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8èmes rencontres MousTIC : Former à coopérer, se former en coopérant. Le numérique au service de nouvelles pratiques

Last update on Feb. 18, 2015.

8èmes rencontres MousTIC : Former à coopérer, se former en coopérant. Le numérique au service de nouvelles pratiques

Moustic (Mise en Oeuvre des Usages Sociaux des Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication) : un rendez-vous, unique dans le grand Sud. Cette 8ème édition a pour thème « Former à coopérer, se former en coopérant. Le numérique au service de nouvelles pratiques »

Du 25 à 27 mars à Montpellier SupAgro, Moustic c'est trois jours pour découvrir et partager des expériences, projets innovants en matière d’usages sociaux des TICs avec, cette année, une attention particulière sur le numérique au service de la coop ...

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CI: What is Collective Intelligence?

Last update on Oct. 8, 2013.

CI: What is Collective Intelligence?

Intelligence is not just something that happens inside individual minds.

 

It also arises within groups of individuals and this phenomenon can be quite powerful.  For a number of months Imagination for People has been working on software that will facilitate the creation of what is called ‘collective intelligence.’ In preparation for the launch of this software, we thought we would take some time to introduce the I4P community to collective intelligence (CI) and show off some of its benefits.

 

So what is collective intelligence?

 

The widely accepted definition states that collective intelligence is the ability of a group of people ...

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Weekend Reading February 8th

Last update on Feb. 8, 2013.

Weekend Reading February 8th

The Arab Spring helped us realize the power of social media. Today, it is central to much development work and is used to respond more effectively to crisis situations. Social media allows the emergence of a plurality of discourses. Otherwise ignored voices are now becoming stronger. The African diaspora is using social media to influence development , often raising a strong voice against misguided development projects.

 

International organizations are recognizing the importance of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the development of Africa. A joint report of the World Bank and the African Development Bank confirmed that ICTs are revolutionizing development ...

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Le fondateur de I4P à l'émission Midi-14h

Last update on Feb. 6, 2013.

Le fondateur de I4P à l'émission Midi-14h

Suite au lancement de Montréal Créative, déclinaison du site Imagination for People dédiée à la ville de Montréal, Frank Escoubes a été invité en entrevue à l’émission Midi-14h du Canal M à Montréal. 

Frank Escoubes y raconte comment sa vaste expérience dans le domaine de l’entreprise, plus particulièrement celui du consulting en management, lui vint en aide dans l’élaboration du projet Imagination for People (I4P). Son parcours professionnel l’avait mené à travailler auprès des clusters, lieux de collaboration entre les entreprises d’un même secteur. Il voulait étendre cette ...

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Are you our next Social Media Outreach Intern?

Last update on Oct. 25, 2012.

Are you our next Social Media Outreach Intern?

Imagination for People (www.imaginationforpeople.org) is a collaborative platform dedicated to social innovation. The goal of the site is to have people collect, share, support and scale radically imaginative social projects. These projects are edgy and at the forefront: they are surprising, highly disruptive, inspiring and are considered a « first » in their sector or at a worldwide scale. 

We launched the beta version of our Web platform in July 2011 and it now features over 1,000 unique social projects. We are looking for a social media/outreach manager to share the unique possibilities of our platform to the ...

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Harvard partnership for the Igniting Innovation Summit 2012

Last update on Feb. 4, 2013.

Harvard partnership for the Igniting Innovation Summit 2012

Imagination for People is pleased to officially announce our partnership with Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative (SIC) for the Igniting Innovation Summit (IIS) 2012. The IIS 2012 on Social Entrepreneurship (October 6th) will bring together students, academics, and leaders who are passionate about developing innovative solutions to today's most pressing problems. We will provide our tools and our platform to help social entrepreneurs develop their ideas, create synergies with the community and achieve their missions. The theme of the 2012 Summit is "Voice Your Passion". It aims to highlight various stories of social entrepreneurship and inspire attendees to envision ...

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