SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?
JANUARY 23, 2010
Since 2001, Microsoft has sold well over 100 million licenses of SharePoint generating more than $1 billion / year in revenue. rigour.
Social tools or tools that are social?
MAY 20, 2013
“Employees that need to collaborate now have two options: a SharePoint Online site (which already number 18,000 and growing) or a Yammer group.
My Latest TEDxTalk “How Schools Can Save Companies From Collapsing”
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
The Future of Education – Innovation & Inspiration. They are truly both innovators and inspiring. Their theme in 2016?
Cooperation in the networked workplace
APRIL 22, 2013
Yammer or the SharePoint newsfeed?” It will power the social experiences in SharePoint, Office 365, Dynamics, and more.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
What I wrote more about in 2010 than past years: Text-to-Speech (8) OCW (3) SharePoint (8) eLearning Strategy (16) eLearning Tools (34) Corporate eLearning (18) Knowledge Worker (8) Authoring Tools (8) Voice (15) Knowledge Work (4) Captivate (11) Adobe Captivate (6) Enterprise 2.0 (6) Instead, Joel would write it up. for more on this.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] December 4-5, 2012 International Conference on Education Reform and Management Innovation (ERMI), Shenzhen, China. Clayton R. link].
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
link] December 4-7, 2011 Big Ideas Fest , 3 rd , conference focused on innovation in education, Half Moon Bay, California, USA. Clayton R.
What will change in 2010?
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
DECEMBER 19, 2009
Now, innovation often goes the other way. Who needs to be confined by the likes of SharePoint when you can easily see how everything is related?
Go straight to the finish line
JANUARY 29, 2010
Incrementalism is the worst enemy of innovation. Disruptive Innovations and Organizational Change , Irving Wladawsky-Berger, January 2010.
I Know It When I See It
JANUARY 27, 2009
Whether from the large familiar vendors, or the smaller innovative ones, the goal is to demonstrate value to the business, otherwise they won't spend the money. For example, one the first comments by Mr. Carswell is that Sharepoint is excluded because it imposes structure. product? So who’s right? Honestly, I have no idea.
Reflecting on my 2011
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Where innovation comes in. Crowd-inspired innovation. As Socrates famously said “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
LearnTrends Conference is no more
DECEMBER 31, 2011
LearnTrends, the Corporate Learning and Innovation Conference, is going off the air. Thousands of people from around the world participated.
Business of Learning
JUNE 15, 2009
Don't I just use SharePoint? We seem to be squarely in an Innovators Dilemma. This is a very strange time. Your balance sheet."
Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints
AUGUST 24, 2012
s SharePoint has been spectacularly successful in delivering enterprise control but loose, flexible apps and freedom for individual employees to choose where to go, if they have permission. Peter Drucker, in frustration at the over-complex definitions of innovation in companies came up with his own simple and straight forward rendering.
Once more, across that chasm
MAY 27, 2010
I spend much of my time watching the innovators, and. For marketing, this is the real challenge – can the new product get widespread acceptance?
Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists
APRIL 15, 2009
Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience - Full Circle , March 23, 2009. Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go?
Familiarity breeds usefulness
NOVEMBER 6, 2009
I found this telling cartoon in the process of hunting down references for an overdue chapter in a book on decision making.
Collaboration is work
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
The pragmatic reality is that innovation happens at the intersection of learning and cultivating diverse connections. Networks literally become learning disabled if the connections become too homophilous and without learning, no innovation is possible. Collaboration is not the same as cooperation. George Bernard Shaw. This takes time.
Your social wishlist
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company had already told him that brainpower has become the engine of innovation. Here’s an example.
Is Enterprise 2.0 a crock?
NOVEMBER 5, 2009
People were gathering data sheets on SharePoint, Notes, and lots of undifferentiated collaboration tools. Yesterday I attended the Enterprise 2.0
A Window Into The Org
JULY 2, 2009
Can it be argued that as we continue to prove Moore’s Law correct, and we introduce more innovative ways in which to collaborate, that we (ironically) are going backwards? Think about Microsoft Sharepoint (particularly the 2010 release), Jive , Drupal , Blogtronix , Telligent , amongst many others as that window. if you will.
AUGUST 3, 2009
a lot harder than it really needed to be. This organization was not unlike many other large organizations. Barrier at the Individual Level Why is that?
2009 Predictions How Did I Do?
DECEMBER 9, 2009
Corollary: if you have SharePoint installed, you will be using SharePoint a lot more this year. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0
JULY 20, 2009
When you look at the keywords on the left you see things like: Social Learning (356) Social Media (411) Twitter (725) Google Wave (22) Camtasia (76) Adobe Captivate (71) Social Network (460) Now, the content set in this case are highly skewed towards innovators as compared to the topic sets being used by my past analysis (training conferences).
Learning and KM: Separated at birth?
NOVEMBER 15, 2009
Speakers paint a compelling vision of the future knowledge innovation highway. Adobe was kind enough to pick up the tab. Today, Enterprise 2.0
Learned about Learning in 2009
DECEMBER 14, 2009
During the year, I’ve had fantastic conversations through LearnTrends around SharePoint , Examples and Tour of Different Kinds of eLearning , Social Learning , and the Business of Learning. This was hosted by the learning organization, but it looked more like a research, innovation project than a learning event. eLearning 2.0
So many thoughts, so little time
JULY 6, 2009
Twitter’s Ten Rules For Radical Innovators - HarvardBusiness.org , June 5, 2009. Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience - Full Circle , March 23, 2009. Twitter’s Ten Rules For Radical Innovators - HarvardBusiness.org , June 5, 2009. 50 Essential Strategies For Creating A Successful Web 2.0 Et tu, KK?
Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence
OCTOBER 6, 2010
The IC cannot continue to marginalize potentially disruptive innovations and hope to thrive in a rapidly changing threat environment. phase.
Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009
APRIL 13, 2009
in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. While it talks in terms of SharePoint, really the patterns described relate to all different types of tools. Big Question: get your innovative eLearning ideas out no matter what others think!
I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog
JANUARY 28, 2009
For example, one the first comments by Mr. Carswell is that Sharepoint is excluded because it imposes structure. Sharepoint allows the user to utilize this structure but also allows for organizational customizations. product? – are just windowdressing on products that are still essentially geared for Collaboration 1.0. McAfee.
Please, Hamel, Don't Hurt 'Em
MARCH 31, 2009
Here are a couple of articles on personal innovation: The Commodity Marketplace for Employees [link]. Personal Innovation – Shine Your Star [link]. is somehow connected with “using the Portal or “SharePoint and less about fundamentally shifting the way things work around the place. This is a tough one.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.
MARCH 5, 2008
" This graphical history of Sharepoint made me dizzy (Sam Lawrence): "I know I talk about Frankensuites all the time but rarely do I get to peer into the belly of one and see the mania." which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Connected is one possible vision. del.icio.us