The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth Kanter

But you need a disciplined system beyond asking “Will I ever wear this someday in the future? I want to start a new habit of being better organized on LinkedIn this year, but perhaps what I need to do first is “Kondo” my LinkedIn network.

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

There are the classic examples such as Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo! You may use Outlook or Lotus or whatever messaging system or application is provided to you to send and answer these types of emails. LinkedIn is also on the list.

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The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples include high-tech products such as semiconductors and computers, pharmaceuticals, automobiles and other machinery, and business services such as accounting, law, and engineering.”.

professional learner’s toolkit

Harold Jarche

For example, some sites will not give you access if you use an Ad Blocker. On Chrome I have no extensions, and only use it to access LinkedIn and Google services, which I know track me. Personal Information System : My blog is my main personal information system, hence this post.

network leadership = adapting to perpetual beta

Harold Jarche

One example of emergent leadership was the Apache nation that had only situational leaders, Nantans , who were in charge as long as warriors were willing to follow them. There is no other way to deal with complex systems and problems. With open systems, trust emerges.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

The map can be of social media conversations, for example these network maps of Twitter conversations. For example, the Irvine New Leadership Network project that has used network mapping for two purposes: 1) evaluation 2) direct network engagement.

Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

Dan Pontefract

You may find it interesting to know, for example, that they “strive to maintain the open culture often associated with startups.” Michael Watkins conducted a LinkedIn discussion earlier in 2013 entitled “What is organizational culture?

What is stopping companies from measuring learning: Skillsets, datasets, toolsets or mindsets?


By adapting our language and perspective to integrate terms like traffic, bounce rate, conversion, time on site and social sharing into an L&D context, we create a dynamic system that uses data to drive smarter decision-making and draw on accurate metrics for more actionable insights.

What have we learned so far?

Harold Jarche

Examples and anecdotes are provided during the workshop, but the real value is in sharing between participants. If you follow more than X active people in blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc. What have we learned so far about personal knowledge mastery?

Redefining the Social Employee

Dan Pontefract

Back in the day, and by day I’m referring to PI (pre-Internet), the social employee was someone who knew how to network, to dialogue and to get things done without the aid of online systems or tools. Let’s look at a couple of examples.

Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

Look at aviation, for example. The cell phone system itself, however, has been one of the stars in the Houston drama. Infrastructures shape complex systems of human activity, including economic, cultural, and political systems.

What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Kevin Wheeler

I have over 10 million first, second and third degree connections in LinkedIn and I get almost no value from that network, per se. The good ones have a system, a focus and a rationale behind their collecting. For example, stamp collectors are usually focused on a specific country or on theme. Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World What Makes a Social Network Valuable?

Showing the World

Clark Quinn

However, a recent chat in the L&D Revolution group on LinkedIn on Augmented Reality (AR) surfaced another idea. This has already been seen in examples by BMW , for instance. the flows of materials through a manufacturing system. The systems exist: Layar commercially, ARIS in the open source space (with different capabilities).

A sense of bewronging

Doc Searls

I have 480 contacts on Linkedin , most of which I know about as well as my contacts on Facebook. I see that Linkedin now also has updates on the Twitter model (and via Twitter). The latest example is Google, with “ +1 &# recommendations.

Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Beth Kanter

Here’s a summary of tips, tools, examples, and resources for getting the most of our your nonprofit event with social media. (Here’s a curated link list used to create this post). Also set up a system in advance so you can track the hashtag.

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How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

The great news is that social and informal learning don’t require new systems because learning can take place on the same “platform” as the existing social network, if a company already has one. Connections to friends and colleagues, like Facebook and LinkedIn. Third post in a series.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn.

MOOCs for Credit: Current State of the Art

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There were grass-roots methods that were happening – some were posting it on LinkedIn, for example. We want to think of the system as a whole (it’s not really a system, mainly a set of disconnected entities): So – back to ACE and the credit review.

The New Leadership & Stoos

Jay Cross

For example, that organizations can become learning networks of individuals creating value and that the role of leaders should include the stewardship of the living rather than the management of the machine. Find us on LinkedIn. Living systems are networks.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Combine this with LinkedIn Skills and you have an interesting way to rate everyone's skills.

The Only Person Who Behaves Sensibly Is My Tailor

Charles Jennings

For example a study of 829 companies over 31 years showed diversity training had "no positive effects in the average workplace." To take an example from the ATD data, the annual report itemises ‘hours per year on ‘learning’ (which means ‘hours per year on training).

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

Through social network analysis (email, LinkedIn, Facebook) organizations are able to gain a better understanding of the social and collaboration fabric that influences how work gets done. New modes of sensemaking – through social and technological systems – are required.

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People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

From a practical perspective, the more we learn about successful open government examples and social business experiments – the evidence became clearer. From a casual conversation that went like this: “Why can’t our internal collaboration platforms be more like Facebook or LinkedIn?”.

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Samuel (Noekowsky ) tried to use Greg Egan (as an example), an attempt that failed miserably. based ways of developing education, but as soon as we begin to do that, we''re undermining the foundations of the educational system. Here''s an example of what I mean by "making stuff up." this tendency to represent the human body, human systems, including thought, even things like the circulatory system, as though they were machines, when manifestly they''re not.

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In addition to the usual readings and essays, he added an online forum run through the university's central computing system. From my perspective, contemporary social media technology is an outgrowth of these basis systems. I started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. link] For example, Grant Potter thought it would be fun to improve an audio assignment by creating a web radio station.

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5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

As an example, when I got things started with living &# A World Without Email &# one of the first things I did was to unsubscribe from all of the several dozens of newsletters I use to receive at work. I heart Activity Streams. I mean, I * love* them to bits!

The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others

Jane Hart

Rather, groups of individuals with a common interest in learning about a topic should be encouraged to develop their own group space where they can hold discussions and share what they know with one another – as many Smart Workers already do in Facebook or LinkedIn groups.

7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social

Beth Kanter

Let’s look at some practical examples for engaging and connecting with your Alumni Network on social media channels. For example, use Twitter lists to track alums and subscribe to their Facebook updates. Here’s an example from the Jewish Education Project.

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

Now, mind you, this system of #0Following works for me, and not necessarily for all of you out there. On the contrary, it’s an opportunity for me to showcase how else can Twitter be used for , eventually, and to judge for yourselves whether it’s a system that could work for you all or not.

Book week

Doc Searls

A couple of days back I tried to reflect an alternative view in for, example, how we might use LinkedIn data – it’s not only my view of course and I don’t want to claim any originality in it. Searls uses plenty of personal anecdotes and examples, and quotes an astonishing number of conversations he’s had with people through the years. The Intention Economy came out on Tuesday, and coverage has been spreading.

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Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I have three examples of openness from this talk: First, in an earlier presentation that I saw, everything was up on Google Docs, and anyone could edit it. I've been working with them, getting into the details of their system. They use a big Saba learning management system.

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

But this only scratches the surface of what it means to integrate the Learning Management System (LMS) into the systems that people use day-to-day in an enterprise. For example, a Plateau case study (PDF) talks about: The biggest benefit Reuters has seen from its Plateau LMS to date is from deep linking functionality. Previously it took users up to 15 clicks to go from system access to content launch.

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Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Notice how most value in today’s marketplace is intangible, with Google’s multi- billion dollar valuation an example of value in non-tangible processes that could be deflated with the development of a better search algorithm. This means that systemic changes are sensed almost immediately.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

It was a cathartic article I needed to get out of my system in order to re-find my love with that social networking tool. simoncalder , as examples, etc., As an example, overall, in the last six weeks I have had 236 new followers and 269 unfollows.

The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet

Beth Kanter

O’Reilly took us through some examples of designing with citizens in mind can radically change the trust equation. Dave and I have something in common – Conan O’Brien made fun of our LinkedIn Profiles on his show. With Dave Evans - Futurist At Cisco.

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Juergen Rudolph Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And I think if somebody did an ethnographic study of university students or has done in the past, they would find that that this sort of activity exists on campus as well, I mean back to my old logic courses for example, it was always you know, an informal network of people just interested in solving the problems, understanding the content, etc. You need, for example, not simply basic literacy anymore. Take for example, a physics laboratory.

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One

Luis Suarez

Who would have thought that blogging would be so powerful in the era of social tools, errr, I mean messaging board systems like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and so forth?

How To Get Started Thinking About Online Peer Learning Communities for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

Overview: Online Community Systems, Cultivators and Resources – Guest Post by Mario Morino and Cheryl Collins. Online Community Examples. We’re always looking for additional examples.

SharePoint 2010: The New Employee Gateway?

Dan Pontefract

There are three reasons in particular found below, and one bonus reason at the conclusion of this rather long posting: 1) Learning Management System Federation. 1) Learning Management System (LMS) Federation.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

For example, what exactly is “Advanced&# Web 2.0 Selling large scale engagements (capable of supporting lots of billable hours) requires the ability to promise a process (for example, best practices) rather than results. Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability."

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