IBM Connect 2013 Conference Highlights – Adoption, Adoption, Adoption! #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

Well, nothing more than plenty of wonderful conversation after conversation around perhaps what I feel has been the main theme throughout the event: Social Business Adoption!

3 Tips for Helping Your Employees Adopt a New LMS

TOPYX LMS

eLearning systems are significant financial investments, and employers can protect their eLearning investment by helping employees adopt a new LMS. Eighty-five percent of companies use a learning management system, but not all these organizations are happy with their LMS.

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Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

So far, the journey has been incredibly fascinating, if anything, because we are just about to enter the last stage of Social Business Adoption and Enablement: Adaptation. We are not doing Adoption per se anymore, specially, driving adoption.

9 Tips for Nonprofits To Boost Resilience During A Pandemic

Beth Kanter

Our family with adopted senior rescue dog, “Tigger.” Here’s a roundup of tips for building your personal resilience as you begin to accept how COVID-19 has changed our daily lives. #1: Here’s some more tips on how to practice mental distancing. #3

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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

Kew Gardens adopts Web principles for real-world wayfinding

David Weinberger

In a paper Natasha Waterson and Mike Saunders describe how Kew Botanical Gardens in England are adopting mobile technology to help visitors become “delightfully lost.” Hat-tip to Hanan Cohen for the link ” From the abstract: In October 2010, Kew Gardens commissioned an in-depth study of visitors’ motivations and information needs around its 300-acre site, with the express aim that it should guide the development of new mobile apps.

Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

It does not mean that does not care about the issues, but has had to adopt this approach because over consumption has lead to a lot of stress. … Read More Mindfulness Tips

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Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

Some tip include mapping out a good process for work flow and using collaborative technology effectively. Amy Su Jen offers up a great framework for individuals. While the tips are geared for personal productivity, I decided to apply the framework to team collaboration.

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

Beth Kanter

In earlier post where I profile Udi Ofer, Executive Director of the ACLU-NJ and how he uses social media and mobile tools for leadership of his organization, several nonprofit leaders offered their views and tips.

Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile

Beth Kanter

Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile Guest Blog by Darian Rodriguez Heyman. Whether compared to adoption of the wheel, the car, or even fire, the mobile phone is the most popular tool in human history.

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Tips and Cheat Sheets To Help Your Nonprofit Plan and Implement FB Brand Page Changes

Beth Kanter

” Livestrong is one of the nonprofit early adopters that has published their brand page using the new format. Here’s some tips and ideas to get you started. Tips Tools and TacticsFacebook made it official today on the Today Show no less.

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Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

Enabling early adopters to lead your change initiatives. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership #socbiz-adoption adaptation-framework

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

Also, here’s a post I wrote about how early adopter nonprofits have used Instagram for contests , but also see this recent slideshare deck that examines contest best practices in depth. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. What’s your best tip or tool or resource?

The Org Structure of Enterprise 2.0

Dan Pontefract

Adoption Council , founded by Susan Scrupski. By tools, I believe Andrew implies both software and process are potential barriers to adoption, and as such, we should be patient with Enterprise 2.0 According to the technology adoption life-cycle, that’s up to 13.5%

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

Finally, a quick short tip in terms of helping you potentially identify how many ways, and methods of delivery, you would want to make available to knowledge (Web) workers for whenever they may ask you what kinds of enablement materials are out there.

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

April 2007: Tips for dealing with workplace jerks. Eight Tips for Better Brainstorming. A Cool Old Study » Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Dont Bother If The Words Are Hollow : Comments. There are a few tips that you can implement to all team members, however, to tame their egos. ARSE Tools and Tips. Bob Sutton.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Luis Suarez

Freelancing Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership A-World-Without-Email adoption advisory consultancy consultant consulting elsua-services

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

Also, here’s a post I wrote about how early adopter nonprofits have used Instagram for contests. This is selective list of best practice and tips blog posts ordered in a way to help you master Instagram. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Here several excellent recent posts written for nonprofits that want to use Instagram: Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits by Nonprofit Tech for Good (2014). 5 Nonprofit Tips for Winning on Instagram by M&R (2014).

Two Examples of Nonprofit Social Media That Will Make You Smile (and learn a best practice or two)

Beth Kanter

Blogger Vu Lee, who wrote the forward to The Happy Healthy Nonprofit , offers up 9 tips for self-care , including downloading a chrome plugin that replaces 45 with photos of kittens. Social Media Policy Storytelling Strategy Tips

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: We are seeing more and more nonprofits use LinkedIn for organizational goals – from its powerful board recruitment tool to setting up company pages (see Ten Must Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn ).

NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days. The resulting curriculum which will live on this wiki and will also cover important organizational adoption issues, strategy, ROI analysis, as well as the tools.

Constraintstorming

Adaptive Path

Adoption incentive. Tags: Collaboration Methods Project Management Tips & Tricks Recently, I lead a project that included “designing the future of X”. Any time you have these kinds of projects, the sky can be the limit. But, without limits, the chances of success are often low. Our first step was to conduct a brainstorming session. The goal was to get all the ideas out of our heads and onto the wall. No judgements, just sketch and write as many ideas that came to us.

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Beth Kanter

In the last six months, as SnapChat hype has escalated, the list of early adopter nonprofits has started grow , it isn’t huge yet. But as John Haydon points out, the nonprofits that are using it are very creative. Mobile Strategy Tips

3 Ways to Make eLearning More Accessible for All Employees

TOPYX LMS

A contributor at eLearningIndustry.com stated, “An online course environment should not pose a barrier to learning, however with widespread adoption of online learning, many online courses are simply not accessible for people with disabilities.” Accessibility in the workplace is critical.

Pay Attention!! | Xyleme Insider

Xyleme

Home About Xyleme Insider Podcasts Xyleme Inc. Home > Executive Perspective , Learning Technologies > Pay Attention!! Pay Attention!! September 15th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I had the honor of interviewing Clive Shepherd a couple of weeks ago for a podcast on the subject of using synchronous online communications for learning or, in more friendly terms, live online learning.

ATD 2019: Oprah, Seth Godin & “Causing a Ruckus” in Training & Development

Xyleme

ATD 2019 is officially in the books, and attendees walked away from this year’s event with a wealth of actionable tips as well as big picture ideas about the future of Training and Development. Sessions tackled the issues learning and development professionals face daily, offering real-world tips on everything from subtractive design (“Remove things until the message breaks,”) to augmented reality learning, to the importance (and teachability!)

25-10-3

Harold Jarche

But when the committed minority reached 25%, there was an abrupt change in the group dynamic, and very quickly the majority of the population adopted the new norm … “And if they’re just below a tipping point, their efforts will fail.

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After decades of promise and hype, artificial intelligence has finally reached a tipping point of market acceptance. But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector.

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Innovation and National Security in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Sputnik was a tipping point in the space race with the Soviet Union during the cold war, leading to, among other things, a significant increase in the number of graduate student fellowships in STEM disciplines, of which I was personally a beneficiary.

Scary Nonprofit Contests, Social Media Content, and Campaigns: Happy Halloween!

Beth Kanter

This is a wonderful pet adoption campaign, called the “ Arfpocalypse: Zombie Dog Fest “, a long list of animal shelters that participating and will help match you with the perfect pet! Strategy Tips

A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After decades of promise and hype, artificial intelligence has finally reached a tipping point of market acceptance. But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector.

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Collaboration and community skills are the new workplace skills

Jane Hart

“One size doesn’t fit all “We couldn’t just deliver a simple technical training course and people would naturally adopt the technology all at the same rate.

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GDPR will pop the adtech bubble

Doc Searls

Pro tip: if somebody says every ad needs to “perform,” or that the purpose of advertising is “to get the right message to the right person at the right time,” they’re actually talking about direct marketing, not advertising.

My top 10 favourite resources from February

Jane Hart

What we see when we think of collaboration in the traditional sense (structured team-based collaboration) is the tip of the iceberg – teams who are coordinating their actions to achieve some goal.

AI and the Productivity Paradox

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Even after reaching a tipping point of market acceptance, it takes considerable time, - often decades, - for the new technologies and business models to be widely embraced by companies and industries across the economy, and only then will their benefits follow, - including productivity growth.

Thoughts on doctrine & inclusion

Dave Snowden

Over the last two decades that amounts to around four conflicts which isn’t bad given the wider use and adoption of Cynefin. In a sense we are at a tipping point in terms of adoption and now need to scale.

How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago I discussed whether AI is finally reaching a tipping point, mostly based on a recently published report, - Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030.

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A Framework for Building AI Capabilities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After decades of promise and hype, artificial intelligence has finally reached a tipping point of market acceptance. But, despite its market acceptance, a recent McKinsey report found that AI adoption is still at an early, experimental stage, especially outside the tech sector. The report adds that the gap between the early AI adopters and everyone else is growing.

I Wrote a 90,000 Word Book Entirely in Evernote

Dan Pontefract

Being an early adopter of Evernote (since late 2008) I found it quite easy (and preferable) to write the book entirely in Evernote. Related Posts: My Thoughts: iBooks 2, iTunes U App & iBooks Author flat army book Why Don’t We Tip Flight Attendants? Take that Microsoft Word.

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Dismantling hierarchies

Harold Jarche

Harold, is this a tipping point phenomenon or can organizations dismantle bureaucracy incrementally? It is only through enforced standardization of methods, enforced adoption of the best implements and working conditions, and enforced cooperation that this faster work can be assured.

BlueIQ at IBM Finally Goes External!

Luis Suarez

So, as I am ramping up the last few hours of my holidays, yesterday afternoon I found out, through my colleagues, that, after a long while, our IBM Social Software Internal Adoption Program is now ready to transcend the firewall and go external. ( Note: You see?

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

Her latest report — based on surveys from employees in 26 countries representing 280 organizations — also suggests both leadership and culture are affecting the adoption of ESN.

Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

Geoffrey Moore’s analogy of “ crossing the chasm ” is that any new technology is quickly adopted by innovators and early adopters, but there is a chasm to cross in order to get the more pragmatic majority to adopt the new technology.