Category Archives: Collaboration / Community

Health Org’s Communities and Perceptions

Contrary to what one might think, how much empathy an online community seems to have may not be driven by its community’s social bonding.  For healthcare organizations, it is communities that could effectively inform, and not socially bond, which were … Continue reading

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Popularity Contest

Think you know what your audience likes? Be sure, by tracking the activity around your content. By using meta-data about your web content, and traffic analysis, you may begin to see what sorts of things are popular with your audience. … Continue reading

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Making a Great Good Place

In The Great Good Place 1 Ray Oldenburg looks at several types of real life places (such as cafe’s, coffeehouses, the local pub) and distills what makes them great and why we need them. The notion of a third place, … Continue reading

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A look at the law and numbers, Metcalf, Reed, Dunbar, and others

In order to understand the value and power of networks, such as a community, a number of individuals have come up with equations and analysis. It’s worth a bit of time to understand what they are talking about and how … Continue reading

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Flourish at 3 Positive to 1 Negative Posts – The Losada Zone

Marcial Losada has looked at how people communicate, finding those groups that flourish have 3 positive statements to every negative statement.  How does your group measure up?  Here are some details to check out: Positive statements are those where “speaking … Continue reading

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