Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

You can find all sorts of interesting resources via eLearning Learning around Adoption. Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. adoption Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0

Applications and Theory of Educational Social Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Social Software session Terry Anderson Independent study - type I for information type study Collaborative - Distance Education - Type C Social software fits somewhere in the middle - allows collaboration, but also things like tagging, the search and sort thing that we're used to. Taxonomy of the 'many' - Group: conscious membership, leadership and organization, rules and guidelines, privacy controls, etc. We depend on social connections.

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Partnerships and the organization

Harold Jarche

What capacity needs to be developed in the organization to support all these areas? How can we better advocate the use of social software to enable high performance? This is what needs to be supported, but not controlled, by the organization.

Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Trends in the Living Networks

In the massive convergence of enterprise social platforms that we’ve seen over the last years, one of the major emerging spaces is activity streams. Tibbr put activity streams squarely on the map, by integrating status messages from people with notifications generated by enterprise software including ERP, CRM, and HR systems. Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. Because of these facts I usually dodge questions about specific vendors and their offerings, and instead answer how I’d look at any particular deployment of collaboration software to see if it met my definition of Enterprise 2.0.

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Data From The Edge

Andy McAfee

Deloitte’s Center for the Edge has just published a report titled “Social Software for Business Performance.&# I don’t know many such organizations, and I’ve been looking for them. OSISoft adopted Socialtext’s Enterprise 2.0

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Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Luis Suarez

Over the last couple of days, two rather interesting, and noteworthy, articles over at Technology Review , written rather nicely by Erica Naone , have been making the rounds out there on Social Web around Enterprise 2.0 An employee reconceived the service, adding better social features.

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Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights

Luis Suarez

There will be other entries that I will be putting together over the course of the next few days sharing along what else I learned throughout the event, but for now, let’s get things started with this one: Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work.

What Is Online Learning?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Over the years I have stated that the move to online learning will happen mostly outside the institution, and be gradually adopted only as it proved its effectiveness and was demanded by parents and students. Throughout my career I have drawn from the wellspring of creativity that is the wider internet to introduce educators to things like learning communities, blogs, social software, MOOCs, personal learning environments, and most recently, decentralized technology.

IBM’s Trip to Become A Socially Integrated Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of rather interesting and insightful blog posts that have been covering IBM’s journey to become a social business. That’s an important aspect of the role predictive analytics will play as social analytics evolve&#.

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?

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0 moniker—including social learning—and you have yourself a full-blown learning crisis for the learning profession. Enter social learning. technologies surfaced within the organization.

Individual Value Required

Tony Karrer

software or enterprise social software should not focus on: social networks or social software, which is focused entirely on enabling conversations Instead, Aaron points to what he calls Collaborative networks: Rather than focusing on socialization, one to one interactions and individual enrichment, businesses must be concerned with creating an information fabric within their organizations. Adoption starts based on individual value.

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The event will explore how the Web, collaboration and social software "will transform - actually reinvent - how organizations relate to their customers, partners, employees and citizens through more compelling experiences.” Social networking is among today’s hottest new technologies and applications. The number and variety of social networking sites keeps growing by the day. Social networking applications are not new to business.

Diversity, complexity, chaos and working smarter

Harold Jarche

question “How do we get adoption for social software?” he linked adoption to passion and performance (“If you are interested in performance you have to be interested in passion”). Organizations are positioned more on the outer boundaries where change is happening.

Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Luis Suarez

A couple of months back you would remember how I put together a couple of posts over here in this blog where I shared some of the highlights from the recent Social Business Forum 2011 event, which took place on June 8th in Milan, Italy.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , is the use of freeform social software within companies Needless to say, that definition is hugely tool-focused, as is the entire post.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Luis Suarez

Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Learning, Social Computing within the Enterprise, Productivity, Work Life Integration, etc. That’s one of the great things that better community tooling, as well as social software tools, have managed to change over the course of time.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Nearly 15 years later, the organization has grown and evolved, and while the knowledge-sharing culture still exists, it is time to energize the culture and take advantage of the intellectual capital of peers around the world to deliver the greatest value to clients.

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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

Tony Karrer

With the recent launch of InGenius by SkillSoft, I believe it’s time again to raise a pretty important question: Where do Social Learning Tools belong? My contention (as expressed in LMS and Social Learning ) is that most of the vendors are getting this wrong. Adoption - What's the PU?

Enterprise 2.0 Has Arrived

Tony Karrer

adoption has begun in earnest with a typical example being Wells Fargo taking the plunge , having rolled out Enterprise 2.0 From the production side, a brand new analysis indicates that the business social software market will be nearly $1 billion strong this year and over $3.3 Adoption is still sporadic, but it is certainly happening. I would suggest that there's a big difference between tools being purchased and adoption happening in big, meaningful ways.

Learning Power Laws

Tony Karrer

Great post by Dion Hinchcliffe - Twenty-two power laws of the emerging social economy where he discusses what Steve Balmer calls “the new normal”. A shift of control to the edge of organizations. and Adoption of Web 2.0 This is important for things like Social Software Adoption.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

The Collaborative Organization 12. What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. Industrial organizations are morphing into collaborative organizations. Social & Collaborative Activities.

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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. Networks Social Learning

Come Together

Jay Cross

Organizations have woken up to the power of people working together. Today’s organizations are learning the power of people working together in real time. Expertise locators connect workers to people with answers; social software connects them with friends and colleagues.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Ready for Web 3.0?

John Hagel

I have enormous respect for Phil, one of the most insightful analysts regarding software trends. I am a loyal reader of both his Loosely Coupled and Software as Services blog. and social software. Social software tags here and here.

How I use social media

Nancy White

This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

” 2 – Future hipsters - this video started off Social Media Week, 7 February 2012. “A workplace that encourages social learning can more easily become a social business. Social business emerges from social learning that itself emerges from collaborative work.

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

If these negative trends continue and a new “joint” business model is not adopted wholesale, the promise that sparked IRTPA is in danger of being unrealized. tools such as wikis, blogs, social bookmarking services, and document storage all of which were indexed by Google Search Appliance.

Should Knowledge Workers have E2.0 Ratings, Part 3

Andy McAfee

Rather than trying to summarize this debate (which I’d do poorly), let me instead try to make it specific to the topic at hand: whether it would be a good idea to measure, using some kind of multidimensional scale, the contributions of knowledge workers to emergent social software platforms (ESSPs) as well as the popularity of these contributions. And they work in concert with the goals of the organization, not at cross purposes.

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 And I also realized that I had been hearing the same ones over and over when I talked with people whose organizations had been able to profit from 2.0

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. Social media is a great place to fail. Social media enables this. How I use social media [.]

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

He begins by defining the term as “the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.&# Weak ties: Social networking software. Various social networking tools let you link up networks, e.g., Tweets that point elsewhere. That forecloses the possibility that someone in the other part of the organization might have a contribution to make. Andrew McAfee, the Enterprise 2.0

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Corporate Access (6) LinkedIn for Finding Expertise (6) Social Learning (6) Long Tail Learning - Size and Shape (6) As a side note, I used this as an opportunity to update my Blog Guide. Corollary - I (we) would like to get help to organize / moderate this.

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I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. Because of these facts I usually dodge questions about specific vendors and their offerings, and instead answer how I’d look at any particular deployment of collaboration software to see if it met my definition of Enterprise 2.0.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

Over the past couple of months, this theme has received a lot more attention, prompted in large part by the writings of Dion Hinchcliffe and by the discussions at two industry gatherings – SPARK/ MIX 06 and Software 2006. is distinctive in the social dimension that it explicitly addresses.

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.

Response to Dron

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So this is just a misrepresentation of what I say then: "Stephen asserts Connectivism''s distinctiveness by extending that concept into our other networks, broadly lumped together as social networks." It is true that I believe network learning also applies to social networks. He continues, We have a label for it: socially distributed cognition , a widely accepted and venerable family of models and theories that delves into the idea very deeply.

Toward a Pattern Language for Enterprise 2.0 : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

It wouldn’t be prohibitively difficult or expensive for enterprises to adopt 2.0 Interesting post Andrew, especially the analogy of architecture 'usability' I recall being amazed when I was first exposed to ideas that building and urban design can have an impact on social issues like crime and health. whether we need to define social architectures, and if so should we do it?" is not just social software inside the firewall.

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.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The first open source-style license for educational materials and other non-software content was the Open Content License, released July 14, 1998. The OCL removed software-specific terminology from the GPL and tried to make the license apply to a broader range of creative works. After a few months, however, I became concerned because adoption of the license wasn’t great. Adoption was much better with the new license. The cost to adopting university is now zero.