Five Uses for Virtual Worlds in the Workplace

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: For the past two and half years at my real job as the head of learning and collaboration, we’ve been early adopters of a virtual world product called AvayaLive Engage , developed by a company named Avaya.

Five Uses for Virtual Worlds in the Workplace

Dan Pontefract

For the past two and half years at my real job as the head of learning and collaboration, we’ve been early adopters of a virtual world product called AvayaLive Engage , developed by a company named Avaya.

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Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media

Ross Dawson

Adoption. Cost of traditional market research such as focus groups and surveys. A major challenge for organizations that are considering internal social media initiatives is that a business case including a financial justification is frequently required. To be frank, I think ROI calculations for social initiatives are in most cases a waste of time, because so many of the benefits and costs are unknowable before the initiative.

Google + Nonprofit Brand Pages

Beth Kanter

” The early adopters have jumped in and pages are set up and waiting for some SMART objectives, content strategy, and tips on engagement. Or I might set up a circle with peer organizations and use that to as a learning group to experiment and learn in real time about google +.

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Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth Kanter

In addition to the countless lunches, coffees, roundtables, focus groups and other opportunities for feedback and discussion I engaged in I also dug into the evidence on the impacts of capacity building on organizations.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

"The notion of students as change agents is a relatively new concpt." -- Malcom Ryan Rachel Winston How we can shape the development of a new culture of learning by creating a new partnership between students and educators. political view of the prevailing culture 1. why NUS thinks is an ideal model 2. how you in your role can build these partnerships 3.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

An unexpected surprise has been the enthusiastic adoption of the wiki by even the least Web 2.0 This session focuses on how a global organization applied a series of usability studies to modify the corporate intranet to integrate Web 2.0

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Sales Team Portal for Content and Expert Access

Tony Karrer

People just won't adopt if they don't really understand it and don't think about it. Even with the great job that the team did around rolling out the system, he still preached that everyone needed to be patient around adoption.