Foching up social media

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s alive and well in modern corporations, perhaps most conspicuously in relation to social media. Many executives still don’t “get” social media. Help them make the mental leap from what social media is currently being used for (at least in their world) to what it could be used for – particularly in terms of customer service, sales, marketing, public relations, communication, engagement, collaboration and innovation.

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.

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Foching up social media

E-Learning Provocateur

It’s alive and well in modern corporations, perhaps most conspicuously in relation to social media. Many executives still don’t “get” social media. Help them make the mental leap from what social media is currently being used for (at least in their world) to what it could be used for – particularly in terms of customer service, sales, marketing, public relations, communication, engagement, collaboration and innovation.

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.

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

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. We need to play a bigger role in understanding and selecting Enterprise 2.0 Let’s dive in to learn more about Enterprise 2.0 What is Enterprise 2.0? According to the Enterprise 2.0 Conference web site : "Enterprise 2.0

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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SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

Skilful Minds

Thomas' post, as always, offers a unique point of view on what Enterprise 2.0 The social software stack, in particular the difference between collective understanding and collaborative understanding, frames Vander Wal's perspective. Web 2.0 social media e-Learning 2.0 elearning 2.0 social networking twitter Tags: Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

How social are our intranets?

E-Learning Provocateur

By “SII” I mean Social Intranet Index – a metric I have proposed to measure the degree of social functionality afforded by the platform. The current distribution of Social Intranet Indices across 23 organisations. The future distribution of Social Intranet Indices across 23 organisations. In other words, the level of social functionality is variable among our different intranets. enterprise 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 social are our intranets?

E-Learning Provocateur

By “SII” I mean Social Intranet Index – a metric I have proposed to measure the degree of social functionality afforded by the platform. The current distribution of Social Intranet Indices across 23 organisations. The future distribution of Social Intranet Indices across 23 organisations. In other words, the level of social functionality is variable among our different intranets. enterprise 2.0

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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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Dion Hinchcliffe’s Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0

Jay Cross

A thriving social network is the backbone of social learning in the enterprise. Hinchcliffe, a respected interpreter of all things enterprise 2.0, today announced an alliance with Socialtext and Asuret called Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0. Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 The new service promises the moon: Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0 It is suitable for social computing efforts large and small.

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.” The more important missing piece for gaining user adoption of enterprise collaboration tools is less obvious. Laurie Buczek , in her Beyond the Cube blog, describes the Big Failure of Enterprise 2.0

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.

Siloed Social Conversations Impede Shared Experience

Skilful Minds

The Altimeter Group’s report from earlier this year, The Evolution of Social Business: Six Stages of Social Business Transformation, offers the above graphic to exemplify the way social networking develops as the social activities of businesses mature. I tend to feel skeptical about many developmental models in social business simply because markets differ, sometimes in fundamental ways, […]. John Seely Brown social business social software

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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Social networking is king

E-Learning Provocateur

Another principle that resonated with me was, in my own words: Social networking is king. Social networking has been around since the dawn of time. They mean millions of people are connected to millions of other people via Web 2.0 Simple: it’s a social network for people who are interested in scrapbooking and crafts. Kate described a similar approach in her session How was new media a game-changer in the 2008 US elections?

Social Business Design: Insights from HP’s WaterCooler

Skilful Minds

So, here social media sits, between fear and faith. Needless to say, the truth about social media's implications for business design lies somewhere in the middle. The fact of the matter, as Todd Defren tells us, is that we need to begin seriously discussing "how Social Media Thinking will impact the greater whole of the company.". Customer Experience Enterprise 2.0 Experience Design social business design social media socialCRM

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

In the modern workplace, this will involve social technology. collaboration enterprise 2.0 expert expertise knowledge sharing organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture role SME social business social learning social media subject matter expert subject matter expertiseOne of the recurring themes on my blog is a call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to share their knowledge with the wider organisation.

5 Golden Rules for Polite Social Networking

E-Learning Provocateur

With social networking starting to make in-roads into the corporate sector (eg NAB , ING ), our attention turns increasingly to netiquette. However, the new medium does present some new social challenges. has produced 5 Golden Rules for Polite Social Networking: You don’t have to make friends with people you don’t know. web 2.0 social networking Tags: social media enterprise 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.

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. social media Dachis Group social business design social network Tags: Brands Change Management Collaboration Customer Experience 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. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

Everyone is an SME

E-Learning Provocateur

In the modern workplace, this will involve social technology. collaboration enterprise 2.0 expert expertise knowledge sharing organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture role SME social business social learning social media subject matter expert subject matter expertiseOne of the recurring themes on my blog is a call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to share their knowledge with the wider organisation.

On the Roots of Social Computing

Skilful Minds

I recently received an invitation from Mads Soegaard, Editor-in-Chief at Interaction-Design.org to offer those who read this blog an early view of a new chapter on Social Computing in their encyclopedia. Collaboration e-Learning 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Innovation Social Business Design Web 2.0 Experience Design IBM Mads Soegaard Rob Kling social business social computing Social Media social network social software

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. 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. Excuse the language, but “what the f is social media”? Social Learning Primer , August 2, 2009.

Google Wave - Social Media Resources - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Big Question - Presenting the Value of Social Media for Learning - MinuteBio , November 2, 2009. The following are the top items based on social signals. The value of social media for learning , November 4, 2009. Social media trends for 2010 , November 3, 2009. Social Media (28).

A refreshing perspective of Web 2.0

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I watched this 6-minute video clip from MyRaganTV , in which Jim Davis, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of SAS , talks about that company’s approach to Web 2.0. I think Jim maintains a refreshing perspective of Web 2.0 SAS doesn’t just talk about transparency, integrity and collaboration: they breathe life into these principles through their application and approach to internal blogs, customer blogs and external social media. web 2.0

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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. Of course, I’m not going to pretend that social media veterans role model these 10 Commandments like modern-day disciples. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0

Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

We will be publishing this kind of hot list each week and doing monthly and other summaries here using the social filtering mechanisms of Browse My Stuff. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources - eLearning Technology , June 24, 2009. The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Gossip, Collaboration, and Performance in Distributed Teams

Skilful Minds

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 Tags: Change Management Collaboration Learning Experience Social Business Design Social CRM Social Media Social Networks e-Learning 2.0

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Imagine interacting with your colleagues across the enterprise, asking questions, collaborating, sharing knowledge. Tags: Twitter informal learning social media social networking enterprise 2.0 Earlier this week, I attended a Twitter Camp billed Twitter is not for dummies. I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter.

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

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

Vignettes Learning

CLAs are focused on studying and reporting human behavior in relation to learning and productivity technologies, specifically, Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Here are jobs, tasks, and roles in emerging Enterprise 2.0, Collaborative and Social Networking Systems. Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 tool and is positioned as a champion, e.g. Wiki, Blog, Second-Life, social media, etc. Web 2.0 Future jobs, now, today!

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

ID Reflections

I have listed them insome sort of reading order or the way they made sense to me… Social Business The future ispodular by Dave Gray PuttingEnterprise 2.0 and Social Business Initiatives Are Likely to Remain Difficult by JonHusband Community Management CommunityManagement: The Strategic New IT-Enabled Business Capability by DionHinchcliffe Communitymanagement: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0