enabling enterprise social networks
APRIL 20, 2016
Mark Britz says that, “your organization already has an enterprise social network (hint, it’s people not technology). ” But it’s not not about the tools either, as in many cases the medium changes the message.
Social networks require ownership
MAY 28, 2013
So Gartner states that only 10% of social networking roll-outs succeed. First of all, most roll-outs focus on rolling-out, not changing behaviour. Social media, and social networks, change the way we communicate.
Social networks drive Innovation
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Tweet I’m always looking for simple ways to explain how networks change business and how social media help to increase openness, driving transparency and increasing innovation.
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
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. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.
How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
They, actually, come from a letter written to Roger Schank by a 15 year old girl in Central America protesting herself about the poor state of the education system in her own country and the very few choices she has got to change the situation herself on her own.
The role of informal social networks in building organizational creativity and innovation
AUGUST 8, 2011
For the last decade I have examined and applied social network analysis in and across organizations, for example in large professional firms , technology purchase decision-making , high-performance personal networks , and other applications. Social networks Uncategorized
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?
Social Networking and Going Back to Basics
MARCH 2, 2012
In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Yet, very little seems to be happening in order to prevent the Social Web to become the new vast wasteland. It’s up to us to make it change. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
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.
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? Where did we leave behind the social business transformation?
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.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
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.
It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing
FEBRUARY 5, 2011
The structure of a social network — for example, whether it is made up of close friends and colleagues or of like-minded strangers who follow Lady Gaga — can have more influence than the size of a group, researchers say. Source : Modeling Information Diffusion in Implicit Networks.
Loyalty in Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
I suspect that, somehow, the Social Web slows down a fair bit when blogging kicks in and that may well be the reason why I am having plenty more conversations over here in this blog, since I resumed my blogging mojo just recently, than in the last few months on media tools.
Social networked learning in complex information environments
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
In mid-January I spent a wonderful day at American University learning about (and presenting on) the changing educational landscape, technology, and the practices and activities of learners. The slides from my presentation are below: Social Networked Learning
Is the social networking monoculture ready to crumble?
AUGUST 28, 2012
The emergence of new social networking services such as Pinterest and a growing base of disgruntled 3rd party developers for the leading services shows that changes in the social networking industry are far from over. Consumerization Emerging Tech Social Enterprise Software Start-Ups
From Social Networks to Communities
JUNE 16, 2010
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World From Social Networks to Communities by Kevin Wheeler on June 16, 2010 Social media and social networks are all the rage. Over the past half decade the popularity of Facebook, LinkedIn and other networks has soared. To make social networks far more powerful, it is important to evolve them into communities.
Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?
MAY 31, 2012
I love this new video from the Case Foundation about the power of social media for social change. The numbers illustrate how far the field has come in adopting social media, although not 100% adoption. The video reminded me of the classic video, “ The Machine is US/ing Us.”
Reviewing "The Social Network" - Constructing Grand Narrative
OCTOBER 4, 2010
Many who know Mark Zuckerberg and his company are upset about the inaccuracies in The Social Network. We live in the midst of a social revolution and this movie represents the effort of mass media to make sense of the changes going on around them. The Social Network is full of inaccuracies according to those who are close to the personalities and the companies. The debate has begun.
Traditional training structures are changing
OCTOBER 18, 2012
The near future will look like the near past, with more complex social and technological connections inside and outside organizations. The rapid pace of change is unlikely to abate in the near future.
Measuring Culture Change
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Someone recently asked how you would go about measuring culture change, and I thought it’s an interesting question. So it’s plausible that you’d want to change, and if you do, you’d like to know how it’s going. It could be engagement, or social interaction, or… If we think of it in a Kirkpatrickian sense, we want to generate the indirect activity, and then measure the actual business impact. social strategy
#e2conf 2011 Highlights – Offline Social Networking Still Rules!
JUNE 29, 2011
Yes, I am now back to work, back to the social grid, back to carry on with my usual blogging mojo. conference event for yours truly: the offline social networking interactions! I wouldn’t change that for anything, to be honest!
Five Ways People Adopt And Love Change
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Is it that users just hate change ? In a networked world, this becomes even more crucial. Compatibility goes beyond data interchange and into aesthetics, environments, social structures, and human psychology. Oh dear Lord. The new experience.
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business
MARCH 4, 2011
Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?
A job is just a role that cannot change
MARCH 11, 2014
Social networks disrupt hierarchical structures. Web-based social networks accelerate the spread of new ideas and lay bare organizational flaws. Social networks speed access to knowledge and accelerate learning. A job is just a role that cannot change.
Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Shortly after Forrester announced that Deloitte Australia’s Yammer network had won its 2011 Forrester Groundswell award in the category of Collaboration Systems. However, as the video below clearly shows, Swiegers is not a man who likes social media for its own sake.
“We made up these rules, and we can change them”
MAY 23, 2016
Top down leadership, including teaching, is no longer necessary in the network era. The smart citizen is connected: to communities of practice, extended social networks, the community, and society. The emerging network era needs new operating principles.
MAY 19, 2015
Is there an appetite for change in L&D? There really isn’t any burning desire for change, or willingness to move even if there is. People can create or access portals to share created and curated resources, and social networks to interact with one another. social strategyThat was the conversation I’ve had with colleagues lately. And I have to say that that the answer is mixed, at best. The consensus is that most of L&D is comfortably numb.
OMG, its culture change time
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
And of course once blame has been allocated we end up with a visitation from the cultural change specialists with their tool kit of communication plans, key drivers, motivational posters, games and the like. Such cultures are tacit in nature: networked, tribal and fluid.
Changing the mechanistic mindset
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Without fail, in the past five years every new client I have been engaged by has specified one of two things they really wanted to see change in their organizations culture. Work is changing as we get more connected. Social networks are an excellent framework to deal with these.
Changing thinking, changing systems
DECEMBER 23, 2011
“The challenge of the coming century is to change the value system of society. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more.
Concept video: The Future of Work
AUGUST 4, 2014
A while ago at Future Exploration Network we created the Future of Work Framework to provide a high-level overview of how the world of work is shifting. The post Concept video: The Future of Work appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.
Learning, changing and thinking
OCTOBER 21, 2011
It also appears they were unaware of another simple truth – that continuous learning is the only sustainable asset in a world of constant change. Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights shared via Twitter this past week. .
Nurturing Your Social Networks To Help You Find Your Purpose
DECEMBER 17, 2013
Even more so when plenty of my closed networks strongly discouraged me to publish it, because they thought it just wasn’t me. I guess it’s now a good time to resume my regular blogging activities, once again, don’t you think?
Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives
OCTOBER 24, 2016
Back in the day, about a decade ago, within each and every organisation there was always a chance to have the odd, strange team mate who would be just that, social. * You can call them whatever you would want to: ambassadors, champions, advocates, evangelists, connectors, change agents, etc.
Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints
AUGUST 24, 2012
If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. 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
The Social C-Suite
MARCH 12, 2013
The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Should the C-Suite become more involved in social? How does the use of social by the C-Suite affect adoption of social learning in the organization?
Employee Access to Social Media in the Workplace Decreases
MAY 7, 2014
You might find it odd for a law firm, but they’re really interested in social media too. What a refreshing change. When a law firm begins surveying and analyzing social media, you know it’s going to be different.
Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Here were five executives on stage — plus me — all being social through a face-to-face exchange of advice, counsel and guidance to an audience full of eager learners. Panelists, moderator and the audience … we were there being social because it was scheduled.