Enterprise 2.0

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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 Let’s dive in to learn more about Enterprise 2.0

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McKinsey’s Global Survey on Enterprise 2.0 — Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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

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. I believe in the power of informal learning. In fact, I go so far as to say it should be the central philosophy of the organisation’s learning model. Formal learning.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

eLearning Learning Hot List. Top 100 Learning Game Resources - Upside Learning Blog , June 24, 2009. SharePoint vs. Social Media - Engaged Learning , June 22, 2009. Where Organizations Go Wrong With e-Learning - MinuteBio , June 20, 2009. It’s not enough to be a professional, you also have to act like one - Clive on Learning , June 25, 2009. Learning Visions , June 26, 2009. Clive on Learning , June 22, 2009. Learning Theory (7).

Informal Learning Revisited

Jay Cross

Six years ago I wrote Informal Learning, Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance. Andy McAfee had just coined the term Enterprise 2.0, This is the first in a series of posts about what informal learning is and how to put it into practice. Synopsis of Informal Learning. The book made the case that most learning about how to do a job is informal. What is learning?

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

E-Learning Provocateur

As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. In a nutshell, it means you still have plenty of scope to increase your social media activity and realise the corresponding benefits of collaboration, engagement and informal learning. To help answer this question, I’ve decided to share 10 insights about workplace social media from a practising learning & development professional in the corporate sector (ie yours truly).

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Some of the ideas specifically relate to e-learning, while others may fall more comfortably into other portfolios. Imagine interacting with your colleagues across the enterprise, asking questions, collaborating, sharing knowledge. This is a classic example of informal learning , and it’s central to the evolution and modernisation of workplace training. I share my knowledge, and I learn a lot more in return.

Informal learning patterns

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Learnscaping describes a dozen learning patterns, e.g. processes that organizations are using to improve performance through networked informal learning. Andy McAfee , late of Harvard B-School and now crossing the Charles River to MIT, has gone me one better with his discussion of Enterprise 2.0 His recent post, Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 , details two sorts of patterns for optimal enterprise 2.0 Patterns Where 2.0

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. 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. G et Out of the Training Business , my most recent column for Chief Learning Officer, called for the abolition of corporate training departments. Learning.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

For more information about speed thinking, visit Ken’s website and refer to his book The Idea Generator. How to capture evaluation data to prevent costly e-learning deployment failures: Susan Pepper, Managing Director of the ROI Institute of Australia , reinforced the need for rigorous evaluation to ensure the success of e‑learning. Glen also recommends The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous e‑Learning.

Working Smarter in the Enterprise

Jay Cross

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 needed information is no longer in the worker’s mind but it is “out there” in the minds of others. The need for personal, informal networks – to be able to find information — has never been greater. We are moving from the information age (knowledge workers) to the conceptual age (conceptual workers). Informal learning.

Scalable Learning and Learnscapes in Social Business Design

Skilful Minds

When a learning architecture supports all types of learning along the range of formal, non-formal, and informal experiences, it simply means that small chunks of formal learning are available as resources for non-formal and informal learning. The most salient point to remember is that around 80% of all learning in enterprises involves people collaborating to adapt to emergent challenges in their ecosystem. e-Learning 2.0

Informal Learning Blog » Younger Workers Demanding Web 2.0 Tech On The Job

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Slow Week.Goin Campin | Main | PSP in the Classroom (UK style) » July 20, 2007 Wanna new job? Ross is the founder of Social Text , "the first wiki company and leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 It is time for Socialtext to be taken to the next level,and for that, I want to openly recruit the CEO 2.0 " ( click for more ) Now that, is recruiting 2.0.

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. In a series of blog posts, I plan to provide further detail on each of the five critical skills that co-author Mitchell Levy and I believe learning professionals can put to use right away. Social/Informal Learning.

Snake Oil 2.0: Lipstick on a pig

Jay Cross

Several large LMS companies added “informal learning&# to their sales shticks this week. One says “All documents accessed can be tracked as informal learning events.&# (Documents are events?) Another firm claims to have added a “social learning platform layer that enables customers to securely empower their employees to find, create and share knowledge assets and expertise with their colleagues as they leverage an extensive&# online book collection.

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. Choosing and subscribing to streams of information I’m interested in.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

April 2010 Great ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best from Informal Learning Flow. Big List of Educational Technology Journals - Workplace Learning Today , April 12, 2010. Five Barriers to Effective Learning in Organisations - Performance Learning Productivity , April 7, 2010. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010. is a philosophy, not a technology - Informal Learning , April 10, 2010.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Informal Learning Flow is back! It’s my one-stop-shop for keeping up with things that influence informal learning — and generally don’t show up on traditional learning sites. 12 Adoption Strategies for Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 in 2010 - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Why We Don’t Care About Information Overload - HarvardBusiness.org , December 8, 2009. Web 2.0

LearnTrends 2009: Balance, web 2.0, Internet Time Alliance, DAU

Jay Cross

Next up Deb Schwartz ( Altimeter Group ) and Jerry Michalski ( Sociate ) talked about the challenges and opportunities we confront with enterprise 2.0. I was already turning to others for help: Jane Hart for social learning and tools, Jon Husband for KM and competencies, Harold Jarche for open source and design, Charles Jennings for the major CLO’s view, and Clark Quinn for learning theory, m-learning, and serious games.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0 Top-Down Strategy What does a real life e-learning strategy look like?

27 Books for L&D Folks.

ID Reflections

I believe they are all very essential reads for today’s learning and development folks. They are not predominantly directly related to learning or instructional design or theory (except for one or two); however, they all helped me to see the larger picture, to understand where workplace learning and training fits in, and why and where change is needed. 1 Instructional Design Multimedia Learning Richard Mayer. 2 Workplace Learning The Fifth Discipline Peter Senge.

SkillSoft's inGenius: About adding meaningful context.

ID Reflections

This social learning layer will integrate with SkillSoft's Book 24X7, a vast repository of technical and IT-related literature that many organizations use as off-the-shelf content to enable their employees. John Ambrose in his post Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Tony Karrer, in his post, Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0: Collaborative features/informal learning features and are essentially bottom up.

Harvard ManageMentor: Some thoughts in response.

ID Reflections

Preamble Yesterday, I received a note from Harvard Business Publishing with a request to review their article, Our Take on Social Learning Tools. Learning mix in the workplace Harvard Business Publishing is releasing the next version of Harvard ManageMentor , their "online resource for business essentials". Our collaboration capabilities, which include polls, discussion forums, comments, and ratings, take advantage of emergent Enterprise 2.0 What Enterprise 2.0

LearnTrends Speakers and Topics Accounced

Tony Karrer

You can find the conference description, preliminary schedule and session descriptions at: LearnTrends 2009 Conference Agenda Topics and Speakers include: Introduction: Convergence in Learning - George Siemens, Tony Karrer & Jay Cross The Immernet Singularity - Tony O'Driscoll Extending Learning to the Edges of Organizations - Charles Jennings & Andy McGovern – Thomson Reuters Reinventing Organizational Learning - Clark Quinn & Jay Cross Enterprise 2.0,

Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. 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.

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. 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. But social learning is not a bolted-on component of our formal educational and training programs.

Where Will the Change Come From?

Tony Karrer

A few weeks ago, I posted a summary around the November LCB Big Question "Are ISD / ADDIE / HPT relevant in a world of rapid elearning, faster time-to-performance, and informal learning?": At a Web 2.0 event that I moderated, one of the speakers was Matt Glotzbach, Head of Products at Google Enterprise. Thus, much of the focus of Google Enterprise was to see what works in the consumer space and help bring it to the enterprise.

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. How do you use social learning to support formal learning? How do you motivate people to participate in social learning when their schedules are already full? Enterprise 2.0

Giving up control

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

In an article titled Taking the Social Media Plunge: Learning to Let Go , Andy McAfee explores the reluctance of traditional organizations to embrace social media (and informal learning). Many organizations appear scared to death of Enterprise 2.0. They’re worried, in short, about what will happen when they actually do empower their employees with the digital toolkit of Enterprise 2.0.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

The posts that came to mind spontaneously and with surprising clarity ( in no particular order and not necessarily e-learning related) : 1. Understanding Homophily on the Web (Bamboo Project: this blog was also my discovery of 2009) What did I learn: The Internet encourages the coming together of like minds. Only through sharing of stories and experiences, the larger pattern and the connections emerge, the information becomes knowledge that we can then effectively use.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010. Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010.

Web 2.0, collective intelligence, and the future of learning

Jay Cross

Yesterday in the “Blogtropolis&# room at Web 2.0 We spent twenty minutes talking about building on-line communities, enterprise 2.0, coping with mind-blowing change, the relationship with informal learning, un-meetings, redefining the meaning of conference , and what I plan to discuss with corporate clients in the next two months. Expo , Chris Heuer signaled me to take a seat in the director’s chair alongside his for a chat.

Most awesome revelations in Working Smarter Daily for June 2011

Jay Cross

7 objections to social media in learning (and answers) - Donald Clark Plan B , June 11, 2011. Making the most of Informal Learning - Jane Hart , June 16, 2011. Social media & learning – note taking on steroids - Donald Clark Plan B , June 20, 2011. Reconciling the enterprise IT portfolio with social media - Dion Hinchcliffe , June 5, 2011. Social learning in action at #elnil - Jane Hart , June 22, 2011. Enterprise 2.0

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