What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Networks are the glue that connects us.

online privacy and security

Harold Jarche

As the internet becomes an essential part of lives — enabling us to access government services, connect with friends, and earn a living — there are frustratingly few ways to maintain privacy or security online. I am not a programmer but I try to stay informed about information technology through my professional social networks.


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Reality check: intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis since the 1990s

Trends in the Living Networks

Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. I fail to understand why this is big news, since US intelligence agencies have been using social network analysis (SNA) for domestic purposes since the 1990s, and likely even before that. I have been focused on networks since long before I wrote Living Networks in 2002. I wrote: “For nearly 10 years, Netmap has been used primarily in high-level security and intelligence analysis.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Luis Suarez

I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well. Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve? Let’s go first and have a look into what some of the folks who were interviewed briefly by Dice News said about what were their main gripes with regards to social networking tools and the Social Web in general.

Google+ may miss the big opportunity: spanning internal and external social networks

Trends in the Living Networks

As many others have expressed, it is very frustrating to be delayed several months into the hottest new social space because we are more dedicated Google users than others. Individuals build social networks around their Profiles, and companies, brands, media etc. build Pages (in Facebook) in which there are slightly different parameters on how you communicate with their network. Some of your colleagues will also be in your social network.

Harold Jarche » Hockey meets social networking

Harold Jarche

Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. Take this same, enthusiastic and smiling group and ask them how many people work for companies that restrict access to social networking software or ban it outright, and 35 hands shoot up, and the smiles immediately stop. “It?s

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

You could use YouTube of course, but your security people might get a little wobbly in the knees on that one. 1) Social Learning. That is social learning. If employee generated videos might be termed social learning — as depicted from number one in the list above — there is an opportunity to use the video sharing application to curate and post videos from people outside of your organization.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "A Technology Flip Test: Introducing Channels in a World of Platforms" (Andrew McAfee) | Main | The Pentagon Channel - Embracing Video Big Time » September 01, 2007 "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks I couldve sworn I had posted about this before but I cant find it.but talk about old.the spur for this post is from 2005!

Micro-Blogging is Good for Leadership, Good for Your Culture

Dan Pontefract

I personally don’t care what tool, application or technology is being used to drive enterprise-wide micro-blogging, but it must be secure and ideally it’s behind the firewall. Stand-alone options such as Yammer , Present.ly , Socialcast and Socialwok (amongst others) have cloud-based and internal VPN instances that you can deploy, but again, I argue that you should bring this functionality inside of your organization for reasons concerning intellectual property and security.

Where Does Leadership of Social Media Lie?

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: I was recently amused by a wonderful yet puzzling article in the December 2011 issue of MIS Quarterly Executive titled “ The Impact of Social Media on C-Level Roles.”. In its executive summary, the article purports to focus on “the potential impact of social media on organizational leadership and governance at the C-level.”. Social media is not the next flavor of the month.

Five Myths of Social Learning


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. Social learning is disruptive and training organizations need to evolve or die, there is no disputing this. E-Social CM Media?

The rise of micro mavens: Building business empires around personal brands

Trends in the Living Networks

He then describes the core idea: The social web has given birth to a new breed of creative entrepreneurs who stride the virtual globe attracting fans and picking up business, often from the comfort of their home (or more often than not, on the road somewhere). BE SOCIAL. ACTION : Join at least two major social networks and participate regularly (however, make sure you keep overt promotional stuff to about 10-15 per cent of your overall online activity).

DARPA offers $42 million for ‘revolutionary’ research on social media analysis

Trends in the Living Networks

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) (slogan: Creating and Preventing Strategic Surprise) is offering $42 million in funding for “revolutionary&# research into social media in strategic communication. The DARPA announcement states: The conditions under which our Armed Forces conduct operations are rapidly changing with the spread of blogs, social networking sites, and media?]sharing Influence Social networks Technology trendsThe U.S.

Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help

Trends in the Living Networks

A study released last month confirms Mr Dawson’s theory, finding that contrary to popular myth, social networking can actually improve employee performance. This reminds me of similar media coverage just over 4 years ago, when an internet security made up a number, saying that use of Facebook at work was costing employers $5 billion a year. Social networks Social trends Technology trends

Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Trends in the Living Networks

I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. At today’s event Tracey Sen of the NSW Department of Education & Training (DET), which has 110,000 employees, presented on the Department’s social media initiatives.

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Trends in the Living Networks

Certain competitors, including Google, could use strong or dominant positions in one or more markets to gain competitive advantage against us in areas where we operate including: by integrating competing social networking platforms or features into products they control such as search engines, web browsers, or mobile device operating systems; by making acquisitions; or by making access to Facebook more difficult. Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Trends in the Living Networks

Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. I was asked to write the closing section in the report, on The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. The most important implication of the rise of social media is that companies will increasingly diverge in how they communicate internally.

Harold Jarche » Interdependent Learning

Harold Jarche

ralphmercer: committees are place to lure great ideas to be killed while absolving everyone of the blame hjarche: innovation is something you create from thinking & doesn’t usually come from existing practices that others are following [link] hjarche: Our Future: Security, Consumption, Participation and/or Green?

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Support for crowdfunding in Obama’s Jobs Bill is taking it mainstream

Trends in the Living Networks

The top ranked idea from the White House online consultation was to allow small business to be able to raise up to one million dollars or $10,000 for an individual though a similar method, he said, in a way exempt from Security and Exchange Commission regulations. Crowdsourcing Entrepreneurship Social networks UncategorizedEarlier this year I wrote how the US SEC was opening the gates to crowdfunding and a new structure of capitalism with mooted regulatory changes.

Integrating social media into cross-channel customer relationships

Trends in the Living Networks

NICE Systems’ history is in providing voice recording and analytics to companies with many customer interactions, such as banks and telcos, for customer services and security. The critical ‘single customer view’ becomes more difficult yet ever more important as new channels such as chat, mobile apps, and a variety of social media are added to existing customer communication channels. These challenges are far more difficult when social media becomes part of the mix.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Zone Alarm Listen UP!! This is NOT Customer Service!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « DevLearn 2007 Update | Main | More DevLearn 2007 Notes: The Great ILS Challenge Results » November 12, 2007 Zone Alarm Listen UP!! Normally I run Zone Alarms security suite of products and I generally think they are the best out there - they are certainly better than Norton in terms of being Norton being such a resource hog. Thank you for choosing Zone Labs Security!

Berkman Buzz

David Weinberger

danah boyd shares an email about divisions between Brazilian social networks link. Steve Schultze, like, links to some web security discussions link. The weekly Berkman Buzz, as compiled by Rebecca Tabasky: Jonathan Zittrain works through the Google/Verizon announcement link. Ethan Zuckerman on “virtual, person to person, then virtual&# communities link. Weekly Global Voices: “Malaysia: Where is Press Freedom Heading Now?&#

a variety of finds

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. DougBoneparth — “Learning how to sell provides more job security than most college educations.”

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Small Basket of MindMapping Items | Main | Small Basket of Virtual World Items » February 28, 2008 Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here? Blends and extends the power of a social network outside of the Web site of that network.

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 MSN article) Here is the shocking synopsis of this article : Security needs to be better in Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Good for introNetworks!

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Fleck.Web page annotation | Main | Great Web Comic and the Guy Gets Fired!? introNetworks Secures $2.7 May 17, 2007 in Social | Permalink Technorati Tags : adobe , intronetworks TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Good for introNetworks!

On the Indieweb

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There is at once the all-seeing eye of Google, law enforcement and security agencies, our service providers watching traffic, various copyright and monitoring services, and finally, our own readers, of which we hope to have at least a few.

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Don’t Ask and Don’t Tell Facebook

David Weinberger

The military is trying to devise policies to govern how our service people use social networking sites, according to a story by Julian Barnes in the LA Times. The article implies the Pentagon accepts that military folks are going to use these sites, and there may even be some good that will come from it, but the military is concerned about security. Tags: military social_networking_sites social_media sns

Right to know versus the nature of digital information

George Siemens

Can scientists reasonably expect to keep digital information secure, especially when it is part of a scientific community and requires peer review? Digital information, held in social networks, can’t be regulated and controlled In eras of dramatic change – such as militarization in ancient Rome and the French Revolution/Industrial Revolution – existing mindsets and institutions are, in Schumpeter’s words, creatively destroyed.

Is the cloud hastening the demise of the LMS?


This specification provides a way for courses running in IMS-conformant Learning Management systems to securely access remote content, tools and services, and receive back user’s results. Rather, learning experiences can be designed that securely access content in the cloud from multiple publishers, and the best online tools and services available, and have it be interoperable across LMS systems. LEARNING REACHES TO THE CLOUD.

strong ideas, loosely held

Harold Jarche

One effect of the network era, and its pervasive digital connections, is that networks are replacing or subverting more traditional hierarchies of our institutions and markets. In the network era, populism is the first refuge of a scoundrel.

a workable future

Harold Jarche

The triple operating system model for network era organizations aligns with these recommendations, particularly the need to operate as temporary, negotiated hierarchies and the requirement for safe places to work on alternatives (communities of practice). This model is based on the core principles of subsidiarity, wirearchy, and network management. Social networks, based on loose social ties, provide a diversity of opinions and the potential to prompt innovation.

coffee, communities, and condescension

Harold Jarche

We also decided that future meetings will be recorded and that I will look into creating a secure online space for written conversations and sharing our knowledge. I have observed over the past few years how critical it is to engage in knowledge networks to better understand my profession and the world. These networks are with people, not platforms and not companies. A Network is Not a Community. Our networks are great places for serendipitous connections.

professional learner’s toolkit

Harold Jarche

Jane Hart describes a Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit as having several components: resources, networks, devices, etc. Each browser has different security and privacy settings, depending on what type of resource I need to access. I ensure online security by using a password manager: 1Password. Curation Tools : My aggregator of choice is Feedly and I keep social bookmarks in Diigo.

Your social wishlist

Jay Cross

How will you take advantage of your in-house social network? Use networks to create services and share collective intelligence. Your company will install an in-house social network. Wise Chief Learning Officers are thinking about how social networks will augment learning & development. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. The allure of social business is captivating. and learning networks.

Platforms, Blockchains, and the Evolution of Trust

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But now there is a new trust calculus, powered by both social and economic forces.”. Network effects drive the economies of scale of successful platform companies. Moreover, the larger the network, the more data is available to customize offerings to user preferences and better match supply and demand, further increasing the platform’s value. Her article cited a few such recent startups in social networks, marketplaces and transportation.

tech career advice

Harold Jarche

I use my professional network to help filter information for me. For example, Valdis Krebs is an expert on social network analysis. Thomas Vander Wal has deep knowledge on enterprise network technologies. By engaging in these communities, and developing a diverse network of perspectives on Twitter and LinkedIn, I am able to stay abreast of the tech market, without being an expert myself. So does cyber-security. You should let your network do the work.

Pew Internet survey on Net privacy: Most of us have done something about it

David Weinberger

Specifically: 21% of internet users have had an email or social networking account compromised or taken over by someone else without permission. 11% have had important personal information stolen such as their Social Security Number, credit card, or bank account information. Pew Internet has a new study out that shows that most of us have done something to maintain our privacy (or at least the illusion of it) on the Net.

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Innovation at the State Dept.

David Weinberger

I came away with several impressions: The Internet and social networking are central to how State does its business. The Net and social networking are transforming how State does its business. The State Department has been hypersensitive about security. Implicit in many of the initiatives, there is new emphasis on Need to Share rather than Need to Know; the latter policy optimizes for security at the cost of intelligence.

top tools 2017

Harold Jarche

9: Slack : This social sharing platform, with activity streams, is a great way to stay connected and work in small groups and I am a member of two active Slack ‘communities of practice’: the essential space between work groups and social networks. It synchronizes across all my devices and helps keep my online presence more secure. 5: Diigo: Social bookmarks are a quick way for me to save a web page and find it easily.

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Strawberry Jam Finds

Harold Jarche

Here are some observations and insights that were shared on social media this past fortnight. Capitalism only works because of its social connections and norms. It is a social construct. orgnet – Social Capital: the Key to Success in the 21st Century Organization [PDF]. Social Networks: What Maslow Misses | Psychology Today – via @mslogophiliac. Humans are social animals for good reason.

The Rise of the On-Demand Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

These workers, many of them unionized, enjoyed relatively secure, stable jobs and a number of company benefits, including health care insurance, vacations and retirement pensions. . In the more recent past, these relatively slow moving organizations were not able to keep up with fast changing technologies and markets, nor could individuals assume that being loyal to a company would translate into a secure job with good benefits. . The other great force is changing social habits.