Social networks require ownership

Harold Jarche

So Gartner states that only 10% of social networking roll-outs succeed. Social media, and social networks, change the way we communicate. The knowledge sharing paradox is that social networks often constrain what they are supposed to enhance.

Social networks and engineering serendipity in the workplace

Ross Dawson

and Google are doing in the space, the article continues: As Yahoo and Google see it, serendipity is largely a byproduct of social networks. As brought out in the New York Times article, this relates strongly to the domain of social networks, which I have been studying since the 1990s.

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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. It augurs well for the country’s social and economic prosperity in years to come.

Learning and creating knowledge in social networks

George Siemens

Networks are the underlying structure for knowledge, learning, and society. We live in networks. When a company has a failed product launch, networks and connections can explain why. When a company, such as Microsoft or Blackberry, fails to capitalize on an emerging market, networks can describe what happened. When a political party fails at the polls, networks can provide insight into lack of resonance with voters.

Reality check: intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis since the 1990s

Ross Dawson

Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. I fail to understand why this is big news, since US intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis (SNA) for domestic purposes since the 1990s, and likely even before that.

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Yes, apparently, 2013 is the Year of Video.

Favourite Posts and Articles of 2013 That I Read

Dan Pontefract

” Which is to say I was struck by many pieces of thought leadership in 2013, but the ones outlined below in particular are the toys I played with more than once and that brought a smile to my face whether as a formal published article or as a blog post.

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10 tips for managing your time on social networks

Jane Hart

I spend a lot of time connecting with colleagues and contacts in my professional network in social networks. Social learning As I have explained in a previous post this is an essential way for me to keep up to date with what’s happening in the learning world. I also mentioned how over the years I’ve developed a [.].

Nurturing Your Social Networks To Help You Find Your Purpose

Luis Suarez

Even more so when plenty of my closed networks strongly discouraged me to publish it, because they thought it just wasn’t me. I guess it’s now a good time to resume my regular blogging activities, once again, don’t you think?

PKM in 2013

Harold Jarche

“The basic unit of social business technology is personal knowledge management, not collaborative workspaces.” PKM, or learning in networks, is a continuous process of seeking, sensing, and sharing. Building a network of colleagues is helpful in this regard.

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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

our networks) we would want to learn with / from. Hope you enjoy the presentation, just as much as I did back then, and I still do today, as a self-empowered lifelong learner through applying heutagogy’s principles and making extensive use of social networking tools.

How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Luis Suarez

You may be thinking that one of the disadvantages of having moved into this new job as Lead Social Business Enabler at IBM is that I basically spend far too much time meeting up with my new team. Euan Semple (@euan) April 18, 2013.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates. NETWORKING & COLLABORATION PLATFORMS. Public social networks. social networks.

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10 resources that I found valuable in January 2013

Jane Hart

So here is my selection from January 2013. 1 - The dark side of the connected enterprise , Forbes, 9 January 2013. It’s partly a creature of collaborative technologies, such as email, instant messages, Web-based conferencing, internal social networks and so on.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? Shouldn’t we be aiming higher with regards to HR and the impact of Social for that matter? .

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well. Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve?

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Luis Suarez

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

Social Business in 2013 – A Commitment

Luis Suarez

More than anything else, because over the course of the last few months, perhaps couple of years, I have seen very little of it, as I have blogged about a couple of times in articles like Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver or Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?

Dan Pontefract

I performed an anonymous experiment over the summer of 2013. People continued to occasionally tag me so it appeared (at times) that my social feed was in fact active. We got on to discussing Facebook and in particular new social norms. ” (2013).

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Luis Suarez

This piece would also highlight a shift of focus and purpose for yours truly with regards to the overall theme of Social Networking for Business. Have you noticed how little we see nowadays in writing that awkward, old, now obsolete, conversation about the ROI of Social Media?

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 4-7, 2012 International Academic Conference, sponsored by the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES), Prague, Czech Republic. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. link] January 27-28, 2013 Health 2.0

Social as a Weapon of Class Destruction

Dan Pontefract

The aforementioned line is recognized as the first known use of the term ‘weapons of mass destruction’ But today, in 2013, I want to discuss a new weapon — a weapon of class destruction — and that weapon is social.

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It’s 2013. Why are we still in login hell?

Doc Searls

That gets me this: Note that it says “Welcome back, Doc” under “Login with your Social Identity.” Then I get this: I think, wtf is that error doing over on the social side of this thing?

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

Here were five executives on stage — plus me — all being social through a face-to-face exchange of advice, counsel and guidance to an audience full of eager learners. Panelists, moderator and the audience … we were there being social because it was scheduled.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

We went live with Jam in late summer of 2013, and thus far I’d say we are relatively satisfied with what it can do, and where we’re at as an organization in terms of adoption and usage.

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In Defense of Alexandra Samuel

Dan Pontefract

Alexandra Samuel is a digital pioneer; a champion of change in this new found social world order. evernote leadership social social media social networking technology alexandra samuel

The More We DO, the Less Time We Have to REFLECT – Happy New Year 2013!

Luis Suarez

Yes, blogging is healthy, energising, inspiring, mind-blowing, in a way, if you would want to add, and perhaps what makes the Social Web unique, regardless of what other people out there keep telling you about the power of social networks.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? At least, judging from that article Jeanne Meister published earlier on under the heading “ 2013 – The Year of Social HR ” and where she gets to develop further on a good number of different social media trends that will be affecting HR over the course of the next year.

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

1) Social Learning. That is social learning. engagement social social learning social networking video sharing confluence fuse jive kenexa mediacore successfactors youtube

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Should the C-Suite become more involved in social? How does the use of social by the C-Suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization?

Keys to innovation: Tapping communities of lead users

Ross Dawson

The rise of social media has made it far easier for the most discerning and sophisticated in their fields to discover like-minded people with whom they can share ideas and develop their expertise. Crowdsourcing design Future of business Innovation Social media Social networks

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

communication email micro-blogging social networking technology daddio Email messagingOne of my favourite people on the planet is Luis Suarez.

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Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

Dan Pontefract

On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2013 I sent a generic email to my entire LinkedIn network. Since the beginning of 2013, I have tried to do things ‘differently’ with the launch of the book. I asked my entire LinkedIn network for help.

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

Ross Dawson

I was recently interviewed for an extended article Networked Business: The wealth in your connections written by Nick Saalfeld for the Microsoft Talking Business series. It’s a fallacy to think of networking as a sales tool.

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. The post How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.

Don’t Simply Follow on Twitter, You Should Spend Time Reviewing

Dan Pontefract

With the increase in users since that time, one can easily surmise we’re well past this number in early 2013. micro-blogging social networking twitterIn December of 2012, Twitter announced it had surpassed 200 million users.

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

Ross Dawson

For over a decade I have been working with various facets of the idea of Global Innovation Networks: connections around the world that facilitate new endeavors. This goes exactly to the point I made in my post Entrepreneurial migration: It’s not brain drain, it’s global network formation.

Why predictions are dangerous and organizations must be well networked

Ross Dawson

After describing some of my perspectives on social trends and uncertainties and economic structure, the piece goes on to look at how I see organizations today. There is real value to having an organisation, but only if the organisation is richly networked and that there is indeed a community.”

Crowdfunding creates a new layer of capital markets and new layers of value

Ross Dawson

Moving on from a purely financial view, contributors to crowdfunding projects are often taking artistic and social perspectives on where they allocate their funds. Crowdsourcing Financial services Reputation Social media Social networks Social trends

Keynote slides: Crowds and the future of creativity and innovation

Ross Dawson

To remedy that we must allow the sexual life of ideas to flourish, enabling connections and networks to form. Organizational network analysis helps us to design more innovative companies and business ecosystems. Future of business Keynote speaker Social networks Uncategorized

The future of business education will be centered on contextual learning

Ross Dawson

If you are interested you can read the full article online: Global Social and Technology Trends Shaping the Future of Universities. This kind of learning is about networks, about access, about critical thinking and problem solving.

The immense social media opportunity for real estate

Ross Dawson

The journalist writing the article called me for some comments and included this at the end of the piece: Social-media expert Ross Dawson said Facebook had enormous potential, but many real estate agent’s efforts were “terrible” “They just don’t understand it.

Crowdsourcing and building models for sharing value from intellectual property creation

Ross Dawson

I went on to say that we need to build new mechanisms to enable distributed value creation, which is a topic I covered at some length in Chapter 5 of Living Networks. Crowdsourcing Future of business Social networks Uncategorized