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  1. 1. Web 2.0 and OD: Panel Discussion Thursday, October 1, 2009 The Change Forum at Milano Graduate School, New School University Web 2.0 Resources You Might Find Of Value… Web 2.0 from Wikipedia (a Web 2.0 tool in itself) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0 "Web 2.0" is commonly associated with web development and web design that facilitates interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design[1] and collaboration on the World Wide Web. Examples of Web 2.0 include web-based communities, hosted services, web applications, social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs, mashups and folksonomies. A Web 2.0 site allows its users to interact with other users or to change website content, in contrast to non-interactive websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of information that is provided to them. Most Popular Web 2.0 Tools and Applications http://www.go2web20.net/#tag:most-popular The Change Management Toolbook – Virtual Facilitation Tools http://www.change-management-toolbook.com/mod/glossary/view.php?id=646 A wiki designed to provide an overview and guidelines (and, in many cases, screenshots) on a variety of tools that can be used for synchronous/asynchround online collaboration. Some of Vicki Axelrod’s thoughts and favorite wikis on the subject… st 21 Century Organization Group Blog – http://c21org.typepad.com Three plus years of practical posts on the essentials, fundamentals and impacts of an interconnected 24/7 global economy for organizations. (Check under Our Resources for links to articles, presentations and videos by the authors.) Wikis: Connected Intelligence: http://connectedintelligence.wikispaces.com/ Networked Organizations: http://networkedorganizations.wikispaces.com/ …as well as some articles and books of particular relevance: Open net WORKing Organizations: Co-generating Knowledge and Innovation ∞ http://c21org.typepad.com/presentations/files/open_networking. Organizations.pdf Broadcasting innovation: organising to connect intelligence http://www.ikmagazine.com/xq/asp/txtSearch.ambrozek/exactphrase.1/sid.D1D81CC2-9DD5- 4565-BE1E-6B71BE7B874F/articleid.6417553D-1F17-4926-9D48- 2EF1110C0767/qx/display.htm Placing Faces on Knowledge http://c21org.typepad.com/presentations/files/ik_mag_facebook_study_article.pdf The Facebook Era: Tapping Online Social Networks to Build Better Products, Reach New Audiences, and Sell More Stuff – Clara Shih http://bit.ly/JhPah Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations - Clay Shirky http://bit.ly/19uLA -1-
  2. 2. Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies – Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff http://bit.ly/3xwAmj The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom - Yochai Benkler http://bit.ly/3pKztL The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook – Jeana Wirtenberg, David Lipsky, and William G. Russell. Chapter 8 Transorganizational collaboration and sustainability networks Some resources Robert Burnside wanted to share… A good overview on “crowdsourcing” – or “tapping the latent wisdom of the masses” – thorugh the use of Social Media and technology today, written by Daniel Dworkin, a Consultant at Stromberg Consulting, a Ketchum firm. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-dworkin/the-suggestion-box-ate-my_b_250757.html The Social Media Revolution (YouTube Video Time - 4:22) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8 An interesting – and somewhat alarmingly straightforward - overview of the Web 2.0 universe, complete with statistics that might make you think a bit more about using these tools. www.slideshare.net/infiltrators/what-the-fk-is-social-media-one-year-later-1729461 Some of Robyn Stratton Berkessel’s own blogs and favorite tools on the subject… Through our increased use of digital tools, as with any other tool, we are evolving to another level. We’ve come from rubbing stones together to….. designing computers that automate most manual processes leaving us now ready to move to the next stage of evolution and apply all our prior knowledge……Wise application is knowing how to use digital media in a way that serves humanity. As human beings, it is in our DNA to communicate, to participate, to contribute, to inquire, to learn, to grow. Digital tools are enabling such experiences at unprecedented rates, unconstrained by politics, ideologies, geography, ethnicity, income, gender, age or any of the traditional barriers to entry. http://www.positivematrix.com/2009/05/14/participatory-tools/ Twitter has awakened me to knowing there is no void between us – the morphic energy fields – our collective consciousness is palpable. We are connected with so many more people through social media in an important way. http://www.positivematrix.com/2009/03/28/twitter-and-me/ OpenSpace-Online® meetings for small and large groups. The virtual-led procedure of this "Do-it- Yourself" real-time meeting method makes it possible for participants to work together WITHOUT "human" online moderators. This worldwide unique methodology is e-collaboration, enabling unique, holistic and highly participative architectures to link multifaceted ways of face-to- face and on-line activities in all settings. http://www.openspace-online.com/ iCohere is an affordable, highly configurable collaboration platform for online events and professional communities. Since 2001, the iCohere team has been an innovator in online learning, knowledge communities and large-scale online events. http://www.icohere.com/ -2-
  3. 3. A range of embedded methodologies harness the wisdom of crowds, reduce collaboration costs by up to 75%, and generate rapid, transformative …. The future is uncertain. It's time to harness the wisdom of the crowd. http://www.groupsystems.com/solutions/ Delivers both the sophisticated meeting software and the personal expertise you need to design and facilitate effective group collaboration. Whether your group is distributed globally or gathered in a meeting room, we’ll provide you with the ideas, tools and support to fully engage participants in achieving results. http://www.facilitate.com/ …and an opportunity to learn more about how Positive Matrix uses these tools: We offer a range of tools to increase participation, heighten engagement, and improve productivity and collaboration. In our workshops and conferences, we supply participants with wireless keyboards, or, if remote, they participate via laptops or via linked conference hubs with their own keyboard setup. E-Learning in Appreciative Inquiry. Below is a list of web-based tools. http://www.positivematrix.com/how-we-do-it/#Participatory%20Tools Some of the interesting tools, articles and websites that Randi Sumner has “tagged” using Social Media… Useful Twitter Tips Blog Article: “20 objectives for organizational use of Twitter for events” • http://ow.ly/15GZCC Tech Crunch Article, “Fred Wilson: The Value Of Twitter Is In “The Power Of Passed Links” • http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/06/16/fred-wilson-the-value-of-twitter-is-in-the- power-of-passed-links/ Hashtag Twitter Profile • http://twitter.com/hashtag • http://twitter.com/HASHTAG_ORG • http://twitter.com/wthashtag Hashtag Wiki Style Sites • http://wthashtag.com/Main_Page • http://hashtag.org/ Tips on Using Hashtags • http://blog.complimedia.com/2009/04/how-to-hashtags-on-twitter-quote-followfriday- etc/ Immersive Internet Thinkbalm’s definition of Immersive Internet with links to White Paper and blog articles. • http://www.thinkbalm.com/immersive-internet/ -3-
  4. 4. Politics White House Links to the WH Blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc: • http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/ Twitterstream US Government • http://tweetcongress.org/ Social Media News Sites • http://socialmediatoday.com/ • http://mashable.com/ • http://www.socialmedia.biz/ • http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org/ • http://socialnewswatch.com/ • http://w.moreover.com/ Interesting Aricles Social Media Gender Gap • http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/may2008/tc20080516_580743.htm …and some book and speaker recommendations, as well. Clay Shirky An NYU Professor who cuts through the morass of organizational behavior to identify new methods for operating un a social media world and suggests new strategies for running an association with members rather than merely for them. How to turn association culture upside- down into a platform where the membership can create value directly for each other. Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky [http://www.shirky.com/] Charlene Li One of Forrester Research's top analysts provides practical advice on how to take advantage of the growing phenomenon of informal communication networks to engage and energize your organizational community. Groundswell by Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff [http://www.forrester.com/Groundswell/book.html] Gary Hamel The Wall Street Journal's "most influential business thinker" and author of the renowned book, Leading the Revolution and Competing for the Future The Future of Management http://www.garyhamel.com/ -4-