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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

Podular Organization and Edge Businesses

Skilful Minds

One insight which I did not discuss is relevant to understanding the changing way teams work together in organizations and, by implication, in a Connected Company. Richard Adler the Rapporteur for the Aspen sessions, notes that, "New findings about the power of collective intelligence and about the most effective ways of organizing teams are providing practical insights about how to accelerate innovation." Several research projects in recent years noted the fuzzy boundaries of teams in large organizations. 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.

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

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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.

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. 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 What is Enterprise 2.0? According to the Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 This is very much in line with the theory of informal learning and social learning. Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

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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

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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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.

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.

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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

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

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.

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).

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.

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.

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].

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

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.

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?

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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. Smart organizations will get good at it.

No more business as usual

Jay Cross

Our evolving view is that successful future organizations will become learning networks of individuals creating value. This is a major break from the past — and an opportunity for L&D professionals to become essential contributors to their organizations. As all business becomes social business, L&D professionals face a momentous choice. Everyone’s mad as hell.

Shaping Social Business Ecosystems as Learnscapes

Skilful Minds

The emergence of social media provides people inside and outside organizations with a way to actively speak about, speak to, and engage the product and service offerings of enterprises. Enterprises, on the other hand, listen to, engage, and act on insights gained from social media. Social Networks Web 2.0 brand Dachis Group e-Learning 2.0 Innovation learnscapes social network user experience wiki Tags: Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

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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.

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Tony Karrer

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 The questions she raises are: Is the edupunk ideology saying that the use of social media in commercial learning management systems is an assault on the very philosophy of learning 2.0? If you're a trainer embracing learning 2.0, who gives a rats ass where it lives. These are fair questions that are also central to the issues of the Enterprise 2.0 For Wiki-like capabilities, it likely is fine for an LMS to provide these and for learning organizations to use them. Adoption.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 The availability of cost-effective resources to facilitate wide collaboration (including open source software that enables wikis, discussion groups, chat and even web conferencing) presents the chance for organizations to reconsider the effectiveness of the performance support being offered to their people. We would welcome lots of discussion.

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki? trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? How about math?

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Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Clark Quinn

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 The questions she raises are: Is the edupunk ideology saying that the use of social media in commercial learning management systems is an assault on the very philosophy of learning 2.0? If you're a trainer embracing learning 2.0, who gives a rats ass where it lives. These are fair questions that are also central to the issues of the Enterprise 2.0 For Wiki-like capabilities, it likely is fine for an LMS to provide these and for learning organizations to use them. Adoption.

Social Learning: How e-Learning Developers can Benefit from the Boom in Social Computing and Social Machines

Vignettes Learning

that promote socialization and sharing? Who among us do not recognize that networking sites and software applications like Friendster, LinkedIn, PodCasting, Flicker, Blogs, Wikis, and others have been shaping how people communicate, socialize, and learn together all at the same time. The social machines and social computing services are tools that allow people to freely do what they want. Step 1 - Identify those people in your organization who practice "social learning". Step 4 - Develop some small tests in collaboration with your "social learners".

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