the most effective way to develop the enterprise human capital

  • It increases the performance of each group within the enterprise, by means of collaboration; and also through better understanding of each other, by better synchronization of knowledge throughout the enterprise

  • It increases the global business intelligence of the enterprise, by means of better monitoring and better filtering of real-time web content

  • It increases the amount of relevant content available to the enterprise content strategy. Indeed, qualified knowledge is quality content and can be redistributed externally to demonstrate thought leadership, feed a community and an audience. And every enterprise needs lot of it.

    
  • It helps detect, develop and reward internal thought leaders

    
  • It helps nurture brand advocates

    

... it does not cost much resource, since everyone in the enterprise is already an expert who discovers, reads, analyzes, filters lots of content… it is just a matter of adding this effort to capture and share the best of it!

Sharing of third party content in the enterprise:

  • Educates employees for 96%

  • Makes organization more efficient for 87%

  • Helps convince teammates for 69%

  • Helps convince clients for 84%

Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

Is this knowledge management ramped up with curation tools?   Sharing with the Knowledge Management Institute to get their perspective.  ~  Deb

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Me as an infographic! Christina's Bio Illustrates It.

Me as an infographic! Christina's Bio Illustrates It. | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

To illustrate the previous full video on teaching, learning and doing research via social media in a university setting, here is an Infographic on Christina Costa.


The website also links to her PhD thesis:  

The participatory web in the context of academic research : landscapes of change and conflicts



I just developed an infographic on my experience using easel.ly


It doesn’t look as great as I’d like – need to improve my design skills!! – but this was pretty easy to create.


A great way to illustrate one’s experience.

 

Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

Originally posted on my curation stream, "Infographics and Sweet Stats" - it also belongs here on Agile Learning to illustrate Christina's video listed below (full session on using Social Media in learning, research, teaching.) ~ D

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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, July 15, 2013 11:29 AM

As she says,  "A great way to illustrate one’s experience."  ~  D

Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, July 15, 2013 11:36 AM

I'd be remiss if I didn't also Scoop this to my Social Media curation stream at the SMLL - social media at the university, with the video lecturers bio illustrated via this infographic tool.  ~  Deb

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What Makes a Good Content Curator?

What Makes a Good Content Curator? | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

"Sharing good content shows you understand what’s interesting and valuable to your target markets. It will help you increase your followers and establish your credibility. "


Excerpted from the article:


A good content curator has to sift through tons of content, quickly and efficiently, finding what is both relevant and good quality.

So what does a good content curator look like?


1) Really Long Arms:
You have the expanded reach to know the smaller players with a unique perspective, the powerhouse publishers, and all of the niche players. This allows for a healthy variety of content, with differing perspectives.

2) Super Fast Scanning Eyes:
An efficient content curator knows how to scan an article for legitimacy, value, and relevance to their target market.

3) A Raised Eyebrow:
Each time you come upon something new, your eyebrow is already up, because you’re there to sniff it out to make sure it’ll pass the test. People will lose interest in what you share and you will hurt your credibility if you share content that isn’t high quality.

4) A Belly Full of Hunger:
Good content curators love what they do and are passionate about traversing the wide expanse of the web to find the best content possible."

Read full article here:
http://socialmediatoday.com/parkerwhite/1236016/what-makes-good-content-curator

 


Via Robin Good, Giuseppe Mauriello, John van den Brink, Ivo Nový
Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

Captures the golden nuggets of curation in short form.  Good post.  ~  Deb

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Emily at Two Pens's curator insight, February 20, 2013 7:46 PM

What has long arms and raised eyebrows?

 

Charlotte L Weitze's curator insight, March 11, 2013 4:43 AM
Robin Good's insight:

 

Lindsey Weintraub at SocialMediaToday has a short but valuable guide to four key traits a good curator really needs to have.

 

From the ability to search and tap into sources that should not be what everyone else is looking at, to the ability to know in and out its chosen niche of interest and its players, the good content curator has an uncanny talent for scanning, selecting and triple-verifying anything potentially interesting before even considering showcasing in its selections.

 

Rightful. Good for anyone just starting out with curation. 7/10

 

Article:http://socialmediatoday.com/parkerwhite/1236016/what-makes-good-content-curator#

Rebeca Lamas's curator insight, November 18, 2013 8:07 AM

¿Qué aspectos hacen de ti un buen Content Curator?

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Curating Your Sources Is As Important As Curating Your Content

Curating Your Sources Is As Important As Curating Your Content | Agile Learning | Scoop.it
Yes, it IS about good curation of good content, from good sources that just a repackaging of what's already in the mainstream.
I agree with Robin, along with Gideon Rosenblatt, who I recognize from conversation in Google+.  (His wife and I also do executive coaching.) ~  Deb
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In the world of the information networker, curating content is only half the game. The other half is curating the curators.

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Excerpt:
Robin Good: Gideon Rosenblatt has a good article out on his blog Alchemy of Change, explaining how important it is for curators to explore and expand their news and content sources to avoid becoming another megaphone for what everyone else is already sharing.
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He writes: "...when it comes to networking information, curating content is only half of the problem.

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The other half is curating people.


When we take the time to build interesting, diverse circles on Google+ or lists on Twitter, we improve the way we filter information. It’s up to us.


We can pursue strategies that concentrate the stream of content into just the same old stuff, or we can go out of our way to increase the diversity – and the quality – of what comes to us.


It’s all in the people we follow.

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In the world of the information networker, curating content is only half the game. The other half is curating the curators.

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And in that power to choose our connections, rests our ultimate power to reshape our information filter bubbles and radically improve our perception of reality."

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Rightful. 8/10


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Tom George's comment, June 23, 2012 3:05 PM
Hey Michelle,
Great piece here and so true. We must curate the curators. This belongs on the Billboards can you share it there? I hope all is going well for you.
Michelle Church's comment, June 23, 2012 3:58 PM
I sure will...I meant to earlier really...All is well here. Hope the same is true for you.
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Curate Your Fancy: Social Product Discovery Sites Bet on Passionate Curators

Curate Your Fancy: Social Product Discovery Sites Bet on Passionate Curators | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Helpful perspective from Robin Good and the curator of this post: Pinterest is only the tip of the iceberg. Out there there are literally tens of visual pinning and sharing boards covering styles, topics and tribes of all kinds.

 

One such group of product and object curation tools is the one dedicated to the collection and organization of luxury, fashion, art and design.

 

This article highlights and briefly reviews five of these social product discovery services while analyzing their key differences.

 

The services reviewed include:


-> Fancy

-> Discoveredd

-> StyleSaint

-> Spark Rebel

-> Common Bloggers

 

Very useful. 7/10

Full article: http://fashionablymarketing.me/2012/04/four-social-curation-sites-for-luxury-brands/ 


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Organizing and Curating Content is one of the Best Ways To Learn on a Subject

Organizing and Curating Content is one of the Best Ways To Learn on a Subject | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

"There is no better way to learn something than to research, organize and build a personal framework of information, facts, resources, tools and stories around it," says Sam Gliksman.

 

And from Robin Good:

 

Curation can therefore be a revolutionary concept applicable both to learners and their approach as well as to the new "teachers" who need to become trusted guides in specific areas of interest.

 

Robin selected several excerpts to illustrate from Gliksman's post:

 

  • Reliance on any type of course textbook – digital, multimedia, interactive or otherwise – only fits as a more marginal element in student-centered learning models.
  • Lifelong learners need to be skilled in finding, filtering, collating, evaluating, collaborating, editing, analyzing and utilizing information from a multitude of sources.
  • Textbooks are an important gateway - a starting point ...we should encourage the “critical reading” of textbooks)
As a process consultant and facilitator of groups, this quote especially caught my eye:

 

  • ...the process of accessing, synthesizing and utilizing information is often as important as the product.

The full article is here.


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Robin Good's comment, March 3, 2012 1:13 PM
Thank you for being so kind. I am happy to see this resonates with your experience too.
janlgordon's comment, March 3, 2012 5:37 PM
This is another great piece and it certainly resonates with me, thanks for sharing this Robin.
Steven Verjans's curator insight, December 11, 2012 7:19 PM

Not to mention that it's the first step towards research as well.

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Stuff Curators Say - [Parody] - Filtering is Sexy!

This is a satire of the trendy term, Curation.  Note: apologies to the PG language in the labeling.


Parody shakes up the boundaries of taking ourselves too seriously, especially in social media with #curation trending, heh.

 

Satire is a lesson, parody is a game.  ~  Vladimir Nabokov

 

Excerpt:

 

In response to the original Mashable article, "S**t People Say", the scoopit team Ally Greer and Axelle Tessandier ...did a parody on 'S**t Curators Say". 

 

...hilarious.  It's good to laugh at ourselves!!

 

Also see the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-W-9P6rOnU


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What a hoot! Thanks for sharing.
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Curation, Collection, Bookmarking: Does it Obscure Our Bias Toward Action? | ProfHacker & Chronicle of Higher Ed

Curation, Collection, Bookmarking: Does it Obscure Our Bias Toward Action? | ProfHacker &  Chronicle of Higher Ed | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

What are the actions, results that come from our collecting, referencing, bookmarking, and proliferations of social media profiles, blogs, channels and social empires?


This post refers to current tools, and probes our purpose in using them by asking questions I often ask in executive coaching or in just making a smart decision:

  • What's important?  
  • What really matters?


Excerpted:

...With the near omnipresence of digital reference material, many of us no longer turn first to our own collections. Yet we were trained, explicitly or implicitly, to collect and save large amounts of information.


In Scott Belky’s recent book Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality, he argues that most people spend too much time collecting notes of various kinds, and goes so far as to say:


References obstruct your bias toward action.


Many times, we hold onto an email, the URL of a website, or the PDF of a journal article, as a kind of emblem of an action we intend to take...


If those actions are important, then they should be captured and put into your action list. Otherwise you’re just piling up digital clutter.


Tools like Evernote, Catch (formerly 3Banana) and DevonThink can help you tag, manage, and easily retrieve those references.)


If you just keep everything, then you lose sight of what’s most important.


Today, with so much information all around us, there’s less and less that you really need to keep yourself. Focus on the important stuff and let go of the rest.

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Curation & Blogging, Business Lessons Learned & Curator Prescience, 2012

A choice in social media for business today is blogging or curation, or some of both, or developing a hybrid. How do you make smart choices among traditional and the newest social media tools?


Curation to deal with Social Media Overload:  It's a theme in my new, tailored video presented this month to the local Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing, @LA2M group, focusing on the differences between blogging and curation.


Curation is not filtering, it's not aggregating, it's functioning as a librarian of current and classic content, which allows others into the curation process curate with you, to help avoid "filter bubble" syndrome (I've blogged & have a Move.on video on the subject.)  ScoopIt enables the co-creation curation function as one of the newer curation platforms out there.


I also mention in my video, both Beth Kanter, a respected blogger in non-profit circles, and Robin Good, who was just interviewed by Beth.  This seems to be a prescient convergence to me.


LA2M also archives most of their presentation, so my presentation partner, JT, has his slides and our UStream video archived here, so you can access our combined, recent curationg presentation.


What do you think about curation?  What are your questions?



~ Deb


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Curation Tech-Hustler: Guillaume Decugis, CEO & Co-Founder of Scoop.it

Curation Tech-Hustler:  Guillaume Decugis, CEO & Co-Founder of Scoop.it | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Guillaume Decugis has some tech cred to his name.  For example:

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  • his previous company, Musiwave, became the leading Mobile Music Service Provider in Europe and was sold for $120 million in 2006 to Microsoft.
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  • he also launched Goojet, a mobile social media app which topped 1 million downloads in France at the end of 2010.
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Now, he is the CEO & Co-Founder of Scoop.it, the publishing-by-curation platform that makes it easy to create an online magazine on your favorite topic. You are reading it, via my Social-Peer Learning, Curation curated digital magazine right now.  


This post has a Vimeo interview with him, and, I quote, "Listen to his true tech hustler story now."  Heh, it's a great entry for 2012, a year for tech mobile, curation, cloud & results.   


Thanks for finding my curation news on the Reveln brand of ScoopIt.  Happy New Year!  Warmly,  Deb

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How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning - Less trainers, More curators

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning - Less trainers, More curators | Agile Learning | Scoop.it
Vendors talk about social learning like its something revolutionary, but I'm here to tell you its not. Informal learning is an everyday thing.


Excerpt:


WHY SOCIAL MEDIA CHATS WORK FOR LEARNING

We’ve found social media chats to be the perfect way to get even the most skeptical participant at least a small amount of exposure to social media as a learning tool.

I identified some of the common objections people have to social media for learning above, and now I will show how social media chats meet each one of those challenges:
 

  • It takes very little work to participate: People are able to take a 30 minute break from whatever task they were completing on a Thursday afternoon and spend time chatting with co-workers about topics of general interest. Since the articles are curated for them, it is easy to participate...
    
  • The weekly chat is a regular reminder to participate: #TalkTech is a recurring weekly event on everyone’s Outlook calendar. Everyone in the company knows it’s happening and the chat serves as a constant reminder to take advantage of social media tools for personal learning, even if that just means logging in for 30 minutes a week.
   
  • It’s easy to chat, or just read: People start to feel more comfortable participating in the chat when they see co-workers doing it. Since the topics are posted in our blog and we create a transcript of the chat afterwards, even people who prefer to absorb the content at a slower pace can access the information and benefit from the learning.
    
  • The chat provides structure: It’s easier to know “what to say” on social media when everyone is discussing the same topic for a set period of time. Instead of trying to figure out what to post about, the chat provides direction… and a clear start and stop time.

     

Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

This fits my experience and is a helpful strategy to facilitate learning using social media.  What do you think? ~  Deb

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Motivated, inspired via a "think board" ~ Learning to Learn

Motivated, inspired via a "think board" ~ Learning to Learn | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Luck is occasional but intent lasts forever.

   
What started as a single post-it on [the authors] cubicle wall has organically grown, like an idea-amoeba, into a wide-spread reference wall filled with 41 quotes, business techniques, executive sayings, and original diction.

    

Having tracked and physically “favorited” innovative and creative insights over the past two years, I have developed a quick-reference chart to continually motivate my work output while adding a comforting change of pace for my vision to wander during those much needed breaks.

   

ScoopIt's Note: This is a guest post for the #learningtolearn series. Finding and collecting inspiration from unexpected places is an integral part of staying motivated and expanding the scope of your knowledge.


Related posts by Deb:


  


Deb Nystrom, REVELN's insight:

Vision boards are making the rounds in entrepreneurial business.  Why not "learning to learn" think boards on one of ScoopIt's own curation blogs.  

Hmmm, add some color post-its for colleague to add their idea, and the local inspiration could be even more fun. ~  D

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7 Time-Proven Strategies for Dealing With Information Overload

7 Time-Proven Strategies for Dealing With Information Overload | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

This helpful list of info-overload strategies includes the good and bad effects a single approach.  It's from Fast Co. and a curation connoisseur. 


I've found Google apps use of priority mail VERY useful and just about 90-95% spot on in showing me what's important in my email onslaught.

A coach and/or good use of assessment tools and your own, tuned self-awareness will help you decide which from Fast Company's list is most important to you right now.  


The examples give a flavor of what's at stake.


~  Deb


Excerpted, Fast Co:


The advice is from 1962 study and has been updated for today's daily battle with digital overload.   The techniques are very much still valid.


1. Omission – ...you can’t consume everything, so just ignore some. ...a bit dangerous since some of the omitted information might be the most critical. 


2. Error – Respond to information without giving due consideration. ...without thinking through all the consequences 


3. Queuing – Putting information aside until there is time catch up later. An example is processing email early in the morning, before the business day begins, or reading important reports late at night.


4. Filtering – ...employs a priority scheme for processing some information while ignoring others. Automated tools are particularly well suited to help filter information. 


See the full list here. 


Deb's top curation streams:  Change Leadership Watch & Change Management Resources.


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Robin Martin's comment, November 4, 2012 11:12 AM
Great info...thanks for "scooping" Deb!
Deb Nystrom, REVELN's comment, November 4, 2012 4:51 PM
You are welcome Robin. There's definitely some good interest in this topic!
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Custom Education => Curating Custom Video Learning Courses with Course Hero

Custom Education => Curating Custom Video Learning Courses with Course Hero | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

This goes with my last post, custom education aided by tools like Course Hero.

 

Robin Good: Course Hero is a platform which allows the creation and delivery of online video courses curated from the best existing published content on that topic.

 

There are already ready-made courses to access or you can submit a topic that you would like to video-curate into a course.

 

"You can learn just about anything from YouTube...if you're willing to dig through millions of videos."

 

From Techcrunch: "Luckily, Course Hero has done the work for you, offering coherent classes by hosting collections of the best educational YouTube videos and other content.


The newly launched courses section of the eduTech startup’s site now has classes in entrepreneurship, business plan development, and programming in a variety of languages.

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By drawing from YouTube and other openly available education, Course Hero plans to set up courses for anything it, or you, can think of.

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Each course breaks down into roughly 6 chapters of 6 concept YouTube videos, Justin.tv videos, articles, and more. Unlike Udemy‘s one-teacher-per-class approach, Course Hero courses are compiled from content by many teachers.


Rather than put you at the mercy of long-winded professors, Course Hero trims videos and articles down to their most important teachings.

 

Along the way you’ll answer quiz questions, take tests to complete chapters, and face a final exam to finish a course and earn proficiency badges..."

 

Full article: http://techcrunch.com/2012/04/12/course-hero/ 

 

Courses: http://www.coursehero.com/courses/ 

 

More info: http://www.coursehero.com/ 


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Facebook Introduces Interest Lists, 'Your Own Personal Newspaper' | Search Engine Watch

Facebook Introduces Interest Lists, 'Your Own Personal Newspaper' | Search Engine Watch | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

"Facebook has announced the launch of Interest Lists, a new feature designed to help users curate the content of pages and public figures in which they’re interested."

 

Curation hits Facebook.  You can become the sorter of all that Facebook info to collect and group what is of interest to you.  All my fellow Facebook link posters, this includes you.

 

Excerpted:

 

Facebook new Interest Lists promises to deliver the top posts from each interest group (list) in the user’s newsfeed.

 

Over the coming weeks, users will see “Add Interests” appear in the left-hand sidebar on their newsfeed. Users can also create lists from “Create List” in the “Interests” page.

 

Interest lists can help you turn Facebook into your own personalized newspaper, with special sections—or feeds—for topics that matter to you. You can find traditional news sections like Business, Sports and Style or get much more personalized.

 

Interest Lists are, of course, similar in concept to Google+ Circles, though they are limited to curating content from public figures and Pages..."

 

Read full article here: http://j.mp/xmbXuO


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Giuseppe Mauriello's comment, March 9, 2012 3:12 PM
Hi Robin,
this is my humble appreciation: You are the king of curation..and we learned by you!
Thanks for appreciation about our curated work!
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Pinterest THIS, Curators: How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular

Pinterest THIS, Curators:  How McLuhan, Agel, and Fiore Created a New Visual Vernacular | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Pinterest THIS!  It's an opportunity to channel your connect-the-dots ability into absorbing this prescient piece from Brain Pickings.

 

It may strike you as sophisticated & illuminating  or wandering and confusing, depending on how it grabs your favorites or introduces you to unknown history.  

 

Some excerpted nuggets:

"...contemporary visual culture:  the convergence of highbrow and lowbrow, the vernacular of advertising, the dynamics of newspaper and magazine publishing, the creation of avant-garde mass culture, and a wealth in between."

 

"The purpose of this inventory is to draw a circle around a body of objects; to take stock of their common properties; and to tell a story about where they came from, what they were, and where they led.

 

Their variety is such as to sustain a multiplicity of narrative threads: about

  • the rise of a new photo-driven graphic vernacular;  
  • the triumph of a certain cognitive/cultural style;  
  • criss-crossing between high and low,  
  • erudite and the mass cultural;  
  • the shifting boundaries between books, magazines, music, television, and film.” 
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Referred:  for the Information Age via @piscitelli


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Pinterest is Taking Curation to a Whole New Level - Here's Why

Pinterest is Taking Curation to a Whole New Level - Here's Why | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Networks, people and business continues to intertwine themselves gently and fiercely, especially on Pinterest.  People don't want brands in their face, except for, perhaps, a favored few.  That may be enough for Pinterest.

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I use ScoopIt for business & Pinterest for fun / people networks.  Check out my own boards on Pinterest and find out why, along with the review of Pinterest's success below.  


Also, my low-carb chocolate cake Pinterest referral link is here.

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Excerpts:

  • Pinterest has pulled quite a bit of attention away from Facebook.   From Oct. 2010 to Oct. 2011, the site grew from 40,000 to 3.2 million monthly unique visitors. That’s 8,000%. 
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Pinterest curation in action:

  • Pinterest leverages web content from Tumblr like no site that has ever existed, thus riding on top of its network-effect while not requiring user generated content like many services.
  • They've also perfected in-network virality (pin, repin, like) in addition to out of network sharing (Facebook, Twitter) to grow virally.
  • For these reasons Pinterest could conceivable be the most successful site of its kind in the future.
  • Pinterest is [planning to] threatening to monetize, as those Midwest housewives are literally using it for shopping discovery, which Pinterest can profit off of by taking attribution for purchases that originate off its platform.
  • Several people have purchased stuff spontaneously via random discovery on the site.
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Pinterest should be thriving a year from now .  The author suggests 30 million users next Thanksgiving - and spawning hundreds of copycat startups in other verticals.

 

Curated by Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond"

 

Read full article here: [http://bit.ly/ysH3kI]  from AllTechie News


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Curate and Contrast: Fave Products featuring GetVega

Curate and Contrast: Fave Products featuring GetVega | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Today, over 100 people have shared my Pinterest post from HealthyIndulgences.com on low carb chocolate cake.  Here's master curator, Robin's post on a hot curation tool, and more:


Robin Good: GetVega is a Pinterest-like visual clipping tool, which allows you to create lists and visual collections of commercial products while easily capturing selective info relative to each one (cost, size, weight, price, etc.). 

 

As I have been writing, one of the key next evolutionary areas for content curation tools, is the delivery format. It is on this front that there are lots of marvellous opportunities yet to be tapped. And GetVega is one of the first curation tools to do a great job on this front.  

In fact, one key feature inside GetVega is the ability to display curated collections in one of three different visual formats, depending on the type of list and use you want to make of it. One such display format is extremely effective and valuable as it makes it easy to "compare" products and info within one collection.

GetVega provides a Google Chrome extension that allows you to easily clip one or more images from any product page, as well as any specific product info text or video.

Check out for example this curated collection of iPad alternatives: http://www.getvega.com/list/4f030465e91683175200a750-do-i-really-need-an-ipad You can see at a glance the different tools and their key specs. 

 

Collections can be set to be either "public" or "private" and can be easily shared.

 

Similar "product curation tools" include:
Polyvore, Wanelo, Bagcheck, Curisma, OpenSky, Lyst  

 

Recommended. 8/10


Try it out now: http://www.getvega.com/ 


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janlgordon's comment, January 28, 2012 3:20 PM
Looks interesting, just signed up:-)
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Insights & Tips On Curation, Social Media For Non-Profits, Video | Beth Kanter Interviews Robin Good

This is a great Scoop for Social, Peer Learning & Curation, just after I put together a video for LA2M on this very topic mentioning BOTH Beth & Robin.

 

Here you go (and the video post will follow next.)

 

Beth Kanter interviewed Robin Good a few days ago.

 

Beth:  Robin, I really enjoyed listening to you, I know this is aimed at non-profits but your insights, tips and suggestions are something we can all use. 

 

Key points:

  • BEFORE you get on the web, decide how much time you're going to spend on there, otherwise it could become addictive, and this can happen if you're not careful (hmmm how many of you can relate to this?)  
  • Know who your audience is, pick a very specific topic
  • Be as narrow as you can, find great pieces, pull out what you think would be relevant for them. (Being too broad doesn't help filter out the noise for these people, it adds to it) 

Hear Beth's interview with Robin here: [http://bit.ly/zmRMc7]


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Beth Kanter's comment, January 27, 2012 9:08 PM
Jan - thanks for scooping this. I learned a lot from this interview. I also transcribed it and have included what I think of some of Robin's "classic" curation resources!
janlgordon's comment, January 28, 2012 12:01 AM
Beth,
I revised this post and put the link to the entire interview in it. Really great stuff, Robin is so amazing, good work!
Simon Awuyo's curator insight, December 11, 2014 5:41 AM

By the grace of God, a person whose foot steps I want to follow.

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5 ways to curate and add value - Liz Guthridge

5 ways to curate and add value - Liz Guthridge | Agile Learning | Scoop.it

Liz Guthridge has great information, especially on communication, change and social media.  I have a current video by her on our ChangeResults YouTube channel here:

http://www.youtube.com/user/ChangeResults?blend=7&ob=5#p/u/7/MoPG8nkRC-4

 

Here's some useful strategies from Liz on five effective ways to curate:


1. Call out the important

2. Connect the dots
3. Provide context
4. Summarize key points
5. Encourage conversations


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