Social Reporting

Bev Trayner has been thinking about reporting socially (let’s NOT call it Reporting 2.0 please, tempting though it may be!), developing one of David Wilcox’s great ideas. She contrasts the formally constructed semblance-of-authority-and-completeness report with David Wilcox’s idea of social reporting as capturing “stuff” (ie the powerpoints and handouts), “stories” (ie what people think about the matter) and “conversations” (ie how people interact around the matter). She has some nice suggestions for why this might be useful:

”* Keeping a shared memory of “what happened” through more than one people doing it, often in quite random ways, and brought together by tags;