The definition of Enterprise Social Network
AUGUST 26, 2015
social learning A means of liking senior executives' posts collaboration corporate definition enterprise 2.0 enterprise social network ESN hierarchy humor humour organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture social social media social software sycophancy workplace
Social Software Adoption
AUGUST 10, 2009
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
Siloed Social Conversations Impede Shared Experience
JUNE 19, 2013
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. I 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
Very social software
Learning with e's
JANUARY 11, 2010
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;
Social Learning, Collaboration, and Team Identity
MARCH 3, 2010
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 social business design awareness Dachis Group distributed work empathy Internet Time Alliance shared experience social learning team identity twitter wiki e-Learning 2.0
SMBs and Social Learning Technologies
APRIL 2, 2009
SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development. Most learning professionals view social media as valuable to learners, and usage is growing. Alonso, F.,
Connected Learning in the Workplace: the next generation of learning practices
OCTOBER 26, 2013
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 [.].
On the Roots of Social Computing
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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. Innovation Social Business Design Web 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social softwareI’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 [.]. Collaboration e-Learning 2.0
The Social C-Suite
MARCH 13, 2013
If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence. The state of employee engagement is a troubling organizational predicament, and many leaders wonder whether internal social media and social learning could help to drive it: Should the C-suite become more involved? How does its use by the C-suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization? There are a few reasons why the C-suite isn’t using social media more inside organizations. Be ready to fail.
The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts
MARCH 30, 2015
In the world of online learning, some organizations are choosing to incorporate a “social” aspect to their platforms and programs, also sometimes described as “collaborative” learning. Some types of learning management systems include this social feature, which can also refer to incorporation of social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. Social learning management.
Institutional Innovation and Podular Design
JANUARY 31, 2013
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.
Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?
AUGUST 2, 2012
Some time ago I wrote a blog post about how I believed that as social businesses emerge, and new social and collaboration platforms (or social intranets) are introduced into enterprises, L&D will have an extended role in the organisation in order to support the new community and collaboration skills that will be required to underpin a successul social business initiative. (In In the diagram on the right I show 5 key types of activity across the Social Workplace Learning Continuum that I think that will need to be supported.). Social learning
The changing Web
Learning with e's
AUGUST 24, 2012
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. Yesterday's post can be found at this link.
Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List
eLearning Learning Posts
JUNE 29, 2009
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).
Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0
APRIL 7, 2010
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. John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Or should they be separated? Or ???? tools. Web 2.0
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)
MARCH 26, 2008
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
Empathy and Collaboration in Social Business Design
AUGUST 27, 2009
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
SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds
MARCH 22, 2009
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
50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011
DECEMBER 29, 2011
I have listed them insome sort of reading order or the way they made sense to me… Social Business The future ispodular by Dave Gray PuttingEnterprise 2.0 by Bertrand Duperrin HowDigital Business Will Evolve in 2012: 6 Big Ideas by Dion Hinchcliffe Whysocial business is different - Part 1: Reusing stored collaboration by DionHinchcliffe Socialnetworks are becoming your personal operating system by Brian Solis FiveEmergent Strategies for Improving Social Business Performance by DionHinchcliffe OpenWork: Using Social Software To Make Our Work Visible Again by DionHinchcliffe WhyE2.0
"Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)
MARCH 26, 2008
This article investigates the use of social software applications in digital library environments. It examines the use of blogging software as an interface to digital library content stored in a separate repository. ( LINK ). The article concludes with a review of positive and negative outcomes from this approach and makes recommendations for further research
What's on Your Social Wish List?
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
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.
Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate
JUNE 20, 2012
While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 collaborative tools, they actually have different goals: Social learning is about interacting with other people in order to learn something new, while Web collaboration tools are primarily about making it easier for people to work together. That’s where enterprise 2.0 Technology.
Social Business Design and Multichannel Team Collaboration
JULY 7, 2009
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
Lurking is Not a Static State
JULY 20, 2011
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). Lurking and its role in communities has been on the forefront of my mind for the past few days. This is also proved by the fact that many of the groups on this platform have membership of ~300 but obviously not everyone is a Contributing User.
Ridiculous research findings on informal learning
MAY 15, 2011
Informal learning is mushrooming as organizations implement social software. An analyst reports that her company’s research finds that only 30% of U.S. companies spent money on informal learning tools or services last year. Of those, big companies spent $16,000 on average; little ones spent $5600. What an astounding finding! L&D people. Just Jay
Your social wishlist
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
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.
Jakob Nielsen on social networks on the intranet
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 12, 2009
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
LMSs that kick ass - OutStart
JANUARY 23, 2009
By way of background, Jeff told me that OutStart has two flavors: Participate, their general social software solution and TrainingEdge.com, their SaaS solution which includes LMS, collaborative authoring, and social media specifically configured to support learning. Their acquisition included the Participate team – a group with 12 years of social media experience dating back to the mid 90s. Q: What is OutStart doing with social media integration in their LMS? Rather we see social media platforms and LMSs as two distinct systems. Thanks Jeff! Learn.com.
5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course
Your Training Edge
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Social software and participatory learning: Pedagogical choices with technology affordances in the Web era. Adopting an ever popular MOOC is almost equal to zero level strategy if you are unable to engage the largest stakeholders involved in it i.e. the learners. So, if you think, MOOC strategy is going to work for you without any input put into it, probably you should not go for it.
Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions
NOVEMBER 22, 2011
e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions. As social networks progress and online social learning grows in popularity, the need to implement social learning technologies within business settings becomes increasingly prevalent. Social Learning and Social Business. Forum. Logins. ReviewLink.
Communities / Social Networking and LMS Merger
DECEMBER 6, 2007
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.
Learning with e's
APRIL 28, 2009
It's my opening gambit in a chapter called 'Destructive Creativity on the Social Web' in which I discuss the volatile and contentious nature of wiki content generation. My chapter appears in an edited volume by Stylianos Hatzipanagos and Steven Warburton on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies. As is the case with all IGI Reference books it is very overpriced.
Learn Informal Learning Informally
JUNE 13, 2012
Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Network socially with Socialcast, Buddypress, GoToMeeting, Google+. experience learning hands-on through collaborative work, community, search, social software, blogs and tweets. Here’s a preliminary description. with Jay Cross. Format.
Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List
JUNE 16, 2009
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? yes, they went there - WISE Pedagogy , June 1, 2009 Time Spent - The Learning Circuits Blog , June 1, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. Can We Enhance People's Cognitive Outcomes? Browse eLearning Content