The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
She eventually comes to talk about the stuff that most folks haven’t considered just yet in any open and transparent collaborative and knowledge sharing environment. Specially, since not all of us are true, natural collaborators. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
AUGUST 31, 2012
What we’re talking about is a social work hub where every employee and external partner can come to collaborate, share information, get information and provide updates and ask questions. Your new social workscape needs to be mobile so people can collaborate from anywhere.
The Future of Collaboration Lies in Human Resources AND Management’s Hands
MARCH 11, 2014
A few weeks ago I put together the attached article for CMSWire where I tried to reflect on what I feel is the number #1 challenge for today’s corporations in terms of embracing a much more open, transparent, knowledge sharing culture through the emergence of social technologies behind the firewall. “ Here we are, 2014 and still wondering what the future of collaboration is — as if we didn’t know already. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0
The Illusion of Control
OCTOBER 12, 2016
Remember the good old mantra of leading by example ? . ‘ He then pretty much nailed it with this other short, but rather thought-provoking sentence: ’ Collaboration is not an option, it’s an imperative. ’ Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0
Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
But it is my argument learning professionals must help the C-Suite understand that training is merely an event and that learning must now be defined as a connected, collaborative and continuous process. In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT – a Canadian bank with 1.78
My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections
APRIL 20, 2013
And serendipity, as you all know, works in various mysterious and magic ways, so after having looked both inside and outside of the firewall, I am now pleased to announce I have got a new job. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 This is it! The moment of truth!
Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters
JULY 22, 2013
Prepare and publish examples demonstrating your expertise across all media channels. Collaboration Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 I can’t remember when was the last time that I updated my Curriculum Vitae. Actually, that’s not accurate. Of course, I do.
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
into an incredibly powerful social messaging and notification system of content that’s stored elsewhere, i.e. social networking, collaborative and knowledge sharing tools eventually. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge
JANUARY 5, 2013
Whether businesses are still blocking the use of social networks behind the firewall empowering inadvertently their knowledge workers to make that assumption (and rightly so!) Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service
MAY 22, 2006
One of the interesting outcomes of my recent course - Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 For us to be successful doing this, we first need to make sure that the system will work with whatever firewall restrictions exist. For example, in our course, we found that Yahoo Groups were restricted in some corporate environments. Elluminate did not work through several firewalls, so we had to switch to WebEx.
How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business
MAY 18, 2011
Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing!
Why Don’t You Have an Internal YouTube Video Sharing Service?
MAY 16, 2011
Security issues arise from an organization’s inability to trust their people, thus believing employees would inappropriately share videos and knowledge with those outside the organization and/or firewall. A few facts about YouTube: 24 hours of content is uploaded every minute.
Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Effectiveness , that’s all the rage coming along for 2012, and beyond, with regards to our overall user experience with social networking tools, whether inside, or outside of the firewall. Take another example: Google Plus. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Four Principles for the Open World by Don Tapscott #hippie2.0
JULY 27, 2012
As a network, or as a community, interacting and collaborating with one another. So why neglect it or ignore it any longer when we are all starting to understand how the most powerful component of collaboration is that concept of co-creation? Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0
Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary
MAY 16, 2006
Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Approaches Course Description: The purpose of this course is to give you an opportunity to learn about collaborative learning by participating in collaborative learning. This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 Our teams had mixed results in really collaborating virtually.
IBM’s Client Experience Jam Is Now History
MARCH 17, 2013
Work Smarter, Not Necessarily Harder (53 Ratings – 48 Replies) Where we explored how social networking tools and having the right IT infrastructure can surely have a huge impact in terms of adoption, enablement, collaboration and knowledge sharing. .
To optimize your learning, optimize your networks
JULY 1, 2012
Harold recently posted this model: Workers collaborate in Project Teams to get the job done. Harold’s post on collaboration and cooperation generated a lot of discussion. These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g.,
State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One
AUGUST 5, 2012
And all thanks to having watched, in much anticipation, two of my favourite mentors and thought leaders in the space of the Social Web, Knowledge Management, Collaboration, Narrative and Sensemaking: Euan Semple and Dave Snowden. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0
The Coherent Organization
JULY 4, 2012
Harold got the ball rolling in a post entitled Cooperation Trumps Collaboration , in which he wrote “Collaboration happens around some kind of plan or structure, while cooperation presumes the freedom of individuals to join and participate. These networks operate behind the firewall (e.g., They can be personal or professional on either side of the firewall (for example, the company football pool or machinists who support Obama’s re-election).
IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
True facilitated collaboration in the making … in real time! Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0
The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns
AUGUST 2, 2011
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.
Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
I was a member of a panel on how government, business and research communities can collaborate in developing workable identity solutions. For example, to buy alcohol, all you need is proof that the individual is over the legal drinking age.
Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It
JULY 17, 2012
The Collaborative Organization 12. Collaborative Culture 15. Collaborative Motivation 16. Collaborative Infrastructure 17. Collaborative Learning 18. Industrial organizations are morphing into collaborative organizations. Collaborative.
FEBRUARY 12, 2011
Working smarter draws ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Example: Andy McAfee. Example: collaboration. Example: 2006.
Education Technology Strategies - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
really sensitive ultra-microscope - you can''t be in the same room as it) - lets them engage in authentic instrumental experimentation - allows students to collaborate with classmates (even around the world) - prepares students for the future of science - But: does not prepare them for *all* learning objectives in a lab, eg, the actual working with samples, equipment - How do remote systems work?
2013 – The Year of Social HR
JANUARY 9, 2013
Probably I would go with Behavioural Dynamics, which has got completely different connotations to what gamification has been all along, and perhaps I should develop further in additional blog posts what is meant with that behavioural dynamics, to help influence how knowledge workers engage through social technologies behind the firewall. .
Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning
JANUARY 6, 2011
The trend may have started with Facebook and Twitter being used inside company firewalls as a toe in the water, but it quickly shifted to specific social media tools being developed for specific corporate uses. demonstrate by example that social learning can work and is important to the entire learning cycle. Social software such as video servers, collaboration platforms, and microblogging tools do in fact require an investment to reap benefit thereafter.
The Trials and Tribulations of an Independent Freelancer – Your Online Bio Profile and Digital Footprint
MARCH 10, 2014
I resurfaced as well back from the dead quiet into the social streams and it’s been quite a surprising and reenergising experience altogether diving into the social networks while not thinking anymore there is a firewall out there! As a trivia of sorts, last week, as an example, I spent about a day and a half on Twitter alone, where I know that in my previous work life it would have been a whole lot less!
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
By definition, this is a collaborative, community-based approach, for it’s others who help us define what is relevant. Know-when (process and project management skills, both self-management and collaborative group processes). Collaboration contextualizes content.
Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking
NOVEMBER 29, 2009
In an informal evaluation of successful collaboration, learning and teaming initiatives in a variety of contexts, the author and her collaborators have noted a pattern for supporting learning and getting work done: triangulating one’s work with external colleagues, communities and networks.
Tool Set 2009
JANUARY 5, 2009
For example, Personal Learning , PLE , PWLE , PKM are all pretty closely related. For example, I doubt we are using an authoring tool for personal learning. Getting Things Done is the classic example of this. Blogging Inside or Outside the Corporate Firewall ). I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning.
Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
MARCH 3, 2008
Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others.
What will change in 2010?
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
DECEMBER 19, 2009
Take blogs, for example. Or you could collaborate simultaneously. Wave is a platform that both facilitates collaboration and documents it. I nnovations in computing used to trickle down from business and government to consumers. Mainframes evolved into personal computers.
The Guru Problem
OCTOBER 8, 2013
IBM’s Watson is an example of a higher order system for NLP analysis, by comparison, understanding concepts beyond noun-phrase matching but short of discourse. Years back, I had the good fortune to talk with David Gilmour, back when he was deeply involved in the Tacit Knowledge System.
Lessons In Culture From United Airlines
OCTOBER 10, 2015
Muñoz could have built a site tucked safely behind the firewall of United Airline’s corporate intranet for employees only, but he didn’t. Air Canada Isn’t Collaborating With Its Employees The Leadership Collapse of Manchester United “Oh, you’re one of those.
Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture
FEBRUARY 6, 2010
I personally don’t care what tool, application or technology is being used to drive enterprise-wide micro-blogging, but it must be secure and ideally it’s behind the firewall. To me, it’s a natural example of both informal and social learning.
Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists
APRIL 15, 2009
Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums - Collaborative Thinking , March 2, 2009. Again - Collaborative Thinking , March 12, 2009. Understanding Communities of Practice - Collaborative Thinking , March 6, 2009. Twitter in the Workplace - Collaborative Thinking , March 6, 2009.
[ugc3] The Evolution of UGC
APRIL 17, 2009
It includes virtual worlds, collaborative games. Q: Two examples that support your case: 1. YouTube orchestra is collaborative. There’s a range of examples, some totally spontaneous. Over the next tend years we’ll see collaborative corporations (among suppliers and product developers) and “modern guild system firms ( highly technologically competent firms that come together to collaborate on projects ).
Open Innovation Re-visited
AUGUST 21, 2010
Recently, some colleagues were talking about the upcoming LinuxCon 2010 in Boston - "The Linux Foundation's annual technical conference that provides and unmatched collaboration and education space for all matters Linux. ” Hearing about this conference brought me back to 1999, when we started a number of studies that culminated in the announcement of the new IBM Linux initiative in January of 2000. Open, collaborative innovation was nothing new.
TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 6
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
OCTOBER 6, 2010
Sorting galaxies into sphere or spirals, for example. One example is the ' Gulf Spill Bird Tracker ', where we collect observations of birds impacted by the gulf spill. So, for example, we've had people teach themselves spectroscopy so they can talk to each other on the Zoo Forum. Tell volunteers what you're doing with the work - volunteers are research collaborators 3.