The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn
JULY 10, 2011
It is some years now since ‘expert networks’ have become a significant force, linking subject matter experts in science, technology, and business to clients, largely in funds management and finance, usually at very healthy hourly rates. A survey showed that over 40% of institutional investors found that expert networks were an “extremely” or “very important” aspect of their company research. A third-party expert network could be built on LinkedIn APIs.
The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
As one of the first 10,000 users, I early on saw the potential of a purely professional social network. It consistently grew in size and user value over the years, however now that everyone is piling on to the LinkedIn bandwagon, the value of LinkedIn personal connections and networks are decreasing at what seems like an accelerating pace. Enterprise 2.0 Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0
Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Chapter 16 of my report Implementing Enterprise 2.0 If so, also have a look at the free chapters from Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Return on Investment for Enterprise 2.0 Cost of traditional market research such as focus groups and surveys. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0
Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
MARCH 3, 2008
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 It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0
Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media
AUGUST 21, 2011
Understanding the functional building blocks of social media , which points to the key elements of social media engagement as Identity, Groups, Relationships, Presence, Sharing, Conversations , and Reputation. Australia Enterprise 2.0
The dilemma for professionals: How do you respond to anonymous leaks and slander?
JULY 12, 2011
The article says: Social media strategist Ross Dawson says it is inevitable that more sites such as Firm Spy will spring up and organisations need to decide how they will deal with cristicim that can be from anonymous sources, or through social media such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn groups.
How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)
AUGUST 31, 2012
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. That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0.
JANUARY 16, 2013
What does a motivated group of self-learners need to know to agree on a subject or skill, find and qualify the best learning resources about that topic, select and use appropriate communication media to co-learn it? Informal Learning Web 2.0The Peeragogy Handbook.
‘Aussie mafia’ sets up the “biggest startup hub in Silicon Valley”
JUNE 26, 2011
TheNextWeb says that a group of the “Aussie mafia (the Australian tech entrepreneur network in Silicon Valley) has bought the building and will take 6 months to transform it into this space. Australia Technology trends Web 2.0
7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Facebook, which had previously focused far more on profiles, quickly learned from Twitter and is now based on following friends, brands, and groups. The use of LDAP to access existing internal directories means that people do not need to populate profile pages, overcoming the hurdle that many corporate social networks have stumbled over. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 Keynote speaker Social media Web 2.0
Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education
DECEMBER 11, 2011
One story is a teacher who had a new student who knew one word of English, who went to Yammer to ask for help and got significant useful advice from the network. There are many groups, including on teaching topics such as maths. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Web 2.0I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA).
Social Networking and Going Back to Basics
MARCH 2, 2012
” he comes to question whether the golden age for the Social Web is now over after that initial period of disruption and whether we are starting to enter that dangerous road of becoming a vast wasteland, just like TV is nowadays, I suppose.
MAY 14, 2007
Posts related to Web 2.0: Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Personal Learning and Personal Learning Environments Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective) Web 2.0 Tool - Great Collaboration Example Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0
Launching my new book today! Getting Results From Crowds
DECEMBER 7, 2011
My 2002 book Living Networks had many examples of what we currently call crowdsourcing, including being the first of many business books to describe the Goldcorp challenge, and mentions of Elance, InnoCentive, and Procter & Gamble’s Connect & Develop program, before any were well-known. Our group business model is centered on the effective use of crowds.
Top 10 posts of the year on social media
DECEMBER 22, 2010
Following news that Australians are ranked #1 in the world in their usage of social networks, 6 reasons why Australians have caught up on social media. Predictions for enterprise social software and social network analysis. from email) to infer social networks in organizations.
7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications
AUGUST 31, 2010
The uptake of conversational channels will be mainly in smaller groups driven by function, location or team membership, rather than uniformly across organisations. Network analysis will drive performance. For sophisticated organisations, social network analysis is the tool that offers the greatest insights into which interventions will best drive increased performance. His blog Trends in the Living Networks is ranked as on the top business blogs in the world.
Reconfiguring the world of business around the customer
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
The esteemed JP Rangaswami , who was at the very front of creating Enterprise 2.0 No more “thinking a reflection of the moon in the pond is the sun” proxy approaches, no more focus groups, no more control samples. Not just across one company’s supply chain or distribution network, but “organised around the customer”. Customers and businesses becoming part of the same networks, with the ability to speak as well as to listen, is the second step.
Quality and Web 2.0
JUNE 13, 2007
In a post by Will Richardson - Web 2.0 Andrew tells us - it's obvious that Web 2.0 As Michael Gorman tells us in Web 2.0: In Web 2.0, These are fair questions for us to ask, and there certainly is a problem when experts are drowned out by a group of people who have more time and interest in pushing for alternative views. At the same time, one of the people commenting on Will's post said: To me Web 2.0
Themes of the day: Consumerization of IT, Crowdsourcing for small business, Crowdsourcing in PR
MARCH 29, 2012
During the night my time I presented to Ketchum PR’s Global Media Network on Tapping the Power of Crowdsourcing for PR. I have been an advisor to the Global Media Network for some time, among other activities presenting the highly successful Tapping the Power of Mobile webinar series last year. Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?
APRIL 25, 2006
At the end of last year, I posted on the relevance of Web 2.0 For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 Some of Dions key postings on this topic are "Running a business on Web-based software" , "Web 2.0
Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: What is Web 2.0?
SEPTEMBER 25, 2005
Redux » What is Web 2.0? Listening to the wide-ranging conversations regarding the Web 2.0 Unfortunately, as the Wikipedia entry on Web 2.0 Google AdSense is Web 2.0. Ofoto is Web 1.0; Flickr is Web 2.0." Web 2.0
Where Google+ needs to go: Why we need to be able to follow parts of people’s personas
AUGUST 4, 2011
The centrality and ease of use of the Circles feature means Google+ is a significant step forward in social networking. Circles aren’t just groupings of people. They are also an implicit grouping of content. The simple solution is that if Jeremiah really wants to make all the food commentary he can create a food lovers circle and comment only to that group. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0
10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012
DECEMBER 20, 2012
I have just had a look at the most popular posts this year on my blog, and very interestingly almost all of the top dozen were written before this year, with perennials like the launches of our Web 2.0 Open business: Sharing our group priorities for 2012 – Why not?
Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective)
DECEMBER 11, 2006
This is an interesting piece that made me think about the new landscape created by Web 2.0 Traditional online community mechanisms (email lists, groups) are joined by a wide variety of publishing mechanisms (blogs, social bookmarking, wikis, flickr, etc.) This forms a big network of people linked first through content and eventually directly (in person or via social networking). What's really interesting to me is that I'm finding in a web 2.0
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 26, 2006
If we all are just individuals in a network we will soon all be the same." Something that would be between the 'closed groups' and 'individuals in open networks'?" It will soon be noticed that a person can be both an individual (and hence a member of a network) *and* a member of a group. That they can belong to many networks and many groups. More interestingly: web 1.0 is about groups, web 2.0 is about networks.
MySpace's new strategy: building a new and valuable space in social content
DECEMBER 22, 2010
With creative from The Kaplan Thaler Group, its first contest asked fans to submit videos of their commitment to community improvement for a chance to see John Legend. million in the space of a few days, overtaking its Facebook fan group, basing the interactions on content.
Social Media is not Social Learning
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as: <a> group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, social social flow social learning social media social networking
My Network is my Net Worth: A Personal Story
NOVEMBER 20, 2010
The new cultural trinity that I somewhat incessantly write and speak about combines a new leadership framework for all levels of people, Enterprise 2.0 thinking and Learning 2.0 and perhaps Web 2.0) aka Learning 2.0). It’s our network. and Learning 2.0
XPLANE joins Dachis Group
APRIL 26, 2010
Effective this morning, XPLANE is joining the Dachis Group , the world’s leading social business consultancy, as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Initially, the only change employees and customers will notice is the Dachis Group logo on our home page. I have a big announcement to make today.
Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 24, 2007
It's my first extended discussion of groups and networks. What we’re seeing the emergence of the personalized web, the interactive web, web 2.0, or e learning 2.0. Groups require coherence, networks require autonomy and so on.
Secrets of Working Smarter
MARCH 30, 2010
Among the topics often up for grabs lately are ideas around informal learning and the networked learning landscape of the 21 st century. We know that peer groups and communities exist to share knowledge and support performance, even if they’re bootlegged and kept under management’s radar.
Creating a consistent online voice and identity
AUGUST 6, 2012
The workshop starts with a big picture view and then runs through detailed guidance on establishing a presence, building engagement, and driving success, interspersed with group exercises to set objectives, think through stratgies, and set action plans. Social media Social networks Web 2.0I have recently been running a series of social media workshops for retailers in a franchise chain.
No more business as usual
JANUARY 11, 2012
Social business , Enterprise 2.0 , Radical Management , the Connected Company , Living Networks , Management 3.0, culture, and optimizing networks. Our evolving view is that successful future organizations will become learning networks of individuals creating value.
Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation
OCTOBER 17, 2016
More than anything else, because, if anything, as a knowledge (Web 2.0) You are now part of a massive exchange of conversations happening out there in the open and pretty much like with the good old known Web 2.0 . Can you have too many conversations at work?
Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media
JULY 13, 2011
This latter feature is achieved via ‘circles,’ which are collections of people within G+ like family , colleagues , bosses , people who I like to share raunchy Internet humor with , church youth group , and fellow geeks.
Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists
APRIL 15, 2009
Now that we are a couple of months into the “signal sharing of the Communities and Networks Connection , I wanted to share the top posts people have clicked into on the site (courtesy of the magic of Tony Karrer ). Circling Around To Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0
Introduction to Social Networking
JUNE 21, 2010
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. By some definitions, just about all Web 2.0 Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ).
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 11, 2012
During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself. Meanwhile, the world of networks began to commercialize.Commercial bulletin board services emerged, such as Prodigy, AOL, GEnie andCompuserv. The network was by this time well into the process ofbecoming consolidated. The core ideas of web 2.0 Web 2.0 The core technology of web 2.0
Four C’s of digital media
AUGUST 13, 2009
I put them on a scale that made sense to me, with particular regard to network effects , the essence of Web 2.0: But what’s not clear from this description is the raw power that is caught up in and represented by network effects.
OCTOBER 4, 2008
The first week of our Free - Web 2.0 This week we looked at Social Networks. Here are some thoughts on this topic, especially thoughts around social networks for learning. Starting with Social Networking was a blessing and a curse. Social networks have a tendency to be a bit messy. Virginia Yonkers told us - I would like to know how to manage the information flows in social networks. How do we do this in the social network environment?