Enterprise Social’s Last Mile Problem

The Simple Shift

Enterprise social tech does so much right. What enterprise social doesn’t get right though is the […]. Culture enterprise 2.0 It’s easy to access It resembles consumer social platforms Intuitive and familiar features and functions Positive business positioning around collaboration, innovation, agility These however are just the first 25.2 miles of the marathon; the tech is easy, engaging, familiar.

Cisco - Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

I don't know how I missed this, but thanks to Bill Ives for covering it on the FastForward blog - More Web 2.0 Stories, Part One: Cisco Goes All Out on Enterprise 2.0 In September [2007] it launched a website that is a microcosm of everything evoked by the phrase "Web 2.0." There are text blogs and video blogs, discussion groups, and "problems and solutions links."

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The Dark Side of Empathy (in Organizations)

The Simple Shift

One of this biggest recurring issues those in the social organization space contend with is the problem of organizational silos and how a more connected organization can bring about greater innovation and responsiveness. communication enterprise 2.0 All very true and something Jon Husband and his principle of Wirearchy brought to light in the last 20 years. However more […]. openness Culture empathy hierarchy power

L&D is Primed to Drive Enterprise Social, So Why Aren’t They?

The Simple Shift

Those last 2 are vehicles for knowledge, strategy and tactics to be transmitted and are how new ideas flourish and old problems are solved. enterprise 2.0 L&D, if they want it, is rightly positioned to lead organizational social. At it’s very core social is about community, collaboration and sharing. L&D’s function is helping a business achieve optimal […]. community E2.0 ESN organizational learning Social Learning

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

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

This in itself isn’t a problem. And this can be a problem, because it frequently distracts other participants, discourages other noobs from joining in, and generally makes the whole process of peer-to-peer knowledge sharing much less efficient than it otherwise could be. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

For example, if the learner is struggling with a Java programming problem, they can look up a Java expert in the system and send them a direct message. web 2.0 Tags: formal learning informal learning learning management learning model enterprise 2.0 In my articles Online courses must die!

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The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

This in itself isn’t a problem. And this can be a problem, because it frequently distracts other participants, discourages other noobs from joining in, and generally makes the whole process of peer-to-peer knowledge sharing much less efficient than it otherwise could be. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. The question you need to ask yourself is: How many of these reasons are legitimate (which means they can be addressed), and how many are excuses that mask deeper problems? If your employees don’t want to collaborate, participate and learn, that’s your problem. social media enterprise 2.0 informal learning participatory culture web 2.0

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

Susan also recommends that evaluation data be collected not only post implementation, but also during implementation to remedy any problems as they arise. 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.

A whole new world

E-Learning Provocateur

Another problem is bandwidth. web 2.0 Tags: enterprise 2.0 The corporate sector is exploring a whole new world. Which world? The virtual world. What is a virtual world? A virtual world is a computer-generated environment that more-or-less replicates the real world. Arguably the best known virtual world today is Second Life. Anyone can download the Second Life Viewer from the Internet and set up a basic account for free.

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. Organizational analysts refer to the challenge as a boundary definition problem for teams, when members are spread across large distances whether geographic or cultural in nature. Learning Experience Social Networks Web 2.0 e-Learning 2.0

Drop the “social” in “social learning” when talking to the C-suite

Janet Clarey

Andrew McAfee, who literally wrote the book on Enterprise 2.0 , delivered the keynote address on the first day of the E-Learning Guild’s DevLearn 09 conference. You say “social,&# McAfee said, and the CXO will think this… Enterprise 2.0 Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall antisocial enterprise 2.0

Quiz Maker in a Wiki? "Wow, what a paradox - sleepless night!"

Vignettes Learning

It is the same problem as adding a social networking in an LMS. Adding a Quiz Maker in a Wiki is one of the issues that really causes me anguish. It brings me back to what I call the diseases of trainers , instructional designers or even parents, or anyone for that matter. CONTROL- ITIS - controlling what learners should learn CONTENT- ITIS - forcing content on learners Adding a Quiz Maker in a Wiki is perplexing to me.

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2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

ID Reflections

Designing Training for Organization 2.0 Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt by Martijn Linssen 9. Wicked Problems 17. Enterprise 2.0 - Community Spaces can lead to Walled Gardens by Sumeet Moghe 19. Enterprise 2.0 This post should have made its appearance a few days back—at least a day back—but procrastination sometimes overtakes me.

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

Vignettes Learning

Step 2 - Interview them and ask how the services and tools help them in learning or in solving problems? A recent issue of the Newsweek Magazine (April 3, 2006) featured an article on the second internet boom, referring to the new ways people are living in this knowledge-interactive age, enjoying the growth of opportunities of personal computing, mobility, connectivity, and work productivity like never before.

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Good Posts from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Twitter Job Aid - work in progress - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 12, 2009 Reduce Searching Start Talking - eLearning Technology , April 14, 2009 Solve problems with screencasting - eLearning Acupuncture , April 14, 2009 Augmented Reality in Learning - Upside Learning Blog , April 15, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

And a big part of the problem is just how many there are and how fast they change. What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

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. It will disrupt institutions built upon the technology of the printing press – all communication enterprises, including education. 2 - The Smart Worker wants immediate access to solutions to his performance problems.

DevLearn ‘09 Keynote: Andrew McAfee #dl09

Learning Visions

Brent in his usual enthusiastic tone welcomes us and runs through the business… Andrew McAfee New book out: Enterprise 2.0: Where we are with enterprise 2.0? Definition: “Enterprise 2.0 But in Web 2.0, With the enterprise, within the firewall, anonymity isn’t there. Merck lab puts up the problem statement. Anyone from around the world can download that problem statement. Merck looks at the problem. Benefits of 2.0

Performer-focused Integration

Clark Quinn

The convener had heard me speak on the performance ecosystem (via Enterprise 2.0, And we all agreed that, going forward, this was a problem. On a recent night, I was part of a panel on the future of technical communication with the local chapter of the Society for Technical Communication , and there were several facets of the conversation that I found really interesting. Our host had pulled together an XML architecture consultant who’s deep into content models (e.g.

Learning, Net Generation, Mind Mapping, Brain Training, & SharePoint

Big Dog, Little Dog

There are five main problems with current research: SCIENTIFIC CLAIMS 'NOT PROPERLY CHECKED'. SharePoint is not enterprise 2.0 [a Just a simple statement of fact: SharePoint is not enterprise 2.0. Harvesting Learning's Fruit: A Downstream Training Investment - Living in Learning. A graphic illustration for a sense of what harvesting means and when we accomplish it. Prepare - to create readiness in our learners prior to formal training.

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Clark Quinn

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 The questions she raises are: Is the edupunk ideology saying that the use of social media in commercial learning management systems is an assault on the very philosophy of learning 2.0? If you're a trainer embracing learning 2.0, These are fair questions that are also central to the issues of the Enterprise 2.0 So no problem if their Wiki is tied to the LMS.

Creativity, Wikis, Personality, & the Finish Line

Big Dog, Little Dog

It's also possible to induce a state of "psychological distance" simply by changing the way we think about a particular problem, such as attempting to take another person's perspective, or by thinking of the question as if it were unreal and unlikely. In some ways, these rigidly hierarchical organizations are displaying an real willingness to experiment, compared to the civilian businesses declaring themselves enterprise 2.0.

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February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Problems tend to be interdisciplinary” - Harold Jarche , February 26, 2012. Everything You Need to Know About Social Business and Enterprise 2.0 Best of Working Smarter Daily. February 1-29, 2012.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0 - trainingwreck , April 18, 2010. A framework for social learning in the enterprise - Learning and Working on the Web , February 24, 2010. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010. Culture Change or Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

You have to be learning continuously to deal with the onslaught of unfamiliar, complex problems. The corporate learning function is only now sticking its toe in the enterprise 2.0 If you’re not plugged in and running fast at work, you’re falling behind. Continuous improvement. Business people face more and more novel situations every day. There’s no longer time to learn things in advance; you have to learn what you need in real time.

They Might Not Need Training, Just a Little Support

Mindflash

Performance support is about helping people solve the problem, “What do I need to know now to perform this task?” A problem occurred when we realized we could not keep up with the changes to the content. Provide ability for people to commune around the resources: With enterprise 2.0

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

One of the things that this group has identified as one of their “problems” is that they receive too many emails. I presented the discussion forum as a solution to this problem, in that it would reduce the number of emails they receive because the information would not be in their in-box, and more importantly would allow discussion between the all the members (one to many) rather than one to one or one to a few.

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

Well not quite, but it is pretty dang close to the definition of Management Consulting in Wikipedia: Management consulting refers to both the industry of, and the practice of, helping organizations improve their performance, primarily through the analysis of existing business problems and development of plans for improvement. In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0

Learning Organizations, eLearning 2.0 and Edupunk

Tony Karrer

Janet juxtaposes the recent inclusion of eLearning 2.0 The questions she raises are: Is the edupunk ideology saying that the use of social media in commercial learning management systems is an assault on the very philosophy of learning 2.0? If you're a trainer embracing learning 2.0, These are fair questions that are also central to the issues of the Enterprise 2.0 So no problem if their Wiki is tied to the LMS.

How Wikipedia Works and Wikis in the Enterprise - HBS

Tony Karrer

Great article - How Wikipedia Works (or Doesn't) that looks at Andrew McAfee's experiences around the " Enterprise 2.0 " article and Wikipedia 's Articles for Deletion process. At the bottom of the article, the author interviews Andrew about the use of Wikis in the enterprise. So I solve the incentive problem that way. And then I have to deal with all the problems of, "Well, what do you want us to do?" ("I'm not telling you.")

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Simulations Games Social and Trends

Tony Karrer

In my recent post, I claim Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0. Of course, one of the big problems is that the marketplace (especially learning / training leaders) are not yet ready to replace courseware expenditure with other kinds of spending quite yet. I received some interesting questions (and you know I love questions) from someone doing eLearning industry market research around trends in simulations, games, social learning.

Top 60 eLearning Posts for October 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

5 Steps to Enterprise Social Learning , October 13, 2010 Step 1 – Strategize : There is no one “right” Social Learning strategy, and there is no one right way to develop one. No problem, right? Waiting For SuperExecutive: Why Executives Should Get on the Enterprise 2.0 That stated, the following thoughts entitled “Waiting for Superexecutive” is a call to action for executives to get on the Enterprise 2.0 Your Enterprise 2.0

Working Smarter in the Enterprise

Jay Cross

Learning needs to be about the problems that a worker really cares about. Andrew McAfee: Enterprise 2.0. On April 27, 2011, Clark Quinn and I kicked off a meeting of the Chief Learning Officer Executive Network at Symantec in Mountain View. The Executive Networks people took notes; here are the main points from my presentation. Work Is Changing. Work is no longer just doing just what is in your job description.

Moving from One to Many - LMS Products are Two Generations Behind

Tony Karrer

This is the same problem that Andrew McAfee discusses ERP vs. Enterprise 2.0. I ran across an article by Bob Mosher in CLO entitled: Moving from One to Many that discusses the disconnect of what LMS products are focusing on "competency mapping and effective resource management" vs. what Bob sees as the overall industry trend - "industry shifting its overall training focus away from skills acquisition to an overall strategy of project-based and outcome-driven learning."

Traditional Learning Paradigms Don't Have to Die

Vignettes Learning

The training practice is accustomed to formulaic ways of implementing ideas and solving problems. In Social Networking and Enterprise 2.0, The success of Web 2.0 Whether it is traditional or technology-driven learning, like Web 2.0, Mobile log, LAX, delayed Southwest I just presented to the ASTD LA External Consultant group on Social Networking and impacts on learning. My impressions: 1.