Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Trends in the Living Networks

When I wrote Implementing Enterprise 2.0 in January 2009, I included in the “Tools” section Wikis, Blogs, Social Networks, RSS and Syndication, Social Bookmarking, and Microblogging. IBM’s broad-based social platform Connections and platforms that began with specific tools such as wikis and blogs and have now shifted to broader social suites, such as SocialText , Jive , Telligent all include microblogging, while Cisco has introduced Jabber.

A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

Through the introduction of Web 2.0 This is a zany example of course, but the point is as we continue to introduce new Web, Learning, Enteprise 2.0 tools and applications into the enterprise, we arbitrarily do so without giving thought to what the experience is like for the employee, and what the overall time commitment is in terms of that same employee merely trying to keep up. Organizations need to start thinking about a single window into the org: call it Intranet 2.0

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 There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Web 2.0