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How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth Kanter

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile – Guest Post by Victoria Michelson. What has been your experience?

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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SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

Enter SharePoint 2010, due to release in Q2 of 2010. SharePoint 2010 has better 2.0 but I’m keeping options open). see below).

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

used to never see my ex-colleagues again as a rule, but now they still stay in my LinkedIn network, my Twitter network, everywhere. W.r.t.

2010 Thanks and Spanks via Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract

This entry is entitled “2010 Thanks and Spanks”. It is dedicated to those external people, outside of where I work in no particular order, and over the course of 2010 that have directly helped me in my efforts, my learning, my network, my leadership or whom have demonstrated the three legs of the new cultural stool. LinkedIn.

From Social Networks to Communities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World From Social Networks to Communities by Kevin Wheeler on June 16, 2010 Social media and social networks are all the rage.  To make social networks far more powerful, it is important to evolve them into communities.

21st Century L&D Skills

Charles Jennings

I was recently involved in a discussion about 21st Century learning skills in one of the LinkedIn Groups. So, what’s changed?

Finding the time for networked learning

Harold Jarche

Find information. Approximately 14 percent of SMB Knowledge Workers’ time is spent: Duplicating information (e.g. Schedule a meeting.

Curing High School

Doc Searls

The way we see it, the social web now allows everyone endless possibilities in discovering new information on people, places, and subjects.

Blog Post: Update: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen I talked about the Gurteen Knowledge Group on LinkedIn recently and how I was making it the central discussion forum for the Gurteen Knowledge Community. If you are not a member, you can find more information here and register. And if you would like to connect with me personally on LinkedIn please do so

Blog Post: Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin

David Gurteen

have moved its activity over to the Gurteen Knowledge Community group on Linkedin. You can see more information here and register , if you are not a member. If you are not familiar with LinkedIn or not a member, could I encourage you to take a look.

Web 3.0: It Should Be About Transferrable Identity

Dan Pontefract

A well-established research firm recently asked for my thoughts on Web 3.0. has mass acceptance as a ‘standard’, so to say, in the technology space.

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What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

By creating your own “tag” you can have everyone finding information about competitors or new trends. A tag such as “ABC123? Social Bookmarks.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning


Today, we keep hearing that formal presentations are out, that it’s all about informal learning, social learning and user-generated content.

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The non-research citations are as selective and ill-informed as the formal citations. 2010). 2010). LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. 2010). LinkedIn’s Endorsements Have Become Meaningless. Here they are, collected from the references at the end of the various articles: Allen, C. 2004). 2011).

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

There are several different online social networks, but for our purposes, we’ll focus on the three that tend to be used the most by learning professionals–Facebook, LinkedIn and Ning. LinkedIn is primarily a professional network, designed to facilitate linkages between people who are wanting to connect for work-related purposes.

Harold Jarche » Interdependent Learning

Harold Jarche

Learnlets » Some accumulated thoughts… , on March 5th, 2010 at 21:32 Said: [.] " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. Canada

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


July 21st, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment Last week, I had the good fortune to speak with George Siemens for an upcoming Xyleme Voices podcast.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Brandon on 05 Jan 2010 at 12:58 pm Nancy, this report/material is fantastic. And hope to see you some time in person in 2010! Every week!

Twitter and the law of the few

Harold Jarche

Mavens are people who have a strong compulsion to help other consumers by helping them make informed decisions.  It led to paid work.

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Basically the communities are used for retrieving or asking information given a certain tweet, and then responding. Or both. How will she fare?

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

presented the discussion forum as a solution to this problem, in that it would reduce the number of emails they receive because the information would not be in their in-box, and more importantly would allow discussion between the all the members (one to many) rather than one to one or one to a few. That forum is still up and running.

Sourcing Persephone

Doc Searls

Nor do I have a sense of how long anything will (or should) last inside Facebook, Linkedin or any other commercial walled garden. We all should.

The Future of Workplace Communications - Live notes from Future Forum webcast

Ross Dawson

The four panellists are Oscar Trimboli, head of the Information Workers group at Microsoft, Nicky Wakefield who runs the Human Capital practice of Deloitte Australia, Phil Cronin, General Manager of Intel Australia, and myself. I am just taking notes through the event - on the fly so they probably include misquotes. Difficult to get talent.

Social Media for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

One of the questions that always comes up is: How do I find more information to help me get started? The answer is that this information is a bit hard to come by. There’s a lot out there, but it’s often hard to find information that helps you get start. Last week I had a presentation around using Social Media and Web 2.0


How Not to Seek Input

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A while ago I signed up on the New Brunswick Information Technology Council LinkedIn group because I have a fairly obvious interest in the subject. will continue to support the NBITC and will continue to comment on the LinkedIn discussion list. No need to spread negativity about, and better to just keep it in-house for now.

Networked: Harvard Magazine

George Siemens

With Facebook, LinkedIn and other social network services, for example, we directly experience networks in how we connect to others, share information, and get answers to questions. The last decade has seen an explosion in interest in networks. Others, like mathematics, have been grappling with network attributes for centuries.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. We would welcome lots of discussion.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 7

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They reduce uncertainty by gaining information you didn't have beforehand. LinkedIn, for example - we thionk of it that way. But it has a failed expertise system, 'LinkedIn Answers'. Chris Wanstrath, Github Collaborative Softwrae Development in teh 21st century We do collaborative software development. Linus Torvalds. Linux.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth Kanter

According to this Mashable study , Pinterest actually drives more traffic to publishers than Twitter, LinkedIn and Reddit combined. Hootsuite.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: InMaps - a priceless gem

Martijn Linssen

Heck no, that would offer no appetite at all. Mark W. Schaefer wrote a rant post on this , saying he is fed up with meaningless InfoGraphics. Coffin.

Down on the iPad?

Clark Quinn

At the Upside Learning Blog, this post (which I found through the CLO group on LinkedIn) proclaims that the elearning industry is down on the iPad.  I saw several flaws in the argument and had to write this response: I have to say I think this is partly or completely wrong. Depending on what you mean by the eLearning industry (corporate?

Catching up…

Clark Quinn

How can you not see that social augments formal learning (Jane Bozarth has a whole new book on the topic) as well as provides new opportunities for informal learning and performance support? The conference reinforced that viewpoint significantly, with capabilities being expanded seemingly daily. Social. Business changes.

iLust? Changing the game

Clark Quinn

With network connectivity, it can be social as well; in addition to the internet browser there are also already dedicated FaceBook and LinkedIn apps for the iPhone. eBook readers are changing that market, but only the mechanics, not the inherent nature of the experience.  It’s still about ‘reading’, not about information

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

The Web is too important to be left to the information technology department, communications staff or outside vendors. Social learning. Social.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. technology ? The game is afoot! The upstart [.]

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Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Thanks to the web, learners are becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding of qualities missing from most education and training organizations. You need flow to provide real value for learners (remember that they’re becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding), as flow provides the essential element of context.

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The thin line between transparency and vanity

Martijn Linssen

If a post has been shared on Twitter 50 times, 1 time on Facebook, and 8 times on LinkedIn, where would you choose to share it? Of course?

Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

wrote about the mechanisms of online emergence here and here ; they include linking, tagging, friending (as on Facebook and LinkedIn), and following (as on Twitter). In the case of Enterprise 2.0, I think there is a feeling of a power shift or improved flow of information. product?&# So who’s right?  Honestly, I have no idea.