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LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Many organizations have a Twitter account, a Facebook fan page, a LinkedIn page and perhaps other social media vehicles as well. Number converted to hires. Join us. Posting tweet.

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Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

Web tools to help us go public include micro-blogging; blogs and podcasts. Micro-blogging. Blogging. LinkedIn.

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Pre-network with LinkedIn

Tony Karrer

choose people with names that are a bit more unique so that it will be more likely to find them on LinkedIn. look to find 5-8 people.

Where’s your data?

Harold Jarche

Here’s mine: Blog: hosted on an independent server, with tape backup, using open source software ( WordPress ).

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008. Maybe 2009? eLearning 2.0

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009. eLearning Technology.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top 100 eLearning Items - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2009 Interesting that my own post got the top spot. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Blog CBT Distance Learning University 2.0 That's so old, I blogged about it last week. 3.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

LinkedIn: SumTotal's LinkedIn API integration will allow employees to maintain their Portable Career Profile in LinkedIn, and then make this information available through SumTotal's ResultsOnDemand Performance application. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

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Selling Learning Communities – Not Everyone Will or Wants a Group Hug

Tony Karrer

You can find the LearnTrends 2009 Recording including Jack’s presentation. A few follow-up thoughts. Everything sounds obvious when he says it.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Dion Hinchcliffe declared 2009 - The year of the shift to Enterprise 2.0. prime example are blogs. and eLearning 2.0 Web 2.0

Social Net-Work-Life Balance

Dan Pontefract

There is a very discrete line between Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn connections. Immediate family members were removed.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The core purpose of Drupal is to facilitate the creation and management of communities online (Drupal, 2009), including communities of practice of the sort that typify such cases as Company Command. Elgg, 2009) Systems such as Elgg therefore combine the functions of content management and social networking. 2009). 2009).

Online Coaching

Tony Karrer

What I said at that time still holds that most often I find myself using: LinkedIn Various learning communities My Blog Twitter And the question I'm asking is always of the form: Here's what I know, but I'm trying to find out X, how should I go after that? There's a new level of responsibility on learners. It's somewhat event oriented.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Kevin Wheeler

by Kevin Wheeler on July 23, 2009 Is your social network valuable simply because of the number of people you have in it? I don’t think so. have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. I get little value because many of my contacts are active recruiters.

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There are many non-research articles cites, with a particular preference toward foundations, consultants, a few blogs and news and magazine articles. 2009). LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. ELearnSpace Blog. LinkedIn’s Endorsements Have Become Meaningless. 2004). 2011). Babson Survey Research Group.

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home About RSS I Know It When I See It January 27 2009 Comments to this post More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 well after reading you blog i should say I Know It When I read It!!! product?&# McAfee.

Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

Kapp Notes , April 20, 2009 Fantastic File Converter - eLearning Acupuncture , April 24, 2009 Throw away your powerponits, simply use Prezi - Ignatia Webs , April 21, 2009 Learning Tools: for the Educator/Teacher - Don't Waste Your Time , April 20, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Friday’s favourites

Harold Jarche

I wrote my first Friday Find in May, 2009. With Twitter, I use the ‘favourite’ function (star) to mark any tweets I wish to review for later.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach - Treating LinkedIn like a massive, virtual cocktail party.

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

First of all, there is no such thing as a “one-man blog&# , as all blogs are connected to other blogs and media. Canada

The collaboration field needs to cooperate

Harold Jarche

Eugene Kim looks at a variety of disciplines in the collaboration space, using LinkedIn network analysis to see if and how they are related.

Personal in Personal Knowledge Management

Tony Karrer

That there is a ‘best’ way to manage knowledge an information? Isn’t that what we’ve learned there isn’t ? That's a real mistake. eLearning Technology.

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My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

leigh blackall on 31 Dec 2009 at 12:03 am Thanks Nancy. Nancy White on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:41 am Leigh, I’d actually be open to anything.

Harold Jarche » Blogs are not a “substitute”

Harold Jarche

First of all, there is no such thing as a “one-man blog&# , as all blogs are connected to other blogs and media. Canada

SharePoint Fear and Loathing by Learning Professionals

Tony Karrer

I was surprised by the fear and loathing expressed around SharePoint yesterday at LearnTrends 2009. I don’t think it’s the best tool out there, but it likely is the best tool being adopted by your IT department and is part of the Enterprise 2.0 Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

The Curmudgeon’s Manifesto

Harold Jarche

One way to keep information accessible is to use an open, accessible, personal blog as the centre of your web presence.

Social Experience

Tony Karrer

picture and a link to their LinkedIn profile (or other profile page)? It is of note that there is very little latent social presence in MUVEs.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable? | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

by Kevin Wheeler on July 23, 2009 Is your social network valuable simply because of the number of people you have in it? I don’t think so. have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. I get little value because many of my contacts are active recruiters.

Networks and Communities

Tony Karrer

Even if you are a member of LinkedIn, you may not have links to people in the right fields. personally do a lot of my network building slowly. I try to get people into my networks when I meet them (for example connect on LinkedIn). Are the conclusions reasonable? How would this compare to results from other concept workers?

Egoboo integration

Jay Cross

Google blog search “Jay Cross&#. Linkedin /jaycross. Of course, first you’ve got to find where you are being recognized.

Grassroots Community Building through Social Networks

Harold Jarche

Lisa Rousseau can’t make it, so we’re pinch-hitting. even wrote my thesis on Learning in the NB Information Technology Workplace in 1998.