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The definition of Enterprise Social Network

E-Learning Provocateur

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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. just need a scapegoat.

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 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0

Identities 2.0 - The Human Face for Enterprise Social Software

The Learning Generalist

I'm a big believer of the notion that enterprise social software needs porous walls. The eventual success of our social business implementations will come when we can actually facilitate information exchange across these porous walls. Can we use our social business platforms to build a composite brand for people using their activity from across the web?

Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?

ID Reflections

As an enterprise community manager, I am often faced withvaried user questions and needs. Before I move on let me briefly explain how Jive --whichpowers our social platform--works. Moreover, from an enterprise context, finding relevantcontent at the point of need is of paramount importance. Nonetheless, enhancing userexperience by giving them more control to filter in what they need or filterout as the case maybe will lead to greater adoption of social businessplatforms. heavy user of TweetDeck and Hootsuite , I could identify withthe need for further granularity.

SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

Thomas' post, as always, offers a unique point of view on what Enterprise 2.0 The social software stack, in particular the difference between collective understanding and collaborative understanding, frames Vander Wal's perspective. social media e-Learning 2.0 social networking twitter Tags: Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0 elearning 2.0

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 In other words, learning is the primary goal of social learning, whereas it’s a by-product of enterprise 2.0

Connected Learning in the Workplace: the next generation of learning practices

Jane Hart

A recent article in Wired Magazine, Collaboration and Conversation: The next generation of working practices summarises it nicely “Today’s enterprises are seeing and experiencing the value of both social software and cloud-based content collaboration systems. Social learning By connecting people and giving them the means to discuss, unlock and increase knowledge sharing across the workforce, these services [.].

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. Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources - eLearning Technology , June 24, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals. Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning , June 18, 2009. Enterprise 2.0 (8).

Abstracts and Enterprise 2.0

Clive on Learning

I was recently given a copy of Andrew McAfee’s Enterprise 2.0 Anyway, I know what the key benefits are of employing ‘emergent social software platforms' within the firewall, how to counter the most common objections, and how to make a success of implementation. Harvard Business Press, 2009) by Martin Baker from LM Matters. I sat down to skim read it on the train – the one hour trip from London to Brighton is usually enough. I was delighted when I opened the cover to find that the job had been done for me in the form of a five-page summary produced by getAbstract.

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. Recently, Mortensen continued researching the topic by studying 39 officially defined software and product development teams. 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

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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 and social media.

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On the Roots of Social Computing

Skilful Minds

I recently received an invitation from Mads Soegaard, Editor-in-Chief at Interaction-Design.org to offer those who read this blog an early view of a new chapter on Social Computing in their encyclopedia. I’m a little late on this writing for you to get a pre-publication view of the chapter but I wanted to make sure and point it out for [.]. Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Social Business Design Web 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social software

Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?

Jay Cross

Yesterday I attended the Enterprise 2.0 Next up was a panel session entitled “Is Enterprise 2.0 a Crock?,&# hosted by Information Week’s David Berlind. None of them thought Enterprise 2.0 The panel addressed Enterprise 2.0’s Booz is employing enterprise 2.0 to make business processes better, faster, and cheaper through bottom-up change.

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Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

have recently taken on enterprise community facilitation and was curious to see how people are interacting on our enterprise collaboration platform. This is especially true of communities in enterprises. At this point, I also "serendipitous-ly" stumbled upon a couple of conversations recently that touched upon lurking (this is why I love social media). Not really.

Enterprise Social Learning Needs Porous Walls

The Learning Generalist

These questions led me to think that there's perhaps a few fundamental realities that we're missing with the whole enterprise social learning practice. This explains the low uptake of enterprise intranets. Having said this, I believe it's a mistake to create parallel social universes in the enterprise. For example, a lot of enterprise 2.0 What do you think?

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.

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 Most enterprise 2.0

Social Media Adoption in the Enterprise

Take an e-Learning Break

Attended session by Josh Scribner, Social Software Advocate at IBM, who champions the adoption of Web 2.0, new media, and emerging multimedia technologies within IBM. Josh architects IBM virtual worlds, teaches around the company and advises on technology adoption. Check out Josh’s presentation on Identity Management for IBMers on Facebook : [link] The cool graphic on the title slide was created using " Wordle ", a tool for generating graphic word clouds - [link

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Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Social Learning Adoption Success: First Steps? The following are the top other items based on social signals. The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 (8). Social Software (7). Enterprise (14). eLearning Learning Hot List. June 26, 2009 to July 3, 2009. Top Posts. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Long Tail Blogging is Dying? eLearning Technology , July 2, 2009. The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Meet the Team Part 3: Simon Birt, VP of Global Business Development

eFront

My name is Simon Birt, and my background is in technology and business development, and more specifically the application of these into the enterprise space (large and medium-sized businesses). eFrontPro is a unique platform because it addresses formal and informal learning needs in an Enterprise Deployment Model (Private Cloud). Could you please introduce yourself for our readers?

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Meet the Team Part 3: Simon Birt, VP of Global Business Development

eFront

My name is Simon Birt, and my background is in technology and business development, and more specifically the application of these into the enterprise space (large and medium-sized businesses). eFrontPro is a unique platform because it addresses formal and informal learning needs in an Enterprise Deployment Model (Private Cloud). Could you please introduce yourself for our readers?

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Gartner’s top tech 2012 predictions: Impact on learning at 3 levels

Learning Cafe

The highly respected information technology research and advisory company Gartner has made the top 10 enterprise technology predictions for 2012. Impact at the enterprise level i.e In 2013, the investment bubble will burst for consumer social networks, and for enterprise social software companies in 2014. Impact on Learners. Medium. Learning Cafe Webinar

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas. … Informal learning and social learning are no doubt stealing the tarts. ” 3 -  10 enterprise social networking obstacles , the brainyard, Information Week 3 January 2012. This takes more than access to social networking tools, blogs, and wikis.

Mentoring or Coaching: What’s Best for Your Company?

CLO Magazine

Most talent development programs in enterprise corporations will use mentoring to supplement their coaching initiatives. Talent management software vendors can provide some tracking capability, but do not provide in-depth coaching and mentoring program workflows optimized to help guide these programs. Some enterprises have tried using social software such as Yammer or Jive to connect individuals, but without a formal mentoring or coaching structure, this approach is not sufficient to achieve measurable results. Desired outcomes: What should program results be?

Here's why social business will not save your cheese

The Learning Generalist

If you're reading this article then I guess you have a keen interest in social business or are perhaps already running your own setup. Now don't get me wrong, I am a big, die hard fan of social media in the workplace and frankly I wouldn't have it any other way. That being said, I am mindful that social business is still quite a new space with just about 5 years in the mainstream.

Social Business Design and Multichannel Team Collaboration

Skilful Minds

Shared experience, not just shared information, is fundamental to the social networks underlying collaboration and innovation. Collaboration means getting to know that other employees possess expertise on this or that topic, but also developing comfort with one another by sharing significant symbols relating to self, family, friends, and social activities, thereby understanding one another as people. Brands Change Management Collaboration Experience Design Social Networks Enterprise 2.0 project management social business social capital social software stack Web 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 Involves use of emergent technology or new uses of technology or social software; Solves business problems and answers business goals The State of the Art Andrew defined the state of the art of 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 Involves use of emergent technology or new uses of technology or social software; Solves business problems and answers business goals The State of the Art Andrew defined the state of the art of Enterprise 2.0

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. eLearning Technology , July 28, 2006 Scuttle – an open source social bookmarking tool Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools - eLearning Technology , May 21, 2008 Web 2.0 I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. Here’s some of what I pulled out.

Social Media in Learning and Social Learning are just not the same thing

The Learning Generalist

It concerns me how a lot of the social learning conversation seems to veer around the tools in the space. This said, social learning is less about the technology and more about the human interaction. often seem to get the sense that a large part of the learning community believes that the use of social media in learning is social learning. It's not a separate exercise.

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 already a Facebook and Twitter junkie and life couldn't be better with vendors announcing "Facebook for the enterprise".

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My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

” 2 – Future hipsters  - this video started off Social Media Week, 7 February 2012. 3 -  The collaboration pyramid (or iceberg) , Oscar Berg, 14 February 2012. “The majority of the value-creation activities in an enterprise are hidden. “A workplace that encourages social learning can more easily become a social business. This is an era of plenty.

Bloomfire Secures $10 Million in Series A Funding

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Bloomfire addresses old-school productivity problems with a new-school approach, using social software to create and share valuable information within an enterprise. Of course today there are many new players and old tools have evolved, and embraced social media, collaboration, the cloud, mobile and other new technology shifts. Or should I say, set it on fire?