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Technology’s Real Benefits (Hint: They’re Not Economic)

Andy McAfee

This is both a really important question, and one that misses the point. It’s impossible for me to imagine that Web 2.0;

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But now, digital technologies are making up for our cognitive limitations, augmenting our ability to solve tough problem and make complex decisions. 

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

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. It’s short for “It’s Not About The Technology.” Third post in a series. INFRASTRUCTURE.

Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media

Ross Dawson

In relation to this, one of the questions I get asked the most frequently is who should lead social strategies inside organizations.

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Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

There is no question that my blog has been central to my visibility and in turn the success of my work over the years. The process of putting into words your views about industry developments, technology, the future, or anything else requires you to structure your thoughts. Enterprise 2.0 It is massively worthwhile (for me).

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. Financial services Social networks Web 2.0But sometimes things go too far.

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

If you have questions before applying you can use our contact form. We run a series of content websites on topics related to technology, media, and the future, among many other activities. Future of Sex – - SME Technology Forum – We hope to find some awesome people! Personal Branding.

What is the future of the IT department?

Ross Dawson

The future of enterprise technology is a massively important theme, which impacts organizations, vendors, governments, and indeed society at large.

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Google Wave or its successors will create new formats for interaction that transcend email. A key question will be whether email and other communications forms will reside in the same or separate interfaces. 3. The promise of social search will finally bear fruit, with for once enterprise technology moving ahead of consumer tech.

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

Reflections on Web 2.0 Expo

Clark Quinn

Last October I toured the expo associated with O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 One of the questions I was asking was about tracking the potential benefits of social media in the enterprise, particularly the outcomes of informal learning: rate of problem solving, products and services generated, etc.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: What is Web 2.0?

John Hagel

Redux » What is Web 2.0? Listening to the wide-ranging conversations regarding the Web 2.0 Google AdSense is Web 2.0.

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Web 2.0 Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning (and author of the definitive book on the topic), Web 2.0, and systems thinking.

Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

Nancy White just posted Second Wave Adoption where she discusses various aspects of helping adoption of Web 2.0 This is definitely an interesting question and something I've written about before: eLearning Technology: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU?

Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

In my previous post, I examined Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 That post focused primarily on how Social Bookmarking tools such as or Yahoo My Web can be used as part of Personal Learning. Now let's focus on how several Web 2.0 tools apply to this need. How will it work?

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

WITNESS has coordinated a panel tomorrow on visual media technologies and their intersection with human rights. Guest post by Sam Gregory.

Imagination as a Journey of Survival and Discovery

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But by the late 1980s it had become fatally outmoded.  It had failed to adapt as customers, technology and competitors changed.”  . history. 

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

General Social trends Technology trends UncategorizedBelow are the most popular posts written this year on my blog. WHAT TO TWEET. … 4.

World wide puddle

Doc Searls

That’s why the extensive brain activity that Small discovered in Web searchers may be more a cause for concern than for celebration. Maybe.

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users.  What is the primary responsibility of a business?  its partners and customers. 

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates | Main | The Definitive iPhone eCard » July 14, 2008 SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Call for Papers and the upcoming SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0

In Memoriam: Chris Argyris

Andy McAfee

But no, he wanted to talk to me about these weird new ‘Web 2.0′ ” – The Talmud.

No cookie cutters for complexity

Harold Jarche

Five years ago I noted that big consultancies were jumping on the Web 2.0 For example, what exactly is “Advanced” Web 2.0

Big literacy questions

Jay Cross

Responding to the Big Questions (s) of the month: Should workplace learning professionals be leading the charge around these new work literacies? Web 2.0 is more than a sack of tools: it’s becoming the basic paradigm for doing business. Back to the Big Questions. Of course we must use network technologies ourselves.

Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Similar questions were being raised all around us.  In my local library , in whose advisory council I have been serving since those days, we were making plans to leverage the new Internet capabilities, such as introducing an online catalog and providing wireless Internet access in the library building.  And then we unplugged.  I was excited. 

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Beth Kanter

” Marnie Webb, Co-CEO of TechSoup Global was not only writing one, but evangelizing to nonprofit techies about social media (called Web 2.0

My Two Top 2008 Technologies

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet My Two Top 2008 Technologies by Andrew McAfee on December 30, 2008 For a year-end post I’d rather not try to recap the year in technology, or in anything else. ” As I wrote a while back , the phenomenon of Web 2.0

Personal Learning Tools and Technologies

Tony Karrer

I just saw a post by George Siemens discussing evolution of PLE concept and pointed me to two posts by Chris Lott based on his initial question - "What does your PLE look like?" - Tired of PLE Flak and I'm not interested in the PLE which then pointed me to a bunch of other posts as well - on the PLE and An audit on where stand with PLEs.

The 2nd Annual Open Web Awards - 2 Questions

Mark Oehlert

So here we have the 2nd Annual Open Web Awards winners. Question #1: Geez. learning open web awards web 2.0

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places.

The Community Library in Our Emerging Knowledge Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

have been involved with the Westport Library for over a decade.  As a member of its Advisory Council , I have focused primarily on the impact of digital technologies to the future of the Library.  The answers to this question began to take shape as the Web continued to evolve toward its Web 2.0 , social networking phase. 

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

That’s a management and people challenge, not just a technology one. collaboration engagement enterprise 2.0 And there’s the rub.

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

By leveraging the thinking and approaches, as well as the tools and technologies, of the Web 2.0 Recent programs embody a Web 2.0

Analysis and Support of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My contributions to the Network Learning 'Hot Seat' addressing the question, "How do we analyse and support the networked interactions of thousands of people learning together?" View the whole discussion here. # # # These are two very different questions and I'm not sure it's useful (or even appropriate) to ask them together. Gibson.

Connect, exchange, contribute

Harold Jarche

Even reading on the web is quite different from print. They should be testing Web 2.0 There are several Web 2.0

Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

started reading the article because of my geek interests in IT and supply chain management, but stayed interested because of a much broader interest (also geeky) in technology’s  influence on the design of organizations. In addition, Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0 technologies. Web 2.0 technologies.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. United States.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unanswered Questions at Supernova 2007

John Hagel

The Center will explore key business issues created by the intersection of business strategy and information technology. Dont Count On It.

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

They are going after things like: specialized tools and content that meet particular industry or audience needs games and simulations web 2.0

What is the Uber Web 2.0/3Di Mash Up for the Eduprise?

Tony O'Driscoll

Every spare moment this week has been devoted to investigating this question. OK, Investigating this question takes the tension of topic/content/formal versus task/context/informal we’ve been wrestling with for some time in learning/KM to the next level. It forces us to examine how Web 2.0 Similar to its Web 1.0