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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

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

It is an extract from my recent book, Modern Workplace Learning: A resource guide for L&D. Social learning

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. still make use of some Apps from the darker side of the Social Web. Openness.

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Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here. But is having a bigger amygdala better?

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.

STRETCH Is An Excellent Book To Help You With Tomorrow’s Workplace

Dan Pontefract

Indeed, the authors of the new book, STRETCH: How To Future Proof Yourself  For Tomorrow’s Workplace , agree.

Book week

Doc Searls

Generations of marketers have been brought up on an adversarial view of the customer, the target, the win… In all the discussions we’ve had here in Forbes about social business we have yet to stray into the use and purpose of social data, as if we too largely accept that the adversarial view is the only one. Research

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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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Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

Dan Pontefract

On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2013 I sent a generic email to my entire LinkedIn network. Close to 1800 people received this email.

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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The Social Network Business Plan – Review

Harold Jarche

The Social Network Business Plan: 18 strategies that will create great Wealth by David Silver. Tags: Books Communities Work

Will the Respect Network enable us to take back control of our data and our lives?

Ross Dawson

Take Back Control from Respect Network on Vimeo. The Respect Network seems to have a very solid foundation.

A story about Connected: The Film and why you must see it

Ross Dawson

wrote an extensive introduction showing how the networks were literally coming to life. dropped it and started the book very differently.

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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.

The top 30 Thought Leaders in crowdfunding

Ross Dawson

The post The top 30 Thought Leaders in crowdfunding appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. More on that soon.

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

Panelists, moderator and the audience … we were there being social because it was scheduled. It didn’t start with a tweet.

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In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

Dan Pontefract

also wrote a 90,000 word book entirely in Evernote … and blogged about it too. ” Who am I to argue with that? Shoot me, HBR commentators.

Learning 2.0 is Dumb: Use ‘Connected Learning’ Instead

Dan Pontefract

How we fill the need may be one singular modality, or it may be a combination of formal, informal and social means. Learning 2.0

I Unfriended You On Facebook. Are We Still Friends?

Dan Pontefract

My social media journey, like many of you, included Facebook at a time when most of us had no idea where social networking was heading.

Our shrinking degrees of separation: heading down from 6 to 3

Ross Dawson

In Chapter 1 of my 2002 book Living Networks I wrote: When did you last say or hear someone say “what a small world”?

Book Review: Mindful Social Marketing by @jfouts

Beth Kanter

BooksWe all want to feel valued and useful beyond just doing our job. Invest in your team. and they will return the favor.”

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.

Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?

Dan Pontefract

People continued to occasionally tag me so it appeared (at times) that my social feed was in fact active. The launch of the book? link].

Creating emergent, adaptive systems in organizations

Ross Dawson

In my book Living Networks I included a small section on Creating adaptive systems in Chapter 6 on Network Presence. Too much structure in trying to enhance internal networks and collaboration usually results in the unforeseeable—and most valuable—interactions never happening. The networks are alive.

The global brain is like a child’s brain – let’s nurture it

Ross Dawson

wrote an extended introduction to the book that went into this concept in depth. Watch it below, preferably on full screen.

Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Social media is not social learning. So why is social media not social learning? Social learning is a behavior.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

The social media dashboard juggernaut app known as Hootsuite is used by the NBA , Fox and even the White House. Why not? Summify. You want cool?

Why predictions are dangerous and organizations must be well networked

Ross Dawson

There is real value to having an organisation, but only if the organisation is richly networked and that there is indeed a community.”

The future of business education will be centered on contextual learning

Ross Dawson

The opening chapter in the book was generated from a transcript of my keynote. It is different to being in a lecture theatre or classroom.

Alone Together - An Important New Book by Sherry Turkle

John Hagel

In 1984, she wrote her first book on computers and people, "The Second Self," in 1984, a book she describes as “full of hope and optimism.” Her second  book, "Life on the Screen" , published in 1995, focused on  “the new opportunities for exploring identity online”. We’d rather text than talk.

Content Curators

Dan Pontefract

We relied on one another, as strong and weak tie neighbours, often congregating in these buildings to share, to socialize, and to learn.

The rise of micro mavens: Building business empires around personal brands

Ross Dawson

Trevor opens the book by practising what he preaches, highlighting his capabilities and brand in a low-key way in front of excellent content.

Is George Siemens Right? Social Media is like Letters to the Editor

Dan Pontefract

As best I can interpret what he argued, George suggests that: Social Media (SM) is defined as external Web 2.0 Wikipedia), research, books, etc.

Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization

Ross Dawson

We now all understand that markets are conversations, and organizations must have great ability to build real conversations with their customers in a world of social media. Organizational networks. Social media skills. Future of business Future of work Social media Social networks UncategorizedEnterprise 2.0

Professional services relationships as the primary portal to value creation

Ross Dawson

In my first book Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships I described how value in professional services resides to an increasing degree in the relationship with the client. The post Professional services relationships as the primary portal to value creation appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

Six Books About Skills You Need To Succeed in A Networked World

Beth Kanter

There are countless books that tell you how to avoid mistakes. This book will help. BooksPhoto By h.koppdelaney. Schoemaker.

The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going

Ross Dawson

Here are a few further thoughts on social shopping. Social media researcher Ross Dawson expects strong growth from social shopping services.

Do You Exhibit Collaborative Attributes? Does Your Organization?

Dan Pontefract

Networked teams (not siloed business units). Social business supportive (not ERP & MSFT Office only). More coming in Zat Book too. social social networkingIndividual Attributes: Organizational Attributes: Proactive. Empathetic. Inspiring. Reciprocal. Helpful. Optimistic. Trusting. Sociable. Learning 2.0

The 2020 Workforce and the LMS Disconnect

Dawn of Learning

Based on insights from her book , the podcast looks at trends and predictions about what the workforce will look like in 2020. By 2020, the workplace will be highly personalized and social. For Millennial and 2020 employees, smart mobile devices are appendages and social networking is second nature. By Jeffrey Katzman.

Workshop content: Creating results using social media – the HR perspective

Ross Dawson

will be MC for the conference day, and will also run a half-day workshop on Creating Results Using Social Media on the following day.