Thoughts on the Social Collaboration Game from SHINE09

Amy Sample Ward

This past Saturday at the SHINE09 unconferance , David Wilcox , Andy Gibson , Drew Mackie and I facilitated a version of what was called the Social Collaboration Game. Tags: events collaboration shine09 social collaboration game socialmedia We also had some great role playing contributions from Jess Tyrrell of Germination (playing the “Council Leader&# ) and Cliff Prior of Untld (playing the “Civil Society Minister in a new Tory Government of 2010″).

Join us for the social collaboration game at SHINE

Amy Sample Ward

My colleague, friend, and collaborator David Wilcox just posted about the social collaboration game we are going to be putting on at SHINE derived partly from the social media game and from our work on the Social by Social project. Join the Social Collaboration Game on day two of SHINE. Everyone’s talking about the advantages of collaboration, open-source working and social technology to drive through social change.

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Green Enterpise Unconference: Timely Gathering, Dec 3rd, Mountain View CA

Influence

The “ Green Enterprise Unconference ” we’re hosting on December 3rd is looking extremely timely and interesting. The folks attending the Green Enterprise Unconference are going to be a fascinating group – top executives and environmental/sustainability managers and consultants from a range of organizations: Google. Hope you can join us: The “ Green Enterprise Unconference

Notes from SOCAP09: Thoughts on Micro-Donations, Crowd-Sourcing, Radical Collaborations, and Mobile Tech

Tech Soup Blog

On Thursday, I attended the unconference/open space portion of SOCAP09 (Social Capital Markets 2009). What's the best platform to use for online collaboration? This post is cross-posted on my personal blog and on the NetSquared Blog. I found a few tech sessions that were relevant to the purposes of TechSoup, and as is always the case, I collected the business cards of some intelligent people doing good work.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration / Cancún Yucatán, (Int.) New ways to collaborate with each other. It is run as an unconference, meaning YOU set the agenda.

Off to NTC!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I’m speaking in two sessions: “ Collaborative Problem Solving for Consultants &# organized by Robert Weiner, and “ Earth to Cloud &# part of the fabulous Tech Track organized by Peter Campbell. I’m looking forward to the Unconference on Open Data organized by NetSquared, and getting to see lots of old colleagues. Tomorrow morning, I’ll be leaving on a jet plane, to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference.

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A Compass for Congress

Influence

Back in September, Forum One was one of the sponsors of CongressCamp, an informal "barcamp" unconference here in Washington. For two days, attendees exchanged ideas on how social media and collaboration tools could increase citizen engagement with Capitol Hill. Tags: Collaboration Government I want to tell you about a fantastic new (and developing) resource for congressional staff.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

The 2010 NTC by the Numbers

NTEN

Day 1 of the conference saw 122 attendees volunteer to help 58 organizations during the Day of Service , while 50 of you attended the Open Data Unconference and 139 went to We Are Media Sessions. Tags: 10NTC Collaboration NPTech NTEN programs Program

Live from Transparency Camp '09 in DC

Influence

And the " bar camp " format, or unconference or "open space" approach, really leads to meaningful topics and peer to peer discussions. Tags: Events Technology Communication Collaboration Strategy I had a great time yesterday at Transparency Camp '09 in DC - kudos to Peter Corbett , and Gabriela Schneider and Clay Johnson and others at Sunlight Foundation , as well as others for catalyzing it.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

A Compass for Congress

Influence

Back in September, Forum One was one of the sponsors of CongressCamp, an informal "barcamp" unconference here in Washington. For two days, attendees exchanged ideas on how social media and collaboration tools could increase citizen engagement with Capitol Hill. I want to tell you about a fantastic new (and developing) resource for congressional staff.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

For my mom on Ada Lovelace Day

Amy Sample Ward

Hosting unConferences across the United States, She’s Geeky aims to inspire women technologists in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, provide a space for women geeks to create enduring communities, and foster collaboration and innovation among peers.&#.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

NPTECH Punk

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

From their website: Some of the features that distinguish Hampshire from more traditional liberal arts colleges include student-designed academic concentrations; an active, collaborative, inquiry-based pedagogy; an interdisciplinary curriculum; and a narrative evaluation system. The unconference/camp model of learning about technology issues is really great, but falls a little short when dealing with a specific tool, and an audience that is mostly unfamiliar with it.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Women Who Tech: Tools and Apps to Energize your Base

Amy Sample Ward

Yesterday was the 3rd annual Women Who Tech Telesummit , bringing together over 600 women (and men) from for-profit and nonprofit organizations and technology start, connecting developers and techies with those new to the field, igniting conversations and long-term collaborations.

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Two Opportunities at the MAH: MuseumCamp and an Incredible Job

Museum 2.0

Each summer, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History hosts MuseumCamp , a professional development experience that is part retreat, part unconference, part adult summer camp. Dear Museum 2.0

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Greenwashing vs Really Being Green

FI Space

Come find our the difference at this unconference here in Austin this Sept… Are you driving environmental innovation within your company? These “unconferences&# will bring together dozens of professionals engaged in making their organizations more efficient, sustainable and leading-edge. All participants will have an opportunity to share, discuss, network, collaborate and learn throughout the day.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers. In part one, we looked at determing the value of creating a collaboration community.If youre a funder in the philanthropic sector, and youve concluded that online collaboration is a great tool for solving issues like.

Greenwashing vs Really Being Green

FI Space

Come find our the difference at this unconference here in Austin this Sept… Are you driving environmental innovation within your company? These “unconferences&# will bring together dozens of professionals engaged in making their organizations more efficient, sustainable and leading-edge. All participants will have an opportunity to share, discuss, network, collaborate and learn throughout the day.

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"Real Time Web" Summit - Thursday, October 15, Mountain View CA

Influence

The real-time web is creating new opportunities in business, media, communication and collaboration. The event will be an unconference format - leveraging users' interests to drive the sessions, and ensuring plenty of time for interactions. We're pleased to be partnering with ReadWriteWeb on an exciting conference this week - " The Real Time Web Summit ". If you will be in the SF Bay area you should really think about going!

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, Florida: Google Drive: Tips and Tricks for Collaboration and Productivity. Peterborough­, Ontario: Online Collaboration — Strategies for Collaborating with Stakeholders. the Best of the Unconference.

Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

The NOS session is a chance for anyone interested in open data and APIs to connect and collaborate. Even if you’ve never participated in an ‘unconference’ event like this, no worries! It’s that time again: time to meet up at the Nonprofit Technology Conference!

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2012 Conferences: Social Change, Technology, Nonprofit

GroundWire

This year marks the 6th anniversary of Rootscamp “Unconference” where organizers set the agenda, share lessons learned and drive the conversation about best practices in organizing. This popular three-day gathering brings together nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness. Hotlanta May 7-9, 2012 You'll find plenty of ways to participate as you share experiences, exchange information and collaborate with fellow Scrum users.

Basic Facilitation Techniques for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Open Space and Unconference Facilitation.

Join us at eDemocracyCamp2

Influence

At this "unconference," attendees will be setting the agenda. The following are among the expected session topics: Collaborative problem solving, consensus building and decision making. It feels like we're finally reaching a tipping point. We're closer than ever to genuinely opening up government and democratic processes.

MuseumNext: Camp Comes to the UK, Oct 22-23

Museum 2.0

We are using a hybrid unconference/workshop model in which participants work collaboratively to explore and brainstorm a few pre-selected "wild ideas" for future museum initiatives related to audience participation. Many of you know how much I love camp-like professional experiences.