Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications. It could just as easily have been called Web 2.0 I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Moderation - On many Wiki software packages you can require approval for posting changes. Limit Authoring - You can control who is allowed to make changes. You can also limit what pages can be changed. Web 2.0

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Work and learning are converging, and as this change happens, the infrastructure of the old corporate learning must go – things like traditional one-size-fit-all in-person training seminars. That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0.

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Jay Cross

Paragogy is not a recipe: its ideas can grow and change to suit the needs of the moment; as it has matured, it has become more of an “approach” than it is a set of set-in-stone principles. Informal Learning Web 2.0The Peeragogy Handbook. How to Use this Handbook.

Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1

Ross Dawson

However Nielsen’s methodologies look only at website visits and don’t the majority of time spent on Twitter, which is on web and mobile clients. Over time initiatives such as Google+ may change that.

The 9 kinds of context that will define contextual search

Ross Dawson

The act of typing words into a search bar is so ingrained in us that it will take a long time to change that behavior. Future of media Technology trends Web 2.0Yesterday I did the kick-off presentation and workshop at a strategy planning session of a major online media company.

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The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections

Ross Dawson

Perhaps you do know them but have forgotten or they’ve changed their name. Enterprise 2.0 Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0How many LinkedIn requests are you getting? Very likely significantly more than you were getting just a few months ago. LinkedIn reached 100 million users in March. As one of the first 10,000 users, I early on saw the potential of a purely professional social network.

5 facets of employees’ increasing technology expectations

Ross Dawson

I wove a broader story about social change and its implications, though I briefly brought out five points on what employees expect from technology. Staff policies and management attitudes often remain the real constraint, but there are still often changes to business processes and new technologies that need to be implemented that give people the flexibility to work when and where suits the task and the situation. By then the market will be different and needs will have changed.

Changing thinking, changing systems

Harold Jarche

“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 Tweet Here are some of the insights and observations that were shared on Twitter this past week. Vaclav Havel” via @BillMcKibben. “Intellectual property is an oxymoron.

Moving the CIO to the heart of strategy

Ross Dawson

In addition, organizational strategy increasingly depends on changing information flows, including in how they introduce new competition, change industry structure, and often shift the locus of value creation. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 My only problem was that I didn't really have a way to change the class design significantly based on the result and I should have. Keywords: eLearning 2.0 , Web 2.0 , Collaborative Learning

To Really Drive Enterprise 2.0 Forward We Need A Behaviour Change

Dan Pontefract

One key line struck me: Whether using new or traditional technologies, the key to digital transformation is re-envisioning and driving change in how the company operates. Enterprise 2.0 As McKinsey & Company points out in their 5 th annual Business and Web 2.0

Where news website traffic comes from: Google vs Facebook

Ross Dawson

The landscape of traffic sources for news websites is continually changing, but Facebook is certainly increasing in the mix, and other social sites will continue to rise. Future of media Influence Social media Web 2.0

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Of course I have to use it well for this to happen, but it is unquestionably the most valuable tool I have for keeping abreast of the most important and interesting changes in the world. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. At the time I wrote about my belated entry to Twitterland.

Revisiting the future of PR

Ross Dawson

Yet the PR industry has not markedly prospered relative to adjacent industries, which have muscled in on the new work generated in a rapidly changing landscape. Future of media Influence Professional services Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0For many reasons PR (or perhaps rather what PR could be) is close to the center of my interests.

Business+Web 2.0 from McKinsey

Jay Cross

McKinsey has an insightful new study on business and web 2.0 For the past three years , roughly 1,700 executives from around the world—across a range of industries and functional areas—have responded to a McKinsey survey on how organizations are using Web 2.0

Study: Increased customer expectations are driving corporate uptake of social media

Ross Dawson

This happens to be highly aligned with my perspective that increased expectations are at the heart of social change, as expressed in my Transformation of Business framework. Marketing departments see themselves as understanding and responding to changes in customer expectations.

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Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

I’ve been blogging since 2002, and seen many changes in the space over the last 9 years, from a massive surge over many years to a fragmentation into multiple forms: * ‘Traditional’ blogs; * Micro-blogs such as Twitter; and. Social media Social networks Social trends Web 2.

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on Open vs Closed Systems

Ross Dawson

Facebook has become more open over time due to customer pressure, however now that Google+ has provided a ready way to export personal profiles that changes the competitive landscape in social networks. * Future of business Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Web 2.0 and Change Present Challenges to Many Learning Executives. Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning (and author of the definitive book on the topic), Web 2.0, Do you think that some of the advancements in technology—such as Web.

The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn

Ross Dawson

TechCrunch reports that Job Change Identifier and Bullhorn are examples of services providing alerts when people leave companies. Financial services Social networks Web 2.0It is some years now since ‘expert networks’ have become a significant force, linking subject matter experts in science, technology, and business to clients, largely in funds management and finance, usually at very healthy hourly rates.

Keynote slides on The Transformation of Government

Ross Dawson

It is actually quite significant for an outsider like myself to be invited to speak at the event, let alone on a big picture view of a rapidly changing world. The conference is intended to be a landmark event, several months since the NSW government changed after 16 years of Labor incumbency, and anticipating potentially dramatic change in how the state government functions in the years ahead. If you are not attending, the entire conference will be live-streamed to the web.

What is possible: how the social enterprise drives differentiation

Ross Dawson

As such I gave a big picture view of how our increasingly networked world is changing organizations, spent some time on the vision of what a better-connected company can be and can achieve, and wrapped up with some of the realities to recognize in achieving the grand vision. I have written before about creating competitive differentiation with Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Quality and Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

In a post by Will Richardson - Web 2.0 Andrew tells us - it's obvious that Web 2.0 As Michael Gorman tells us in Web 2.0: In Web 2.0, At the same time, one of the people commenting on Will's post said: To me Web 2.0 What's changed is that there now are incredibly easy to use tools that allow all of us to be content creators. I also believe that something else is changing - access to resources.

Social Media and the Future: Keynote slides at CIO Summit

Ross Dawson

To provide just a little context on the flow of my keynote: I begin with the imperative of adapting to accelerating external change, and how organizations are increasingly driven by technologies originated for consumer use, including social media. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Web 2.0This afternoon I am giving a keynote on Social Media and the Future at the Australian CIO Summit in the Gold Coast.

Reconfiguring the world of business around the customer

Ross Dawson

The esteemed JP Rangaswami , who was at the very front of creating Enterprise 2.0 The second step is at the heart of what is changing in business today, with social media giving customers a voice, and an increasing proportion of companies engaging with that. Business relationships Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Uncategorized Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

At the end of last year, I posted on the relevance of Web 2.0 For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 Some of Dions key postings on this topic are "Running a business on Web-based software" , "Web 2.0

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

Certain competitors, including Google, could use strong or dominant positions in one or more markets to gain competitive advantage against us in areas where we operate including: by integrating competing social networking platforms or features into products they control such as search engines, web browsers, or mobile device operating systems; by making acquisitions; or by making access to Facebook more difficult. Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

Launch of Digital Sydney: Ideas, energy, success stories, and massive potential

Ross Dawson

Fortunately that has changed significantly over the last few years, with gradually increasing state government support for the digital sector, and with the freshly-elected government giving every indication of taking it yet further. Australia Social media Technology trends Web 2.0

Data: What the Fortune Global 100 are doing (and not doing) on social media

Ross Dawson

How well companies engage in social media is likely to be an increasingly accurate indicator of their ability to deal with accelerating change in the business environment. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0A recent study from Burson-Marsteller looks in depth at what the Fortune Global 100 are currently doing on social media. Burson-Marsteller Global Social Media Check-Up 2012 from Burson-Marsteller.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: What is Web 2.0?

John Hagel

Redux » What is Web 2.0? Listening to the wide-ranging conversations regarding the Web 2.0 Unfortunately, as the Wikipedia entry on Web 2.0 Google AdSense is Web 2.0. Ofoto is Web 1.0; Flickr is Web 2.0." Web 2.0

PushStart launches new startup accelerator program in Australia

Ross Dawson

The program is focused on identifying intelligent, coachable, passionate founders of scalable early-stage web and/or mobile tech startups and helping them to shape, grow and prepare their startups for follow-on funding if needed. PushStart is the the product of our learning from other game-changing accelerator programs (e.g. Australia Entrepreneurship Uncategorized Web 2.0The Australian startup scene continues to heat up.

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Yelp leaps into the underserviced consumer review space in Australia

Ross Dawson

As I’ve noted before, for example in this interview I did on SkyNews , the shift to more visible reputations is a major trend, with two of the more prominent participants in Australia Word Of Mouth Online (which has recently changed its name from Word Of Mouth On the Web), which was founded in 2007, and Customer Underground , which is a bit over a year old. Australia Business relationships Reputation Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Insights into the evolution of Klout’s algorithm

Ross Dawson

Klout today unveiled a major change to its algorithm and scores. Here are some thoughts on the changes. * It is valid to regularly change algorithms. Many people feel that if Klout keeps on changing its scoring mechanism (the last major change was in October 2011) it makes it hard to believe that they have any validity at all. The biggest complaint people had with Klout’s last algorithm change is that most people’s scores went down.

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

that discusses the difference in how Web 2.0 I've talked about adoption of web 2.0 tools in the enterprise before in this blog: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Where Will the Change Come From? Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Emergence or Big System Web 2.0 This wave of change is going to happen by personal and group adoption.

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

We were going to change the world and pick up some dot-com riches while we did it. Face-to-face is unparalleled for changing behavior and rallying emotions. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter.

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 I think his criticisms are effective against the School 2.0 And I think that it is because the School 2.0 However, there are some primary differences between Logo (and its variants) and the panoply of Web 2.0 tools, including: The Web 2.0 The Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

From the 1990s, email fundamentally changed how most jobs were done. Based on the rapid emergence of social media and other new communication platforms, there are seven key aspects to how organisational communication will change. Ross Dawson is Chairman of international consulting firm Advanced Human Technologies and author of books including Implementing Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

I first saw Andrew McAffee's post on uses of Web 2.0 I'd also suggest that part of the reason that I always suggest that Wikis will get faster uptake than things like Blogs and Social Bookmarking is that Wikis can be a better replacement for something else without much behavior change. It's just a really easy way for a group of people to put up web pages. approaches inside of corporations - quite good at identifying some different patterns.

What is the future of the IT department?

Ross Dawson

It needs to deal with the minutiae of technological change as well as the macrotrends shaping organizations and their shifting place in the global economy. How might the IT budget process change in future? Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Scenarios Technology trends Web 2.0

Themes of the day: Consumerization of IT, Crowdsourcing for small business, Crowdsourcing in PR

Ross Dawson

The challenges for CIOs and IT departments of these changes are enormous. Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0These are frantically busy days, which is squeezing my ability to blog and capture some of the fascinating stuff flying by.