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The definition of Enterprise Social Network

E-Learning Provocateur

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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. Networks are the glue that connects us.

De-Siloing Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Human beings are social by nature. And why shouldn’t the software that people use at work support that inherent social inclination? To date, many initial social endeavors from software providers have included a Facebook-like page through which employees can recognize, comment, or share with each other, either bolted on to another application or stand-alone, the latter requiring an annoying extra sign-on by the user. The Social Economy, 2012). But how might a social-based solution prove useful at work? Does Social Technology Impact HCM?

De-Siloing Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Human beings are social by nature. And why shouldn’t the software that people use at work support that inherent social inclination? To date, many initial social endeavors from software providers have included a Facebook-like page through which employees can recognize, comment, or share with each other, either bolted on to another application or stand-alone, the latter requiring an annoying extra sign-on by the user. The Social Economy, 2012). But how might a social-based solution prove useful at work? Does Social Technology Impact HCM?

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? twist to them?

Siloed Social Conversations Impede Shared Experience

Skilful Minds

The Altimeter Group’s report from earlier this year, The Evolution of Social Business: Six Stages of Social Business Transformation, offers the above graphic to exemplify the way social networking develops as the social activities of businesses mature. tend to feel skeptical about many developmental models in social business simply because markets differ, sometimes in fundamental ways, […]. John Seely Brown social business social software

SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

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 The title for this post is drawn from a recent assessment of SharePoint 2007 offered on Thomas Vander Wal's bog, Personal InfoCloud. Web 2.0 elearning 2.0

The changing Web

Learning with e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. 2002) The Network Society. tools.

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Very social software

Learning with e's

A veritable feast of articles on social media is appearing in the academic press at the moment. Two articles that have caught my eye deal with social software in education, and both have landed on my desk in the last few weeks. Social Software: new opportunities for challenging social inequalities in learning? Keywords: social software; Web 2.0;

De-Siloing Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Human beings are social by nature. And why shouldn’t the software that people use at work support that inherent social inclination? To date, many initial social endeavors from software providers have included a Facebook-like page through which employees can recognize, comment, or share with each other, either bolted on to another application or stand-alone, the latter requiring an annoying extra sign-on by the user. The Social Economy, 2012). But how might a social-based solution prove useful at work? Does Social Technology Impact HCM?

Jakob Nielsen on social networks on the intranet

Clive on Learning

technologies — unless ‘thinking about social software’ is considered progress. That could explain why, in our studies, successful social media initiatives at many companies emerged from underground, grassroots efforts." " "Perhaps more than any other corporate intranet innovation, social software technologies are exposing the holes in corporate communication and collaboration — and at times filling them before the (usually slow-moving) enterprise can fully grasp (and control) the flow." Tags: social networking

Institutional Innovation and Podular Design

Skilful Minds

In Social is the plural of personal JP Rangaswami contends that institutional innovation is required to achieve the potential that social software offers organizations in general, and for-profit companies in particular. Change Management Collaboration Experience Design Innovation Social Business Design Social Media Social Networks Web 2.0 JP's voice is one of several important contributions to current thinking about innovation.

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

Experimenting with Social Software Just Got Easier

Learning on the Leading Edge

Here is some potentially welcome news for any individual training departments out there (or small businesses) who have considered diving into enterprise social software for social and collaborative learning or otherwise, but have held off so far due to financial contraints. Figure 1: Social Calc. No strings attached. Source: SocialText, 2009. David.

Experimenting with Social Software Just Got Easier

Learning on the Leading Edge

Here is some potentially welcome news for any individual training departments out there (or small businesses) who have considered diving into enterprise social software for social and collaborative learning or otherwise, but have held off so far due to financial contraints. Figure 1: Social Calc. No strings attached. Source: SocialText, 2009. David.

Communities / Social Networking and LMS Merger

Tony Karrer

Mzinga is a merger of KnowledgePlanet (an LMS provider and also the maker of the eLearning simulation tool - Firefly) and Shared Insights - a community / business social networking software company. This merger points to another direction - combination of LMS capability + community / social networking. The description of their offerings seem still mostly separate (communities software and the KP learning platform). He also pointed me to a Gartner quote: Enterprise social software will be the biggest new workplace technology success story of this decade.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009 Should you Care about Google Wave? June 4, 2009 From E-Learning to Social Learning , June 10, 2009 Investigating the Application of Social Software to Support Networked Learning , June 4, 2009 Top Keywords Social Learning (34) Social Network Analysis (4) Collaboration (43) Mobile Learning (18) Performance (46) Learning Management System (11) eLearning Technology.

Social networking on intranets

elearningpost

Social software is not a trend that can be ignored. Jakob Nielsen's latest Alertbox. It's affecting fundamental change in how people expect to communicate, both with each other and the companies they do business with. And companies can't just draw a line in the sand and say it's okay for employees to use Web 2.0 to communicate with customers, but it's not okay to use it when communicating with each other

Social networking on intranets

elearningpost

Social software is not a trend that can be ignored. Jakob Nielsen's latest Alertbox. It's affecting fundamental change in how people expect to communicate, both with each other and the companies they do business with. And companies can't just draw a line in the sand and say it's okay for employees to use Web 2.0 to communicate with customers, but it's not okay to use it when communicating with each other

Our Member Forum On Enterprise Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of talking about the realities of social software and social networking in the enterprise with a group our member companies, including Sun Microsystems, Xerox, Glaxo Smith Kline, Cornerstone OnDemand and SkillSoft. You might be tempted to think, based on the composition of that list, that this was a conversation between a group of early adopters – pioneer organizations in uses of social software in the enterprise. The group was in agreement that anonymity has no place in corporate social networks.

Our Member Forum On Enterprise Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of talking about the realities of social software and social networking in the enterprise with a group our member companies, including Sun Microsystems, Xerox, Glaxo Smith Kline, Cornerstone OnDemand and SkillSoft. You might be tempted to think, based on the composition of that list, that this was a conversation between a group of early adopters – pioneer organizations in uses of social software in the enterprise. The group was in agreement that anonymity has no place in corporate social networks.

Our Member Forum On Enterprise Social Software

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last week I had the pleasure of talking about the realities of social software and social networking in the enterprise with a group our member companies, including Sun Microsystems, Xerox, Glaxo Smith Kline, Cornerstone OnDemand and SkillSoft. You might be tempted to think, based on the composition of that list, that this was a conversation between a group of early adopters – pioneer organizations in uses of social software in the enterprise. The group was in agreement that anonymity has no place in corporate social networks.

elearningpost » 40 Downloadable Open Source Social Software Applications

elearningpost

blog articles about 40 Downloadable Open Source Social Software Applications This list definitely needs to be bookmarked. Categories include Social Bookmarking, Social Filesharing, Social Networking and Social Search. Add tag Permalink | Thursday, January 10, 2008 Page 1 of 2 pages Search Follow Twitter Atom RSS 2.0 Photos www. flick r.com Bookshelf (c) 2000-2006 elearningpost | 508 | XHTML | RSS feed | Powered by ExpressionEngine

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 [.]. Innovation Social Business Design Web 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social softwareEnterprise 2.0

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The Potential of Enterprise Social Networking

Learning on the Leading Edge

Are social media and social networks destined to change life behind the firewall ? The consumer-focused social networking sites such as MySpace , Facebook , Twitter , Digg , and YouTube are exploding – and perhaps more importantly – as they become more ubiquitous, they are fundamentally resetting the expectations of how computers can support and augment person-to-person communication and collaboration. Avoid the temptation to implement social software tools simply for their own sake. Inside the walls of the corporate world? David.

The Potential of Enterprise Social Networking

Learning on the Leading Edge

Are social media and social networks destined to change life behind the firewall ? The consumer-focused social networking sites such as MySpace , Facebook , Twitter , Digg , and YouTube are exploding – and perhaps more importantly – as they become more ubiquitous, they are fundamentally resetting the expectations of how computers can support and augment person-to-person communication and collaboration. Avoid the temptation to implement social software tools simply for their own sake. Inside the walls of the corporate world? David.

A Bersin and Associates Social Network?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last year’s conference was highly successful, and it also served as the focal point for our organization’s first experimentation with community building and enterprise social software. Mzinga , an enterprise social software vendor with a long history in the Learning & Development space (formerly the LMS provider Knowledge Planet), provided the platform for our attempt at a conference-focused community site. Tags: collaboration social networking We recently started planning for next year’s IMPACT conference. How did it go?

A Bersin and Associates Social Network?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last year’s conference was highly successful, and it also served as the focal point for our organization’s first experimentation with community building and enterprise social software. Mzinga , an enterprise social software vendor with a long history in the Learning & Development space (formerly the LMS provider Knowledge Planet), provided the platform for our attempt at a conference-focused community site. Tags: collaboration social networking We recently started planning for next year’s IMPACT conference. How did it go?

A Bersin and Associates Social Network?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last year’s conference was highly successful, and it also served as the focal point for our organization’s first experimentation with community building and enterprise social software. Mzinga , an enterprise social software vendor with a long history in the Learning & Development space (formerly the LMS provider Knowledge Planet), provided the platform for our attempt at a conference-focused community site. Tags: collaboration social networking We recently started planning for next year’s IMPACT conference. How did it go?

A Bersin and Associates Social Network?

Learning on the Leading Edge

Last year’s conference was highly successful, and it also served as the focal point for our organization’s first experimentation with community building and enterprise social software. Mzinga , an enterprise social software vendor with a long history in the Learning & Development space (formerly the LMS provider Knowledge Planet), provided the platform for our attempt at a conference-focused community site. Tags: collaboration social networking We recently started planning for next year’s IMPACT conference. How did it go?

Empathy and Collaboration in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

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 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. First off, collaboration isn't just about people sharing information to achieve common goals. Advocates of Enterprise 2.0

Building a distributed social network? You’re doing it wrong

George Siemens

Building a distributed social network? You’re doing it wrong : “…in social networking platforms, sharing is the feature. In distributed social software, sharing is a feature.&# According to this definition, distributed social software is more in line with what I would call a personal learning environment or network

Thirsty for knowledge on social networks and information systems?

Janet Clarey

Information Science Reference recently published a book by Miltiadis Lytras from the University of Patras, Greece, Robert Tennyson from the University of Minnesota, USA, and Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, from the Universidad de Oviedo, Spain called Knowledge Networks: The Social Software Perspective. Here’s a description: Social networks are collections of individuals linked together by a set of relations. Knowledge Networks. Tags: knowledge networks Brandon Hall Here you go then. You can download it via scribd.

Investigating the Application of Social Software to Support Networked Learning

George Siemens

Investigating the Application of Social Software to Support Networked Learning (.pdf) pdf) suggests that “university students need to learn new network and software literacies to become digital citizens&#. In addition to being literate (and therefore be able to participate in the consequential conversations occurring through, or mediated by, technology), authors state students spend surprisingly limited time in socialization (p.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Most of the system was built in-house using open source tools, and the online content delivery network was outsourced. Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking " What Did They Do? Conduct a Needs Analysis. Design an Open, Informal Learning Environment. Viral Rollout. David.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Most of the system was built in-house using open source tools, and the online content delivery network was outsourced. Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking " What Did They Do? Conduct a Needs Analysis. Design an Open, Informal Learning Environment. Viral Rollout. David.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Most of the system was built in-house using open source tools, and the online content delivery network was outsourced. Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking " What Did They Do? Conduct a Needs Analysis. Design an Open, Informal Learning Environment. Viral Rollout. David.

Sun Microsystems Uses Open Source and Enterprise Social Software to Build YouTube-Like Portal for Social Learning

Learning on the Leading Edge

By thoughtfully implementing a social learning environment called Sun Learning eXchange (SLX), the training function found an effective way to "do more with less." Most of the system was built in-house using open source tools, and the online content delivery network was outsourced. Enterprise Social Software is changing the face of corporate learning. Tags: collaboration Learning Culture Learning on Demand social networking " What Did They Do? Conduct a Needs Analysis. Design an Open, Informal Learning Environment. Viral Rollout. David.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments. It examines the use of blogging softwareas an interface to digital library content stored in a separaterepository. Clay Shirky My latest additions to del.icio.us del.icio.us

Faceworking

Learning with e's

Should we try to use social networking services such as Facebook and Myspace as serious educational tools, or should they remain the domain of informal chat and backstage antics? Neil Selwyn and Lyndsay Grant are to be applauded for bringing together an excellent, very readable special issue of the journal which focuses on Learning and Social Software.

EdCast the Twitter of Education Raises 16 Million in Latest Funding Round

Training Industry

Social media is not only a buzzword in several different industries; it is also a powerful force on society and the workplace. The Pew Research Center began tracking social media usage in 2005; since then, the percentage of American adults who use social networking sites has increased from 7 percent to 65 percent. While social networking is most common among young adults (90 percent of those ages 18 to 29), it is also common among other generations (77 percent of those ages 30 to 49 and 51 percent of those ages 50 to 64).

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 It is especially important to multichannel collaboration.

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

Learning Cafe

In 2013, the investment bubble will burst for consumer social networks, and for enterprise social software companies in 2014. What it is not saying is that social networking will become less popular but the investments in social network technology will  decrease  i.e Impact at the enterprise level i.e Impact on Learners. Medium.

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.