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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. Behaviour Culture employee engagement enterprise 2.0

Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Maxim Weinstein responded in an email to my post about what the social structure of the Internet looked like before Facebook, making the insightful point that Facebook meets the four criteria Clay Shirky listed for social software in his 2003 keynote at eTech. Your friends and my friends on Facebook are part of a social network.

5 Book Recommendations for Nonprofit Networking and Data Nerds

Beth Kanter

This book is how to create a data-informed culture in your organization that values outcome based measurement. Books Evergreen.

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Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

Becoming more social is not just a new business driver but also a societal imperative.” the physical place we go to learn. ” It can.

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5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Once you have video sharing in place, what are some of the effective ways in which you can utilize it within your organization? 1) Social Learning.

When Culture Eats Your Foundation’s Social Media Strategy for Breakfast

Beth Kanter

What do you need to do less of to make time for social media? What keeps your organization from learning and improving social media strategy?

[2b2k] Has the Internet killed our theory of medias effect on ideas and culture?

David Weinberger

Heres a paragraph from the draft of the book Ive been working on. …as revolution spread from Tunisia to Egypt at the start of 2011, a controversy arose about how much credit social media such as Facebook and Twitter ought to get. We look at social media at work in civil unrest and we wonder how much the media shape us?

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2020 Workplace

Harold Jarche

In The 2020 Workplace , Jeanne Meister & Karie Willyerd make 20 predictions at the end of the book. Books SocialLearning Work

Are social media killing real conversation? An antidote from John.

Steve Denning

» January 11, 2011 Are social media killing real conversation? An information exchange of words; the only currency of social media.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Women in High-Tech.

Steve Denning

It’s a backstabbing frat-boy alpha-male ultra-jock culture. Looking at the movie, The Social Network , the answer would be a resounding no.

Imagination as a Journey of Survival and Discovery

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Fewer still not only survive but are able to transform their culture and re-invent themselves to the degree IBM did.  history. 

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

then gave way to the many-to-many social media phase.  This is a major cultural, as well as business step.  This one-to-many Web 1.0

My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story

Dan Pontefract

The new cultural trinity that I somewhat incessantly write and speak about combines a new leadership framework for all levels of people, Enterprise 2.0

How is the Real America Doing?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Moreover, the amplifying effects of social networks and 24/7 information channels make it even harder to find common ground and get anything done.

From Mass Production to Mass Individualism

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But now there is a new trust calculus, powered by both social and economic forces.”. First is middle-class stagnation.  Trust was face to face.

Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

They are passionate about your organization and social change, and will talk about it to anyone who will listen. Social Media 101.

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples of complex communications include managing and leading large groups, teaching, writing books and papers, arguing legal cases, and selling sophisticated equipment. Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Bigger is Not Necessarily Better in Our Information-Rich Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

His column focuses on Airbnb , the online community marketplace where individuals list, find, and book accommodations around the world.

The Emergence of Cognitive Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This will happen as we look to analyze and extract meaningful information from unstructured data, people-based social networks and Internet-of-Things applications.  Much of the information needed to make complex decisions and learn is created for humans by humans in the form of articles, books, talks, presentations, and so on. 

Bridging the World’s Knowledge Divide: Technology + Competition, Skills and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Advances in technology keep expanding the benefits of the digital revolution across the planet.  Digital technologies are necessary but not sufficient. 

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social Media is one of the hallmarks of our digital age, enabling individuals and communities to create and share user-generated content.  But, despite the widespread success of public social networks, many companies have been slow to embrace social media as an integral part of their workplace. 

The Evolution toward a Global Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Webster believes that 2012 will be viewed in the payments history books as a very good year.  Where are we in digital payments? 

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Beth Kanter

Content Housekeeping Mindfulness Organizational CultureMindmap by Jane Genovese. Reading, reviewing, commenting,  writing, and editing content.

The Emergence of a Digital Money Ecosystem

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Anything that resembled a physical page could now be digitized and made available over the Web, including documents, brochures, catalogs and books.  This has resulted in all kinds of innovative applications, - search, e-commerce, entertainment, social networks, Watson-like intelligent systems, and so on.  The rest is history.

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

McKinsey notes that: “The network of global flows is expanding rapidly as emerging economies join in.  According to McKinsey: .

Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But we were also wondering if a library building would be needed at all in the future, given the growing digitization of books, music, videos and just about all content.  . Furthermore, the Web has evolved toward its Web 2.0 , social networking phase.  And then we unplugged.  I was excited. 

Learning is the Work

Beth Kanter

Dave Gray :   Dave Gray is a guru on the topics of design, innovation, culture and change. Learning Organizational Culture Organization.

Why mastering personal knowledge is critical to success

Harold Jarche

Globalization is changing Value Creation … from tangible to intangible, as culture gets digitized. Automation is ending the industrial era.

Four Basic Skills for 2020

Harold Jarche

computational world, as computer networks connect – Internet of Everything. For others, it may be talking out loud while driving.

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The Community Library in Our Emerging Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, we also thought a lot about the growing digitization of books, music, videos and other content.  The answers to this question began to take shape as the Web continued to evolve toward its Web 2.0 , social networking phase.  For example, none of us expect physical books to disappear anytime soon. 

Leveraging the Passions of Fans

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The briefing book prepared for the workshop draws a distinction between an audience of relatively passive listeners/spectators and fans. 

Sleepovers, Collective Intelligence and Related Subjects

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

She recently wrote a book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother about her efforts to give her two daughters a traditional, strict Chinese upbringing.  Her article and book play right into America’s fear of national decline, in particular the fear of being economically left behind by the much harder working Chinese. 

Outliers, success and chance

Harold Jarche

Like his other books, it’s an easy read with lots of anecdotes. The culture of our community strongly influences our health. This culture is more than what we see and can be affected by norms that are hundreds of years old and no longer visible. Culture can also help or hinder a society as it changes. Books Work

The 20th Anniversary of Linux

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the recent Vancouver presentation I included some of the original slides from the 2000 presentation in New York, because our reasons for embracing Linux seem as valid today as they were almost twelve years ago.  We did not look at Linux as just another operating system any more than we looked at the Internet as just another network

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

Now I saw this post in the Adaptive Path blog like a week or two ago; " The Shelf Life of Social Networks." " The post seems to be asking about why there seems to be a rise and fall to social networks and should we worry about that or just go along with it. books futures Web 2.0 del.icio.us

Reflections from Stanford Nonprofit Management Institute: New Skills for a Complex World

Beth Kanter

The New Social Economy. But expect how you report and measure impact with the social business sector. They want to combine both.

Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop

Beth Kanter

Bell was on networked TV apologizing. Tablets are more like reading a book or watch TV. Digital Trends. Ultimately, Ms. More here.

Social Learning: what actually is it?

Jane Hart

If you haven’t yet come across  The New Social Learning  book (by Marcia Conner and Tony Bingham), this is a must-read.