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The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections

Ross Dawson

How many LinkedIn requests are you getting? LinkedIn reached 100 million users in March. It consistently grew in size and user value over the years, however now that everyone is piling on to the LinkedIn bandwagon, the value of LinkedIn personal connections and networks are decreasing at what seems like an accelerating pace.

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.

Join me on LinkedIn

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen If you have not realized it already, LinkedIn has well and truly established itself as the de facto standard social networking platform for your professional life. LinkedIn is for professional connections. Oh and take a look at Guy Kawasaki's Ten ways to use LinkedIn If you haven't joined, you should.

LearnTrends 2009 – Free Online Conference

Tony Karrer

I'll also be providing details shortly about the LearnTrends Innovation Awards 2009. Put a comment in a discussion group or LinkedIn group.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn. Note: This is a revised HTML version of previous PDF’s posted on the site , which should make it easier for sharing. Categorize.

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Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.”

Twitter TechSmith LinkedIn Learning Strategy

Tony Karrer

Hot List - May 8, 2009 to May 15, 2009 Once again, used eLearning Learning to generate a list of the best from last week. Tools - Don't Waste Your Time , May 10, 2009 The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. also discussed being more or less open as a LinkedIn Networker: My LinkedIn Open Connection Approach. Let's compare that to LinkedIn. eLearning Technology.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. expect this to gather speed in 2009. world.

Where’s your data?

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn: contact information copied to Hard Drive. Facebook: no backup, but nothing worth losing, IMO. Delicious: OPML file downloaded monthly.

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.

Linkedin Poll

Nigel Paine

The Question: What do you look for when deciding upon a first class graduate career?

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. Work Event?

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Saqib Ali January 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Excellent blog post Prof.

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).

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. The Power of a Network in Action - Engaged Learning , April 1, 2009 Remember this? Web 2.0

eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009

Tony Karrer

Adult Learning in the Workplace – Research Findings Top Keywords PKM eLearning Tools Informal Learning Swish Adobe Captivate Twitter LinkedIn Tools Harbinger Adobe Google Articulate Microsoft eLearning Technology. Here are the top items via eLearning Learning. Browse eLearning Content

Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

It’s making me dizzy. I’m going to reflect on what I’ve been up to in 2009 thus far. Winter 2009. Spring 2009. Linkedin /jaycross. Gave opening keynote at IADIS eLearning 2009 on Rethinking Instructional Design in Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal. My new car is one year old! How did that happen?

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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. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months. In the post What Goes in the LMS?

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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 Net-Work-Life Balance

Dan Pontefract

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

Network Skills

Tony Karrer

So I was super excited when I saw that Nancy White, who helps me learn about all things communities and networks , posted a response to the New Skills for Learning Professionals Big Question for July 2009. The combination of blogs, sites like LinkedIn, various discussion groups, etc. My disappointment was purely my own making.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Dion Hinchcliffe declared 2009 - The year of the shift to Enterprise 2.0. and eLearning 2.0 adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Web 2.0

The Curmudgeon’s Manifesto

Harold Jarche

And, funny enough, they all happen to be some of the most popular ones. My own list includes URL shorteners like Ow.ly

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

went to my favorite resource ( eLearning Learning ) and looked at the keywords: Cost and Ratio and found some pretty good sources: How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of E-Learning-Updated for 2009 Time to Develop One Hour of Training Estimating Training Developing Time and Costs What is the TRUE cost Rapid eLearning? Please Opine).

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.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2009). LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. LinkedIn’s Endorsements Have Become Meaningless. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. 2004). Retrieved from [link] Allen, I. E., & Seaman, J. 2011).

First, kill all the instructors

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

But in what ways do social software applications such as LinkedIn and FaceBook help people to learn? I am an active FaceBook user (but only with friends and family) and am making more use of LinkedIn, but I don’t find either particularly effective in supporting my learning or the small circles of people that I learn with.

ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0 Tools for eLearning. You can find the handouts for the last session via TK09 Handouts. In fact, it almost tells the story of the keynote.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning – March 1 – 15 2009 eLearning Technology Archives Search eLearning Technology Blog Topics Topics from Other Blogs Work Literacy Posts Recent Bookmarks TechEmpower - An eLearning and Web Development Firm based in Los AngeleseLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0

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Work 2.0

Harold Jarche

I have little doubt that industrial management and all that it has created (chain of command, human resources, line & staff, production, etc.) are the wrong models for the emerging, networked workplace. Many workers, including white collar ones, can’t afford to retire. Look at what Web 2.0 Learning has become part of work.

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.