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.

Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

Monday, January 31, 2011 Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network The bigger your social network, the bigger your brain - well, at least your amygdala. To calculate your social network, fill out the Social Network Index here.

Performance - Collaboration - Social Network Analysis - eLearning Hot List

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List June 1, 2009 to June 12, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. eLearning Technology , June 3, 2009 Student Guide: Introduction to ‘Wikis’ in Blackboard - Don't Waste Your Time , June 12, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design 11: The Kemp Model - The E-Learning Curve , June 10, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe - Learning Visions , June 9, 2009 Attribution in a Web 2.0

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.

Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker – Mophie, Gum Max and Logitech

Luis Suarez

As I have mentioned on my last blog post , here’s a follow-up entry for today where I’m going to pick things up from where I left them around some additional Productivity Tips for the Mobile (Social) Knowledge Web Worker.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): An Experiment, A Blog-a-thon and a Tip Jar

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Happy Birthday U.S.! The other thing that Im going to try - just because I have way too much self-esteem and need to be taken down a notch - is starting up the Tip Jar widget from Typepad.

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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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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Ultimate GMail Collection: over 80 Tools and Tips" (makeuseof.com)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Argument for Casual Games in the Corporate World | Main | 8 Random Facts Meme (via Karyn Romeis) » July 29, 2007 "Ultimate GMail Collection: over 80 Tools and Tips" (makeuseof.com) ( link ) GMail can be so much more than just your online mailbox.

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

Here are a few tips to keep in mind to help your content remain top-of-stream. The algorithm change was designed, at least in part, to reduce the noise in an individual’s newsfeed and give more prominence to really good content.

Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop

Beth Kanter

The workshop topics included trends in digital media consumption, social media, engagement on mobile devices and a variety of community foundation projects funded by the Knight Community Information Challenge. Bell was on networked TV apologizing. 3: Social Networking.

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How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

Beth Kanter

The book is about our behavioral addictions to our smartphones, video games, social media, and email and how to break them. Like slot machines, people check their emails and social networks repeatedly because they have a Ludic Loop embedded. What are your tips?

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Luis Suarez

To design a new kind of work, a new mindset of work habits that would inspire each and everyone of us to become much more collaborative and keen on sharing our knowledge out there openly through digital tools, whatever those may well be. A social computing evangelist at heart.

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social Media Strategy Planning & Measurement – What’s Working? With social media, however, strategy is a compass, not a map, because it is a fast changing territory. Social media, however, is like a river you swim in.

Approaching E-Learning 3.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's a broad and challenging domain that I've broken down into the following topics: I'm designing the course so that each week is one of these self-contained topics. Who is this course for? If you're reading this, then this course is for you.

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smart cities need smart citizens

Harold Jarche

But this is merely the tip of the iceberg of the real potential of smart cities and digital networks. As the network era connects people and things, society needs to reconnect with the multifaceted citizen. Smart technologies should be designed to enable more citizen connections.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon"

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs? It really points to the fact that an engaging design will trump all kinds of technical and pricing issues.

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

These have been edited and synthesized to a single composition in advance of my sessions in Helsinki on 3 November 2017 with The National Foresight Network and the Prime Minister’s Office where we will discuss the transformation of work and its consequences. Tribes & Networks.

August Informal Learning Hot List

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. How I use social media - Full Circle , August 4, 2009. Five Challenges Social Media Will Bring to Business - HarvardBusiness.org , August 14, 2009. How to Design an iPhone App in 48 Hours - Adaptive Path , August 4, 2009. Twenty-One Top Twitter Tips - Forbes.com: News , August 1, 2009. Social Networks and Security - Knowledge@Wharton , August 18, 2009. network (949).

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The Spinner’s hack on journalism

Doc Searls

The Spinner* is also a hack on journalism, designed like a magic trick to misdirect moral outrage toward The Spinner’s obviously shitty business, and away from the shitty business called adtech, which not only makes The Spinner possible, but pays for most of online journalism as well.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

As always I do this by looking through eLearning Learning and related sites like Communities and Networks Connection. 13 Tips for Virtual World Teaching Preparing Teachers to Teach Online Tips and Tricks for Teaching Online: How to Teach Like a Pro! I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

Awesome insights into working smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Social Media at Work - Luis Suarez , August 1, 2011.

Response to Dron

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We''ll discuss this too. -- Let''s let Dron introduce connectivism: The Connectivist account of individual learning, in which the nervous system is understood as a neural network with emergent properties and behaviours resulting from its connections that we describe as ''learning'', is certainly compelling. There is one trivial sense in which every theorist agrees that learning is based on a neural network as described - they agree because they have to.

OMG, its culture change time

Dave Snowden

Hat tip to Euan Semple for the link by the way as it inspired this posting but it's a pretty shallow article. Such cultures are tacit in nature: networked, tribal and fluid. If in doubt, blame the culture seems to be a golden rule in consultancy and management alike.

Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

How to use Twitter for Social Learning - Social Media for Working & Learning , March 20, 2010. ID – Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world? Social Media for Working & Learning , May 4, 2010.

The Networked Professional: Principles of Effective Online Networking

Beth Kanter

For example, this week they will attend a workshop at LinkedIn where LinkedIn employees will coach them on online networking tips and taking advantage of the platform for online networking. Connect Thoughtfully: Friending policy for each online social network you use.

Best of working smarter for September 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 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

Evaluation of CL/4291 “Draft text of the Recommendation concerning Open Educational Resources”, UNESCO

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Is it all and only “appropriate pedagogical methodologies, well-designed learning objects and the diversity of learning activities”? There is first of all significant ambiguity in the terms “appropriate” and “well-designed”.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

This presentation is both a case study and “how to” session including a look at tools and procedures necessary to develop an internal wiki, lessons learned, and tips for creating an effective, efficient, and inexpensive knowledge management solution.

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Transforming Nonprofit Staff Into Champions on Social

Beth Kanter

” I facilitated an interactive featured session on why and how leaders should be engaged on social as well as other insiders (employees, board, and volunteers). They are passionate about your organization and social change, and will talk about it to anyone who will listen.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0

What I learned via social media this week

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via social media during the past two weeks. The sharing you see on sites like Facebook and Twitter is the tip of the ‘social’ iceberg.

How to Replace Top-down Training with Collaborative Learning (2)

Jay Cross

They have set up social networks for alumni and help them keep up with new developments. Workers value social learning (collaboration, networking, and conversations) and informal learning (community membership, Internet search, blogs, curated content, and self-study).

The Downsides of Freelance Work

Luis Suarez

Now, I will be talking a whole lot more about it, but here is a tip of advice I learned about coping with the uncertainty: the moment you stop thinking about the what next that’s the moment when uncertainty wins.

Emotionally intelligent signage meets social media | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Design (52). Design (52). Travel tips (14). Emotionally intelligent signage meets social media Here are two that came over the transom this week. (HT: ← Monday morning advice from two design icons. I adore social media (it’s actually my livelihood!),

How To Train Your Attention and Be Effective When Working Online

Beth Kanter

It’s no surprise attention spans have been decreasing over the past decade with the increase in external stimulation – social media, mobile phones, and the flood of online information. This mindmap is one of the most, practical set of tips for learning to manage distraction.

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Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. RSS never blocks you or goes down: why social networks need to be decentralized - OReilly Radar , September 14, 2009. Scoring with Social Media: 6 Tips for Using Analytics - HarvardBusiness.org , September 21, 2009. Screenr - Lockergnome Blog Network , September 11, 2009. Do Social Networks Shape Our Lives ? Networked community management , September 23, 2009.

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How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job

Beth Kanter

This post provides some tips and techniques for tech wellness. It’s no surprise attention spans have been decreasing over the past decade with the increase in external stimulation – social media, mobile phones, and the flood of online information. Photo by BirgerKing.

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I also checked out Nancy White’s Communities and Networks site under Discussion Forums , Case Studies of Discussion Forums , and Community Building and Discussion Forums. Business Casual , October 29, 2008 Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2006 Requirement to Social Learning Adoption #2 - Compatibility - Engaged Learning , February 24, 2009 The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 &

Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People

Luis Suarez

But today I just want to highlight his, once again, brilliant insights around the area of Social Business and the Social Enterprise, because a couple of his recent blog posts have pretty much nailed it for yours truly on why social networking for business makes sense, business sense, that is. “[…] The race to the top is focused on design and respect and dignity and guts and innovation and sustainability and yes, generosity when it might be easier to be selfish.

References on Lurking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

You an find it here TIPs for Facilitating Lurking Second is another distillation of conversation, this time from CPSquare. We spoke briefly about Networks of Practice before I had to leave at the end of the morning session.

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A sense of bewronging

Doc Searls

Social networks&# are getting out of control. The cow is just one of our many social networks. This, however, is not a social effect. This may be “social,&# but only in a very loose sense. The seond is “social.&#

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ” is getting a lot of good feedback as people read and apply the ideas in the book. And now, for those tips and tools: 1 – Get to Know Your Audience. 3 – Monitor Social Conversations.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

Andriani and McKelvey focus on the desperate efforts of social “scientists” to fit social phenomena into Gaussian distributions. But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world.