Using network analysis techniques to map relationships in online communities in near-real time: think Google Analytics, but for relationships between users. A prototype of this software has been used to perform a network analysis of the first Edgeryders community.

This project was initiated by Alberto and various collaborators – some of them Edgeryders. It has since morphed in a component of a EU project called CATALYST, to which I participate under the aegis of Wikitalia.

Update January 2015: Edgeryders officially partner up with Catalyst to test two of their tools, Edgesense and Assembl. Learn more