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 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

The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections

Ross Dawson

The many massive opportunities for LinkedIn as a company include participating in the burgeoning reputation economy , filtering information for interest groups, and providing corporate internal platforms, in addition to its current recruitment-centered models. Enterprise 2.0 Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0How many LinkedIn requests are you getting? Very likely significantly more than you were getting just a few months ago.

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Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media

Ross Dawson

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

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

Jay Cross

That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. As the web turns social, Salesforce.com has changed its mission to “leading the shift to the Social Enterprise,” and that’s where it’s proving its forward-thinking nature.

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

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

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Ross Dawson

Tomorrow morning I am giving a keynote to the managers of a national shopping center group about the power of social media in retail, focused on fashion. Influence Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

The 90-9-1 Collaboration Paradox: Org’s Should Aim To Reverse It

Dan Pontefract

Gartner published some worldwide summative data in 2010 that outlined the perceived importance of traditional communication technologies and 2.0 They are the individuals who, at a 0% collaboration level, are simply ‘aware’ of the 2.0 collaboration 90-9-1 lurking organization web 2.0

Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

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

The dilemma for professionals: How do you respond to anonymous leaks and slander?

Ross Dawson

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.

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

Background Over the past six weeks, I've been leading a course: Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 However, I found little value over using separate tools such as Yahoo Groups and a PBWiki. I think that we achieved a different kind of understanding around Blogs, Wikis, Discussion Groups, etc.

Launching my new book today! Getting Results From Crowds

Ross Dawson

Our group business model is centered on the effective use of crowds. Crowdsourcing Entrepreneurship Future of business Future of media Future of work Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0Today we are launching my new book Getting Results From Crowds: The definitive guide to using crowdsourcing to grow your business ! This has been, in all, many years in the planning and making, and I’m extremely happy with how it has come out.

The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn

Ross Dawson

The expert networks, most notably Gerson Lehrman Group, which is reported to control two-thirds of the market, have strict clauses in their agreements about what can be discussed by experts. An FBI probe into a consultant working through Gerson Lehrman Group was launched in December. Financial services Social networks Web 2.0

Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Ross Dawson

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).

World-leading Australian crowdsourcing platform 99designs gets $35 million, shows depth of Australian tech

Ross Dawson

We have used 99designs to create the logos for 4 of our companies and ventures across the AHT Group. Australia Crowdsourcing Entrepreneurship Uncategorized Web 2.0As I have written before, Australia is a global hub for crowdsourcing platforms , with the likes of Freelancer.com , 99designs , DesignCrowd , Kaggle , Ideas While You Sleep and many more resident here.

Reconfiguring the world of business around the customer

Ross Dawson

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. Business relationships Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Uncategorized Web 2.0

Quality and Web 2.0

Tony Karrer

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

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

Nipplegate escalates: A faceless Facebook shuts down protest group and proves it REALLY doesn’t like doll nipples. Social media Social networks Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

The uptake of conversational channels will be mainly in smaller groups driven by function, location or team membership, rather than uniformly across organisations. Ross Dawson is Chairman of international consulting firm Advanced Human Technologies and author of books including Implementing Enterprise 2.0. Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

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

Reflections on Web 2.0 Expo

Clark Quinn

Last October I toured the expo associated with O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 Likely it will have to be developed for the group being supported (tho’ I’d like a more generic one if I could). Conference, and had the chance again this week. Somehow, it didn’t feel as vibrant. Still, there were some interesting developments.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: What is Web 2.0?

John Hagel

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

Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

In my previous post, I examined Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 or Yahoo My Web can be used as part of Personal Learning. In this post, I want to focus on a specific scenario that involves Personal and Group Learning and how Web 2.0 They will be creating this strategy over the next few months and have many strong feelings among the group about different things they can and should be doing.

Themes of the day: Consumerization of IT, Crowdsourcing for small business, Crowdsourcing in PR

Ross Dawson

PR agencies are arguably more experienced than the other marketing domains in engaging large groups, so it would seem natural to turn their capabilities to the possibilities of crowdsourcing. Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0These are frantically busy days, which is squeezing my ability to blog and capture some of the fascinating stuff flying by.

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

that discusses the difference in how Web 2.0 I've talked about adoption of web 2.0 tools in the enterprise before in this blog: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Emergence or Big System Web 2.0 This wave of change is going to happen by personal and group adoption. Jack Vinson (in Web2.0 as opposed to Enterprise2.0)

Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools

Tony Karrer

Nancy White just posted Second Wave Adoption where she discusses various aspects of helping adoption of Web 2.0 This is definitely an interesting question and something I've written about before: eLearning Technology: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Web 2.0 Maybe take a look at: Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0

Web 2.0 Tools in the Enterprise

Tony Karrer

I first saw Andrew McAffee's post on uses of Web 2.0 It's just a really easy way for a group of people to put up web pages. approaches inside of corporations - quite good at identifying some different patterns. Then I saw Bill Ives Is Blogging Inside the Firewall an Oxymoron?

Web 2.0 Tool - Great Collaboration Example

Tony Karrer

Andrew McAfee has posted about Avenue A Razorfish's (AARF) Intranet that uses Web 2.0 AARF employees have learned to add the tag 'AARF' when they come across a web page (using del.icio.us), a photo (Flickr), or a news story (Digg) that they think will be of interest to their colleagues. This is similar to what I suggested in eLearning Technology: Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 for Personal / Group Learning.

Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited

Tony Karrer

In response to my post Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 , I got asked about adoption. In prior posts ( Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? & Web 2.0


Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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 groups, e-learning 2.0 must be conducted in groups.

LearnTrends 2009: Balance, web 2.0, Internet Time Alliance, DAU

Jay Cross

As George said, it’s nutty for only one person to do the talking among a group of 125 people. Group scribbling on the white board proved a catalyst to discussion. Next up Deb Schwartz ( Altimeter Group ) and Jerry Michalski ( Sociate ) talked about the challenges and opportunities we confront with enterprise 2.0. We help refine the question and then hash out solutions and observations as a group.

Where Google+ needs to go: Why we need to be able to follow parts of people’s personas

Ross Dawson

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 2.0The centrality and ease of use of the Circles feature means Google+ is a significant step forward in social networking. It has been a key platform in its initial success.

Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals - Free Online Event

Clark Quinn

I've announced this already - Free - Web 2.0 To sign-up, go to the Ning group for Learning Professionals and the response is great already - it looks like we are going to have quite a mix of people involved.

Web 2.0 Tools, Networks and Community (Individuals vs. Collective)

Tony Karrer

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.) What's really interesting to me is that I'm finding in a web 2.0 And, I've found that I get to know them better through their blogs than I ever have through online discussion groups, e.g., TrDev.

Well-being and corporate learning

Jay Cross

My presentation on Well-being and Corporate Learning to the Learning and Skills Group. Web 2.0Happy employees are 31% more productive on the job and make 37% more sales. They are 200% more creative than their sad peers. Happiness is but one aspect of well being. Researchers have correlated well being with academic performance. Join Jay to talk about the notion of well being and its importance on the job.

XPLANE joins Dachis Group

Dave Gray

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.

MySpace's new strategy: building a new and valuable space in social content

Ross Dawson

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.

Secrets of Working Smarter

Jay Cross

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. It’s an unbook, updated every year or so, and published by “Jay Cross and friends,” his colleagues in the Internet Time Alliance Group.

Roles in the ‘New’ Training Org

Dan Pontefract

Drives Learning 2.0 / Work 2.0 culture through 1-1 and group positioning & change mgt. Web 2.0 Responsible for synchronous & asynchronous collaboration & learning opportunities via Web 2.0 Connects the technology, tools, widget, application, Web 2.0 Business & financials subject-matter-expert; holistic; open; ‘gets’ Work 2.0 roles collaboration corporate university formal informal learning 2.0 work 2.0

"Six ways to make Web 2.0 work" (McKinsey Quarterly)

Mark Oehlert

So I am actually generally impressed by the McKinsey Quarterly and particularly their Web site. I noticed them integrating feeds, widgets and now Twitter responses to their articles from early on.

Could a Super Bowl ad make us love the US Government?

Steve Denning

Harper’s Magazine (February 2011) has the provocative idea of assembling a group of ad execs (today’s Mad Men) and asking them what they would do if the US Government asked them to do an Super Bowl ad that would “make us love our government”.  Government 2.0