Not Your Father’s ROI

Jay Cross

Productivity in a Networked era: Not Your Father’s ROI. One cherished industrial age concept that is proving particularly difficult to let go of is return on investment (ROI). But like Pontiacs and Oldsmobiles, old-school ROI’s day in the sun is waning.

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ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. I did a quick search for resources and here's what I found. This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. ROI is toast. One thing is certain: many smart The Truth About e-Learning ROI There were four key questions that were going to be addressed: 1.

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Creating a Return on Investment (ROI) calculation for Enterprise 2.0 and internal social media

Ross Dawson

To be frank, I think ROI calculations for social initiatives are in most cases a waste of time, because so many of the benefits and costs are unknowable before the initiative. One of the resources I provide in the chapter is a table to help make ROI calculations. Not all of the items will be relevant, and you may find other items that are applicable, but it provides a good starting point to generating numbers that can be used in an ROI. Increased productivity.

Why Looking After Your Personal Brand in the Social Era Still Matters

Luis Suarez

“ If the search inquiry doesn’t find you, there’s a void like you don’t exist. Prioritize your social networking activities to generate the best ROI for your career goals. General Interest Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Saturday, 21 August 2010 The product-to-service financial ratio Yesterday I saw a tweet by Frank Scavo : Chatting with a vendor about implementation cost to software license cost ratios. Because the product is more expensive. " Business or Pleasure? -

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

marketing vs. customer support vs. product development)? To make it easy, I keep the same acronyms – ROA, ROI and ROS - but just attach different meanings. Virtual communities can be particularly powerful in delivering ROA – enhancing serendipity rather than just search.

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Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Klout. Nail. Coffin. Who cares?

Martijn Linssen

In the end its pretty simple, if our numbers dont prove out and help companies drive some value in terms or ROI or happier customers than well be replaced with something else. Klouts product is bad. And Klouts product is far from that. Business or Pleasure? -

When Do Learning Games Make Business Sense?

Tony Karrer

But transfer does not equal ROI. I've done some initial search for back-up that the added cost of developing learning games is worth the cost, and I've really not come up with much of anything.

Working Smarter eFieldbook $12

Jay Cross

Information repository, archives, search engine. ROI is in the mind of the beholder 159. Network Era Productivity: Not Your Father’s ROI 194. Traditional ROI 195. We just cut the price of the eBook to $12. eBook , $12. Paper, $24.

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Social shifts the focus from Presales to Aftersales

Martijn Linssen

In (very) short, heres your entire product life-cycle: you need to attract customers to your product (presales), your product needs to be good and self-sustainable, and then you need to please customers who have become dissatisfied with the product (aftersales): 3 phases to a successful product then.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

one FACEBOOK) - scruffy works: let the links fail to make it scale - democracy rules: open, free and universal (it''s an experiment that can never be rerun (but there''s ways we could kill it) - but we lost (for a time) conceptial and contextual - the semantic web - missing links - search engines fill the gap - "You couldn''t build Google until there was enough of the web to make it." - the web is a network of netword that grows because we put stuff on it - web 2.0,

Generations, Social and Enterprise: adopt vs adapt

Martijn Linssen

Oh my the implications involved, the political consequence, the loss of face - versus money saved, gained, invested and ROI-ed. Business or Pleasure? -

Friday’s Finds #31

Harold Jarche

— The return on investment (ROI) on social learning consists of getting stuff done in networks & knowing who to contact. Web 1.0 = search. Picture: Productivity = less is more. What I learned this past week on Twitter: Picture: Rhizomes & Roots by @VenessaMiemis.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Do a search to see who has linked to that post? (Do Do you know how to do this on Google, Yahoo or Microsoft search? Qualitative Evaluation There is more than quantitative metrics for evaluating your social media ROI.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

The recent MIT Study that showed that more highly networked individuals were more productive (see Workplace Productivity ). I like what Kevin Jones talked about in Objection #13: How Do You Measure ROI? Rachel Happe suggested some measurements of ROI. Ace showed a 500% ROI in under six months just by connecting dealers through discussions boards so they could share expertise. eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0

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In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled

Martijn Linssen

This only works for products with short lifecycle Which is very true of course - but who determines that lifecycle? application development|B2C|Social Business Design|trust| Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Search blog Loading. Business or Pleasure? -

Social Customer Service - proving you failed?

Martijn Linssen

And on second thoughts, of course your product can break down and people complain about it, but if it ROIs to dig out an entirely new channel to approach them, arent your existing ones lacking beyond recognition? Business or Pleasure? -

Revisiting Tom Gilbert

Jay Cross

My shorthand for Gilbert’s theorem is “Competence = personal ROI.&#. We can therefore define behavior (B) as the product of repertory and environment: B = E x P.

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Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

Improved product, better advertising, great WOM How can you please the Social Customer? Heck theres not even a nice GUI to do a Twitter Search: command line is the way to go I would qualify this as a Social Customer Support / Service. Business or Pleasure? -

Forrester’s Online Community Best Practices | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I work in the non profit world where such products are rarely affordable. I’d suggest linking to Beth Kanter’s great stuff on ROI.

Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

and even Google Search 2.0. and Search 2.0 - all in 2007 or earlier. There are Facebook groups for Second Life educators; Facebook groups established to generate research on YouTube; people blogging on their Second Life adventures and putting up related pictures in Flickr; classes creating wikibooks with students from around the world, which have these learners blog on their progress and create podcasts of their final products.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning Informal Learning Corporate eLearning eLearning Design Authoring Tools Rapid e-Learning Tools eLearning (e-Learning) e-Learning Software Blended e-Learning e-Learning Tools Learning Management Systems (LMS) e-Learning ROI and Metrics Search via eLearning Learning for first time visitors Thursday, September 10, 2009 eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology A reader sent a note asking my opinion on the vendor pricing in The Great eTrain Robbery?

''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

What learning is NOT is a product. This misunderstanding has led us to countless, pointless discussions about lots of issues but ROI makes a great example (you cant really measure whats going on in someones head can you? - So lets freakin STOP talking about learning like its a product. Search. e-Clippings (Learning As Art). Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert). Facebook Profile. flickr. flick r.com.

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Full Circle Associates " More on community management (part 3 or "what's in a name")

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

How do you measure your ROI on intuition?

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The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

Appear in the places that seem productive or interesting or challenging or fun. For example, one can follow conversations on Twitter by searching for “hashtags”. According to the authors of Getting to Maybe , in complex environments : Rigid protocols are counter-productive. Tweet Co-author: Thierry deBaillon – @tdebaillon. Simplicity and the Enterprise. Most companies start simple, with a few people gathering together around an idea.

Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

OECD: process automation yoelded 22 percent increase in productivity. Children can go global in the search for education or culture. Innovation is the creation and transformation of knowledge in response to market need - not just products, but interactions, entertainment forms, etc.