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From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

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From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry

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Wendy says it’s a non-moderated, open network with 6,5000 communities formed. And it allows easy access to experts across the company. Wendy says for example, even a single advisor working in a remote branch has access to the best experts anywhere in the company.

From the Outside-In: The Path to Relevance

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Your organization’s opinion or committee’s conclusions about your value do not count. We found similar patterns in our research into associations and other membership organizations.

Is your Organization Capable of Unorthodox Thinking?

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Unless you can get your organization to challenge assumptions and think outside formulaic patterns and solutions, you cannot expect different results or steer it into a different future. The New Competence of the Knowledge Age.

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

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In Wohlson’s articles, e-bay utilized a different logic and set of capabilities to achieve new levels growth; capabilities that are not highly valued or developed in most associations: They actually spoke the same language as their customers…When in Rome… e-bay’s model of online shoppers’ community and its competitive advantage is based on leveraging the unique capabilities and new options that social technologies provide.

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

Monitoring quantifiable patterns of behavior provided some basis for e-Bay’s strategy, for example, learning that “one in every three eBay purchases “is touched by mobile.” Make sense to their markets and customers rather than in-house committees, policies and peers.