After Facebook fails
MAY 23, 2012
Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. Hof, May/June 2011). My God!
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Learning apps. Rovy F.
Review: SharePoint Conference 2011
OCTOBER 10, 2011
I recently had the opportunity to attend and speak at SharePoint Conference 2011 in Anaheim, California along with roughly 8,000 other attendees.
Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Greg Lowe (@Greg2dot0) December 27, 2011. So soon?!?! Really? think so. FB, Twitter & G+. I’ll be scrutinizing for effecitveness.
Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help
SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
billion of worker productivity is lost to playing Angry Birds. today that workers already do a number of things that are not considered productive – like going to the bathroom or talking to colleagues without any actual loss in productivity. Let’s work on getting better productivity.
Total Institutions, Productivity, and Unemployment
JUNE 4, 2012
See this 2011 infographic on The Overworked American. The result is that, especially here in Silicon Valley, the notion of work-life balance is pure fiction most of the time (Sheryl Sandberg may go home at 530 every day, but the folks at Facebook did an all-night hack-a-thon right before the IPO.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
Starting with the no-brainers, both Facebook and LinkedIn. But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us. Till 2007. Yes, sir!
5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload
MAY 4, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams. live them.
Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Virtual collaboration: ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team. [link].
Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest
JULY 13, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingYes, it’s that good!
12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead
DECEMBER 4, 2011
Facebook uses extremely accurate facial recognition technologies while Apple and Google own advanced platforms they are not yet using. CYBERWAR.
Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus
AUGUST 3, 2011
In Google Plus we don’t facebook, nor tweet , we just basically share. And here is why. Thus stay tuned for them coming up shortly!
Losing interest in social media: there is no there there
JULY 30, 2011
After recreating my online social network ( largely based on blogs from early 2000) in Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Quora, G+ was a chore. What has Twitter and Facebook done for me? Put another way, Twitter/Facebook/G+ are secondary media. Maybe you are unsatisfied by oversimplifications in the product itself.
Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?
JULY 10, 2011
It’s an impressive product, defined by Google’s typical clean interface. In fact, Elgg was far enough ahead of both Facebook and Google that only this year – with Facebook’s Groups and Google’s Circles – have popular SNS offerings caught up with what has been central to ELgg for several years.
The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life
AUGUST 31, 2011
Like if I would delete my Facebook account would that mean I am less social now and may have lost my social mojo? Rather well. Google Plus.
Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds
JULY 6, 2011
Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThe communities will come as a result.
Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Where they take this product is anyone’s guess. Let’s start first with the companies. Invoke Media (makers of Hootsuite ). Why not?
The race to platform education
OCTOBER 13, 2011
As liberating as the web is, tremendous centralization of control is occurring in numerous spaces: Google in search/advertising/Android, Amazon in books/cloud computing, Facebook in social networks, etc. I use a smaller range of tools today than I did five years ago. So Facebook is different for everyone. More on that in a bit. Amazon.
How to Get the Most out of a Conference
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 26, 2011
The second time at a conference (or at a venue) is always more productive than the first. that leave only tantalizing glimpses. Keeping track.
Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models
JUNE 22, 2011
Quora is a Q&A site nicely integrated with Facebook that has done a good job providing a means to ask questions and get answers.
Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively
APRIL 21, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingthan ever before. Ombudsman. Writer.
The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
To save you reading it all, here is a highly selective summary of just a few of the interesting risk factors Facebook points to in its IPO filing : If we fail to retain existing users or add new users, or if our users decrease their level of engagement with Facebook, our revenue, financial results, and business may be significantly harmed.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Control systems become counter-productive. Appear in the places that seem productive or interesting or challenging or fun. Attractors.
Resolving the Trust Paradox
JUNE 27, 2011
On a personal level, one of the most interesting exercises that I did was to try to craft a “25 Random Things” note on Facebook that focused not on ideas and concepts, but sharing much more personal things, including some of my vulnerabilities. Isn’t a center for the edge a contradiction in terms? How could that be? How can this be?
A sense of bewronging
APRIL 2, 2011
have 480 contacts on Linkedin , most of which I know about as well as my contacts on Facebook. Most recent: _ on Mar 31, 2011. Excellent.
Google Plus and The Enterprise – What’s The Deal?
AUGUST 23, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingspend most of the time in Circles.
Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web
MAY 5, 2011
world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook. deployment within whatever business.
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change
OCTOBER 16, 2012
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?
MARCH 9, 2011
It wasn’t in 2007 and it won’t be in 2011, nor in 2015! Is blogging dead for you folks as well? Blogging is not dead! Where else?
Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data
OCTOBER 11, 2011
He also points to a Twitter analytics tool called “ Crowdbooster ” Facebook Insights: Overview of Changes. Hurray!”).
The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Preface to the new.
JANUARY 28, 2011
It's being published by Jossey-Bass on March 7, 2011. You can pre-order it here now. What's new in the new edition? Washington DC.
Are we addicted to the notification of notifications?
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
hours of productivity every day due to interruptions and distractions. Picture this for a minute. You ask a question. There is silence.
Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality
JUNE 7, 2011
They call us internauts, bloggers, twitterers, facebookers, social networkers, freaks, you name it. Thus how do you get to compromise? You see?
Insights into effective social media policies
FEBRUARY 20, 2011
Staff are encouraged to use Yammer to say if they’re not happy with company products or practices. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Web 2.0
Empire Avenue Helps Teach Social Media Engagement
MAY 9, 2011
look at this as a useful recruiting tool, an educational product, and a fun experience. Send to Facebook. still pretty inexpensive!
Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan
MARCH 14, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingNo business value.
Online Newspaper Software
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 4, 2011
Modules for facebook like and Disqus comments. PressSmart Suite of products for newspapers, including ePortal and emobile. Drupal & Hosted Drupal Newspapers Running on Drupal This is a demo site showcasing newspapers running on Drupal, a popular open source content management system. Content organized into 'channels'. Another demo.
What if Flickr fails?
JANUARY 12, 2011
That’s a lot of scratch, but does that alone justify the kinds of valuations that Facebook and Google are getting these days?
Bring on The Live Web
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
The first problem is that it sees the future being built by big companies: Ericsson, IBM, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft and Qualcomm. And many do.
The power of an hourly beep | Daniel Pink
OCTOBER 24, 2011
Personal Productivity (14). October 24th, 2011. But these one-minute-an-hour interruptions are productive interruptions. Video.