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July 26-30 – Catalyst 2010 conference – Social Networks in the Enterprise

July 29th, 2010 by Marc Smith · No Comments

I spoke at the 2010 Catalyst Conference in San Diego on July 29th. The conference hashtag is #CAT10.

The slides are here:

A few days before the conference started the #CAT10 twitter social network map looked like this:

2010 - July - 26 - NodeXL - Twitter - #CAT10

26 July 2010 NodeXL Twitter map of the connections among people who tweet “#CAT10″ the hashtag for this year’s Catalyst conference.

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This is the list of the most “between” contributors in the #CAT10 Twitter graph on July 26, 2010.

A few days later, as people began to arrive at the conference, the graph became far more dense and populous.

2010 - July - 29 - NodeXL - Twitter - #CAT10

The network of #CAT10 mentioning users in Twitter has become much more dense, with more people and more connections among them as people reply, retweet, follow, and mention one another.

2010 - July - 29 - NodeXL - Twitter - #CAT10 - top between list

While the core people in this list are similar to the list generated a few days earlier, several people have shifted position.

Filtering the graph, we can remove all but the most between people to reveal the core members of the community.

2010 - July - 29 - NodeXL - Twitter - #CAT10 - top between only

These people are likely to play an influential role in the #CAT10 community.

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