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.

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

Monday, January 31, 2011 Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network The bigger your social network, the bigger your brain - well, at least your amygdala. To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here.

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Google buys fourth social medium company in a month

David Weinberger

It bought Slide , a social games developer; Jambool , a company that makes a platform for managing online payment for virtual goods sold on gaming and social-networking sites; and Like.com , a visual shopping engine. Google has bought Angstro. Nancy Gohring at PC World says : Angstro marks the fourth company that Google has acquired this month.

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Informal Learning Blog » Bad advice on social networks. For a fee…

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? Many of us confess to fumbling along and we engage in multiple networks.

The future of social media: Almost all commerce will become social

Ross Dawson

Earlier this month Air New Zealand ran its second Social Media Breakfast in Auckland, with close to 1,000 people coming to see Teddy Goff , the Digital Director of Obama’s campaign, and myself speak. One of the excerpts shown from my keynote was on the rise of social commerce.

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The immense social media opportunity for real estate

Ross Dawson

The journalist writing the article called me for some comments and included this at the end of the piece: Social-media expert Ross Dawson said Facebook had enormous potential, but many real estate agent’s efforts were “terrible” “They just don’t understand it.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster

Mark Oehlert

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A story about Connected: The Film and why you must see it

Ross Dawson

When I wrote the book Living Networks , I was determined to show people that ‘living networks’ was not just a metaphor, but a real phenomenon. I wrote an extensive introduction showing how the networks were literally coming to life.

The secrets of BigCommerce’s success

Ross Dawson

They starting with a lot of keyword research, initially guessing and then refining and tweaking based on data on who is buying. SME Technology Social media Social networks Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

Six steps to success in a world driven by cloud computing

Ross Dawson

The technology function has usually been about buying PCs, installing software and maintaining it, and it often requires quite a few people and a lot of money to make this happen,’ Dawson says. Social networks I recently gave the keynote for an event series on cloud computing run by Telstra Business across five Australian cities. My keynote was followed by a presentation by Telstra's Chief Technology Officer Hugh Bradlow.

Bridging Across Language Online | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

on 23 Oct 2008 at 2:23 am Another site that may help bridge the language barrier is: [link] They let you create a multilingual widget for your site (including Blogs, Social networks, eBay, etc.).

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Adding to Chris’s section on Strategy Understand our community’s relationship to other communities and networks in our domain. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. Social network mapping is a skill that people need to learn.

Keynote: Creating the future of retail shopping precincts: The Power of Community and Uniqueness

Ross Dawson

Online shopping is becoming more compelling, through the quality of the experience, easier comparisons, integration with offline experiences, and now the overlay of social media and connections. * Collaboration Keynote speaker Social networks Social trends Uncategorized

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-21

Jane Hart

RT @ WebWorkerDaily : Enterprise Social Networking: Ensuring Bigwig Buy-In [link] #. Social Learning Community or Share&Learn – which is best for you? Social Learning Community and Share&Learn? Tweet. Find out here: [link] #. RT @ StratLearner : # FF @ C4LPT Jane Hart is simply the "Go To" person for informal learning trends, strategies, and news. <Wow <Wow thanks! #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ rdeis #.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tom and I disagree and then I kinda support his argument?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Federal Government Distributed Learning Association (FGDLA) | Main | Learning Games at Wharton » December 04, 2007 Tom and I disagree and then I kinda support his argument?

The race to platform education

George Siemens

As liberating as the web is, tremendous centralization of control is occurring in numerous spaces: Google in search/advertising/Android, Amazon in books/cloud computing, Facebook in social networks, etc. Facebook has mastered this in the social network space as well. Facebook is now well past being a social network. Why buy an LMS when you can buy the educational process?

My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

s easy to forget the importance of the early instant messaging services, because they played such a significant role in developing a lot of the thinking that would eventually result on social networks and more. For me, 2002 was the year of learning object repository networks.

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.” Forty years ago, for example, the computer industry consisted primarily of expensive mainframes and supercomputers that only larger institutions could afford to buy and operate. Social networking is among today’s hottest new technologies and applications.

In praise of Texture

Dave Snowden

More than 90% of recent cases are made up by these foreign workers who live in tight quarters, and who have no chance for social distancing. density and social networks) that helped with Maria, might act differently when we need to social distance.

Humans are messy

Dave Snowden

The practical methods we teach are things like Social Network Stimulation and various short and long term methods for the use of Crews. distributed cognition into a network and remove interpretative layers between subject/object and decision maker (disintermediation).

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confronting the post-truth machine

Harold Jarche

You have to understand the networked nature of the information war we’re in, actively be there when people are looking, and blanket the information ecosystem with the information people need to make informed decisions. ”— danah boyd. Social Media.

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Hybrid Worlds

Luis Suarez

One of the most significant and impactful ones has been acknowledging the fact what once used to be the main good old mantra from different Enterprise Social Networking platforms, it’s now pretty much obsolete having lost its touch with today’s more complex than ever business reality.

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Luis Suarez

Or, better said, it all comes down to, finally, come to terms with the fact that our very own self-importance has managed to destroy Social Media and just leave it at Media , as we become … it. Our social network.

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Today I launch my 12 Themes for 2012, in conjunction with Future Exploration Network. Our privacy has been gradually eroding for years, as social networks mine and use our personal information, and marketers piece together the profusion of data they have gathered on who we are and how we buy.

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Service as co-evolution

Dave Snowden

We ended the day having covered the complex and chaotic domain models as well as running exercises in creating a social network stimulation. I could get some people in IBM to buy into that over a decade ago, but the bureaucracy, measurement and control systems prevented it.

Defibrillating Knowledge Management

Martijn Linssen

The social graph used to be analog, fleeting and personal – which extended to our metaphors: “Whom do you call?” “When you spin your office chair around, who are you looking to?”

Social tools or tools that are social?

Harold Jarche

They might all be called ‘social networks’, but Facebook is very different from Twitter, which is very different from Instagram, which is very different from Foursquare. Is there a need for a wide variety of enterprise social tools?

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Where the nickname came from

Doc Searls

I also give big hat tip to Bob Chapman for talking Duke into buying the station in 1971, when he was still a student there.). Since my social network in business far exceeded all my other ones, the name stuck. My given name is David. Family members still call me that.

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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. Once again, another social networking site biting the dust and become absorbed by that frenzy of becoming the new media.

Bridging the World’s Knowledge Divide: Technology + Competition, Skills and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few months ago I attended the 12th annual Brookings Blum Roundtable on Global Poverty , a meeting that brought together around 50-60 policy and technical experts from government, academia, business, investors and NGOs.

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Taylor Swift and Apple Demonstrate How You Work Things Out In The Open

Dan Pontefract

It’s the classic “try before you buy” adage. The column was gobbled up by mainstream and social media outlets. I’ve had music pop star Taylor Swift on my mind for the better part of a year.

Why Work Smarter?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

However, the rise of social networking technology and Web 2.0 Buy a Fieldbook. Here are some blurbs from the next edition of The Working Smarter Fieldbook.

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

To name: No, we don’t need no stinking education, nor enablement , because, you know, these social tools put in place are just so easy to use that no-one would need it, nor find it useful nor relevant. Who wouldn’t want to buy into that, right?

Changing Face of Retail

Nigel Paine

How user views and content is altering what and why people buy. Conclusion: social networking impacts hugely on retail! Thank you @gjardimr for drawing attention to this via your blog. A good. well produced account of the changing face of retail.

The Spinner’s hack on journalism

Doc Searls

It turns out, however, that the social network also now lets this same average individual place ads that aim to manipulate other such individuals, all thanks to the mediation of a relatively new and little-known company… Brainwashing your wife to want sex?

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Data is now being generated by just about everything and everybody around us, including not only the growing volume of online and offline transactions, but also web searches, social media interactions, billions of smart mobile devices and 10s of billions of IoT smart sensors. .

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Working Smarter Fieldbook | September 2010 Edition

Jay Cross

Buy it | Read Excerpts | $24 | 390 pages. As the pieces of companies become densely interconnected, the differences between knowledge management, training, collaborative learning, organization development, internal communication, and social networking fade away.

HubSpot and RentJuice: When New Technologies Meet Old Ways of Working

Andy McAfee

Its founders felt that the classic methods — cold-calling, blanketing prospects with snailmail and email, setting up booths at trade shows, buying advertising, and so on — were losing their effectiveness in a world of caller ID, spam filters, search engines, TiVo, social networking software, and limited attention spans.

Owning our data

Harold Jarche

With such a large network encompassing so many devices and objects (Cisco says there will be 50 billion by 2020) there’s a lot of complexity, and plenty of opportunity for errors and malfeasance. Then they can crunch it and I’ll buy it back.

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Vale Don Kirkpatrick

Clark Quinn

Performance support interventions or social network outcomes could similarly be measured (at least on levels 3 and 4), yet the language was all about training, which made it easy for folks to wrongly conclude that training was your only tool. Kirkpatrick rode this tool for the rest of his career, created a family business in it, and he wasn’t shy about suggesting that you buy a book to learn about it. Last week, Don Kirkpatrick passed away.

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Want Results? Champion the Informal

Jay Cross

CLOs tell me the stuff that keeps them awake at night is that now the realization that learning is social, mobile, and collaborative. Learning happens in social networks. If that person is convinced that the workers did this and they’re performing better as a result, I’ll buy it.

gamers, artists, and citizens

Harold Jarche

We buy new ones every few years. While we cannot all be computer geeks, we live in a computer-driven network age. This literacy is also social. It is learning through communities of practice and knowledge networks, which we have to engage with to make collective sense.