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

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. ISA Participating - Future of the Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 25, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals.

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 Lesson #2: Effective Enterprise 2.0 and social media.

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. I tend to feel skeptical about many developmental models in social business simply because markets differ, sometimes in fundamental ways, […].

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.

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. project management social business social capital social software stack Web 2.0

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

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. 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 SAP demo’d a business process management application with collaborative charting; prototyping with their “analysis gadget&# looked slick. Next up was a panel session entitled “Is Enterprise 2.0

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

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 and Social Business Initiatives Are Likely to Remain Difficult by JonHusband Community Management CommunityManagement: The Strategic New IT-Enabled Business Capability by DionHinchcliffe Communitymanagement: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0

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

eFront

In this third part of our series of behind-the-scenes posts, we’ll be interviewing Simon Birt, a recent addition to the eFrontPro team, who is in charge of the product’s global business development. This makes it attractive to buyers who prefer an option to Software as a Service (SaaS).

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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. When Do Learning Games Make Business Sense? 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.

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

eFront

In this third part of our series of behind-the-scenes posts, we’ll be interviewing Simon Birt, a recent addition to the eFrontPro team, who is in charge of the product’s global business development. This makes it attractive to buyers who prefer an option to Software as a Service (SaaS).

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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 Tags: Change Management Collaboration Enterprise 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 However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. That’s where enterprise 2.0

Survey: Are you ready, willing and able to support learning in the new social workplace?

Jane Hart

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 Social learning

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McAfee Keynote at DevLearn 2009

Clark Quinn

Andy McAfee gave us a lively and informative presentation on his view of Enterprise 2.0. Punctuated by insightful examples, he defined Enterprise 2.0

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. Enterprise 2.0 : Enterprise 2.0

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.

Individual Value Required

Tony Karrer

Aaron's main point is that enterprise 2.0 software or enterprise social software should not focus on: social networks or social software, which is focused entirely on enabling conversations Instead, Aaron points to what he calls Collaborative networks: Rather than focusing on socialization, one to one interactions and individual enrichment, businesses must be concerned with creating an information fabric within their organizations.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

“As a business owner, if you can tap into the passion of your workforce the same way that Wikipedia taps into its army of unpaid volunteers, you can accomplish things that no amount of money can buy.” “The majority of the value-creation activities in an enterprise are hidden.

Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. CourseMill LMS - Enterprise. Enterprise Learning Management System. Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions. Social Learning and Social Business. CourseMill LMS - Enterprise. Forum.

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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. Users are taking more control of the devices they will use, business managers are taking more control of the budgets IT organizations.

eLearning Hot Lists Moving to eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

In Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources I discussed a particular example of using the social signals capability of Browse My Stuff to find good resources on a particular topic. The first post is up now: Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List With the recent updates to the site, you can subscribe to the Best Of RSS feed to receive these hotlists or you can visit the site and sign up to receive them via email.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Jakob Nielsen on social networks on the intranet

Clive on Learning

It has been fascinating to read the thoughts of arch rationalist Jakob Nielsen on the relatively romanticised world of enterprise 2.0. 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." The main training issue is how to derive business value from the new tools."

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

It's worth taking a look at some of these: Enterprise 2.0 Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 This means: providing solutions beyond traditional training / courses working closely with other parts of the organization including Enterprise 2.0,

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. Bloomfire has certainly taken the eLearning industry by storm. Or should I say, set it on fire?

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).

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? 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.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Instructional and Performance Strategies for Sales eLearning Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 1) - Business Casual , October 13, 2008 When consulting with sales and marketing professionals who work for companies that create training products and programs, I try not to be a "training purist" when discussion goes to "positioning" their product for the market. The Business Case for Social Learning.

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.

DevLearn ‘09 Keynote: Andrew McAfee #dl09

Learning Visions

Brent in his usual enthusiastic tone welcomes us and runs through the business… Andrew McAfee New book out: Enterprise 2.0: Where we are with enterprise 2.0? Definition: “Enterprise 2.0 is the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.” Line managers and decision makers aren’t interested in the tech side – they want to know what the use case is and that it addresses business challenges and opps.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0. Today, Enterprise 2.0 He shares strategies, stories, and real-world examples of successful enterprise collaboration using 2.0

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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. The allure of social business is captivating.

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. Harvard Business Review, Forbes and Fast Company already told him brainpower has become the engine of innovation. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. You’ve been doing your own research on Enterprise 2.0

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

CLO Magazine

One of the major effects of the recession was a lack of investment in developing business skills for younger, midlevel workers. 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.