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The definition of Enterprise Social Network

E-Learning Provocateur

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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? My contention (as expressed in LMS and Social Learning ) is that most of the vendors are getting this wrong. Web 2.0 Or ???? tools.

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning. believe in the power of informal learning. Informal Learning Environment. Formal learning. web 2.0

The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

Social Learning

Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools.  For example, in a Klint Finley interview called Five Principles for Improving Social Enterprise Adoption , Yakabod CEO Scott Ryser cites the importance of “political juice.”  The more important missing piece for gaining user adoption of enterprise collaboration tools is less obvious. 

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Social Learning, Collaboration, and Team Identity

Skilful Minds

Its focus was on the importance of social software applications in the Enterprise to the ability of distributed project team members to recognize who is on their team at any point in time, and who isn't. Learning Experience Social Networks Web 2.0 e-Learning 2.0 social business design awareness Dachis Group distributed work empathy Internet Time Alliance shared experience social learning team identity twitter wiki Tags: Change Management Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

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Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. That’s where enterprise 2.0 What Is Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples. So what is good practice?

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The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples. So what is good practice?

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The Democratic Workplace

eFront

So, what are the implications for the learning in the workplace? Effective workplace learning requires this engagement and Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are founded on organizational democracy. And organizational learning is fundamental change. This book dates back to 1990, yet this is still not what we see in learning organizations today.

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

When we view the concept of subject matter expertise through this lens, we realise our roles as learning professionals need to change: We need to stop deifying the few. In the modern workplace, this will involve social technology. collaboration enterprise 2.0 In my view, this isn’t just an expectation: it’s an obligation. Take Sam for example.

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

When we view the concept of subject matter expertise through this lens, we realise our roles as learning professionals need to change: We need to stop deifying the few. In the modern workplace, this will involve social technology. collaboration enterprise 2.0 In my view, this isn’t just an expectation: it’s an obligation. Take Sam for example.

Podular Organization and Edge Businesses

Skilful Minds

Enterprise 2.0 and Team Boundaries , and then a couple years later in Social Learning, Collaboration, and Team Identity. Change Management Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Experience Design Innovation Learning Experience Social Business Design Social Media Social Networks Web 2.0 My last post, Institutional Innovation and Podular Design, noted a number of insights from the Aspen Institute''s report, Institutional Innovation: Oxymoron or Imperative? Skilful Minds first noted this phenomena in Who’s on Your Team?

A circular argument

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t get me wrong: Yammer has revolutionised social learning in the workplace. social media social networking circles enterprise 2.0 Facebook friending Google Plus Google+ social learning Twitter web 2.0 Much has been said of the “circles&# feature in Google+ , and rightly so. It makes sense. Slap in the face. Hammer time.

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Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me:  Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” It is a socio-political historical shift that is bigger, broader and much more fascinating. A new perspective is changing how we think about society, politics, interpersonal relationships, science, government and business. Learning and self-expression are exploding. Values are changing.

4 Reasons Why YOU Don't want to Touch Social Learning with a Barge Pole

The Learning Generalist

So, you recently read Jane Bozarth's Social Learning for Trainers and followed it up with a read of Enterprise 2.0 by McAfee and The New Social Learning by Conner and Bingham. You're excited by the promise of social software for learning. You're going to be a hot-shot social learning pro, aren't you? Errrm. think again.

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Here's how I'm approaching Personal Knowledge Management

The Learning Generalist

Harold suggested a model that he uses to manage his personal knowledge and stay on top of his social media intake. So here are my organising rules: If I receive interesting information on twitter, webinars, forums, IM or email I socially bookmark it on Delicious and add an appropriate tag to it. pkm social media enterprise 2.0 social learning learning

Social media extremism

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, some of them have been blogging and tweeting about the role of social media in driving the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. I see I’m not alone ( here and here ) in being a little less inclined. Good centuries-old social networking. Drawing all this down to the less heady world of e-learning, I can certainly see a parallel. web 2.0 Closer to home.

Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape

The Learning Generalist

I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Mark's focus is to look at social media tools, their impact on an organisation's culture. When Tim Orielly coined the term Web 2.0, he talked about a break in the way we do business. The catch is that you can use social media and Web 2.0 (or 3.0 or X.0

Enterprise 2.0

eLearning Weekly

Enterprise 2.0, the use of social media and social networking tools in a business setting, is having a major impact on how employees learn and share information. As learning professionals, it’s becoming increasingly important that we stay aware of these changes and understand how and why they’re happening. We need to play a bigger role in understanding and selecting Enterprise 2.0 Let’s dive in to learn more about Enterprise 2.0 and learn more about why it matters to us. What is Enterprise 2.0?

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Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

This is the third part of my four-part series curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. 1. The first piece this week comes from Charles Jennings, who looks at why the real power of e-learning is social.  In this post, built on a recent webinar he delivered, Charles first provides some history about e-learning and then goes on to identify the changes needed as we think about learning in the 21st century. People are more likely to retain the learning they achieve through experience. link]. 2.

Enterprise 2.0 - do the tools really matter?

The Learning Generalist

The tools DON'T matter if you don't have the Right Environment Last year, I'd written a post that talked about how little things can help your enterprise 2.0 In the initial stages of an enterprise 2.0 If you liked my post today, you may also like my other posts on the topic of enterprise 2.0. The other group believed that the tools didn't matter.

Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update

Mindflash

The first post I wrote here was Critical Skills Learning Professionals Need Now , back in October 2010. Since then, I’ve been on a quest to help people in the learning and development industry continuously learn new skills and stay current. This is what learning professionals need to learn most urgently: what the business really wants. Enterprise 2.0

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Learning Ecosystem, Learning Ecology, and Learnscape mean the same thing as Workscape. I don’t use the word learn with executives, who inevitably think back to the awfulness of school and close their ears. In the same vein, I talk about Working Smarter instead of informal learning, social learning, and so forth. However, compliance is not learning.

Dion Hinchcliffe’s Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0

Jay Cross

A thriving social network is the backbone of social learning in the enterprise. Hinchcliffe, a respected interpreter of all things enterprise 2.0, today announced an alliance with Socialtext and Asuret called Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0. Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 It is suitable for social computing efforts large and small.

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The Perils of an Email Centered Strategy to Social Learning

The Learning Generalist

A few days back Nikhil Nulkar and I were discussing the need for social media in the enterprise. As Andrew McAfee says, "Email is freeform, multimedia (especially with attachments), WYSIWYG, easy to learn and use, platform independent, social, and friendly to mouse clickers and keyboard shortcutters alike." So why do we need social platforms in the enterprise?

How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives

Mindflash

As a learning and development professional, I have often struggled with the question, “how can we keep up with the constant and increasing need for learning and demand for training?&# Organizations of all sizes are moving so fast, that as soon as we finish learning something new about products, customers, a change in the competitive landscape, or how to use a new software system, something new comes along to replace it. New learning is once again needed. Learning professionals scamper to come up with a way to train people on the new thing. Enterprise 2.0

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. Sure, there are fears of losing control, the fact that hierarchy and social networks are not comfortable bedfellows, and the inevitable paradigm drag. Networks were made for learning.

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. Informal learning patterns - Informal Learning , June 26, 2009. HTML 5 and eLearning Development - Upside Learning Blog , July 2, 2009. Free Storyboarding templates - Take an e-Learning Break , July 1, 2009. Enterprise (14).

Free Webinar: How to Use Video in Effective Social Learning

Take an e-Learning Break

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM Pacific / 1:00 PM Eastern Join Training magazine on Tuesday, November 16 for this complimentary Webinar, sponsored by Saba, and learn to incorporate rich video content into enterprise social learning platforms. Yet, most training content in enterprise and academic training is still predominantly "textual" or old-school. In the one-hour Webinar, join Milind Pansare, expert speaker in the fields of Enterprise 2.0 and Enterprise Web 2.0 Register Now

Spatial Serendipity - The Key to A Social Workplace

The Learning Generalist

It's a wonderful way to learn about things around you and I argue that the human race would have learnt very little had it not been for the serendipity we've been privilege to, ever since our existence. Serendipity, or accidental discovery is also at the center of most social business strategy. After all we didn't invent serendipity after social media. Thanks for your patience.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0 Top-Down Strategy What does a real life e-learning strategy look like? Strategy Strategies for learning and performance support: a summary Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No? I've really been striking out.

Knowledge Management in the age of Social Media

The Learning Generalist

Last week Dinesh , Nikhil and I encountered the second stage of our social business journey at ThoughtWorks. Coming back to our social business platform though, the primary driver for this initiative was to answer a long standing knowledge management challenge at ThoughtWorks. How does the traditional world view of knowledge management fit in the world of social business?

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. A lot of it is thinking through where my thinking has changed over the course of the year. Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool.

Next big innovation for Enterprise Social Software - Simplicity

The Learning Generalist

One of the things I remember reading about, early on in my enterprise 2.0/ social business journey was Andrew Mcafee's definition of what makes social software tick. As I look at how enterprise social software matures it seems to be moving away from those characteristics quite a bit. To the extent, that enterprise social software loses the edge it promised to provide. Enterprise social bloatware? Compare this to a lot of the enterprise social software you see. Those definitions still ring true in my head.