Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 A prime example are blogs.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Cloud Field. The social way.

Martijn Linssen

The social way to the future Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid Thats the definition from the wiki and its pretty fine if you ask me.

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eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning. Rapid eLearning Software - Another post looking at eLearning Software for rapid eLearning.

Reinventing management: The magical power of client delight

Steve Denning

A respondent on my blog wrote recently: “That word 'delight' is both powerful and empowering.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it&# and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc.

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

in January 2009, I included in the “Tools” section Wikis, Blogs, Social Networks, RSS and Syndication, Social Bookmarking, and Microblogging.

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

Martijn Linssen

The Prodigal Parent Stranger titles have appeared on this blog. is the use of freeform social software within companies Needless to say, that definition is hugely tool-focused, as is the entire post. I'll come clean: I work for a software company in the supply chain space.

Adios Ed Tech. Hola something else.

George Siemens

Others have been more decentralized and unstructured – like blogs, wikis, and social media. Both Udacity and Knewton require the human, the learner, to become a technology, to become a component within their well-architected software system. My early interest was in blogs and wikis in learning.

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

While I was putting together yesterday’s blog post I kept thinking about something that’s been on my mind for a while and which I think is also going to help redefine, or reassure, depends on how you look into it, the next stage of my blogging mojo over here.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships

Harold Jarche

Products are becoming services, as we can see with web apps, software, and even books. This is why online collaboration tools were first developed by the open source software movement. As the economy gets more networked, open organizations are becoming a necessity.

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit

Harold Jarche

Using wikis or Google Documents means that everyone can see what the others have contributed. I was able to look at the revision history of the wiki and show that they had not even contributed on those issues. Tweet What is so different about working online?

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The Hare, the Tortoise and the Jackass of Social HR

Dan Pontefract

software vendors — on-premise and/or cloud — that continue to flog features versus behaviour change, your hare-like attitude is becoming annoying if not alarming. I tweeted a joke hashtag last week.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

These are not just trivial materials, but valuable performance support resources, for example: How-to materials at sites like Wiki How – “ the world’s collaborative how-to manua l&# – that provide clear steps on how to do something, e.g. How to add a movie to an iPad.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

They have the same job but instead of paintings, deal with digital artifacts such as: blog posts and Tweets. Publish on social sites, blog, mail list, and social media. The initial attempt to offer the curated news as RSS feeds and on blogs bombed.

Learning as Artifact Creation

George Siemens

Yahoo groups, Friendster, and other early social software didn’t fully live up to the vision of the mesh , but they enabled communication. A stunning period web innovation occurred between 2000-2005: delicious, myspace, many blog platforms, flickr, wikis, etc. Post your thoughts on a blog. How does creating a blog post, video, or meme contribute to enlarging the curriculum? Digitization is deceptive in that the deep impact isn’t readily observable.

Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Darren said it was ok to repost these on my blog, so I’ll be including one about once a week for the next 10 weeks. Here is number one, which ran on Darren’s blog in August. So what the heck are they talking about and how can a piece of software be a community?

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A new way to work

Harold Jarche

For example, the open source model has shown that software can be developed faster and cheaper (and many would say better) without a corporate, hierarchical structure.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. a new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” What sort could such software bestow? Social software was the topic of the day because it tried to address the first problem by providing better tools. He defines it uncontroversially as “software that supports group interaction.”

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Ten tips for choosing & using social software - Learning Conversations , February 23, 2009 Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Weekly , August 1, 2009 MediaWiki and Twiki – Open Source Wikis Test LMS - eLearning Technology , September 10, 2008 10 Social Media Tools For Learning - The eLearning Coach , November 16, 2009 Web 2.0

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

Installing social network software and encouraging people to exploit their connections is only the beginning. This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis. If you’re not plugged in and running fast at work, you’re falling behind.

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Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Social collaboration technologies such as internal instances of blogging, micro-blogging, video sharing, discussion forums, idea sharing, wikis, and so on are all key aspects of being collaborative.

Knowledge sharing paradox revisited

Harold Jarche

She is a prolific knowledge sharer with her blog, wikis, and other social media. For example, I use a combination of my blog, bookmarks, and tweets to inform my outboard brain so I can retrieve contextual knowledge as I interact with my clients and colleagues.

Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

Three recent posts have done a great job of showing where we are in the spread of Enterprise 2.0 – the use of emergent social software platforms by companies to get work done. Orders get filled using the ERP system, while conversations about why the order’s not getting filled happen in email, IM, a wiki, and so on. “It completely transformed their view of social software ,&# Hagel said at the Enterprise 2.0

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

People love the ability to find short videos to inspire them, help them understand ideas or to acquire new (or remind themselves of old) skills, e.g. how to carry out software tasks. This is the most popular blogging platform.

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Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

Take this same, enthusiastic and smiling group and ask them how many people work for companies that restrict access to social networking software or ban it outright, and 35 hands shoot up, and the smiles immediately stop. “It?s There are more and more pieces of software that let you build, Facebook, Twitter, blogs and wikis inside your intranet. More and more product focussed user groupings are appearing on Facebook as well, and there are many blogging.

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Luis Suarez

Think about how perhaps you could achieve that very same goal through the use of a blog post, or a microblog entry, or a wiki page, or just an activity. Thus what are you waiting for to put together that blog post or that other wiki page? .

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

The explosion of social software tools is a source of great innovation, but also a lot of confusion. This takes more than access to social networking tools, blogs, and wikis. Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

Ask your employees if there are any tools like blogging, micro-blogging, video sharing or photo sharing being used inside the organization. Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture. Originally published to CLO Magazine. The Social C-Suite. By Dan Pontefract.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

Instant private micro-sharing

Harold Jarche

Blogging takes time and you have to write a coherent train of thought. Wikis only work when you have a group of people with a common purpose and a need to collaborate. , based on open source software, offers a range of options, some free and some fee.

Reflecting socially

Clark Quinn

It’s baked into things like Watts Humphrey’s Personal Software Process , and without that level of rigor, it still has benefits. So, blogging is one way of sharing your thoughts and getting feedback (as I do here). If teams share their collective thinking (blogs again, or perhaps wikis), they can get feedback not just from each other but also from non-team individuals.

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

Luis Suarez

on providing education on making use of all of these social software tools, which I found rather intriguing, because it looks like we are bound to repeat the very same mistakes we did back then when something called email, or Instant Messaging, for that matter!

Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.

Steve Denning

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum. Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum. User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? my blog et al). became the buzzword, when folks resorted to their own personal business blogs as their best personal branding tools.



In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration. Social Learning (Wikis, Blogs, Reviews, Comments, Mentoring/Coaching). ?. ?.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Installing social network software and encouraging people to exploit their connections is only the beginning. This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis. Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

So since a bunch of folks have asked me to share my thoughts about the overall user experience I thought I would put together this particular blog entry where I could describe a little bit what it is like: well, to me, it’s like being all over 2007, once again!

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