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Knowledge Sharing Tools and Methods Toolkit - Social Network Analysis

Knowledge Sharing Tools and Methods Toolkit - Social Network Analysis | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"Social network analysis is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organisations, computers or other information/knowledge processing entities." (Valdis Krebs, 2002). Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method for visualizing our people and connection power, leading us to identify how we can best interact to share knowledge.

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When to use:Visualize relationships within and outside of the organization.Facilitate identification of who knows who and who might know what - teams and individuals playing central roles - thought leaders, key knowledge brokers, experts, etc.Identify isolated teams or individuals and knowledge bottlenecks.Strategically work to improve knowledge flows.Accelerate the flow of knowledge and information across functional and organisational boundaries.Improve the effectiveness of formal and informal communication channels.Raise awareness of the importance of informal networks.

Karen du Toit's curator insight, September 15, 3:27 AM

A great wiki to check out about social network analysis

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Peadar Kirby in discussion with Michel Bauwens

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Continuing our series from Open Everything  we have today Professor Peadar Kirby, a resident of Cloughjordan Ecovillage in discussion with Michel Bauwens. If you are interested in other videos from this series see presentations by Peter Couchman , John Restakis and Michel Bauwens . Open Everything t
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How robots and 3D printing are making coding fun - Wired.co.uk

How robots and 3D printing are making coding fun - Wired.co.uk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Simon Riley is on a mission to get kids into coding.
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Branson backs 'sharing economy' as government prepares to rewrite rules

Branson backs 'sharing economy' as government prepares to rewrite rules | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Branson backs 'sharing economy' as government prepares to rewrite rules, Virgin founder Richard Branson has welcomed the prospect of rule changes that could make life easier for 'sharing economy' businesses such as Airbnb, Uber and Etsy in the UK.
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Cooperative transport systems – the next step in transport transformation - The Networked Society Blog

Cooperative transport systems – the next step in transport transformation - The Networked Society Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Today about 50 percent of the world’s population lives in cities. Most people need transport every day – to and from work, to pick the kids up at school, to go to an evening course or to meet some friends. People spend on average 2 hours and 20 minutes commuting every day in big cities like Hong Kong, London or Moscow.

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Urban Farmers Trade Goods and Stories at ‘Crop Swaps’

Urban Farmers Trade Goods and Stories at ‘Crop Swaps’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The swaps, which operate on the barter system, allow people to diversify their pantries while bolstering their relationships with others in their communities.
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Facebook can access your mobile, take pictures and video - warning - Irish Independent

Facebook can access your mobile, take pictures and video - warning - Irish Independent | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Facebook can gain direct access to a person’s mobile and take pictures or make videos at any time without explicit consent, British MPs warn as they call on social media companies to simplify their terms and conditions.

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Touring bands hit the Sharing Economy with Sharingear - ArcticStartup

Touring bands hit the Sharing Economy with Sharingear - ArcticStartup | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

As evidenced by yesterday's article on Sharetribe, the "sharing economy" is going everywhere. One new startup now out of Copenhagen's Startupbootcamp isSharingear, sort of an AirBNB for touring equipment that should make it a lot easier for bands to hit the road and make some money. 

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Why Companies Should Have Open Business Models | MIT Sloan Management Review

Why Companies Should Have Open Business Models | MIT Sloan Management Review | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Perhaps the "next-generation theatrical sensation" was too ahead of its time. Blank! The Musical will close off-Broadway on November 30. The production began performances on November 1, officially opened on November 17 and had been set to play a six-week limited engagement.

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Sharing economy gains momentum in Ukraine - Kyiv Post

Sharing economy gains momentum in Ukraine - Kyiv Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It’s cheaper to share. That’s the basis of a trend known as the sharing economy, in which people split costs for traveling, share clothes and economize in other ways.
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Tech's Gender Gap Wasn't Always So Bad. Here's How It Got Worse | WIRED

Tech's Gender Gap Wasn't Always So Bad. Here's How It Got Worse | WIRED | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The result is a new documentary film called CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, which explores the glaring lack of American female and minority computer science engineers, as well as the many reasons behind this shortage. In the film, Reynolds speaks with coders, computer science teachers, brain specialists, psychologists, top tech executives, and many others across the tech world and beyond, including the newly appointed White House CTO Megan Smith. Reynolds and her team recently wrapped the movie, and it’s slated for release sometime in 2015, after the team raised more than $86,000 on Indiegogo.
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Council’s cross party move to co-operation

Council’s cross party move to co-operation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It has agreed to adopt co-operative values and principles including social partnership, democratic engagement, co-production, enterprise and social economy and maximising social value.
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5 Great Reasons to Celebrate International Buy Nothing Day Instead of Black ... - TIME

5 Great Reasons to Celebrate International Buy Nothing Day Instead of Black ... - TIME | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Why not take a break from buying to question status quo capitalism and consider how we might participate in a more sustainable economy?
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Identity assurance and the sharing economy - ComputerWeekly.com (blog)

Identity assurance and the sharing economy - ComputerWeekly.com (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has released Debbie Wosskow's independent review on the potential of the sharing economy,"Unlocking the sharing economy: an independent review".


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Low Energy Nuclear Reactions: Papers and Patents - Huffington Post

Low Energy Nuclear Reactions: Papers and Patents - Huffington Post | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
On 12 November 2014, China and the U.S. reached a historic agreement to limit greenhouse gases. Other nations will hopefully follow suit. But even these cuts may not be enough. So how are we going to meet these goals?
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Freemium: The First Business Model of the 21st Century

Freemium: The First Business Model of the 21st Century | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
At the Revenue Bootcamp Conference in Mountain View, Calif., Chris Anderson, author of "Free: The Future of a Radical Price," discusses how different companies use the free-to-premium, or freemium model, to not only make money, but often keep...
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Open Mumbai: how PK Das set out to map the city's slums - The Guardian

Open Mumbai: how PK Das set out to map the city's slums - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The 2014-34 Mumbai Development Plan shows, for the first time, a recognition of the needs of slum dwellers in the city’s planning processes.
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The Trouble with Stuff: A Conversation with Annie Leonard

The Trouble with Stuff: A Conversation with Annie Leonard | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Annie Leonard is one of the most articulate, effective champions of the commons today. Her webfilm The Story of Stuff has been seen more than 15 million times by viewers. She also adapted it into a book.
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Open Source Hardware and the Law - Public Knowledge

Open Source Hardware and the Law - Public Knowledge | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Last month I attended the third Open Hardware Summit in New York City.  With the growth of the community and the emergence of products that target people beyond core open source hardware enthusiasts, there was a great deal of discussion about what it really means to be open source hardware and also how to be both open source and competitive in the hardware world.  This post expands upon something that I only had time to briefly touch upon during my presentation.


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Let's Make Bitcoin The Biggest Humanitarian Tool The World Has Ever Seen - TechCrunch

Let's Make Bitcoin The Biggest Humanitarian Tool The World Has Ever Seen - TechCrunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
News junkies of the world may be forgiven for becoming the latest tech skeptics: 2014 has been a year of global mayhem. Instead of creating a connected..
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Does the future of work lie in workplace communities? - PersonnelToday.com

Does the future of work lie in workplace communities? - PersonnelToday.com | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
We use the same structures and organise work the same as we have for decades. Are workplace communities a better way to benefit from our collective intelligence?
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The Sharing Revolution - CounterPunch

The Sharing Revolution - CounterPunch | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The political conversation on sharing is growing by the day, sometimes from the unlikeliest of quarters. And at the present time, there is perhaps no-one calling louder for a new society to be based on sharing than Russell Brand, the comedian-cum-activist and revolutionary. It is easy to dismiss much of Brand’s polysyllabic and self-referential meanderings, as do most of the establishment media in the USA and Britain, but this only serves to disregard his flashes of wisdom and the justified reasons for his popularity.

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The Politics of Open Source | The Journal of Information Technology and Politics Annual Conference | University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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Why we need the internet more today than ever before - Open Democracy

Why we need the internet more today than ever before - Open Democracy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Being able to transmit and receive on so many different levels to such a variety of audiences may be rewiring us for better emotional health.
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The Internet of Things Is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes (Part 2) - Wired

The Internet of Things Is Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes (Part 2) - Wired | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Last week I talked about how people are thinking too small when they think about the Internet of Things (See Part 1).
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Uk urged to back 'sharing economy' - Daily Mail

Uk urged to back 'sharing economy' - Daily Mail | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The UK should do more to support "sharing economy" platforms like Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Zipcar, according to a government-commissioned review. The Unlocking...
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