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From “learning technologies” to “social technologies”

Jane Hart

These might be proprietary systems like Jive , Podio , Yammer , Socialcast , or open source software, like WordPress / Buddypress  or Elgg.

Musing about Yammer and Sharepoint

Euen Semple

I know this will come as a shock to many of you - to hear me expressing an opinion about technology and on top of that recommending a Microsoft solution - but it occurred to me that the combination of Yammer and Sharepoint might just be the best thing for people trying to make social happen in their businesses. .

Modernising Classroom Training through Technology (Online Workshop)

Jane Hart

This workshop looks at how to modernise classroom training through the integration of technology. This 4-week online workshop will cover.

Pick of the Month: June 2012 – Informal learning, Yammer, collab platforms, change, and keep learning

Jane Hart

The acquisition of Yammer by Microsoft  was big news last month. The But fortunately there’s been plenty of good stuff to read on the Web.

Technologies for collaboration and cooperation

Harold Jarche

There is an opportunity for platforms like Yammer & Socialcast or Brainpark to bridge the structured with the informal.

From hierarchies to wirearchies

Harold Jarche

Each project at Yammer is a probe. This may not be an easy transition for companies based almost uniquely on command and control leadership.

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Enterprise 2.0, Finally?

Andy McAfee

Five years ago I published a book with that title, arguing that enterprise social software platforms would be valuable tools for businesses.

ESN as knowledge bridges

Harold Jarche

More employees are sharing knowledge through activity streams on platforms by IBM, SAP, Jive, Yammer, and Socialcast, to name a few. 

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Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Ross Dawson

This week I was MC for the AHRI HR Technology conference , and ran one of the workshops on the following day, on Creating Results Using Social Media. Deloitte’s success with enterprise micro-blog Yammer led to Yammer asking Deloitte if they could create a case study. Get going with social media. Enterprise 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Suncorp is using Yammer internally. Financial services Social media Social networks Technology trends Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. Now What?

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. Social learning

The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

But,  in general, my analysis suggests that whereas education is embracing social technologies, corporates still have a long way to go. Enjoy!

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Enterprise 2.0, Finally?

Andy McAfee

Five years ago I published a book with that title, arguing that enterprise social software platforms would be valuable tools for businesses.

Instant private micro-sharing

Harold Jarche

The usual answer is to use Yammer , which limits access to people with the same e-mail address. Communities TechnologyNot bad at all.

The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur

Jane Hart

I recently read a powerful blog post by Helen Blunden called  Learning & Development need to get their groove back. Social learning

Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

helping to model social and collaborative working and learning behaviours as a major part of helping workers use the technology.

Narration of Work

Harold Jarche

Hans de Zwart discusses a narrating-your-work experiment that had a 17 member team use Yammer to share daily experiences with colleagues.

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

Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

Harnessing Nano-Info-Bio-Cogno technologies. Climate change and scarcity of resources is a mounting problem. The war for talent rages on.

Two simple backchannel options

Harold Jarche

Overall, a rather stealth technology. Using the P2 theme , available with a free wordpress.com account, you can set up a private community activity stream that looks much like Yammer. With the worldwide WordPress community, you also know the technology will be around and supported for a long time. Communities Technology

Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

But a new definition of social learning has emerged in recent years; one that implies the use of social technology for learning. Feedback.

Organising Modern Learning & Networking Events

Jane Hart

It is a social experience hosted in a private Yammer group. Next public social online workshop runs: 1 – 26 August 2016. Social learning

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

First of all, let’s discuss technology. Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape. Are there any risks?

Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

Jane Hart

But as for the new social and collaboration skills that workers require, well you simply can’t train people to be social! Social learning

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Staff are encouraged to use Yammer to say if they’re not happy with company products or practices. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

They have also released an excellent 16 page printed booklet called What staff need to know about social media & technology , as well as a very nice 4 minute video that runs through and illustrates the 12 points. DET launched Yammer internally, and soon grew to 13,311 users, with the most active time Sunday evenings. Enterprise 2.0

Open Jobs, Open Net

Harold Jarche

… but a majority of those using Yammer are more engaged – again via @donnyo. Scalability through technology. Friday's Finds

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

Organizations are still enamoured with information technology. Here are some reflections on how my thoughts have evolved over that decade.

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Supporting social learning in the workplace (online workshop)

Jane Hart

But a new definition of social learning has emerged in recent years; one that implies the use of social technology for learning. Feedback.

The Business Value of Social Networks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Overall, the special report concludes: “that social networks are more robust than their critics think, though not every site will prosper, and that social-networking technologies are creating considerable benefits for the businesses that embrace them, whatever their size.” Why are so many companies reluctant to embrace social networking? 

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011

Jane Hart

So what does my Top 10 Tools for Learning 2011 look like? Well I’ve already mentioned four of them: Google Reader. WordPress. Skype. Google Docs.

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Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology. Particularly we focused on the implications of TalkWheel, Quora and Namesake. It can be tried for free at Talkwheel.com.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

It takes a dedicated software provider to keep up with evolving user interface conventions and emerging technologies. No one works alone.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Organizations, in order to function, need to encourage social exchanges and social learning due to faster rates of business and technological changes.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

Tools like Twitter/Yammer/Laconica also become excellence places to jot down notes in public, which encourages serendipitous learning. Tags: InternetTime Learning Technology – but you certainly need to take an honest look at whether it is delivering what you need in the workplace today. Does your LMS do this?

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Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

The truly stunning aspect of this idea is that it may in fact be possible to implement on some level without the use of technology. OrgDevTalk

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

bring this up to make one point: the idea of a ‘ social business ,’ a hive mind guided by open leadership marshaling people, process, and technology, is not new. Most of us agree, though, that we need to persuade them that something really interesting is going on right now at the intersection of people, process, and technology.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

Some percentage of that audience was taking notes and chatting on Yammer. eLearning Technology. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. See Better Conferences. and paying attention.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Rovy F.