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Enterprise 2.0 transition

Learning and Working on the Web

The E20 Meetup in Paris today discussed the role of “Organizational Development” (OD) and “Human Ressource Management” (HR) in the Enterprise 2.0 What are the obstacles in the Enterprise 2.0 have not seen organizations move toward a more social business model without changing management. Enterprise 2.0 game play.

Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are Hollow Shells without Democracy

Learning and Working on the Web

So is it possible to have Enterprise 2.0 or a Social Business without a democratic foundation ? In describing Enterprise 2.0, Markets within organizations. Commitment to democratic principles is often lacking in descriptions of Enterprise 2.0 and social business. Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business. Just not enough.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. enterprise 2.0

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. enterprise 2.0

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? My contention (as expressed in LMS and Social Learning ) is that most of the vendors are getting this wrong. John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Empty Drums discussed part of the strategy with InGenius.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. enterprise 2.0 Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing. The results are summarised in the following graph. They must lead by example.

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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The Democratic Workplace

eFront

Worldblu.com (a global network of organizations committed to practicing freedom and democracy in the workplace) explains the difference perfectly: “Organizational democracy is a system of organization that is based on freedom, instead of fear and control. It’s a way of designing organizations to amplify the possibilities of human potential — and the organization as a whole.

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 That’s where enterprise 2.0 While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 What Is Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 So, although the term enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. Increasing evidence abounds that Enterprise 2.0 adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 From the production side, a brand new analysis indicates that the business social software market will be nearly $1 billion strong this year and over $3.3 In these and other ways, such as the growing collection of success stories , Enterprise 2.0 Lesson #2: Effective Enterprise 2.0

The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

Learning and Working on the Web

The real barrier to systemic change, such as becoming a learning organization, is command & control management. This is why the third principle for net work , shared power , is a major stumbling block to becoming a learning organization. But learning is what organizations need to do well in order to survive and thrive. Learning really spreads through social networks.

Cisco - Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0 Stories, Part One: Cisco Goes All Out on Enterprise 2.0 This sounds a bit like IBM's innovation jams which have been very successful in generating ideas and discussion across the organization. In September [2007] it launched a website that is a microcosm of everything evoked by the phrase "Web 2.0." Great description of what organizations can do Better still," he says, "another 10,000 people have added to those ideas." Fantastic.

Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from today’s eLearning Guild Webinars with members of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA): Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, Jay Cross Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working The questions for the session were sourced from the crowd. The people asked and ITA answers… Working Smarter – all the things it takes to get things done in organizations. Using new social technologies to help people get on with their jobs. How do you use social learning to support formal learning? Enterprise 2.0

Empathy and Collaboration in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

Advocates of Enterprise 2.0 sometimes make the fundamental mistake of arguing that collaboration is really only about achieving goals, leaving the implication that incorporating social software into the workflow of organizations is sufficient. social media Dachis Group social business design social network Tags: Brands Change Management Collaboration Customer Experience Enterprise 2.0 To get to the main point quickly, let's do what few people offering thoughts about collaboration actually do. Let's explicitly discuss what it is.

The Evolving Social Organization

Learning and Working on the Web

Simplicity and the Enterprise. As organizations grow, the original simplicity gets harder to maintain. Current management wisdom – based on Robin Dunbar’s research ; the size of military units through history; and the work of management experts such as Tom Peters – considers the ideal size of an organization to be around 150 people. In France, a study from INSEE showed that large organizations have a tendency to destroy internal jobs: by transferring jobs to subsidiaries, contractors and subcontractors. Complexity and the new Enterprise.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise? George Siemens , educational technologist and researcher at Athabasca University, has succinctly explained the importance of social learning in the context of today’s workplace: There is a growing demand for the ability to connect to others.

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

To be successful, a social business’s learning function must break out of the training department and spread throughout the organizational infrastructure. Smart organizations will get good at it. Installing social network software and encouraging people to exploit their connections is only the beginning. This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis.

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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 Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 is not, however, a rigid, one-size-fits-all template.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Your company will install an in-house social network. Wise Chief Learning Officers are thinking about how social networks will augment learning & development. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. The allure of social business is captivating. Here’s an example.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Business

The Learning Generalist

Dinesh Tantri , Nikhil Nulkar and I are on a project together at ThoughtWorks and we share some incredible moments together talking through our social business approach at ThoughtWorks. Every now and then I run into situations where I see how social software can make work life so simple. This includes avoiding the temptation to commit what I consider sins of social business.

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

Mindflash

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. However, there must be a better way, so we reach for alternatives to training, such as knowledge management, performance support, enterprise 2.0, collaboration, and/or social learning. We Enterprise 2.0 : Enterprise 2.0 is the strategic integration of Web 2.0 technologies Enterprise 2.0

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

pondered on what jobs, specializations, and careers we may eventually discover or are even starting to evolve in organizations. CLAs are focused on studying and reporting human behavior in relation to learning and productivity technologies, specifically, Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Here are jobs, tasks, and roles in emerging Enterprise 2.0, Collaborative and Social Networking Systems. Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 tool and is positioned as a champion, e.g. Wiki, Blog, Second-Life, social media, etc. Web 2.0

Social business on the edge of the chasm

Learning and Working on the Web

Last year I was asked what I thought about Enterprise 2.0 etc “transforming business into a more social business” is not there today. As I write this, it seems the term “social business&# is already replacing E2.0. Social business is almost ready to cross the chasm. Social business is about a shift in how we do work, moving from hierarchies to networks.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Survey Results: Enterprise 2.0

A framework for the social enterprise

Learning and Working on the Web

Tweet I have put together two of the major articles on social learning in the enterprise that were posted here this year. framework for social learning drew on my collaboration with colleagues at the Internet Time Alliance and the evolving social organization was co-authored by Thierry deBaillon. Social Enterprise White Paper (PDF).

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Where Organizations Go Wrong With e-Learning - MinuteBio , June 20, 2009. Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources - eLearning Technology , June 24, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals. Enterprise 2.0 (8).

What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston

Adventures in Corporate Education

This week I attended the Enterprise 2.0 Today I was on a panel about social learning. No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. Let it sit on top on top of all your current business apps, and create social using this one application. Pay a consultant to create apps for a custom social layer between social apps and business apps. No one is talking about practical ways to architect social solutions. What should people be thinking of when architecting a social solution?

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. In fact, there is a good basis of fact to argue that the real power of eLearning is social and contextual.”. link]. 2. link].

DevLearn 2009 - Andrew McAfee's Keynote. Enterprise 2.0 - the state of the art

The Learning Generalist

This morning I sat through the most awesome keynote by Andrew McAfee - author of Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization's Toughest Challenges. His address was in 3 parts; the definition of Enterprise 2.0, the "state of the art" as he saw it and the things to avoid ( "how to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory" ) The Definition of Enterprise 2.0 Most risks never materialise because in the enterprise, you don't have the luxury of being anonymous like on the web. Benefits Enterprise 2.0 phenomenon.

DevLearn 2009 - Andrew McAfee's Keynote. Enterprise 2.0 - the state of the art

The Learning Generalist

This morning I sat through the most awesome keynote by Andrew McAfee - author of Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization's Toughest Challenges. His address was in 3 parts; the definition of Enterprise 2.0, the "state of the art" as he saw it and the things to avoid ( "how to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory" ) The Definition of Enterprise 2.0 Most risks never materialise because in the enterprise, you don't have the luxury of being anonymous like on the web. Benefits Enterprise 2.0 phenomenon.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Godspeed Tim Russert. » June 14, 2008 OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!! OK at least now we have an explanation for what has been going on in all of organizations. This is a manual from 1944 that taught spies how to sabotage everything from railways to organizations. It came to light as part of a presentation at the Enterprise 2.0 books futures Web 2.0 Main | "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome. Seriously. How about it?

Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update

Mindflash

Each week for the next five weeks, I will write a blog post on each of the five critical skills: business acumen, rapid instructional design, social/informal learning, enterprise 2.0 Social/Informal Learning. One of my favorite lines from the book is, “Social learning is already happening in your organization. Enterprise 2.0 Embrace it.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Your Workscape is everything in your organization except the training department. It’s the organization as organism. In the same vein, I talk about Working Smarter instead of informal learning, social learning, and so forth. Your organization already has a workscape where people are learning to work smarter. embracing social and experiential learning.

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Imagine a senior executive in your company returns from Thanksgiving weekend having read white papers from IBM that say social business is the next step in the overall evolution of business. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Front-running companies are installing social networks such as Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, SharePoint, Ideo and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow. You’ve been doing your own research on Enterprise 2.0 You’re a learning leader.

cooperative competencies

Learning and Working on the Web

Last month I wrote a post that included a presentation on enterprise social dimensions. recognized certain patterns and put these together to create a lens that could be used to determine if a selection of enterprise social network tools covered the spectrum of performance/learning needs in networked workplace. We like to be helpful and we like to get recognition.

The 21st Century Curator

ID Reflections

was aboutonline access and Web 2.0 is about social nets, Web 3.0 Source: go-gulf.com via Sahana on Pinterest Not surprisingly, curation has become the next buzzwordafter social business. In the September of 2009, Rohit Bhargave wrote a post calledthe ManifestoFor The Content Curator: The Next Big Social Media Job Of The Future? If Web 1.0 But I digress. approaches?

Organizational Learning in the Network Era

Learning and Working on the Web

If learning is what organizations need to do well in order to survive and thrive, then structural barriers to learning must be removed. A key factor in sustaining any enterprise is organizational learning. Value from this knowledge is created by groups and spreads through social networks. The same pertains to sharing inside organizations. This is absurd. Email.