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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.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. enterprise social networks leadership esn

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Thanks much for the recent concerns shown upon out there through various social channels. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

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.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

This is the article I wrote for the January edition of Inside Learning Technologies magazine. Social learning

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.

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.

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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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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Enterprise social technologies

Harold Jarche

I am presenting on enterprise social technologies, learning and performance at the Learning Technologies conference in London today.

How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations

Ross Dawson

I think social media is just one aspect of that. Technology doesn’t just help create the social enterprise.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

I 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 networked learning in complex information environments

George Siemens

The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning

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. When I was writing Living Networks in 2002 there were no true social networking applications in existence. 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. It aims at a very broad audience that includes everyone from early adopters to technology laggards. Social Network Examples are Ning and KickApps. Generally are easy to get into.

How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. After events: - Social networking and discussions among people attending the event.

It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing

Ross Dawson

Source : Modeling Information Diffusion in Implicit Networks. Beyond that point the key topic becomes how this structure is changing.

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”. Yes – We Should Incent Employees. And You?

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth Kanter

” I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing. Networks

Reviewing "The Social Network" - Constructing Grand Narrative

John Hagel

  Many who know Mark Zuckerberg and his company are upset about the inaccuracies in The Social Network.  We live in the midst of a social revolution and this movie represents the effort of mass media to make sense of the changes going on around them. The debate has begun.   Facts are not important. 

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve? No doubt! Ready? Hang on for a minute though. Oh, and don’t cheat!! Spot on!

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the case of the 2013 Shift Index, the story centers on the puzzling discrepancy in technology adoption between individuals and organizations.

The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. a new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” But what sort of sociality were we looking for? and were getting?—?a

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will Social Software follow the same trend? Welcome to Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking!

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? A teacher who is able to find an online network will find support and resources. Community - teaching can be a lonely profession, and it''s easy to think you face problems nobody else faces.

Social networked learning: research seminar

George Siemens

In June, 2010, Terry Anderson and I, along with TEKRI researchers and a few visiting guests, hosted a doctoral research seminar on social networked learning. The event offered a great opportunity for sharing research and engaging in discussions around the future role of social networked learning.

Today show: Social media and technology trends for 2012

Ross Dawson

Yesterday I appeared on the Australia national breakfast program Today , talking about what we can expect in social media and technology in 2012.

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

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Concept video: The Future of Work

Ross Dawson

The post Concept video: The Future of Work appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. We will continue to evolve the framework over time.

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The immense role of national and ethnic diaspora in driving global innovation

Ross Dawson

This goes exactly to the point I made in my post Entrepreneurial migration: It’s not brain drain, it’s global network formation.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

The social media dashboard juggernaut app known as Hootsuite is used by the NBA , Fox and even the White House. Why not? Summify. You want cool?

Collaboration Workflow 101

Dan Pontefract

micro-blogging organization social media social networking teams technology blogging collaboration curve collaboration cycle online

In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

Dan Pontefract

Alexandra Samuel is a digital pioneer; a champion of change in this new found social world order. ” Who am I to argue with that?

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

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Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

Social networking tools make it easier for people to communicate and collaborate with colleagues over wide distances and thus improve the collective intelligence of the team. Social media: An Epidemic of Insignificance – by @JayDeragon. Meanwhile, new ways of increasing surplus labor have appeared. Pointlessness.

Why your networks and collaboration are at the heart of the value you create

Ross Dawson

It’s a fallacy to think of networking as a sales tool. Thanks to technology, we can work anywhere. Firstly, it’s not.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. I was invited to attend the conference, and participate in the opening plenary panel on D igital Technologies and the Future of Governance. The conference covered a wide range of topics dealing with digital technologies and government.

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. Social networking slots neatly into this model. Our Chief Executive doesn?t Microsoft?s