5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Previously I’ve discussed the benefits and uses of micro-blogging , badging and virtual worlds inside an organization. Of course collaboration platforms like Jive or Confluence come with it as well.

Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Ross Dawson

Newsgator’s Social Sites product specifically integrates activities from across applications into streams , and Jive also has launched activity streams within its suite of products, among many moves from leading enterprise social software players. I caught up with some of the Yammer team this morning, including Chief Customer Officer David Obrand, while they are in town for the Yammer on Tour series. .

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knowledge-sharing, post-technology

Harold Jarche

Your organization just implemented an enterprise collaboration platform. Most large organizations today have some kind of knowledge-sharing platform. The recent announcement of Jive’s purchase shows that this field is consolidating with a few large players dominating.

Ridiculous research findings on informal learning

Jay Cross

Informal learning is mushrooming as organizations implement social software. It’s hard to imagine informal learning not going along for the ride when a company embraces Jive or Chatter or Yammer or Socialcast or similar networking environments.

Anybody Know a Good Community Manager?

Andy McAfee

Digitization is a topic not just (or even primarily) for the IT department; it needs to involve the entire leadership of the organization. My colleagues and I at the MIT Center for Digital Business have (finally) decided that it’s time to start practicing what we preach. So we’re starting up an online community, and recruiting a curator / community manager / content editor for it.

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Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

I recently wrote Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization , reflecting on an executive roundtable discussion I lead as part of the 21st anniversary celebrations of the Graduate School of Business of the University of New England.

Group KM

Harold Jarche

Jive, Socialcast, Yammer) and most companies today have a social tool in-house. The organization should also provide some load-sharing for creation and criticism, both of which take significant effort. PKMastery is an essential discipline, especially for knowledge artisans.

Working wiser?

Clark Quinn

What values does the organization care about? Do employees know about the organization’s ultimate goal and role? Ok, so have I gone off the edge of the hazy cosmic jive? Noodling: I’ve been thinking about Working Smarter, a topic I took up over four years ago. And while I still think there’s too little talk about it, I wondered also about pushing it further. I also talked in the past about an interest in wisdom, and what that would mean for learning.

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

Organizations over-managed information because it was easy to do. Organizations are still enamoured with information technology. More and more workers were finding their own sources of information and knowledge, outside the organization.

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Why Don’t You Have an Internal YouTube Video Sharing Service?

Dan Pontefract

Which now begs the question, why aren’t we doing this inside our organizations? Fear is born from those organizations that are replete with cultures of hoarding, hierarchy and hebetude. It’s a way to engage and explore with the organization before execution begins.

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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

The social business bandwagon has arrived and companies are installing Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, HootSuite, and more to replace outmoded intranets and improve the way they transact business. What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks.

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

The Tavistock Clinic, later Institute, which applied psychoanalytic theory to organizations. Chris Argyris’s concepts of defensive reasoning and Model 1 vs Model 2 organizations , published in the 1970s and 80s. In contrast, Enterprise 2.0 , which I’ve defined as the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals, is a novel phenomenon. I’ve received free use of cloud-based software from Jive and Socialtext.

Reframing the news

Doc Searls

And in a post at Nieman Journalism Lab he explains Why every news organization should have a river. There he unpacks a series of observations and recommendations: News organizations are shrinking, but readers’ demand for news is exploding. News organizations have to redefine themselves. So are comments on a news organization’s own stories. So are think tanks, industry experts and investigative organizations such as the Center for Public Integrity.

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On @Cluetrain, @advertising @social and #NewClues

Doc Searls

” It’s also no secret that Facebook’s organic reach is on life support, at best. The main purpose of VRM Day is prep toward discussions and coding that will follow over the next three days at the XXth Internet Identity Workshop, better known as IIW , organized by @Windley , @IdentityWoman and myself. It’s also the most creative, and the least corrupted by tracking and other jive that creeps people out.

The Other 90% of Learning

Jay Cross

Chatter, Jive, Socialcast, Yammer, Podio, and other social networking systems simplify listening in and joining purposeful conversations. The organization’s cycle time speeds up. Serving enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine. They changed the title on me.). Knowledge workers learn three to four times as much from experience as from interaction with bosses, coaches, and mentors.

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Will the carriers body-snatch the Net with HTML5?

Doc Searls

in which the Telco’s network, contextual, informational and commercial assets are exposed as APIs to organizations such as enterprises, ISVs, content providers and application developers.

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Making Sense of the World

Jay Cross

Organizations are becoming organic. Among the streams that feed this phase of sense-making are: Social networks, primarily private networks such as Socialcast, Google Groups, or Jive.

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So The LMS Is Dead: Collaboration-Talent Convergence is Next

Dan Pontefract

Maybe I’m off my nearly 40 year-old rocker, but to have separate Talent Management and Collaboration Systems in an organization seems as silly as a standalone LMS. When I read recent news that Taleo had purchased Learn.com , to be honest, I was pleasantly surprised.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

Front-running companies are installing social networks like Chatter, Jive, Connections, Socialcast, Yammer, Socialtext, Sharepoint, Ideo, and HootSuite like there’s no tomorrow. You appreciate that social business — connecting everyone in the organization in networks makes sense.

Automated Assumption Fail (#AAF)

Doc Searls

Today’s prevailing jive about both are sure signs that they’ll become just as personal as computing and networking. Remember, those are record-keeping namespace burdens on the organizational side today, and huge pains in the ass for those organizations — as well as for you and me.). So I just got this email from Pandora: This is an #AAF: an Automated Assumption Fail.

Bag ‘o tabs

Doc Searls

Approximately 0% of the jive around the Internet of Things today is about that, however. Organization and Markets , by Herbert A. I have accumulated a ridiculous sum of open tabs and others collected in OneTab pages. Here’s a selection from just the latest collection, for your reading pleasure. Stuff I’ve said. Giving silos their due , in Linux Journal. Phil Windley responds with Decentralization is hard, maybe too hard.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

Dion Hinchcliffe said at some point Very interesting: IBM, Jive, & Adobe have all been using Social Business in their keynotes instead of Enterprise 2.0. I remember the fax machine and its impact on the organization. Business or Pleasure? -

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

The Social Customer wants to play and be played Now lets have a look at the tools present for Social CRM: Jive , Lithium and Nimble. Jive When I visited Jives products page and their solutions page, all I got in Firefox was a blank page. Especially for larger organizations.

Five Myths of Social Learning


While I could write an entire blog post on the reasons for this, I think Clark Quinn summarizes it quite nicely: “As work becomes more complex and the level of information explodes, speed-to-competence will depend on an organizations ability to allow learners to support themselves by tapping into the knowledge of others.” revolution has brought learning networks front and center with “ Connect and Communicate ” becoming the new mantra for training organizations.

Ipod Music Stimulates Alzheimers and Stroke Patients

Eide Neurolearning

This also jives pretty well with the observation that Alzheimer patients tend to show a 'temporal gradient' for memories (better memory for remote rather than recent events), and the fact that severely aphasic stroke patients may be able to sing though spoken output is virtually nil.

Steve Barth’s KM Pearls

Nancy White

Knowledge management should never be labeled as KM, but should follow in form and function the natural lines of behaviors and cultures already established in the organization and in the market. Steve’s advice jives with both my experience and my values.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. – Personal => – Work group => – Organization I also discussed that often these things evolve into solutions. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

As it stands today, for many organizations, that doesn’t start with a standalone LMS. Thus, the LMS-related questions for an organization to ask are as follows: Can our existing LMS provide these integrated features? If not, what should the organization do?

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape. Micro-blogging is starting to become a very effective way in which organizations can mitigate some of the aforementioned points. But, as an organization matures in the 2.0

Snake Oil 2.0: Lipstick on a pig

Jay Cross

Rarely are these initiatives driven by the training organization. Dan Pontefract, over at TELUS , puts it succinctly: This is why we need to federate the LMS into the ‘collaboration’ platform, be it Jive, SharePoint, Connections, Confluence, whatever.

A Window Into The Org

Dan Pontefract

tools and applications in the organization, we arguably have seen both a positive uptake by employees, and correlated increases of collaboration. Organizations, these days, have multiple knowledge management systems, one or more learning management systems, an ERP to contend with, perfomance review system, along with the introduction of wiki, blog, podcast, vodcast, intranet, extranet, library, competency and sales performance tools. Through the introduction of Web 2.0

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?


By doing this, George argues that vendors (LMS in particular), and the organizations they sell to, will begin to see their product no longer as simply an event-based tool for learning, but rather as a process-based tool for capacity planning and workplace effectiveness.

The Business Movie

Doc Searls

Hollywood has made good films about money, loyalty, trust, and organization before—but most of them have been about gangsters. So, when I paste the passage, I get bonus jive. Went to see The Social Network last night, and thought it was terrific. Even though most of the scenes set at Harvard and Silicon Valley were shot elsewhere, the versimilitude was high.

Both sides now

Jay Cross

Sadly, all IT gets out of the deal is a big fur ball as it struggles to organize corporate content run amok. If the company gets tangled in litigation, data relevant to discovery requests may be lurking unknown on third-party servers, exposing the organization to financial or legal sanctions.

Opening new common ground

Doc Searls

Its tools that give individuals independence from others, yet useful means for engaging with others — especially organizations, and among those especially sellers. How can we make these common across the industry, rather than different for every organization?

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.


Republish UGC with (as part of) formal learning products: Monitor your social learning networks and capture the relevant UGC identified to be of potential value to the organization’s learning products. Note on this post: “Subject matter network” is a term I picked up from Harold Jarche when I commented on his Social learning in the enterprise post; also, the points I make regarding SMN are based on quotes from leading Social Business Software vendor, Jive Software.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « OMG.There are spies everywhere sabotaging our organizations!! Microsoft employees claimed it as indigenous to Redmond, Washington, with the rest of their rich lexicon of geek-speak and corporate jive. Main | Dont forget.10 AM PST and 1 PM EST - Firefox 3 Download going for Guiness World record! » June 16, 2008 "So" - A Whole Article on So.Awesome.

Beyond caveat emptor

Doc Searls

If I’m not mistaken, a little bit of RDFa can populate a pop-down menu on the site’s side that might look like this: All the lower stuff is typical “here are our social links” jive. First, three posts by JP Rangaswami : Does the Web make experts dumb?

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

Much text here has been changed to.html from.pdf and.doc forms, and extracting all the old formatting jive has been kind of arduous. Two current technical developments, “self-tracking&# and “personal informatics,&# are examples of ways that power is shifting from organizations to individuals — for the simple reason that individuals are the best points of integration for.