Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die
AUGUST 19, 2012
Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.
Twitter metadata and where standards come from
JUNE 20, 2010
Matthew Ingram at Gigagom blogs about an upcoming Twitter feature called Twitter Annotations. This is potentially great news, since it will give us a way to add context to tweets and to enable machine-processing of tweets, not to mention that URLs could be sent as metadata rather than as subtractions from the 140-character limit. This is yet another example of information scaling to the point where we have to introduce more information to manage it.
Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging
OCTOBER 30, 2014
The process of putting into words your views about industry developments, technology, the future, or anything else requires you to structure your thoughts. If you are going to share your ideasin public, you want to make sure you have your facts right, forcing you to research and find the relevant references and examples. I have long spent more time on Twitter than I do blogging, however they are marvellous complements.
Getting More Value from Your Social Media
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. For example, how can your job postings drive potential candidates to your Twitter or Facebook accounts?
Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, It's never been a discussion (at least for me) about whether tools are more important than people, process or strategy. Business or Pleasure? -
4.5 things Twitter teaches us
MARCH 22, 2009
You can tell that Twitter has added something important to the ecosystem by the volume of the snickering. First, you’re saying everyone on Twitter is an idiot. As a Twitterer ( dweinberger ), I’m going to go with Option #2. Twitter’s success tells us a lot…including the following 4.5 Twitter in its native form assumes we’re ok with not keeping up with the abundance. But, maybe that’s not what Twitter is primarily about.
A Playbook for Improving Customer Journeys
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
For example, GE Healthcare redesigned their medical imaging equipment so that children would find the experience less scary. For example, some services work to give you tangible evidence of what they did for you as a final point of uplift.
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Process versus Practice
MAY 7, 2005
Ive spent the better part of my career building applications that help people connect to each other and share knowledge (search is the best example of that). Business processes were the primary focus of business performance and companies generated considerable cost savings from this focus.
Future of work is complex, implicit and intangible
OCTOBER 9, 2013
A recent example of an intangible asset calculation is Mary Adams’ summary of Twitter’s valuation. Relationship Capital: +100 million Daily Active Users, +Advertisers, 3 million websites that integrate Twitter, 6 million Registered Twitter Apps.
The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots
MAY 15, 2016
Conversational or chat bots, often make use of artificial intelligence and natural language processing technologies, and they’ve been around for some time. Examples of their use might therefore be to.
Four Basic Skills for 2020
JULY 13, 2014
I’ve added links to examples of each, three years later. It takes time and practice to develop routines of critical thinking combined with ways to not just process knowledge but create something new.
Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | Full Circle Associates
FEBRUARY 24, 2010
Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Feb 24 2010 Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes Published by Nancy White at 3:08 pm under events , online facilitation , online interaction As promised earlier , here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council’s annual gathering on February 22nd.
What have we learned so far?
APRIL 29, 2014
Personal Knowledge Mastery ( PKM ): A set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. PKM workshops have helped people develop their own process of seeking, sense-making, and sharing.
Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset
APRIL 29, 2015
An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Here’s an example of a no-cost, one-person curation project. and gets reposted to my Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter feeds. The basic process I followed is the standard for curation.
engineering our own serendipity
JULY 22, 2015
Serendipity is the process through which we discover unknown unknowns. Simple exercises, like asking yourself, why am I following this person on Twitter, can be more helpful. For example, I often take public transport when traveling.
My pick of the best posts of June 2016
JULY 1, 2016
Here are my favourite 10 posts from June 2016 taken from those I have shared on Twitter last month. Charles Jennings compares learning to drive a car to other skills acquisition processes. Learning is a process.
JANUARY 9, 2017
For various complex reasons which started with a casual throw away remark at Lean Agile Scotland followed by a brief twitter storm I am spending two days in Dubai with a Kanban group.
tensions of modern learning
JUNE 30, 2016
I have appended these new practices with examples and elaborations of what Clark has presented. He decided to follow Marco Rogers’ advice to use “Twitter as a way to understand viewpoints that diverge from your own”. Learning is a process.
The Nature of the Future – Review
APRIL 24, 2013
Foresight Engine : How would you reinvent the process of medical discovery? Dedicated chapters cover money, education, science, governance, and health, with interesting future scenarios supported by current examples. What will the future look like? Here are some glimpses.
gamers, artists, and citizens
MARCH 4, 2017
Personal computers are just one example. Twitter provides a bit more. For example, my Personal Knowledge Mastery framework was developed from the necessity to develop skills to be competitive in the consulting market. Gamers. Learning is the new literacy.
Social Customer Service - proving you failed?
JANUARY 4, 2011
A great comment by Guy Letts to my previous post on Acquisition versus Retention made me write this one - the comment is only half an hour old but blew my mind: Theres another example of how ridiculous is the pursuit of NEW rather than getting the basics right. Business or Pleasure? -
PKM as pre-curation
JULY 12, 2012
Other sense-making routines, like a my weekly review of Twitter favourites and creating Friday’s Finds , can encourage reflection and reinforce learning. For example, I have 2,182 blog posts and 2,858 social bookmarks. Their sense-making processes are already developed.
Social Media: An Interview
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
I started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. I started using Twitter ten years later ( https://twitter.com/#!/Downes/status/243133812 RSS is to this day the technology I use to keep in touch with the network (I just channel Twitter, Facebook and other feeds through my RSS reader) and one of the major ways I keep in contact with others. But when I post on Twitter, almost 5000 people read it.
Reframing the news
JUNE 4, 2014
Twitter isn’t it. Yes, these days it’s pro forma for news media to post notifications of stories and other editorial on Twitter, but Twitter is a closed and silo’d corporation, not an institutional convention on the order of the front page, the editorial page, the section, the insert. Most of all, Twitter is somebody else’s system. But Twitter does normalize a model that Dave Winer called a river , long before Twitter existed.
The Seek > Sense > Share Framework
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
Personal knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively. It is the process by which we can connect what we learn outside the organization with what need to do inside.
Holacracy Is Not The Answer To Your Employee Disengagement Issues
JANUARY 9, 2014
Everyone becomes a leader of their roles and a follower of others’, processing tensions with real authority and real responsibility, through dynamic governance and transparent operations. Holacracy burst on the Twitter water cooler scene in early 2014 mostly as a result of Zappos.
Assessment in MOOCs
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 4, 2013
There''s a really good essay describing the process here: [link] Here''s another article: [link] - another form of automated assessment is based on task-completion or success-based metrics. The best example of this is Codeacademy. Here''s an example: [link] And the fact of being graded by peers often spurs people to greater accomplishment.
smart cities need smart citizens
JULY 6, 2015
The French version may be webcast, so watch my Twitter feed for updates. Complex work requires multiple perspectives and non-linear processes. For example, co-working spaces are one way to enable the necessary cross-pollination of ideas and action.
More (somewhat) emotionally intelligent signage in a parking lot.
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Follow Dan on Twitter. ” And he included this example from the parking lot of a nearby Chili’s restaurant: Tweet. Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours. Drive. A Whole New Mind. Johnny Bunko. Daniel H.
Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise
APRIL 20, 2011
Notice how most value in today’s marketplace is intangible, with Google’s multi- billion dollar valuation an example of value in non-tangible processes that could be deflated with the development of a better search algorithm. Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun.
Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. Strategy Strategies for learning and performance support: a summary Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No?
More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 5, 2010
Thanks for helping us along Adrian Adrian Gnägi Knowledge and Learning Processes Being on the US West Coast, my other KM4Dev colleagues had already provided some great responses (again, see the thread !) For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features.
Social learning in action at #elnil
JUNE 22, 2011
During the morning and the first part of the afternoon, we listened to 4 speakers with interesting informal learning stories to tell – and there was also a lively backchannel on Twitter to keep those outside the room up to speed with what was happening. Tweet.
Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Perhaps a competitor of Zite, Summify takes content, streams and data from the social web (Facebook, Twitter, etc) and distills it into a summary of the top five or ten most important stories for the day. book ) is a great example of a social work-based collaboration application at its best.
On the temptation to declare "email bankruptcy" - Bob Sutton
FEBRUARY 26, 2011
WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. A couple weeks back, I was listening to Terry Gross of NPR's Fresh Air interview one of the Twitter founders, Biz Stone. I eventually figured out the client was a twitter follower.). Using the financial example, you can't take a vacation from debts as it only makes it worse so the same holds for emails! Bob Sutton.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
On Twitter, I mark my favourites and review them every two weeks, with the best becoming Friday’s Finds. That’s why a regular, disciplined process is the best way to start.
Platforms Are Not Created Equal: Harnessing the Full Potential of Platforms
AUGUST 4, 2014
Social platforms These are similar to aggregation platforms in the sense of aggregating a lot of people – think of all the broad-based social platforms we’ve come to know and love: Facebook, Twitter, etc. There are also “process network” platforms that bring together participants in extended business processes like supply networks or distribution operations that help to select and orchestrate participants who need to collaborate in flexible ways over time.
Ensuring knowledge flow through narration
FEBRUARY 10, 2013
Programmers who share their work process and solutions in public are building a resource for other programmers looking to do the same type of work. A worker today can ask questions to a worldwide support network on a platform like Twitter and get an answer in minutes.
Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux
MAY 23, 2014
Examples like Grundfos (Read as well Thomas Asger Hansen ’s take on it), Deutsche Bank , National Fluid Power Association , Lowe’s , etc. He can also be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua or Google Plus. .
The Language of Success
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
For example, CEOs instinctively move toward the action that will maximize profits and minimize costs or expenses. For example, I might hear a recruiter say, “I felt that the extra time spent with that candidate was worth it because they will now say nicer things about us to other potential candidates.” They focus on improving business processes and finding ways to cut costs. What would an absolutely first rate, 100% “defect free” recruiting process look like?