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 ).

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

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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 I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

Collective intelligence patterns

Clark Quinn

You (should) know I like models , and he’s gone beyond talking about how web 2.0 social networking can facilitate work, to actually analyze and distill some underlying principles. In his presentation on The Landscape of Collective Intelligence, he comes up with four characteristics of design patterns (or genes, as he calls them): What (strategy), Who (staffing), How (structure & process), & Why (incentives/alignment).

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. Main | Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege. books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. books futures Web 2.0

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

E-Learning 3.0 Course Synopsis

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Getting Ready Connectivism is based on the idea that knowledge is essentially the set of connections in a network, and that learning therefore is the process of creating and shaping those networks. The second phase, popularly called Web 2.0,

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Awesome insights into working smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Social Media at Work - Luis Suarez , August 1, 2011.

Automagically discover best content every day

Jay Cross

In a buzz session at DevLearn this year, I described how Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to choose and display a fresh selection of relevant articles every morning. Social Media for Working & Learning. Working smarter draws upon design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0

February’s Top 50 Posts on Working Smarter

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 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

The Learning Layer – Review

Harold Jarche

The Learning Layer: Building the next level of intellect in your organization , begins with some solid insights on how learning is the key to performing in the networked workplace. Flinn goes on to explain that Web 2.0 Just the analysis on learning in networks is worth it.

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Best of working smarter for September 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 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social Media is one of the hallmarks of our digital age, enabling individuals and communities to create and share user-generated content. Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users.

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. You can begin to see a pattern developing here. The network was by this time well into the process ofbecoming consolidated. The core ideas of web 2.0

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0

Changing thinking, changing systems

Harold Jarche

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 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

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ASTD Follow-Up

Tony Karrer

Last week at ASTD TechKnowledge , I did a keynote on Work Literacy and eLearning 2.0, an online Q&A Session for the Virtual Conference and a session on using Web 2.0 Work Literacy eLearning 2.0 Knowledge Work Framework Tilde Effect Concept Worker Knowledge Work Not Separate from Learning Tool Set 2009 Search Better Memory Network Learning Information Radar Remote Collaboration Common eLearning 2.0 Scenarios Preparing Workers for Web 2.0

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Best articles on working smarter

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 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. Working smarter embraces the spirit of agile software, action learning, social networks, and parallel developments in many disciplines.

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.

July bonanza at Working Smarter Daily

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. The Smart Worker : learning continuously with social media - Jane Hart , July 25, 2011.

Innovation/Graphics

Jay Cross

Look at today, Web 2.0, social networking, idealistic youth, frustration with dispersed teams, the rise of visualization. At the Future of Talent retreat in Tiburon, Eileen Clegg unveiled an illustrated timeline of co-evolution during Doug Engelbart’s lifetime.

Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

Health insurers combine social media and existing data (credit ratings, location, employment) to more accurately, and cost effectively, assess risk. The internet and the web (in its web 2.0 In early February, I attended the Strata Conference in Santa Clara.

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments? The Web as a whole, and especially the Web 2.0 The moniker “2.0

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home About RSS I Know It When I See It January 27 2009 Comments to this post More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done.

Questions, Answers, Quora, Asymmetric Follow and does this make us Human?

Mark Oehlert

Asymmetric Follow is a core pattern for Web 2.0, in which a social network user can have many people following them without a need for reciprocity. That kind of dynamic is fine if it occurs within a network that accepts modes like broadcasting as well as lurking.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series

Mark Oehlert

that Brent Schlenker and I are doing an e Learning Guild Summer Seminar Series that is focused on all things "2.0" June 19, 2008 in Conference News | Permalink Technorati Tags : eLearning Guild , Learning 2.0 , Serious Games , Web 2.0 books futures Web 2.0

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I have been looking at the world of social networking, and my mind is moving away from the model where we are the experts and package the knowledge and sequence it. Instead of trying to systematize, to sequence, a more appropriate approach is based around patterns and connections. That's what we see in web 2.0 - everyone is a creator. The web it our learning platform, we have to remember that. It's not to prevent the social web activities.

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New Literacies

Tony Karrer

Pattern recognition is key. Network effects are key to their market dominance. Social media in action. At DevLearn - tend to equate Web 2.0 with Wiki, Blog, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking, etc. instead it's really systems that harness network effects. Eras - Hardware (IBM), Software (Microsoft), Network/Data (Google). At the Tim O'Reilly keynote at the DevLearn conference.

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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.

Go straight to the finish line

Jay Cross

The conference program would lead you to assume that the Learning Technologies conference would be a hotbed of social and informal learning. She argued that social learning offers the L&D function great scope for widening its impact and increasing its effectiveness.

Working Smarter, March 2012

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 March 1, 2012 to March 30, 2012.

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Harold Jarche " PKM - Personally Managing Your Knowledge

Harold Jarche

Unless we live on a desert island, we learn socially. Internally, we go through a process of looking at bits of information and try to make sense of it by adding to our existing knowledge or testing out new patterns in our sense-making efforts. The relevance of Enterprise 2.0

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Shift Happens – The Future of Advertising

John Hagel

Let’s look at just some that are re-shaping the advertising world: Shifts from advertising placed in digital content to ads placed in social networks and applications. is there any Web 2.0 On the second point, social network sites provide increasingly robust platforms for us to learn about what our friends are interested in and purchasing (although in many cases still trying to figure out the appropriate balance between privacy and attention).

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social Media Strategy Planning & Measurement – What’s Working? With social media, however, strategy is a compass, not a map, because it is a fast changing territory. Social media, however, is like a river you swim in. Welcome to my web home.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, He chairs the Internet Time Alliance, a brain trust of six thought leaders who help companies boost their collective intelligence and profitability through networks. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Social Graph.shaping up to be the hot summer song of 08

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A Couple of Lists of Sites to Start the Day. Dion Hinchcliffe, as per usual, has a good solid explanation of the social graph (and a lovely graphic). books futures Web 2.0

The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution to Health Care

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There is a well established pattern. "When precise diagnosis isn’t possible, then treatment must be provided through what we call intuitive medicine , where highly trained and expensive professionals solve medical problems through intuitive experimentation and pattern recognition. Facilitated user networks are a newer concept. These networks take advantage of the Internet, social networks and Web 2.0

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration .

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. IT, Not that it matters.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Fear the Coolness of my new Firefox bag! Main | "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) » June 19, 2008 Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. books futures Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Virtual Currency for Your Email

Mark Oehlert

Attent also provides a variety of toolsthat enable everyone to track and analyze communication patterns andinformation exchanges across the enterprise." I remember that 3D Buzz had created a web site full of video instruction to teach people how to create mods using the Unreal engine.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. My top ten tips for getting started with eLearning: - Ignatia Webs , April 6, 2009 It ain’t always easy to dive into eLearning. Ignatia Webs , April 7, 2009 While trying out different types of solar panels, I began to like the set of solar panels mentioned below. Blog CBT Distance Learning University 2.0 Web 2.0 Steve Hargadon: Web 2.0

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The Reality of Virtual Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I know, it used to be, “content is king, content is the web.” To learn, as the slide says here, is to instantiate patterns of connectivity. On the new picture knowing now is much more about patterns. We can see how this works from the perspective of a network. This is a network. It’s a very stylized network. A network of this type is properly known as a neural network (this is a term from connectionism more than a term from neurophysiology).