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

Ross Dawson

The chart above shows a summary of data from Nielsen on the time spent per month on social networks in a variety of countries around the world.

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.

MIT global study on social business: Executives increasingly understand the value and success drivers

Ross Dawson

Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0Social Business: What Are Companies Really Doing?

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

Ross Dawson

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. It seems very unlikely that Twitter will seek to become a broad-based social network.

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 think his criticisms are effective against the School 2.0 And I think that it is because the School 2.0 The Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

Google+ may miss the big opportunity: spanning internal and external social networks

Ross Dawson

Individuals build social networks around their Profiles, and companies, brands, media etc. Enterprise 2.0 But you choose them.

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.

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.

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. It consistently grew in size and user value over the years, however now that everyone is piling on to the LinkedIn bandwagon, the value of LinkedIn personal connections and networks are decreasing at what seems like an accelerating pace.

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

Ross Dawson

Chapter 16 of my report Implementing Enterprise 2.0 is on Building a Business Case. If so, also have a look at the free chapters from Implementing Enterprise 2.0 on issues including risks and benefits, and how these flow into effective governance. Return on Investment for Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 and social media.

Social Media Strategy Framework: Explanation and guide

Ross Dawson

Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Web 2.0Feel free to use the video however you want if it is helpful.

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

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Networks are the glue that connects us. Networks Social Learning

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

Ross Dawson

Others have used social software and the tools of Enterprise 2.0 Thanks to Dominique Turcq ‘s The Fractal Nature of Enterprise 2.0

Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Ross Dawson

Deloitte also use Yammer as inputs to organizational network analysis , allowing them to identify the network hubs and knowledge brokers across the firm. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0In that process Deloitte correlated Yammer usage with staff information.

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.

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

Ross Dawson

Australia Enterprise 2.0 Financial services Social media Social networks Technology trends Twitter Uncategorized 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

Reflections on the early days of social networking as LinkedIn reaches 100 million users

Ross Dawson

While I closely followed the social networking space at the time, I didn’t join many. As it happens this model closer to LinkedIn than any of the other major social networking platforms of today. Spoke , a pioneer of enterprise social networking, was already well established. Enterprise 2.0 Some have flourished.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

At the end of last year, I posted on the relevance of Web 2.0 " and "Web 2.0 The champions of Web 2.0

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. Responses to others.

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. Living Networks was all about the birth of the global brain and how the networks were coming to life. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0In the massive convergence of enterprise social platforms that we’ve seen over the last years, one of the major emerging spaces is activity streams. Last year I wrote about activity streams in the context of Tibbr’s launch.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

Informal Learning Web 2.0The Peeragogy Handbook. How to Use this Handbook. Working together is how things get done.

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. First , blogs are not waning.

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Ross Dawson

Influence Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0Here are the slides for my keynote. The Power of Social Media in Retail.

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

Jay Cross

That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. Learning Networks. INFRASTRUCTURE.

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.

Moving the CIO to the heart of strategy

Ross Dawson

Networked. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0Click on the image for full-size pdf. Responsive.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. It is interesting to look at my posts from October 2002 , in which I reflected on some of the earlier signs of the networks coming to life. Enterprise 2.0 It is massively worthwhile (for me).

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

Ross Dawson

Australia Professional services Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0The possible responses are: 1.

‘Aussie mafia’ sets up the “biggest startup hub in Silicon Valley”

Ross Dawson

Australia Technology trends Web 2.0HatTip : @mcannbrookes.

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Deloitte actively encourages staff to use social networks. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Web 2.0

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

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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Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

Posts related to Web 2.0: Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Personal Learning and Personal Learning Environments Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0A 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.

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

Ross Dawson

One story is a teacher who had a new student who knew one word of English, who went to Yammer to ask for help and got significant useful advice from the network. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Web 2.0Here are a few live notes from the event. .

Social Media and the Future: Keynote slides at CIO Summit

Ross Dawson

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