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Analysis: US, Australia social network usage flat, New Zealand now the world’s biggest user of social networks?

Ross Dawson

On February 13 I will speak at Air New Zealand’s Social Media Breakfast in Auckland, together with Teddy Goff, Obama’s Digital Director , with an expected audience of close to 1,000. This was also 7 minutes DOWN from the figures from April 2010.

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

Continuing my sequence of top posts from this year, today I have selected the 10 most popular and interesting posts on social media I've written this year. Some thoughts on why Australians are #1 globally on social media usage (from a slow start). Social search will drive value.

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. I was asked to write the closing section in the report, on The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. The most important implication of the rise of social media is that companies will increasingly diverge in how they communicate internally.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” They didn’t really use the language of social learning.

Data: What the Fortune Global 100 are doing (and not doing) on social media

Ross Dawson

A recent study from Burson-Marsteller looks in depth at what the Fortune Global 100 are currently doing on social media. Burson-Marsteller Global Social Media Check-Up 2012 from Burson-Marsteller. Corporate participation in social media is high though not yet pervasive, with 82% of the companies on Twitter (compared to 65% in 2010), 74% on Facebook (up from 54%), and 79% on YouTube (up from 50%). * Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. By some definitions, just about all Web 2.0 Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ).

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 For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 Some of Dions key postings on this topic are "Running a business on Web-based software" , "Web 2.0

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, He chairs the Internet Time Alliance, a brain trust of six thought leaders who help companies boost their collective intelligence and profitability through networks. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0

Australian government releases Government 2.0 Primer

Ross Dawson

The Australian government is gaining momentum in its Government 2.0 initiatives, marked today by the launch by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) of a handy Government 2.0 The Report of the Australian Government 2.0 Government 2.0 Government 2.0

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.

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The Daily Me is finally arriving with the convergence of social news and tablets

Ross Dawson

Last week I wrote about Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point. While neither organization would say much about it, this will clearly be a social news service that will tap, among other resources, the vast data bit.ly has (presumably) collected on what links are shared on Twitter and other social networks. In addition, the iPad provides a better monetization mechanism for news aggregators than the web.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. According to a McKinsey executive survey , a whopping 71% of enterprises are using Web 2.0 The Web 2.0

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Network thinking - Harold Jarche , December 15, 2011.

Lessons from an early MOOC

Harold Jarche

In September 2008, Michele Martin , Tony Karrer and I hosted a 6-week open professional development program on social media. Here was the program we created: Introduction to Social Networks. Social Bookmarks.

Evolution of the Web

Harold Jarche

A client of mine has asked for a description of Web 3.0, My initial distillation of “Web x.0 — Description: Web 1.0: What it Did: Basic Infrastructure of the Web, which is still in use. — Description: Web 2.0: — Description: Web 3.0:

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

May 1, 2010 to June 14, 2010. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 12 Things Good Bosses Believe - HarvardBusiness.org , May 28, 2010. OReilly Radar , June 2, 2010. 10 techniques to massively increase retention - Donald Clark Plan B , May 28, 2010. Wikipedia – Explained By Common Craft - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , May 25, 2010. stevenberlinjohnson.com , June 4, 2010.

Why Work Smarter?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

However, the rise of social networking technology and Web 2.0 Here are some blurbs from the next edition of The Working Smarter Fieldbook.

The Learning Layer – Review

Harold Jarche

The Learning Layer: Building the next level of intellect in your organization , begins with some solid insights on how learning is the key to performing in the networked workplace. Flinn goes on to explain that Web 2.0 Just the analysis on learning in networks is worth it.

The Collaborative, Sharing Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the first phase, the Web made lots of information accessible to individuals, but control remained primarily in the hands of institutions. This one-to-many Web 1.0 then gave way to the many-to-many social media phase. Web 2.0

If I Were CEO, I’d Mandate Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

How can one ‘mandate’ something in a world whereby we’re striving to be flatter, more connected, less hierarchical and ostensibly more socially aware of our brethren? If I were a CEO, I’d mandate Enterprise 2.0 One facet of Enterprise 2.0, of course, is social networks.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration .

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A network may look to create many weak connections and amplify the flow of ideas and information, but have very little interest in being a community or group.) Find people and create connections (social networking)? Socially focused? Social? Welcome to my web home.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A network may look to create many weak connections and amplify the flow of ideas and information, but have very little interest in being a community or group.) Find people and create connections (social networking)? Socially focused? Social? Welcome to my web home.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

A network may look to create many weak connections and amplify the flow of ideas and information, but have very little interest in being a community or group.) Find people and create connections (social networking)? Socially focused? Social? Welcome to my web home.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I also checked out Nancy White’s Communities and Networks site under Discussion Forums , Case Studies of Discussion Forums , and Community Building and Discussion Forums. Business Casual , October 29, 2008 Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2006 Requirement to Social Learning Adoption #2 - Compatibility - Engaged Learning , February 24, 2009 The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 &

XPLANE joins Dachis Group

Dave Gray

Effective this morning, XPLANE is joining the Dachis Group , the world’s leading social business consultancy, as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Second, the Dachis Group is scooping up the best and brightest teams in social technology. This means the transition to social is imperative.

Research and Evidence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here's what Siemens says about these colleagues in his recent blog post on the debate: One approach is to emphasize loosely coupled networks organized by ideals through social media. Before blogs were called web 2.0,

Open Innovation Re-visited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recently, some colleagues were talking about the upcoming LinuxCon 2010 in Boston - "The Linux Foundation's annual technical conference that provides and unmatched collaboration and education space for all matters Linux. ” Hearing about this conference brought me back to 1999, when we started a number of studies that culminated in the announcement of the new IBM Linux initiative in January of 2000. In those pre-Web 2.0 and social networks.

ABC – The 21st Century Learning Model

Dan Pontefract

Learning is forever part formal, informal and social. We don’t learn from a teacher in isolation; we learn with various teachers and a million other variables in formal, informal and social ways. Networks (wireless, wifi, home access, cellular).

8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. Social learning is the hottest thing since electricity among web enthusiasts. People who banter about Web 3.0

Go straight to the finish line

Jay Cross

The conference program would lead you to assume that the Learning Technologies conference would be a hotbed of social and informal learning. She argued that social learning offers the L&D function great scope for widening its impact and increasing its effectiveness.

[berkman] Donnie Dong on separate Internets

David Weinberger

is a massively popular social network. Douban.com is a Web 2.0 Donnie points to common features of Chinese Web sites. First, they accept Web 2.0 In 2010, there is a legislative rebooting. What we should really care about, he says, is that those with wealth, who have more access to the Net, do not replicate the economic/social divide on the Internet. Donnie Dong (Hao Dong), a Berkman Fellow, is giving a Berkman Tuesday lunchtime talk.

Values, Trust and Reputation in an Increasingly Complex World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is one of the main conclusions of two recent studies conducted by IBM, the 2010 Global CEO Study , and the companion student study, Inheriting a Complex World. The rise of social networks , enabled by the Internet and related Web 2.0 In such a networked, distributed environment, trust and reputation are critical to the proper working of business, communities and society in general. Second is social reputation.

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social Media is one of the hallmarks of our digital age, enabling individuals and communities to create and share user-generated content. Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users.

Social OS and Collective Construction of Knowledge

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Sistemas operativos sociales y entornos abiertos de aprendizaje (The Facebook Project and Post-University. Social OS and Open Learning Environments), Editors: Alejandro Piscitelli, Iván Aidaime, Inés binder. In February, 2004, Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg launched a web site called ‘thefacebook’ as a service to help Harvard students network with each other.[1] The social networking site was defined, in its early years, by its exclusivity.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. When everyone has a mobile device with web access, clearly there are opportunities to provide content in new ways. social scorecard and social media karma.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Training departments are no more at fault than bankrupt companies like Blockbuster Video, Borders, Silicon Graphics, Nortel Networks, Circuit City, Bethlehem Steel, Smith Corona, Polaroid, Wang Labs, or Underwood Typewriters. In the late 1990s, the web changed everything. Social.

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Why bash the LMS?

Clark Quinn

I was asked whether a social system and an LMS, each with the same features, would be equivalent. As an aside, my take on Snake Oil is that it’s actually about the social space, not LMSs. Everyone who can program a DB is suddenly a social media vendor. And lots of folks who’ve used twitter and blogged a few times are suddenly social media experts. LMSs are a tool, social networks are a tool.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Watch Kiran Bir Sethi [link] no technology required Themes Complexity PKM Social Learning Work Literacy Threads Books Commons Communities Friday's Finds Informal Learning InternetTime Learning OpenSource Performance Improvement Technology Wirearchy Work jarche.com About Advertisers Clients Consulting Contact Français Key Posts Projects Toolbox Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0 For example, what exactly is “Advanced&# Web 2.0

Reflections on the Evolving Role of the CIO

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Today’s CIO, for example, has to deal with an IT infrastructure that not only includes the classic enterprise systems and networks, but also digital consumer technologies of all sorts, sensors used in all kinds of smart solutions, digital voice and video communications and on and on and on. The Internet and World Wide Web are the most prominent such disruptive technologies, and have led to massive changes in all aspects of business, from the original move to e-business ; to Web 2.0