LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? How many of you actively use LinkedIn? How many of you get really high value from LinkedIn? - Now down to 2-5% I am continually surprised by this result ( Getting Value from LinkedIn ). I can't remember how I could get things done without LinkedIn.

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

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? What is your practice of managing your technology configuration from a particular practices perspective, such as network weaving?

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

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Getting More Value from Your Social Media by Kevin Wheeler on November 24, 2010 Platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and a variety of proprietary platforms are becoming core to successful recruiting, learning, relationship building, and marketing. To assume that everyone is connected, has a Facebook profile and uses LinkedIn is flawed.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Clark Quinn

Twitter is a go-to. The learning chats I participate in are another way twitter helps. LinkedIn is a way to stay in touch with people, and in particular the L&D Revolution group is where I want to keep the dialog alive about the opportunity. The articles in LinkedIn are occasionally of interest too, and it’s always an education to see who wants to link ;). meta-learning technologyIt’s that time again: Jane Hart is running her 2016 (and 10th!)

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Owning our data

Harold Jarche

It’s a business model that didn’t exist before,” said Stjernfeldt [ senior technology principal at Shell Technology Ventures], gesturing to Woo [general manager of the Internet of Things at Cisco] on his left and a representative of GE Canada on his right. “I’m

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2015 top 10 tools for learning

Clark Quinn

Twitter: I am pointed to many amazing and interesting things via Twitter. LinkedIn: I share thoughts there and track a few of the groups (not as thoroughly as I wish, of course). Not making the top 10 but useful tools include Google Maps for directions, Yelp for eating, Good Reader as a way to read and annotate PDFs, and Safari, where I’ve bookmarked a number of sites I read every day like news (ABC and Google News), information on technology, and more.

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LinkedIn - Prospecting No - Conversation Yes

Tony Karrer

Serving Clients In terms of serving clients, I covered parts of Tool Set , specifically Work Skills Keeping Up , Better Memory , Information Radar , Processing Pages with Links , Networks and Learning Communities , Collaborate , and Twitter as Personal Work and Learning Tool. I went through examples similar to LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers to show the basics of how LinkedIn works. Let's compare that to LinkedIn.

Some new ways to look at infrastructure

Doc Searls

Frequent fliers like myself rely on tools like this one, made possible by a collection of digital technologies working over the Internet. It says every medium, every technology, has effects that refract in four dimensions that also affect each other.

Top 10 Tools for @C4LPT 2017

Clark Quinn

Twitter is one of several ways I keep track of what people are thinking about and looking at. LinkedIn is another tool I use to see what’s happening (and occasionally engage in). meta-learning technologyJane Hart is running her annual Top 100 Tools for Learning poll (you can vote too), and here’s my contribution for this year.

Tools for Independence

Doc Searls

First, the noise level in my email already rivals that of Facebook ‘s and LinkedIn’s , both of which are thick with notices of interest in friending (or whatever) from people I don’t know or barely know. Kind of like lists in Twitter. LinkedIn, to its credit is an exception here. There are other tools, protocols and technologies as well, but I’ll stop naming my own votes here. Business Ideas infrastructure Live Web problems Technology

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

LinkedIn's road to IPO [link] #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Clayton Wright has created a"Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences. Clayton Wright has created his "Edu technology and edu-related conferences: June-December 2011" Word doc. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

How PR is as bad is it ever was

Doc Searls

In 2013 – Beginning Of The End For PR Boomers , David Bray actually says this… The media landscape is evolving rapidly, and baby boomers are about to be left behind because of their inability to keep up with technology and the changing times. I have 972 friends on Facebook, 19,061 followers on Twitter, 801 connections on LinkedIn, a Klout score of 81 and a PeerIndex of 81. Business Internet Journalism Personal problems Technology

My Top Tools 2014

Harold Jarche

10 (4): Slideshare : A simple way to share presentations online but I use it (and LinkedIn, which owns Slideshare) in a separate browser to prevent it from tracking me. 2 (2): Twitter: Next to my blog, Twitter is my best learning tool and allows me to stay connected to a diverse network.

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

Dan Pontefract

I’m on Twitter, Skype, Google+ and Facebook. LinkedIn is also on the list. Twitter only permits 140 characters, right?). Whether Google+, Twitter, traditional email, etc. communication email micro-blogging social networking technology daddio Email messaging

eLearning Learning Adds Personalized Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

The system then uses social signals such as those coming from Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, delicious as well as clicks and views. What's new now is that the site allows you to sign up and provide your Twitter and LinkedIn information. eLearning Technology.

Keep your social media in perpetual Beta

Harold Jarche

Twitter is where you can feel the pulse of the action and are able to follow the most conversations. LinkedIn is just a place where I hang my hat. SocialLearning TechnologyTweet When I started blogging, it was one of the few options to share ideas on the Net. There were some utilities like Quicktopic that let you easily make posts and of course we had listservs, bulletin boards and discussions forums that had been around for much longer.

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Open as in commons, not garden

Harold Jarche

I deleted my Facebook account over a year ago, having no more time for this enormous walled garden, and I deleted my LinkedIn account and started to rebuild it last year. OpenSource TechnologyOnce again, it’s time to put my money where my mouth is.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Presentation Mastery: Twitter as a Presentation Resource There are lots of good suggestions in these, but they don't really address the issue of how to present when the audience may be splitting their chat between the webinar tool and twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying? eLearning Technology.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag. And I reckon most learners have begun to use technology in their own ways to get answers, whether via the Google, or social networks like FaceBook and LinkedIn.

Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning. In his post, he really is looking primarily at the University of Manitoba's Connectivism Course that he designed and delivered with George Siemens to 2200 students in Fall 2008 and you can tell that he's busy thinking about the technology behind the Fall 2009 course. This is the same technology that is behind eLearning Learning and Communities and Networks Connection.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:39 AM 14 comments links to eLearning Costs Permalink: eLearning Costs Bookmark this page at: 14 Comments: At 9/10/2009 08:58:00 AM , Karl Kapp said. Just a note about how we are keeping costs down with the advent of V-Learning(TM) technologies for enhancing distance educatinn and training.

and what do you do?

Harold Jarche

I connect working and learning, especially with digital technologies. On Twitter, my current profile says: alternative business consultant & “a keen subversive of the last century’s management and education models”.

Social tools and the filter problem

Euen Semple

I just saw someone comment that "Twitter would be improved by better list functionality". For years my only experience of Twitter has been through a list of about a hundred people who I trust to add more signal than noise. Do I classify someone as a person whose views I value on technology, a friend, someone who spots quirky stories, or all of the above?

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sense-making with social media

Harold Jarche

LinkedIn is a useful professional tool. For example, I use Twitter for quick generation and broad sharing. Blogs are for longer thoughts while Twitter is where I can feel the pulse of the action and am able to follow the most conversations.

Social maps

Jay Cross

Tweetsmap plots your Twitter followers on a map of the world: Do it. I can’t figure out my LinkedIn stats. People have to list location on LinkedIn but many probably don’t bother identifying their industry. It’s a pity I rarely use LinkedIn.

What Makes a MOOC Massive?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to a LinkedIn Discussion. Different people discuss different topics in different places (Twitter, Google Groups, Facebook, whatever) as they wish. Similarly, there wasn't just a Twitter conversation, or Second Life event, that happened coincidentally with the course, but rather, these events outside the 'main platform' were construed as part of the course, and comprehended in the course description, relevant links, newsletters, etc.

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

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Friedman’s bestseller did much to explain to a wide audience the impact of the Internet and related technologies on the connected, global economy that was rising all around us. . What is the impact of technology advances and rising economic prosperity on the global economy?

20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Jane Hart

You have built a strong professional network of connections (aka PLN) on a social networts like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+, with whom you interact and learning form on a daily basis – and which you regularly review to ensure they bring you value. L&D can help other teams in their organisation become successful social teams showing them how to share effectively, work out loud, as well as make good use of underpinning social technologies. `It’s

Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

Twitter Cheat Sheet version 1.1 Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines , April 23, 2009 Twitter As a Learning Tool. In case you missed any of these great posts last week - here's a recap of what the top stuff was from eLearning Learning. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said. Unless you really screw up your social learning models, those work activities will become significantly more efficient and innovative through the application of social media concepts and technologies.


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. There are even simpler technology tools to use to map your professional network. For example, LinkedIn Inmaps will automatically create a color coded map of your network.

gamers, artists, and citizens

Harold Jarche

Twitter provides a bit more. We ignore automation, the Cloud, the Internet of Things, and surveillance technologies at our peril. Learning is the only literacy that will enable us to counter the negative effects of digital technologies. Gamers. Learning is the new literacy.

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

In a 2012 study conducted and sponsored by Domo and, the researchers found that 70 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs had no social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest or Google Plus. Originally published to CLO Magazine. The Social C-Suite. By Dan Pontefract.

Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

Dan Pontefract

I then stumbled upon a tweet by Twitter quote machine Vala Afshar , Chief Customer Officer and CMO at Enterasys, which quite frankly surprised me: It’s not that I disagree, per se, given levels of employee disengagement and disillusionment in our organizations of today.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Quite an exciting journey, if you would ask me, from the perspective of having that golden opportunity of living on the cutting edge of technology, although sometimes it’s been more along the lines of bleeding edge. Starting with the no-brainers, both Facebook and LinkedIn.

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My pick of the best posts of June 2016

Jane Hart

Here are my favourite 10 posts from June 2016 taken from those I have shared on Twitter last month. The ultimate LinkedIn cheat sheet 14 June 2016.

Old dogs, new tricks

Harold Jarche

Senior folks have seen technology hucksterism too many times before to fall for hard sell, but equally more and more of them area becoming aware that, partly thanks to the internet, things are changing as never before.

What I Learned From @Sree Sreenivasan Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum

Beth Kanter

Why not Twitter? Sree describes it as a start up inside of a big institution. He also gets asked how they justify the investment. He notes, ”Technology is not new at the museum. The technology is an overlay to get more attention for the art.”