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The 9 kinds of context that will define contextual search

Ross Dawson

One of the many topics I discussed was the rise of contextual search. The current greatest focus in using context in search is location.

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 Time saved searching for information.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

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

Where news website traffic comes from: Google vs Facebook

Ross Dawson

Most of the referrals comes from topic or news-related searches. Future of media Influence Social media Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Anyone can follow you, find your tweets passed on by others, discover you in search, or come across you in any of a multitude of ways. While I also get a lot of search traffic, Google has basically said that its search rankings take significant cues from Twitter activity, so that would also erode without Twitter.

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

This post is in the top 10 on Google searches for 'Juicystar07' and so has been seen thousands of times. 6. Social search will drive value. 5.

Yelp leaps into the underserviced consumer review space in Australia

Ross Dawson

Local search is a highly sales-intensive business, so the Sensis deal means Yelp can effectively build presence and monetize with limited local staff. Australia Business relationships Reputation Social media Social networks Web 2.0The first rule of review filtering is not to talk about review filtering,” he said.

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

Social media Social trends Twitter Web 2.0Here are a few further thoughts on mini-blogs.

The secrets of BigCommerce’s success

Ross Dawson

Below is an example of one of BigCommerce’s successful tutorials, on how to rank on long tail searches on Google.

Techmeme: The power of the headline

Ross Dawson

The rise of the web has had a big impact on headline writing, not least for search optimization, but also increasingly for aggregation. Influence Technology trends Web 2.0I first wrote about Techmeme over 5 years ago. Today Techmeme remains the reference point for what’s hot in technology news.

Notes and belly-button lint from Web 2.0 Expo

Jay Cross

Introduction to the keynotes: “It’s a tough time out there and we are glad you’re with us to talk about the web.&#. Web 2.0

Bring in the serendipity dial – for search, music and beyond

Ross Dawson

Future of media Social media Web 2.0Source: sixdegrees.hu Click on the image for a very large size version including artist names.

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Social search will drive value. The promise of social search will finally bear fruit, with for once enterprise technology moving ahead of consumer tech. Ross Dawson is Chairman of international consulting firm Advanced Human Technologies and author of books including Implementing Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0

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

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

Web 2.0 and Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) " Learning Matters!

Tony O'Driscoll

Web 2.0 This is also one of the coolest things about Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Search for: Pages.

Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

But what really caught my eye was the statement: For information-seekers using their favorite search engine, quality is simple to define. Yet it is increasingly likely that they will first search Google; the article that shows up on the first page of results will be a winner no matter what its published pedigree. What Web 2.0

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 del.icio.us 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?

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Radical New Innovation at Outside.in: Search!

Steven Berlin Johnson

» Radical New Innovation at Outside.in: Search! Forgot to mention that we finally restored search to outside.in. Please try again.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

Safe?" (MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson

Mark Oehlert

mil domains | Main | Quote of the Day » August 17, 2007 New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson I find it interesting that even as we stand hip deep in the curved corner and pastel colored waters of Web 2.0, we continue to search for explanations that resonate some sense of capturing what is really going on here.

Beyond Search - REAP

Tony Karrer

via Jack Vinson's post Knowledge workers do more than search , found the article: Beyond Search is REAP. The point is that searching is really just the beginning for most activities. From the post: Beyond Search is REAP - Retrieve, Extract, Arrange, Present.

Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

It still is surprising that we are not seeing as rapid adoption of search technologies inside the firewall. But, likely, you are at fault as well, after all, What desktop search are you using? Desktop search via tools such as X1 will change your life. Just search and you will find. If the answer is "none". Not anymore.

Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

From Bill Ives - Where Tagging Works and Where Tagging Doesn’t Work – Search Engine Lowdown I guess I tend to agree with Danny Sulliivan about the tagging and search but that is not the original intention of tagging. If I want to search on a key word, I will still go to Google as the most efficient way.

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 del.icio.us

Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers

Clark Quinn

Today, I saw a post on our Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals where someone said: I am currently trying to find a SME experienced with Moodle (a CMS/LMS) and WizIQ (synchronous web class technology). Yesterday I created a screen cast on LinkedIn for Finding Expertise. need information faster than that.

I’m Boycotting Mixtent, Here’s Why

Dan Pontefract

The service itself reminds me of the dreaded Web 2.0 “But Dan, you’re a 2.0 world. Its name is  Mixtent. mixtent

The (in)accuracy of long-tail Wikipedia articles – can you help improve mine?

Ross Dawson

The Wikipedia article is also syndicated so that, for example, it is referenced on the first page of Google results when you search for my name. Future of media Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0 The quality of Wikipedia has been well established. have to say I have a personal interest in this.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. It’s still needs more, but represents a good starting point for review: eLearning Strategy (PDF) Elearning - A Primer Learning 2.0

Delicious will be shut down. What to do and 6 major alternatives for social bookmarking.

Ross Dawson

Social bookmarks have been one of the defining aspects of Web 2.0. As described in our Web 2.0 The basic version is free but you have to pay for full text search and ads free versions, and screen captures are limited. and to do full search. Historious is focused on web bookmarking. Social media Web 2.0

PKM: The Book

Harold Jarche

Seek/Sense/Share is magnified by Web 2.0. If I do not have to search for my next paid work contract, then I can focus on the book.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of. books futures Web 2.0 Main | Avanoo.a del.icio.us

A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

Through the introduction of Web 2.0 This is a zany example of course, but the point is as we continue to introduce new Web, Learning, Enteprise 2.0 Organizations need to start thinking about a single window into the org: call it Intranet 2.0 if you will. learning 2.0 collaboration enterprise 2.0

6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging

Dan Pontefract

Twitter has revolutionized the art of succinct, focused online chats … in this case using Web 2.0 micro-blogging.

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

This is similar to the list of Web 2.0 And I personally believe that it's a big mistake to Not Prepare Workers for Web 2.0.

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

searches that land on us and that occur on the site, and various other kinds of behaviors. Top 10 Tools for Your Blog or Web Site. Understanding Web Operations Culture - the Graph & Data Obsession. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. Innovation Informal Learning Community Web 2.0

Revisiting Tom Gilbert

Jay Cross

Just Jay Uncategorized Web 2.0In 1978, Tom Gilbert wrote Human Competence: Engineering Worthy Performance. Gilbert studied under B.F.

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

Tony O'Driscoll

It forces us to examine how Web 2.0 In short, I am in a hurry to figure out the Enterprise (ore Eduprise in my context) 2.0 IT infrastructure looks like …because we need to BUILD IT here at Fuqua by August of next year ; ). Mc Kinsey’s “ Building the Web 2.0 Similar to its Web 1.0 Training.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Alexa (and Amazon) Let It All Hang Out

Steven Berlin Johnson

Users can search and process billions of documents -- even create their own search engines -- using Alexas search and publication tools.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The same vendors thatsold these tools - companies like Microsoft and Adobe - sold web production andviewing tools. This leads us next to the fourth generation, paradoxicallycalled web 2.0 - and in the field of online learning, e-learning 2.0. The core ideas of web 2.0 learning 2.0 What made web 2.0