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The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth Kanter

For example, my colleague, Alexandra Samuel , suggests using the “favor rule.” That question may make it hard to let go. How well?

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

There are the classic examples such as Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! LinkedIn is also on the list. And who would blame him? believe him. Action.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, 90% of eBay sellers export their goods to other countries, compared with an average of 25% for traditional small companies.

network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

There is no other way to deal with complex systems and problems. With open systems, trust emerges. It becomes more trusting. Greene.

The Art of Tidying of Your Online Professional Network Connections

Beth Kanter

These principles are still true today, but a lot of changed with the adoption of online professional social networking sites such as LinkedIn.

Redefining the Social Employee

Dan Pontefract

Let’s look at a couple of examples. Remember Sally? She knew everyone and anyone who she met in the elevator. She truly was a people person.

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?

Dawn of Learning

We asked this question to various L&D professionals on LinkedIn to get to the bottom of what''s stopping companies from measuring learning today.

Showing the World

Clark Quinn

However, a recent chat in the L&D Revolution group on LinkedIn on Augmented Reality (AR) surfaced another idea. This has already been seen in examples by BMW , for instance. the flows of materials through a manufacturing system. So many years ago, Jim Spohrer proposed  WorldBoard , a way to annotate the world.

MOOCs for Credit: Current State of the Art

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There were grass-roots methods that were happening – some were posting it on LinkedIn, for example. MOOC Mania’ started in 2012.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Kevin Wheeler

have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. I get little value because many of my contacts are active recruiters. The good ones have a system, a focus and a rationale behind their collecting. The same is true for coin collectors.  Join us.

A sense of bewronging

Doc Searls

have 480 contacts on Linkedin , most of which I know about as well as my contacts on Facebook. And I don’t mean their control. Excellent.

Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Beth Kanter

Also set up a system in advance so you can track the hashtag. Take the above example from charity:water for World Water Day. BEFORE.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Connections to friends and colleagues, like Facebook and LinkedIn. Third post in a series. INFRASTRUCTURE. People come first. Social computing.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

His account of the current political system, including the voting system, within Spain and the USA, is incredibly thought provoking on its own!

The New Leadership & Stoos

Jay Cross

Find us on LinkedIn. Dissatisfied workers, pissed-off customers, and lousy returns on investment are the outcomes of a broken  system.

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Samuel (Noekowsky ) tried to use Greg Egan (as an example), an attempt that failed miserably. based ways of developing education, but as soon as we begin to do that, we''re undermining the foundations of the educational system. Here''s an example of what I mean by "making stuff up." Secondly, you show examples of what you do.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

For example a study of 829 companies over 31 years showed diversity training had "no positive effects in the average workplace."

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Combine this with LinkedIn Skills and you have an interesting way to rate everyone's skills. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In addition to the usual readings and essays, he added an online forum run through the university's central computing system. From my perspective, contemporary social media technology is an outgrowth of these basis systems. started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL.

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Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

New modes of sensemaking – through social and technological systems – are required. Now that it’s explicit, we can analyze it.

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Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

For example, the role of online community manager, a fast-growing field today, barely existed five years ago. The system is under control.

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

For complex systems, for innovation efforts, for creativity – process engineering is not only the wrong approach, it is a mistake. 

7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social

Beth Kanter

Let’s look at some practical examples for engaging and connecting with your Alumni Network on social media channels. 1. Engagement

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

I heart Activity Streams. mean, I * love* them to bits! without them. live them. It probably cannot get any easier than that. Absolutely not! Exactly!

The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others

Jane Hart

This is the the 7th post in a series of blog postings about how L&D departments need to change to meet the needs of today’s Smart Worker.

Book week

Doc Searls

couple of days back I tried to  reflect an alternative view  in for, example, how we might use LinkedIn data – it’s not only my view of course and I don’t want to claim any originality in it. The Intention Economy  came out on Tuesday, and coverage has been spreading. Meanwhile here are some excerpts pieces that ran this week.

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eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

But this only scratches the surface of what it means to integrate the Learning Management System (LMS) into the systems that people use day-to-day in an enterprise. For example, a Plateau case study (PDF) talks about: The biggest benefit Reuters has seen from its Plateau LMS to date is from deep linking functionality.

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Juergen Rudolph Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And I think if somebody did an ethnographic study of university students or has done in the past, they would find that that this sort of activity exists on campus as well, I mean back to my old logic courses for example, it was always you know, an informal network of people just interested in solving the problems, understanding the content, etc.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

It was a cathartic article I needed to get out of my system in order to re-find my love with that social networking tool. The place to be.

The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet

Beth Kanter

Dave and I have something in common – Conan O’Brien made fun of our LinkedIn Profiles on his show. Sama” means equal.

How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

Overview: Online Community Systems, Cultivators and Resources – Guest Post by Mario Morino and Cheryl Collins. Online Community Examples.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

Yes, indeed, in short, I am spending now more time blogging than in the usual social networking sites, the so-called message boards. Never will.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

For example, what exactly is “Advanced&# Web 2.0 Selling large scale engagements (capable of supporting lots of billable hours) requires the ability to promise a process (for example, best practices) rather than results. " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD. link] ConstellationW hjarche: Want to change education? technology ?

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SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

Since 2001, Microsoft has sold well over 100 million licenses  of SharePoint generating more than $1 billion / year in revenue. see below).

What Mesh Businesses Should Support Philanthropy?

Beth Kanter

Are you listening LinkedIn? Click for Twitter Summary of Mesh Session. Guest Post by Stephen Downs. The Mesh. Great, provocative question.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

One company, for example, might want its employees to be able to blog, while another wants no such thing. would NOT want this system to consider all employees to be equal, to assign them all to the same roles, or to give them equal privileges or decision rights. product?&# So who’s right?  Honestly, I have no idea. software.

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.

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.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

I heart Activity Streams. mean, I * love* them to bits! without them. live them. It probably cannot get any easier than that. Absolutely not! Exactly!

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The intent of such systems is to to facilitate the conversation and interaction around episodic learning events in a distributed environment, transforming them from elements in a linear flow-based design to free-floating objects in an environment. Such systems are by their very nature episodic. Introduction to Systems Thinking.