Harvesting, Weaving and Creating Summaries

by Nancy White, last edited 3/2003 (Originally at http://www.fullcirc.com/community/creatingsummaries.htm) Asynchronous text based online conferencing often suffers from too much volume and what has been labeled the “tyranny of recency over relevancy.” Even in threads highly focused and on topic, gems quickly get buried and action items forgotten. Important side topics either dominate, or die. This creates … Continue reading Harvesting, Weaving and Creating Summaries

Defining the Purpose of Your Community

Updated 10/02 (Note: This piece was written back  here at  http://www.fullcirc.com/community/communitypurpose.htm in the “olden days” of text based web conferencing as the primary platform for online communities. Many things have changed since then. At some point, I’ll update this piece! 3/15) By Nancy White “The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to … Continue reading Defining the Purpose of Your Community