Aerial view of the Olympic Park shot looking south west towards London. Picture taken on 16th April 2012 by Anthony Charlton.

Community as a project legacy

With London 2012 still fresh in our memories, it’s good to see the spectacular venues being used to host athletics, Rugby World Cup matches, swimming championships, local sports clubs, Premiership football, and world class events.  This is the project legacy that was … Read More


Storming: Managing a community crisis

We come across the same concern again and again from organisations: will investment in online communities take us out of our control comfort zone. It often comes up when we are discussing the Ambix system and how this powerful intranet … Read More


The Goldilocks Intranet | Ambix for Non-Profits

Are you struggling to find the right balance of online networking for your non-profit? As the world moves inexorably towards Digital by Default, there’s a good infrastructure of digital tools for most applications, but a dearth of options for business … Read More

Goldilocks and the Three Networks: finding the perfect fit

Goldilocks looked at her options again. She liked the personal touch of Mummy Bear, but needed a much bigger platform to build on. And there it was, at her fingertips – the Daddy Bear of networks, the internet. … Read More

Karate Community Packs a Punch Online

In a paper published in July this year, “Structural differences between open and direct communication in an online community”, the authors present the results of seven years’ study into the differences in one-to-one (messaging) and many-to-many (forum) communication in a … Read MoreRead More

Why CEO participation makes your community perform

You’ve made the decision and taken the plunge, you’ve invested in a good quality online platform for your organisation’s members. There’s some dedicated junior resource on your team to manage the community, and active users are climbing every day. As … Read MoreRead More