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.

Aggregation Workflow in gRSShopper

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A few points: First, on workflow, which is the topic of this post. For the page designer: 1. The options page provides the following: - personal information, including email, which may be edited - list of feeds submitted, and their status - option to add social network information - list of subscribed newsletters, and an option to edit subscriptions That's the entire workflow. Here's how gRSShopper currently works.

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Google+ may miss the big opportunity: spanning internal and external social networks

Trends in the Living Networks

As many others have expressed, it is very frustrating to be delayed several months into the hottest new social space because we are more dedicated Google users than others. Individuals build social networks around their Profiles, and companies, brands, media etc.

Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

TL:DR here's the badging workflow: Create a Badgr account. The Badge Workflow One of the tricky parts about working with badges is that the badge infrastructure has its own vocabulary and a workflow that might not be obvious.

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Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

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.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this. E-Social CM Media?

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. And I reckon most learners have begun to use technology in their own ways to get answers, whether via the Google, or social networks like FaceBook and LinkedIn.

the agile sensemaking model

Harold Jarche

But I, and many others, have thousands of connections on social media platforms like LinkedIn. Increasing awareness of new ideas, methods, and processes often comes through serendipitous encounters outside the workflow. Learning is the great opportunity in organizational design today.

Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships

Harold Jarche

As the economy gets more networked, open organizations are becoming a necessity. Businesses are increasingly dependent on complex social interactions. Internally, work teams that need to share complex knowledge require tighter social bonds. This is social.

Supporting self-managed team learning in the organisation

Jane Hart

So it will not involve designing a programme of instruction for a team, but rather will comprise a quite different set of “ scaffolding ” activities undertaken in conjunction with the team, which include: Understanding the sharing practices that are currently taking place - or not.

Biz tech

Clark Quinn

There is plenty of vertical-specific software, from product design to transaction tracking, and of course more general business software such as document generation, financials, etc. And of course the social network software – profiles and locators as well as communication and collaboration tools – should be under the purview of L&D. social strategy technologyOne of my arguments for the L&D revolution is the role that L&D could be playing.

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

As with knowledge artisans , many learners now own their knowledge-sharing networks. Today, content capture and creation tools let people tell their own stories and weave these together to share in their networks. Narration of work in social networks is flow.

digital workforce skills

Harold Jarche

and provides an image that addresses a good spectrum of skills for the network era. Learning out loud in our social networks helps to seek new opinions and share our own with a diverse group of people. Cooperating is a way of nourishing our knowledge networks.

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May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

Mapping informal and formal learning strategies to real work , Tom Gram, Performance X Design, 4 May 2011. The case for online social networking in education , Jose Picardo, 14 May 2011. Without workflow, social business is doomed , Agency Collaboration, 26 May 2011.

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Social Learning doesn’t mean what you think it does!

Jane Hart

A few days ago my Internet Time Alliance colleague, Harold Jarche, shared this article, written by Deb Lavoy, with me: Social Business Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does, Neither Does Enterprise 2.0. Social Business” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture.” So, for instance the first paragraph would now read: “Social Learning ” is not about technology, or about “corporate culture&#. We ban access to social media resources – just to make sure.

Babies should not be thrown out with bathwater

Dave Snowden

Complex approaches should also focus on building collective capability through ritualised forms such as crews and network creation with techniques such as social network stimulation. The example he gives, which he uses a lot is a workflow system for repairs to housing stock.

Determinism, Best Practice, and the ‘Training Solution’

Charles Jennings

If a chemical engineer is looking to design a new process or parameters for distillation in a chemical plant she may be able to identify the volumes and sequences that produce the highest amount of pure distillate.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Sometimes it’s easier to add smarts to the workflow (performance support) than to stuff things into people’s heads. Empowering people to take action rests on clearing obstacles out of the way and incorporating next practices into workflow. Social signals. Higher ground.

The 12 key elements of iPad media strategy

Trends in the Living Networks

Content partner for the event is Future Exploration Network , which is currently preparing a website and report on iPad and media. Mobile ad networks such as iAd and AdMob will not generate as much revenue as in-house sales. Design and navigation. Production and workflow.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Technological systems based on these designs were first developed by the aviation industry, in the form of the AICC specification (Aviation Industry Computer Based Training (CBT) Committee). Content Syndication Networks The concept of content syndication originates with the newspaper industry. which is essentiallythe cMOOC design).

Raising the Dial Tone, Part 2

Martijn Linssen

The problem is that most requirements issued on federal contracts are complete birdcage liner written by people who are either totally unqualified to design a product or produced by a process/workflow that is biased toward the most verbose form of mediocrity (i.e.

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

“ A friend recently reminded me of the tendency of organisations to “co-opt and neutralise” any kind of dissent – that’s exactly what’s happening with social media now – big business is appropriating it and trying to quash it. And eventually succeed as Socially Integrated Enterprises.

Impressive startups! Report from PushStart Australian accelerator Demo Day

Trends in the Living Networks

They say that social media is not designed for business, it is designed for individuals, so. Bleeply is a simple cross-platform collaboration platform, creating a workflow where tweets from a business account are vetted by others in the team, avoiding gaffes that go straight to the company’s tweet stream. 80% of US businesses use social media, many of them with $10 billion spent, mainly on people. Tonight: The social network for what goes on after dark.

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[siu] Panel: Capturing the research lifecycle

David Weinberger

” It starts with design. The site helps scientists create a version readable by the public, and helps them disseminate them through social networks. Q: Mr. GitHub (Arfon Smith), you said in your comments that reproducibility is a workflow issue? It’s the first panel of the morning at Shaking It Up. Six men from six companies give brief overviews of their products. The session is led by Courtney Soderberg from the.

Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

In the same vein, I talk about Working Smarter instead of informal learning, social learning, and so forth. That’s where all the informal and social learning we hear about is taking place. The alumni connected over social media and saw demos in Second Life. Social learning.

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Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked to contribute my responses to interview questions on social media for a new journal called The Future of Learning and of course I was happy to send some thoughts along. When did you start getting interested in the potential of social media in education and why? It all depends on what you call social media. Most of what we would call the 'social' in social media wasn't there - there weren't any friend lists, zero cat pictures, and no tweets.

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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. trainingwreck , January 23, 2010 Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Extending elearning? I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions.

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Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The talk is called "Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World" and I want to begin with a story that came across the wires recently and I thought was very appropriate for this venue. Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing.

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Indeed, any time something becomes popular these days, it is designated as 'a platform' (in homage to web 2.0) Don't build a new social network First we had several dozen social networking sites, like Friendster and Orkut and MySpace and Facebook. These became platforms (see above) and then we had social network multiplier sites, like Ning. And now (so-called) social network websites are multiplying like, well, websites.

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Reflecting on the first half of 2009

Jay Cross

MacWorld : learning infrastructure and social network infrastructure are converging. Agile Instructional Design. Hence, I am exploring how well the principles of agile programming might be incorporated into a new framework for instructional design. Learning and social networks and customer communications and partner relations and marketing and sales aren’t islands. Continued to get my social network act together: Flickr /jaycross. Networks.

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Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Predicted: Better prioritization will lead to more purposeful activities, such as social networking to make meaningful connections as opposed to demonstrating popularity. Grade: B Social networking came into its own in 2008, raising millions of dollars for social and political causes. Personal networks were created but, for the most part, were not used to create filtered feeds. Were social networks for learning big news in 2008?

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. I’d want that system to have a standard order-to-ship workflow that was very hard to deviate from. It could possible be mentioned explicitly the importance of the architecture and design of Web 2.0

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. I’d want that system to have a standard order-to-ship workflow that was very hard to deviate from. I think your list of criteria works well also as a general definition of social software.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Elliott Masie Learners as designers. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Sometimes it’s easier to add smarts to the workflow (performance support) than to stuff things into people’s heads. social scorecard and social media karma.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

In some cases, like certain entrepreneurial companies in China, it is built upon a breakthrough management innovation – global process network management. Innovations in design, engineering, technology and governance.

Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0?

Andy McAfee

The company harnesses this power by creating “internal corporate social networks that accelerate, deepen and extend purposeful relationships around the work that needs to be done. As I’ve written before , I believe that the new crop of digital tools for building, maintaining, and exploiting social networks are both novel and powerful for individuals and enterprises alike. At present most social networking applications – Facebook, Twitter , etc.

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

Beth Kanter

In mid-July, NASDAQ announced that Blackbaud acquired Attentive.ly – a pioneering social listening and marketing automation tool co-founded by Rosalyn Lemieux, Cindy Mottershed and myself in 2012 — to offer nonprofits more innovation and better insights around list engagement.

The Reality of Virtual Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We can see how this works from the perspective of a network. This is a network. It’s a very stylized network. A network of this type is properly known as a neural network (this is a term from connectionism more than a term from neurophysiology). The idea here is that our perceptions, such as that perception of a tree, corresponds to a pattern of connectivity in that network. Here we have a network that has three separate perceptions.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflecting on the e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « e-Learning Guild Gathering Follow Up Post | Main | Post Conference Clean Up.Social Change, Web 2.0 and design » April 16, 2007 Reflecting on the e-Learning Guild Annual Gathering So Ive done this a bit differently this time. Dont get hung up looking at the 3D virtual world - thats icing - look at what kind of social networking and workflow process support tools are built into it.