enabling enterprise social networks
APRIL 20, 2016
Mark Britz says that, “your organization already has an enterprise social network (hint, it’s people not technology).
Social networks require ownership
MAY 28, 2013
So Gartner states that only 10% of social networking roll-outs succeed. Surprised? I’m not. They don’t like to look foolish.
The Untold Costs of Social Networking
AUGUST 17, 2016
We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it. On purpose.
Enterprise social network dimensions
NOVEMBER 4, 2012
Many organizations are using social media and social networks, but how do they know if they are using them appropriately or adequately?
Social networks drive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Does this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required? complexity Wirearchy
Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace
APRIL 5, 2013
and Google are doing in the space, the article continues: As Yahoo and Google see it, serendipity is largely a byproduct of social networks.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
our networks) we would want to learn with / from. Read it out loud again, please. Slowly. Yes, I know!, I had the exact same problem. Not Yikes!
Analysis: US, Australia social network usage flat, New Zealand now the world’s biggest user of social networks?
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
While Air New Zealand is the 36th largest airline in the world, it ranks 6th in its social media presence.
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
If there is anything that social networking shines and thrives at is helping us all stay connected, regardless of where we may well be in the world.
Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning
JULY 7, 2014
Reality check: intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis since the 1990s
SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. have been focused on networks since long before I wrote Living Networks in 2002.
Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform
FEBRUARY 14, 2016
In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. The Evolllution.
10 tips for managing your time on social networks
DECEMBER 16, 2013
I spend a lot of time connecting with colleagues and contacts in my professional network in social networks. Social learning As I have explained in a previous post this is an essential way for me to keep up to date with what’s happening in the learning world.
10 ways to use an Enterprise Social Network for Social Learning
FEBRUARY 3, 2016
Today, I’m at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference and I’m going to be talking about how to use an ESN (Enterprise Social Network) for Social Learning Many organisations now have an ESN – and although they might not be using it as effectively as they could, you don’t actually need another social learning system but […].
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
However what I particularly picked up on was the report’s references to the use of social network analysis.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully. still make use of some Apps from the darker side of the Social Web. Openness.
Social Networking and Going Back to Basics
MARCH 2, 2012
In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Remember?)
Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise
MAY 12, 2013
Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. practitioner, specially, in the Social Web.
Learning and creating knowledge in social networks
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
Networks are the underlying structure for knowledge, learning, and society. We live in networks. When a company has a failed product launch, networks and connections can explain why. When a company, such as Microsoft or Blackberry, fails to capitalize on an emerging market, networks can describe what happened.
Information foraging and social networks
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Instead of a broadcast model, then, we need a model that places coherence making into the hands of learners and into social networks.
Discussion: Social networks, Google+, Facebook, fragmentation, and interoperability
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
The video below shows an interview of me on ABC TV that was made over a month ago, though it aired just last week.
Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.
Scenarios for the downfall of Facebook and a new landscape for social networks
JULY 24, 2012
Today I gave the keynote on Social Media and the Future at Marcus Evans’ CIO Summit. In question time after my keynote I was asked whether Facebook will still be the dominant social network in 5 years. In this case, we need to tell a credible story on how Facebook loses its predominant position in social networks.
How kind are social networks?
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Fascinating report by Pew Internet on the emotional climate adults find on social networking sites. It’s easy to see how this compares with our expectations about social networks. It’s hard to know exactly what an online network compares to structurally Among their extended set of real-world friends?
Google+ may miss the big opportunity: spanning internal and external social networks
JULY 6, 2011
Individuals build social networks around their Profiles, and companies, brands, media etc. I was delighted to get an invite to Google+.
Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network
JANUARY 31, 2011
To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here. But is having a bigger amygdala better?
Loyalty in Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Did we manage to kill already the conversation in the so-called traditional social media tools landscape? My goodness! Goodness! Yikes! Maybe.
Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan
MARCH 14, 2011
Social spaces where you goof off at work and get away with it, because they are all hyped and everything, and everyone needs to be there.
Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking
DECEMBER 28, 2011
mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? So soon?!?!
Social Networks & Learning: Research Seminar
APRIL 4, 2011
Last year, TEKRI and Athabasca University hosted a week-long research seminar on networks and learning. It’s an opportunity for review of existing and leading research as well as intensive discussion about the roles of social media and networks in education. The event was quite successful.
Should professional social networks make a play for the enterprise?
AUGUST 13, 2011
Social software has been making its way into the enterprise for a while, but usually from vendors that are experts at enterprise needs. Now it appears that professional social networks on the Internet will make an attempt at the space.
Social networked learning in complex information environments
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning
Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?
AUGUST 28, 2012
The emergence of new social networking services such as Pinterest and a growing base of disgruntled 3rd party developers for the leading services shows that changes in the social networking industry are far from over. Consumerization Emerging Tech Social Enterprise Software Start-Ups
Using social network analysis to uncover authority and centrality
JUNE 11, 2014
As reflected by the title of this blog, networks have long been at the heart of how I see the world. However network analysis is an invaluable complement to that work, applying it as a tool to help improve performance. In a networked world, we must understand the networks in which we are embedded.
Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users
MARCH 27, 2011
While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. The basic principle was inviting friends to connect, and using that to find the quickest social path to people you wanted to meet. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today.
Forums vs. Social Networks?
SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps. They form a network of people via interactions, groups, etc. Being a network, they generally are a little harder for people to understand.
Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?
MAY 31, 2012
” I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing. Networks