If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

We deployed our enterprise social network last year, but it’s a ghost town. They’re windowless and the carpets look as though designers around the world have colluded with one another to see who can come up with the most bizarre patterns possible. In part, it’s why enterprise social networks haven’t fully become a crucial component to an organization’s operating practice. Behaviour Culture employee engagement enterprise 2.0

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?

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eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. In many cases, there can be significant work to design that kind of learning experience.

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eLearning Hot Lists Moving to eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Important announcement: I've moved where I will be creating the eLearning Hot Lists. So … Want a weekly list of the best content on eLearning from around the web? Please read this post and then head over to eLearning Learning and subscribe to the Best Of feed via RSS or eMail. In Using Social Signals to Find Top eLearning Resources I discussed a particular example of using the social signals capability of Browse My Stuff to find good resources on a particular topic.

What is the future of the Learning & Development department?

Trends in the Living Networks

Last Friday I gave the keynote for the first breakfast seminar run by CADRE , a leading elearning design company, for senior executives of its clients. Enterprise 2.0 The topic of my presentation was The Future of Learning , giving a big picture view to kick off their series. This is a brief description of my presentation: Challenges for organizations are mounting from intense global competition, empowered consumers, and generational shifts.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Elliott Masie Learners as designers. Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Device Diversity is the “New Normal” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning Pad/Tablet Use Explodes Authoring Tools Will Evolve Private Social Networks Win Over Public Market Consolidations Will Occur Here Come the Experts!

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText?

Mark Oehlert

Ross is the founder of Social Text , "the first wiki company and leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 It is time for Socialtext to be taken to the next level,and for that, I want to openly recruit the CEO 2.0 " ( click for more ) Now that, is recruiting 2.0. books futures Web 2.0

Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others. Experiencing eLearning , July 27, 2009 Wikis at Work - eLearning Technology , February 25, 2007 Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage , May 4, 2009 Blog or Wiki?

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Good Posts from Last Week

Tony Karrer

So here's what came up via eLearning Learning from last week. Twitter Job Aid - work in progress - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 12, 2009 Reduce Searching Start Talking - eLearning Technology , April 14, 2009 Solve problems with screencasting - eLearning Acupuncture , April 14, 2009 Augmented Reality in Learning - Upside Learning Blog , April 15, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. Browse eLearning Content

Quick Wins

Clark Quinn

Here's the gist of his thinking: As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0. And, when you look at adoption patterns - a lot of what makes adoption of Web 2.0 They are designed for quick wins. Just saw a post by Mark Oehlert - Danger of Quick Wins.

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Social Network Analysis - Twitter - Social Media - Best Stuff from Last Week

Tony Karrer

Here is the best stuff from last week via eLearning Learning. Overcoming Top 10 Objections to Social Learning - Social Enterprise Blog , April 24, 2009 Ten commandments of e-learning (content design) - Clive on Learning , April 30, 2009 Twitter Learning - eLearning Technology , April 30, 2009 Learning Goals - eLearning Technology , April 29, 2009 An eight-step process using Post-it notes to gain meeting consensus. Browse eLearning Content

Quick Wins

Tony Karrer

Here's the gist of his thinking: As I become more and more convinced that implementing next-gen/Web 2.0 I agree with Mark that there are fairly sizable organizational culture aspects to enterprise adoption of enterprise 2.0 / web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0. And, when you look at adoption patterns - a lot of what makes adoption of Web 2.0 They are designed for quick wins. Just saw a post by Mark Oehlert - Danger of Quick Wins.

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First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. Blog Description This blog covers trends in eLearning and more broadly the use of technology that aims to improve human performance. Topics eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? eLearning 2.0 - An Immediate, Important Shift eLearning 1.0, and 2.0 Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0

April 2010 Great ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Coloring Outside the Wireframe: 3 Tips to Integrating Visual Design in the UX Field - Adaptive Path , April 9, 2010. Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Technology , April 7, 2010. Reboot: Puma and Yves Béhar Spend Three Years Designing Super-Green Shoebox - Fast Company , April 13, 2010. Designing for an uncertain world - Learnlets , April 17, 2010. Best from Informal Learning Flow.

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Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

Designing for learning in this environment is altogether different – and often a more ‘messy’ and complex matter. In fact, there is a good basis of fact to argue that the real power of eLearning is social and contextual.”. But another article about the use of social media in corporates, this one from Deb Lavoy, Social Business doesn’t mean what you think it does, neither does Enterprise 2.0, This article first appeared on Training Zone on 19 September.

May – June 15 Great Ones

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

ID – Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world? Education 2.0: What does Government 2.0 Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash - eLearning Technology , May 6, 2010. The Enterprise 2.0 Conference Boston 2010: Lots To See And Do - Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Best of Informal Learning Flow. May 1, 2010 to June 14, 2010. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Of course, there’s a lot of great information out there on this via eLearning Learning under terms like Discussion Forum , Collaboration in Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Adoption , Benefits of Discussion Forums , Discussion Forum Case Studies. eLearning Technology , September 15, 2008 5 Easy Tips for Teaching Online Courses - Learning Putty , January 18, 2010 Forums – Day 1 – What is it? eLearning Technology.

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Some instructors and instructional designers now see me as a job threat. Enlightened eLearning requires more people, not fewer. Agile instructional design. I nstructional design was invented around the time of World War II. ADDIE (analyze, design, develop, implement & evaluate) made it possible to manage the process of creating useful training programs systematically. O n web2logo , you click a logo and find out about a Web 2.0

Where Will the Change Come From?

Tony Karrer

A few weeks ago, I posted a summary around the November LCB Big Question "Are ISD / ADDIE / HPT relevant in a world of rapid elearning, faster time-to-performance, and informal learning?": eLearning Technology: Significant Work Needed to Help Instructional Designers Some interesting thoughts in the comments. At a Web 2.0 event that I moderated, one of the speakers was Matt Glotzbach, Head of Products at Google Enterprise.

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Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

In this world, you can't really distinguish the mandate of Management Consulting from the mandate of: Enterprise 2.0 In The Big Question the folks from Bottom Line Performance say: The challenge for instructional designers is no longer finding some relevant information on an obscure topic. This is going to start with interesting new departments that focus on things like community management or enterprise 2.0. Browse eLearning Content

A job like mine

Jay Cross

The offering was to be an accredited university business degree programme designed for adults. Cross had discovered that adults learn differently from children and became interested in instructional design. Cross became an e-leaming evangelist, writing white papers and making presentations about elearning. He became CEO of the eLearning Forum and advised Smartforce, Cisco, and other e-learning pioneers. A job like mine. E.learning Age , Â Mar 2008 by Carruth, Jenny.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

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 Anticipating the Next Wave of Experience Design - John Hagel , March 28, 2011. Agile eLearning – 27 Great Articles - Tony Karrer , April 6, 2011. Examples of eLearning–Ten Great Resources - Tony Karrer , January 11, 2011. Enterprise 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!!

Mark Oehlert

It came to light as part of a presentation at the Enterprise 2.0 books futures Web 2.0 Belly laughs, guffaws and chuckles Blogging Books Catch Up Collaboration Conference News Cool Tools Copyright and Patent Gold & BS Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks Culture Current Affairs design e-Learning Resources e-Learning/e-Teaching eco EduPatents eLearning Guild Emerging Tech Errata Ethno/Anthro Film Firefox From the land of "I wonder."

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 It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. I discussed my experience from Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Web 2.0 eLearning Trends Enterprise 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us?

Mark Oehlert

Im still working on that but maybe next week while I am at I/ITSEC, Ill wander the expo floor and ask some of the e-learning vendors what their plans are to help their clients move toward an Enterprise 2.0 November 21, 2007 in Learning/Web 2.0 | Permalink Technorati Tags : netvibes , OpenSocial , UWA TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us? books futures Web 2.0

50 best articles on Working Smarter for the first half of 2012

Jay Cross

If you haven’t had time to keep up with what’s going on in learning, design, social business, and intellectual capital this year, here’s a reprieve: the top 50 articles from the last six months. Design Principles for Complex, Unpredictable, People Oriented Systems . When the Learner is the Teacher, Do We Need Instructional Designers? . It’s a new world out there for the Instructional Designer. Curation saves your bacon.

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Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

A major part of modern instructional design is actually workscape design. Workscape designers, like landscape designers, start with the existing environment. By contrast, instructional designers are accustomed to building new programs from the ground up, like architects who begin by chopping down trees and leveling contours so they can plan from a blank sheet of paper. Technology, be it web 2.0 A framework for social learning in the enterprise 129.

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