Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

and Social are about humans, people, change management, radical organisation change, and, in the end, about tools And, on the field of Integration, the theme of adopt versus adapt has always played the most significant role in my working life. Do we adopt the industry standards?

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

Trending Sources

How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth Kanter

Pick something small and an easy win and repeat for 3 weeks. Maybe you want to get started with Twitter – start by summarizing an article you have read and want to share.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. We also find these technologies are giving students with special needs a new voice, and to connect with their teachers and classmates. So, we see this huge growth in technology.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Well, not really; education on how social software tools work has got very little to do with technology nor the tools themselves, since you can always go through extensive features reviews, or in-depth overviews of capabilities, online videos, Web sites, screencasts, webcasts, etc.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-17

Jane Hart

Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? Google Plus Sucks (And Here’s Why) ~ LockerGnome Social Media & Technology [link] <I’m tending to agree with this #. One Million Registered Twitter Apps [link] via @ twitter #. Twitter is the newest tool for self-published stories, from FastCompany [link] #. RT @ alc47 : Culture and Technology – synergistic in creating Communities of Practice by @ olliegardener [link] #.

The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are inexpensive and ubiquitous, startups have access to all kind of cloud-based business services, and customers can now be easily reached and supported over mobile devices. The study is focused on VC-backed US companies in the technology space founded since 2000.

Twitter economics: corset creates value

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 2 September 2010 Twitter economics: corset creates value Commenting on The Spirituality of Social Media by Mark Schaefer , I found myself in immediate need of another blog post when I wrote I see amazingly, astonishingly little verbal abuse on Twitter.

how not to adopt an lcms


Home > Executive Perspective > How not to adopt an LCMS How not to adopt an LCMS June 2nd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment As the economy has forced organizations to do more with less, we’re seeing more and more interest in LCMS systems. Some common mistakes organizations make when adopting and LCMS are: Trying to shoe-horn your existing process into your new system. One of the reasons you’re adopting an LCMS is to streamline your process.

Twitter, being cool and a great video

Nancy White

If you haven’t already heard about Twitter, the microblogging tool, it is never too late. With a lot of self-effacing charm, James Clay brings us this delightful video: Are you on Twitter? But it brings up the issue of adopting a new technology because it is “cool.&#

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

Martijn Linssen

conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, Tweet op 11/10/2010 03:31:00 PM Labels: 2.0 , adapt , adopt , change , E2.0 , growth , maturity , Social Business Design , social media 12reacties: Jon Ingham said.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

If, however, SharePoint were to be a bit more like Facebook (and Twitter and LinkedIn and so on) perhaps it could further the argument of becoming the new employee gateway. Adoption Council member and Canadian).

Reframing the news

Doc Searls

Twitter isn’t it. Yes, these days it’s pro forma for news media to post notifications of stories and other editorial on Twitter, but Twitter is a closed and silo’d corporation, not an institutional convention on the order of the front page, the editorial page, the section, the insert. Most of all, Twitter is somebody else’s system. But Twitter does normalize a model that Dave Winer called a river , long before Twitter existed.

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Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. For example, how can your job postings drive potential candidates to your Twitter or Facebook accounts?

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.

Twitter potpourri

Harold Jarche

I’m still figuring out how best to integrate Twitter to my personal knowledge management processes. Shai Agassi: A bold plan for mass adoption of electric cars ( TED ) Inspiring, Hopeful, Fantastic! Composing Twitter messages using only brainwaves #learntrends - The Future? nickcharney 17 Things we Used to Do (before Twitter): Andrew McAfee. Tags: Communities Informal Learning Technology

Fred Wilson’s talk at LeWeb

Doc Searls

1) We are making a transition from bureaucratic hierarchies to technology-driven networks. But now technology-driven networks are replacing bureaucracies. Examples… Twitter. In the larger world, Android is being adopted massively on cheap phones. We have allowed Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter to be our identity services.

Technology Stewardship and Unexpected Uses

Nancy White

The post had a quote that resonated with my experience as a technology steward to various communities. Presentation Zen: TED talk: Twitter & the power of the unexpected. You never know how users will end up using your technology.

Big-Bang Disruptions: The Innovator’s Dilemma in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The authors’ key premise is that innovation is once more undergoing drastic changes, driven by the exponential advances in digital technologies. Examples include Skype, iTunes, the Kindle, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and smartphone apps like Google maps and Angry Birds. . The article contrasts big-bang disruption with disruptive technologies and innovations , the well known concepts most associated with Harvard professor Clayton Christensen.

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In engineering, we made huge progress in applying science and technology to develop increasingly complex physical objects and infrastructures, such as railroads, cars, airplanes, chemical plants, refineries, power stations, bridges, skyscrapers, computers, microprocessors, and so on.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

technologies surfaced within the organization. The trend may have started with Facebook and Twitter being used inside company firewalls as a toe in the water, but it quickly shifted to specific social media tools being developed for specific corporate uses. Unlike other technologies, practices, or processes, social media inside the organization, for many companies, doesn’t belong in one single business unit; it lazily shifts among interested parties regardless of function or title.

2010 - year in review

Martijn Linssen

I loved every second of it, letting myself be driven by The Circle of Inspiration that this outside world is, Twitter, Blogs and comments all leading one to the other. So, lets go to top content: Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

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Why I Love @Canva for Nonprofits and Why You Should Too

Beth Kanter

If you know my work, you know I have a strong connection to Cambodia because I adopted two beautiful children from the country who are now teenagers. In 2007, I was the first person to use Twitter to fundraise so I could attend and help sponsor the first Cambodia Bloggers Conference.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Capgemini's comma-splice.

Martijn Linssen

An obvious screenshot from the renewed site, heres the latest Capgemini slogan Capgemini presented a glossy new site this Monday, announced and talked about on Twitter. Subscribe Top Posts Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt Enterprise 2.0: Business or Pleasure? -

Learning Pulse


He explains how today’s complex environments demand emergent practices and why a new training model and a new form of workplace have to be adopted to ensure the survival of the training department. Learning technologies are not adopted similarly by all types of people. Karl Kapp is grouping technology adopters in five different types: Technology enthusiasts or Techies, Visionaries, Pragmatists, Conservatives, and Skeptics. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter.

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth Kanter

More and more people are adopting social media messaging, including Facebook Messenger , to contact nonprofits with questions, comments, or requests. Museums have been all over bots on other platforms, see the Momabot on Twitter for example.

Social tools and the filter problem

Euen Semple

I just saw someone comment that "Twitter would be improved by better list functionality". For years my only experience of Twitter has been through a list of about a hundred people who I trust to add more signal than noise. I have also been adjusting my Facebook lists, after watching Robert Scoble''s enthusiasm for adopting that technique, to raise the level of stories I see and reduce the number of pictures of cats.

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Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Overcoming Top 10 Objections to Social Learning - Social Enterprise Blog , April 24, 2009 Ten commandments of e-learning (content design) - Clive on Learning , April 30, 2009 Twitter Learning - eLearning Technology , April 30, 2009 Learning Goals - eLearning Technology , April 29, 2009 An eight-step process using Post-it notes to gain meeting consensus. 4) Social Networks (23) Adoption (8) eLearning Technology.

Building an alliance

Harold Jarche

Our interlaced networks are dominated by innovators and early adopters. Most of us are early adopters in that we put into practice much of what we recommend. For example, we were early to blogging and Twitter.

Getting to Social

Harold Jarche

Use Twitter for some time and get a sense of being connected to many people and understanding them on a different level. Each time we adopt a new social medium we start at the bottom, or at the single node level.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

Early on in the talk, Peter said, “I believe we are at the confluence of two revolutions – a social revolution and a technology revolution.” Why don’t you visit him on Twitter (@ceo_ingdirect) or his open blog at

It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing

Ross Dawson

Findings include that professional blogs are the most influential news media in sports and the second most influential media in politics and national news, while personal blogs are the most influential in entertainment and the second most influential in technology.

Pick of the Month:12 resources from March

Jane Hart

There were lots of great resources made available in March, that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day. 10 - The future of technology disruption in business , The Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Ricoh, March 2012.

Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

That was the bold suggestion delivered by Doc Searls, a fellow at the Center for Information Technology & Society (CITS) at the University of California, Santa Barbara, earlier this year in an issue of the Harvard Business Review devoted to “audacious ideas.” In response, the Obama administration in February proposed a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights , which it’s pressing Congress to adopt.

Innovation in open online courses

George Siemens

To address these challenges, we have adopted/developed the following approaches. As such, learners will be encouraged to participate in roughly any space they would like: blogs, facebook, twitter, edX discussion forums, etc. As such, we will be adopting an aggregation approach similar to what Stephen Downes pioneered with early MOOCs: gRSShopper.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Corollary => Open Source Video Technologies I'm dealing right now with delivery of video on mobile devices. eLearning Technology.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

How does the use of social by the C-Suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization? Interestingly, 26 percent of them had a LinkedIn profile whereas only 4 percent were on Twitter. Originally published to CLO Magazine. The Social C-Suite. By Dan Pontefract.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

This learning can’t be ‘managed’ by HR, L&D or by any of the processes and technology systems they put in place.

My pick of the best posts of June 2016

Jane Hart

Here are my favourite 10 posts from June 2016 taken from those I have shared on Twitter last month. “By using analytics designed for media consumption and not collaboration, efforts to drive adoption are misplaced.”