The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn

Ross Dawson

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.

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 Time saved searching for information. Reduction in online, phone and other search for information required to do work effectively. Enterprise 2.0 Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

In contrast to most social networks, Twitter provides a space for unbounded conversation. Anyone can follow you, find your tweets passed on by others, discover you in search, or come across you in any of a multitude of ways. In Living Networks I wrote how technology facilitates human connection. While I also get a lot of search traffic, Google has basically said that its search rankings take significant cues from Twitter activity, so that would also erode without Twitter.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. IBM describes socially networked corporations as the next step in the overall evolution of business. Networks Social Learning

Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Adapted from a talk given March 9, 2017, at the State University of New York in Syracuse, this essay describes several key innovations shaping the future of open learning: distributed social networks, cloud infrastructures and virtualization, immersive reality, and personal learning environments.

Top 10 posts of the year on social media

Ross Dawson

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.

Yelp leaps into the underserviced consumer review space in Australia

Ross Dawson

Local search is a highly sales-intensive business, so the Sensis deal means Yelp can effectively build presence and monetize with limited local staff. Australia Business relationships Reputation Social media Social networks Web 2.0Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of Yelp , is in Australia for the launch of Yelp Australia. I was invited to interview him on Monday (embargoed until today) as part of a major media campaign to kick off the site.

The secrets of BigCommerce’s success

Ross Dawson

Below is an example of one of BigCommerce’s successful tutorials, on how to rank on long tail searches on Google. SME Technology Social media Social networks Technology trends Uncategorized Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Social search will drive value. The promise of social search will finally bear fruit, with for once enterprise technology moving ahead of consumer tech. 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. Network analysis will drive performance. Enterprise 2.0

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

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

Peer Review vs. Search Engine Places - Quality of Information in a Web 2.0 Sources

Tony Karrer

that discusses whether: scholars would choose (1) to have their work published in the premier journal in their field or (2) to have that work regularly come up on the first screen in an appropriate Google search Having gone through a PhD process and having been in academia for 11 years where you needed to "publish" - this is a really interesting question to me. Of course sometimes, both things happen such as in the case of Stephen Downes' article on eLearning 2.0 What Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Is Web 2.0 Safe?" (MSN article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Gorman and Keen Need a Bicycle Built for Two (but built only by certified, qualified, licensed bicycle experts of course) | Main | Presence and Learning (Ray Sims) » July 02, 2007 "Is Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Blogger/Blogspot Will Not Resolve To *.mil mil domains | Main | Quote of the Day » August 17, 2007 New Web 2.0 Visualization/Explanation from Ross Dawson I find it interesting that even as we stand hip deep in the curved corner and pastel colored waters of Web 2.0, we continue to search for explanations that resonate some sense of capturing what is really going on here.

I’m Boycotting Mixtent, Here’s Why

Dan Pontefract

Working together in a proactive manner to tackle objectives, goals and actions through transparent and social ways, cemented by collaboration and collaborative-based technologies is the ‘ new black’ I am, however, somewhat disturbed by a recent find in the Web 2.0

Search - Implications on Knowledge Work

Tony Karrer

It still is surprising that we are not seeing as rapid adoption of search technologies inside the firewall. But, likely, you are at fault as well, after all, What desktop search are you using? Desktop search via tools such as X1 will change your life. Just search and you will find. Soon, these tools will be expanding out to your internal network, your internal systems and basically every piece of information. Keywords: eLearning Trends , eLearning 2.0 , Web 2.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates | Main | The Definitive iPhone eCard » July 14, 2008 SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0 Considerations Ive posted before about how I think that much of the technical architecture that underpins the commercial e-learning marketplace is several years behind the 2.0 I do think that LETSI is trying to head down this road with their SCORM 2.0

The (in)accuracy of long-tail Wikipedia articles – can you help improve mine?

Ross Dawson

The Wikipedia article is also syndicated so that, for example, it is referenced on the first page of Google results when you search for my name. The article says I’m best known for my book Living Networks and how it anticipated social networks. appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. Future of media Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0 The quality of Wikipedia has been well established.

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

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

6 Use Cases for Enterprise Micro-Blogging

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: As I’ve said before , micro-blogging inside an organization could be coined the ‘ liquid knowledge network ‘ There is so much to like about it. content curation Culture curation HR hr 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Alternative and Activist Search Engines

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? wisdom » June 22, 2007 Alternative and Activist Search Engines So a post here lays out what it would be like to live for a day without using Google for searching. The value is that it lists 100+ alternative search engines that you may not even be aware of. books futures Web 2.0

PKM: The Book

Harold Jarche

The more and better we share our knowledge, the more resilient become our networks. PKM is every person’s part of the new social contract in the network era, in my opinion. Seek/Sense/Share is magnified by Web 2.0. You will be giving back to the network.

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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

Social Networks

Clark Quinn

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?

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

This is similar to the list of Web 2.0 And I personally believe that it's a big mistake to Not Prepare Workers for Web 2.0. Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ).

Social tools for networks

Harold Jarche

For example: Social bookmarks let me tag and search a wide array of bookmarks and by making them public they are shared with others, but through no extra effort on my part. Just providing access to knowledge creation and capture tools is a relatively easy first step in moving the organization to Enterprise 2.0 ; an essential step in working in complex networks versus complicated markets. Many Web 2.0 The powerful aspect of most Web 2.0

Informal learning hot list for February 2009

Jay Cross

As Tony Karrer explains , we are using what is happening: with the content out in the network. searches that land on us and that occur on the site, and various other kinds of behaviors. Top 10 Tools for Your Blog or Web Site. Understanding Web Operations Culture - the Graph & Data Obsession. network. You can harness the same technology to focus searches for information. Communities and Networks Connection and RSS.

Working Smarter: Most popular posts of 2011

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Network thinking - Harold Jarche , December 15, 2011.

Revisiting Tom Gilbert

Jay Cross

My search for the term for getting people doing stuff that makes a difference was hitting a wall because people are enmeshed in complex, adaptive networks. If your network connections broke down, you would lose your identity at all levels. Just Jay Uncategorized Web 2.0

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

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 ).

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

As always I do this by looking through eLearning Learning and related sites like Communities and Networks Connection. I also did some quick searches for various kinds of things and added them into eLearning Learning (via delicious). I would guess that’s an automated search or something – but still very smart way to market/PR. I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Training departments are no more at fault than bankrupt companies like Blockbuster Video, Borders, Silicon Graphics, Nortel Networks, Circuit City, Bethlehem Steel, Smith Corona, Polaroid, Wang Labs, or Underwood Typewriters. In the late 1990s, the web changed everything.

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Expert Level Answers via Social Networks

Tony Karrer

One of the interesting points raised via the discussion: If you can get an expert level answer by asking for help through social networks how does that compare to being an expert? I regularly use LinkedIn for Finding Expertise and Searching for Expertise - LinkedIn Answers. I just did this to get help with an upcoming presentation about the use of Web 2.0 I've been really enjoying the discussion around Does Deliberative Practice Lead to Quick Proficiency?

Beyond Talent

Clark Quinn

We now have the benefits of Web 2.0 To understand how, it helps to look at the charateristics of Web 2.0. Brent Schlenker talks about the 5-ables: findable – the ability to use search to find things. At core, this is about leveraging the power of the network to get improved outcomes. Throughout the lifecycle of talent, the network can add value. Similarly, they are choosing organizations on how well they use networks.

Groups vs Networks: The Class Struggle Continues

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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. Networks are open.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Home > Social Learning > Five Myths of Social Learning Five Myths of Social Learning December 3rd, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment There is no question that the rise of social networks is creating a profound shift in the way training departments are delivering knowledge to their employees, partners, and customers. According to a McKinsey executive survey , a whopping 71% of enterprises are using Web 2.0 The Web 2.0 Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Research and Evidence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here's what Siemens says about these colleagues in his recent blog post on the debate: One approach is to emphasize loosely coupled networks organized by ideals through social media. Before blogs were called web 2.0,

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor | Main | GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small! books futures Web 2.0

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 We all have our favorite sources on the web for keeping up.

Why the Semantic Web Will Fail

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And then there was the company that we sat down with, oh in 2002 or 2003, and laid it all out - RSS, content syndication, social networks. The whole Web 2.0 And I'm saying the semantic web won't work. And I was thinking about the edgy things of Web 2.0, Now - there are many technical reasons why I think the Semantic Web is a loser, along with some cultural and philosophical reasons. We'll post to these Web 2.0