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7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Ross Dawson

Marc Benioff of Salesforce once asked “why isn’t all enterprise software like Facebook?&#. Twitter’s success is founded on its simplicity, including the very simple premise of choosing to follow others’ updates. Facebook, which had previously focused far more on profiles, quickly learned from Twitter and is now based on following friends, brands, and groups. Tibbr allows staff to pull in their personal streams such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr into the.

Embedding social learning into texts and enterprise software

Jay Cross

So why are so many of the forays into learning technology anti-social? Joe has been marrying people, technology, and learning since the early days. He ran Michael Milken’s Knowledge Universe Interactive Studio before he became VP, Platform & Technology for Second Life at Linden Labs. Most of our pitiful attempts to enhance learning with technology have been focused on the technology, not on the social or collaborative aspects that make it successful ultimately.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. One of the things we''ve done recently is to create a $150M tech fund over 3 years, to invest in tablets, software, cameras, etc., So, we see this huge growth in technology.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

on providing education on making use of all of these social software tools, which I found rather intriguing, because it looks like we are bound to repeat the very same mistakes we did back then when something called email, or Instant Messaging, for that matter!

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

scenarioDNA collaborated with Amherst, MA-based Texifter using DiscoverText on the data analytics and Waltham, MA-based Advanced Visual Systems (AVS) using OpenViz software for the data visualization. Future of humanity Social trends Twitter

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « Literary Style By The Numbers | Main | OpenSocial » Twitter Okay, I caved. Im twittering. The interface is much cleaner and Twitter's apps don't work that great with Vista. SBJ via Twitter follow me on Twitter The Basics Im a father of three boys, husband of one wife, and author of five books. Air Purifiers For Data Smog Discover column on software that helps you focus.

Take us to The Rivers

Doc Searls

And Technology Review ? We wasted $124,000 on outsourced software development. The apps were, in the jargon of information technology, “ walled gardens ,” and although sometimes beautiful, they were small, stifling gardens.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-25

Jane Hart

5 Unique Uses of Twitter in the Classroom [link] #. RT @ mor_trisha : Social software will be the new electricity powering the enterprise. #. RT @ briansolis Digital Darwinism is the evolution of consumer behavior when society & technology evolve faster than you [link] #. Workplace learning professionals on Twitter: add your name to the list [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

The Startup Version of the Wealth Gap

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are inexpensive and ubiquitous, startups have access to all kind of cloud-based business services, and customers can now be easily reached and supported over mobile devices. The study is focused on VC-backed US companies in the technology space founded since 2000.

How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Technology (7). I believe in FedEx days so much, we invented Enterprise Software that allows companies to transform their operation in less than 24 hours… 24 hours would include the “feedback and measurement” Ger Driesen on July 5, 2011.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, is the use of freeform social software within companies Needless to say, that definition is hugely tool-focused, as is the entire post. Business or Pleasure? -

The Rise of the Digital Capital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past few decades, advances in technology, and the Internet in particular, have helped create an increasingly global marketplace for labor and capital. Late in the 20th century, the digital technology revolution began to radically change the business environment.

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Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Presentation Mastery: Twitter as a Presentation Resource There are lots of good suggestions in these, but they don't really address the issue of how to present when the audience may be splitting their chat between the webinar tool and twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying? eLearning Technology.

Will Content Blocking push Apple into advertising’s wheat business?

Doc Searls

Our software and services are designed to make our devices better. Sources said that effort faltered, and Apple decided to partner with ad tech companies like AdRoll and The Rubicon Project to compete with mobile ad giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter. advertising marketing problems Research Technology VRM ad blocking adtech Apple content blocking iad tracking blocking

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:39 AM 14 comments links to eLearning Costs Permalink: eLearning Costs Bookmark this page at: 14 Comments: At 9/10/2009 08:58:00 AM , Karl Kapp said. Just a note about how we are keeping costs down with the advent of V-Learning(TM) technologies for enhancing distance educatinn and training.

Open as in commons, not garden

Harold Jarche

I have been a proponent of the open web and open source software for the past decade and more. I still get value from Twitter and LinkedIn and will continue to use them, though I am under no illusions that they are serving my interests. OpenSource Technology

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

technologies surfaced within the organization. The trend may have started with Facebook and Twitter being used inside company firewalls as a toe in the water, but it quickly shifted to specific social media tools being developed for specific corporate uses. Unlike other technologies, practices, or processes, social media inside the organization, for many companies, doesn’t belong in one single business unit; it lazily shifts among interested parties regardless of function or title.

Won and done

Doc Searls

that the service has one big plus: Isn’t Foursquare just for spamming Twitter and Facebook with what Geoloqi’s Amber Case calls “geoloquacious” noise about your trip to the grocery store? Okay, my foursquare experiment is over.

Instant private micro-sharing

Harold Jarche

Twitter) is probably the best place to start. Status.net , based on open source software, offers a range of options, some free and some fee. You can also download the software for free and host it in-house. Communities Technology

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. One is in collaboration software. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it.

engineering our own serendipity

Harold Jarche

An article in Time magazine on engineering serendipity discusses ways to create better physical environments as well as the push for software that will improve innovation by increasing the potential for serendipitous encounters. However, focusing on the technology is the wrong priority.

My Two Top 2008 Technologies

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet My Two Top 2008 Technologies by Andrew McAfee on December 30, 2008 For a year-end post I’d rather not try to recap the year in technology, or in anything else. So I thought I’d wrap up this blog for this year with a bit of reflection, and talk about my two favorite technologies of the year (I just got my first iPhone yesterday, but will consider that a 2009 technology).

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

This was before Twitter not only made the Web live, but did it in part by tying it to SMS on mobile phones. Berkman Blogging Books Cluetrain Future Life Links Live Web Technology VRM infrastructure

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. One is in collaboration software. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). Each community “ready to go with a click&# but siloed in the very design of the software.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). Each community “ready to go with a click&# but siloed in the very design of the software.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). Each community “ready to go with a click&# but siloed in the very design of the software.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). Each community “ready to go with a click&# but siloed in the very design of the software.

learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

Twitter provides a bit more. They might set up their own online community using open source software and their own servers. We ignore automation, the Cloud, the Internet of Things, and surveillance technologies at our peril. Learning is the new literacy.

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[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said. Unless you really screw up your social learning models, those work activities will become significantly more efficient and innovative through the application of social media concepts and technologies.

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Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Reusable Learning Resources The initial development of online learning technology began at scale with the development of the learning management system (LMS) in the mid-1990s. Technological systems based on these designs were first developed by the aviation industry, in the form of the AICC specification (Aviation Industry Computer Based Training (CBT) Committee). Additional technologies to support resource discovery and reuse have been developed since then.

Emerging Asynchronous Conversation Models

Tony Karrer

We also see it in twitter (see Twitter for Learning ). While Twitter is asynchronous, it's not easily used as other kinds of tools for discussion. The standard model for asynchronous conversations is discussion forum software like vBulletin. eLearning Technology.

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Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Technology and the Right Decision Rights Decisions by Andrew McAfee on March 6, 2009 My current print version of Information Week has an interesting cover story about “demand-signal management,&# a highfalutin term for getting data about what’s selling, then using it to make decisions about manufacturing, replenishment, etc. technologies. technologies.

The Future of Work and Learning 2: Chatbots

Jane Hart

A bot, or as it is more commonly known, a chatbot, is a piece of software that’s designed to simulate a conversation with a (human) user in the interest of giving you information that you want or enable you to complete a transaction ( source ).

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

I mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? FB, Twitter & G+. Take, for instance, Twitter. Perhaps the best Twitter desktop client out there at the moment.

UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

Adaptive Path

Josh Clark: My career path naturally didn’t begin with internet technology or mobile or multi-device stuff. JC: I think it’s really important to remember that the software is ideological. There are politics to software, in terms of the values and biases that you embed into it.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Many companies rely on Facebook, Twitter, and other consumer applications to connect their people. Mobile devices route around IT; amateurs can bid software slaves do their will. Activity streams were virtually unknown until Twitter popularized the format a few years ago.

Free and Cheaper: The World’s Best News

Andy McAfee

I think Marc Andreesen was only about one third right when he wrote recently that “software is eating the world.” The growth in hardware, software, and data is interdependent, complementary, and self-reinforcing, and emphasizing only one trend misses the broader point.

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gamers, artists, and citizens

Harold Jarche

Twitter provides a bit more. They might set up their own online community using open source software and their own servers. We ignore automation, the Cloud, the Internet of Things, and surveillance technologies at our peril. Gamers. Learning is the new literacy.

Current Business Forecast: Cloudy

Andy McAfee

Silicon Valley’s largest venture capital firms are raising their stakes in so-called enterprise companies, which provide software, analytics and other services to business customers. They are betting that the emerging players in this space, typically considered the least sexy part of technology, will siphon market share from lumbering giants like Oracle and Microsoft. The technological and cultural gap between the giants and the start-ups is vast.