5 Insights into Workplace Social Learning Technologies

Lambda Solutions

The evolution of social technologies from Yahoo in 1995 to Facebook in 2004 has greatly impacted the way we communicate and hence the way we learn in our professional lives.

Social play can be Social Learning


I have been asked a half-dozen times about my thoughts on Social Learning within corporations. At work we do use social tools such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger and YouTube for learning purposes. This makes me wonder whether everyone is classifying social learning as social playing.

More Social Media Marketing Tips

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George A couple of weeks ago I wrote about an excellent online Social Media Marketing course I took. I thought I might share a few more of the social media marketing tactics I'd learned through my Twitter connections. Become a Yahoo Answers Source of Knowledge Often when I have a question, I'll run a Google search on my query and one of the top results will typically be someone else with the same question on Yahoo Answers. Tags: Social Media

My New Social Bookmarking Tool

eLearning Cyclops

I have been a big fan of social bookmarking and my preferred tool for social bookmarking has been Delicious. With the initial rumor that Yahoo will be discontinuing it and now the news they may be selling it , I imported my bookmarks to Diigo. Cloud Social Media Misc. It was a very easy process and retained all of my tags.

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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

Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. Saba Social is a very solid product, that despite a few hiccups and “huh&# moments, achieves what it sets out to do, provide a user friendly social experience.

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Social Networking with Roto-Rooter

Skilful Minds

You know social networking is going mainstream when service companies like Roto-Rooter start using it. As he handed me the receipt he also gave me a flyer that asked me to go to either Google, Yahoo, Citysearch, or superpages.com and write a review of the service. Tags: Customer Experience Social Networks social media plumbing social media marketing social network social networking

Failing to See Money Hiding in Plain Sight

Skilful Minds

Tags: Collaboration Digital Ethnography Experience Design Ubiquitous Computing user experience social media marketing Location-based service Video Yahoo Group Viral video Money Amy Krouse Rosenthal Business and Economy

Social Bookmarking for Link Sharing

Tony Karrer

On TrDev, we've been discussing the sharing of links via forum posts vs. social bookmarking tools such as del.icio.us. I've discussed this before: Social Bookmarking Tricks for Group Learning Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 With del.icio.us (and better yet Yahoo MyWeb), you can go back and find them later. Tools But it might be worth looking at how Nancy White has been doing this.

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.

What do Indian women want freedom from?


As India celebrates its 72 nd Independence Day, Yahoo Lifestyle reached out to seven women to ask them what freedoms Indian women are still fighting for today. She recently talked to Yahoo about why Indian women need freedom from being stereotyped. Freedom IndianWomen Press QuoDeck Social Learning Trends Start-up's best practices India Indianstartups storytelling Women

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How to Design Social Interfaces

Jay Cross

He maintains Yahoo’s design pattern library. Designing Social Interfaces. Christian Crumlish has a fantastic job. He gets to think about the little things that make the web work that you never have time to think about.

Five Myths of Social Learning


Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this. E-Social CM Media?

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Read "Designing Social Interfaces" if you are involved with humans at all.

Mark Oehlert

I'm just sitting here looking at the cover of this book and seeing that humans are pretty apparent in the title (hint: social means human).then They worked for companies like Yahoo! Do you work with humans? OK.then read this book. Clear? Awesome. . You want people to use your systems?

Why I Use More than One Social Bookmarking Service

Web Tools for Learners

Internet search marketers could lose some invaluable free tools from Yahoo such as their Site Explorer. Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb was concerned what the deal meant for Build Your Own Search Service (BOSS) , Yahoo’s search developer platform Search Monkey and social bookmarking service Delicious, which he described as “one of the last era’s most heartbreaking symbols of untapped potential in social media&#.

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5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

Be it in-house ERP systems or external applications from Google, Yahoo and Microsoft, if your LMS does not merge its functionalities with the applications your employees use most commonly, it will not be able to deliver the full utility that it must. Social features.

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10 resources I enjoyed in February 2013

Jane Hart

One of the hot topics on the Web over the last week or so has been Marissa Meyer’s decision to terminate working at home for Yahoo employees. Thanks to an internal memo leaked to Kara Swisher by a Yahoo employee, we have insight into a recent decision by their C-Suite.

Creating avenues for On-Demand Learning in the Modern Workplace


Social bookmarking sites like ‘Digg’ can filter through the excess or monitored sites like ‘Wikepedia’ can be a suitable, yet not always reliable, source of information. Blog e-Learning New Ideas Informal learning Learning in workplace Modern Learning On-demand learning Social Learning

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Silicon Valley Parents Question Value of Technology in Learning. Should We?

Dashe & Thomson

In Silicon Valley, the chief technology officer of eBay sends his children to the Waldorf School of the Peninsula , a nine-classroom school, and so do employees of Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard. …

The Future Of Your Organization Is In Its Culture Of Learning

Your Training Edge

There aren’t many people who say they are going to ‘yahoo something’ or ‘bing it’, but there are many people who say they are going to ‘google it’. Ask for informal learning opportunities like interacting with coworkers or collaborating through social networks.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider

ID Reflections

They can serve different purposes: Some of the uses of MOOCs are listed here: Build talent pipelines - Onboard new employees – McAfee and Intel Provide self-directed development – Pitney Bowes Workplace training – Yahoo! MOOC social learning Workplace Learning

Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

Social Security number. Morgan Chase had 76 million records involved in a breach, and Yahoo had over a billion. Social Engineering. Industry Insights association attack vectors bugs elearning LMS phishing PII security security awareness social engineering trojans viruses

" Exploring characteristics and effects of user participation in online social Q&A sites" (first monday article)

Mark Oehlert

In this paper, we look at a set of such services, referred to as social Q&A sites. With sites such as Google Answers, and primarily Yahoo! We discuss these social Q&A sites by comparing their designs based on user participation and point out the effects and defects of each. We further analyze rich data collected from more than 55,000 Yahoo! With our analysis we discover that Yahoo!

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Not so tasty now

Learning with e's

Matthew 5:13 (New Testament) The Delicious social bookmarking site used to be one of my favourite social media tools. When Yahoo bought Delicious back in 2005 for an estimated $18 million, we all expected great things, and we got them. "You are salt for the earth.

Infographic: How Google has changed what it means to do research


They also used Wikipedia (75 %) and YouTube or otehr social media sites (52 % ). 1994: Development of first popular search engines (Alta Vista, Lycos, Excite and Yahoo). Often seen as the first social networking site. Paid placement ranking: Goto morphed into Overture and Yahoo.

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Hire the ‘loud’?

Clark Quinn

The recent story of Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, struck me as an interesting case. Both of these would be good outcomes for Yahoo. social strategyIn thinking about how organizations can ‘learn’, it strikes me that everyone needs to be simultaneously learning and teaching. How does that happen? I think it can be scaffolded, but it may also be an inherent trait.

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How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

But what I believe sets them apart from the Yahoos and Microsofts that they have surpassed with leaps and bounds is that they are risking being innovative to add new value to what they offer. Look at the likes of Yahoo and Microsoft. Really enjoyed your post @derekbrown.

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It’s (almost) out!

Clark Quinn

Google groups, Yahoo groups, LinkedIn…the list goes on. design meta-learning mobile social strategy technology Uncategorized My latest tome, Revolutionize Learning & Development: Performance and Innovation Strategy for the Information Age is out. Well, sort of.

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Web 2.0, Enterprise 2.0 Policies

Vignettes Learning

These are examples of policies to guide employees on social network conduct and behaviors. Yahoo Employee Blogging Thomas Nelson Guide Plaxo Internet Policy Ray Jimenez, PhD www.vignettestraining.com "Helping Learners Learn Their Way" Ray Jimenez, PhD Author "3-Minute e-Learning" www.vignettestraining.com

Clever Tool - IM Aggregator

Bottom-Line Performance

Use AIM and Yahoo Messenger with different friends? Digsby combines email, social networking, and instant messaging in one little list off to the side of your screen. It allows you to control AIM, Yahoo, MSN, Facebook IM, and several other accounts.

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Scary MOOC Savings

Your Training Edge

For example, the University of Southern California examined online courses and found them unacceptable for students at undergraduate level, who lack the learning that happens in a social setting of a residential university.

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Our Many Hats

eLearning Cyclops

Social Media (SoMe) expert and Informal Learning Catalyst - Sometimes I''m the go to guy to coach staff on utilizing SoMe or I''m the guy implementing informal/social learning. Copyright Expert - For that yahoo who grabs whatever images, music and videos they find on the web and use them in their presentations, web pages, docs, etc. eLearning Designers wear many hats – some by choice, some placed upon us.

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MOOCs for Corporate E-learning

Origin Learning

Similarly, Yahoo! This naturally creates a shared, social learning environment where employees collaborate, discuss and engage in peer-reviews.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Opening a group on an existing social network sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn. Most major social network sites such as MySpace and LinkedIn have the opportunity to start your own group. It feels like you are in the pub of this social network.