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

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days. But what exactly is a social intranet…? Everyone seems to have a different opinion, from a human-centred platform, to the intersection between portals, team sites and social sites , to a system that ties the business’s processes and data to the employee’s social behaviour. An intranet with an SII of 5 bolts on third-party social applications such as Yammer, Compendium and Confluence.

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Social media extremism

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, some of them have been blogging and tweeting about the role of social media in driving the pro-democracy protests in Egypt. Good centuries-old social networking. Bloggers and Twitterati are self-evident social media fans, so it’s to be expected that some of them will adopt an evangelical view of the role of Web 2.0 It’s important to recognise the role of social media in facilitating social learning in the workplace. web 2.0

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

The importance of this factor is unsurprising, given the effectiveness of WOM in the marketing industry. In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. enterprise 2.0 Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing.

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Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. While the organisation has invested in social technology, and maybe even documented a social media policy, the majority of its social media activity is driven from the bottom up. In other words, usage of social media within the organisation relies heavily on grass-roots support and viral marketing among its rank-and-file employees. Self-regulation can be effective.

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 That’s where enterprise 2.0 While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 In other words, learning is the primary goal of social learning, whereas it’s a by-product of enterprise 2.0 What Is Enterprise 2.0 Simply put, enterprise 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. Even though goal-orientation is a big part 0f collaborating, collaboration requires more to achieve goals effectively. social media Dachis Group social business design social network

The Democratic Workplace

eFront

And the result of this is that people are empowered so that their full potential is unlocked to contribute to the organization in an effective and meaningful way. Effective workplace learning requires this engagement and Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are founded on organizational democracy. Our social systems (inside and outside the work environment) are not designed to cope with complexity and change – in other words, learning.

Square pegs and round holes

E-Learning Provocateur

That concerns me because I’ve been blogging a lot about a revamped learning model which relies heavily on Web 2.0 To work effectively in those environments, the model would demand significant shifts in roles and responsibilities away from the status quo, towards what I suggest the employees should be doing instead. Web 2.0 learning model roles change management enterprise 2.0 What’s your role in the workplace?

Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

This is the third part of my four-part series curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. The first piece this week comes from Charles Jennings, who looks at why the real power of e-learning is social. And this type of ‘informal’ or workplace learning has been shown to be generally better received, more effective and less costly than its formal counterpart. “This social might is now moving toward your company.

Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

Skilful Minds

Most managers have heard of the watercooler effect without ever having the meaning of the concept sink in to their understanding of how it relates to performance and collaboration. Not so much for what they specifically say about performance and collaboration as much as what they imply about the promise of social media in the relationship. Customer Experience Experience Design social networking Enterprise 2.0 elearning 2.0

Podular Organization and Edge Businesses

Skilful Minds

Richard Adler the Rapporteur for the Aspen sessions, notes that, "New findings about the power of collective intelligence and about the most effective ways of organizing teams are providing practical insights about how to accelerate innovation." Enterprise 2.0 and Team Boundaries , and then a couple years later in Social Learning, Collaboration, and Team Identity. Change Management Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

Professional Audio - The Key to Effective E-Learning: This was a shameless sales pitch, but to be fair, the presenters didn’t pretend otherwise. conference audio challenges e-learning enterprise 2.0 evaluation m-learning social media virtual classrooms web 2.0I attended the annual LearnX Asia Pacific conference this week at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. While the weather was dreary, I found the sessions topical and thought provoking.

Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” So, for instance the first paragraph would now read: “Social Learning ” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture&#. We ban access to social media resources – just to make sure.

Free Webinar: How to Use Video in Effective Social Learning

Take an e-Learning Break

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM Pacific / 1:00 PM Eastern Join Training magazine on Tuesday, November 16 for this complimentary Webinar, sponsored by Saba, and learn to incorporate rich video content into enterprise social learning platforms. Yet, most training content in enterprise and academic training is still predominantly "textual" or old-school. In the one-hour Webinar, join Milind Pansare, expert speaker in the fields of Enterprise 2.0

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E-Learning challenges in vocational education

E-Learning Provocateur

Yesterday I participated in an enterprise discussion panel at the eLearning08 conference in Sydney. For me, one of the major emerging issues in both sectors is the rise of Web 2.0. Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, blogs, wikis and other social media have shifted the role of the learner from a mere recipient of content, to an active participant in the production of content. Likewise, Web 2.0 For example, can you effectively assess a skill like repairing a fuel pump remotely?

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 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Social Media - The Challenge of Adoption - Rob’s Dummies Guide The secret sauce to successful Enterprise 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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.

Social Learning: How e-Learning Developers can Benefit from the Boom in Social Computing and Social Machines

Vignettes Learning

In another article, "Web 2.0,” written by Paul Boutin, who contributes to magazines like Business Week and Wired, detailed mention had been made about many applications and devices "creating network effects through an 'architecture of participation,' and going beyond the page metaphor or Web 1.0 that promote socialization and sharing? The lines between all of these activities have blurred, but with positively effective results nonetheless.

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[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. Do we really believe they will be proxies for effectiveness? Measuring Social Learning is going to be VERY difficult.

Twitter - Social Media - Informal - Weekly Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Social Learning Primer - Daretoshare , August 2, 2009. Effective Practice in a Digital Age (JISC) - Dont Waste Your Time , August 1, 2009. The following are the top items from other sources based on social signals. Enterprise 2.0 , August 1, 2009. Social Media (22). How I use social media: Nancy White , August 5, 2009. Social Learning Primer , August 2, 2009.

How can We Train People on Web 2.0 and Social Networking When They are All Just Emerging Now?

Vignettes Learning

Through Ray Sims' blog I found this video of Matt Moore with relevant ideas on adoption of Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Matt's metaphors illustrates simple and effective key points we can learn from. Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 Social media and Social Networking simply allow us to collaborate better, faster, and cheaper. Good question: (From Ray Sims) how can we train people on Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0

Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update

Mindflash

Each week for the next five weeks, I will write a blog post on each of the five critical skills: business acumen, rapid instructional design, social/informal learning, enterprise 2.0 Social/Informal Learning. One of my favorite lines from the book is, “Social learning is already happening in your organization. Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki?

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Harvard ManageMentor: Some thoughts in response.

ID Reflections

Preamble Yesterday, I received a note from Harvard Business Publishing with a request to review their article, Our Take on Social Learning Tools. In this new release, we not only optimize the experience to support the natural flow of multiple learning needs across an enterprise, but also address new trends and requirements around collaborative learning by giving learners the ability to learn from and with others. Will it "track" the social, collaborative aspects of the learning? (

Good Posts from Last Week

Tony Karrer

While there is a little bit of controversy about posting these lists, I'm continuing to use the capability of using social signals to make sure I'm finding good stuff. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. So here's what came up via eLearning Learning from last week. But I'm keeping it to a bare minimum. And I must say that these are pretty good - it would be a shame if you missed them.

Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Tools?

Tony Karrer

I just read a couple interesting posts: The Pursuit of Busyness - by Andrew McAfee and The Enterprise 2.0 Hawthorne Effect and Enterprise 2.0's Andrew McAfee raises an interesting dilemma about the use of Web 2.0 Joe summarizes this concern wonderfully - That is, won't employees spending time on the Web checking out Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0-related tools and sites be perceived as not spending enough time at their "real” jobs?

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Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content. And the system itself is growing with sites like Social Media Informer. 6) iPad (5) SkillSoft (2) Social Learning (15) Virtual Classroom (5) ASTD (8) eLearningGuild (2) And here were my top posts based on social signals. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

In the same vein, I talk about Working Smarter instead of informal learning, social learning, and so forth. That’s where all the informal and social learning we hear about is taking place. Management is demanding that the workforce be more effective. It goes by many names, from Enterprise 2.0 The input may be establishing social learning networks; the output is improvement in the business overall. embracing social and experiential learning.

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Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

How to use Twitter for Social Learning - Social Media for Working & Learning , March 20, 2010. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - Dan Pontefract , April 18, 2010. Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point - Ross Dawson , August 30, 2010. Twitter as a professional development tool - Social Media for Working & Learning , November 30, 2010. Social Media for Working & Learning , May 4, 2010.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

I Finally Get It--Why Social Networking is so Important What did I learn: The importance of Social Networking and SoMe lie in their ability to help us make sense of the confusing mass of information that bombards us everyday. Only through sharing of stories and experiences, the larger pattern and the connections emerge, the information becomes knowledge that we can then effectively use.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010. Key Social Learning Roles - Daretoshare , April 4, 2010. Web 2.0

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Let me start with some of the ones that are probably more relevant to this particular inquiry: Examples of online communities in the financial services industry - FreshNetworks , March 17, 2009 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009 Using Online Forums in Social Learning - Learning Putty , October 19, 2009 Change agents, group forums and the one percent rule.

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Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. Also interesting topics: Cognitive , Effectiveness , LCMS , Social Network , iPhone , Director.

Most awesome revelations in Working Smarter Daily for June 2011

Jay Cross

7 objections to social media in learning (and answers) - Donald Clark Plan B , June 11, 2011. Social media & learning – note taking on steroids - Donald Clark Plan B , June 20, 2011. Social Media Revolution 2011 Video - Jane Hart , June 20, 2011. Why Social? To Help Colleagues Work Together Much More Effectively - Luis Suarez , June 1, 2011. Social Business Is Not Rocket Science - The Smart Work Company , June 17, 2011. Enterprise 2.0

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Working Smarter in the Enterprise

Jay Cross

Novices – those new at a job – often learn more effectively and quickly in a formal learning environment. Learning: Natural, social, spontaneous, informal, unbounded, adaptive, fun. In this environment learning is natural, social, spontaneous, informal, unbounded, adaptive and FUN. Social Networks. Happy people learn more effectively and do more work. Social networks have clusters of happy and unhappy people. Marcia Conner: The New Social Learning.

They Might Not Need Training, Just a Little Support

Mindflash

The good news is that this “forgetting” can be overcome if we implement evidence-based interventions, and performance support is an effective intervention that can help people remember what they learned, when they need it, in order to perform. Each provides excellent and extensive tools and process for implementing effective performance support. Provide ability for people to commune around the resources: With enterprise 2.0

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

The art of Twitter , October 11, 2010 Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. Having said that, social media has its dark sides , too. The “New&# Social Learning isn’t a New Thing , October 18, 2010 For the last few days I’ve been reading Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham ’s book - The New Social Learning.

Learning, KM vs. SM, Information, Web 2.0, and Second Life

Big Dog, Little Dog

Two British researchers have just completed a study of undergraduate students that found "many young students are far from being the epitomic global, connected, socially-networked technologically-fluent digital native who has little patience for passive and linear forms of learning." Knowledge Manaement vs. Social Media - Social Computing Magazine. KM will quietly die, and SM will win the soul of Enterprise 2.0, See, KM vs. Social Media: Beware the Warmongers.