The Six Hats of a Community Manager

ID Reflections

The premise of this post is that when an organisation makesa conscious effort to move towards a more social way of doing business, itusually begins with the introduction of an enterprise collaboration platform.Employees, who have been using emails and, perhaps, mailing lists and googlegroups till then as their mode of communication and collaboration, are now expected touse the collaboration platform for their day to day business.

Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?

ID Reflections

Before I move on let me briefly explain how Jive --whichpowers our social platform--works. Jive offers users the ability to customizetheir two activity streams--one stream reflects everything the user is Following on the platform and thisincludes people, places and content. The other reflects what the user is Tracking --and Jive makes a subtledistinction between " follow "and " track ". user experience activity stream TweetDeck Jive Twitter communication Hootsuite

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business.

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


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.

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


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.

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How KZO Innovations Can Socialize Your Business Video and Drive Viewer Engagement

KZO Innovations

The KZO Video Suite platform makes it easy to share videos to any public or private social platform (including Google+, Chatter, Jive, Yammer, Facebook and Twitter.). These are just a few features that KZO utilizes to socialize your business video, which functions to drive viewer engagement. Visual content, specifically video, helps drive viewer engagement now more than ever. In fact, 85% of the US Internet audience watches videos online.

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From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

With the growing interest in “social business”, an increasing number of organisations are replacing (or upgrading their existing intranets) with new social and collaboration platforms, with key features like.

Review: Learning Everywhere by Chad Udell

Experiencing eLearning

Business Processes : This is the content for line of business and productivity, like SCM (supply chain management), contact lists, or specific applications for a company. I am still very much a novice in mobile learning.

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

The organization’s ESN may support this, though (and probably unfortunately) many business units have their own tools. Here we (should) see organization wide Enterprise Social Networks like Jive and Yammer, etc.

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Why Slack Might Become the #1 Tool for Learning

eLearning Architect

Whilst much of the content I have written harps on about using an LMS to deliver content, there seems to be an interesting surge in businesses using tools like Slack to encourage communication (and ultimately learning).

Playing with Gamification? Those Badges and Leaderboards Aren’t Enough


Choose a platform specifically created to allow for a high degree of gamification and personalization so you don’t have to shoehorn game-esque factors into a curriculum that doesn’t really jive. eLearning Solutions Engage and Retain Gamification Learning and Development best eLearning business elearning solutions elearning trends gamification learning Learning and development training trendsThe idea of gamification often feels way too good to be true.

‘Konnect’ to Liberate Learning from LMS

Origin Learning

Konnect is compatible with external systems such as Sharepoint, Moodle, Jive, and Salesforce with customized connectors. The data from the analytics module supports business decision-makers/learning leaders in tracking areas where maximum expert assistance and training is required.

Working wiser?

Clark Quinn

Ok, so have I gone off the edge of the hazy cosmic jive? I am a native Californian, after all, but I’m thinking that this makes real business sense. Noodling: I’ve been thinking about Working Smarter, a topic I took up over four years ago. And while I still think there’s too little talk about it, I wondered also about pushing it further. I also talked in the past about an interest in wisdom, and what that would mean for learning.

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Ready or Not, The Future Is Now

CLO Magazine

There are also social implications for machine learning in the workplace, said John Schneider, vice president of product marketing for Jive Software.

ASTD #TK11 – Opening Keynote Kara Swisher

Learning Visions

Yammer, Socialcast, Jive, etc. This is a huge business opportunity…we are on the cusp of a real problem. You’ll see screens – you plug your tablet into a screen with a keyboard…that business is over. These are my live blogged notes… Kara Swisher – All Things Digital What is happening now in Silicon Valley is a quantum leap – changing industries.

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Questions from the CLO Executive Network

Jay Cross

The CLO must take a broader role, getting out of the learning silo and into the broader job of improving the way the business works. Connect the enterprise with a technology like Jive.

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The Social Collaboration Party – Should Learning Gatecrash ?

Learning Cafe

The trainers have been asked to encourage discussion when they get a bit time from their busy schedule. Alex has worked in senior leadership positions in Jive, SumTotal, Talent2 and Saba. When social means business - Peter Davis. Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12-1 PM Sydney , Register.

Measuring the Effectiveness of Gamification

Your Training Edge

For B2B companies Oracle, SAP, Jive, Cisco, Pearson and Salesforce, gamification has emerged as a key element in their consumerization of the enterprise strategy. Jeff Jarvis on Business Insider recently stated the following: ( [link] ) “Education at least has some aptitude for thinking in outcomes, as that’s how we’re supposed to measure the success of programs: What should students learn and did they learn it? Have you ever been gamified?

Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

An enterprise that has adopted a social business platform and is trying to shape a path for a conversation-based reality, content creation and consumption, and communication via the platform will see a proliferation of content that could range from sales decks to discussion threads on the appropriate technology stack to use on a specific project. Contribute with ease The idea of a social business platform is to facilitate participation and conversation.

5 Questions to Ask When Setting up Communities

ID Reflections

I have mentioned in my earlier post here that we have launched an enterprise-wide collaboration platform powered by Jive. What business needs will be solved by the forming of this community? While the terms community management and community manager are more popular, I have never found them very comfortable to use.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)


These may be the trends of the coming year because forward-thinking organizations and vendors want to satisfy the needs of a busy and rapidly changing workplace. More info in my post: ‘2 Out of 3 Ain’t Bad’ May Have Worked for Meatloaf, but it Doesn’t Jive for L&D.

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Those who forget the mistakes of history

Jay Cross

They are social network companies like Socialcast and Jive, content management firms like Xyleme, communications platforms like Citrix and Skype, social business advisors like Dachis and Altimeter, web 2.0 …are condemned to repeat them, said philosopher George Santyana.

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Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

Imagine that 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.

Snake Oil 2.0: Lipstick on a pig

Jay Cross

These implementations span multiple business units, functions, geographies, etc., Dan Pontefract, over at TELUS , puts it succinctly: This is why we need to federate the LMS into the ‘collaboration’ platform, be it Jive, SharePoint, Connections, Confluence, whatever.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500.

Profile of a learning architect: Tiina Paju-Pomfret

Clive on Learning

Community and collaboration Working alongside the new blended learning offering sits a powerful community, collaboration and social media platform called Bupa Live, which is based on Jive SBS software.

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. Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


Companies will choose best-of-breed social business software vendors for enterprise social learning deployments, not niche players Below is Gartner’s 2009 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace, G00171792 [see note at end of post]. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Social Learning: Top Down Versus Bottom Up

CLO Magazine

There are two broad categories of learning technologies emerging: top down and bottom up, according to John Ambrose, senior vice president of strategy, corporate development and emerging business at Skillsoft, an e-learning and performance support company. Examples of this type of technology include Jive and SharePoint. This type of technology can drive more meaningful dialogue and discussion about content, making it stickier and more business relevant for employees.

10 Reasons to Use Illustrations Instead of Stock Photography in Learning


Illustration can also be reused and repurposed, which is a plus because your content is not static and will evolve as the role, technology or skillsets advance in your business and industry. It’s glossy and polished appearance might not really jive with your brand or the tone of your content. The grinning woman eating a salad; the perfectly multicultural meeting; the man with a headset: these are the standards for stock photography.

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. Some enterprises have tried using social software such as Yammer or Jive to connect individuals, but without a formal mentoring or coaching structure, this approach is not sufficient to achieve measurable results. Mentoring and coaching strategies translate to better employee engagement and retention.

Developing a Career: Protégés Reflect on the Everwise Impact


Bruce was 20 years into a career in software development before turning to Everwise through Jive, his employer. “I He was paired with Dinesh, a business development executive at Coventor. Here at Everwise , we’ve learned that mentorship is never a one-size-fits-all experience.

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Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Business has become unpredictable. Among the streams that feed this phase of sense-making are: Social networks, primarily private networks such as Socialcast, Google Groups, or Jive. The process of seeking out and sharing meaning is a responsibility of enlightened social citizenship.

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The Other 90% of Learning

Jay Cross

Chatter, Jive, Socialcast, Yammer, Podio, and other social networking systems simplify listening in and joining purposeful conversations. It’s about making the business better. The quality of what we deliver to customers depends on our entire business ecosystem, from resource extraction at the beginning of the supply chain to our ongoing relationships with customers. Serving enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine. They changed the title on me.).

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How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona


There are five major roles that go into creating a successful online course business. Chris and Joe talk about these roles and how they apply to running a successful business online. Are they starting freelance businesses? That allows me to focus on the core of my business.

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

eLearning 24-7

Personally, I wouldn’t go that route, but hey, people do – with Yammer, Jive, Bloomfire and so on. . You are not launching a business here. Specifically we are talking about specific people at whatever type of business, school, university and so forth. . The Conversation. A: “We need to have online learning” B: “Huh? ” A: “I was told we must have e-learning.

The Virtual Reality

CLO Magazine

In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, an online business journal for the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, General Electric Co.’s Start with the learning experience rather than collaborative software tools such as Jive or Yammer.