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.

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 Dashboard - Customizable home pages that let each person decide where to focus their attention. Socialtext 3.0 came out today and geez did Twitter light up.

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference: it’s about people to people

Dan Pontefract

Now, I’ve never started a business like Ross has with Socialtext , nor am I the business development head honcho of a company like Slideshare , as Ross is, however, in the spirit of collaboration I’d like to append his two points. That is how knowledge transfer, networking and collaboration first begins. Sure, we may have situations where content can connect people, but the process typically starts within the confines of your strong and weak tie network.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Slow Week.Goin Campin | Main | PSP in the Classroom (UK style) » July 20, 2007 Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText? Ross is the founder of Social Text , "the first wiki company and leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 Today Im invoking themost powerful inflection point I can for Socialtext. for Socialtext." How about CEO at SocialText?

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Trends in the Living Networks

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. Of all the social media platforms microblogging is the most akin to conversation,” he said. It needs to be a central element to building successful social business.

How technology is transforming events

Trends in the Living Networks

After events: - Social networking and discussions among people attending the event. As I was looking for the links above, I was interested to see that introNetworks has morphed from an events platform to an enterprise platform that helps employees to make useful internal connections, including integration into SocialText. Twitter network analysis of events – what’s possible? Business relationships Social networks 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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Get Your Free WikinomicsChapter from Social Text

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « This is Where Digital Rights Management is Headed (XKCD) | Main | Pageflakes.I » July 25, 2007 Get Your Free WikinomicsChapter from Social Text First, if you havent read Wikinomics , you should. Second, lets assume you have or maybe you havent and you want a free taste; either way - head over to Socialtext and pick up your free copy of Chapter Nine: The Wiki Workplace.

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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.

‘Social Business’ is Past Retirement Age

Andy McAfee

The single biggest group of books and articles we read, though, had to do with business as a social system. Social Network Theory, particularly Mark Granovetter’s 1973 paper “ The Strength of Weak Ties “ James MacGregor Burns’s ideas on leadership as collaboration, developed during the 1970s. “Should this movement be called ‘Social Business’ or Enterprise 2.0?’&#

Dion Hinchcliffe’s Pragmatic Enterprise 2.0

Jay Cross

A thriving social network is the backbone of social learning in the enterprise. 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. Implementing social media at the enterprise level can be a political, bureaucratic, and technical struggle.

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

Mark Oehlert

To avoide a 1:1 scale recap - let me just say that we had come around to point about who owns "social" efforts and who should and so on - this is where the duality thing comes in (I know you were wondering). I find myself saying a lot of things like "social is different" but it is and here are some of the ways it has a dual nature. . I don''t want IT to take this wrong way but I agree with Richard that IT should not own the cultural side of social. (from Full Metal Jacket).

[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.&# Instead, people work their networks. Weak ties: Social networking software. Various social networking tools let you link up networks, e.g., Tweets that point elsewhere. Q: I was selling social software solutions to companies in Korea 7 years ago. Andrew McAfee, the Enterprise 2.0

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? IBM I only briefly mentioned how other organizations are adopting these tools in a big way - The Wall Street Journal - June 18 2007 - social networking at IBM 26,000 registered blogs. Last week I presented a session at ASTD TechKnowledge entitled eLearning 2.0 - Applications and Implications.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Slow Week.Goin Campin

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « iPhone: The Music Video (NY Times) | Main | Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText? » July 10, 2007 Slow Week.Goin Campin Just letting all 6 loyal readers know that for the rest of the week, me and the son will be heading out to CubWorld for some camping and such. At least it will only 1000 degrees! Well pick back up Friday or Saturday.