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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

Instead of looking at providing tightly coupled Social Learning Tools, they should instead be looking at how their offering can integrate or leverage Enterprise 2.0 John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Empty Drums discussed part of the strategy with InGenius. It’s finding content that can fill the empty drums of enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate


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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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

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.

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, Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 Learning coaches can help their clients by using Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Future jobs, now, today! Collaborative Learning Specialists - of all types! tools).

Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update


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 Rapid instructional design is not about software tools or even about speeding up ADDIE. For starters, instructional designers need to think like software developers. Enterprise 2.0

Questioning the Questioner

CLO Magazine

Cloud-based services and software have gone mainstream. Who will own enterprise collaboration? Formerly the province of high tech companies, collaboration is raising its profile as more organizations realize the power of networks for innovation and results. There’s even a name for this new kind of organization: Enterprise 2.0.  As collaboration rises as an efficient and impactful way to allocate resources and connect employees with internal and external partners to solve problems and drive rapid response, who will own it? Forgive a brief rant.

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

Smart organizations will get good at it. Installing social network software and encouraging people to exploit their connections is only the beginning. Organizations must provide the scaffolding that focuses on discovery, practice, sharing, and reinforcement. The corporate learning function is only now sticking its toe in the enterprise 2.0 Continuous improvement.

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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. Learning apps. Video galore.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. But in the long run, people are eager to express themselves and enterprise collegiality is the path to “knowing what HP knows.” ” Yesterday IBM presented a compelling case for social business excellence  at the Enterprise 2.0 Smart organizations will get good at it.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


Examples of technologies that can be used to facilitate asynchronous learning include learning management systems, enterprise social networks, wikis, blogs, on-line discussion forums, and even email. As enterprise 2.0 technologies grow in importance, synchronous learning can be facilitated on enterprise social networks and on on-line chat and instant messaging services.

2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

ID Reflections

Designing Training for Organization 2.0 by Gautam Ghosh 4. Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt by Martijn Linssen 9. The Evolving Social Organization by Harold Jarche 10. Enterprise 2.0 - Community Spaces can lead to Walled Gardens by Sumeet Moghe 19. Enterprise 2.0 and Social Software should be opt-in by Gautam Ghosh 22. Marcia Conner on Transforming Organizations through Social Media and Social Learning 25. In that spirit, I am aiming to get this post out. Posts and Articles 1. Wicked Problems 17.

What is the Uber Web 2.0/3Di Mash Up for the Eduprise?

Tony O'Driscoll

It forces us to examine how Web 2.0 impacts the enterprise of the future as we migrate from database centric stocks of tagged explicit knowledge to social computing enabled flows of digitally enabled people with ability to find each other to innovate and problem solve in real time. In short, I am in a hurry to figure out the Enterprise (ore Eduprise in my context) 2.0 IT infrastructure looks like …because we need to BUILD IT here at Fuqua by August of next year ; ). Mc Kinsey’s “ Building the Web 2.0 If BOTH Web 2.0 RIP Geary.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

What I learned this week at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston - Adventures in Corporate Education , June 17, 2010 This week I attended the Enterprise 2.0 No matter what anyone tells you, no one really has a clue how to “do&# social in the enterprise. All software below is free. Rapid E-Learning Course Software. If I Were CEO, I’d Mandate Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , June 5, 2010 The title doesn’t sound very 2.0-esque, now does it? If I were a CEO, I’d mandate Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0.

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

Vignettes Learning

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. Step 1 - Identify those people in your organization who practice "social learning". Step 3 - Ask them in what way should you develop and organize your e-Learning programs to be a "social learning" tool. PDAs, smartphones, iPods, etc.) that promote socialization and sharing? Happy e-Learning!

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 ” Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines. Web 2.0  Consider.

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McAfee Keynote at DevLearn 2009

Clark Quinn

Andy McAfee gave us a lively and informative presentation on his view of Enterprise 2.0.  BTW, Cammy Bean’s has posted a prose recitation of the talk.  With no further ado

The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Business

The Learning Generalist

Every now and then I run into situations where I see how social software can make work life so simple. So, in today's blogpost I want to introduce to you what I call the seven deadly sins of social business - things you want to watch out for, if you really care for a social enterprise. 1. There's a strong tendency to impose every 'business rule' through software. enterprise2.0

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

You’ve been doing your own research on Enterprise 2.0 You appreciate that social business — connecting everyone in the organization in networks — makes sense. You probably read a compelling argument recently that people in knowledge organizations learn three to four times as much from experience as from interaction with bosses, coaches and mentors. need you to give me a one-page wish list of the capabilities you require from social software to make the most of social learning and carry out your vision of what we need to do.”

Individual Value Required

Tony Karrer

Aaron's main point is that enterprise 2.0 software or enterprise social software should not focus on: social networks or social software, which is focused entirely on enabling conversations Instead, Aaron points to what he calls Collaborative networks: Rather than focusing on socialization, one to one interactions and individual enrichment, businesses must be concerned with creating an information fabric within their organizations. Instead, they need to be able to quickly find expertise inside and outside the organization. & Web 2.0

Find out what’s going on

Jay Cross

Early responders to a survey on learning practices in enterprise 2.0 What’s the feeling in your organization? Our one-day un workshops in Sydney and Melbourne the following week will dig deeper into these and other findings about adoption of social network software, enterprise 2.0 say their people are falling behind. Take three minutes to complete the survey yourself. I’ll send you the results when we have them. We will release the initial results at LearnX in Melbourne next month. tools, impact of communities, and learning from mistakes

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0" It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0 Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 is the use of Web 2.0 concepts in an organization; thus, failure to drive its introduction may result in redundant platforms/processes & confused employees Learning 2.0 eLearning Technology.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

You’ve been doing your own research on “Enterprise 2.0” and learning networks. You appreciate that social business — connecting everyone in the organization in networks makes sense. You recently read a compelling argument that people in knowledge organizations learn three to four times as much from experience as from interaction with bosses, coaches, and mentors.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. Workscape evolution - Informal Learning , May 7, 2010 This morning Jane Hart posted this 5-stage model of the evolution of workplace learning in an organization. I’ve re-worked the model to show: my domain is the workscape (the merger of work and learning, the learning ecosystem). Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010. Challenging? Not even close. here ). Thanks!

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. – Personal => – Work group => – Organization I also discussed that often these things evolve into solutions. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

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Giving up control

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In an article titled Taking the Social Media Plunge: Learning to Let Go , Andy McAfee explores the reluctance of traditional organizations to embrace social media (and informal learning). Many organizations appear scared to death of Enterprise 2.0. They’re worried about secrets slipping over Chinese walls and firewalls. agree with Andy on this. Andy and Jay.

DevLearn ‘09 Keynote: Andrew McAfee #dl09

Learning Visions

Brent in his usual enthusiastic tone welcomes us and runs through the business… Andrew McAfee New book out: Enterprise 2.0: The State of an Art Blog: Twitter: @amcafee Blogging for 3 1/2 years. #30 on the list of most influentital list of folks in IT. #1 was Mark Zuckerberg founder of facebook). Where we are with enterprise 2.0? Definition: “Enterprise 2.0 is the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.” With the enterprise, within the firewall, anonymity isn’t there.

Jakob Nielsen on social networks on the intranet

Clive on Learning

It has been fascinating to read the thoughts of arch rationalist Jakob Nielsen on the relatively romanticised world of enterprise 2.0. You really need to read his posting yourself, but here's a selection of extracts which grabbed my attention: "A main finding from our study's interviews is that most companies are not very far along in a wholesale adoption of Web 2.0 technologies — unless ‘thinking about social software’ is considered progress. The oft-repeated refrain from interviewees was 'talk to us next year.'"

Learning, Net Generation, Mind Mapping, Brain Training, & SharePoint

Big Dog, Little Dog

Freeplane: Free Mind Mapping Software - Freeplane. Freeplane is free mind mapping software based on FreeMind. SharePoint is not enterprise 2.0 [a zen moment] - mrmerlot. Just a simple statement of fact: SharePoint is not enterprise 2.0. Harvesting Learning's Fruit: A Downstream Training Investment - Living in Learning. Avalable for both Mac and PC.

Performance Support

Clark Quinn

Jay tells us: Performance support is blossoming in organizations today under the label of Web 2.0. Gloria [Gery] sought easy, immediate, individualized on-line access to information, software, guidance, advice and assistance. actually don't think that Gloria would consider external resources (which we've had for years as reference systems that go along with software) as a form of Electronic Performance Support Systems (EPSS). EPSS was the interview - easy to use and understand forms layered on top of the software application. This is an interesting take.

Instruction eLearning 2.0 and Quality

Tony Karrer

On my post Quick Wins , I received some questions around use of Web 2.0 in the workplace (really they relate to eLearning 2.0). My quick example of one strategy that I've seen repeated successfully in several organizations: implement a small Wiki that has performance support materials that goes along with your eLearning on that new software application at first have it only editable by the authors then open it up to edit the FAQ and Common Issue pages by your help desk and then open up editing to end-users and to more pages. technologies? This hasn't changed.

The Business Web

Tony Karrer

Richard MacManus posted an email by CEO Marc Benioff and it really does a good job capturing how significant of a shift we are seeing in software. This is something I've pointed to before: Promise of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 - Comparison to Macros, IDEs, and Visual Basic. Here's a copy of the email: "Is it the end of software as we know it? Just three weeks ago, Bill Gates announced he would leave his day-to-day responsibilities at Microsoft, and turn his title of Chief Software Architect over to Ray Ozzie. Ozzie was right. The Business Web.