Note: I wrote this short blog post for the Jive Software community. It was subsequently picked by and republished by DZone. It's my thinking on whether there is in fact some connection between personal learning networks (PLNs) and social business. And very much relevant to an upcoming open, online seminar I am co-facilitating: Exploring Personal … Continue reading The personal pull into social
A favorite read of mine is Luis Suarez, perhaps known most as the life-without-email guy. But as readers of his blog will tell you he is much more than that. He personifies (my opinion) the emergence of the networked worker. Including coming to grips with the dark side of that transformation. This most recently came … Continue reading Not being afraid of the shadows
The second of three schedule Twitter chats exploring the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks will focus on adoption of social technology. In this chat we will explore generational differences (real or imagined?), the role (or non-role) of organizational leaders, and examples of people who inspire us via their digital presence.The one-hour chat … Continue reading #msloc430 Twitter chat 2: Enterprise 2.0 and personal learning networks
On Tuesday, April 16, graduate students in my course in the Master's Program in Learning & Organizational Change at Northwestern University participated in the first of three planned Twitter chats related to the topics we are exploring: knowledge sharing and collaboration within organizational settings (Enterprise 2.0) as well as more openly and publicly via the … Continue reading #msloc430 Chat debrief: What contributes to meaningful digital connections?
This past week in my class - MSLOC 430 Creating and Sharing Knowledge - I brought in three outstanding guests for a panel discussion to explore challenges related to digital networked knowledge sharing. Bill Chamberlin of IBM, Alison Seaman of ETMOOC and Jason Seiden of Ajax Workforce Marketing brought diverse perspectives to the topic and … Continue reading When the backchannel isn’t in the back anymore