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Using your Enterprise Social Network for Social Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

Online workshop takes place 14 July – 15 August 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast or Chatter to provided the infrastructure for collaborative working in the business. Social learning

Enabling and supporting workplace learning on your Enterprise Social Network

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop takes place 29 September – 31 October 2014 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working int he organisation. Social learning

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Why your Enterprise Social Network is your most valuable social learning platform

Jane Hart

In the workplace, social learning comes through social collaboration. Social learning is a natural everyday phenomenon; simply put, we learn from our colleagues as we work with them. It is not just about managing the interaction but also being part of the social interaction.

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.

Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Ross Dawson

I caught up with some of the Yammer team this morning, including Chief Customer Officer David Obrand, while they are in town for the Yammer on Tour series. . I was particularly interested in talking with them about Yammer’s shift to activity streams. In the massive convergence of enterprise social platforms that we’ve seen over the last years, one of the major emerging spaces is activity streams. Future of work Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Financial services is one of the most industries in which the use of social media is the most relevant, not least because customer service is a critical differentiator between highly commoditized offerings. Smaller banks are strongly behind in their social media presence. *

Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

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

Ross Dawson

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 Business Value of Social Networks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The January 30 issue of The Economist included a special report on social networking. Overall, the special report concludes: “that social networks are more robust than their critics think, though not every site will prosper, and that social-networking technologies are creating considerable benefits for the businesses that embrace them, whatever their size.” There is plenty of doubt about the benefits of online social networking in the office.

Social tools or tools that are social?

Harold Jarche

They might all be called ‘social networks’, but Facebook is very different from Twitter, which is very different from Instagram, which is very different from Foursquare. Is there a need for a wide variety of enterprise social tools?

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Using an ESN for social learning (upcoming social online workshop)

Jane Hart

Next public online workshop runs: 12 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2015 Many organisations have now adopted an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) like Yammer, Jive, Socialcast of Chatter to underpin collaborative working in the organisation. Social learning

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From hierarchies to wirearchies

Harold Jarche

Work in the network era needs to be both cooperative and collaborative , meaning that organizations have to support both types of activities. But in this emerging network era, cooperative innovation trumps collaborative innovation , writes Stowe Boyd. Each project at Yammer is a probe.

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Learning in the workplace

Harold Jarche

Use social bookmarks to share what you’re reading. Search the Social Web using search engines (solve problems). For example: Compfight for images; GoogleGuide ; Tools for Search ; Four Ways to Search the Social Web.

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Supporting Everyday Workplace Learning

Jane Hart

It will also look at how you can help a manager to build a social team so that they can learn together effectively as they work. Helping a manager understand the benefits and challenges of social collaboration, and how you can work with their team. Social learning

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Organizing for diversity and complexity

Harold Jarche

Tweet I’ve been looking at ways to explain why social learning is so important for business today. Accommodating growing individualization, requiring more social workplaces. Social learning is what flows on these networks.

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

Dan Pontefract

Providing information that is timely, be it formal, informal or in fact social / community driven. To me, it’s a natural example of both informal and social learning. Inside the organization, a dilemma now exists and is rapidly taking shape. Employees want to connect with one another.

Using social media for onboarding

Harold Jarche

Last year, I looked at new hire practices and found some interesting methods: Ensuring new hires understand the shadow or informal part of the organization through the use of tools such as network maps (Jon Katzenbach, Senior Partner of Booz & Company, author of The Wisdom of Teams).

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The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 list is revealed

Jane Hart

Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools. But, in general, my analysis suggests that whereas education is embracing social technologies, corporates still have a long way to go.

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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Here we (should) see organization wide Enterprise Social Networks like Jive and Yammer, etc. meta-learning social technologyI woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Yeah, my life is exciting ;).

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ESN as knowledge bridges

Harold Jarche

An effective suite of enterprise social tools can help organizations share knowledge, collaborate, and cooperate – connecting the work being done with the identification of new opportunities and ideas. Enterprise social networks (ESN) are growing in usage in most large organizations.

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Enterprise Community Management: “joining up” learning and working

Jane Hart

More and more organisations are beginning to adopt enterprise social networking technologies (like Yammer) more formally as business tools, so there is a growing need for a dedicated resource to manage and support this activity – not technically but in human terms.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

However, I've struggled with the problem of destinations vs. social networks and the spread of conversation (see Forums vs. Social Networks ). Quora has been able to form quite an elite network of VCs, entrepreneurs, and other experts to answer questions.

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Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Last week I was part of a panel on the SkyBusiness Technology Behind Business program discussing corporate social media policies, comprised of Peter Williams of Deloitte, Adrienne Unkovitch of Workplace Guardian, and myself. Deloitte actively encourages staff to use social networks.

The rise of the MWL Intrapreneur

Jane Hart

Helen does, of course, rightly, recognize that there are some out there who are inspiring and leading new workplace learning skills and who are role models, influencers, connectors and who network extensively themselves. Social learning

my pkm story

Harold Jarche

In addition, I played with several feed readers (currently Feedly) and a series of social bookmark platforms (Furl; Magnolia; Delicious; Diigo). For me, there was little doubt that something like PKM was necessary to keep up in the network era.

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The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

What is different though, for many Millenials – as well as (indeed) for many other older workers – is that they now have quick and easy access to a much wider group of friends and colleagues through their online social networks, who they can call on for help. Tweet.

Ascent from Social Media

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But because your social network is lying to you. The sponsored posts weren't recommended by anyone - there's no hint of 'social' about them. There are enterprise social networks like Yammer which are poorly used. We've seen social networks and we don't need another one. The sad part is, most of you won't read this message. Not because you don't want to. You probably do. You actually followed me just for that purpose.

Social Learning, Complexity and the Enterprise

Harold Jarche

Tweet The social learning revolution has only just begun. Social learning. Why is social learning important for today’s enterprise? It is with each other that we can make sense, and this is social. From replaceable human resources to dynamic social groups. Social.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

In their jobs, workplace learning professionals continue to make heavy use of e-learning authoring tools as well as web conferencing tools (which are on the rise this year by the way), whereas their own personal/professional toolsets include a wider range of social and other tools.:

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Social Net-Work-Life Balance

Dan Pontefract

Seeing as it’s been almost 3 years since I’ve been with the likes of Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter (at various entry dates) I thought it would be interesting to analyze my own personal / professional network to understand if any trends might be occurring.

Changing the mechanistic mindset

Harold Jarche

We are seeing mass, decentralized and social movements that confront existing hierarchies, politically and in the workplace. Social media are just the current tip of the Internet iceberg, making work relationships much more complex.

The Other 90% of Learning

Jay Cross

Learning is social. Social software facilitates conversation. Chatter, Jive, Socialcast, Yammer, Podio, and other social networking systems simplify listening in and joining purposeful conversations. Serving enterprise customers. This appears in the August 2012 CLO magazine. They changed the title on me.). Knowledge workers learn three to four times as much from experience as from interaction with bosses, coaches, and mentors.

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Can Leaders Lead From the Side?

Dan Pontefract

Personally, I’d like to see far more senior executives and leaders gripping the social media (and by extension the social learning) 3-wood and driving participation balls as far as they can. That’s how fast news will spread that you’re now a “sideways social media leader.”.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Just before I left for Rwanda, I caught some interesting discussion threads about organizational adoption of networked ways of working on Twitter coming from the #COFLA hashtag as a result of the Council on Foundations gathering in Florida.

April 2011 in Review

Jane Hart

Trust and networks , Gideon Rosenblatt, Alchemy of Change, 16 April 2011. “Trust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity to get work done. The cultural imperative for a social business.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

People learn socially. Together, these processes look like this: These internal and external activities are a way of moving from implicit to explicit knowledge by observing, reflecting and then putting tentative thoughts out to our networks. Social. Yammer. Social.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Cramster provides interactive and social support to help students answer textbook questions. social scorecard and social media karma.

Sideways Leadership of Social Media

Dan Pontefract

Personally, I’d like to see far more senior executives and leaders gripping the social media (and by extension the social learning) 3-wood and driving participation balls as far as they can. That’s how fast news will spread that you’re now a “sideways social media leader.”.

‘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?’&#

May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

The case for online social networking in education , Jose Picardo, 14 May 2011. Without workflow, social business is doomed , Agency Collaboration, 26 May 2011. Tweet.