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 Tools Adoption Ideas Webinar Software - Adoption Advice Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU?

Enterprise Social Software: A New Category

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This week we introduced some important and groundbreaking research on a new, important category of enterprise software: the market for corporate Social Software platforms. Traditionally our research has focused on identifying the strategies, processes, and systems which help corporate HR and L&D drive effectiveness and business value. Read more» The post Enterprise Social Software: A New Category appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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. My name is Simon Birt, and my background is in technology and business development, and more specifically the application of these into the enterprise space (large and medium-sized businesses).

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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. My name is Simon Birt, and my background is in technology and business development, and more specifically the application of these into the enterprise space (large and medium-sized businesses).

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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

Is Second Life 100% experimental?

E-Learning Acupuncture

If you were running a business and your clientele rose from 3 million to 11 million in just one year, then people would be buzzing about you too. SL is very heavy on the ‘social scene.’ It appears that a great many people in SL are here to meet other people with intentions or striking up more than just a casual friendship. However, what distance course can afford to have 20 hours allocated to it on the front end for students to learn a software tool?

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 One of my earlier posts asked the question, Who's on Your Team?

McAfee Keynote at DevLearn 2009

Clark Quinn

as “&# use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals&# , and characterized it more simply as ‘bringing web energy into organizations’ Along the way, he emphasized points about emergent behavior, inherent altruism, emergent process, developing innovation, the intelligence of crowds, and real business benefits. Andy McAfee gave us a lively and informative presentation on his view of Enterprise 2.0.

Bright Corporate Outlook for Employee Development Doesn’t Mean You Need a Bigger Budget

Mindflash

Chief Learning Officer magazine recently reported that its Business Intelligence Board (BIB) of learning leaders is more optimistic about the outlook for 2011 than they were in 2010. Tap into social software apps. Need informal learning software? There are vendors selling very good software. Rather than spend the money upfront, start off by using using free social software services like Yammer or Social Text or Wikispaces.

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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The differences between social professional networks and communities of practice

Matrix

The meaning of ‘community’ has changed drastically with the spread of the internet and the rise of all the social networks. Experts are still debating to what extent this type of being social online affects the day to day life of individuals but the reality is that virtual space has brought a really big shift in everything having to do with human interaction. Main difference between social and professional communities. Social networks focus on relationship.

Customer Competencies, Co-Creation, and Brand Communities

Skilful Minds

Word of mouth communities and networks using social software are increasingly spread over regional, national, and international borders, making them much more important to those who market branded products and services, online and off. The recent buzz around the concept of social business points to the growing importance of social networks and communities to the evolution of business practice.

Lectora e-Learning and IBM to Offer Social Learning Solutions

Trivantis

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. Lectora e-Learning and IBM Software recognize this void and have partnered to provide social business solutions that better fit companies’ needs.

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Informal Learning 2.0

Jay Cross

I said our theme is improving performance with “natural/informal/web 2.0/connected/social learning. Today’s learning is a mash-up of performance support, internal communications, collaboration, social software, real-time feeds, organization development, what’s left of knowledge management, collective intelligence, search, nurturing communities, and traditional learning. Learning is now the work, not an add-on to support the business.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Using GMail and Thunderbird.thoughts? Main | The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08 » March 03, 2008 A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. Hmmm.maybe not a bad idea.CSC (Chief Social Computing Officer), CSN (Chief Social Networking Officer), CW2 (Chief Web 2.0

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5 Ways to Engage Users in a MOOC course

Your Training Edge

Social software and participatory learning: Pedagogical choices with technology affordances in the Web era. Being a big believer in Technology Enabled Learning, Bryant seeks to create awareness, motivate adoption and engage organizations and people in the changing business of education. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

Individual Value Required

Tony Karrer

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.

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. In a different post, he writes: … I am concerned that having status updates, file sharing, Q&A,news links, CRM updates, social media feeds, workflow approvals, ERP orders,support tickets, polls/surveys and a dozen other sources of information all pipedinto the same stream can make social software almost unusable.

Contents of the informal cloud book

Jay Cross

social software, 120, 121, 122. Tags: Business learning Innovation decision-making Work Smarter: Informal Learning Enters the Cloud. 19.95. Index. ADDIE, 22, 23, 102, 106. Allen Interactions, 106. Andrew McAfee, 121. ASTD, 56, 66, 120, 183. Skinner, 66. balcony, 73, 106, 107. Baruch Lev, 81. Berkeley, 187, 192. beta, 5, 19, 68, 112, 115, 116, 117, 134, 167. Beyond Bullet Points , 154, 155. blogosphere, 120. Brandon Hall, 191. CapGemini, 84, 85. cards, 70, 148, 163, 164, 165.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. Extreme swings toward technology and institutions were Taylor’s Scientific Management, robber barons, Business Process Reengineering, and narrowly-defined eLearning (removing all the people to make it work.) Here’s a mid-2003 article from an internal newsletter from Deloitte: Social Software: Get Affiliated.

The Emperor's new clothes?

Learning with e's

I'm grateful to all those who have commented on my recent ' Monkey Business' post. Not everyone wants to ditch them in favour of a patch-work, do-it-yourself approach to using social software, even if it could ultimately benefit learners more. Look to the horizon, and the rapid advances being made in new social software tools, and we may begin to realise that the status quo cannot be sustained for ever.

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The current top 5 highest-rated social learning solutions on CollectMyThoughts

InsiderHub

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. Here are the current top 5 highest-rated social learning systems on CollectMyThoughts , as rated by users: 5.

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? My conversation with George was no exception as we spoke at length about Connectivism , social learning networks, and the future of current learning technologies (LMS, LCMS, etc.) in light of social media. This is a list of roughly the top 35 or so social media vendors providing a broad core set of social media capabilities.

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.

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

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 #4: Most businesses still need to educate their workers on the techniques and best practices of Enterprise 2.0 and social media. doesn't seem to put older IT systems out of business. Great article by Dion Hinchcliffe - The State of Enterprise 2.0. Increasing evidence abounds that Enterprise 2.0

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

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. prepare a business case for that informal learning project. estimate business impact and sell the concept internally.

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

Mindflash

However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. 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.

Abstracts and Enterprise 2.0

Clive on Learning

Harvard Business Press, 2009) by Martin Baker from LM Matters. Anyway, I know what the key benefits are of employing ‘emergent social software platforms' within the firewall, how to counter the most common objections, and how to make a success of implementation. I was recently given a copy of Andrew McAfee’s Enterprise 2.0 I sat down to skim read it on the train – the one hour trip from London to Brighton is usually enough.

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. Here you go then.

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. Since most of your employees are using social networking outside of work, it makes sense to use the same type of interactions and technologies when training them.

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." Companies are turning a blind eye to underground social software efforts until they prove their worth, and then sanctioning them within the enterprise." The main training issue is how to derive business value from the new tools."