Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 A prime example are blogs.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it&# and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc.

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Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Here are the most popular posts on the Informal Learning Blog in 2009. Business Impact of Social and Informal Learning. T o implement social/informal learning infrastructure projects, learning and development professionals need to shift their focus from learning to earning.

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2008 2009

Tony Karrer

It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009. To do my review, I first looked at what I was writing about and what people were reading on my blog in 2008.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

Of all the social media platforms microblogging is the most akin to conversation,” he said. in January 2009, I included in the “Tools” section Wikis, Blogs, Social Networks, RSS and Syndication, Social Bookmarking, and Microblogging.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home Home RSS Search Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 June 10 2009 Comments to this post A Pattern Language , published in 1979 by Christopher Alexander and his colleagues, was a landmark book in architecture that also became a landmark in other fields like computer science ; one review called it “The decade’s best candidate for a permanently important book.&#

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

The following are the top posts in March from featured sources based on social signals, with a few annotations from posts that I found useful. Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums - Collaborative Thinking , March 2, 2009. Social Media ROI: Measuring the unmeasurable?

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home About RSS I Know It When I See It January 27 2009 Comments to this post More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. Social media is a great place to fail. Social media enables this. The blog made the network visible.

Have Things Really Been THAT Bad?

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Have Things Really Been THAT Bad? by Andrew McAfee on January 21, 2009 A recent tweet by @rossdawson alerted me to a new post by Oliver Young at his Strategic Heading blog titled “Web 2.0 social media, social software, and whatever else you want to call this thing? Era and the current crop of social software.

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There are many non-research articles cites, with a particular preference toward foundations, consultants, a few blogs and news and magazine articles. Life with alacrity: Tracing the evolution of social software. 2009). ELearnSpace Blog. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Great post by Dion Hinchcliffe - Twenty-two power laws of the emerging social economy where he discusses what Steve Balmer calls “the new normal”. This is important for things like Social Software Adoption.

How I use social media

Nancy White

This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns.

Those nice people at ARK want to make you an offer

Dave Snowden

I will be keynote speaker at the 6th annual Knowledge and Content Management Conference which runs from the 8th to the 9th of June 2009 in London. I will be the opening keynote on day two and the given title is Gaining a competitive advantage with enterprise social software. I will be picking up and expanding on some of the themes in my KM World Column and also talking about some of our current work on creating bridging tools between social computing and enterprise systems.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0 moniker—including social learning—and you have yourself a full-blown learning crisis for the learning profession. In a 2009 IDC report, training budgets decreased on average by 19.5 percent in 2009.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

KM World 2009 is next week. They go beyond the Gen X, and Y (Millennial) vision to look into the “virtuals” the first generation that has been socialized in virtual worlds from WebKinz, Club Penguin, Habbo Hotel, etc.—and Social tools are changing our world and our enterprises.

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Judging by the Cover…

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Judging by the Cover… by Andrew McAfee on May 1, 2009 In the interests of naked self-promotion I wanted to show off the cover to my book Enterprise 2.0 : New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges , which will be published this fall by Harvard Business School Press. The book covers and expands on many topics discussed in this blog.

2.0 and Interesting Times

Tony Karrer

Definition (via Andrew McAfee ): the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers HR & Org Implication: Enterprise 2.0 The theme of LearnTrends 2009 is a term I call Convergence. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Interesting post by Dan Pontefract where he provides definitions of some different "2.0"

Ten years after

Jay Cross

The Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for March is “If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? Social mobile computing. Social software.

Chapter 1 of Enterprise 2

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Chapter 1 of Enterprise 2 by Andrew McAfee on June 16, 2009 Harvard Business Press has made the first chapter of my book Enterprise 2.0: If you have any interest in learning how companies are using emergent social software platforms to advance their goals in today’s business environment, I strongly encourage you to attend.

The Art of Community Building: Two Views

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Art of Community Building: Two Views by Andrew McAfee on April 10, 2009 Intellipedia mavens Sean Dennehy and Don Burke were guests in my MBA course yesterday, and once again wowed my students. and emergent social software platforms tells me that Intellipedia and its kin are the ideal technologies to help accomplish this transformation.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0

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Networks and Topic Hubs

Tony Karrer

NoP members interact sporadically and develop their network in an informal and spontaneous manner that is occasioned through blogs, social software based communities, perhaps a face-to-face or online conference, newsgroup, mailing list or other shared social networking interactions. Is someone or something like a blog part of the network – often it's not at all clear. As I say in that post – It's hard to understand a single blog.

Three Mantras

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Three Mantras by Andrew McAfee on April 29, 2009 Imagine an employee, consultant, or management guru making a presentation five years ago to Verizon’s senior executives on how that company should improve its customer service. Self-organizing communities, built on top of emergent social software platforms , have become common.

The Curmudgeon’s Manifesto

Harold Jarche

It all has got to do with something as important as protecting your identity, your brand (And that one of the company that may be employing you), your personal image, your own self in various social software spaces that more and more we seem to keep losing control over, and with no remedy.

The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds by Andrew McAfee on March 21, 2009 This past week I rolled out a couple Enterprise 2.0 -ish My second experiment with emergent social software platforms was much simpler: I just told all my students to get Twitter accounts, then allowed them to tweet freely during class on Friday, March 20. I will now read you blog more often.

The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds by Andrew McAfee on March 21, 2009 This past week I rolled out a couple Enterprise 2.0 -ish My second experiment with emergent social software platforms was much simpler: I just told all my students to get Twitter accounts, then allowed them to tweet freely during class on Friday, March 20. I will now read you blog more often.

[berkman] Beth Kolko: Form, Function and Fiction

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. How do you have a conversation that brings in the hardware and software folks, and the social science folks? ICTs as strengthener of social neworks. With demographics taken off the table, people who use conventional social networks are more likely to use technology. In one project, they studied how people used mobiles, they’re use of social networks, and the pain points of everyday life.

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

He begins by defining the term as “the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.&# NOTE: I'm live blogging, making mistakes, missing stuff, creating typos, etc. Weak ties: Social networking software. Various social networking tools let you link up networks, e.g., Tweets that point elsewhere. Blogging is “narrating your work.&# tools, such as Intellipedia, blogging, tagging, etc.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

To get us started I thought it would be a good entry point to refer folks to the last article I published on this topic over here in this blog, where I covered the latest progress report up to Year 3, Week #51. We are now approaching the end of this rather long blog entry. Live Social.

The Future of High-Performance Work Systems – Towards Meaningful Work

Luis Suarez

The clip comes to ponder about the future of work and how social computing tools are helping redefine the current workplace as we know it. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise

2010-2020: The Great Divide

Martijn Linssen

Social Media will invade the enterprise from above, connecting people to people and exceptions to exception handling, where there is little room for automation at all. However, Social Business activities should somehow be put on record to serve collective memory and customer records.

Henley: Collective Intelligence v stupidity

Dave Snowden

Raj Datta (yet another old friend, last seen at the outstanding KM India in 2009). Are lurkers in social environments good or bad? Asking now how social software links to collective intelligence. Tags: conference blogs

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Doc Searls and The Intention Economy

John Hagel

Part of it can be realized through friends and various forms of social software that expose customers to the interests and preferences of a much broader range of people.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Let me start with some of the ones that are probably more relevant to this particular inquiry: Examples of online communities in the financial services industry - FreshNetworks , March 17, 2009 7 Creative Ways to Introduce Social Media to Your Team - Learning Putty , October 22, 2009 Using Online Forums in Social Learning - Learning Putty , October 19, 2009 Change agents, group forums and the one percent rule.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: OK To Disconnect

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « | Main | » OK To Disconnect For reasons that will be obvious to anyone who reads this blog, Im not the sort of person likely to write an article bemoaning how kids today are tuning out of normal social interaction by listening to their iPods all day. The baseline has moved so far that we think going to a movie with a friend is a social occassion. I'm a software programmer, what do you expect?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Symposium on Social Architecture

John Hagel

The sessions will be covering the following topics: Is Business Ready for Social Software? Is Social Software A Mirror Or a Lens? How Will The Social Web Change Media?

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Learning Theory 101 for Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 2) - Business Casual , October 18, 2008 Learning Theory 101 For Sales and Marketing Professionals (Part 3-Last) - Business Casual , October 24, 2008 eLearning Development: Instructional Design Lessons from a Sales Trainer - Upside Learning Blog , July 11, 2009 That’s because I’ve been in training this week; and would you believe it was Retail Sales training. The Business Case for Social Learning.