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Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. Web 2.0

Applications and Theory of Educational Social Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Social Software session Terry Anderson Independent study - type I for information type study Collaborative - Distance Education - Type C Social software fits somewhere in the middle - allows collaboration, but also things like tagging, the search and sort thing that we're used to. We depend on social connections.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. software. Social Media provides the bridge to cross that chasm. product?&#

Whose Connectivism?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I would like to make just one point, that it is not "Siemen's 'Connectivism,'" that he gave a name to a theory and approach a number of us had been working on for some time. don't mind saying I borrow the name from him, but I would certainly say this is as much my theory (and that of numerous other people) as it is his. We all invented connectivis

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? ” Nah

Learn Informal Learning Informally

Jay Cross

Next month I’ll be offering an experiential workshop on Informal Learning through Jane Hart’s Social Learning Center. Format.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Enterprise 2.0 is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers.

The Illusion of Control

Luis Suarez

workers, may have to blame ourselves for that to happen in this Social, Digital Age. Remember the good old mantra of leading by example ?  .

Network walking

Harold Jarche

For example, Deming asks what are the multiplying effects of a happy or unhappy customer. Even Conversations help us make sense. Dr. W.

Talking about the Network Era

Harold Jarche

Wikileaks, Edward Snowden, Arab Spring, and the Occupy Movement are just a few recent examples. This is a triform society (T+I+M).

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will Social Software follow the same trend? Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking!

My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections

Luis Suarez

Indeed, an openly Socially Integrated Enterprise. This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The truly mind-blowing one. Bring it on!

Notes on social learning in business

Harold Jarche

We just finished a month-long workshop at the Social Learning Centre which involved over 50 participants from many countries. SocialLearning

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Build a social life (integrated with your enterprise collaboration approach). … Maybe. Just do it! NikeTM). Lack of a clear process.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract

Luis Suarez

In case you haven’t seen it just yet, let me encourage you all and have a look into Social Learning at TELUS. In this case, at TELUS.

Chief Learning Officer Job Description: Change Needed

Dan Pontefract

Social Learning. Health Care Example. Thorough knowledge of both learning AND social collaboration technologies. and Learning 2.0

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

People-Centric vs. Content-Centric: A Copernican revolution needed to become a social business from louis richardson on Vimeo.  .  .

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Luis Suarez

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Pinterest anyone?

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. In the open and transparent world of social networks, that’s how it works.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Luis Suarez

In previous blog entries I mentioned how this year’s Lotusphere has been *more* social than ever before! Social Business *is* a hot topic!

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

Some thoughts on why Australians are #1 globally on social media usage (from a slow start). Email use will be eroded by social media. 3.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0 Enter social learning. Social learning needs learning leadership.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Theprocess of connecting was involved and complex, requiring the use of modems andspecial software. Commercial software came into existence, including both operatingsystems and application programs such as spreadsheets, word processors, anddatabase tools. One of the first 3D multi-userenvironments, for example, was Alpha Worlds.

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.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

“A workplace that encourages social learning can more easily become a social business. They happen below the surface.

Why Do I Share My Knowledge?

Luis Suarez

We, human beings, are social beings , and as such have been bound to share what we know with others, so that our learning curve never becomes flat.

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business

Luis Suarez

It’s what the Social Web has managed to unleash and awaken from all of those years. It’s Some others haven’t. And here is why.

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

Indeed, there will always be different waves of adopters and each and everyone of us, social software evangelists, should be ok with that.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Each cell is supported with video examples. Storyboards & eLearning (Pt. 1) " EduTech gEEks.We're a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. collaboration 8.

Disruption by Trusted Advisors

John Hagel

  With the advent of Big Data, sophisticated analytics, social software, the Internet of Things and cloud computing, just to name a few of the enabling technologies, the “trusted advisor” business model now has the potential to expand from the niche of the very wealthy to become a mass market event. What’s “the next big thing”?

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?

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis?

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Luis Suarez

Key concepts like social capital skills, open knowledge sharing, collaboration, engagement, commitment, passion, trust, etc. They never have. .

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

And, right there, right then, your collective Social Business Journey begins …. My dear fellow  BlueIQ Ambassadors ? Remember them? Great!

A Power of Pull Milestone

John Hagel

They are enabled in part by new generations of information technology (especially cloud computing, social software and Big Data) that can be deployed in much more targeted and incremental ways than the large scale enterprise applications that ruled the past several decades of technology investment.  The challenge of timing.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

social learning, are fully immersed, rich experiences that one cannot avoid, but fully embrace when bumping into them time and time again.

Just a Spoonful of Sugar

Martijn Linssen

” The author goes on to posit that our social capital management is probabl y the same offline as offline.  all change. 

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. Social. What’s up?

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Connectivism and the Primal Scream

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is why we are advised (for example) not to add distracting graphics or background music to educational materials. Why is this important?