The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Although security and privacy concerns are preventing many organisations from making significant use of public social media tools, there does appear to be an increased interest this year in enterprise social networking and collaboration tools (viz Yammer and Sharepoint ). Top Tools 2012

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What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

On 1 October I released the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list , and in my introductory analysis I said. If your organization doesn’t like the idea of using Twitter for company conversations, then the next best thing is to set up some sort of corporate company (Twitter-like) network.

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Interlocutor: The Word of 2012

Dan Pontefract

If 2011 was about quid-pro-quo … or reciprocity as I deemed it, it’s my wish for the year 2012 to be about the interlocutor. The goal for 2012? The network is the medium. Let 2012 be about the interlocutor. Interlocu-what?

Pick of the month: October 2012

Jane Hart

1 - Defining social learning – Marcia Conner, 4 October 2012. ” 2 - Can Learnist hold the key to enterprise learning - Paul, 5 October 2012. ” 3 - Everything you know will eventually be wrong – Daniel Engber, Truth Decay, 5 October 2012.

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Dan’s Personal 2012 Goals

Dan Pontefract

In 2012, perhaps for my own personal sake of honesty and tranparency (or is it mid-life crisis stupidity?), In no particular order, my personal goals for 2012 are as follows: Cycle the mountains in Lucca , Italy with better half by Aug, 30.

ICALT 2012

Harold Jarche

I leave for Rome today and will be presenting a keynote at IEEE’s ICALT 2012 (International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies). Here is what I will talking about. Integrating Learning into the Workflow.

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 JULY 16, 2012. JULY 25, 2012. OCTOBER 1, 2012.

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Some thoughts from 2012

Harold Jarche

My experience is that changing to more collaborative, networked ways of work requires coordinated change activities from both the top and the bottom. In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. Collaboration is only part of working in networks.

Pick of the Month: August 2012

Jane Hart

Considering that in complex, networked environments, where work is learning and learning is the work, would it not be better to find out how people are learning? August is typically a quiet month, but there have been plenty of good blog posts and articles around.

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Best articles on Working Smarter, April 2012

Jay Cross

APRIL 19, 2012. APRIL 24, 2012. APRIL 13, 2012. APRIL 19, 2012. JAY CROSS | TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012. JANE HART | MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012. CLARK QUINN | MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012. DAVID WEINBERGER | SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012.

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10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Open business: Sharing our group priorities for 2012 – Why not? The post 10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012 appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

[2b2k] MOOCs as networks

David Weinberger

2B2K’s answer (such as it is) is that you make a room smart by enabling its inhabitants to create a knowledge network. Such a network would at a minimum connect all the participants laterally, as well as involving the teacher It would encourage discussion of course topics, but be pleased about discussions that go off topic and engage students socially. It would encourage links within and outside of the course network.

10 most popular posts of 2012

Jay Cross

Google Analytics tells me these are 2012′s greatest hits on jaycross.com. Organizations and their people are members of many different types of networks, for example, communities of practice, the company social network, and close-knit collaborative work teams.

networked unlearning

Harold Jarche

Today, we can easily connect to networks that offer diverse views. But finding and weaving our knowledge networks is getting easier with over two billion of us connected by the Internet. Our networks can help us unlearn; if they are are open, transparent, and most importantly, diverse.

Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

July, 2012. JULY 25, 2012. We can officially declare massive open online courses (MOOCs) as the higher education buzzword for 2012. JULY 8, 2012. JULY 16, 2012. JULY 5, 2012. JANE HART | MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012. JANE HART | SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012.

JAC 2012 – Joint Alumni Conference Event Highlights

Luis Suarez

Yes, indeed, that has been the main ah-ha moment and massive wake-up call that I have been having while attending and presenting at JAC 2012. Covering both natural, born, networked leaders, to executives reaching all the way to the top.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Networks Social Learning

Principles of Networked Unmanagement

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change. No one has the definitive answer any more but we can use the intelligence of our networks to make sense together and see how we can influence desired results.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] November 30-December 2, 2011 National Conference Every Child Has Talent , 19 th , sponsored by The Schools Network, Birmingham, The United Kingdom. link] December 6-8, 2011 Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems : Computing, Networking and Services (MOBIQUITOUS), 8 th annual, Copenhagen, Denmark.

UX Intensive All New for 2012

Adaptive Path

We've been moving in that direction for a while now, with Jamin heavily involved in the Service Design Network and Brandon exploring what he calls the Service Anticipation Gap in a series of blog posts.

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Networks thrive in complexity

Harold Jarche

In complex environments, weak hierarchies and strong networks are the best organizing principle. Networks thrive in nature. The Internet has given us a glimpse of the power of networks. Real network models (e.g.

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

January 1 – June 30, 2012. MAY 23, 2012. When I first wrote that, I said 2012. APRIL 19, 2012. JUNE 19, 2012. In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. APRIL 24, 2012.

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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? Do they have all the aspects of collaboration and cooperation supported in order to succeed as a social business?

2025 in 2012

Doc Searls

One’s virtual cloud sounds a lot to me like what Phil Windley has been talking and writing about lately, calling it both a personal cloud and a personal event network (though more of the latter). Rather, each driver has their own personal event network, each shop has their own personal event network, and the guild has one too. The interactions aren’t simply events raised within a single event network, but rather events raised between the networks of each participant.

Loose Hierarchies, Strong Networks

Harold Jarche

When I wrote that the only knowledge that can be managed is our own , I wanted to highlight that command & control methods do not work well in this network era that is replacing the industrial/information era. Loose hierarchies, strong networks. Loose hierarchies, strong networks.

Networked sharing

Harold Jarche

It’s not about innovative individuals so much as the ability of the network (society, organization, company) to stay connected to its collective knowledge. Are your knowledge networks large enough to ensure that collective knowledge does not get lost?

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. That’s why you see it in networks. In networks, the nature of the connection is important; it is not simply about quantity and mass …. Collaboration is only part of working in networks.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. David describes leadership as an emergent property of an organizational network.

Subject matter networks

Harold Jarche

Mark coined the term, subject matter networks , as a change from the industrial concept of subject matter expert, or SME, a term I first heard in the military in the mid-1970′s. He or she cannot learn and adapt as fast as a cooperative network.

Network walking

Harold Jarche

Tweet In Network Thinking I said that as we learn in digital networks, stock (content) loses significance, while flow (conversation) becomes more important – the challenge becomes how to continuously weave the many bits of information and knowledge that pass by us each day.

It’s all about networks

Harold Jarche

It’s all about networks. Understanding networks that is. It’s the network : Thinking like a node in a network and not as a position in a hierarchy is the first mental shift that’s required to move to a collaborative enterprise.

The 5 elements that enable expertise networks to flourish

Ross Dawson

A variety of networking and educational initiatives can help improve both awareness and understanding of organizational capabilities. Once these barriers are understood, there are of course many possible initiatives to build internal networks and address each of these critical elements.

Keynote slides: Creating Massively Successful Networked Organizations

Ross Dawson

I have just completed the day two opening keynote at Connected Enterprise 2012 , following Brian Solis ‘s day one keynote. Building Massively Successful Networked Organizations from Ross Dawsn. Autopoiesis and how the networks are literally coming to life. Study on the networks that support successful technology purchasing decisions. The 5 elements that support effective expertise networks. Network perspectives on improving team performance.

Social networked learning in complex information environments

George Siemens

The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning In mid-January I spent a wonderful day at American University learning about (and presenting on) the changing educational landscape, technology, and the practices and activities of learners.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social Networking Sites Need to Grow Up into the 21st Century.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

Yes, indeed, in short, I am spending now more time blogging than in the usual social networking sites, the so-called message boards. And all thanks to the State of the Net 2012 conference event , hosted in Trieste, Italy, by late June.

Creating a better world through apps: the power of mobile in catalyzing networks for good

Ross Dawson

This is fundamentally a network issue – how do we create the right connections to bring resources and needs together? The rise of mobile networks and apps provides us with extraordinarily enhanced capabilities in doing this. Crowdsourcing Future of humanity Mobile Social network

Pick of the Month: April 2012

Jane Hart

Note, for easy reference, all the resources in my daily Picks are collated monthly on my 2012 Reading List. 1 - Social networking in online education: It is time to revisit the pedagogy - Sachin Dua, 25 April – the quote in bold for me says it all!

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Supporting workplace learning in the network era is more than delivering courses through a LMS

Jane Hart

“It takes much more than courses delivered through a learning management system to support workplace learning in the network era.” However, they need access to their learning networks while at work, and this is often a challenge.

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State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two

Luis Suarez

Again it took place at the State of the Net 2012 event, the same one where Euan was also one of the keynote speakers. We don’t trust something just because it’s published, we trust it because we link through a human network of some type.

To optimize your learning, optimize your networks

Jay Cross

The Internet Time Alliance has been brainstorming models of learning networks. People cooperate in External Networks to meet a shared goal. These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., Some teams are self-organizing networks; others are the tail end of command-and-control.

UX Intensive All New for 2012

Adaptive Path

We've been moving in that direction for a while now, with Jamin heavily involved in the Service Design Network and Brandon exploring what he calls the Service Anticipation Gap in a series of blog posts.

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Working Smarter, March 2012

Jay Cross

March 1, 2012 to March 30, 2012. 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

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