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

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

However what I particularly picked up on was the report’s references to the use of social network analysis.

The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” But what sort of sociality were we looking for? and were getting?—?a

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.

Civic crowdfunding and the future of government and taxation

Ross Dawson

The post Civic crowdfunding and the future of government and taxation appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

The Anti-Social Social Dilemma

Dan Pontefract

The problem I see on the horizon for leaders, teachers and parents is what I’m referring to as the anti-social social dilemma.

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.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Social networks and Organizational Governance

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, in MITs Engineering Systems Division , we have started to investigate how to bring to healthcare engineering practices such as Lean Production and Six Sigma that have been so successfully applied in a variety of industries, such as automotive. We need to better harness the power of our 350K people networking. link] ps.

Coherence in complexity

Harold Jarche

The network of strategic accelerators complements the formal systems; it does not replace them. This is not an “either or” idea.

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

As with knowledge artisans , many learners now own their knowledge-sharing networks. Narration of work in social networks is flow.

New Hire Practices

Harold Jarche

Reference :  Onboarding bookmarks on Diigo. Connecting to an internal social network to connect online & ask questions.

intangible value

Harold Jarche

I have learned a lot from Verna Allee over the years, and frequently referred to her work on this blog. Source: Ocean Tomo.

smart cities need smart citizens

Harold Jarche

But this is merely the tip of the iceberg of the real potential of smart cities and digital networks. Here are the main points, in English.

Taking the time to cross the chasm

Harold Jarche

For example: The CEO who doesn’t see the value of social networks and lumps them all into the “Facebook for fun” category.

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

Installing social network software and encouraging people to exploit their connections is only the beginning. Continuous improvement.

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A Few Words on ePortfolios

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

good example of such a system is the Desire2Learn ePortfolio system. Such a portfolio may come to resemble a student''s journal or sketchbook.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

However, I've struggled with the problem of destinations vs. social networks and the spread of conversation (see Forums vs. Social Networks ).

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of (Social) Collaboration. It Is Not a Given

Luis Suarez

Ok, back to Social Business. You would expect that it would be rather worrying that, still in 2012, the whole area of Social gets questioned and even misses the point of reaching the Top 10 priority list from CIOs. Thus, a few years later, seeing how social business is coming into the Top #11 is not such a bad achievement.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

For example -. Tweet. Of course, this is not really new; this is what people have always done in the workplace.

Response to Dron

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There is one trivial sense in which every theorist agrees that learning is based on a neural network as described - they agree because they have to. But network theories of learning have long been contrasted by what may be described here under the heading of the '' physical symbol system '' hypothesis. wish that were true. Watts.

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

Dan Pontefract

You Need Options (one size definitely doesn’t fit all – build a diverse network and be greedy about experiences).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

» February 28, 2008 Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser Ive blogged before about PaperVision.in Really useful. del.icio.us

Friday’s Finds 200th Edition

Harold Jarche

oscarberg – Our future relies on our social networks. ffunch – “If you merely follow a fellow, a hello is hollow.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

military, developed the Sharable Courseware Object Reference Model (SCORM) to both describe learning resources and enable them to communicate simple messages with LMSs. Content Syndication Networks The concept of content syndication originates with the newspaper industry. The student''s social world and academic world remained apart.

The Dangers of Mediocrity and The Power of the Dip

Luis Suarez

He uses the example of his blog , which is just a part of himself, as his own voice out there on the Web. In most cases it goes beyond that.

Theories Related to Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In his formulation it is mostly about social learning in a network, and was probably derived from Constructivism. considered this theory to be essentially the same as what I had been calling Learning Networks, but with the addition of the idea that the mind - and not just society - is a network. Here is my own take on it.

I’m Boycotting Mixtent, Here’s Why

Dan Pontefract

Rate & Discover The Most Talented People In Your Network. world. Its name is  Mixtent. The service itself reminds me of the dreaded Web 2.0

Knowledge and Recognition

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Using 'domains' allows us to recognize that *any* network, appropriately constituted, can be a learning and knowing system. should have said 'entities' instead of 'people', where 'entities' refers to *any* set of entities in a connective network, not just people in a social network. The same is true of knowledge.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou? Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver. And here is why … . Here is the list: .

Thoughts on the future of workplace communication

Ross Dawson

Workplace is not a good term to refer to the future – people will be working from anywhere so workplaces will have less impact than they have today. Those that tap the networks, to access expertise, to bring together people who can learn from each other. Also, these networks are not just within organization. 10:50 – 14:00.

Connectivism as Learning Theory

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But if the sort of perspective of connectivism that you''re given is one where ''you look up answers through your network instead of remembering them'' then your understanding of connectivism will be significantly limited. According to connectivism, learning is the formation of connections in a network. To start then: theories explain.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise?

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

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. Social computing. Salesforce.com’s social network application was inspired by Facebook.

The More We DO, the Less Time We Have to REFLECT – Happy New Year 2013!

Luis Suarez

Way way too long since my last blog post on “ The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity? Yes, blogging is really hard work.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

then gave way to the many-to-many social media phase.  This one-to-many Web 1.0 Web 2.0 This is powerful,” is Friedman’s overall conclusion.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. Social network mapping is a skill that people need to learn.

Crowd-milking

Harold Jarche

Facebook dominates social networking, Amazon dominates book publishing, Google dominates online advertising, and Apple dominates online music sales.

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Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

Rather technology fails, or The Social Web user experience fails. Even after the Social Web. Welcome to the new elsua! Or both! Really?

Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 1 to 20 – (Back to Basics)

Luis Suarez

“ […] This  convinced me more than anything else that social is the way of the future, and I found his courage inspiring. Thus here we go.