Enterprise Social’s Last Mile Problem

The Simple Shift

Enterprise social tech does so much right. 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 What enterprise social doesn’t get right though is the […]. Culture enterprise 2.0 social platforms social tools

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

The Simple Shift

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. 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 ESN organizational learning Social Learning

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

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.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. This in itself isn’t a problem. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value.

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

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. I’m in two minds as to whether a full-blown social network is useful for internal learning purposes. web 2.0

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The Democratic Workplace

eFront

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.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

E-Learning Provocateur

As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. This in itself isn’t a problem. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value.

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 2.0

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 So for the C-suite cut the social terminology. Share and Enjoy: Tags: Brandon Hall antisocial enterprise 2.0 social learning Social Media

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&#. Performance problems can only be solved by training solutions.

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

You have to be learning continuously to deal with the onslaught of unfamiliar, complex problems. To be successful, a social business’s learning function must break out of the training department and spread throughout the organizational infrastructure.

Simulations Games Social and Trends

Tony Karrer

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. 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.

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

Vignettes Learning

that promote socialization and sharing? Who among us do not recognize that networking sites and software applications like Friendster, LinkedIn, PodCasting, Flicker, Blogs, Wikis, and others have been shaping how people communicate, socialize, and learn together all at the same time. The social machines and social computing services are tools that allow people to freely do what they want. Step 4 - Develop some small tests in collaboration with your "social learners".

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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

Where Social Learning Thrives by Marcia Conner 3. Designing Training for Organization 2.0 Why we need to kill "social media" by Rob Key 7. Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt by Martijn Linssen 9. The Evolving Social Organization by Harold Jarche 10. Wicked Problems 17. The “New” Social Learning isn’t a New Thing by Sumeet Moghe 18. Enterprise 2.0 - Community Spaces can lead to Walled Gardens by Sumeet Moghe 19.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. Hamel has said that the future model of management looks a lot like web 2.0.

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.

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. The problem is that the learning processes are haphazard, often a paving of the cow paths.

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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. 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.

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 is the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.” But in Web 2.0, With the enterprise, within the firewall, anonymity isn’t there. Merck lab puts up the problem statement. Merck looks at the problem.

February 2014: Creation Spaces

Jay Cross

My colleague Charles Jennings says that to support learning effectively and engender behaviour change, we need to create environments where emotional responses , rich experiences and social learning are at the forefront. Reflecting on the State of Enterprise 2.0

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 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

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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.

Traditional Learning Paradigms Don't Have to Die

Vignettes Learning

Mobile log, LAX, delayed Southwest I just presented to the ASTD LA External Consultant group on Social Networking and impacts on 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 Trainers in formal learning conditions can use Social Networking. Whether it is traditional or technology-driven learning, like Web 2.0,

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

Working Smarter in the Enterprise

Jay Cross

Learning needs to be about the problems that a worker really cares about. Learning: Natural, social, spontaneous, informal, unbounded, adaptive, fun. In this environment learning is natural, social, spontaneous, informal, unbounded, adaptive and FUN. Social Networks.

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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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 social networking technology, you can empower people to have online discussions and these discussions themselves can become resources.

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.

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

If you haven’t had time to keep up with what’s going on in learning, design, social business, and intellectual capital this year, here’s a reprieve: the top 50 articles from the last six months. And this is undoubtedly where the problem lies. Curation saves your bacon.

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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.

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