Social Networking – A Contrarian View

Upside Learning

Sure, lots of companies want to replicate ‘Facebook’ behind the firewall; safe from prying eyes, but open enough for employees to freely express themselves. Till that time, I wouldn’t be relying on them for much more than connecting and communicating, another tool like IM, video chat, VoIP etc. Today, I’m going to adopt a contrarian view. We all know social networks promote learning; while the mechanisms aren’t documented or well-understood, that it works isn’t in doubt anymore.

Recent Second Life Happenings: Going Corporate

Kapp Notes

Second, on November 4th (tomorrow), the behind-the-firewall release of Second Life will go public. Rumor has it that pricing for the behind the firewall Second Life Enterprise starts at $55,000 and that it will be handled by a value-added network of service providers (see more below.) For example, Genkii's Sparkle iPhone app enables residents use their iPhones to IM with friends in-world.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Using FaceBook

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Using FaceBook Im trying to expand my horizons a bit these days and have been taking a closer look at a whole bunch of tools out there, including SecondLife and FaceBook. So Ive got this client Im working with to help define an e-Learning strategy , and Im thinking about what role FaceBook should/could play in their plan. No firewall or technical infrastructure. Im interested in how one would mix communities.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Top Ten Tools for 2009

Learning Visions

Tweetdeck Im officially hooked to Twitter and use Tweetdeck to organize and group those I follow. But Gcal helps me keep myself organized, and now that Ive discovered CalenGoo for the iPod Im all synched up. Im ready for the iPhone. Hey Mark, Would love to hear more about how youre using Yammer within the firewall as well as those IJAs youre creating with Articulate. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I tried to capture things down as they were said, here are my notes: Firewalls IP Privacy / Confidentiality Security Control over Quality of Information Strict Control Over Policies – Accuracy Liability / Discoverability / Compliance Change Management – Ready for It / Culture Management Take it Seriously – Away from Work Education of Management Lack of Resources – Mobile Devices Push Back from Workforce - Adoption This is a pretty good list of commonly cited barriers.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personalization does not equal Personal

Learning Visions

For folks who are not passionate about their work -- many who reside within the traditional, corporate firewall -- the PWLE is Pointless. Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, June 11, 2007 Personalization does not equal Personal Ive been catching up this morning on all the recent PLE posts, particularly Tom Haskins recent entries.