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If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. enterprise social networks leadership esn

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Thanks much for the recent concerns shown upon out there through various social channels. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. The Evolllution.

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Social learning

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Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change

Adaptive Path

Here are the 5 Factors that drive whether someone adopts or snubs your product or service: RELATIVE ADVANTAGE. Oh dear Lord. The new experience.

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This discrepancy in technology adoption has been observed for the past few years.  These three indices are highly interrelated. 

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Do we adopt the industry standards? Employees arent used to adopting. Not willing to adopt, unable to adapt. Can you hear them?

Reviewing "The Social Network" - Constructing Grand Narrative

John Hagel

  Many who know Mark Zuckerberg and his company are upset about the inaccuracies in The Social Network.  We live in the midst of a social revolution and this movie represents the effort of mass media to make sense of the changes going on around them. The debate has begun.   Facts are not important. 

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Jane Hart

Social learning

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Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. It aims at a very broad audience that includes everyone from early adopters to technology laggards. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps. Generally are easy to get into.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

At the same time, it has allowed me to witness how over the course of time those waves of adopters are getting narrower and narrower. Whoahhh?

It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing

Ross Dawson

Source : Modeling Information Diffusion in Implicit Networks. Beyond that point the key topic becomes how this structure is changing.

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

On the occasion LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman sent out an email to the first 100,000 users thanking them for being early adopters. While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today.

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth Kanter

”   I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing. Networks

The Business Value of Social Networks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The January 30 issue of The Economist included a special report on social networking.  But, while “fans claim that new social-networking offerings now being developed for the corporate world will create huge benefits for businesses,”  many companies remain skeptical.  This fear seems groundless. 

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will Social Software follow the same trend? Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking!

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off

Luis Suarez

Can you believe it’s now a bit over 5 months since I left IBM and moved on to my next adventure as a trusted advisor around Social Business and Digital Transformation? Never mind its extensive network(s). . Pardon the Interruption (Fast-paced Social Business panel discussion). My goodness! Yes, I know, me neither! Prague.

In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

Dan Pontefract

Alexandra Samuel is a digital pioneer; a champion of change in this new found social world order. ” Who am I to argue with that?

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Get Social.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

collaboration micro-blogging mobile networking organization social networking technology Jam sap SAP Jam social Deployment.

Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media

Ross Dawson

A major challenge for organizations that are considering internal social media initiatives is that a business case including a financial justification is frequently required. and social media. Adoption. Social capital. Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0COSTS. Technology.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”. Yes – We Should Incent Employees. And You?

Five Uses for Virtual Worlds in the Workplace

Dan Pontefract

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Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Ross Dawson

In the massive convergence of enterprise social platforms that we’ve seen over the last years, one of the major emerging spaces is activity streams. Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0Last year I wrote about activity streams in the context of Tibbr’s launch. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Social media, used well, provides an opportunity to build relationships in a world in which most financial services are executed online.

Call it Collaboration, Not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business

Dan Pontefract

and Social Business is blazing wildly across all geographies of opinion. and Social Business. and Social Business. Background.

How large professional service firms are shifting to networked services and open innovation

Ross Dawson

During the evening I had a very interesting conversation with one of the regional directors about how professional service firms are tapping external networks. As I wrote in Chapter 9 of Living Networks : Professional networks, although hardly a new phenomenon, are rapidly rising in importance.

Five Uses for Virtual Worlds in the Workplace

Dan Pontefract

gamification gaming learning social social learning social media social networking technology virtual worlds avaya

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

Our competitors may develop products, features, or services that are similar to ours or that achieve greater market acceptance, may undertake more far-reaching and successful product development efforts or marketing campaigns, or may adopt more aggressive pricing policies. Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. Email use will be eroded by social media. Social search will drive value. Enterprise 2.0

KBB: Interview on the essentials of online business

Ross Dawson

While consumers are adopting online business as never before, most businesses are not nearly as engaged as they need to be. Business relationships Crowdsourcing SME Technology Social media Social networks Web 2.0The program has been excerpted in online videos. The kickoff interview is below.

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

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implementing network learning

Harold Jarche

In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. Experience. Ideas. Opinions.

Where Does Leadership of Social Media Lie?

Dan Pontefract

Social media is not the next flavor of the month. After all, hockey is a very social sport. Me neither. But what does this all mean?

The ‘Empire Avenue’ Strikes Back

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: On February, 24, 2012, I decided to give another social networking a test drive.

T+D Webcast - Social Networking and Learning

Tony Karrer

Tony's examples were brief, but interesting: Wikis Product updates/news Project management Podcasts Communications Sales / Field Force Collective Intelligence Predictive markets Social Networking New Hires Communities of Practice One of the questions we got was: How do you start as a Learning Professional? But similar in nature.

You Need To Launch An Internal 2.0 Adoption Council

Dan Pontefract

In the last two companies I’ve worked for (including present day), I initiated something called the Social Learning Network or SLN for short. Adoption Council. Adoption Council is a way for you to reach out to the organization and do it in a flat, cohesive, collaborative and (incidentally) 2.0 The 2.0 That 2.0

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

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Five Myths of Social Learning

Dawn of 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.