Blogging was where we began, and how we built our company so we have preserved this archive to show how our thinking developed over a decade of developing the use of social technology inside organisations

Themes

Posts with a socialnetworking theme

Social networks and the connective tissue of a Big Society

‘Big Society’ coverage seems to be all about volunteering, but there is a key role for understanding social networks as part of the analysis of social problems and also in enabling distribute participation as part of potential solutions to them. Healthy social networks are the connective tissue of a Big Society

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Writing makes us free

Summary of a lovely discussion abotu Twitter hosted by NESTA

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Social Networking for the Legal Profession

We are proud to announce a major new report, published in association with Ark Group, entitled Social Networking for the Legal Profession, which looks in depth at current practice in social networking and social technologies within the legal sector

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Boring technology can become socially interesting

Clay Shirky gave a great talk at the RSA yesterday about his book “Here comes Everybody”

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Green thing – you make my heart sing!

Can the power of online social networking and sharing encourage environmentally-responsible behaviour? Regardless of the endless debates over science and impact, one thing is for sure: we all have to reduce our carbon dioxide impact by a significant amount. Greenthing tries to help by making this a fun thing, not a guilt thing. Why not try it?

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Facebook to get social zones?

Facebook to introduce social zones? Their API suggests this is in imminent

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What other conferences can learn from Reboot

Maybe I am getting jaded, but I am more and more conscious of a gulf in quality between events like Reboot and LIFT on the European circuit and UK business-focused conferences. Herewith, some observations on what we could do better.

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Soapboxes in cyberspace: how can the media facilitate debate online?

Event: What have we learned from new forms of online debate, and what is the role of the mainstream media in facilitating good quality debate in the future?

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Network-centric management

Martin Duggage on Network-centric management and communities of practice in Schneider Electric

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