Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities

Luis Suarez

Now that the word is out there, and since I have been in the new job for a couple of weeks already, I guess it’s a good time to reflect on what does the Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections do on a daily basis in terms of my job role and responsibilities. To name: – Create and consolidate a Social Board of Advisors to help improve the feedback mechanism for our very own Enterprise Social Software Solutions.

Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

. You may still remember how a while ago I put together over here a couple of blog posts, where I was talking extensively about the Social Business Adaptation Framework I’m currently using when working with clients in their various different change initiatives as part of their own Social Business journey. That’s why the third pillar of the Social Business Adaptation Framework I keep using all the time has always been about building a solid library of use cases.

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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Social networks empower workers to engage in self-determined “pull” learning.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. Theprocess of connecting was involved and complex, requiring the use of modems andspecial software. is social software. is as much about mobile computing as it is about social software.

How Beautiful it is, and How Easily it can be Broken : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

They gave the strong impression that emergent social software platforms are now part of the fabric of work across major parts of the company, and are poised to spread even farther. I spent much of our interview asking them how they were able to achieve their successes, and what accounted for the broad and deep adoption of 2.0 Luckily, almost every time this concern comes up there’s an executive in the room who’s adopted 2.0

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

And social networking software (SNS) is a great tool for building, maintaining, and exploiting networks of weak ties. They do require users to adopt a particular philosophy about sharing information and interacting with each other, and this philosophy can seem strange at first. I’d roll out as quickly as possible a single integrated suite of emergent social software platforms (ESSPs) to all employees of the company.

Three Mantras

Andy McAfee

Discussions between customers and super-users also “provide customer ideas for improvements in hardware and software for the company’s fiber optic service, as well as a large, growing and searchable knowledge base online.&# I got surprised this last semester, though, when one my students told the class that his socially well-adjusted sister gets together with her friends each week to have a couple glasses of wine and… edit Wikipedia entries.