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

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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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.

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 Dion then talks about some Lessons Learned: Lesson #1: 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 That’s where enterprise 2.0 While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 What Is 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

Lurking is Not a Static State

ID Reflections

I have recently taken on enterprise community facilitation and was curious to see how people are interacting on our enterprise collaboration platform. This is especially true of communities in enterprises.

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

eFront

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). This makes it attractive to buyers who prefer an option to Software as a Service (SaaS).

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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. Impact at the enterprise level i.e

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

eFront

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). This makes it attractive to buyers who prefer an option to Software as a Service (SaaS).

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 4/17/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

Create and share your own socials software. Modern social software could be the key to building effective enterprise knowledge systems. Podcast numbers cut through hype - BBC. There will be just 700,000 diehard downloaders in the US this year; a tiny audience compared to the 25 million people who tune into stations run by traditional broadcaster National Public Radio (NPR) every week. Reinventing the intranet - InfoWorld.

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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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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.

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.

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

CLO Magazine

But it pays to know the key differences between coaching and mentoring to implement an effective program. 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. Often, a mixture of both models can provide the most effective support for organizational talent.

The Other 90% of Learning

Jay Cross

Serving enterprise customers. Increase the effectiveness of experiential learning (the 70%) by packing more varied experience into the workflow. Increase the effectiveness of coaching (the 20%) by recognizing the vital role of managers and supervisors. Learning is social. Social software facilitates conversation. Chatter, Jive, Socialcast, Yammer, Podio, and other social networking systems simplify listening in and joining purposeful conversations.

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Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

The Business Case for Social Learning - Daretoshare , April 13, 2009 Job losses, combined with cutbacks in workforce development investments, mean that many companies are less able to serve customers, make sales or generate innovations than they were just a few months ago. The Business Case for Social Learning. In effect, their capabilities are in recession. Here are some examples of social learning in organisations.

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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Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning. The ROI of Enterprise 2.0

The Social C-Suite

CLO Magazine

If the C-suite increases its social media use internally and externally, it could be used as a tool to impact organizational competence. The state of employee engagement is a troubling organizational predicament, and many leaders wonder whether internal social media and social learning could help to drive it: Should the C-suite become more involved? How does its use by the C-suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization?

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LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

Director, Product Strategy who is responsible for Saba’s Social Media strategy about their product “ Saba Social.&#. Q: What social media tools has Saba incorporated into their LMS? A: Ben Willis- Saba has had social & collaborative capabilities in our product suite for a very long while (since 2004 and the 3.x Q: What drove your decision to incorporate social media tools into your LMS?

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Top 47 Posts and 10 Hot Topics for February

eLearning Learning Posts

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. How to effectively architect information for your elearning course - Free as in Freedom , February 6, 2010 As Instructional Designers, its always a challenge to balance meaningful instruction with information. Slides from Keynote at Training 2010 - Social Enterprise Blog , February 3, 2010 Slides I had the great pleasure to present a keynote address yesterday at Training 2010.

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Where we are today: Primary forms of social learning technologies used in corporations today appear to be e-mail, live online learning (Web conferencing), threaded discussion, and collaborative content development.