Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

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. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

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

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. It’s short for “It’s Not About The Technology.” But you can’t do without the technology either.’s Chatter began its life as in-house Twitter. Third post in a series.

The 90-9-1 Collaboration Paradox: Org’s Should Aim To Reverse It

Dan Pontefract

The Power Collaboration Users). Gartner published some worldwide summative data in 2010 that outlined the perceived importance of traditional communication technologies and 2.0 collaboration technologies by users: . How can we help you shift to become more collaborative?

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

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?

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared on Twitter this past week. Social networking tools make it easier for people to communicate and collaborate with colleagues over wide distances and thus improve the collective intelligence of the team. Social technology is creating the effect of “social heads in the sand” by believing popular and influential ” are more important than the meaningful and significant.

Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for.

Bob Sutton

Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). Center for Work, Technology and Organization. Hansen: Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. Dorf & Byers: Technology Ventures. Taking The Path of Most Resistance: The Virtues » Caffeine: It Undermines Performance on Collaborative Tasks for Men, Enhances It For Women. Like the quote, man's nature is aggressive and woman's is collaborative. Bob Sutton.

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. Over the course of just a few weeks Twitter managed to destroy, in a very pernicious manner, not only the overall user experience, but the entire ecosystem as well that made it a success in the first place: Third party apps. It was through my good friend Rachel Happe that I first heard (Of course, on Twitter!) Collaboration Enterprise2.0

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Just before I left for Rwanda, I caught some interesting discussion threads about organizational adoption of networked ways of working on Twitter coming from the #COFLA hashtag as a result of the Council on Foundations gathering in Florida. Collaborating with stakeholders.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Although Boston, Austin and Silicon Valley are home to both companies and personalities considered to be heavyweights in the Collaboration, Enterprise 2.0, book ) is a great example of a social work-based collaboration application at its best. > collaboration enterprise 2.0

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

Easily comment, like, add a photo or video, discussion, task, whatever … it’s Twitter on steroids or perhaps more like Google+ but in a more accessible way ( see pic ). collaboration micro-blogging mobile networking organization social networking technology Jam sap SAP Jam social

T-Shaped People and Collaboration | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World T-Shaped People & Collaboration by Kevin Wheeler on February 9, 2010 Many organizations are realizing that when people are assigned or choose roles to play in an organization they are often more creative and efficient than when they are confined to the duties prescribed by a title or position.

Why do you curate? The 3 intents of curation and how they create value

Ross Dawson

I was recently in Rome for 24 hours to run a workshop for the senior technology executives of a global Fortune 50 company. Social media Social networks Twitter

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Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

scenarioDNA collaborated with Amherst, MA-based Texifter using DiscoverText on the data analytics and Waltham, MA-based Advanced Visual Systems (AVS) using OpenViz software for the data visualization. Future of humanity Social trends Twitter

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

Social learning for collaborative work by @ hjarche [link] #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Clayton Wright has created a"Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences. Clayton Wright has created his "Edu technology and edu-related conferences: June-December 2011" Word doc. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

Early on in the talk, Peter said, “I believe we are at the confluence of two revolutions – a social revolution and a technology revolution.” Why don’t you visit him on Twitter (@ceo_ingdirect) or his open blog at

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

Should employees — whether executives or otherwise — actually be scheduling time in their day to be ‘social’ when using collaboration technologies? 1, Special Issue on Information Technologies and Knowledge Management (Mar.,

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Context Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies. Implementing the Seven Principles: Technology as Lever.

Working Out Loud with Google Plus – Part Deux

Luis Suarez

You would probably say that, at this point in time, it’s an unstoppable movement towards opening up organisations, business processes and technology while inspiring, throughout the knowledge workforce, new, innovative ways of thinking different while doing business.

When Context Transcends Change Management

Luis Suarez

And, somehow, technology seems to be making things much worse, like two completely different worlds colliding with one another! . Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Communities Conference Events elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0 . Imagine one day you read this quote: ‘ The way we teach in our schools isn’t the way I think you create successful (and happy) adults, it’s the way you create the society we’ve had until now.’

Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?

Luis Suarez

Can we help redefine productivity for us all, once more, and, more interestingly, can we rely on technology, specially, AI, to help us out in that daunting task at hand? you may also want to follow IBM Watson Workspace ’s Twitter ID.

Why Social Business Keeps Failing to Deliver

Luis Suarez

may well be to the corporate world was on a Twitter exchange with Eric Norlin , organiser of the always inspiring, thought-provoking and wonderful Defrag conference event, in Denver, Colorado, where he was mentioning how more and more he was convinced that Social Business, Enterprise 2.0

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Quite an exciting journey, if you would ask me, from the perspective of having that golden opportunity of living on the cutting edge of technology, although sometimes it’s been more along the lines of bleeding edge. I am a big fan of Twitter, as most folks know already.

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How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy

Dan Pontefract

I stumbled across Stocksy one day in June of 2016 courtesy my Twitter feed. The tweet I tripped over was from VIATEC —a group that represents Vancouver Island’s advanced-technology community—announcing its Executive of the Year, Stocksy CEO and co-founder Brianna Wettlaufer.

Snap Bird – Experimenting with Curation of Live Tweeting at Conference Events

Luis Suarez

Seeing how cumbersome it has become to then put together those various insights into meaningful blog posts I kept thinking what a pity that I would not be able to refer back to those tweets after a short period of time just because Twitter decided it was not helpful (to them!)

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

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. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. And if you look into recent examples of wrong-doings by Facebook, Twitter or even LinkedIn that we have seen all over the place we may be starting to think that we are all in big trouble.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

Step Two, or a concurrent step, would be to look at how to enhance collaboration. First of all, collaborative work tools must be simple to be effective. A collaboration platform that is over-engineered would be counterproductive. The key aspect of a collaboration platform is that should make work more transparent and rewards sharing. Connect the LMS to a collaborative work platform. Migrate learning to a collaboration platform and minimize use of the LMS.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

FB, Twitter & G+. Take, for instance, Twitter. Over the course of time, the user experience has deteriorated so bad, including its third party, or even their own, Twitter Apps that I have been on the brink of giving up on it altogether and never walk back several times.

The Magic of That First Client Engagement

Luis Suarez

He can also be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua or Google Plus. Collaboration Communities Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence

Luis Suarez

After having put together last couple of blog posts about some of my reflections from the year we are about to end around The Social Web and Technology in general, I guess it’s now a good time to share with the world the third one from the series. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

Challenges of Social Business in the Workplace

Luis Suarez

A couple of weeks ago the smart and talented folks from Bloomfire approached me through Twitter to ask me whether I would be willing to participate on an interview around Social Business and be featured on the series of bloggers and influencers they have got going on for a little while now. He can also be contacted over in Twitter at @elsua or Google Plus. Collaboration Communities elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

Cooperating in the open

Harold Jarche

I’ve been thinking about collaboration and cooperation a lot lately. Cooperation is for the long term, while collaboration is usually bound by time, such as one’s career, a job, or a project. I belong to several collaborative online project-based communities.

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Social Business Is People to People Business – The Iberia Story

Luis Suarez

And here’s the reason why… excellent customer service through a rather unexpected channel: Twitter. I decided to remain, lag behind and instead get my iPhone up and running and go into Twitter. Now, imagine this whole scenario without having social technologies helping out.

Technology Stewardship and Unexpected Uses

Nancy White

The post had a quote that resonated with my experience as a technology steward to various communities. Presentation Zen: TED talk: Twitter & the power of the unexpected. You never know how users will end up using your technology.

Twitter, being cool and a great video

Nancy White

If you haven’t already heard about Twitter, the microblogging tool, it is never too late. I’ve been focusing on it as a tool for collaboration , learning and social presence. With a lot of self-effacing charm, James Clay brings us this delightful video: Are you on Twitter?

After Bitly’s fail

Doc Searls

My Twitter handle is there, with my face. Does the blue “x” close the whole thing or just my twitter handle? Why would I want a shortlink if not to share it on something that requires it, like Twitter? Checked with Twitter.