implementing network learning
AUGUST 10, 2016
In the network era , developing the skills of a master artisan in every field of work will be critical for success. New ideas will have to come from our professional networks in order to keep pace with innovation and change in our fields.
DECEMBER 15, 2011
Tweet Curtis Ogden at The Interaction Institute provides a very good summary of the differences between network-centric and hierarchy-centric thinking, called Network Thinking : Adaptability instead of control.
Network Era Skills
MAY 28, 2014
It is only through innovative and contextual methods, the self-selection of the most appropriate tools and work conditions, and willing cooperation, that more productive work can be assured in the network era. This is where enterprise social networks have helped organizational learning.
human networks connect through empathy
JULY 4, 2016
We are only as good as our networks. Our decisions reflect the diversity of our networks. How do we understand the complexity of social networks? Empathy is a requisite perspective for the network era.
Networked Professional Development
JULY 29, 2013
It can sometimes be difficult to see oneself as a node in multiple networks, as opposed to a more conventional position within an organizational hierarchy. But network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships.
Organizational Learning in the Network Era
MAY 29, 2014
Value from this knowledge is created by groups and spreads through social networks. Learning must be an essential part of doing business in the network era. Reading blogs and articles. Connecting in social networks and communities of practice.
you are only as good as your network
OCTOBER 29, 2015
But I put my faith in my knowledge networks and communities of practice where I had been involved for the past 14 years. I went out to my networks, looking for as wide and diverse opinions as possible. In the end, I realized I was only as good as my network.
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Networks Social Learning
Network Learning: Working Smarter
OCTOBER 22, 2010
We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Formal, structured learning plays only a small role in getting things done in the networked workplace. Making sense of information, both personally and in networks, is becoming a key part of work. Network Learning.
If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture
MAY 29, 2015
We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. In part, it’s why enterprise social networks haven’t fully become a crucial component to an organization’s operating practice. enterprise social networks leadership esn
Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Research company Nielsen has just released detailed statistics on online activity , focusing on social networks and blogging, which at 22.5% Facebook completely dominates the social networking and blogging space, with over 70 times the next most prominent social networking site.
Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?
JULY 10, 2011
As others have stated, it’s Google’s best foray into social networking. Within our research on social network software at Athabasca University (the Elgg-based The Landing ), we (mainly Jon Dron, actually) have been looking at ways to create different representations of activity streams to meet the needs of different contexts. Most evident is Google’s power law making network ways in G+. For example, I move fairly fluidly between my personal networks.
The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. I guess that’s what blogging / writing does to you.
Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. ” They understand the power of weak ties in enterprise social networks. David describes leadership as an emergent property of an organizational network.
The new artisans of the network era
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era? Today, knowledge artisans of the network era are using the latest information and social tools in an interconnected economy. Because of their more nomadic nature, artisanal workers will bring their own learning networks.
How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings
MAY 18, 2013
I am not too sure whether meetings lower our IQ or whether they make us all more stupid, as my good friend Stowe Boyd reflected on a recent blog post , but I can certainly confirm they do take a toll on your own productivity.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
you say’ …Hang on for a minute, before I go into that topic a bit deeper, allow me to give you all some context as to why I have started this blog entry with those two quotes. Even Roger himself already hints in that blog entry part of what the potential solution(s) may well be.
My Network is my Net Worth – Part II
MARCH 1, 2013
Several moons ago I wrote about the power of your network. Good things will come from your network if you do. autotelic collaboration networking personal
What blogging was
JANUARY 8, 2014
At a recent Fellows Hour at the Berkman Center the topic was something like “Whatever happened to blogging?,” ” with the aim of thinking about how Berkman can take better advantage of blogging as a platform for public discussion. They asked me to begin with some reflections on what blogging once was, because I am old. I understand that I’m reporting on how blogging looked to someone in a highly privileged position. My blog was me.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
In one of my earlier blog posts from last week, I got asked the following question: “ So, what we all want to know is what have you been doing and what/where can we find you in the future? ” That’s the reason why I came back to blogging after this year’s long hiatus.
Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 24, 2014
The talk is called "Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World" and I want to begin with a story that came across the wires recently and I thought was very appropriate for this venue. The hashtag is a way of creating self-organizing networks.
Social Networking and Going Back to Basics
MARCH 2, 2012
It’s up to us to continue redefining our own overall social media experiences to match our needs and wants and not of those who keep providing us with those social networking sites. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
I want to talk to you about the concept of free, the concept of open learning, the concept of networked learning in a networked world and the concept of the institution. Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States.
Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise
MAY 12, 2013
Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Have we forgotten that with social networking for business we are all in it for the long run? Yes, of course, I am talking about blogging. That’s what blogging is wonderful about.
Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network
APRIL 25, 2014
Ari Sahagun , a consultant who works with social justice groups on network visualizations, called for a group to discuss Network Mapping and Visualization. There are two different lens to think about network mapping. You can do a whole network analysis.
What the network saw
DECEMBER 19, 2011
Tweet Instead of comments, many people are using other media to indicate what they think about a web page or blog post, as Doc Searls discusses in Comments vs. Likes, Tweets, Shares and +1s. Here are the top eight (this blog is in its 8th year).
iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources
MAY 28, 2011
Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday. Here are some of the resources I suggested prior to the course: Network Learning: Working Smarter , an article I wrote for the Special Libraries Association last year.
Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning
MARCH 11, 2012
I’m a big fan of Tim Stock ‘s work, which weaves together a deep network perspective with a rich view of how culture is changing informed by semiotic analysis. The slides to his presentation at SXSW today on Culture Networks and the codes that drive them are available below.
A Guide to Evaluating Networks
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
This was fairly early in the Foundation’s exploration of networks and Madeleine came in to discuss her approach to evaluating networks. We draw a lot of network depictions on napkins and had an amazing conversation. I captured it in this blog post.
6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging
MARCH 19, 2012
You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: As I’ve said before , micro-blogging inside an organization could be coined the ‘ liquid knowledge network ‘ There is so much to like about it. micro-blogging.
Let’s Rename Micro-blogging to Chatting
APRIL 12, 2011
<Note: I call this a ‘popcorn’ post> If you’re on the ole Twitter , or even better, if your organization has implemented a micro-blogging application of some sort, you get it. That is, you probably have a semi-coherent idea of what micro-blogging actually is.
Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.
Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
Drawing on a new Pew Internet report on Social Media & Mobile Internet Use Among Teens and Young Adults , The New York Times headline is: Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter. First , blogs are not waning. All the major blogging platforms are growing.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
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!
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?
MARCH 9, 2011
His article surely is a must-read, not only because it covers a good number of the entries which have been trying to kill blogging from as early as 2007, but also because of his conclusion, which is one of my favourites as well for a good number of subjects nowadays: it depends.
Professional Network Mapping: Mini online workshop
JULY 29, 2013
Harold Jarche has just released a blog post on the importance of Networked Professional Development in which he writes: “A professional learning network, with its redundant connections, repetition of information and indirect communications, is a much more resilient system than any designed development program can be.
The Soothing Effect of Blogging
AUGUST 18, 2014
It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago. However, it doesn’t even feel totally awkward, as it used to be in the past, whenever I embarked on a longish blogging hiatus of sorts.
[2b2k] The commoditizing and networking of facts
MARCH 31, 2012
I’m very interested in wikidata and am trying to write a brief blog post, and have a n00b question. [11:29] On the other hand, because Wikidata is doing this commoditizing in a networked space, its facts are themselves links — “referenceable facts” are both facts that can be referenced, and simultaneously facts that come with links to their own references. This is what Too Big to Know calls “networked facts.”
10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2012
I have just had a look at the most popular posts this year on my blog, and very interestingly almost all of the top dozen were written before this year, with perennials like the launches of our Web 2.0 Below are the most popular posts written this year on my blog.
Collaboration Workflow 101
APRIL 25, 2012
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