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Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

Not surprising, the terms most closely associated with Adoption are Adoption of Social Software and Adoption of Enterprise 2.0. There are some great resources on this such as: Ten tips for choosing & using social software Adoption of Web 2.0

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Cloud Field. The social way.

Martijn Linssen

The social way to the future Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid Thats the definition from the wiki and its pretty fine if you ask me.

eLearning Software

Tony Karrer

eLearning Software posts: eLearning Software Tools Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Software Satisfaction - Satisfaction survey results for eLearning Software. eLearning Software Satisfaction (More) - follow-up on satisfaction results for eLearning Software. What is Rapid eLearning Software? Description of eLearning Software for rapid eLearning. Rapid eLearning Software - Another post looking at eLearning Software for rapid eLearning.

Reinventing management: The magical power of client delight

Steve Denning

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it&# and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc. software.

Use of Wikis as Compared to Other Tools

Tony Karrer

For example, I've not included use of software simulation tools, etc. One thing I would say is that I would expect that we'll see adoption of Wiki tools a lot more - but many of the uses will be more as a replacement of web page creation than as a eLearning 2.0

Firewalls and Security in Software as a Service

Tony Karrer

Tools - A Summary - was general consensus around: Software as a Service is Great for Learning Professionals inside Corporations Firewall restrictions still pose a problem for SOME services Security is a concern, but generally should not stop use The reason that Software as a Service is so attractive is that it is often hard to get Corporate IT to spend time on getting even simple software packages set-up and even harder to get them to agree to support these packages.

Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships

Harold Jarche

Products are becoming services, as we can see with web apps, software, and even books. This is why online collaboration tools were first developed by the open source software movement. As the economy gets more networked, open organizations are becoming a necessity.

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit

Harold Jarche

Using wikis or Google Documents means that everyone can see what the others have contributed. I was able to look at the revision history of the wiki and show that they had not even contributed on those issues. Tweet What is so different about working online?

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Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

in January 2009, I included in the “Tools” section Wikis, Blogs, Social Networks, RSS and Syndication, Social Bookmarking, and Microblogging.

Adios Ed Tech. Hola something else.

George Siemens

Others have been more decentralized and unstructured – like blogs, wikis, and social media. Both Udacity and Knewton require the human, the learner, to become a technology, to become a component within their well-architected software system. My early interest was in blogs and wikis in learning. I’ve been involved in educational technology since the late 1990′s when I was at Red River College and involved in deploying the first laptop program in Canada.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

For example, the open source model has shown that software can be developed faster and cheaper (and many would say better) without a corporate, hierarchical structure.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)

Mark Oehlert

Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

This free, open, crowd-sourced wiki-book shows us the best ways to get there. Intro: If you want to learn how to fix a pipe, solve a partial differential equation, write software, you are seconds away from know-how via YouTube, Wikipedia and search engines. The Peeragogy Handbook.

The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns

Jane Hart

These are not just trivial materials, but valuable performance support resources, for example: How-to materials at sites like Wiki How – “ the world’s collaborative how-to manua l&# – that provide clear steps on how to do something, e.g. How to add a movie to an iPad.

The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. a new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” What sort could such software bestow? Social software was the topic of the day because it tried to address the first problem by providing better tools. He defines it uncontroversially as “software that supports group interaction.”

The Hare, the Tortoise and the Jackass of Social HR

Dan Pontefract

software vendors — on-premise and/or cloud — that continue to flog features versus behaviour change, your hare-like attitude is becoming annoying if not alarming. I tweeted a joke hashtag last week.

Knowledge sharing paradox revisited

Harold Jarche

She is a prolific knowledge sharer with her blog, wikis, and other social media. A challenge for knowledge-sharing in the organization is how internal software platforms are used.

Scaling knowledge

Harold Jarche

People who participate in structures like open source software projects can join and connect to others at will. For example, at CAWW we take long conversation threads in Socialcast, curate them, and post edited text and graphics to a wiki.

Working Smarter in Social Business

Jay Cross

Installing social network software and encouraging people to exploit their connections is only the beginning. This takes more than access to social networks, blogs, and wikis. If you’re not plugged in and running fast at work, you’re falling behind. Continuous improvement.

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Data From The Edge

Andy McAfee

Deloitte’s Center for the Edge has just published a report titled “Social Software for Business Performance.&# Alcoa put in place Traction Software’s wiki tool to reduce the amount of time spent on compliance activities.

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Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers.

Instant private micro-sharing

Harold Jarche

Wikis only work when you have a group of people with a common purpose and a need to collaborate. 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.

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

A multinational software and e-business consulting firm (If I told you the name, I’d have to shoot you) set up dozens of communities of a hundred or so like-minded professionals. You may well be a curator already, posting items to Twitter, your blog, FAQs, or a wiki.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Ten tips for choosing & using social software - Learning Conversations , February 23, 2009 Enterprise 2.0 - eLearning Weekly , August 1, 2009 MediaWiki and Twiki – Open Source Wikis Test LMS - eLearning Technology , September 10, 2008 10 Social Media Tools For Learning - The eLearning Coach , November 16, 2009 Web 2.0

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

Jane Hart

People love the ability to find short videos to inspire them, help them understand ideas or to acquire new (or remind themselves of old) skills, e.g. how to carry out software tasks. The open source WordPress software is also available to download and install on company servers.

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Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration

Luis Suarez

Think about how perhaps you could achieve that very same goal through the use of a blog post, or a microblog entry, or a wiki page, or just an activity. Thus what are you waiting for to put together that blog post or that other wiki page? .

The Rise of MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In particular, we would point to David Wiley's Introduction to Open Education course, which was offered as an open wiki (later called the Wiley Wiki - see https://sites.google.com/site/themoocguide/cck08 mooc-basics ) and Alec Couros's open course ECI831 - Social Media and Open Education (see https://sites.google.com/site/themoocguide/social-media-and-open-education ). There is even essay-marking software - Wired covered it in 2001 [link] (my coverage [link] ).

Two Comments on 'Open'

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Moreover, they have all been run using open source software (Perl Artistic/GPL) which has been available on my website and on Sourceforge since then. So I think that the promoters of open need to look closely at what motivates them and what projects they support, and perhaps be less willing to jump on the next media meme because it pushes pageviews and signups, and examine the sort of software and content environment they want ''open'' to really be.

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Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Social collaboration technologies such as internal instances of blogging, micro-blogging, video sharing, discussion forums, idea sharing, wikis, and so on are all key aspects of being collaborative.

Steve Denning Nails It on Forbes: Paradigm Shift in Leadership and Management

Dan Pontefract

Photo courtesy of Forbes / Steve Denning.

Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

Three recent posts have done a great job of showing where we are in the spread of Enterprise 2.0 – the use of emergent social software platforms by companies to get work done. Orders get filled using the ERP system, while conversations about why the order’s not getting filled happen in email, IM, a wiki, and so on. “It completely transformed their view of social software ,&# Hagel said at the Enterprise 2.0

Social Learning: Key resources from January

Jane Hart

The explosion of social software tools is a source of great innovation, but also a lot of confusion. This takes more than access to social networking tools, blogs, and wikis. Here is my pick of 10 articles about social learning since my last posting just before Christmas.

Wikipedia’s 10th

Jay Cross

Ward invented the wiki. Ward is also a leader in the Agile Software movement and the thought leader in Software Patterns. Periodically his company’s software staff gets together for a day-long retreat. Ward’s original wiki was geeky beyond belief.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark. I'm hoping that others will join the effort.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people?

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!

Future Learning Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This includes support for and deployment of open access educational support software, such as conferencing environments, simulation software, and the like (I don’t want to prescribe a precise list because in my view the community should to a large degree determine its own needs here). where the wiki would be open and accessible to learners, and employed by learning professionals in support of educational activities. Hiya Peter, Answers to questions follow.

Reinventing Management: Part 4: Coordination: From bureaucracy to.

Steve Denning

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum. Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum. User Stories Applied: For Agile Software Development.