Internal Comms Taking the Informal Social Learning Torch

The Simple Shift

Social learning is alive and well. Especially in the informal sense but formal social still needs encouragement. I learned that many were thinking beyond social tech adoption (even […]. collaboration communication enterprise 2.0 social platformsI made this realization at SwoopChat today (a Swoop Analytics users event) where I was delighted by the numerous internal comms people I met and listened to.

Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? Should they be coupled with your LMS or other learning-specific tools? John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s

Enterprise 2.0

eLearning Weekly

Enterprise 2.0, the use of social media and social networking tools in a business setting, is having a major impact on how employees learn and share information. As learning professionals, it’s becoming increasingly important that we stay aware of these changes and understand how and why they’re happening. We need to play a bigger role in understanding and selecting Enterprise 2.0 and learn more about why it matters to us.

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. enterprise 2.0 ESN organizational learning Social LearningThose last 2 are vehicles for knowledge, strategy and tactics to be transmitted and are how new ideas flourish and old problems are solved. L&D’s function is helping a business achieve optimal […]. community E2.0

3 Psychological Barriers to Leadership Buy-in

The Simple Shift

One battle those in the enterprise social space continue to fight is the battle for leadership buy-in. cognitive dissonance enterprise 2.0 learned helplessness Social Learning cognitive Dissonance ESn leadership Learned Helplessness Psychology social networking

The definition of Enterprise Social Network

E-Learning Provocateur

social learning A means of liking senior executives' posts collaboration corporate definition enterprise 2.0 enterprise social network ESN hierarchy humor humour organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture social social media social software sycophancy workplace

Collaboration - Storyboard - Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. New skills for learning professionals - Informal Learning , July 1, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. New Skills for Learning Professionals - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2009. Informal learning patterns - Informal Learning , June 26, 2009. HTML 5 and eLearning Development - Upside Learning Blog , July 2, 2009.

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. Learning Experience Social Networks Web 2.0 e-Learning 2.0 social business design awareness Dachis Group distributed work empathy Internet Time Alliance shared experience social learning team identity twitter wiki

The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

Dashe & Thomson

Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools. For example, in a Klint Finley interview called Five Principles for Improving Social Enterprise Adoption , Yakabod CEO Scott Ryser cites the importance of “political juice.”

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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. In this post, built on a recent webinar he delivered, Charles first provides some history about e-learning and then goes on to identify the changes needed as we think about learning in the 21st century.

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

When we view the concept of subject matter expertise through this lens, we realise our roles as learning professionals need to change: We need to stop deifying the few. In the modern workplace, this will involve social technology. collaboration enterprise 2.0

Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working (eLearning Guild Webinar) #inttime

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from today’s eLearning Guild Webinars with members of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA): Harold Jarche, Charles Jennings, Clark Quinn, Jane Hart, Jay Cross Exploring Social Learning and Smarter Working The questions for the session were sourced from the crowd. Using new social technologies to help people get on with their jobs. How do you use social learning to support formal learning? Enterprise 2.0

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. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

A circular argument

E-Learning Provocateur

Don’t get me wrong: Yammer has revolutionised social learning in the workplace. social media social networking circles enterprise 2.0 Facebook friending Google Plus Google+ social learning Twitter web 2.0

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Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

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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How to revamp your learning model

E-Learning Provocateur

and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning. Formal learning.

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.” Learning and self-expression are exploding. The changes we are seeing in Workplace Learning are of course just one part of the changes we are seeing in businesses as whole.

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 technologies to support informal learning. In the back of my mind, I realise that revolutionising the learning model in this way would shock some organisations.

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 However, as the speed of business keeps increasing, learning pros are having to adjust their goals, and the skills they need to fulfill them. Enterprise 2.0

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

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Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

When we view the concept of subject matter expertise through this lens, we realise our roles as learning professionals need to change: We need to stop deifying the few. In the modern workplace, this will involve social technology. collaboration enterprise 2.0

The Democratic Workplace

eFront

So, what are the implications for the learning in the workplace? Effective workplace learning requires this engagement and Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business are founded on organizational democracy. And organizational learning is fundamental change.

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. The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

Post webinar reflections

Spark Your Interest

I thought it would be good to have some in-house learning folks speak about their experiences. Worked really well, and I think it enhanced the learning over all. I reiterated that learning is a process, not an event, and that it would be great to have a cohort to ask questions to. I thought about the “social&# aspect of this and while I really wanted to see myself as collaborating with this group, I don’t know that it is totally spontaneous.

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. Drawing all this down to the less heady world of e-learning, I can certainly see a parallel. 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

[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. most popular learning needs by job, level, business unit, etc. To improve learning.

How to Stay on Top of Training Demand? Know the Alternatives

Mindflash

As a learning and development professional, I have often struggled with the question, “how can we keep up with the constant and increasing need for learning and demand for training?&# Organizations of all sizes are moving so fast, that as soon as we finish learning something new about products, customers, a change in the competitive landscape, or how to use a new software system, something new comes along to replace it. New learning is once again needed.

Podular Organization and Edge Businesses

Skilful Minds

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 Experience Design Innovation Learning Experience Social Business Design Social Media Social Networks Web 2.0

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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Highlighted Blog: Social Media In Learning

eLearning Weekly

Jane Hart’s Social Media In Learning blog is proving to be a great resource for keeping up with technologies related to social learning, a.k.a. Enterprise 2.0, Learning 2.0. This blog complements the Social Media In Learning Handbook & Toolkit , which is a free resource for those who want a quick, easy-to-use, structured introduction to social media for learning as well as a practical guide to using social media tools.

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. Compare your e-Learning programs with the 10 e-Learning standards.

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Five Must-Have Skills for Learning Professionals: An Update

Mindflash

The first post I wrote here was Critical Skills Learning Professionals Need Now , back in October 2010. Since then, I’ve been on a quest to help people in the learning and development industry continuously learn new skills and stay current. Social/Informal Learning.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

Learning Ecosystem, Learning Ecology, and Learnscape mean the same thing as Workscape. I don’t use the word learn with executives, who inevitably think back to the awfulness of school and close their ears. It goes by many names, from Enterprise 2.0 Action learning.

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Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

Stewart Mader points us to Sarah Denman's look at the four groups most likely to be involved in a wiki or other enterprise 2.0 The list is: IT HR - and no it doesn't include learning or training - it's more the compliance side of HR. Business Executives Obviously, I'm posting because most people reading this will say that learning or training is missing from this list. Why are we not seen as a player when it comes to Wiki or Enterprise 2.0

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