Using Social Network Analysis in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

My previous post discussed the Open/Closed culture fallacy in social business design. Overall, as the post's subject indicates, my interest is in showing how social network analysis, applied to the ecosystems of organizations, can assist us in applying social business design in a manner that avoids the fallacy of open/closed business cultures.

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.

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Overcoming Top 10 Objections to Social Learning - Social Enterprise Blog , April 24, 2009 Ten commandments of e-learning (content design) - Clive on Learning , April 30, 2009 Twitter Learning - eLearning Technology , April 30, 2009 Learning Goals - eLearning Technology , April 29, 2009 An eight-step process using Post-it notes to gain meeting consensus.

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture. An interesting point was that existing business practices were developed in times of data scarcity. social strategy

Google Wave – Social Learning – Business – eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 12, 2009 to June 19, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Business Casual , June 14, 2009 Brain rule #12 - Clive on Learning , June 12, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

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.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 2/24/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Mapping informal relationships at a company is revealing -- and useful - Business Week. The use of social network analysis as a management tool is accelerating. Tag: Social Network Analysis. February 24, 2006. Apple's iTunesU puts college lectures on your iPod - News 10. Almost a dozen universities, including some from the Ivy League, have agreed to take part in a pilot project run by Apple called iTunesU. Tag: Podcasting.

Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/11/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Social Network Analysis: What to Map. A lot of work has been done in the past couple of years in the field of Social Network Analysis (SNA) -- the assessment of the real person-to-person links in and between organizations and groups, as distinct from the ones that you might expect to see from the 'official' organization charts. Dan Pink Interview - author of "A Whole Mind - Moving from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age" (Podcast).

Desire2Learn Mobile FLV - eLearning from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Electronic Papyrus , May 3, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. May 7, 2009 Learning as a Network , May 7, 2009 Is there no room for Informal Learning? , Here what eLearning Learning thinks is the most interesting stuff from last week. Actually, it's what all of you seemed to think was the most interesting stuff from last week.

Gary Hamel - The Future of Management - Web 2.0 and Community Driven Management Models

Vignettes Learning

In Gary Hamel's most recent book "The Future of Management," Harvard Business School Press, he expresses his view of the future of management. Hamel's mention of "natural hierarchies" as a most adaptive form of organization reminds me of what we learn in the study of Social Networking Analysis ( SNA ) and Social Capital Asset ( SCA ).

Make Your Social Network A Learning Tool

CLO Magazine

By understanding how informal networks communicate and collaborate, social network analysis can facilitate more effective learning program design and promote more innovative collaboration. Behind every official organization chart is a web of informal networks composed of individual relationships. Valuable resources and information flow through these networks in various ways, often outside any prescribed path or hierarchy.

Communities and Networks Connection

Tony Karrer

Today I get to announcement that I've been working with Nancy White to launch the: Communities and Networks Connection For those of you who don't know Nancy. Some thoughts from her post: This isn’t a community, and not as loose and open as a network.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

by Robert Morris, Dallas Business Commentary Examiner. His calling is to help business people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. Cross is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. “I’m Interview.

"Making the invisible visible" - Old idea, new skin - social networking

Vignettes Learning

Why are many of us in businesses surprised that social networking is so popular? His presentation on Social Networking Analysis ( SNA ) created a vortex and black hole in my mind and heart. We know the power of networking and how our networks impact our ability to deliver results. Studies have shown that those with a highly developed network of relationships can get better access to ideas, help, resources, and support from their network.

LearnTrends - Sound - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation: Fear and Loathing in Social Media - Dont Waste Your Time , September 19, 2009. The Fallacy of Open/Closed Culture in Social Business Design - Skilful Minds , September 22, 2009. Using Social Network Analysis in Social Business Design - Skilful Minds , September 23, 2009.

So many thoughts, so little time

Jay Cross

Why Ideals are the New Business Models - HarvardBusiness.org , March 13, 2009. Debunking Social Media Myths - HarvardBusiness.org , June 29, 2009. Five Things I Do With Every Ubuntu Installation - Lockergnome Blog Network , June 10, 2009. aka, No, Kevin, this is not “socialism&# ) - Lessig Blog , May 28, 2009. How to: Build a Social Media Cheat Sheet for Any Topic - ReadWriteWeb , January 9, 2009. A Guide to Social Learning , February 7, 2009.

Oasis 40

eLearning Learning - Best of June 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2009. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning - Informal Learning , June 12, 2009. E-learning in the Mobile World and the Right Business Model to Deliver It - Electronic Papyrus , June 9, 2009. World Part 2 - Social Enterprise Blog , June 6, 2009.

Merger mania in and around eLearning

The Learning Circuits

Think social networking analysis, workflow learning, collective intelligence, presence awareness, expert locating, communities of knowledge (made up of smaller communities of practice). First, on Monday, WebEx buys intranets.com for $45M in cash ( details ) then today SumTotal buys Pathlore for $29M in cash ( details ) and $19M in stock. And then I hear that back on July 27 Premiere Global Services announced that it was buying Netspoke for $23.2M in cash ( details ).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. Dion Hinchcliffe, as per usual, has a good solid explanation of the social graph (and a lovely graphic).

Co-creation

Jay Cross

And he’s about to contribute another important idea to business. Krishnan; Prahalad and Krishnan are professors at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. social software apps. social network analysis. Co nnectivism, recently coined by George Siemens, makes it explicit that the learner is augmented with connections to networks of people and information. It’s new thought being wired into the brain’s network.

LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

mariancasey: social network. Moderator (Clark Quinn): but things are moving too fast, networks where everyone is thinking towards the same goal) is where agility (yes, I said agile ) can flourish. Amy Graff: I teach students going into business (online).