Senge, Learning Organizations and asking a question.

Mark Oehlert

I don't work squarely in the learning and training field anymore and am quite happy being in the social media for the enterprise space and working for an awesome company like Socialtext. Here is what I'm confused by - why haven't we been talking more about "learning organizations"?

SocialText 3.0.OK.I'm impressed.

Mark Oehlert

Socialtext 3.0 According to the site, Socialtext 3.0 is comprised of three parts: Socialtext People - Social networking for the enterprise. Socialtext Workspace - Group-editable wiki for easy, flexible, enterprise-wide collaboration. Socialtext 3.0

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Making collaborative work work

Harold Jarche

In an organization, narration can take many forms. Here’s an observation from Ross Mayfield , founder of SocialText, in 2007: But I’ll also make one argument, about how the change in tools may be deterministic for changing culture and about cultural spillover.

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.

New Job Alert: Mark is now at Socialtext.w00t!!

Mark Oehlert

Today is my first day at Socialtext. My job is going to be working with the customers of Socialtext to help make sure that their visions are realized and that they get the benefits they are looking for. Honestly, I also feel like I'm doing what I should be doing, helping people and organizations figure out the best way to use an outstanding piece of software to perform better.As So hi everyone. OK, not going to try and hide it - I'm totally jacked. Psyched. Pumped. Whatever.

‘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.

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.

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.

You know, the whole duality of Man thing. #socbiz

Mark Oehlert

Social is not reliant on any one tool, but often tools (like Socialtext for instance ;-)) can lend scale and speed and additional capabilities to efforts to make more of the organization visible and transparent. (from Full Metal Jacket).

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?

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools :: Personal InfoCloud , Tom quotes one of his informants: “We went from 5 silos in our organization to hundreds in a month after deploying SharePoint”. 2) is organic, messy, human. (1)

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools :: Personal InfoCloud , Tom quotes one of his informants: “We went from 5 silos in our organization to hundreds in a month after deploying SharePoint”. 2) is organic, messy, human. (1)

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?

Dion Hinchcliffe’s Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0

Jay Cross

today announced an alliance with Socialtext and Asuret called Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0. The service is based on adaptive, lean methods that identify and meet the unique requirements of each organization to create the highest value outcomes possible with social media.

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.

Review of Tibbr social enterprise platform – keynote at Sydney launch on February 8

Ross Dawson

The offering is not directly comparable to any existing enterprise social software suites, and draws on TIBCO’s strong integration heritage to create an offering that works fully across an organization’s activities. IDG: Tibco aims at Salesforce, Socialtext with Tibbr platform.

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

He begins by defining the term as “the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.&# That forecloses the possibility that someone in the other part of the organization might have a contribution to make. A: Socialtext makes a distinction between tools you use in the flow of your job or above the flow. If you’re serious about it in your organization, put incentives and measurement in place.

LearnTrends Tweetstream backchannel

Jay Cross

Feature | Block rdeis 1 in 5 surveyed UK organizations are still offering text based eLearning. Feature | Block ranig2u RT @Scobleizer – @Salesforce just made life tougher for @yammer and @socialtext with its introduction of Chatter. Here’s tho conversation taking place at Twitter during LearnTrends. (We’d We’d ask people to put their comments and questions into our conference system, where all could see them.