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

SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

The title for this post is drawn from a recent assessment of SharePoint 2007 offered on Thomas Vander Wal's bog, Personal InfoCloud. consists and, specifically, how SharePoint measures up. 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

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. Social Software (7).

SharePoint and the LMS - Time to Converge?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Well, recently a clear and provocative pattern has emerged regarding the intersection of Microsoft SharePoint and the Learning Management System (LMS). In the span of two weeks five separate companies ranging from a small boutique professional services firm to a couple of the largest and most familiar technology companies around today have essentially asked the same two questions: Do any existing LMS providers integrate with SharePoint - such that my learners can take care of all of their learning transactional needs (e.g., SharePoint) is an obvious place to start.

DeFragging Your Brain!

eContent

My topics will revolve around social software in the enterprise. In fact, next month on my company's dime I will attend some Sharepoint 2007 training. Many people understand that occasionally one needs to DeFrag your hard drive. remove and reorganize the clutter. then add new content. The same holds true for your brain. will be both a speaker and panelist.

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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. This could be: SharePoint, Yammer, Confluence, etc. InGenius should integrate into SharePoint. Or ???? tools.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. You have four or five options for turning on your social network.

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 appreciate that social business — connecting everyone in the organization in networks — makes sense.

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.

A Confluence of Benefits

Learning on the Leading Edge

As followers of this blog and of our reserach well know, social learning is changing the learning industry in ways both explicit and implicit. It is not surprising then that ELearning Magazine now includes a social learning tool category in its yearly awards. Despite yeoman efforts on the part of many of the learning systems and tools providers to develop social learning capabilities, there are no established learning industry representatives in this group. The winner: Atlassian and their wiki-based enterprise social software platfrom, Confluence. Sorry.

A Confluence of Benefits

Learning on the Leading Edge

As followers of this blog and of our reserach well know, social learning is changing the learning industry in ways both explicit and implicit. It is not surprising then that ELearning Magazine now includes a social learning tool category in its yearly awards. Despite yeoman efforts on the part of many of the learning systems and tools providers to develop social learning capabilities, there are no established learning industry representatives in this group. The winner: Atlassian and their wiki-based enterprise social software platfrom, Confluence. Sorry.

A Confluence of Benefits

Learning on the Leading Edge

As followers of this blog and of our reserach well know, social learning is changing the learning industry in ways both explicit and implicit. It is not surprising then that ELearning Magazine now includes a social learning tool category in its yearly awards. Despite yeoman efforts on the part of many of the learning systems and tools providers to develop social learning capabilities, there are no established learning industry representatives in this group. The winner: Atlassian and their wiki-based enterprise social software platfrom, Confluence. Sorry.

An Enterprise Communities of Practies Engine: Newsgator Aquires Tomoye

Learning on the Leading Edge

Consolidation activity is picking up in the provider markets, and the market for enterprise social software is no exception (see Josh’s post yesterday about SuccessFactors and Inform ). Newsgator has a well deserved reputation as a leader in enterprise uses of RSS , and their Social Sites product is one of the most well-rounded enterprise social platforms on the market today. Their expertise and focus on employee knowledge sharing made them one of the very few pure social software providers that has had a eye on social learning use cases all along.

An Enterprise Communities of Practies Engine: Newsgator Aquires Tomoye

Learning on the Leading Edge

Consolidation activity is picking up in the provider markets, and the market for enterprise social software is no exception (see Josh’s post yesterday about SuccessFactors and Inform ). Newsgator has a well deserved reputation as a leader in enterprise uses of RSS , and their Social Sites product is one of the most well-rounded enterprise social platforms on the market today. Their expertise and focus on employee knowledge sharing made them one of the very few pure social software providers that has had a eye on social learning use cases all along.

An Enterprise Communities of Practies Engine: Newsgator Aquires Tomoye

Learning on the Leading Edge

Consolidation activity is picking up in the provider markets, and the market for enterprise social software is no exception (see Josh’s post yesterday about SuccessFactors and Inform ). Newsgator has a well deserved reputation as a leader in enterprise uses of RSS , and their Social Sites product is one of the most well-rounded enterprise social platforms on the market today. Their expertise and focus on employee knowledge sharing made them one of the very few pure social software providers that has had a eye on social learning use cases all along.

Related Terms

Tony Karrer

Here are some terms that are getting more attention the first couple weeks this month (December 2008) include Social Media , eLearning Activity , Mobile Learning , Yugma , Slideshare , SharePoint , Twitter , 100 Conversations , Mzinga , and GeoLearning. Mzinga is shown related to Personal Learning , Social Software , Learning 2.0 , Storyboards , PLEs , CollectiveX , Firefly , Tomoye , KnowledgePlanet , Element K , Awareness Networks. It's also interesting to me to drill down another level on a couple of the companies to see what pops for them.

Reflections on Web 2.0 Expo

Clark Quinn

also talked to Social Text, seeing if they supported user-generation of video (no). Also, I’d been pinged by the CEO of MangoSpring via the social software for the conference (which didn’t obviously give me a way of pinging back!?!?), so I stopped by the booth for their product, Engage. also was intrigued to see Microsoft showing the Fuse team rather then SharePoint. Fuse seemed to be largely developing internal social media capabilities (enhancing Outlook) and some developer interfaces, but apparently also do some customer work.

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Friday ReFlects #3 - Social Learning in Ireland Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a somewhat loose and rapid-fire version of our workshop on developing a social learning strategy as part of 2010 edition of the Irish Learning Showcase. In honor of the event, I want to focus this edition of Friday Reflects on a discussion that started on the first day of the event with regards to the corporate adoption of social media for learning.

Friday ReFlects #3 - Social Learning in Ireland Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a somewhat loose and rapid-fire version of our workshop on developing a social learning strategy as part of 2010 edition of the Irish Learning Showcase. In honor of the event, I want to focus this edition of Friday Reflects on a discussion that started on the first day of the event with regards to the corporate adoption of social media for learning.

Friday ReFlects #3 - Social Learning in Ireland Edition

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting a somewhat loose and rapid-fire version of our workshop on developing a social learning strategy as part of 2010 edition of the Irish Learning Showcase. In honor of the event, I want to focus this edition of Friday Reflects on a discussion that started on the first day of the event with regards to the corporate adoption of social media for learning.

Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?

Jay Cross

CSC has an Enterprise Social Collaboration Officer (who also runs KM.). mistakenly wandered into the keynote for VoiceCon, the co-located conference, where this character from Siemens was explaining their integration of social software and phone service. People were gathering data sheets on SharePoint, Notes, and lots of undifferentiated collaboration tools. was a crock.

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Strategy (15) PWLE Not PLE - Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning (15) Corporate Social Bookmarking Tools (14) Corporate Learning Long Tail and Attention Crisis (13) Test SCORM Courses with an LMS (13) 90-9-1 Rule aka 1% Rule in Collaborative Environments (13) Social Conference Tools - Expect Poor Results (13) Instruction eLearning 2.0 Applications in Learning (24) Free - Web 2.0

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

social media consumer, HBS professor, MIT research scientist, and author, McAfee focuses on how emergent social software platforms are benefiting enterprises, and how smart organizations and their leaders are making effective use of them to share knowledge, inspire innovation, and enable decision making. Social tools are changing our world and our enterprises. tools.

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The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 3 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

The rise of integrated talent management and informal learning (social and on-demand) are fundamentally changing the role of the LMS within organizations - and the expectations that customers have for their LMS providers. I attended the e-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering last week. This week I am using this space to share a few of my observations from this year's event. In this final post in this series, I want to say a few words about my own concurrent session at the event: Before You Buy - LMS Market Update for 2009. Petersburg Florida. The market is maturing. Comment below.)

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 3 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

The rise of integrated talent management and informal learning (social and on-demand) are fundamentally changing the role of the LMS within organizations - and the expectations that customers have for their LMS providers. I attended the e-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering last week. This week I am using this space to share a few of my observations from this year's event. In this final post in this series, I want to say a few words about my own concurrent session at the event: Before You Buy - LMS Market Update for 2009. Petersburg Florida. The market is maturing. Comment below.)

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 3 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

The rise of integrated talent management and informal learning (social and on-demand) are fundamentally changing the role of the LMS within organizations - and the expectations that customers have for their LMS providers. I attended the e-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering last week. This week I am using this space to share a few of my observations from this year's event. In this final post in this series, I want to say a few words about my own concurrent session at the event: Before You Buy - LMS Market Update for 2009. Petersburg Florida. The market is maturing. Comment below.)

The Wisdom of Crowds - E-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering 2009 (Part 3 of 3)

Learning on the Leading Edge

The rise of integrated talent management and informal learning (social and on-demand) are fundamentally changing the role of the LMS within organizations - and the expectations that customers have for their LMS providers. I attended the e-Learning Guild's Annual Gathering last week. This week I am using this space to share a few of my observations from this year's event. In this final post in this series, I want to say a few words about my own concurrent session at the event: Before You Buy - LMS Market Update for 2009. Petersburg Florida. The market is maturing. Comment below.)

The LCMS at a Crossroads

Learning on the Leading Edge

These skeptics would argue that you can use any of hundreds of alternative options out there (many sold by the content development tools providers) - running the gamut from traditional content and document management systems to new social software tools such as wikis. Our research has shown that content management needs vary widely from company to company, and some organizations are well served by some combination of social and collaboration platforms, portals, and the lightweight content management functionalities now common to rapid development tools. link].

The LCMS at a Crossroads

Learning on the Leading Edge

These skeptics would argue that you can use any of hundreds of alternative options out there (many sold by the content development tools providers) - running the gamut from traditional content and document management systems to new social software tools such as wikis. Our research has shown that content management needs vary widely from company to company, and some organizations are well served by some combination of social and collaboration platforms, portals, and the lightweight content management functionalities now common to rapid development tools. link].

The LCMS at a Crossroads

Learning on the Leading Edge

These skeptics would argue that you can use any of hundreds of alternative options out there (many sold by the content development tools providers) - running the gamut from traditional content and document management systems to new social software tools such as wikis. Our research has shown that content management needs vary widely from company to company, and some organizations are well served by some combination of social and collaboration platforms, portals, and the lightweight content management functionalities now common to rapid development tools.

The LCMS at a Crossroads

Learning on the Leading Edge

These skeptics would argue that you can use any of hundreds of alternative options out there (many sold by the content development tools providers) - running the gamut from traditional content and document management systems to new social software tools such as wikis. Our research has shown that content management needs vary widely from company to company, and some organizations are well served by some combination of social and collaboration platforms, portals, and the lightweight content management functionalities now common to rapid development tools.

Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Slides from Keynote at Training 2010 - Social Enterprise Blog , February 3, 2010 Slides I had the great pleasure to present a keynote address yesterday at Training 2010. Informal learning from the horse’s mouth - Informal Learning , February 3, 2010 Every morning, my email is littered with very basic questions about informal learning. I’ve been ranting about informal and computer-supported learning in organizations for twelve years now. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of networked, social learning I.