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enabling enterprise social networks

Harold Jarche

Mark Britz says that, “your organization already has an enterprise social network (hint, it’s people not technology).

Social networks require ownership

Harold Jarche

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

Luis Suarez

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.

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Enterprise social network dimensions

Harold Jarche

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

Harold Jarche

Does this graphic stand on its own, or is there more explanation required? complexity Wirearchy

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.

Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace

Ross Dawson

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 Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

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.

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.

Reality check: intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis since the 1990s

Ross Dawson

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

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning

10 ways to use an Enterprise Social Network for Social Learning

Jane Hart

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 […].

10 tips for managing your time on social networks

Jane Hart

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.

The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

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

Luis Suarez

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

Luis Suarez

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Remember?)

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.

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. practitioner, specially, in the Social Web.

Information foraging and social networks

George Siemens

Instead of a broadcast model, then, we need a model that places coherence making into the hands of learners and into social networks.

Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Social learning

Learning and creating knowledge in social networks

George Siemens

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.

Discussion: Social networks, Google+, Facebook, fragmentation, and interoperability

Ross Dawson

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

Luis Suarez

Specially, if you look into the rather significant impact it’s having across the board in multiple social networking tools.

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Loyalty in Social Networks

Luis Suarez

Did we manage to kill already the conversation in the so-called traditional social media tools  landscape? My goodness! Goodness! Yikes! Maybe.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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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.

How kind are social networks?

David Weinberger

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?

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here. But is having a bigger amygdala better?

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. I was delighted to get an invite to Google+.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

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

Luis Suarez

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

George Siemens

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?

Dion Hinchcliffe

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

George Siemens

The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning

Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?

Dion Hinchcliffe

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

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Jane Hart

Social learning

Using social network analysis to uncover authority and centrality

Ross Dawson

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

Ross Dawson

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?

Clark Quinn

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.

From Social Networks to Communities

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World From Social Networks to Communities by Kevin Wheeler on June 16, 2010 Social media and social networks are all the rage.  Here are some other characteristics of communities. Join us.