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Social cartography: mapping the social network

Being a good story teller is one half of being part of a productive conversation… being a good listener is the other half. The same is true when it comes to social media monitoring and engagement. Listening to the social

Posted in digital storytelling, information architecture, knowledge management, social networks, UNICEF

Social media is a tool, not a strategy

No one who uses social media is confused about the difference between a company and an individual. Companies or brands who pretend to act like individuals are immediately disingenuous and suspect. They are clearly selling something. If one follows the

Posted in digital storytelling, social networks

The revolution has been Tweeted

Regardless of the polemic between Andrew Sullivan and Malcolm Gladwell, it is clear in early 2011 that the revolution has been Tweeted… in China, Iran, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Lybia, etc. Why is this happening, and what does it mean for

Posted in digital storytelling, social networks

Socializing DAM

Sharing innovation in the organization
The success of a digital asset management (DAM) or other collaborative technology platform depends upon system adoption within the organization. This article addresses the social aspect of system user adoption and maintains that ‘socializing’ a new technology is a key component to the long-term success of the project.

The Journal of Digital Media Management, vol. 1,2 published by Henry Stewart Publications, London.


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My article "Socializing DAM" published in the Journal of Digital Media Management addresses the impact of social networks within the organization on technology projects. Please click on the "download the PDF" button to get a free copy.