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Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1

Ross Dawson

Facebook completely dominates the social networking and blogging space, with over 70 times the next most prominent social networking site.

Analysis: US, Australia social network usage flat, New Zealand now the world’s biggest user of social networks?

Ross Dawson

While Air New Zealand is the 36th largest airline in the world, it ranks 6th in its social media presence.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. The Evolllution.

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

Scenarios for the downfall of Facebook and a new landscape for social networks

Ross Dawson

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.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

One of my most consistent messages is that high-performance organizations are increasingly driven by the quality of their networks.

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Twitter

Ross Dawson

Flipboard, paper.li, Twittertim.es, Geneio and so on are seeking to filter Twitter and social media. Enterprise 2.0

Serendipity is at the heart of today’s emerging society

Ross Dawson

Serendipity is for me a deeply meaningful word. majority of the worthwhile connections I make these days come from Twitter.

Social Media Strategy Framework: Explanation and guide

Ross Dawson

have used the framework extensively as a starting point to help executives understand the space and clients to develop social media strategies.

The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections

Ross Dawson

As one of the first 10,000 users, I early on saw the potential of a purely professional social network. Possibly, if you treat Facebook as a more open network, you might connect with someone you don’t know who is genuinely wanting to be friendly. Enterprise 2.0 How many LinkedIn requests are you getting?

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Ross Dawson

Undoubtedly a major factor in Deloitte Australia’s success in internal social networks is the unreserved support of its CEO.

Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media

Ross Dawson

A major challenge for organizations that are considering internal social media initiatives is that a business case including a financial justification is frequently required. Chapter 16 of my report Implementing Enterprise 2.0 is on Building a Business Case. Return on Investment for Enterprise 2.0 and social media. COSTS.

Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Ross Dawson

This week I was MC for the AHRI HR Technology conference , and ran one of the workshops on the following day, on Creating Results Using Social Media. One of the many topics discussed was the use of social media to track metrics and correlate these with organizational success metrics. Get going with social media. Enterprise 2.0

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Social media, used well, provides an opportunity to build relationships in a world in which most financial services are executed online.

The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn

Ross Dawson

It is some years now since ‘expert networks’ have become a significant force, linking subject matter experts in science, technology, and business to clients, largely in funds management and finance, usually at very healthy hourly rates. The reality is that LinkedIn has been used as a proxy expert network by many for some time now.

5 things to tweet and 5 things NOT to tweet

Ross Dawson

Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0Earlier this week I spoke at a financial advisor retreat in the stunning Margaret River region of Western Australia, a region of wide-open beauty that is the source of many extraordinary wines. This is what I suggested: WHAT TO TWEET.

The inside is the outside: The Möbius strip and Klein bottle as metaphors for the future of organizations

Ross Dawson

Some companies have been very effective at using social media and other tools of connection to engage external communities including their customers.

Launch of Future of the CIO framework

Ross Dawson

The post Launch of Future of the CIO framework appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. Cloud Enterprise 2.0

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

In contrast to most social networks, Twitter provides a space for unbounded conversation. In Living Networks I wrote how technology facilitates human connection. The breadth of a person’s interests become visible, and often their fundamental social views. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

Keynote: Building Business in a Connected World

Ross Dawson

Business relationships Cloud Crowdsourcing Influence Keynote speaker Reputation Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Ross Dawson

The Power of Social Media in Retail. Being Social : How to get people to Like you and share your content.

Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Ross Dawson

In the massive convergence of enterprise social platforms that we’ve seen over the last years, one of the major emerging spaces is activity streams. Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

Third , young people under 18 are certainly not drifting to Twitter, but to social networks such as Facebook. No longer.

The dilemma for professionals: How do you respond to anonymous leaks and slander?

Ross Dawson

However if you do you should do that on a similar social platform to where they originally appeared. The possible responses are: 1. Absolutely.

Keynote slides: Building Success in a Connected World

Ross Dawson

Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

What is possible: how the social enterprise drives differentiation

Ross Dawson

As such I gave a big picture view of how our increasingly networked world is changing organizations, spent some time on the vision of what a better-connected company can be and can achieve, and wrapped up with some of the realities to recognize in achieving the grand vision. This issue ties together internal and external social media.

Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Ross Dawson

I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. Enterprise 2.0

Social Media and the Future: Keynote slides at CIO Summit

Ross Dawson

This afternoon I am giving a keynote on Social Media and the Future at the Australian CIO Summit in the Gold Coast. Keynote: Social Media and the Future from Ross Dawsn. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Web 2.0Here are the slides from my presentation.

The Question: What is the most interesting thing you came across today?

Ross Dawson

’, and now describes itself as an ‘ information network ‘ The Twitter News Network is a manifestation of the global brain , in which we create value for others by contributing to the visibility and availability of high-value information. It is a choice we make, by how we engage in our social networks.

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0My favorite part of reading S-1 IPO filings is always the risk factors. They are seemingly endless, as the company tries to cover its ass for all the things that might conceivably go wrong. Our business is highly competitive.

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.

Le futur de Facebook et le rôle de la France

Ross Dawson

Français Social media Social networks Web 2.0Facebook va changer ses stratégies.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

Data: What the Fortune Global 100 are doing (and not doing) on social media

Ross Dawson

A recent study from Burson-Marsteller looks in depth at what the Fortune Global 100 are currently doing on social media. Burson-Marsteller Global Social Media Check-Up 2012 from Burson-Marsteller. Overall, the data points to a high and increasing level of engagement with social media by large corporations.

Yelp leaps into the underserviced consumer review space in Australia

Ross Dawson

Australia Business relationships Reputation Social media Social networks Web 2.0Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp , is in Australia for the launch of Yelp Australia. I was invited to interview him on Monday (embargoed until today) as part of a major media campaign to kick off the site.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. Networks were made for learning.

The secrets of BigCommerce’s success

Ross Dawson

SME Technology Social media Social networks Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. Email use will be eroded by social media. Social search will drive value. Enterprise 2.0

KBB: Interview on the essentials of online business

Ross Dawson

Business relationships Crowdsourcing SME Technology Social media Social networks Web 2.0Kochie’s Business Builders program on Channel 7, which focuses on helping growing businesses improve their performance, has just started its fifth series. The program has been excerpted in online videos.

The extraordinary personal value of the web: $140 billion is the tip of the iceberg

Ross Dawson

How much value do you get from the web? A lot more than you pay for it. Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

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