A pause for reflection as I pass a Twitter milestone

Jane Hart

Over the weekend the number of followers on my Twitter account, @C4LPT, passed 10,000 – so a big thank you to all of you who follow this account! Although in principle, it covers a wide range of technologies, I have tended to specialize in the use of social media for learning.

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. By their very nature informal and social learning is embedded in the daily workflow. The majority of learning occurs naturally as part of the workflow.

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Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag. And I reckon most learners have begun to use technology in their own ways to get answers, whether via the Google, or social networks like FaceBook and LinkedIn.

The differences between learning in an e-business and learning in a social business

Jane Hart

Although the advent of e-technology in the late 1990s changed businesses into e-businesses, this was essentially about automating existing business thinking and practices. A Social Business isn’t just a company that has a Facebook page and a Twitter account. Technology.

Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as: <a> group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: There, I said it.

Dear C-Suite: We Don’t Do Training Anymore

Dan Pontefract

Early on in the talk, Peter said, “I believe we are at the confluence of two revolutions – a social revolution and a technology revolution.” Why don’t you visit him on Twitter (@ceo_ingdirect) or his open blog at blog.ingdirect.ca.

Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I also began working with colleagues at the University of Alberta in 1993 and 1994 to create a 'Multiple Academic User Domain', or MAUD, out of the same technology. As with the discussion board, it was the multi-user aspewct of the technology that made all the difference. From my perspective, contemporary social media technology is an outgrowth of these basis systems. I started using Twitter ten years later ( https://twitter.com/#!/Downes/status/243133812

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The Smart Worker : learns best with and from others

Jane Hart

In my last post I looked at how individuals really learn how to do their jobs – by doing their jobs – and how that happens mainly through social interactions with others in the workflow.

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.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Sometimes it’s easier to add smarts to the workflow (performance support) than to stuff things into people’s heads. Empowering people to take action rests on clearing obstacles out of the way and incorporating next practices into workflow. Higher ground.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. Sometimes it’s easier to add smarts to the workflow (performance support) than to stuff things into people’s heads. eLearning Technology.

What’s in your social media measurement tool box and why?

Beth Kanter

Rob Stuart, who passed away recently and who was instrumental in the creation of the nonprofit technology movement always had a favorite question, “What tools are in your tool box?” There are many to choose from that will collect metrics from Facebook, Twitter, and other channels.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

If executives believe that Twitter or micro-blogging is either a waste of time or simply a fun outlet, they are missing the point entirely. Weak chance of disrupting already established workflows.

Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 21 to 24 – (Newcomer Challenging for King Email’s Crown)

Luis Suarez

Social technologies have just become the new overlord.

Pick of the Month: May 2012

Jane Hart

Here is my pick of the resources that I shared on Twitter and in my Pick of the Day in May. I see this happen all the time with people trying to gain support for implementing new learning approaches and technologies, and I am sure I am often guilty of it myself.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

If executives believe that Twitter or micro-blogging is either a waste of time or simply a fun outlet, they are missing the point entirely. Weak chance of disrupting already established workflows. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” Henry Ford.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Figure 1 - workflow process employed to assist LMS selection This model of accountability and cost frameworks and all of that will solve all the problems that the current system has. Here''s a model (Figure 1) of a workflow-processed employee to assist LMS selection.

Time for the Training Department to be Taken Seriously

Xyleme

We as an industry dedicate vast amounts of R&D resources to general functionality such as workflow, collaboration and now social media functionality that will never get adopted past the departmental level. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

May 2011 Review

Jane Hart

First of all, although I had been a regular, if not a daily blogger, I found that I was spending more and more time sharing resources and links in Twitter that I didn’t have time to do my daily posts. Without workflow, social business is doomed , Agency Collaboration, 26 May 2011.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

To put some flesh on each of these terms… Freeform means that the technology does not in any meaningful way impose, hardwire, or make and enforce assumptions about - Workflows - Roles - Privileges - Content - Decision right allocations Instead, people come together as equals within the environment created by technology, and do pretty much whatever they want. I’d want that system to have a standard order-to-ship workflow that was very hard to deviate from.

Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises

Charles Jennings

LMS technology has provided a big step forward here. Database technology in its other guises has helped organisations collect and manipulate data across the entire HR arena over the past 25 years far-and-away beyond what was done beforehand with pen-and-paper, and then spreadsheets.

Impressive startups! Report from PushStart Australian accelerator Demo Day

Ross Dawson

They have made a sale in South Africa, and will be trialling the technology in Sydney CBD later this month. . Bleeply: Twitter for business without the bloggers. Bleeply is a simple cross-platform collaboration platform, creating a workflow where tweets from a business account are vetted by others in the team, avoiding gaffes that go straight to the company’s tweet stream.

Once more, across that chasm

Harold Jarche

Geoffrey Moore’s analogy of “ crossing the chasm ” is that any new technology is quickly adopted by innovators and early adopters, but there is a chasm to cross in order to get the more pragmatic majority to adopt the new technology. Tags: Informal Learning Technology

The 12 key elements of iPad media strategy

Ross Dawson

Production and workflow. For the creation of non-trivial apps new or changed workflow is needed. Basic functionality in social sharing e.g. on Twitter and Facebook is a starting point for many publishers. Tags: Future of media Mobile Technology trends

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

The options then become: Open the LMS so it can be used in the daily workflow. Tools like Twitter/Yammer/Laconica also become excellence places to jot down notes in public, which encourages serendipitous learning. Tags: InternetTime Learning Technology This is a follow-up from yesterday’s post that the LMS is no longer the centre of the universe and Jane Hart’s post today on A Transition Path to the Future.

Social Media Camp

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

We saw some cool technology, e.g. 12 Sprints (knowledge workflow from SAP). Surprisingly, wi-fi was not available, so our online socializing was confined to Twitter. Today I joined more than a hundred people at the Presidio Officers Club for a day-long Social Media Camp.

Idiots, Networks and Patterns

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some interesting things that were shared via Twitter this past week. Marc Benioff [CEO Salesforce.com]: We learned that the key to success with social collaboration is integrating social into workflow. Situated Technologies : interesting future-oriented reads HT @JonHusband. SebPaquet ~ “Make something idiot-proof and somebody will make a better idiot.&#. CharlesJennings ~ “we deliver milk. we facilitate learning. we transfer funds.

The big and small of IT

Andy McAfee

technologies. technologies, have drastically reduced the investment required to connect with external constituencies and work with them to create value. When the computer in your briefcase is as powerful as the supercomputers of the not-too-distant past, it’s not too hard to believe that technology is the friend of the little guy. (A So cheap and powerful information technology of all kinds, 2.0 So technology helps both small firms and big ones.

Five Myths of Social Learning

Xyleme

Leading social media vendors like Jive Software are integrating with the top ECM platforms to provide unified search, workflow, and storage of enterprise and social content, proving a cohesive environment where formal content is supported by an ecosystem of users that contribute expertise and relevant information. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

In 1997 while on a project for Xerox I tried to introduce a colloborative workflow system that integrated social networking with business process interaction and online learning. Innovations in design, engineering, technology and governance.

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.

Xyleme

Make social media part of formal workflows: Allow social collaboration to be another step in the review process by publishing formal content to internal (or external) communities for peer review prior to its wide release. Capture this valuable user-generated feedback and route it into the formal review workflows. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

e-books, open standards, and content formats

Xyleme

We don’t have to develop a new way to handle e-Books in our application workflow, it’s simply another output. With a proprietary system, it requires a lot more effort to develop and integrate seamlessly into the existing workflow. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

Notice how many are about Twitter ! Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums - Collaborative Thinking , March 2, 2009. How to use Twitter for PR - FreshNetworks , March 15, 2009. Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed - Full Circle , March 6, 2009.

Is craigslist or eHarmony the Right Model for Enterprise 2.0?

Andy McAfee

Petersmeyer is the CEO of Personal Pathways , a startup that aims to increase levels of trust and confidence among people within an enterprise “who need to collaborate successfully, but who don’t really know one another.&# (I have no financial interest in or business relationship with PP) PP believes in the power of technology to increase trust and confidence among weakly-tied colleagues (and perhaps even to convert potential ties into actual ones).

The Uber-Tool

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Notes from today's discussion in PLENK2010 - problem of multiple tools - individually they're very simple, - but together they are daunting - similarity of function - aggregating functionality - similar interface - eg Athabasca Landing - that end-to-end functionality - workflow - role of Education? - twitter How do we get at the core?

The Audience Experience

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I sometimes make use of backchannels (I built my own software to do this before Twitter became a thing). There's a debate running around a few posts recently on the question of whether to reuse old presentations or offer new ones. Martin Weller writes about it in The New or Reused keynote Dilemma. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, he says. This is in response to a James Clay post on The Half Life of a Keynote.

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As a result, a large part of my work involves being exposed to new and interesting technologies, whether they are the latest military simulators, academic papers delivered at scientific conferences, or product proposals being promoted by aspiring developers. What I can tell you, though, is what technologies are working, what technologies are flopping, and what technologies are fads. I get to play a government scientist on the internet.

Why Learning and Enterprise Content Management?

Xyleme

Unlike our competitors who use proprietary technology to store and manage reusable learning objects, our solution was designed to be portable across content management systems. You can take advantage of Documentum’s collaboration tools, extensive media management capabilities and workflow technology. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > ECM , Executive Perspective > Why Learning and Enterprise Content Management?

why learning and enterprise content management?

Xyleme

Unlike our competitors who use proprietary technology to store and manage reusable learning objects, our solution was designed to be portable across content management systems. You can take advantage of Documentum’s collaboration tools, extensive media management capabilities and workflow technology. Follow @dawnpoulos on Twitter. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc. Home > ECM , Executive Perspective > Why Learning and Enterprise Content Management?

"Six ways to make Web 2.0 work" (McKinsey Quarterly)

Mark Oehlert

I noticed them integrating feeds, widgets and now Twitter responses to their articles from early on. In this article , they lay out what they consider to be "six critical factors that determine the outcome of efforts to implement these technologies."