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Review: Networked Communities: Strategies for Digital Collaboration

Networked Communities: Strategies for Digital Collaboration by Sylvie AlbertMy rating: 2 of 5 stars It was an OK book. Definitely focuses more on the organizational and managerial aspects of networked communities (which aren't of much use to me at the moment).  There were some interesting nuggets of information buried throughout the book if you looked carefully enough.  I am kind
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Jobs responding to criticism

This came across my feed today.  This was obviously not available to me at that time, but it's definitely worth the watch.  I guess this is a time when Jobs wasn't throwing cameras at people ;-)
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The evolution of an MBA

I think this video is an attempt at humor. It wasn't bad; the student reminded me of Michael Scott from the american version of the office at the end. Maybe It's my aversion to the corporate element and the suit ;-)
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Workplace Communities

I was debating whether to post this on Multilitteratus (since it is ID related), or if I should post it here - guess who won ;-)I was reading an article on ASTD learning circuits the other day called Learning 2.0 and Workplace Communities which reminded me of my knowledge management class - the one I took many moons ago while an MBA student.In this article Dave writes about the three models of using
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I hate people!

Well, actually I don't but that is the title of a book that I read recently that was quite a page turner. I first saw this book (I hate people) advertised somewhere online, I can't remember where, but the graphic did catch my eye. It shows a stick figure kicking over a water cooler. The saying does that you should not judge a book by its cover, but in this case the cover was a good indication of
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IT as a non-obtrusive entity

IT has always been an enabler, in my mind, however in looking at the 'real world', post MBA/MSIT, I get to see what professors warned us about. Some wise souls told us that IT should be an enabler for the firm, and not a gatekeeper. However, as we see in this Slate article, IT has assumed the role of the gatekeeper instead of sticking to that of the enabler.I've decided to pull a few quotes of interest
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Knowledge Management yet to catch on...

I was reading a post on eLearningTech recently and this quote caught my attention:The Institute didn't include any courses from suppliers such as Learning Tree, but was rich with resources from Books24x7, TechChek (a web-based technical skills assessment tool), internal company communities and knowledge sharing wikis. A ning site, podcasts, video learning resources, RSS feeds from the large technology
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