Web 2.0 Corporate Access

Clark Quinn

I’ve been working with Steve Wexler and the eLearningGuild on the eLearning 2.0 This is resulting in some pretty interesting data such as the Web 2.0 Well I can help answer the question about access to YouTube and other Web 2.0 This also shows the discrepancy in the perspective of getting information via a resource like Wikipedia vs. getting it from other people via something like LinkedIn.

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 Method Count Percent Alongside Formal Learning 26 63% Process Information / Training 22 54% Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) / Support Information 18 44% Commonly used resources, URL's to applications, documentation, Contact Information, etc. Spending or Wasting Time on Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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

Jay Cross

In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. Third post in a series.


Jay Cross

Informal Learning Web 2.0The Peeragogy Handbook. How to Use this Handbook. Working together is how things get done. This free, open, crowd-sourced wiki-book shows us the best ways to get there. I’m glad I was on the team that created it.

The 9 kinds of context that will define contextual search

Ross Dawson

At LeWeb ’10 Marissa Mayer of Google described “contextual discovery” : “The idea is to push information to people,” Mayer said. Here are 8 kinds of context that could be taken into account by information discovery engines (if the context is available).

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The extraordinary personal value of the web: $140 billion is the tip of the iceberg

Ross Dawson

How much value do you get from the web? We may quibble about the cost of bandwidth and online services, and in some cases we should, but the reality is the value we get from connectivity and web-based services is massive. Social media Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

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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.

Using social media to track and drive organizational success metrics

Ross Dawson

In that process Deloitte correlated Yammer usage with staff information. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0This week I was MC for the AHRI HR Technology conference , and ran one of the workshops on the following day, on Creating Results Using Social Media.

Moving the CIO to the heart of strategy

Ross Dawson

My recent European speaking tour was divided around equally between deep dives into crowdsourcing and where it is going, and keynotes and workshops for Chief Information Officers on shifts in the business environment and how that will shape the future of the IT function. Cloud Enterprise 2.0

5 things to tweet and 5 things NOT to tweet

Ross Dawson

Twitter is a conversation, so it is important to respond to others, and these can be among the most interesting and informative posts. Keynote speaker Social media Social networks Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0Earlier this week I spoke at a financial advisor retreat in the stunning Margaret River region of Western Australia, a region of wide-open beauty that is the source of many extraordinary wines.

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Deloitte’s social media policy is “Don’t diss the firm, don’t discuss confidential information, don’t diss your colleagues, and if you’re not sure what would your Mum say?” Enterprise 2.0 Social media Web 2.0

In the future libraries may die, but they will be reborn

Ross Dawson

It’s over 10 years now since I first gave a keynote on the topic, to an an audience of over 1,200 members of the Australian Libraries and Information Association conference. In fact, he believes the library will become the hub for information. Patrons will digest information from large screens geared toward more visual presentations, or read from handheld digital devices small enough to fit in backpacks or pockets. Social trends Technology trends Web 2.0

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

Dan Pontefract

68 per cent of workers surveyed in India, and 65 per cent of those in China, say they use social media to get customer information, while only 25 per cent do so in Canada, and similarly approximately 30 percent in the United States, UK and France.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

Good blogging is often about engaging in online discussions with well-informed people who can hone your perspectives. Twitter information exposure leads to blog posts, and blog posts can be shared on Twitter. Enterprise 2.0 Future of media Social media Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0 It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks.

Revisiting the future of PR

Ross Dawson

On the one hand, in a world in which society and business are largely based on the flow of information and ideas, there is a massive opportunity for those professionals who can help organisations get the right messages out. Information flows in every dimension. … We are entering a world in which the flow of information and perceptions will drive much of the value creation in a highly networked global economy.

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Twitter is an invaluable information discovery space. While I have many information sources, the most important single one is Twitter. The idea is hardly new…Yet communication technology… is now allowing the incredibly rich flow of information and ideas that creates this single mind, that can integrate all of our intelligence and insight. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began.

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

Ross Dawson

Firm Spy now offers a right of response to firms before publication, and says it does not publish information that turns out to be incorrect. This implies the information is correct, so this is a stop-gap measure at best.

More research: browsing for fun at work boosts productivity

Ross Dawson

Ever a source of great information, Arie Goldshlager has now pointed me to additional research that supports the National University of Singapore study I pointed to in the article. Social media Social trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

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 so my focus could have been on richer information sharing" "Have a pre-class experience for those unfamiliar with the tools to learn more about them by having demonstrations or showing examples.

Launching my new book today! Getting Results From Crowds

Ross Dawson

Information on the team including my co-author Steve Bynghall. 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

Clearly there is the potential for insider information to be made available if people are currently, or even possibly recently, employed by the company in question. In a world in which anyone can be easily connected, whether explicit expert networks exist or not, the potential for inappropriate flows of insider information increase, and regulatory challenges soar. Everyone needs to be aware of the potential of breaching insider information regulations.

Corporate blogging: value versus risks

Ross Dawson

These ideas are developed in more detail in the chapter on Governance in my book Implementing Enterprise 2.0. Internally, the two main areas for blogging are senior executive communication to staff and information sharing. My chapter on Key Benefits and Risks in Implementing Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0

Business+Web 2.0 from McKinsey

Jay Cross

McKinsey has an insightful new study on business and web 2.0 For the past three years , roughly 1,700 executives from around the world—across a range of industries and functional areas—have responded to a McKinsey survey on how organizations are using Web 2.0

[2b2k] [berkman] Alison Head on how students seek information

David Weinberger

Alison Head, who is at the Berkman Center and the Library Information Lab this year, but who is normally based at U of Washington’s Info School, is giving a talk called “Modeling the Information-Seeking Process of College Students.” Omitting key information.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 Every day, thousands of people read his blogs, Internet Time and Informal Learning Blog. I’m the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. Interview.

The Question: What is the most interesting thing you came across today?

Ross Dawson

’, and now describes itself as an ‘ information network ‘ The Twitter News Network is a manifestation of the global brain , in which we create value for others by contributing to the visibility and availability of high-value information. Influence Social media Social networks Social trends Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0Twitter has moved from asking ‘what are you doing now?’ ’ to ‘what’s happening?’,

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

In addition, Platform partners may use information shared by our users through the Facebook Platform in order to develop products or features that compete with us. Improper access to or disclosure of our users’ information could harm our reputation and adversely affect our business. Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0My favorite part of reading S-1 IPO filings is always the risk factors.

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: At the same time, this echoes what I read recently in The Chronicle - New Metrics of Scholarly Authority - Michael Jensen - right now we're still living with the habits of information scarcity because that's what we have had for hundreds of years. In Web 2.0,

Yelp leaps into the underserviced consumer review space in Australia

Ross Dawson

As an alternative description I’ve said before that information filtering and reputation will be evolutionary battlefields.). As I’ve noted before, for example in this interview I did on SkyNews , the shift to more visible reputations is a major trend, with two of the more prominent participants in Australia Word Of Mouth Online (which has recently changed its name from Word Of Mouth On the Web), which was founded in 2007, and Customer Underground , which is a bit over a year old.

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

The result will be that we all have far better access to the news that we want from world of infinite information.". Social media Social networks Web 2.0

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

Here is an excerpt from the article on mini-blogging: The popularity of Twitter in part reflects a desire for immediate gratification in posting and consumption of information. Social media Social trends Twitter Web 2.0

The secrets of BigCommerce’s success

Ross Dawson

In addition to link-building they focused on providing educational information, and giving away free tools and free products. SME Technology Social media Social networks Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

Techmeme: The power of the headline

Ross Dawson

It turns out that one of the reasons to have humans is to select the stories with the most informative headlines. The rise of the web has had a big impact on headline writing, not least for search optimization, but also increasingly for aggregation. Influence Technology trends Web 2.0I first wrote about Techmeme over 5 years ago. Today Techmeme remains the reference point for what’s hot in technology news.

KBB: Interview on the essentials of online business

Ross Dawson

Every business needs to be online, understand where their customers are spending time, build their presence in those spaces, share valuable information, express their personality, and develop powerful relationships. * We cannot stop information we don’t like getting out, but we can make the story we want to tell more visible than other information. * Business relationships Crowdsourcing SME Technology Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Informal Learning Blog » Web 2.0?

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

Nonetheless, most corporate learning is informal; improving the channels for pull learning makes it more effective. Business learning ROI Informal Learning Web 2.0eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons.

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 I think his criticisms are effective against the School 2.0 And I think that it is because the School 2.0 However, there are some primary differences between Logo (and its variants) and the panoply of Web 2.0 tools, including: The Web 2.0 The Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Rich profiling of users, what they are working on, what they are searching for, and what they are finding useful in their tasks will drive highly contextual and relevant results, including selective context-based push of information. 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

Informal Learning Blog » Web 2.0 in three pages

Jay Cross's Informal Learning