How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Luis Suarez

To quote him: ‘ Let kids learn what they want to learn in curricula design by professionals’. our networks) we would want to learn with / from. Collaboration Communities Conference Events elsua Employee Engagement Enterprise2.0

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

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.

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ). It is also the network of choice for most professionals.

Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. It is not just about managing the interaction but also being part of the social interaction.

Thoughts on Learning Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

At the DevLearn conference, I ran a Morning Buzz on Learning Design Strategy. I started with a set of questions to address, so I’ll go through their comments in roughly that order (though we didn’t exactly follow this structure): What is learning design strategy?

Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Luis Suarez

After having written about what are some of my current work streams as a freelancer in the realm of Social Business and Digital Transformation (i.e. That’s exactly how I feel about speaking at client events and why I treasure them to bits.

Grassroots Community Building through Social Networks

Harold Jarche

Grassroots Community Building through Social Networks is the topic that John Gunn ( Moncton ITA ) and I will be discussing at PodCamp Halifax on Sunday. Other group-forming activities have been more social. These events originally some government sponsorship.

More on European UX Events

Adaptive Path

Below are the most interesting ones, followed by my impressions of 3 more European conferences: Euro IA, UX Russia and Design by Fire. I did not mention UXCamp Europe , but that event attracted 400 attendees last May and plans are forming for next year’s event. I was fortunate enough to attend 3 UX events in the last month. My third conference this “season&# was Design by Fire , named after the interaction design blog of Yahoo!’s

#e2conf 2011 Highlights – 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed the Event

Luis Suarez

conference that took place in Boston, MA, a few days back, by yours truly, but the truth is that in the last couple of days I have been distracted by what seems to be raving the Social Web as of late: Google’s attempt to get social with Google Plus.

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 4

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Activities Each week of the course will feature some events. I just want the event to show up in an activities page at the right time, so people don't have to do anything but go there. Tweets will be displayed on my personal learning environment and in my MOOC during live events.

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The Future of Organizational Learning event

Clark Quinn

There’s a social networking site for DevLearn, and I’ve created a group for this session. I’ve always found eLearning Guild events to be worthwhile, and given the lineup I think this one will be as good as ever. Tags: social strategy

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SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? Many of us confess to fumbling along and we engage in multiple networks.

Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

The presentation like the whole event is FREE to join. Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms. Demonstrate a number of examples of social activities she has set up. Propose a lite approach to designing social (learning) activities.

Will the Respect Network enable us to take back control of our data and our lives?

Ross Dawson

Yesterday I attended the Sydney launch event of the Respect Network , an initiative designed to allow individuals to own and take control of their data. Take Back Control from Respect Network on Vimeo. The Respect Network seems to have a very solid foundation.

Launch of Creating the Future of PR – shaping an exceptional future for the industry

Ross Dawson

In my article Join Us in Creating the Future of PR I frame the context for the launch of the publication: The fundamental capabilities of PR professionals are more relevant than ever in our intensely networked world.

The Service Design Conference Speaker Preview: Dave Gray

Adaptive Path

Adaptive Path is a pioneer in user experience, known for cutting-edge thinking and high-quality events. I am always happy and proud to be associated with any of your events. Why do you think a conference about service design and experience is relevant now?

Google Atmosphere: The future of the enterprise and the economy of individuals

Ross Dawson

Earlier this year I gave the opening keynote at the Google Atmosphere on Tour events in Sydney and Melbourne. Below is the 2 minute summary video of the event, giving a flavor for the rich ideas shared on the future of the enterprise. Future of work Social networks Uncategorized

Slides for Crowdsourcing for Media and Content workshop in New York

Ross Dawson

Last Friday in New York, shortly before Sandy shook things up, I ran a Crowdsourcing for Media and Content workshop as part of the Crowdsourcing Week global series of events. Crowdsourcing Future of media Marketing Social networks

Keynote slides: Creating Massively Successful Networked Organizations

Ross Dawson

As always, the slides are designed to accompany my presentation, not to stand alone, so are provided for the audience at the event and any others who may find them useful nonetheless. Building Massively Successful Networked Organizations from Ross Dawsn. Autopoiesis and how the networks are literally coming to life. Study on the networks that support successful technology purchasing decisions. The 5 elements that support effective expertise networks.

Workshop content: Creating results using social media – the HR perspective

Ross Dawson

I will be MC for the conference day, and will also run a half-day workshop on Creating Results Using Social Media on the following day. Workshop: Creating Results With Social Media in HR. This is the workshop description: CREATING RESULTS USING SOCIAL MEDIA.

Come experience Crowd Business Models Summit in San Francisco on October 22

Ross Dawson

My book Getting Results From Crowds was designed as a highly practical overview of how to create value using crowdsourcing. As such I wanted to bring together an event to focus attention on crowd business models. For full event details see the Crowd Business Models Summit website on the CrowdConf site. The primary intention of the event is to help entrepreneurs as well as larger organizations to successfully design and implement business models based on crowds.

Online Learning Course Design

Tony Karrer

The Work Literacy online learning course is over and Michele Martin - Deconstructing the Work Literacy Learning Event and Harold Jarche - Post Work Literacy have posted their thoughts around the event. Here are some thoughts on the course and the implications for design of similar kinds of online learning courses. Social Network as Course Platform Like social networks generally, Ning, unfortunately feels a bit scattered.

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Blog Post: Why are so few KM events done over the web?

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen A month or so back Matthew Loxton started a discussion on the Gurteen Knowledge Community Group on Linkedin by asking the question "Why are so few KM events done over the web". Hi - As probably the person that has conducted more face-to-face KM events, over the last three decades, than all others combined, arrival at the definitive answer to this question is easy. These are creative activities like design, relationships, strategy, etc.

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

Seeking talent in Sydney: Amazing Content and Web Project Managers – Part-time

Ross Dawson

Looking for skills in high-value reports, web publishing and communities, web apps, iPad apps, events and more. In most cases project managers will supervise writers, coders, designers from our global talent pool. We have upcoming reports on topics such as the future of news, social media in retail, branded apps, tablet strategy, social business etc. Editors will help design and run sites, and apply their sophisticated understanding of social media. -

The Service Experience Conference Speaker Preview: Dave Gray

Adaptive Path

DG: Adaptive Path is a pioneer in user experience, known for cutting-edge thinking and high-quality events. I am always happy and proud to be associated with any of your events. JH: Why do you think a conference about service design and experience is relevant now? DG: Social networks and mobile devices are dramatically changing what customers expect. Events Service Design

Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

Events should focus on nurturing the L&D community of practice before content. Asked what brings them to events, nearly everyone replies “face to face.” Flipping the session allocates a majority of the time to participatory events. Before the Event. During the event.

Bridging Across Language Online | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

You put in a URL, designate what dictionary you want to use. on 23 Oct 2008 at 2:23 am Another site that may help bridge the language barrier is: [link] They let you create a multilingual widget for your site (including Blogs, Social networks, eBay, etc.).

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Dear Social Business Evangelist, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when social business evangelists were perceived, mainly, as disruptors, to a certain degree, of any given status quo within the corporate environment out there at large. Institutions are designed to provide some people with information which is power.

Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social network mapping and analysis skills. Today we are not often working in the confines of boundaried communities (see Post 2) so being able to see and understand the larger network is critical. Adding to Chris’s section on Strategy Understand our community’s relationship to other communities and networks in our domain. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis. Social network mapping is a skill that people need to learn.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag. I reckon the learner has seen a significant move to more elearning instead of an almost complete dependence on face-to-face events.

IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2011 – The Agendas #ls12 #ibmconnect

Luis Suarez

If there would be a single keyword that could describe quite nicely both agendas from both events running in parallel that keyword would be social. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0 IBM Innovation Social Enterprise Travelling

Facilitating Innovation

Clark Quinn

While there are resources about learning design, performance support design, social networking, and more, there’s less guidance about facilitating innovation. In previous work, I looked at models of innovation, and found that either you mutated an existing design, or meld two designs together. Innovation isn’t an event, it’s a process, and it’s something that I want P&D (Learning & Development 2.0 :) to be supporting.

Learning malpractice

Clark Quinn

Consequently, the ‘massed practice’ of the learning *event* is a broken model! Worse, courses are designed in lieu of any cognizance of the resources. And while informal learning, as facilitated by search and social networks, may not be actively discouraged, the lack of any cohesive effort to coordinate the network, let alone aligning with resources and formal learning, characterizes the average workplace. Tags: design strategy

Social Media for Trainers (by Jane Bozarth)

Clark Quinn

Jane Bozarth’s Social Media for Trainers is a wonderfully handy, and important, book. It succinctly introduces why you would want to think about social media to augment training, introduces several of the major social media tools that represent categorical differences, and, for each, focuses on practical explanations about the tools, pluses and minuses, and classic ways to use them before, during, and after learning events.

Slow Learning – #change11

Clark Quinn

It’s part of what my colleague Harold Jarche talks about when saying “work is learning and learning is work”, the notion that as organizations start empowering workers to adapt to the increasing complexity, there will be no difference between work and learning, and we’ll have to move away from the ‘event’ model of learning and start integrating learning more closely into our activities. I’ve been calling it learning experience design , but really it’s more.

Blueprints for Networked Cocreation: 1. Intentcasting - EMERGENT.

Seb Paquet

Blueprints for Networked Cocreation: 1. Each post in the Blueprints for Networked Cocreation series will describe a capability that is necessary for open, creative collaboration and give examples of tools that instantiate that capability. Make the intent into a shareable social object.

Online Communities Mini-Conferences

Nancy White

Passing this along from Leigh Blackall…This is a terrific set of “mini-events&# around a variety of online community and collaboration topics. Below are the range of events scheduled so far. 2-9Nov Managing Multimembership in Social Networks.

CPsquare’s Connected Futures Workshop

Nancy White

We are using Howard Rheingold’s Social Media Classroom as our home base this round (we vary each time to add to our own learning!) Have productive and lasting social connections with other participants, community leaders and community conveners.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Dead Alewives: Dungeons and Dragons | Main | Back from GDC (and a free virtual world event) » February 21, 2008 GDC Update 9: The Game Design Challenge Evidently the big takeaway there was that you can social experiences in both and that those experiences will be different. Designed to build community between dogs and owners.

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

Will social relations get better? Aspiring application developers will sign up to develop for smart-phone vendors and companies that provide Internet-based applications, because most innovative work will be done in that domain, instead of designing applications that run on a PC operating system. Aspiring application designers will write mostly for PCs. Will social relations get better? It also helps make sense of the Net’s distance-free social space.

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

On September 16, I will join the IBM Lotus team in an event in New York City - Reinventing Relationships. The event will explore how the Web, collaboration and social software "will transform - actually reinvent - how organizations relate to their customers, partners, employees and citizens through more compelling experiences.” Social networking is among today’s hottest new technologies and applications. Social networking applications are not new to business.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshoring and Healthcare

John Hagel

IPZ’s are specially designated geographic areas in Western countries where foreign medical practitioners are allowed to locate facilities and perform procedures at affordable rates. The technique is value network analysis.