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The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

Let's takeAmazon as an example. I end up buying books on my Kindle not only because Iwant those books but also because Amazon makes it incredibly simple for me tobuy them. Mapping the training to typical use cases is also important.Providing generic, platform related information is not too useful. Theactivity stream turns into an overwhelming flood and people lose control oftheir information flow. Jive SBS --the platform we use--has certain useful widgets that let us do so.However, the curation part is manual. What we are asking for is a behaviour change.

6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

Learning Rebels

Have your participants create their own job aid out of the information being given to them. Even if they scroll through the photos later with the intent to delete, they are still reviewing information previously captured. Build a Group  – Build a group loaded with class information…with the class. Remember, this is the year of Kaizen. Kaizen! . Sure you have.

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

eLearning 24-7

If you look on the internet, a strategy is a very long and extensive document with specific headers for whatever type it might be (marketing for example) and always seems to require a lot of pages, even if you use a template. Example: You are heading home and see a traffic jam. Personally, I wouldn’t go that route, but hey, people do – with Yammer, Jive, Bloomfire and so on. . Get right to the point information without all the fluff.  I never wrote anything more than 10 pages. ” A: “We need a LMS. So look for that.  ” B:  “Ok.”

ASTD #TK11 – Opening Keynote Kara Swisher

Learning Visions

issues you need to be aware of (if you’re involved in delivery of information): Social Computers have traditionally been hard to use… Google is like giant yellow pages. Information is ever-changing When you apply social tools to information, it makes it more useful Quora as an example of information with social Everybody becomes a producer of content (people make Facebook useful by posting pictures, text, links, etc. Yammer, Socialcast, Jive, etc. People filter it, they provide good information. But these changes are coming. astd tk11


Making the best use of the Learning Management System

Learning Wire

Indicators are the only way of getting the information you need to define ways of improving the use and efficiency of an LMS platform. Teasers, posters, newsletters, and even mini‐movies are effective ways of communicating information about your project internally. But today you can integrate LMS platforms with Intranets (for example, Sharepoint) and corporate social networks (for example, Yammer or Jive), so that training comes to learners – rather than the other way round – and forms part of their day‐to‐day lives. Setting up the LMS:  Learning Made Simple!

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning


Microlearning is meant to be a short-form version of information that is super portable and quick to digest. Product information or a brand new skill is delivered in a bite-size format, with all of the important information shed down into the most important points. For information that should be served up in a less playful tone, gamification might be too glib.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

examples the industry has waited for over the past many years. For example, the byline of press release detailing SAP’s recent acquisition of SuccessFactors clearly states the importance of mobile in their decision to acquire (and pay handsomely for) SFSF’s cloud and mobile-centric offerings but the actual depth of that mobile offering is weak in comparison to other available solution sets.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Business

The Learning Generalist

An Obsession with organisation "Organizations lull themselves into a false sense of safety with their hierarchies rather than recognize the danger of discouraging information flow, keeping data out of the minds of people who need it." - The New Social Learning ( Marcia Conner , Tony Bingham ) A few days back I read a fun article by Gia Lyons of Jive Software. Let me explain.

What's on Your Social Wish List?

CLO Magazine

Front-running companies are installing social networks such as Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, SharePoint, Ideo and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow. For example, you might need mobole access. Activity stream: To monitor the organizational pulse in real time, sharing what you’re doing, being referred to useful information, asking for help, accelerating the flow of news and information, and keeping up with change. Jay Cross is CEO of Internet Time Group and a thought leader in informal learning and organizational performance.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. No anonymous editing Does anyone have good examples of CYA language you can put on a Wiki? Applications in Learning. Tools? Web 2.0

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Reflecting on my 2011

Jay Cross

closed the Informal Learning blog in February; its job was done. Ridiculous research findings on informal learning. How to evaluate social and informal learning. Topics include Sharepoint, Jive, learning+working, rough drafts of articles, resource lists, and notes for various articles. It informs my judgment but has yet to surface anywhere but

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.


As always, Jane combines a wealth of information with some remarkable insights on where organizational learning is (or should be) headed. Moreover, it’s crucial that we focus on ways for UGC to make its way into formal content development processes and leverage this rich source of information to create better learning products, drive new instructional design models, and most importantly, increase the richness and instructional value of learning content. In this way, formal content is now supported and supplemented by an ecosystem of experts and related information.

Brandon Hall Researchers Blogging - Implications?

Tony Karrer

I just saw that several of the Brandon Hall researchers have started blogs: Tom Werner - example post - Why Learning Professionals Shouldn't Just Focus on Learning Tim Sosbe - example post - Pop Quiz: What Do Learning Leaders Care About? Janet Clarey - example post - Why blended learning is not BS Gary Woodill First, let me say that I applaud this move, but it's a bit of a curious development to me. How does blogging jive with paid research? Does this indicate that that Brandon Hall Network is not going to be the central hub for them to have discussions?

Mobile Learning - 7 Interesting Patterns

The Learning Generalist

For example I use an application called Presenter Pro that's a free download from Rexi Media. The app is a little pocketbook of wisdom on making better presentations and has examples, exercises and quizzes that'll keep you engaged. This apart, enterprise social software like Jive and Yammer have full fledged interfaces on the major smartphone platforms. Here's a tutorial.

Five Myths of Social Learning


While I could write an entire blog post on the reasons for this, I think Clark Quinn summarizes it quite nicely: “As work becomes more complex and the level of information explodes, speed-to-competence will depend on an organizations ability to allow learners to support themselves by tapping into the knowledge of others.” Charles Jennings of the Internet Time Alliance calls performance support the silver bullet for training, where learners are guided incrementally via relevant nuggets of information delivered at the point-of-performance. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

Front-running companies are installing social networks like Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, Ideo, and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow. Here’s an example. Bookmarks – to facilitate searching for links to information, discovering what sources other people are following, tracking down experts. The only question is how soon. EDITOR.*

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


Augment their systems with components that provide opportunities for people to interact in social systems for informal learning. The problem is that this results in informal learning about formal training content only…and the usability is way behind.” He then provided me some pretty stunning examples of social learning in action and across the enterprise. Well said.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning


Microlearning is meant to be a short-form version of information that is super portable and quick to digest. Product information or a brand new skill is delivered in a bite-size format, with all of the important information shed down into the most important points. For information that should be served up in a less playful tone, gamification might be too glib.

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

But there’s been this false assumption that if I’m teaching a group of eight people something like money laundering detection in a bank, that then if I put them on Jive or Yammer or SharePoint, that something magical is going to happen. But it’s not defining it as time on Jive. The best example is webinars. We’ve got a whopper of a guest on this week’s episode of GE TV !

Growth Accelerates CellCast Solution Innovations

mLearning Trends

Not doubt about it, social content and informal learning are playing a larger role in enterprise education and the blended learning experience. Twitter, Yammer, Jive, RSS feeds). Take SCORM for example; what we thought impractical a few recent months has now proven to be both possible and even compelling! We're pleased to report the adoption and use of mobile learning by enterprise customers has been accelerating throughout first half of 2010 -- yeah!!; And as with any measurable change in market direction, this new-found momentum comes with advantages and challenges alike.