Knowledge and Learning In The News - 8/11/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Elliott Masie interviews Dan Pink on his latest and provocative book. Social Network Analysis: What to Map. A lot of work has been done in the past couple of years in the field of Social Network Analysis (SNA) -- the assessment of the real person-to-person links in and between organizations and groups, as distinct from the ones that you might expect to see from the 'official' organization charts.

"Making the invisible visible" - Old idea, new skin - social networking

Vignettes Learning

Why are many of us in businesses surprised that social networking is so popular? I recall a presentation made by Bill Russell from Raytheon last November, 2006, at Elliott Masie's Learning Conference. His presentation on Social Networking Analysis ( SNA ) created a vortex and black hole in my mind and heart. We know the power of networking and how our networks impact our ability to deliver results.

Trending Sources

Merger mania in and around eLearning

The Learning Circuits

Looks like the convergence that Elliott Masie has been talking about taking place is finally happening. Think social networking analysis, workflow learning, collective intelligence, presence awareness, expert locating, communities of knowledge (made up of smaller communities of practice). First, on Monday, WebEx buys for $45M in cash ( details ) then today SumTotal buys Pathlore for $29M in cash ( details ) and $19M in stock.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. Dion Hinchcliffe, as per usual, has a good solid explanation of the social graph (and a lovely graphic).