Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. Microsoft has an investment in Facebook so it wouldn’t want to create a competitor to Facebook. Innovation Social Learning Microsoft So.cl

Get Microsoft LMS integration to improve and enhance your eLearning experience

Paradiso

If you are looking for a personalized virtual education experience with Microsoft LMS integration, Let me tell you that Paradiso Solutions is the place to go. Microsoft LMS services complement Paradiso learning platform to provide a more productive experience for teachers and students.

Social Tools in the Workplace: a Microsoft survey

Jane Hart

Social Tools in the Workplace is a recent Microsoft survey that reveals how information workers around the world view social tools. Social learning

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

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Topic 2: How do poor reviews of Microsoft Surface and Windows 8 affect the future of Microsoft? For many companies, it’s hard to imagine a work world without Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office. Social Learning Facebook Google microsoft social learning talktech

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. request, such as IBM or Microsoft.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Surface, iPad Mini, Play Testing Learning Games

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Topic 1: Is the Microsoft Surface tablet a viable tablet option for businesses interested in mobile learning? But some have raised concerns that Microsoft Surface might actually hurt mobile learning, and that Microsoft does not truly understand mobile.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. So why not plan for social collaboration within your instructional design? --4-- By Dean Hawkinson.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft SmartGlass, mLearning and UX Design

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We have been hosting our weekly #TalkTech Twitter chat for almost six months now, and the experience has taught us a whole lot about what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to social learning. Apps eLearning development tools Mobile apps Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Medi

Snagit on Mac Gets Microsoft Office Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

A couple months back, we introduced buttons for sharing directly to social media channels. Today we bring you Microsoft Office® outputs for Snagit on Mac! You can now send your images directly from Snagit to Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® on Mac.

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This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft SmartGlass, mLearning and UX Design

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We have been hosting our weekly #TalkTech Twitter chat for almost six months now, and the experience has taught us a whole lot about what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to social learning. Apps eLearning development tools Mobile apps Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Medi

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft SmartGlass, mLearning and UX Design

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We have been hosting our weekly #TalkTech Twitter chat for almost six months now, and the experience has taught us a whole lot about what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to social learning. Apps eLearning development tools Mobile apps Mobile Learning Social Learning Social Medi

Learning goes small, social, savvy

Origin Learning

SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud – is in! The MOOC needed to provide essential and transformative training for the worldwide sales force and enable sales personnel to engage with customers and sell using Microsoft’s new cloud-based and mobile-focused strategy.”*

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4 Implications of Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn

CommLab India

Microsoft’s recent acquisition of LinkedIn has created ripples in the world of technology. I believe the deal between Microsoft and LinkedIn could have 4 major implications for the corporate world. Microsoft could come up with an integrated talent management platform.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Touchscreens, Developing HTML5 Apps and March Madness Apps

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Microsoft seems to be spending more money and talking about R&D more than anyone these days. What do you think of Microsoft’s increased R&D efforts? Microsoft is Talking About the Future A lot. Social Learning talktech

How Microsoft Can Be A Digital Learning Powerhouse With It’s Lynda.com Acquisition

eLearningMind

With Microsoft’s $26 billion-dollar acquisition of LinkedIn, the software giant also gets a bevy of other online businesses. Remember the Microsoft Paperclip, Clippy? Microsoft could be the company to finally crack the nut of eLearning certification. Social Sharing.

Skills of Gamers, Microsoft Build Keynote, and Compliance Training: This Week on #BLPLearn

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Rather than restricting the social media conversation to a 30 minute window, we’re inviting everyone inside and outside BLP to share interesting links, thoughts, and articles with the #BLPLearn hashtag on Twitter. Microsoft Build Keynote.

3 Ways Screenshots make your Microsoft Word Doc, PowerPoint, and Email Better

TechSmith Camtasia

However, the recipient of your email, reader of your Microsoft Word document, or viewer of your PowerPoint presentation might find a screenshot or two a welcome change to the traditional – dare I say, boring – approach. Let us know on the socials!

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Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we look at how ‘social learning’ is gaining traction and being deployed in organizations to foster workplace learning. Understanding Social Learning Theory. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Learning Socially. Humans are social animals”. Social Learning.

Key social learning resources: part 15 #sociallearning

Jane Hart

Here is this week’s roundup of 5 resources about social learning and the use of social media for learning. This is a research experiment, from Microsoft, for students focused on combining web browsing, search, and social networking for the purposes of learning. Social learningAgain lots of great articles to choose from this week. 1 – We start this week with a couple of educational resources. The first is So.cl.

Microsoft Acquires Yammer—So What?

ATD Learning Technologies

Microsoft Corp. announced yesterday that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Yammer, a leading provider of enterprise social networks, for $1.2 Yammer will join the Microsoft Office Division, led by division President Kurt DelBene, and the team will continue to report to current CEO David Sacks. and Yammer Inc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Is Facebook the next Microsoft?

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 Is Facebook the next Microsoft? Have you seen this article from TechCrunch: Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft? David, In the article they do compare Google vs. Facebook: "The difference with Facebook will be how the various applications are glued together, and this is where Facebook already has the advantage: Facebook’s origins as a social networking site means that everything they launch is linked in to that central core.

Blending social and mobile

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This is part 2: Blending social and mobile. The term “social learning” – along with “informal learning” – has been bandied about for a couple years. In social learning, there is typically less of an expert to learner focus and more of a “let’s all learn together” focus.

Infographic: Social Tools in the Workplace

eFront

Microsoft recently conducted a major global survey on enterprise social use and perceptions. Microsoft wanted to find out more about the uses — or lack of use — of social tools in business. A global Microsoft survey on Social Tools in the Workplace.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. With over 5 million corporate users to date, Yammer is proof that corporations are ready for social media…if the tool is internal and secure. Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2

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This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft Acquires Yammer, Jane McGonigal’s SuperBetter #g4c and Apple’s New Podcast App

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Microsoft Acquires Yammer – Enterprise Social Media on the Rise. With over 5 million corporate users to date, Yammer is proof that corporations are ready for social media…if the tool is internal and secure. Article: Microsoft Purchases Yammer for $1.2

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Social Media, Learning, Web, Twitter, Microsoft, & Training

Big Dog, Little Dog

From Social Media To Social Business Design - Logic + Emotion. We're realizing that the bigger picture goes beyond how you can be a great tweeter, blogger or social media evangelist for your organization. Why Microsoft Had to Destroy Word - Harvard Business.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

Now, I realize there have been a plethora of social learning tools introduced in the last couple years that tout themselves as the application that will revolutionize peer to peer information exchange. Some have even been fairly successful, such as Yammer , Bloomfire , or Microsoft SharePoint.

Encourage Social Learning to Improve Corporate Culture

Pract.us

Informal, social learning builds a strong corporate culture. If you fall in this majority, consider the power of social learning to help turn your boat in the right direction. Humans are natural social learners, and your employees are learning from each other right now.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media. In our company we use Microsoft Lync (sort of internal skype).

Snagit on Mac Gets Microsoft Office Outputs

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A couple months back, we introduced buttons for sharing directly to social media channels. Today we bring you Microsoft Office® outputs for Snagit on Mac! You can now send your images directly from Snagit to Microsoft Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® on Mac. These outputs work with both Snagit versions 1 and 2. To use the outputs: Download the Office outputs here. Be sure to click the Mac Outputs tab (see screenshot below).

Social Learning – How Technology can Facilitate it

Impelsys

Unless it’s a castaway situation learning is totally a social experience – we learn by observing and imitating others throughout our lives. In corporate learning social has larger role where employees realize the outright benefits of sharing. Social Learning and Modern LMSs.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Tom Werner, Chief Research Officer, Brandon Hall [link] LMSs are adding social features – including RSS feeds, peer ratings of content. Social media allow: Conversations to continue after training Peer-to-peer interaction in groups – so learners can continue to learn Find individualized answers (by approaching instructors and fellow learners) Share your own content Makes training more efficient Can shorten formal training, because the conversation continues. social social media

SharePoint – Social Learning Savior?

eLearning 24-7

In today’s corporate world, you can not toss a rock in any direction without someone mentioning SharePoint as the glorious solution for social learning and in many cases a LMS. The social learning savior or a hero waiting to save the learner in distress? If not, and you are planning on implementing SharePoint for your social learning success, here are a few reminders, before you dive right in. For social learning, this slew of items – documents, files, etc.

Cathy Moore – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her advice and designs have been used by organizations that include Microsoft, Pfizer, the US Army, Barclays, and the US Department of the Interior. What is the most inspiring change that you see in the strategies that are being followed in this age of Social Media Marketing (SMM) that could help e-learning? How significant is ‘sharing’ for instructional designers in this age of informal and social learning?

When Social means Business …

Learning Cafe

Last week news was abounding that Microsoft are about to announce their acquisition of social media company Yammer for $1.2B. Although not yet confirmed, it comes hot on the heels of other social media buy outs such as Salesforce.com snapping up Buddy Media for close to $700 million to complement its existing Chatter social media platform; Oracle adding Collective Intellect and Vitrue to its portfolio of social media-related acquisitions and SAP acquiring Ariba for $4.3