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Collaboration: It’s Not About Technology, It’s About the Culture

Learn and Lead

And the information is then trapped in email inboxes of people who were communicating with each other, with no access to others. The information isn’t shared beyond the people who the email was marked to. Tools like Yammer , Socialcast , and Socialtext are great micro-messaging tools. Share information freely: Do I even need to explain this? It’s about the culture.

Elgg, Ning, and SocialText

eLearning Weekly

These platforms generally have user profiles, status updates (pseudo micro-blogging), collaboration tools (ex. wikis, blogs), and more. Please chime in and comment on your experiences if you’ve used Elgg, Ning, and/or SocialText. You can download and run Elgg on your own servers or you can pay to have somebody host it for you (see hosting information ). SocialText. "With Socialtext (People), you get social networking deeply integrated with enterprise collaboration. " Hosting. The full license is here. Hosting. link]. Pricing. link]. link].

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText?

Mark Oehlert

How about CEO at SocialText? " Ross recently posted this on his blog: "As a company founder, as Ive written before ,it is inevitable and necessary that your role evolves for the bestinterest of the company and what you own of it. Today Im invoking themost powerful inflection point I can for Socialtext. for Socialtext." How about CEO at SocialText?

Making collaborative work work

Learning and Working on the Web

Narrating your work is a powerful behaviour changer, as anyone who blogs regularly can attest. Of course, I mean personal or professional blogs, not writing articles just to attract eyeballs and increase advertising revenue. It could be a regular blog; sharing day-to-day happenings in activity streams; taking pictures and videos; or just having regular discussions.

Tools I Use

Marcia Conner

Twitter   - A commercially available microsharing tool full of short bursts of information allowing you to learn quickly from people around the globe. In addition to Twitter, I also use Socialtext Signals , Socialcast , and Yammer with different organizations I work with. I've made bold links to the primary social tools that I use. Mobile and desktop versions available.

LSG Webinar - Choosing the right social and collaboration platform for learning

The Learning Generalist

I've also got a blogpost planned on this topic - keep your eyes peeled if my blog interests you. She blogs at [link] , btw and if you aren't following her already, please start following her @c4lpt. I'll take a look Platform2 - Socialtext Socialtext is an enterprise class social learning platform. Socialtext is Open Source as well, though outdated in that version.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

How do I search for information?”. The social business bandwagon has arrived and companies are installing Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, HootSuite, and more to replace outmoded intranets and improve the way they transact business. Reduced email traffic and information overload. What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Get Your Free WikinomicsChapter from Social Text

Mark Oehlert

Second, lets assume you have or maybe you havent and you want a free taste; either way - head over to Socialtext and pick up your free copy of Chapter Nine: The Wiki Workplace. After you finish reading that chapter, then head over to Wikinomics Wiki (powered by Socialtext). typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape

The Learning Generalist

Mark's also deploying SocialText , an enterprise grade social media platform and now that starts to look like what I'd like to see in the enterprise social media space. The tools are a really small part of the entire big picture and wikis, blogs, microsharing only enable the humans involved. Mark also mentions that it's not information overload, it's filter failure ! fashion.

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Front-running companies are installing social networks such as Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, SharePoint, Ideo and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow. IBM’s Blue Pages profiles include how to reach you — noting whether you’re online now — reporting chain such as the boss and boss’ boss, links to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share and members of your network. Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. You’re a learning leader.

5 Ways to Kick-Start Great On-the-Job Sales Training


According to Bersin & Associates , 73% of companies believe  their most valuable learning approaches are informal, yet only 30% of resources are focused there. This is a staggering figure considering that studies show 70% of what sales people learn about how to do their jobs, they learn from informal approaches. Here are some practical approaches to informal learning.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? Getting Value from LinkedIn , Thomas Davenport and Blogging - He is Wrong! Applications in Learning. Tools? Web 2.0

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Elearning Guild Webinar - 101 - Social Media in e-Learning: Ur Doin' It Right

The Learning Generalist

Mark is a well known social media and gaming expert in industry circles and Koreen's blog about virtual worlds, games, simulations and everything about learning 'experiences' is one that I follow regularly. So they used Yammer to create a secure network to share information in real-time. They have wikis, blogs, Yammer and several other platforms internally. Think big.

Corporate Use of Wikis - NorthStarNerd.Org


NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Imagination for Two! Main | My Favorite Engineering Webinars » August 13, 2006 Corporate Use of Wikis If you read my blog recently, you will know that I am had a fantastic time last weekend at Wikimania, but more importantly. learned an incredible amount of information. Wiki on the Corporate Use of Wikis My thanks to Ross Mayfield, and his organization, SocialText , for hosting this wiki.

#IeL2010 Social Media Bootcamp

In the Middle of the Curve

companies - SocialText one example. Expect clashes over who the credible expert is You will also have to consider legal issues - especially if all can edit. - IBM - logo in box, this information is vetted. You can build a reputation in Twitter. - You can ping your network - What do you read, blog, tweet. Sitting in on Mark's afternoon social media bootcamp session. Reputation and credibility -- One potential tool - TownHall - Demonstrate value of potential news - Same vote up/down as Digg, Slashdot, etc. Huge growth in enterprise-grade 2.0 Easier to create groups.

LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel

Jay Cross

Feature | Block yuuhey RT @jackiegerstein : mLearnopedia – [link] – blogs, activities, research, resources for mobile learning – #learntrends -4:15 PM Nov 18th, 2009. Feature | Block mglazer RT @trishuhl – aggregate of mlearning content, blogs, research, etc – #learntrends -11:29 AM Nov 18th, 2009. Feature | Block jackiegerstein mLearnopedia – [link] – blogs, activities, research, resources for mobile learning – #learntrends -11:25 AM Nov 18th, 2009. Tags: Informal Learning Online! Join us! Online!

Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources - Upside Learning Blog , November 2, 2009. Microphones and Audio Information - eLearning Technology , November 4, 2009. Top 8 Reasons Why Training Providers Are Adopting eLearning - Upside Learning Blog , October 29, 2009. Ross Mayfield and Robert Scoble talk about Socialtext and Enterprise 2.0 (via SocialText) , October 30, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 30, 2009 to November 6, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Online Seminars. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Tuesday, November 10, 2009. Crap…!

Does the Big Apple Finally Get It? - NorthStarNerd.Org


NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « Fall 2006 Webcasts - University of California Berkeley | Main | Optimizing Your Blog » August 30, 2006 Does the Big Apple Finally Get It? Both operations are interested in talking to me about corporate use of blogs and wikis. Finishing Grandmas Marathon (2010 Partcipant Photos) A Wedding in Morroco Summer Winter Ski Hike in Minnesota Categories Blog Quest 2.0 Please try again.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

Front-running companies are installing social networks like Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, Ideo, and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow. link to your blog and bookmarks, people in your network, links to documents you frequently share, members of your network. How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? reduce operating costs.

Collecting Knowledge and Learning - 02/24/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

It's information collaboration - Newsday. In keeping with the wiki tradition, the Wikinomics wiki, hosted by Socialtext, lets its readers have the final say. most business collaboration and information sharing remains mired in endless e-mail strings and scheduled conference calls. More than half of business technology pros surveyed by InformationWeek are either skeptical about tools such as blogs, wikis, and online social networks, or they're willing but wary of adopting them. Invention vs. Innovation - The Technology Liberation Front. Research firm Gartner Inc.,

Both sides now

Jay Cross

Employees can upload or create documents, spreadsheets, wikis, and blogs, then invite co-workers and partners to access, edit, and download content. The potential for exposure of sensitive information or theft of intellectual property runs high, as do concerns about noncompliance with corporate or third-party requirements as end users scatter sensitive information around the Internet.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Slow Week.Goin Campin

Mark Oehlert

How about CEO at SocialText? Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."